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Forum: General Discussion 06-17-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,754
Posted By fmyers
Customers Contractors Try To Avoid

I wrote a new article on the kinds of customers contractors try to avoid. Should be interesting to the homeowner. What do you think?

http://www.sweetremodel.com/why-contractors-not-calling-back/
Forum: General Discussion 05-22-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,315
Posted By Osito
Thieves

Had an interesting day. I was in Lowes when I heard over the PA, requesting the person driving a vehicle that matched the description of my truck to come to the service desk.
Iím thinking oh Sh*t,...
Forum: General Discussion 05-08-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,888
Posted By wireless
These are the guys you want to hire!

http://www.katu.com/news/local/When-remodeling-goes-wrong-House-destroyed-by-fire-falling-tree-206456141.html
Forum: Marketing & Sales 02-20-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 12,336
Posted By TNTRenovate
I don't like fear as a motivator. It also could...

I don't like fear as a motivator. It also could be saying that you don't know how to clean a roller or brush.

Do you also buy a new sprayer every time you use yours on a job?
Forum: General Discussion 02-02-2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 20,671
Posted By greg24k
Practice can only make you better :thumbsup:

Practice can only make you better :thumbsup:
Forum: Electrical 12-15-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 50,356
Posted By cwatbay
Well maybe I am doing it wrong, but I am so used...

Well maybe I am doing it wrong, but I am so used to using fish wires what I do is:
Use my level to mark two holes
Use a piece of 12awg solid - bare ground wires are good, got plenty
Put an almost...
Forum: Electrical 12-15-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 50,356
Posted By 480sparky
CaHUQTs_DM0

CaHUQTs_DM0
Forum: Business 09-18-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,248
Posted By BCConstruction
I think that will help you.

I think that will help you.
Forum: Business 09-12-2012, 11:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 996
Posted By Astrix
U.S. State Lawsuit Climates

State Lawsuit Climates (http://www.instituteforlegalreform.com/states#)

I came across the above website in my internet travels and thought my American neighbours might find it interesting. It is...
Forum: General Discussion 08-28-2012, 10:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,509
Posted By mbryan
Done. If entering info in the "other" box it...

Done. If entering info in the "other" box it doesn't accept it as an answer.
Forum: Lead RRP Discussion 08-25-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,948
Posted By Tom R
Scumbags, all . . .

Scumbags, all . . .
Forum: Business 07-27-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,574
Posted By Astrix
Perhaps you will find the attached sample useful.

Perhaps you will find the attached sample useful.
Forum: General Discussion 02-15-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 13,043
Posted By SAW.co
I just tell people I'm a contractor:thumbsup:

I just tell people I'm a contractor:thumbsup:
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-07-2012, 10:14 PM
Replies: 31,796
Views: 1,826,999
Posted By Mud Master
I hate when a profitable job becomes a charitable...

I hate when a profitable job becomes a charitable write off.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-07-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 31,796
Views: 1,826,999
Posted By jb4211
I also hate when someone hires you to do a job...

I also hate when someone hires you to do a job and then proceed to tell you how to do it.
Forum: General Discussion 01-12-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,811
Posted By Brutus
Young guys are in and out fast. Old guys...

Young guys are in and out fast.

Old guys forget what they were there for...

:whistling: :laughing:
Forum: General Discussion 07-29-2011, 07:39 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 18,557
Posted By Tom Struble
every generation since man started walking...

every generation since man started walking upright has always thought the generation after it is spoiled

i was told never trust anyone over 30:whistling
Forum: General Discussion 07-27-2011, 04:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,679
Posted By Doubleoh7
Many customers have only themselves to blame for...

Many customers have only themselves to blame for poor work done to their homes. That is what they get for looking at tradesmen as a commodity and only being interested in the lowest price. Eff'em!
Forum: General Discussion 06-17-2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 23,329
Posted By Nathan
LENOX Contest And Give Away - Everyone Gets A FREE Speed Slot Hole Saw

I'm extremely excited to announce a new contest and giveaway exclusively for ContractorTalk.com members.

LENOX tools wants everyone to try their new SPEED SLOT Hole Saw and they are giving every...
Forum: Business 05-27-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,884
Posted By Kent Whitten
The nutty lady is over on homeownertalk.com...

The nutty lady is over on homeownertalk.com mentioning this very thing.

Ever read the story of the cookie thief?
Forum: Business 05-15-2011, 09:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,630
Posted By svronthmve
No. I still wouldn't appreciate the intrusion. I...

No. I still wouldn't appreciate the intrusion. I just wouldn't buy the house.

As with everything in life, it's buyer beware. We've got to get out of this mentality of protecting everyone from...
Forum: General Discussion 04-15-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 35,751
Posted By hchc
Don't assume, you just make an ..........

You get the rest. I am a retired home builder in Jacksonville, and do not know a single builder or remodeler who doesn't think that the regulations are out of control.

Do we get tired of the...
Forum: General Discussion 03-29-2011, 08:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,693
Posted By rosethornva
Old pictures

This is from the cover of a 1919 Popular Mechanics. I just love this picture. You gotta wonder, how could a biplane and a locomotive collide? Story inside says no one was hurt. That's amazing, too....
Forum: General Discussion 03-25-2011, 09:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,394
Posted By Skydawggy
They are the punctuation equivalent of the kinds...

They are the punctuation equivalent of the kinds of actions to which we might respond, quoting Hamlet, 'the Lady doth protest too much.' Someone writing with exclamation points in the earnestness of...
Forum: General Discussion 03-22-2011, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4,259
Views: 749,458
Posted By mudpad
Anybody that would want to paint quarter sawn...

Anybody that would want to paint quarter sawn white oak oughtta be gassed in an ammonia fuming tent, along with the quarter sawn oak that they wanted to paint.:thumbup:
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