's services. The first time, was to remodle an old bathroom that required a replacement bathtub and shower, sink, new tile floor, exhaust fan, and replastering.
Our experience this ...more time around with Mr.
was no less favorable than the first one. He proved himself to be a courteous and experienced professional in his line of work. On a couple of occasions he made suggestions that saved us time or money toward the completion of the project. He also took pains to keep the dust level in the house to a minimum.
Should we need the services of a skilled handyman in the future Mr.
would be the first person I would call. On both occasions he did a great job for us. "
Rated Review by Cheryl B.
made good choices when it came to the shingles on the roof and the paint color in the sunroom. the exterior doors are also very nice plus the light fixtures in the kitchen and bathroom. The sunroom looks very nice ...more but it took 3 visits to repair what the men did wrong. Used broken damaged floor boards, left holes in the walls, forgot to sand drywall. Common sense things that the client shouldn't have to find or point out to owner. There were days that they were suppose to show up by 9:00 and either came several hours later or didn't show up at all. The roof was done in 1 day but the other work took 7 weeks which should have been done no more than 2 weeks. I thought he was misleading in the fact that some small things should have been part of the remodeling. I didn't know it was not until I got another bill for over $500 which was a total shock. "
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"They were nice enough in the beginning until there was a problem. Then I only got e-mail responses and suggestions to call my insurance for a roof leak. It took two lawsuits in small claims court for this company to respond to the issue! It was very uncomfortable to live in a kitchen with rain coming in! They were horrible during this process, ...more and in court I won each time. In the time they spent in court they could have helped me with the leak and the associated drywall damage and I could have understood that mistakes happen. Instead I saw a company who didn't care what the client went through as long as they could walk away. "
"On the first call we were asked for a detailed list of everything we needed a handyman to do. After discussing in detail,
On Call set us up with one person that was capable of completing all of the various tasks -
quickly came to the house, reviewed all of our needs and ...more provided a detailed quote and timeline. We had a very tight turnaround time and
On Call met it.
did exceptional work. He tackled the closet first. This is an older house and matching the existing structure was key. Once we saw his quality of workmanship, we knew we had nothing to worry about on our extensive list. He was always on time and stayed as late as it took to get the job done. Aside from the work he performed, you would never know he was there. He left the work areas spotless.
where he did home building, remodeling, and trim carpentry. He moved to Louisville when the economy slowed to focus on trim carpentry. He responded to my call on the same day it was placed and we agreed upon a day for an estimate call. He came on a Sunday for the estimate ...more call and promptly reviewed the scope of work and provided an estimate on site. We scheduled the work within a week of the estimate call and he showed up on time for work. He sanded, stained, and finished the boards with 100%
oil in 3-4 days. When he was not happy with the way the boards were taking the stain he took it upon himself to purchase wood conditioner to improve the application. He also reapplied 100%
oil when some of the boards did not finish up to his standards. The boards and trim work went up in two days without incident and the finish product looks elegant. The boards were fitted around preinstalled electrical fixtures so additional trim work was required. The crown moulding was aligned perfectly and caulked as expected. I asked him to replace the eye bolts for the porch swing through the boards and into the rafters. He recommended supporting the rafters with additional 2 X 6s which were tied into the brick at both ends and to the rafter in between for stability. We agreed on a price of $75 but I gave him $100 for the effort and the change order. I payed him 50% of the total after 50% of the job was completed as requested. I gave him the remainder plus $100 tip for a job well done at completion.
We have now contracted him to build two white oak lamp post surrounds for our front yard from a picture we found on the internet. He will also be our trim carpenter when we begin our home remodel for sure "
showed up on time and quickly accomplished tasks with expertise. Only complaints are not giving adequate notice that he was going to
the electricity so I could have powered off my computers in advance and he left some empty boxes that I wish he would have taken with him. Overall a very good experience ...more and reasonably priced."
, I was pleased that he was able to meet me that afternoon for an initial meeting. I explained the many projects I wanted done, putting emphasis on my basement. It was
15 and I needed it done by Feb 6 for my annual superbowl party. He tossed around some ideas and then offered ...more to take me to two homes he'd done the bar for. My wife and I went along and saw two beautiful bars--one was a home he'd built and the other was his home (he built it as well). We took ideas from each and started a plan.
In two days, he had a quote and more ideas. We scratched off a couple of his ideas but kept many more. I'm very glad he didn't just listen to what I wanted--instead he had input, really good input. Sometimes I'd tell him "no I definitely want it this way" and he'd be fine with that. Other times I asked "what do you think" and usually I was very impressed with his ideas and we went with them.
