DIY Home Improvement Forum banner

contractor issues

  1. Contractor remodel gone wrong

    Remodeling
    I received a telephone call from a production company and they are looking for jobs they can film where the contractors did bad work, ripped off the customers, or whatever for Adam Carolla's new TV show. They are making a televisions series and will pay to have the homeowner's job repaired for...
  2. Can roofing nails be used for sheathing

    Building & Construction
    My contractor has used roofing nails to put sheathing up on one of my walls , is this ok? Will it cause any issues I should be aware if?
  3. General contractors responsibilities

    Building & Construction
    (A)(E)What is a General Contractor?:) (B)(list of) What is a General Contractor is responsible for?:thumbsup: (C)Should a General Contractor be at the job sight once a day?:laughing: (D)Why hire a Liscensed General Contractor?:laughing: (E)Does a Licensed electrician need to do the job or...
  4. Do I Need to Call in a Electrician to Check This Work?

    Electrical
    IS THIS INSPECTION GOOD ENOUGH? I DO NOT KNOW? DO I NEED TO HIRE MY OWN LICENSED ELECTRICIAN TO CHECK THIS OUT? WHAT NEEDS TO BE CHECKED OUT? WHAT ELSE DO I NEED TO KNOW. IS IT TO COLD SI NY TO SEPERATE VINYL SIDING TO SEE BELOW IT NOW? DOES THIS NEED TO BE DONE? I have a Licensed General...
  5. New A/C Unit not working, contractors not assisting, Please help

    HVAC
    Ok the specs: for my ~1900 sq. ft. house in New Orleans we installed a split level A/C system consisting of two 3-ton (16 SEER) systems. All the duct work, etc was new as of April because the house didn't have central A/C up until that point. My downstairs system works fine, it cools to 75 any...
  6. Introduction

    New Member Introductions
    Hi, I am new to DIYchatroom. Below is a little information about me. Looking forward to being an active contributing member. Plus I am excited about the many subjects covered in the forum. Happy to be on board. Tony Corniel, publisher and affiliate marketer. Owner and operator of a website...
  7. Bad driveway patch and seal work

    Landscaping & Lawn Care
    I hired a contractor to patch and seal my asphalt driveway, and who did a poor job. I'm cotacting the contractor about the problems. I read on the internet that if new seal was damaged by rain, a recoat won't solve the problem. I wonder what went wrong with the patch and what would be the right...
  8. Swimming Pool Construction

    Landscaping & Lawn Care
    I am having a swimming pool contractor building a new pool and it was supose to be complete by June 1, and it is now August 12. It looks like he is not paying his subs and do not want to fix the problems they have caused until they get more money. The balance owed is probably less than the...
Top