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NO WORK ANYMORE ???

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Courtice
7/28/2009 at 5:13:24 PM

Hi people my name is Phil and i am wondering if anyone is having the same problem i am ? i used to get alot of renovation jobs but now it has all slowed down and i mean slowed down ... now homeowners are looking for the cheapest contractors around and people are not even giving me a chance anymore ,,, i feel like i am getting online a bunch of cheap skates and people that just don't want to pay anymore ??? is this happening just to me or everyone else too ... i know economy has been down lately as everyone says to me anyways but it has gone up lately ... i used to get alot of leads but now nothing at all ... i advertise like crazy everywhere ... not sure what to do anymore ,,, anyone have any ideas of what i can do to make my business up again ???

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Date/Time7/30/2009 at 7:51:32 AM

I have been very busy Phil- it's now getting to a point where I will have to start turning down work or people will have to wait- which most do not seem to mind as all this work coming in is referrals/repeat clients. The online thing has not worked at all as all the advertising & leads go nowhere. there seems to be a lot of work out there- I believe people are just a little nervous. Some say the recession is all but over, but I think it's just getting started & things will slow eventually. Good luck Phil.

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Tamburro Home Renovations in Courtice
Date/Time8/22/2009 at 3:39:42 PM

Hi Bill its Phil things have picked up again but still homeowners are always looking for cheaper contractors not knowing that sometimes going cheap is not always good ... anyways if u ever have extra work on ur hand and can't do it send some over i will give u a finders fee if i get the jobs ???? another thing i find are turnoffs for homeowners is that i do not include materials in my prices ,,, email me Bill at lptambur@sympatico.ca ,,,, i do get jobs but then it all slows down again and i have to look for a contractor to work with ... i would like to get jobs on my own business but its always hard ...

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