Home Ownership Lesson #1

Vocabulary for understanding contractor/plumber/electrician (general)

Says: “1-2 hours,” Means: 1 day
Says: “4 hours,” Means: 2 days
Says: “1 Day,” Means: 3 Days
Says: “1 week,” Means: 2-3 weeks

Says: “No problem,” Means: Wants to do the job though expect problems
Says: “Not easy,” Means: Not hard but doesn’t want to exert himself

* You may find someone who can do what they say, though expect a problem afterwards that will require them to return.

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