Q. Describe the most common types of jobs you do for your clients.
A. General laborer, mowing, painting, hauling debris to dump, trimming small trees, digging holes and ditches, building planters and other things, and doing just about anything I can get my hands on.
Q. Describe three recent jobs you've completed.
A. Cut and hauled 7 truck loads of limbs for 2 customers. Cleaned up a rental unit for a customer. Took 5 hrs to clean roof, cut fallen trees, hauled debris away, cleaned up leaves, blew down porches and walk ways, hauled junk.
Q. What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A. Please check my work and rely on me to do the job right.
Q. If you were a customer, what do you wish you knew about your trade? Any inside secrets to share?
A. learn to work hard. Learn to use various tools and use the right tool for the right job.
Q. What questions should a consumer ask to hire the right service professional?
A. Weather Or not I'm am qualified to do the job. Will I be honest enough and not rip them off. Do I follow directions correctly. The answer is yes.
Q. What important information should buyers have thought through before seeking you out?
A. The duration of the job. difficulty of the job. How much they are willing to spend. I am very good at what I do and my fee's are very reasonable.
Q. Why does your work stand out from others who do what you do?
A. Because I strive for perfection and give my customer 100% satisfaction. I will not stop until the job is done right, and to customer satisfaction. I recently completed a job for a couple in Eugene and they were amazed at the quality of my work and craftsmanship upon building them a new gate and completing yard work projects.
Q. What do you like most about your job?
A. I love to create and build things with my hands. I love to see the fruits of my laborers.
Q. What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A. how much do you charge? I charge 12.00 to 15.00 an hr depending on the job. Are you dependable? Yes, I will be their when I say I am going to be their, and I will work hard for you. How much do you charge for dumping fee? I charge 10.00m per load, depending on size of load.
Q. Do you have a favorite story from your work?
A. While working for a customer in the McKenzie bridge area, I was attacked by a rattle snake and scorpions all in one day!
Q. What do you wish customers knew about you or your profession?
A. That I am a honest person, and do the best I can do. I always have happy customers.
Q. How did you decide to get in your line of work?
A. I love to work out doors and build with my hands. I worked in the RV industry 14 years until the economy went south. I have been doing odd jobs to survive. I am still working in the RV industry and am doing other jobs after hrs and on weekends.
Q. Tell us about a recent job you did that you are particularly proud of.
A. Worked as a painter on some of the most beautiful homes in lane county. Built a fence and gate for a lady in Springfield. Dug a 50 ft trench 3 ft deep, repaired a foundation for a lady and am presently working for a very nice woman helping her on her property installing new posts under her shed and what ever she wants me to do.
Q. Do you do any sort of continuing education to stay up on the latest developments in your field?
A. Yes, am constantly on line looking for new and improved ideas in construction, lawn care, building materials, new hand and power tools and so on. I have to be at the top of my trade. Would like to get into aviation.
Q. What are the latest developments in your field? Are there any exciting things coming in the next few years or decade that will change your line of business?
A. Depends on where the wind blows me.
Q. Describe your most recent project, what it involved, how much it cost, and how long it took.
A. Built a raised vegetable garden 22'x9'x1'tall. Spent a couple of weekends doing it. Cost about 150.00. Also helped a very nice lady rebuild the foundation under her 800 sq ft shed and installed new timber, floor joist hangers and support posts. Will also be building her a new pump house amongst other things. please call me to find out about the projects I am working on.
Q. If you have a complicated pricing system for your service, please give all the details here.
A. 15. 00 hr plus 10. 00$ dumping fee depending on load.
Q. If you were advising someone who wanted to get into your profession, what would you suggest?
A. Work hard. Give your customers 100%. Be honest.
Q. What is your greatest strength?
A. My ability to get the job done no matter what it takes. my positive attitude. The ability to think things out and solve problems.
Q. What are you currently working on improving?
A. My ability to respond to potential customers and impress them so i get the job and they are so impressed they pass the word on. Oh! i guess that has already happened!
Q. Write your own question and answer it.
A. Will you steel from me? NO! If you brake something, will you fix it? YES!
Q. Write your own question and answer it.
A. are you honest in the hrs and charges you will charge me? YES! Can I trust you to work on my property when I'm not there? YES! Will you work hard to complete the job as quickly as possible because I don't have alot of money,YES!