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Old 12-03-2014, 10:10 PM   #21
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Great project, Sarah! Floor plan looks excellent. My only concern is the distance from the house the cottage. 1000' utility runs can be expensive.


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Old 12-03-2014, 10:32 PM   #22
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Think about Hardiplank for siding and outdoor trim. Won't rot. I covered two houses with in in the last three years.

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Vinyl is final. Though we did splurge for the faux cedar shake as we like the look a lot better than clapboard and it is much thicker than other vinyl. It is a bit more laborious to install though.
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Ronstar, when I mentioned that to DH, he was like where did you go to school? It is half that far to the place you want to build it. So apparently I'm not going to be in charge of the tape measure!

We have Hardiplank on our house now, and love it. Even waited about 5 years to paint.
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Ronstar, when I mentioned that to DH, he was like where did you go to school? It is half that far to the place you want to build it. So apparently I'm not going to be in charge of the tape measure!
Still room for a pool & jacuzzi.
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