PHOTO: ROBERT KITCHIN/STUFF Wellington insulation installer Todd Russell says he was shocked to be asked to add a premium to his quote.
Wellington insulation installer Todd Russell is fuming after being asked by a property manager to add a premium to his quotes, to line the manager’s pockets.
Russell runs Wellington Moisture Barriers and says about a week ago he was called by a man who was managing a portfolio of six rental properties in the Hutt Valley.
He wanted to have the houses’ ceiling and underfloor insulation, and moisture barriers, checked.
They met on Saturday morning and drove around the properties, measuring them for the quote. Russell said the man seemed to be managing only that handful of houses but had been tasked with getting them up to the new standards.
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