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Forum: Roofing 06-27-2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 846
Posted By CrescentGutter
Anytime I tried that maneuver in the past I wound...

Anytime I tried that maneuver in the past I wound up getting the job.
Now I just pass on POS jobs.
Forum: Roofing 06-22-2020, 07:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 343
Posted By CrescentGutter
Get advice from professionals like attorneys and...

Get advice from professionals like attorneys and accountants if you're serious about it.
They can tell you the ins and outs of sole proprietorship, LLC's and incorporating.
Forum: Roofing 03-23-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By CrescentGutter
Did I also notice about a 10 foot or longer...

Did I also notice about a 10 foot or longer stretch of gutter with NO hangers? Around the 45 second mark?
And as noted in the second video - gutter sealant smeared on the outside of the box miter...
Forum: Roofing 11-07-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,151
Posted By CrescentGutter
100% agree. I get asked all the time. My response...

100% agree. I get asked all the time. My response is that I only do roof work on my own home. I will occasionally fix a loose piece of siding or secure a hanging piece of soffit just because I'm...
Forum: Roofing 10-15-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 62,312
Posted By CrescentGutter
I've always used Geocel 2320. 2300 is thicker,...

I've always used Geocel 2320. 2300 is thicker, made for larger gaps and can be a SOB to squeeze out. Especially in cooler weather. But I've used the 2300 for different scenarios too.


A lot of...
Forum: Roofing 10-14-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 62,312
Posted By CrescentGutter
The beauty of 6 inch gutter. Covers a lot of...

The beauty of 6 inch gutter. Covers a lot of ugliness on fascias. With no rewrapping. I often tell people that we put lipstick on pigs most every day.
Forum: Roofing 10-11-2019, 06:09 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 62,312
Posted By CrescentGutter
This is an old thread! I've done a few miles of...

This is an old thread! I've done a few miles of gutter since then. Probably the longest one piece run I've done is 86 feet. We've done a lot of one piece runs in the 70'+ range over the years with no...
Forum: Roofing 07-09-2019, 04:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 684
Posted By CrescentGutter
Gravity may help him see that he doesn't really...

Gravity may help him see that he doesn't really have all the answers. Natural selection.
Forum: Roofing 06-13-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 743
Posted By CrescentGutter
I stripped and shingled my own garage last...

I stripped and shingled my own garage last weekend. I used a zinc strip as algae prevention.
I tore my old gutters down and will replace them as soon as I get a minute away from putting gutters on...
Forum: Roofing 05-13-2019, 06:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 788
Posted By CrescentGutter
Sometimes my house is a lab to experiment and...

Sometimes my house is a lab to experiment and decide whether I would use a product (usually gutter covers of different brands) on a customer's home.
Forum: Roofing 04-29-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,659
Posted By CrescentGutter
That's what I do. I do 6 inch exclusively, but I...

That's what I do. I do 6 inch exclusively, but I bring a piece of 5 inch to every estimate for the customer to see the difference.
Now and then someone will think that 6 inch is too big for...
Forum: Roofing 04-19-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,659
Posted By CrescentGutter
I'm not disclosing my price structure, as it's...

I'm not disclosing my price structure, as it's not the competition's business and I don't know who lurks here. But I will say that I'm right there with and sometimes lower for my 6 inch than most of...
Forum: Roofing 02-03-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 697
Posted By CrescentGutter
I did a 120' on an old industrial building...

I did a 120' on an old industrial building converted into a brewery/restaurant last summer. The building owner is a friend who owns several properties that I've worked for in the past.
Told him up...
Forum: Roofing 02-03-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 697
Posted By CrescentGutter
I've never experienced it because, as stated I'm...

I've never experienced it because, as stated I'm shut down this time of year. But it makes sense to me and it's always good to have a little more knowledge tucked away for various situation one may...
Forum: Roofing 01-25-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 697
Posted By CrescentGutter
Just one guy's opinion, but I don't think sealant...

Just one guy's opinion, but I don't think sealant will adhere and cure like it's supposed to in cold temps.
But my gutter biz is a seasonal retirement gig so I just shut down in mid October and...
Forum: Roofing 12-17-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,842
Posted By CrescentGutter
Kind of a necessary evil. Fortunately this is a...

Kind of a necessary evil. Fortunately this is a retirement biz for me and I've been in it long enough where I pretty much cherry pick. If something looks too tall or a time consuming pain in the...
Forum: Roofing 12-16-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,842
Posted By CrescentGutter
You'd be surprised at how a little breeze can...

You'd be surprised at how a little breeze can mess up your day. I've had 70-80 foot pieces nearly blow over on the run out stands on the ground.
We've installed using 2 lifts and 2 or 3 guys and...
Forum: Roofing 12-10-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,219
Posted By CrescentGutter
Especially if hanging 6 inch gutter below a steel...

Especially if hanging 6 inch gutter below a steel roof.
Forum: Roofing 12-06-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,842
Posted By CrescentGutter
I notice your trade says control systems. I doubt...

I notice your trade says control systems. I doubt you'd feel this way dangling a long piece of gutter in the breeze 6 stories up.
Forum: Roofing 12-02-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,842
Posted By CrescentGutter
I immediately shot down a local chain hotel when...

I immediately shot down a local chain hotel when I got a call early this summer. Building probably taller than the one the OP is talking about.
A run of any length would require a couple of lifts,...
Forum: Roofing 10-13-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,954
Posted By CrescentGutter
I know what you mean. I do one every fall for an...

I know what you mean. I do one every fall for an elderly gentleman, but he has my gutters on his house. But for the most part, nope.
Forum: Roofing 10-11-2018, 06:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,954
Posted By CrescentGutter
Exactly why I won't sell them to areas with pine...

Exactly why I won't sell them to areas with pine needle problems. They seem to defeat most anything.
I no longer clean gutters. There's not much money in it and some of the ones I've seen are full...
Forum: Roofing 10-09-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,954
Posted By CrescentGutter
That's kind where I'm at. Not comfortable at all...

That's kind where I'm at. Not comfortable at all telling someone that a cover is $8-9 per foot or more when the gutter was not near that.
Some products I think the $8-9 would be my cost. Imagine...
Forum: Roofing 10-09-2018, 06:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,954
Posted By CrescentGutter
In my years in business I've found that often a...

In my years in business I've found that often a gutter cover is much more costly than the gutter itself. I don't live in a high dollar area so that basically equals no sales of an expensive product. ...
Forum: Roofing 09-28-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 789
Posted By CrescentGutter
My supplier says that since Mastic has basically...

My supplier says that since Mastic has basically tripled the price of this product in the last year, demand in all of their stores has dwindled to zero so they dropped the product.
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