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  • What should I do about faulty concrete work?

    I hired a contractor to build me a garage and covered patio.  He is not done yet, and we have a final payment of $12,000 due him once the job is done.

    We found out last night after it rained that the concrete patio doesn't carry the water off.  It has a low spot where water gathers up against the garage.  Obviously this is going to be a pain from now on with freeze/law problems, mortar coming apart, etc.  

    This is a 14X20 area.  Is the only true remedy a tear out and re-lay?  Should I insist that he fix it, or is this normal?

    4 AnswersMaintenance & Repairs3 weeks ago
  • Did my contractor rip me off?

    So I signed a contract for a builder to build me a garage and a covered back porch for $53,000.   That's the amount we agreed to.  He is about completed.  However, I am finding out he was lying about quantities of materials that he itemized on his proposal.  For example he quoted 16 squares of shingles and it was only 10.  And he quoted 6500 bricks and it was only 4000.  So does he owe me back for these items, or since I agreed to the total price, am I pretty much SOL?

    21 AnswersDecorating & Remodeling1 month ago
  • Running a sprinker line under a concrete footer?

    So I have having a patio built.  Footers are dug, but they found a sprinkler line.  The contractor proposes that we just glue it all back together and pour the footer right on top of that line.  I told him he's crazy and the line needs to be re-routed.  He said "no matter what it's going to be under concrete."   Well yes, but I would rather have a single line with no joints running under 4 inches of concrete than a repaired one running right through 2 feet of concrete footer!!  Am I off base?

    6 AnswersMaintenance & Repairs2 months ago
  • Why don't they close chinese restaraunts?

    If the corona thing is coming from china then we need to close down the chinese restaraunts until the disease goes away.

    18 AnswersOther - Dining Out5 months ago
  • Why are the Chinese still eating snakes?

    I was at Panda Express last night and the place was full of those hand sanimatizer things. I told the lady at the counter if you guys would knock off eating snakes we might not have to have these things. I don't understand why we have to find a cure for the coronavirus when they do stuff like that.

    2 AnswersInfectious Diseases5 months ago
  • Why can’t we get the Chinese to quit eating snakes?

    If they would quit eating things like bats and snakes, we prolly wouldn’t be sick with the corona virus.

    4 AnswersOther - Politics & Government5 months ago
  • is there a chance you can get corona virus from a chinese resturant?

    I know that the main disease is coming from china so we wont eat at panda express especially with the food out for fear it could have the virus.

    are there other types of resturants that might have the virus?

    9 AnswersFood Service5 months ago
  • Is now a good time to invest in the stalk market?

    Everyone is saying this is a good time to buy stalks.  What do you recommend?

    2 AnswersInvesting5 months ago
  • Do I need the power of an attorney for this?

    So I was in the grocery today getting a few things and I stopped to look in the magazine section. Two workers that were there i could here joking about me being fat. I bent over to look at a magazine and I could here him call me a hippo butt.

    so i went to the manager at the store front and i thot he was woke but he juss blew me off. i told him i was gonna sue them for defecation of character dissing me like that. is this something that i need to hire a lawyer for?

    6 AnswersLaw & Ethics6 months ago
  • Is it too late for stalkings?

    We haven't had stalkings the whole Christmas and now my wife wants them tonite. Is it too late for stalkings?

    3 AnswersDecorating & Remodeling8 months ago
  • What is involved in getting a will prostrated?

    So my wife says the will for her dad has to be prostrated and we have a hearing on December 22. What does that involve.

    9 AnswersLaw & Ethics8 months ago
  • How long would you likely live after you've stopped blood transfusions for AML leukemia?

    I have a 79 year old relative who has AML.  He went from a transfusion every couple of weeks, to one every week, to one every couple of days.  He was hospitalized, the doctors recommended hospice, so he has been discharged to home for hospice. There will be no more blood transfusions.  How long does a patient like this typically live?  

    4 AnswersCancer9 months ago
  • Will a surgeon perform surgery on a terminally ill patient?

    So my father in law has acute terminal leukemia. He is getting platelets etc., every 5 days now.  But he has a huge wound/sore (like 4 inches wide, 7 inches long) that is causing him great pain, and he wants a surgeon to remove the infected part so that he can hopefully recover.  Is a surgeon going to perform something like this on a person who doesn't have but a few weeks or months to live anyway?  It's obviously not my business but I was just curious.  

    10 AnswersCancer9 months ago
  • Is this considered defecation of character?

    So Miles Garrett whacked Mason Rudolph in the head with Rudolph's helmet.  Now Garrett is claiming that Rudolph used a racial slur and that's what caused it all.  So if no one else heard it on the field, isn't this a case of defecation of character?

    8 AnswersLaw & Ethics9 months ago
  • Is it necessary to clutter your mantel with a bunch of greenery for the holidays?

    I love decorating for Christmas, but I've never been a huge fan of loading up the fireplace mantel with a bunch of greenery. It looks cluttery and collects dust.

    I am thinking of a bunch cleaner look without all of that. Maybe a few nutcrackers and a nice Christmas painting mounted behind it. Is this OK?

    11 AnswersDecorating & Remodeling9 months ago
  • Can use a Smart TV similarly to a digital photo frame when the TV isn't in use?

    When my TV is not in use, I thought it would be nice to have 10-20 different photos rotate on the screen - basically a giant digital photo frame - so that there s at least something on the wall to look at besides just a big bulky TV screen.

    Can a Smart TV do this?

    1 AnswerTVs10 months ago
  • Is it illegal to wear a small rubber band in volleyball?

    My daughter wears a tiny, skin-toned rubber band on her left wrist. When she begins thinking negative thoughts, she snaps it to remind her to think positive.

    Well one of her smarty pants teammates said it was illegal and the team could be penalized for it. Is that true? I can't find anything in the Texas high school rules that addresses this. A rubber band obviously isnt' jewelry.

    3 AnswersVolleyball11 months ago
  • do i have to go to jail if the DA isnt going to prostitute me?

    i had 3 offences and they fined me but i couldnt pay, but i paid 10 a week for 7 weeks and then got pulled over. i went to the judge and they said they are going to work something out so the DA doesnt prostitute. does this mean i have to go to jail?

    11 AnswersSingles & Dating11 months ago
  • How do I study for a prostrate exam?

    My docter says he is giving me a prostrate exam on my next visit. i'm not a good test taker at all so i want to be ready for it when i go in. does anyone know what i should do to prepare for the exam? thx

    4 AnswersSingles & Dating11 months ago