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Old 12-25-2012, 10:24 AM   #21
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I like money a lot though.
We roll anytime, any day, any weather. When we say 24/7 service we mean it.

I went on two supermarket calls on Saturday, one was a burned up 2 HP blower motor in an RTU that just heats a vestable. The other was 'PA works, but no music'. I had to drive to the store and re-boot a PC.

Neither is an emergency to me but I will be glad to collect money from those that think it is.
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Old 12-25-2012, 10:30 AM   #22
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We roll anytime, any day, any weather. When we say 24/7 service we mean it.

I went on two supermarket calls on Saturday, one was a burned up 2 HP blower motor in an RTU that just heats a vestable. The other was 'PA works, but no music'. I had to drive to the store and re-boot a PC.

Neither is an emergency to me but I will be glad to collect money from those that think it is.

As long as they are willing to pay then I will show up at any time and day.
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We roll anytime, any day, any weather.
We're on call plus we're covering for another contactor this week.
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Old 12-25-2012, 10:58 AM   #24
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No calls for flaky generators or from the landlords...yet.
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We roll anytime, any day, any weather. When we say 24/7 service we mean it.

I went on two supermarket calls on Saturday, one was a burned up 2 HP blower motor in an RTU that just heats a vestable. The other was 'PA works, but no music'. I had to drive to the store and re-boot a PC.

Neither is an emergency to me but I will be glad to collect money from those that think it is.
Oh trust me if the customers would of said no we need someone right now I would of been on my way. Had I not let everyone off (we normally get one or two calls on every holiday) someone would of been dispatched as soon as they customer called. I made an executive decision to put off the money I could of made that day to today.
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We're on call plus we're covering for another contactor this week.


Hey roofer.......how exactly do you cover for a CONTACTOR anyway? I hope that isn't roofer for you laying on top of the CONTRACTOR.
Or is that roofer for CONTRACTOR?

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I always go. But I never have slow times either.

I have never turned away an emergency call. I only have 2 guys on call. If anyone else calls I go. Emergency calls are very profitable.
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Old 12-25-2012, 11:20 AM   #28
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Mine come from regular long term customers. They would be unhappy if I chose not to answer the phone. Most are easy money. Broke the iPhone the other day. Had to pay full price for new one. Cheaper than missing a call.
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Mine come from regular long term customers. They would be unhappy if I chose not to answer the phone. Most are easy money. Broke the iPhone the other day. Had to pay full price for new one. Cheaper than missing a call.

I bought the insurance on the new 5 I bought. Broke the screen in less than 2 weeks. Cost me $50.00 way cheaper than the 900.00 the 64g one goes for. I'd rather lose my wallet than my phone any day!
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When I worked for the motor and drive shop we used to get calls on Friday afternoon. Customers all upset and rush this rush that.
Once we got the customer calmed down, we discussed the nature of the call. 90% of the time the emergency call got cancelled when they realized how much it was going to cost.
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Mine was a 4s. Not much more to go to the basic 5 so I did. Bought insurance this time. They did give me 200.00 for the broken one.
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Mine was a 4s. Not much more to go to the basic 5 so I did. Bought insurance this time. They did give me 200.00 for the broken one.
I love the 5. I wouldn't trade it for anything!
The screen for the 5 costs less than 13.00 and you can put it on yourself. The 4 requires you to take the phone apart to install it but the 5 does not.
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When I worked for the motor and drive shop we used to get calls on Friday afternoon. Customers all upset and rush this rush that.
Once we got the customer calmed down, we discussed the nature of the call. 90% of the time the emergency call got cancelled when they realized how much it was going to cost.

Our commercial clients don't care what the cost is. They just want the issue fixed and now. A residential customer with no AC or Heat will usually pay the extra charge too.
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Wow, something electronic that doesn't need a neurosurgeon to repair it. I have the screen protector and an otter box. Makes it bulkier but it goes with me into attics and crawl spaces.
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There I fixed it for you. If I could find one that I can stand being around for more than a few days I will marry her for sure. Hasn't happened yet.
It was sarcasm... Try it its fun!
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Believe it or not I know a few guys who actually like being married with kids. I assumed you were one of those weirdos. Sorry!
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Believe it or not I know a few guys who actually like being married with kids. I assumed you were one of those weirdos. Sorry!
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Wow, something electronic that doesn't need a neurosurgeon to repair it. I have the screen protector and an otter box. Makes it bulkier but it goes with me into attics and crawl spaces.
Get one of these for your phone..

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Wow, something electronic that doesn't need a neurosurgeon to repair it. I have the screen protector and an otter box. Makes it bulkier but it goes with me into attics and crawl spaces.

A customer I was giving an estimate to dropped his 4 and broke the screen. He found a local guy who repairs iphones. One of his techs was at my customers house. Had his 4 in a million pieces. I said I heard the 5's screen was easy to replace. He told me 4 screws and less than 5 minutes. The screen is less than $13.00. Still need the insurance because I do more than break my phones screen normally.
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Hey roofer.......how exactly do you cover for a CONTACTOR anyway? I hope that isn't roofer for you laying on top of the CONTRACTOR.
Or is that roofer for CONTRACTOR?
Its a friend that runs a water operations contractor. We always provide their trade work but cause everyone is out of town we're covering for their operators too.
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