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Old 01-04-2012
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Originally Posted by blt2ski View Post
THEN, speaking as a contractor, no not a boat builder, when "I" get clients that I realize are contacting numerous folks for bids, reality is, I bid higher as the potential client will probably be a PITA,
Are you say that people who get several bids on a big expensive job are PITA's?

When I had to re-roof my first house back in the 80's I got 5 bids that ranged from $3400 to $5700. In those days it took me 2 or 3 weeks to earn that $2300 difference.

When we recently re-did our kitchen and floors the bids ranged from $11K for the whole job to $24K for just the CABINETS.

Only a fool would take a single bid on a job costing $thousands.
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