My dad always made sure that we had food in our stomachs and socks on our feet. We never wanted for anything although we did not have the designer clothes that the girls in school had. My dad said he was going to go looking for monuments in Essex County NJ and I really was not shocked at all. He said that he wanted to make sure that we did not have to worry about any of those things after he died. I really respected my dad for what he said and what he did. I found that my dad was always making sure he was taken care of so that we did not have to take care of him. Continue reading
My house is located right on the river. Flooding has always been an issue, but we have been quite fortunate here. Some of our neighbors get flooded every year, but we only had to go through that twice in all the years we have been here. One of the things that I did recently was look into ADT in Colorado Springs because they have flood monitoring as part of the package deal. Even though I have been fortunate where I live for being right on the river, I knew that any safeguards in place to alert me if there is flooding going on is well worth the price. Continue reading
I am a general contractor and have come up with an idea to create a network of different contractors in which we all refer each other to our customers. It can be kind of like a one-stop shop. We could all set our own prices but would have the opportunity to possibly give a discount if the customer uses multiple services from our network. I have made initial contact with everybody I have in mind except for a Nassau County tree service company. I plan on calling a former colleague who does this scope of work.
I already know a lot about his company as I have used his services myself and think that his prices are reasonable and fair. He has a professional staff of laborers, a certified arborist and sales reps. Continue reading