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Old 02-16-2011, 07:43 PM
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first patio

How bad is it? I know of some things i don't like, but what do you guys see? Is it horrible or what? Don't be to hard on me thou
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Old 02-16-2011, 07:56 PM
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looks good for a first patio my was a lot worse
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Old 02-16-2011, 07:58 PM
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Holy Sh!+


The patio has a section (or 2) of restraint missing!!! What the??

And folks - when shooting photos, GET THOSE HOSES OFF THE BLASTED PATIOS AND MOVE THE OTHER GARBAGE!

A pavement is only as good as what's under it. Can you put up pictures of the job during construction for the class to see?

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Too small.
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Old 02-16-2011, 08:13 PM
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The restraint isn't there because the homeowner bought all the materials and we ran out. He is going to pour a cement walk between the patio and gravel drive so what is there will come back up, it's just there to hold everything in place untill then. I have no pics of the before. My camera wasn't acting right, it was so bright out every pic looked like you were staring at the sun. That is also why the crap is on on the patio. I took the pics like a week after it was done with a different camera.
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Old 02-16-2011, 08:14 PM
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thats what she said
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Old 02-16-2011, 08:34 PM
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oh how lovely. Concrete and pavers. Side by side.

That otta increase home value in the trailerhood!!


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Old 02-16-2011, 08:40 PM
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I never let homeowners buy my materials. what the hell do they know about buying product??!!!1!! I always show up to my doctors appointment with my own stethescope and tongue depressors to save a buck.
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Old 02-16-2011, 08:43 PM
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you didn't excavate far enough beyond the pavers. there is a giant weed growing almost under the pavers.

which also means your edge restraints are in nothing but native soils.
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Old 02-16-2011, 08:51 PM
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In all seriousness, in terms of a future concrete slab, you can install pavers for what it's going to cost that home owner in a 'short charge' for the concrete delivery.


As far as client buying materials? Heck yeah. We have done it a few times. Money is money in my eyes. We installed a 3200 SF pool deck. All materials bought by the client. Clause in contract stating shortages in materials will cost them so much per hour while we wait for material to arrive. We had no problems and No regrets.

Did another job a client started. It was actually a LARGE Arbel patio. Everything was onsite. The people were great to work for. She made us the best cake and chocolate chip cookies any client has ever made us. We had no problems and No regrets.

I'm all about production hours. And net profit. That's all I care about.

Heck yeah.

Absolutely.





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-7 pairs of jeans, ranging from Levis to Polo to GAP. 1/2 of them have holes in 'em.
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