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So what is the cost per sq ft remodeling and custom new construction?

Post in 'The Hearth Room - Wood Stoves and Fireplaces' started by elkimmeg, Mar 1, 2006.

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  1. elkimmeg

    elkimmeg Guest

    Craig if too off topic please move to the Ash Can. I figured most here own homes and might find this info interesting
    Location Eastern MA boston suburbs
    $150 per sq ft and up depending on components and customizing. Same on custom new homes.
    Personally I never used this formular per sq ft. I figure out the materials and get subcontractor price quotes.
    If I am framing it I estimate my time and go from there. My experience it sq foot pricing tend to be high.
    Reported yeaterday this area housing market is down 20%
    Expect 20% increases in insulation materials soon

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  2. bruce

    bruce Member

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    is this true? insulation is going to way up?
  3. elkimmeg

    elkimmeg Guest

    unfortunately windows and glass products have already increased Andersen 20% first of Feb.
    Insulation expect 20% increase this year if not more. It's a shame it is going to cost more to save fuel
  4. Michael6268

    Michael6268 Feeling the Heat

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    Everything is going up except salaries! We were at HD yesterday and were comenting on how much things have gone up since just last summer! Even further I used to by sheetrock about 3 years ago - 4.15 a sheet. Now 9.49l 2x4 - 1.79 now 3.09 Insulation approx 4-5 dollar a roll increase! Its insane. I am soo glad we finished our addition last summer!
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