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Old 02-21-2008, 07:10 PM   #31
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i carry a book with all kinds of refernes that is the most important part of any job most people do not realize how much it cost to be a contractor we bid on jobs we use hours in bidding who pays for that some people get 5to 10 bids to save money which cost us to spend less time with our family witch causes divorses plus cost us wear and gass who paYS FOR THAT USE GOOD CONTRACTORS FOR BIDS t h ank you banks do not always tell you that a check is good from 26yrs of being in buisness as a contractor people can cancel a check whitch has no police involement but legal action from the contractor abad check can bring the police a cancel brings a lawyer
Are you one the Contractor Talk site too?
If you are, by any chance are you ihms683?

Regardless of the answer:

Thanks for being on this forum, we are happy to have you as a member.....but......

DUDE, you have GOT TO improve on your typing and your grammer. Please?
As stated over there: It's like fingernails on a chalkboard.


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Old 02-21-2008, 07:17 PM   #32
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We ALL could stand to improve on our own typing and grammar skills. I regularly make grammer mistakes while posting on here.

If you are also on CT, per your reasons stated there,
I understand that this may not be easy for you.

Here's a few pointers:

Just take a second, and go thru and "proof-read" (check your grammar) prior to hitting your "post" button.

Capitalize where needed.
Put spaces where needed.
Separate your words.

If you need more tips, please feel free to PM me. I'd be more than happy to help you out.

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Old 02-21-2008, 07:20 PM   #33
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Are you one the Contractor Talk site too?
If you are, by any chance are you ihms683?

Regardless of the answer:

Thanks for being on this forum, we are happy to have you as a member.....but......

DUDE, you have GOT TO improve on your typing and your grammer. Please?
As stated over there: It's like fingernails on a chalkboard.
Thank you for making this point. There are a lot of people out there with experience and knowledge but are not able to translate that into clear text. Good advice will be much more accepted if it is written in clear, concise, and articulate sentences.
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Old 02-22-2008, 11:39 AM   #34
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re placement windows vynal windows are cheaply made =try to replace the glass it sucks- poorly made
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Old 02-22-2008, 11:44 AM   #35
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Thank you for making this point. There are a lot of people out there with experience and knowledge but are not able to translate that into clear text. Good advice will be much more accepted if it is written in clear, concise, and articulate sentences.
i am sorry i have never touched acomputor until2-20-08 thanks for being paient len
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Old 02-22-2008, 11:50 AM   #36
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We ALL could stand to improve on our own typing and grammar skills. I regularly make grammer mistakes while posting on here.

If you are also on CT, per your reasons stated there,
I understand that this may not be easy for you.

Here's a few pointers:

Just take a second, and go thru and "proof-read" (check your grammar) prior to hitting your "post" button.

Capitalize where needed.
Put spaces where needed.
Separate your words.

If you need more tips, please feel free to PM me. I'd be more than happy to help you out.
Thank you I will try even harder Len
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Old 02-22-2008, 01:54 PM   #37
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Just wait for the check to clear. That solves it. If anything happens, then its the banks and the customers problem.
Remember one thing if you have A Bad water leak do you want your basement to flood while i check to see if your check is good no ijust try to be a good man and trust you and fix the problem a person can void acheck 1min before my bank gets the imformation apparently you are a follower because in constrution field you think you have all the answers i listen to cotractors and home owners thats why i dont worry about who is aleader or follower treat people like you want to be treatedr stop look and listen and then you will be a better person thank you =education does not make a good person =just wiser sometimes arguments just causes problem the real winner is the one that does not argue back or degrades people
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Old 02-22-2008, 02:09 PM   #38
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Are you one the Contractor Talk site too?
If you are, by any chance are you ihms683?

Regardless of the answer:

Thanks for being on this forum, we are happy to have you as a member.....but......

DUDE, you have GOT TO improve on your typing and your grammer. Please?
As stated over there: It's like fingernails on a chalkboard.
Yes I am trying to use this plastic board with letters on it i won-t let this beat me
thank for reading Len ihms
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Old 02-23-2008, 01:11 PM   #39
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<Remember one thing if you have A Bad water leak do you want your basement to flood while i check to see if your check is good no ijust try to be a good man and trust you and fix the problem a person can void acheck 1min before my bank gets the imformation apparently you are a follower because in constrution field you think you have all the answers>

On the contrary, I acquired all the tools needed to do most of the jobs a good handyman needs to perform residential work. All the answers came with experience and I consider myself the best handyman around my area. I more then proved it by argueing with professional hvac tecnicians and window and door contractors and won both. Now my windows are sealed well and my hvac system is performing like the brochure states.

As for flooding basements, whats so hard about shutting down a valve, close to and behind the leak? Then discuss repairs and payment. If the homeowner does not want repairs done right away, then he owes you for the emergency call for service.

The signiture I use refers to people like myself who know better then to let contractors give me some bull about professionalism, when they themselves do something wrong or hire employee's who fail to install in a craftmanship manner.
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work is picking up
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work is picking up
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I got banned from the contractors forum because I made a big stink over down payments.
Don't know if the OP is still reading this thread but the ACTUAL reason you got booted was because you're a fire extinguisher salesman, not a contractor. As that site is for CONTRACTORS only to discuss things amongst their fellow CONTRACTORS, you don't qualify for membership and your opinions were not welcome.

Just to set the record straight...

This, however, is the perfect forum for you. Good luck getting your question answered though...you need to talk to a lawyer in PA for the straight dope.

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<Remember one thing if you have A Bad water leak do you want your basement to flood while i check to see if your check is good no ijust try to be a good man and trust you and fix the problem a person can void acheck 1min before my bank gets the imformation apparently you are a follower because in constrution field you think you have all the answers>

On the contrary, I acquired all the tools needed to do most of the jobs a good handyman needs to perform residential work. All the answers came with experience and I consider myself the best handyman around my area. I more then proved it by argueing with professional hvac tecnicians and window and door contractors and won both. Now my windows are sealed well and my hvac system is performing like the brochure states.

As for flooding basements, whats so hard about shutting down a valve, close to and behind the leak? Then discuss repairs and payment. If the homeowner does not want repairs done right away, then he owes you for the emergency call for service.

The signiture I use refers to people like myself who know better then to let contractors give me some bull about professionalism, when they themselves do something wrong or hire employee's who fail to install in a craftmanship manner.
Lots of anger .......
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<Lots of anger ....... >

And rightfully so. Next time I need a contractor, I'll have to do a better job weeding out the one's who think they are professional but in reality learned from others who make mistakes.
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<Lots of anger ....... >

And rightfully so. Next time I need a contractor, I'll have to do a better job weeding out the one's who think they are professional but in reality learned from others who make mistakes.
So if you are really that good, why aren't you just hiring a couple guys to do the work for you, and act as your own GC?

I owned (and recently sold) a VERY successful company that built our reputation on being the HIGH BIDDER, almost everytime. The reason we were able to do this, was largely thanks to all the guys that think all there is to being a contractor is getting a license, a pick-up truck, and a dog.

I agree with others that say you should get Pella involved in this. One of the reasons they cost so much, is they stand behind their product. I agree that the windows may not be the highest quality on the market, but like my business model, when you buy from them you are paying more, but getting service and follow-up and a company that actually does care about it's customers and it's own image.

From this thread, it sounds like you are hard to please, which is not a negative thing, but it does mean you should also just NOT sign a contract that you are unhappy with and save yourself a lot of heartache after the sale. As a salesman yourself, you should understand this as well as anyone.

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