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Old 08-25-2012, 09:32 PM   #21
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Owners who cant make up their minds /change orders
prints that look good on paper but do not work in the real world and poor communication
And too many cheifs and not enough indians
alot of good looking women walking by the site all day long
And last but not least salesmen selling but pretending to not be selling lol
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Old 08-25-2012, 10:26 PM   #22
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Masons maybe??
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At the moment, FRP, poor architect, landlord not completing what was promised in the lease, and local government with unreasonable demands (250lbs. Grease trap in a 950 SF pizza place, seriously?)
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Change Orders, slow response to RFI's/RFP's, weather, material delays,
inexperienced super, Architect suffering from rectal cranial inversion, subs screwing up, yada yada yada....
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Carpenters
Things being so out of square and level that the carpenters have to go to the far ends of the earth to make it come out good
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A messy/dangerous jobsite and bitchy winey subs. Also an inexperienced supervisor who wastes valuable, skilled manpower on pointless tasks that do not help production
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i over heard a conversation where a guys siding crew installed lick an stick on a commercial job,after completion every time the a.c was turned on in wet weather water would get sucked in to the building from around the windows..apparently inadequate or non existent flashing

apparently this guy figured since he didn't install the windows it wasn't his problem,i asked ''why didn't he stop until the issue with the flashing was resolved''...just a blank stare

i guess what i'm getting at is maybe some times things should slow down
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i over heard a conversation where a guys siding crew installed lick an stick on a commercial job,after completion every time the a.c was turned on in wet weather water would get sucked in to the building from around the windows..apparently inadequate or non existent flashing

apparently this guy figured since he didn't install the windows it wasn't his problem,i asked ''why didn't he stop until the issue with the flashing was resolved''...just a blank stare

i guess what i'm getting at is maybe some times things should slow down
I would have asked why siding crew is installing lick and stick period
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gabe havent seen you around here in awhile.. how have you been?
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gabe havent seen you around here in awhile.. how have you been?
I am ok,surviving. Just real busy.havent been able to sign on mostly using app for android right now. How you been?
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The whole process is crooked.

From what I understand it starts with performance deadlines. The carpenters race to get the walls closed up even if they know the electricians or the sprinkler heads have not been moved with known changes yet. Then the mechanicals charge more for the access and the carpenters back charge the repairs and the process runs wildly over budget and time.
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Floor guys
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OSHA, safety regulations, and infection control if working in a hospital. OSHA has been around constantly in our area due to the amount of commercial construction taking place. Following all OSHA rules takes a lot of time.
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