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Old 08-08-2012, 01:48 AM
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Anyone ever worked with this company? http://olminc.com/
Or companies like this? Whats ya'll guys take on companies like these in the industry?
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Old 08-08-2012, 06:33 AM
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Looks like a basic property management company. HO Associations will retain these.

We work through several of these. No big deal, just do your job.
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Old 08-09-2012, 06:33 PM
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Ughh! Middlemen.
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Old 08-09-2012, 06:40 PM
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Ughh! Middlemen.
Amazing thing is the HOA's feel they are getting value
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Old 08-09-2012, 07:48 PM
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Just what every worksite needs. More bosses and people with ideas of how YOUR job should be done.
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Old 08-09-2012, 09:30 PM
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After Today I might be done with Management Companies. First they beat up on me for a better price. Fine I could still make some money. But then when I billed them they wanted Pictures and proof that I did the Job by E mail. I e mailed them back and told them there was a additional $ 300 charge for Pictures and Proof since they didn't originally request picture etc.

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Old 08-09-2012, 09:56 PM
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After Today I might be done with Management Companies. First they beat up on me for a better price. Fine I could still make some money. But then when I billed them they wanted Pictures and proof that I did the Job by E mail. I e mailed them back and told them there was a additional $ 300 charge for Pictures and Proof since they didn't originally request picture etc.

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Those companies are scumbags...we delt with one on some of our Restaurant contracts.

they are set up to save money for the customer as they get a portion of the savings.
they make a myriad of paperwork such that any mistake will delay payment...then when you quote a price, they ask you if you can give them a better price....

ours asked us to call in from a restaurants phone when we arrived and record a special code that had to be on the invoice which we were to submit their format-

lost that contract last year as I refused to play by their rules...good luck, they have been through two companies since then-
when I have an executed contract, I am under no obligation to sign something else that makes for more work--
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Old 08-09-2012, 10:00 PM
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After Today I might be done with Management Companies. First they beat up on me for a better price. Fine I could still make some money. But then when I billed them they wanted Pictures and proof that I did the Job by E mail. I e mailed them back and told them there was a additional $ 300 charge for Pictures and Proof since they didn't originally request picture etc.

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How the hell would a pic prove you did the work anyways?? Is this L&O or GPC?
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Old 08-09-2012, 10:11 PM
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How the hell would a pic prove you did the work anyways?? Is this L&O or GPC?
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GHP = General Household Pesticide which includes Rodent control.

Typical of these management companies they only wanted to pay for Poison Maces and not Trapping or Exclusions. So I am guessing she wanted picture of the Poison Maces boxes I installed. The house was a foreclosure, so I am guessing dead rat smell might not be a problem.

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Old 08-09-2012, 10:13 PM
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their whole business model hinges on the fact that many contractors cannot fill out the paperwork to their specifications and or document things like they want...
i believe they screw many a contractor out of money...and its all legal-the way they do it, cause they make you sign their forms

its good for companies on top of their game-I just hate companies like that-
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