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    Ensuring Client Invoices Get Paid

    As a tradesman, there’s nothing worse than completing a job only to be given the run-around when it comes to a client paying up. Here are a few handy tips for how to firmly but politely ensure you get paid for the work you’ve done. Set Clear Payment Dates Before agreeing to carry out any work for a client or signing any contracts, ... Read More

    by silb on May 28, 2019Comments (0)
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    Life as a Tradesman: Looking After Your Health

    Life as a tradesman can get pretty hectic: quickly moving from one job to another, trying to fix botched jobs by tradesmen who have gone before you and, of course, that last minute scramble to complete your tax self-assessment. It can be easy to let stress go unnoticed at first before it eventually builds to a level where it starts to affect you... Read More

    by silb on May 24, 2019Comments (0)
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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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    Top Tips for Preparing Your Home for Moving Day

    Hoping to sell your home soon? Selling your home isn’t always easy, but there are lots of little things you can do to make it more appealing to potential buyers. Whether it’s simply fixing a broken light or repainting the entryway, small fixes can add a lot of value to your property. Depersonalise Although you might love all the pe... Read More

    by silb on May 22, 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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    Tips for Moving House With Ease

    When it comes to home improvements and adding value to a property, many of us are thinking long-term about resale values and what that might mean for our living situation in the future. The idea of home flipping isn’t new, but more of us are getting to grips with the specifics of house renovation and what needs to be done to turn a profit ... Read More

    by silb on April 29, 2019Comments (0)
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    Drywall Stilts and Work Safety

    Murwall's plasterer have receive their training on the use and maintenance of stilts.   Stilts must be used with proper training and workers must complete practical experience in the use of stilts . Murwall's plasterers stilts are from a recognized industry manufacturer who is providing an instruction manual on their correct use that ... Read More

    by Mur-Wall on May 22, 2018Comments (1)
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    Anti-theft tips for Vans

    When running your own business, it goes with saying that you need to protect your company with insurance and appropriate security measures. If you are like the majority of tradesmen, and use a van for your business, then you will need to safeguard against theft. With van break-ins on the rise, this isn’t something you can turn a blind eye ... Read More

    by silb on April 25, 2019Comments (0)
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