I had to write a pretty unkind e-mail to my contractor today about how I was losing faith in him. The reason I felt that I had to do this was because he said he was going to come to my house today, and by noon, he still wasn't there.
It's been weeks since any work has been done. I'd like to know how can a contractor take my money and then not do the work. I asked him that in my e-mail to him.
I remember when I hired him. I probably did it way too fast in all my
Patience is one of those things that you either have, or you don't have. I like to think that I'm better than most.
Now when I am totally in charge of completing a task, I know that I will get it done, because I can always trust myself. Trusting other people is where the patience comes in.
I have been looking forward to the completion of my attic, since I signed the contract back on July 29th of last year. I have imagined it finished so many times in my head.
I feel like sending an e-mail to my contractor. Just two words. Your fired!. How long will it take him to figure out that I am upset with him? How long will it take him to realize that I am not happy with the job that he is doing? Or should I say, not doing at this point in time. Perhaps, I am being impatient. Perhaps this is normal contractor behavior. I realize that he is not, physically, doing the work himself and he has to depend on other people.
Right after we got the
The staircase that is supposed to be built going from the 2nd floor up to the attic has become a mystery to me. I just can't wrap my head around how it is actually going to be configured. Actually, the carpenter and the contractor can't quite figure it out either. They were both over at my house this morning taking a look at the space, and getting measurements. After much conversation, and speculating, we were left with 2 main points. The stairs must pass the building code of the City of Chicago,
My tenant Diana might drive me crazy, but the girl is a good worker. Actually she is hardly a girl since we are both in our 60's. When I decided to have my attic remodeled, she was the one person who helped me empty out my attic. She actually had a lot of her own stuff up there, so she was busy finding new places for all of it. However during that process, she was right there with me carrying stuff out to the garbage, an/or finding places to donate it to. Along with that, we were both reorganizing
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