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Forum: General Discussion 03-04-2016, 05:14 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 15,105
Posted By klintala
This is correct. Edit: Refering to the part...

This is correct.
Edit: Refering to the part about subs not needing a license. From my understanding someone in the chain needs to have it, wether the GC or the sub. I can't speak for mechanicals...
Forum: Contractor Licensing 03-04-2016, 01:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,943
Posted By klintala
They'll have a set of plans for you there. I...

They'll have a set of plans for you there. I forgot all about that. That probably took me the most time out of everything. They'll ask you questions about how many smoke detectors are on a floor,...
Forum: Contractor Licensing 03-03-2016, 10:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,943
Posted By klintala
I just read my notes over and over again until I...

I just read my notes over and over again until I could remember what numbers were what. I heard somewhere, when in doubt guess 30 days. I wouldn't go off that though. All of the business related...
Forum: Framing 02-28-2016, 10:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,076
Posted By klintala
I believe both parts of the structure in question...

I believe both parts of the structure in question are new, and he wants to use a T1 11 type siding so no subtrate.

My understanding is he's asking if it would make since to put some t1 11 on...
Forum: Framing 02-28-2016, 09:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,076
Posted By klintala
My guess would be in new construction to notch. ...

My guess would be in new construction to notch.
Frame, side, trim.
I can see the advantage of siding first, but then all you'd really end up doing is shim out your garage framing. There would be no...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 02-28-2016, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 919
Posted By klintala
I dont have the answer to your question but if...

I dont have the answer to your question but if you are wondering if you are covered to do decks the answer is most likely yes. You can call your insurance agent and ask to double check.

I'd...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-28-2016, 10:28 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,689
Posted By klintala
I think iphones and ipods ask for 1.0 amps. So...

I think iphones and ipods ask for 1.0 amps. So any USB charging port should be able to keep up with an ipod.
Ipads, however, are 2.1 so trying to charge them on 1.0 amps will take a bit of time.
Forum: Business 02-27-2016, 08:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,147
Posted By klintala
I've been debating on starting a thread about...

I've been debating on starting a thread about this, but it'd probably be a rant more than a beneficial discussion so I've been putting it off.
I'm younger so part of me assumes my opinion is bias. ...
Forum: Drywall 02-27-2016, 07:30 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,046
Posted By klintala
That was my initial thought, but the IRC says...

That was my initial thought, but the IRC says you still need screws 24"o.c. so you're only saving 1 screw per stud.. If you follow them.

I've heard of people screwing the perimeter and only using...
Forum: Drywall 02-27-2016, 01:57 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,046
Posted By klintala
Best Practices for Hanging Drywall

What do you believe is the best way to hang drywall?

I've heard a lot of mixed things.

I was taught to glue and screw 16" o.c. (for walls)

Recently we had a basement remodel where almost...
Forum: Business 02-27-2016, 11:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,301
Posted By klintala
What are her "BS reasons"? If she let you...

What are her "BS reasons"?

If she let you know in advance I don't see any issues. My only concern would be with scheduling. If I scheduled 2 days to finish and she flaked then I'd have to shift...
Forum: General Discussion 02-22-2016, 12:22 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,929
Posted By klintala
Work every weekend. I'm young, no kids.. Wife...

Work every weekend. I'm young, no kids.. Wife wants to take a vacation so we'll take a couple weekends off for that. One of the guys likes football and nascar so we'll usually end early on Sunday.
Forum: Drywall 12-20-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,563
Posted By klintala
Posted this in the Drywall forum.. Probably...

Posted this in the Drywall forum.. Probably should've been more specific in the title.

I'll have to experiment with some coarser grits. We usually sub out bigger projects, but do all the smaller...
Forum: Drywall 12-11-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,563
Posted By klintala
Sandpaper Grit for Final Coat

What grit/brand/style do you guys typically use on your final coat?
I usually have luck with 220, but last job I tried a new brand and it ended up being way too smooth.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 11-26-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,055
Posted By klintala
I believe they had the same deal last year. It's...

I believe they had the same deal last year. It's been going on for a few weeks now and will probably continue through Christmas.

About 2 weeks ago I picked up the Milwaukee Fuel kit and got the...
Forum: General Discussion 11-03-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,039
Posted By klintala
If I remember correctly, here in Michigan it's...

If I remember correctly, here in Michigan it's illegal to compensate(directly) for referrals.
However, like everyone else has been saying, the benefits come in other ways. Once you build a...
Forum: Business 10-31-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,524
Posted By klintala
Just the first portion of my post was directed...

Just the first portion of my post was directed towards you, that there are rare cases where people will be working for themselves bringing in less than what you would expect from someone doing it...
Forum: Business 10-31-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,524
Posted By klintala
I work for myself on the side and carry my own...

I work for myself on the side and carry my own insurance. I make a bit more than 3k a month, but I can see where someone starting out, trying to do things legal and to the books can be in a similar...
Forum: Vehicles 10-18-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,378
Posted By klintala
Thanks for all the help. I ran a true ground...

Thanks for all the help. I ran a true ground around the trailer and tapped in where I needed. Everything works great. Now for some interior lights and possibly reverse lights.
Forum: Vehicles 10-16-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,378
Posted By klintala
Thanks. I'll do some more digging and see what I...

Thanks. I'll do some more digging and see what I can find.
Forum: Vehicles 10-16-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,378
Posted By klintala
Trailer Lighting Issues

I have ran into an issue that is new to me.

The right brake light on my trailer is acting up.

1) Truck lights off - trailer brake light works fine
2) Truck lights on - trailer brake light goes...
Forum: Masonry 10-04-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,558
Posted By klintala
The trench is maybe mid thigh high at the deepest...

The trench is maybe mid thigh high at the deepest point. We shoveled it, so our pile might be making the trench appear deeper than it is.

Hydrostatic. Bludge started right around the area we...
Forum: Masonry 10-04-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,558
Posted By klintala
Crumbled Mortar/Heaved Wall

Opened up this fun little project this weekend. Has anyone ever seen mortar this bad to this extent.

Edit: The hole in the first picture is where the wall started to cave in.
The shovel over the...
Forum: Drywall 09-29-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,946
Posted By klintala
Move to central MI and you'll get plenty of work...

Move to central MI and you'll get plenty of work on your own.
Forum: General Discussion 08-17-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,480
Posted By klintala
Protection Durability Comfort In that...

Protection
Durability
Comfort

In that order
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