Drywall repair not up to standard for Austin homeowner

Drywall repair not up to standard for Austin homeowner

Drywall disagreement

COMPLAINT: Julie Montemayor, Austin, Texas

"I hired Diamond Services to remove carpet, lay laminate, patch holes in the drywall and do general drywall work. After the room was complete, I realized that the floor may need leveling, but Brandon [Williams, the owner] didn't seem too concerned.

"He didn't cover anything up and left a large mess. His mudding didn't take and was literally sliding off the walls. He's friendly but often canceled or simply left early. The work I paid for is not ready for other contractors to follow up."

DESIRED RESOLUTION: "I'd like the $818 necessary to correct the work."

STATUS: Penalty Box


Penalty Box

Kevin Farrell Construction Inc.
Didn't attend to Debbe Gary's request for reimbursement of the repair costs for electric cables she says they buried in violation of the National Electric Code. Third month in the box.

Pep Boys
[8917 Research Blvd.]
Hasn't addressed Darrell Hanshaw's complaint about not crediting his bill $57 for a diagnostic check that he says they were supposed to apply to the repair fees. Third month in the box.

ABA Appliance Inc.
Hasn't responded to David Coco's request for a refund that he says they promised. Third month in the box.

Village Cleaners
Hasn't addressed Sharon Gresham's request for a refund for a comforter she says they damaged and improperly cleaned. Third month in the box.

Diamond Services
Failed to address Julie Montemayor's appeal for a refund for work she says was incorrect and incomplete. First month in the box.


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