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Forum: General Discussion 09-13-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,695
Posted By PacificCanvas
I had a job scheduled for a few hundred dollars...

I had a job scheduled for a few hundred dollars which involved running some cables and hanging a shade net from it. Also to put up a fascia board that the customer would provide.

Since it was...
Forum: General Discussion 08-08-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,272
Posted By PacificCanvas
I went out to an appointment one day and met with...

I went out to an appointment one day and met with the husband and wife about putting a lattice patio in. We talked it over, I got an idea of what they wanted and we went inside to go over pricing. ...
Forum: General Discussion 03-08-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,422
Posted By PacificCanvas
You're going to have to have removable posts. If...

You're going to have to have removable posts. If you can't have that I would not put anymore time into the job.

You could do removable posts and run cables between each post and string up some...
Forum: General Discussion 11-12-2017, 09:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 684
Posted By PacificCanvas
In the 33 years our company has been operating we...

In the 33 years our company has been operating we have only been to court once.

And in most times when an issue occurs it needs to be address and handled quickly and professionally. I think the...
Forum: General Discussion 11-09-2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,405
Posted By PacificCanvas
I would say generally it is not less, it would...

I would say generally it is not less, it would be actually more for a charge per machine rental but the delivery fee is where it is less.

I am going out to the job anyways, + the convenience of...
Forum: General Discussion 11-09-2017, 09:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,405
Posted By PacificCanvas
When I rent a piece of equipment I charge 10%...

When I rent a piece of equipment I charge 10% above of what it cost me.

I also have a tilt deck trailer and I (2) Scissor lifts. When I bring them out I charge about 10% below what the rentals...
Forum: General Discussion 11-05-2017, 08:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,191
Posted By PacificCanvas
Manual rope and pulley drop screens are fairly...

Manual rope and pulley drop screens are fairly affordable and if quality material will last 10+ years. They are about $12.00 a square foot installed with all hardware, and a local awning/canvas/tarp...
Forum: General Discussion 10-08-2017, 08:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 990
Posted By PacificCanvas
I manufacture tarps. 18 oz PVC Coated tarps will...

I manufacture tarps. 18 oz PVC Coated tarps will hold up to the sun for 3-5 years before failing. They will be 100% water resistant but you are going to pay at least a dollar a foot.

The poly...
Forum: Vehicles 08-01-2017, 07:17 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,469
Posted By PacificCanvas
I put in an order for a 2018 Ford F-150 Supercrew...

I put in an order for a 2018 Ford F-150 Supercrew 6.5 Bed Platinum!

It is going to be my daily driver and to and from appointments. I might set up some ladder racks on my trailers and run a tote...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 07-25-2017, 08:40 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 271,812
Posted By PacificCanvas
Ok, Since my first post in this thread I went out...

Ok, Since my first post in this thread I went out and bought a Makita, Ridgid and Dewalt impact drivers. The best ones possible as well, and I already own the Milwaukee and Ryobis.

The Dewalt...
Forum: General Discussion 06-28-2017, 09:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,186
Posted By PacificCanvas
What I don't get is why be a GC? There is so...

What I don't get is why be a GC? There is so many specialty contracting fields that make really good money and you can run it solo or with a small crew and possibly a shop. I'd rather run a small...
Forum: General Discussion 06-28-2017, 09:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,878
Posted By PacificCanvas
Costly Mistakes

Hello All,

So I made some sky light covers and it turns out the fabric I used has shrunk up significantly. We aren't talking about some small ones these are 32' Long x 8' Diameters using top of...
Forum: General Discussion 05-12-2017, 10:11 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,076
Posted By PacificCanvas
I just purchased this because they are running...

I just purchased this because they are running the free tool promo. Picked up the weed eater, blower, and hedge trimmer. They far exceed what I was expecting.

Good tools, now they need to make...
Forum: General Discussion 04-13-2017, 10:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,367
Posted By PacificCanvas
And that job isn't going to take months. What it...

And that job isn't going to take months. What it be about 2k for a 65 footer for a month?

Call your local places and find out monthly rates. Mark that up if at all 25% and even consider getting...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-17-2017, 07:37 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,655
Posted By PacificCanvas
I feel bad for you.....That guy going to...

I feel bad for you.....That guy going to micromanage something bad....

I would do as first poster says, sync your tapes. and like last poster says if he really wants you using the same tape ask...
Forum: General Discussion 02-28-2017, 09:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,377
Posted By PacificCanvas
You put way to much time into that. You are...

You put way to much time into that. You are explaining too much, and pointing a finger. Some people just want a more detailed breakdown if possible, All you have to say is we only break it down...
Forum: Commercial Construction 01-07-2017, 11:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 13,438
Posted By PacificCanvas
That extra hour or two that made the customer...

That extra hour or two that made the customer happy helped your company's reputation FAR MORE than what you had to pay your employees. I would hate to work for you. The best advertisement is word...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 01-01-2017, 08:53 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 12,151
Posted By PacificCanvas
I can't read every posts...but. Me and our...

I can't read every posts...but.

Me and our office manager did our own website and we used shopify. The address is pacificcanvas.com and it works for what we needed. It STILL needs a lot of work...
Forum: Specialty Trades Picture Post 01-01-2017, 08:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,376
Posted By PacificCanvas
Modesto, Ca Pacificcanvas.com ...

Modesto, Ca

Pacificcanvas.com


Trivantage was the vendor for the fabric in this project. We purchase most of our fabrics from them. Vinyls we purchase from other vendors and Keyston Bros...
Forum: Specialty Trades Picture Post 01-01-2017, 10:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,376
Posted By PacificCanvas
Shade Sail

Completed this last week out here in Modesto, Ca. Permitted and engineered. Posts were 8" extra strong pipe with 7' deep x 2'6" diameter foortings. 5/16" Cable ran through pocket of shade sail. ...
Forum: General Discussion 10-29-2016, 08:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,352
Posted By PacificCanvas
The guy stated exactly what he wanted, If they...

The guy stated exactly what he wanted, If they want a firm quote give them a high price where you KNOW you will make money. As well as throw a time and material price in there and let him make the...
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