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  1. M

    Bit of advise please

    It's bad mate think the roofer is going to patch the guttering up and blame it on the render which I dont think is the problem.think I'll get another roofer to have a look he's supposed to be fixing it Thursday though.
  2. M

    Bit of advise please

    Not posted for a while just needed a bit of advice.had new roof done in summer because of damp issues it doesn't seemed to have solved the problem in fact its alot worse.i know a bit about rendering but not an expert.the roofer has admitted the contractor he had doing my roof has f**k*d...
  3. M

    Unhappy with plastering job - cold bridge roof to blame?

    Tell us what you paid?and tell us his name might stop someone else getting fleeced everyone that comes on here saying they have had some shite work done never names and shames.
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    Are we too CHEAP

    So they say mate
  5. M

    Are we too CHEAP

    Some plasterers on here earning more than brain surgeons f**k me it pays to be a little t**t at school
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    Are we too CHEAP

    Totally agree mate I'm from widnes near liverpool but working in north Wales on site I do 2 gauges a day home for 1.30 everday earn 750‐800 a week I'm happy dont pay materials just the cost of a van with my mate tax rebate every year which covers holiday pay people may say different but I'm...
  7. M

    Plasterer being aggressive to us

    It's quite simple mate 160 a day is not a bad price he might have done 2 gauges for 12.30 and gone home he should not have spoke to you or your missus like that so just knock f**k out of him barring this get someone else and take it on the chin
  8. M

    Are we too CHEAP

    I know a painter who charges 50 a day he is good I haven't touched a paintbrush in my house for 6 years
  9. M

    Rember your first wage packet

    Don't remember my first pay packet but remember my first week in work I was a horny 16 year old and my cousin and mate who I worked with payed for me to get my leg over at the local brothel
  10. M

    Does this look acceptable at all?

    Dont mind people coming on asking about bad work but not one off them will name and shame the people responsible for the s**t work
  11. M

    Battery mixers!!!

    Agree with the drill mate but I lashed my scrim gun straight away stick to my trowel
  12. M

    Cordless, impact driver, collated, screw gun

    My hilti is one of the best tools I own but at the same time I f**k**g hate it because cant stand boarding I might sell the c**t
  13. M

    Is this a wind up

    We are on 2.85 a metre can still earn a decent living if you're quick enough cant you mate
  14. M

    Awkward pricing

    Allowed for 4 days for 2 of us but could do it in 3 put a bit more in for gear as I dont know how much it's going to cost with things being tight they are also living in the house so cant smash it could probably do it in 2 days if house was empty
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    Awkward pricing

    To be honest mate I've give money back in the past at first I thought it was a 2000 grand job.what I normally do is charge an extra day incase of unforeseen circumstances then give it back if I dont hit any snags.put a little extra on for the price of materials incase I have to pay a bit extra...
  16. M

    Awkward pricing

    I look into it thanks for the heads up mate
  17. M

    Awkward pricing

    I haven't actually mate but I've asked a multiple time is this all its going to cost me the contribution of 300 quid
  18. M

    Awkward pricing

    Yes mate homeowners grant didn't think it would happen but give it ago they coming to fit it Monday the tight bastards could have give me new radiators aswel
  19. M

    Awkward pricing

    Speaking of central heating claimed universal credit for 4 weeks and I'm getting a grant for a new boiler and underfloor insulation got to pay 300 contribution
  20. M

    Awkward pricing

    This is why I just stick to site work let my firm tel me how little I'm getting and try and make it pay when I've gone back in after lockdown I've f**k*d boarding and dabbing of just do 2 steady gauges a day home no later than 1.30 and I'm working in north wales getting 750‐800 a week does me at...
  21. M

    Awkward pricing

    I thought so mate.hear some prices on here and think how do people charge that much.suppose it depends where you live though.
  22. M

    Awkward pricing

    Just priced a job for my best mates cousin who is also a mate of mine.i was giving my mate a hand doing something in his house and she rang him on about the price I gave her being a bit expensive he put her on loud speaker she wasn't slagging me of just thought it would be cheaper shes got me...
  23. M

    Queueing for 4 hours...

