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Forum: Contractor Licensing 01-11-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 382
Posted By gastek
Licenseing/certification for pool heat pumps only

I am a FL state licensed pool contractor and hold a gas/LP license to work on gas pool heaters, my main business area. I have been doing this for the past 10 years. I work only on gas, natural/LP,...
Forum: Vehicles 12-14-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,665
Posted By gastek
Well I found a van I liked and had to work on the...

Well I found a van I liked and had to work on the deal for over a week to get the dealer to drop the price to my liking. Walking out on the dealer does work sometimes in order to get their attention....
Forum: Vehicles 12-02-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,665
Posted By gastek
Yes we can walk into a bank or credit union and...

Yes we can walk into a bank or credit union and get a car loan. You can also refinance a car loan from somewhere else thru your bank. Ontario must do things differently than the US.
Forum: Vehicles 12-01-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,665
Posted By gastek
Went and looked at a 2013 Chevy Express 2500...

Went and looked at a 2013 Chevy Express 2500 today. Problem was that they don't want to budge on the price at all. I figured being towards the end of the year they might cut some sort of a deal....
Forum: Vehicles 11-30-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,665
Posted By gastek
I'm not finding a used transit in my area that is...

I'm not finding a used transit in my area that is what I am looking for. I want the slider side door w/no glass and no glass on the back doors. I agree on the front end looks of the Nissan but it is...
Forum: Vehicles 11-30-2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,665
Posted By gastek
Nissan NV1500/2500 vs E150/250

Time for a new work van. Currently have a E250 but now that the Nissan's have been out a while, does anyone have one that they care to share their experience with it? They look a bit nicer than the...
Forum: Websites and SEO 02-08-2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,636
Posted By gastek
Adding Google reviews to website

Looking to add my Google reviews to my web site. Would it be better to have a reviews page or add a side bar with them? If a side bar is better, which WordPress plugin is the best to use for this? ...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 12-16-2017, 09:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,613
Posted By gastek
I have tried different things and it seems that...

I have tried different things and it seems that when I don't have a round number, nearest $100, the homeowner seems to want to bargain with the price. Say it's $1,750, the homeowner asks if I do it...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 08-26-2017, 11:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,158
Posted By gastek
I think you are missing the opportunity. The...

I think you are missing the opportunity. The device can go anywhere you are. It is not just for a storefront. You could be at a local sporting event or concert and it's on your key chain or in your...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 08-25-2017, 08:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,158
Posted By gastek
It's all about planting that seed. It's alot less...

It's all about planting that seed. It's alot less expensive than mailers or any other advertising that I have done in the past plus it's an interesting concept.
Forum: Marketing & Sales 08-25-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,158
Posted By gastek
Yes that is correct. It is a bluetooth device...

Yes that is correct. It is a bluetooth device that you can load a 40 character message and include a link to your site, page. or whatever. A person within 100yrds of the device that has bluetooth...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 08-25-2017, 08:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,158
Posted By gastek
Proximity Advertising

Lately I have been seeing some Facebook folks selling a service for proximity advertising. I've been looking into this and it's very interesting.

Does anyone use proximity advertising? What has...
Forum: Websites and SEO 08-10-2017, 01:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,916
Posted By gastek
No not really but just wondering what else is out...

No not really but just wondering what else is out there.
Forum: Websites and SEO 08-10-2017, 09:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,916
Posted By gastek
I've been with the same provider, Fatcow, for...

I've been with the same provider, Fatcow, for over 6 years. Wondering if the grass is greener on the other side.
Forum: Websites and SEO 08-10-2017, 06:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,916
Posted By gastek
Web hosting sites

Which hosting company has the best service/speed/tools?

Who do the website builders highly suggest?

Is dedicated hosting worth it?
Forum: Websites and SEO 08-04-2017, 06:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,810
Posted By gastek
Page speed must not be that big of a deal as I...

Page speed must not be that big of a deal as I checked out many pages created by the professional guys and they score just as low as sites created by folks that don't do it for a living. One would...
Forum: Websites and SEO 07-23-2017, 07:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,535
Posted By gastek
I'm not ignoring anything. I just asked a simple...

I'm not ignoring anything. I just asked a simple question. I use both FB and my web site. I'm sure some newer folks might think that they only need FB as everybody uses social media these days.

I...
Forum: Websites and SEO 07-22-2017, 08:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,535
Posted By gastek
Web site or Facebook

Are people today now looking more at Facebook rather than searching Google for companies or is it a 50/50 mix?

Seems today more and more folks use Facebook for almost everything. Social media...
Forum: HVAC 07-20-2017, 07:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,276
Posted By gastek
We do not have the "big brother" around here. ...

We do not have the "big brother" around here.

It was definetley the drain line issue as it has been running just like it should since cleaning out the drain.

I usually pour some white vinegar...
Forum: HVAC 07-18-2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,276
Posted By gastek
Here's an update. This morning I decided to...

Here's an update.

This morning I decided to take my shop vac out and suck all the crap out of the drain line. Ever since doing this, the unit has been running like it should.

In the past when...
Forum: HVAC 07-17-2017, 02:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,276
Posted By gastek
******* NOT RESOLVED! ******** Back to what...

******* NOT RESOLVED! ********

Back to what it was doing before. Thermostat clicks on for cool, 3-4 minutes later fan kicks on, 3-4 minutes after that compressor kicks in. Weird.
Forum: HVAC 07-17-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,276
Posted By gastek
Resolved, hopefully. Not sure why I didn't try...

Resolved, hopefully. Not sure why I didn't try this to begin with. I killed power to it all and then turned it back on. Things are back to the normal sequence.

We must have had a power outage,...
Forum: HVAC 07-17-2017, 12:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,276
Posted By gastek
Strange process for AC turning on

Lately I have been noticing on my home AC unit that the thermostat will click to call for AC and then about 3-4 minutes later the blower comes on and then 3-4 minutes later the condenser kicks on.
...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 02-28-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,097
Posted By gastek
Pool heaters was my first business. Started the...

Pool heaters was my first business. Started the gun shop almost 2 years ago. However, sales since the election have been down. People aren't afraid someone is coming for their guns or going to outlaw...
Forum: Websites and SEO 02-16-2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,255
Posted By gastek
I'm stingy with my money plus it hasn't been a...

I'm stingy with my money plus it hasn't been a good season in my business so I'm doing as much as I can myself. I did my last website myself and it ranked well so we shall see how the new one does.
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