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" 's great. I'll be working with him again. Very professional and friendly; started and finished promptly. " replaced rotted wood on the 3-season porch of my 1920's house, and painted the whole porch inside and out. After starting the job he found quite a bit more rot, which resulted in going slightly over the original estimate, but not by much. In other words, he cares about doing a good job and also tried to stick to original estimate. He suggested we try a slightly different color scheme, which vastly improved the look of my porch and has resulted in some nice compliments from friends/neighbors. I'll be working with again.

-Nicholas M.

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"We have a very old and drafty house and I noticed over the winter that the door Bill installed was the only place in our house without a draft. He was very professional," courteous and did a terrific job. We need a couple of more doors replaced and will definitely call Bill.

-Rita Mae R.

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You need a general contractor - prefereably one who specializes in additions, because you have excavation, waterproofing, concrete, concrete cutting, carpentry, door and window, etc trades to coordinate.

The cost will depend a great deal on your topography around the house - if the base of the window will be above ground level at least 6 inches, then could run about $500 for a legal egress window purchase and about $1000-2000 for installation, depending on how deep into the concrete you have to cut.

If the bottom of the window will be below ground level, then to call it a bedroom (which mandates legal sized second egress and usauully at least one window)  then you will have two choices - bring it out into a solid watertight concrete storm cellar with collar to keep water out, stairs, and and weather and bug-tight cellar door that is inward-opening, which means a lot of space for stairs and landings top and bottom, or bring it out into an oversized window well at least 36 inches in diameter, and with steps to ground level, with adequate drainage and waterproofing to keep it dry. Either way, sometimes about as easy to put in an outside door as a window, and might raise property value more. Cost from $2-5,000 depending on how deep into concrete wall you have to dig, whether concrete wsall needs reinforcing with steel frame because of the depth of cut, how easy the digging is, and what your water conditions are near the foundation. The last thing you want to do is create an easy water or vermin ingress with your egress.

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Dictated by Federal LAW , you will need a Licensed and EPA Certified HVAC Contractor

to make such repairs . In fact , by law , ONLY A licenesed HVAC contractor can buy or install

said eguipment , NOT A handyman nor general contractor !

 

YES , You should have an A.C. sleeve surrounding the through the wall unit . These sleeves will usually accompany NEW products , either as a package or an add on equipment purchase.

 

Contact a Licenesed PROFFESSIONAL at once !

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     It depends on what type of ramp you need. If it is built out of wood you could look for a carpenter or a deck company. If you are looking for a concrete ramp a mason would be what you are looking for. There are also metal ramps and I believe some medical supply companies may carry them or be able to steer you in the right direction. As for insurance coverage I am not sure. You may have coverage and would be best talking to your agent. Depending on why you need this ramp there may even be programs through your local government or even some of the local charities might help. It might be a project a local Scout Troop might help out on.

 

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General Contracting reviews in Madison

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The setting is a 1908 house with a basement door that needed replacement. None of the existing work was square, level or in a standard size. The clearances for a new door were very tight. He took his time and did some checking before deciding on the best ways to replace an old door in this setting. The work was done in stages since some areas of ...More new concrete needed to be poured. The outcome was excellent. I feel I have a new door that works perfectly and will last a long time. Communication was excellent. All debris was hauled and he used his shop vac to clean up fine debris. It was excellent work for a fair price. He is skilled and patient with old houses.
- Lynn R.
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called me back within a day. He was very punctual and gave me a very reasonable estimate. The work was done professionally and he did not exceed his estimate even though it took him a little longer than anticipated. I will definitely have him back and would highly recommend him.
- Mary R.
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was just the person we were looking for. He listened to what we wanted, advised us on code requirements, arrived on time, and did great work. To top it off, he's also a nice person who's easy to have around if you're working from home or hanging out with your kids. We plan to have him work on some more projects in the future.
- Kathleen K.
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Excellent - Had nearly 40 different tasks. Left them the key/house for 3 days when most work completed. Excellent cleanup. Very positive experience.
- Randall L.
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.The project went very well considering I changed my mind so often. They were so patient with me.They gave me time to rethink exactly what I wanted. They also gave me wonderful ideas that would make my kitchen much more efficient. They came on the day that the said they would. They went the extra mile to get it done in time for Thanksgiving. I would ...More recommend them to everyone I know.
- Jana H.
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I am giving a D rather than an F because 1. He didn't charge me for the incredibly shoddy work he did, and 2. He had the integrity to replace the expensive special-order lumber he had ruined. The experience could have been worse, but it was very bad.

