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It was a busy week with a couple nice floor inspections. The most interesting one was a factory-finished floor that had significant overwood and underwood issues. Corners and edges were higher than...
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I managed to get back one of the jobs I thought I had lost last week because of an old telephone number. It's a 100-plus-year-old building that has undergone several modifications over the years. Now...
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It's been a week. It's one thing to be self-employed and have to deal with health insurance. It's a whole other thing to get sick.
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Well, I will never disrespect the concrete gods again. I really like concrete as a material, but I've had my fill of working the raw stuff, so I'd like to pass that opportunity on to someone else to...
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This must be my month for slab-grinding issues. I looked at a house that had the basement slab ground flat before some flooring was installed. Things went wrong, and the homeowners got an attorney...
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It has been an interesting week. I've now made five visits to the house with the wet floor that I mentioned two weeks ago. The scope of work has extended to other parts of the house. We keep tearing...
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I thought we were at the end of the heating season, but I've got below-freezing temperatures this morning and my parents in New York are getting dumped on with more snow. So let's just say it's near...
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This week I made a couple visits to a house with a floor problem that is proving to be one of the more interesting and complicated situations I have looked at. The house is about 3 years old and has...
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This was another week with an interesting floor. The complaint was gaps between boards in a new house that was not yet occupied. The Brazilian cherry floors were in and finished. When I got to the...
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This week was kind of slow, at least from a flooring perspective. I spent time putting the finishing touches on my moisture meter webinar for Monday. And I got a couple calls about other house...
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