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Forum: Plumbing 04-01-2016, 08:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,682
Posted By hdavis
If this were a mechanic working on a car, the...

If this were a mechanic working on a car, the mechanic would fix it and the customer would pay to have it fixed.
Forum: Marketing & Sales 03-26-2016, 10:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,632
Posted By blacktop
Leave it for the next guy inc.

Leave it for the next guy inc.
Forum: Health & Safety 11-15-2015, 04:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,094
Posted By JR Shepstone
I have. Although, after whacking my...

I have.

Although, after whacking my fingers, for instance, I prefer coming home and putting them in cider.
Forum: Architecture & Design 09-23-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,140
Posted By CarpenterSFO
Practice your upside-down, backwards, from...

Practice your upside-down, backwards, from behind, left-handed foil duct tape wrapping, which you will resort to when the hose clamp chops through the flex for the 4th time.
Forum: Plumbing 09-14-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,698
Posted By Texas Wax
Replace the valve cartridge/body? Pretty...

Replace the valve cartridge/body?

Pretty straight forward, find a plumber's number, then shut the water supply off, turn the retaining nut to loosen it, remove cartridge and take to a plumbing...
Forum: Carpentry 04-16-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 8,269
Views: 1,591,925
Posted By Bedfordboy116
Went to help out a friend from church who just...

Went to help out a friend from church who just bought a house yesterday. This is the door to the 3rd floor loft area.
...
Forum: Roofing Picture Post 01-14-2015, 04:41 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 11,155
Posted By spinsy
Not sure if any of you guys are interested.. and...

Not sure if any of you guys are interested.. and just tell me if you are'nt. About 90% of newly constructed homes in the affluent suburbs of Melbourne that get slate roofs are at present built like...
Forum: Drywall 07-30-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,239
Posted By avenge
Of course it would have dried if you just left it...

Of course it would have dried if you just left it in your mud pan.
Forum: General Discussion 06-26-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,770
Posted By mikeswoods
Extension cords---get a couple with multiple...

Extension cords---get a couple with multiple outlets along the length---if I have to unplug one machine in order to plug in something else I get real crabby.
Forum: Business 05-25-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,046
Posted By Jhinton
I just had my first request to itemize materials and labor.

So, I just received an email from a homeowner asking me to itemize my materials and labor. He stated that my price was higher than the estimate I gave him on site. ( I told him $1,500 to $2,000 after...
Forum: General Discussion 04-10-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,171
Posted By Metro M & L
No youre not being difficult. They said you...

No youre not being difficult. They said you werent done because there was touch up. Then they were supposed to pay. Then they had to come up with another excuse.

If theryre paying a mason...
Forum: Business 02-21-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,521
Posted By RobertCDF
After this one I stopped paying attention to...

After this one I stopped paying attention to excuses because NOTHING beats this one. From our laborer at the time "I won't be in today, I was driving to work and chit my pants, I thought it was just...
Forum: Carpentry 01-19-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 8,269
Views: 1,591,925
Posted By blacktop
:laughing: $300 Yeah! :whistling ...

:laughing: $300 Yeah! :whistling


The patch beside the door is $300!!!!
Forum: General Discussion 01-13-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,467
Posted By Leo G
As soon as you sign a great profitable job will...

As soon as you sign a great profitable job will present itself and you won't be able to take it because you'll be committed to this job.

Murphy's Law.:jester:
Forum: Business 01-09-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 14,549
Posted By KAP
Glad to hear it went well... something to...

Glad to hear it went well... something to consider... in the numbers you provided, where is the overhead (not materials) and the company profit?

From what you told us, you have a partner,...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 12-30-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 19,021
Posted By mrcharles
I know people are going to call me a hack for...

I know people are going to call me a hack for this one, but those miters look well within tolerance for a deck. The shrinkage I have experience with PT have been far more severe than that.
Forum: Decks & Fencing 12-30-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 19,021
Posted By Golden view
I'm kind of amazed everybody doesn't know that...

I'm kind of amazed everybody doesn't know that this is the only right answer.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-17-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,927
Posted By ScipioAfricanus
I keep it in my pants. Andy.

I keep it in my pants.


Andy.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 11-09-2013, 11:29 PM
Replies: 763
Views: 157,698
Posted By donerightwyo
I feel like a monkey screwing a skunk and I have...

I feel like a monkey screwing a skunk and I have had all this stinking sh!t I can stand.
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 09-24-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,474
Posted By mudpad
Oh Wow. So there is a guy who went to work,...

Oh Wow. So there is a guy who went to work, probably thought a routine day, kinda boring, bouncing around on tracks all day. And then he never went home.....

No reason for this kind of thing to...
Forum: General Discussion 09-23-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,187
Posted By Inner10
Think phillips looks better on decora plates?

Think phillips looks better on decora plates?
Forum: Drywall 09-05-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 15,149
Posted By Exlud
On the bright side, it is incredibly easy to...

On the bright side, it is incredibly easy to locate a stud...
Forum: Roofing 08-27-2013, 01:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,019
Posted By madrina
Anyone ever have a customer that has his /her...

Anyone ever have a customer that has his /her chin on your shoulder while you work? I understand some older men just want to be part of the action.. And some people are interested in what your...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 07-26-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,569
Posted By Oconomowoc
I'm a little confused as to what this thread is...

I'm a little confused as to what this thread is about, partially because I didn't read the other thread. So I'm assuming this is more of a reality type thread?

For me it's the reality that the...
Forum: Business 05-14-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,332
Posted By KAP
I have a family member whose company is going...

I have a family member whose company is going through a re-branding (spending MILLIONS)... this after just having cut bonuses for employees (but not the upper echelon)... going over like a...
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