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Got a call today. The company previously doing work got kicked off the job. This is the electrical coming from the under ground electrical room for the pool light and some landscape lighting. If you look in the pool the two conduits that connect to 1.5" WHITE pvc sweeps are for the low voltage pool lights. This is all getting torn out and redone. The one conduit has way more than 360* to the point of connection in the equipment room. The other is above pool deck level, lol.

The landscape conduit is pretty awesome too, They even spray painted the water 90's to match.

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This is from today as well. This is a brand new condo development. Does anyone plan out where they are stubbing conduits. I can't imagine doing this on a new job (or old job).
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They could have fudged their lack of following the 7 P's by using a gutter on top & bottom of the panels.

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This is from today as well. This is a brand new condo development. Does anyone plan out where they are stubbing conduits. I can't imagine doing this on a new job (or old job).
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And that is what the lowest bidder gets you. Can only imagine the condition of the rest of the project.

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Sometimes things get messy but there is almost always a way to make it better. I don’t know how many times I have said to myself, “I’ll make it look like I planned it that way”.

If you start making a mess and and it finishes up being a total mess, your not much of a tradesman.
 

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And that is what the lowest bidder gets you. Can only imagine the condition of the rest of the project.

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Yep, everywhere I look. I know sometimes I go overboard on trying to make things look good but on new construction for multi million dollar buildings you would think the workmanship would be a lot better than this. lol
 

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This is from today as well. This is a brand new condo development. Does anyone plan out where they are stubbing conduits. I can't imagine doing this on a new job (or old job).
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Likely no coordination, outdated prints, contractors not following spec, poor scheduling, poorly skilled, etc. Gitrdone!

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No mentorship can be to blame also. Throw an apprentice in there and yes it works but looks like sh!t.

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Brand new install turnover, clean and tidy and do you think UPS is big enough till generator starts.

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“But it worked for so many years! How could this be the problem?”
You wouldn't believe how many times I have heard clients say that about FPE and Zinsco panels. I warned one lady that her Zinsco panel was eventually going to cause her problems only to have her say, "Well, it has worked fine for all these years." She called me a year later... screaming for help.
 
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