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Forum: Painting & Finish Work 07-25-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 442
Posted By dan_s
Like a torch for sweating pipes or like the...

Like a torch for sweating pipes or like the bigger ones for roofing and propane tank


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Forum: Painting & Finish Work 07-25-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 442
Posted By dan_s
Ivy removal

I've read something here or painttalk a few weeks ago when putting my bid together, but now can't seem to find the thread I'm looking for.



Gotta prep a house next week to paint. Its a 2.5...
Forum: Vehicles 06-27-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,650
Posted By dan_s
Finally got a van

Seemed like I got super busy with work and life and my vehicle search was pushed to the side. Found a great deal on a 2018 Transit 250 HiRoof and signed a purchase order for my new work van on May...
Forum: Vehicles 12-27-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,650
Posted By dan_s
Haven't checked on this thread in a few days but...

Haven't checked on this thread in a few days but wanted to say thanks for all the comments from everyone on their experiences and the back and forth convos. It really has put me at ease with pulling...
Forum: Vehicles 12-11-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,650
Posted By dan_s
I don't tow but 3 or 4 times a year and will...

I don't tow but 3 or 4 times a year and will still have a truck to use when needed. I'll give them a test drive. Have you had any major issues with the Promaster since owning.
Forum: Vehicles 12-11-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,650
Posted By dan_s
Golden View. I'll check out the forum. Have you...

Golden View. I'll check out the forum. Have you had any major issues with the transit since owning it?
Forum: Vehicles 12-10-2018, 10:35 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,650
Posted By dan_s
Any major issues with the Ford Transit 250/350

I posted a topic a few months back to address needing to change my vehicle situation,

https://www.contractortalk.com/f41/those-you-who-work-alone-394665/

I have now decided to get a van instead...
Forum: Vehicles 04-23-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,469
Posted By dan_s
I've recently sworn off driving help to the job...

I've recently sworn off driving help to the job sites, it gets old waking up 45mins earlier than needed to pick up someone who can't manage to keep a car. Do you guys build your own storage shelving...
Forum: Vehicles 04-23-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,469
Posted By dan_s
Thanks

Thank you for all the replies, great points to ponder that will help me not overlook details that I might have missed. I want to keep my truck and liked the idea of a trailer, but seems that everyone...
Forum: Vehicles 04-22-2018, 05:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,469
Posted By dan_s
I think my wife will kill me if I take up our 2+...

I think my wife will kill me if I take up our 2+ car garage with all my tools and the driveway with multiple vehicles. The problem with parking them would definitely be a concern, but I donít have a...
Forum: Vehicles 04-21-2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,469
Posted By dan_s
For those of you who work alone

Sorry if this is hard to read, but can’t post from my computer so I am typing this on the phone. I work mostly by myself, and will sub out jobs when they are too big/timeline is a factor. I mostly...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 12-13-2015, 12:01 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,662
Posted By dan_s
I am not worried about the reaction with the...

I am not worried about the reaction with the pressure treated, my concern is "hot-dipped" on cedar. Im getting conflicting opinions from reading and talking to people. I will search out stainless...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 12-12-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,662
Posted By dan_s
Thanks for all the replies, learned a lot from...

Thanks for all the replies, learned a lot from reading the posts from everyone going back and forth. That what is great about this site.

Set the PT post with gravel and mixed crete, it just felt...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 11-30-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,662
Posted By dan_s
Thanks for the replies, We are 30'' frost...

Thanks for the replies,

We are 30'' frost line here, sounds like PT is the way to go so I will do that. Also sounds like cedar rails are not worth the extra coin and just do 3 rails in PT. And...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 11-30-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,662
Posted By dan_s
Thanks for the reply's. Any specific kind of...

Thanks for the reply's.
Any specific kind of rock for the bottom of hole, or just use that 3/4'' gravel stuff that comes in bags. I guess I'll go with PT for the ease and price, won't hurt to call...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 11-29-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,662
Posted By dan_s
Help clear up confusion on all the opinions

Full disclosure, when I am doing a deck or fence I am usually staining or painting it with a few minor repairs as needed. We moved into a new house and need to keep the animal and kids in the yard....
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 02-15-2013, 12:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,140
Posted By dan_s
Very true

Very true
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 02-15-2013, 12:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,245
Posted By dan_s
We do mostly two, body and trim. Some want the...

We do mostly two, body and trim. Some want the third accent color for shutters or doors.

Did a barn that had four colors that we painted and stained and poly wood in other spots.
Was a PITA with...
Forum: Tiling 02-14-2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,948
Posted By dan_s
Talked to them today and the wife (decision...

Talked to them today and the wife (decision maker) said she just wants patches done. Might have over thought the entire job/or she didnt like the price for grout tear out and redo.

So the entry...
Forum: Tiling 02-13-2013, 11:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,948
Posted By dan_s
Questions on a sketchy job

Looked at a job for a couple that we have done work for before at her old house. She just bought a house and is remodeling it before her move in and wants our company to do some work. Mostly painting...
Forum: Tiling 03-29-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,794
Posted By dan_s
$15 for a year and half of service, got your...

$15 for a year and half of service, got your money's worth :thumbsup:
Forum: Tiling 03-08-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,616
Posted By dan_s
Thanks Greg, ill give them a call, have to look...

Thanks Greg, ill give them a call, have to look at it before I decide to sub out or give it a try. I have used the walk behind models before, never this large. Figure I will take up some tiles at the...
Forum: Tiling 03-08-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,616
Posted By dan_s
Demo recommendation

Putting a bid in for a GC for demo and removal of 4400 sq feet of tile. It is 18'' on concrete. Just saw the blueprints and haven't looked at it in person yet. Won't come up with the final bid until...
Forum: Tiling 01-30-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 25,809
Posted By dan_s
I was thinking of putting a half inch of plywood...

I was thinking of putting a half inch of plywood over the shower area for just some added strength. The preferred method that I have tiled on is a mud pan, but like I said I do not know how yet. This...
Forum: Tiling 01-30-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 25,809
Posted By dan_s
I ask myself, then I asked this forum....

I ask myself, then I asked this forum. :confused1:
Other tile setters I know around here have never used the kerdi/preformed tray, and most doubt it. I only doubt the whole non-mod/mod arguement. I...
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