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Forum: Roofing 02-14-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 16,170
Posted By Shawn Prentice
I used them a while back on a customers home and...

I used them a while back on a customers home and they got a 10% discount on their HO insurance due to the hail rating.
Forum: Tiling 02-14-2012, 10:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 18,137
Posted By Shawn Prentice
Not as flexible as silicone. I've been back to...

Not as flexible as silicone. I've been back to most of the homes I've done tile work in and almost every time I've used sanded/unsanded latex it has cracked from movement. I won't use anything but...
Forum: Business 01-31-2012, 12:10 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 16,577
Posted By Shawn Prentice
When, if, your customer pays you. You've made...

When, if, your customer pays you. You've made that quite clear over the last 10 pages :thumbsup:
Forum: Business 01-30-2012, 11:09 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 16,577
Posted By Shawn Prentice
If you really believe everything you wrote, then...

If you really believe everything you wrote, then you wouldn't need to have a clause like that since you "always get paid" which means you would always have money to pay your subs, now wouldn't you? ...
Forum: Business 01-30-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 16,577
Posted By Shawn Prentice
You lost me. Your trade says "residential...

You lost me. Your trade says "residential general contractor" and your job title in your profile says "owner", but you don't have a business?
Forum: Business 01-22-2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,998
Posted By Shawn Prentice
I see your point. I understand you want the...

I see your point. I understand you want the customer to know that he contracted you to do the job and that you want to make sure any issues are resolved to his satisfaction. And you should tell him...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-22-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,475
Posted By Shawn Prentice
"In the United States from 1995 through 2009, an...

"In the United States from 1995 through 2009, an average of two people per year have died of rabies associated with bats."

There must of been two people with open foot sores each year catching...
Forum: Carpentry 01-18-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,010
Posted By Shawn Prentice
I don't see where you're getting that from. He...

I don't see where you're getting that from. He is going to use or has used a suggested solution.

The point of this thread and many others on this forum is to engage in intelligent discussion and...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-17-2012, 11:25 PM
Replies: 1,105
Views: 65,304
Posted By Shawn Prentice
Tonight's beer...

Tonight's beer...
Forum: Lead RRP Discussion 01-16-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,796
Posted By Shawn Prentice
As long as they, the owner, understands what that...

As long as they, the owner, understands what that liability could likely be before signing a binding contract. The fact of the matter is that many people don't read every single word on a contract...
Forum: General Discussion 01-16-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,212
Posted By Shawn Prentice
The only one I haven't been screwed by has been a...

The only one I haven't been screwed by has been a family friend for 37 years.
Forum: Tiling 01-14-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,826
Posted By Shawn Prentice
http://www.tileusa.com/Articles/Reinforcing_Jones0...

http://www.tileusa.com/Articles/Reinforcing_Jones06.pdf
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-12-2012, 11:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,032
Posted By Shawn Prentice
I would have said split it, but your post 7...

I would have said split it, but your post 7 changes the narrative a bit. I'd now say, "We'll split the money, but since you owe me $500 you now owe me $400."

Don't ever lend more than you're...
Forum: Drywall 01-11-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 94,099
Posted By Shawn Prentice
Although, it's not easier to work with for...

Although, it's not easier to work with for corners, it can be used, but you must use hot mud.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-04-2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,550
Posted By Shawn Prentice
I disagree. Two men breaking into her home, one...

I disagree. Two men breaking into her home, one armed with a 12" hunting knife. She could have easily been raped, then killed and possibly her baby killed or taken. Anyone breaking into your or...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-04-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,550
Posted By Shawn Prentice
OK has one of the best Castle Doctrine and 'stand...

OK has one of the best Castle Doctrine and 'stand your ground' laws, so she should be just fine.
Forum: Lead RRP Discussion 12-30-2011, 06:51 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,507
Posted By Shawn Prentice
Check out the link in my post #11 from the EPA. ...

Check out the link in my post #11 from the EPA. One is not disturbing more than 6 SF removing the bolts that hold everything together which wouldn't fall under RRP. You can also remove interior...
Forum: Lead RRP Discussion 12-30-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,507
Posted By Shawn Prentice
Gary, the opt-out rule you speak of was...

Gary, the opt-out rule you speak of was eliminated in, I believe, July of 2010.
Forum: Lead RRP Discussion 12-30-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,507
Posted By Shawn Prentice
The liability is likely less post-RRP since...

The liability is likely less post-RRP since precautions are now being taken, whereas pre-RRP many did nothing to prevent lead contamination. I've yet to hear of a compliant contractor being sued...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 04-11-2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,554
Posted By Shawn Prentice
That doesn't sound lame, but rather smart, IMO!

That doesn't sound lame, but rather smart, IMO!
Forum: Marketing & Sales 04-04-2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 88,482
Posted By Shawn Prentice
There are states that don't require contractor...

There are states that don't require contractor licensing. In Nebraska, trades such as electrical, plumbing, HVAC, hazardous abatement, etc., need to be licensed. Carpenters, GCs, roofers, etc. don't....
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 03-23-2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,520
Posted By Shawn Prentice
Spencer, I've got some pictures, a tutorial...

Spencer,

I've got some pictures, a tutorial if you will, on installing that trim I made for a guy at JLC who had never done it before. PM me and I'll send them to you.

And you are correct,...
Forum: Remodeling 02-04-2011, 10:43 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 59,303
Posted By Shawn Prentice
I measure so I know how much tile is needed. Then...

I measure so I know how much tile is needed. Then based on site conditions, difficulty of the job, etc., I estimate how long it will take, like many here have said. I could then turn that into a...
Forum: Remodeling 02-01-2011, 07:11 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 59,303
Posted By Shawn Prentice
Forget the square foot pricing! And, there is no...

Forget the square foot pricing! And, there is no "national average." How much tile you set in a day is not the same as someone else, especially someone with more experience. You need to start time...
Forum: Tiling 02-01-2011, 05:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 15,169
Posted By Shawn Prentice
And you'll save money, i.e. less hydroban.

And you'll save money, i.e. less hydroban.
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