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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 09-15-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 595
Posted By Metro M & L
If you comingle funds is your corporate isolation...

If you comingle funds is your corporate isolation of assets compromised?

If your employee falls of the ladder and they sue the corporation (assuming you are set up to enjoy benefits of an llc or...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 07-26-2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,813
Posted By Metro M & L
If you want to rank on google you have to give...

If you want to rank on google you have to give them money consistently. Year in year out. 3k in ads for a new business ain't shi. It takes time to build a business; no short cuts.

Four ways to...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-30-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 2,392
Posted By Metro M & L
I also firmly believe I would never have...

I also firmly believe I would never have succeeded in business without college. I learned accounting, marketing, sales skills, negotiation, research skills, demographics, etc etc. Really rounded...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-30-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 2,392
Posted By Metro M & L
If you want lending to tighten up make it so the...

If you want lending to tighten up make it so the banks and the university split the costs of nonperforming education loans. Basket weaving degrees would be over overnight!

Recently, my son...
Forum: Featured Articles 06-07-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 665
Posted By Metro M & L
Its hard to spend money when youre working all...

Its hard to spend money when youre working all the time.
Forum: Business 04-01-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,468
Posted By Metro M & L
I read an article a couple years ago that...

I read an article a couple years ago that recommended you never say 'your sorry' for delays. Thank the client for their patience! It sets an expectation for their emotional and verbal response.
...
Forum: Business 03-13-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 600
Posted By Metro M & L
Also illegal and asking for fines, payment of...

Also illegal and asking for fines, payment of back taxes and litigation.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-01-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By Metro M & L
Bought the dewalt 60v tsaw. I like better than...

Bought the dewalt 60v tsaw. I like better than the TS by far.

Cut on either side of the track.

Cordless motor runs smooth.

More cutting power.

Depth gauge in English units and factors in...
Forum: Business 01-31-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 915
Posted By Metro M & L
This is what a solid reputation buys you. You...

This is what a solid reputation buys you. You dictate terms.
Forum: Carpentry 01-22-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,276
Posted By Metro M & L
Watch Larry Haun's series on you tube. Read...

Watch Larry Haun's series on you tube.

Read contractor talk daily for four or five years.

Watch you tubers do specialty trades like drywall, painting, framing, flooring.

Code book.

Markup...
Forum: Roofing 12-02-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,770
Posted By Metro M & L
I know a paint contractor that got lifts to paint...

I know a paint contractor that got lifts to paint a multifamily complex instead of setting up staging. End of the first week they rolled over the water main; shutting off water to 150 apartments. ...
Forum: Vehicles 11-08-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,735
Posted By Metro M & L
What are the limits on Typical Passenger Vehicles...

What are the limits on Typical Passenger Vehicles used for Business?
For passenger vehicles, trucks, and vans (not meeting the guidelines below), that are used more than 50% in a qualified business...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 09-06-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,054
Posted By Metro M & L
Cheap Asses Anonymous (CAA)

So we all love the tba. Its fun to open up the wallet and blow half your paycheck on the latest and greatest red, yellow, green or blue tools.

But on the other end of the spectrum there are cheap...
Forum: Remodeling 09-01-2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,826
Posted By Metro M & L
Wasn't thinking of you. I just know I started...

Wasn't thinking of you. I just know I started with nothing. No clients, no skills, no tools. I, personally, had a very hard time making money until I started allocating money and effort to...
Forum: Remodeling 09-01-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,826
Posted By Metro M & L
There you have it; if you want to work until...

There you have it; if you want to work until you're dead don't advertise.:jester:

As usual Golden view is the voice of reason. Different strategies work for different niches but ALL businesses...
Forum: Health & Safety 07-31-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,405
Posted By Metro M & L
Sometimes gonorhea can concentrate in a joint. ...

Sometimes gonorhea can concentrate in a joint. Jus sayin....:whistling
Forum: General Discussion 06-12-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,232
Posted By Metro M & L
Payback is fnig sweet.

Payback is fnig sweet.
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 06-09-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,469
Posted By Metro M & L
I love presale work! No call backs!

I love presale work!

No call backs!
Forum: Roofing 06-09-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,257
Posted By Metro M & L
Have the client sign a hold harmless for prework...

Have the client sign a hold harmless for prework inspection.

If walking on the roof causes a leak what happens when the wind blows over 5mph? I'd tell those people to pound the pavement.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-09-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 7,464
Posted By Metro M & L
The gateway is the persistent media message of...

The gateway is the persistent media message of nicotine and alcohol being linked to happiness, power, socialization and sex. It's in the rap media channel, the country media channel, in print ads...
Forum: Flooring 05-14-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,363
Posted By Metro M & L
Yep, that's the grain of the wood. Beautiful isnt...

Yep, that's the grain of the wood. Beautiful isnt it?

I see no swirl marks in the poly at all. Looks like an awesome quartersawn floor.
Forum: Flooring 05-02-2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,459
Posted By Metro M & L
Here's something to chew on. If you're...

Here's something to chew on.

If you're going to install hardibacker according to spec it recommends a layer of thinset underneath it to fill voids and minimize any possible flex between the cb...
Forum: Business 05-01-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,001
Posted By Metro M & L
If you hold 30% of gross profits you should have...

If you hold 30% of gross profits you should have enough for taxes.

Don't forget that it can take a while to build a lead pipeline making your first 2-5 winters difficult. Make sure to have...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 03-28-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,137
Posted By Metro M & L
Don't forget, if you're going to strip the paint...

Don't forget, if you're going to strip the paint you can't burn it off and you will most likely need to deal with the bottom layer being lead paint which means you will need to RRP. Tyvek suits,...
Forum: Business 03-17-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 980
Posted By Metro M & L
Already made my lump sum payment. Sales up 35%....

Already made my lump sum payment. Sales up 35%. With truck purchase and some other equipment AGI was down 10% but actual assets up 25%.

It was a really good year.

Made back all the taxes and a...
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