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Forum: Drywall 01-21-2016, 10:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,196
Posted By griz
Change your name to...

Change your name to Hernandez....:whistling:thumbup:
Forum: Drywall 01-17-2016, 06:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,196
Posted By Big Shoe
We should have stopped this 20 yrs. ago. All of...

We should have stopped this 20 yrs. ago. All of the big fat cats that propheted off the flood of illegals in the construction industry are all retired and long gone.

Good luck.
Forum: Drywall 01-17-2016, 01:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,196
Posted By Calidecks
Here in Cali they'd probably throw you in jail...

Here in Cali they'd probably throw you in jail for turning them in! :laughing:
Forum: Drywall 10-14-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,023
Posted By platinumLLC
When did the drywall forum become the political...

When did the drywall forum become the political forum and blame game forum? My gosh. I understand everyone was affected in some way in the past decade. You can blame Clinton, Bush, Obama, banks,...
Forum: Drywall 10-05-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,023
Posted By Big Shoe
Sorry to hear that Frank. Keep your chin up. ...

Sorry to hear that Frank. Keep your chin up. Hope you can find a good company to work for. What else can I say? ;)
Forum: Drywall 10-03-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,023
Posted By SmallTownGuy
I know for a fact that a reputable company was...

I know for a fact that a reputable company was looking for a punch guy $15/20 plus bennies in Rochester Hills for their condos.

Allen Edwin has adverted repeated for punch guys/warranty techs.
...
Forum: Drywall 05-22-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,253
Posted By Inner10
If they are big tiles I'd just load up some...

If they are big tiles I'd just load up some medium bed thinset on that end when I set them.
Forum: Drywall 03-09-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,745
Posted By tjbnwi
We have an original Maytag Neptune washer,...

We have an original Maytag Neptune washer, everything goes in it to be cleaned. I've washed my drop clothes and floor mats from my truck in it.

Tom
Forum: Drywall 02-12-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,971
Posted By hthome
If he's using a flatbox, then it has its own...

If he's using a flatbox, then it has its own crown on it, which could be what hes talking about. I mean you have to crown it when you float it, then you sand flat. Thats how we get flat. You can't...
Forum: Drywall 02-06-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,971
Posted By icerock drywall
ask that contractor if he could find you a crown...

ask that contractor if he could find you a crown pole sander then slap him over his head with it:hammer: and I like when contractor use crap bead...give guys like us repair work
Forum: Drywall 02-06-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,971
Posted By Big Shoe
:no::no::no::no: Don't know why you guys...

:no::no::no::no:

Don't know why you guys don't just put metal bead on. Not the Home Depot crap.
I can see guys like Blacktop doing it (paper) because that's all they do. But guys that don't do it...
Forum: Drywall 02-05-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,971
Posted By avenge
Leaving a crown due to shrinkage is one of the...

Leaving a crown due to shrinkage is one of the dumber things I've heard.
Forum: Drywall 12-07-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 24,272
Posted By TNTRenovate
It's hard to understand because it doesn't make...

It's hard to understand because it doesn't make sense. Clean up your own mess. Never been on any job that it was the GC'S job to clean up after the trades.
It's like saying it was my Mom's job to...
Forum: Drywall 12-06-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 24,272
Posted By blacktop
4 men . 9 hours 129 Boards 4X12 . Garage...

4 men . 9 hours 129 Boards 4X12 . Garage ceiling and stairwell wrap 5/8 F/P . Scraped out and swept ~[ The best they could with the chit they had in the way!!! ]

When they seen that...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 10-14-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,601
Posted By Grateful_Monk
Frankowitz, I have your back and feel for...

Frankowitz,

I have your back and feel for you. The contractor made a mistake so your responsible, that's preposterous.

It's typical of most contractor's I've worked for to lay the blame always...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 10-09-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,601
Posted By Sir Mixalot
Good to hear Frank. :thumbup:

Good to hear Frank. :thumbup:
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 08-08-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,601
Posted By avenge
You're totally wrong he's not the blame for the...

You're totally wrong he's not the blame for the wrong paint. And don't knock him for giving her the benefit of doubt and giving her a try. There are bunch of no nothing lying business owners in our...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 08-08-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,548
Posted By Robie
I have a crazy idea. How about Goof-Off applied...

I have a crazy idea.
How about Goof-Off applied with 0000 steel wool to dissolve the latex enough to expose the oil? The fine scratches may supply adequate adhesion for a primer.
Goof-Off won't...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 08-05-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,034
Posted By jaydee
try these ...

try these
http://www.ultimateridgehook.com/index.html

you can add roof brackets to the boards

they work great,
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 07-31-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,887
Posted By carzie
I just write it on the customer's forehead, trick...

I just write it on the customer's forehead, trick is to write it backwards so they can read it in the mirror...joking aside that is a nifty idea, I usually just write it on the can what room it was...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 07-30-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,887
Posted By avenge
So what if I have a custom color? I have brand,...

So what if I have a custom color? I have brand, line, base, finish and formula do I put an arrow on it pointing to the next outlet cover with "continued".
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 07-25-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,601
Posted By Driftweed
What kills me is you go over quality standards...

What kills me is you go over quality standards beforehand, they are fine with cutting corners. Then when job is done they are mad because they didn't get perfection.

So far female clientelle are...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 07-22-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,601
Posted By Sir Mixalot
I feel for ya Frank. There's some real winner...

I feel for ya Frank. There's some real winner painting contractors around here too.:rolleyes:
I get at least one call a week saying something like "He worked for a total of ten hours and never came...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 07-22-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,601
Posted By straightedgellc
I try to make myself so valuable to the...

I try to make myself so valuable to the marketplace (people wanting my services), that I can just walk away from a job like that and say thank god I don't need to work for people like that who don't...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 07-20-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,601
Posted By jb4211
By living in a bubble with plugs in the ears and...

By living in a bubble with plugs in the ears and their hands covering their eyes. That's the only way I can see possible.

If that high end work. I'd really hate to see what she calls low end.
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