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Old 08-09-2018, 08:58 PM   #21
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please someone tell me if the link works.
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Old 08-09-2018, 08:58 PM   #22
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I don't see the pics How's it coming?
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please someone tell me if the link works.
No, no photos... try again.
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Yep, that's pretty effed up, what were you thinking?

I don't see the 4" out of level that you described earlier. I would think that some of that could be fixed with grinding.

But I'll be honest, I would never pour new concrete up against sheet rock, what a mess you have there.....
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ofcourse you wouldnt, it was meant to be a self leveling compound remember, if i intended to use concrete i would of used at the begining before frame, read my first post. there are 6 rooms involved, the difference in altitude for lack of better word is 4 inches from lowest point to highest, even if i knew the product i was getting, they added so much water it has little to no intergrity, lucky that because its easier to break up. but i doubt this could handle any serious traffic. for those of you suggesting this is brought on by myself i would like to inform that the Concrete company who i will not name but is leading North East contractor has issued me a refund, im chasing for demo cost but we will see.
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The concrete plant may or may not have sold you a defective product
They may have even mislead you about the product
But , they did not make that mess
Kudos to you for trying to fix your mistakes
you need to make sure you understand what mistakes you made so , you don't make them over again
Everyone screws up every once in a while , what you do about it can make or break you
Play this right and you can at least salvage your reputation
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plan on replacing a chunk of sheetrock as that situation is mold waiting to happen.
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i was worried about that too, thats a good call.
i feel as a contractor its impossible to know the most about each process than your subs/experts combined,
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i was worried about that too, thats a good call.
i feel as a contractor its impossible to know the most about each process than your subs/experts combined,
if you are going to survive in this business you had better have a thorough knowledge of what ever is going on with your job.

you also need to know what work you can realistically perform and when to sub it out.

this little fiasco of yours may very well bankrupt you.

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if you are going to survive in this business you had better have a thorough knowledge of what ever is going on with your job.

you also need to know what work you can realistically perform and when to sub it out.
Worth repeating...


OP... You jumped right on it, and are attempting to make it right... stuff happens, even for the best, it's how you handle it and how quickly, that gives you both experience on many levels, and the knowledge to avoid it again...

Keep moving forward...
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Ya as bad as you probably donít want to keep going backwards.... you should remove some drywall. Do the right thing and you will recover sooner or later.
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Oh man I feel bad for laughing but those pics are priceless!

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Oh man I feel bad for laughing but those pics are priceless!

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I wouldn't, if I could laugh at em.

All I see is crushing pain, crushing expense, more pain and more expense. So much so, even a happy optimistic idiot will have his get 'er done spirit decimated. And then, all that splatter on the drywall still needing to get fixed -

Too bad there isn't some kind of *crete, light weight, like maybe made of gypsum, that can be pumped in and flow out pretty close to level. With minimal effort placing and little to no finishing.
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So how is the homeowner handling this???
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So how is the homeowner handling this???
That's the million dollar question
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I just looked again....I'm a sick man...I can't get enough!
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I just looked again....I'm a sick man...I can't get enough!
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Haven't gone on the Ct talk on my computer in ages but Had to see these pics on a much larger scale.


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