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HMS - paid to manage proj.,contractors, permits, inspec. (asked 2x's for inspec. report, never got). Subcon. HMS assigned "Max Lyon - Lyon Construction" -no show/no call many x's (those days and a few after wouldn't answer phone) missed inspec. deadlines, unfamiliar w/proper finishes etc. Proj. mgr (PM) only showed to collect money, or after I got irate for paying to manage it myself. A PM checked the work/"punch list" only after repeated complaints, refused to correct some details. Bath work began MAR05. I did 80% of demo prior. Tub/shower - only major item for them - I built custom vanity, inst. sink and toilet - still trying to fix uneven & heavily puttied threshold they left. Tub was inst. by AUG05, but shower rough ins, wrong, so I couldn't finish tile and fixtures. The only wall they had to install = mismeasured. Gave them through DEC05 to fix everything. The "fixer" sent didn't use proper rigid metal drywall corner (noticeably warped), still did not check plumbing at pressure. Just finished fixing the 4th leak from the tub/shower myself (another plumbing co. was fed up trying to correct the mess). HMS called this a "small job" & originally est. finish date NLT MAY05. Told me it would cost less "built in extra for add. materials", which I was to get back. Charged me OVER the bid AND could not explain as only changes to orig. job = did NOT have sink or toilet plumbing moved or installed. Left walls badly skimmed and gouged, after I painted, again. Bath elec. outlet worked prior, no longer - did not attach bath vent/light fan to cieling joist OR vent pipe(cold air blows in, it is held in only by the ceiling drywall - now cracked -not as bad as 6'sq. inclusive of hole in the living room from the leaks) left electrical junction box open, wires exposed face down in old blown in attic insulation. Just found they did not hook up dishwasher, has been flooding under the cabinets.

PROS: License was revoked in 2005 while they were working on my house
CONS: The smile is so you don't notice the severe incompetence & no integrity

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HMS - paid to manage proj.,contractors, permits, inspec. (asked 2x's for inspec. report, never got). Subcon. HMS assigned "Max Lyon - Lyon Construction" -no show/no call many x's (those days and a few after wouldn't answer phone) missed inspec. deadlines, unfamiliar w/proper finishes etc. Proj. mgr (PM) only showed to collect money, or after I got irate for paying to manage it myself. A PM checked the work/"punch list" only after repeated complaints, refused to correct some details. Bath work began MAR05. I did 80% of demo prior. Tub/shower - only major item for them - I built custom vanity, inst. sink and toilet - still trying to fix uneven & heavily puttied threshold they left. Tub was inst. by AUG05, but shower rough ins, wrong, so I couldn't finish tile and fixtures. The only wall they had to install = mismeasured. Gave them through DEC05 to fix everything. The "fixer" sent didn't use proper rigid metal drywall corner (noticeably warped), still did not check plumbing at pressure. Just finished fixing the 4th leak from the tub/shower myself (another plumbing co. was fed up trying to correct the mess). HMS called this a "small job" & originally est. finish date NLT MAY05. Told me it would cost less "built in extra for add. materials", which I was to get back. Charged me OVER the bid AND could not explain as only changes to orig. job = did NOT have sink or toilet plumbing moved or installed. Left walls badly skimmed and gouged, after I painted, again. Bath elec. outlet worked prior, no longer - did not attach bath vent/light fan to cieling joist OR vent pipe(cold air blows in, it is held in only by the ceiling drywall - now cracked -not as bad as 6'sq. inclusive of hole in the living room from the leaks) left electrical junction box open, wires exposed face down in old blown in attic insulation. Just found they did not hook up dishwasher, has been flooding under the cabinets.

PROS: License was revoked in 2005 while they were working on my house
CONS: The smile is so you don't notice the severe incompetence & no integrity

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