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Forum: Business 12-11-2017, 04:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,015
Posted By bytor
Our working costs increase in the winter...

Our working costs increase in the winter months... No way I would ever consider reducing our rates.
Forum: Business 12-06-2017, 08:11 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,555
Posted By SmallTownGuy
All people "mess up".

All people "mess up".
Forum: Construction 12-04-2017, 07:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,091
Posted By Warren
We swear by the Advantech. We have used it more...

We swear by the Advantech. We have used it more and more each year over the last decade. Never had to sand any of it. The regular osb will always swell with the least bit of moisture. Not sure who...
Forum: General Discussion 12-03-2017, 12:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,048
Posted By 480sparky
Griping about it on an innernets forum isn't...

Griping about it on an innernets forum isn't going to change it.

If you want something done right, you gotta do it yourself. Take your cause to the powers that be.
Forum: General Discussion 11-29-2017, 01:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,905
Posted By Michaeljp86
I slid off one 2 years ago about 8ft up and my...

I slid off one 2 years ago about 8ft up and my butt cheeks were about half way off and legs dangling over. my butt must have clinched up enough to grab on.
Forum: Finish Carpentry 11-22-2017, 06:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,742
Posted By B.Johnson
The painter will fix it.

The painter will fix it.
Forum: General Discussion 11-20-2017, 06:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,590
Posted By TxElectrician
I'm not enough of a nerd to understand what you...

I'm not enough of a nerd to understand what you said.
Forum: Finish Carpentry 11-08-2017, 06:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,210
Posted By greg24k
"Butt" the corners against each other, make them...

"Butt" the corners against each other, make them nice and tight and fill the void with calking. Being a professional you should know common practices.

Good luck
Forum: Finish Carpentry 11-08-2017, 04:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,210
Posted By Big Shoe
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20171108/b32944bb...

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20171108/b32944bb952590939d8721a1c8bb05bd.jpgcall this guy.


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Forum: General Discussion 10-17-2017, 09:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,732
Posted By Bull Trout
Probably should wait to flush until after the...

Probably should wait to flush until after the toilet is installed
Forum: Construction 10-17-2017, 12:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,866
Posted By Dirtywhiteboy
Nobody said TreeFiddy yet:blink:

Nobody said TreeFiddy yet:blink:
Forum: Construction 10-17-2017, 12:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,866
Posted By ScipioAfricanus
Why is this thread not closed yet? Andy

Why is this thread not closed yet?

Andy
Forum: Remodeling 10-12-2017, 10:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,160
Posted By tjbnwi
Fix them before the wall covering go on. Tom

Fix them before the wall covering go on.

Tom
Forum: Finish Carpentry 10-09-2017, 08:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,689
Posted By rrk
Bouncing all over an occupied office 3 or4 times...

Bouncing all over an occupied office 3 or4 times without cleaning up each time will draw a lot of complaints and disrupt the whole office. If you have to clean each time takes a lot of time.
Doing...
Forum: Farmer Brown Insurance Agency 09-24-2017, 11:16 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 20,642
Posted By SmallTownGuy
Well said. I will add one more; IF you...

Well said.

I will add one more; IF you preach/demand zero tolerance, but then do not uniformly and consistently apply industry standard testing and policy enforcement - and then God forbid an...
Forum: General Discussion 09-07-2017, 08:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,273
Posted By SmallTownGuy
I do mean to be rude: who the **** are you?

I do mean to be rude: who the **** are you?
Forum: Business 09-04-2017, 08:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,414
Posted By Calidecks
I send them a proposal via email. If they decide...

I send them a proposal via email. If they decide to move forward, I get a legal contract made out and have another sit-down with them at the signing.


Mike.
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Forum: Carpentry 09-02-2017, 09:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,675
Posted By EthanB
Heh. That's my picture. That was actually...

Heh. That's my picture.

That was actually the first deck where I did my returns like that. I don't like the extra 1.5" scab on the bottom of the fascia but the HO asked for it after the fact and...
Forum: Business 09-02-2017, 10:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 815
Posted By dayexco
looks to me you're a biz broker, not an...

looks to me you're a biz broker, not an excavator. need to buy some advertising?
Forum: Architecture & Design 08-25-2017, 10:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,542
Posted By MarkJames
Ancient Trigonometry

Fyi. A Babylonian trig table from ancient Babylonia, southern Iraq.

https://phys.org/news/2017-08-mathematical-mystery-ancient-babylonian-clay.html
Forum: General Discussion 08-16-2017, 05:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,713
Posted By TNTRenovate
How do you have a 60" door opening. That's only...

How do you have a 60" door opening. That's only 5'. Do people have to duck when they go in the shower?

I am having a hard time picturing this shower. Floor to ceiling tile. Our doors usually go...
Forum: Carpentry 08-13-2017, 10:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,237
Posted By griz
Perhaps if the individual started his post with...

Perhaps if the individual started his post with "hey I'm a new guy that doesn't have a clue what I'm doing" may have received a different response.

Setting trusses is an extremely basic...
Forum: General Discussion 08-12-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,102
Posted By Big Johnson
So your only job is to contract and you screwed...

So your only job is to contract and you screwed that up? If you were busy schmacking things with a hammer it'd be one thing but c'mon man, find another profession. You might make a good Realtor....
Forum: General Discussion 08-11-2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,102
Posted By digiconsoo
Advice: Read before you sign. This is CONTRACT...

Advice: Read before you sign. This is CONTRACT ing 101.

Advice: There is no painless way out of this mess. It will cost you in some way. Try to make it right, to the best of your ability. Come...
Forum: Framing 06-14-2017, 05:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,940
Posted By NJGC
Is $550 really that much for a tool that saves...

Is $550 really that much for a tool that saves time and the up down on a ladder? Not to mention the tool when used properly guarantees proper placement and angle this getting full uplift capacity ...
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