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Forum: General Discussion 04-12-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,441
Posted By Inner10
Neither, it's the GC's fault because he didn't...

Neither, it's the GC's fault because he didn't tarp the entire yard.
Forum: Roofing 04-10-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,269
Posted By smalpierre
Soffit vents should hopefully already be there....

Soffit vents should hopefully already be there. Power fans need intake too. Sometimes it's a good idea to open it up more anyway.

I'm not a huge fan of passive ventilation.
Forum: General Discussion 04-03-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,574
Posted By RobertCDF
I sniff you guys out in a heartbeat... not...

I sniff you guys out in a heartbeat... not happening. Learn your own numbers.
Forum: Business 04-01-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,624
Posted By RobertCDF
Shoot I wouldn't pay a dime for that crap. You...

Shoot I wouldn't pay a dime for that crap. You want me to sell your products? Give me the tools to do so.
Forum: Architecture & Design 03-31-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,413
Posted By Morning Wood
He's climate zone 5. I don't see how two...

He's climate zone 5.

I don't see how two layers of foam is a big deal. I have hot roof with closed cell flash on underside of sheathing and then EPS on underside of rafters for a thermal break....
Forum: Architecture & Design 03-30-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,413
Posted By Morning Wood
So the 2x6 space has what in it? Nothing? I...

So the 2x6 space has what in it? Nothing? I also don't like the foam board on both sides of the roof. It's better on the outside. Say you seal the exterior really well. Any water vapor(moisture)...
Forum: Architecture & Design 03-30-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,413
Posted By Terrorron
It's:censored: Double sealed, which is no good....

It's:censored: Double sealed, which is no good. Rot city. If you were to apply a supersealed 6 mil V/B to the inside of the envelope which would guarantee a minimal exchange (leakage) rate then...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 03-24-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,782
Posted By Driftweed
Typically those "lines" are from not backrolling....

Typically those "lines" are from not backrolling. But in this case its mudd not paint.

I am just grasping at straws, but maybe just maybe the lines you see are a very slight difference in...
Forum: Framing 03-24-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,682
Posted By Bearded Wonder
Depends. Did you have opportunity to know a...

Depends.

Did you have opportunity to know a crane would be required when you gave him a price?

If you guys had a deal based on incomplete info, like if he didn't tell you that there were...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 03-24-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,782
Posted By Ohio painter
If the wall is smooth and the lines show through,...

If the wall is smooth and the lines show through, without seeing it here is what I think.
The PVA primer is low end primer, none the less I think for a deep base color you may have been better off...
Forum: Framing 03-24-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,682
Posted By Metro M & L
pay for the crane. And give him a per hour rate...

pay for the crane. And give him a per hour rate the first time he asked you to move something with it. Otherwise he can get his own.
Forum: Business 03-21-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,635
Posted By huggytree
subs- do you check up on new GC's?

ive been getting tons of new calls from GC's who need me immediately. All have been problems in multiple ways...late payment being among the issues.....so when it happened again this week I decided...
Forum: Business 03-12-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,681
Posted By CarpenterSFO
Obviously you didn't mean it before. Tell him...

Obviously you didn't mean it before. Tell him today that if he shows up drunk again he's fired. Tell him you're sorry about his old lady, but you aren't going to let him throw your business away. ...
Forum: General Discussion 02-18-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,920
Posted By BamBamm5144
Half day. In your case though shoot for two.

Half day.

In your case though shoot for two.
Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,311
Posted By Calidecks
I as a sole proprietor, pay for stuff out of my...

I as a sole proprietor, pay for stuff out of my business account all the time that's not for business, I just claim it as a personal expense. It's not that your paying it out of your business...
Forum: General Discussion 02-10-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,311
Posted By Framer53
a contractor is not liable for anything. As long...

a contractor is not liable for anything. As long as you declare the income.
Forum: General Discussion 02-10-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,311
Posted By Metro M & L
Not your problem. If the check cashes then you're...

Not your problem. If the check cashes then you're good to go.
Forum: HVAC 01-22-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 15,083
Posted By ranteso
you must have just got into the business and the...

you must have just got into the business and the trades you are hiring are treating you like a homeowner.

Once you build trade relationships and trust the information you seek will be freely...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-07-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,008
Posted By jomama
Have you checked out John Dee? They usually have...

Have you checked out John Dee? They usually have quite a few reports for that area in the "area conditions" section of the forum........
Forum: Construction 12-14-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,145
Posted By Joasis
Either you are doing the job, or you are an...

Either you are doing the job, or you are an employee with a paycheck. You pick.

I had a guy many years ago who called me and asked me how much to erect his building, that he already bought. I...
Forum: Roofing 09-06-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 26,450
Posted By Tom M
Straight runs with no lines is one thing a cut up...

Straight runs with no lines is one thing a cut up roof that meets in random places is another.
Forum: Roofing 09-06-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 26,450
Posted By Roofcheck
Bad shingles or inexperienced installers. Sorry...

Bad shingles or inexperienced installers. Sorry but a waste of good chalk.
Forum: Roofing 08-31-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,514
Posted By Dallas-Roofing
If you can close them on the first appointment I...

If you can close them on the first appointment I would. As a matter of fact I walk in to every home with the notation that I will close them on the spot. Make sure that the decision maker is home and...
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