I want to let you know, I put a great deal of thought into whether or not I would write this article because, being honest, who likes to be told they're wrong?
I know I don't*. But the hunting season gave me some inspiration so, here it goes… Do know what you're aiming at?
I am a self-confessed nerd and I aspire to be Tim "The Toolman" Taylor. Yes, I'm your ideal customer (ha!). I have a treasure trove of experience at my disposal, being that we're partners with a heating, cooling & plumbing company, but I got a wi-fi thermostat myself and attempted to run a 'c-wire' so my unit would have full time voltage. At the end of the day, my humidifier didn't work and I could've gotten a rebate on the thermostat if I just did what I should have from the get go*. I would have been better off talking to my boss who has 40+ years of experience and holds a mechanical license versus my "license to Google" – I thought I knew what I was doing
. You could take it a step further and say that I thought I knew better.
You could be me!.. Don't be me.
You see, I have had many conversations with contractors asking me "why don't I come up for HVAC Repair?"
Another example, "I want to my website to look like (example)."
To these I reply, "okay, I understand why you want that… but here's why that's not in your best interest". I think you see where I'm going with this here.
There is a quote famously attributed to Henry Ford that goes, "If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses." When you