Posted October 17, 2018 05:04:53 The ad is not an advert for a building material but for “the right stuff” to help you start making your own.
It was put up on Craigslist, the popular online classified site, with the subject line, “The right stuff for you.”
It features photos of a building’s exterior, walls, ceilings and ceilings, as well as a picture of the ad.
The ad, which was not listed for sale, also includes instructions for the “clean-up” of the materials and a description of the time you can expect to spend in the project.
The ad says, “You have a home?
We know you do.
You’re going to want a lot of materials to start, including wood, metal and concrete.
It’s hard to build without them.
Here’s a list of the right stuff.
These materials will keep your home and your project safe.”
Craigslist, which has been accused of exploiting workers for its ad space, did not immediately respond to ABC News’ request for comment.
The ads, which are designed to be humorous, have drawn criticism from other construction workers who said they feel pressured to ask a stranger for help in their jobs.
In one instance, a woman in a construction crew said she felt like she was being “sold out” by the Craigslist ad.
“You know I’ve been in the construction industry and I’ve heard people say they’d be happy to work for you and pay you the same amount for a piece of concrete, if it’s going to keep their house from going up in flames,” said the woman in the ad, who did not want to be identified.
“I’m not sure what they’re talking about with the wood.”
Crafters have also said that they feel intimidated by the ads, particularly when they feel they may not have the resources to get the job done.
“I think a lot people are going to be nervous, especially if they don’t have much experience or experience of building,” said Kevin Schreiber, a structural engineer with the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation.
The best way to deal with them is to make them feel comfortable.”