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He's a Good Talker, Too

The average man may not want to debate the aesthetic merits of stainless-steel versus satin-nickel hardware in the kitchen, but a contractor has to if he wants the best possible outcome for the job. He'll answer a female homeowner's questions in complete sentences, and even ask follow-up questions. And sometimes, if she's lucky, he'll even go shopping with her, taking her to the stoneyard to look at slabs for the countertop, say, or guiding her through the aisles at the plumbing-supply store to find just the right farmhouse sink.
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