Bain Posted March 29, 2005 Report Share Posted March 29, 2005 So . . . I fill the whirlpool tub this afternoon, energize the jets, skip down the stairs to make certain there aren't any leaks, but sure enough a long dark streak is spreading across the family-room ceiling. I raced back upstairs, turned off the tub--which was full of that disgusting black brack that tells us the tub hasn't been used in a long time--just in time to hear a female voice shrieking frantically from down on the main level. Oh, did I mention the seller was home? When I got downstairs, her eyes were bulging up at the ceiling, while she repeated, "What did you do? What did you do?" The rest of the conversation you can pretty well figure out. The seller merely glared while I spoke, and for a brief moment, I thought of this forum and what a splendid photo I could upload of the enraged seller standing beneath the soaked ceiling. But I'm certain she was in no mood for posing. Anyhow, I carried on while the seller phoned her realtor, her husband, and everybody else she could think of so she could tell them how the home-inspector dude destroyed her house. I'm not really concerned about liability and, after all, I was there to check for leaks among all else. But I'm sure this has happened to others, and I'm wondering if there's any mystical way of explaining the situation to the seller while also calming him/her down. I don't honestly remember everything I DID say, but I do know it wasn't working terribly well. John Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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