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  1. Site Help and Suggestions
    <P><P>I am covering a stairway that has water damage to the plaster, it's going to be dangerous with my homemade scaffold so I would like to male the job as easy as possible.</P></P> <P><P>Should I&nbsp;use&nbsp;drywall adhesive in addition to less screws?</P></P> <P><P>If the leak has been...
  2. Drywall Finishing
    Hi, I am helping out my wife's company at the moment and have no real background in drywalling. But, with the help of this forum I have managed to get inspired and buy a full set of Columbia tools for her guys. Training is underway, but we have a way to go. We are about to start a job...
  3. General Drywall Discussion
    I was at a house today that's been rewired and is in the process of having the walls patched and repaired, what a mess. There must be one thousand holes and about 100 screws. Pretty sweet workmanship on a house worth 1.6M. I took a video, might try to put it up.
  4. General Drywall Discussion
    So I got a call today to bid a job but they said it's with prevailing rates. What are these and how do you bid a job with them? Also it says rate and beside that it says fringes? Thanks for the help I'm used to sq ft pricing
  5. Off Topic (Non Trade)
    Heres a little job site humor for every one... Saw this today. I am a huge UT fan since I am in Tennessee, and I hate Alabama haha..... I did not write this btw.... Anyone have anything good to share? I could use a laugh..... The one that made me laugh the hardest even...
  6. Drywall Finishing
    Im a drywall finisher we been working or companies for the longest, i feel like i can do the same for me and my crew. I see boss mans that speak a little bit of english but are still the man on top gettin the jobs and callin the shots. I hear that they get the job project from online. I would...
  7. Drywall Finishing
    layers and layers ...and dont hit the tub:eek: is this a $300 jod ?
  8. Drywall Finishing
    Horrible finish job on my mom's bathroom. This was done about 3 years ago, by a local GC. Needless to say, I get to fix it at some point!:censored: See the next post in this thread for the embedded vid.
  9. Drywall Finishing
    Got a call today from a old client. He Removed some old wall paper and primed the walls. He tryed to repair where need. But now he need help. Walls need more help then he can do. Might look at it tomorrow. Not sure what he needs done, but i am thinking about it. The question I have, Can i...
  10. Drywall Finishing
    Most of my builders gives my company 8 days (work days not weekend days) to board and tape a house. I usually have 3 to 4 guys on the taping crew and the same on the hanging. It seems pretty unrealistic considering drying times, but thats the way it is here. Our houses are usually 10000 - 14000...
  11. Drywall Finishing
    <P>Nice job, double wide moble home that had fire damage due to dryer vent. I even got to catch a few nice rainbow trout ,,, tasted great!</P>
  12. Drywall Finishing
    not sure what im gunna be able to do with this one. any ideas?
  13. Workplace Safety
    Just wondering if anybody does anything special to ensure job site safety? I just expect my guys to not do anything I do :yes: Do what I say, not what I do!
  14. Drywall Finishing
    Hey all, looking for some independent feedback on a job. Lots of cracking all over a San Francisco loft condo building. The job is to repair what you see and more. I would like to get to the root causes so the customer doesn't have the cracks return in short order. Customers say the drywall...
  15. Drywall Finishing
    went to look at a house today, was a home job and let me tell ya the whole place needs a skim, Big time any of you guys see houses like that where everywall needs to be redone
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