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brand new cabinets got damaged :(

Posted by lilymila (My Page) on
Thu, Nov 1, 12 at 22:16

I had ucl installed today by an electrician. I got quotes from two different electricians and the price were pretty much the same. I choose this guy because he said he installed environmental lights before and now after he left, I noticed that two of my cabinet doors had significant scratches. Of course, I already paid him in full after he finished the work, but I didn't notice the scratch until now. I suspect it was from the tools that he wore around his waist. This is my very first remodeling. What should I do now? Will his insurance cover this? What if he refuse to acknowledge that it was his fault? My cabinet installer also made a couple of small scratches on the side, but these new scratches are deep and right on the cabinet doors.

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RE: brand new cabinets got damaged :(

Yes his insurance should cover this. We had an electrician once whose helper drilled a hole in the wrong place and put a hole through the baseboard to the outside. Ooops! The electrician called in a woodworker and he patched both sides and matched the paint too.


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