His estimate was higher than I expected but not ridiculous. After seeing the work he could do, I was happy to pay a premium for the better quality. I stressed the Feb 5th deadline (the party was the 6th) and he said he could do it, no problem. We were only 6 weeks away. I was concerned but he reassured me.
Once I said GO, I was surprised how quickly he started working. The walls were ripped out the next day and we were planning each phase.
He would call me daily with updates and ALWAYS (and I mean always) either answer my call or call me back within an hour. His responsiveness was amazing.
We didn't live in the house at the time (planned on moving in just before the party) and every time we went over there we were surprised at the progress. Anytime I asked him about the plan, he had it to the T. "Drywall on Tues, Painters on Wed, Stone is coming next Monday, etc". And the plan was always stuck to. The workers he used were nice and professional.
He asked us a few times to go somewhere to pick out a stone, or a paint color, or light fixtures, etc. Sometimes we'd tell him to pick it, sometimes we'd pick it. When we picked it, obviously we liked it. When he picked it, it always worked well with our theme.
Throughout the project, I was constantly throwing challenges at him. The biggest was the soda gun system. He had never installed one and neither had I. I had bought it off the internet. Well apparently they are WAY more complicated that you would think. Hook up the system to the water line, add some syrups and CO2 right? Wrong!
It was so unbelievably complicated and yet he was at home researching it at night and working 12 hour days installing it. He knew how important the deadline was and I could tell there was NO way he would miss it.
Not only was he ahead of schedule, but he even was able to handle all my challenges in time. My extra challenges should have added on time, but he just worked harder.
When the party came, everyone was so impressed with my basement. I was so proud. About 1 hour into the party, the kegerator stopped working. I was in panic mode. I called him and asked him what to do. He was busy with his own life (it was sunday at 5pm) but he came right over and fixed it while the party was going. I mean--the guy is a champ. I can't say enough about him. The crowd cheered him as he left to return to his own superbowl party. Seriously, what kind of contractor would do that? Oh and on the final bill, there was no charge for that service call. He's not only a good contractor, he's a good guy.
In addition to the amazing bar, which worked perfectly aside from the kegerator hiccup (not his fault), he also did the following odd jobs for me:
Built a custom wood display area for my world war 2 antiques, built a custom stand and hookup (and installed) a slot machine I had purchased, worked closely with my home-automation installation team to make sure all the lighting was hooked up correctly, helped me on my shower redo--I had mistakenly let my friend 'contract' the work for it and he messed it up 5 different ways. Mr
fixed it every time. He also had my concrete floor stained, some carpet installed, two doors widened. I'm sure there were other things, but I can't remember them all.
I just know that now I have a GREAT basement with an amazing bar and I couldn't be happier with Mr
. I actually had many projects in the house quoted by him and 2 other firms. He was either the lowest or middle on each. I feel like the basement was expensive, but after seeing those other quotes, maybe he isn't all that high. I know he is worth it though, and there's NO DOUBT I will be using him for every project in the future.
I hate to sound like a sales pitch, but I really am just super impressed with this guy. If you want quality work, on schedule, on budget and a contractor that will give input, answer your calls and keep you updated, hire
"Awesome work! I am writing this letter to highly endorse
to anyone interested in having some remodeling/construction work done at their home or office. Over the years that I have known
, he had done many different kinds of jobs for me. He has painted, tiled, trimmed out wood, ...more hung molding, laid granite, totally remodeled our business office, and the granddaddy of them all, a completely gutted and start from scratch, kitchen! The other nice thing about working with
is that he is able to quote the complete job and he is very easy to work with. If the work involves a skill or license that
does not have, He has a good group of people that he has worked with over the years and that he holds to the same high level of quality that he provides himself. You as the home owner do not have to go and find someone on your own to install the light fixture or the new bathtub. (Just try and find a plumber or an electrician to come over and do a small piece of some work. Ha! And good luck there!) I have always been totally satisfied with his work, and his sense of integrity and professionalism. I have no reservations about recommending him to anyone looking for his type of service. Thank you,
"Our house has a unique design that includes many odd
was the only company that brought in an architect who draw up a design. This company was a pleasure to work with. They always arrived on time and did what they said they would. They listened to our concerns and address them in a timely and satisfactory ...more manner. We needed to be able to use our bedroom during the construction. This was manageable because the team with
was very professional and cleaned up after themselves. I have never seen a demolition performed so neatly. They arrived promptly every week day and we could trust them to work in the house when we were not home. When we made the decision to do this remodel I had many concerns about finding a contractor. I wondered if we would be able to find some one who was reliable, trustworthy, and able do a professional job. All these concerns were put to rest by
. As far as we are concerned we have found the contractor for all our future projects,"