When You Accept Money for a Job…

…you’d better be professional and deliver professional results. Over the past few days we’ve been putting the final pieces in place in a home renovation project, and I’m getting increasingly frustrated the more I discover about the errors one of our contractors made. There’s nothing worse than trusting someone to do a job for you and finding out that they cut corners, didn’t install what they said they’d installed, and generally rushed the project. Doesn’t anyone care about their professional reputation any more? You’d think in this Internet era they would…

  • entropy1980

    Not to be a jerk but did you do “due diligence” and check his references? I mean as you say it is the Internet Age and a little homework on a contractor can go a long way…

  • entropy1980,
    I hear what you’re saying – in fact this person is a friend of my sister-in-laws, and has done acceptable work for us in the past, so I had no reservation about hiring him again. After this job though, I will not hire him again.

  • I had no reservation about hiring him again. After this job though, I will not hire him again.