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Old 05-15-2018, 09:17 PM   #1
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I seem to be seeing more HO / DIY people joining the site since the beginning of May. Is this my imagination or does spring cleaning and repairs drive the HOs here?
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Old 05-15-2018, 09:55 PM   #2
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All I can say is... Yep. It took one warm day last week. Around our hood anyways.
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All I can say is... Yep. It took one warm day last week. Around our hood anyways.
Good to know I'm not crazy!
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Home Depot, Lowe's, and SW salespeople are what is driving people here.
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Home Depot, Lowe's, and SW salespeople are what is driving people here.
What, are they cold calling customers now?

I would think the arrival of decent weather would bring the DIYers into their stores just as much as the nice weather allows the pros to get going.
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What, are they cold calling customers now?

I would think the arrival of decent weather would bring the DIYers into their stores just as much as the nice weather allows the pros to get going.
No, it's because the questions these people have they can't get answered by the "salespeople" at Home Depot, Lowe's, and SW. Some pretty easy a55 questions too!

To me spring fever started in mid April when i started having people come in or call wanting to know how to "fix" their pealing Restore, deckover, or similar product that they "just put on last summer" and "followed all the instructions" when they applied it.

My favorite was the guy who came in and asked me how to fix his peeling deck and told me that Home Depot didn't carry the product anymore. Now why in the world do you think that is dude?

One guy said he didn't notice it until he ran his lawn mower and "the grass or something blew it right off!".
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No, it's because the questions these people have they can't get answered by the "salespeople" at Home Depot, Lowe's, and SW. Some pretty easy a55 questions too!

To me spring fever started in mid April when i started having people come in or call wanting to know how to "fix" their pealing Restore, deckover, or similar product that they "just put on last summer" and "followed all the instructions" when they applied it.

My favorite was the guy who came in and asked me how to fix his peeling deck and told me that Home Depot didn't carry the product anymore. Now why in the world do you think that is dude?

One guy said he didn't notice it until he ran his lawn mower and "the grass or something blew it right off!".
Saw an HO in home depot asking for the same stuff. He was pretty angry that they don't carry it anymore.

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