Category: Finding Quality Service People

A discussion of about contractors and issues with service people.

Would You Like 3″ of Insulation with that?

I think everybody has experienced an upsell. Upselling is a time tested way to increase the size of the sale. And don’t we all love french fries. However, an upsell on insulation just might not be what you need. We

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You need a schematic detail and a useful work specification in your next Contract

Whenever you hire someone to work for you, you need to have a complete understanding of the work specifications. This often gets overlooked in the happy talk and the verbal promises made and you then end up with what actually what

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Myths and False Urgencies When Selecting a Contractor Can Get You in Trouble

an emergency button for those not really an emergencies.

We live in a digital age where everything just seems to happen faster. You can order just about anything online and have it delivered within 24 hours, or 2 days…. New technologies put the world at our fingertips. Not everything.

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WOW – Design Your House by App

I saw a TV commercial where you could just put windows into your house like building blocks! Just thumb through your options.  How fun!  Have fun playing with the new remodel your house app but When you get ready to buy,

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Make Sure You Are Not Being Someones Muppet

Muppets have been in the news lately and not always in a funny,  happy way. While the new Muppet movie DVD will be released the 20th of March, I am referring to Greg Smith’s article in the New York Times

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