I HOPE THE TAPER DOES A LOUSY JOB

  I Hope the Taper Does a Lousy Job By Myron Ferguson A few months ago I bid on a taping job for a friend of the family. The potential customer had hung their own drywall and did an OK job. The area consisted of a bonus room over the garage, a stairway and some…

PLANNING AND SETTING EXPECTATIONS

Planning and Setting Expectations By Myron Ferguson I am often being accused of being too through when giving instructions. Well I have to be because I have a plan and my schedule depends on expectations being met. This past summer I took on a small repair and painting job to fill in a few days before…

USING A CHEAP ROLLER COVER

By Myron R. Ferguson What do we base the choices we make on? Do we actually see the full picture or calculate the cost all the way through? I have witnessed a contractor driving out of a lumber yard with a few pieces of metal corner bead in the back of the truck. They hit a…

LEARN

Don’t Learn the Hard Way: LEARN By Myron Ferguson Finally this year NYS will implement a new energy code. Many of the builders I have been talking to have a lot of anxiety about this and to be honest so did I.  In order for myself to be updated on the NYS Code I just…