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to nit pick at plumber's errors!

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Nibeana Tue 15-Nov-16 21:53:42

Just spent £3k to have new boiler & 2 radiators put in.
The plumber has burnt two small holes under the radiators. He has also accidently drilled through a tile in the bathroom. He hadn't replaced the carpet grippers & he's left some of the old pipes dangling through the kitchen ceiling.
AIBU to expect him to rectify these things or am I being too picky? Apart from the burns, I can probably mend the rest myself.

Mummyme1987 Tue 15-Nov-16 21:54:19

Yes he should make good.

justilou Wed 16-Nov-16 06:57:36

Totally insist upon it before you pay him - or you'all never see him again.

Tropezienne Wed 16-Nov-16 07:48:39

YADNBU. Point it out to him. Told my DP and he agrees, that isn't good enough.

Sgtmajormummy Wed 16-Nov-16 08:00:13

Pipes dangling through the kitchen ceiling? Of course he should get rid of those!
Putting things back to an acceptable standard is part of the job so I would calmly refuse to pay until it's done.
Too many cowboy plumbers get away with this sort of thing.

EveOnline2016 Wed 16-Nov-16 08:37:53

Did you see his gas certificate, I am worried he may not even be registered with such a lot of mistakes

Nibeana Wed 16-Nov-16 14:10:49

Thanks for the advice, he's "popping round" with the bill today so now that I'm confirmed by the mumsnet collective that I'm not being unreasonable, I shall pursue it.
Yes, they are registered, I checked!
Thanks one & all.

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