    Worst place on earth closely followed by primark
  24. M

    Is it too early

    You mad b*****d I'd have one with you but I've got none left
  25. M

    Patching ceiling

    Personally I think if the sun hits the most perfectly skimmed wall or ceiling it will find some imperfections
  26. M

    Is it too early

    Yes mate its fake got it done last year because I'm a lazy c**t and used to pay someone to cut my grass.
  27. M

    Is it too early

    No mate missus in work.she works in a deli bar that's who made the breakfast
  28. M

    mike tyson

    Yes he did alright certainly not one of the best ever though.
  29. M

    mike tyson

    By the way I wouldn't want to fight him
  30. M

    mike tyson

    Behave mate ring walks and a trainer dont make that much difference.if hes supposed to be one of the best ever
  31. M

    mike tyson

    Like Anthony Joshua did in his first 20 fights big fat door men.
  32. M

    mike tyson

    Tell me mike Tyson's best performance?
  33. M

    mike tyson

    He couldn't beat danny Williams 15 years ago what makes anyone think he could beat any of the top 50 heavyweights now.anyone that thinks he could is clueless
  34. M

    mike tyson

    Not in the top 5 heavyweights ever for me name some great fighters who he beat apart from Larry Holmes when he was 38.dont get me wrong he was brutal but I think he is a bit overrated
  35. M

    Does this look acceptable at all?

    Where do you get you plaster from mate that sets in 2 minutes could do with some
  36. M

    Old skim coat is weak and crumbly in patches

    Floating is a skill mate and wouldn't even attempt it if you weren't capable it will cost you more in the long run dot and dab it.ive been plastering 15 years can do a bit of floating but wouldn't even think off doing my own house
  37. M

    Seen this shared on a Facebook page. How long before it transfers trades

    My new method throw 4 bags on between two of us one coat.speed skim then little bit of water with steel. then plastic done
  38. M

    social distancing on sites

    Going to try mate.our boss has looked after us and always kept us in work for years but cant turn that money down If you can get it
  39. M

    social distancing on sites

    No I asked that they just need a letter off the pastor or whatever a Muslim priest is called
  40. M

    social distancing on sites

    That happened to me today but the site agent was good enough to lend me a dust mask worth about 280 to buy.told him my missus wont let me have a shave because she thinks I'm an ugly c**t when clean shaved.the mask was never worn.got to where hats gloves glasses and long sleeve shirts at all...
  41. M

    Cream of tar tar

    Its normally about 5 black buckets to about 4 and half bags.so do I just put a little bit in each black bucket mate
  42. M

    Recession

    There might be a recession coming but its different to the previous ones because this was out of anyone's control even if you dont have any work I cant see anyone having there house taken off them for a while might not have any luxuries for a few years but s**t happens. i say out off any ones...
  43. M

    Cream of tar tar

    Might give it a go seems a cheaper option than extra time.ive also wanted to try extra time especially in the summer but me and mate do between 9-12 bags a day it would cost a fortune
  44. M

    Cream of tar tar

    Buy some extra time not used it myself but supposed to be good.i used cream a tartar once on a red hot day the stuff went miles but didn't do anything to setting time so I was chasing my arse.
  45. M

    Recession

    Yes 5% mate dont know if everyone will do this.had a few phone calls for domestic work so might take time off sites when they are ready and do them.
  46. M

    Recession

    Must admit I changed my opinions on the virus since I stopped watching the news.
  47. M

    Recession

    Hector thanks for all your positivity mate if I'm ever suicidal remind me not to contact you.
  48. M

    Recession

    I thought people would be scared off having people in the house but doesn't seem to be the case.i start back on site on Monday already had our rates dropped.
  49. M

    Recession

    What does everyone think about us having a recession and struggling for work.i normally just work on site and do a few weekend jobs here and there.but in the last 3 days I've had phone calls to skim 2 full houses a living room.and a landing wall I thought we would be f**k*d but might have...
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