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Forum: Business 05-28-2016, 12:44 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,971
Posted By barry1219
Almost everything I do requiring a project of...

Almost everything I do requiring a project of enough size to require draws is permitted. Which makes it very easy to tie my payments to inspections passed. I.E:
1) 10% to sign contract and submit...
Forum: General Discussion 05-28-2016, 12:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,287
Posted By barry1219
Stories like this are why I am COD by request...

Stories like this are why I am COD by request with all my suppliers..no surprises and I am not funding sidejobs.
Forum: Business 05-28-2016, 12:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,326
Posted By barry1219
Just a thought...does your business require...

Just a thought...does your business require someone to hold a License? ( GC or Engineer/Architect)..is that you? if yes then I propose what I did about 9 years ago with my brother in law after I...
Forum: Drywall 04-18-2016, 09:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,775
Posted By barry1219
Good luck and some advice from a guy who has run...

Good luck and some advice from a guy who has run a few rooms of this stuff.
Wash your hands a lot and be careful when you go home if you have youngsters. meaning don't leave your clothes,...
Forum: General Discussion 03-16-2016, 01:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,167
Posted By barry1219
It is a slippery slope sometimes. I am a GC and...

It is a slippery slope sometimes. I am a GC and use subs..that being said I have on several occasions noticed I have received a permit card for a project that forgets a step in the process. For...
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-11-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 781
Posted By barry1219
Welcome to CT Steve. Very nice to meet you the...

Welcome to CT Steve. Very nice to meet you the other day as well. You helped me with that commercial door spec list bid I needed to submit last Friday. I expect to land the project.
...
Forum: Remodeling 11-10-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,601
Posted By barry1219
Ding folks we have a winner..hands down nothing...

Ding folks we have a winner..hands down nothing easier to install going this route.

Down here in South Florida the vinyl gets pressure cleaned several times in its lifetime and is...
Forum: Business 07-29-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,457
Posted By barry1219
Owning a bar is a trip. Parents owned one since I...

Owning a bar is a trip. Parents owned one since I was 9. So many interesting people I have met and been exposed to. My wife is really the boss. Bartending for 20 years will do that. I run darts and...
Forum: Business 07-28-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,457
Posted By barry1219
I own a construction company AND a bar. ...

I own a construction company AND a bar.

p.s. I don't drink. ever. I do play a lot of darts though.
Forum: Contractor Licensing 07-04-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 17,537
Posted By barry1219
I stress that my license QUALIFIES me to be a ...

I stress that my license QUALIFIES me to be a Certified Building Contractor. In no way does it mean that I or anyone who is a Certified Building Contractor does "quality" work.
It...
Forum: General Discussion 06-13-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,188
Posted By barry1219
this is a simple question How quickly do...

this is a simple question
How quickly do you pay your subs?
How loyal are you to your subs?
How flexible are you with your subs and their schedules in the past?
Are you at the...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 01-26-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,251
Posted By barry1219
This is what I am talking about ^^^^...no offense...

This is what I am talking about ^^^^...no offense to the old paradigm of the brick and mortar store but this is the way of the future. instant access to the manufacturer and much less cost..
Forum: Tools & Equipment 01-26-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,251
Posted By barry1219
You are living in the trailer manufacturing mecca...

You are living in the trailer manufacturing mecca of the US and you have these kind of issues?..
I am sorry to hear of the issues but I have no clue why you didn't just go deal directly...
Forum: Business 01-19-2015, 12:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,544
Posted By barry1219
I would never "pay" to join a group that people...

I would never "pay" to join a group that people can call in to complain about without having the same fee apply.
I was so green when I started I thought the BBB was a public...
Forum: Flooring Picture Post 01-05-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,764
Posted By barry1219
Can you install shingles in that weather?..I am...

Can you install shingles in that weather?..I am assuming you are using shingles of course..I know down here the things weld together and am thinking that -7f is not going to allow that
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-05-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,872
Posted By barry1219
I converted an old Blockbuster store last year...

I converted an old Blockbuster store last year and the deal was I could keep all the contents..the only thing I wanted was the huge time release safe kept in the managers office..(2) 9v batteries and...
Forum: General Discussion 12-29-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 15,120
Posted By barry1219
The 45 year old version of me would have taken...

The 45 year old version of me would have taken non of that BS the minute he tried to tell me that the previous owner gave him permission. I would have said no problem. Installed the fence, and then...
Forum: General Discussion 12-29-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 15,120
Posted By barry1219
I agree with your statement. Problem was it was...

I agree with your statement. Problem was it was my first house. I was about 25. New baby girl and the wife was pregnant. She did not want me to instigate a war. I didn't tell her I bought the hose...
Forum: General Discussion 12-29-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 15,120
Posted By barry1219
We have hurricanes down here and several times I...

We have hurricanes down here and several times I have put a generator in the front yard and allowed my neighbors to run an extension cord to keep their fridge running. Don't really know what I would...
Forum: Concrete & Paving 12-26-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,902
Posted By barry1219
Appreciate it. Give me a call. I can get access...

Appreciate it. Give me a call. I can get access to take pictures or video chat if needed. Property is bank owned at the time and company I am contracted with wants to purchase. Need to lock down a...
Forum: Business 12-25-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,026
Posted By barry1219
I am no investment genius but I have a basic...

I am no investment genius but I have a basic understanding on investing and performance of contracts. Let me share something that has worked out well for me these past two years. I have completed...
Forum: Concrete & Paving 12-25-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,902
Posted By barry1219
it is an unusual situation for sure..I sent you(...

it is an unusual situation for sure..I sent you( Mike Antonetti) a PM for a request to call me and discuss options.
Thanks
Forum: Concrete & Paving 12-22-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,944
Posted By barry1219
We do a lot of pumping..glad you are in the black...

We do a lot of pumping..glad you are in the black with the pump..I just learned a few years ago there are certain things I don't want to learn how to do..I don't mind subbing those things out..
Forum: Concrete & Paving 12-22-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,944
Posted By barry1219
I use a pump a fair amount...and for me the cost...

I use a pump a fair amount...and for me the cost $225 minimum up to three hours then $75 per additional hour..is outweighed by the fact that the clean up, the maintenance, the fact it gets concrete...
Forum: Concrete & Paving 12-22-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,902
Posted By barry1219
care to give me any info or links to explore...

care to give me any info or links to explore options?..please.
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