I was heading out to a flip I am doing and on the way I called my contractor and asked if he would be there, he got all upset and said I was not supposed to go out until Monday and he does not want me seeing the house yet (I have been going twice a week to check on things so I was really worried).
I go into the house to find amazing $5/sq foot flooring throughout the property when I planned to do the $.70/sq foot flooring due to it being a cheaper house ($40k), so I called him and said "hey this really isn't in my budget I can't afford this stuff it is going to blow the budget".
He started laughing out loud and said it was meant to be a surprise his buddy that works at a hardware store had someone bail on a special order of this oak bamboo flooring that is $5/Sq foot and he got it for $.99/ Sq foot and he was under budget on the rest of the house so he hooked it up.
Just goes to show having a great contractor can make a world of difference.
Please keep us posted and maybe upload a few pics
Thanks for sharing
Teamwork, it's what makes or breaks us.
Great story! I am a believer in under-promise and over-deliver, especially in construction.
This is normally what I use in my cheap flips, $.70 per sq foot at home depot.
And this is what he surprised me with!
Very nice surprise. Remember, one hand washes the other.
Too many times we bash contractors so I thought I would share the this because there are good ones out there!
Glad to read this, sadly I haven't had the same experience, so it's nice to come across something like this.
Make sure you keep him!
Upon reading, I was nervous for you...I'm glad that the "surprise" worked out to be favorable.
It is nice to hear of a good story regarding a contractor.
Alright, where is the magic lamp you rubbed? lol
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