Re: [Histonet] Venting Part II
---- Jackie M O'Connor wrote:
> I think you call that a Union Man.
I went through this when we built our new ab last year. I dumped all these issues off on the general contractor. But then again, I was the on who had to put in the ceiling tiles among other things. Building a new lab is a very time consuming and mentally consuming event. We had excellent plumbers but we sure did pay for them.
> "Joe Nocito"
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> 04/27/2006 08:23 PM
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> Subject: [Histonet] Venting Part II
> Okay, as I said in my apology posting, I used "dumb ass" to describe
> the plumber who did not want to vent the flame cabinets. Please give me an
> alternative phrase for me to use because I don't understand the following
> 1. what do you call it when you put in a drench shower/eyewash station
> combo, but don't put in a drain?
> 2. what do you call it when you leave a 2" pipe open near the bottom
> of the shower/eyewash so that when you test the eyewash station, a rush of
> water soaks your shoes?
> 3. what do you call it when you put in a deionized water station, but
> don't know what a conductivity light is? So when you ask the plumber "how
> do you when to change the tank if there is no light", and the plumber just
> says "I don't know"?.
> 4. what do you call it when you blow a test ball through the drain
> system to test the drain system, yet forget to take the test ball out of
> the drain and water backs up into your new lab causing a huge flood in the
> lab? Then have to call in a competitor to help you fix it.
> 5. what do you call it when you try to light a gas water heater for
> 30 minutes, just to be told by some one else that there is no gas meter
> hooked up because you forgot to get the meter from the city?
> 6. what do you call it when you are soldering a pipe and activate the
> fire alarm system?
> I fell like Jeff Foxworthy "You might be a redneck if".
> Can some one please come up with an alternative phrase other than "dumb
> ass"? These events really happened this weekend in my new $1.5 million
> lab. I know, it sounds like fiction, but trust me, it's the real thing. So
> you see my dilemma. And for that one person who I offended in the past, I
> may be unprofessional in my language and conduct, but I do know MY job.
> Thanks for listening. In advance, I am sorry for the harsh language once
> again, but I can't come up with the words to accurately describe this
> "professional" plumber.
> Let the flaming begin (I'll just have to get another plumber to help put
> out the flames)
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