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Old 06-03-2017, 09:43 PM   #61
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I love it when they do that, ill tell the kid, cut me 3 bricks at 7 1/2"...., which is a saw blade off, with the demo saw...
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Old 06-04-2017, 08:28 AM   #62
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that is the best thing i have ever seen in life. omg. im going to start taking pictures too.
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Old 06-04-2017, 08:37 AM   #63
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that is the best thing i have ever seen in life. omg. im going to start taking pictures too.


Never know what kind of good material you'll catch taking pics all the time lol


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i had a HO guy on friday..checked in on my work every 20 minutes to half hour.

"Everything OK? hows it going?"

20 minutes later " Everything OK, hows it going, need anything?"

Finally I pretended I didn't hear him...told him my hearing is bad.

20 minutes later he comes in "EVERYTHING OK !!!!! HOW"S IT GOING ?????!!!!!"

I finished up the job asap and get the cluck otta there. lol
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I've said "Why wouldn't things be OK?".
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Old 06-04-2017, 01:33 PM   #66
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I've said "Why wouldn't things be OK?".
sometimes I say "I'm not sure, this is my first day on the job." and then look em' straight in the eye....wait a bit..then smile.

Or when doing some simple wiring...say to the HO..."Hey, you smell anything burning?" and start sniffing...sniff sniff...
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i had a HO guy on friday..checked in on my work every 20 minutes to half hour.

"Everything OK? hows it going?"

20 minutes later " Everything OK, hows it going, need anything?"

Finally I pretended I didn't hear him...told him my hearing is bad.

20 minutes later he comes in "EVERYTHING OK !!!!! HOW"S IT GOING ?????!!!!!"

I finished up the job asap and get the cluck otta there. lol
I'd ask for a coffee.
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I'd ask for a coffee.
From the coffee shop a wee bit down the road...
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Or a beer.

I rarely go to homeowner jobs anymore, but they're usually watching because there's a bit noisy truck there.

Of course, if I'm onsite for more than an hour they send out rescue dogs. When I was digging it annoyed me, mostly because if they watched it was because they wanted to micromanage. And I hate being micromanaged. That's a great part about my job, I see my boss maybe 5 minutes every two weeks. And I like my boss.
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Had a watcher today. Wasn't a full time but came out about every 45 min. Nice enough guy.

Not the type that really even knows what he's looking at so wasn't gonna start pointing at things or ask a ton of questions.

Have no issues with someone who's just curious of what he's spending a decent amount of money on. Did soffit, metal work and threw up some new gutters and spout




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I tell then, never done this before, but seen it on the internet last night and doing my best. OR, I got this under control, you can go on you daily stuff, if ya stay, I will go to another job, for you got this one handled!
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I tell then, never done this before, but seen it on the internet last night and doing my best. OR, I got this under control, you can go on you daily stuff, if ya stay, I will go to another job, for you got this one handled!
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Had a watcher today. Wasn't a full time but came out about every 45 min. Nice enough guy.

Not the type that really even knows what he's looking at so wasn't gonna start pointing at things or ask a ton of questions.

Have no issues with someone who's just curious of what he's spending a decent amount of money on. Did soffit, metal work and threw up some new gutters and spout




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Your soffit in that pic is the nicest part of that whole house. One more New York winter and he will need a bulldozer not a contractor.
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Your soffit in that pic is the nicest part of that whole house. One more New York winter and he will need a bulldozer not a contractor.


Definitely on the chit hole side. Never seen gutters so packed with crap. House needs work for sure. Dressed it up a bit at least.


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Had a watcher today. Wasn't a full time but came out about every 45 min. Nice enough guy.

Not the type that really even knows what he's looking at so wasn't gonna start pointing at things or ask a ton of questions.

Have no issues with someone who's just curious of what he's spending a decent amount of money on. Did soffit, metal work and threw up some new gutters and spout




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Dude looks like he's taking a leak or seriously contemplating it...

Don't see him looking up inspecting, but looking down at whatever he's got his hands on...
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Dude looks like he's taking a leak or seriously contemplating it...

Don't see him looking up inspecting, but looking down at whatever he's got his hands on...


Dude pays $12k a year in taxes. Can pee wherever he wants if that's his thing.


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Dude pays $12k a year in taxes. Can pee wherever he wants if that's his thing.


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LOL... just be glad he wasn't facing you when you snapped the pic...
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Had a watcher today. Wasn't a full time but came out about every 45 min. Nice enough guy.

Not the type that really even knows what he's looking at so wasn't gonna start pointing at things or ask a ton of questions.

Have no issues with someone who's just curious of what he's spending a decent amount of money on. Did soffit, metal work and threw up some new gutters and spout




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Hope his hands are in his pockets, and not taking a wizz in your work area
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Hope his hands are in his pockets, and not taking a wizz in your work area


Maybe not whizzing but no doubt the pocket pool type.


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Hope his hands are in his pockets, and not taking a wizz in your work area
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