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    Trade Work: Keeping Yourself Covered

    There’s a lot to consider when working as a contractor – so much so that it’s easy to forget that you need to put in place the adequate protections should something go wrong. Here we look at the factors that will impact the kind of protection you will need and the cover you should go for:  Why Do I Need Cover? Although w... Read More

    by silb on February 25, 2020Comments (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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    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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    Renovations: Adding Value to Your Home

    Renovating your home is not only a great way to spruce things up, but also to add significant value to the final sale price. There are few ways you can renovate your home, with certain areas worth focusing on more if your aim is to add value; the bathroom and the kitchen are a particular focus for buyers, with these rooms often being a significa... Read More

    by silb on December 06, 2019Comments (0)
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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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    Knowing the Area You’re Working In

    Having an understanding of the geographic area your business operates in is vital to ensure growth and sustainability. Working as a contractor, you’ll be familiar with the idea that your income is reliant upon people seeking your services and hiring you to do work on their homes or businesses. But the crucial part of maintaining a flow of ... Read More

    by silb on March 24, 2017Comments (1)
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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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    Drifter's OWN; Blah- Blah on Invisi-Back Progress and Tips

      Hello Guys:  I know I've been silent for some time, but I've really been busy getting back into the business of specializing in repairing Cracks and Dings for new customers.  Just to let you know what's been going on withthe New Invisi-Back Drywall Crack Repair Backing Plate; I recently created a MS Power-Point Slide Presentati... Read More

    by Drifter on September 28, 2012Comments (3)
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