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Old 10-29-2017, 07:15 PM   #1
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Needing guidance... currently been in the active military for 6 years. Within 3 months after I get back from a deployment I will be out of the military and working with my father. My father has owned a home improvement business for over 15 years. Never really finding success, he has just been floating along. All though a littler over a year ago he landed a very nice gig, traveling across the world installing seats in theaters and stadiums. He has been talking about me coming home and managing all of the houses locally with his crew. Yikes!!! I know nothing about construction and I?m supposed to be running things while he?s out of state?!? So what I?m really asking is if there?s any webisite or anything that I could learn simple conrstucion with the 12 months I have left in the army?
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Old 10-29-2017, 07:21 PM   #2
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other more successful people will help you with that here...let me just thank you for your service


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Old 10-29-2017, 11:33 PM   #3
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This is going to sound dumb...

I started with the big orange book at home depot. Then I bought the plumbing one and the electrical one. They get you the basic understanding which will help when you need to troubleshoot.

Take your time on your first few jobs. It's not speed you are wanting, but the end result. YouTube is a great ally as well.

Constantly be reading, look for licensed guys you can pick their brains.

Drywall screws and spray foam are never the answer. And no, it doesn't need more silicone caulk either.
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Welcome, thank you, and this place is a wealth of information
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Just take your time to study the system flow of your new work. And yes, keep on reading books and watching videos in youtube for some tips to help you speed up your learning.
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