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Forum: Decks & Fencing 04-26-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By Bluudog
I assume the posts are a 5" sq. If we know ahead...

I assume the posts are a 5" sq. If we know ahead of time we put wood inside along with the post in concrete. Assuming it is hollow inside and not a steel post. Another idea is as per photo. It works...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 04-26-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 436
Posted By Bluudog
Around here within a 30 minute drive you can have...

Around here within a 30 minute drive you can have areas with beach sand, clay, rocksville or a combination. Never mind all the other hazards with tree roots, buried concrete and access issues. Not...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 04-24-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 436
Posted By Bluudog
I have never used a Stihl hole auger but...

I have never used a Stihl hole auger but everything I have used made by Stihl - concrete saws, brush trimmers etc. - have run very well. The reviews are positive -...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 04-07-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,334
Posted By Bluudog
You say the current posts have been there for 25...

You say the current posts have been there for 25 years and only 1 post rotted at the bottom. I see this quite often due to weather, shade, water drainage, vegetation etc.
I wouldn't be inclined to...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 03-24-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 350
Posted By Bluudog
6x6 Fence Posts on Concrete Wall Blocks

I have a customer that is building a 12 unit residential building we are installing glass railings. He also asked me to quote on a new 288' PT wood fence 6' high using 6x6 mounted on top of a...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 02-04-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 33,176
Posted By Bluudog
You said you bought 2 guns and got 450 sq. ft. of...

You said you bought 2 guns and got 450 sq. ft. of free fasteners. I don't see that deal in my searches. The Azek/Timbertech rep up here didn't offer/direct me to any deals.
Forum: Decks & Fencing 02-04-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 33,176
Posted By Bluudog
It took me a while to read through this thread....

It took me a while to read through this thread. It is top notch workmanship - great job. I can't imagine trying to quote this project for a customer.
I used Concealloc fasteners for a few decks but...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 01-30-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,489
Posted By Bluudog
If you are in Canada (Ontario) you have to go...

If you are in Canada (Ontario) you have to go vertical to meet code. Well, you have to ensure the cables withstand the 4" sphere test and an engineer signs off or the manufacturer has an engineer...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 08-26-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 32,927
Posted By Bluudog
Saw this deck board fascia design beside the deck...

Saw this deck board fascia design beside the deck I was working on. I wasn't sure about drainage, code or if I liked the look.
Although it would be faster then some of the stairs we do.
Forum: Decks & Fencing 03-03-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,532
Posted By Bluudog
https://www.thedeckstoreonline.com/regal-railing-2...

https://www.thedeckstoreonline.com/regal-railing-2-1-2-lag-screws.html
Forum: Decks & Fencing 03-02-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,713
Posted By Bluudog
Thanks for the feedback. Correct about not the...

Thanks for the feedback. Correct about not the prettiest but an option to run by them.
They are good with the current design but think I can just take out a post. They also don't want the deck over...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 03-02-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,713
Posted By Bluudog
Deck Cantilever

I was looking for some options on a deck cantilever approx. 6' long x 36-42" wide on the upper deck attached. The upper door is currently a window and they don't want a post in front of their lower...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 03-02-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,243
Posted By Bluudog
I use a glue for various applications on pvc...

I use a glue for various applications on pvc decks, cellular pvc columns, pvc trim/moulding and vinyl (pvc) railing systems.
Christy's glues/fills in various areas in all the above and the 1.5...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 02-26-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,157
Posted By Bluudog
If you plan to look at Keylink or Fortress...

If you plan to look at Keylink or Fortress railings you can go to their websites and possibly find a local dealer. Keylink manufacturers in PA and Fortress TX (I believe) so something might be closer...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 02-13-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,418
Posted By Bluudog
I am in Ontario, Canada so I use aluminum railing...

I am in Ontario, Canada so I use aluminum railing suppliers from the Toronto area. There is 4-5 suppliers I could use for this type of railing. Cost wise it is best to buy glass direct from a glass...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 02-13-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,418
Posted By Bluudog
Well, a genius might be a little bit of a...

Well, a genius might be a little bit of a stretch.
I don't know of any vinyl solid fence panels that have been approved for safety railings. Never mind if they are 6' or 7' high as in a privacy...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 02-12-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,418
Posted By Bluudog
You can use chain link mounting hardware methods...

You can use chain link mounting hardware methods and use internal pvc brackets. Plates are also available to weld on various sizes of pipe and spray weld with galvanize paint....
Forum: Decks & Fencing 01-22-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,822
Posted By Bluudog
http://flexfence.com I assume you can buy these...

http://flexfence.com
I assume you can buy these as they are at various big box stores around here.
Forum: Decks & Fencing 05-25-2017, 05:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,257
Posted By Bluudog
This is what happens when you don't have the...

This is what happens when you don't have the posts secured properly. Not sure about the arbor top being designed correctly either. HO wanted a few hundred cash deal to fixer up.
Forum: Decks & Fencing 05-21-2017, 01:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,257
Posted By Bluudog
Some people can't afford an all season room or...

Some people can't afford an all season room or have other complications. Many people around here don't want darkness in the house (blocking the windows) during the colder winter months. You don't...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 05-21-2017, 11:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,257
Posted By Bluudog
Here are few places you can buy various pergola...

Here are few places you can buy various pergola brackets. A nearby timber pergola/pavillion maker uses the Ozco or pergola knife plates for the post bases. ...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 04-16-2017, 07:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,402
Posted By Bluudog
Deck Hackers

I have a few decks that the customers want refurbished. The previous deck companies did things that were not to code, poor workmanship and probably no building permit. Both guys are successful small...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 04-16-2017, 07:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 937
Posted By Bluudog
You want a mini skid steer. Toro Dingo is one of...

You want a mini skid steer. Toro Dingo is one of the manufacturers. You also have Ditchwitch, Bobcat, Boxer and a few others. You can get various attachments just like a larger skid steer. Mine fits...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 04-16-2017, 06:20 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,185
Posted By Bluudog
Did you drop it in with a crane?

Did you drop it in with a crane?
Forum: Decks & Fencing 04-15-2017, 04:12 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,185
Posted By Bluudog
At the end of the day we have to make money. We...

At the end of the day we have to make money. We need to do quality work in an efficient manner. Like I said I prepare as much as possible in the shop (railings, stairs, benches, privacy screens,...
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