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Forum: General Discussion 07-30-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 551
Posted By eastend
terribly one sided i especially dislike the...

terribly one sided

i especially dislike the "we pay you, when we get paid" bs!
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-20-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,947
Posted By eastend
yes- you were rude and obnoxious! saying...

yes- you were rude and obnoxious!
saying "dumbass" was more directed to him personally. a person is a dumbass not a store.
still his response was totally out of whack.
he should have just blown...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 11-28-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 393
Posted By eastend
and then Armageddon!! if necessary.

and then Armageddon!!

if necessary.
Forum: Lead RRP Discussion 11-19-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,390
Posted By eastend
interestingly enough, the regulations allow...

interestingly enough, the regulations allow homeowners to do whatever they want with no restrictions, and also allow any work done for free ( as in donated)not to follow any protocols.
Forum: Business 03-01-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,897
Posted By eastend
isnt it the case the most GC's tack on a percent...

isnt it the case the most GC's tack on a percent to a subs price to cover "admin"?
basically they are making a profit managing subs, and they should be responsible for funding- the sub should not...
Forum: Business 01-17-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,313
Posted By eastend
I never like that excuse- "they'll pay you when...

I never like that excuse- "they'll pay you when they get paid"!!
if they have a contract with you- it's their responsibility to uphold the terms- doesn't matter where they get the money from- let...
Forum: Historical Restoration 12-26-2017, 03:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,440
Posted By eastend
thanks whole project was about 3 weeks ...

thanks
whole project was about 3 weeks
shelves done in shop was about a week
Forum: Historical Restoration 11-09-2017, 08:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,440
Posted By eastend
Leo: I've used the isolante, and I've...

Leo:
I've used the isolante, and I've used sealcoat.
I prefer sealcoat, and have never had a problem with it.
Forum: Historical Restoration 11-09-2017, 08:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,440
Posted By eastend
existing finish was thin coat of poly - oak was...

existing finish was thin coat of poly - oak was light colored.

tried to sand and overglaze to get it to this color, but that didn't work.
so we scrubbed the wood surface with solvents using...
Forum: Historical Restoration 11-08-2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,440
Posted By eastend
library refinish

we recently refinished a middle school library
1000' sq ft of bookshelves, 200 shelves
Forum: General Discussion 10-19-2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,068
Posted By eastend
post office mis-delivers my mail on a regular...

post office mis-delivers my mail on a regular basis
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 09-11-2017, 09:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,788
Posted By eastend
waiting at the Ronkonkoma Long Island train...

waiting at the Ronkonkoma Long Island train station for my crew to come from the city.
watched it on TV in the bagel store.
later that week, was in Brooklyn Heights- trade center site still...
Forum: Help Wanted or Looking For Work 08-28-2017, 06:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 520
Posted By eastend
florring contractor serving Rehoboth beach DE

can anyone recommend a flooring contractor to install new hardwood in my condo?

had water damage; half the floor was pulled up- all dry now.

need someone to replace with new.


thanks for...
Forum: Help Wanted or Looking For Work 08-28-2017, 05:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 520
Posted By eastend
flooring contractor serving Rehoboth Beach DE

looking for a rec for a flooring contractor to install a new hardwood floor in our condo in RB.
there was a water leak- half the existing floor was pulled up to dry out the sub floor.

now looking...
Forum: Business 08-26-2017, 08:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,518
Posted By eastend
comparing the immediate response by answering a...

comparing the immediate response by answering a cellphone call from a client, vs retrieving voice mails, I prefer the cell phone.

sometimes in responding to voice mails, you start playing phone...
Forum: Business 08-16-2017, 04:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,927
Posted By eastend
In NY, UI can charge multiple employers,so if...

In NY, UI can charge multiple employers,so if someone work part time for one company, and part time for another, they can amass enough hours worked so that both employers will have their accounts...
Forum: Lead RRP Discussion 05-28-2017, 09:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,674
Posted By eastend
to the OP: unless you know for certain they...

to the OP:
unless you know for certain they are violating the RRP regs, how can you say anything??
Maybe they tested and found surfaces to be lead free;
maybe they are donating their services.
...
Forum: Farmer Brown Insurance Agency 05-07-2017, 07:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,189
Posted By eastend
my only point was that the OP stated it is...

my only point was that the OP stated it is imperative that the sub being doing different work.
if all other criteria are met( separate company with payroll, insurance, marketing, other projects...
Forum: Farmer Brown Insurance Agency 05-05-2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,189
Posted By eastend
so what if a painting company secures a very...

so what if a painting company secures a very large project, and wants to sub a part of it to another painting company?
In your explanation, this would not fly because they both do the same thing....
Forum: Lead RRP Discussion 05-05-2017, 07:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,149
Posted By eastend
the show actually features workers stripping...

the show actually features workers stripping paint from woodwork, using a heat gun or chemical stripping.
never any mention of lead paint, and no obvious compliance with RRP- no containment,...
Forum: Farmer Brown Insurance Agency 04-11-2017, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,979
Posted By eastend
I agree with you about the need for this type of...

I agree with you about the need for this type of insurance.

But perhaps you can explain to me why the premiums are based on payroll??

Is a higher paid worker more of a risk for injury than his...
Forum: Business 04-05-2017, 05:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,518
Posted By eastend
what I don't get is why workers comp bases their...

what I don't get is why workers comp bases their premiums on salary- but does not takes into account the possibly 3-4 weeks of paid time off for holidays, vacations, sick time etc.
During those...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 03-11-2017, 08:13 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,017
Posted By eastend
all good responses, but it could just as easily...

all good responses,
but it could just as easily be a phantom bid, which people will use as a negotiating tactic.
You cannot know the client is telling the truth unless you see the bid and how it...
Forum: Online Leads Services 03-06-2017, 08:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,772
Posted By eastend
text messages offering work

Lately I've been getting text messages from an unknown source asking me if I want a particular lead for a possible painting job.
Always coming from a different phone number, but the wording is the...
Forum: Lead RRP Discussion 10-17-2016, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,393
Posted By eastend
right on all points. further- it the homeowner...

right on all points.
further- it the homeowner wants to do the work themselves on the " lead contaminated" house he/she can do so with no regard to regulations.
And- if any work, even done by a...
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