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Forum: Roofing 07-17-2011, 03:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,634
Posted By coolflatroof
Don't pay them - promise stock options when you...

Don't pay them - promise stock options when you go public :clap:
Forum: Business 07-07-2011, 08:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 18,265
Posted By rblank
I'm not sure what you guys are doing over there...

I'm not sure what you guys are doing over there in the Pacific Northwest, but I'd kill to make even 30% these days. If I make 10% in the commercial world, I consider myself lucky. Maybe I need to...
Forum: Roofing 07-05-2011, 10:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,414
Posted By Roofsafe
There was an article a couple years ago about the...

There was an article a couple years ago about the difference in temperature, there was only three degrees difference. Good ventilation will make a bigger difference, one you can count on.
Forum: Roofing 06-15-2011, 07:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 17,183
Posted By seeyou
My main problem with layovers is that the...

My main problem with layovers is that the existing flashings usually get re-used and often they won't last as long as the second layer.

It's not so much the process as it is the execution. When a...
Forum: Roofing 06-13-2011, 06:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,998
Posted By CompleteW&D
I would think any materials needed to complete...

I would think any materials needed to complete the installation like caulk, staples and most certainly any extra metal you needed.... are chargeable. Your saw blades IMHO, are not.

The thing is,...
Forum: Roofing 06-06-2011, 03:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,653
Posted By RoofmasterFlex
The real question here is: who's the bigger...

The real question here is: who's the bigger goof, the roofer who did a piss-poor job or the client who hired the crap roofer? :no:
Forum: Roofing 05-27-2011, 10:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,663
Posted By seeyou
I don't wish storm damage on anyone, but maybe...

I don't wish storm damage on anyone, but maybe this will keep all those big wheel roofer trucks with Texas plates down there in TX where they belong.:whistling
Forum: Roofing 04-20-2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,276
Posted By jmiller
That can be done off a 2x6 and roof jacks, and...

That can be done off a 2x6 and roof jacks, and the guy with a ladder should be able to do 'bottoms' much faster than the guys on jacks can keep up with.

I can see doing it for slate or tile, but...
Forum: Roofing 04-19-2011, 07:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 16,193
Posted By Stephen H
I bought a laddervator from RGC this spring. We...

I bought a laddervator from RGC this spring. We work on mostly non-walkable roofs, tight urban lots with mature and expensive landscaping, overhead power lines etc.

Our local suppliers offer...
Forum: Roofing 04-08-2011, 09:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,781
Posted By dougger222
I rarely go to home depot anymore. Menards is not...

I rarely go to home depot anymore. Menards is not my competion hence they get 10 times more money than home depot from me. Their inventory and shingle delivery is horrible however.

I buy my roofs...
Forum: Roofing 03-15-2011, 02:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 17,296
Posted By coolflatroof
just wanted to mention that rubber is not a torch...

just wanted to mention that rubber is not a torch down material and it's not a rolled roofing, although it comes in rolls - what you are referring to is modified bitumen ... I understand when...
Forum: Roofing 02-15-2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,276
Posted By Tom Struble
:clap:thanks Bam,i think you just guaranteed a...

:clap:thanks Bam,i think you just guaranteed a mild winter for us next year:shifty:
Forum: Roofing 09-29-2010, 06:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 16,740
Posted By jmiller
Thinset will work as well on a roof as shingles...

Thinset will work as well on a roof as shingles do in a shower.
Forum: Roofing 05-26-2010, 09:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,959
Posted By neolitic
I believe this is governed by the "Wile E....

I believe this is governed by the
"Wile E. Coyote Principal of Gravity."
You have seen many times
Wile ran off the cliff on to thin air
for great distances, but only when he
thought about it...
Forum: Roofing 02-12-2010, 05:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,624
Posted By mikeswoods
Some times I feel like a spectator at a busy...

Some times I feel like a spectator at a busy intersection -during an ice storm.

Yesterday someone wanted to know if he could use old railroad ties as blocking for jacks---
TO LIFT HIS HOUSE...
Forum: Roofing 01-24-2010, 11:40 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 85,740
Posted By dakzaag
I wouldn't cut the brick because; A....

I wouldn't cut the brick because;

A. Not necessary, the proper placement is in the mortar joint which is easier to remove and replace than cutting the brick.

B. Most modern brick...
Forum: Roofing 01-17-2010, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,810
Posted By JonM
Tree Fiddy...:thumbsup:

Tree Fiddy...:thumbsup:
Forum: Roofing 10-26-2009, 10:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,004
Posted By MrRoofer
This is where most goody two shoe roofers get...

This is where most goody two shoe roofers get killed. Not for lack of good ethics either, rather the lack of understanding from most homeowners.

Usually the minimum we charge is $1000.00.
...
Forum: Roofing 09-30-2009, 10:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,182
Posted By dougger222
BTW, I don't feel one bit bad for a home owner...

BTW, I don't feel one bit bad for a home owner who has problems with either a cheap roofer or a cheap roof job. As a matter of fact, no never mind!!!
Forum: Roofing 09-29-2009, 07:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,376
Posted By Greg Di
I've never seen a dead guy earn money.:rolleyes:

I've never seen a dead guy earn money.:rolleyes:
Forum: Roofing 02-04-2009, 04:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,016
Posted By Ed the Roofer
S-no-w More Of This Shenanigans. Ed

S-no-w More Of This Shenanigans.

Ed
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