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Forum: Tiling 03-07-2020, 02:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,086
Posted By Unger.const
Since I started with kerdi I won't go back to...

Since I started with kerdi I won't go back to hardie !
Forum: Tiling 03-06-2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,086
Posted By Stunt Carpenter
Thatís what schulter recommends with Kerdi board...

Thatís what schulter recommends with Kerdi board also
Forum: Drywall 03-06-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,286
Posted By NJ Contractor
Personally, I would never have hired them in the...

Personally, I would never have hired them in the first place, and I definitely would not pay for unfinished work, nor anywhere near the agreed upon amount until it was done to my satisfaction. Next...
Forum: Drywall 03-06-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,286
Posted By NJ Contractor
Sounds like day laborers not a subCONTRACTOR. ...

Sounds like day laborers not a subCONTRACTOR.

Where did you find these guys?

Why not hook up with a reputable drywall company?

Did you get the project because you were low bidder?
Forum: Drywall 03-06-2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,286
If I could get work done for that price here, I'd...

If I could get work done for that price here, I'd never touch drywall again. :laughing:
Forum: Drywall 03-06-2020, 07:29 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,286
Posted By Big Johnson
That whole job would cost me about $3300 using...

That whole job would cost me about $3300 using insured, white American professionals. Although my finisher would not be happy if the whole job was all 4x8 sheets.

The reason the wages are **** is...
Forum: Drywall 03-06-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,286
Soooo..... You payed guys under the table, a...

Soooo.....

You payed guys under the table, a $#!t wage, no benefits, with an unreasonable time frame, and you're surprised they walked off the job?

$25 an hour, as a "1099", when you have to...
Forum: General Discussion 03-06-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 752
Posted By Calidecks
My yard does half a billion in sales annually. My...

My yard does half a billion in sales annually. My measly 20 to 30k a month (Trex is expensive) Probably doesn't move the needle much. But 17 years of consistency, NEVER late on my bills means a lot...
Forum: Tiling 03-06-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,086
Posted By tjbnwi
I under cut the back of the backer to go over the...

I under cut the back of the backer to go over the tub flange.

Tom
Forum: Carpentry 03-06-2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 949
Posted By Calidecks
Iíve found that not all 3/16Ē bits are created...

Iíve found that not all 3/16Ē bits are created equal. My favorite for that size is the Tapcon brand you find in the fastener aisle near the Tapcon screws.


Mike.
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Forum: General Discussion 03-06-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 510
Check the specs on the bit, make sure it's...

Check the specs on the bit, make sure it's designed for porcelain, not ceramic.

I use Bosch bits. I've had good success with them. But I'm mostly installing ceramic, not porcelain, tile.

Get...
Forum: General Discussion 03-06-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 510
Posted By VinylHanger
So you took on this job and didn't know how to...

So you took on this job and didn't know how to drill through tile? That's a huge job to not be sure of your bits. It is not a go buy bits at Home Depot type gig.

This is the only bit I would use...
Forum: General Discussion 03-06-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 752
Posted By Unger.const
Of legends and myths....... Not sure how...

Of legends and myths.......

Not sure how old/young you are. I'll assume youngish for several reasons (life expectancy of a contractor is 59 so most aren't starting a biz at 50)

Term life...
Forum: Tiling 03-06-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,086
Posted By Unger.const
Is the valve box there? Break out the install...

Is the valve box there? Break out the install instructions and show the customer to read to you the part about flush with finished surface part..........then say you just don't understand why the...
Forum: Tiling 03-06-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,086
Posted By rescraft
Did he reinstall the plaster guard after...

Did he reinstall the plaster guard after installing the valve? That's the only way to be sure of your finished surface, and correct trim install.
Forum: Architecture & Design 03-05-2020, 11:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By griz
if you are not familiar with or understand shop...

if you are not familiar with or understand shop drawings you may be in over your head.

there is cost to produce them, then they must be submitted to the architect for approval, via proper...
Forum: General Discussion 03-05-2020, 09:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 752
Posted By griz
doing flips/foreclosures is like eating goo goo...

doing flips/foreclosures is like eating goo goo burgers everyday...

higher end jobs will get you eating finer & better food...

there is no such thing as the best money....

new construction,...
Forum: Tiling 03-05-2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,086
Posted By Mike-B
Did he say why it needed shimmed? You all are...

Did he say why it needed shimmed?
You all are assuming it's for the fixtures.

Maybe he thinks the backer board should be in plane with the drywall? Not to say he should be worried about it.
...
Forum: Tiling 03-05-2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,086
Posted By Calidecks
Tell them they need a new plumber because this...

Tell them they need a new plumber because this one obviously doesn't have the minimal experience required to set shower fixtures.


Mike.
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Forum: Tiling 03-05-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,086
Posted By Big Johnson
Are you sure the plumbers not just pulling your...

Are you sure the plumbers not just pulling your chain? The original post sounds like something my plumber would say just to **** with someone.
Forum: Tiling 03-05-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,086
Posted By JoeStanton
This is the dumbest thing I've heard in quite...

This is the dumbest thing I've heard in quite some time. As stated valves are set to finish thickness, doesn't matter if you using old car tires for your tile backer (not recommended).

Most...
Forum: Tiling 03-05-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,086
Posted By avenge
Just tell the client to tell numbnuts he measured...

Just tell the client to tell numbnuts he measured wrong. If in fact the valve isn't installed at the proper depth it's on him.
Forum: Tiling 03-05-2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,086
Posted By onmywayup
I must have plumbed and tiled hundred and fifty...

I must have plumbed and tiled hundred and fifty showers in my time, and I have also never once seen a rough in valve that required you to be within a sixteenth inch of anything. Tell this yahoo to...
Forum: General Discussion 03-05-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 752
Posted By Golden view
Yes go to the pro desk at Home Depot, bunch your...

Yes go to the pro desk at Home Depot, bunch your purchases into amounts over $1500, and ask for Bid Room pricing.

As far as supply house, here's one real example of better pricing I got (with some...
Forum: General Discussion 03-05-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 752
Posted By KAP
The mass suppliers like Home Depot/Lowes, etc....

The mass suppliers like Home Depot/Lowes, etc. all have Pro departments... typically orders that are more than $1500 go to the back department for better pricing...

The rest you have to develop...
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