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Forum: Websites and SEO 08-10-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,278
Posted By buildercn
This is a good idea but if you start doing too...

This is a good idea but if you start doing too much of it the google machine will know and penalize you.

I've always been a big proponent that content is king. If you research your key word, write...
Forum: Technology 08-10-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 124
Posted By buildercn
It would certainly be a good gesture and help to...

It would certainly be a good gesture and help to build the relationship with your trades.

As a recommendation I would suggest you let them know and ask for a link back. It will help your SEO!
Forum: Construction 08-10-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 345
Posted By buildercn
I think we're getting away from the question...

I think we're getting away from the question here. I do think that architects and engineers do need to take more ownership on a project. Too many times have I seen drawings issued that are terrible...
Forum: Technology 05-27-2019, 06:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,062
Posted By buildercn
I use onenote and swear by it - additionally any...

I use onenote and swear by it - additionally any form of cloud file sharing with an app that allows you to pull up drawings (Box. DropBox, Egnyte).

Does the camera app count on Iphone? Haha
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 04-03-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,454
Posted By buildercn
I tend to side with the first few comments here -...

I tend to side with the first few comments here - this doesn't seem like a permanent need so rent the equipment or subcontract the work out.
Forum: Online Leads Services 04-03-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 24,195
Posted By buildercn
This genuinely made me laugh thank you. In all...

This genuinely made me laugh thank you. In all seriousness word of mouth and website!
Forum: Construction 04-02-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 998
Posted By buildercn
Big Johnson is right - I'd review with your...

Big Johnson is right - I'd review with your concrete supplier as well. That could be the problem.
Forum: Construction Picture Post 03-24-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 606
Posted By buildercn
No picture?

No picture?
Forum: Construction 03-24-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 998
Posted By buildercn
Check with your engineer, there are procedures to...

Check with your engineer, there are procedures to fix this. In areas where it's particularly bad they may ask you to chip it back to the rebar, re-form and repour the areas.

I've personally...
Forum: Construction 03-23-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 402
Posted By buildercn
I wouldn't pour on top of the wet fill. It's...

I wouldn't pour on top of the wet fill. It's likely to cause issues down the road. Once the moisture drys out it could heave or sag on you.

Maybe consider replacing the fill with u-fill or an...
Forum: Technology 03-23-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 691
Posted By buildercn
Alot of the major brands such as Procore offer...

Alot of the major brands such as Procore offer the permission type settings that you are looking for.
Forum: Marketing & Sales 03-23-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,364
Posted By buildercn
My recommendation would be to try and talk them...

My recommendation would be to try and talk them into a cost plus type contract or a time and material type job? Can't hurt to propose it.

Your other option is to be direct and let them know your...
Forum: New Member Introductions 02-18-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By buildercn
Welcome Dorel - AV is one of those industries...

Welcome Dorel - AV is one of those industries that just keeps on growing!
Forum: Technology 02-17-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By buildercn
Texas Wax confirmed it - sounds like what you're...

Texas Wax confirmed it - sounds like what you're referring to is a BIM model, and if you're not a tech savvy person it will be a challenge for you to learn and use. If I were to make a recommendation...
Forum: Demolition 02-16-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 696
Posted By buildercn
I'd recommend viewing the site and actually...

I'd recommend viewing the site and actually working out your man hours and disposal costs for each project. Given each job has it's own challenges (some of the items Griz mentioned above) each...
Forum: General Discussion 02-16-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,096
Posted By buildercn
I agree with jaws with the exception that if...

I agree with jaws with the exception that if their budget is too low or cheap you should be telling them and let them know that if they do find someone that is interested in doing it for that amount...
Forum: Business 01-28-2019, 10:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 661
Posted By buildercn
Smaller projects it's appropriate to operate on a...

Smaller projects it's appropriate to operate on a quotation but you are opening yourself up to huge liabilities including safety issues if there aren't proper contracts in place with trades.
Forum: Business 01-28-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 517
Posted By buildercn
Agreed with the response above, some of it will...

Agreed with the response above, some of it will depend upon your contract and the local law.

I'd recommend you document regular follow ups on payment status either way to ensure you have a case...
Forum: Business 01-27-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 549
Posted By buildercn
Woodspike gives good advice, most people respond...

Woodspike gives good advice, most people respond well to open and honest communication, if you notify them up front typically they won't react negatively when you charge them later on.
Forum: Technology 01-27-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 378
Posted By buildercn
I've put alot of thought into this - the only...

I've put alot of thought into this - the only challenge each project is so specific and the naming of emails is so different, it can be hard to automate. I typically have one folder for each project...
Forum: Business 01-22-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 549
Posted By buildercn
Hahaha yes you must have the most educated...

Hahaha yes you must have the most educated clients and best consultants in the world! Quick google search came up with this article on change orders...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 01-22-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 981
Posted By buildercn
I agree with SLS - geotargettting is an...

I agree with SLS - geotargettting is an incredibly useful tool and available with both Facebook and Google.
Forum: Websites and SEO 01-20-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,500
Posted By buildercn
I've used different hosting companies, from...

I've used different hosting companies, from godaddy, bluehost wordpress direct hosting etc. I'm currently experimenting with a cloud hosting account through Hostgator and it's been a really great...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 01-20-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 981
Posted By buildercn
With both facebook and google I recommend...

With both facebook and google I recommend starting with a smaller budget (ie $2-$5 a day) to test out your keywords and improve click through rate.

Once you're able to maximize your conversion and...
Forum: Business 01-19-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 661
Posted By buildercn
If you're in Canada there are alot of really good...

If you're in Canada there are alot of really good templates you can buy that will allow you to be better protected. Not sure if these exist in america or wherever you are:
http://www.ccdc.org/
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