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Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,462
Posted By Randy Bush
I have a job coming up where one side will be in...

I have a job coming up where one side will be in neighbors yard,thinking I better make sure that is in the contract.

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Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,462
Posted By tedanderson
That's exactly what you do. I'm thinking that...

That's exactly what you do. I'm thinking that there may already be one in place for the purpose of public utilities.

I had a similar situation where the neighbor was just saying no because she...
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,462
Posted By greg24k
Sometimes zero clearance lots have an easement...

Sometimes zero clearance lots have an easement which gives one the right to use the property of another person or they have the "right of way" which gives the homeowner right to pass over or across...
Forum: General Discussion 12-06-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,325
Posted By fast fred
cement board like dura rock is not considered...

cement board like dura rock is not considered fire proof

another option is to use is densglass but that stuff blows hard

I think the mix up is you are allowed to use fiberglass insulation as...
Forum: Remodeling 11-07-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 16,703
Posted By XJCraver
You can't look at "that part of the building...

You can't look at "that part of the building code" only, and make a determination on whether a particular installation is compliant or not. You must take the code as a whole, and the project must...
Forum: Remodeling 11-06-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 16,703
Posted By SmallTownGuy
Yup, that is the gist of it. Remember the...

Yup, that is the gist of it.

Remember the old saw "if it looks like a duck, quacks like a duck, etc"

The moment you create a room using a door, and it is NOT a furnace, equipment room, etc,...
Forum: General Discussion 10-26-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,884
Posted By TNTRenovate
Just be a man about it and talk to the guy. Set...

Just be a man about it and talk to the guy. Set the expectation and tell him what was stated in the OP. Don't just be a prick and fire the guy. Have the stones to tell him to his face and work it out.
Forum: Plumbing 10-24-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,379
Posted By djpafl
More than likely it either ties into the main...

More than likely it either ties into the main sewer outside or ties into the city sewer individually. Your best option is to hire someone to televise and locate the back sewer. This way you can...
Forum: General Discussion 09-29-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,724
Posted By Tech Dawg
Maybe base your pricing on your closing %. If...

Maybe base your pricing on your closing %. If you sell all the jobs you quote then your prices are way low. For me, I have a 40% close rate which works for me. You'll find that by raising your...
Forum: Lead RRP Discussion 10-26-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 17,471
Posted By angus242
OK, this is starting to get old. If you...

OK, this is starting to get old.

If you want us to call you a cab driver, basketball player or scientist that's fine. What you are doing is renovating houses for money.

You attitude about...
Forum: Lead RRP Discussion 10-26-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 17,471
Posted By angus242
Does it seem fair that contractors have to abide...

Does it seem fair that contractors have to abide by the law but someone else (that doesn't live there either) doesn't?

Regardless of how you spin it, you are acting as a contractor.

I'm not...
Forum: General Discussion 10-16-2012, 06:02 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,332
Posted By greg24k
Builders don't get 50% down, nobody in the right...

Builders don't get 50% down, nobody in the right mind would give anybody 50% done for any job before the start day and in some States its illegal...You are lucky if you get that... what is your...
Forum: General Discussion 07-01-2011, 04:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,664
Posted By loneframer
That reminds me of the first laminate counter top...

That reminds me of the first laminate counter top I fastened in.:laughing:
Forum: General Discussion 11-03-2010, 09:02 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,015
Posted By Scribbles
Ya know, this recession has been great for my...

Ya know, this recession has been great for my family. I am young only 31, and have never seen or dealt with a real recession in my adult life. This recession has thought me a lesson I will never...
Forum: General Discussion 10-26-2010, 08:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,523
Posted By Rouerplastering
Stand on the freaking roof and extend arm.

Stand on the freaking roof and extend arm.
Forum: Construction 10-19-2010, 03:27 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 18,877
Posted By Cutonce
Building in India

India has drawn me back 3 times now. Theres a sort of love hate relationship most westerners have with the place. Its dirty, crowded, smelly and the people can drive you crazy with completely...
Forum: General Discussion 10-02-2010, 04:36 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 7,841
Posted By S.R.E.
Are you selling windows? I don't think so. Are...

Are you selling windows? I don't think so.
Are you a service provider? No!
Doesn't look like those rules apply to you. :no:
I think they could have handled this "issue" with you in a more...
Forum: Lead RRP Discussion 06-04-2010, 02:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,549
Posted By rselectric1
:thumbsup: Barring self defense, anyone who...

:thumbsup:

Barring self defense, anyone who would attack someone with a hammer REGARDLESS OF THE SCENARIO needs to be locked away.

I hope you can post a link to the article soon.
Forum: General Discussion 06-04-2010, 08:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,216
Posted By BuiltByMAC
1 guy will take longer to frame it than a crew of...

1 guy will take longer to frame it than a crew of 7.
If you have no interior walls, it should go quickly.

Your initial post is SO vague the question is unanswerable.

Mac
Forum: Lead RRP Discussion 06-04-2010, 07:44 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,549
Posted By hiteams
I'd rather be the contractor in the hospital,...

I'd rather be the contractor in the hospital, than the contractor who will be spending jail time and finding a brand new boyfriend :)

Talk about stupid. Doing everything legal (RRP) and still end...
Forum: Lead RRP Discussion 05-14-2010, 05:20 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,219
Posted By AFOREMA1
No more trainers for the classes that have been...

No more trainers for the classes that have been rare and full in our area for months.

And a delay of enforcement for a year does not mean a contractor cannot keep performing the procedures until...
Forum: Drywall 04-28-2010, 04:15 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 15,818
Posted By Capt-Sheetrock
I don't know the answer to everything either, BUT...

I don't know the answer to everything either, BUT I did spend a night at the Holiday Inn Exspress!!!

Mesh has absolotuely no strength or ridigity too it. It can not and does not add to the...
Forum: Lead RRP Discussion 03-17-2010, 09:37 PM
Replies: 645
Views: 78,864
Posted By Mike Finley
RRP and the EPA must be stopped

I became a EPA certified contractor today.

I must say that nothing since I started a contracting business have I run into that has been what I feel is a deadly hammer blow to the ability of a...
Forum: Lead RRP Discussion 03-13-2010, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2,372
Views: 248,268
Posted By Tom R
Thomas Jefferson had this figured out almost 200...

Thomas Jefferson had this figured out almost 200 years ago . . .


"To preserve [the] independence [of the people,] we must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt. We must make our...
Forum: Drywall 02-22-2010, 11:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,109
Posted By Burns-Built
He's talking about the tape being pre-creased in...

He's talking about the tape being pre-creased in one direction. If the tape is flat the ridge of the tape is in or out. He is saying it is out in this case, so if you put your knife on it it will...
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