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Builder doing his own thing

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christhomps57 Tue 23-Feb-16 08:56:48

Help please, my loft conversion is going horrible wrong. The builders is doing his own thing and not following drawing and structural engineers calcs.

DoreenLethal Tue 23-Feb-16 08:59:55

You are the client, tell him to stop and find out why.

lalalonglegs Tue 23-Feb-16 09:24:46

In addition, get the structural engineer round to bollock him explain to him the importance of following his plans.

HereIAm20 Tue 23-Feb-16 17:09:24

Call Dominic Littlewood and get them on cowboy builders! Seriously tell him to stop work and do not pay him. At the least it won't comply with building control - at the worst it could fall in and damage the rest of your property!

christhomps57 Fri 26-Feb-16 10:31:00

Think he may be going bankrupt. His previous client phoned us and said he hasn't finished their job yet until he has further payment from them , which they have refused until job is finished properly. Also I have noticed his insurance certificate ran out end of Jan. I'm going to phone his insurance to check that he has renewed Hope they will tell me

njptvr Fri 26-Feb-16 11:58:17

Do you have any other evidence to suggest he is in financial trouble?

You should definitely speak to BC about the lack of following the plans and get a struc eng round to speak to him / check the work so far. Depending on where you are if you speak nicely to the BC guys they may well come round and have a look over things as they stand.

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