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Forum: Business 06-01-2017, 03:32 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,450
Posted By griz
CSLB indicates that HD has a $10,000,000...

CSLB indicates that HD has a $10,000,000 payment/performance bond on file.
Forum: General Discussion 05-25-2017, 08:16 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 22,847
Posted By rselectric1
Same here. Couldn't care less if they watch. ...

Same here. Couldn't care less if they watch.

Most are genuinely curious how it all works.

In the rare occurrence that they start giving us "ideas" on how to do our job, I simply don't answer...
Forum: Masonry 05-11-2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 891
Posted By JBM
Pouring the cells without drilling into the...

Pouring the cells without drilling into the footing adds little strength. I would get a consult of a mason in your area really.
Forum: Masonry 05-04-2017, 10:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,176
Too answer just your question, yes, that is...

Too answer just your question, yes, that is common. Just not here in Cali. :laughing:

We fill every dang hole, and use a ton on steel, but it is my understanding that that is not a typical detail...
Forum: Masonry 05-04-2017, 07:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,176
Posted By fjn
While the approach by JBM is doable,there are...

While the approach by JBM is doable,there are some challanges to be considered. That being,I'am not aware of a right angle hammer drill. drilling holes on a angle have some issues that need to be...
Forum: Masonry 05-04-2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,176
Posted By JBM
Its actually easy to embed steel in block work....

Its actually easy to embed steel in block work. Take the demo and cut up 3 courses drill at a slight angle, stick in steel and give it a bend, then pull out, epoxy and put in. The bend in the steel...
Forum: Masonry 05-04-2017, 06:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,176
Posted By fjn
That question will best be answered by an...

That question will best be answered by an engineer in your area.As far as the cells being grouted solid,those that contain the steel,definitely. Those with no steel (probably) will not require grout....
Forum: Finish Carpentry 04-22-2017, 07:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,840
Posted By wallmaxx
Another YouTube Find - Trim/Finish Carpenter

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYU9ctqfZCDdagNPfEzL6dg
Forum: General Discussion 04-08-2017, 04:00 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 42,245
Posted By shurpaZac
the silent treatment

just little pieces of blue painter's tape stuck everywhere:jester:
Forum: Drywall 03-24-2017, 05:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,751
Posted By John1957
I run into serious wall & ceiling cracking every...

I run into serious wall & ceiling cracking every week. 90% of the time it is from settling and slab & foundation issues. I have run into situations where poor hanging was the culprit, especially...
Forum: General Discussion 03-23-2017, 07:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,299
Posted By tipitop
Just go to car wash, one that is manual. Did for...

Just go to car wash, one that is manual. Did for many things so already. For example carpet in front of my door.
Forum: General Discussion 03-22-2017, 10:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,299
Posted By griz
I've hung the bigger ones up and hit them with a...

I've hung the bigger ones up and hit them with a pressure washer.
Forum: Remodeling 02-13-2017, 12:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,744
Posted By griz
do yourself & your business a favor and quit...

do yourself & your business a favor and quit thinking how cheap you can do something for....

you will be constantly circling the drain with this line of thought.

you also will not have the mind...
Forum: General Discussion 10-27-2016, 07:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,629
Posted By 480sparky
I hand them the following list and tell them that...

I hand them the following list and tell them that if they can get me 10% off everything on it, I'll be more than happy to lower my price 10%.

Business Cost List

Building
Building
Warehouse...
Forum: Farmer Brown Insurance Agency 08-18-2016, 06:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,484
Posted By FarmerBrown
Insurance Quicksand - Employee VS Sub-Contractor

Do Not Get Caught in Insurance Quicksand -
The Quagmire of Employee Versus Sub-Contractor

Smaller contractors generally have a limited understanding of how classifying workers as either employees...
Forum: Business 08-11-2016, 02:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,220
Posted By Calidecks
I've found that as I get older I don't trip over...

I've found that as I get older I don't trip over my ego as much, resulting in a more successful business.
Forum: Business 07-26-2016, 06:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,805
Posted By Tom M
Looked at 6 baths in the last six months all...

Looked at 6 baths in the last six months all referred by former repeat customers. Sold zero Either the customer was blown away by the cost or yes'd us to death on budget and after walking them...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-13-2016, 07:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,847
Posted By Snobnd
Government wants access to private property

A homeowner received the request to access his property to look for a particular frog....The homeowner decided to make up some requirements for that process.



Read the transcribed response:
...
Forum: General Discussion 06-01-2016, 07:09 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 14,560
Posted By dayexco
gotta good horse, you feed him good.

gotta good horse, you feed him good.
Forum: Business 03-25-2016, 04:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,822
Posted By dave_dj1
Updated

UPDATE!
Had our meeting this afternoon, she had a few items on her punch list (all legitimate) and he asked about the bill and thought I was double charging for a couple of things. I explained to...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 01-30-2016, 01:18 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 11,332
Posted By TNTRenovate
If they tell me a number and is low I tell them...

If they tell me a number and is low I tell them is low. If they balk I walk. I don't waste my time. I'm definitely not going to sit down for 4 hours and price out their master bath remodel for 40k...
Forum: Contractor Licensing 01-12-2016, 11:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,623
Posted By License Guru
Hi Jennifer, The LLC would not be "using"...

Hi Jennifer,

The LLC would not be "using" your license, rather you would be the qualifier of the LLC that will be issued its own license number.

As stated above, to keep your current license...
Forum: Business 01-09-2016, 12:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,805
Posted By TNTRenovate
It should start with your advertising. You need...

It should start with your advertising. You need to attract the customer that you desire. I can't tell you how to do that, it's different for everyone.

The second step is getting that lead to your...
Forum: Framing 12-06-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,995
Posted By CarpenterSFO
You have a piece of pie. The chord cuts across...

You have a piece of pie. The chord cuts across the curve, making a triangle with the two radii.
split that triangle down the middle, and you have two right triangles, each with hypotenuse equal...
Forum: Business 11-18-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,788
Posted By KAP
I wouldn't walk away from it just yet, but based...

I wouldn't walk away from it just yet, but based on what you've posted, you have multiple reasons to be concerned with this...

1. According to public record, he's not the owner. He or the brother...
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