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 Post subject: New build anyone?
PostPosted: Sun Dec 06, 2015 11:47 am 
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Owner called me out to a flat that was built from new 6 years ago, by one of the large developers. The place stunk of damp, grout was mouldy in en-suite cubicle and skirting and flooring was rotting. No access panels so had to strip back to find issue. Tiles fell off easily and plaster board was mouldy so removed that as well. Discovered that the recessed shower valve had a leek and this must has been from when it was installed as builder/plumber had kindly left a cut milk carton balanced on a stud to catch the drips!!!!!!!! Time to rethink your life when you start doing things like this!


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 Post subject: Re: New build anyone?
PostPosted: Sun Dec 06, 2015 11:50 am 
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The milk cartons not caught much water.....


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They couldn't manage to get the milk carton angle right, luckily the plasterboard did that job.


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I don't know how some folk can sleep at night leaving things like that. They've obviously done shocking work like that countless times as well with no pride in their work or regard for people paying out good money to have a job done.



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That is disgraceful! How can anyone with a conscience do something like that! :puke:


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Says about everything I think about "new build"
Whoever did that was just there for the money. Nobody with any conscience would leave it like that. Anyway I thought this stuff all had to be tested and "signed off" these days. . .
Did you see that program about the problems people have had with new houses a few weeks back?


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Seen it all now! Maybe a full fat carton would have been better :shock:
I once seen a patio door set packed up on tissue paper then pointed over customer was concerned it had dropped!


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It's things like this that scare me about house shopping next year :(


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Tesco's milk too!...........disgraceful! :lol:

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At least it`s semi-skimmed and not full fat. *Edit* Just noticed Window Guy`s beat me to that. Shucks. It`s now been milked for all it`s worth. Still- no point crying over it...


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