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mjbevilacqua
Oleander girl-getting trades back is frustrating but a good builder and project manager may be able to minimise this. As you can appreciate trades aren’t sitting at home waiting for a call to attend your job. To work full time several jobs will run at once. BUT…good builders or managers will be able to see ahead and juggle trades efficiently and still cope with the hiccups as well.
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mjbevilacqua
Oleander girl-getting trades back is frustrating but a good builder and project manager may be able to minimise this. As you can appreciate trades aren’t sitting at home waiting for a call to attend your job. To work full time several jobs will run at once. BUT…good builders or managers will be able to see ahead and juggle trades efficiently and still cope with the hiccups as well.
   
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dreamdoctor

But better not to be one of those hiccups as people just want hiccups to go away. I work with trade sales and specialized professionals often - better have everything ready to go before I contact them - it is not so much they lack patience; they lack the time to do the work you should have done and don't have time to hold your hand and listen to your stories let alone deal with you last minute change jitters. And are they good(!) - I am very conscious of everything I do around them because if they think I'm wasting their time they just park the project til they have little extra time. A good contractor demands as much of themselves (or more) as the subs. You'd better fit like a puzzle piece into their system.

   

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