Austin Driveway Gate Installers

in Austin, TX

Driveway Gate Installation And Repair Reviews in Austin

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BEWARE:
IS A STRAIGHT UP CON-MAN.

To date, the title “Worst of the Worst” of all the contractors in
Texas has to be awarded to
of ESTATE GATE INC. and/or
ESTATE GATE

I did everything I thought I should do to choose the right company. I acquired 3 bids and was not focused on the lowest price. As long as the bid was within $1,000 of the others, I wanted the company that would see the project through from beginning to end without my having to become involved. It became a coin toss between 2 of the bidding companies but
was the
most eager which won him points. He gave me 2 references, which I did call. One said he was a good guy (probably his father) and the other said she had a huge development and
did all of the fencing and gate work. She said that he did a good job for her but that probably anybody would because it was continual ongoing expensive work. My job was only about $10,000.
said that the job out take 10 days and promised it would be complete for sure no later than 2 weeks. He told me exactly what I wanted to hear.

His unsupervised crew came out and tore up my landscaping digging holes and setting the posts in concrete to find they were not any where near where the plan had specified their install and they all had to be pulled up leaving a mess which they did not clean up. I was concerned that I was out of town when they were doing this process but on the phone
said how could they possibly mess it up, they had a plan and it is simply measurements. Well, given all of that, it was a complete botch job.
again had trouble with the truth and told me on thephone that the fence panels had changed in measurements which is why they made the mess in all the wrong places. The simply was not true. I specified each panel at 8 ft long and that never changed.

lied to me about how long it would be to complete the project as he took my $4,000 deposit. He said 2 weeks at the most. I never saw
again until he completed the job 2 MONTHS LATER when he came to collect on the rest of the contract. His crew leader
has informed me that he had NEVER completed any project EVER in 2 weeks. His unsupervised crew left
my property destroyed with piles of dried up concrete, multiple broken sprinkler pipes and 120-volt electrical left lying on top of the ground. When I opened the electrical junction box I discovered that his crew had neglected to tie in the ground wire leaving a completely hazardous situation! Even
made remarks about how badly everything was left as he held his hand out for the remainder of the money. He said he would send a crew out to clean all of the debris left behind. I told him not tobother that they had done enough damage and I would address all of the problems myself.

The gate never worked from the moment he was paid in full until almost a year later when I hired another company to come and fix the disaster.

After payment in full, several days of the gate not operating, and all of my phone calls completely ignored, I sent him a text and told him about the problems and asked what he could do to help. This is the text
wrote back to me:

"Happy Easter Big Goof! My attorney
has all your info already....www.TheRiosLawFirm.com.....don't call me again CLOWN!!!"

Clearly,
is no stranger to legal problems as he referred me to his attorney immediately after depositing my final payment.

I suppose we now know 3 things about
: he is certainly immature/inappropriate, he
, and he is unprofessional.

I was left with a non-operational gate. The prices he charges are supposed to include warranty work and he never attempted to get my gate to work at all, ever after payment in full.
never showed his face again at my home or done anything to make good on his contract.

is 100% hands off and you will see him only 3 times. Once, when he comes to pitch his services, then again to come and collect the down payment and the last time you see hm is to collect the final payment. After pleading with
many times, I resorted to hiring another gate company to come fix the problems. Now I only hear from
's attorney.

makes very sure he signs his contracts as a representative for HIS company so that it is not in HIS name therefore HE will not be responsible for the impending disaster. He
behind his company names and has them stripped of any value or assets so that when he is sued, there is nothing to recover. This is a well-oiled machine and the con-man will make sure he gets the best of you.

Interesting that
is a one-man show but uses 2 company names interchangeably, Estate Gate, Inc. and
Estate Gate. You can be sure that after he has enough bad reviews he will have his attorney file a couple of new company names to start the process all over again. Please ask him why he finds it necessary to have two company names. Then ask him why neither of his company names show up on this site. He had so many bad reviews that he threatened to
Angie's List and now these companies do not come up in "
".

is a straight up fast talking con-man and needs is an intensive 4-year boot camp in ethics.

After filing a similar review with the Better Business Bureau,
's lawyer sent me a letter demanding that I immediately remove that review or they would
me. Sadly, I just can't keep spending more and more money on
. So far he has cost me over $14,000 in legal fees and another lawsuit was not something I could handle, so I gave in to his threat. He will do anything it takes to keep the bad reviews away from the BBB.

Since
does such a poor job with operatiing his current business, he should consider starting
"
's List", a publication of contractors who are fed up with bad reviews!













- steve A.
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is at this point, a small local business with a high degree of quality craftsmanship involved in their work.
kept me up to date as to when he would be able to begin my fence replacement. He completed the work promptly, efficiently, and with attention to detail. I couldn't be more pleased. The quality of work was far superior to the previous fence company that I had used when another portion of my fence was damaged. I highly recommend this company for both their quality work and their reasonable pricing.
- Wendy L.

