I almost bought the wrong part for my furnace

Sometimes it is best to just let the professionals handle things.

Even though I know this, that doesn’t stop me from wanting to take matters into my own hands every now and then.

A great example is with my heating system. This particular furnace system is about 5 years old and is doing a great job with heating my home. For a long time, I didn’t have any issues with it, because of my tight schedule for maintenance and tune ups. However, it was bound for problems to arise eventually. I noticed one chilly winter day, that my house was not warming up like it should have been. My furnace every time I would go to turn it on, would make a weird noise and then shut off. I did a bit of research on what could cause the issue, and I even managed to take apart the furnace. One of the parts had gone bad, and so I went to buy another one. I found what I thought was the part online, and so I bought it. It arrived a few days later, and just as I was about to install it, I had a feeling I should look again, and I’m glad I did. When I looked at the part again, it turns out I had bought the wrong one. If I had put the wrong part in my heater, it probably would’ve killed it. I’m glad I checked again, and I decided to let the air conditioning and heating professionals handle it from there.

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I didn't expect the flood damage

Where I live it very rarely rains hard.

Usually when it does rain, it’s usually little sprinkles for 20 minutes or so, and then it stops.

So when the weatherman was predicting a heavy rain storm in the coming days, I was surprised. Luckily the few days the storm was expected on were the days that I was staying home anyways, so I didn’t have to worry about driving in rainy weather. I didn’t really do anything to prepare and went about my normal activities. It didn’t take long for the dark clouds to start looming over in the sky, followed by the sound of thunder and flashes of white. I knew it was going to be a big one, so I stayed inside and watched TV while it rained outside. It rained the entire day, and just wouldn’t let up. Finally when it did, I was surprised to see my backyard was flooded! It made sense because I live directly next to a hill, so all rain that fell on the hill would turn into a pool and flow down into my backyard. My main issue came from the HVAC unit, which was a central air conditioning unit outside, was flooded. The flooding damaged the air conditioning unit and because of that, it was no longer working. Thankfully, I actually had flood damage covered in my insurance policy, just to be on the safe side, and I am really glad I did. Now I won’t have to worry as much about the expensive cost of installing a new air conditioning and heating unit.

 

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I needed help with the website

I was trying to create my web design with no outside assistance.

If I had even the smallest clue on how to go about creating a web design, my website may have been great, although I didn’t have any idea.

What I was trying to create & what I got was not the same. It was no better than what my baby girl could do and she is 5 years old. I knew I needed help with my web design, so I contacted a web development business. They sent me a list of questions via SMS & had me fill it out. Once I finished with the list, which was quite extensive, I sent it back to the web development business. I already knew web development was not my strong suit. There had to be something or someone who could get my website easily working & help myself and others with my business. I was hoping the web development business was the help I needed. When the web development specialist phoned me, he asked more questions & asked if I could give him a couple of weeks. He said he could have an early on web design for myself and others to see. The following week, I got an email with a link to my web design. I couldn’t believe how good it was, & it wasn’t finished yet either. The web development specialist told me he still had some other stuff to do, & he wanted to make sure he had enough SEO on all the pages. A month later, I was already getting people looking at my website, & I had many people sign up for more information.

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He’s still new to digital marketing

When my child came back to the apartment from school, he thought he knew everything there was to know about computers, website design, & internet marketing.

I was getting business to my website, however it wasn’t the amount I needed to keep my business going.

I thought that with all his info, he should be able to help me with my issues. Even though I offered to pay money for his skills, he wasn’t sure he wanted to do the work. I changed my method & asked if he could just give me some information. My son told me that what I was very missing was the familiar SEO to get my website found. When I looked at my boy, I was sure he saw the odd look I had on my face. My son started explaining what SEO was, however it came out sounding as if it was a new language I had never heard before. I thought that if I listened more closely, I could pick up on what he was saying, however it didn’t help. My son talked about keywords & search engine optimization. I asked him about the difference between SEO & search engine optimization. She reminded me of how he was when he was little, when he rolled his eyes while explaining that SEO was short for search engine optimization. When I finally began grasping what he was talking about, it shocked me. My son could do some of the work for me, although he didn’t want to get money for it. With payment, he would strive for perfection & although he had learned this in school, he had no experience & didn’t want me to get upset with him.

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Hiring an SEO marketing company for a better website

My wife was struggling to get her heating, ventilation plus A/C contractor up plus running.

She had been working with word-of-mouth leads for the last six months, however that wasn’t building a clientele.

The buyers would call for a particular heating, ventilation plus A/C repair, however they didn’t sign up for her business newsletter or go to her website. I had been studying about SEO plus how SEO plus websites go hand-in-hand; I told her that maybe she should hire a SEO contractor to help with her website. I explained to her about SEO, although she couldn’t understand how search engine optimization could help with her heating, ventilation plus A/C website. After pulling up a website for a SEO contractor that specializes in heating, ventilation plus A/C companies, I sat her down to read. She looked at everything the SEO contractor provided, then asked if I thought they could actually help. Calling the number they had on their website would cost nothing, plus I was sure she could get some fantastic information, if nothing else. She picked up the iphone and then made the call. An hour later, she was still talking to someone from a local SEO contractor. She had her website up on the computer plus she was following along as they talked about certain pages. The man was telling her about particular fluctuations she could make that would keep the attention of the people once they got to her website. The first thing was to get traffic to her website, plus that was where the SEO came into play. By the time she hung up the iphone, she had hired the local SEO contractor to help her build her heating, ventilation plus A/C contractor.

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He hired a SEO marketing company

My husband was struggling to get his HVAC company up and running.

