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A letter from one soldier to another

                 Respect those that served   Rebuilding a civil war hut over the original “hut hole”: One Veteran tips his hat to another To my Yankee friend that lived on my property many years ago, I read lots of your letters, so, I wanted to write to you. […]

A Wellness Visit: Prevention and Planing is better than surprises and emergencies

What is a wellness visit? A wellness visit with a trustworthy journeyman or master plumber can save you lots of money and aggravation. Much like a medical wellness visit requires a trustworthy doctor, plumbing inspection and diagnostics requires a trustworthy plumber. Medicare and many other health insurance providers pay for wellness visits and other preventive […]

Why I Recommend Books and Products

These days, experts say content should  answer questions and explain why readers should invest their time. As an old plumber and a relatively new author, I try to make the best use of my reader’s time and my time. I set priorities and produce information systematically. My first book is about how to focus properly […]

Minutes of the Last Meeting

Minutes of the Last Meeting   by Mike Quick People that want to write as a business, should focus on details concerning people like Gene Fowler. At the peak of his writing career, Fowler was the tenth best paid man in the United States. Gene hung out with W.C. Fields, John Barrymore, John Carradine, Anthony Quin […]

Sump Pumps: How to Prevent Premature Failure

Sump Pumps: How to Prevent Premature Failure [ Hayfield  Farm Residents (local) problems, help others.] This first edition is focused on introducing Mike Quick’s local plumbing advice and sump pumps. This page will feature articles everyone can benefit from. Residents of Hayfield Farm will benefit more than others because these articles will be presented in […]

Please watch for many improvements in 2016

Improvements, updates and new topics are coming in 2016. I am working on a “Plumbing in 2016” article and maybe book. I plan to start a “Author Page for New Authors” soon. My first book mentions the need to focus on details. Soon I will provide up-to-date help for readers. I will list plumbing products, […]

My new Help Pets and other Critters Page

I hope people can help me gather trustworthy advice concerning pets and other critters. Also, I hope people can find it in their heart to donate to trustworthy non-profit groups like RikkisRefuge in Orange County. I worry about critters and children more than anything else. I plan to write about children and critters inheriting serious […]

Looking for a New Toilet? I Can Help.

I notice problems with Kohler toilets. I notice improvements with American Standard toilets. My observations can help you. I still work and I keep track of the good, the bad and the ugly plumbing products. In my book titled Toilet Issues I provide lots of details that will help educate you about toilets. This year […]

A Letter About Defective Water Fountains In a Hospital Emergency Room

This is the actual letter Mike hand carried to a hospital administrator’s office 8-04-2014. Amazingly, the unsanitary water fountains remained that way until at least 10-10-2014 (when Mike last checked on them). Meanwhile, Mike continues to focus on the most disturbing “big picture”. He is making contact with media experts, government officials and others concerning […]

Mike Published Two More Books

“Real Estate CLUE Reports” is a short book about an insurance underwriter’s data base that keeps track of claims (and inquiries about claims) concerning water damage and other damage to homes. This book also provides information concerning home inspections and detailed disclosure forms. For less than $4.00, you can save thousands of dollars and learn […]