Contractor Talk - Professional Construction and Remodeling Forum - Search Results
Showing results 1 to 25 of 26
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: wellbuilt home
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 05-31-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,858
Posted By wellbuilt home
Ive never used a pump truck . It looks kewl ...

Ive never used a pump truck .
It looks kewl but what for ?
we are talking about 11 yards of mix .
60 runs with a wheel barrow .
with 3 guys its 20 runs each every one stays in shape...
Forum: Business 05-31-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,831
Posted By wellbuilt home
If im building a job I know what it cost to...

If im building a job I know what it cost to build it .
I would known the Dry wall sounds lite .
If that is so I would pay him the extra $$$ .
If you met him half way @ 350 it would be...
Forum: Business 05-31-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,502
Posted By wellbuilt home
Why not work for your dad . Im in your dads...

Why not work for your dad .
Im in your dads position now I have 3 sons the oldest son 28 went to the dark side 8 years ago and is just now starting to see things my way , he is my step son .
Son...
Forum: General Discussion 05-31-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,304
Posted By wellbuilt home
Ya , I hate to be out bid on a job ,I lost a...

Ya , I hate to be out bid on a job ,I lost a remodel last year .
I bid 289000 , fair bid I was thinking .
The next guy was 278000 a bit less, but really still the same #.
The cheep was...
Forum: Business 04-07-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,261
Posted By wellbuilt home
I just draw up the job to my spec and bid it, ...

I just draw up the job to my spec and bid it, whats the big deal .
The finishes match the existing house , door, trim, siding ,windows , roof, paint Buy the time i have the proposal worked...
Forum: Business 12-28-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,766
Posted By wellbuilt home
qualifying people is hard . I can pick...

qualifying people is hard .
I can pick winners most of the time .
But my wife takes the calls and sets the appointment so i get to check them out at our first meeting .
Things have been slow...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 11-13-2012, 08:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 24,218
Posted By wellbuilt home
I do a lot of sewer and gas lines and my yanmar...

I do a lot of sewer and gas lines and my yanmar vio35 was nice to pull and worked very smooth but it was kinda small , with a short reach and It seemed that i was running close to full power a lot...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 04-28-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 24,949
Posted By wellbuilt home
good point greg . I've worked in lake george...

good point greg .
I've worked in lake george and green wood lake areas .
lots of rock but swampy also .
I would think the cabin is just sitting on piers in the slim now .
I started...
Forum: Business 04-20-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,996
Posted By wellbuilt home
Grow a set of b---s and set up a payment plan...

Grow a set of b---s and set up a payment plan that works for you.
On a 100,000 job i get 5000 on singing contract .
30,000 at start 30,000 foundation 30,000 mechanical rough , 5,000
...
Forum: Roofing 04-13-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 41,572
Posted By wellbuilt home
BAM You must have a complete package of the ...

BAM
You must have a complete package of the truck, hitch, and trailer that is rated for the 12000lb weight and prove it to the dot .
You will fit 50 sq hand loaded in a 7x12 x4' trailer.
...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 02-05-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,572
Posted By wellbuilt home
It seems to me apc40 is kinda short to load a F...

It seems to me apc40 is kinda short to load a F 700 But i think you would be lucky to load your truck 5 times in a 8 hr day and dump off site .
As far as price per hr gos i don't know what to...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 12-29-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,247
Posted By wellbuilt home
Most any mini EX will dig next to a wall . ...

Most any mini EX will dig next to a wall .
Use a machine around 10/ 12000 lbs for extra reach.
Most minis will dig 90o off the cab to one side and 60o on the other but 45o on the cab and...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 12-26-2011, 01:13 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,195
Posted By wellbuilt home
It depends on what type of work you do . ...

It depends on what type of work you do .
I build mostly additions 6/ 8 10 a year depending on size .
A skid steer is a no brainer .
I bought a bobcat 753 with 1800hrs for 10000...
Forum: General Discussion 04-23-2011, 11:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,314
Posted By wellbuilt home
Im with greg on this one , We build a lot of...

