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#1 OFFLINE   curt8403

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Posted 11 February 2010 - 04:43 PM

For the installers out there, do you require written permission from a landlord, or will you accept verbal permission?
I am no longer connected with Directv or any other satellite provider

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#2 OFFLINE   P Smith

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Posted 11 February 2010 - 04:44 PM

Only written!

#3 OFFLINE   BattleZone

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Posted 11 February 2010 - 05:12 PM

If the customer has a balcony or patio (i.e., an "exclusive use area") that has LOS, then no permission is needed. Other than that, I need written permission from the landlord before I attach anything to the building, install a pole, or drill.

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Posted 11 February 2010 - 05:21 PM

Cover your butt. The installer isn't going to take the heat if you're landlord gets upset, you will. Get written permission, and make a copy for yourself.
"He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else."

#5 OFFLINE   joe diamond

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Posted 11 February 2010 - 06:45 PM

For the installers out there, do you require written permission from a landlord, or will you accept verbal permission?


Directv even has a form:
It allows the dish to be put up, cable to be run & holes to be drilled as necessary.

For fun ask who holds the general liability insurance.

You, the customer, still are responsible for what maybe considered damage when you move out. If the tech drills a pipe or wire in your wall . . .

Joe

Edited by joe diamond, 11 February 2010 - 06:46 PM.
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#6 OFFLINE   ndole

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Posted 11 February 2010 - 07:13 PM

Directv even has a form:
It allows the dish to be put up, cable to be run & holes to be drilled as necessary.

For fun ask who holds the general liability insurance.

You, the customer, still are responsible for what maybe considered damage when you move out. If the tech drills a pipe or wire in your wall . . .

Joe


!rolling!rolling!rolling!rolling
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#7 OFFLINE   samrs

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Posted 11 February 2010 - 08:52 PM

Written.

Professional landlords include instructions in the lease. Some also include the cartoons from the FCC web site. Either or both will do.

Less knowledgeable or perhaps shrewder slum lords provide a handwriten note that goes something like, "You have permission to have satellite installed." this along with my signed pre-installation worksheet get turned in with the workorder. Guaranteed to cost someone their security deposit.

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Posted 18 February 2010 - 07:09 PM

If the customer has a balcony or patio (i.e., an "exclusive use area") that has LOS, then no permission is needed. Other than that, I need written permission from the landlord before I attach anything to the building, install a pole, or drill.


same thing as him. From experience I know how most of the complexes around my area work and their rules. And the customer will definitely be signing a prework authorization form before anything is done
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