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Forum: Online Leads Services 07-19-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,748
Posted By carpenter72
Service live is owned by Sears. Ive been a...

Service live is owned by Sears. Ive been a contractor for them for about 2 years now. Its been a lot of little repair jobs. I did one nice commercial door job for them that paid pretty well. The...
Forum: Flooring 04-24-2011, 08:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 114,725
Posted By carpenter72
About a month ago, I went to a house that had...

About a month ago, I went to a house that had laminate flooring in the kitchen that was seperating all over the room.:oops: It was installed under the cabinets so I had to remove it all and...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 03-04-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,450
Posted By carpenter72
North american barter association?

I had a customer of mine today tell me that I should become a member of the North american barter association with my business. I looked it up online and still dont know what to think. What do you...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-01-2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,381
Posted By carpenter72
Anyone been using the Skil flooring saw?

Just got one on ebay for pretty cheap ($130) and havent received it yet, but i'm wondering if anyone on here has been using it at all and has any opinions on how good of a saw that it...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 11-29-2010, 01:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,320
Posted By carpenter72
We're all in the same boat out there. I'm lucky...

We're all in the same boat out there. I'm lucky to land 1 out of every 4 jobs these days. Never give up:thumbsup:
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 11-28-2010, 08:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,243
Posted By carpenter72
Sorry, I didnt have time to take pics, too busy...

Sorry, I didnt have time to take pics, too busy trying to save face cleaning up the evidence. My wife has been known to be a bit violent:furious:
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 11-28-2010, 01:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,243
Posted By carpenter72
Permenant marker crisis!

My wife is working today so she doesnt know that this happened yet. My 2 year old daughter was in the basement playing with her 11 year old brother and came upstairs covered from feet to chest in...
Forum: General Discussion 06-27-2010, 12:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,251
Posted By carpenter72
Bogus job posting!

I was contacted on my website contact page by someone looking to create a village room with various landmarks and other stuff. When I called the contact number, it was a disconnected number. My...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 04-07-2010, 08:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,012
Posted By carpenter72
Hitachi!!!:notworthy

Hitachi!!!:notworthy
Forum: Flooring 03-31-2010, 08:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,597
Posted By carpenter72
The only way to give these people a nice floor...

The only way to give these people a nice floor back is to tear it out and redo it. Ive never seen a floor with as much water damage as you are describing be saved and brought back to great...
Forum: General Discussion 03-21-2010, 04:30 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 31,576
Posted By carpenter72
What I would have done was put an overhang on the...

What I would have done was put an overhang on the gable end to match the overhang on the rest of the house, extend the shingles, and that is the best way to fix this. Not the worst looking job that...
Forum: General Discussion 03-11-2010, 04:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,248
Posted By carpenter72
Gabuilder is right on target. Lead services...

Gabuilder is right on target. Lead services these days are garbage. Take it from someone who has spent more than enough money on these services. Dont do it!!!:bangin:
Forum: General Discussion 03-10-2010, 09:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,894
Posted By carpenter72
Just finished trying bidclerk.com for the $29.95...

Just finished trying bidclerk.com for the $29.95 special rate and It was garbage. Contacted over a dozen customers and heard back from 2. One asked when I was available to do the project, then...
Forum: Construction 03-02-2010, 09:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,509
Posted By carpenter72
Go to a building supply somewhere by you, this...

Go to a building supply somewhere by you, this one out by me has contractor lunches where they show of the latest products that they will be selling. Last one was to show a lot of new decking...
Forum: General Discussion 03-01-2010, 12:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,101
Posted By carpenter72
I'm so sick of bidding against 5 or 6 or 10 other...

I'm so sick of bidding against 5 or 6 or 10 other contractors or laid off wannabees these days, I cant stand it. What I love is when us legit contractors are called to fix those lowballers...
Forum: Framing 02-17-2010, 09:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,563
Posted By carpenter72
We always shim the sill plate, especially by each...

We always shim the sill plate, especially by each bolt. If you shim the floor, you have to shim every floor joist which is a hell of a lot of shimming and then you end up with gaps under your box...
Forum: General Discussion 02-14-2010, 04:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,377
Posted By carpenter72
Your worrying is all part of being in the...

Your worrying is all part of being in the contracting business. Sweating your money from a pain in the ass customer, worrying about an open roof or any scratches on a customer wood floors from an...
Forum: Framing 02-02-2010, 10:25 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 53,801
Posted By carpenter72
Yeah, we always nail them to interior walls to...

Yeah, we always nail them to interior walls to keep em strait and on layout for drywall ect.:thumbsup:
Forum: Roofing 01-28-2010, 09:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,539
Posted By carpenter72
If you dont bring up the saddle atleast to the...

If you dont bring up the saddle atleast to the height of the hip, you know that the waters gonna sit there and just keep finding its way in. Take the time to do it right, and the homeowner will...
Forum: General Discussion 01-23-2010, 09:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 18,415
Posted By carpenter72
Insulating your basement and using a vapor...

Insulating your basement and using a vapor barrier is important in a basement. You would be surprised at all the moisture that the concrete gives off over time. If you dont do this, I think youll...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 01-23-2010, 09:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 23,052
Posted By carpenter72
Ive fixed this problem by pulling off the...

Ive fixed this problem by pulling off the interior casing, and putting a shim where your frame is bowing out. Most guys dont shim vinyl windows and then you end up with problems like this. Also...
Forum: General Discussion 01-23-2010, 09:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,909
Posted By carpenter72
I feel your pain!

Right now I have me, my father, a friend of mine that I grew up with in the trades and my brother. The youngest one of us is 38. Every time ive hired a younger guy in the past (18 to 25 years old),...
Forum: Online Leads Services 01-22-2010, 09:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,877
Posted By carpenter72
Merchant Circle sells leads?

I have an add on Merchant Circle and just noticed that they are selling leads for ten dollars each. Has anyone tried them out? I think Ill give them a try and let you guys know how it goes.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 01-20-2010, 09:05 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 17,449
Posted By carpenter72
Have to try!

I know you guys are talking about Milwaukees saw, but you have to try Hitachis compound miter saws. Absolutely now comparison when doing intricate trim jobs. Best saw in the Biz!:thumbsup:
Forum: Vehicles 01-09-2010, 10:36 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 31,998
Posted By carpenter72
Here's my logo.

Here's my logo.
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