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Old 2014-09-11, 11:14 PM
kalW kalW is offline
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Originally Posted by hebdo27 View Post
The last pictures shows the horrendous piping and ducting (done by the original home builder) that had to be rerouted by my contractor to reduce bulkheads and have a nicer finish for the front of the bar.
Yup. Not sure I'd call it horrendous as builders only do what is simplest and I can't blame them as they really don't know what a homeowner's going to want to do in their basement (if anything at all). It doesn't make sense to spend more on every house just in case a homeowner wants a clean look on their basement ceiling.

We ended up tearing back *all* of the duct work in the basement right back to the furnace and re-routed everything in order to get the clean look we wanted, but most people would have simply framed around it and saved $$$.

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