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Forum: General Discussion 12-24-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,609
Posted By CompleteW&D
Mark up and margins are quite different. Most...

Mark up and margins are quite different. Most business work off of margins. The ones who don't tend to make less $$$ than they should.

Let's say you have a total materials and labor cost of $1,000...
Forum: General Discussion 12-24-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,609
Posted By CompleteW&D
Actually.... it would be 7027.00/.65 = 10,810.77...

Actually.... it would be 7027.00/.65 = 10,810.77 :whistling

I knew what you meant though.... just bustin' your chops.
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-23-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 606
Posted By CompleteW&D
Welcome to CT! Love the logo BTW.... clean...

Welcome to CT!

Love the logo BTW.... clean and simple.

:thumbsup:
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 12-23-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,167
Posted By CompleteW&D
Update: Talked with my local BM dealer and he...

Update: Talked with my local BM dealer and he said Advance (even the deep base) had some white in it, so it wouldn't be a true black. What he recommended, and I'm heading out to pick up shortly is an...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 12-22-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,167
Posted By CompleteW&D
Wow.... Thanks guys. A lot to think about for...

Wow.... Thanks guys. A lot to think about for sure. I'll make a decision and shoot some pics to let you know how it goes.....
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 12-22-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,167
Posted By CompleteW&D
He hasn't hung the doors yet, but it will be...

He hasn't hung the doors yet, but it will be ready to go home tomorrow. Looks a LOT better than those $400+ stands at the pet stores no?

http://i64.tinypic.com/2nh48cw.jpg
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-10-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 642
Posted By CompleteW&D
That was fun.... thanks Robie! :thumbsup:

That was fun.... thanks Robie! :thumbsup:
Forum: HVAC 12-09-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,614
Posted By CompleteW&D
That's cause you're still young Darcy. When you...

That's cause you're still young Darcy. When you get to be an old fart :wheelchair: like me, that 71 (or 73 :) )feels awfully nice when it's cold outside.
Forum: Drywall Picture Post 12-08-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,660
Posted By CompleteW&D
NICE looking work guys.... VERY nice indeed....

NICE looking work guys.... VERY nice indeed. :thumbsup:
Forum: General Discussion 12-08-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,122
Posted By CompleteW&D
Excellent advice for sure. If you can find a nice...

Excellent advice for sure. If you can find a nice little niche like that and make some decent $$$, that would be ideal. But, like V/H mentions, insurance is still a MUST. So, depending on what your...
Forum: General Discussion 12-08-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,122
Posted By CompleteW&D
A lot would depend on the regulations in your...

A lot would depend on the regulations in your area. You don't mention where you're located. But even MORE important, is you need to set up a corporation or an LLC to protect yourself from getting...
Forum: General Discussion 12-08-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 14,339
Posted By CompleteW&D
Welcome back Matt.... it's GREAT to see you...

Welcome back Matt.... it's GREAT to see you again. :thumbsup:
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-25-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,457
Posted By CompleteW&D
Welcome to the forum and congratulations on your...

Welcome to the forum and congratulations on your employment.

Not sure where to direct you on sliding window designs. If you don't have an engineering and design background, I would suggest you...
Forum: General Discussion 11-25-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 761
Posted By CompleteW&D
Helping Others - A Nice Story....

By now, most folks around here know I'm pretty fond of selling ProVia doors. Their attention to detail and quality, along with their dedication to customer service are un matched by any other...
Forum: General Discussion 11-11-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,752
Posted By CompleteW&D
The HS I went to has a construction/trades...

The HS I went to has a construction/trades program. They build a single home from foundation to finish each year. The profit from that project goes back into the program....
Forum: Electrical 11-09-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,842
Posted By CompleteW&D
I'm just glad you're OK....

I'm just glad you're OK....
Forum: HVAC 10-26-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,300
Posted By CompleteW&D
Moisture on the windows indicates a high level of...

Moisture on the windows indicates a high level of humidity in the home. You have added humidity from somewhere. My guess it's the crawl space liner. I don't pretend to know what a crawl space liner...
Forum: Roofing Picture Post 10-24-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,105
Posted By CompleteW&D
Before spewing off and disparaging someone, you...

Before spewing off and disparaging someone, you should actually LOOK at her roof and see all the crap she has had to deal with on this roof. You say it "looks good." well almost anything will look...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 10-24-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,466
Posted By CompleteW&D
Did you not actually READ the original post...

Did you not actually READ the original post before going on your rampage? The OP CLEARLY states that it was STEEL siding. And while your first post disparaged my reply as one from a "Window and Door"...
Forum: Site Feedback and Suggestions 10-19-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 28
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Views: 2,144
Posted By CompleteW&D
Yes, it seems to only happen during the AM. Just...

Yes, it seems to only happen during the AM. Just for you Cricket, I will grab a screenshot for you. I DO know how to do that.... LOL
Forum: Site Feedback and Suggestions 10-19-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 28
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Views: 2,144
Posted By CompleteW&D
I still use IE a little bit, but have switched...

I still use IE a little bit, but have switched most of my browsing to FF. The OS's I have on both computers is Windows 7. When you talk about plugins.... that big whooshing sound you hear, is that...
Forum: Site Feedback and Suggestions 10-19-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 28
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Views: 2,144
Posted By CompleteW&D
Thanks Cricket.... it happened to me again this...

Thanks Cricket.... it happened to me again this morning on the home computer in FireFox. That large "boot" add all down the left side of the page covering most of the thread titles. It scrolls right...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 10-19-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,466
Posted By CompleteW&D
How old is the steel siding? I can't remember...

How old is the steel siding? I can't remember when the MFG's started coating with PVC, but it was several years ago. Very early steel had a propensity to rust like heck whenever the paint finish was...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 10-17-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,466
Posted By CompleteW&D
Hey Ohio.... These steel sidings often have a 4...

Hey Ohio.... These steel sidings often have a 4 ml clear PVC coating on them. How well will this primer work over PVC?
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 10-17-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,466
Posted By CompleteW&D
No.... there are a few manufacturers still making...

No.... there are a few manufacturers still making vinyl clad steel siding. That looks to be the Rollex Designer Collection Product.
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