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Unread 11-17-2013, 06:44 PM   #3931
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I didn't ask for anything. Get unsolicited stuff everyday. Some develop into clients, most don't. The screws were the last job Evan, LOL. Think they will be part of it in one coming up on metal studs too.
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Unread 11-17-2013, 07:08 PM   #3932
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Cannot stress enough the importance of hiring the right contractor

I got a call to look at a leaky shower in Fair View Park Ohio. I was thinking it was the typical pan leaking from nailing or screwing into the liner. I was amazed at what I had found. It was actually a tub and surround combo. BUT when the contractor installed the glass block window, he didnt put any type of water proofing around the opening. Every time it rained the water would run into the house behind the siding and down in the basement. The outside studs were nothing more than wet sticks. The plywood was just soaked mud. I had to remove everything and start from scratch. New studs, tied into the steal beams, remove old glass block, frame it in, water proof and install new ones. To say it was a mess is an understatement. But in the end. The job turned out very nice, and they will never have the leaking problems with this room anymore.
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Unread 11-17-2013, 07:24 PM   #3933
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Nice work Scott.

Makes you wonder what the total cost would have been to do it right the first time.
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Unread 11-17-2013, 07:27 PM   #3934
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Thanks Paul..
Could never really get who actually did the window install.. LOL
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Unread 11-17-2013, 09:04 PM   #3935
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I've found that when a customer doesn't tell you who did the install, it was usually them or a relative/friend and they're too embarrased to say. Lol

Wow, big floor tiles for such a small space.

Excellent work!
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Unread 11-20-2013, 11:01 PM   #3936
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Just got home from a new customer - The glass backsplash was installed from start to finish in 6 hours; Acrylpro mastic with watered down grout.

Got a gaping hole ? fill it with more mastic.

The homeowner will be doing the demo. I told him to time it. My bet is on 45 minutes if it takes that long.

My eyes hurt from looking at it. I'd post a larger picture but y'all would have nightmares.

EDIT - Customer reported actual demo time of 29 minutes back to original drywall.
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Unread 11-21-2013, 07:31 AM   #3937
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My eyes hurt from looking at that 2-gang box.
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Unread 11-21-2013, 04:22 PM   #3938
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"mesh tape? we dont need no stinkin mesh tape...we have writing paper!"


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Unread 11-21-2013, 04:39 PM   #3939
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Yikes.......

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Unread 11-21-2013, 05:49 PM   #3940
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That installer is in real big trouble.

He's going to bring back whole milk and white bread when his wife gave him a list that said something different!
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Unread 11-21-2013, 10:09 PM   #3941
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Brian, that's funny.

Somewhat carefully typed on teensy cell phone keys.
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Unread 11-22-2013, 06:34 AM   #3942
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I guess the mastic on the back of the stone was the waterproofing and backer combined. $800K+ house. A complete master shower failure.
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Unread 11-22-2013, 06:35 AM   #3943
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Paper drywall tape? It's just paper isn't it?
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Unread 11-22-2013, 11:01 AM   #3944
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Close enough...grout it!
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beeeeeeeautiful. love the matching cove base
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