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The Difference Between Being Good and Being the Best.
By John Paulin | June 23rd, 2012
Communication! There are many things factors that go into being the best and I feel it starts first with communication!! People have a difference in opinion on this topic and my opinion is quite simple, Communication!!! Communication is not only you being able to communicate to people; it is also ...continue reading article...
Contracts and Building Permits
By John Paulin | June 20th, 2012
I have been building decks in Atlanta for more than 20 years and have seen so many changes over the years. I can’t imagine starting my business today in this industry with all the changes and demands. It was so simple then. Nobody was getting building permits, or even thought ...continue reading article...
Building the right team
By John Paulin | June 20th, 2012
When hiring employees, what are you looking for in a person? I have interviewed and hired many deck construction carpenters over the years and have often wondered what questions to ask. Do you have your own truck, power tools, tool pouch? What were some of the construction jobs you have ...continue reading article...
Tailor Decks is the Long-Sullivan Award Winner for 2011
By John Paulin | August 9th, 2011
This past Friday was possibly the best Friday ever. On Friday evening I had a phone message from Huck at Arch Chemicals (Wolmanized Wood Treatment) to call him when I could. When I called him back he told me he entered Tailor Decks in a contest and we had won, ...continue reading article...
Getting to Know Deck Companies
By John Paulin | July 21st, 2011
Most consumers would probably think deck company owners do not talk or know one another. It use to be that way years ago, we all pretty much went our own direction. Over the past few years I have gotten to know many other Atlanta deck builders and really glad I ...continue reading article...
By John Paulin | July 18th, 2011
Have you ever wanted to write about something but never knew how to start? Well I am there tonight. Last Friday evening a friend of mine called me about 6 o’clock and told me he was seriously hurt in an accident, he was going to live, but his life was ...continue reading article...
Doing the Little Things
By John Paulin | July 11th, 2011
The little things are what separates you from your competitors, but are really hard to find the time to do. I know how hard it is to find the time to do the little things that larger companies do, but somehow you have to find the time. The reason I ...continue reading article...
Blogging about Deck Construction
By John Paulin | July 1st, 2011
Blogging about deck construction… what’s the point, and does anybody really read this stuff, and if so, who? I think two of the main reasons why most people blog are they either have a lot of information about a certain topic which they feel may help educate the consumer, or ...continue reading article...
Purchasing a Deck
By John Paulin | June 28th, 2011
I know I have written a blog in Nov, 2009 about how to choose the right contractor which is similar to this blog, but I have added several comments and suggestions. I felt it was very important to follow up with this blog since I have heard from so many ...continue reading article...
Atlanta, Georgia Custom Deck Builder
By John Paulin | June 26th, 2011
Recently I have been back to the decks I built in the late 80’s in Southern Indiana, amazing how strong the railings are. These railing were actually built with the 2” x 2” pickets nailed to the outer deck bands sandwiched with a 2” x 4” on each side of ...continue reading article...