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Forum: Drywall 01-16-2016, 07:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,121
Posted By Frankawitz
I've done those Types of patterns I always like...

I've done those Types of patterns I always like to use a Wallpaper Glue brush its made of long hair. I also would use Topping Compound cause it was easier to texture and Dryed to a bright white...
Forum: Drywall 09-29-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,641
Posted By Frankawitz
Being your talking about sheetrock I would use...

Being your talking about sheetrock I would use Durabond in brown bags you can apply like a base coat smooth out just like plaster this will dry rock hard then you can skim your finish coat, did that...
Forum: Drywall 09-29-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,031
Posted By Frankawitz
working for drywall company

I've been working for this local Drywall company we do new construction residential an commercial we have I have heard as many as 50 guys most are Mexicans how many are Illegal don't know, now I have...
Forum: Drywall 02-16-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,971
Posted By Frankawitz
The paper metal corner beads use spray adhesive...

The paper metal corner beads use spray adhesive before you mud when you mud use Durabond 90 brown bag as bed coat it makes it solid cause if someone hits it with a piece of furniture it wont crack...
Forum: Plumbing 10-31-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,402
Posted By Frankawitz
I had a customer a few years back had water...

I had a customer a few years back had water damage to her foyer ceiling house was built in 1924 she had plumbers an roofers looking for the leak, I came out to do estimate for plastering the ceiling...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 10-09-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,607
Posted By Frankawitz
Well working with this new company working OK!

Well working with this new company working OK!
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 08-09-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,548
Posted By Frankawitz
If you can get your hands on some Red Lye mix it...

If you can get your hands on some Red Lye mix it in a five with hot water wear rubber gloves use a sponge wipe it on let it sit about 5 minutes do this a couple times, you'll see the latex will skin...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 08-09-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,607
Posted By Frankawitz
Yeah it's to bad there's not a site to put...

Yeah it's to bad there's not a site to put contractors who do shoty work so that the Public knows who they are dealing with. You got Angie's List that tells people how great a company is why not have...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 08-08-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,607
Posted By Frankawitz
No you guys are off base I look at these types...

No you guys are off base I look at these types don't have any business being in a trade you know very little about. I was told by the home owner he seen the paint was wrong, but his wife was happy...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 08-03-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 12,361
Posted By Frankawitz
Well the last three years I have been on the side...

Well the last three years I have been on the side of the fence of being a worker instead of hireing workers. I have found that some of these so called paint contractors don't know their butts from a...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 07-25-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,607
Posted By Frankawitz
Hey guys well I got the house painted. As for...

Hey guys well I got the house painted. As for replacing the siding well yesterday her an I thought we were on same page found a supplier so I send the supplier a picture an measurements he tells me...
Forum: Drywall 01-07-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,803
Posted By Frankawitz
You could try a cement brush it's about 3' long...

You could try a cement brush it's about 3' long it has stiff black brisils about 4" long you can attach a extension pole mix mud up nice and creamy then just pull the brush down to floor
Forum: Painting & Finish Work Picture Post 12-11-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 17,074
Posted By Frankawitz
Nice job Joe:thumbsup:

Nice job Joe:thumbsup:
Forum: Drywall 12-11-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,858
Posted By Frankawitz
The best way to cut wire is with a good drywall...

The best way to cut wire is with a good drywall axe I can cut out a wall or repair and use my axe in the time it would take you to get your sawall out put a blade in it I would be done I also use a...
Forum: Drywall 11-21-2013, 05:48 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 22,818
Posted By Frankawitz
I just wanted to address the Primer part of this...

I just wanted to address the Primer part of this question, Primer is a Sealer it ain't gonna hide seams and butt joint that have not been sanded right. As for Flashing it is caused when the primer...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 11-19-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 15,811
Posted By Frankawitz
I have used Peel Away 7. As for the picture you...

I have used Peel Away 7. As for the picture you showed you should use Peel Away 7 I believe its the strongest they make. I found that if you use 3M Painters Plastic instead of the paper they give you...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 11-03-2013, 02:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,979
Posted By Frankawitz
Well guys I found out some interesting things...

Well guys I found out some interesting things about Mr. Jason Day my wife called the State and she found out that Mr. Day hasn't paid Taxes to the State of Michigan since 1999 well they notified the...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 10-11-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,979
Posted By Frankawitz
Well he burned me so just that every Painter in...

Well he burned me so just that every Painter in Colorado knows who he is Jason Day he lives on Arista in Broomfield, CO
His Company name
Alternative Painting
Keep and eye on this guy.
My...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 10-01-2013, 04:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,633
Posted By Frankawitz
Get yourself a 3/4" nap roller skin I use the...

Get yourself a 3/4" nap roller skin I use the blue and white skins from Sherly Williams, load roller and have at it. Hope this helps:thumbsup:
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 05-12-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 29,784
Posted By Frankawitz
I use to do a little fire repair and we would use...

I use to do a little fire repair and we would use oil base Kilz and we only sprayed attics and basement ceilings and we would cut and roll ceilings and walls.
The fumes from shellac are hard on the...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 04-28-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,695
Posted By Frankawitz
Well I don't know how long it will take but I...

Well I don't know how long it will take but I just did a 11,000 sqft office suite and it was all new sheetrock and I had 29 oak doors to stain and varnish it took me 3 weeks and now I am waiting on...
Forum: Drywall 10-08-2012, 06:38 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 46,632
Posted By Frankawitz
I see your home was built by Plute There is the...

I see your home was built by Plute There is the problem, In Michigan Plute has been kicked out of Our State 7 times for shottie work, He used the Cheapest Labor and Materials, When I was just...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 09-26-2012, 05:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,561
Posted By Frankawitz
If your having tracks or ropes you might be...

If your having tracks or ropes you might be pushing to hard on your roller when applying your primer or paint. We have a guy who works with us and he puts so much paint on a wall that when he's done...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 09-23-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,967
Posted By Frankawitz
Jason Resta's Right Peel-Away will work very well...

Jason Resta's Right Peel-Away will work very well I had to strip a cornice molding in a dinning room a few years back I tried a heat gun but the heat tranfer was I little troubling cause I didn't...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 08-26-2012, 05:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,238
Posted By Frankawitz
Hey Guys Thanks, I kinda of had that feeling,...

Hey Guys Thanks,
I kinda of had that feeling, But when you work so many years for yourself and then working for someone and you see guys screwing off and doing stuff Wrong it just gets me that these...
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