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    Welcome to the new Drywall Talk

    I'm excited to show you guys the new site. For the past 3 years Drywall Talk has been a simple forum  with categories and threads. Today, we are adding some major new featurse to the site but in reality they just build upon what we've already been doing. Product ReviewsMembers have always reviewed products that they are happy with in the f... Read More

    by Nathan on January 30, 2012Comments (10)
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    A Guide to Starting Your Own Trade Business

    For a lot of tradesmen, their end goal is to set up their own business within that trade. However, while you may be fantastic at your chosen trade, you may find yourself needing a little helping hand when it comes to the business side of things. So, here is our guide to creating your own trade business.   Build Up A Good Reputation One ... Read More

    by silb on September 19, 2019Comments (0)
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    next tool on my wish list

    Columbia Taping Tools 7 in. Quick Clean Flat Finisher Box  fat boy Read More

    by icerock drywall on March 17, 2013Comments (2)
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    The mind of a drywall contractor

    Does it every end? Are we seriously addicted to new tool purchases like a substance addiction? Countless nights I sleep and think about screwing drywall with a cordless Hilti screwgun. You know the one that has the clutch, and goes for around $350.00 brand new. After just purchasing a new hilti cross-line laser, I thought my reckless spending wh... Read More

    by joepro0000 on June 23, 2012Comments (11)
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    Managing Price and Costs On The Job

    Running any business means being on top of your finances, and part of that is devising a pricing strategy. Ask yourself, as a contractor, and taking into account all of the material and labour costs you need to consider, which pricing strategy is best for you? Most customers can tell if a price is fair or not and are likely already comparing ot... Read More

    by silb on June 21, 2019Comments (0)
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    How Well Protected Is Your Business?

    As an independent tradesman, your business is your financial stability, which means if something happens to any part of your business, you put your livelihood on the line. When it comes to securing your business, you should be prepared for every eventuality from accidents to crime. Protecting Yourself Firstly you must keep your health in good ... Read More

    by silb on July 22, 2019Comments (0)
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    Designing Kitchens: Bringing the Outside Inside

    One of the latest design trends to take off is bringing the outside in, especially when it comes to the kitchen. This trend, however, can be particularly difficult to pull off and make work whilst being practical and stylish. Here we will look at some of the best ways to implement the outside inside style whether you are carrying out a whole kit... Read More

    by silb on July 16, 2019Comments (0)
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    Tradesman Opportunities in Lancashire

    A lot of regeneration and investment has gone into the North of England in recent years. After plentiful research and reports into the supposed disparity in wealth opportunities between the North and South of England, a number of initiatives have been implemented by the government to address this balance. Infrastructure projects such as the cons... Read More

    by silb on July 15, 2019Comments (0)
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    Top Marketing Tips for Tradesmen

    The days of relying on the Yellow Pages and word of mouth are long gone. Today tradesmen need to be skilled marketers to get ahead and beat the competition. Whether it’s building a website or creating a logo, there a few relatively easy ways to build a brand and a reputation as a skilled tradesman. Create Your Own Website Today instead o... Read More

    by silb on July 10, 2019Comments (0)
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