Recently, I hired a contractor in my area to do two things: 1)
demolish my old bathroom tiles and put in new ones and 2) install the
plumbing underneath my kitchen sink (since I bought a new sink). The
house is a brand new house but I wanted granite countertops installed
in the kitchen and new bigger tiles in the bathroom before I moved in.
The contractor demolished the bathroom and installed the tiles that we
had purchased prior to his arrival. The contractor installed it and
grouted it. But the tiles look offset. Some of them have wider grout
lines and even some of the grout does not exist. One clear example is
the tiling underneath the mirror. He stated that it was crooked
because the mirror wasn't on straight. I used a leveler and the mirror
was not crooked at all. Also, the shower corners are not straight.
Also, the plumbing install underneath the kitchen caused the dishwasher
air gap above the sink to overflow, thereby causing the pipes to leak
below. Luckily, I watched it all happen to stop it from damaging
I had another plumber come and look at the original contractor's work
and he considered the install a "Section 8 cheap plumbing job".
I tried to call the original contractor but he never answers my calls.
Even my wife calls and no answer. It just goes straight to the
machine. It appears that he is ignoring us. What recourse do I have
with this? If anyone can provide me with some advice or any type of
legal action, that would be great.