At Lindemann Chimney Company we are in a unique position. Unlike other chimney supply companies we also have a successful chimney service company in the Northern Chicago area. We are prepared to have our biggest busy season ever. Are you ready?
If you haven't closely checked your tools and organized your trucks then now is the time to do it! Need a new vac filter? Get it now! Have you changed the motor brushes on your vac? This is oten overlooked until the vac starts to exhibit a loss in power and starts to sound strange. It's critical to check your motor brushes and replace them to prevent damage to the motor. Also, the busy season is a bad time to wait for parts. We carry some motor brushes and can provide them quickly.
How is your truck organized? Is everything set up so you can quickly and easily access the tools you need? Can you eliminate steps in and out of your customers home? AW Perkins introduced a new wire caddy for the fixed drum RoVac. It allows you to put smaller tools into the basket to help eliminate extra trips.
Is your fall protection and safety gear up to par? Do you need new respirator filters? New ladders?
Are your trucks ready to roll? Tires replaced? Oil changed? Tranny oil and filter changed? Preventative maintenance, which is what we promote, is critical to your vehicles to keep them rolling on those busy October days. Have your truck checked thoroughly by your trusted mechanic.
Is your office set up to flow smoothly? Are new personel trained and confident with the work they do? Have you had a relative or friend call in to experience your customer service and ask those difficult questions? If not, how will you know what is lacking until you start to get complaints?
Does your website need updated? Are you posting regularly on Facebook? All of these things are important must do's while you have a little spare time. Missed work in the busy season can cost you thousands. So prepare now for your ultimate busy season!