My first impression of the man was that he was arrogant and ...More unlikeable, but the friend of a friend of a friend who recommended him said he does good work and I was concerned about getting the work done in the time frame (before winter). I convinced myself that I didn't have to like him as a person if he did good work. I had to ask him numerous times for a quote, for a list of lumber to buy, and for a drawing of the . He always had numerous excuses that he would couch in vaguely new-age terms, hinting at his advanced spirituality and always indicating how good but incredibly busy he was.

When he finally came to do the work, I arrived at home from my job to discover that he had decided to shorten the structure by 6 feet without consulting me. In so doing, he had cut and therefore ruined all the expensive lumber I had purchased. He had sunk 6 posts for the in a very sloppy, amateur fashion. The posts are not straight and big chunks of concrete were splashed everywhere. Apparently, does not know how to use a plumb , nor has he ever poured concrete before. He left scraps of lumber and junk all over the yard and tramped a fruiting shrub into oblivion.

When I informed him that his decision to shorten the structure was not acceptable--and not in accordance to the drawing he made, the plan we discussed, nor the amount of lumber I had purchased, he was very contrite and said he would make things right. He then basically went missing. For the first couple of weeks, he would email me with increasingly elaborate excuses about other work that he had to get done. He did insist, however, that I was a top priority . He then ceased to communicate at all.

When I emailed him and insisted that he needed to finish the job, he replied with a condescending message about how he had told me about his schedule and that I would have to live with how busy he is. When I pressed him further and insisted that he needed to return and finish the job, he quit.

I was able to get the wonderful Isthmus Handyman to finish the job. Although we had to contend with 's crooked posts and mess, at least a competent carpenter was able to make this a decent-looking structure. I ended up with something that was not what I initially envisioned but that I can live with.

The other parts of my complaint are not as objectively verifiable, but were important and disturbing aspects of why nobody should ever hire this person: He is hypocritical, manipulative, and appears to be out of touch with what he has said and done. He talked down to me and he lied to me. He brought his dog over and left the animal unsupervised and loose. I find this very disturbing because I am an animal lover and allowed the nice dog to roam all over--even in the street. The dog defecated on my next-door neighbor's lawn twice and did not clean up, even after the neighbor called him out on it. I smelled liquor on his breath at 4:30 p.m., and he and his co-worker (who never got paid for the job) made sexually suggestive comments to my cleaning woman. I have learned some of these things gradually long after disappeared.

I felt unsafe having this man on my property and I hope I never see him again.
- Madelon W.
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I was very pleased with every aspect of the work done by and Sons. I am looking forward to having them come back to do more work after the holidays. The came on time and worked in a way that was amazingly non-intrusive. was very easy to work with and he was able to talk and make adjustments as we went ...More along. The work was completed in a professional and thorough manner as was the clean up. I am very grateful for the work they did for me.
- Patricia K.
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It went well. The carpenter had to make several trips: (1) apply the hardener (2) apply the epoxy (3) sand the epoxy. He showed up every day and was courteous and efficient. Then two painters arrived to touch up the paint job.
- Jim C.

General Contractors in Madison

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1treehouse

2519 10th Street

2 Dogs Construction LLC

5630 Wolf Rd
Mazomanie

9Dorf Construction

169 Prairie Grass Rd

A Better Home

8820 N Greenview Dr
Middleton

A H Remodeling LLC

306 Eugenia Ave
Madison

A&E Construction and Remodeling, LLC

1737 Park Street
Middleton

A*1 Canvas & Vinyl Cleaning LLC

8530 Greenway Blvd.
Middleton

A-Team Construction Unlimited Inc

1930 S Stoughton Rd
Madison

Abbey Group LLC

2628 Arbor Dr
Madison

Accessibility Plus

4288 Severson
Madison

Accurate Insulation Solutions

N9063 North Rd
Ixonia

Action Organizing Services LLC®

1956 S. 89th St
Milwaukee

Advanced Home Services

837 Royster Ave
Madison

All phase

2049 E Washington Ave
Madison

Althafer Construction LLC

203 Lathrop St
Madison

Amenity Construction LLC.

