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  1. General Discussion
    So I recently got my general contractors license after years of telling myself i'd never work construction for a career. I am coming to find out that there is great money and satisfaction in construction. It just took my father to retire and his nudge for me to figure that out. So here is my...
  2. New Member Introductions
    Hi there! I found this forum while looking for resources that help me improve my knowledge about professional construction. Just popping in to say hello and introduce myself. I'm here to learn from the experiences of others in this community. Looking forward to interacting with you!
  3. Help Wanted or Looking For Work
    Florida Certified CGC and Professional Engineer Qualifier Available Unlimited Opportunities throughout the State of Florida. Been in the construction/engineering for over 23 years. Worked throughout South Florida, Georgia, Ohio, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Ecuador, Peru, Afghanistan, Dominican...
  4. General Discussion
    I am looking to get my Florida GC License and was wondering if i need to buy all of the books on the exam list?
  5. Help Wanted or Looking For Work
    Must have 3+ years marine or 5+ years non-marine experience as joiner/carpenter. If interested, please email resume to [email protected]
  6. Remodeling
    I have a young couple that just bought their first house that's requested that I help them with a couple of projects around the house. I have a small man crew and am trying to slowly start a small business. Most of my clients go to my church. Well this couple has asked me to help them with...
  7. Marketing & Sales
    In the business world and especially the construction industry the business model of “good, fast and cheap” is consistent with the south Florida construction market. The theory is to pick any two of the three qualities and you won’t get the third. The typical south Florida model of most home...
  8. Contractor Licensing
    Florida State Certified General Contractor, Cert. Roofer, Cert. Marinas, Cert. Swimming Pools, State Certified Plumbing Contractor Licensed & Insured Will Qualify and/or joint venture [email protected] Office: 954-454-8244 Cell: 954-680-4230
  9. Excavation & Site Work
    I see carpentry/remodeling tips & technique threads all the time in the other sub forums. I'd like to start something similar in this forum. Any tips/techniques/shortcuts you've learned through the years that you use or have used. Anything, whether it's methods you have been taught in operating...
  10. Marketing & Sales
    Hello Everyone, I want to thank you in advance for your help.. We are going to a Trade Show and want to stand out as best as possible. What type of things did you do at these shows? What did you bring as far as any giveways?? What did you do to attract people to your booth? Thanks! Need...
  11. Marketing & Sales
    I have an RFQ to wash and then paint the red-steel structure going up in a 60,000 sqf facility. The facility is going to be 100 ft x 600 ft, 35 ft front 39 ft back. Support columns and beams every 50 ft and 20 trusses per 50 ft section. The plan is to give the erection crew a 2 wk head start...
  12. Health & Safety
    I have a general question for anyone who works with mobile cranes. Any feedback would be greatly appreciated. I work for a company that produces safety training. We do a lot of customized training, but lately we've been focusing more on our generic safety course library. My question is...
  13. New Member Introductions
    Greetings to All, I work( when there is work) in the mid-Michigan area, 20 yrs. in business, 25 yrs. in construction, Builders Lic., Soild Surface Certified, EPA Certified Renovator( what a money grap that is), Certified Home Inspector, husband of 1(23 yrs), father of 2, dog lover(Black Lab)...
  14. General Discussion
    Hi Everyone, First of all thanks in advance for your advice!. Here is my question; I’m working on a public art piece for the New School of Architecture at the University of New Mexico. The piece comprises an outdoor large 900 sq feet screen that we are installing over an exterior wall in the...
  15. Health & Safety
    I'm writing a script for a scaffolding training video. Any help is much appreciated - especially as I'm not in the business myself. Although I've got a good handle on the OSHA regulations and best practices, I've got a few basic questions on scaffolding that I thought some actual...
  16. New Member Introductions
    Good Day Contractor Talk, We have been general contractors for over twenty years in the US Virgin Islands. We have been quite successful with simple word of mouth marketting. But with the current state of the economy and more internet savy customers - it seems like its time to step it up...
  17. New Member Introductions
    J & J Construction is a fully licensed and certified construction company located on the west coast of British Columbia, in Prince Rupert. check out our website, http://www.jandjsanpal.com we offer full service in carpentry and construction focusing mainly on residential and commercial projects...
  18. New Member Introductions
    We do replacement windows and doors, and most home improvement needs. We have been in the business for 20+ years and have dedicated and trustworthy professionals to get the work done on time.
  19. General Discussion
    I was terminated from a job about six months ago due to "lack of work". However, this was clearly a lie and they the reality of the situation is that I was fired. We actually had three months left on the job on which I was working. The issue is that I had a six month performance review...
  20. New Member Introductions
    Hi there... I am new to the forum and wanted to introduce myself and my company to the community. My name is Tolga Tosali and I am the owner of Tosali Construction. My company specializes in Custom Homes & Remodeling. We handle residential and commerical projects. Please visit our site to see...
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