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    dougger222Posted new reply in Roofing12/12/2005, 7:18 PM

    My bids start with Landmark 30's and never bother with a three tab or a 25 year shingle. If the homeowner is looking for a cheap 25 year three tab roof there to cheap to spend m...

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    MrRooferPosted new reply in Roofing9/20/2008, 9:14 PM

    Aside from the (technical) aspects previously touched upon in this thread, I may contribute that as far as working on/with either or, I generally found OSB to have better tracti...

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    GrumpyPosted new reply in General Discussion10/14/2003, 4:13 PM

    I have a ton of links in my bookmarks folder. Can I send them all to you as a zip file? It would take too much time to post them all. I have about 12 sites where you can buy blu...

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    GrumpyPosted new reply in Health & Safety10/13/2003, 7:56 PM

    I dont keep my pencils very sharp, My calculator has big buttons, I use a soft cushy keyboard pad for my wrists, my truck is insured, and my wife works for the city so I have ex...

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    GrumpyPosted new reply in Plumbing10/13/2003, 7:46 PM

    I think the efficiency of the tankless water heaters is more fiction than fact, in real life. If you get a small one, it may not be able to keep up with the demands of a shower....

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    GrumpyPosted new reply in Health & Safety10/11/2003, 1:10 PM

    Dont get me started on OSHA and our recent $6,000 fine. Our guys are pretty safe, they practice common sense. The thing is OSHA has ridiculous requirements. Our tickets are beca...

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    GrumpyPosted new reply in Technology10/11/2003, 1:09 PM

    You don't have to remove your seat to fit a simple printer, although I would love to see some pictures of that! Here's an example of an HP printer thats smaller than most. hp de...

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    GrumpyPosted new reply in Carpentry10/11/2003, 1:03 PM

    Has anyone used those polyurethane foam crown moldings. It looks like it would go up easy but I'm not sure how it would look. -Nathan We use Fypon products on a regular basis. I...

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    GrumpyPosted new reply in Marketing & Sales10/9/2003, 7:48 PM

    Wow that is a good spokes person. Did you do local neighborhood papers or large city papers? Seems like your company is a big one. How many sales reps?

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    GrumpyPosted new reply in Marketing & Sales10/9/2003, 7:47 PM

    I have a reputation for walking into Car showrooms, and asking for their worst salesman, cause I know I will get the best price...:) The look on their face is priceless. When my...

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    GrumpyPosted new reply in Roofing10/9/2003, 7:45 PM

    Make sure that any rubber/plastic slate does not have recycled material in it. It sounds nice and "environmentally friendly", but the manufacturer cannot control their raw mater...

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    GrumpyPosted new reply in Remodeling10/9/2003, 7:43 PM

    Did they tell you why they want everthing done in Metric? Do they already have plans with metric measurements? Also, what kind of "metric materials" do they want? Watch how you ...

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    GrumpyPosted new reply in Construction10/9/2003, 7:35 PM

    Mike why don't you tear it off and put down a tapered insulation system, then torch it If they are having ponding issues do to settled framing or sagging roof deck then the tape...

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    GrumpyPosted new reply in Construction10/9/2003, 7:34 PM

    I am a roofer and on any major reconstruction like youa re planning I would never start ontop of existing layers. I would take it down to the original deck. I can not answer yo...

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    GrumpyPosted new reply in Technology10/9/2003, 7:32 PM

    Thank God my boss does all the accounting. I used to use Quickbooks and forced my boss to start using it. I used quicken back in the late 90's just messing around, got a free c...

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    GrumpyPosted new reply in Technology10/9/2003, 7:29 PM

    Is anyone using a Laptop or Tablet PC to do estimates onsite? If so, what program are you using to come up with the estimate? A know a painter that uses a small Toshiba Librett...

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    GrumpyPosted new reply in New Member Introductions10/9/2003, 7:15 PM

    I've no advice for an electrician except listen to the old timers. They are obviously still alive so they must be doing something right. I'm Thomas. I have 6 years experience in...

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    GrumpyPosted new reply in Business10/9/2003, 7:10 PM

    We typically have one full time roofing crew and some part time subs doing gutters and siding. For the last month we have had 3 full time roofing crews, and we have a month of w...

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    GrumpyPosted new reply in Marketing & Sales10/9/2003, 7:08 PM

    I work for carpet one, and they send me to sales trainings, and there is also training online. Plus I have shopped for cars often, so I know what NOT to do. I like shopping for ...

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    GrumpyPosted new reply in Marketing & Sales10/9/2003, 7:07 PM

    Radio is year round, and Florence Henderson is our spokeswoman, so I have no clue what the budget is. Probably pretty high. We also have paper inserts every couple months for sa...

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