For a long time I avoided my nextdoor neighbor Chuck.
He always was trying to stop by and chat with me.
I am very antisocial and I don’t like making friends with the neighbors. I had a group of friends over to my house and I couldn’t not invite him. He lives right there and would have been offended. I am so glad that I did now! My air conditioning system had been making noise and acting unhappy all day. When the party started going, the cooling system just up and quit. I figured on a hefty AC repair and messing around with an HVAC contractor the whole party. My neighbor Chuck went right over to the AC machine and got to work. He took it apart as easy as unwrapping a present. He found the problem and fixed it with tools and parts I had around the house. It took him under an hour and the AC system worked perfectly afterwards. I tried to pay him since he basically did the job my cooling contractor was going to do. He said the party and beer were enough for him. I am going to be best friends with this guy. HVAC tune ups and repairs are expensive. If he will do it for free and all he wants is a little friendship, that is fine with me. I can chat every now and then if I know I am getting a free cooling repair out of it. He will be a handy friend to have, especially when winter is coming around.