Louisville Stone Paving Specialists

in Louisville, KY

66
Stone Paving Specialists are
in Louisville

13
Stone Paving Specialists in Louisville
are top rated

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Jeanne T.
"Great. Obviously not cheap, but they charged us less than the estimate in the end. The were very professional, the work was superb and the trees are of great quality.
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Jeanne T.
"Great. Obviously not cheap, but they charged us less than the estimate in the end. The were very professional, the work was superb and the trees are of great quality.
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Daniel R.
"How did it go? About 2 weeks later we had some serious rain. The water was moved away from the house and into the creek with no problem. The job was top quality. He even came on Father's" Day in the middle of the construction because it was raining (1st rain before completion) to check to see how the water was moving. He found the driveway was moving the water ineffectively and we installed another drain and fed it into the 200 foot drain that he constructed. - I would use him for other landscape work like stone walls, tree cutting, etc..

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I second the original question (still unanswered). Speaking as someone who logged in today to try to find an attorney, I see this category as one that's exactly what I have my Angie's List membership for:

1. It's important that I find a good one
2. I'm not an expert enough to know myself who is a good one
3. The industry is full of advertisements and misinformation
4. I wish I knew what experiences other people have had


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I don't care about lawns--I planted mine in clover and don't have to mow it. When I do need to mow I use a rotary Fiskars mower, which is great--or a scythe. That's right--a scythe (the European type, which is smaller, and it's very good exercise). Gas-powered mowers, chemical fertilizers and weed killers--all nasty stuff that gets into everyone's air, soil, and water. I'm sure my neighbor doesn't like my wildflowers, semi-wild pockets of fruit bushes, and unmown areas and yes, dandelions (I have 10 acres) but that's too bad. It's better habitat for wildlife, especially the pollinators on which our food supply depends. I think this obsession with the Great American Lawn is a waste of time and resources. Plant some food instead.


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I'm not sure Angie et. al. want you to have a complete answer to this question. By re-subscribing at the Indiana State Fair in 2012, I think I paid $20.00 per year for a multi- year subscription. Maybe even less. At the other extreme--and I hope my memory isn't faulty about this--I think the price, for my area, for ONE year was an outrageous $70.00. And they debited me automatically without warning. I had to opt out of that automatic charge. I like Angie's List, but if some of the companies they monitor behaved the way they do in this respect, they'd be on some sort of Pages of Unhappiness. I'll be interested to see if this comment gets published or censored out of existence.
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You have to put your self in the shoes of a business that is in business to turn a profit of some sort. All businesses have different overhead which in turn decides what their bottom line would be on their services. I personally would not go with an unlicensed professional for this type of install. You are messing with gas, venting issues, electrical wiring{electric water heater} and updated code issues such as a drain pan and tempature and relief drain lines for heaters that currently do not have them. I do agree that there are some companies that are way out of line for their installs but most of these companies are the really big companies that have very high overheads  I would assume. Tank type water heaters have changed over the last several years and with these safety changes come bigger prices. The price of steel thanks to China is skyrocketing and tank type water heaters are made of steel. Most wholesale plumbing supply companies cannot match what the big box stores are selling at retail to consumers. I happen to think from research that heaters such as Rheem, Bradford White and AOSmith who have been in business forever make a better product than what you can buy in the big box outlets. You also have to take in consideration the location of the water heater that is being replaced. Is it in the house, basement, garage or attic. Most 40 and 50 gallon water heaters that are purchased in a plumbing wholesale store in Texas cost between 300-340 for a 6 year warranty heater with 6 year on parts and tank. Speaking of warranty. Most big box companies will take a least 24 hours to a week to get your warranty problem taken care of. Most reputable plumbing companies will give same day service if they installed the heater.

So lets break down a typical install at cost to a licensed plumber in Texas

Heater: $315, water shut off $6.50, water flex lines or unions to code $20, gas flex line and cut off to code $12, misc fittings $15, Total $368.50 Lets add a 35% profit which is some what low  for a business $129, Total 497.50

This doesnt  include permits, pan and drain or any venting issues. The vent must go from the heater to the outside of roof using double wall vent.

Cost of permit on average $60

Most plumbing companies allow for 3 hours of time for a water heater. This includes picking the new one up. Delivering out to house. Draining and removing old water heater. Hauling off old heater. Installing new heater up to code. Going down to city and pulling permit.

Average Labor charges for heater installs $400

That would make this install run without extras on any code issues $957.50

I just had a 50 gallon gas water heater installed in my house for $1200 but I needed a pan installed. I used a licensed plumber.

 

 

 

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That's very difficult to answer without seeing the house. As one poster said, the prep is the most important part. On newer homes that don't have a lot of peeling paint, the prep can be very minimal even as low as a couple or a few hundred dollars for the prep labor.

On a 100 year old home with 12 coats of peeling paint on it, then the prep costs can be very high and can easily exceed 50% of the job's labor cost.

A 2100 sq ft two story home could easily cost $1000 just for the labor to prep for the paint job. That number could climb too. Throw in lots of caullking  or window glazing, and you could be talking a couple or a few hundred dollars more for labor.

