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Old 06-05-2019, 06:09 AM   #61
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I wouldn't care what the plumber used as long as I didn't have to touch the nasty used toilet.

And once toilet pooed on, I ain't ever using it again.

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Save that drop and consider it to soon to be discarded, like...use it one last time, somewhere somehow. Other than that...lol.

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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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I bet he was pissed nobody left him some Channel Locks too

You are comparing flow protection as the same as mechanical tools. Are you stretch Armstrong?

The comparison would work if their was a wrench on the toilet nuts when he got there then used the wrench already in place.

Floor protection is pretty common when done by a GC or a HO.




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You are comparing flow protection as the same as mechanical tools. Are you stretch Armstrong?

Floor protection is pretty common when done by a GC or a HO.




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My guess would be no GC running this job because the electrician, tile setter and drywall man weren’t scheduled also
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My guess would be no GC running this job because the electrician, tile setter and drywall man weren’t scheduled also
You guess correct.

Is no GC and the plumber should have been called in after. A concept the HO isn't aware of.

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I don't buy the "GC-provided drop cloth" argument. Maybe that's how they roll on the left coast, but not around here. Ram board or something similar maybe, but drop cloths cost money. The guy knew perfectly well he was using another tradesman's property, and if he was a legit pro, knew that was essentially going to trash the thing.

This sort of thing isn't really about the price of a dropcloth, or laundry bills. It's about lack of respect. And IMO that's a valid subject for discussion here.

Personally, I'd at least track him down and get in his face about it.

And tell him to stay off my lawn.
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I have a high level of respect for solid plumbers. When there's a problem, they address it in real time without much drama. Frankly, I don't think they're wired to give a chit about a random drop cloth. In the grand scheme of things, it's a good thing.
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I don't buy the "GC-provided drop cloth" argument. Maybe that's how they roll on the left coast, but not around here. Ram board or something similar maybe, but drop cloths cost money. The guy knew perfectly well he was using another tradesman's property, and if he was a legit pro, knew that was essentially going to trash the thing.

This sort of thing isn't really about the price of a dropcloth, or laundry bills. It's about lack of respect. And IMO that's a valid subject for discussion here.

Personally, I'd at least track him down and get in his face about it.

And tell him to stay off my lawn.

The point is you don't know what he thought. Has nothing to do with what coast it's on. Trust me when I say you got some dumb mother ****ers on the east coast as well! Lol.
Last I heard drops were designed to protect things.

Had it been folded up on a stack by the painters **** that'd be different but it wasn't. It was in front of the toilet he was scheduled to work on.



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The point is you don't know what he thought. Has nothing to do with what coast it's on. Trust me when I say you got some dumb mother ****ers on the east coast as well! Lol.
Last I heard drops were designed to protect things.

Had it been folded up on a stack by the painters **** that'd be different but it wasn't. It was in front of the toilet he was scheduled to work on.



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It's not about me. Even so yes I've put protection down before with full anticipation that it might get dirty.


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It's not about me. Even so yes I've put protection down before with full anticipation that it might get dirty.


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Not so fast! My question is whether a plumber ever soiled one of your dropcloths like in this thread.

(On a separate note, I'm still trying to figure out whether you're being a pita for pita's sake, or if it's the ocd of something else that's talking.)
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Matters none if it happened to me, my position is still the same.

Again it's not about me.


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I gave my opinion. All I'm doing is defending it. I'm not the one that keeps bringing it up. Everytime someone brings up my opinion of it I respond. Your know like yourself Mark.


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Matters none if it happened to me, my position is still the same.

Again it's not about me.


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So it's baseless?


Yes, your push back is absolutely baseless.


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I gave my opinion. All I'm doing is defending it. I'm not the one that keeps bringing it up. Everytime someone brings up my opinion of it I respond. Your know like yourself Mark.


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You don't really believe the only way to have an opinion is it Has to happen to ones self do you? Lol


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You're acting like you know better as a GC, yet a plumber has never soiled one of your tarps. And I'll bet you never ever soiled the tarp of another. Most fascinating, indeed.
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You're acting like you know better as a GC, yet a plumber has never soiled one of your tarps. And I'll bet you never ever soiled the tarp of another. Most fascinating, indeed.


Doesn't change my position. Not a bit.


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