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Forum: Framing 10-25-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,766
Posted By mstrat
Yup, we make sure the walls are on top of 2 floor...

Yup, we make sure the walls are on top of 2 floor joists 3 1/2" apart for mechanicals...may be old school & overkill now, but we've never had a problem with them either. Enjoy when our normal...
Forum: Framing 10-21-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,766
Posted By mikecocozza
We've been asked once before to add blocking in...

We've been asked once before to add blocking in between floor trusses (3 1/2" wide) for walls running parallel to trusses on a job. Seemed like a waste of time and material to me. Haven't been...
Forum: Insulation 08-24-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,185
Posted By tgeb
I did not mean to imply that you did not have the...

I did not mean to imply that you did not have the skills. :) I checked your location, and see that you are out there pretty far.
Around me I probably see 3 or 4 different spray foam companies...
Forum: Insulation 08-19-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,185
Posted By Morning Wood
Man oh man. That is a pickle you've got. Too...

Man oh man. That is a pickle you've got. Too late to leave the job? I'm going to assume the house is clapboards? What I would worry about is the siding leaking. New house construction the foam...
Forum: General Discussion 08-19-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,144
Posted By Windwash
I didn't realize it was your house......that...

I didn't realize it was your house......that changes things a bit....for the better:thumbsup:

I hadn't ever heard the term "boxing" and assumed your posts went into the floor system and the outer...
Forum: General Discussion 08-17-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,144
Posted By fjn
Even though this is from JLC it can be thought of...

Even though this is from JLC it can be thought of as a companion article.


http://www.jlconline.com/Images/On%20the%20Job_tcm96-1144953.pdf
Forum: General Discussion 08-17-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,144
Posted By fjn
This is the most comprehensive article I ever...

This is the most comprehensive article I ever read on detailing rot resistant porch details.


http://www.gifford-park-assoc.org/exteriortrimdetailsthatlast.pdf


Hope it helps.
Forum: General Discussion 08-17-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,144
Posted By Tylerwalker32
Cut a half lap joint and replace the bottom...

Cut a half lap joint and replace the bottom section with a 6x6. Kinda like this.
Forum: General Discussion 07-30-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,915
Posted By RMcMaken
I think you are more at risk for ruining the...

I think you are more at risk for ruining the relationship with the mother by continuing on. The daughter sounds like the type that will never be satisfied and will find problems with your work even...
Forum: General Discussion 07-29-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,915
Posted By Hardscaper
You're in a tight spot. Lots of good advice...

You're in a tight spot.
Lots of good advice here.
All I have to add here is DOCUMENT, DOCUMENT, DOCUMENT, DOCUMENT!!!!!!!
Forum: General Discussion 07-29-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,915
Posted By Creter
If the mother paid for the main initial work and...

If the mother paid for the main initial work and the daughter was charged for not making up her mind, her mind would suddenly be clear. Just saying.

The good news is you are getting paid for...
Forum: General Discussion 07-29-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,915
Posted By blueskyglass
My guess is that the daughter thinks she is...

My guess is that the daughter thinks she is smarter than the mother or that her mother is getting ripped off. Either way she has decided that she thinks her mother is too cushy with you and she...
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,915
Posted By rselectric1
I don't see anything in this story that leads me...

I don't see anything in this story that leads me to believe that you are anything but a very conscientious contractor who is trying to do the right thing. Anyone here who claims they haven't "been...
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,915
Posted By Metro M & L
Yeah, I dont see any hidden angle the op is...

Yeah, I dont see any hidden angle the op is hiding either.
Forum: Electrical 04-28-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,069
Posted By dwellselectric
You have to have 3' clearance in front of the...

You have to have 3' clearance in front of the dryer from floor to ceiling. So if your dryer is even a little in that space you cannot put the dryer or panel there either or...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-08-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,690
Posted By IHI
My grandfather bought the 745 when it first hit...

My grandfather bought the 745 when it first hit the scene god knows how many yrs ago and it's till in use now that he retired 6 yrs ago doing wood working projects at home. Replaced broken fence (the...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-08-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,690
Posted By Madmaxz
hey i have tools from just about every...

hey i have tools from just about every manufacturer out there. every company usually makes 1 io 2 tool thats above everybody else's (skil worm drive, Bosch hammer drill, Makita 15a sawzall, festool...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-07-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,690
Posted By jlsconstruction
Don't do it ...

Don't do it

http://www.contractortalk.com/f40/bosch-table-saw-problem-129218/

There are about 300 other stories with different problems on her as well

My painter had one ( he's a painter so...
Forum: Carpentry 06-26-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,063
Posted By loneframer
I've done several split fiberglass columns in the...

I've done several split fiberglass columns in the past. I used PL polyurethane construction adhesive on the joint.

The way I pulled them together and aligned the halves is fairly easy.

I used...
Forum: General Discussion 03-21-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,498
Posted By SDel Prete
I didn't read everything here. I'm going off the...

I didn't read everything here. I'm going off the title and the answer is NO. If you can't communicate with me why would I use you? You obviously have no respect for yourself, your business or me and...
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