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Forum: Electrical 10-25-2017, 11:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,129
Posted By Golden view
Unless people are using the pool when it's below...

Unless people are using the pool when it's below freezing out, a heat pump may be the cheapest way to heat a pool, and it only requires electricity.
Forum: Electrical 10-25-2017, 07:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,129
Posted By Peter_C
I would question the use of a pool if there...

I would question the use of a pool if there wasn't enough sun to heat it with solar thermal.

Also question the non use of solar PV if one has a pool, as the energy bills tend to be high with...
Forum: General Discussion 10-25-2017, 06:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,353
Posted By Randy Bush
Kind of depends on what part of the country you...

Kind of depends on what part of the country you are in , but. Here I pretty much only put steel on , only 3 vinyl jobs in 20 years. IMO steel is a good way to go. When installed right you are pretty...
Forum: Electrical 10-25-2017, 04:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,129
Posted By topflite
I have a heat pump that I got for free when I...

I have a heat pump that I got for free when I tore out a customer's old pool 10 years ago. I put it on my pool and it does a heck of a good job. I don't recall the brand, but Hayward bought them...
Forum: Electrical 10-25-2017, 03:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,129
Posted By sunkist
Does the sun shine where you live ? ha ha solar...

Does the sun shine where you live ? ha ha solar panels, they make lecky pool heaters.
Forum: Electrical 10-25-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,129
Posted By ComRemodel
Plenty of propane fired heaters around here... ...

Plenty of propane fired heaters around here...

-Hal
Forum: Decks & Fencing 07-13-2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,208
Posted By griz
submit the plans to the building department. ...

submit the plans to the building department.

when they get red lined and rejected maybe he'll get the idea....
Forum: Landscaping 07-12-2017, 03:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,028
Posted By Peter_C
You are in LA? Take that freakin' lawn out and...

You are in LA? Take that freakin' lawn out and STOP using NorCal's water. We are still in a drought as the ground water will take 5 years of heavy rains to recover.

Excellent options:
1: Spray...
Forum: Masonry 07-11-2017, 08:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,232
Posted By superseal
Update on my dustless endeavours

Thought I'd give an update on my Ebay deals on some Dustless technology shrouds I recently picked up on the cheap from a private seller

Snagged a 4"/5" and a 7"/8" shroud (less than $50 for both)...
Forum: Construction 07-06-2017, 06:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,012
Posted By greg24k
You have to calculate tributary load area on that...

You have to calculate tributary load area on that column.
Forum: Construction 07-05-2017, 09:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,012
Posted By Tom M
Yeah your off to the wrong start Irish. Lets...

Yeah your off to the wrong start Irish.

Lets say the house has a center bearing beam at 14' then you would have 7ft on each side of the beam. Now you take LL + DL and multiple by SF, take any...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 07-02-2017, 09:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,902
Posted By RobertCDF
There's also 2 types of projects/GC's: remodel...

There's also 2 types of projects/GC's: remodel and new construction. There's a big difference between them and how the project is done and therefore affects the price per sq ft.
Forum: Decks & Fencing 06-30-2017, 01:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,902
Posted By EthanB
You should bid on the decks based on the design. ...

You should bid on the decks based on the design. Square foot pricing doesn't work for decks, imo. I would also make absolutely sure that you are clear on what your pricing includes.
Forum: Decks & Fencing 06-30-2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,902
Posted By Frank Castle
NJGC beat me to it. Figure your price, divide...

NJGC beat me to it.
Figure your price, divide by the sq. ft. of decks = $/SF

This link should help.
http://www.contractortalk.com/f16/pricing-estimating-success-122452/
Forum: Masonry 06-25-2017, 12:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,094
Posted By VinylHanger
If you replace the head, then the handle, is it...

If you replace the head, then the handle, is it actually the same ax?

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Forum: Roofing 06-12-2017, 02:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,298
Posted By SouthonBeach
In FL if you didn't install drip edge you would...

In FL if you didn't install drip edge you would fail inspection.
Forum: Carpentry 05-13-2017, 04:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,932
Posted By griz
all of them.....

all of them.....
Forum: Masonry 03-07-2017, 10:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,078
Posted By superseal
Check this one out!

Got a call from a pretty prominent local who has a ten year old house in need of some masonry services. Saw-cutting walkways, patios and repointing, some brick replacement, sealant work,...
Forum: Remodeling 12-16-2016, 08:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,093
Posted By Tinstaafl
Agreed, while I've seen plenty of block walls...

Agreed, while I've seen plenty of block walls with moisture soaking through, that's unlikely with poured walls.
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