To Mr. Bruce J. DeBolt, CEO
Dear Mr. DeBolt;
After thirty years in the high-end building trade as an Architectural
Designer, Licensed Construction Supervisor, and NCIDQ Certified Interior Designer,
I burned out and retired.
I want to commend your wonderful treatise on the ins and outs of the
consumer stone market. It was a very well-written and straightforward way to
educate people on the pitfalls of trying to beat a difficult system. It is
amazing how true your portion of the story is to the rest of the industry.
I wish I had had a copy of it with me as I sat with dubious clients. They
had an awful hard time believing that I was actually saving them an enormous
amount of aggravation - and hard-earned money - with my contacts and resources
and my expertise.
My congratulations on an issue well-described and thoughtfully presented. I
read every word. I hope it brings you business (and I realize that was the
purpose after all) but it certainly should be first considered a service to
the gullible public.
Previously - Professional member ASID, NCIDQ Certified, Architectural
Designer, Licensed Construction Supervisor.
And, yes, I often specified marble and stone and supervised their