ED Magedson – Founder
Robert Boone936Matagorda Ln Desoto, Texas United States of America
I contracted with Robert Boone to install the tiles in 2 bathroom showers & floors; install granite countertops; paint the ceilings in the living room, dining room, & master bedroom for $1,700. The job was to start on 6/18/12 and end on 6/26/12. After the project started, I had him paint the walls in the living room and dining room for an additional $225 and texture the wall in the master bathroom for $300 and install a kitchen faucet for $30. On July 2nd, Robert Boone had worked part of the day and asked me to pay him for the painting, then he said, Ill be back tomorrow to finish the job so just make the check for $650 ($225 + the final payment of $425). [continued below]....
Robert Boone did not complete the following: paint the ceiling in the master bedroom, remove & replace 2 tiles in the guest bathroom, replace 2 broken tiles in the master bathroom, caulk around the granite countertops in both bathrooms, seal the tiles in both bathroom floors & showers, remove silicone caulk on master shower doors in error, finish the trim around the tiles in both showers, repair the leaks or fix the screw that wont line up in the master shower handle, install floor strip between tiles and carpet in master closet, install kitchen faucet, nor did the contractor clean up the paint splatters on the tile & wood floors or the texturizing over spray on the master bedroom furniture, floor & master bathroom fixtures & cabinets.
The contractor lost the seals to the new shower head. He installed the shower door incorrectly and I had to take it apart to fix it. The contractor or his subcontractor tripped the circuit breaker & did not tell me. My freezer in the garage was on that circuit & it wasnt discovered for several weeks. I lost a freezer full of frozen food and it took several months to air out the freezer, of which there is still an odor. The travertine tiles in the showers and floors are not even. The travertine tiles on the floor have spaces & grout between them and according to an expert tile layer travertine tile is to be laid without spaces.
My guest bath tub has 2 large chips in it and the contractor tried to cover it up by putting silicone on it. There was a big glob of silicone in the drain of the tub that I had to dig out with a screwdriver in order to close the drain plug. He bent the hardware for my custom shower door in the guest bathroom and it cant be re-used now. I have not found been able to find another one like it. It originally cost over $900. The hardiebacker board that he installed in the showers should have had the dry wall cut out and the hardiebacker board should have been flush with the wall. He just tacked it to the wall & put the tiles on top so it sticks out so far that I cant put a bullnose border around it. Instead he too wood baseboards & partially put a few around the tiles. I told him many times that I wanted the tiles to go all the way to the ceiling. Robert promised he would but then he refused to do that. He tolld me he was going to put tiles in the base of my shower & instead he spray painted the base of the shower.
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 04/05/2013 11:57 AM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Robert-Boone/Desoto-Texas-75115/Robert-Boone-BB-Construction-Did-shoddy-work-that-has-to-be-torn-out-re-done-took-3-ti-1040989. The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year.
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