• Joe Vandervest

Hands in the Mud Helping Out

This past weekend, part of the Campbell Tech Solutions team got a chance to work in the basement of a client’s facility.

We were asked to provide some help rewiring and re-terminating cables that were rerouted in the basement of a 100+ year old downtown building to make room for additional renovations.

It was great fun to get out of the

proverbial tech chair, put hands in mud, and help out.

The basement recently had whatever wooden floor it had before ripped up. It was dark, damp, and muddy.

One could imagine all kinds of cool uses for a large, low ceiling basement like this.  In a previous life this basement could have easily been a speakeasy dispensing rum runner drinks brought over from Canada just on the other side of the St. Clair River -- separating Port Huron from Sarnia.

The crew worked almost all day helping the builder move cables and restore network services at each user’s location. In the end, the cables were rerouted and each location worked, 5x5.

In some small way - we got a chance to be a part of the continuing revitalization of our downtown.