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View Poll Results: How would you prefer to complete $1,000,000 of work?
10,000 $100 projects 0 0%
1,000 $1,000 projects 2 4.65%
100 $10,000 projects 20 46.51%
10 $100,000 projects 15 34.88%
1 $1,000,000 projects 6 13.95%
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How Would You Prefer To Do $1,000,000 Of Work.

 
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Old 03-12-2015, 05:19 AM   #61
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who cares as long as you turn a profit and get it done on time.
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Old 03-12-2015, 06:12 AM   #62
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I prefer 2-3 jobs on the go at the same time so 2 x $50,000 3x $33,000

I find it easier to keep the labor busy that way
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I don't care the size of project. As long as its profitability. Could be one or ten just as long as it makes sense dollars and cents wise .
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Concurrently = 1 at the higher side with some smaller work mixed in.
Consecutively = any at various sizes right after another with a small break after the larger ones.
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For me it's not so much the money but the time involved. I work on a small crew, the bossman and his son, me, and sometimes one other guy. When we're on a job for more than a week or so they get cranky and snippy with each other.
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Since I am labor only with one helper I would like to do 250, $4k jobs over the next 6 years. just saying well maybe add another helper and do the 250 in 5 years.
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I would take 1 for a mil, but that's not the only one I would run at a time. Seems like usually there are 2-3 150-300k jobs going at the same time with 3 or 4 20-100k thrown in the mix anyway. Taking one for a mil would at least give us a small break...

Don't even ask how a couple of guys manage this..I'm not so sure myself..lol
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I'm for 100 $10,000 projects. I need to have a completed project now and then for my sanity. I've seen companies go out of business because they took on jobs way bigger than they were used to. Everyone needs some closure now and then. There is also more risk on huge jobs. In actuality, I'm more like 1,000 $1,000 though.
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10k projects are needy and time consuming. Give me 1-2 day 5k'rs over the week long 10k'rs all day...
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10k projects are needy and time consuming. Give me 1-2 day 5k'rs over the week long 10k'rs all day...
Depends what you're doing. Lot of my projects fall between 7-12k. Two days usually.

Mine aren't as detailed as yours though. If "Thunderstruck" calls Carl, he won't know what to do with himself.
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Roofers make the money...
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Roofers make the money...
Any one can run projects similarly if they can figure out how to have 5+ person crews at someones house with out causing mass destruction. siding, windows, decks, hardscaping, additions, pole barns. Really anything.
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Any one can run projects similarly if they can figure out how to have 5+ person crews at someones house with out causing mass destruction. siding, windows, decks, hardscaping, additions, pole barns. Really anything.
And that is the truth.

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