Not well as it turned out. By Tuesday the team of 3 had become 2, by Thursday 2 had become 1 when the junior (who’d only started on Monday) quit after the foreman called him a ‘lazy motherfucking cunt’. Nice. By high noon Friday, the atrition was complete when the foreman called me to say he’d been sacked for his outburst. Although wallowing in self-pity, he thankfully rembered to tell me I had a leaking water pipe under the house. Then came the kicker- it had been leaking since Monday. He didn’t mention it earlier because he thought it would stop. Huh?? SOS call to plumber. WTF? txt to re-stumping contractor. WTF alright.
I wonder what surprises next week will bring.