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Re: doesn't ayone

what is the matter w/ these people?  Is incompetence just rampant?

On 12/17/07, Jesse Bell <silverhawk@flash.net> wrote:
> Ughhh, yeh.  What Jim said.  I'd be pretty chapped if that were me.
> Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSRT <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil> wrote:
> My sister just bought a new shelter for her horse turnout pen. It is
> essentially a 3-sided metal structure, no doors or anything, horses
> wander in and out as they feel like it. Supposed to be 12x24, and they
> said they'd show up on a certain day to put the thing up. They don't
> show. She calls and gripes. Two days later they come and install it. She
> asks them, shouldn't they be using more support poles in the center? No
> no, they say, this is how we always do it.
> The next day she's looking at the installed shelter and she's thinking
> it looks smaller than she expected. She measures. The thing is actually
> 8 x 24, not deep enough to really provide good shelter in weather. She
> calls and gripes. Oops, they'll be out that day to uninstall it and the
> day after that to put up the new one. But of course they don't show.
> That night it was really windy. Nothing extraordinary for here, but
> windy. They hear a noise from outside, but it's too dark to see
> anything. Next morning she discovered the entire shelter had lifted out
> of the ground and was upside down 150 feet away on top of the fence
> between her and the neighbor.
> They did come and take away the debris...they were supposed to install
> the right thing this weekend. I'm thinking maybe she ought to just ask
> for her money back.
> Cyndi
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> Behalf Of Kitty
> Sent: Saturday, December 15, 2007 9:39 AM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: [CHAT] doesn't ayone
> ever get it right? Or is it just me?
> I've regaled you all in the past with my home improvement stories. The
> guy
> that took 8 months to do my kitchen and still hung doors sideways. Then
> last spring, the craftsman who stained all my woodwork red (which I have
> since decided I like for just that room). Now it's the window people. I
> spent a fortune on 3 new windows last August to get these wonderful
> Shuco
> windows. They promised 4-6 wks. After a ba-zillion mistakes, they
> finally
> brought my windows today. And the biggest one is wrong. I did not
> request
> ugly slats of fiberglass in the windows; I paid extra for beveling,
> etching,
> perimeter v-groove as they call it, in otherwise big plain panes of
> glass.
> The screens are in 2 pieces instead of one.
> He installed one window today and will come back Monday. They WILL make
> everything right, but instead of having it all done before Thanksgiving,
> I
> am now pinning my hopes on Easter.
> thanks for listening.
> Kitty
> neIN, Zone 5
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Pam Evans
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zone 8A

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