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Forum: Tiling 02-14-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 18,232
Posted By angus242
Silicon caulk.

Silicon caulk.
Forum: Roofing 02-04-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 35,041
Posted By oldfrt
We can all hash this one out for 5 more...

We can all hash this one out for 5 more pages,it's been discussed before.
Truth is,ice dams are going to happen,do you want to take a chance at
leaving the HO's home open to damage?

We...
Forum: Roofing 02-04-2012, 09:06 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 35,041
Posted By dennis
Where I work we have to protect against ice and...

Where I work we have to protect against ice and water backup. To do that, the I&W has to go under the drip and behind the gutter. Usually about 2" down the fascia. For extra protection we will...
Forum: Business 02-03-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,533
Posted By FramingPro
what :eek:

what :eek:
Forum: Business 02-03-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,533
Posted By DaVinciRemodel
Since there was no phone number - I sent you a...

Since there was no phone number - I sent you a "freaky" e-mail :laughing:

Looks good :thumbsup: I hit the "Order Now" button several times for you :laughing: You should get several thousand in a...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 02-01-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 14,301
Posted By TNTRenovate
I'm not asking for a duel, just a concise...

I'm not asking for a duel, just a concise explanation as to why it is "wrong" to use a roller on exterior trim. I think that if someone is going to label it wrong, it should be for actual reasons and...
Forum: Business 01-30-2012, 11:48 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 16,967
Posted By Jaws
Nothing wrong with hanging the bags up, lots of...

Nothing wrong with hanging the bags up, lots of good contractors do it early or late in their careers, but when you chit on the men wearing them you lose all respect with me.
Forum: Business 01-30-2012, 11:33 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 16,967
Posted By katoman
It's really not that hard for real GCs here to...

It's really not that hard for real GCs here to read between the lines.

It has been somewhat entertaining though. Can't wait to read your next topic.
Forum: Business 01-30-2012, 11:32 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 16,967
Posted By svronthmve
OP forgot to add.... I was the janitor on...

OP forgot to add....

I was the janitor on that job......:laughing:
Forum: Business 01-30-2012, 11:28 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 16,967
Posted By summithomeinc
Ya know... I started a whole thread here not long...

Ya know... I started a whole thread here not long ago about bein nice to FNGs....I regret it alot...and I apologize to those who have had to put up with FNGs like you for way longer than I have been...
Forum: Business 01-30-2012, 10:40 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 16,967
Posted By katoman
And that's just the tip of the iceburg. If you've...

And that's just the tip of the iceburg. If you've not been an operating GC, you're in a lot of trouble. I would suggest you work for a real GC for a while to learn the ropes.

I think if you go...
Forum: Business 01-30-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 16,967
Posted By summithomeinc
Here's the part you got wrong. If I'm your sub we...

Here's the part you got wrong. If I'm your sub we may work together to accomplish a goal but that's it. If the client doesn't pay YOU hurt. NOT ME. Period.
Forum: Business 01-30-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 16,967
Posted By griz
Pay the subs when they have finished their job...

Pay the subs when they have finished their job according to their contract. As the GC I have the prime contract & work for the owners. The subs have a contract with me. It is of no concern to the...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 01-29-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,119
Posted By RS Sam
I know Dave that you aren't asking and you aren't...

I know Dave that you aren't asking and you aren't inclined to spend the money but to respond to the 2 comments above - I have used a Porter Cable and a Dewalt biscuiter but I own 2 Lamellos and a...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-26-2012, 08:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,181
Posted By stonecutter
If you don't like chick peas you can use garbanzo...

If you don't like chick peas you can use garbanzo beans instead.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-25-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,181
Posted By Brutus
I am not a crock pot kinda guy. I do stove top,...

I am not a crock pot kinda guy. I do stove top, all the way. I also only make VEGAN chilli. Everyone loves it. And comes back for more, including the meat eaters.


56 oz canned diced tomatoes...
Forum: Lead RRP Discussion 01-21-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,957
Posted By FStephenMasek
Good question, and it has come in in many other...

Good question, and it has come in in many other threads.

The required assumption is that all of the paint on pre-1978 houses is lead-based paint. How can testing results be worse than that? It...
Forum: Lead RRP Discussion 01-21-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,957
Posted By hiteams
Legally, they have to report this at time of sale...

Legally, they have to report this at time of sale and it could drop the value of their home. Up in the Northeast, lead based paint is everywhere, so it could have minor to no impact on price (check...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-20-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 1,105
Views: 66,556
Posted By angus242
From the Rogue suggestion: ...

From the Rogue suggestion:

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-SsDTerX8KNk/Txogul2hAlI/AAAAAAAABpw/Z4SEMkYgUiE/s512/2012-01-19%25252023.23.26.jpg
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-19-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 1,105
Views: 66,556
Posted By KnottyWoodwork
Found these guys from my homeland all the way...

Found these guys from my homeland all the way here in IN. Makes for the 4th different OR brew I've gotten here!
Forum: Tiling 01-18-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,382
Posted By angus242
The profiles are very nice. I use them all the...

The profiles are very nice. I use them all the time.

I'll use Ditra to help with added floor height when needed.

I will probably never use Kerdi again.

You're best bet is to not lock...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-17-2012, 08:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,762
Posted By KnottyWoodwork
My polymers don't have a traditional safety, so...

My polymers don't have a traditional safety, so I'm the only warning. And telling them I have a weapon won't be happening, at that point I lose the surprise/upper hand factor that's so important.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-16-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,762
Posted By SC sawdaddy
Gun Wisdom......................

Some words to the wise. Shooting Advice from various Conceal Carry Instructors. If you own a gun, you will appreciate this.If not, you should get one and learn how to use it:


Guns have only...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-16-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,298
Posted By katoman
:laughing::laughing::laughing:

:laughing::laughing::laughing:
Forum: General Discussion 01-16-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,341
Posted By katoman
Without going into a long story I will never work...

Without going into a long story I will never work for a lawyer again, ever.

At this stage in my career, when I see the red flags, I just walk. I'd rather sit at home with my dogs than go through...
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