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{May 13, 2014}   More Tradies Trashy jobs.

Despise having to write negative things so when there is something positive you will be the first to hear about it ,I have told you about the fencing group ,now its time to hear about the Underpinning groups ,the Plumbers ,Guttering,Roofing,Garage Doors,Electricians the Concreter and Concrete Cutter ———————

Well I know I am a perfectionist ,always have been and the jobs I chose to do in my life were of the very best quality and very well done , but I cannot say the same for some of the Tradies who were appointed to do some of the work on my home—————–over the years –

Having looked at all the water damage around the place I knew that there had to be leaking pipes underground in all of this my back car-port needed to be re-constructed as it had collapsed down one end through continuous water damage with lots of broken Concrete so overall I had to call in 3 groups one who fixes car-ports the other 2 were specialists in Underpinning so to me I was bound to come out with the right answers Not So the first Underpinning group suggested I needed the back and front of the house underpinned, but did nothing about fixing the car-port nor did they call in a Plumber the very first person I needed to find out why I had water damage they came from Fawkner, still unsatisfied and still with the car-port problem I had to call in a second Underpinning group from Romsey ,who assessed it as an insurance claim ,THEY TOOK A CHEQUE before the job was ever started for an amount of $12,300- for a job that was only around $4,000- tops and that’s stretching it they too never called in any plumbers at first until I demanded it after having paid out of my own pocket for camera work to look underground thus they found many breakages and also crushed pipe the group from Romsey were ordered to pay me some of that money back thus not near enough for what they were paid — All of this area with new concrete had to be dug up,they did very little or non of this work leaving me to sort it out their work was not satisfactory by any means.

 

img053img057img059Next I had the guttering to be done  so I called in a very established group from the eastern side of town at first it looked like this job was going to turn out alright, but I ended up with 2 different colors on one down pipe thus being gloss and matt finish and with a length of guttering around the back that was 2 inches too short and should have been a wider and square length to cope with a greater water flow ,now I have to replace that section have it mounted differently to work properly all because their sales person did not order either enough or the right materials.

 

What about a new garage door hey sounds simple enough to have one of these it protects your cars ,animals etc and makes your property look much tidier well this group was from Thomastown they cost me a second door in a little more than a year all because they never drilled a whole to insert a steel pin where I asked their fitter to in order to make sure the door did not crash down on you and their sales person had already stated that they repair at least 6 per week for this very reason ,well that very thing Happened and I was so lucky not to have been injured in the process ,but the second group called to fit the second garage door from Carrum Downs were ordered off the property and told not to step foot on my property again any adjustments and fine tuning were done from within my household and I have not had a problem since .It appears that both groups in fact welded the inside frame of the door to fit upside down,you can’t tell me these things are not deliberate,because I would argue with you that they certainly are and have been caused through 24 years of Abuse,Bullying Sexual Harassment and Litigation all dished out to me for all the wrong reasons,by the general Public.

Next you’ve got a combination of An Electrician from Sunbury fined by Energy Safe Victoria for not issuing a certificate for his work on more than one occasion.

There was a plumber from the western side of town who wanted to take on $15,000- worth of work ,he showed me his license of which looked valid and up to date lucky I checked it with the Plumbing commission as it had not been paid for seven months and was out of date ,you figure the rest out imagine if he had have had an accident on my premises whilst working without a valid license ,my question is How did he acquire a fake one ? who from and where ?

This bad track work of Trades people is staggering to say the least.

The Concreters from Sunbury and the Roof Restoration not from Sunbury are the only ones that appear to have done the right thing even the concrete cutter tried to rip me off the second time he came here to do further work ,there is one more small job to do eventually he will never be called back —————- if you asked me should I trust Trades people the answer would simply be No however the bad ones should never be compared with those who are dedicated to what they do and are very good at it.

But my clear message is that you should always check to see if a Trades person has the appropriate license to do the work in their chosen field and second is to check that their license details match with the controlling body for that Trade ,make sure you have a written quote and check that all details are covered in that quote and very importantly never fully pay for a job up front before it is done and finished,although I do agree that some jobs require a deposit up front.

 

 

 

 



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