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Forum: Business 05-18-2016, 02:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,217
Posted By Chris Johnson
That's the problem, you paid yourself whatever...

That's the problem, you paid yourself whatever the business could provide you. Little late now, but you should have given yourself a regular salary with everyone else. When the time and money...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 05-15-2016, 10:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,494
Posted By Chris Johnson
Home Depot is for convenience, not daily shopping...

Home Depot is for convenience, not daily shopping for supplies

You can find that bracket for 20% less elsewhere, try a lumber yard

As for the price, those are engineered brackets, your paying...
Forum: General Discussion 05-02-2016, 12:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,867
Posted By Chris Johnson
The part missing from that story is the EMS guys...

The part missing from that story is the EMS guys got 2nd and 3rd degree burns on their lower legs/knees when they entered and were working on the fellow.

The contractor was not qualified to do the...
Forum: General Discussion 04-27-2016, 11:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,655
Posted By Chris Johnson
I guess we can't stress the importance of...

I guess we can't stress the importance of waterproofing often enough
Forum: General Discussion 04-25-2016, 07:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,867
Posted By Chris Johnson
And that's all it is, a gouging. Had he have been...

And that's all it is, a gouging. Had he have been remotely close to the budget no one would have blinked, but a 50% increase is too much.

And I think it is the tile setters job to install as well,...
Forum: General Discussion 04-24-2016, 01:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,867
Posted By Chris Johnson
Who's job is it?

Working on a project that requires electric floor heat in the basement units. Prior to start of project last year the electrician gave a budget quote of $ 40,000 for supply and install of floor heat,...
Forum: General Discussion 04-21-2016, 07:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,474
Posted By Chris Johnson
What does your contract say? What does the law...

What does your contract say? What does the law say? Liens get peoples attention - quickly
Forum: General Discussion 04-15-2016, 08:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,492
Posted By Chris Johnson
Pop by one of his projects and point out his...

Pop by one of his projects and point out his deficiencies

What's good for the goose is good for the gander
Forum: Technology 04-14-2016, 01:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,695
Posted By Chris Johnson
I've had this for 4-5 years on iPhone, yes it's a...

I've had this for 4-5 years on iPhone, yes it's a great system as people leave messages, i erase without listening as I call them back anyways
Forum: Concrete & Paving 04-04-2016, 11:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,003
Posted By Chris Johnson
The special inspector has to be paid for by the...

The special inspector has to be paid for by the owner, if you do it, it doesn't count, thats a conflict of interest.

Since your not paying for it, let the owner know it is on the plans and they...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 04-04-2016, 12:38 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,166
Posted By Chris Johnson
Excellent marketing department, since they...

Excellent marketing department, since they started, cars were all electric and cost over 100k, makes everyone want one, but few could afford, now for 35k anyone can own one
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-29-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,528
Posted By Chris Johnson
Funny part...our parents were probably having...

Funny part...our parents were probably having this same discussion amongst their friends in the 1940's and 50's

And in today's news...the author of Rich Dad predicts a pretty big crash this year
Forum: Plumbing 03-28-2016, 06:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,695
Posted By Chris Johnson
Before you buy, do your own independent analysis ...

Before you buy, do your own independent analysis

1. is the real estate a premium that you cannot put in a HWT

if not

1. cost of tank vs cost of tankless
2. monthly operating costs
3....
Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-16-2016, 02:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,171
Posted By Chris Johnson
Your an engineer...would you pass it if you...

Your an engineer...would you pass it if you showed up to my job and saw I used expired product?
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-15-2016, 10:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 929
Posted By Chris Johnson
Diversification of your money, and the people you...

Diversification of your money, and the people you normally see at the bank are up to speed on CD's

There are better places to put $ 1000.00 which can pay you up to 10% with limited risk, and...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-11-2016, 07:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 938
Posted By Chris Johnson
A negative interest rate is going to raise costs...

A negative interest rate is going to raise costs somewhere else...check out Europe, no one works for free or below free
Forum: General Discussion 02-29-2016, 10:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,117
Posted By Chris Johnson
Dig up the outside and do it right. Clean it up,...

Dig up the outside and do it right. Clean it up, apply waterproofing membrane that works with the surface you have, cover it with a platon type board, weeping tile and gravel
Forum: Concrete & Paving 02-22-2016, 09:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,609
Posted By Chris Johnson
So the owner wrote the spec. But the guy who...

So the owner wrote the spec.

But the guy who placed and finished is the professional

I'd say your finisher is on the hook, had an architect/engineer wrote the spec and approved it then I would...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-22-2016, 09:16 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 9,102
Posted By Chris Johnson
My grandparents lived on a river and as a kid I...

My grandparents lived on a river and as a kid I was down there fishing whenever we visited, catching large mouth bass, grandma used to make me put them back as there was no way she was going to eat...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-21-2016, 09:06 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 9,102
Posted By Chris Johnson
Yes, I lived outside the city for a couple of...

Yes, I lived outside the city for a couple of years and about a mile or so down the road they had those hutches
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-21-2016, 08:46 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 9,102
Posted By Chris Johnson
Jeez, I take off for a day and 4 pages later... ...

Jeez, I take off for a day and 4 pages later...

Here's the thing with veal...they are bread that way, they were born to be my future veal sandwich

What's that French dish that they force feed...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-20-2016, 06:27 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 9,102
Posted By Chris Johnson
And your point? :laughing:

And your point? :laughing:
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-16-2016, 06:36 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,307
Posted By Chris Johnson
Archeology finds on jobs sites are like the Fight...

Archeology finds on jobs sites are like the Fight Club, rule # 1 we don't talk about it.

Find the wrong thing and your site is shut down for a while
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-15-2016, 09:54 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 9,102
Posted By Chris Johnson
Burger Priest has been popping up around Toronto...

Burger Priest has been popping up around Toronto and the slogan is Redeeming the Burger one at a time - it's worth it

California Sandwiches is another sandwich shop, no drive thru, too messy, veal...
Forum: Framing 02-15-2016, 09:48 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 13,634
Posted By Chris Johnson
Personally...I think they underbid and cannot...

Personally...I think they underbid and cannot afford to complete the job, I know they cringed at our cost. I always come back with the same answer, we charge this amount and we don't walk away, all...
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