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Forum: Drywall 01-21-2016, 10:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,970
Posted By Frankawitz
Well I checked the State of Michigan website to...

Well I checked the State of Michigan website to see if they had a License Well they don't have one been in business since 2005 there are alot of Complaints about their company:rolleyes: I just wonder...
Forum: Drywall 01-21-2016, 10:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,970
Posted By Frankawitz
The thing that pisses me off is one week I get...

The thing that pisses me off is one week I get 30-33 hours then next week I might get 19-22 hours this week got 11 hours How is a person suppose to pay their bills on this **** Pay? Mexican work...
Forum: Drywall 01-18-2016, 05:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,970
Posted By Frankawitz
Well I asked about getting some finish work an I...

Well I asked about getting some finish work an I was told he pays .04 a foot for finish that's what he pays his Mexican crews so I spot houses:whistling
Forum: Drywall 01-18-2016, 08:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,970
Posted By Frankawitz
Thanks guys there are so many Mexican, these guys...

Thanks guys there are so many Mexican, these guys who don't speak English then you have tile guys from Russia plumbers are half Mexican an a couple AMERICANS Infinity homes hires these guys left an...
Forum: Drywall 01-16-2016, 07:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,970
Posted By Frankawitz
Drywall Contractor

Would like to know who do you contact to report #ILLEGALS working? We have around Fifty guys work alot of Mexicans, figure they are #ILLEGALS cause the company only pays them .04 a foot to tape and...
Forum: Drywall 01-16-2016, 07:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,017
Posted By Frankawitz
I've done those Types of patterns I always like...

I've done those Types of patterns I always like to use a Wallpaper Glue brush its made of long hair. I also would use Topping Compound cause it was easier to texture and Dryed to a bright white...
Forum: Drywall 10-31-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 15,436
Posted By Frankawitz
I use 90 all the time to do repairs or to spot...

I use 90 all the time to do repairs or to spot out a house, I fold the tape first then apply mud to corner I use a 5" knife then press tape into corner I start at about 8" below ceiling corner I hold...
Forum: Drywall 10-14-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,999
Posted By Frankawitz
Ten years ago this was big concern people lose of...

Ten years ago this was big concern people lose of their homes an now here we go again boy Good to see Our Government is on the ball:thumbsup: But its typical of them!:whistling
Forum: Drywall 10-14-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,816
Posted By Frankawitz
People buying houses they couldn'tafford was...

People buying houses they couldn'tafford was Clinton an DemocraticParty of 1998 they took down Regulations!:thumbsup:
But when you have the Smallest American Work Force since 1977 yeah it ain't...
Forum: Drywall 10-03-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,816
Posted By Frankawitz
I'm a spotter for this company so I get my few...

I'm a spotter for this company so I get my few hours a day. But I'll do a house of 4000 sqft in 4 hours an if I'm lucky I'll have a repair or two which will give me an hour or more. But when I'm...
Forum: Drywall 09-29-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,816
Posted By Frankawitz
as for obama well his Economic Plan has been so...

as for obama well his Economic Plan has been so great at 2% growth plus in August of 2009 around here any work dried up its just now starting to stay busy here in Michigan still 63% drop in workforce...
Forum: Drywall 09-29-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,816
Posted By Frankawitz
Guys work all different hours some of the Mexican...

Guys work all different hours some of the Mexican crews work Saturday an Sunday an the Boss don't find out until next Monday he finds out a house was hung or taped. But I had a talk with the Boss he...
Forum: Drywall 09-29-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,490
Posted By Frankawitz
Being your talking about sheetrock I would use...

Being your talking about sheetrock I would use Durabond in brown bags you can apply like a base coat smooth out just like plaster this will dry rock hard then you can skim your finish coat, did that...
Forum: Drywall 09-29-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,816
Posted By Frankawitz
Yeah it's 1099 they have done it to me two times....

Yeah it's 1099 they have done it to me two times. All of the companies I've worked for only 1099 never really on the pay roll.
Forum: Drywall 09-29-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,816
Posted By Frankawitz
working for drywall company

I've been working for this local Drywall company we do new construction residential an commercial we have I have heard as many as 50 guys most are Mexicans how many are Illegal don't know, now I have...
Forum: Drywall 09-20-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,253
Posted By Frankawitz
Why screw around an hope something match's just...

Why screw around an hope something match's just scrap the whole ceiling respray texture maybe talk owner into Custom texture more money!:thumbsup:
Forum: Drywall 09-20-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,084
Posted By Frankawitz
Couple things you can do there products you can...

Couple things you can do there products you can buy that are embossed wallpaper you apply like wallpaper but you paint over them. Or you could get some cheese cloth or fiber sheets mix up a batch of...
Forum: Drywall 09-17-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,128
Posted By Frankawitz
I had to pull four sheets last week cause our...

I had to pull four sheets last week cause our hangers couldn't see the wall bowed out about 2" on mater bedroom an in stairway it was concaved 2" they hung Super was pissed! We cut studs out sistered...
Forum: Drywall 08-25-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,402
Posted By Frankawitz
Looking at the Date you posted this you more then...

Looking at the Date you posted this you more then likely done. I would use Diamond mesh lath double it up wire to metal braces! Old unistrut shelving can be used as framing posts wire them in to...
Forum: Drywall 08-15-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,610
Posted By Frankawitz
I've run into to this a few times I'm spotting...

I've run into to this a few times I'm spotting houses for a good size company we have 50 guys new homes an commercial work. I had a commercial job where they had water leak well our guys ripped out...
Forum: Drywall 04-05-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,428
Posted By Frankawitz
#2 an #4 look like base an case moldings would...

#2 an #4 look like base an case moldings would cover them #1 I have no idea what I'm looking at an #3 out of focus an last one looks like a bubble cut mud easy fix:thumbsup:
I would say normal on...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 03-10-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,916
Posted By Frankawitz
I would use Peel Away 7 I did a garage doors it...

I would use Peel Away 7 I did a garage doors it was redwood had 50yrs of paint, I used 3m painters plastic it kept Peel Away moist when I peel paper all paint came off on paper then I washed it down...
Forum: Drywall 03-10-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,477
Posted By Frankawitz
I washed drops at a laundry mat one time the...

I washed drops at a laundry mat one time the manager went nuts that was last time I did that now I have TSU written on them so one side is clean an other side is work side:thumbsup: just shake them...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 03-04-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,349
Posted By Frankawitz
After hours be in an done three days charge 50...

After hours be in an done three days charge 50 hours plus materials
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 02-16-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,017
Posted By Frankawitz
I have always just gone in as soon as Sheetrock...

I have always just gone in as soon as Sheetrock is sanded an prime wait till trim is hung then prep hold off final paint after trades get rough done then finish rooms as completed.
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