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    what a good web site builder ?

    I had several sites with them and did away with them . I have never seen a Wix site load anywhere close to the speed of any other provider. I'm surprised they said you could pay more to load faster, because they have never admitted their sites were slower to begin with.I challenged them to...
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    Roof cleaning system is this a good one?

    SH= Bleach....you're going to need a solution of at least 4% to kill the GM bacteria on a roof. Generally speaking most asphalt roofs aren't "dirty" like a sidewalk, deck, or mud splashed siding on a house.Most roof cleaning consists of having any bacteria, algae , lichen, and moss, killed and...
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    what a good web site builder ?

    Weebly is super easy and works well. Stay away from Wix, you can make an absolutely fantastic site with their platform, but their customer service is none existent, and their page load speeds are best timed with a calender, instead of a watch.
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    Roof cleaning system is this a good one?

    Matt, you can't use something like that to clean roofs. Your power washer will not downstream a strong enough concentration of SH to kill the bacteria on a roof. More importantly, roofs are cleaned with very low pressure, about the same as the water pressure in your home. You want your roof...
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    Heat or No Heat.............That is the question

    That is a highly broad and inaccurate statement.
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    Heat or No Heat.............That is the question

    Thats a good deal. You will no doubt make enough with that rig to pay for itself many times.
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    Heat or No Heat.............That is the question

    You are right, you only really need heat if you're doing greasy pads or a lot of sidewalks full of gum.You can always buy a hot box for the occasional greasy pad or gummed sidewalks. Most definitely get an 8 gpm machine, they are a night and day difference over 4 gpm units. Five hours on a...
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    Roof Cleaning rig and house wash applicator

    I really feel for the guy as well. He seems like a real nice fellow with a lot on the ball. It makes you question why such bad things can happen to such good people.
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    Roof Cleaning rig and house wash applicator

    Jay, Overall I would say that's a good starting point.Your area will easily support those prices, if not more. Up here in my part of the county it's a bit tougher. I've had better luck quoting the job, opposed to Sq ft pricing. To me Sq ft pricing is too broad and often comes back to bite...
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    Roof Cleaning rig and house wash applicator

    I figured you were using a differnt type of injector to get a 12-14 rate with an 8 gpm machine. I have a 3-5 injector I occasionally use with my 8 gpm machine. It draws at a higher rate but restricts flow and sounds sounds like a freight train echoing through my hose reel. Honestly I'm a...
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    Roof Cleaning rig and house wash applicator

    If you're mixing 2 gallons of 12.5 % with 3 gallons of water, you're starting with an effective solution of 5% SH. With your 4 gpm machine down-streaming at 8/1, your hitting the wall with a solution of about .6 % which is a bit weak IMO. With your 8 gpm machine down-streaming at 13/1, you...
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    Roof Cleaning rig and house wash applicator

    You need to know 3 important things when down-streaming. 1. What % SH you're starting with. 2. What % you want to hit the surface with. 3. What ratio your system is down-streaming at. Asking what others are using is pointless unless you know these 3 things. I down-stream straight 12.5% SH...
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    Who has used this model of the Royal vacuums?

    Hoover owns Royal, you can buy the same vac under the Hoover brand for about $75 delivered. They are good powerful throw away vacs. http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0009ONZ8G/?tag=truck0b9-20
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    $3600 fine for my lawn signs. Any body have experience with that?

    Dishonest is fining someone $3600 for a couple signs, especially with no warning. A sin would be actually paying the township thieves the $3600 and letting his family do without. A couple hundred dollar fine perhaps, $3600 is criminal. We all accept the fact that if we speed we may receive a...
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    $3600 fine for my lawn signs. Any body have experience with that?

    Who says you placed the signs there?......challenge they're not your signs. Obviously some unscrupulous competitor bought and placed signs with your name on them all over town in an attempt to get you fined and run out of business. Since the township never notified you of the signs prior to...
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    Where can I buy garden hose to quick connect adaptor?

    I get tons of things from them. I've never needed something they didn't have in stock and shipped out the same day. They are one of the best run companies I've ever dealt with.
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    Where can I buy garden hose to quick connect adaptor?

    http://www.mcmaster.com/#garden-hose-adapters/=tvvdbo
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    who pays for for their own health insurance

    Yes I'm a bit out of Pottstown in Montgo co. What is your deductable?....how many people living in your home?
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    who pays for for their own health insurance

    No, the best I can tell under the exchanges (silver plan) it would be about $350/mo with a 6k or so deductable, which is better than 14k, but still about 10k or so a year. If I move across the street it's about $1,600 year cheaper.
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    who pays for for their own health insurance

    My wife looked into the cost of adding me to her health insurance through her job. Adding a spouse is 14k a year. Of course on top of that there are still various co-pays and a $400/day co-pay for hospital stays......what a joke.
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    What Sets You Apart?

    An Axe.
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    Tell us something about the person above you....

    1st choice cleaning thought he was overlooked, it's a crazy world.
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    Adwords

    You DO want to use negative keywords, otherwise you will get clicks from folks who really aren't even looking for a professional carpet cleaner.
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    Adwords

    I think I read somewhere that Google brings in something like a billion dollars a month in adword revenue.If they refunded even 8-9 % of the bad clicks, it would cost them a billion dollars a year in revenue. It's just not in their best interest to give a damn where the clicks come from.I...
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    Train station concourse cleaning

    I wouldn't bid it without doing a test area first. Find the worst area you can and do a test patch. You will get a good idea of what might be involved and you can bid accordingly.