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Forum: Business 05-14-2016, 07:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,246
Posted By tedanderson
You have to be running a good business in order...

You have to be running a good business in order to find good workers. Having an open slot isn't enough to make someone apply. Good workers have to know that the projects are well managed, the...
Forum: Commercial Construction 03-31-2016, 08:34 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 13,187
Posted By Randy Bush
I use to do jobs for another contractor,little...

I use to do jobs for another contractor,little different but some the same as a foreman, where I was the only person they saw on the job. Things was that the contract was detailed and I know what it...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-23-2016, 05:13 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,656
Posted By Joasis
I find as I age, I prefer to be at home, and my...

I find as I age, I prefer to be at home, and my only problem is getting distracted. I eat less, do the chores, cook dinner, and work in the shop, but since my office is in my home, here I am anyway....
Forum: Masonry 03-10-2016, 01:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,039
Posted By jlhaslip
Can the full sheets be removed and cut the top of...

Can the full sheets be removed and cut the top of the sheets then re-install?
Forum: Masonry 03-10-2016, 07:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,039
Posted By MarkJames
Seems like a shame to cut the metal at all. Why...

Seems like a shame to cut the metal at all. Why not apply the backer right to the steel with some sort of isolation membrane in between?
Forum: Masonry 03-10-2016, 06:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,039
Posted By JBM
What would you do where the plywood meets the...

What would you do where the plywood meets the metal, how would that be sealed?
Forum: Masonry 03-10-2016, 05:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,039
Posted By Tom Struble
thing is most panel manufactures don't want you...

thing is most panel manufactures don't want you using a cutoff wheel..
Forum: Masonry 03-09-2016, 05:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,039
Posted By dom-mas
yup, what he said. Dont forget to slip some...

yup, what he said. Dont forget to slip some flashing in there between the sill and the siding
Forum: Masonry 03-09-2016, 03:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,039
Posted By Windycity
Guessing it wouldn't be that bad...i would mark a...

Guessing it wouldn't be that bad...i would mark a straight line where the cut is and use a grinder with an abrasive disc...im guessing it would cut like butter
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 02-28-2016, 03:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,831
Posted By Randy Bush
Very true that is why you need to believe in what...

Very true that is why you need to believe in what you sell. Also why it is important to do the best job you can and always be looking on how to maybe improve your work. When you do quality work and...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 02-28-2016, 11:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,831
Posted By Cnrhodes
Siding

Yep, I actually just bid two project where we will be removing all exterior siding and facia and installing smartside. Great product, much better than hardi in my opinion.
Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2016, 06:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,552
Posted By Stephen H
Jethroe, take your problem and ,mentally,...

Jethroe,
take your problem and ,mentally, place it on a table.---walk around it and look at it from many different angles........

the reality is--- there is NEVER, EVER going to be a level...
Forum: General Discussion 02-10-2016, 09:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,552
Posted By blacktop
Trust me ! I know all about the truck ass D/Cs...

Trust me ! I know all about the truck ass D/Cs That sub out EVERYTHING cutting my bid nearly in half! :censored:

I don't do price wars! Paying my hangers now what I was making in 1987 ...
Forum: General Discussion 02-10-2016, 06:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,552
Posted By Texas Wax
All this drives me bat chit crazy and has for 30...

All this drives me bat chit crazy and has for 30 years. Yup it's the end consumers.

Unfortunately fines through legislation to protect stupid people from themselves don't work. Fines and...
Forum: General Discussion 02-10-2016, 10:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,552
Posted By NJGC
BBB is crap and price matching and discounts are...

BBB is crap and price matching and discounts are a race to the bottom. My price is my price and I delight when someone chooses another contractor or in this case illegals, on price alone.


...
Forum: General Discussion 02-10-2016, 10:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,552
Posted By heavy_d
If these "mexicans" that are so evil only seem to...

If these "mexicans" that are so evil only seem to do painting a D drywall, maybe you should specialize in areas other than that. Food for thought.
Forum: General Discussion 02-10-2016, 09:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,552
Posted By Golden view
This is a forum, so obviously it goes without...

This is a forum, so obviously it goes without saying that this is only an opinion, but I'm not a fan of the BBB. It's just a pay for rating service. It is way too easy to have a good rating and be a...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 08-02-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,188
Posted By Tom M
You are not alone. I do many of those services...

You are not alone. I do many of those services as well as others and I have had many existing customers contact me in the last couple of years wanting to do something only to vanish or shelf their...
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