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Forum: Help Wanted or Looking For Work 03-05-2014, 07:19 PM
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Posted By WNYcarpenter
Thanks Matt, I'll be in contact shortly!

Thanks Matt, I'll be in contact shortly!
Forum: Help Wanted or Looking For Work 03-05-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,460
Posted By WNYcarpenter
Dayton, Northern Cincinnati... closer to the...

Dayton, Northern Cincinnati... closer to the Indiana border

edit: Wow! **** sorry... I meant southwestern ohio.
Forum: Help Wanted or Looking For Work 03-05-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,460
Posted By WNYcarpenter
Looking for contacts in South Eastern Ohio

I'm interested in relocating to the Eaton area of Ohio. I'm looking for contacts in the surrounding areas to discuss employment and/or subcontracting opportunities.

I'm currently employed as a...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 08-21-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 53,155
Posted By WNYcarpenter
Generally we use Pella or Marvin for windows and...

Generally we use Pella or Marvin for windows and doors. Normally, they have a storm door system that applies. Not to say Pella and Marvin are better, but when we have issues, our supplier is quick...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 08-21-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 53,155
Posted By WNYcarpenter
Yes, that was certainly determined.....sadly,...

Yes, that was certainly determined.....sadly, that is the least of the problems.
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 08-21-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 53,155
Posted By WNYcarpenter
Well, here's the update, I'll try to keep it...

Well, here's the update, I'll try to keep it short....

I talked to the HOer and explained that we should get a service rep in to fix the door he told me just to get it fixed. I went to our local...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 08-08-2012, 05:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 53,155
Posted By WNYcarpenter
well, I went back today. I spent another 1/2 hr...

well, I went back today. I spent another 1/2 hr or so fiddling around, took a couple pics, and I still didn't make any progress. I'm not even going to post time to this job, I was just curious...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 08-07-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 53,155
Posted By WNYcarpenter
close but, nope. We've been the family...

close but, nope. We've been the family contractor for years. The original HOer turned control over to her son this summer. He went went with a friend of the cleaner. Well, when he realized he...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 08-07-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 53,155
Posted By WNYcarpenter
I know I look like an ahole right now, but it's...

I know I look like an ahole right now, but it's not my first day at the rodeo... I'm encouraged that there is an easy fix, but I'm pretty sure something is F'ed up. Either me, the door, or the...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 08-07-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 53,155
Posted By WNYcarpenter
yes, the handle has an upward position that is...

yes, the handle has an upward position that is obvious, I'm quite sure I experimented with this, but it's good to know! thanks.
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 08-07-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 53,155
Posted By WNYcarpenter
I'm humbled by the attention here..... Tin,...

I'm humbled by the attention here..... Tin, Kent, Tom, Lone:notworthy:

seriously though, how are these generally assembled? Is it a kit you piece together like the sliders or do the storm doors...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 08-07-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 53,155
Posted By WNYcarpenter
It's a funny thing. I really want to get my...

It's a funny thing. I really want to get my hands on the manual, at the same time I don't want the HOer to question my competence either. I should have taken pictures!!!! The way it is going,...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 08-07-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 53,155
Posted By WNYcarpenter
Thanks Tin, I'll take a look!

Thanks Tin, I'll take a look!
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 08-07-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 53,155
Posted By WNYcarpenter
Need help with an Anderson 3000 series storm door.

I went on a service call today. The client can't figure out how to operate the retractable screen and storm panels. They had their "guy" do the install then called us. I took a look today and it...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 06-13-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,945
Posted By WNYcarpenter
I'm with world llc.... find a different wood...

I'm with world llc.... find a different wood for exterior use! Poplar will not hold up without a concerted effort at regular maintenance and special attention during installation. You are...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 06-08-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 15,872
Posted By WNYcarpenter
Chapstick- What type of insulation is in the...

Chapstick- What type of insulation is in the walls? So often when we reside old homes we're dealing with blown-in. I'm guessing, since you renovated the interior, you used fiberglass bats.
...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 05-26-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,028
Posted By WNYcarpenter
Can you get the cabinet off the wall so making...

Can you get the cabinet off the wall so making the cut isn't so awkward?

Your options/success will significantly increase if you are just dealing with a box....
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-26-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 19,008
Posted By WNYcarpenter
That awkward moment when....:laughing: This...

That awkward moment when....:laughing:

This story is legendary, perhaps not here, but episodes such as this aren't forgotten! Davinci, the perpetrators, HOers, and HOs will be telling this story...
Forum: Flooring 05-24-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,671
Posted By WNYcarpenter
That's par for the course here. I do...

That's par for the course here. I do surveillance on vacation homes during the off season.

50% of the HOers winterize (drain the water lines antifreeze traps etc...) Temps are often in the...
Forum: Carpentry 05-21-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,412
Posted By WNYcarpenter
We do 1000s of feet of vertical grain fir. ...

We do 1000s of feet of vertical grain fir. Standard procedure is to have the lumber delivered to our painter who sprays primer then delivers. We have the same issue every time. Raw wood fits...
Forum: Carpentry 05-21-2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,412
Posted By WNYcarpenter
That's great, but a huge problem we see with this...

That's great, but a huge problem we see with this approach (our only), is that either the paint build up or the swelling makes installation a nightmare!! They don't fit together.....

I don't have...
Forum: Remodeling 05-17-2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,482
Posted By WNYcarpenter
In the past, we have stapled house wrap to the...

In the past, we have stapled house wrap to the back of our walls before standing them in basements. Also, you can get "dense pack" insulation @R-15... Brick, airspace, r-15, DW, .... where I am...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 05-16-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,138
Posted By WNYcarpenter
A little caulk and paint and you'll never see it!

A little caulk and paint and you'll never see it!
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 05-16-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,138
Posted By WNYcarpenter
yep, some cheap aluminum crap they reused.... ...

yep, some cheap aluminum crap they reused.... What the hell!
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 05-16-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,138
Posted By WNYcarpenter
Not Sure What Went Wrong....

I started on a project today, following behind our roofing sub... Patching siding and other misc. carpentry chores before paint. The neighbor also had a large roof project done at the same time (the...
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