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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 10-09-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,525
Posted By katoman
All my dogs have been rescue dogs. Loved them all...

All my dogs have been rescue dogs. Loved them all and each in thier own way were great. That said, the best of them was a german sheperd I got from my vet that had recured her.

And now a pic of my...
Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,858
Posted By katoman
When will contractors stop financing their...

When will contractors stop financing their clients jobs?

I did in 1976, never lost a dime since. :thumbup:

For the umpteenth time - we are in the building of things business, we are not in the...
Forum: General Discussion 09-24-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,769
Posted By katoman
No, I get the money first. :thumbsup:

No, I get the money first. :thumbsup:
Forum: Flooring 09-24-2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,872
Posted By katoman
Can't pass, it's part of a larger project. Short...

Can't pass, it's part of a larger project. Short of rebuilding the whole deck I can't do ceramics. The drawings and permit process for rebuilding the deck would take too long.

If the HO insists on...
Forum: Construction 09-24-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,276
Posted By katoman
I wouldn't use hydraulic cement. Go to the...

I wouldn't use hydraulic cement. Go to the "Ardex" website. They will have an appropriate product.
Forum: Flooring 09-24-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,872
Posted By katoman
Alternative to ceramics

Hi all, I've got a client who wants ceramics on his wood framed deck. Not possible as the construction is not strong enough and no money to completely re-build the deck.

So I'm looking for...
Forum: Flooring 08-27-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 32,767
Posted By katoman
Ok, performance report - Yes as stated above,...

Ok, performance report - Yes as stated above, it's by Tec. Really easy to mix and work with. You do have to wait about 30 minutes to wipe, and cleaned up without any problems.

And yes, 4 hrs for...
Forum: Flooring 08-26-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 32,767
Posted By katoman
Ok, third best grout next to urethane, then...

Ok, third best grout next to urethane, then epoxy, then POWER GROUT :laughing:
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 08-26-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 17,173
Posted By katoman
You mean people actually pay attention to how...

You mean people actually pay attention to how much things are?

I just walk up and down each isle loading whatever I want in the cart.

Get to the cash out and pay with the company debit card....
Forum: Flooring 08-26-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 32,767
Posted By katoman
On my current project the HO supplied the tile...

On my current project the HO supplied the tile and grout. He bought a new grout called "power grout". It's supposed to be the second best grout other than epoxy.

I'm using it tomorrow, I'll post...
Forum: Construction 08-26-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,217
Posted By katoman
Just messin' with ya, that's some deep stuff...

Just messin' with ya, that's some deep stuff there Nick............:whistling
Forum: General Discussion 08-26-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,366
Posted By katoman
So self employed one man show guy has no comp on...

So self employed one man show guy has no comp on your job. He falls off a ladder or scaffold and ends up a quadraplegic.

Trust me, he's going to sue everyone.

I cover them under my policy and...
Forum: Construction 08-26-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,217
Posted By katoman
Stop smokin' that sh!t Nick...........:laughing:

Stop smokin' that sh!t Nick...........:laughing:
Forum: HVAC 08-26-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,614
Posted By katoman
Update - the heat pump wouldn't work, the runs...

Update - the heat pump wouldn't work, the runs were too long.

I redesigned the building and we will be using a gas furnace.

Thanks guys.
Forum: Business 08-26-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 11,845
Posted By katoman
Hey Nick, quit school and buy me out now. New...

Hey Nick, quit school and buy me out now. New project starts in 4 weeks, it's all yours bud. :whistling
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 08-26-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,255
Posted By katoman
This is not always the case. I'm currently going...

This is not always the case. I'm currently going through tons of agro getting permit approval. The architect only drew the plans and that's it.

If the HO wants you to handle this and is paying you...
Forum: Flooring 08-26-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 32,767
Posted By katoman
Hey Floormasta - get some knee pads :whistling

Hey Floormasta - get some knee pads :whistling
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 08-18-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,509
Posted By katoman
You should put in a claim to his insurance...

You should put in a claim to his insurance company for "tree trauma". :whistling
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 08-09-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,186
Posted By katoman
Health care facts

Too often I've heard the Canadian health care system get bashed here, based on falsehoods.

Here's an article which explains the truths about US and Canadian health care systems.

By the way, it...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 08-03-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,949
Posted By katoman
Two years ago I had two young (21) guys helping...

Two years ago I had two young (21) guys helping me do some framing.

They were both high school graduates. Neither of them could multiply or divide. Unbelievable.

I emailed our Minister of...
Forum: Framing 08-03-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,231
Posted By katoman
Nice work Ninja, are you putting a finish on all...

Nice work Ninja, are you putting a finish on all that pine?
Forum: Carpentry Picture Post 08-03-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 11,530
Posted By katoman
Boy, thanks for all the posts Leo. What a cool...

Boy, thanks for all the posts Leo. What a cool project.

Really nice work. :thumbup:
Forum: Construction 08-03-2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,229
Posted By katoman
Ditto what Spike said. We have to wear a lot...

Ditto what Spike said.

We have to wear a lot of different hats. I think one needs experience to be able to do this. It's not something you can learn in school.

Some are better at it than...
Forum: General Discussion 08-03-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,250
Posted By katoman
Thanks, we want PICS

Thanks, we want PICS
Forum: General Discussion 08-03-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,250
Posted By katoman
I grew up in construction. All the guys were old...

I grew up in construction. All the guys were old school Italian. We took an hour for lunch. We would eat, then they would have a little wine and take a 15 min. power nap.

We worked hard and that...
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