Exterior paint problems plague historic Bellevue home

Exterior paint problems plague historic Bellevue home

COMPLAINT: Stephen Rucker, Bellevue, Ohio

"I hired Jaworski Coatings Inc. to scrape, prime and paint the exterior of a historical home. The initial experience was pleasant. However, within six weeks of completion, I noticed peeling paint on my porch and rear deck.

"I also noticed paint bubbling on the side of the house. I made several attempts to contact the company for resolution. I even attempted to visit the business based on the address listed on their website, but the building was unoccupied.

"This process has prevented me from getting an accurate appraisal of my home."

DESIRED RESOLUTION: "I want my repairs completed."

COMPANY RESPONSE: Marie Jaworski, secretary, Jaworski Coatings Inc.

"We went to take care of the member's problems, but at no point did he mention the paint peeling off the rear deck. He only pointed out the back porch that needed repairs.

"We always leave our touch-up [paint] with the homeowner for minor repairs. It is not feasible for us to come out every time something new is noticed."

STATUS: Stalemate

Editor's note: The member did not accept the contractor's counteroffer to return a third time for a reduced hourly rate of $40 instead of $60 for repair work.


More Like This

Cracking deck wood prompts Salem homeowner's complaint

Homeowner hired deck company to replace hers with an expensive, long-lasting hardwood. She claims it began developing cracks after two months and wants the damaged boards replaced.

Post New Comment

Deals

What is Angie's List?

Angie’s List is the trusted site where more than 3 million households go to get ratings and reviews on everything from home repair to health care. Stop guessing when it comes to hiring! Check Angie’s List to find out who does the best work in town.

Local Discounts

Daily deals up to 70% off popular home improvement projects from top-rated contractors on Angie’s List!