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Forum: Drywall 08-07-2017, 11:46 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,410
Posted By kodie
I hope you don't think I've been sitting in front...

I hope you don't think I've been sitting in front of this computer doing nothing. :no: Out of courtesy and appreciation for others taking their time to post here, I've continued to respond. I've been...
Forum: Drywall 08-07-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,410
Posted By kodie
Thank you. I tried to be brutally honest here,...

Thank you. I tried to be brutally honest here, knowing full well I'd get my ass handed to me. And yeah, I've been told that too - even the GC seemed to expect we would walk away. That's not how I do...
Forum: Technology 08-05-2017, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10
Seo
Views: 1,376
Posted By kodie
Agreed. The only client I've had that didn't have...

Agreed. The only client I've had that didn't have at least some increased online search visibility by the 3rd mo. was a newbie real estate agent in a highly competitive suburb of a major metro area,...
Forum: Drywall 08-05-2017, 02:20 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,410
Posted By kodie
Thank you. GC supplied the boards, tear away bead...

Thank you. GC supplied the boards, tear away bead and insulation. We supplied all other materials, hung, added the insulation, and finish (such as it is). Also hung & finished ~2 ft 'angled' walls in...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 08-05-2017, 10:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,610
Posted By kodie
Have you tried BRAG? Even attending as a guest...

Have you tried BRAG? Even attending as a guest over the years, I've come away with a few good contacts to exchange referrals with from time to time.



Ditto what he said. Every time I talk to my...
Forum: Technology 08-05-2017, 01:46 AM
Replies: 10
Seo
Views: 1,376
Posted By kodie
I can't see why you would need $2500 level SEO...

I can't see why you would need $2500 level SEO services. For one thing, if your clients are all local to you -- like in your own city or nearby suburbs -- you actual only need Local SEO. ie; the...
Forum: Drywall 08-04-2017, 09:49 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,410
Posted By kodie
Dude, sorry, did my post imply that? Even though...

Dude, sorry, did my post imply that? Even though we have no desire to work with this GC in the future, we're not attempting to 'pass the buck and walk away', just figure out the best course of action...
Forum: Drywall 08-04-2017, 08:52 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,410
Posted By kodie
I appreciate you calling that out. I apologize,...

I appreciate you calling that out. I apologize, it was not my intention to mislead, I rushed through the sign up with the drywall job on my mind -- I will adjust that asap. I am the rookie of my...
Forum: Drywall 08-04-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,410
Posted By kodie
On the reg. sheet rocked walls, there are some...

On the reg. sheet rocked walls, there are some uneven areas as well but does not appear to be as extensive as the soundbrd walls.

For the record, we never claimed or implied we were L5 finishers...
Forum: Drywall 08-04-2017, 07:32 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,410
Posted By kodie
UPDATE: 2nd Visit - After this 2nd more thorough...

UPDATE: 2nd Visit - After this 2nd more thorough inspection, it is as you previously stated, most of the soundboard seams in the lrg conf rm, and some in the small conf rm, are not flush. The big...
Forum: Drywall 08-03-2017, 04:46 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,410
Posted By kodie
GC was not yet able to confirm if the painter...

GC was not yet able to confirm if the painter actually used a sealer. I'm assuming you are saying that with the situation today, we could (or the painter could) apply sealer now before a new topcoat...
Forum: Drywall 08-03-2017, 04:40 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,410
Posted By kodie
Yep, excellent advice and totally understood what...

Yep, excellent advice and totally understood what you were saying -- we attempted exactly that today while we were there.





Yeah I expected that response, lol, and do completely respect and...
Forum: Drywall 08-03-2017, 02:05 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,410
Posted By kodie
Thanks again for all the feedback; criticism we...

Thanks again for all the feedback; criticism we learn from as well.:thumbsup:

Yes, GC required vertical hung boards.
Yes, for what it's worth, the darker paint color with higher sheen on the...
Forum: Drywall 08-03-2017, 01:42 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,410
Posted By kodie
Thank you, Ernie - yes, we had fans and...

Thank you, Ernie - yes, we had fans and commercial air movers; no de-humidifier. This area is part of an existing office so A/C was running most of the time. We did not rush spackle drying time;...
Forum: Drywall 08-03-2017, 01:38 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,410
Posted By kodie
Yep. And we already got paid ;-)

Yep. And we already got paid ;-)
Forum: Drywall 08-02-2017, 07:49 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,410
Posted By kodie
I checked out the videos, thank you for the link....

I checked out the videos, thank you for the link. 'Bubbled' came from the GC but I agree with you that it not have actually 'lifted'. We'll find out the situation tomorrow and come back here with...
Forum: Drywall 08-02-2017, 07:12 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,410
Posted By kodie
Appreciate all of your comments. Suggestions for...

Appreciate all of your comments. Suggestions for correction at this point?
Forum: Drywall 08-02-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,410
Posted By kodie
hdavis - apparently some regular boards also, but...

hdavis - apparently some regular boards also, but will see at tomorrow's visit
Forum: Drywall 08-02-2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,410
Posted By kodie
No offense taken, always open to education and...

No offense taken, always open to education and what you evaluate as 'sloppy'. Correct, the GC/painter inspected before paint applied, but also knowledgeable based on their own experience and would...
Forum: Drywall 08-02-2017, 06:50 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,410
Posted By kodie
hdavis - apparently some regular boards also, but...

hdavis - apparently some regular boards also, but will see at tomorrow's visit
Forum: Drywall 08-02-2017, 04:59 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,410
Posted By kodie
Help! - why seams bubbled 3+ weeks after finish?

Here are before and after pictures, 4 weeks later. Really at a loss here - got a text from GC today saying 'disaster' w/ the attached finished room picture.

Short of it: What went wrong? How...
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