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Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2010, 10:01 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 29,256
Posted By scuba
Personally, I hope you slam the hell out of this...

Personally, I hope you slam the hell out of this guy. These types are all over the country and in every nook and cranny. The more of them that we can hurt financially, the better.
Forum: General Discussion 03-16-2010, 10:16 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 29,256
Posted By scuba
The code for the drainage is CBC2007 1803.3 ...

The code for the drainage is CBC2007 1803.3

Again, it may be different in the IBC
Forum: General Discussion 03-16-2010, 10:06 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 29,256
Posted By scuba
My advice would be to find a new lawyer if he...

My advice would be to find a new lawyer if he can't answer that question or find out in about 2 seconds.

Here in California he would need to look at 2007CBC 2304.11.2.2 (as a starting point). You...
Forum: Business 07-28-2009, 10:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,327
Posted By scuba
Our phone is ringing steadily and we are very...

Our phone is ringing steadily and we are very busy. The niche work we aim for is the 5-10k level. These are very profitable if you have your act together. We also haven't lowered our prices nor do we...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 07-28-2009, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,714
Posted By scuba
Thanks for the input. We are listed on Yelp but...

Thanks for the input. We are listed on Yelp but come up on the 3rd page. My wife has also been working on google and we come up # 1 in the contractors, bathroom remodeling and remodeling for our...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 07-28-2009, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,714
Posted By scuba
Anyone signed up with Yelp?

Am thinking about signing on with Yelp. They want $300.00/month with a 12 month contract or $325.00/month for a 6 month contract. I am leary because I hate contracts. A buddy of mine has a muffler...
Forum: General Discussion 04-29-2009, 07:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,523
Posted By scuba
Phone stays in the truck. On the flip side,...

Phone stays in the truck.

On the flip side, about a month ago I was meeting with a homeowner for some work (first meeting) when he got a call. Fifteen minutes of talking baseball, ignoring me and...
Forum: General Discussion 04-29-2009, 07:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 31,041
Posted By scuba
Then, after the homework, go buy USG's fire rated...

Then, after the homework, go buy USG's fire rated panels. They are slightly more expensive than typical, but the only way you're going to get the rating you need (and the least expensive). Or,...
Forum: General Discussion 03-27-2009, 02:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,569
Posted By scuba
Very, very nice. Looks like a real professional...

Very, very nice. Looks like a real professional setup which reflects on your companies professionalism.

Good job

Greg
Forum: Contractor Licensing 03-20-2009, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2,912
Views: 537,857
Posted By scuba
Hi Guru, you are a wealth of information. Thank...

Hi Guru, you are a wealth of information. Thank You for that.

My question deals with an old lic. number. My dad passed away about 10 years ago and his lic. # went inactive at that time. My...
Forum: Business 03-20-2009, 11:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,794
Posted By scuba
Some of what you say is true. A lot of realtors...

Some of what you say is true. A lot of realtors will take advantage of you if you let them.

BUT

It's all about the relationship. You will not be used if you have a relationship that is built...
Forum: New Member Introductions 03-20-2009, 10:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,238
Posted By scuba
Welcome to Ct Read, read and read some more...

Welcome to Ct

Read, read and read some more

Greg
Forum: Flooring 03-19-2009, 09:04 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 80,282
Posted By scuba
You're such a nice guy SLS. It's almost...

You're such a nice guy SLS.

It's almost funny when the honesty comes out.

I have to give this guy some credit for fessing up, most never come back.

Greg
Forum: Flooring 03-18-2009, 08:48 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 80,282
Posted By scuba
A good consultant will consult all the time....

A good consultant will consult all the time. Before, during and after. What happened to the during?

Sounds like you may be a consultant lawyer.
Forum: Business 03-18-2009, 07:50 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,331
Posted By scuba
Thanks for pointing this out. It is very true. ...

Thanks for pointing this out. It is very true.

It seems that most of the calls we get are budget minded people. They simply don't have a lot to work with. We don't lower our prices or labor, but...
Forum: Business 03-17-2009, 03:21 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,331
Posted By scuba
Heck Dirt, you made me go to the dictionary to...

Heck Dirt, you made me go to the dictionary to look up economical (Websters - 'marked by careful, efficient, and prudent use of resources').

The demand I think is reality, common sense, etc.
...
Forum: Business 03-17-2009, 11:11 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,331
Posted By scuba
Hi ChrWright, Maybe overspending is the...

Hi ChrWright,

Maybe overspending is the wrong word but the point I'm trying to make is that for a while there money was easy to get and the average person spent it without regard to their future...
Forum: Business 03-16-2009, 10:04 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,331
Posted By scuba
I am one to believe that things will get better...

I am one to believe that things will get better sooner rather than later.

I also believe that there will be an awakening of the middle class (our biggest market). They will need to realize that...
Forum: New Member Introductions 03-16-2009, 07:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,043
Posted By scuba
Welcome to CT. You know, all contractors love...

Welcome to CT. You know, all contractors love designers and archies.

Look forward to hearing your input.

Greg
Forum: General Discussion 03-13-2009, 08:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,817
Posted By scuba
Most cuts are with a masonary blade on a skill...

Most cuts are with a masonary blade on a skill saw cutting backwards. Very fast and highly accurate, especially panels.

Greg
Forum: General Discussion 03-13-2009, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,012
Posted By scuba
Mickeyco, I swear, you make me laugh once a day...

Mickeyco, I swear, you make me laugh once a day it seems like. Where in the heck do you come up with this stuff.

Keep it up

Greg
Forum: General Discussion 03-13-2009, 09:07 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,672
Posted By scuba
Man oh man. Enough of the state bashing. Some of...

Man oh man. Enough of the state bashing. Some of us were born and raised here and have watched and lived with the Demos literally strangling us. Why is it necessary to make this a state or 'island'...
Forum: New Member Introductions 03-12-2009, 10:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,308
Posted By scuba
Welcome Divine. We're a little to the south of...

Welcome Divine. We're a little to the south of you and can feel your pain. Things have been looking better the last few weeks.

Greg
Forum: Marketing & Sales 03-12-2009, 10:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,206
Posted By scuba
About 2 months ago a buddy of mine who owns a...

About 2 months ago a buddy of mine who owns a brake and muffler shop did this. He gets a lot of calls from people who always ask what happened to so and so. But he gets the peoples business and it's...
Forum: General Discussion 03-04-2009, 10:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,108
Posted By scuba
Jaime, I would hope that you have a set of...

Jaime, I would hope that you have a set of approved / engineered plans that should show how everything ties together. Out here in Ca where I'm at all our plans HAVE to show the details for the...
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