Recent comments

Re: Online Reviews Can Hurt Contractors and Homeowners

Recently, there have been reviews that were 100% bogus touting companies or products. The writers were paid up to $50. per favorable review and often had never even seen the product or met the contractor. So, it cuts both ways.

I've been in business long enough to know that there are a fairly large number of contractors who do substandard work, knowingly hire unfit subs, and extract the maximum amount of profit from unsuspecting customers. Other than sue, what other otions do the customers have?

Re: How to Repair a Butchered Floor Joist

I put the blame squarely on the plumbers. Never, ever cut a joist. Next on the list, the worthless building inspectors who allow their favorite contractors to move at warp speed to finish a job without enough oversight.