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Forum: Framing 04-14-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,934
Posted By AbsoluteBasements
We always have to draft stop every 10'...

We always have to draft stop every 10' horizontally, and it has to be fire caulked to the concrete if over an 1/8" gap. The insulation could not be between the draft stop and the concrete.
Also,...
Forum: Carpentry Picture Post 09-01-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,898
Posted By AbsoluteBasements
Nice job Leo. I think the old timers got so...

Nice job Leo.
I think the old timers got so much done because they weren't on the internet all day.
Forum: Marketing & Sales 08-25-2011, 03:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,272
Posted By AbsoluteBasements
The flawed logic here is that the first person...

The flawed logic here is that the first person could have done it, had terrible results and never repeated it. Three people could have seen him do it and thought "why not, it must be working for...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 07-13-2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 13,239
Posted By AbsoluteBasements
I spent about 400 once to be on a pizza places...

I spent about 400 once to be on a pizza places take out menus.
Didn't get any direct leads from it, but had people mention they saw it.
Forum: Marketing & Sales 06-10-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,540
Posted By AbsoluteBasements
Advertise Your Construction Services With Pictures

From Michael Stones June 8th blog:


I taught a class in Kansas on May 20, and a young fellow who attended owns a company called Absolute Basement Finishing. Darren Salyer works in and around the...
Forum: Business 05-27-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,895
Posted By AbsoluteBasements
I agree with all of the above posters who said...

I agree with all of the above posters who said you were wrong.
Also, if you did that as my employee, you'd be looking for a new job as well.
Forum: Remodeling 02-03-2011, 09:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,104
Posted By AbsoluteBasements
If you do use those pipes for a bathroom, I'm not...

If you do use those pipes for a bathroom, I'm not seeing the pipe needed to vent said plumbing.....
Forum: General Discussion 01-15-2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,297
Posted By AbsoluteBasements
I don't believe that particular model would be...

I don't believe that particular model would be much good.
It has to be removed and hooked to your PC with a USB cable to retrieve historical data.
We all knew what you meant though.
Forum: General Discussion 12-08-2010, 11:29 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 17,223
Posted By AbsoluteBasements
I won't disagree with any of that. However, I...

I won't disagree with any of that.
However, I believe the OP was looking for points to use with homeowners that favored getting permits, in order to insure a level bidding field.

I for one,...
Forum: Remodeling 11-11-2010, 09:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,327
Posted By AbsoluteBasements
And why exactly would you be sharing this...

And why exactly would you be sharing this information so freely?
Just axin...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 10-28-2010, 12:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,131
Posted By AbsoluteBasements
Great idea, Kevin. Wheresoever did you come up...

Great idea, Kevin. Wheresoever did you come up with it???:whistling

Darren
Forum: Vehicles 09-12-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,761
Posted By AbsoluteBasements
I have an 07 Express extended with a Duramax, and...

I have an 07 Express extended with a Duramax, and don't know how I lived without one for so long.

I'll never go back to a pickup, thats for sure.
Forum: General Discussion 08-01-2010, 01:29 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,147
Posted By AbsoluteBasements
So that tells me your hard costs are 5K for the...

So that tells me your hard costs are 5K for the job and your bid was 12k and it would take 2 weeks. Pretty good markup, even after your labor.
Forum: General Discussion 02-03-2010, 02:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,400
Posted By AbsoluteBasements
I regularly work for $13.00 per hour. My...

I regularly work for $13.00 per hour.
My travel fee is $1200.00 per day.
Forum: Marketing & Sales 01-24-2010, 02:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,797
Posted By AbsoluteBasements
I'm with you on this one. Sometimes, new guys...

I'm with you on this one.
Sometimes, new guys need a crash course on manners.
Forum: Marketing & Sales 01-22-2010, 04:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,063
Posted By AbsoluteBasements
MUCH better!!

MUCH better!!
Forum: General Discussion 12-02-2009, 06:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,156
Posted By AbsoluteBasements
I'd hate to sit there in any kind of bad weather,...

I'd hate to sit there in any kind of bad weather, looks like everything off the roof would run down the back of your neck. Other than that, looks nice. Darren
Forum: Websites and SEO 10-29-2009, 09:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,919
Posted By AbsoluteBasements
By my math, $500 per month x 12 months is $6000....

By my math, $500 per month x 12 months is $6000. not $3000. Do I get a commission for making your point seem even more valid?:thumbsup:
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