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Fri May 16

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DeltaOne81 replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 11:54 AM

Re: Contractor cash discount?

If he is doing that, he's making it pretty easy for the gov't to prove it.
I should clarify, I don't really know if that's true. But I would think providing a dual contract acknowledging the cash discount wouldn't be something you'd do if [more]

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DeltaOne81 replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 11:40 AM

Re: Contractor cash discount?

It's a company, not a single guy. I've check on the state website and they are listed as licensed, so I believe that means they have to have proper insurance, but I've asked him to provide me the license/insurance info as well.

In fact, just [more]

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DeltaOne81 replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 8:42 AM

Re: Contractor cash discount?

Thanks for your thoughts so far. I would absolutely insist on a receipt. I'll go ahead even and confirm with him now that that's standard.

I admit to being skeptical as well as if he's hiding something from somebody, but I have zero proof, [more]

Thu May 15

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DeltaOne81 posted to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 9:53 PM

Contractor cash discount?

A contractor who gave me a quote for an insulation job offered a 5% discount for paying in cash. Not check.... cold hard cash. They are well rated on Angie's list, would still provide a contract (not under the table), and no down payment - only [more]

Thu Apr 24

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DeltaOne81 replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 8:01 PM

Re: Where to find plastic window safety tabs

By the way, this is how they work for anyone who's curious:
http://www.swisco.com/discussions/replacement-window-safety-...

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DeltaOne81 replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 7:58 PM

Re: Where to find plastic window safety tabs

Something Paul said (although I'm not sure exactly what) lead me down a google search, which pulled up the image of one of them that lead me to...

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Wed Apr 23

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DeltaOne81 posted to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 8:40 PM

Where to find plastic window safety tabs

Our windows have built in holes for these little triangular tabs that you can pop outwards and they then serve to ensure to the windows can't open more than a few inches. If you push the tabs in, you can then open the windows all the [more]

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