Im with greg on this one , We build a lot of 16x20 room additions .
I all ways spend $ on the concrete .
Most of the time i would need to make a 2nd run for gravel for the extra stone .
...
Forum: Business 04-17-2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,170
Posted By wellbuilt home
I think as long as the guy isn't wearing pink...

I think as long as the guy isn't wearing pink booties and a silk scarf you should be OK .
There are a lot of gay guys in the trades and most you wouldn't be able to tell because they don't...
Forum: Remodeling 03-21-2011, 09:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,506
Posted By wellbuilt home
O ya , Ive done some big jobs in BG . If...

O ya , Ive done some big jobs in BG .
If the plan was singed off with 2x4 walls and r15 she should have much to say .
Ive done 3 large jobs in the town (off 208) 2 story addition with full...
Forum: Remodeling 03-20-2011, 11:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,506
Posted By wellbuilt home
I don't think there is a code on insulation ...

I don't think there is a code on insulation for a existing basement remodel.
I use 4" steel studs with 6" insulation just off the wall .
But will use PS or r13 if i need the space .

In...
Forum: Business 03-10-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,539
Posted By wellbuilt home
Its hard to make OH and P every day . I...

Its hard to make OH and P every day .
I group my work into months .
Winter months i make less because of less hours less men .
What i do is charge double pay on a small job .
If i can...
Forum: Business 03-07-2011, 09:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,047
Posted By wellbuilt home
O YEA , The flooring guys collect a lot of...

O YEA , The flooring guys collect a lot of sales tax on the refinishing side .
I straightened him out
I haven't collected sales tax in years , All i do is capital improvements .
...
Forum: General Discussion 02-27-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,365
Posted By wellbuilt home
Dam , I think every one is broke , I...

Dam ,
I think every one is broke , I haven't talked to any one with money
in a year.
I mite have to open up a hot dog stand .
I make a mean chilly .
...
Forum: General Discussion 02-23-2011, 09:12 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 12,324
Posted By wellbuilt home
hay that isn't so bad , I answer most of...

hay that isn't so bad ,
I answer most of those questions in my contract or at a construction meetings .
Every one wants you to do some thing about # 48 :laughing: .
Its really like my...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-12-2011, 07:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,770
Posted By wellbuilt home
The deck over with removable sides is nice, but...

The deck over with removable sides is nice, but i have all dropped axles .
The deck overs are 8" higher and harder to load buy hand .
I load with a skid steer or Ex most of the time .
All my...
Forum: General Discussion 01-30-2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,041
Posted By wellbuilt home
I think the big difference is the huge loss in...

I think the big difference is the huge loss in property value , and the steady devaluing of the dollar.
The first problem is the 450 ,000 dollar houses that every one thinks they have are...
Forum: General Discussion 01-25-2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,696
Posted By wellbuilt home
Im not a neat freak but we clean up twice a day...

Im not a neat freak but we clean up twice a day after lunch and at the end of the day .
I hate coffee cups and cig butts :eek: Guys just drop them on the ground like saw dust. whats that...
Forum: Business 01-21-2011, 11:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,847
Posted By wellbuilt home
What type of work are you doing ? How many ...

What type of work are you doing ?
How many men do you have ?
What is the average dollar amount for your work .
why not get material delivered ? Look at work at night or on weekends.
We...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 26

 
Forum Jump

Join Now... It's Fast and FREE!

I am a professional contractor
I am a DIY Homeowner
Drywall Talk is for
PROFESSIONAL CONTRACTORS ONLY!

At DrywallTalk.com we cater exlusivly to professional contractors who make their living as a contractor. Knowing that many homeowners and DIYers are looking for a community to call home, we've created www.DIYChatroom.com DIY Chatroom is full of helpful advices and perfect for DIY homeowners.

Redirecing in 10 seconds
No Thanks
terms of service

Already Have an Account?