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Forum: Construction 06-03-2010, 01:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,695
Posted By Taylor8
Go over to the Introductions thread and introduce...

Go over to the Introductions thread and introduce yourself.

Bid security is:
The deposit of cash, certified check, cashier’s check, bank draft, money order, or bid bond submitted with a bid and...
Forum: Construction 06-03-2010, 01:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,504
Posted By Taylor8
This is a difficult question to answer. No doubt,...

This is a difficult question to answer. No doubt, the foam will find its way into the joints and any knots to some degree. The question is, will the foam work its way deep enough into the joints for...
Forum: Insulation 06-02-2010, 09:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,300
Posted By Taylor8
After searching the Nansulate website, and...

After searching the Nansulate website, and reading some of the information available there, I'm confused about what exactly this product does. I understand that it increases thermal resistance, and...
Forum: Landscaping 06-02-2010, 04:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,492
Posted By Taylor8
My lawn mows itself. ...

My lawn mows itself.

http://www.husqvarna.com/ca/en/homeowner/products/robotic-mowers/automower-230acx-201427/http://i914.photobucket.com/albums/ac341/HandH_insulation/mower.jpg
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 06-02-2010, 02:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,039
Posted By Taylor8
Rather than attempting something as specialized...

Rather than attempting something as specialized as rock fall protection, why not build a retaining wall?
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 05-31-2010, 01:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,406
Posted By Taylor8
Diggerguy- Your confusing sense, with since....

Diggerguy- Your confusing sense, with since. Sorry, but it was driving me crazy.
Forum: Roofing 05-30-2010, 03:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 66,684
Posted By Taylor8
I've done a couple estimates for spray foaming...

I've done a couple estimates for spray foaming metal roofs that had issues with condensation forming on the underside; in those cases the roofs formed condensation in the early morning- when the roof...
Forum: Roofing 05-28-2010, 04:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 66,684
Posted By Taylor8
I'm with ApgarNJ, it sounds like you...

I'm with ApgarNJ, it sounds like you overtightened the screws. Before you try anything else, I'd pull out the screws and try putting in new ones hand tight.
The simplest solution, is almost always,...
Forum: General Discussion 05-28-2010, 03:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,526
Posted By Taylor8
DO IT! Then bill her for your time.

DO IT!


Then bill her for your time.
Forum: Business 05-28-2010, 12:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,262
Posted By Taylor8
I've had a number of requests by employees to...

I've had a number of requests by employees to work as "sub-contractors", my answer to the question will always be no. Not only will you eventually run into problems with the CRA, but if he is ever...
Forum: Roofing 05-27-2010, 06:01 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,252
Posted By Taylor8
Closed cell foam is the only solution I see to...

Closed cell foam is the only solution I see to insulating this space. Relying on a ridge vent, and holes drilled through the rafters to provide ventilation would be optimistic at best. If your...
Forum: General Discussion 05-26-2010, 01:32 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,547
Posted By Taylor8
I've been following this thread closely, and I...

I've been following this thread closely, and I feel terrible for your HO.

I worked on a project that had similar difficulties a couple years ago. It also began as a minor renovation, but as the...
Forum: Framing 05-25-2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,659
Posted By Taylor8
If in 2120, you find an average home built in...

If in 2120, you find an average home built in 2010, that is still structurally sound, pm me and I will acknowledge your greater foresight.
Forum: Framing 05-25-2010, 06:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,659
Posted By Taylor8
I've seen very few homes built with finger joint...

I've seen very few homes built with finger joint studs, and they are less expensive than premium studs here. I'm no framer, but I see no reason not to use them for non-load bearing.

200 years ago...
Forum: Business 05-25-2010, 02:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,384
Posted By Taylor8
I did an attic upgrade for a lady that was nuts...

I did an attic upgrade for a lady that was nuts once. All I could think was, thank god I'm in the attic away from her, and I'll be gone in an hour.
Forum: Remodeling 05-24-2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,062
Posted By Taylor8
We just discussed basement sound proofing in the...

We just discussed basement sound proofing in the insulation area, heres a link.

http://www.contractortalk.com/f80/basement-ceiling-sound-dampening-75322/
Forum: General Discussion 05-23-2010, 11:11 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,524
Posted By Taylor8
I am an enchanter... There are some who call me.....

I am an enchanter... There are some who call me.. Tim..?
Forum: General Discussion 05-23-2010, 10:55 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,524
Posted By Taylor8
I used to work with a guy who had a Tim Horton's...

I used to work with a guy who had a Tim Horton's cup tattooed on his arm.
I think his name was Mark, but he would only respond to Timmy.. :eek:
Forum: Insulation 05-23-2010, 12:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 28,841
Posted By Taylor8
Is that the same crew that let a GC spray with no...

Is that the same crew that let a GC spray with no mask? :laughing:
Forum: Insulation 05-22-2010, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,682
Posted By Taylor8
Yes, you should use a vapor barrier.

Yes, you should use a vapor barrier.
Forum: Insulation 05-22-2010, 05:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 28,841
Posted By Taylor8
Don't bother with buying any fancy tools, for...

Don't bother with buying any fancy tools, for years all I used for trimming is long serrated blades with some tuck tape on the end as a handle. Since you probably already own a a hand saw, thats what...
Forum: Insulation 05-22-2010, 01:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,682
Posted By Taylor8
Your on the right track with using JM insulation...

Your on the right track with using JM insulation in the walls, and putting up 6mm poly. I wouldn't suggest using Roxul, for a small workshop there wouldn't be many benefits.

I'm a little on...
Forum: Remodeling 05-22-2010, 02:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,436
Posted By Taylor8
Vaulted ceilings are typically a major source of...

Vaulted ceilings are typically a major source of heat loss, but you don't necessarily need to take the time to fur out the rafters. The code here would allows us to leave 2x4 rafters in a vaulted...
Forum: General Discussion 05-20-2010, 06:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,428
Posted By Taylor8
I had the same issue when I told my spray foam...

I had the same issue when I told my spray foam sub, I was setting up a foam truck.

The guy freaked out, then actually accused me of trying to undermine his business. Little did he know, I had a...
Forum: Roofing 05-19-2010, 02:25 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 28,985
Posted By Taylor8
Theres a lot of talk here about dump trailers,...

Theres a lot of talk here about dump trailers, but has anyone considered using a hook-lift system? Its not necessary for my small fleet yet, but I find the idea of one truck being able to perform...
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