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Forum: Masonry 12-08-2016, 11:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,440
Posted By fjn
Just a word of caution with wire brush usage;...

Just a word of caution with wire brush usage; make sure it is stainless or brass,steel will deposit carbon on brick,turning them black. Those deposits are usually harder to remove than the stuff you...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 11-12-2016, 06:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,327
Posted By MarkJames
Windows, If I may ask, where do you live...

Windows,

If I may ask, where do you live (neighborhood)? I'm trying to paint myself a picture and maybe offer a couple local places to check out.

Also, who's going to do the install? You?
Forum: Finish Carpentry 11-12-2016, 04:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,327
Posted By wazez
This was pretty much my experiance. Just this...

This was pretty much my experiance. Just this year i got quote from Menard and Lowe's and from a local one man shop. The local guy was pretty close installed as what the big box were not installed. ...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 11-12-2016, 04:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,327
Posted By KAP
IOW... help us, help you... :thumbsup: But...

IOW... help us, help you... :thumbsup:

But if you make it any harder to drag the info out of you, you might just end up getting a bill... :whistling

Just sayin'... :laughing:
Forum: Finish Carpentry 11-12-2016, 01:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,327
Posted By KAP
Eye of the beholder... Without you...

Eye of the beholder...

Without you defining what you mean by "quality cabinet" or "decent price", what most are asking when they ask this is what is the minimum level of acceptance of cabinet I...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-26-2016, 10:03 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,066
Posted By hdavis
For anyone who isn't familiar, vet supplied...

For anyone who isn't familiar, vet supplied kidney diets for dogs usually have protein levels so low, your dog is going to waste away and die from eating that dog food. It took my friend's dog a...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-24-2016, 09:39 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,066
Posted By hdavis
Update on the dog that died - it died of copper...

Update on the dog that died - it died of copper storage disease. Thought to be a genetic problem, it's treated with chelation therapy and managed by avoiding foods high in copper. It turns out...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-24-2016, 08:49 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,571
Posted By Robie
I've had this conversation before. Let me...

I've had this conversation before.

Let me guess.....it's management's fault because management didn't do a good enough job negotiating with the unions. Like negotiating is even an option.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-23-2016, 10:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,571
Posted By EricBrancard
It's a radically oversimplified point of view to...

It's a radically oversimplified point of view to say that higher taxes and more Union leads to prosperity just because of a snapshot in time some 60 years ago. Unions have destroyed more than one...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-23-2016, 08:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,063
Posted By mattsk8
Nothing like watching the reality of what happens...

Nothing like watching the reality of what happens when you do that^ play out on an international level.

I imagine someone, somewhere is saying, "I tried to tell you..." right about now.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-19-2016, 11:03 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,571
Posted By Rio
California has the highest poverty rate in the...

California has the highest poverty rate in the country. The third largest city in California has declared bankruptcy, we pay just about the highest utility rates in the country (40 cents a kilowatt...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-18-2016, 07:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,571
Posted By hdavis
If you want to see what's going on, look at per...

If you want to see what's going on, look at per capita GDP. State GDP growth (or shrinkage) is different from "prospering".
Forum: Roofing 06-08-2016, 11:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,869
Posted By jmiller
A subcontractor.

A subcontractor.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-04-2016, 10:12 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,536
Posted By Easy Gibson
Funniest robbery story I have is hanging out at a...

Funniest robbery story I have is hanging out at a friend's place in the hood.
One of his roommates comes home as we're all kicking in for a pizza. This dude is a large, imposing man. Over six...
Forum: General Discussion 06-01-2016, 05:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,964
Posted By Tom Struble
..guess it depends on whether you want the water...

..guess it depends on whether you want the water in the gutter or not
Forum: Roofing 05-30-2016, 08:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,448
Posted By A&E Exteriors
Proper hip roof ventilation..

Went and looked at a referral job where there are ice problems. 25 x 35 hip roof 4/12. No intake, 5 pot vents randomly placed in center of the roof and 5" of cellulose in the attic. Roof is...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-30-2016, 02:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By Robie
Hope everyone realizes I was being facetious.

Hope everyone realizes I was being facetious.
Forum: Roofing 05-30-2016, 08:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,900
Posted By Joasis
Nothing gives me greater pleasure then killing...

Nothing gives me greater pleasure then killing traditional thinking that there is but one way to build anything.
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 05-30-2016, 08:31 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 32,206
Posted By WarnerConstInc.
Primed.

Primed.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-29-2016, 04:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By Joasis
Memorial Day

A few pictures that will always be associated with the holiday many celebrate. My father, sister, (married name), uncle Eddie, who is on the Vietnam wall, my grandfather's brothers, my dad and his...
Forum: Roofing 05-29-2016, 07:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,900
Posted By Joasis
And just think, we are doing roof decks with...

And just think, we are doing roof decks with spray foam underside, and no vents.

The trend nationally seems to be the MacMansion style high pitch roofs will go away, especially since the...
Forum: Roofing 05-25-2016, 08:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,900
Posted By A&E Exteriors
I have only ever once seen ridge vent leak. No...

I have only ever once seen ridge vent leak. No cap was run under the edge. Fixed probably literally 1000+ leaky pot vents though
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 05-23-2016, 05:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,357
Posted By KAP
Since this hasn't been shut down and referred to...

Since this hasn't been shut down and referred to the www.DIYchatroom.com (http://www.DIYchatroom.com) yet... (you never know, you might luck out and they leave it open - saw a mod view it and...
Forum: Roofing 05-22-2016, 05:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 21,055
Posted By Mr Latone
Overall weight will fall under structural...

Overall weight will fall under structural deficiency.

Thermal mass is surely a real factor and therefore it (the torn off roof) may be considered to be working better. The adverse cost of cooling...
Forum: Roofing 05-21-2016, 06:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 21,055
Posted By donerightwyo
Not stripping the shingles is just pure...

Not stripping the shingles is just pure laziness.:vs_no_no_no:
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