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Old 10-30-2008, 12:11 PM   #46
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He applied and received his permit for my porch yesterday. He began the project on October 22nd and received the permit on October 29th.

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Old 10-30-2008, 12:18 PM   #47
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So far:

The Renovators are owned by H and D Construction. It is set up as an LLC so going after The Renovators is all you have unless you can show that H and D construction is getting the jobs and providing workers and letting the Renovators use their equipment to do the work, then there is less protection from the LLC.

I am working on who the principles are of H and D Construction. It appears they have no licenses, no insurance, no employees, it is just a shell corporation who works through The Renovators.

Shannon Davidson had been before the contractors board for substandard work (IMAGINE THAT) and was order to pay $3,000 plus fix the problems. Look at the top link of this search.

http://www.google.com/search?q=Shann...ient=firefox-a

I would file a complaint right away at the State Contractors Board.
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Old 10-30-2008, 12:58 PM   #48
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Just a thought from someone that knows his way around putting a business, specfically the principals, in some hot water. Shoot me a PM when this gets sorted out, provided you want to continue to make them jump through some hoops for the next year or so.

Gawd I can't stand to see someone steal money like that. It's a crime in my book.
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Old 10-30-2008, 01:23 PM   #49
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I would recommend calling Britt Peters and Associates (864.271.8869) to come do the structural investigation. And while you're at it ask them who they would use to build a porch for their home. If I were in the Greenville/Spartanburg area I would come do it for you (no charge because people who pull crap like this really tick me off)...but I'm in Kansas.
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Old 10-30-2008, 01:27 PM   #50
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I found another one for Shannon

http://www.llr.state.sc.us/pol/Resid...on%20Feb06.pdf
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Old 10-31-2008, 04:51 PM   #51
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Hello guys, I arrived home today from Philly. I have uploaded numerous photos, called the Building Inspector (he's coming out on Monday) and talked with the contractor who is refusing to refund my money even after I told him that I contacted the International Code Council, The License and Labor Review Board and other builders. He laughed at me and told me that if I have all these other builders who say his work is bad, why did I hire him?. He also complained that he keeps getting people who sue him. he actually told me that there is a couple in Spartanburg who are suing him after he passed all inspections and they said his workmanship is lacking......

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never seen the like...... do you have a rag i can use to clean up this mess on my floor?

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I have two words for this idiot...Simpson catalog.
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Somehow it seems appropriate that we see these pictures on Halloween. Very scary indeed.
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this why you take out permits so if you don't know what's right the inspector would find anything that's not right that being said it looks like you are missing hangers and bolts the thing now is to make sure that the hangers nails and other fasteners are rated for current treated lumber I believe that the roof and deck can be corrected without completely tkaing apart just need to put the hangers in the right places and the 4x4's do need to be attached if not they will twist and bow regards Rob
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this why you take out permits so if you don't know what's right the inspector would find anything that's not right that being said it looks like you are missing hangers and bolts the thing now is to make sure that the hangers nails and other fasteners are rated for current treated lumber I believe that the roof and deck can be corrected without completely tkaing apart just need to put the hangers in the right places and the 4x4's do need to be attached if not they will twist and bow regards Rob
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I'm a carpenter and hated english don't spell very well but I'm a very good carpenter and I don't believe punctuation is going to make anything better
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this why you take out permits so if you don't know what's right the inspector would find anything that's not right that being said it looks like you are missing hangers and bolts the thing now is to make sure that the hangers nails and other fasteners are rated for current treated lumber I believe that the roof and deck can be corrected without completely tkaing apart just need to put the hangers in the right places and the 4x4's do need to be attached if not they will twist and bow regards Rob
How do you put joist hangers on a end-notched board that is sitting on a 2x2?
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Normally I am a electrician myself but to see the construction something like this now.,, that is insensť { insane } !!!!

I don't see any hangers there at all.

That will be a good chance that it will have to come down and redo it again with proper materals and codewise.

Senice you mention you live in South Carolina right .,, that part of Hurranie area and there is additon codes it will show up there.

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I'm a carpenter and hated english don't spell very well but I'm a very good carpenter and I don't believe punctuation is going to make anything better
Just busting a little. There are some people on here that have some good ideas, but if they can't explain them in a clear manner, they are sometimes dismissed by the other users.

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