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Old 07-11-2013, 08:35 PM
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Yes that's a big company f-up by the pool company, the in ground pool is just not deep enough, and the retaining walls will never last to hold up to all of that gravel + concrete slab on top.

It's actually a lesbian couple that bought the house, pool guys came from the back to do their work, then a fence was installed. Then they decided to haul all of that gravel by wheel barrow threw that gate you see in the picture.

I really told them to wait on a lot of things before pouring the concrete in the forms that would barely hold anything. The retaining wall you see on the left had no drainage, poor compaction, un-level bricks, cappings missing with dried adhesive on the last row of bricks lol
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Old 07-11-2013, 09:35 PM
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your in Canada right? Where Mike Holmes when you need him.
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Old 07-11-2013, 11:37 PM
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your in Canada right? Where Mike Holmes when you need him.
hiding in his office where he belongs.....
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Old 07-11-2013, 11:42 PM
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they hauled all of that by hand...? how much is a dingo rental up there for 1 day? $180 at most?
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Old 07-12-2013, 04:35 PM
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Hack express.... Departing the mason yard.... Next stop.... Hack job. Woooo wooooo
4 bands of brick(a full skid is 3k so call this 2500 to be safe) then 7 bluestone treads varying from 6' to 8'. You can WAG that. You know its good when the front unloads like that while the rear is about to pop the beads.
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Old 07-16-2013, 10:55 PM
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Here is a new one I saw just getting started on a commercial site in town. absolutely brutal!



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Old 07-17-2013, 12:05 AM
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That is amazing! It doesn't make sense what so ever where it was started, still will have a huge slope between the two walls.

How could even the worst landscaper think that was straight and level. There are some very lazy people out there that will throw blocks down and call it good.
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Old 07-17-2013, 12:52 AM
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Here is a new one I saw just getting started on a commercial site in town. absolutely brutal!



What's the point of running a string on this?
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Old 07-17-2013, 12:25 PM
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Is that pipe even perforated? they might have forgot a sock for it lol... Do you ever stop by these places and warn the owners?

That's a beautiful truck too... Oh well
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Old 07-17-2013, 10:09 PM
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What's the point of running a string on this?
X2 they didn't use it to stay straight or level, what the point?
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