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Forum: Painting & Finish Work 04-20-2010, 09:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,877
Posted By silvertree
It wouldn't be easy, I talked to the EPA a dozen...

It wouldn't be easy, I talked to the EPA a dozen times over a 3 month period and its a big organization with lots of different departments.

The RRP rule is a new deal, I'm afraid your going to...
Forum: General Discussion 04-16-2010, 06:33 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,525
Posted By silvertree
The people getting the loan pay the fee, its a...

The people getting the loan pay the fee, its a fee panel product meaning I get from $400 to $2000 depending on the amount of remodeling or rehab.

40K is $500, 100K is $1000, plus I go out to...
Forum: General Discussion 04-16-2010, 06:08 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,525
Posted By silvertree
This is a divisive subject at times, but I feel...

This is a divisive subject at times, but I feel we should get paid to show up.

Yesterday I got $200 of a $500 fee for writing an estimate. It was my first consultation for a 203k loan. I started...
Forum: Lead RRP Discussion 04-15-2010, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2,372
Views: 250,605
Posted By silvertree
I read that lead gathers in a mans lower...

I read that lead gathers in a mans lower extremities causing girth to increase in certain areas.

Studies in China have revealed that in the last 30 years divorce is 50% less frequent for Chinese...
Forum: Lead RRP Discussion 04-14-2010, 11:04 PM
Replies: 2,372
Views: 250,605
Posted By silvertree
6 mil poly for the floor. I will be using lighter...

6 mil poly for the floor. I will be using lighter stuff for walls and entry.

These are suggested practices you learn in the class, some of those are OSHA and HUD practices. I will not be using the...
Forum: Lead RRP Discussion 03-22-2010, 09:38 PM
Replies: 645
Views: 79,661
Posted By silvertree
NARI, NAHB and a couple of other groups just came...

NARI, NAHB and a couple of other groups just came out with a letter to suggest the rule be set back, happened today.

The EPA is not to blame, they are only the department who enforces.
The Center...
Forum: General Discussion 12-18-2009, 01:04 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,188
Posted By silvertree
I think some people feel they would do better if...

I think some people feel they would do better if they came down to what they perceive as the way we communicate.

Its not disrespectful, its how some people think we talk, so they start swearing...
Forum: Lead RRP Discussion 12-02-2009, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2,372
Views: 250,605
Posted By silvertree
Chris, I am connected to NARI and NAHB people,...

Chris, I am connected to NARI and NAHB people, both groups are clueless to anything but the minimum requirements.

My insurance which is a dedicated contractor insurance company has not heard about...
Forum: General Discussion 10-29-2009, 07:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,966
Posted By silvertree
Hey, it was Chris and the designer, I was trying...

Hey, it was Chris and the designer, I was trying to butter her up and Chris dropped a microlam on her.

Actually she sent me an email after the show and wants to have lunch. True:blink:

The old...
Forum: General Discussion 10-15-2009, 09:01 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,944
Posted By silvertree
As a former first poster on CT my experience was...

As a former first poster on CT my experience was 50/ 50 good and bad.
I got into it with a few members because I didn't "Pro talk it all up". I got slammed by a couple of guys who assumed they knew...
Forum: Online Leads Services 10-11-2009, 09:32 AM
Replies: 525
Views: 71,812
Posted By silvertree
Just happened to pop in, saw this thread and...

Just happened to pop in, saw this thread and wanted to say.

The test has some built in problems that make it difficult to be fair. As it is I have talked to about 10 people from around the...
Forum: General Discussion 08-04-2009, 09:24 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 20,134
Posted By silvertree
I believe the person hiring MZ knew MZ is not a...

I believe the person hiring MZ knew MZ is not a pond guy. If that's true then no problem.

In regards to platitudes like quality, experienced, factory trained ect, yup, all old cliches we've heard...
Forum: General Discussion 08-03-2009, 11:49 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 20,134
Posted By silvertree
Naw, I'm not interested in psychology, I don't...

Naw, I'm not interested in psychology, I don't need to know what makes a person tick, just if I want them around or not.

You and I have disagreed on some things and agreed on others. I don't like...
Forum: General Discussion 08-03-2009, 11:21 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 20,134
Posted By silvertree
And you do what, lead them to perfection? ...

And you do what, lead them to perfection?

Never heard of the 4 in 20 rule, but I'll buy that. A good friend of mine was the #1 Electrolux vacuum cleaner salesman, and then #1 for siding sales. For...
Forum: General Discussion 08-03-2009, 10:49 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 20,134
Posted By silvertree
I'm not mediocre and I agree K-Mart sucks. I...

I'm not mediocre and I agree K-Mart sucks.

I play music, its a hobby now but I made a living doing it at one time. What is great about being a musician is the control you have over your elements,...
Forum: General Discussion 08-03-2009, 10:15 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 20,134
Posted By silvertree
Mike, you can build to perfection, but you...

Mike, you can build to perfection, but you probably don't do perfect work.

The first is an ideal, the second is a cage.

After over 35 years doing everything from fireplaces to highrises and...
Forum: General Discussion 07-25-2009, 07:03 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 12,336
Posted By silvertree
Make him a mod, the guy cuts through the bull and...

Make him a mod, the guy cuts through the bull and gets to the point.

Its official, I vote yes.

Is he an instigator, Duh!
Forum: Business 07-25-2009, 03:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,711
Posted By silvertree
Mobile Cork flooring-2 colors Cambria tops-3...

Mobile
Cork flooring-2 colors Cambria tops-3 stone tile backsplashes-5 types lighting including low voltage and a working Meile expresso machine+ more.
Forum: General Discussion 07-21-2009, 05:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,224
Posted By silvertree
Braaaghhh! HaHaHa! Perhaps you should---- Buy...

Braaaghhh! HaHaHa!
Perhaps you should----
Buy my new book.
The monied tradesmen.
By Silvertree

$19.95 plus S&H
Forum: General Discussion 07-19-2009, 10:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,302
Posted By silvertree
With the instructions I would send it wouldn't be...

With the instructions I would send it wouldn't be love he'd be giving himself:whistling
Forum: General Discussion 07-19-2009, 10:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,302
Posted By silvertree
Worst one yet, I think I'll do it and take all my...

Worst one yet, I think I'll do it and take all my bathroom breaks right there in the project, shouldn't lose too much potty time then:thumbsup:
Forum: Plumbing 07-19-2009, 07:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,575
Posted By silvertree
The city sent out notices to non conforming...

The city sent out notices to non conforming septic owners.
I think it is preventative measures.
Tank is concrete, I looked inside:laughing: but I'm no septic guy. I did buy 2 books on septic...
Forum: General Discussion 07-19-2009, 01:44 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 8,118
Posted By silvertree
Why not, nothing ever stopped you...

Why not, nothing ever stopped you before:whistling:whistling
Forum: General Discussion 07-18-2009, 09:50 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 8,118
Posted By silvertree
Well dizzle my shizzle, I'm learning all kinds of...

Well dizzle my shizzle, I'm learning all kinds of things on CT tonight. Nice to get away from trade talk now and then.

I'll come as a priest if I can get a girl to come as a nun.
Forum: General Discussion 07-18-2009, 07:43 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 8,118
Posted By silvertree
Here's my claim to fame ...

Here's my claim to fame
http://connect.theremodelingshow.com/connect/public/nz_ALSessionSearch.aspx

I'm in the middle 2nd page
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