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Old 12-17-2006, 10:48 PM   #1
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uggghh..you should see the air ducts we are cleaning

i picked up a nice 5 day, $5k job cleaning an older (20's?) school converted from coal. The exact words that came from my contact's mouth at Kent State:

"I thought you were caucasian? Wow...you have bright teeth!"


I have never been so dirty in my life. Business is going well still...My first 3 months without the 9-5 resulted in approx $23k self-employed income (gross) vs 12k for the first 9 month of the year...quite a change, eh?

on another note, Im having some trouble renting one of my properties, the neighbor is a SLOB and I'm sure he's scaring possible tenants away...Im calling the health/building inspector tomorrow morning

My newest endeavor: Lose about 15 lbs fat and gain it back in muscle....knowing my body it will take me about 12-14 months.

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Re: uggghh..you should see the air ducts we are cleaning
Old 12-17-2006, 11:17 PM   #2
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Re: uggghh..you should see the air ducts we are cleaning

Before & after pictures, fed-- we want pictures!

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i picked up a nice 5 day, $5k job cleaning an older (20's?) school converted from coal. The exact words that came from my contact's mouth at Kent State:
"I thought you were caucasian? Wow...you have bright teeth!"
I sure hope that remark was delivered when you crawled out of a duct after the cleaning job.

And I hope you're wearing a HEPA-filter mask over the nose & eye membranes...
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Old 12-18-2006, 05:53 AM   #3
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Before & after pictures, fed-- we want pictures!
I sure hope that remark was delivered when you crawled out of a duct after the cleaning job.

And I hope you're wearing a HEPA-filter mask over the nose & eye membranes...
i totally forgot to take the before's!!! it was wild though...my machine clogged after 30 minutes. hadnt clogged in the year ive owned it lol
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Hey, and send pix of your machine, too. Have you got one of those groovy trucks with the filter bags that inflate out of the top? Those rigs seems like a very high$$ investment in order to accomplish the job.
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i totally forgot to take the before's!!! it was wild though...my machine clogged after 30 minutes. hadnt clogged in the year ive owned it lol
It's not too late to take the before picture for your diet results.
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Hey, and send pix of your machine, too. Have you got one of those groovy trucks with the filter bags that inflate out of the top? Those rigs seems like a very high$$ investment in order to accomplish the job.
no truckmount for me. they are $$$$$$$$$$$. new = 80k. used anywhere from 15k up (15k gets u a 20 yr old vac unit on a truck with about 125k mi!!!!!!)


i use a portable dual incline 1.5 hp motor unit from nikro. moves lots of air, moves around fairly easily (3 sections, heaviest weighs 160 lbS), and it definately does the trick. the hepa filters for the thing are $$$ though, and i just had to order all 3 new filters because of this job


as fare as b4 and after for my diet...i'll post em when the after looks good enough lol
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