Originally Posted by adams1985cj View Post
Factor in another 10 bucks worth of stuff (pipe, wrap, tape, glue, fittings), then factor in roughly an hour of labor, then factor in that we drove a truck out to your property, and consider that we are a legit business (therefore have legit business expenses like insurance, licenses, etc) and you get $350.
Add in the fact that people are ignorant to how to replace a simple valve on some PVC and they are willing to pay that $350, and then some.
I've heard of guys doing them for like $185, but they cant be making much. thats only $100 between labor and overhead. Then again, 'Pepe's Landscaping' generally doesn't have much overhead.
Puck works for a legitimate business too, and he just said it, people pay their prices of $400-500 for that $75.00 valve.
FYI, those valves cost YOU $75, haha.
Originally Posted by PhotoJared
The difference between stupidity and ignorance. Ignorance is doing something wrong and not knowing better. Stupidity is knowing better, but doing it anyway. Don't be stupid!
hence the reason that I try to do most of my own work. Honestly Puck helping me out with my water softer was the first thing that I did not do on my own. Could I have done it? Hell yes. But had I messed something up or had to do 20 trips back and forth to Lowes... it would have been a pain in the arse. Let alone if I could not finish the job and the house did not have running water. The wife would have straight up killed me.
Powr I'm no computer person, but this has been my experience. I was a PC only user until my wife bought a MacBook Pro. Never a single problem and is just as fast as it was when new. She spent $1200 on it. In the same amount of time I have been through a HP, toshiba, and a dell. It would have been cheaper for me to have just bought Mac.
Originally Posted by MMCKEIG View Post
Originally Posted by gregaf3
I'm not an actual landscape installer, but I can install stuff, and have the knowledge required to tell others how to do it.
Like PVB's we were just talking about above, I've replaced several for friends, and done other irrigation/ work too, for not a dime of profit.
If you are a stranger who calls my office, you get the price as mentioned, if you're a friend and you ask me, you pay for the parts and that's it. If you're a friend and you call the office, you get a bigger discount (ill basically throw away any commission I would get on the job).
Lots of people have helped me or extended their discounts to me so I do the same when possible.
Originally Posted by Powrjunkey View Post
If you want a laptop go with a 15" from Apple. The 15" machines have an embeded video card AND an external to handle graphics/video.
'99 XJ Sport
It has a lift
It has 31's
It also other stuff
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