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Forum: Roofing 03-05-2015, 03:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 38,225
Posted By Maxon100
Ya you can coat the metal with Gaco and they make...

Ya you can coat the metal with Gaco and they make a seam tape that sticks really well but the problem is how expensive GacoRoof is. I am trying to find a cheaper solution that will work just as good...
Forum: Roofing 03-05-2015, 03:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,180
Posted By Maxon100
Unknown Roof Coating

I'm trying to get some info on a roof coating I can't seem to find. Last year I was on a flat roof doing a few small repairs and there was some weird type of coating on it and I want to know what it...
Forum: Roofing 03-01-2015, 03:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,602
Posted By Maxon100
Warranty Certificates...quick question

Hey everyone, so when we do a new roof we have a 5 year warranty on all new roofs. We just thought the other day to give out actual Warranty Certificates with the general info about the warranty and...
Forum: Business 03-01-2015, 03:17 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 16,926
Posted By Maxon100
Ya there are some people that just can't help but...

Ya there are some people that just can't help but try to get a "deal" on everything they ever purchase. Whenever dealing with a customer like this NEVER add any more costs after the original bid and...
Forum: Business 03-01-2015, 03:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,747
Posted By Maxon100
When we go bid a job we always try to have the...

When we go bid a job we always try to have the customer there so we can really build a good rapport with them. We ask them what they want in the bid and any extra things we can do to make it the best...
Forum: Business 03-01-2015, 02:48 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 29,144
Posted By Maxon100
Maybe lower your prices a little but you can't...

Maybe lower your prices a little but you can't compete with prices less than half. In the roofing industry we run into random low prices like that when someone that knows how to put on a few shingles...
Forum: Business 03-01-2015, 02:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,676
Posted By Maxon100
I don't know much about a markup on parts because...

I don't know much about a markup on parts because as a roofer we don't do that but I'm guessing the best thing to do would find out what your competition is doing for parts markup and then take it...
Forum: Business 03-01-2015, 02:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,398
Posted By Maxon100
If it was me I would just forget about it, you...

If it was me I would just forget about it, you don't want to get into some long drawn out thing over a couple hundred bucks. You also don't know what lengths the customer will go to not pay you. Hope...
Forum: Business 03-01-2015, 02:15 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 20,958
Posted By Maxon100
Yep we just started accepting credit cards this...

Yep we just started accepting credit cards this year because of the miles or points they can earn on their cards. In Alaska we have Alaska Airlines credit cards so you get free miles when you use it...
Forum: Business 03-01-2015, 02:11 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,252
Posted By Maxon100
I personally think you should NEVER ask for more...

I personally think you should NEVER ask for more money cause you screwed up. On that note I also don't think you should refund money if you did better than you thought, it will all even out in the...
Forum: Business 03-01-2015, 02:05 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,093
Posted By Maxon100
Some people just aren't good at the business...

Some people just aren't good at the business aspect of it. I would stay part time but get some things going on your own if it really bothers you to work for this guy. I don't agree with not getting...
Forum: Business 03-01-2015, 01:58 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,598
Posted By Maxon100
Every other week but weekly seems ok too. ...

Every other week but weekly seems ok too.

http://stormproofroofing.org/
Forum: Business 03-01-2015, 01:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,015
Posted By Maxon100
If your customer is trying to get more detailed...

If your customer is trying to get more detailed than that I would make your life easier and just ask them what they what to see on the contract/proposal. If it's more than just a few customers saying...
Forum: Business 03-01-2015, 01:38 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 14,764
Posted By Maxon100
Well if you are really capable of doing all the...

Well if you are really capable of doing all the work you say your doing I would ask him for $40/hour or you're gonna leave. If he refuses to pay you more then get a handyman license for a couple...
Forum: Business 03-01-2015, 01:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,249
Posted By Maxon100
Wrapped up in a bad deal. Best thing to do is...

Wrapped up in a bad deal. Best thing to do is refund ALL of the money and move on. They can't complain if you never charged them for the services. Gotta just bite the bullet on this one. Good Luck
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Forum: Marketing & Sales 03-01-2015, 01:24 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 143,991
Posted By Maxon100
Ya they are partnered up with Lowes, I signed up...

Ya they are partnered up with Lowes, I signed up on their website and about a day later I got a call from some guy working for them trying to get me to pay Porch.com to be on their preferred...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 02-24-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 1,862
Views: 214,265
Posted By Maxon100
Good post, I need to work on my Facebook page...

Good post, I need to work on my Facebook page more often if it helps with Google. Think I got about 60 fans so far, page is about a month old. Hopefully I can hit 500. Thanks again.
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Forum: Roofing 02-22-2015, 03:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,696
Posted By Maxon100
I wouldn't worry about other contractors doing...

I wouldn't worry about other contractors doing this as long as your doing it the right way. If you are losing jobs because someone is doing it cheaper with shingles then I would inform the homeowner...
Forum: Roofing 02-22-2015, 12:39 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,534
Posted By Maxon100
Ya no matter where you are roofing there are...

Ya no matter where you are roofing there are going to be other contractors without licenses and they will underbid you every day of the week. It's unfortunate that no one is doing anything about it...
Forum: Roofing 02-22-2015, 12:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,377
Posted By Maxon100
Always type your proposal for your customers so...

Always type your proposal for your customers so you actually look professional. Keep a template of your bid on your computer and just change the names and general info when needed. I suggest putting...
Forum: Technology 02-11-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,816
Posted By Maxon100
When I decided to do a website for our company I...

When I decided to do a website for our company I just started researching and found out how to buy a domain name (http://stormproofroofing.org/) for $100 and then I started playing around with it for...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 02-11-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1,862
Views: 214,265
Posted By Maxon100
Ya good post, I just made a Facebook fan page a...

Ya good post, I just made a Facebook fan page a few days ago and its going very well. Its also very affordable to advertise this way also. Thanks for the tips.

http://stormproofroofing.org/
Forum: Marketing & Sales 02-11-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,220
Posted By Maxon100
We throw out bonus items on every job we do, this...

We throw out bonus items on every job we do, this always leads to tons of referrals for us. It doesn't have to be big items but the customers always appreciate it. If you do this with all your...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 02-11-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 41,069
Posted By Maxon100
Looks good, I did my personal truck a few months...

Looks good, I did my personal truck a few months back and one of our work truck got a full body wrap. Came out pretty good. :thumbup:

http://stormproofroofing.org/
Forum: Marketing & Sales 02-11-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,535
Posted By Maxon100
Used to be BBB accredited a while back for $600 a...

Used to be BBB accredited a while back for $600 a year but it really made no difference as far as I know. They have to rate your company regardless if you're paying or not. There are probably better...
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