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Foundation repair problems
Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: Consumer Protection Law
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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
Should I retain a lawyer about foundation repairs I already paid to a foundation repair company five years ago with a warranty which is still having problems and the company says it might not be covered under the warranty
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Consumer Protection Lawyer: Law Educator, Esq., Lawyer replied 10 months ago
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If their work was improper and defective and is now causing a problem, then they are liable under warranty to repair the issue. If you prove the problem is with their repair, they are liable and if they refuse to make the proper repairs to correct the issues, then you would need to file a breach of warranty suit against them and for that you would need a local attorney for the best resolution.
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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
What if they want to fix the problem now but I'm concerned that they will not fix it correctly
Consumer Protection Lawyer: Law Educator, Esq., Lawyer replied 10 months ago
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You are supposed to give them a reasonable chance to cure their warranty breach. Unless you have some evidence that they are not competent to make the repairs more than just the fact that you need the repairs made to their prior work, you are supposed to give them a chance to make the repairs correctly.
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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
I have been trying since jan
Consumer Protection Lawyer: Law Educator, Esq., Lawyer replied 10 months ago

Thank you for your reply.

So, if they are REFUSING to make the repairs properly, you need to get someone out to make them and sue the original company for the costs. That is a choice you need to make though based on your experience with them and their work.

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
I'm not sure the repairs they are making will be covered in my warranty
Consumer Protection Lawyer: Law Educator, Esq., Lawyer replied 10 months ago
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Then the first step is getting a new company out to inspect the foundation and determine what the cause of the issue is to make your own determination as to whether or not warranty should cover this. Once you have done that, then you would be in position to sue for breach of warranty for the original company not making proper repairs under the warranty as required.
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