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Old 12-07-2007, 05:46 PM   #21
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Re: $110.00 Per Hour!--plumbers S*CK!


I'm with you, damn those monkey plumbers, damn them all to hell.

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Old 12-07-2007, 05:46 PM   #22
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When I first read this, I thought it was legit. Now, from reading through the other posts, I see he is a wannabe comedian, just trying to stir up the pot.

Oh well, he got me ticked for a few minutes, so I guess his BOZO act did work.

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why anyone would want to be Dirt Diggler -hmmm ... I can think of 100 reasons why.
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Old 12-07-2007, 05:53 PM   #23
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nah... to much low cost workers for you.



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Old 12-07-2007, 06:04 PM   #24
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I can't beleive there are plumbing contractors doing T&M and charging less than $150.00 an hour.
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NO GOOD DEED EVER GOES UNPUNISHED Next plumber should get 1000 bucks plus penalty clause if the butthole opens his mouth
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That was a very fair price ,especially if the blockage was a little ways out.Thanks to all the TRADESMAN who have our backs.
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Old 12-07-2007, 07:03 PM   #27
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why anyone would want to be Dirt Diggler
Maybe a thread with that as the question should be started.

What kind of response would you expect to get?

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Office manager called to tell me she had to have a toilet unstopped.---$268.20--for what! Plumber had to pull toilet, rotoroot the line, put toilet back and install a new water supply line to it. What a scam! ANY MONKEY COULD BE A PLUMBER they are bigger thieves than lawyers.
Why are you mad at lawyers....did they plug the toilet...?
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Old 12-07-2007, 09:12 PM   #29
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That is the reason I stopped practicing law and became a plumber - the money! Oh, let's not forget the glory.
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Old 12-07-2007, 09:26 PM   #30
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ANY MONKEY COULD BE A PLUMBER .
That is so wrong.
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HCAH UUUUUUU-SUUUUUUUCK! bY THE WAY, WHAT IS A TROLL?
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Hey, I just realized kcah is HACK spelled backward. HACK ON THIS BEEAAATCH.
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Hack, I mean kcaH
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Hey, I just realized kcah is HACK spelled backward. HACK ON THIS BEEAAATCH.
DAMN!!! Good catch Para. I have new respect for "HACK".

He got y'all real good

I mean, I knew he was a troll, but he was being so obviously blatent.

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It was like a bar fight...not really needed, but it felt good.
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He might only actually work 5 to 6 hours of a 8 hour day.
In reality, a plumber in a one-man shop will get an average of 3 billable hours per day. Sure, there are days when he will put more hours in, but the next day he'll probably spend collecting what he's made in the last couple of days. Some days are busy, some days are not.

In a larger company, the plumber will get 5 - 6 billable hours and the rest will be windshield time. And his charges go to pay himself, his company's overhead, the dispatchers, several other company employees. For each tech on the road, there are two or three more mouths to feed.

When you add it all up, it takes a hefty hourly charge to make wages, overhead, direct costs, and profit.

Charging $300 to run a camera doesn't sound like much when the camera costs $9,000 and you still have to pay all the expenses of the company, as well as all the other drain cleaning tools, and the equipment constantly needs repair and replacement. The plumbers who are trying to struggle along on some $65-$75 hourly wage are dancing on the edge of bankruptcy.
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Well said Herk ! In SF service plumbers $135 Hr. $45 helper.

Why would I play in Your SHIP for less???
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Old 12-08-2007, 01:55 PM   #38
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I enjoy sweating copper, but when it comes to old drain work, I don't care what I have to pay. If I have any real tradesman in my home, he's cheating himself if I don't get an invoice over $300.

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In reality, a plumber in a one-man shop will get an average of 3 billable hours per day.
I didn't realize so little. I'm a one man show right now and just was averaging what I do.

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When you add it all up, it takes a hefty hourly charge to make wages, overhead, direct costs, and profit.
My point exacly! KCAH is probably one of those whining mamma boys that also gets on the CB and messes with the truckers too. Has no life, can't do anything for himself, and wants to take it out on the real professionals.
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I didn't realize so little. I'm a one man show right now and just was averaging what I do.
I first read it in Ellen Rohr's book, "Where Did the Money Go?" I simply didn't believe that was accurate at all. So I went through my previous year's books. Some of the jobs were bid jobs and I had to estimate how long they had actually taken. Most were T & M and were easy. I came up with exactly three billable hours per day. I was astounded, sure that I had been working more like five or six per day. Further, she says that, as you get older, the amount of time goes down. I can relate to that, since I'm 59 now.

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