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01-05-17, 12:26 PM
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Posted By marchvet

Thank you for the replies. Sigh.. Guess I should...

Thank you for the replies. Sigh.. Guess I should get another contractor to look at it and verify if it truly needs to be pulled up. That way the first won't give me any BS.
01-05-17, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 949
Posted By marchvet

He did other work and fixed a lot of things...

He did other work and fixed a lot of things during that time. Yes, we did pay in full. We kept all receipts and I also tracked the progress with detailed pictures and video.

Since there are so...
01-05-17, 12:03 PM
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Views: 949
Posted By marchvet

Length of time for air bubbles to go away?

I had a contractor put in a new vinyl flooring about a month ago. As he was laying it down, he used some PVC pipes to brush across the top. This seemed a little odd and I looked up how to lay...
08-28-14, 04:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 918
Posted By marchvet

Yeah $125 for 20 mins of work is fair. The GFCI...

Yeah $125 for 20 mins of work is fair. The GFCI 3 pack at lowes(customer pricing) is $27. His mark up is almost the same price. Guess the next 2 customers he does is 100% profit on those extra...
08-28-14, 03:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 918
Posted By marchvet

Fair pricing

Today I had a GFCI receptacle replaced by a local company. Afterwards, I looked over the receipt and it seems excessive.

- Labor - $125 an hour for tech
- $23.70 for GFCI receptacle
- $5.00...
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Views: 764
Posted By marchvet

His workers and painters were the same...

His workers and painters were the same crew........
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Views: 764
Posted By marchvet

He used new lumber on the project. As for...

He used new lumber on the project.

As for researching the company ahead of time.... I did indeed read up on the company and spoke to several people that had work done by them. I checked the BBB(I...
Replies: 12
Views: 764
Posted By marchvet

Yes. He required full payment at the end of the...

Yes. He required full payment at the end of the job. But during that time he kept saying "if you have any issues with anything, we will make it right".
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Views: 764
Posted By marchvet

Problems with new wood railings

We had our porch railings replaced 6-15-14.

Afterwards we noticed a few things:

- Holes from the nails everywhere
- Yellowing all over the wood and paint
- Chips and other things that the...
Replies: 5
Views: 1,434
Posted By marchvet

Exactly what I was thinking. She is concerned...

Exactly what I was thinking. She is concerned because the measurements of the steps in between the top/bottom railings are slightly off 36".

But the top/bottom railings match exactly, so to me...
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Views: 1,434
Posted By marchvet

Thank for the reply. The contractor came back...

Thank for the reply. The contractor came back out and said that he measures the top of the hand rail and then at the bottom. Both were 36" in height.

My wife argued that the measurements in...
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Views: 1,434
Posted By marchvet

Porch railing height?

I have a contractor putting in new railings and my wife thinks it's wrong.

Are the hand rails going down the steps suppose to match the same height as the rails on the porch?

The contractor...
05-24-11, 05:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By marchvet

What exactly is a "heat load"?

What exactly is a "heat load"?
05-23-11, 11:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By marchvet

$1200 ? I just got a call from the tech and...

$1200 ?

I just got a call from the tech and he said "we would need to change out the 1 - 8" to 2 - 6" rungs and it would take about 2 hours". Quoted me $205 total.

How did you come up with...
05-23-11, 08:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By marchvet

price quote for collars/flex bags

I purchased a home in 2005 and have always noticed my top two bedrooms stay really hot/cold depending on the weather. Recently had a company check my system etc.. While here I asked about the...
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