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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-20-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,346
Posted By Leo G
That's like a vanity. Sign the contract and I...

That's like a vanity. Sign the contract and I disappear for a week or 2. Then I show up and in a couple hours I'm done.

So they see it took a couple hours. They don't see the nearly a week of...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-18-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,346
Posted By KAP
One of the ways to get around the mental game is...

One of the ways to get around the mental game is to always remember... Everyone else who is involved in the project is getting paid, and so should you... and it's important to remember who is...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-18-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,346
Posted By kevjob
Don't sell how YOU buy! :thumbsup:

Don't sell how YOU buy! :thumbsup:
Forum: Marketing & Sales 04-02-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,136
Posted By onmywayup
You guys are being very uncharacteristically...

You guys are being very uncharacteristically helpful and constructive to this gentleman. I came in here looking for a sh!t show and I am pleasantly disappointed
Forum: Featured Articles 02-17-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,116
Posted By AllanE
I do everything except my corporate tax return. ...

I do everything except my corporate tax return. I reconcile bank accounts (security issue), do payroll, make payroll tax deposits, do state employment returns (TEC), 941's, 940's, etc. I use an...
Forum: Featured Articles 01-16-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 6,263
Posted By grrlcarpenter
Woman here

As a woman working in the trades for over 20 years my experience is that most of the young women I've worked with over the years pay a great deal of attention, soak up as much information as they...
Forum: General Discussion 01-15-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,138
Posted By Tinstaafl
And you call yourself ultraconservative? Unless...

And you call yourself ultraconservative? Unless you're suddenly struck by lightning and turn into a quadraplegic vegetable, there's little excuse for not paying debts you've legitimately incurred,...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-13-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 728
Posted By griz
Idafornia

saw this article this morning....:laughing:

they are waiting for you mike....:whistling




https://www.foxnews.com/us/idafornia-shirtcauses-war-of-words
Forum: Featured Articles 01-09-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 6,263
Posted By griz
i have known of 3 women in the trades. a...

i have known of 3 women in the trades.

a plumber, sparky & a tile setter.

all 3 were absolutely top notch pro journeymen.

plumber and sparky were also their respective trades foreman on big...
Forum: Featured Articles 01-09-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 6,263
Posted By Cricket
I'm not sure this answers your question, but... ...

I'm not sure this answers your question, but...

Life made a few decisions for me. I had been a director of personnel for a company for many years, and one day I was simply done with it all and...
Forum: Featured Articles 01-08-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 6,263
Posted By km7873
Consider this my application, I would like to...

Consider this my application, I would like to herd some cats :laughing:
Forum: Featured Articles 01-07-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 6,263
Posted By AllanE
Some of my best subs are women-owned: plastering,...

Some of my best subs are women-owned: plastering, painting, hardwood floors, glass contractor.

One of my project managers is a woman, and she is excellent! On the job at 6:45am, hard-working,...
Forum: Business 01-06-2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,977
Posted By Barnesy
Ah, no feathers actually riled here. I actually...

Ah, no feathers actually riled here. I actually lost my feathers along time ago in a feather plucking mishap :O
Forum: Business 01-05-2019, 12:01 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,977
Posted By Jaws
Allan is probably in his 60s..... been building...

Allan is probably in his 60s..... been building 40 years. Now he just does multi million dollar stuff.

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Forum: Business 01-02-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,977
Posted By griz
there are some very sharp younger guys out there....

there are some very sharp younger guys out there.

imo, most of their issues is they are not used to, nor have any experience in dealing face to face with anyone.

text messaging, email and all...
Forum: Business 01-02-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,977
Posted By Joasis
I still do a lot of jobs with no contract, and I...

I still do a lot of jobs with no contract, and I have used the same subs for years.

The description of how the millennials are doing it now is precisely why I have a firm "NO" in my vocabulary. ...
Forum: Business 12-29-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,977
Posted By AllanE
1. I pay no deposit to subs except countertop...

1. I pay no deposit to subs except countertop fabricators who have to purchase slabs that are non-returnable.

2. Retainage is not an acceptable norm in residential, we never withhold money for...
Forum: Business 12-28-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,977
Posted By Jaws
Just found out on this site actually that I'm a...

Just found out on this site actually that I'm a millennial contractor. I get a bill Thursday morning before the office opens you get a check Friday morning. No ifs ands or buts. Never missed one.
Forum: Business 12-27-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,977
Posted By pathbuilder
Agreed. Create systems that are easier on all...

Agreed. Create systems that are easier on all parties, not just one side. Dozens of forms per job is silly. One agreement at the start of each year to keep the insurance company happy and to set...
Forum: General Discussion 11-25-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,835
Posted By Jaws
Never occurred to me to not have kids - we did...

Never occurred to me to not have kids - we did wait until we were ready financially ect... but always planned to have kids.

I would like another one but my wife said no mad, should of started...
Forum: General Discussion 11-15-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,835
Posted By Jaws
By the way at least with my age group, I am not...

By the way at least with my age group, I am not seeing this trend at all. Everyone of my friends owns their home, many of them are nice homes.
Forum: General Discussion 11-15-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,835
Posted By Jaws
I'm a millineal lol Sent from my SM-N920V...

I'm a millineal lol

Sent from my SM-N920V using Tapatalk
Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,389
Posted By WarnerConstInc.
Local schools have building trades programs where...

Local schools have building trades programs where they build houses, we have a 4 county vocational school where students go for half days to have shop type classes.

I see lots of middle school...
Forum: Drywall 10-01-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,185
Posted By TheConstruct
That thing is clearly drunk. I dont want it on my...

That thing is clearly drunk. I dont want it on my job sites.
Forum: Drywall 10-01-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,185
Posted By cedarboarder
Not worried yet. Its slow, the quality looks...

Not worried yet.
Its slow,
the quality looks like crap
and labor is still a lot cheaper haha
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