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Forum: Decks & Fencing 01-10-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 18,590
Posted By eastcoastjoe
Very impressive Mike! As bad as your fall was,...

Very impressive Mike! As bad as your fall was, this will be a huge advertisement for your company. "The guy fell and broke a hip and still did a fantastic job".

I'm sure you will take care of...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-09-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 35,621
Posted By eastcoastjoe
Same, I've turned down checks and then had to...

Same, I've turned down checks and then had to wait almost a month for the bill to get paid. It's amazing how forgetful people are when the job is done. In the middle of the job at 9 p.m. that memory...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 01-08-2020, 05:34 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 19,042
Posted By eastcoastjoe
Just got the back pack vacuum, the guys really...

Just got the back pack vacuum, the guys really like it. Got the right angle impact, just haven't used it yet.

One of the guys got me the sub compact sawzall, it's fits between stud bays.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 01-04-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,361
Posted By eastcoastjoe
Sometimes??? I'm pretty sure he's a out of work...

Sometimes??? I'm pretty sure he's a out of work writer.
Forum: Business 01-03-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 836
Posted By eastcoastjoe
I have a hybrid method that works well for us....

I have a hybrid method that works well for us. Cabs, tops and appliances selected and ordered before we start. After that I give them dates I need selections. We're doing demo, they are looking at...
Forum: Framing 12-23-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 667
Posted By eastcoastjoe
Yes, Hilti p.t. block to foundation to secure...

Yes, Hilti p.t. block to foundation to secure framing. Add a 2x or two if needed depending how far off foundation wall.
Forum: Vehicles 12-18-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 984
Posted By eastcoastjoe
If you have the $$$ the composite is much...

If you have the $$$ the composite is much quieter. I had a transit connect that came with shelving I swapped out. I found new stuff on craigslist the worked better. Very simple to install the stuff,...
Forum: Business 12-17-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,666
Posted By eastcoastjoe
Congrats man! Most people I know that took a job...

Congrats man! Most people I know that took a job love leaving work at work. I give it 6 months before you love the job or lose your mind. Hard to stay patient when you can do it faster than explain...
Forum: Framing 12-14-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 290
Posted By eastcoastjoe
I can almost guarantee the wall was not on the...

I can almost guarantee the wall was not on the line when they sheathed it. Get out the sledge and hope they didn't nail the bejesus out of it.
Forum: Business 12-11-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,131
Posted By eastcoastjoe
I actually just met a client today to sign a big...

I actually just met a client today to sign a big job. Have been working with her for 11 months on this. 2 years is odd, but does happen in construction.

I'm with Jaws, anytime I take on a rush job...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 11-22-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2,911
Views: 96,789
Posted By eastcoastjoe
Hey man, you tried! Still a bigger deal to work...

Hey man, you tried! Still a bigger deal to work with dad than either of us will ever realize.
Forum: General Discussion 11-22-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 905
Posted By eastcoastjoe
[QUOTE=hdavis;7657885]I believe that's very...

[QUOTE=hdavis;7657885]I believe that's very different from what we're talking about here. I had an old lady telling me how to do exterior paint prep.

Not really, had an expert give their opinion...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 11-22-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 18,590
Posted By eastcoastjoe
Damn! Leaks happen to the best of us. I was...

Damn! Leaks happen to the best of us. I was looking at the pics and thinking, that would keep me up at night the first few rain storms.

At least you didn't use the HIDFast system, that would have...
Forum: General Discussion 11-22-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 905
Posted By eastcoastjoe
Just had one go the other way. Friend "If your...

Just had one go the other way. Friend "If your moving the half bath, why not add a shower in case the stairs become too much later on?"

Just sold a curb less shower with lineal drain.

Some of...
Forum: Framing 11-14-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,352
Posted By eastcoastjoe
I used homosote on both sides of a 2x4 wall...

I used homosote on both sides of a 2x4 wall separating bedrooms in my house. I also sealed around penetrations and outlets. I can have my computer at 3/4 volume and hear absolutely nothing in the...
Forum: Business 11-11-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 436
Posted By eastcoastjoe
Yes, I would say to keep the WC policy. In MA if...

Yes, I would say to keep the WC policy. In MA if you have no payroll and insured subs it's $500 - $600 a year. You need to get GL & WC certs from all subs before starting any work. Also, make sure...
Forum: Business 11-10-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,666
Posted By eastcoastjoe
I've been there before. I find that a clear...

I've been there before. I find that a clear payment schedule takes most of that away. Amazing how fast the check book comes out when you tell em' your going to another job until funds are available....
Forum: Roofing 10-18-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 391
Posted By eastcoastjoe
Do you mean sub it to a licensed and insured...

Do you mean sub it to a licensed and insured roofer or have employee's as 1099? Do not go down the 1099 path, recipe for disaster and not legal. Your insurance co. will drop you as soon as a claim is...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 10-18-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,321
Posted By eastcoastjoe
How's the car?

How's the car?
Forum: Kitchens & Baths 10-17-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,202
Posted By eastcoastjoe
Veneer failure, door hardware failure from...

Veneer failure, door hardware failure from pulling out, boxes sagging & separating, doors sagging and out of square ect. I've seen a couple that the fasteners from the appliance install eventually...
Forum: Kitchens & Baths 10-17-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,202
Posted By eastcoastjoe
I've seen a lot of veneer uppers fail in less...

I've seen a lot of veneer uppers fail in less than 5-6 years. I don't know much about the furniture board as the price is comparable to all plywood boxes.

I agree about the plywood, I cannot find...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 10-17-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 18,590
Posted By eastcoastjoe
That's a tough call, I'd probably go the same...

That's a tough call, I'd probably go the same route. I assume the rainescapes is pretty expensive?
Forum: Kitchens & Baths 10-17-2019, 06:24 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,202
Posted By eastcoastjoe
Completely agree, we've been building more and...

Completely agree, we've been building more and more on site. Most still seem to want the factory finish around here.
Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,965
Posted By eastcoastjoe
That's definitely a 2 man job. I'd be happy 1 guy...

That's definitely a 2 man job. I'd be happy 1 guy got it done in a day.
Forum: General Discussion 09-27-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 443
Posted By eastcoastjoe
Yes, my demo guy would charge $350 for that.

Yes, my demo guy would charge $350 for that.
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