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JLC ??JULY 1991 Contractors and Computers EARLIER SURVEYS INDICATE THAT ABOUT HALF OUR READERS USE COMPUTERS IN THEIR BUSINESSES. HERE ARE THEIR LIKES AND DISLIKES. Contractors have some strong opinions about their computers and the ways they use them. Comments gleaned from the 448 responses to a recent JLC computer survey show builders, remodelers, and designers, as well as subcontractors, home inspectors, and architects, do their work and run their businesses more efficiently because of their computers. Said one remodeler who uses his IBMcompatible system for estimating, job costing, accounting, word processing, and CAD: "Since we got the computer, my records are up to date and my billing gets out right away, giving me a good cash flow. Also, the computer lets