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Forum: General Discussion 08-21-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,656
Posted By Live_oak
"Dear Homeowner. I'd love to help you with your...

"Dear Homeowner. I'd love to help you with your project! As I have done bathroom remodels from 3K to 30K, we need to narrow down some parameters to help me to help you. Are you merely think of a...
Forum: General Discussion 08-21-2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,656
Posted By jar546
I'll interpret that for you. "We know what...

I'll interpret that for you.

"We know what we want and don't want to spend a lot of money so we want you to give us a price so low that you will not make any money on the job"
Forum: Masonry 08-20-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,394
Posted By chew
What this means is you did not bid it high...

What this means is you did not bid it high enough.

We do crap like this all the time. They are never happy unless you cut money from your bill.

We found the easiest way to match existing color...
Forum: Masonry 08-19-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,394
Posted By Tscarborough
I am a firm believer in specifications when they...

I am a firm believer in specifications when they are correct and apply to the work, but the specification for this is real simple:

Match existing mortar and workmanship.

16"x8'?! how many...
Forum: Masonry 08-19-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,394
Posted By Morning Wood
A sit down sounds good. I always like to sit...

A sit down sounds good. I always like to sit down with someone before I tell them to go f themselves.
Forum: Masonry 08-19-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,394
Posted By heavyc
Over kill don't touch it. You just have to walk...

Over kill don't touch it. You just have to walk away sometimes. My truck keys would have been jingling after reading that spec sheet. Unless this is a covert Government job. LOL just my 02
Forum: Masonry 08-19-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,394
Posted By Bearded Wonder
Small repair on what??? The Sistine Chapel?...

Small repair on what??? The Sistine Chapel? Geez...
Forum: Masonry 08-19-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,394
Posted By NYCB
Better charge double.

Better charge double.
Forum: General Discussion 08-14-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,881
Posted By CO762
Then they also should be practical for first...

Then they also should be practical for first floor ceilings, second floor, third, etc. just like an office building,which is what it looks like. Throw in some cubicles and is plug and play access...
Forum: General Discussion 07-29-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,112
Posted By BSmitty
Thanks. I'm meeting with a lawyer tomorrow and...

Thanks. I'm meeting with a lawyer tomorrow and filing a police report.
Forum: General Discussion 01-22-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 86,282
Posted By CarpenterSFO
... when your 12-year old cuts his thumb and asks...

... when your 12-year old cuts his thumb and asks for the keys to the truck to get the 1st aid kit.
Forum: General Discussion 01-22-2013, 04:50 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 86,282
Posted By emmetnee
YKYACW you spend most of the Christmas holidays...

YKYACW you spend most of the Christmas holidays in the garage repairing and doing maintenance on tools, compressors, generators in order to have everything working perfectly for when you go back...
Forum: General Discussion 01-21-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 86,282
Posted By Tylerwalker32
Ykyacw you pick up another circular saw just...

Ykyacw you pick up another circular saw just because its half off 120 down to 60 and still brand new. even though you know you have 4 more back at the house. Just couldn't walk away
Forum: General Discussion 01-18-2013, 11:24 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 86,282
Posted By Dirtywhiteboy
When you get home in time to see the 6:00 news...

When you get home in time to see the 6:00 news and think you're home early:blink:
Forum: General Discussion 01-11-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 86,282
Posted By Rich D.
You know your a contractor when you go out...

You know your a contractor when you go out shopping with the wife/gf and while there looking at clothes and stuff to buy, your head is starring at the ceiling, floor & walls checking out the work.
...
Forum: General Discussion 01-11-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 86,282
Posted By mastersplinter
when you will buy a used truck based solely on...

when you will buy a used truck based solely on the utility cap/ ladder rack package and not give a damn about the interior.
Forum: General Discussion 01-11-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 86,282
Posted By CScalf
if you collected all of your accounts receivable...

if you collected all of your accounts receivable on the same day it would feel as though you won the lotto
Forum: General Discussion 01-11-2013, 12:12 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 86,282
Posted By jlsconstruction
When youre still in ct 4 hours before you have to...

When youre still in ct 4 hours before you have to get up
Forum: General Discussion 01-10-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 86,282
Posted By oktex56
You know you are a contractor when someone shows...

You know you are a contractor when someone shows you a scar and your reply is um...let me show you a real scar...(you have to do a quick inventory in your mind as which is the best one to show them.)...
Forum: General Discussion 01-10-2013, 10:47 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 86,282
Posted By jgar
when your hands contain more real wood than a...

when your hands contain more real wood than a wallmart entertainment center.
Forum: Carpentry 07-18-2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 52,542
Posted By katoman
I used to do the work of three men. Now I'm down...

I used to do the work of three men. Now I'm down to only two.....:whistling

One of my favorite sayings is " an average man would be dead by now " :laughing:
Forum: General Discussion 01-16-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 86,282
Posted By J L
When you're at church on Sunday morning and...

When you're at church on Sunday morning and you're thinking about work don't have a scratch pad so you start writing job notes on your hand
Forum: General Discussion 01-13-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 86,282
Posted By tritonv8
....Out of all your friends your the only one who...

....Out of all your friends your the only one who isn't clean shaven

....Any restaurant without a dollar menu is a treat

....You chuckle at people whose boots look new
Forum: General Discussion 01-05-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 86,282
Posted By Evan1968
When your wife proceeds to tell you she is so...

When your wife proceeds to tell you she is so sick and tired of all the projects at the house that are either not started or half finished that she is going to call someone to do them and you ask her...
Forum: General Discussion 12-14-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 86,282
Posted By StuartW
When subs become more work than your children

When subs become more work than your children
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