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We have a good number of houses with floors like that out here. Usually old farmhouses. Most common, like my house is 1-1/2 wide.

Back in the day poor people would buy the wide boards because they were cheaper. It takes more time and expense to produce the smaller boards. Kinda a status symbol.

My house was built in 1900 and added onto at least twice. The flooring is a mix. Downstairs are the 1-1/2 boards for entertaining, the bedrooms are all 6” wide.
What did you use to measure those 6" boards in the bedroom??lolololololo just say Peter length lolololo
 

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No pics but a new Canadian called this morning SUNDAY MORNING asking if I could go over today. (SUNDAY MORNING//Yeah sure sure) He flat out said he hired a hack and the bozo stubbed out pex for the shower arm. Now all the walls finished this new canadian couldn't install the shower arm. He wanted me to come over and put a shiatbite on the stub.

My GF was giving me hand signals to hang up the phone. I should of asked for pics. 🤣
 

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..........My GF was giving me hand signals to hang up the phone. I should of asked for pics. 🤣
Always ask for pics before denying them so we all can see!! ;)
 

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Went to fix a leaking water pipe at an apartment building we service all the time. When I walked into the entry I noticed a brand new baseboard heater in the foyer, there was previously no heat in this space. When I went down to the basement I was looking around for some shut off valves and found some really hacked in piping. Then I realize it’s on the opposite side of the wall as the new baseboard. Come to find out it was one of our guys that did the work. I offered to repipe it because I was already there but my boss insisted that he was going to send the original guy back to make the change. You can see in the first picture that the only hanger on this 20’ of pipe is a stupid little strap hanger coming off the wall horizontally. In the second you can see two more strap hanger doing absolutely nothing and the rest of the piping laying on top of the old HVAC equipment. What an embarrassment. Granted, this place is a real crap hole but the integrity of your work should not have anything to do with where you are working. All I can say is I hope I found this work, and it gets fixed before the building owner sees it.
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The poly pipe feeds a garden shed. The green hose is attached to a boiler drain on the cold line. The woman who owns this house, she did so many stupid things when she bought the house ten years ago. We've replaced 90% of what she put in. My favorite was the wall mount tub faucet, held off the wall about 4" with couplings and what not. If I find that pic I will post it again.


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The red washer and the vb don't even come in the same repair parts bags and this was not a new sloan valve.

Sometimes I feel like my head is going to shake right off my neck.




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Big expensive house and it's half a$esd diy. What's the metal junction box for under a dishwasher and that nude copper wire it's a spare or something?? How about a pex reducer and electrical tape to take up the slack? The new home owners, the woman, decided she had enough with the dishwasher not draining so she bought another one, she didn't care if it was only a clog the new one went in. Fine by me, spent 2.5 hours on that dam thing. This week's paycheck will cover last weeks 2 days without work.


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40 years, no glue!!



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