I understood that completely from the beginning. I just didn't understand HIS statement, as it was incomplete.
If his statement had included the condition that the other contractors couldn't do the same job as him FOR A LOWER PRICE and maintain a healthy business, I would have never even questioned it, and this entire thread of conversation would have never happened.
But this thread is instructive to consumers, and these concepts are basic to economics and the dynamics of business.
[Avatar photo from a Florida training accident. Everyone walked away.] 2 Tim 3:16-17