Contractor Talk - Professional Construction and Remodeling Forum - Search Results
Showing results 1 to 25 of 131
Search took 2.07 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Sar-Con
Forum: General Discussion 07-13-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,424
Posted By Sar-Con
clearly a loser with no friends to ask for...

clearly a loser with no friends to ask for referrals.
Forum: Masonry 07-03-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,784
Posted By Sar-Con
On a related note I stayed up late last night to...

On a related note I stayed up late last night to watch a documentary on the construction of the Statue of Liberty...Incredible & Fascinating stuff!
Forum: General Discussion 06-09-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,542
Posted By Sar-Con
Can you imagine the gush of water that poured...

Can you imagine the gush of water that poured into the room below the tub?
Forum: Masonry 06-06-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,813
Posted By Sar-Con
For your lid you might want a precast concrete...

For your lid you might want a precast concrete top. Do a search for "concrete pipe supply" to find the supplier nearest to you.
Forum: General Discussion 06-05-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,937
Posted By Sar-Con
That email does not warrant a response.

That email does not warrant a response.
Forum: Masonry 05-31-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,280
Posted By Sar-Con
If you get 18" of water after a major rain event...

If you get 18" of water after a major rain event such as a hurricane, you have major issues here that a little 2-3" trench will not fix.

I'll second CJKarl's suggestion with the interior drain and...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 04-11-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,427
Posted By Sar-Con
I would consider using any outdoor rated...

I would consider using any outdoor rated construction adheisive combined with a tapcon type anchor to hold it in place till the glue sets. Counter sink the anchor soyou can use a wood plug to...
Forum: General Discussion 04-08-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,135
Posted By Sar-Con
Excactly. If you lower your price, take it from...

Excactly. If you lower your price, take it from the scope of work, not your own pocket.
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 03-21-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,510
Posted By Sar-Con
Sure is a lot of rust on your shovel.....

Sure is a lot of rust on your shovel.....
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-10-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 763
Views: 152,327
Posted By Sar-Con
When you hand the "zero" end of the tape measure...

When you hand the "zero" end of the tape measure to someone helping you measure up
"Here, you take the dumb end"
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-10-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 763
Views: 152,327
Posted By Sar-Con
"You can do it, We can help"

"You can do it, We can help"
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-09-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 763
Views: 152,327
Posted By Sar-Con
"Your hammer's like lightning, it never strikes...

"Your hammer's like lightning, it never strikes the same place twice"
Forum: Masonry 02-12-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,403
Posted By Sar-Con
Basically sounds like a pre-qualification, which...

Basically sounds like a pre-qualification, which usually includes a bio of your company.

Send them a brochure of your past work and some references along with your labour rates and mark-ups on...
Forum: Business 02-07-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 16,305
Posted By Sar-Con
This mistake didn't hit me in the pocket book,...

This mistake didn't hit me in the pocket book, but it hurt the pride a little.

I've been getting a house ready for rental, new flooring, painting, bathroom stuff, etc.

Tennants move in Feb 1,...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-02-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 884
Posted By Sar-Con
Sounds like a good way to make a buck off the...

Sounds like a good way to make a buck off the shmuck who forgot his wallaet...Wonder what cut apple wants, and what does the stranger with the cash make for his service....?
Forum: General Discussion 01-08-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,888
Posted By Sar-Con
Perhaps you could offer a 15 yr warranty with a...

Perhaps you could offer a 15 yr warranty with a yearly/ bi yearly service call plan. That way you can get past the gate another 30x whereas you only had a one an done before...more chance for...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-03-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,815
Posted By Sar-Con
Enjoy! It's the least we can do after your...

Enjoy!

It's the least we can do after your boys relagated ours to play for bronze at the world juniors.....
Forum: Business 12-21-2012, 06:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,156
Posted By Sar-Con
Killer is on the right track here.... Some...

Killer is on the right track here....

Some of these landlords are putting serious time into their investment and working for what works out to $5/hr. So why do they want to pay some guy $50-$75...
Forum: Business 12-10-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,685
Posted By Sar-Con
I would have recommended that woman to have...

I would have recommended that woman to have another drink. but then she would have probably gotten drunk, drove home, got in a wreck then so my a$$ for the recommendation.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-07-2012, 10:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,166
Posted By Sar-Con
Fine, subsidize R & D and some pilot projects...

Fine, subsidize R & D and some pilot projects until a competitive, feasible alternate is found. Solar and wind are proving to be expensive, unreliable and inifficient.

In Ontario, we continue...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 12-05-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 60,345
Posted By Sar-Con
Owning a loader doesn't make you an excavator.......

Owning a loader doesn't make you an excavator....

Hire it out and be on the ground to set grades, supervise, run your loader to stockpile topsoil, load trucks. Lots of work to do besides sitting...
Forum: General Discussion 12-02-2012, 11:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,103
Posted By Sar-Con
How about cutting the floor out so you can work...

How about cutting the floor out so you can work from above. Hire a sucker truck and it's done. Then you can get back to doing whatever it is you usually doo.
Forum: Decks & Fencing 11-27-2012, 10:55 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 258,091
Posted By Sar-Con
I find it interesting to see the ego's come out...

I find it interesting to see the ego's come out loud and proud here especially since a bunch of guys are talking about how pretty their skirts are.....:laughing:


At the end of the project, if...
Forum: Electrical 11-14-2012, 10:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,948
Posted By Sar-Con
Thanks guys, I was hoping it didn't raise any red...

Thanks guys, I was hoping it didn't raise any red flags.

The main cable runs overhead to the house, then down the mast to the new panel location through a short run of conduit mounted on the...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 10-02-2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 12,781
Posted By Sar-Con
Don't send a boy in to do a man's job.....Mini's...

Don't send a boy in to do a man's job.....Mini's are great for small, tight sites but you'll kill yourself on a production job. I assume this is a direct bury application? A trencher would've had...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 131

 
Forum Jump

Join Now... It's Fast and FREE!

I am a professional contractor
I am a DIY Homeowner
Drywall Talk is for
PROFESSIONAL CONTRACTORS ONLY!

At DrywallTalk.com we cater exlusivly to professional contractors who make their living as a contractor. Knowing that many homeowners and DIYers are looking for a community to call home, we've created www.DIYChatroom.com DIY Chatroom is full of helpful advices and perfect for DIY homeowners.

Redirecing in 10 seconds
No Thanks
terms of service

Already Have an Account?