After staring at the mismatched tile sheets on the floor we did end up calling Home Depot. Wonder of wonders customer service jumped right on it and refunded us 50%. That, paired with being able to return extra materials (the first time in history we didn't need extras) and enormous discounts on both dryer pedestals means that we're actually UNDER budget. I know, I should probably whisper that, I'm sure the house is already plotting how to make replacing the gas line as painful as possible . . .
Wait, you were only here for the pictures? That'll show you . . .