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Forum: Tree Care, Irrigation, Landscaping, Hardscapes 12-17-2006, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,330
Posted By MJK
Check out this site. This is were we took the...

Check out this site. This is were we took the class.



Its the only one i know of. ICPI Level I Certified Concrete Paver Installer (http://www.icpi.org/contractors/become_certified.cfm)
Forum: Tree Care, Irrigation, Landscaping, Hardscapes 12-16-2006, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,330
Posted By MJK
I work for a certified contractor and the foremen...

I work for a certified contractor and the foremen have to go to the classes. They said all they do is show you how to deal with basic things. Nothing hard like matching to different slopes on a...
Forum: Tree Care, Irrigation, Landscaping, Hardscapes 12-14-2006, 09:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,101
Posted By MJK
1. I would never use a hand tamper on a retaining...

1. I would never use a hand tamper on a retaining wall. Always use a power tamper.
2. Add dusting of Slag or Sand, much easier to level brick on instead of crushed concrete.
3. Use the Stone Screed....
Forum: Tree Care, Irrigation, Landscaping, Hardscapes 12-12-2006, 03:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,101
Posted By MJK
There is a lot faster way to do retaining walls...

There is a lot faster way to do retaining walls then they are.
Forum: General Business Discussions 11-21-2006, 09:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,006
Posted By MJK
http://rds.yahoo.com/_ylt=A9iby6LFv2NFXhsA3bOjzbkF...

http://rds.yahoo.com/_ylt=A9iby6LFv2NFXhsA3bOjzbkF;_ylu=X3oDMTA4NDgyNWN0BHNlYwNwcm9m/SIG=11flbclqb/EXP=1164251461/**http%3a//jd3.com/IM003529.JPG
Forum: General Business Discussions 11-21-2006, 09:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,006
Posted By MJK
I'd buy american. IN the service industry if my...

I'd buy american. IN the service industry if my clients don't have a job neither do I!!!! Buy American!!!
Forum: General Business Discussions 10-11-2006, 08:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,088
Posted By MJK
hey one more question, how late do you think you...

hey one more question, how late do you think you can plant bushes? I live in Michigan.
Forum: General Business Discussions 10-11-2006, 06:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,088
Posted By MJK
Anyone know of a website that i can go to that...

Anyone know of a website that i can go to that has sample landscape designs? Thanks a ton in advance.

Marc
Forum: General Business Discussions 10-05-2006, 07:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,974
Posted By MJK
so you gave them a $20 credit kind of thing off...

so you gave them a $20 credit kind of thing off there next bill for refering someone to you company?
Forum: General Business Discussions 09-28-2006, 03:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,009
Posted By MJK
I use flyers that describe the advantages of...

I use flyers that describe the advantages of installing brick pavers over other kinds of concrete and pavement, but I want to find a way to do the same thing with retaining walls, I want to say this...
Forum: General Business Discussions 08-01-2006, 05:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,240
Posted By MJK
I was thinking about moving my business out of SE...

I was thinking about moving my business out of SE Michigan because of the problems with the big three. I have been trying to find another area in the country that is booming or about to boom like it...
Forum: General Business Discussions 07-29-2006, 07:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,524
Posted By MJK
I'm getting ready to write a business plan for a...

I'm getting ready to write a business plan for a Lawn and Landscape construction compay and was wondering if you guys had written one and what you included in it. Also it would be great if you email...
Forum: General Business Discussions 07-11-2006, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,624
Posted By MJK
Thanks for the help. I appreciate it.

Thanks for the help. I appreciate it.
Forum: General Business Discussions 06-28-2006, 09:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,241
Posted By MJK
I think i'm going with the accountant. I have to...

I think i'm going with the accountant. I have to do it fast because i want to bid on some commercial sites and enter a Refferal group called BNI. So i don't have much time to look it all up.
Forum: General Business Discussions 06-27-2006, 07:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,241
Posted By MJK
I kind of want my business to be seprate from me...

I kind of want my business to be seprate from me as a person. *That is why i was looking into starting an LLc. *Incase something happens with it i don't want to lose all my Possessions.
Forum: General Business Discussions 06-26-2006, 08:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,241
Posted By MJK
My business isn't registored so its not a real...

My business isn't registored so its not a real business. But i'm starting to make money were i kind of have to make it legit.
Forum: General Business Discussions 06-25-2006, 11:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,241
Posted By MJK
Yea i was thinking about an LLC.

Yea i was thinking about an LLC.
Forum: General Business Discussions 06-24-2006, 06:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,241
Posted By MJK
LLC, Sole Proprietorship or corporation?

LLC, Sole Proprietorship or corporation?
Forum: General Business Discussions 06-21-2006, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,624
Posted By MJK
I took 45 dollars an hour that i wanna make and...

I took 45 dollars an hour that i wanna make and the 12 dollars an hour my helper makes and added them together and then divided by two and it equaled out to be 28.5
Forum: General Business Discussions 06-21-2006, 12:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,624
Posted By MJK
It ask you how much you wanna make per Hour- I...

It ask you how much you wanna make per Hour- I say 45
It ask you How many other workers beside you are working- i say 1
It asks you avg. hourly wage of wokers? is that your 45 an hour and the cost of...
Forum: General Business Discussions 06-13-2006, 05:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,358
Posted By MJK
I have an idea on how i should go about doing...

I have an idea on how i should go about doing this. I think i'm going to go down to my town hall and ask them for the association numbers for subs and condos in the area. THanks a ton for all the...
Forum: General Business Discussions 06-11-2006, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,358
Posted By MJK
There are some commercial sites around my house...

There are some commercial sites around my house (mainly subs and condos) that i want to bid on for next year, but they don't have any signs that say who the management company is that is incharge of...
Forum: GopherHaul Lawn Care Business Show, Video, Book & Podcast Discussions. 05-29-2006, 06:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,161
Posted By MJK
I want to become a lagit company now, but i don't...

I want to become a lagit company now, but i don't know were to start. I'm in Michigan and i have a name but i don't know were to registor it at. I don't have to have any licences and permits. What do...
Forum: General Business Discussions 05-29-2006, 02:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,864
Posted By MJK
I'm currently planning out next season. I work...

I'm currently planning out next season. I work for a landscape company and i'm going on my own next year. First off i was planning on getting my foot in the door with Lawn care (grass cutting etc)....
Forum: General Business Discussions 05-28-2006, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,070
Posted By MJK
OK, my sister lives in a Condo complex, and they...

OK, my sister lives in a Condo complex, and they have a lawn service do there cutting for the complex. She gets an invoice once a year to see the break down on here association fees. Well her lawn...
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