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Forum: Marketing & Sales 01-21-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,322
Posted By KellyD&B
I have a brochure that I give the homeowner when...

I have a brochure that I give the homeowner when we meet. It has several pictures of our work, our licenses and insurance info and a brief description of what we do. Its basically everything they...
Forum: Business 10-18-2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 15,566
Posted By KellyD&B
The best thing I got out of writing my business...

The best thing I got out of writing my business plan was that it got me to really research the competition in my area and all of the marketing that was available. Even if you dont end up writing out...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-23-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,687
Posted By KellyD&B
Congrats. Best thing that will ever happen to...

Congrats. Best thing that will ever happen to you. Enjoy it.
Forum: Business 05-24-2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,076
Posted By KellyD&B
I have been using Square for a while now and it...

I have been using Square for a while now and it was fine for smaller transactions. i just had an issue with them and they have ZERO customer service. I am so put off by them I would never recommend...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-23-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 22,243
Posted By KellyD&B
KellyD&B is for Kelly Design & Build. My last...

KellyD&B is for Kelly Design & Build. My last name is Kelly and I design and build.
Forum: Marketing & Sales 01-07-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,905
Posted By KellyD&B
I really prefer having both present. I've had too...

I really prefer having both present. I've had too many instances where I give an estimate and get an approval from the wife and as Im drawing up a contract or getting my paperwork in order the...
Forum: Drywall 12-19-2011, 09:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,782
Posted By KellyD&B
In the beginning when I was hungry enough to take...

In the beginning when I was hungry enough to take every job that came my way I had this happen a lot. I would give a price, they would say they found someone to do it for less and ask if I would come...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 11-27-2011, 04:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,680
Posted By KellyD&B
I've tried the homemade stuff and they never turn...

I've tried the homemade stuff and they never turn out as good as the professionally printed ones. I used Vistaprint several times for postcards and they look great and they are very inexpensive.
Forum: General Discussion 10-21-2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,262
Posted By KellyD&B
I dont see why hanging the slats over the drywall...

I dont see why hanging the slats over the drywall would affect it if it already passed. Did he offer any suggestions on how it needs to be done?
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 10-19-2011, 10:30 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 37,491
Posted By KellyD&B
http://a4.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc3/272...

http://a4.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc3/27245_102637449773338_100000812492959_54672_6224365_n.jpg
Forum: General Discussion 10-16-2011, 05:21 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 15,714
Posted By KellyD&B
"If I help you then I can save on the labor cost,...

"If I help you then I can save on the labor cost, Right?"

If you want to do it yourself...Then do it YOURSELF.
Forum: Finish Carpentry 07-16-2011, 08:12 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,929
Posted By KellyD&B
I know its not the best solution but why not...

I know its not the best solution but why not install a shoe molding or something around the base of the cabinet? Maybe something to mimic the light valance. Because unless you can accurately scribe...
Forum: Help Wanted or Looking For Work 07-08-2011, 08:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,780
Posted By KellyD&B
Wow. I am in the exact same position as the OP. I...

Wow. I am in the exact same position as the OP. I live in NYC and we are planning to relocate down to either the Carolinas or Tennessee in about a year. I agree with him that not everyone from NY is...
Forum: Carpentry Picture Post 03-17-2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,659
Posted By KellyD&B
Great work. Really great of you to do that for...

Great work. Really great of you to do that for him.
Forum: Marketing & Sales 02-28-2011, 09:22 PM
Replies: 1,862
Views: 209,909
Posted By KellyD&B
I finally got my page up. ...

I finally got my page up.

http://www.facebook.com/?ref=home#!/pages/Kelly-Design-and-Build/135897099796483?sk=wall...
Forum: Business 11-15-2010, 08:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,753
Posted By KellyD&B
Ive wanted to go out on my own for a few years. I...

Ive wanted to go out on my own for a few years. I finally decided to do it last year. I figured I could wait a while for the economy to pick up again and be a new business trying to compete with...
Forum: General Discussion 10-06-2010, 09:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,076
Posted By KellyD&B
I've built a lot of sets for shows and we would...

I've built a lot of sets for shows and we would build 4'x10' flats that were 1"x3"s skinned with 1/4" luan. Once in place we would skim coat over the seams with compound. When the walls had to be...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 04-24-2010, 11:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,669
Posted By KellyD&B
A few companies like Fender, Ibanez and Epiphone...

A few companies like Fender, Ibanez and Epiphone make beginners packages where they sell the guitar, a tuner, a few picks and a strap and sometimes a soft bag for the guitar. I think they are all...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-29-2010, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,008
Posted By KellyD&B
Take care of the building Super or Porter (if...

Take care of the building Super or Porter (if there is one). I definitely agree with Genecarp about the material list. Everything is way more expensive in the city and suppliers are hard to find. I...
Forum: General Discussion 12-25-2009, 09:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,256
Posted By KellyD&B
Merry Christmas everyone.

Merry Christmas everyone.
Forum: General Discussion 10-20-2009, 05:29 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 11,671
Posted By KellyD&B
Thumbs down Handyman needed to remodel bathroom. (Brooklyn.) ...

Handyman needed to remodel bathroom. (Brooklyn.)

Date: 2009-10-20, 12:06PM EDT
Reply to: [email protected] [Errors when replying to ads?...
Forum: Business 09-08-2009, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,140
Posted By KellyD&B
I also live in Queens. My company is a...

I also live in Queens. My company is a corporation, not an LLC. The license is under my corporations name, not my name. Though my Home Improvement Salesperson license is under my name. Get the...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 08-28-2009, 08:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,016
Posted By KellyD&B
There is definitely a market for it. My friends...

There is definitely a market for it. My friends spent well over a hundred bucks for one of those cat climbing towers. It was made out of scrap plywood and carpet remnants...

I always made of...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 08-19-2009, 03:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,464
Posted By KellyD&B
My Dad always said-"You could be right or it...

My Dad always said-"You could be right or it could be quiet"...sometimes its just not that important for me to be right.
Forum: Flooring 08-19-2009, 07:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,119
Posted By KellyD&B
Keep a rag and some mineral spirits with you....

Keep a rag and some mineral spirits with you. Wipe of any excess glue that may squeeze up when you put the tiles together right away. I know the glue should be tacky and not be able to ooze, but it...
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