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Old 06-03-2019, 08:47 PM   #41
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You missed my point. Had he thought that was there to protect the floor from him and put there by the GC or HO his intent was to use it and make sure all wax went on the drop. Maybe he figured it was intended for him.


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You miss my point , It doesnít matter what the plumber may have thought

What matters is reality.

It may have been an honest mistake , it was still the plumberís mistake
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3 pages of a stain on a drop cloth.
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3 pages of a stain on a drop cloth.
But you have to admit, whether it was the cause or not - many people tend to view the painter a little different than other trades. Which is a big lurking problem. "Setting things straight" seems unending.

More attempts are made to take advantage or take liberties... maybe sometimes from HO's than other contractors and it's easy to confuse the two.

I simply started this thread on finding a way to clean the drop. And it brought this out.
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You missed my point. Had he thought that was there to protect the floor from him and put there by the GC or HO his intent was to use it and make sure all wax went on the drop. Maybe he figured it was intended for him.


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Riiiight.
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You miss my point , It doesnít matter what the plumber may have thought



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It may have been an honest mistake , it was still the plumberís mistake


That may be, however he was never able to find out or tell the plumber it was his. So instead he comes on a forum and bad mouths him and doesn't know the whole story. In fact none of us do. Can't expect the plumber to pay for something he didn't know couldn't be used as a drop that was in front of the toilet. (If that's the case)


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Riiiight.


The point is you don't know because the OP doesn't even know.


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I've protected floors many times as a GC. If a sub got the floor protection dirty, I don't expect him to replace it.


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I simply started this thread on finding a way to clean the drop. And it brought this out.

Did you ever get around to trying the soap & water I suggested?
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Did you ever get around to trying the soap & water I suggested?
Thanx. Not yet, but will. Am working the job every day extended hours til done. HO's waiting to offload furniture...
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That may be, however he was never able to find out or tell the plumber it was his. So instead he comes on a forum and bad mouths him and doesn't know the whole story. In fact none of us do. Can't expect the plumber to pay for something he didn't know couldn't be used as a drop that was in front of the toilet. (If that's the case)


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OP never bad mouthed the plumber , in fact he said he was a nice guy
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I've protected floors many times as a GC. If a sub got the floor protection dirty, I don't expect him to replace it.


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Assuming the bathroom was getting ready for paint (is that ok here?), do you really think the plumber thought the drop cloth "floor protection" was for his dirty toilet water? C'mon. It sounds more like he wasn't going the extra mile for another guy, which is not uncommon.

I was on a tile job and some drywall guys used our mixing paddle for their mud, and left it gooped up dirty. We raised hell, but now I guess they just thought we provided it for them to use and for us to clean up after them. My bad.
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I've protected floors many times as a GC. If a sub got the floor protection dirty, I don't expect him to replace it.


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The GC is responsible for any damage one of his subs might cause , the painter is not responsible for other subs .

It may be that the plumber mistakenly assumed the GC provided the drop
( assuming there was a GC )

It may be that he assumed it belonged to the HO ( good possibility if it was a bed sheet)

Or he could have asked the guy walking around with a paint brush.

Since Mario slipped out before his transgression was discovered, the moment has kind of passed . Still the next time I saw him I would say something about it , as I said before if only to prevent a repeat .

I am not in any way suggesting that this should be handled in a threatening or rude manner .
I would probably say something like , “ Dude , you trashed my good drop on the job the other day , no biggie , next time let me know and I’ll give you one of my old ones .

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Assuming the bathroom was getting ready for paint (is that ok here?), do you really think the plumber thought the drop cloth "floor protection" was for his dirty toilet water? C'mon. It sounds more like he wasn't going the extra mile for another guy, which is not uncommon.

I was on a tile job and some drywall guys used our mixing paddle for their mud, and left it gooped up dirty. We raised hell, but now I guess they just thought we provided it for them to use and for us to clean up after them. My bad.
Mark , I never knew you were so petty, cussing out a man over an $8 mixing paddle . Get over it man
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No one knows who the plumber thought the drop was for or who put it down in front of the toilet he was scheduled to work on. That's my point. His deed could very well be innocent.


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Mix liquid hand soap, rubbing alcohol, and lacquer thinner.

Then spray it on the affected area with a Graco handheld sprayer from HD.




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[QUOTE=Calidecks;7554389]No one knows who the plumber thought the drop was for or who put it down in front of the toilet he was scheduled to work on. That's my point. His deed could very well be innocent.


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