He had been working with word-of-mouth leads for the last six months, but that wasn’t building a clientele.

The customers would call for a specific HVAC repair, but they didn’t sign up for his business newsletter or go to his website. I had been reading about SEO and how marketing and websites go hand-in-hand. I told him that maybe he should hire a SEO marketing company to help with his website. I explained to him about SEO, but he couldn’t understand how search engine optimization could help with his HVAC website. After pulling up a website for a SEO marketing company that specialized in HVAC companies, I sat him down to read. He looked at everything the SEO marketing company offered, then asked if I thought they could help. Calling the number they had on their website would cost nothing, and I was sure he could get some good information, if nothing else. He picked up the phone and made the call. An hour later, he was still talking to someone from the SEO marketing company. He had his website up on the computer and he was following along as they talked about certain pages. The man was telling him about specific changes he could make that would keep the attention of the people once they got to his website. The first thing was to get traffic to his website, and that was where the SEO came into play. By the time he hung up the phone, he had hired the SEO marketing company to help him build his HVAC company.

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You won’t get website traffic without search engine optimization

My child was at a loss why he hadn’t had a single person look at his website for his new business.

  • Starting a heating as well as air conditioning corporation was hard, however when your only means of advertising were your website, it had to be perfect.

He asked myself and others if I could supply him some advice. I studied through his website and it did not impress myself and others with what I saw. I couldn’t know he hadn’t told me and others about the website, since he knew I actually built websites for a living. He told myself and others he knew I was constantly busy, and he didn’t want to bother me. I went over everything he had on the website, and I explained where he could use more content. I explained to him about SEO, Search engine optimization, and how it would help him to slowly get more traffic to his website. SEO was a way of adding keywords that would tell the search engines where to send all of the requests for heating as well as air conditioning clients in his area. By adding SEO and improving the content of his website, I guaranteed he would get people going to see his actual website. He had to follow up on those who sent in requests and be sure to reach out to them. Every one of us added a FAQ’s page and a landing page, which he just didn’t have. Every one of us also added a page about his heating as well as air conditioning corporation and everything his corporation was able to do and what his specialties were. After about two weeks, all of us put his website live again. Within a month, he had already acquired 6 separate new clients and had over fifty hits on his website.

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I don’t want to argue with partner about furniture

My partner and I agree on most everything.

I thought my world was being turned upside down the other week. She argued about what kind of furniture every one of us were buying for our new home. I didn’t believe she had such powerful feelings about furniture like this. She was nearly putting her foot down on having European style furniture in our house. I tried to explain that every one of us built our loft to be light and also airy. We didn’t entirely have room for the heavy look of European furniture. She showed myself and others pictures of French style furniture. I liked the ornate look of French furniture, although I still didn’t prefer how it looked ‘old’ like it does. We were still young and I couldn’t see heavy or ornate furniture in our new home. She would not listen to anything I had to say. I showed her some of the most attractive wooden chairs and tables. They had some of the scrolling you saw on the legs of French furniture. There was the darkness of European furniture, however it was more new looking. The wooden tables and chairs would not take up nearly the amount of space as something like European or French-style furniture. It wasn’t until later that evening that she told myself and others she had a storage component filled with European furniture that dated back to the eighteenth century that was handed down through the entire family. I said I would go look at it and anything she wanted to keep would go into the house. I hoped she would not decide on bringing everything home, although I had already relented and agreed to go to the storage component with him.

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We argued over what kind of furniture we wanted.

My partner and I agree on most everything.

I thought my world was being turned upside down the other week.

He argued about what kind of furniture we were buying for our new home. I didn’t know he had such powerful feelings about furniture. He was nearly putting his foot down on having European style furniture in our house. I tried to explain that we built our house to be light and airy. We didn’t really have room for the heavy look of European furniture. He showed me pictures of French style furniture. I liked the ornate look of French furniture, but I still didn’t like how it looked ‘old’. We were still young and I couldn’t see heavy or ornate furniture in our new home. He would not listen to anything I had to say. I showed him some beautiful wooden chairs and tables. They had some of the scrolling you saw on the legs of French furniture. There was the darkness of European furniture, but it was more modern looking. The wooden tables and chairs wouldn’t take up nearly the amount of space as European or French-style furniture. It wasn’t until later that evening that he told me he had a storage unit filled with European furniture that dated back to the eighteenth century that was handed down through the family. I said I would go look at it and anything he wanted to keep would go into the house. I hoped he wouldn’t decide on bringing everything home, but I had already relented and agreed to go to the storage unit with him.

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I love this custom-made furniture of mine

When I bought our tiny house, I never provided a thought to the furniture I needed. I knew I wanted to have a sofa that could fold out into a bed. I needed as much customized furniture as I could get. Every piece of furniture in our house was going to need to do dual purposes. The fold-out sofa had to be a sofa while we are in the daytime hours and a bed in the evening to accommodate our daughter. I had one custom made sofa in the works. My custom made sofa had over-sized arms that doubled as Coca-Cola tables. The arms weren’t just Coca-Cola tables, however they also opened up for storage. Every step going to the fourth floor opened up for storage. All of us could use our dining table as a bed, however if you moved the chairs and opened the dining table, it revealed a small washer on one side and also a dryer on the other side. Every piece of furniture in our tiny house was custom made to suit the needs of myself and our daughter. I’m sure that once we move in, we’ll find that we need to have some other custom made furniture. In the meantime, we’ll be increasing from a more than two-room lake house to a tiny house. The floor-space is about the same, however the tiny house seemed bigger. I’m sure some of it is the custom-made furniture that our daughter and I designed. I’m excited to see what the future will bring for us, and I have a feeling our daughter feels the same way.

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