This is what happens when Joe Mow decides he can irrigate

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by Dirty Water, May 6, 2006.

  1. Dirty Water

    Dirty Water LawnSite Fanatic
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  2. Harry0

    Harry0 LawnSite Member
    from NJ
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    We are a full service landscape company. Irrigation service and installs, lawn maint., landscape installs and maint. ect. I've had my NJ irrigation liscense for 6 years. I probably forgot more than I remember during my classes. I guess I am not a"Joe Moe". That thread is very amusing.
    I will be checking it out for some good laughs.
    Harry
     
  3. DanaMac

    DanaMac LawnSite Fanatic
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    Booby doesn't know what he's talking about. On any subject. If anyone is stupid enough to hire him with his piss-poor attitude, they deserve to get screwed over. Right Booby?! :)
     
  4. LandscapePro

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    Well, ya gotta admit DW it was good for a laugh....

    When LCO's attempt that sort of stuff here, the man in the white shirt with a La. Dept. of Agriculture emblem on the left sleeve shows up. :nono:

    Mike
    La. Landscape Contractor #2576
     
  5. Mdirrigation

    Mdirrigation LawnSite Silver Member
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    We generally get 3 calls a week from customers having problems due to LCOs
    attempting repairs . I like to get a bit sarcastic when I am talking with the customer. " If your air conditioner quit , do you call the lawn guy? "

    The big problem occurs when I go out to service a system under warranty and find a different brand head than we installed on the system , the customer tells me that the lawn guy hit it while airating and replaced it . I tell the customer how unfortunate that is , now that the lawn guy voided the warranty for the system and that the homeowner is now responsible to pay for all repairs . In order for us to put the warranty back in effect we must inspect the entire system , re do any repairs made by others and that this will cost $ 250 for an inspection plus parts.
     
  6. LandscapePro

    LandscapePro LawnSite Member
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    Is this clearly spelled out in your contract for the installation?

    That is when anybody touches the system other that you the warranty is voided?

    Curious

    Mike
    La. Landscape Contractor #2576
     
  7. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
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    Repairs or adjustments by anyone other than the installer and/or his service people are reason enough to cancel a guarantee. Even without a separate passage(s) on the subject, it could fall under the general exclusion of system mistreatment/abuse.
     
  8. Mdirrigation

    Mdirrigation LawnSite Silver Member
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    Its spelled out very well. How can anyone honor their warranty if the customer or another contractor comes in and screws things up
     

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