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Forum: Business 06-21-2016, 02:15 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 17,387
Posted By AGullion
I'm with Drift on the lien...I have seen...

I'm with Drift on the lien...I have seen contractors lose lots of money because they didn't know how and when to file liens ....liens work very effectively if done correctly in most...
Forum: Business 06-04-2016, 11:01 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 17,387
Posted By AGullion
Here is a huge tip . Take a few minutes during...

Here is a huge tip . Take a few minutes during your jobs to involve clients , show them why or how you are doing something, or what is special about how you do it .

It will foster respect and...
Forum: Business 06-04-2016, 10:19 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 17,387
Posted By AGullion
Beautifully said . it's usually self inflicted.

Beautifully said . it's usually self inflicted.
Forum: Business 06-04-2016, 09:09 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 17,387
Posted By AGullion
Yes, you handled it ok. I ll tell anyone ,...

Yes, you handled it ok.

I ll tell anyone , if you think for a minute that some perfect formula of math is going to solve all the problems , it won't ..termites , delays , changes don't do math.
...
Forum: General Discussion 06-02-2016, 11:38 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,460
Posted By AGullion
I've had very similar thoughts. If you are good...

I've had very similar thoughts. If you are good and dependable , you have it made out here .
Forum: Remodeling 06-01-2016, 06:56 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 137,663
Posted By AGullion
Cool, been having issues with blue tape pulling...

Cool, been having issues with blue tape pulling finish off
Forum: Remodeling 06-01-2016, 06:49 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 137,663
Posted By AGullion
How do you guys protect hardwood stair treads

How do you guys protect hardwood stair treads
Forum: General Discussion 06-01-2016, 04:04 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,460
Posted By AGullion
College. The cultural message has been to "go to...

College. The cultural message has been to "go to college and make something of yourself " rather than make something of yourself for 40 plus years.

Many people are in construction by default.
...
Forum: General Discussion 06-01-2016, 12:04 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,460
Posted By AGullion
I remember we did not have A D D, we had the belt

I remember we did not have A D D, we had the belt
Forum: Business 05-30-2016, 02:12 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 17,387
Posted By AGullion
Man it's great to see the big picture , and have...

Man it's great to see the big picture , and have an overall plan.

But, it will never be realized unless you can do the small things that comprise it :

Can you :

Sell jobs so that they pay...
Forum: Business 05-30-2016, 12:55 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 17,387
Posted By AGullion
That's easy with a good accountant, and can be...

That's easy with a good accountant, and can be done ethically.

My advice is don't worry about all the numbers and details ...

Worry about doing each job well and profitably and paying bills. I...
Forum: Business 05-30-2016, 08:03 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 17,387
Posted By AGullion
That's good advice .

That's good advice .
Forum: Business 05-29-2016, 09:54 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 17,387
Posted By AGullion
It took me years to get over 40k, for a lot of...

It took me years to get over 40k, for a lot of reasons . I wanted to quit a lot of times.

In my opinion, Smith is overwhelmed, and trying to predict a plan based purely on these numbers isn't...
Forum: Business 05-28-2016, 01:34 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 17,387
Posted By AGullion
Take a deep breath , talk to anyone you owe...

Take a deep breath , talk to anyone you owe money, and take it one day at a time .

You can win out here. ..and nothing teaches like pain.

You have your life ahead of you, so don't do anything...
Forum: General Discussion 05-28-2016, 10:11 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,460
Posted By AGullion
Great post Small Town ...you are a smart guy....

Great post Small Town ...you are a smart guy. People like you, that are this aware, do really well in life.
Forum: General Discussion 05-28-2016, 12:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,247
Posted By AGullion
If you don't watch your money, you won't have any...

If you don't watch your money, you won't have any to watch.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-28-2016, 12:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 15,524
Posted By AGullion
Google Andy's Paulk inspired Miter stand on...

Google Andy's Paulk inspired Miter stand on tools of the trade .....

The stand extends to 24/feet total, is light and sets up fast ....and the outfeed extensions are solid so the trim doesnt drop...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-28-2016, 12:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,018
Posted By AGullion
Man I love mine .

Man I love mine .
Forum: Tiling 05-28-2016, 12:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,555
Posted By AGullion
First, they probably should have hired you to...

First, they probably should have hired you to start with.

Secondly , TNT is right , there is no sane way to fix porcelain lippage, and that tile choice doesn't seem reasonable for an elderly...
Forum: Tiling 05-27-2016, 11:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,312
Posted By AGullion
Here's my standard.... Waterproof it like you...

Here's my standard.... Waterproof it like you aren't going to tile it .
Forum: Business 05-27-2016, 11:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,221
Posted By AGullion
This situation is where you need an attorney .

This situation is where you need an attorney .
Forum: Business 05-27-2016, 11:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,794
Posted By AGullion
Frank, I would have felt like you . That...

Frank, I would have felt like you .

That was pretty close to the edge there, and yes, it was breach of contract on their part right at the start.

Peoples' trust issues make them hard to trust....
Forum: Tiling 05-27-2016, 11:40 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 188,151
Posted By AGullion
I agree, and still think you need a pretty flat...

I agree, and still think you need a pretty flat floor , so the tile doesn't go flatter than the floor and have poor coverage in places....at least that's one theory.

They keep your hands busy, but...
Forum: General Discussion 05-27-2016, 10:50 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,460
Posted By AGullion
Ok, here's the deal. It's true if people...

Ok, here's the deal.

It's true if people aren't trained, they do crappy work. Train, retrain, replace .

At the same time , he is totally right about the younger generation, they are spoiled...
Forum: General Discussion 05-27-2016, 10:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,247
Posted By AGullion
A business that size has to have one thing...

A business that size has to have one thing installed : controls .

I'll tell you something else that's wrong ....why aren't the materials they need at the jobsite? That's a lose , lose , lose...
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