Don’t let them (de)bug you
Tuesday June 01st 2021, 10:00 pm
Filed under: Life

Second day, second quote.

Richard told yesterday’s guy just before he left that we had someone coming to look at it today, too, and he instantly crossed out the number he had just written on the paper he was about to hand us and replaced it with one that was 10% less.

I mentioned to contractor #2 today that there were pink chalk marks on the ceiling from yesterday’s guy marking the spots.

Instantly we had a discount on the job.

Our daughter’s reaction afterwards: Oh, so they crossed out the stupidity tax. You DID know to get more than one quote.

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Good heavens!

Comment by ccr in MA 06.02.21 @ 11:37 am

You know all the right words to say. Good for you. I did that with a doctor last year and he was deeply offended that I said I would get a second opinion and couldn’t hide his anger. Needless to say, the second doctor is the one who got the job.

Comment by Sharon Stanger 06.02.21 @ 7:24 pm

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