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Old 07-20-2005, 01:34 PM   #1
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I MUST VENT!!!!!!!

I need to vent. I took today off to stay home to have a shed built. Well the guys get here at 10:30 this morning. The one guys walks up to greet me and immediately says, "you know we're not gonna be able to finish this today". I said, "NO I DIDN'T KNOW THAT, THE SALES GUY SAID IT WAS A ONE DAY JOB". Then he said, "well the heat is killing me". Anyways, these guys start working and are moving right along, I'm very happy at this point. I take them out some water and ask if they want to come inside the A/C to cool off, they decline. So at 1pm, the guy comes to my back door and says, "they're calling it a day". My jaw dropped, I was speechless. They spent a total of 2.5 hours at my house. I took 8 hours off of work for 2.5 hours worth of work????? WTF am I missing here? What would you guys do??? I realize it's hot, but if they would have gotten here earlier than 10:30 they could have finished, right? Anyways, here's a few pic's of what they got done. It is pre-primered and I will need to paint it.





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Old 07-20-2005, 01:37 PM   #2
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lol! They didn't promise a one day job in the same day!
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Old 07-20-2005, 04:02 PM   #3
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Well Larry, how hot is hot? You know, I do construction work and its pretty hot up here too. We worked full days (8 hours) the last 3 days. Now, I know it was only about 98* here with near 100% humidity, so they might have a legit reason for calling it a day. BTW, are they brining the roof and using a pop up timer to tell them when to go home?

Sorry, I had to say that
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Old 07-20-2005, 04:17 PM   #4
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If you call the company and yell at 'em, you might get a discount. Or they might build it in a way that it falls and squashes you like a bug....

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I thought about that. I'm always nice when waitresses/waiters screw up, cause I don't want em to spit in my food.
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Old 07-20-2005, 04:36 PM   #5
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Don't EVER listen to the salesman! I eliminated mine and 90% of my problems vanished. Now if I could only get rid of the customers!!!
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Sheesh! You guys need to move.
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Old 07-20-2005, 06:51 PM   #7
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Ain't nobody as hot as my guys welding in pipe 8 hours day. Shop thermo had gotten over 125 degrees and that is in the shade with huge 42" fans blowing all around the shop with all five bay doors fully open. And they are wearing full weld garb from leather shirts, long sleeves, under shirt, full face shields, welding caps, and so on. You want to know what hot is, come see me. We go thru three five gallon bottles almost daily this time of year.

Years back, I had Home Depot build a 12 foot by 20 foot workshop in my backyard. One guys showed up with one pickup. He had the entire building up in four hours by himself. That was two windows, an A/C window cutout, shingled, double front doors, etc. I was coompletely amazed how this guy could put up that building in four hours by HIMSELF.

So my answer: That is BS what they did.
Rich, Thank you................how much does this get me off my pit?? Seriously though, this is what these guys do for a living... What if the guy building our highways quit at 1pm.................................
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Get a gun and tomorrow when they show up???????Kill em all! 8-[ 8-[ 8-[ Tell em "the clowns told me to do it!"
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Get a gun and tomorrow when they show up???????Kill em all! 8-[ 8-[ 8-[ Tell em "the clowns told me to do it!"
uh Woody, who would build my shed then?????????????
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Get a gun and tomorrow when they show up???????Kill em all! 8-[ 8-[ 8-[ Tell em "the clowns told me to do it!"
Woody is a salesman.
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