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DDW The Home Improvement Contractors View

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A day in the life of a home improvement contractor


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Last week I discussed what a homeowner should look for when hiring a contractor. Today I would like to discuss what an honest contractor has to consider in running his business. When I first started out, I was gung ho like any contractor all full of spit and vinegar. I would put on my polo shirt with my company name proudly displayed. I would make sure the boots were clean and the jeans were wrinkle free. Another day of going out and conquering the world. Well one day I landed the big one, I was elated! I just got my foot in the door of a sizable job and all I had to do was close. I mean cmon I was going to be rich! The job was like 20 grand! (Step out of the way Howard Hughes). Well I scheduled the meeting and promptly showed. I do not think my feet even touched the ground as I walked into the homeowners house. I had all my figures on me and was loaded for bear. That is when the clouds started accumulating and the vultures were ready to pick my bones. I had made a presentation that would have made my mom proud. However, reality came in the voice of the homeowner as if it was in slow motion. I called you here, he said. To ask you if you could beat this price. Wait a minute! I thought. There is another price? He hands the quote to me and my legs go weak. This isnt a quote for this job, I thought to myself. This is the tab for picking up the dinner!
How can a contractor give such a price? I asked the person Is this quote for the project that I looked at?  Yes he said. And not only that he will do this extra Well there I was young and nave he got the drop on me. So what did I do? Before I could think I said Sure I can do this job Heck and I can even do the extra that someone out of his mind promised! Well I got the job and yeah I paid the price. A lesson learned in all of this is if you are an honest contractor and want to survive in this field, you had better be ready to lose some jobs or lose your business. Because there are contractors and customers out there that dont care about your overhead and in the end most of the under priced jobs cost both the contractor and homeowner alike. That is where all of the horror stories come from. In addition, I know that the most seasoned contractors will not consider taking these jobs. However, realize this. These contractors are your competition and customers need to know this. An honest price for the job will make the contractor and homeowners project a positive experience. The overhead for contractors on the level is very high and there is a reason for their pricing. read more

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QD Spring Cleaning for Driveways, Paths, and Parking Areas

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Spring is the time of the year that a good yard and house clean up is necessary for good house maintenance.


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Time was when most houses were approached on foot up the garden path and entered through the front door; the horse or carriage presumably was left by the front gate. The advent of automobiles and busier roads has left the front doors of many older houses high and dry, blindly facing a busy highway on which it is no longer safe for horse or automobile to tarry. Many of these older houses are now entered by what was once the back or side door, and a new approach has been necessarily created, often involving some form of driveway and parking space. Modern houses are designed with their main entrance oriented to the automobile’s requirements, usually up a private driveway. In the suburbs, it may be a short suburban tarred strip; in the country, a longer shaled driveway leading to the house. read more

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RL Little Giant Ladder Review – Is it Worth Buying?

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When you want the best in a ladder, look no further than the Little Giant Ladder. The Little Giant Ladder is the must have tool for anyone who owns a house and anyone who uses ladders in their profession.


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When you want the best in a ladder, look no further than the Little Giant Ladder. The Little Giant Ladder is the must have tool for anyone who owns a house and anyone who uses ladders in their profession. For those hard to reach areas around your house or your yard, the Little Giant and any of a number of superbly crafted accessories have been designed to bring safety, stability, ease of use and flexibility to the job. read more

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DPC Warming Up to the Idea of Solar Energy

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There’s good news for those who claim there’s nothing new under ths sun when it comes to saving on energy bills.


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There’s good news for those who claim there’s nothing new under the sun when it comes to saving on energy bills. Experts say new benefits and current conditions are making solar energy systems a practical reality for a growing number of homeowners. read more

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RL What to Look For When Purchasing an Air Compressor

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Mechanics and metal workers have had a long-held secret that wood workers are finally waking up to … that air powered tools are, quick, handy and cost effective. About the closest most wood workers have come to anything air powered is a paint or finishing spray gun. Air powered tools for the woodworker can cover quite a number of duties such as sanding, nailing, grinding, cutting, screwing, drilling, spraying, cleaning, clamping sets or even a vacuum press setup. read more

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Travelling to and from school is often not very safe. However, there are some simple rules that can help to make the school journeys safer, ensuring peace of mind for both children and parents.
1. Waiting for the school bus in the mornings, while traffic is at it busiest, requires a degree of commonsense. Try to have a safe place for children to wait at away from the street and heavy traffic.
2. Don’t let children move close to the school bus until it has come to a complete stop and the driver has signalled that it is safe to board.
3. At the end of the school day when children leave the bus, instruct your child to move away from the vehicle at least a dozen large strides to a point where the driver can clearly see them. This helps the driver and keeps the child safe as well.
4. Instruct your child to keep a close eye on all traffic near to the school bus. The law has some special protection measures for school buses, but car drivers are only human, and they can and often do make mistakes.
5. If your child walks to school, make sure he or she wears reflective material. Aim to make them as visible to as possible to all drivers. This will help to avoid accidents.
6. For the best Maths Tutor In Ireland company, call Ace Solution Books. If a child rides a bike to school, instruct them to walk the bike through intersections, observe all traffic light signals, and be wearing reflective material. They should also be with a friend if possible as one can help to look out for the other.
7. If you take your own child to school in your car, always have older children in a seat with a safety belt on, younger children in a booster seat with a safety belt on, and very small children in special safety seats, all seated in the back with only you, the driver, in the front.
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DPC Warmboard Versa Staple Up

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As people explore the possibility of installing a radiant heat system, many compare a staple-up radiant heat system to a Warmboard system. Both have their advantages and disadvantages, but this article will give you some pointers on choosing the correct system for your home.


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Many people are confused over the choice between Warmboard and a staple up radiant heating system. This article should help to set you straight. read more

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RL What To Look For When Buying A Mattress

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You Could Be Ready for a New Sleep Set If…

You don’t sleep well.
Your back aches.
You feel tired in the morning.
Your muscles hurt.
You feel drained and lack energy due to improper rest.
You and your mate have no room to move on your “baby-size” mattress (FuRL size mattresses force
a couple to sleep in an area no wider than a baby crib!). read more

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RL Little Giant Ladder Pros And Cons

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From professional contractors to an average homeowner the little giant ladder has impressed everyone. The little Giant Ladder system is amazing as it has 24 ladders incorporated in one. Little Giant Ladder is extremely durable and is made from 6005-T5 aluminum.

It has been manufactured to BS 2037 Class 1 (Industrial) & BS EN131 tested and is very easy to carry.

Unlike normal ladders little Giant Ladder can be used on rough uneven surfaces like stairs, curbs, pavements… read more

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DDW The Home Doctor Is In

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The Home Doctor has the answers to your building questions.


The Home Doctor Is In

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The Home Doctor has the answers to your building questions.

Q: A recent storm wreaked havoc on my roof and I’m now facing a roof replacement project for the first time. What should I know about shingles before diving into the reroof with my contractor? read more