This Is Not A Joque

Great tradesmen find a way not an excuse or lame disclaimers.

Learn Fun Facts

Guy Hardy (1872-1947), a former Representative of Colorado, had an old newspaper clipping in his possession about the woes of a newspaper printer. Apparently, the letter “F” and “K” were missing in the supply of type. So, the printer of Rocky Mountain Cyclone had to improvise. He replaced letters that have identical sounds:

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Moisture Testing of Concrete Slabs, Who is Ultimately Responsible.

Moisture testing concrete before flooring installation is s prime concern for contractors. Homeowners will find this a revealing read. Have fun!

Brooks Vacuum and Flooring Products

Jul 19, 2014

This article was inspired by the question, Should Moisture testing of concrete slabs be the job of installers or General Contractors? By, B.T Burton on the Flooring Installers Group

Ultimately in our shift the blame world for responsibility, it is thought well of, to find reasons why everyone down the chain of hire or up the chain of supply, is to take responsibility for problems in building product applications. Manufacturers and uninformed end users, who do not want to bear the burden of responsibility for the making and purchasing of market driven products, end up basking in this bantering and as long as someone else pays, be it the right party or not, have enjoyed believing this is a best outcome deal.

The real responsibility needs to be laid with the money. He/she/they or whatever organization sets in motion a build or project of any kind is…

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What To Do Next, Are Your Hardwood Floors in Dire Need of Attention — Brooks Vacuum and Flooring Products

Originally posted on Brooks Vacuum and Flooring Products: What to do next, Hardwood Re-Coat or Refinish. Hardwood maintenance keeps your flooring in premium condition, however, the time comes when further attention needs to be considered, due to marks, scuffs, thinning of the finish in high traffic areas, moisture damage, pet claw marks, indents from high…

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We Appreciate Our Clients

Most of these testimonials are a result of the hard work Zac has put into our company.

We have been serving Brooks and area for over 40 years in the cleaning , construction and design services in which we, have been privileged to have the assistance, loyalty and integrity from our son and daughters, along with great employees over the duration of our services existence; all of whom we could not have done without.

A big applause of appreciation is required from us in relation to the upstanding loyalty for our clients over these; over forty years through our thick and thins along side their own; which has contributed to our successful relationships.

The list of comments and testimonials can be found at this link and our thanks goes out to all who have given their time and exspressions to us so others may be able to use these as reference as to the quality and integrity we have striven to accomplish with every interaction that is mutually beneficial.

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Thank you Brooks and Area for your loyal support!

About Us

So many misconceptions proliferate the trades industry. This blog is designed to shed light on the underlying questions many in the trades may have and those potential clients to the trades have.

Because hiring is a big decision for the consumer and to take on being hired is a constant dilemma for trades; this Blog will do its best to provide thoughtful insights that may need consideration before, during and after a hire or acceptance of the hire coming to fruition.

For now; please look for articles on these topics; while this FYI: Healthy Home Decision Blog is being built at the brookscarpetclinic.com site.

Please enjoy,

Ron

Just Thinking From Things Learned Over The Last 35 Years In Business

We all want healthy homes and environments, yet we may also be part of the destruction of the possibility of sustaining these desired needs.

 

Shopping Attitude

When it comes to our attitude about what and how we buy; we reveal a lot about ourselves and our real desire to have a healthy planet.

Just because, what we want to have or need can be consumerist thinking produced for less; does not mean our immediate savings are going to be the responsible savings that result in a healthy planet. That being the case, means that the unhealthier our planet becomes; then our homes and other environments will succumb as well.

What Drives Box Stores?

One word, “Consumerism”!
Other Words, “Lack of Responsibility”, “Greed”
If it is in the box store, it very well may be landfill quality even if it looks the same! Yes, manufacturers make for what consumers want, cheap; and they too are guilty of a lack of regard for stripping the planet and creating excessive waist.

What do we say to our future generations when they ask why and how does it get fixed?

I have talked to several manufacturers and asked why they buy into making bad product and presenting it to the consumer. All said something to this nature: it is cheap and garbage and is high in warranty replacement of parts, but that’s what people want so we make it for the box stores.

Admittedly, we are all tempted, however, buying decisions are the consumers responsibility and will be a good one or an irresponsible one, the choice is yours. Buy well, save the planet, buy irresponsibly and we all lose!

Ever wondered why your local dealer doesn’t have the box store models for sale? They could never survive the return policy or the lack of parts in short order, when needed for maintenance and repairs.

Dealers need to supply that which will serve their clients well for years with little risk of quality deficiency. This policy is good for everyone, Great Product, Great Service, Great Client Experience and Reliable Happy Service Dealers.

I wonder how much product would leave the box store shelves if everyone became responsible buyers; instead of being responsible for the irresponsibility in this planets demise due to unrestrained consumerism or greed.

Recycling

How much recycling would be required if everything was built to last and purchased with this in mind?

The cost of recycling is not cheap and is not the end solution to a wasteful irresponsible approach that consumerism produces.

Recycling that which has been recycled is limited at best and still means that if made and produced for the consumerism mind set; will sooner than later become a part of the unhealthy state of the planet as waste or landfill, despite any efforts to alleviate the problem.

A Move In The Right Direction

To adjust our wants and needs is a move in the right direction.

First, knowing the difference between wants, needs or must haves; is going to require a bit of thought and then applied discipline in the way we exercise our new way of approach.

It stands to reason, that if you can buy great, long lasting products from a dealer; with parts and service facilities to complete the package; then you are buying responsibly, with more in mind, than immediate gratification, and little or no thought as to the consequences for everyone.

All too often we have had people come in to have something repaired and it is too costly to repair; or there are no parts and even before the purchased product was worn out, no service parts were available; as these were not hot items for the big guys to buy into for profits.

It ends up, that the dealers get the spin off to deal with and no profitable income; as there is no income in dealing with that which is not fixable, thus client disappointment.

Possible Solution

Could it be as simple as knowing our needs; finding the best products or services to meet those needs through a careful study of products and services; both having time honored proof of long lasting value?

For sure, if we take the time to really shop the differences; we will find that spur of the moment decisions will be avoided and more responsible buying decisions will be made, helping keep things healthy for the long haul.

Posted by Ronald Preston

FYI Trade Secrets and More!

So many misconceptions proliferate the trades industry. This blog is designed to shed light on the underlying questions many in the trades may have and those potential clients to the trades have.

Because hiring is a big decision for the consumer and to take on being hired is a constant dilemma for trades; this Blog will do its best to provide thoughtful insights that may need consideration before, during and after a hire or acceptance of the hire comes to fruition.

For now; please look for articles on these topics; while this Blog is being built at the brookscarpetclinic.com site.

Please enjoy,

Ron