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Forum: Roofing 05-27-2010, 05:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,186
Posted By SLSTech
Vapor barriers are only used up north & that is...

Vapor barriers are only used up north & that is actually to keep the interior moisture from getting into the insulation / framing and condensing (remember Heat moves to Cold & your Dew Points)
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Forum: Construction 05-02-2010, 12:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 28,041
Posted By CARPENTERDON
Frankly, I don't give a royal sh*t who would be...

Frankly, I don't give a royal sh*t who would be aggravated by me bringing it to their attention that the wrong nails were used. If it's wrong, it's wrong and needs to be fixed. . .PERIOD! As the GC I...
Forum: Insulation 04-20-2010, 04:46 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,202
Posted By parts
Cotton batts are a pain to work with and very...

Cotton batts are a pain to work with and very expensive where I am. If you don't have many cuts it can be okay. They have the same problems with other batts though like not always completely...
Forum: Business 04-05-2010, 08:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,696
Posted By BuildersII
Just my opinion: If it were me (if after...

Just my opinion:

If it were me (if after asserting my position firmly I ended up in the same position) I'd probably cave and wait the week for everything to be done even though the customer was in...
Forum: General Discussion 04-05-2010, 08:35 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,970
Posted By Greg Di
I'm done. This IS NOT a FOOKING...

I'm done.

This IS NOT a FOOKING COMPUTER!!!! I don't want it to be one. I don't NEED it to be one.

I'm not bitching about the price but all of you keep harping on it. $500 is cheap compared to...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 04-05-2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,768
Posted By Bill Z
Ok, I've waited to see which way the wind is...

Ok, I've waited to see which way the wind is blowing here. Guess I'm the odd man out.

I provide a sales vehicle, including gas for all sales people. Been doing it for 20 years or so and I have no...
Forum: General Discussion 04-01-2010, 11:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,257
Posted By CharlesD
It never bothered me for a customer to sit in a...

It never bothered me for a customer to sit in a lawn chair and watch me drive every nail and cut every board.
One time a small African Methodist Epistical church bought siding and windows from me....
Forum: Carpentry 03-22-2010, 11:17 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 13,506
Posted By Anti-wingnut
That shouldn't be normal. I'm fifty now, but...

That shouldn't be normal. I'm fifty now, but when I was young, I learned a lot more from the teachers than the screamers.
Forum: Carpentry 03-22-2010, 10:41 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 13,506
Posted By ScipioAfricanus
I have been through what you are going through a...

I have been through what you are going through a couple of times in my career and it just plain sucks. If what you say is true and you are trying your best and busting azz AND doing a good job then...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 03-19-2010, 06:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,846
Posted By Michael Stone
Markup

Hey Gang:

Read your posts and maybe there are some additional things to consider here.

First question: Why are you in business? Are you in it just to keep a job or do you want to make some...
Forum: Lead RRP Discussion 03-17-2010, 10:18 PM
Replies: 645
Views: 77,716
Posted By Mike Finley
http://www.thecontractorcoachingpartnership.com/Bl...

http://www.thecontractorcoachingpartnership.com/Blog-Contractor-Coaching--Construction-Business-Coach-EPA-RRP-Lead-Rule/?Tag=EPA+RRP+Lead+Rule

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Forum: Lead RRP Discussion 03-17-2010, 09:37 PM
Replies: 645
Views: 77,716
Posted By Mike Finley
RRP and the EPA must be stopped

I became a EPA certified contractor today.

I must say that nothing since I started a contracting business have I run into that has been what I feel is a deadly hammer blow to the ability of a...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-16-2010, 11:17 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 40,494
Posted By Mike Finley
I personally believe ole Mike Holmes uses screws...

I personally believe ole Mike Holmes uses screws because somewhere along the way it entered his little bean head that there is a 'different' or some sort of 'wow' factor in using screws in homeowners...
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