Washington, D.C., plumber resolves bathroom faucet complaint

Washington, D.C., plumber resolves bathroom faucet complaint

COMPLAINT: Lenwood Brooks, Washington, D.C.

"I contacted Seidel Plumbing & Heating Co. for an estimate on numerous plumbing problems that needed to be corrected on a house that I recently purchased.

"Otto Seidel [the owner] gave me a quote of $4,500 but was willing to lower it to $4,000 if I paid cash. I paid and Mr. Seidel refused to produce a receipt, and he didn't complete the job in full.

"When I paid him, all of the plumbing work was completed except the back faucet. I told him I wanted to pay him once all of the work was completed. He pulled out the 'trust card' on me and said 'Do you not trust me? I trusted you when you said you'd pay me cash.'

"The work still hasn't been completed. So much for trusting."

Desired Resolution: "I want him to install the back knob of the faucet and provide a receipt."

STATUS: Resolved

Editor's note: The member informed Angie's List that the matter has been resolved.


Washington, D.C., Penalty Box

Advantage Restoration

Didn't respond to Charlene Washington's request to complete the work that she says they didn't finish.

G & N Home Improvement

Never responded to Clare Cho's request to refund her money for work she says they never completed.

Masonry Specialists

Didn't respond to Kathy Nickell's request to replace a damaged garage door panel she says they scratched.

Northern Lights Windows and Glass

Never responded to Rhona Friedman's request to repair a window she says is leaking.

Also in the box...

ABS Moving & Storage Inc.

Gutter Doctor LLC

North Point Sunoco

Tunis Kitchens & Bath

The Beltway Boys Construction LLC


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