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David Miller 12-13-2012 08:36 AM

New Member
 
Hi,
I am a recent home owner and would like to introduce myself. I bought a house at 8/11/2012 and finding out how difficult and time consuming it is to be a home owner. I am looking for a message board where I could learn more about home ownership and other people’s experience. I hope I found a right place.
Initially the hardest thing for me was to select contractors. I needed a new asphalt driveway contractors keep providing me drastically different quotes ranging from $5000 to $15000. Once you start going in details itemizing labor and materials I identified that contractors are getting paid per hour as much as baseball players J and not hitting home runs.

Blondesense 12-13-2012 10:55 AM

Welcome!

Awoodfloorguy 12-13-2012 02:38 PM

Welcome and congratulations on your home purchase. It's a lot easier to hit a home run than it is to break your back doing manual labor. Just remember the old saying, you get what you pay for.

PaliBob 12-13-2012 03:19 PM

Hi David, Welcome to the Forum
It is a good idea to include your location in your profile.
Also check out how to Post pictures in the How To section.

To add your location to your profile see more How-To

AtlanticWBConst. 12-14-2012 05:33 AM

Welcome to the Forum.


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