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Forum: General Discussion 10-16-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,059
Posted By knucklehead
That school you are talking about is not gonna...

That school you are talking about is not gonna teach you all you need to know.
I have had alot of guys work for me that went to school, and they thought they had it all figured out, but they never...
Forum: General Discussion 10-15-2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,059
Posted By john5mt
Do one of the other trades i wish i would...

Do one of the other trades

i wish i would have gotten a plumbing license. Rarely if ever is there a shortage of carpenters. You go to the oil fields or something they are always trying to beg...
Forum: Plumbing 10-07-2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,858
Posted By KillerToiletSpider
If you are asking this question you are probably...

If you are asking this question you are probably not qualified to be installing it anyway.
Forum: General Discussion 03-30-2012, 09:06 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 16,419
Posted By Dmitry
I felt like this when I was in early twenties,...

I felt like this when I was in early twenties, now every time I find myself freezing or wet and hauling something heavy I tell myself that this SUCKS!
Another thing is that in framing you don't get...
Forum: General Discussion 03-29-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 16,419
Posted By rex
smoke weed.

smoke weed.
Forum: General Discussion 03-29-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 16,419
Posted By Tinstaafl
Ay, there's the rub. The first problem is...

Ay, there's the rub.

The first problem is that once you've had a good taste of being self-employed, it's very difficult to go back to being an employee for any length of time without firing your...
Forum: Plumbing 03-27-2012, 06:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,530
Posted By TimelessQuality
The client will have to sit in it till it's...

The client will have to sit in it till it's drained... I don't think I'd do anything to slow that down.

I've seen drain pumps for them..
Forum: Plumbing 03-26-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,530
Posted By rex
id say...call a plumber or at least a "gc"...

id say...call a plumber or at least a "gc" :whistling
Forum: General Discussion 03-23-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 13,845
Posted By Jaws
Well said, I agree. I took what KC wrote as he is...

Well said, I agree. I took what KC wrote as he is working toward pricing his work to achieve those things, though. If his work warrants it, why not?

Entitlement vs privilege is a wide spread...
Forum: General Discussion 03-23-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 13,845
Posted By go dart
Stop bidding and start selling. Price doesn't...

Stop bidding and start selling. Price doesn't tell the customer anything about the company they are interviewing, its just a price. When you figure out how to take low "bids" and turn them into sales...
Forum: General Discussion 03-22-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 13,845
Posted By ECSOWNER
Its not so much a burn out issue with me. Its...

Its not so much a burn out issue with me. Its more a funk. I will go through spurts when things are rolling great, then its like the rain clouds open and life is taking a dump on me. My stress level...
Forum: General Discussion 03-22-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 13,845
Posted By ohiohomedoctor
Kc's website is on the first page for basement...

Kc's website is on the first page for basement finishing nationally. :clap:
Forum: General Discussion 03-22-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 13,845
Posted By ohiohomedoctor
I am starting to think jobs can be completed more...

I am starting to think jobs can be completed more e$$icently using specialized subs.
Forum: General Discussion 03-22-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 13,845
Posted By Jaws
I agree 100%. I hate it too. As far as...

I agree 100%. I hate it too.

As far as charging the correct amount, I don't think from his posts KC Remodeling is living beyond his means

Imo, the correct price does range due to ones overhead....
Forum: General Discussion 03-17-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,691
Posted By katoman
That's the difference between $3/sq.ft and...

That's the difference between $3/sq.ft and $6/sq.ft. :laughing:
Forum: Business 03-12-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 13,348
Posted By kevjob
I think if I had un limited budget I could build...

I think if I had un limited budget I could build just about anything anywhere. :thumbsup:

As mentioned before I hate that they dont show estimates from the other contractors who didnt get the job....
Forum: Business 03-12-2012, 07:07 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 13,348
Posted By Ethos
Mike Holmes: Ask to go into the homes of your contractor's past customers.

So I was listening to the local home improvement radio show and they interviewed Mike Holmes. Generally I don't like Mike Holmes, because he's not just proud of his work, he's arrogant and thinks...
Forum: Plumbing 03-10-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 175,000
Posted By plumbermug
buy a ****ing socket saver dude and quit wasting...

buy a ****ing socket saver dude and quit wasting your time
Forum: Framing 03-09-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,084
Posted By Timuhler
Some Beam Work for a Friend

So we've been helping out a friend on his house for the last 5 weeks. We finished some framing and then rolled trusses and sheathed. And then starting last Friday we did some beam work for him.
...
Forum: General Discussion 03-08-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,529
Posted By Inner10
Gimme a break a kid working at HD has the...

Gimme a break a kid working at HD has the ambition to hustle contacts to start an investment business and you want home depot to lower their thumb on him?

Don't want to risk getting dumb calls and...
Forum: General Discussion 03-07-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 22,911
Posted By rex
yup, im the best one....anything goes on my watch

yup, im the best one....anything goes on my watch
Forum: General Discussion 03-05-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,638
Posted By tedanderson
I'd just forget about the laptop altogether. It's...

I'd just forget about the laptop altogether. It's not really that serious.

Any discussion that sends the GC fly-off-the-handle isn't an issue worth pushing.

In his defense, however, employees...
Forum: Tiling 02-22-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 29,087
Posted By angus242
...and just yet another reason to not use...

...and just yet another reason to not use cementitious grout.

You didn't mention the color of the grout so I can only guess. Yes, moisture could be an issue. Poor mixing could also be a problem....
Forum: General Discussion 02-22-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 16,452
Posted By summithomeinc
Hire Americans.Personally I would fire your...

Hire Americans.Personally I would fire your company if you sent people to my house that could or would not speak English.
Forum: General Discussion 02-18-2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,919
Posted By Tinstaafl
See my previous post in this thread.

See my previous post in this thread.
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