Woodworking reviews in Boston

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I understand that when you purchase a popular Big Deal that a customer will have to wait several weeks for an appointment, and I have been the most patience customer that
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ever had to deal with. I contacted them in March for a date, and received several dates that were all cancelled and rescheduled by
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. I finally got a date of May 7th for installation of a microwave and installing new tiles to one wall in laundry room behind the washer and dryer.
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did not come because he had a late night on a previous job and sent an unlicensed handyman who does fix it jobs in his spare time. First of all I told the company that 2 people would be needed as this was a heavy over-the-range microwave that needed to be taken down and a new one installed. After arriving, he had to call in and request a second person. In the meantime, I showed him the wall that needed to be tiled in the basement. He had NO tools for tiling. He claimed that he was not told about the tiling job. He seen some minor holes in the sheetrock (two) that he said he could fix while waiting for the second person to arrive. The sheetrock and compounding job was so bad that there is no way you could paint over it without adding more compound and sanding. If Im able to add pics on this review, I will. When the second person came (about an hour later) the handyman was clueless on uninstalling the microwave. He was about to give up and leave the job when the second person said that he would try. He took it down in 2 minutes with no problem, all by himself. The handyman attempted in applying the template and failed. The second person made the corrections to the template. The handyman was not able to get the screws to line up when installing the microwave but the second person was able to install the microwave himself while the handyman held it up. While the (so-called handyman) was cleaning up, I walked the second person to the door and offered him a $20 tip and he kept refusing to take it. I had to plead with him to take it as it was him who did the actual removal and installing of the microwave when he was originally there to hold the microwave for support. The handyman was looking for a tip before he left, but I was not tipping him, it went to the second guy. How can you send a handyman who is absolutely clueless and definitely not handy. This job took 2.5 hours (this includes the hour I had to wait for second person to arrive). I have been trying to reschedule with
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to come and do the tiling, but he has not answered my emails, voicemails or phone calls. It is now
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9th, and I have not been contacted for the remaining 3 hours. There really needs to be an adjustment made with Angie's List similar to Ebay &PayPal where if service is not complete, you can be reimbursed. Do not use this company. You will be waiting for months for a confirmed date and if you don't get the licensed contractor, the work is shady at best. I asked for a partial refund but after reading the reviews I know its not coming. We should get together for a class-action suit! Do not let this
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you from other contractors. I have found success with other contractors on Angies List and also use Thumbtack.com (its free).
- Charlene H.
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The below timeline shows my experience with
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Services. It was a frustrating, time-consuming effort that resulted in me having to do the work myself. I spent hours contacting
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for the scheduling status of the project and then eventually for my deposit refund. The least
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could have done was refund my deposit in a timely manner once it was clear they couldn't do the work per the agreement.
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and I spoke several times about how I needed this work completed before the arrival of my baby in May and he said he understood the time urgency. I was left in a time crunch to get the work done and without the deposit I put down. I had to do the work myself and still haven't received my deposit refund.
Timeline
3/9/2014 - Signed contract with
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and gave a deposit of $878. The agreed to start date for the work was March 31.
3/28/2014 -
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emailed me saying materials for the job were back ordered. Therefore, the work couldn't begin on March 31. He said the supplier wouldn't have the materials until April 2nd. Given that,
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said the work had to start the second week of April. The material causing the delay was Green Glue. I accepted the new date for the work to begin.
4/4/2014 - Checked in with
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to get a status on whether the project would begin the second week of April.
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said he could start on April 14 if the material arrived.
4/10/2014 - Checked-in to see if we were still set for project to begin on April 14.
4/12/2014 -
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said material still didn't arrive and asked if I was willing to go with a different manufacturer. I said that was fine.
4/14/2014 - Emailed
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to see if he could start the portion of the project that didn't require the Green Glue.
4/21/2014 - Hadn't heard from
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since 4/12, so I contacted him again to see how things were going with getting the materials for the project and scheduling.
4/22/2014 -
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said he had personal issues going on and couldn't do the project per our agreement. However,
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offered to refund my deposit and I accepted. I ended up doing the work myself with the help of a family member. He said I needed to sign a document to void the original contract and that
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from his office would send me the paperwork to sign. However, he said
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was off that week so there may be a few days delay in them getting me the document.
5/10/2014 - Never received the paperwork
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said I needed to sign. Texted
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asking him to send the paperwork I needed to sign.
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didn't respond.
5/12/2014 - Still didn't receive the paperwork from
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. Texted him again for an update and got no response.
5/13/2014 - Emailed
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inquiring about the delay in getting me the paperwork to void the original contract.
5/15/2014 - Left message at
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office. This call was successful in that
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called me back and left a message with her phone number.
5/16/2014 - Texted
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, from
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Services office, to ask her to send me the document I needed to sign and return.
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texted me back and said she'd email me the form.
5/17/2014 - Received an email with the document I needed to sign. Signed, scanned and returned the document via email same day.
6/2/2014 - Texted
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to inquire about status of my refund. Didn't receive a response.
6/4/2014 - Texted
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to inquire about status of my refund. Didn't receive a response.
6/4/2014 - Emailed
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to get a status on my refund. No response.
6/6/2014 - Left message at office phone inquiring about my refund. No response.
6/10/2014 - Left message at office phone inquiring about my refund. No response.


