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    Guidlines

    At a rough guess I would say the reason you shouldn’t is simple, to stop the potential spread of a potentially deadly virus, but if ppl want to work there’s nothing stopping them, apart from the fact they either may unknowingly be carrying the virus or working somewhere with somebody who has it...
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    Naughty media - Coronavirus Covid19

    I didn’t say you can’t debate but spouting utter nonsense doesn’t do anyone any good really, debate all you want, but stop the nonsense I’m sure all the people sunbathing and flouting the rules put in place for our own good will be the exact same people who will cry when they get the virus or a...
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    Naughty media - Coronavirus Covid19

    Why do people keep quoting the numbers of cases, this is just confirmed cases, those that have been tested, there are thousands more that either have it, just got it or are getting over it, these are the people who have carried on normal life and continued the spread, The answer unfortunately...
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    The great (British) escape.

    And you really think Europe will still not have its fingers in our policies, some how doubt we will ever be totally free of Brussels
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    Pure finish

    Thanks for the responses, 50 years it is then
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    new tape measure

    Has everything you think of got bits cut out of it?
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    Pure finish

    Can’t seem to find a definitive answer to a question asked today by a customer, they enquired about pure finish and wanted to know how long this product actively removes the VOC’s from the atmosphere, his point being that everything has a saturation point , meaning that it will no longer work-in...
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    hmmm whats your thoughts

    thats 2.5 minutes I will never get back. Surely it’s quicker to cut the board to the correct size, just saying
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    Problem with plaster - bumps and blowing

    That’s absolutely terrible work, he needs to come back and sort that out.
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    Who’s back in business tomorrow

    Supposed to be back tomorrow but just cracked a tooth in half so will now be sat in dentist, waiting and waiting. Bloody face come up like a balloon as well, whisky and paracetamol tonight for me
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    10 rolls of 25 meter long roll and stroll for carpets

    Still available if anyone interested
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    10 rolls of 25 meter long roll and stroll for carpets

    Got 10 rolls spare if anyone’s interested , everbuild yellow rolls , collection only from skelmersdale, £55
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    cscs card

    You can always ring up the CSCS ppl tell them u have lost your card and they send you a new one out cost me 30 quid for the replacement but it was valid for another 5 years , saved sitting and paying for the health and safety test
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    Does this need re-skimming

    Excellent work that, no need to complain , As long as you have plenty of time to fill it sand it and then maybe get someone who knows what they are doing, as whoever did that definitely isn’t a plasterer!
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    Tool insurance

    That’s a valid point, would probably be better putting the premiums in a savings account as a just in case fund,
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    New van

    Can you drive that on a normal license? Would of thought you would need class 2 as a minimum, be good if you can
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    Tool insurance

    It’s all the drills etc must have over 2 grands worth in the van, big chunk of cash to find if they went,
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    Tool insurance

    Anybody have a stand alone tooltheft cover and if so who with, need it to cover tools being in van overnight and my public liability ppl do not offer this they have to be removed or the van has to be locked in a secure compound. Finding this exceptionally difficult to get covered just wondering...
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    Wykamol membrane kit

    These have gone now
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    Wykamol membrane kit

    Near Wigan, in between Liverpool and Wigan just off m6
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    Wykamol membrane kit

    Lol, that would be helpful, based in skelmersdale
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    Wykamol membrane kit

    Got three of these kits left over from a job , 10 metres in a box with 100 fixings and a roll of tape, got about 100 extra pegs and 5 extra rolls of tape 150 quid for the lot buyer to collect, Drop me a message if interested
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    Need new sds max drill looking for suggestions

    Cheers guys got a few to think about, just out of curiosity is it just me finding it exceptionally difficult to find anyone who actually caries these as an off the shelf item, nearly everyone local is order only, I’m in Wigan so if anyone knows somewhere close let me know, Cheers.
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    Need new sds max drill looking for suggestions

    Don’t want hilti, far too expensive as it’s only for hacking off, had Milwaukee just died and wasn’t overly impressed with it to be fair, struggled with anything that was tough. I have a couple of sds plus machines at moment but sick of bits breaking. Recommendations appreciated
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    deisil per month

