Do-It-Yourself Home Repair/Remod Help Thread

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by gridman, Sep 24, 2012.

  1. gridman

    gridman Dancing Madly Backwards

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    Last night I had answered a couple questions about a do it yourself project and thought this may be a good place to go for those of you that are about to start a project and may need some basic assistance.

    We have a few tradesmen that post here:
    I can answer most of your questions regarding concrete,framing,drop ceiling,drywall and drywall finishing questions and most general repair
    Baddfunn is a master plumber and seems to not have any qualms about helping people out with that
    Ted is an HVAC guy
    Zingger is a carpenter who does rough framing and may do trim (base/crown etc.)also
    Im not sure of any electricians or masons but Im sure there are some around that would dig lending a hand

    Edit: DBD and Matty are electricians and Markijuano can help with your structural questions (load bearings,foundations etc.)
    Xyster does carpet installation and munching ,Judsy is a mason,Walleye is our resident concrete man and could give advice on any medical plans for when you fuck yourself up

    We could also give you a basic guideline on hiring contractors to do the job that youre preparing for..Material costs and labor vary from state to state but you can get a basic rundown on what you should fork out so you dont get hammered :hhh:

    We could also help with the best tools for the job at hand .Who doesnt like talking tools?


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    Avery Well-Known Member Banned User

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    My vacuum broke. Do you have anybody around here that can help me?
     
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    gridman Dancing Madly Backwards

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    We do but you gotta pay him in bath salts
     
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    My friend / contractor died last week


    :rip: John
     
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    gridman Dancing Madly Backwards

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    Fall of a scaffold? Air nailer to the head? something cool like that?
     
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    baddfunn's specialty is toilets so he's a natural for this thread.
     
  9. gridman

    gridman Dancing Madly Backwards

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    Whatre you saying :right:
     
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    How do paint?
     
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    up and down
     
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    gridman Dancing Madly Backwards

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    Yeah thats a bummer.Was he on the job?
     
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    [video=youtube;R37pbIySnjg]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R37pbIySnjg&feature=related[/video]
     
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    Sorry bro, I'm on my union negotiated break. Can't talk now.
     
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    file a grievance for making you work during posting time :hhh:
     
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