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The Remodel Cowboy & Git Along Little Doggie.

June 29, 2010 – 12:29 pm
Yee Haa, call me if you need anything!

I was a construction cowboy
I joined construction in the late 60’s, I was a high school dropout, I had hair down past my shoulders and was more or less disenfranchised with the establishment. Jobs were …

HUD’s section 203(k) program – Webinar

June 28, 2010 – 6:37 pm
Remodel Crazy Webinar

203K Webinar. Learn the ins and out of this Home purchasing and remodeling loan program.
Presented by:
Paul Lesieur, President of Silvertree Construction,
Rory Swan, of Servicez Unlimited.

Link To This …


June 26, 2010 – 7:38 pm
Traditional carpentry tools.

From Wikipedia
What is a carpenter?

A carpenter (builder) is a skilled craftsperson who performs carpentry, see also Joiner. Carpenters work with wood to construct, install and maintain buildings, furniture, and other objects. The work may involve …

Milo and me.

June 25, 2010 – 7:49 am
So what my Man!

Who’s the boss?
By The Paul for Shane and in memory of Roscoe.
It was to be a perfect day, easy clean up, lunch with a friend and a punch list you could do in your sleep …

The boy in the builder.

June 24, 2010 – 8:33 pm
The view from the branch.

Away above it all!
By Kevin Crites Owner of Crites Contracting of LA
My boyhood Taj Mahal was set in an apple tree. It was the summer of 1963. We had five acres, and the apple …

Green needs a new name!

June 14, 2010 – 3:14 pm
HiYa! I'm Ned and I'm Green.

I’m not Green!
Today I talked to a client about using remodel funds to enhance the home by installing more insulation and sealing cracks and ultimately make it more efficient and comfortable, you know let’s talk …

EPA- Lead Rule- Lets Dissertate!

June 12, 2010 – 2:27 pm
Chris Wright shares his opinion.

Stone Them! another opinion……………….[sic]
By Chris Wright
Stone Them!

Before commenting, I have to say the question reminds me of the biblical parable that culminates in the phrase, “Let he who has no sin cast …

Were killing Linkedin, Facebook is next.

June 12, 2010 – 9:34 am
Free webinar and learn to sell bullshit to a farmer!

Linkedin and Facebook and Spam for Lunch.
By The Paul
A few days ago I went to Linkedin to join what I thought would be a discussion, it was happening on the NARI Linkedin group.
But no!
“Whoa”……. “whatchoo …

Leah Thayer back in the Goodle Days

June 10, 2010 – 2:14 pm
Leah Thayer back in the Goodle Days

But when ya gotta go, ya gotta go.

There’s always somebody don’tcha know,

A-hangin’ round a-sayin’ “Well I told you so”,

Back in the Goodle Days.

Leah Thayer is leaving Remodeling Magazine.
Hanley Woods Remodeling Magazine has always had great …