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Wow what a mess!!

How did you end up paying 10k for that disaster?!
 
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Wow what a mess!!

How did you end up paying 10k for that disaster?!
I paid then up then went down the route of trying to recover, lesson learnt. I’ve since acquired some tiling tools of my own as I can’t afford to hire another pro. I’ve skimmed the walls, concrete filled and levelled the floor, I chucked a cheapo tile floor down to practice, the floor was done without proper tilers tools and a stone and masonry disc on my angle grinder only. I’ve now acquired suitable tiling tools and am getting ready for the bathroom refit. Pictures below, I’ve also added a picture of what was under his tiles, great big voids.

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So as you checkatrade works on reviews . What was your review and what did you score him
 

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So as you checkatrade works on reviews . What was your review and what did you score him
I tried to leave an honest rating, which was all scares being good (8s - 10s) other than exceeding quoted cost but keeping me informed which was a 6 or 7 and a score of 2 for “most of it needs to be re-done.”

Checkatrade didn’t allow me to post the review stating he had always paid his monthly fees. They messaged the trader who threatened me with legal action if the review went live. Instead we came to an arrangement where we would refit together at his cost but he hasn’t really upheld his end of the deal, we stripped it together and he’s bought about 15 square meters of tiles that was in the spring.
 

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So you have him a bad review and checkatrade wouldn't publish it because he pays his dues,.
How could he score a 10 on anything
 

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So you have him a bad review and checkatrade wouldn't publish it because he pays his dues,.
How could he score a 10 on anything
There will be easier plumbing based work that he’ll be working on and getting good scores, not that his plumbing was up to much, here’s a radiator on the other side of the bathroom wall he moved 😂

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Love them pulled bends. 😂

Although I think copper is far too thin for pulling 90’s these days.
 

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That’s bonkers, and there’s still lippage 😆
 

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