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Forum: Electrical 12-27-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,748
Posted By TimberlineMD
Four prong requires a neutral wire, which you...

Four prong requires a neutral wire, which you would not have with a three.

Need a electrican.
Forum: Business 09-10-2017, 02:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,214
Posted By TimberlineMD
In your case(michigan home solicitation sales...

In your case(michigan home solicitation sales act) is your states verison of the federal one. I would use the states version. (michigan home solicitation sales act)
Forum: Tools & Equipment 08-12-2017, 05:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,348
Posted By TimberlineMD
Use mine all the time... but then I'm old school..

Use mine all the time... but then I'm old school..
Forum: Business 06-25-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,758
Posted By TimberlineMD
I just did a 'quick' look at the Texas sales tax...

I just did a 'quick' look at the Texas sales tax laws and it seem that 'some' commercial work is taxed at full cash value. Which includes everything. You can't itemize your billing, so the contract...
Forum: Business 05-31-2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,450
Posted By TimberlineMD
Yes, that was part of the settlement when the...

Yes, that was part of the settlement when the CSLB took Home Depot to court for breaking it's contracting laws. HD promptly formed its own bonding company or put up the cash amount required by the...
Forum: General Discussion 05-25-2017, 07:56 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 22,848
Posted By TimberlineMD
I always tell them that they 'paid for the show'...

I always tell them that they 'paid for the show' so they are allowed to watch.

Most times they get bored and walk away. Them watching dosen't bother me in the least.
Forum: Marketing & Sales 04-22-2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,998
Posted By TimberlineMD
Sounds like he wants to be the general contractor...

Sounds like he wants to be the general contractor and hire employees.
But I think they have to be paid at least bi-weekly.
Forum: General Discussion 04-19-2017, 01:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,668
Posted By TimberlineMD
Always return calls or inquiry. It shows...

Always return calls or inquiry. It shows professionalism. There are many ways to refuse work without offending anybody.
Forum: General Discussion 04-19-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,239
Posted By TimberlineMD
Depends on the State your in and the contractor...

Depends on the State your in and the contractor laws that govern.
Forum: HVAC 04-12-2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,693
Posted By TimberlineMD
Time to call a pro and get it fixed...

Time to call a pro and get it fixed...
Forum: Help Wanted or Looking For Work 04-02-2017, 03:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,253
Posted By TimberlineMD
5 year old thread....:whistling

5 year old thread....:whistling
Forum: Business 03-05-2017, 04:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,245
Posted By TimberlineMD
You need to have them put some 'skin in the...

You need to have them put some 'skin in the game'. That would be money if it was me. Whatever it is for you, you need them to commit something before you see them in person again.

I have a...
Forum: Business 02-27-2017, 04:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,820
Posted By TimberlineMD
First off I would like to advise you to forget...

First off I would like to advise you to forget about 'the other guy' as to what his numbers are if you want to run a successfull business. You NEED to know what your numbers NEED to be in order to...
Forum: Business 02-23-2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,767
Posted By TimberlineMD
Simply ask for the job. After presenting the...

Simply ask for the job. After presenting the price, ask them for the work. Maybe ask them to sign your contract, or tell them when your going to start. Move the conversation along as if they have...
Forum: Remodeling 02-22-2017, 06:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,744
Posted By TimberlineMD
The people that 'cry' they have no money are the...

The people that 'cry' they have no money are the first to 'cry' that the job did not come out to there expectations and want you to 'fix' it on your 'dime'.
Forum: Roofing 02-22-2017, 06:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,011
Posted By TimberlineMD
Can Thermostat radiant barrier sheathing damage...

Can Thermostat radiant barrier sheathing damage my shingles?
The Reflective Insulation Manufacturers Association (RIMA) has published Technical Bulletin #103, which reports that in peak summer...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 02-19-2017, 05:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 11,777
Posted By TimberlineMD
Full coverage against sun, rain and elements....

Full coverage against sun, rain and elements. Meaning to cover door with some type of roof stucture which prevents outside elements from effecting the door.

He is out of luck with that. I know of...
Forum: Construction 01-28-2017, 05:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,349
Posted By TimberlineMD
sop

sop
Forum: General Discussion 01-20-2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,326
Posted By TimberlineMD
...x2

...x2
Forum: General Discussion 12-11-2016, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,648
Posted By TimberlineMD
ITEMS NOT RESPONSIBILITY OF CONTRACTOR ...

ITEMS NOT RESPONSIBILITY OF CONTRACTOR
1. EXISTING VIOLATIONS AND CONDITIONS. Contractor shall not be held responsible for any existing violations of applicable building regulations or ordinances,...
Forum: Remodeling 11-25-2016, 09:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,523
Posted By TimberlineMD
Make sure the slab is NOT post tension! :no:

Make sure the slab is NOT post tension! :no:
Forum: Marketing & Sales 11-16-2016, 12:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,464
Posted By TimberlineMD
If it gets to court, then you have a pretty good...

If it gets to court, then you have a pretty good chance of winning IF you can show the judge that the YP company knew your intention of not renewing for another year. Judges hate 'evergreen' clauses...
Forum: Drywall 10-05-2016, 11:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,675
Posted By TimberlineMD
Drywall hung by a non-pro will always cost more...

Drywall hung by a non-pro will always cost more to tape than when hung by a pro.
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 09-21-2016, 01:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,632
Posted By TimberlineMD
Give the woodwork a TSP/alcohol rub before paint.

Give the woodwork a TSP/alcohol rub before paint.
Forum: Business 08-16-2016, 05:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,495
Posted By TimberlineMD
If the OP is from Cali, as one has suggested,...

If the OP is from Cali, as one has suggested, then he will need to be licensed in the category for building a 'porch' or he is OTL.

If the job was a 'home improvement' then his WRITTEN contract...
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