If a company damaged my floor delivering a washer, can I make them redo all 3 rooms to match or do they only have to redo the damaged area?

I have linoleum flooring in the utility room, kitchen and dinning room that all matches. That style isn’t made anymore. The delivery drivers tore a few small spots in the floor but if they only replace that room, the flooring won’t match. I had the floors done almost 5 years ago and want them to match. Can I make them pay to replace all the rooms or just that area they damaged?

Asked on July 1, 2012 under Business Law, Texas

Answers:

B.H.F., Member, Texas State Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

You can certainly try to get them to repair the one room and redo the others to match... but generally, your damages will be limited to the actual damages that they caused to the one room because the mismatch of the one room is not going to interfere with your use and enjoyment of those rooms...it's more of a personal preference.


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