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Well before the whole process, I provided them with the exact make and model of my boat -- via email.
The boat lift installation itself went pretty smoothly. I was working out of town for most of the time for the per-electrical work, but I was there for the electrical work and final adjustment.
I continued to be working out of town until about five months after the project was completed. Then I was finally able to be home and enjoy my new boat. I soon realized that I had a problem. For about 6 hours of every day at low tide, the boat was not removable from the lift at all. I contacted Provider name locked. -- the owner -- and he immediately insisted that I had gotten a new boat and the the bunks I had were not appropriate for the boat I now had. However, this was the same boat I emailed him the details of before beginning the job. It is the only boat I have ever owned. He continued to get Provider name locked. and Provider name locked. even after I re-forwarded him a copy of the email informing him which boat I had.
Then I brought up that it seemed to me that the boat lift didn't go low enough because there was a rock under one of the cross beams and that I thought it was part of the job to evaluate if the lift would go low enough at low tide to allow the boat out. He maintained that it had nothing to do with the job at all. At this point he started to insult me and then he abruptly hung up.
I wrote him an email at this point hoping for a more rational response, and he responded with more insults, but said that he would get a quote for new bunks which would be appropriate for my boat. He never did. Neither did he come by to make any adjustments to the lift to alleviate the situation that it was unusable for much of the day.
- Joseph H.
In June 2013 after a record rain our neighbors seawall collapsed which caused our pool retaining wall to fail. We checked Angie's List and called 4 or 5 companies to estimate the repair to our property.
Initially Mr. Provider name locked. came out and practically begged for our business and stated that he had all his own workers and NEVER used subcontractors, however due to the size of our canal he would have to use a company he partnered with to use their Provider name locked. for the initial work. He stated the job would take 10 weeks, including the permit time, which would take about 6 weeks. Mr. Provider name locked. 's estimate was slightly less than one of his competitors and he promised he would do a wonderful job and our yard would be much better than before.
At first everything was going well and prep work was performed to get ready for the seawall work. We were still able to use part of our back yard and pool. During this time his workers ate on our covered porch throwing their cigarette butts, lunch trash including chicken bones, which our dog tried to eat, and soda cans all over our yard and into our pool which we had to clean up. We mentioned this to Mr. Provider name locked. and he said he would take care of it. The Provider name locked. workers came in and as they worked dumped loads of dirt and concrete into our pool which ended our use of the pool. Then they dug out too far under our fence at the property line causing our fence to sag badly. Again, we contacted Mr. Provider name locked. and he said they backfilled the area and it would be
OK. Then Provider name locked. began using other subcontractors to install the cap. This delayed out project by about a month because he had to tear out and re-do the work. These subcontractors urinated on the side of our house and further trashed our yard and back patio area. These are workers that I prepared iced tea, Provider name locked. -aid and lemonade to help them cope with the heat. They repaid me by throwing their cups in the pool and on the ground. At this time Mr. Provider name locked. sent an email apologizing for what happened and said he let this project get away from him. As the project drug on we became increasingly tired of delays and cleaning up behind his workers to use our remaining property. Had this taken the 4 weeks he stated it would take after the permit was issued, we probably could have handled it. At this time it had dragged on a total of 17 weeks. He had finally replaced the seawall, retaining wall and was working on filling in behind the seawall and re-sodding our yard. This is when his workers had to spend a day bringing in dirt and sand to fill in at the property line which was not backfilled properly and caused our yard and fence to sag badly. They propped up the fence with 2x4" hammered in adjacent to the PVC fencing. His concrete people busted our front driveway which he patched. Mr. Provider name locked. , at this time, started telling us what a great job he had done and instead of pointing out things that were not right, we should be praising him for doing the job we had paid him to do. His estimate was in-line with another estimate we had, but beat them by a couple of thousand dollars, this was a $50,000 job and a couple of thousand was not worth the headache we endured We still had to have the pool deck pavers completed, and we didn't feel like he had properly repaired our fence We also had a punchlist we put together of things we thought should be completed.
