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Forum: Tools & Equipment 07-04-2010, 06:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 29,602
Posted By bwalley
If you get Dewalt Li Ion batteries, you will need...

If you get Dewalt Li Ion batteries, you will need new chargers, the Li Ion cannot be charged in the older chargers, the older batteries can be charged in the newer chargers.
Forum: General Discussion 07-03-2010, 07:23 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,631
Posted By bwalley
I think he is pointing out corruption and...

I think he is pointing out corruption and intimidation in the unions, if you want to post information about the same kinds of activity in non union companies you are free to do so.
Forum: Plumbing 06-23-2010, 06:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 59,969
Posted By bwalley
Cast Iron tubs retain heat better than acrylic or...

Cast Iron tubs retain heat better than acrylic or fiberglass tubs.
Forum: Lead RRP Discussion 06-15-2010, 08:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,158
Posted By bwalley
If you are doing the electrical work and the demo...

If you are doing the electrical work and the demo is already finished when you show up, how does it become your problem that the contractor isn't following the rrp rules?

Are we as contractors...
Forum: Drywall 06-12-2010, 07:32 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 16,370
Posted By bwalley
Read the guys website and you will see he is full...

Read the guys website and you will see he is full of it, most handymen are.

He is trying to scare people into removing popcorn cielings because it is harmful to breath in the dust. :rolleyes:
...
Forum: General Discussion 06-08-2010, 07:53 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 13,077
Posted By bwalley
What does your contract say as far as specs,...

What does your contract say as far as specs, payment etc.?

For a job to be considered abandoned, there usually has to a certain time period of now ork done, in Florida it is 6 months I think.
...
Forum: Concrete & Paving 05-11-2010, 09:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,212
Posted By bwalley
We pour slab on grade all the time, yet we are...

We pour slab on grade all the time, yet we are not allowed to washout on the ground because of the EPA, what is the difference between pouring concrete on the ground for a slab and washing a little...
Forum: General Discussion 05-11-2010, 07:25 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,470
Posted By bwalley
I have seen him do some hack work on his TV...

I have seen him do some hack work on his TV shows.

Holmes is not qualified to speak about my jobs as he is not licensed in the trades that I am in, he has a good gig on TV, but it is just...
Forum: Commercial Construction 05-08-2010, 07:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,713
Posted By bwalley
In Florida that wouldn't be allowed and if an...

In Florida that wouldn't be allowed and if an Inspector discussed any changes with the owner without my approval, I would be complaining to the Chief Inspector and his booses too.

The plans are...
Forum: General Discussion 05-08-2010, 04:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,973
Posted By bwalley
I normally wouldn't question another contractors...

I normally wouldn't question another contractors price, but he said the owner and the Architect called him a criminal and he gave the size and price of the slab.

If I could get $32 a ft2 for a...
Forum: General Discussion 05-08-2010, 02:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,973
Posted By bwalley
That is less than 2 yards of concrete, 100 ft2,...

That is less than 2 yards of concrete, 100 ft2, that works out to $32 a ft2.

I can see their concern.

The problems most Subs and GC's have is they think it is a license to gouge, I think...
Forum: General Discussion 04-27-2010, 08:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,031
Posted By bwalley
Architects charge a percentage of the job, they...

Architects charge a percentage of the job, they do not charge by the sq. ft.

1.50 a ft is cheap even for a draftsman if he is decent.
Forum: Low Voltage 04-24-2010, 04:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,976
Posted By bwalley
I think it was 25 drops, the way I understood it...

I think it was 25 drops, the way I understood it was, there were 5 offices, with 5 drops each office.
Forum: General Discussion 04-24-2010, 08:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,746
Posted By bwalley
How many contractors do you think are going to...

How many contractors do you think are going to even bother getting certified and of those who do, how many do you think will be able to compete with the handyhacks and other unlicensed hacks?

The...
Forum: Roofing 04-24-2010, 07:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,405
Posted By bwalley
The way you avoid problems like this is make him...

The way you avoid problems like this is make him pay you all f the money he owes you, you took a 22% hit on a $1800 job, how much money did you make?

He returns the favor by doing it to you on...
Forum: General Discussion 04-19-2010, 05:08 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,298
Posted By bwalley
You would never work on one of my job sites.

You would never work on one of my job sites.
Forum: General Discussion 04-19-2010, 04:17 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,298
Posted By bwalley
It doesn't matter what the music is, if it is...

It doesn't matter what the music is, if it is coming from your truck and it is cranked, it is too loud, if you want to listen to music while at work, start a band or get a job in a bar.

I tried...
Forum: Business 04-19-2010, 11:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,145
Posted By bwalley
You need detailed specs on a job, or you have to...

You need detailed specs on a job, or you have to list allowance's for everything, such as granite, tub, fixtures, cabinets, etc.
Forum: General Discussion 04-19-2010, 09:30 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,298
Posted By bwalley
Other people do not enjoy your truck radio...

Other people do not enjoy your truck radio blasting.

People who pull that get thrown off of my jobsite.
Forum: General Discussion 04-17-2010, 10:29 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,298
Posted By bwalley
I don't allow radios on my jobsites at all. ...

I don't allow radios on my jobsites at all.

If I am by myself working on a job I sometimes will listen to a radio if the client isn't around.
Forum: Business 04-17-2010, 09:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,201
Posted By bwalley
Get a biometric time clock, they have to clock in...

Get a biometric time clock, they have to clock in and out using their fingerprint, they cost about $200.

If they 'forget' to clock out for lunch or at the beginning or end of the day, give them...
Forum: Plumbing 04-13-2010, 10:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,923
Posted By bwalley
sometimes the seal will stick and not allow the...

sometimes the seal will stick and not allow the motor to spin, spin it by hand to break it free, that may take care of it.
Forum: Marketing & Sales 04-05-2010, 06:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,793
Posted By bwalley
If you are high priced and not a handyman hack...

If you are high priced and not a handyman hack you will have a hard time competing on CL.

You may find the occasional client that does not mind paying what it costs to get a job done right, but...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 04-04-2010, 09:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,616
Posted By bwalley
Remove all of the shell and fill it with clean...

Remove all of the shell and fill it with clean fill.
Forum: Drywall 04-03-2010, 07:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,783
Posted By bwalley
It is the peoples responsibility that made it and...

It is the peoples responsibility that made it and sold it to make sure it complys with our standards, why should the taxpayers get stuck with another bailout?

The companies that made the drywall,...
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