Girard, OH asked in Consumer Law and Construction Law for Ohio

Q: I have paid a contractor 14000.00 to put up a vinyl fence. They did not cement the pillars in the ground and my fence

Is not stable. Plus it's not straight and the gate does not lock cause the hasp and locking piece dont line up. Tried to get him back to look at it and he never shows

1 Lawyer Answer
Bruce Martin Broyles
Bruce Martin Broyles
  • Construction Law Lawyer
  • Lancaster, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: When the contract was written did the contractor give you a written notice of your right to cancel the contract within 3 days. If the contractor does not have a storefront or a building where you can view his work, then he is subject to the Home Solicitation Sales Act. Without a three day notice, you can cancel the contract at anytime.

Tell the contractor you are cancelling the contract and you would like your money back.

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