Painting that home with one coat of paint and a different color on the trim could run roughly $1000 or more just for labor. Add a second coat  and that could cost close to another $1000 for labor.

For paint, you may need 20 gallons of paint. You can pay from $30-$70 for a gallon of good quality exterior paint. The manufacturer of the paint should be specified in any painting contract. Otherwise, the contractor could bid at a Sherwin-Williams $60 per gallon paint and then paint the house with $35 Valspar and pocket the difference. $25 dollars per gallon times 20 gallons? That's a pretty penny too.

That was the long answer to your question. The short answer is $2000 to $4000 and up, depending upon the amount of prep, the number of coats, the amount of trim, and the paint used.

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Todd said it best.

An itemized list / cost breakdown, more often than not is used against the contractor when it is shared with other builders who will then beat it.

Good contractors use good people, and good people cost more.  Just the cost of having the appropriate insurance / bond can be the difference between winning a job or losing it ot a 'lower bid'.

It is the rule of three; there is Good, Cheap and Fast.  You can have any two:  Good and Cheap, won't be Fast; Good and Fast, won't be Cheap;  Cheap and Fast, won't be Good!

When comparing bids, it isn't the cheapest or the 'nicest' person you should select.   You should understand why there is a large price difference (it shows there are gaps in your design program or what you have asked for specifically, which means there may be arguments later).  If most of the bids are in line, and one is way high or way low,  you want to know why before dismissing or selecting them.

A price-only decision almost always costs more in the long run. 

Good luck!

All Stone Paving Specialists in Louisville, KY

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A and S Contractors, LLC

333701 E.890 Rd.

A MORRISS HOME REPAIR & REMODEL

2538 RADCLIFF RD
Smithfield

A&B Lawn Management

6902 W Orell Rd
Louisville

Adams Landscaping

22 Sycamore Dr
Florence

Anytime Tree Service

300 Dogwood Circle

Artisan Stone Inc

412 Production Court
Louisville

ARTISTIC LANDSCAPE & LAWN CARE

9110 Hurstwood Ct
Louisville

Batesville Monument

464 N Township Line Rd

Bioscape Outdoor Services

130 N. Galt Ave.
Louisville

Bone-Dry Waterproofing Inc

2529 Ridgemar Court
Louisville

Bounty Landscapes

5611 Axbridge rd
Louisville

Burkheads Home Specialist

140 Cajun Ct
Louisville

Burton Lawn & Landscape

PO Box 991696
Louisville

CDS Midwest Labor Solutions

117 W Jefferson St
Georgetown

Cliff Cutz LLC

13505 Saddlecreek Dr
Louisville

county wide lawn & landscaping

2296 pryor valley rd

DANIEL FISCHER LANDSCAPE NURSERY

1505 FLAT ROCK RD
Louisville

Devon and Malvern Group

117 W. Jefferson St
Georgetown

Diegos Landscaping and Masonry

4203 Nachand Ln
Louisville

Elite Curb

2237 Rolling Hill Court

Empire Granite

2511 S Dixie Blvd
Radcliff

Floor Coverings International

3600 Chamberlain Ln.
Louisville

Granite America

698 Kennedy Rd
Lexington

Greenz Lawn & Landscape

7704 Apple Mill Dr
Louisville

Hess's Landscaping & Lawn Service

1136 Logan St
Louisville

Home Design Expo Inc.

455 South 4th Street
Louisville

Honest Solutions Plumbing Inc

1625 Willisburg Rd
Lawrenceburg

Howard's Pro-Touch Construction LLC

402 St. Johns Road
Elizabethtown

J & R Construction Services Inc

633 West Main Street
Lexington

JC Mohr construction

738 peaceful way
Shepherdsville

jlw landscaping of louisville

rosewedge way
Louisville

Joshua Tree Enterprises LLC

1206 Ebenezer Church Rd

Kentucky Marble & Granite

1050 Elizabeth St
Nicholasville

Kochs Cove Exc. & Const. Inc.

13500 Kochs Cove Rd
Louisville

Larry Weikel Creekstone Constr

8217 Joyce Dr
Louisville

Louisville lawn and landscape llc

7307 S Jenevieve Ct
Louisville

Louisville Masonry & Stone

2344 Dorma Ave
Louisville

M A BISIG'S CONCRETE WORK

2616 DRAYTON DR
Louisville

Matrix Construction LLC

1215 Manitau Ave
Louisville

Mike Perry Masonry

8327 Roseborough Rd
Louisville

Paradigm Concrete Design

14115 Hickory Hills Trl
Louisville

PAVE MASTERS

1011 Hardin Holly
Lagrange

Precise Services Inc.

po box 19128
Louisville

Preferred Outdoor Designs

13304 Eastgate Vlg Dr
Louisville

Prospect Lawn Care

8602 W Hwy 42
Goshen

R.l.harrison paving

1000 commerce blvd
Bardstown

STONEYARD.COM

265 Foster St

Superior Masonry

9818 creekview dr
Louisville

T.L.C. Twins Lawn Care LLC

5511 Branston Dr
Louisville

THE LAWN PRO

3007 SPROWL RD
Louisville

THOMPSON SIDING

940 CHARLIE NORRIS RD
Richmond

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