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Forum: General Discussion 12-03-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,652
Posted By PacificCanvas
I wouldn't be worried.

I wouldn't be worried.
Forum: Business 11-05-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 946
Posted By PacificCanvas
Why are we talking about across state law...

Why are we talking about across state law purchases? Even if that was possible I would still have a broker purchase the insurance, where he bought it from I wouldn't care.
Forum: Business 11-02-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 946
Posted By PacificCanvas
You have to research or talk to a health...

You have to research or talk to a health insurance agent to make the best choice on this, because sometimes it isn't beneficial to offer health as a group purchase but keep it individual.

And...
Forum: Business 11-02-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 946
Posted By PacificCanvas
We recently went from Kaiser Gold - HMO Co-pay...

We recently went from Kaiser Gold - HMO Co-pay which was a $10,980.00 Premium and employer pays 75% of premium for both employee and any dependents. Now we have a flexible spending health care...
Forum: General Discussion 10-01-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,157
Posted By PacificCanvas
Those companies are constantly wanting us to sign...

Those companies are constantly wanting us to sign up and we do have accounts with some but nothing has EVER came out of them on every job I ever bid.

Lucky for us we are in a specialty field and...
Forum: General Discussion 09-13-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,601
Posted By PacificCanvas
I had a job scheduled for a few hundred dollars...

I had a job scheduled for a few hundred dollars which involved running some cables and hanging a shade net from it. Also to put up a fascia board that the customer would provide.

Since it was...
Forum: General Discussion 09-12-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,526
Posted By PacificCanvas
Setbacks

So I went to pull a permit on an aluminum patio cover. Which I do often and normal setbacks are 5' from fence and 15-20 if it is a corner lot.

My permit was rejected because they have a 15'...
Forum: Business 08-17-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,771
Posted By PacificCanvas
You need to make more phone calls, It takes work...

You need to make more phone calls, It takes work to get that money sometimes.
Forum: General Discussion 08-08-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,162
Posted By PacificCanvas
I went out to an appointment one day and met with...

I went out to an appointment one day and met with the husband and wife about putting a lattice patio in. We talked it over, I got an idea of what they wanted and we went inside to go over pricing. ...
Forum: General Discussion 05-27-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,455
Posted By PacificCanvas
I carry one in the bag of my truck almost 100% of...

I carry one in the bag of my truck almost 100% of the time. I can reach just about anything with it and it fits in a 6.5 Bed! It's my salesman and site check ladder : )

And the only time we take...
Forum: General Discussion 04-18-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,826
Posted By PacificCanvas
Contracts?

Contracts?
Forum: Construction 04-03-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,933
Posted By PacificCanvas
Go to a nut and bolt store and get some 3/8" or...

Go to a nut and bolt store and get some 3/8" or 1/2" self threading bolts. Then pick up the correct size drill bit that corresponds to whatever size bolt you got and pre-drill your hole then use an...
Forum: General Discussion 03-08-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,088
Posted By PacificCanvas
You're going to have to have removable posts. If...

You're going to have to have removable posts. If you can't have that I would not put anymore time into the job.

You could do removable posts and run cables between each post and string up some...
Forum: General Discussion 02-28-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,140
Posted By PacificCanvas
Go look for a new job and then come back to...

Go look for a new job and then come back to current company and see if they can match new prospects. Or go straight to your boss and say I'm learning and doing better, and making you more money, so...
Forum: General Discussion 02-17-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 17,949
Posted By PacificCanvas
1-1/2 Years for my Timberlands, red wings only...

1-1/2 Years for my Timberlands, red wings only go a year.
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 878
Posted By PacificCanvas
You missed the golden years for this. It will...

You missed the golden years for this. It will taper off as the net energy agreements do not offer enough incentive.

It is possible the price decrease of solar products will negate the NEM no...
Forum: General Discussion 01-28-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,218
Posted By PacificCanvas
The local guys are ordering it from the...

The local guys are ordering it from the manufacturer.

We buy metal panels from several difference suppliers and use them for awnings/carports/canopy covers. They are the same thing as roofing or...
Forum: General Discussion 11-19-2017, 09:28 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,765
Posted By PacificCanvas
I wish I would have all the machinery I have now...

I wish I would have all the machinery I have now back then.

Make good equipment investments, and do it sooner than later. Really opens up your capabilities.
Forum: General Discussion 11-19-2017, 07:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,172
Posted By PacificCanvas
You need to work those rates into your prices. ...

You need to work those rates into your prices. Or you need to stay small. Can't have it both ways.

The jobs that people can do on a cash basis are generally small jobs. I.E, small concrete,...
Forum: General Discussion 11-19-2017, 07:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,034
Posted By PacificCanvas
You could do that at as a hobby or just get hired...

You could do that at as a hobby or just get hired on as an employee to offer services may work.

But as a consultation, estimation, scheduling service not going to work. And to keep yourself busy...
Forum: General Discussion 11-12-2017, 09:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 639
Posted By PacificCanvas
In the 33 years our company has been operating we...

In the 33 years our company has been operating we have only been to court once.

And in most times when an issue occurs it needs to be address and handled quickly and professionally. I think the...
Forum: General Discussion 11-09-2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,308
Posted By PacificCanvas
I would say generally it is not less, it would...

I would say generally it is not less, it would be actually more for a charge per machine rental but the delivery fee is where it is less.

I am going out to the job anyways, + the convenience of...
Forum: General Discussion 11-09-2017, 09:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,308
Posted By PacificCanvas
When I rent a piece of equipment I charge 10%...

When I rent a piece of equipment I charge 10% above of what it cost me.

I also have a tilt deck trailer and I (2) Scissor lifts. When I bring them out I charge about 10% below what the rentals...
Forum: General Discussion 11-05-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,797
Posted By PacificCanvas
50-70 employees and $27,500.00 wasn't something...

50-70 employees and $27,500.00 wasn't something that could have just been paid and then made sure you were fully compliant, lawyer, a good CPA so it doesn't happen again and keep going?

I'm sorry...
Forum: General Discussion 11-05-2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,154
Posted By PacificCanvas
http://www.screeneze.com/ - Joe, it has all...

http://www.screeneze.com/ - Joe, it has all the details for installation and mount on the website. That is a fixed screen and yes it is extruded aluminum hardware. Fairly simple.
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