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Why can't we learn to prepare properly? The local weather forecasters have been warning us about the impeding bad weather. They even ran a couple of news clips about heating system maintenance. So why can't we learn to prepare properly? I've received over 9 calls between yesterday and today from ...
It's no wonder I haven't gotten very far on the Rain or have I? My first post was back on December 30, 2008. To date I've only added 39 posts, 40 if I count this one. I've only made 290 comments and I haven't invited anyone to join the fun. It's no wonder I rank 222 in my state and 11 in my count...
Customer Service is once again knocking on my door! This was the last comment I post in the comments section of my previous post this afternoon before running out the door on a service call. At the time I didn't think it would be the title for my next post. The call this afternoon was a regular c...
The Life and Times of a Pocono Contractor - It's moving day! No not for us, but for one of our many long term clients. She's moving 30 miles or so up the line and needed help with the heavy stuff. Movers are awfully expensive and in the past she's hired my "boys" to do all sorts of odd jobs. Most...
Do you know how to properly test your smoke alarm?  Most people will say to press the little red button. If the alarm goes off it's working properly. The fact is that nothing could be further from the truth. Over time the sensing chamber in the alarm may become obstructed by dust and dirt making ...
The Life and Times of a Pocono Contractor - I hate getting this call. It's 6pm on a Friday night, the outside temperature is under 15 degrees and one of my regular customers calls saying they have no water. You arrive at you're customer's house only to find it's the well pump. Okay, it's 7:30, no...
Your home is most likely the biggest investment you will ever make! To make sure your investment is properly protected you should:   Hire a Realtor to assist you in finding the property that best suits your needs and your pocket book. A qualified informed Realtor will guide you through the necess...

Michael Therriault

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I want to provide my readers with some idea of who I am, what I do and the services my company has to offer. I will post articles on home repairs and periodic home maintenance. From time to time I will post some articles of personal interest.