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Questions to Ask a Prospective Roofer

To get the job done right, nobody wants to spend more than they have to. This is particularly true when it comes to roof repair, replacement, or installation. However, pricing is simply one of the many criteria for hiring the right roofers Bay City MI 

To help you choose the right company for you, here are several crucial questions that you should ask a prospective roofing contractor: 

What Type of Warranty Do You Provide? 

Aside from giving the homeowner peace of mind, a warranty also indicates that the roofers are eager to stand behind the quality of workmanship and materials they provide. Though contractors typically offer a labor warranty, their warranty might not always include the task or materials of disposal and tear off. Whenever you are thinking about the services of a roofing contractor, you should always ask if their warranty covers disposal, tear off, labor, and materials.  

Are You Eager to Offer a Written Quote? 

You should always be careful with any company that isn’t willing to commit every guarantee and agreement in writing. A written contract needs to detail the payment terms, the material and labor costs, completion dates and negotiated start date, and the specifications of the project. The purpose of the contract is to outline the expectations and terms of a proposed project. That’s why it is best for a contractor and the homeowner to agree with the written contract.  

Are You Accredited by the BBB (Better Business Bureau)? 

Though references might offer you an idea of the track record of the contractor and the satisfaction level of their clients, it’s also crucial to check the record and accreditation of the contractor on BBB. An excellent BBB record is extra proof of the willingness and integrity of the contractor to stand behind the quality of their job. 

Do You Have Workman’s Compensation and Business Liability Insurance? 

 It’s equally crucial to verify that a company is able to show proof of workman’s compensation and liability insurance. For those who do not know, the workman’s compensation insurance protects you against any possible liability in case someone is injured in your property. On the other hand, business liability insurance protects you from any possible damage caused by the workers.  

You shouldn’t risk hiring any company that isn’t willing or able to offer enough proof of workplace safety certification and business liability insurance.  

Are You Licensed to Fix and Install Roofs? 

Roof repair isn’t an easy job. It shouldn’t be left to the hands of a beginner, just like almost all major home renovations. Any prospective company needs to give you all the required documents before work starts. 

Can You Offer References? 

A professional roofing contractor that takes pride in its job shouldn’t hesitate to offer you with a couple of references. Excellent feedback from previous customers is an excellent first step towards confirming that your potential contractor is right for the job at hand. Whenever they provide you references, make sure you call each one of them and ask them about their experience with the contractor.  

Making Your Own Masks

Now that the pandemic is becoming outrageous and it is not easy to get things done properly, then you can see the problems that others are facing and this is not going to be easy for them to deal with especially that they don’t have much savings or they have to stop from working because of the number of people infected of the virus in your area. One of the most important things that we need now is the surgical mask and you know that most of the pharmacies now are out of stock and the price of this one in the market is getting higher and higher as other sellers are taking advantage of this one which other people would have the initiative to create and make the reusable masks as this is better than those disposable ones which you need to throw away right after using it unlike for the cloth type which you can wash it and dry and reuse it again.

We will give you some ideas about what you can really do about it and we will assure you that this one will be the best thing to do while you are making yourself secured about the virus.

You need to have the best layers for this possible mask that you want to make and make sure that it has different layers and a minimum of two. If you want to be more creative then you can use those fabrics that have different kinds of designs so that it would look nice when you are wearing this one and others would think that you need to have the best material so that it would be more comfortable to use it. Make sure that it can help you to stop and prevent the germs and the other microorganisms from getting to your mouth and nose because this is the main purpose of wearing the mask.

If you can’t find a textile shop, then you don’t need to worry as you have to think deeply and you could have other options there like the t-shirt that you are not using anymore or the old handkerchief so that you could have the best ways to create a good mask that you didn’t expect. One more option that you can have is the pillow cases that you are not using anymore but make sure that it is presentable to use as you don’t want to use those ones with a lot of holes in it as it would not help you to block those allergens coming. Of course, you can choose the different styles and colors and you can put them together so that they would look very nice and pleasant to the one who is going to use it.

Before you do the cutting and the preparation of the stuff and things, you need to make sure that your hands are clean and sanitize all the things that you are going to use here to ensure that there will be no virus or germs that will attach to the items.

What is a 12 point industry-recognized credential in Ohio? Lean Six Sigma!

The brass ring for Ohio High School students and school systems is a 12 point credential. Having a 12 point course allows a student to take the course, achieve that credential, and earn 12 points toward graduation.
Our industry-recognized credential courses, Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt and Green Belt, are worth 9 points total. Adding in one course allows Lean Six Sigma to become a 12 point credential. PowerPoint or CPR, both worth 3 points, are options for that course.

Students present the results of their Green Belt projects as part of the requirements for their teams to earn Green Belt Certification. They can utilize PowerPoint to show the results. Using PowerPoint for this portion of the training integrates the three courses.

In addition to the Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt and Green Belt Certification, students will earn the Ohio Means Jobs Readiness Seal. Obtaining the seal is accomplished by adding one written paper as an overall summary of the training. We use the OMJ rubric to make sure our courses met all of the requirements.

What is Lean Six Sigma in Education?

Lean Six Sigma (LSS) is a formal, structured, and dynamic problem-solving method that relies heavily on a collaborative team to solve a problem and implement a lasting solution. It focuses on continuous improvement by reducing unnecessary costs, improving quality, and it demands a relentless focus on the customer or end-user.

LSS Yellow Belt (Team Member) and LSS Green Belt (Team Leader) are certifications that are recognized worldwide by almost every industry you can imagine. The Maximum Potential, Inc. Education Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (Team Coach and Certified Trainer) is a Certification that enables a secondary education teacher to teach Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt and Green Belt to High School Students. It enables the High School, in cooperation with Maximum Potential, Inc., to issue the LSS Yellow Belt (Team Member) and LSS Green Belt (Team Leader) Industry-Recognized Credentials to Students. The LSS Yellow Belt (Team Member) and LSS Green Belt (Team Leader) also allow the student to earn the Ohio Means Jobs Readiness Seal.

Why would high schools teach and certify students to Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt and Green Belt?

The Ohio Department of Education has recognized Lean Six Sigma as an extremely valuable industry-recognized credential. It is necessary, the Yellow Belt (3 points) and Green Belt (6 points) are included in every career pathway within the ODE High School Graduation Career Fields, as noted in the following link. http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Ohio-s-Graduation-Requirements/Industry-Recognized-Credentials/Industry-Recognized-Credentials-by-Career-Field

Organizations that have successfully used this methodology can succeed in competitive environments, have higher employee engagement, lower employee turnover, and an increase in profit.

Lean Six Sigma is also the system preferred by companies around the world to streamline, improve, and optimize every aspect of their organization.

Most people assume that Lean Six Sigma is only for manufacturing. That couldn’t be further from the truth. Healthcare, Insurance, Banking, U.S. Department of Defense, Software developers, Hardware manufacturers are among the many industries that recognize this credential.

Maximum Potential, Inc.’s goal is to create a generation of problem solvers. Ohio has moved in a positive direction by recognizing these credentials as a large part of how students can earn points for graduation.