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Old 02-28-2008, 10:32 AM   #1
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I just had a customer ask me to go ahead, and pull home runs to a kitchen remodeling job, and she doesn't know how big it will be, or where the walls will be yet. No idea where the counters or appliances will be. Imagine that. She wants to save imaginary time.

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Old 02-28-2008, 11:13 AM   #2
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The voices in my head think it will be Fantastic!

They also think I should log off and get some work done. Bastards.

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What you should do is imagine yourself doing the work, then send them a bill for your time.
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Nah, she'll just cut you an invisible check. Probably wants real drywall before you finish, though.
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Run more wire than is required, with more circuits than are required and charge once for the rough-in. Then charge her a second time to remove all the unnecessary wiring and finish it out when she makes up her mind. Then charge her a third time for making the changes she will inevitably make after the job is completed. You have a willing cash cow here. Milk it!
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I just had a customer ask me to go ahead, and pull home runs to a kitchen remodeling job, and she doesn't know how big it will be, or where the walls will be yet. No idea where the counters or appliances will be. Imagine that. She wants to save imaginary time.
You do electrical work for people Robert?

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