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We started the 700-foot job with a hope of getting it coated. Well, we are not sure what was on the floor. I think it was a VCT acrylic wax. As the young kids would say: OMG! It was too much. It took...
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We got the final coat on the job in Paris, and it went well. Then off we went to look at a floor we did almost a year ago, big buckle right in the middle where we started the flooring. My guy who is...
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The homeowner dropped in while we were working on some trim around the stairs; they are very happy with the job to this point. The folks like it so much that he gave me the check today. Now that is...
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Friday was an easy day and a fun day. Had to tear out 125 feet of Bruce wax wire brush on top of a 70-year-old, 1½ Qtr white oak rich with history. Now if that is not dumb? Cover a floor with more...
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Now, today was a day like none before: I did something that is a no-no on job sites: We were so hot that the pool just called us into the water! Actually, the homeowner told me it was OK and that I...
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Sorry, folks, that I did not write anything yesterday. It was a fast pace of make sure we got things ready to be done today; seems like we just had to keep pushing and pushing. Ever have a day when...
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Well, the dehumidifier is working; the RH down in two days to 74% from 95%, thank you very much. This helps me sleep at night because I do not have to fear the cupping on this job, in fact we are...
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I need to get my hands on a FA 8 for a job; that's the one unit we do not own. The odd thing is when I worked Clarke the machine was my idea-I got my name on the patent-and I tested it on a bunch of...
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I know words hold power and, used wrong, they can hurt, but I have to say: I hate carpet and tack strips. I took the carpet to the city dump to get rid of it and I cut my finger on the tacks. Hate...
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I woke up with a strange feeling … wet subfloors, wet subfloors, like a bad dream over and over. Then I got two phone calls with complaints about floors cupping and popping. I was thanking the Lord...
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