Contractor Talk - Professional Construction and Remodeling Forum - Search Results
Showing results 1 to 25 of 35
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: mvmjeff
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 10-09-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,618
Posted By mvmjeff
Green v Red Rotary Laser

New openings/window installations to line up with existing and just general remodeling. I was curious about contractor's thoughts on the Green lasers and how much brighter/sharper they are and if...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 10-08-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,618
Posted By mvmjeff
Red or Green?

Nevermind....went with the Bosch since I didn't get any replies and just want to be done with it. We'll see!
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 10-08-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,618
Posted By mvmjeff
Best rotary laser level for window & door work?

Hey all,

Been pondering the best option for a rotary laser level and have semi-settled on Bosch GRL300HVG. Wanted one with the green laser since lots of outdoor AND indoor work. But there's so...
Forum: Lead RRP Discussion 08-17-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,700
Posted By mvmjeff
Question RRP Recordkeeping Forms

Hey all,

Starting to yank my hair out filling in these RRP forms for clients and can't find any that you can fill out online or download and fill out on my computer. You either do them by hand...
Forum: Business 01-15-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,602
Posted By mvmjeff
I didn't mean to start a WAR here guys!! Just...

I didn't mean to start a WAR here guys!! Just wanted to find the right (hopefully EASY) way to account for being paid for my services with store credit. No big thang! I want to avoid accounting...
Forum: Business 01-15-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,602
Posted By mvmjeff
YEP! Best bud has a Corgi (Big Butt's her name)....

YEP! Best bud has a Corgi (Big Butt's her name). Luv that little idiot. :)
Forum: Business 01-14-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,602
Posted By mvmjeff
I'm gonna say it...OMG, thank you guys

I had hoped for a little help, but received a boatload and I'm so grateful. Especially to TNT, that link was very helpful (tho I don't quite understand it fully yet, I'm a little dense and new ideas...
Forum: Business 01-14-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,602
Posted By mvmjeff
What a Herculean and generous response PC! You...

What a Herculean and generous response PC! You went above and beyond. I think I see what you're saying, it does make some sense. I'll have to read it a few times to get the full meaning (I need...
Forum: Business 01-14-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,602
Posted By mvmjeff
Very interesting, we meet with our accountant...

Very interesting, we meet with our accountant soon. Maybe not soon enough though, better consider getting in sooner! FYI - No sales tax here in Oregon, YAY!
Forum: Business 01-14-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,602
Posted By mvmjeff
Great help, but...

I'm stunned by all the great advice and info guys. But, IF I report the materials as income, HOW do I reflect this in quickbooks? The lumber yard will be sending me a 1099Misc for sure. Gotta...
Forum: Business 01-14-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,602
Posted By mvmjeff
Yes, we receive our monthly invoice from the...

Yes, we receive our monthly invoice from the lumber company and the credit is reflected as well as the 'purchases' made against that credit.
Forum: Business 01-13-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,602
Posted By mvmjeff
Entering a job payment as store credit in QB...??

Hey all,
I'm trying to figure out an accounting issue. I'm working on a LONG ongoing job where I'm being 'paid' in store credit. It's a lumber company and I'm working on their newest building, but...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 11-21-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 13,080
Posted By mvmjeff
Hinge style determines your template

The Porter Cable works great for a few doors but only the larger 5/8" radius hinges. I use an aluminum template Hinge Mate II that doesn't leave nail holes, but it only mortises square or 1/4"...
Forum: General Discussion 08-07-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,491
Posted By mvmjeff
I think I'll spring for the 2012 IBC Commentary...

I think I'll spring for the 2012 IBC Commentary and do the rest online. Just reading a few pages of that book helped explain the WHY of a bunch of rules. Helps me remember them a lot better and...
Forum: General Discussion 08-06-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,491
Posted By mvmjeff
Code books, which are most useful?

Hi, I'm trying to decide which code book(s) to buy:
IBC, IRC, IEBC, IBC Commentary ...or....? :eek:

I generally replace/repair windows and doors in mostly residential, but some commercial and...
Forum: Business 08-06-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 24,906
Posted By mvmjeff
Yeah, sounds about right. Just figuring how to...

Yeah, sounds about right. Just figuring how to make it all work without taking so much time out of my nights would be great. Estimates (detailed for me, sparse for client), contracts, stacks of...
Forum: Business 08-05-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 24,906
Posted By mvmjeff
My question is along these lines.... I use QB...

My question is along these lines....
I use QB to Estimate & Invoice. I find that I get more bids accepted if I just give the client a total & don't itemize. BUT there are so many steps required for...
Forum: Health & Safety 06-07-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,980
Posted By mvmjeff
BTW - I have multiple sets of PowrGrip suctions...

BTW - I have multiple sets of PowrGrip suctions cups....they are insane. Gotta try some experiments soon...
Forum: Health & Safety 06-07-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,980
Posted By mvmjeff
Thanx everyone! Maybe I did sound a bit like a...

Thanx everyone! Maybe I did sound a bit like a 'dik', but I really wanted to know about options. See if there are any better/newer products or something I hadn't thought of. Sorry to offend with a...
Forum: Health & Safety 06-06-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,980
Posted By mvmjeff
Any thoughts on hand protection from GLASS?

Hi,

Jut started another new biz, installing windows and doors. Wondering if anyone knows of a good hand protection against sliced hands. Hasn't happened yet, but it will! I know there're gloves...
Forum: Business 04-22-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,354
Posted By mvmjeff
Got the Square

Thanks all, I ended up with the Square...for now. I'll see how it goes. The Rectangle will be the second choice if this doesn't work out. I just wanted something relatively hassle-free. Got the...
Forum: Business 04-07-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,354
Posted By mvmjeff
So the Square is winning...

I'm a bit surprised at the 100% "Square" response. But this is great, thank you for advice and info everyone. It'll be interesting to see if any other payment systems make the list, but it's...
Forum: Business 04-04-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,354
Posted By mvmjeff
Mobile Payments

Hi,

I know this topic has been covered, but the threads are a bit older now and the tech keeps on changing. I'm trying to decide on a mobile cc payment option for my new window & door co. BUT it...
Forum: Business 01-12-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,398
Posted By mvmjeff
Just what I thought, thanks! Wasn't sure about...

Just what I thought, thanks! Wasn't sure about ccb, phone, etc. but will wing it. Bank wasn't much help. Shocking.
Forum: Business 01-11-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,398
Posted By mvmjeff
Business checks for a new partnership

Hey everyone,
We're setting up a window and door partnership llc and are stumped on what info should be incl on the checks. Just the business name? Or both partner's names, too (would they both...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 35

 
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?