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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-19-2020, 05:32 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 8,746
Posted By tgeb
Plumbing inspector yesterday said they are not...

Plumbing inspector yesterday said they are not going into occupied buildings.

Outdoor things like sewer and water lines they will inspect. Residential additions they will inspect if there is no...
Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 2,299
Views: 86,153
Posted By KAP
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Forum: General Discussion 02-17-2020, 09:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,269
Posted By TimNJ
Don't "speak" to anybody. Everything in writing...

Don't "speak" to anybody.
Everything in writing at this point.
First letter I would send would be to the GC expressing your concerns on the job.

CYA. If it isn't in writing, it never happened.
Forum: General Discussion 02-17-2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,269
Posted By KAP
It would float to his favor with prior...

It would float to his favor with prior notification and going for the release before anything happens... the guy who took over the project has more responsibility anyway as the last hands to touch...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 02-12-2020, 08:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,265
Posted By hdavis
Railing is required to extend past the last stair.

Railing is required to extend past the last stair.
Forum: Finish Carpentry 02-11-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,265
Posted By Leo G
Newel posts are suppose to be put up while the...

Newel posts are suppose to be put up while the framing is going up. They need to be able to withstand a 200lb sideways force. Newel posts are constantly swung on and need to be securely fastened. ...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 02-10-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,265
Posted By hdavis
Put 200 lbs sideways at the top of a toe screwed...

Put 200 lbs sideways at the top of a toe screwed newel post and there is a good chance of failure. It has to resist in all directions.
Forum: Finish Carpentry 02-10-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,265
Posted By Calidecks
Use...

Use thishttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200210/14e9f4f4c839ed1b60c9f6a3bf4015d9.png


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Forum: General Discussion 01-26-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By Easy Gibson
You're a soffit magician, Tip. Looks straight...

You're a soffit magician, Tip. Looks straight and clean.
Forum: General Discussion 01-26-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 6,001
Posted By Warren
It really is about picking the right jobs. No...

It really is about picking the right jobs. No way could my crew make numbers doing production framing. The jobs we end up taking, generally, we are the only bidder. We only do a couple houses per...
Forum: General Discussion 01-26-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By Dirtywhiteboy
So stop being so gifted and get a licence:blink:

So stop being so gifted and get a licence:blink:
Forum: General Discussion 12-28-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 819
Posted By Fishindude
I understand exactly what you are talking about...

I understand exactly what you are talking about and have dealt with this many times. You are talking about lap style screw down metal roofing.

We would often permanently attach brackets near the...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 11-09-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 636
Posted By Golden view
Between 2 and 3 is best. Why would you paint...

Between 2 and 3 is best. Why would you paint trim, install it, putty holes, and then need to paint it again to properly hide the putty?
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 10-12-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 817
Posted By MarkJames
Let's wait for some facts, Tipi.

Let's wait for some facts, Tipi.
Forum: General Discussion 10-01-2019, 10:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 635
Posted By ScipioAfricanus
Sometimes an unfortunate confluence of events...

Sometimes an unfortunate confluence of events creates a downhill slide that no one can understand and/or correct in time to stop it.

You know, sometimes **** just happens.

Andy.
Forum: General Discussion 09-13-2019, 12:36 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,856
Posted By Dirtywhiteboy
Man there are a lot of guys here from the area ...

Man there are a lot of guys here from the area of the world you come from working hard and doing well. I find them very good people!! here is a pic of one. He's a tile guy working of of the trunk of...
Forum: General Discussion 09-11-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,921
Posted By KAP
If you're relying on Zillow for your estimates,...

If you're relying on Zillow for your estimates, perhaps you should be aware of Zillow's own policy regarding their "estimates" which they refer to as "Zestimates"....
Forum: General Discussion 09-10-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,921
Posted By tang
Long time no tipi!! Contractor, Realtor, and...

Long time no tipi!! Contractor, Realtor, and Lawyer!!! You are truly a renaissance man!! Thanks for the update on life at the TOP! Just a little short of sending you any money,,,, but best of luck!...
Forum: General Discussion 09-09-2019, 11:45 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,921
Posted By Dirtywhiteboy
You go get em Tipi:thumbsup:

You go get em Tipi:thumbsup:
Forum: General Discussion 09-09-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,921
Posted By cwatbay
This thread only gets better with time :thumbsup:

This thread only gets better with time :thumbsup:
Forum: General Discussion 08-14-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,884
Posted By rrk
In some cases yes in many no, especially in a...

In some cases yes in many no, especially in a house with steam heat in the winter or many here have water powered sump pumps. Ideally they should be on an isolated line that is kept on at all times....
Forum: General Discussion 08-13-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,884
Posted By pinwheel
That's the exact reason I advise people to shut...

That's the exact reason I advise people to shut off the main when they leave for extended periods. Doesn't take but a second to turn off the water in my house.
Forum: General Discussion 03-10-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,638
Posted By VinylHanger
Honestly, that photo is a bit scary. It looks a...

Honestly, that photo is a bit scary. It looks a bit like you are a mafia hit man.

I think that the suggestion of English classes, even online ones, is a good one, and would help immensely.
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Forum: General Discussion 03-10-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,638
Posted By cwatbay
Actually proof reading is not going to help much....

Actually proof reading is not going to help much. I give Tipi credit for trying hard. If I was new to a country and didn't know a 100% how to compose sentences and get all the words right, I doubt...
Forum: General Discussion 01-19-2019, 12:48 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,858
Posted By Inner10
In a perfect world we would shoot everyone who...

In a perfect world we would shoot everyone who filed for bankruptcy.

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