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Forum: General Discussion 11-22-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 332
Posted By BLI
I worked on a job where the owners of the company...

I worked on a job where the owners of the company were getting a three million dollar bonus if the job was done by the deadline. There was 60-80 guys working on that place toward the end.
Forum: General Discussion 09-16-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 274
Posted By BLI
Darn, I’ll be in Florida those dates but I will...

Darn, I’ll be in Florida those dates but I will look into that one for the future
Forum: General Discussion 09-16-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 274
Posted By BLI
Trade shows

Can anyone recommend some good trade shows? I see there is one going on right now in Vegas called NECA19. Looks like a good one. Seems like every major tool company is there with nice displays. I’m...
Forum: General Discussion 06-05-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,509
Posted By BLI
Does everyone else’s levels somehow get knocked...

Does everyone else’s levels somehow get knocked over or just seem to fall to the ground no matter where you put them? Even if you put it in a corner 25 feet from where your working....somehow you...
Forum: Business 04-27-2019, 11:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,396
Posted By BLI
The guy I used to work for said everyone had to...

The guy I used to work for said everyone had to have their own pouch, with hammer pry bar utility knife....the basic hand tools. A drill/ impact driver. A two foot level, a 50’ extension cord and a...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 04-16-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 451
Posted By BLI
That’s what I’m thinking, hopefully some isolated...

That’s what I’m thinking, hopefully some isolated spots that were dusty when originally primed/painted
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 04-16-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 451
Posted By BLI
Checked it today it’s the paint coming off the...

Checked it today it’s the paint coming off the drywall. The paper is fine. I removed the bubbles and re spackled the areas. So far when painting the walls I’m not having an issue.
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 04-15-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 451
Posted By BLI
If it is the paper I’ll try that thanks

If it is the paper I’ll try that thanks
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 04-15-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 451
Posted By BLI
It could also be the drywall paper separating and...

It could also be the drywall paper separating and bubbling, I didn’t mess with it today figured I’d let it all dry out.
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 04-15-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 451
Posted By BLI
I guess I’ll try painting one wall and see what...

I guess I’ll try painting one wall and see what happens first
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 04-15-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 451
Posted By BLI
Paint bubbling up

I had this happen on a small scale once. I painted over an already painted wall. A small area about 3x4” bubbled up, the old paint that was on the wall separated from the drywall and made a bubble. I...
Forum: Business 04-08-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 824
Posted By BLI
Had a guy keep asking for a ballpark price on...

Had a guy keep asking for a ballpark price on installing two doors. Told him I don’t do that I’m 10 minutes away I’ll come look at it. He persisted so I him $1,000 a door plus materials. Never heard...
Forum: General Discussion 03-30-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 550
Posted By BLI
Anyone cutdown a metal exterior door?

Doing an estimate on moving the location of a front entry door and installing a new one. They currently have a wood door that’s cut down, this is an old bunglow type house and does not have a full...
Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By BLI
Did a lot of sound proofing in mansions in the...

Did a lot of sound proofing in mansions in the Hamptons. We would use Roxul safe and sound inside the walls. Then 1/2" plywood, then a rubber product we called LV-1. I can't find this product though...
Forum: General Discussion 01-19-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 960
Posted By BLI
I may have only seen a box out once, maybe twice.

I may have only seen a box out once, maybe twice.
Forum: General Discussion 01-19-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 960
Posted By BLI
Yes drywall in that area, the trap doesn’t come...

Yes drywall in that area, the trap doesn’t come down below the joist.

The pipe for the trap comes down right where the joist would have been. They could have done something other than removing...
Forum: General Discussion 01-19-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 960
Posted By BLI
This bathroom was done 3-4 years ago. My buddy’s...

This bathroom was done 3-4 years ago. My buddy’s wife is real cheap, nice but cheap. I’m sure that bathroom was done by the cheapest hack she could find and I’m willing to bet he wasn’t a licensed...
Forum: General Discussion 01-17-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 960
Posted By BLI
Yes I did

Yes I did
Forum: General Discussion 01-17-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 960
Posted By BLI
“Can you fix this”

I’m doing some drywall in a friends basement and he says “can you fix this, my bathroom floor is starting to sag upstairs”? They had their bathroom redone and for some reason the plumber thought it...
Forum: General Discussion 01-15-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,507
Posted By BLI
Got mine today👍 Can’t wait to put it to...

Got mine today👍 Can’t wait to put it to use!
Forum: General Discussion 12-11-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,507
Posted By BLI
General contractor, lots of handyman type...

General contractor, lots of handyman type repairs. I would have many different uses for this.
Forum: General Discussion 10-02-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,191
Posted By BLI
If you need materials delivered around here from...

If you need materials delivered around here from depot your screwed. They have one truck that covers 11 stores. Usually it’s 3-4 days. If your lucky you’ll get it in two days. They charge $85. And if...
Forum: General Discussion 10-02-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,147
Posted By BLI
I’m still very new to owning my own business and...

I’m still very new to owning my own business and I am by no means an expert on this. You have to cover yourself thru the whole job. This is is example of how I ran a job recently. Basement renovation...
Forum: General Discussion 07-10-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,926
Posted By BLI
Like after you finish and entire basement and the...

Like after you finish and entire basement and the carpet guys come in and scuff all the walls? Or the furniture delivery guy actually pulls corner bead off a wall trying to jam a green size box...
Forum: Vehicles 06-03-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,887
Posted By BLI
Finally got my 7x14 trailer set up

I finally had some time to set up my trailer. I spent a lot of time trying to figure out what size I needed. I wanted a 7x12 but they aren’t available in my area. So it was either 6x12 or 7x14. This...
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