    I’m wondering what they are going to do when and if they ban diesel, electric isn’t an option as the range is useless, and petrol vans at the moment are non existent. I’ve got some Jaffa cakes if you can fill the van for me that would be great lol
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    deisil per month

    160 a month, diesel should be cheaper as there’s less involved in refining it compared to petrol.
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    Plasterboards

    Thank god it’s not just me, really got on my nerves last week to the point I kicked f@#k out of a few.
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    Plasterboards

    Is it just me or are the boards at the moment terrible, just can’t get a clean break, it’s as if they have been wet, difficult to explain what I mean but saying it’s as if they have been wet is the closest I can get to making myself understood. It’s got to me last week, making a hard job harder...
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    Plasterboards

    Is it just me or are the boards at the moment terrible, just can’t get a clean break, it’s as if they have been wet, difficult to explain what I mean but saying it’s as if they have been wet is the closest I can get to making myself understood. It’s got to me last week, making a hard job harder...
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    skimming over gypsum core of plasterboard?

    That’s why I asked if it was a ceiling , If it’s a ceiling I would recommend reboarding, don’t want them coming down on you, bit different if it’s a wall
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    skimming over gypsum core of plasterboard?

    Will suck like mad, but apart from that as long as the rest of the board is sound skim over as normal, good coat of pva nice skim coat and the jobs good, you don’t say wether it’s a ceiling or wall, but realistically there should be no issues with just skimming.
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    Dabbing

    Length of 3x2 works wonders
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    So what’s the problem here then

    I can and I did, never mind ucant no such word as can’t
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    Best place for plaster price wise

    How much is it in wicks on trade card, I get mine in b and q trade works out to about 5-90 a bag roughly
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    So what’s the problem here then

    All off now, back to brick start again tomorrow
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    So what’s the problem here then

    I think even worse is the fact they said they had installed a damp course, all they have done is board over existing wall without even stripping paper off, not one of the finest examples of work I’ve seen, Andy g you been working in Bootle by any chance lol
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    So what’s the problem here then

    Dabbed onto the paper unbelievable
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    Hand on heart

    Plastering is like any job good days and bad days, if it pays the bills and gets me my holidays I’m happy, as I got older I stopped chasing the money and do the jobs I want to do, find that works well for me
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    So what’s the problem here then

    Customer wants to know why there plastered wall was loose, so cut out a board to find this
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    Help on this issue

    We use the wykamol membrane and you have to use the tape to seal the joints, as they state if not used no guarantee, and to be fair without actually being there to see it no one can 100% tell you what it is thats causing the issue. If you have sorted where the damp was coming from in the first...
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    Advice

    Couple of things, is it a genuine charity? Are you sure you won? Some ppl may think this harsh but I would be chasing them if a genuine charity, it’s probably just been an oversight with Xmas etc, but could also be someone’s got a nice set of tools that they shouldn’t have
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    Lurpys Van

    Ahhh, I didn’t see that bit , looks a good job, I would be worried about trowels though, but maybe that’s just the way I drive
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    Lurpys Van

    Where do the boards go?
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    Anyone need a hand

    I thought his dust sheets where the customers carpets
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    Nicotine/ cigarette stench

    An excellent reply Satan, thanks for the help, much appreciated
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    Anyone need a hand

    He will accept beer tokens as wages
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    tape measure

    B and q got an offer on in trade but 2 Stanley fat max 8 mar measures for a tenner
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    Plastering trowel

    I feel totally embarrassed now, not cleaned mine since about mid November, keep trying to hide them when ever anyone comes round, job for tomorrow me thinks
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    Nicotine/ cigarette stench

    Good thinking, cheers
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    Nicotine/ cigarette stench

    Thanks for the help, been back today, the joists are sat into what appears to be slots that are cut into the concrete, some seem to have been filled with what looks like cotton scrim coated in an oil like sticky substance, and there’s then three over the living room that have nothing in them...
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