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first one is a shot of a remodel a guy did in our shop, he drilled through a wall to run some water lines, and a few months later the service tech had to go find a leak, this is what they found.........



second pic is a handyman special i had to fix, can you say OMG ?



third pic is a shot of a truck they had to cleanout after they laid a guy off because we got slow, he really was a packrat.

 

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Sad part. I bet he knew were everything was.
Love the handy man work.

These "Handy HACKS" are getting on my nerves Quote someone a price they say your a rip off
I get the handy man for less and they mess it up. I have one in town now thinks he can clear a residential lateral with a 3/8 cable on a rusted up general mini rooter. I understand in tough times people try to save money. But this is their house do it rite avoid possible damage by having a real plumber do the work.
 

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He had to charge an extra hour to the customer just so he could find a part to fix their problem. My boss would eat me alive if my truck looked like that.
 

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He would take all the bands off of the ferncos and keep them in his truck for some reason. He also had about the size of a box of what 3 inch combos would come in full of different size jim caps. Then if you asked if he had one he would say no. And start every sentence with "hey bud"
 

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ya it was pretty bad, the plumber was an old hillbilly that did remodels 99.9 percent of the time, he pretty much knew where everything was.

i will post more pics i took, he had almost all the jim caps that the shop owns on his truck, just tucked them away for later use, if you asked him if he had any, he would say no.

the same guy would rip out some off the wall, wierd CI fitting from a remodel and then save it in his truck for "later use"

really nice guy, but has hording issues it seems.
 

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more fun cell phone pics





half way through cleaning a shelf..............


after the truck was unloaded, it sat about 4 inches higher, and we wondered why it ran so poorly LOL
 

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WOW :eek: messy
Looks very unprofessional. Being your van he should have little respect for its appearance. Nothing like pulling up to the ho house and have stuff falling out everywhere. That was just one side of that mess I saw. Now I see the whole picture.
 

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No way he knew where everything was. Bet everytime he needed something he went back to the shop where it is hopefully well organized or to the supply house. Definite sign of some mental illness.

I can honestly say, no matter how good the plumber - our trucks would NEVER, EVER look like that. Sad, sad, sad!
 

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we had a guy like this who was a drunk ,his truck looked like that and smelled like a bar, we used to tell him to just take it down to detroit and open the back doors and floor it! haha
 
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