My husband picked out a local Overhead Doors company. I did not question why he went with this company. I am grateful that he called and arrange the work to be done.
When we both agreed on the scope of the work to be done, he turned to me and said, "we're buying local."
LOL. I was half amused and half surprised that he made the connection. Yes, we are kind of supporting a local business, which is probably franchised. Most contractors that do work house repair/improvement are local businesses. Even though we would not have an option for a non-local company, I am proud of my husband for making the connection.
As they teach in Business School, the Rule of Seven applies to husbands also. A person has to see or hear something at least seven times before they take action. In my case, the Rule of Seven Hundred might be more appropriate...