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RE: woe woe woe my boat


It's really hard to bring yourself to insist, especially if you like the
person you're dealing with, I have walked away many times myself. I
think I've seen my husband complain exactly once. If I'm unhappy I ask
myself if I have gotten what I've paid for and have I been treated
politely, and if I complain I am always polite myself, but still it is a
difficult thing for most of us (which is why businesses get away with
the kind of things they do). 

Cyndi


-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
Behalf Of james singer
Sent: Friday, June 29, 2007 9:36 AM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] woe woe woe my boat

Guess I'd be a cheerleader for you and Donna, Cyndi--but I guess I'd do
pretty much what Kitty's doing.

On Jun 29, 2007, at 10:48 AM, Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSRT wrote:

> I'm with Donna. I guess I am not a nice person like you either Kitty 
> because if it were me I'd be pretty adamant that it get fixed to what 
> I wanted. I wouldn't be in his face screaming about it, but we'd be 
> having a dialogue about having it fixed. Or I'd want some money back.
>
>
> Cyndi
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On 
> Behalf Of Kitty
> Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2007 8:45 PM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] woe woe woe my boat
>
> Donna, it would be different if it could be fixed at a reasonable 
> expense.
> The only way to make this right is to replace the $1000 patio door, 
> the oak entry door, and $250 worth of woodwork.
>
> I had told him specifically about the stain color, but when it came to

> the tile grout color I told him to pick it.  Instead he brought me 
> color samples on the grout and thought I had left it to him todo what 
> he felt right on the stain.  So he says, but he knows that's not true.

> The stain color is written in an email.
>
> kitty
> neIN, Zone 5
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Donna" <gossiper@sbcglobal.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2007 8:05 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] woe woe woe my boat
>
>
>> well now, you both are much better folks than I would be. If I 
>> contracted for a certain color etc, and it wasn't close, I wasn't
> asked
>> if it would be ok, I would be fighting this and they would be
> replacing
>> it.
>>
>>
>> I am way to hyper when it comes to contracts.
>>
>> Donna
>>
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----
>> From: Zemuly Sanders <zemuly@comcast.net>
>> To: gardenchat@hort.net
>> Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2007 7:49:23 PM
>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] woe woe woe my boat
>>
>>
>> I'm sorry that happend, Kitty.  I know how disappointed you must be.
>> Would
>> it be possible to paint the door?
>> zem
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>> Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2007 7:02 PM
>> Subject: [CHAT] woe woe woe my boat
>>
>>
>>> before the fence issue arose I had contracted to have my family room

>>> redone. New patio door, garage entry door, all new woodwork 
>>> including
> the
>>> 2 step treads, and ceramic tile.  I did the painting myself, but got
> a
>>> contractor for the big stuff.  The patio door is a beautiful
> peachtree
>>> fiberglass wood-look door that could be stained just like the
> woodwork.
>>> I
>>> told him I wanted golden oak like the kitchen, or as close to that 
>>> as possible.
>>>
>>> I came home tonight to RED MAPLE.  I nearly cried.  Minwax doesn't
> make
>>> golden oak in GEL stain which is needed for the fiberglass.  He
> doesn't
>>> like other brands so he chose the red maple because that's what
> they're
>>> putting in all the new homes and it looks so rich and beautiful.  
>>> But
> it
>>> is RED. That's the color they used in the 60s when this place was
> built
>>> and I've lived with it for over 20 yrs.  I wanted the more neutral
> shade
>>> I
>>> used when I had my kitchen done a few years ago.
>>>
>>> It can't be fixed w/out making it very dark and even then the
> fiberglass
>>> wouldn't match the rest so I just have to live with it.  I know he
> meant
>>> well, but...
>>>
>>> Kitty
>>> neIN, Zone 5
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Island Jim
Southwest Florida
27.1 N, 82.4 W
Hardiness Zone 10
Heat Zone 10
Sunset Zone 25
Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
Maximum 100 F [38 C]

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