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They needed to cut drywall to run wiring, which I expected. But they didn't save the drywall cutouts to be able to use them to patch the holes, so I needed to go buy drywall and cut patches myself. Overall cleanup was mediocre at best, though because of the late start, it was then 6:30pm and I was indicating that I wanted them to finish up quickly.
The biggest issue for me was their preparation. Even though I explained on the phone when setting up the appointment that I wanted to run electricity to the backyard and wanted three outlet boxes installed, the guys did not have the necessary materials with them and went to go buy them at Home Depot while they were on the clock, charging me for the hour-plus that they were gone. I would have preferred that they arrived with the necessary materials or that they wouldn't have charged me for the supply run. I think it was due to the company not wanting to make a separate inspection visit, and while I do appreciate not having to be home for two separate visits, I wish that they would have had a better system for making sure they had the necessary supplies when they arrived.
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He analyzed the problem with connections outside and fixed the cable and two electric outlets. I had been told there were real problems and it would take considerable time to fix as there were damaged wires due to rodent issues. (Why would an animal chew electrical wires and get electrocuted?) He looked and said there were no rodent issues. Another electrician told me my low light/fan levels on a ceiling fan/light meant it needed to be replaced. He found that the dimmer switch was malfunctioning and he fixed it in a nanosecond. I took the new fixture back and saved over $200.
I asked for their "smartest electrician" because the switch box was a Gordian Knot of wires that had been tangled by the previous condo owner.
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Post Script: I decided to install a dimmer in my bathroom because I had read in books about energy efficiency that this is a cost-saving measure. However, after the dimmer was installed, my bathroom was too dark when the dimmer switch was up as high as it could go. I asked
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