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Old 09-10-2007, 08:05 AM posted to alt.permaculture
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"Chookie" wrote in message

Al very true, but remediating McMansions is also going to be an important
part
of our future, unless they fall down as fast as some older builders are
suggesting they will (is yours out of plumb yet?).


When we bought our first home in the late 60s, the lenght of time that spec
builders were estimating for the 'life' of the houses they built was 80
years. Recently I read somewhere that this time had now dropped to 30
years. Seems like a lot of money to pay for something that is going to last
for less time than some of the old cars we own.