Be Brave to Get Work Done - I was woken up this morning from a call from work. Not a good sign. Apparently the customer found a potential problem in our delivery. I got on a conferen...
Ways to Fail
I told the install guy that of course my fence was not on the ground before they came. He then told me that they did not touch the fence. This was an additional fail. I told the guy that I saw one of his workers toss a sheet of plywood down next to the fence, and the fence was up supporting the plywood.
This drama just kept getting worse. Next the install guy said that there must have been some problem with the poles supporting the fence. I went down to the portion of the fence still standing that was away from the shed. The poles were all solid there, being held in the ground with concrete.
The company later called to discuss final payment on the shed. I let them know that they needed to fix the damage before we could discuss final payment. I wish the install guy had any sense of customer service skills. Own up to mistakes when you make them. Don't lie to customers. It will only alienate you from them.