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Search: Posts Made By: Mordekyle
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) Yesterday, 06:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 203
Posted By TimNJ
Go Fund Me, the millennial version of...

Go Fund Me, the millennial version of "entrepreneur"
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 11-14-2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 852
Posted By ScipioAfricanus
I find myself asking this question. Why is...

I find myself asking this question.

Why is it that Madrina is about the only one I will read this much of a rant all the way through to the end?

Then I realize, "oh right, she is totally hot"....
Forum: General Discussion 11-08-2018, 06:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 597
Posted By Ohio painter
If the customer only wants a minimum refresh of...

If the customer only wants a minimum refresh of the worn areas then you can accomplish that by using an airbrush.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 11-05-2018, 12:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 606
Posted By rblakes1
If I could turn back time, I'd take back those...

If I could turn back time,
I'd take back those words that hurt you, and you'd stay...

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Forum: General Discussion 10-30-2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 724
Posted By Leo G
Sounds like your doing it right. Under charge...

Sounds like your doing it right. Under charge them and argue when they want to pay more.
Forum: General Discussion 10-30-2018, 12:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 724
Posted By griz
the elderly

i am well aware i/we can't save/help them all....

old couple up the street.

dam near 90, independent & sharp....

old boy likes his bourbon...

about all they have is ss income and a small...
Forum: General Discussion 10-27-2018, 11:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 457
Posted By sparehair
Its always a balancing act. Have you run...

Its always a balancing act.

Have you run the numbers? Do you know what the revenue needs to be to make it work?

Have you read or watch Markup and Profit?

The money is a big part of the...
Forum: Carpentry 10-27-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 7,114
Views: 1,379,168
Posted By NYgutterguy
The Wall of SHAME!

The roof is actually in better shape than the old gutters. Worst I've ever seen. Got really good money for this chithole. It Must of scared everyone else away.

Not getting sucked into the drip...
Forum: General Discussion 10-24-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 630
Posted By Big Johnson
Looks like the bubble bath is overflowing.

Looks like the bubble bath is overflowing.
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 10-23-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 23,343
Posted By tjbnwi
JN Equipment ...

JN Equipment

https://www.jnequipment.com/?post_type=product&s=graco+liner

Tom
Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-23-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 821
Posted By Californiadecks
Hammer drills suck. Mike. ...

Hammer drills suck.


Mike.
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Forum: Business 10-21-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 622
Posted By sparehair
Money under the table is crap compared to money...

Money under the table is crap compared to money over the table.

Illegal work means your contract is unenforceable by law. There are most def. people who know this and will trick you into doing...
Forum: General Discussion 10-18-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,113
Posted By onmywayup
For what it's worth, we have been doing small...

For what it's worth, we have been doing small handyman jobs and honey-do list stuff by the hour for fifteen years. We have an hourly rate, but with a minimum total charge, to weed out the single item...
Forum: General Discussion 10-18-2018, 05:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,113
Posted By MarkJames
Try bundling by categories (if you want to...

Try bundling by categories (if you want to bundle). It focuses more attention on what's being accomplished instead of price. Ex: exterior repairs as follows...., interior prep and painting....etc....
Forum: General Discussion 10-17-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,113
Posted By Thoff93
I like the simplicity of billing an hourly rate...

I like the simplicity of billing an hourly rate but I agree with mordekyle that it is harder to make good money doing that because people will be sticker shocked. vs just giving a fixed price they...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 10-15-2018, 11:20 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 23,343
Posted By rblakes1
Toddler Turd is one of those colors that can...

Toddler Turd is one of those colors that can change with how you look at it. Sometimes it has a soft green or even a yellow tint to it depending on the light

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Sent from my SM-N950U...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 10-05-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,644
Posted By Californiadecks
20 years. ...

20 years.

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20181005/de2563a18c02f5038844b1e13d975877.jpg


Mike.
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Forum: General Discussion 10-04-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 629
Posted By t.carpenter00
We usually mix a bucket of 90 min joint compound...

We usually mix a bucket of 90 min joint compound and push it under there. Cheap, won't compact, and won't break up.

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Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-04-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 858
Posted By Warren
I bought a used Festool track saw about 5 years...

I bought a used Festool track saw about 5 years ago. Recently, I bought the cordless version. You really don't know how much you will use one until you own one.
Forum: General Discussion 10-03-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,567
Posted By Jay hole
Charge as much as possible. Complete it for...

Charge as much as possible.
Complete it for as little as possible.
That is fair.
Forum: General Discussion 10-03-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,567
Posted By Jaws
My work is worth whatever I say it is. They...

My work is worth whatever I say it is.

They can buy or not buy
Forum: Decks & Fencing 09-30-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 983
Posted By Inner10
Pure magic, I keep one in my toolbag for removing...

Pure magic, I keep one in my toolbag for removing pencil marks and scuffs.

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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 09-25-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6,661
Views: 270,788
Posted By cedarboarder
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=npNLt33DO_M

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=npNLt33DO_M
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 09-22-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 31,618
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Posted By NYgutterguy
Few jobs a week I'll just have homeowner text me...

Few jobs a week I'll just have homeowner text me pics of their house and it saves me a trip. Any job that's over 2k I make sure I show up and look and sell.


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Forum: Painting & Finish Work 09-21-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,407
Posted By sparehair
Product spec sheet says the wood needs to have...

Product spec sheet says the wood needs to have been weathered for two months. Has this been met? You need to measure moisture levels in the wood! Check it before you wreck it!

An oil based paint...
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