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Driveway Gate Installation And Repair reviews in Austin

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We called 4 fence companies to come give us estimates. All 4 companies came out to give us estimates but only
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Company came in a few hundred dollars cheaper so we chose them. We hired
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to do the work for us. He said he would start the following week and he did. The work took 3 days and everything was about as perfect as it can be. I am very pleased with the outcome and will definitely call them next time we do some fence repairs.
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completed the work in 2 days, which was remarkable. The workmanship is of the highest quality and we could not be happier with the finished product.
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responded to all of our inquiries promptly and courteously and
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, who built and installed the new gate and the gate operators, is truly an exceptional craftsman. Many of our neighbors have remarked on how quickly the gate was built and installed and how beautiful it looks. We are very pleased with the work that was done by
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and will use them for any future projects that arise. Their approach is highly professional and the outcome is better than we had imagined.
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did a wonderful job. We are so pleased. He stuck to his bid, completed everything we discusses and all in about 7 work days.January 23 at 11:41am · Like · 2
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Oh man he really did such a great job. What a difference in our home. I love it!January 23 at 1:01pm · Like
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You'all have turned that house into a home!January 23 at 6:26pm · Like
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I have had several fences and gates built and every one, including the one
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and I had built upon move-in, fell short to say the least. We loved our neighbors fence. Not just the look. The overall quality of wood and build quality were excellent. So we grabbed his name from them and were impressed. Terrific guy and I would bet his prices are very competitive as well. A good friend of ours who is also a contractor said he thought the work we had done was very reasonably bid by
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@hometowndecking.com He's a great guy - VERY honest. He did every single thing we asked him to and communicated ANY change - even as far as to ask if the shingles he purchased, which were brown, needed to be returned so he could purchase grey shingles to match our existing roof. They donate 5% of every job to a wellness and well-digging non-profit his father-in-law started in Ethiopia in addition to volunteering their own time in Ethiopia several times per year. Please hire this company - you WILL NOT be disappointed.
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is AWESOME. Super responsive, professional, friendly and a problem solver. I had several companies come out and bid the project. None was willing to offer a creative solution that was both practical and economical to my driveway needs.
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looked it over, came up with a plan on the spot and executed it perfectly. I could not be happier!!
- Erlinda V.
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was one of three estimates we received for this job. The estimate included options for steel posts vs. wood, steel frame driveway gate and wrought iron gates. We went with the steel posts and the steel frame driveway gate. They had another job in front of us but, to our surprise, were able to start our job a week earlier than scheduled. We'd just moved into this property and couldn't let our dogs out with supervision because of the gaps and holes in the fence. They had to work around a few trees and a gradual grade in the terrain. At the last minute, my partner asked if they could extend the fence another 75' making the total job about 200'. They did a great job and we -- and the dogs -- are very pleased with their work!
- Don C.
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I'd scheduled the date of for the estimate a week in advance but he was an hour late. The estimate was fine but I had a few questions. After several calls and emails without a response, I finally gave up on
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. I'll give them the benefit of a doubt, assume their unresponsiveness wasn't racially motivated and write it off to bad service.
- Don C.
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See above for start to finish. I would give the overall process and
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service experience a rating of "excellent." I found them on Angie's List, to which I always turn for service providers when I don't already know someone.
- Carol A.
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The service I received from
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was superb and completely exceeded my expectations. I contacted
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this summer to request an estimate for approximately 350 linear feet of horizontal cedar fencing with a top cap and two gates.
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Ransom responded to my request and I could not be happier that he was selected as my
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representative. His service was exceptional. He walked me through every step of the process to ensure that I was happy with the end result. I interviewed six companies for this project, including Metalink, Allied, ABC, Austex, AAA, and Viking. Three of the six companies bid similar amounts, but of the three Vikings products were far superior. Most fencing companies bid a standard ¾” rough cedar board with pressure treated posts. Viking is able to offer lower prices on superior products though because they are their own distributor – which means they cut out the middle-man and save you some cash. Vikings quote included 5/4” (e.g. true 1” board) cedar planks with one smooth side and cedar posts. I wanted to upgrade to metal posts though after reading some consumer forums online. When I told my Viking rep,
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, about my decision to upgrade he promptly set out to find the best possible solution that would accommodate my horizontal plank installation. Well, he nailed it and I couldn’t be happier with the results. During the construction phase
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’s installation crew arrived on-time and went straight to work. They were very polite and patient whenever I had a question or request. They worked diligently for three days to complete the project and thoroughly cleaned my yard when they were finished.
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stopped by twice during the construction phase to make sure everything was okay and that I was happy with the work they had done. On the day
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was unable to stop by in person he phoned to make sure everything was okay. I am so pleased and grateful for the experience I had with
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. This project was a major investment for me, and I am very happy with the results. My new fence is gorgeous!
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truly sets the bar for product quality and outstanding service.
- Dawn E.
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All Driveway Gate Installers in Austin, TX

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Austin, TX

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Ferguson Fabrication

262 Cedar Ln
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Fine Line Painting

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Flash Fence

2900 S. Congress, Suite 101
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Flora

610 Springdale Rd
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fred cerna

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Austin, TX

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