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I did a quote a couple of weeks ago, for a whole house reno. Bath kitchen, windows, flooring, etc etc.
The house has been a rental and is in rough shape.
Long story short, the owner choked, and I did not get the job.
The other day I was parked across the street, and saw a truck in the driveway.
The sign on the truck was a fishing guide outfit.
In the doorway I could see a ONE piece acrylic tub.
IF, they could get it up the stairs, which I doubt, they would not get it down the hallway, IF by some miracle they got it down the hall, there is no way in H*ll that it was going to make the turn into the bath.
:laughing::laughing::laughing::laughing::laughing::laughing::laughing:
Karma got to love it.
Onto the next one:thumbsup:
 

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I love one piece tub/shower units. (Well, actually, to be accurate. . . I just really hate multi piece units.) I'll happily pull doors and trim or even remove walls to get a 1-piece in place. One time, I had to remove an upstairs window and get 3 guys to boost the thing onto the roof and through the window opening. Maybe they hired the fishing crew for muscle because they were going to have to get creative! :thumbsup:
 

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I love one piece tub/shower units. (Well, actually, to be accurate. . . I just really hate multi piece units.) I'll happily pull doors and trim or even remove walls to get a 1-piece in place. One time, I had to remove an upstairs window and get 3 guys to boost the thing onto the roof and through the window opening. Maybe they hired the fishing crew for muscle because they were going to have to get creative! :thumbsup:
I have a nice one I've been wanting to get into the house. It is 37 inches wide and my doorways inside are 32. We will be doing some exterior work eventually, and that is how we will get it in. Hopefully.
 

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Chopsaw Chick said:
I love one piece tub/shower units. (Well, actually, to be accurate. . . I just really hate multi piece units.) I'll happily pull doors and trim or even remove walls to get a 1-piece in place. One time, I had to remove an upstairs window and get 3 guys to boost the thing onto the roof and through the window opening. Maybe they hired the fishing crew for muscle because they were going to have to get creative! :thumbsup:
A few years ago we did a bathroom, and there was no way in hell we would get the tub into it. So we cut the floor out ( also the ceiling to the dinning room) and built a platform it could sit on until we could get the floor framed again. Had the drywall guy fix the ceiling at the same time as doing the bathroom. A little excessive, but they wanted a 1 piece, and I was going to give it to them.
 

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call the city and see if they pulled a permit. If these guys are un-licenced, and something floods at a later date the home owners insurance won't pay up.

(my wife works in insurance, so I almost know what I am talking about)
 

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A few years ago we did a bathroom, and there was no way in hell we would get the tub into it. So we cut the floor out ( also the ceiling to the dinning room) and built a platform it could sit on until we could get the floor framed again. Had the drywall guy fix the ceiling at the same time as doing the bathroom. A little excessive, but they wanted a 1 piece, and I was going to give it to them.
WTF? That's just crazy. HO's can be the weirdest folks when they make their mind up about something they want :laughing: FWIW - I hate pre-fabbed tub units. I'll do them, but they always remind me of a cheap hotel room.
 

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WTF? That's just crazy. HO's can be the weirdest folks when they make their mind up about something they want :laughing: FWIW - I hate pre-fabbed tub units. I'll do them, but they always remind me of a cheap hotel room.
That's funny, I can't stand tile. It was actually a good thing because the joists were butchered by plumbers, so we got to fix that, and new plumbing to the main line in the basement, the house didn't have a vent stack either.
 

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Very seldom do you see a permit pulled for less than structural changes or electrical.
Ok, I never get involved with the process as I only do trim work so I don't know when you will require a permit.

told ya that I almost know what I'm talkin about! LOL

My sister used to live on Prideau st. in Nanaimo. Some really crazy people on that street LOL
 

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I love one piece tub/shower units. (Well, actually, to be accurate. . . I just really hate multi piece units.) I'll happily pull doors and trim or even remove walls to get a 1-piece in place. One time, I had to remove an upstairs window and get 3 guys to boost the thing onto the roof and through the window opening. Maybe they hired the fishing crew for muscle because they were going to have to get creative! :thumbsup:
Suprising statement (to me anyway). Sterling 4 piece showers are one of the best buys in the bath industry in my opinion. With todays waterproofing systems for tile theres no need to fear the seam.
 

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One of the window companies that I had quote the replacement job, just replaced most of the windows, cheaper model than I had them quote on.
It was the more expensive quote,but, they take credit cards.
 
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