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Thread: Opinions on a pool bid please...

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    Beadedbiker's Avatar
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    May 2013
    New Iberia, LA

    Opinions on a pool bid please...

    Why no, I did not hire these people.

    Okay, well they were supposed to start digging today but we got delayed by rain, so to entertain everyone I thought I'd post this fantastic example of a pool bid. Like seriously, who in their right mind would think you would hand over $50K+ on the strength of this. Although apparently enough idiots live in my town that this guy has been in business many years and has a storefront. Sheesh.

    Thats not even the best one, because there is potential, I mean they could have eventually bothered with a detailed full quote right? Right. Right? No - this is the best one. Came by snail mail. In the envelope was also a one page contract, pre signed by the builder.

    Along with this

    The state of the pool building business in Louisiana is not good..
    We are building a 14x28 in ground with a spillover spa...
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    CusePool's Avatar
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    Friendswood, TX

    Re: Opinions on a pool bid please...

    LOL, thats awesome!
    ~18,000 IG/Spa chlorine, Blue Granite Pebblesheen
    Hayward 1.5hp 2-speed Tri-Star Pump, 525sqft Swimclear filter, Polaris 280 cleaner
    400K BTU Heater, LED Lights, PS8 Automation
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    Re: Opinions on a pool bid please...

    Okay I feel much better. LOL

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    Las Vegas

    Re: Opinions on a pool bid please...

    Lol! I agree, I don't know which is worse...
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    Tucson, AZ

    Opinions on a pool bid please...

    Well that PostIt note just screams professionalism, don't it??

    And hey, that first guy probably did his original draft on a bar napkin so going out of his way to copy it over on a sheet of scrap printer paper really shows some serious dedication.

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    cwescapexlt4x4's Avatar
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    Jul 2014
    Litchfield Park, AZ (PHX metro area)

    Re: Opinions on a pool bid please...

    Jeez, really? i'd hate to think folks fall for this and lack of legal recourse if there are (will be) issues.
    Chris - aka cwescapexlt4x4
    (Build 8/26/14 - 10/17/14) in-ground Presidential Pools 14K gallon salt water pool Pentair Inteiliflo pump, Clean & Clear filter, in-floor cleaning,
    LED light, 3' sheer spill, 2 benches, large Baja step. / Pergola by Booth Built 19W x 14D // Outdoor Kitchen, W/Primo grill and BBQ Coach kit for the island.

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