Work was done without agreement. Do I have to pay them?
I didn't sign anything or agree to them doing the job. They did not call me to schedule a time.
I received an invoice for the work and upon checking my cameras, I found they came to do the work even though I did not authorize it.
I spoke to no one to schedule this work. I am also now liable to fees from my HOA since I hadn't received approval for this project yet from them.
When I looked back to the quote that I asked for, it says "Here is the estimate for your screen enclosure. We kept the price the same for you. As soon as we get a date on the calendar we will contact you back to schedule the work to be done. If you have any questions please feel free to contact us."
Again, No one spoke to me about scheduling this work and on the actual quote I did not sign to approve this.
I spoke to them and they are calling it a miscommunication and offering to discount the price to parts only ($250), completely ignoring the fine my HOA will assess. I don't think I should be liable to pay since I didn't approve this. What, if any, am I subject to pay for this?
2 attorney answers
I agree with Mr. Gaffney. If they do not agree to remove the work they have done and restore the porch to its original condition or if you are fined by the HOA, you should consult an experienced construction litigator in your area.
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Nothing - unless, of course, you try and KEEP IT. But, since you say you don't want it, this one is simple. Just tell them to come TAKE IT OUT IMMEDIATELY, remediate the few screw holes they drilled; you will not have to pay, and there will likely be no fine. Hope this helps. gsg .
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