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How To Maximize Your DirtPail.com Membership

You see it on search engines on the internet everyday.  Searches by contractors and home owners for fill dirt, dirt fil, free dirt, free fill, dumpsites, etc.  And some of those searches, and though I must admit I would like to see more, bring those inquires to DirtPail.com.   Any business owner or homeowner who hits the "Submit" button on the registration page of DirtPail.com did so for any number ... Read More »

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Equipment Investments... Purchase or Lease?

Before you purchase or lease any major unit of equipment, justifying the decision comes with some head scrathing and pencil pushing.  Determining the overall cost(s) by the usage or potential further usage can give you some forecast of the cost variable of your decision.   Many major contractors (including the one I work for) rent or lease equipment quite often to fill a particular immediate, but temporary ... Read More »

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Equipment Investments... Buy New or Used?

The pressures of competition, environmental regulations and the need to make a profit require a streamlined, cost-effective company. Equipment such as trucks, backhoes, and riding mowers are capital investments and an important component in cost-effective management. A large portion of business profits may be invested or designated toward major equipment purchase. Before a decision is made to acquire new equipment, ... Read More »

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Quality Sub-Contractors Equal Profitability

Start and maintaining a business nowadays in a very volatile construction industry can be compared to a salmon swimming up stream.  Occasionally there are those pockets of calm waters allowing your company to press forward with minimal effort.  But like every river, there are always those obstacles that can and will bring your progress to a screeching halt.  The walls you need to scale at these times ... Read More »

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DirtPail Dirt Calculator... How Much Dirt Do I Need?

Here's the scenario... You need dirt, but you're not sure how much.  You have dirt delivered, and upon visual inspection and a keen eye for "guesstimating", you determine that you could use about 5 more loads to have the perfect amount to do the job.  You're a pretty savvy guy... Problem is, when all is said and done, you end up with 8 loads too many, and new dilemma is created.  Sure you received ... Read More »

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DirtPail Stands Above the Competition

Typing "free dirt", "need fill", "clean dirt", or any others into your browsers search engine to get the "dirt ball" (clever play on words, eh?) rolling for your project, the end results will bring up dirt fill websites that offer their services.  Of the choices offered, the customer needs to determine which site best suites thier needs.  Deciding on which web based dirt site is best for your particular ... Read More »

TAGS     Need fill,  fill dirt,  find dirt,  move dirt,  get dirt,  dirtsites
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Everyone Is Your Buddy... When You Have A Dumpster

There is nothing more ugly, yet so beautiful as... a dumpster.  Whether a contractor or homeowner, the euphoria is the same.  You are empowered to destruct to construct... The Good... They're kind of like a pig roast... as soon as anyone hears you have one, EVERYONE becomes your instant buddy... the neighborhood superstar!  You will get the majority vote in your block as the new street watch captain. ... Read More »

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