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Offline Rick32k

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Re: start up
« Reply #10 on: September 26, 2012, 05:30:13 PM »
whats the first step to take in becoming BBB acredited

Offline Rick32k

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Re: start up
« Reply #11 on: September 26, 2012, 06:35:42 PM »
that common repair parts list is great,do you have more for different brands and appliances?

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Re: start up
« Reply #12 on: September 26, 2012, 06:40:45 PM »
whats the first step to take in becoming BBB acredited


Not sure off hand.


that common repair parts list is great,do you have more for different brands and appliances?



Nope, sorry.
Been meaning to put some together but have not got around to it yet.

Hope you find our website helpful.

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Re: start up
« Reply #13 on: September 26, 2012, 08:33:41 PM »
 EVERYDAY SPECIALS
285753 coupling $10___80040 dogs $4___
341241 Belt $10___
3392519 fuse $10___279769 limit wp $23___
95405 belt wp $10___
3364290 knob wp $12___4318047 valve single $30___
4318046 valve double $40___
HS 410 start kit $20___HS 650 start kit $20___
312959 belt $10
53-0106 $18___304970 Igniter $20___
LA-1053 $20___211124-25k $20___
21001733 $30___5303937139 $24___
5300622032 $18.50___
5303281154 $12___5303281153 rear bearing $24___
IGN5 $48 _RGB2 $55.50___
WE12X82 belt__$10___WE12X49__$10___
WE3X75 bearing $5___
WE3X87 glide___$7___WH1x1944$7.50___
CC808_$25___
Heat-cool tstat_$22___univim98_$100.00___
IM6$100.00___
5500-200$30___5500-202$30___
RR110-$6.60___EM999_$20___
5109 $23___
dryer vent pipe$1.50 per foot, alum
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Re: start up
« Reply #14 on: September 26, 2012, 08:35:46 PM »
HVAC
 MOTOR SPECIALS
Blower motors

1/4 HP 220v____82.17____63984
1/3 HP 220v____84.02____63986
1/2 HP 220v____103.00____63988
1/4 HP 115v____80.00____63983
1/3 HP 115v____82.17____63985
1/2 HP 115v____100.82____63987

Condenser motors

1/6 HP 220v enclosed____75.22____FSE1016SVI
1/4 HP 220v enclosed____75.15____FSE1026SVI
1/3 HP 220v enclosed____82.17____FSE1036SVI
1/2 HP 220v enclosed____100.82____FE1056SB

Specialty motors

ORM5458 Rheem multi amp___81.50
____98____125.67
___463___104.90
___510___41.85
___509___43.90___
EM550___22.00__

Brackets

A60055__18.95
KIT 200__14.07
A67804K_15.85
TFM-55__18.95
A67805K_13.27
A60007K_12.90
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Offline andersenappliance

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Re: start up
« Reply #15 on: September 26, 2012, 11:32:22 PM »
whats the first step to take in becoming BBB acredited

Pay their membership dues.

I don't think that there is much value in the BBB.  Its pretty toothless.

You could join your local Chamber of Commerce, but that is not much better.

Send intro letters, followed by postcard adverts to your potential customers.  Then, every couple of months, resend the post cards.  Someone will give you a try.

I think a web page (simple brochure) is a good idea.  Wildy is right that you can lose lots of money by paying for clicks, but you can get google places for free, and those come up on searches.  People use the internet more than the yellow pages, so you should have a presence even if you don't pay for ads.


Offline Rick32k

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Re: start up
« Reply #16 on: October 01, 2012, 04:38:42 PM »
What about palces to get,additional training and also do you guys have opinions on becoming factory certified techs is it worth it.

Offline Rick32k

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Re: start up
« Reply #17 on: October 01, 2012, 04:40:58 PM »
I just figured being BBB accredited would help as far as people giving me a shot.

Offline apu

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Re: start up
« Reply #18 on: October 10, 2012, 12:02:33 PM »
Use vista print.com for business cards/door magnets.  BBB in my area you have to be in bus. for a year (call em)
Jim

Offline Rick32k

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Re: start up
« Reply #19 on: October 10, 2012, 12:04:30 PM »
 :lol:thanks man!!!

 

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