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Old 11-18-2017, 02:25 PM  
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I just had a GC install some tile and it is horrible workmanship. Every tile installer I have interviewed since says it all needs to be demo'd and start over.

Can anyone give me some guidance on going after the GC's bond.


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First question, have you paid them in full?


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Post some pictures, what's the issues.
Why was there even a bond? Is this a commercial job?
I could see going against his insurance if he even has it.
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First question, have you paid them in full?
They walked off the job, and I have paid them nothing, I am out the cost of the tile. The labor & tile cost to re-do will far exceed their contract price. Plus they damaged existing marble which i have estimates to restore.

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Filing a claim against his liability insurance and a letter from an attorney seeking resolution would be my first course of action. Document everything, dates, workers names, anything you can think of in conversations. With anyone involved. Take plenty of pictures. Hopefully you have some before pictures.
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Post some pictures, what's the issues.
Why was there even a bond? Is this a commercial job?
I could see going against his insurance if he even has it.
In many states you have to have a bond to have a contractors license, it acts like an insurance policy for those who don't have insurance.


OP give a call to your license board as well, they might be able to help.


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