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Listening to Water Damage

Listening to Water Damage

Calvin

It is often reiterated that the skill of listening is the first in a series of skills that a person must master in order to serve his or her customers more effectively. This is especially true when it comes to a technician who arrives at a house for the purpose of repairing water damage Utah. The skill of listening enables the technician to acquire necessary information about the water damage. He or she can then identify and make clear the key issues regarding the damage the water has caused. From there the technician can make the correct decisions regarding how to remedy the situation

Listening skills also serve the technician by facilitating the creation of a team whose task it will be to repair the water damage Utah. The technician can learn to improve his or her listening skills by maintaining an open mind, establishing and maintaining solid eye contact with the person he or she is listening to as well as asking relevant questions of the person to whom he or she is talking to in order to confirm that he or she understands the information being conveyed.

There are other strategies the technician can employ in order to become a better listener. First, he or she can maintain an awareness of his or her body language. As long as the technician makes an intention to relax he or she will then be able to listen more effectively. This can be done outwardly by uncrossing his or her arms and legs and avoid the tapping his or her fingers or making other nervous hand gestures. Second, the technician should seek out and internalize the speaker’s primary message. By doing so, the technician will better absorb the information the speaker is trying to convey. With a better absorption of the information he or she will then become better able to solve the problem at hand.

Death and Creation Are Two Sides Of The Same Coin

Death and Creation Are Two Sides Of The Same Coin

Water appears quite frequently in the myths and stories that human beings have been telling each other since time immemorial. What would you say is the most powerful use of water in myth?

JC : The most obvious use of water in the myths of men is the story of the universal flood. Most people living in modern Western society are familiar with the flood story in the Book of Genesis the first book in the Judeo-Christian Bible. But this myth of a universal flood actually is told in other non-Biblical cultures. The ancient Babylonians, Assyrians and Sumerians all have stories of a universal flood. Now you might argue that this is the same story told in the Bible because these cultures all arose in the same geographic area. However, the ancient flood story also appears in Hindu and Greek mythology as well.

So the flood myth is a recounting of a event common to humanity at some point in the distant past or somehow taps into some unifying psychological aspect of humanity.

JC : That is correct. If in fact this mythical flood was an actual historical event just imagine all the water damage Utah this flood must have caused.

Indeed Water also plays a prominent role a symbolic force in various rituals. Can you speak a little on this subject.

JC : Certainly. Water is used in many religious contexts as a means of affecting a symbolic cleansing. The ritual of baptism should be familiar to all. What baptism is is a symbolic cleansing of the soul of the person being baptized. There is also the element of being born again through baptism. Anyone who has witnessed a birth knows that a great deal of water is involved. We also speak of a woman’s water being broken. So in this way water carries with it a double symbolic meaning vis a vis baptism.

It is interesting that the mythic depiction causes water damage Utah whereas the symbolic, ritualistic view depicts cleansing.

JC : Death and creation are two sides of the same coin.

What Would Eddie Grant Do?

What Would Eddie Grant Do?

Have you ever walked down to Electric Avenue?

E : I have not as yet but I am planning on taking that course of action in the near future.

And what will you do once you arrive at said destination?

E : I suppose then I will take it higher.

What exactly do you mean by that? I know that you are an electrician Davis County so I assume you must have some affinity towards that particular thoroughfare given its peculiar moniker.

E : When I say that I will take it higher once I have walked down to Electric Avenue what I mean to say is that I will take that opportunity to expand my consciousness. Do you dig?

I am not sure that I do. Could you please clarify what exactly you mean by this?

E : Okay. Yes it is true. I am an electrician Ogden County. As such I see the world through the lens of an electricians spectacles. Accordingly, when I say that I will take it higher or endeavor to expand my consciousness what I will in fact be doing will be to take an action in line with the power of electricity.

What does that mean?

E : It is a difficult task indeed for an electrician to explain his world to a civilian who is unversed in the ways of harnessed lightning.

Harnessed lightning?

E : Yes, that is exactly what electricity is and what electricians do. We take wild electricity (also known as lightning) and we tame it and get it to do our bidding. And so it circulates behind our walls turning our lights and televisions on and you civilians don’t give it a second thought.

I’m sorry.

E : You should be. But you can’t help it. I understand that and for that reason alone I will not hold it against you for not knowing what I mean by taking it higher once I have walked down to Electric Avenue.

Fixing Water Damage

Fixing Water Damage

What are the different kinds of damage that water can inflict upon a house?

WD : There are many different kinds of water damage Utah. Wood can warp and rot for example.

What do you do to repair this type of damage?

WD : Most of the time the damaged piece of wood has to be removed and replaced. If the wood is located behind drywall then that drywall also has to be cut out in order to replace the damaged wood. If the structural wood is damage then the drywall will be damaged as well so that almost always has to be ripped out.

What other types of water damage Utah are there?

WD : Mold is a big one. Anytime a house or other structure is inundated with water and it is not dried out quickly mold will start to grow. Mold can be very dangerous because it can cause health problems to the people who breath in its spores.

How do you get rid of mold once it starts to grow?

WD : The surfaces affected by mold either need to be removed or treated with chemicals that kill the mold. Moreover the whole structure needs to be dried out to make sure the mold does not grow back.

Are there any other kinds of water damage?

WD : Water will damage and destroy furniture and other personal items. The type of damage caused will depend upon the amount of water the item was exposed to and how water resistant the materials are that the item is made of.

Do you enjoy fixing the damage that water causes to structures?

WD : Of course I do. When you repair something you can see the results of your labor. It is not like sitting in some cubicle somewhere in a corporation where you are several steps removed from the actual problem you and probably other levels of people are working to solve.

A Conversation With An Electrician

A Conversation With An Electrician

E : Hello. I am an electrician Ogden.

Hello. Usually I am the one who starts out the conversation.

E : Sorry about that but I just wanted to get things started efficiently. As an electrician Weber County I naturally follow the path of least resistance. I suppose you could say that I model my actions upon the behavior of electricity.

Are you saying that because you have spent so much time around electricity that you find yourself behaving the way electricity behaves?

E : No, it is more that I naturally behave the way electricity behaves and that is the reason why I gravitated towards a career like electrical work.

It’s the chicken and the egg.

E : Come again?

I say, the situation you just described is akin to the chicken and the egg scenario.

E : How so?

Well, in the chicken and the egg scenario we don’t know whether the chicken or the egg came first because a chicken is produced from an egg and an egg is produced from a chicken. In your situation, we don’t know whether you behave like electricity because you work with electricity or whether you work with electricity because you behave like electricity.

E : I just told you that I was attracted to a career in electricity because I naturally behave like electricity. In the chicken and the egg scenario we did not know which came first but in my scenario we do.

Can we at least agree that they are similar?

E : We can, but not for the reason you articulated. In other words they are not similar because both scenarios describe a situation where we do not know which phenomenon preceded the other chronologically. They are similar because it is possible that either phenomenon could possibly precede the other chronologically, however.