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  1. Remodeling
    Hey all, I'm talking on a house repainting job. The house is 100+ years old with cedar siding; there's 3 old layers / colors of paint. It's peeling everywhere. After attempting to sand and scrap by hand it's clear that this will be far to time consuming and won't look good. All the paint...
  2. Flooring
    I am interested in upgrading my companies dust containment systems. We currently use the CAV26 units, but need something with more power. I like the power the Bona trailer offers, but I don't think I want to haul around a trailer. I also don't want to drag a vacuum around in the house. I am...
  3. Flooring
    Hey guys. I am new to this site. I am a new business just starting up and I have a bid currently going and I was wondering what a good way to stain and clear a hardwood floor. I am looking for a good material. I was also wondering if sanding and resealing the floor at $1.25 a sq ft is a too...
  4. Masonry
    The perimeter of my porch has bluestone tread. The length right in front of the front door, where you step up, has a slight "well" near the edge that holds water (about 2 feet long). Since the porch is on the north side of the house, it is sometimes very slow to dry. I'm concerned about icing...
  5. Concrete & Paving
    We pour the driveway concrete a week ago. Unfortunately we forgot to put up a bunch of those yellow caution signs for cars to see the new poured driveway. After us car drove on it and we have tire line but not deep, it seems a shadow on concrete. I hide them a little with makita wire brush...
  6. Decks & Fencing
    Fellow contractors, Just a quick questions for any of you that re-finish decks on a regular basis. Is there a sander you would recommend to sand underneath the railings of a deck? I have a belt sander, but oftentimes you have to sand cross grain. Is there something better? I've tried...
  7. Help Wanted or Looking For Work
    Sup guys i am a 4 yr exp finish sander who is contemplating moving out of calgary somtime in Feb or March prob to Edmonton but maybe Vancouver/Victoria depending on interest generated. How it works: 5 cents a foot i use a 300 watt lamp to light all surfaces, all plugs and windows cleaned out...
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