Contractor Talk - Professional Construction and Remodeling Forum - Search Results
Showing results 1 to 25 of 25
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: HUI
Forum: Technology 07-01-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,073
Posted By HUI
Each to their own. Personally I like Mac. Never...

Each to their own. Personally I like Mac. Never had a droid so I cannt personally say if it is better or worse. I know Mac works for me
Forum: Technology 06-18-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,284
Posted By HUI
I use technology every day. From my phone to a...

I use technology every day. From my phone to a laptop to the electric locator I use for directional drilling.
Forum: Plumbing 06-01-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 20,588
Posted By HUI
Flaring isn't too hard with the reed tools. But...

Flaring isn't too hard with the reed tools. But why not use compression and be done with it? We use compression anytime we put water main together. I'm a utility contractor and we don't use...
Forum: Concrete & Paving 04-12-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,756
Posted By HUI
Good luck finding a hard working kid

Good luck finding a hard working kid
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 04-08-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,927
Posted By HUI
The point is that if you bid too high and you...

The point is that if you bid too high and you don't get the work you don't have risk. I do mostly utility work. Water and sewer. If you bid too low and miss dewatering or too many utilities in the...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 04-08-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,927
Posted By HUI
Also you will never go out of business bidding...

Also you will never go out of business bidding too high. You may not have much work. But you won't have risk either
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 04-08-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,927
Posted By HUI
An a s corp will give you a bit better protection...

An a s corp will give you a bit better protection liability wise. To set mine up I basically filled out the forms from the Secretary of State and sent them their fee of 90 bucks at the time and I...
Forum: Business 03-20-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,689
Posted By HUI
I use Exak time to track for my employees hours...

I use Exak time to track for my employees hours when the clock in they put what type of work they are performing. I use the pocket clock app for Exak time. Then I can print a report of what we do...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-20-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,016
Posted By HUI
As long as the axcelyne tank is up right a little...

As long as the axcelyne tank is up right a little you should be ok. If it is laid down too far you will acetone in your regulators
Forum: Plumbing 03-16-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 16,198
Posted By HUI
I read this and what a freaking joke. All of...

I read this and what a freaking joke. All of these inspections and apprentice crap. I've been on many jobs where the journeymen don't know what the hell they are doing.

Maybe we should toss all...
Forum: Business 03-12-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,685
Posted By HUI
I use Exak time. It works very well. I use the...

I use Exak time. It works very well. I use the pocket clock version of their system. It does sync with Quickbooks as well. I do a lot of prevailing wage work were some of my guys make 60 bucks per...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 06-15-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 16,978
Posted By HUI
I would use sdr 35 as well. But I would use...

I would use sdr 35 as well. But I would use gaskets fittings. Over time the glue will crack and let water out and the chance for roots to intrude. Our local town will not allow any glue joint...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 01-17-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,869
Posted By HUI
You could easily have $40,000.00 in just the...

You could easily have $40,000.00 in just the dewatering. And with the generators, pumps, back up systems, what a maintenandce headache. The cost of owning the home will never stop
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 01-17-2013, 12:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,869
Posted By HUI
With the fine sand you have to use gravel around...

With the fine sand you have to use gravel around your buckets to help keep out the sand. Gravel still may not stop it.

It sounds like well points are what you really need. If the sand is fine...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 03-27-2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,827
Posted By HUI
Perhaps add another valve in the section you...

Perhaps add another valve in the section you think is bad to reduce the length again. How about putting a tap in the line and running a pressure test. Close all valves and see if the pressure drops
Forum: Business 03-10-2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,731
Posted By HUI
Personably I would find good subs to do the work...

Personably I would find good subs to do the work you can't handle and you continue to do the estimating and such. If you hired one to do the estimating that person would be getting all the contacts....
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-17-2011, 07:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,539
Posted By HUI
Once again the government kills the entrepreneur...

Once again the government kills the entrepreneur sprit. If the government would get the hell out of way this country would be rolling in be money. But no we have to have a law and regulation for...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 05-02-2011, 09:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,837
Posted By HUI
Most public works projects ask for a bid bond or...

Most public works projects ask for a bid bond or a 10% check. All this is to guarantee you will honor your submitted price. If you retract your bid then they will cash in your bond or cash your...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 03-08-2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 11,859
Posted By HUI
I install an aero tech for about 7 grand. The...

I install an aero tech for about 7 grand. The actual unit with out pump or trash tanks is about $3500 I can normally install an atu in one day then come back later for final clean up They have a 5...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 03-07-2011, 10:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 11,859
Posted By HUI
Personally I like aerobic treatment units. I use...

Personally I like aerobic treatment units. I use Aerotech units. I think they are the best out there for on-site waste water treatment
Forum: Business 03-02-2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,739
Posted By HUI
I would be cautious as to who or what has my...

I would be cautious as to who or what has my company name on it. Just say a guy is wearing your shirt with your logo/name and he goes to a bar get in a fight. Would people think he may work for your...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 02-24-2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,536
Posted By HUI
I do a lot of HDD. The best day I have had...

I do a lot of HDD. The best day I have had personally was 1200' in 10 hours of 3" HDPE. Cul de sacs can be done with a drill the shots just have to be abit shorter. Just thought it may help with the...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 02-24-2011, 06:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 18,193
Posted By HUI
I personally don't like the socks or wattles. I...

I personally don't like the socks or wattles. I install a high quality silt fence with a silt fence installer. I have found my fence will last over a year easily. I have been told that people lime...
Forum: Business 02-13-2011, 10:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,166
Posted By HUI
It me a while to come up with a name. I do water...

It me a while to come up with a name. I do water and sewer utilities. I chose Haskins Underground. It says who I am and what I do but it doesn't limit what I do. Utilities is my bread and butter but...
Forum: Business 01-27-2011, 08:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 16,041
Posted By HUI
I have distinctive ring. It is about 5 bucks a...

I have distinctive ring. It is about 5 bucks a month on my land line. It will ring a double ring and I programed the fax to pick up the double ring
Showing results 1 to 25 of 25

 
Forum Jump

Join Now... It's Fast and FREE!

I am a professional contractor
I am a DIY Homeowner
Drywall Talk is for
PROFESSIONAL CONTRACTORS ONLY!

At DrywallTalk.com we cater exlusivly to professional contractors who make their living as a contractor. Knowing that many homeowners and DIYers are looking for a community to call home, we've created www.DIYChatroom.com DIY Chatroom is full of helpful advices and perfect for DIY homeowners.

Redirecing in 10 seconds
No Thanks
terms of service

Already Have an Account?