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Forum: Business 05-06-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,615
Posted By rwa
If someone calls for payment, I fax them a check...

If someone calls for payment, I fax them a check immediately:whistling
Forum: Vehicles 04-28-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,255
Posted By rwa
Be careful thinking the Ford Ecoboost has 12k...

Be careful thinking the Ford Ecoboost has 12k towing capacity .. its only rated at 12k with certain other drivetrain options
Forum: Drywall 04-21-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,983
Posted By rwa
... or as my parents told me many times, "go sit...

... or as my parents told me many times, "go sit in the corner, keep your mouth shut and try not to embarrass the family!"
Forum: Business 04-19-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,847
Posted By rwa
That sums up the way I was back in the day when I...

That sums up the way I was back in the day when I was a GC ... I never asked for money up front. Now that I'm the customer I look back and I see it differently.

When I was GCing I figured I had to...
Forum: Business 04-18-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,659
Posted By rwa
A customer's point of view; I'm pretty much...

A customer's point of view;

I'm pretty much in line with cwatbay on payments on my renovations, minor differences;

20% mobilization at contract signing - no retainer
Material Draw upon...
Forum: General Discussion 04-17-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,945
Posted By rwa
Send a gift card to the employees wife ... that...

Send a gift card to the employees wife ... that way she will encourage him to be loyal
Forum: Plumbing 04-16-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,636
Posted By rwa
I think its really a still:thumbup:

I think its really a still:thumbup:
Forum: File Swap 04-16-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 14,130
Posted By rwa
that's a good argument for a longer contract

that's a good argument for a longer contract
Forum: General Discussion 04-15-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,898
Posted By rwa
Old thread but relevant to the importance of...

Old thread but relevant to the importance of submittals. "Reviewed and approved" ... on one of my projects the GC didn't know the difference, cost us alot of time ... fixin' to cost the GC around...
Forum: File Swap 04-15-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 14,130
Posted By rwa
Renovation contract is 14 pages before addendum....

Renovation contract is 14 pages before addendum. New construction contracts are usually around 225 pages.
Forum: General Discussion 04-12-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,845
Posted By rwa
Get the popcorn ready, this could be a long...

Get the popcorn ready, this could be a long story. Forty one years ago I treated a very sweet young lady with no respect, led her to believe I cared and totally made her life miserable for a long...
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-11-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1,313
Views: 213,327
Posted By rwa
Most nights I'm from Holiday Inn.

Most nights I'm from Holiday Inn.
Forum: Technology 04-08-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 13,099
Posted By rwa
Let me explain it in contractor's terms .........

Let me explain it in contractor's terms ...... Size Matters
Forum: Decks & Fencing 04-04-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,061
Posted By rwa
I'm upset, that really looks good but it really...

I'm upset, that really looks good but it really does p*ss me off. Tried to do something similar at one of our properties in Atlanta and the city told us the stand offs were climbable and we had to...
Forum: Roofing 04-01-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,728
Posted By rwa
Ah Ha! Brick facade. It looks more like something...

Ah Ha! Brick facade. It looks more like something boring into the brick rather than hail damage, may be the photo. Generally with hail damage you see chips at the edges of the brick and depending on...
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-01-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,250
Posted By rwa
Welcome to CT. I don't see a need for your...

Welcome to CT. I don't see a need for your product, I married a big fat girl and she gives me plenty of shade. Blocks the cold wind too! Yeah, warm in the winter and shade in the summer.:whistling
Forum: Business 03-31-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,064
Posted By rwa
I disagree. I must be an expert on taxes. The IRS...

I disagree. I must be an expert on taxes. The IRS is always asking me questions:whistling
Forum: Roofing 03-31-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,728
Posted By rwa
OP, I think you might be referring to brick...

OP, I think you might be referring to brick frieze. What kind of damage, hail, wind, ice? If we know what kind of damage, we might be able to tell you what to look for. Photos would help.
Forum: Remodeling 03-31-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,893
Posted By rwa
these are absolutely fabulous ... tell your...

these are absolutely fabulous ... tell your customer "every time you shower you will understand why it is so expensive and you will be glad you spent the money"

https://www.thermasol.com/
Forum: Architecture & Design 03-30-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,428
Posted By rwa
First off you will need to do a financial model...

First off you will need to do a financial model to see what you can afford and discuss financing options. Should you need one let me know and I can provide the format.

We are currently in the...
Forum: Technology 03-30-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,536
Posted By rwa
got you beat ... I can still use a slide rule ......

got you beat ... I can still use a slide rule ... for all you young ones out there, a slide rule was the predecessor to a calculator
Forum: Architecture & Design 03-30-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,428
Posted By rwa
gc, first off, let us know where you are located....

gc, first off, let us know where you are located. There are a few here who can help.
Forum: General Discussion 03-30-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,648
Posted By rwa
Kudos to you brickhook ... wish all contractors...

Kudos to you brickhook ... wish all contractors had that attitude and pride:thumbup:
Forum: General Discussion 03-29-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,544
Posted By rwa
So I was watching the video ... all of a sudden...

So I was watching the video ... all of a sudden some sex toy looking device appears from the edge ... did someone flush the Viagra? If that thing vibrates she'll never get off the pot :whistling
Forum: General Discussion 03-25-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,421
Posted By rwa
You've now got the perfect opportunity to change...

You've now got the perfect opportunity to change the way this guy is abusing you. Let him know you appreciate his business and your relationship and in the past you weren't concerned because he...
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