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I'd say it'll look a million times better if he gets rid of that grout and puts some effort into putting cuts in there.


I can see where you're coming from Wes but as the prophet himself said 'you can't polish a turd' :lol:

I'd have to rip it up and redo it - just as you would if you'd screwed a job that badly!

Lot of work though :sad:

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Blimey! I would not settle for that.


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Wes wrote:
I'd say it'll look a million times better if he gets rid of that grout and puts some effort into putting cuts in there.


I can see where you're coming from Wes but as the prophet himself said 'you can't polish a turd' :lol:

I'd have to rip it up and redo it - just as you would if you'd screwed a job that badly!

Lot of work though :sad:


Yep, fair point...

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Thanks for you replies. The 'tiler' was recommended highly on checkatrade and by the tile supplier. We are feeling very dissapointed to be in this position. Your replies have told us what we already thought but best to get a second opinion. The rest of the tiling is of a good standard so we have to decide how to proceed with payment as we also have a couple of other issues.


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Thats easily rectified.
Just replace the skirting with some 4x2.............laid flat.... :lol:



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Never use checkatrade as a guide to how good someone is,it's an awful site.(others may disagree)
There is no excuse for tiling as bad as that when you are charging money to do this in someone's home.
The first thing that's done before a tile is laid is to check the rooms dimensions and how square it is and how this affects the layout regarding cuts etc.

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check atrade
do not vet the tradesmen
all comments are vetted before posting and little or no negative comments get through
your mother your mate down the pub anyone can make a positive comment impartiality is not checked

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newpost 2305 wrote:
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Perhaps he did not like cutting tiles?

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Get Wes to put some Scotia down. :hiding:


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newpost 2305 wrote:
Thanks for you replies. The 'tiler' was recommended highly on checkatrade and by the tile supplier. We are feeling very dissapointed to be in this position. Your replies have told us what we already thought but best to get a second opinion. The rest of the tiling is of a good standard so we have to decide how to proceed with payment as we also have a couple of other issues.


:cb

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tell him its a bloody joke and to get his arse back, rip that grout out and put some cuts down there ASAP or youll get onto trading standards!

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Hahahahaha. That's bad


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I hope newpost 2305 comes back and tells us the outcome, its good to know how these things are resolved.


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Razor wrote:
'you can't polish a turd' :lol:


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Get Wes to put some Scotia down.


You can't polish a turn, but you can roll it in glitter :lol:

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Wes wrote:
Razor wrote:
'you can't polish a turd' :lol:


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Get Wes to put some Scotia down.


You can't polish a turn, but you can roll it in glitter :lol:


Actually on Mythbusters they got a shiny poo ball!

On a serious note I hope that they sorted the rubbish tiling.

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nick200 wrote:
Wes wrote:
Razor wrote:
'you can't polish a turd' :lol:


Transitboy wrote:
Get Wes to put some Scotia down.


You can't polish a turn, but you can roll it in glitter :lol:


Actually on Mythbusters they got a shiny poo ball!

On a serious note I hope that they sorted the rubbish tiling.


I'd rather have a shiny poo ball than that tiling :lol:

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