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Posted by Amanda in Mesa, AZ on 12/29/2017 8:22:11 PM

Things have still been slow. We have been sick and the holidays were slowing us down. Plumber should be done with rough in today. We fired the electrician a few days ago and are getting quotes from 2 other "real" companies. We already gave the electrician $7k but he says we owe him $7k more, even though his total bid was $21k and we don't have any panels yet and aren't ready for rough in inspection. Once we get the bids to finish the work we will see if we give him more money. We initially met him when he was working for a "real" company. My husband liked him and he said he was starting his own business, so we thought we would use him. Well he wasn't a licensed electrician or even a registered contractor. Big mistake on our part, that won't happen again. Anyway he says he wants $85/hour...once again not licensed or registered and our contract is not based on $/hour. We will be working on siding this weekend and having a family member run the wires for tvs and security cameras. I will be really excited once the electrical is worked out. We have companies lined up for insulation and drywall. Exterior doors are ordered and coming in January. 


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