From $9.95



Syndication

Statistics

Users
Total: 31,206
Visited Last 30 days: 106
Forum Messages
Total: 20,786
Last 30 days: 16
Forum Evaluations
Total: 24,154
Last 30 days: 0
Journal Entries
Total: 5,302
Last 30 days: 11
Connections
Total: 15,167
Last 30 days: 2
Downloads
Total: 82,730

Journals

Name
The-Last-Rodeo Angel Fire, NM
24,321 Visits | 269 Posts | 433 Pix | 4 Videos
Vintage-Oaks-Cabin New Braunfels, TX
312 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
Tanglewood Colorado Springs, CO
113,960 Visits | 955 Posts | 2,493 Pix | 42 Videos
Z-Oen Dayton, OH
50 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
washougalhome Washougal, WA
751 Visits | 22 Posts | 124 Pix | 0 Videos
MadeByMelissaPdByChr... Berea, KY
115 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
Geosynthetic-Systems
108 Visits | 1 Posts | 1 Pix | 0 Videos
vanphuccity Ho Chi Minh, AL
126 Visits | 2 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
MCKAY-ICF-BUILD Oconomowoc, WI
164 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
Car-Rentals-in-Udaip... Delhi, AL
190 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
Art-Camacho New Braunfels, TX
924 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
Quijada-project-Lake... Lake Havasu City, AZ
225 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
Port-Townsend-Build Sherman Oaks, CA
201 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
MesaBarnHouse Mesa, AZ
1,409 Visits | 33 Posts | 46 Pix | 0 Videos
LalcoInteriors1 Mumbai, AL
224 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
Stan-Tol Winter Springs, FL
301 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
Metal-Buildings Conroe, TX
422 Visits | 1 Posts | 1 Pix | 0 Videos
benson-bondstone-hom... Coeur d'Alene, AL
391 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
Demetrius Kansas City, KS
452 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
Genes-Job Cocoa, FL
555 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
See all journals...

Current Top-Rated Posters

RatingPosts
Timmy Weeks0.001
Steve0.002
James in Beaumont, TX0.002

Thank you for the information on owner-building. I think it will be a tremendous help in what we are about to encounter.
Rhonda Burgan

Try one of our new Construction Bargain Strategies for free. Coupon code: CBS. One strategy could save you $1,000 or $10,000 or maybe $50,000 when you build or remodel.

Steven in Colorado Springs, CO's Journal Entries


Click here to create your own construction journal.

Posted by Steven in Colorado Springs, CO on 9/18/2015

Oh happy day....the new door has arrived!


Bit of a story here as it happens. It should never have taken so long to get to me but, as it turns out, there's more to the story.

I ordered this puppy back in May, just before the floods came along to wipe out the road. I honestly didn't think much about it until mid-July came and went, and a pop-up showed up on my calendar to let me know the door should have shipped. I checked my email and there wasn't any notification from the fine folks over at ETO doors, so I pinged them. That's when I got "the rest of the story" as Paul Harvey would say.

Turns out that they had had massive flooding too in the same time frame as I had, and as a result some of their lumber mills were literally cut off from the factory where they turn the trees into doors. They were working as fast as they could to recover, but as a result a bunch of orders (including mine naturally) were "delayed indefinitely." When pressed I was able to pin down that "indefinite" meant along the lines of a couple of months, and that of course would mean that I almost certainly would have to kick my plans to install it into next summer. As it happened the roads were actually repaired by the time I called but the lumber still had to be dried and such before they could use it, and that just took time.

So I moved the whole project to the back of the queue and stopped thinking about it much, until I got an email that it had shipped on September 4th! Yay!

And basically it came today. It took a lot of work to get it down the truck ramps and into the garage (it's 242 pounds all told with the framing and stuff) and I didn't have time to do more than offload it before I had to return the truck (rented one from Home Depot).

But the important part is that it's here! I'll get it moved into the house later this fall, possibly during the winter break when I'll have a lot of time to work it since it will be cold outside.


Steven in Colorado

Photos

The door arrives!
Finally got it into the garage.
Better shot of it in the garage.


My Construction Website


Login to Reply




Login to comment...
Copyright 1997-2018 Consensus Group Inc.