Before the work was completed Mr. Provider name locked. contacted us and demanded final payment. He threatened us through the following email stating that he would be a "witness" for our neighbor who was Provider name locked. us for damages to their property. The email is as follows:I am not sure which one of you is writing this not that it matters.Provider name locked. , I am finished w your project. It has received all the inspections required and it is per the contract.I have taken a total disaster and restored it perfectly.I fought the building dept and won over their code that says retaining walls Could not go on the cap thus saving you about $5000 in pin piling work. I have filled in your yard and planted new grass where weeds were. I leveled and graded your patio where it was a washed out uneven s***** mess. I have gone FAR FAR above and beyond to make your job as good as it is!I WILL NOT TOLERATE YOUR Provider name locked. A** COMPLAINTS about the patio chairs, spilled soda, chicken bones or other stupid crap. It I am sorry for those minor inconveniences. I'm sorry my men need shade and a place to eat while killing themselves to do a good job despite all your complaining. I'm sorry your yard and pool was a mess during this process. It was unavoidable but is now all clean just like any other job site in Florida. .If this job is not paid in full today here is what i am prepared to do for you:I will provide both of your neighbors all of the expert opinions, reports, and engineering that will more than adequately prove that your Seawall and the unstable overloaded upland caused the Seawall failure and subsequent damages to their properties. I will testify under oath that your negligence caused all the damages.How would you like to be paying for TWO MORE SEAWALLS?Yes it was most certainly your wall that caused all that damage and I can prove it!So let's cut the crap. I'll be over at 5:30 to get paid. We shall shake hands and I will go away and keep my mouth shut and you will write an A nice report to Angie's list.Ok? See you at 5:30.
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We do have a detailed engineering report stating the exact opposite of what Mr. Provider name locked. threatened us with.
Mr. Provider name locked. is a hot head who has a questionable relationship with code enforcement. His emails ran the gamut of being sorry for the delays and shoddy work practices to vicious verbal attacks and virulent accusations.
- Lyndon C.
When our neighbor recently put his house on the Provider name locked. it came to our attention that our dock infringed on his property….and not by a few inches more like three feet on one corner.
There were two different inspections done on the "for sale" property. Both inspections found the same thing….our dock infringed on that property.
My neighbor wanted the problem rectified so that he could complete the sale of his property.
I wrote a letter to the owner of Provider name locked. Mr. Provider name locked. Provider name locked. 's explaining the situation. In the letter I provided a copy of the original contract, outlined the problem and asked that he remove that portion of our dock that infringed and leave our dock in a "finished" condition. The letter was sent certified return receipt..
I didn't get a response to my letter so I followed up with a call to his office. Provider name locked. answered the phone. She asked why I was calling and I told her I was following up on a letter to Mr. Provider name locked. . I asked to speak with him. Provider name locked. said she'd have to see if he was in his office. I was put on hold and when she came back on I was told he wasn't in the office. She then asked why I was calling and I explained. During that conversation the subject of permits came up. She asked if the city signed off on the permit. I said yes. Her response was "well then it's not our problem. Plus, it was so long ago you can't expect us to do anything."
I went on to say that I had contracted with Provider name locked. Builders for a new dock, I paid for the dock as agreed upon, that Provider name locked. Builders built the dock and apparently part of that dock they built was over the property line. I felt that they should remove the offending portion of the dock. I said that I'd like them to come out to look it over and to discuss a solution.
I never got a return call. No one every came by. I called again and was once again told Mr. Provider name locked. wasn't available.
I realize that the dock was put in 13 years ago. But, wouldn't you think that someone that is still in the business of putting in docks would care about his reputation? Obviously, Provider name locked. does not stand behind their work nor care about their reputation.
My problem was "fixed" by Provider name locked. Dock and Seawall, Inc. (954) 557-3775. They did a fantastic job. You would never know that they removed nearly 3 feet of decking at one corner removed a piling, and the existing railing. A new piling was sunk, the decking and railing were reattached the electric was moved and all was trimmed out.
The finished product looks perfect.
- Joanne S.