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Forum: Sandblasting 04-04-2013, 11:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,218
Posted By MikeyJP1980
If you’re the cheapest game in town it will not...

If you’re the cheapest game in town it will not take long to run the circles and work for the cheapest people in town. Cheap people are hard to work for.
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 10-02-2012, 11:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 13,697
Posted By MikeyJP1980
Your machine is too small for the task at hand....

Your machine is too small for the task at hand. Seldom will any contractor in the excavating business have a machine that small. Shallow plumbing lines could be the only thing that machine is good...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 04-25-2012, 10:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 24,779
Posted By MikeyJP1980
I just looked at my SW bill cause another...

I just looked at my SW bill cause another retailer sent me out some paint that was comparable to my usually ProMar 200. It was cheaper. I’m paying about 25 per gallon for Promar 200 eggshell and...
Forum: Framing 03-29-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,393
Posted By MikeyJP1980
2 2x with liberal screws. Your header is carrying...

2 2x with liberal screws. Your header is carrying the load. It will not sag.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-27-2012, 11:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,273
Posted By MikeyJP1980
Dear god that was horrible!

Dear god that was horrible!
Forum: General Discussion 03-27-2012, 10:31 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,758
Posted By MikeyJP1980
Most I ever paid was around $15-$16 a sheet. It...

Most I ever paid was around $15-$16 a sheet. It was $7.49 on last months bill.
Forum: General Discussion 03-27-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,758
Posted By MikeyJP1980
OSB is on the rise!

I went by my supplier today for other business and my sales rep informed me that 7/16” OSB was at $9.49 a sheet. Just when the market looks promising the materials start to rise. I have four spec...
Forum: Masonry 03-25-2012, 12:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,092
Posted By MikeyJP1980
They are kinda of a long way from my area. I...

They are kinda of a long way from my area. I wouldn’t be hurting there business. The adjusters I was dealing with had never heard of the process along with a whole lot of other people in my area....
Forum: Masonry 03-23-2012, 11:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,092
Posted By MikeyJP1980
Brick staining skills

Nawkaw completed a job for me and I am amazed at the results. I want to learn more about the process. What did they use? No one had heard of the process except two brick supply houses that led me to...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 03-21-2012, 12:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 36,074
Posted By MikeyJP1980
We use them when we work in tight areas. I...

We use them when we work in tight areas. I haven’t had one problem with the systems we have installed. We can use 246' versus 330’ conventional for a three bedroom in decent soils.
Forum: General Discussion 03-20-2012, 12:31 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 135,872
Posted By MikeyJP1980
We put a gutter helmet on a house about ten years...

We put a gutter helmet on a house about ten years ago. It was warrantied and claimed to be the best system at the time. It worked fine until birds climbed in and made a nest. I don’t know how they...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 03-16-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,291
Posted By MikeyJP1980
I’m looking at pastelcote from boral brick. My...

I’m looking at pastelcote from boral brick. My rep and I have tallked about it already but the price versus paint is substantial.
Forum: Framing 03-16-2012, 01:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,194
Posted By MikeyJP1980
I burned myself pretty bad on a custom build. My...

I burned myself pretty bad on a custom build. My latest customs and remodels have all been cost plus. If I do sub work I have no problem bidding the work. For instance if I pour a 30 yd driveway I...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 03-16-2012, 01:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,291
Posted By MikeyJP1980
Company that made the original brick was out of...

Company that made the original brick was out of MS and went of business years ago. Could not find anything close at all. I matched texture and here I am. I had my mind made up on color but now I am...
Forum: General Discussion 03-16-2012, 12:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,810
Posted By MikeyJP1980
I can’t sell a new home without a certified...

I can’t sell a new home without a certified pretreatment letter.
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 03-16-2012, 12:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,291
Posted By MikeyJP1980
My dad’s property joins Byrd Street. Nothing has...

My dad’s property joins Byrd Street. Nothing has really changed since you lived here. I don’t have to live with the color. I will sell it soon. Problem is I might have to paint it again if it sucks!
Forum: Framing 03-16-2012, 12:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,194
Posted By MikeyJP1980
Square foot is just used for basic building...

Square foot is just used for basic building discussion. Unless you’re building track homes no two jobs are the same. Sounds like your GC is needing spot on prices to maximize his profits and tighten...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 03-16-2012, 12:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,291
Posted By MikeyJP1980
They are brand new replacement windows.

They are brand new replacement windows.
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 03-16-2012, 12:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,291
Posted By MikeyJP1980
No, my wife started talking to me so I am...

No, my wife started talking to me so I am surprised I didn’t type total jibberish. I am looking for some directions to ideas on colors. Just pictures of painted brick. Every house around my area is...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 03-15-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,291
Posted By MikeyJP1980
Painting Brick

I have to paint brick on a house I have bought. I could not get close to matching the brick so I matched the texture and now have to paint it. I have almond windows and can’t really decide on colors....
Forum: Marketing & Sales 03-15-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 1,862
Views: 214,327
Posted By MikeyJP1980
I need a little bit of that like factor to get...

I need a little bit of that like factor to get this thing rolling. I just started my page and will continue to work and add pictures.
https://www.facebook.com/pages/MJP-Construction/323803620217
Forum: Flooring 03-01-2012, 01:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 15,384
Posted By MikeyJP1980
I own and rent 17 manufactured homes and am very...

I own and rent 17 manufactured homes and am very familiar with the joys of particle board. This is a pretty well constructed home built around 1980. I was surprised and pissed when I discovered...
Forum: Demolition 03-01-2012, 12:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,904
Posted By MikeyJP1980
We just dump it in a holler round here in...

We just dump it in a holler round here in Tennessee! Tires, batteries, shingles, paint, stuff like that. Sometimes we just throw it in the river for crappie beds and stuff. If its wood we just make...
Forum: Flooring 03-01-2012, 12:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 15,384
Posted By MikeyJP1980
Its particle board. Talked with my flooring rep....

Its particle board. Talked with my flooring rep. I’m not going cheap laminate. We are using a 12mm very clean natural looking laminate if there is such a thing. I hate it but I am not tearing the...
Forum: Flooring 02-28-2012, 02:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 15,384
Posted By MikeyJP1980
Why would you want Megan Fox to wear...

Why would you want Megan Fox to wear anything?:thumbup:
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