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Forum: Tiling 02-27-2012, 11:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,165
Posted By orson
I've used Laticrete epoxy several times on marble...

I've used Laticrete epoxy several times on marble and travertine, never had a problem with scratching.

Can't leave any residue though. But it's easier to get all the residue off than most...
Forum: Tiling 01-30-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 19,838
Posted By orson
I do seal it. Doesn't mean it needs to be...

I do seal it. Doesn't mean it needs to be sealed, however after you seal it water will not saturate it just like any other cement grout.

That gives me a warm fuzzy feeling so I seal it.
Forum: Business 09-30-2010, 12:37 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,980
Posted By orson
If you ever equate the word beg with any idea...

If you ever equate the word beg with any idea concerning your employees you should stop having employees or have a manger dealing with them so at least only the manager has to deal with your BS.
Forum: Decks & Fencing 04-18-2010, 08:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 71,931
Posted By orson
Because the pier continues down below the...

Because the pier continues down below the frostline. By your rationale a post sunk into the ground and concreted on top of a pier below frostline would also heave during freeze cycles.
Forum: Roofing 12-06-2009, 11:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,834
Posted By orson
Your definition is pretty restrictive. ...

Your definition is pretty restrictive.

Flashing is not restricted to metal materials since other materials have replaced different types of traditionally metal flashing over the years.
...
Forum: Business 09-20-2009, 09:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,124
Posted By orson
Angus, You said you won't be signing a...

Angus,

You said you won't be signing a contract with the manufacturer.

What happens if you invest in all this expanded overhead and then the manufacturer yanks your distributorship and gives...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 07-09-2009, 07:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,223
Posted By orson
When pork lines the pockets of the rich under the...

When pork lines the pockets of the rich under the radar it's ok, but when it stimulates a massively hurting sector of the economy, helps your average homeowner, actually puts blue collar joe's back...
Forum: Technology 06-29-2009, 08:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,515
Posted By orson
Look into a Pentax K10-D It is a serious...

Look into a Pentax K10-D

It is a serious professional model 35mm digital camera in your price range.

Of course, you're going to have to drop some cash on a wide angle lense.

As others...
Forum: Online Leads Services 06-17-2009, 04:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,668
Posted By orson
AL is bugging me again...

Here's their email:



Here is my resonse:



I'm interested to see her response.
Forum: Websites and SEO 06-06-2009, 07:45 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 15,136
Posted By orson
The truth: like all things that are worth...

The truth: like all things that are worth anything it takes time, dedication, hard work, and/or money.

If you don't have the patience or time to sort through the information and experiment then...
Forum: General Discussion 05-17-2009, 09:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,907
Posted By orson
Mike Rowe on TED

Here is a link to my blog which has the TED video of Mike Rowe talking about celebrating manual labor.

Mike Rowe on Celebrating Work (http://rubycon.us/blog/?p=143)
Forum: Plumbing 05-07-2009, 09:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,601
Posted By orson
Plumbing Tip

Just thought I'd share this plumbing tip with you guys:

Toilets don't flush well if you forget to pull the rag out of the drain before you set it.:blink:
Forum: Marketing & Sales 03-07-2009, 04:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,038
Posted By orson
Rory, I think it's and interesting idea,...

Rory,

I think it's and interesting idea, however, what happens when a customer sees you have a Full Bath remodel listed for $15k to $20k and thinks now thinks that their gut job with an upgrade...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 03-01-2009, 01:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,109
Posted By orson
Bounce rate of 42% and Converting 3% Monthly...

Bounce rate of 42% and Converting 3% Monthly traffic 300 with 85% new visits, almost all traffic is organic(I think at&t yellowpages is still doing a lame ppc campaign for a few more months)
...
Forum: Business 02-25-2009, 07:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,027
Posted By orson
Just remembered something else, here is an older...

Just remembered something else, here is an older thread that is pretty relevant although the publication linked to in it is a tad bit dated:
...
Forum: Technology 02-24-2009, 07:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,856
Posted By orson
Check out this free service...!!!!

I just got set up on http://spinvox.com

You set up a free account, they give you a phone number, you call it and leave yourself messages which are then transcribed and emailed to you!

No...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 02-15-2009, 05:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,150
Posted By orson
Chris, I think in the short run having lots of...

Chris, I think in the short run having lots of keywords ranks your site well, but in the long run I think you can have content on subsequent pages which, once indexed, will rank your site just as...
Forum: Green Building 02-10-2009, 08:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,893
Posted By orson
Here:...

Here: http://www.ornl.gov/sci/roofs+walls/AWT/InteractiveCalculators/NS/Calc.htm

Here is another: http://www.design-navigator.co.nz/CRC.html

You might want to consider going to a Structural...
Forum: Green Building 02-02-2009, 12:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,851
Posted By orson
Energy Star brochures for Contractors

I was poking around the Energy Star Website and found this page where you can order brochures relevant to your business:

Energy Star Brochures for Contractors...
Forum: HVAC 01-20-2009, 08:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 17,462
Posted By orson
Cost of Geothermal Units

Was just doing some reading on geothermal on US Department of Energy website, here's an excerpt:



Any geothermal installers care to comment on this?
Forum: Marketing & Sales 12-01-2008, 10:39 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,957
Posted By orson
You do reap what you sow. You landed a nice...

You do reap what you sow. You landed a nice $1500 job. You'll probably land a few more. Year in and year out you'll bust your butt doing them.

And every year you'll wonder why you come up a...
Forum: Business 11-09-2008, 10:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 37,735
Posted By orson
Don't feel funny about talking about the company....

Don't feel funny about talking about the company. Change the way you think about your business and think about it as a company.
Forum: Tiling 04-14-2008, 09:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 73,782
Posted By orson
Hey mattcoops, type the following into google...

Hey mattcoops, type the following into google searchbar and then click on the "image results for images of black and green marble thinset" and then click on page 11 of the results :thumbsup:...
Forum: File Swap 03-21-2008, 08:14 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 263,246
Posted By orson
Continuous Excel Calendar, Monday through Sunday

Continuous Excel Calendar, Monday through Sunday
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