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Forum: Carpentry 03-22-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,201
Posted By monticellohomes
Thanks everyone for the input. I am going to...

Thanks everyone for the input. I am going to contact the Acoustic Panel company and see what they have to say.
Forum: Carpentry 03-21-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,201
Posted By monticellohomes
I have not installed any insulation yet, that is...

I have not installed any insulation yet, that is my thought for the next step. There is no firewall really, the top two photos are from the main room looking over the 8ft walls that are the offices....
Forum: Carpentry 03-21-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,201
Posted By monticellohomes
Sound Control

I recently added some decorative sound barrier ceilings in an office. They have a main room in the middle of the building with support staff off that and offices on the outside walls. Some of the...
Forum: Business 02-20-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,141
Posted By monticellohomes
I know if Missouri if you are in the construction...

I know if Missouri if you are in the construction industry you have to carry a work comp policy no matter if you have employees or not, the state considers the subcontractors your employees. As much...
Forum: Business 12-29-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,195
Posted By monticellohomes
Expanding Business

Right now I only do residential remodels and new custom homes. I would like to expand into doing some light commercial (in-fills, small commercial buildings, etc.).

I am unsure the best place to...
Forum: Business 10-03-2011, 11:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,068
Posted By monticellohomes
I have attended a BNI meeting once, joined a...

I have attended a BNI meeting once, joined a different group that is similar in concept. For me the BNI was too formal and I was worried about the quality of the leads I would receive. The group I...
Forum: Technology 08-17-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,169
Posted By monticellohomes
Thanks @angus242. I've read most of those prior...

Thanks @angus242. I've read most of those prior to my purchase.
Forum: Technology 08-17-2011, 10:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,169
Posted By monticellohomes
Galaxy Tabl 10.1

I just ordered myself a new Galaxy Tab 10.1 after a lot of looking at iPads and other Droid tabs. I think the multitasking on this will work well for how I see myself using this for work.

Does...
Forum: Electrical 07-27-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 29,452
Posted By monticellohomes
It might if you placed the sensor directly ahead...

It might if you placed the sensor directly ahead when you walked in so it would pick up your movement when you opened the door.
Forum: Electrical 07-25-2011, 02:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 29,452
Posted By monticellohomes
If it is a walk in pantry what about a motion...

If it is a walk in pantry what about a motion switch?
Forum: Business 06-20-2011, 08:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,941
Posted By monticellohomes
:-)

:-)
Forum: Business 06-20-2011, 02:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,941
Posted By monticellohomes
If you expect to grow I would not look for at...

If you expect to grow I would not look for at software based on what you will do your first your, look at what you will do your 5th year and beyond. The last thing you want to waste time doing is...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 06-14-2011, 08:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,393
Posted By monticellohomes
I know if MO we have something similar but the...

I know if MO we have something similar but the laws for contractors or those in the construction industry are different. They consider subcontractors employees of the contractor since the contractor...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 06-10-2011, 11:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,393
Posted By monticellohomes
I personally would not build the new part unless...

I personally would not build the new part unless it was to code, no matter if a permit is pulled or not. The old part if you don't mess with it shouldn't have to be adjusted at all. Depending on...
Forum: Insulation 06-09-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,374
Posted By monticellohomes
Keep in mind the actual R value of foam is not...

Keep in mind the actual R value of foam is not that impressive, especially when you look at the cost. Google "R Fairy Tale" by David B. South. Interesting read about foam.
Forum: Insulation 06-09-2011, 09:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,374
Posted By monticellohomes
Keep in mind the actual R value of foam is not...

Keep in mind the actual R value of foam is not that impressive, especially when you look at the cost. Google "R Fairy Tale" by David B. South. Interesting read about foam.
Forum: Insulation 06-09-2011, 08:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,374
Posted By monticellohomes
From my experience you do want to use open cell...

From my experience you do want to use open cell on the roof deck, if you did have a leak eventually it might find a hole through the closed cell but there is no telling if where it leaks is anywhere...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 06-01-2011, 06:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,639
Posted By monticellohomes
Thanks. That is my worry about the settlements...

Thanks. That is my worry about the settlements and not being able to rebuild a home. I am trying to think the whole idea through well before jumping in so I don't end up working for nothing.
Forum: Marketing & Sales 06-01-2011, 06:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,639
Posted By monticellohomes
That sounds like our government!

That sounds like our government!
Forum: Marketing & Sales 05-31-2011, 09:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,639
Posted By monticellohomes
Marketing to tornado victims

I live in SW Missouri and only about an hour away from Joplin, MO that got devastated a little over a week ago. I'd like to find a way to help rebuild at least a few homes in Joplin but am having a...
Forum: Construction 05-27-2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,204
Posted By monticellohomes
We are planning on insulating the floor, haven't...

We are planning on insulating the floor, haven't figured out which product to use yet but it will be insulated. And actually for EnergyStar you need to insulate the walls...at least a little bit,...
Forum: Construction 05-27-2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,204
Posted By monticellohomes
ICF v E-Maxx

I've got a customer that is wanting to use ICF on the foundation of the home and we are going to use SIP panels for all above grade walls. Given the ICF is just for the below grade walls I am...
Forum: Construction 05-20-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 73,422
Posted By monticellohomes
When I've done a suspended garage floor we've...

When I've done a suspended garage floor we've used steel under the floor. The one three car garage we had 2 large steel beams and then steel flooring on top of that (I cannot remember what its...
Forum: Roofing 05-19-2011, 01:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,119
Posted By monticellohomes
I've done this with one roof and I think it...

I've done this with one roof and I think it depends on the situation if I would again. My problem with spraying the roof deck is the shingles and also the size of the envelope. If you spray the...
Forum: General Discussion 05-17-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,596
Posted By monticellohomes
We typically pay about $300-400 for a new home,...

We typically pay about $300-400 for a new home, but the nice thing is they take care of all 1099's for the project and lien waivers. And around here the banks require it, they aren't going to give a...
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