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#126517 - 04/11/06 08:38 PM views on pricing
Jim M Offline
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Registered: 08/10/01
Posts: 453
Loc: Chestertown, MD, USA
Check out this link to see what some of us are up against.
http://forum.doityourself.com/showthread.php?t=260227

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#126518 - 04/12/06 07:24 AM Re: views on pricing
mahlere Offline
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Registered: 11/17/05
Posts: 514
Loc: New Jersey
Jim,

Why should we be surprised that people don't feel we are worth any money? Contractors on this very board don't feel that we are worth any money.

If we can't even convince ourselves, how can we convince others?

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#126519 - 04/12/06 12:30 PM Re: views on pricing
Amazingmg Offline
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Registered: 05/04/05
Posts: 44
Loc: Florida, USA
Exactly why I don't want to deal with the general public.



[This message has been edited by electure (edited 04-14-2006).]

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#126520 - 04/13/06 03:53 PM Re: views on pricing
Tiger Offline
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Registered: 05/04/05
Posts: 714
Loc: Crystal Lake, IL USA
Would anyone really want to work for veronica or fuente? Then they wonder why their contractor experience turns into a nightmare. The line I hear all the time about low-bid contractors is "I tried to get him back but he isn't returning my calls".

Dave

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#126521 - 04/13/06 05:05 PM Re: views on pricing
mahlere Offline
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Registered: 11/17/05
Posts: 514
Loc: New Jersey
But Tiger, how and where did they learn to think this way?

We've taught the general public to think this way for 100 yrs. Question our price and we drop our pants.

We don't have the ability to teach those in the industry about pricing, how can we teach those out of the industry?

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#126522 - 04/13/06 05:44 PM Re: views on pricing
gfretwell Offline
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Registered: 07/20/04
Posts: 9045
Loc: Estero,Fl,usa
I'm still waiting for the revolution. One day we (as a society) will wake up and figure out quality costs money. Right now people only seem to look at price.
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Greg Fretwell

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#126523 - 04/13/06 08:07 PM Re: views on pricing
blackrd Offline
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Registered: 03/10/05
Posts: 25
Loc: shorewood,il, USA
How bout' that bonehead Fuente? " I had no intention of hiring an electrician, I just wanted to get bids to see how much I was going to save" and "my uncle was an electrician for 30 years". Nitwits like this I cant even post here how I feel about them.

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#126524 - 04/13/06 09:17 PM Re: views on pricing
LoneGunman Offline
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Registered: 10/02/05
Posts: 141
Loc: Florida
I registered just to respond to that moron.

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#126525 - 04/13/06 10:09 PM Re: views on pricing
skingusmc Offline
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Registered: 05/27/04
Posts: 116
Loc: Simi Valley, CA USA
I just went to the site: "http://forum.doityourself.com" and looked around a bit.

I can only wonder how they do not kill themselves.
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#126526 - 04/14/06 05:29 AM Re: views on pricing
mahlere Offline
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Registered: 11/17/05
Posts: 514
Loc: New Jersey
had to chime in. I quit this industry, anyone know an industry where you make alot of money and don't have to deal with people?

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