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Forum: Masonry 10-18-2018, 10:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 185
Posted By superseal
Brick pointing

to include lintel repair, silicone caulk on mortar removal, cleaning and repointing/sealer application.

Doesn't anyone give a chit about the quality of work delivered these days???

Window...
Forum: Landscaping 10-18-2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 303
Posted By rrk
you dont, it will not be a problem by the spring

you dont, it will not be a problem by the spring
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 10-18-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By Snobnd
I would remove all the ceiling pads spray paint...

I would remove all the ceiling pads spray paint the grid then install new pads for a clean look!
Forum: Landscaping 10-15-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 292
Posted By Peter_C
I use Roundup brush killer with success, along...

I use Roundup brush killer with success, along with regular Roundup, but it can take a loooong time to get it knocked back. Years in fact.
...
Forum: Landscaping 10-15-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 292
Posted By griz
never seen round up on poison oak. try stuff...

never seen round up on poison oak.

try stuff called crossbow.
Forum: Landscaping Picture Post 10-14-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,411
Posted By sunkist
The customer has never spent a dime cutting that...

The customer has never spent a dime cutting that fake grass :laughing: the one reason for raising the green was for drainage, compacted dirt, 3/8 pea gravel compacted, a barrier then the green with a...
Forum: Landscaping Picture Post 10-13-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,411
Posted By rrk
I think it would be much more than $10k each...

I think it would be much more than $10k each closer to $20k I would bet

I do work at a house on a golf course and have seen all the work needed on the putting green, from machines that squeeze the...
Forum: Electrical 10-05-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,268
Posted By 480sparky
"Live exposed electric" is NOT a source of...

"Live exposed electric" is NOT a source of ignition. If it were, every switch and outlet in your house would burst into flame due to the 'live exposed electric' terminals attached to the drives. ...
Forum: Drywall 10-03-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,516
Posted By Tinstaafl
And decidedly non-humanoid. For handling, a...

And decidedly non-humanoid. For handling, a single large arm with air suction to grab the sheet and lift/rotate as necessary. Multiple ancillary arms for driving fasteners. Stud locations, outlets...
Forum: Electrical 10-02-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,268
Posted By John Valdes
I take a very simple approach to this. If...

I take a very simple approach to this.


If you are using metal conduit or metal cable, metal boxes are the way to go.
I have seen some plastic boxes with KO's in them, but its far from an...
Forum: Electrical 10-02-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,268
Posted By rrk
They were Bakelite I believe, not fiberglass

They were Bakelite I believe, not fiberglass
Forum: Drywall 10-01-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,516
Posted By Rio
Adios Drywallers

Your replacement is on the horizon...............

https://youtu.be/ARpd5J5gDMk
Forum: Electrical 09-30-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,268
Posted By griz
what kind of wire you dealing with?

what kind of wire you dealing with?
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 09-25-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,132
Posted By hdavis
Looks pretty smooth, use a 3/8 to 1/2". ...

Looks pretty smooth, use a 3/8 to 1/2".

Insist on a vet clearing it before horses are put back in, it's going to outgas for days or weeks. End up with a horse with WHID from it, and you'll be...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 09-25-2018, 01:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,132
Posted By griz
i'd check with a vet as to what happens when the...

i'd check with a vet as to what happens when the horses chew on it....

my dad kept a horse at a barn, a VERY HIGH dollar barn, and they removed poly coated pine because the hay burners would chew...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 09-22-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,184
Posted By Caslon
Read back. Use box fans afterwards if horses are...

Read back. Use box fans afterwards if horses are to be stalled after spraying.
Forum: Drywall 09-21-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,513
Posted By hdavis
The sill plate is part of the fire rated wall...

The sill plate is part of the fire rated wall assembly, but it's also structural, so it needs some protection from fire in a rated assembly. That isn't to say it has to be 100% covered, just...
Forum: Roofing 09-19-2018, 05:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 666
Posted By TimNJ
I had Tamko three tabs on my roof for 23 years. ...

I had Tamko three tabs on my roof for 23 years.
Reroofed last year and the Tamko's never curled or broke off in that time.
Forum: Roofing 09-19-2018, 05:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 666
Posted By Tom M
Tamko was one of my go to products when I did...

Tamko was one of my go to products when I did roofing. You have nothing to worry about.
Forum: Framing 09-09-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 498
Posted By Tom M
Fine

Fine
Forum: Insulation 09-08-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 693
Posted By hdavis
Most resistant to mold growth is mineral wool.

Most resistant to mold growth is mineral wool.
Forum: Landscaping 09-06-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,017
Posted By tgeb
The seed that has not yet germinated is most...

The seed that has not yet germinated is most likely still viable.

Have had issues with customers in the past that expected a "new lawn" in just a couple of weeks and was more or less forced to...
Forum: Business 09-06-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,476
Posted By Big Johnson
Subpoena the contractor to hand over his...

Subpoena the contractor to hand over his insurance info.

Always get insurance certificate before allowing work to start.
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 08-30-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,946
Posted By hdavis
Color? Jeez, they needed a masonry paint, not a...

Color? Jeez, they needed a masonry paint, not a siding paint. All that may have to come off, dependin on how it was primed.

If it wasn't called out, it shouldn't have been painted.
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 08-30-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,946
Posted By Idothat
Was the foundation painted before? If not, then...

Was the foundation painted before?
If not, then it wouldn't be painted just as a matter of course

My guess is your painter didn't properly mask or shield the foundation when spraying the siding...
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