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kimkats

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Jul 10, 2012
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Tallahassee, FL
Where are the "chairs" to keep the rebar off the ground? They are VERY needed. If they try to say "we will pick it up" that is a big NOPE! You and I both know it will sink back down AND they will be stepping all over it as they pour. Some use broken bricks instead of buying the "chairs" and that works. Just so long as the steel will be in the middle of the concrete!

Nasty water=mosquitoes in my area so it would be worth getting rid of for me. It really does not matter otherwise.
 

Funkatation

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Apr 22, 2020
66
Austin
A few days late but the deck is complete finally.
Starting to come together!
 

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Funkatation

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Apr 22, 2020
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Austin
I just love how once you’ve paid the bulk of it things slow down dramatically. Equipment is supposed to be set Wednesday, spray deck applied Thursday and Friday. Here’s hoping it doesn’t change. Maybe I’ll get plaster next week.
 

DB-Cooper

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Jun 18, 2019
301
Austin, TX
I just love how once you’ve paid the bulk of it things slow down dramatically. Equipment is supposed to be set Wednesday, spray deck applied Thursday and Friday. Here’s hoping it doesn’t change. Maybe I’ll get plaster next week.
I faced similar issues, my project is basically a year in and I still have some final things that need to be addressed, permits closed.

I found the excavators worked 7 days a week and really hustled, the rebar team was super fast, even getting through gunite, but then things slowed to a crawl. The demand for the few plaster subs in town is through the roof, plumbers and electricians are slammed.
 

kimkats

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Jul 10, 2012
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Tallahassee, FL
Have you looked for the heat pump on your own? They might be trying to push for one they have sitting around...............seen that happen before so......
 

Funkatation

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Apr 22, 2020
66
Austin
I did call and confirm, they dont have any in stock now. Granted, had they ordered it when they broke ground it'd be here. They are moving ahead and will install when it gets in.
 
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