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Forum: Roofing 02-14-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 16,305
Posted By Shawn Prentice
I used them a while back on a customers home and...

I used them a while back on a customers home and they got a 10% discount on their HO insurance due to the hail rating.
Forum: Tiling 02-14-2012, 10:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 18,232
Posted By Shawn Prentice
Not as flexible as silicone. I've been back to...

Not as flexible as silicone. I've been back to most of the homes I've done tile work in and almost every time I've used sanded/unsanded latex it has cracked from movement. I won't use anything but...
Forum: Roofing 02-04-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 35,047
Posted By Shawn Prentice
There's 2 ways to do it and both involve the I/W...

There's 2 ways to do it and both involve the I/W going under the drip edge. Here are the two details by the inventors of the stuff:
Forum: General Discussion 02-03-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,108
Posted By Shawn Prentice
Looks like that storm will be here tonight. We...

Looks like that storm will be here tonight. We might see up to a foot here.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-01-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,871
Posted By Shawn Prentice
That's the shower head :laughing:

That's the shower head :laughing:
Forum: Business 01-31-2012, 12:24 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 16,972
Posted By Shawn Prentice
First off, you're living in fantasy land to think...

First off, you're living in fantasy land to think you will never have a problem collecting from a homeowner.

Second, so you are in business for yourself? You haven't quite been clear on what...
Forum: Business 01-31-2012, 12:10 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 16,972
Posted By Shawn Prentice
When, if, your customer pays you. You've made...

When, if, your customer pays you. You've made that quite clear over the last 10 pages :thumbsup:
Forum: Business 01-30-2012, 11:09 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 16,972
Posted By Shawn Prentice
If you really believe everything you wrote, then...

If you really believe everything you wrote, then you wouldn't need to have a clause like that since you "always get paid" which means you would always have money to pay your subs, now wouldn't you? ...
Forum: Business 01-30-2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 16,972
Posted By Shawn Prentice
So, do the subs get paid if you don't?

So, do the subs get paid if you don't?
Forum: Business 01-30-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 16,972
Posted By Shawn Prentice
You lost me. Your trade says "residential...

You lost me. Your trade says "residential general contractor" and your job title in your profile says "owner", but you don't have a business?
Forum: Business 01-30-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 16,972
Posted By Shawn Prentice
But it sounds like from everything you've said so...

But it sounds like from everything you've said so far that you expect the subs to finance the job if you don't get paid by the HO.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 01-29-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,119
Posted By Shawn Prentice
Same here. I bought one maybe 15 years ago when...

Same here. I bought one maybe 15 years ago when I didn't know better. Not the best, not expensive, but it'll do the job...and I still use it on occasion.
Forum: Business 01-22-2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,035
Posted By Shawn Prentice
I see your point. I understand you want the...

I see your point. I understand you want the customer to know that he contracted you to do the job and that you want to make sure any issues are resolved to his satisfaction. And you should tell him...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-22-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,534
Posted By Shawn Prentice
And eating your weight in mosquitoes? :laughing:

And eating your weight in mosquitoes? :laughing:
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-22-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,534
Posted By Shawn Prentice
"In the United States from 1995 through 2009, an...

"In the United States from 1995 through 2009, an average of two people per year have died of rabies associated with bats."

There must of been two people with open foot sores each year catching...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-22-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,534
Posted By Shawn Prentice
Bats' saliva can transmit rabies, so hopefully...

Bats' saliva can transmit rabies, so hopefully the genius who catches bats in his boot doesn't have a scratch or open sore through which the rabies can be transmitted when he puts it back on.
Forum: Lead RRP Discussion 01-21-2012, 12:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,957
Posted By Shawn Prentice
Not trying to jack the thread, but this question...

Not trying to jack the thread, but this question relates to testing for lead. I know depending on the age of the home one may not find lead, but what are the repercussions for the homeowner if you...
Forum: Business 01-19-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,855
Posted By Shawn Prentice
Now you're being ridiculous and twisting my words...

Now you're being ridiculous and twisting my words to suit your argument. I wouldn't hire an attorney just because he/she was licensed, I would hire a licensed attorney that is good at what he/she...
Forum: Business 01-19-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,855
Posted By Shawn Prentice
You mean this one... Because that is...

You mean this one...



Because that is not a blanket statement. I never said every licensed CPA is bad at what they do, nor am I saying that every bookkeeper is good at what they do. I am...
Forum: Business 01-19-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,855
Posted By Shawn Prentice
First off, a license doesn't make you any good at...

First off, a license doesn't make you any good at what you do. It simply means you've met minimum standards. If the CPA exam is like most other standardized tests, then 70% is passing and that...
Forum: Carpentry 01-18-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,108
Posted By Shawn Prentice
I don't see where you're getting that from. He...

I don't see where you're getting that from. He is going to use or has used a suggested solution.

The point of this thread and many others on this forum is to engage in intelligent discussion and...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-17-2012, 11:25 PM
Replies: 1,105
Views: 66,584
Posted By Shawn Prentice
Tonight's beer...

Tonight's beer...
Forum: Business 01-17-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,855
Posted By Shawn Prentice
There are plenty of businesses, including some...

There are plenty of businesses, including some here, that use bookkeepers for day to day accounting and payroll and there is absolutely nothing wrong with that.

If you were to say that using a...
Forum: Business 01-17-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,855
Posted By Shawn Prentice
I agree to hire a CPA, but that's a poor analogy....

I agree to hire a CPA, but that's a poor analogy. You are essentially saying that bookkeepers work illegally and that's not true.
Forum: Lead RRP Discussion 01-16-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,949
Posted By Shawn Prentice
As long as they, the owner, understands what that...

As long as they, the owner, understands what that liability could likely be before signing a binding contract. The fact of the matter is that many people don't read every single word on a contract...
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