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Forum: Tiling 02-16-2012, 12:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 14,490
Posted By JohnFRWhipple
There are multiple products to treat tile and...

There are multiple products to treat tile and make it safer.

Look for a slip rating on the tile with the Letter's 'B' or 'C'

The number rating is a rating while wearing shoes and the letter...
Forum: Remodeling 02-15-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 81,945
Posted By Jakedpenaecc
Mold On Studs Or Subfloor, Is Sealing Really Required?

I have done a lot of mold remediation on jobs in the past. From the research I have done bleach isn't the best product for mold. I was refered to www.jondon.com by fellow contractor. If you take a...
Forum: Remodeling 02-05-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 81,945
Posted By EthanB
I've heard lots of mold remediation companies say...

I've heard lots of mold remediation companies say that bleach won't kill mold and a google search usually shows more of the same. Personally, I don't know of anything that bleach won't kill. In...
Forum: Drywall 05-25-2010, 06:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,343
Posted By nEighter
gunna say that price was a steal. He should have...

gunna say that price was a steal. He should have taken it.
Forum: Marketing & Sales 05-23-2010, 12:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,715
Posted By Double-A
One of the aspects of this whole discussion that...

One of the aspects of this whole discussion that has been lightly touched on, but never really explored is the concept in business often referred to as low hanging fruit.

The analogy is the fruit...
Forum: Roofing 05-18-2010, 07:00 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 29,802
Posted By Mike Finley
We got very excited about dump trailers for about...

We got very excited about dump trailers for about 3 days... until I ran the real numbers, between the cost of the trailers, upkeep, yearly costs, and travel time two and from the job site, to the...
Forum: Plumbing 05-12-2010, 03:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 36,642
Posted By Jaf
Three options... A) Call a plumber. B)...

Three options...

A) Call a plumber.
B) Drain water, remove fitting, flux and solder new fitting.
C) Wrap an old mop string around the leak.




a) wife's answer
Forum: Remodeling 05-12-2010, 02:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,637
Posted By neolitic
I would first find out if the joist had sagged, ...

I would first find out if the joist had sagged,
the foundation gave way, the floor system
has rotted......
I would want to know the cause of the
disease before I started to treat the symptoms.
Forum: Plumbing 05-10-2010, 11:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,858
Posted By send_it_all
It should be automatic. It's cheap insurance...

It should be automatic. It's cheap insurance against a pretty big disaster that will make you the bad guy if you didn't replace them. Use it as a selling point to set yourself apart.
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 05-05-2010, 09:16 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 44,558
Posted By Kevin M.
Pricing is still driven by good old fashioned...

Pricing is still driven by good old fashioned supply and demand. To claim you have arrived at a certain place which permits you to attain set pricing irregardless of the other economic conditions,...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 05-04-2010, 01:30 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 44,558
Posted By ProWallGuy
That painfully slow guy is me. And it wasn't...

That painfully slow guy is me. And it wasn't painfully slow, it was just me working at an average pace. And if you think that was painfully slow, and can do it better or faster, feel free to post up...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 05-04-2010, 07:33 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 44,558
Posted By Leo G
You guys aren't prepping the door? A few minutes...

You guys aren't prepping the door? A few minutes to remove the hardware. If it is a new door that is pre primed it would take 10-12 minutes to scuff the primer, getting in the nooks and crannies. ...
Forum: Tiling 05-02-2010, 09:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 57,978
Posted By angus242
Dan, you are correct: Ditra over concrete:...

Dan, you are correct:

Ditra over concrete: installed w/non-modified
Ditra over wood: installed w/modified
Tile over Ditra: non-modified always.

Personally, I just think it's confusing to...
Forum: Tiling 05-02-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 57,978
Posted By angus242
So not a Ditra failure, but an installation...

So not a Ditra failure, but an installation mishap :thumbup:

Mixing thinset, regardless of what your using it for, needs to be correct.

You're kidding yourself if you think there's a better...
Forum: Carpentry 05-02-2010, 07:27 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,630
Posted By rselectric1
Can I sub it out? :laughing:

Can I sub it out? :laughing:
Forum: Remodeling 04-28-2010, 11:05 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 16,089
Posted By shanekw1
I didn't think you were questioning my or anyone...

I didn't think you were questioning my or anyone else's abilities.

I just think the OP was more about a remodeler needing a broader knowledge base than someone who, say, only paints, or roofs or...
Forum: General Discussion 04-27-2010, 08:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,944
Posted By JumboJack
This reminds me........ ............I hate...

This reminds me........

............I hate flippers.
Forum: General Discussion 04-26-2010, 09:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,805
Posted By charimon
Apgar, needs to remember that is he looks at the...

Apgar, needs to remember that is he looks at the pictures those girls are all old enough to be his mother:whistling
Craig
Forum: Tiling 04-25-2010, 03:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,951
Posted By angus242
Just to add, the additional layer of ply (which...

Just to add, the additional layer of ply (which I'm a fan of) won't make up for a joist set up that doesn't meet the L/360 criteria.
Forum: Remodeling Picture Post 04-08-2010, 10:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,440
Posted By griz
You sound alot like a weekend warrior that thinks...

You sound alot like a weekend warrior that thinks he can save a bunch of money framing his own house. I don't know where you live but in most of the world one does not wake up in the morning and...
Forum: Plumbing 04-08-2010, 09:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 22,788
Posted By EricAnderson
Thanks for the thoughts. For larger showers,...

Thanks for the thoughts.

For larger showers, its preferred to have 1/8" drop per foot. For smaller showers, its recommended to use 1/4" drop to contain water as quick as possible.

I agree on...
Forum: Business 04-07-2010, 09:08 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,789
Posted By canadianwood
It turns out that this is the most accurate...

It turns out that this is the most accurate assessment of the situation on this entire board.

I got the money this morning. I made some mistakes in the way that I handled the situation but, in...
Forum: Drywall 04-03-2010, 07:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,877
Posted By ApgarNJ
yes the companies who imported it should be held...

yes the companies who imported it should be held liable but don't hold a builder liable for not asking how the product was made how many of us investigate how a material is made when we to a store...
Forum: Drywall 04-02-2010, 09:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,877
Posted By ApgarNJ
if the EPA banned it for use in 1989 here, how...

if the EPA banned it for use in 1989 here, how can we let products containing the phosphogypsum into our country, doesn't anything get inspected when it's first brought here for sale in our stores?...
Forum: Business 04-02-2010, 07:08 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,789
Posted By dave_dj1
I would at least give them the benefit of the...

I would at least give them the benefit of the doubt for a week, until as he said "'till the job is finished"
I am a sucker for believing in the general good of people, so far it has worked for me!
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