Please do a column regarding rip off builders. As I said before we have a pretty good reputation here but have very little idea how our reputation translates in France.
Any column written about "rip off builders" could only be based on folklore unless a watchdog style approach is taken and as we know folklore gets stretched & twisted to make it more interesting for the listener. That said I still love to read them though doubt their authenticity.
Isn't any artisan going to say he's got a good reputation?
Frankly I be more wary of an artisan that went around trumpeting that.
Put the shoe on the other foot - you have an artisan from Poland/France/Bulgaria/wherever do some work for you who says he has a good reputation how are you going to satisfy yourself that he is good?
Reputation outside your patch counts for jack sh*t you're building up a new reputation & client base
I see the common thread seems to be the communications paradigm. Answering emails/phone calls, appear as agreed.. I dunno, perhaps I'm superhuman or something but that is just too obvious and I know how p*ssed off I get with companies that don't reply. It goes with being competent, prerequistes for any entreprise. It's the foundation stone of your reputation.
Minimum size for a septic tank (fosse septique) is 3000 litres. All installations must conform to DTU64.1 The S.P.A.N.C. technician will verify this. A principle piece is a room without water larger than 7 metres square.