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Forum: General Discussion 01-21-2017, 04:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,230
Posted By Inner10
I can only think of one time where the husband...

I can only think of one time where the husband had to have his way, status Indian in the military, looked like a roid head, started a yelling match with his wife during my first visit. I got the...
Forum: General Discussion 01-21-2017, 02:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,230
Posted By DaVinciRemodel
I used to think that was the way it worked as...

I used to think that was the way it worked as well. Once did something the way Mrs. Homeowner wanted. Mr. Homeowner came home a said he wanted it another way. I told him his wife specifically...
Forum: General Discussion 01-21-2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,230
Posted By FrankSmith
Ask when bidding the job who will be your primary...

Ask when bidding the job who will be your primary contact on the job. Do what that person tells you to do.

If you have not set a primary contact on a job, stay out of it. Tell them they need...
Forum: General Discussion 01-21-2017, 10:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,230
Posted By EthanB
A detailed scope is the first step. Then the...

A detailed scope is the first step. Then the person who designed the SOW with you and signed the contract is the boss.

I've had issues in the past where the wife arranged everything and signed...
Forum: General Discussion 01-21-2017, 07:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,230
Posted By builditguy
Usually I try to find a happy middle ground. ...

Usually I try to find a happy middle ground. Almost always works.

I am currently in that situation. The wife wants alot. The husband doesn't. He had a stroke a couple years ago and isn't in...
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-20-2017, 10:57 PM
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Posted By rselectric1
Welcome to CT! Just so you know, we have a...

Welcome to CT!

Just so you know, we have a sister site that deals ONLY with property preservation.

http://www.preservationtalk.com/
Forum: General Discussion 01-20-2017, 07:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,230
Posted By Ohio painter
Akron Painters, I agree in theory but not in...

Akron Painters, I agree in theory but not in reality. A customer having spent a lot of money having their home painted or papered, I want them to be happy and like what has been done. If something...
Forum: General Discussion 01-20-2017, 01:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,230
Posted By Ohio painter
Generally the wife wins in my line of work....

Generally the wife wins in my line of work. However, if I have any inkling of a disagreement brewing that I think will impact me in any way i have asked them to sort it out and let me know. ...
Forum: General Discussion 01-20-2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,230
Posted By TimberlineMD
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Forum: General Discussion 01-20-2017, 12:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,230
Posted By Kowboy
It depends on your trade. In the countertop...

It depends on your trade. In the countertop business if I get the wife, he's toast, never fails. She'll even close the sale for me. I just shut up, say "Yes Ma'am, and cash the check he's signed.
Forum: General Discussion 01-20-2017, 11:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,230
Posted By griz
Have a very detailed SOW signed by both husband &...

Have a very detailed SOW signed by both husband & wife.
Forum: General Discussion 01-20-2017, 11:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,230
Posted By Inner10
Monkey in the middle, make the wife happy and the...

Monkey in the middle, make the wife happy and the husband will follow.
Forum: General Discussion 01-20-2017, 11:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,230
Posted By stonstuf
How to handle dealing with husband and wife on two different pages??

I've got a question although it doesn't happen often but often enough. How does a contractor deal with a husband and wife who are on two different pages regarding a job? I recently laid a dry...
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