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Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 1,624
Views: 60,502
Posted By bwiab
New house design I'm working on. Shoulda broke...

New house design I'm working on. Shoulda broke ground right about now... :laughing:
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 225
Posted By bwiab
Dens Shield is not non-combustible... needs to be...

Dens Shield is not non-combustible... needs to be durock or hardie if you're concerned about that... but check the fireplace manual for sure. Some of the smaller ones hardly put out anything stronger...
Forum: Drafting & CAD Forum 01-29-2020, 01:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,438
Posted By bwiab
I would look at slack and trello for cheaper,...

I would look at slack and trello for cheaper, simpler options. Something like procore would be more of an enterprise solution.
Forum: Health & Safety 01-29-2020, 01:12 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 4,342
Posted By bwiab
So I had a client meeting with a guy who just got...

So I had a client meeting with a guy who just got back from Vietnam via hong kong. Was totally freaked about the whole corona hangover thing that I wanted to cancel the meeting. Luckily our schedules...
Forum: Business 12-15-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 963
Posted By bwiab
Most of the brickies I work with quote lump sum...

Most of the brickies I work with quote lump sum by the job. I always break it into a square foot number to compare and understand where their pricing is. They usually include everything except the...
Forum: General Discussion 10-31-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 324
Posted By bwiab
protecting it with plastic during the pour is the...

protecting it with plastic during the pour is the best method. :thumbsup:

If the above fails you will have to scrape it off and touch up with new color. If the new color is too obvious or splotchy...
Forum: General Discussion 06-05-2019, 11:35 PM
Replies: 1,624
Views: 60,502
Posted By bwiab
Another house but I'm loving the interior double...

Another house but I'm loving the interior double height space. This one is design build. :thumbsup:
Forum: General Discussion 06-05-2019, 11:32 PM
Replies: 1,624
Views: 60,502
Posted By bwiab
mostly water tight... finish detailing with the...

mostly water tight... finish detailing with the black out panel and sill pan at dry-in for a la cantina pocket door... not sure why that second photo is rotated???
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-09-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 844
Posted By bwiab
Strange Indeed... I'm sure the majority thought...

Strange Indeed... I'm sure the majority thought they would get rich driving around in theirs cars all day listening to music. Little did they know that it is a business and businesses have expenses....
Forum: Business 04-04-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 504
Posted By bwiab
Property management typically relates to the...

Property management typically relates to the leasing and caretaking of rental units. Is that what you are talking about? Or do you mean property maintenance?
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 03-20-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,729
Posted By bwiab
GPS is great for excavation but can't be used for...

GPS is great for excavation but can't be used for foundations... unless you want your corners off by 2-6 inches. For 60 gridlines you need a total station... but if it's your first time using it... I...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-20-2019, 01:06 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,447
Posted By bwiab
I wish the lawyers that took on big tobacco would...

I wish the lawyers that took on big tobacco would take on the lawyers...:eek:
Forum: Construction 03-17-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,171
Posted By bwiab
Wood Foundations

So I've seen several books detail wood foundations for full excavated basements. Basically a treated sheathed stud wall on strip footings, waterproofed and backfilled. Seems attractive from a price...
Forum: Business 03-07-2019, 12:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,707
Posted By bwiab
Not a sign of recession, but a sign of the...

Not a sign of recession, but a sign of the peak... deals for flips are very hard to find because of increased competition among "investors"... everyone is an investor... and they're pushing up prices...
Forum: Construction 03-06-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 640
Posted By bwiab
Never used Nichiha cause it was always double...

Never used Nichiha cause it was always double Reynobond or Alucobond in pure material costs. Which are usually 5-7 times a simple single skin...

What product are you thinking of using and what...
Forum: General Discussion 03-06-2019, 01:19 AM
Replies: 11,431
Views: 1,106,994
Posted By bwiab
So close... but so far...

So close... but so far...
Forum: Business 03-05-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,337
Posted By bwiab
Surviving the Next Recession

Hey guys,

Everyone keeps talking about the next recession coming and it seems like it has been 1-2 years away for about 4 years now...

That being said, it's going to hit eventually. For those...
Forum: General Discussion 02-15-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 618
Posted By bwiab
No surveyor here but lots of experience with cad...

No surveyor here but lots of experience with cad and laser scanning. The work flow I envision. Surveyor pins property corners and I can then use the total station to set up building corners check and...
Forum: Contractor Swap 02-14-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 725
Posted By bwiab
I would love a total station but we just got the...

I would love a total station but we just got the Amazon echo dot with Alexa... I'll just ask alexa where the building corner are :thumbsup:

Amazon has one listed at 5k...
Forum: General Discussion 02-14-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 748
Posted By bwiab
:laughing: You beat me to it... was going to...

:laughing:

You beat me to it... was going to say, "I love Vegas, but it does always give me IBS..." :laughing:

You'd think they'd change the name??? :eek:

maybe next year...
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,967
Posted By bwiab
2, 4 and 6 foot sticks. Have a transit... does...

2, 4 and 6 foot sticks. Have a transit... does that count? Laser would be sublime... total station would be better... Is that the next give away? :thumbsup:
Forum: Construction 02-13-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,231
Posted By bwiab
Wow.... I see **** like this and can't believe...

Wow.... I see **** like this and can't believe people get pissed at me????:whistling
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 11,431
Views: 1,106,994
Posted By bwiab
And a few more...

And a few more...
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 11,431
Views: 1,106,994
Posted By bwiab
Here's a few more pics...

Here's a few more pics...
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 11,431
Views: 1,106,994
Posted By bwiab
Wrapped up a remodel in Winter Park... Owner let...

Wrapped up a remodel in Winter Park... Owner let me stay a few days for free :thumbsup: To bad my back was all fugged up from the job... couldn't ski :censored:
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