Sunday, September 13, 2020

The Lowe's Down

The day ended up pretty much the same as it started: with a thick haze from the wildfires on the US west coast.  It really wasn't advisable to do much strenuous exercise outside today.  The lack of view ensured that it'd not be pleasant anyway.

5:30 PM 5:30 PM Balcony Image
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We ventured over to Queensborough in the car.  We got our $100 back from Lowe's Home Improvement.  At the end of June, we were psyched to have some bathroom reno work done.  We paid a $100 deposit that would have been subtracted from the final total.  

We thought going through 'experts' would be a good idea.   Having plumbing work done here requires municipal permits and we thought their contracting affiliates would know the ropes.  The entire process was a non-starter.  We drove back to the location several times to enquire why we'd not heard anything.  Once, we picked out the type of materials we wanted.  Still, nothing happened.  Neither the store nor the contractor ever contacted us.  We followed up several times and were assured that we'd get telephone calls within a day.  Those days never came.  Clearly, I'd not recommend organizing your home renovations through the Lowe's in Queensborough, New Westminster!


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