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Forum: Business 09-16-2019, 03:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 818
Posted By casey344
How to tell a customer you're not interested?

We build new docks, most in the 60-100k range and we get alot of phone calls about repair work and smaller additions. I've tried for years to keep a repair crew but just can't find good help and...
Forum: Business 05-27-2019, 11:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 347
Posted By casey344
New promo video, first edit. Celebrating 10 years in business this year and had a pr

https://youtu.be/Q1HBc-_K07c


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Forum: Business 06-12-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,390
Posted By casey344
Collect your company shirts back?

No, I wasn't mostly upset about the shirt. Thought he had alot of nerve even doing that but then to wear an old shirt ...

He or another could be misrepresenting himself as an employee of the...
Forum: Business 06-12-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,390
Posted By casey344
We just throw them away if they're worn or wash...

We just throw them away if they're worn or wash them and reuse them if they're not. I have no problem giving someone a clean shirt even if it's not new.


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Forum: Technology 06-12-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,432
Posted By casey344
Ecobee thermostat iHome smart switches to...

Ecobee thermostat

iHome smart switches to turn patio string lights on/off and on a timer.

Phillips Hue lights in kitchen and bedroom.

Logitech harmony hub to control and turn TV on/off. ...
Forum: Business 06-12-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,390
Posted By casey344
Collect your company shirts back?

Just had a former employee knock on a clients door whom we had done work for a couple years ago. He was wearing a shirt I hadn't gotten back, asked if he could take pictures of the work we did...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 02-21-2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,156
Posted By casey344
Deck Barn

Nice site with lots of options, thank you for the link. Are you ordering from them and they're shipping?
Forum: Decks & Fencing 02-21-2018, 07:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,156
Posted By casey344
Thanks for the link. I'm trying to stay away...

Thanks for the link. I'm trying to stay away from vinyl, especially in the white.
Forum: Decks & Fencing 02-21-2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,156
Posted By casey344
Keylink

Is it available locally or are you paying to have it shipped? I like the look of the rail.

Casey
Forum: Decks & Fencing 02-19-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,156
Posted By casey344
Handrail Options

We've installed quite a bit of Trex Signature and Transcend handrail lately but the price point isn't for everyone.

We have access to cheap white vinyl but I don't like it.

I thought about...
Forum: Carpentry 02-19-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,867
Posted By casey344
Impossible Client

Last night (Sunday) I got an email from a customer saying she was frustrated at how long the design/estimate was taking - she didn't realize she was the problem and delay.

This is what I sent...
Forum: Technology 10-29-2017, 09:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,949
Posted By casey344
contractordynamics.com

Check these guys out if you decide not to do it yourself. www.contractordynamics.com. I haven't hired them to do my site but if I do ever farm it out, I think they'll be the guys that do it. Costs...
Forum: Technology 10-27-2017, 01:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,529
Posted By casey344
Cam Results

The camera is mounted about 50' from the shoreline and at 1080p I can barely make out who's who. Picks up audio really well. It was $250.00 for this solar option, the battery has kept up with the...
Forum: Business 10-24-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,698
Posted By casey344
I'm not afraid to ask for a commitment and...

I'm not afraid to ask for a commitment and deposit after I've presented my contract. I let them know jobs are scheduled based on their signed committment and I collect a 2k deposit plus any...
Forum: Business 10-24-2017, 10:48 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,698
Posted By casey344
Agree wholeheartedly.

Agree wholeheartedly.
Forum: Technology 10-24-2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,368
Posted By casey344
Lacrm

I use LACRM (Less Annoying CRM) ... it allows to me build custom pipelines for the different divisions of my business and easily track which phase each project is at. Terrible name IMO but great...
Forum: Technology 10-23-2017, 10:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,529
Posted By casey344
Camera

Thank you cwatbay ... we use a Verizon Jet Pack with our Canary camera kept on our boat in VA and it seems to do well. The internet and camera are in a somewhat protected space unlike some of our...
Forum: Technology 10-20-2017, 09:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,529
Posted By casey344
Ring Camera

Very happy ... only problem we have is when we are in a bad cell service area and want to talk with whomever is at the front door. Otherwise it has been great and we rarely ever need to talk to our...
Forum: Technology 10-20-2017, 08:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,529
Posted By casey344
Jobsite Cameras

Not a very popular topic I guess. I ordered a solar powered Ring Spotlight cam earlier this morning.
Forum: Technology 10-18-2017, 09:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,529
Posted By casey344
Job Site Cameras

I am looking for a solution to monitor job-sites remotely. Nothing commercial grade, just a simple solution to check-in without being there in person. We would tap into the clients WiFi whenever...
Forum: Technology 10-18-2017, 09:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,527
Posted By casey344
Live Trac

I use the Live Trac G5 Vehicle Tracking from www.liveviewgps.net and it's $69/month for 2 vehicles. I have had them for a couple years and happy with them.

It's great for routing a service call...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 07-30-2017, 06:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,907
Posted By casey344
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Forum: Business 05-07-2017, 08:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,222
Posted By casey344
Yes, this is the second person to do to this...

Yes, this is the second person to do to this recently. This other guy poor mouthed me to death about why he needed the price lowered.

We're onsite now and he's in the middle of putting a second...
Forum: Business 05-06-2017, 08:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,222
Posted By casey344
Under Contract

I held firm at my 63k price and he decided we were the best fit for his project. He actually had some glowing compliments about how great a salesman he thought I was and commented about how I took...
Forum: Business 05-02-2017, 09:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,222
Posted By casey344
Thank you

Thank you hdavis ... that's a great perspective I like the white sign / gold sign idea too.

I decided last night the tiered approach is the direction I need to go in.

When I explained the...
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