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Forum: Landscaping 03-05-2012, 08:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 40,062
Posted By Tom Struble
if you can grow sod on concrete i'd imagine you...

if you can grow sod on concrete i'd imagine you could grow it anywhere:whistling

grass wants to grow, give it the right moisture and it will


now is it a good idea?,thats a horse of a...
Forum: Concrete & Paving 11-30-2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 14,602
Posted By JBM
If he can get the saw cut deep enough to do...

If he can get the saw cut deep enough to do anything, in a short amount of time it will be plugged with dirt and you will be back to square one.
Forum: Concrete & Paving 11-21-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 14,602
Posted By griz
Stay away from a leveling peoduct. Try the...

Stay away from a leveling peoduct.

Try the saw cut idea, but don't hold your breath.

That's a pretty big inconsistency in the finished concrete.

Tell your concrete guy it is unacceptable...
Forum: Concrete & Paving 10-06-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,377
Posted By jhark123
Huh, Although your concrete guy is right,...

Huh,

Although your concrete guy is right, its not a fundimental enough of an issue for him to do what he did. He went behind your back and complained about you (the GC) to the HOME OWNER!? I'd...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 12-14-2010, 10:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,577
Posted By festerized
1% not to exceed $2k

1% not to exceed $2k
Forum: Marketing & Sales 09-27-2010, 09:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,252
Posted By Mike's Plumbing
Is it just me or does it always seem like with...

Is it just me or does it always seem like with the advent of the internet construction is getting bombarded by middle men trying to get a cut of the profit for doing nothing. I mean, look at all the...
Forum: General Discussion 09-05-2010, 03:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,934
Posted By RH-Electric
I'm surprised that Service Magic has not been...

I'm surprised that Service Magic has not been declared illegal. Seriously, selling the same lame "leads" over and over again to dozens of contractors and not giving refunds for these fake leads is...
Forum: General Discussion 06-15-2010, 11:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,270
Posted By 480sparky
File lien. Go to court.

File lien. Go to court.
Forum: Landscaping 06-11-2010, 05:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,696
Posted By DaVinciRemodel
Angus was on that like a hobo on a hot ham...

Angus was on that like a hobo on a hot ham sandwich:thumbsup:
Forum: Business 06-08-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,043
Posted By 480sparky
Go get $100 worth of gas at the gas station. ...

Go get $100 worth of gas at the gas station. Then go in and give the clerk $90, stating "I think you make too much money!"

See how that works.


Or, you could show them this video:

...
Forum: General Discussion 05-21-2010, 03:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,271
Posted By 480sparky
Since you're new here: Service Magic thread....

Since you're new here:

Service Magic thread. (http://www.contractortalk.com/f12/i-am-dumping-service-magic-78549/)
Service Magic thread....
Forum: General Discussion 04-29-2010, 05:22 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,934
Posted By D-TEK
:censored: SM, why we let someone with no...

:censored: SM, why we let someone with no abilties sit in an office and make money off us, is beyond me!
Forum: Business 04-06-2010, 09:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,967
Posted By Greg Di
"Punch List" = Gee Mr. Homeowner, could you...

"Punch List" = Gee Mr. Homeowner, could you please go around and tell me what I messed up on since I obviously don't know how to fix my own work before you see it.

That is a paraphrase of a Finley...
Forum: Business 03-10-2010, 05:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,785
Posted By brm1109
Find out where he is doing work now. Go there...

Find out where he is doing work now. Go there with a big sign on the sides of your truck that reads so and so does not pay their contractors.
Trust me this works. Had one owe me money, kept avoiding...
Forum: General Discussion 03-06-2010, 11:01 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,482
Posted By Mike Finley
:laughing: Seriously though you guys...

:laughing:


Seriously though you guys need to get straightened out.

There is no wrong or right price for a customer, there is only the price that you give and the customer accepts.
...
Forum: Drywall 01-14-2010, 03:41 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,918
Posted By Mike Finley
You call him back and scream F you, F him, F...

You call him back and scream F you, F him, F this!!!!!! LOL

You already know what to do. You pay him the orginal amount, you deduct your time and expenses as a back charge and put in the memo...
Forum: Online Leads Services 01-09-2010, 08:40 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 26,099
Posted By NormW
Shawn, up to this point I thought you understood...

Shawn, up to this point I thought you understood the problem. Your last couple of posts leads me to believe that you drank your companies kool-aid.

I especially chuckle over your view that if...
Forum: Online Leads Services 01-08-2010, 03:28 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 26,099
Posted By kevjob
:thumbdown:thumbdown Just say NO to SM.

:thumbdown:thumbdown Just say NO to SM.
Forum: Health & Safety 12-30-2009, 11:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,849
Posted By Cole82
Close Call

I had a close call tonight when I unhooked the trailer. My drive way has a slight slope to it and being winter it is is snow covered from today's 2" I cranked the jack down against the ground and...
Forum: General Discussion 12-18-2009, 06:41 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 24,998
Posted By angus242
Vinotemp, What you failed to realize is that...

Vinotemp,

What you failed to realize is that the original poster is a high-end custom builder that regularly constructs home wine cellars. He puts his reputation at stake when specifying materials...
Forum: Online Leads Services 12-07-2009, 07:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,019
Posted By J F
so....ya think you'll get the job? :laughing:

so....ya think you'll get the job? :laughing:
Forum: General Discussion 11-26-2009, 02:05 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 10,770
Posted By WarnerConstInc.
Did your whining ass get paid for all of that? ...

Did your whining ass get paid for all of that?

If so, why do you care?
Forum: General Discussion 11-12-2009, 12:17 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,453
Posted By ChrWright
This is the letter I sent to my thief: "Mr....

This is the letter I sent to my thief:

"Mr. John Doe,

Please consider this a formal Notice of Infringement under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Your website, www.stolefromyou.com...
Forum: Landscaping 10-12-2009, 10:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,477
Posted By Kgmz
Do you buy any products from HD Fowler? ...

Do you buy any products from HD Fowler?

Talk to them as they are probably the largest distributer of irrigation products in the NW. And if I remember right, Rain Bird will be having classes for a...
Forum: Landscaping 10-10-2009, 08:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,206
Posted By ChainsawCharlie
Over here, the going rate is 10% lower than the...

Over here, the going rate is 10% lower than the last guy's bid.
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