John Scott will do whatever it takes to get your business. This is exactly what he did when we interviewed him. We found him through Homedepot Redbeacon services. Second day from starting the job, he started to yell at me (the homeowner), yelled at his employees very aggressively. We live in a very quite neighborhood. He got neighbors to wonder what was going on. I informed him if I hear his loud voice again for any reason, I will get him and his crew out off my property.
He could not handle a big job like ours.. The concrete trucks were waiting for him to pour but his crew were very slow and sloppy. Two trucks were sent back by the company, they said the concrete is getting old. He didn't pay them for the concrete and they filed a lien against our house.
We agreed to a price which includes everything, sand and the taxes and to be paid after work is done completely. [continued below]....
..... After we started, he asked us to help him to buy the sand which is about $1000. He asked us to buy plumbing pipes, which was included in the bid and more but we paid for it to help him out. In several occasions, he was trying to solicit lunch for his crew which is about 7-15 people.
We agreed in the contract that we will pay him the rest of the agreed price after final clean up and inspection of the work was done. But he repeatedly was asking for the final payment before he finishes. He also asked to pay taxes again.
We paid him most of his money and the mess that he left us, will cost us about $6000
** He placed the weep holes on the retaining wall in about 16" from the ground.
** The retaining wall and the stairs are all wavy like a snake.
** He didn't slope the drive way correctly, result is 3 big puddles of water.
**He took the forms too early and didn't tap the forms to get rid of air bubbles, result is, chipped concrete is everywhere and hollow at bottom.
** He didn't fill in all expansion joints with epoxy.
** Caused crack and oil stain to existing concrete.
** Splashed concrete all over the stucco walls
**His crew chipped the stucco walls in multiple areas and on and on and on.....
He will not even guarantee his work...Please be aware!!