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Forum: Painting & Finish Work 07-24-2009, 09:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,330
Posted By housedocs
Thanks for the responses guys

Thanks for the responses guys
Forum: Drywall 12-14-2006, 07:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,181
Posted By housedocs
wall covering suggestions for weight rm

Hi guys,

Wanna pick some brains here, good friend of mine has just bought his teenage boys a weight bench set-up and they've set it up in an extra bedroom in their new hs. Now he's worried about...
Forum: Help Wanted or Looking For Work 04-19-2006, 12:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,140
Posted By housedocs
job still open grumpy?

job still open grumpy?
Forum: Plumbing 02-11-2006, 11:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,690
Posted By housedocs
hmmmm 6 views, no replies, me thinks HD man is...

hmmmm 6 views, no replies, me thinks HD man is fos, but that would be par for the course
Forum: Plumbing 02-11-2006, 09:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,690
Posted By housedocs
booster valve in gas hot water heater?

other than fuels supply, is there any reason why u can't replace a gas water heater with an elec?
have done this before in single level home without incident, but my sis needs her's replaced in 2...
Forum: Business 02-07-2006, 12:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,914
Posted By housedocs
well said Mike:thumbup: :thumbup:

well said Mike:thumbup: :thumbup:
Forum: Construction 12-13-2005, 07:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 10,928
Posted By housedocs
I think Grumpy has the right solution as well,...

I think Grumpy has the right solution as well, and he's pretty much explained all the reasons why, although abelc's post may be the most important deciding factor, if the wife ain't happy with the...
Forum: Plumbing 12-10-2005, 04:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,105
Posted By housedocs
Shut the main off, cout out that cluster f#**,...

Shut the main off, cout out that cluster f#**, and redo the whole mess. Or cap the spot and tie in somewhere else.
Forum: Plumbing 12-10-2005, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,348
Posted By housedocs
I swear by a product called Copper Bond, used to...

I swear by a product called Copper Bond, used to be made & marketed by Noble Company, which makes a variety of excellent products used in the tile and natural stone installation biz. They have since...
Forum: Plumbing 12-10-2005, 04:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 12,366
Posted By housedocs
I've heard it argues both ways as far freezing of...

I've heard it argues both ways as far freezing of the different materials goes. Pex obvisously passes code, as it's widely used in new residential and light commercial construction. If a client...
Forum: Online Leads Services 12-06-2005, 08:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,149
Posted By housedocs
Have now had two conversations with the boys at...

Have now had two conversations with the boys at unreliable remodelers, they are still claiming that they are in the right and refuse to refund my thirty bucks, I've officially disputed their charge...
Forum: Online Leads Services 11-22-2005, 11:37 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,149
Posted By housedocs
Finally got a call back from these guys, I...

Finally got a call back from these guys, I explained that I hadn't received any leads, nor could I find a listing of their available leads on thier website. He replied that he had indeed sent me two...
Forum: Online Leads Services 11-19-2005, 09:04 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,149
Posted By housedocs
bad experience with www.reliableremodeler.com

Don't know how many of you use or have used this company for leads, but I am unimpressed to say the least. Signed up with this outfit about a month ago, to date the only thing I've heard back from...
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-10-2005, 10:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,472
Posted By housedocs
welcome aboard!

welcome aboard!
Forum: Plumbing 11-06-2005, 03:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,402
Posted By housedocs
I took the spout off yesterday and removed the 4"...

I took the spout off yesterday and removed the 4" piece of galvanized, dried it all out and spray painted the inside with some rustoleum, let it set overnight and we're still getting the same thing. ...
Forum: Drywall 11-06-2005, 03:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 23,114
Posted By housedocs
Board I have to agree that drywall mud is sticky...

Board I have to agree that drywall mud is sticky stuff and will stick to most any clean surface, regardless of the material, but would actually trust mud to hold new board to a plaster or brick...
Forum: Business 11-04-2005, 09:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,992
Posted By housedocs
I've had clients that have freaked over the costs...

I've had clients that have freaked over the costs of some small items. Quality deck screws for example, most members of the general public probably aren't aware that decent torx head 3-1/2" screws...
Forum: Business 11-04-2005, 08:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,992
Posted By housedocs
I sort of follow Teeter's example, I charge a...

I sort of follow Teeter's example, I charge a flat 8% based upon the materials cost of the job. This I figure to cover nuts, bolts, etc and also to account for expendable items, like saw blades and...
Forum: Drywall 11-04-2005, 08:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 26,849
Posted By housedocs
When I'm doing strictly drywall work for a client...

When I'm doing strictly drywall work for a client (hang, finish, texture) we charge by the ftg of the rock actually used. That is the ftg of the sheets delivered and handled by my crew. This will...
Forum: Plumbing 11-02-2005, 08:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,402
Posted By housedocs
They're on city water and the only metal I used...

They're on city water and the only metal I used was just a couple of galvanized pieces to run the tub spout out from the shower body, so there's no water standing in any metal line overnight, also...
Forum: Construction 11-01-2005, 09:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,288
Posted By housedocs
I'm with Glass, I don't see how you could come...

I'm with Glass, I don't see how you could come out ahead by setting a pre-fab addition on a footing vs stick building from scratch.
Forum: Plumbing 11-01-2005, 08:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,402
Posted By housedocs
Rust coming thru pex lines?

I've got a problem that has me scratching my head as to the cause. Last week we tore out a garden tub in a modular home and replaced it with standard 5' tub. All of the plumbing in this place is...
Forum: General Discussion 10-31-2005, 09:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,766
Posted By housedocs
Very interesting thread, I've been in business...

Very interesting thread, I've been in business myself now for 6 yrs, I must have went thru 25 guys & gals in that time. I've had up to 9 or 10 working at a time, my best help only works 3 days a...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 10-28-2005, 07:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,235
Posted By housedocs
DIY site down, exceeded bandwidth?

Hey Nate what exactly does this mean?

"Bandwidth Limit Exceeded
The server is temporarily unable to service your request due to the site owner reaching his/her bandwidth limit. Please try again...
Forum: General Discussion 10-25-2005, 11:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,953
Posted By housedocs
Daily, schedule permitting.

Daily, schedule permitting.
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