Episode 025: Alcove Units and Saying ‘No’ to Customers

Peter’s back to the grind after a bit of well deserved time off in Venice and Andy chats about the alcove install he’s been working on. We’re also discussing how to say ‘no’ to customers? What happens when you’re asked to do work that you just don’t want to do? We’re talking about the importance of having a presence on Google My Business and poking a bit of fun at the MDF-haters out there. Is it time for clear finishes on MDF to celebrate the material’s natural beauty? Access the aftershow at: https://www.patreon.com/measuringuppodcast

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Episode 024: Are We Joiners, Carpenters or Cabinet Makers?

We’re chatting about the difference between a cabinet maker, joiner, carpenter and a carpet fitter. On a more serious note, is your business being held back by bureaucracy and constant barriers? Being self employed is hard enough and it seems to be a constant uphill battle dealing with red tape. On top of all this we’re chatting a bit more about trades people not being allowed to live in new-build houses due to restrictive covenants preventing vans from being parked on your own driveway. Bit more woodworking talk in today’s show – Andy’s even ditching the MDF and switching to oak. Oh, and Peter might not be allowed to drive in London any more! Access the aftershow at: https://www.patreon.com/measuringuppodcast

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