- Adrian C.
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and his crew were fantastic. I was most impressed by how professional
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was. He was responsive, punctual, honest, and thorough. He showed up when he said he would, did what he promised, and did it all in a very tight window, as we had a strict deadline. He is extremely responsive to phone calls, texts, and emails. We really didn't think we'd find someone that could get our project done in time, but
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and his crew made it happen. The work he did was fantastic. Everything was soundly constructed, and when I asked him to make some adjustments midway through, they promptly happened. Overall, my boyfriend and I were so impressed and so relieved we have found someone we can trust to do thorough and punctual work! Would recommend
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to anyone!

- Catherine S W.
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was fantastic! They were very responsive when I initially contacted them about an in-home estimate.
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came to give us an estimate and was very professional and efficient taking measurements of our entire apartment and providing various molding options, and also talking us through the process since I had never had crown moulding installed before.
I didn't bother getting another estimate (I am spontaneous in that way), but the price quoted for our entire apartment (approx. 1100 sq. ft.) seemed reasonable and more important than that, I was impressed with the company and their service thus far.
The good news for our project was that we already had narrow rail molding throughout the apartment that didn't have to be ripped out - so that was a huge plus because the project didn't make a huge mess in our apartment. And it provided some leverage for the new molding to be affixed to.
My husband was home both days of the installation and said the crew were professional and very quick. They did our entire project in 2 days, but didn't even need a full day of either. The finished result looks amazing and just what I was hoping for. Our home is a 1920s traditional Boston 3-story with horse-hair plaster and somewhat uneven walls, so I was a little fearful of how the moulding might look when finished. But after the caulking and touch up, it is flawless. I cannot see any nail
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or see where the walls might be more or less uneven.
Overall, extremely pleased! Highly recommended!
- Jennifer J.
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was prompt and efficient. The job ended up being a little harder than anticipated but he had a great attitude about the complications and did what was necessary to do it properly. His patching skills (to cover the resulting hole in the ceiling) were very good and the whole thing turned out well.
- Thomas O O.
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We decided to remove and replace all of our closet doors with new bifold doors. After removing the old doors, getting new flooring, and sizing up the job, I quickly realized I was way out of my league and wasn't going to be able to do this well and it would be better suited for a professional to install so we called
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at
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. The team arrived 10 minutes early and was ready to go right at the agreed to start time. We had used
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before for a new bathroom, so we were confident in his workmanship. The closet doors look great and even pass my OCD testing. We decided we would paint the doors ourselves, but besides that, they look terrific. It took 3/4 of a day and we are very pleased!
- Nate M.
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the owner of
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and Renovations showed up on time and went over everything with me. I was very concerned before we began because I was not sure if I would be able to get everything I needed completed within my budget. However, after going over everything with
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he assured me we could! He did everything I needed and then some and he made sure to keep it within my budget.
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and his crew did a great job for me and their work was top notch! I would recommend them to anyone.





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- Paul B.
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Splendidly!
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could not have been more helpful. He gave us very good advice and ideas, was always punctual, very easy to deal with, very accommodating and we enjoyed working with him immensley.
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is a font of knoweldge, not just about carpentry and construction, but about all kinds of things.
I check his references before I hire him and they were stellar. I cannot recommend
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highly enough. You won't be disapponted.
- Sheryl W.
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and his crew were very professional and reasonably priced. He is the 3rd contractor I have used in the past three months and the only one I will use again. It is difficult to find a good contractor/
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who will do small jobs, but
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is the one!
- Jessie C.
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We thought it went well, and we are pleased with the results. We were on a tight schedule with company coming at the beginning of November, and they met the deadline. They were punctual and communication about various aspects of the job went well. Dermot seemed to understand what we needed, and was responsive about our concerns.
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, who did a lot of the painting, worked very hard and was very pleasant to work with. Dermot brought in some electricians who did a nice job with the recessed lighting. They all cleaned up after the job was done. We are enjoying our home more now that the projects are done.
- Mary K.
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61 GERTRUDE ST
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3G's Construction

57 E Central St
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3RD GENERATION

69 Dudley Av
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4 Elements Professional Services

22 Brookview Drive
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7 hills Construction LLC

8 West Street
Worcester, MA

90 Degree Construction LLC

21 Dunloggin Rd
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A & A Services Inc

115 North Street
Salem, MA

A & A SMALL CHANGES

912 ERICKSON RD
Ashby, MA

A & D Millwork

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A & J CARPENTRY REMODELING

48 ARLINGTON ST
Franklin, MA

A & O Danner Companies, Inc.

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