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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-09-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 763
Views: 154,465
Posted By EricTheHandyman
after the guy you're working with passes gas: ...

after the guy you're working with passes gas:
"That's the smartest thing I've heard from you all day!"
Forum: Carpentry 01-02-2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,782
Posted By EricTheHandyman
Talk to your insurance agent and let him/her know...

Talk to your insurance agent and let him/her know what happened. We had a similar incident a few years ago, my agent made a note of it for his records without filing a claim just in case it turned...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-24-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 22,618
Posted By EricTheHandyman
I've got a 4yr old tilt lok saw and a bunch of...

I've got a 4yr old tilt lok saw and a bunch of the 12v tools and love them all, maybe you just had a couple of bad ones.
Forum: Websites and SEO 12-24-2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,530
Posted By EricTheHandyman
Loaded fine on FF. Looks good. I'd suggest...

Loaded fine on FF. Looks good. I'd suggest placing your phone # more prominently, at the top of each page rather than the bottom.
Forum: General Discussion 12-24-2011, 09:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 103,265
Posted By EricTheHandyman
We've installed several TVs, cabinets, shelving,...

We've installed several TVs, cabinets, shelving, etc. in commercial settings using the snap toggles, you'd be surprised at how sturdy they are.
...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-18-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,989
Posted By EricTheHandyman
I've got the cordless Milwaukee, it's great for a...

I've got the cordless Milwaukee, it's great for a few quick cuts here and there. The battery runtime is probably about 5-7 minutes if you run it nonstop. If you are going to be doing sanding you'd...
Forum: HVAC 12-16-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,728
Posted By EricTheHandyman
Many Grainger locations have an after hours...

Many Grainger locations have an after hours number, call and somebody actually shows up to open the store for a fee.

Local electrical or HVAC supply house might have them too.
Forum: Decks & Fencing 12-14-2011, 10:30 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 10,406
Posted By EricTheHandyman
PT is fine for framing, but not for finish...

PT is fine for framing, but not for finish materials. Too much warping, cracking, twisting, etc. We don't build cheap decks so our clients are generally looking for a lower maintenance long lasting...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-12-2011, 05:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,263
Posted By EricTheHandyman
I have them both...right angle is nice for...

I have them both...right angle is nice for cabinets and such, but don't plan to bore large holes with it. Also, there have been a lot of times when the Milwuakee is still too long and I end up using...
Forum: Drywall 12-09-2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 53,504
Posted By EricTheHandyman
My yard has switched almost completely over to...

My yard has switched almost completely over to the lightweight drywall. We've been using it for a few months now and haven't had any problems with installing or finishing it.
Forum: Decks & Fencing 12-09-2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,564
Posted By EricTheHandyman
Trex expands mostly along it's length, not width....

Trex expands mostly along it's length, not width.

Here are a couple that we did this year with Trex Transcends. The Trex clips are easy to install and the gap is nice and even.
...
Forum: Websites and SEO 12-06-2011, 10:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,427
Posted By EricTheHandyman
I put pricing info on my site to give folks a...

I put pricing info on my site to give folks a general idea of what a project might cost. So many people that call for an estimate are just dreaming and have no clue what it will actually cost to...
Forum: Specialty Coatings 11-20-2011, 07:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,504
Posted By EricTheHandyman
Method 1: Spray two coats of Bulls Eye Odorless...

Method 1: Spray two coats of Bulls Eye Odorless and leave it be

Method 2: Spray one coat of Gardz to "glue" the popcorn down, then let dry and topcoat with sprayed or rolled finish paint of your...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 02-18-2011, 12:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,744
Posted By EricTheHandyman
$3 a day will only get you a couple of clicks,...

$3 a day will only get you a couple of clicks, you'll need to ramp it up in order for it to be successful.

I ran a FB ad last month and had decent results with it. The key is to picture your...
Forum: Tiling 02-18-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 46,636
Posted By EricTheHandyman
We've had good luck with Redgard for...

We've had good luck with Redgard for waterproofing showers (our supplier carries it). The obnoxious color ensures that you haven't missed a spot, and it's simple enough to apply.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-17-2011, 10:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,095
Posted By EricTheHandyman
We have the CT22 vac for RRP lead cleanup. It's...

We have the CT22 vac for RRP lead cleanup. It's got plenty of capacity and can get heavy when the bag is full, so I'd suggest getting the smaller one for portability reasons.
Forum: General Discussion 02-17-2011, 09:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,285
Posted By EricTheHandyman
Like Mike said, make sure to discuss terms ahead...

Like Mike said, make sure to discuss terms ahead of time. Final payment should be a small trivial amount anyway. Make sure that your contract stipulates the terms and the penalties for not adhering...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 02-17-2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,626
Posted By EricTheHandyman
In my kitchen installs I've always used washer...

In my kitchen installs I've always used washer head cabinet screws with a colored head that's close to the cabinet interior. Lately I've been doing installs for a cabinet company and they insist on...
Forum: General Discussion 02-14-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,473
Posted By EricTheHandyman
$300 is a cheap lesson to learn about ALWAYS...

$300 is a cheap lesson to learn about ALWAYS having a written agreement with your subs
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 02-12-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,032
Posted By EricTheHandyman
I will occasionally tweak a color in the field,...

I will occasionally tweak a color in the field, when I'm trying to match an existing surface, but it's rare. I'd rather let the paint store figure it out.
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2010, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,168
Posted By EricTheHandyman
I have a client in that area and I have a guy...

I have a client in that area and I have a guy that I use nearby who is great. PM me and let me know what you need and I'll give you his info.
Forum: Health & Safety 02-11-2010, 09:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,630
Posted By EricTheHandyman
Try cherry juice--my mom takes it for swelling...

Try cherry juice--my mom takes it for swelling and inflammation--she swears by it.
Forum: Drywall 02-11-2010, 09:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 30,605
Posted By EricTheHandyman
Diamond blade on an angle grinder works great,...

Diamond blade on an angle grinder works great, but you HAVE to have a dust cover with bottom and a powerful HEPA vac hooked up to it, or you'll have a dust storm. We use this method and it captures...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-11-2010, 09:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,689
Posted By EricTheHandyman
I tried a friends Paslode a while back--really...

I tried a friends Paslode a while back--really nice gun, but it weighs a ton and I'm a scrawny weakling!
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-11-2010, 09:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,689
Posted By EricTheHandyman
I've got this baby here: ...

I've got this baby here:
http://www.nailgundepot.com/shop/catalog/Pneu_Tools_RapANail_150_Metal_Connector_Nailer_11_2-p-27006.html

I went to the shop with the intention of buying the Hitachi, and...
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