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    New lad done a good job?

    Hey guys. can I please get some further advice? The lad is now threatening to come to my house and take his money out of the house if I don’t pay him. Absolutely nuts, and don’t know what to do
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    New lad done a good job?

    So. Here is the whole story: Builder takes on my job advertised on MyBuilder back in April for a full garage conversion and new extended patio. Quotes 11k. Had a few other quotes, all ball park… the clincher was he could start next week. Sold. His lads turn up, digs up old patio, use the old...
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    New lad done a good job?

    There’s more too it mate. I had a proper builder in to take on and manage the entire project - garage conversion, nothing insane - started off brilliantly, got half way, but now he’s gone belly up (even longer story) and taken my money with him. I’m 5 grand down on what was meant to be a 12...
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    New lad done a good job?

    No paid him yet, no. Told him it’s not up to scratch and that I’m more than happy for him to come over for us to run through it all in person and for him to have a second go. But I can’t sign it off as it stands and I’m worried he’ll botch the second attempt too. I’m in Leighton Buzzard mate...
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    New lad done a good job?

    appreciate the thorough assessment, good of you. the lad took on the job saying he’s been loving his job and wants to go it alone, so needs to build up a reputation and so that’s why he’s come in cheaper. So went with it as I thought he’d do a great job to get word of mouth. so how do I fix...
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    New lad done a good job?

    Video of the whole job… I am thinking I don’t even get him back in but just find a better man for the job. Question is how much should I pay him for his effort. He did graft all Sunday.
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    New lad done a good job?

    Hello all - took on a new lad for a job on a garage conversion, not sure how direct to be on feedback. Not a plasterer by trade myself. Added a few photos… edge around internal door not fully filled filled in, looks like one coat only in some places, been lazy in getting into harder to reach...
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