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P.j., Other/Just Looking in Washington, DC

plumber problem

Asked by P.j., Washington, DC Fri Oct 3, 2008

I called a plumber about a toilet noise. The plumber came out and repaired the noise, but now my toilet has exploded and there's water everywhere. I have called several times, but the plumber has not returned my calls. Is he responsible for my water damage?

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0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri Nov 26, 2010
PJ
You post an interesting question.
I would try to get him to accept some responsibility, the issue here is how much integrity does he have?

This may be a case for the Better Business Bureau or perhaps the Consumer Affairs division of the state.
I'd suggest writing him a certified letter first.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sat Oct 4, 2008
Keith Sorem, Real Estate Pro in Glendale, CA
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Pj,

Impossible to tell if he is responsible for your most current problem but this is a reminder of why it is important hire a person that is licensed and insured.

A second opinion is always best in these situations....I'd play that card by leaving a message that you, have waited for him to respond and are now referring the problem for repair to another plumber and are trying to determine if he is responsible for your problems because of previous work done......I bet you'll hear quickly.

Good luck
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sat Oct 4, 2008
Difficult to determine, cause of action of plumber. Contact another plumber more than likely you wont receive damages to began with. If the plumber not interested in returning calls most likely difficult to locate. Sorry to hear about your situation.
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