5026 HARDY TRAIL
Waunakee

APEX Painting Inc

5001 Barton Road
Madison

Associated Housewrights LLC

1217 Culmen St
Madison

B & B Builders LLC

E10808 Delton Rd
Baraboo

B&B Home Renovations

24 sinykin cir

Badger Basement Systems

N1656 Hwy 12
Fort Atkinson

Badger Den Remodeling

601 Topeka Dr
Lake Mills

BARRY FRECHETTE BUILDERS

1497 PAULSON RD
Hollandale

Beckman Builders, LLC

7571 Conifer Ct
De Forest

Blue Terra Design LLC

540 Tasman,
Madison

Borg Custom Renovations

901 Frederick street

BRAUN BUILT, INC

1342 STARR SCHOOL RD
Stoughton

Breunig Restoration, LLC

E10699 Keitel Rd
Prairie Du Sac

Brost Construction & Remodeling

270 Old State Road 73
Edgerton

Brunker Builders

S4517 Mirror Lake Rd.
Baraboo

Building Construction Services

po box 930415
Verona

CertaPro Painters of Madison-West

6701 Seybold Dr
Madison

Chads Design Build

5000 Wallace Ave
Madison

Chase Lumber

Po Box 516
De Forest

Choice Improvements LLC

N 6253 Silver Rd
Monticello

CHRISTENSEN CONSTRUCTION

1117 Jonathon Dr
Madison

CLARK CONSTRUCTION

121 HANOVER STREET
Janesville

CONSTRUCTION SERVICES

6097 HELLENBRAND RD
Waunakee

Cornell Remodeling

2035 Winfield Dr
Reedsburg

Craig Korb Construction

PO Box 259003
Madison

Cruz Roofing & Construction

4609 Femrite Dr
Madison

Cushman Construction, LLC

2710 Elmwood Cir W
Cross Plains

Custom Painting

9026 Boelter Lake Dr
Almond

D J CUSTOM FRAMING INC

115 HERWIG CT
Pardeeville

Dallman Plumbing LLC

PO Box 5453
Madison

David A Cole Construction Inc

3256 Edmonton Drive
Sun Prairie

Dean's Deck & Construction

PO Box 14
Sauk City

Degnan Design Builders Inc

134 Ethun Pl
De Forest

Detail Contracting, LLC

N550 7th Ct
Coloma

Diamond Remodeling

N9016 Buckhorn Rd
Beaver Dam

Diversified Contracting LLC

PO Box 314
Wisconsin Dells

doug lange contracting

921 Walsh Rd
Madison

Doug's Handyman Service Inc

161 Horizon Dr
Verona

Doyle's Contracting

W4089 county Rd w

Dresang Co

4014 Steinies Dr
Madison

E & W Home Improvement

W3837 Hwy 60
Columbus

EA Building Company

5014 Violet Ln
Madison

Eastside Carpentry

506 Clemons Ave.
Madison

Elevate Construction Inc

1000 S Fairfield Drive

Eric's Handyman Service

10952 N. Reed Rd.

Fix'm Home Repairs LLC

PO Box 620795
Middleton

Genesis Exteriors

4401 Femrite Dr
Madison

George's Carpentry

1803 Savannah Wy
Waunakee

GottaPro Carpentry

3918 Sycamore Ave
Madison

Habenicht Homes LLC

N2596 Johnson Rd
Columbus

Hammer Builders LLC

9830 Dunlap Hollow Rd
Mazomanie

Hammer It Construction LLC

2373 County Highway AB
Mcfarland

Handyman and Remodeling Services

749 Edgemore Dr
Sun Prairie

Handyman Solutions LLC.

902 N High Point Rd
Madison

Happy To Help Home Improvement

5725 Elder Pl
Madison

Harrison Construction

1500 Bradford Bay
Waunakee

HEARTWOOD CONSTRUCTION

7208 Elmwood Ave.
Middleton

Helping Hands Electric LLC

PO Box 46413
Madison

HOME DEPOT

4550 VERONA RD
Madison

Honey Do Home Service LLC

317 S Madison St
Stoughton

House Doctors MD Inc.

W8024 Morse Rd.

Icon LLC

5101 Flambeau Rd
Madison

IPG Construction, LLC

7621 Farmington Way
Madison

ISTHMUS HANDYMAN LLC

2201 Brentwood Pkwy
Madison

J & M Home Repair and Maintenance

513 W. Harrison St.
Columbus

J M CARPENTRY

3199 BREEZE DR
Sun Prairie

Jack of All Trades Handyman

406 N Walbridge
Madison

Jameson Contractors

584 US Hwy 51
Stoughton

Jeff Murphy Carpentry

213 bacon st.
Waunakee

JENNINGS & WOLDT REMODELING

526 COMMERCIAL AVE
Sun Prairie

JF Carpentry LLC

New Glarus

JG Development Inc

4070 East Brigham Road
Blue Mounds

JGC CONSTRUCTION LLC

2693 SYLVER RIDGE LN
Sun Prairie

JJ Elling Homes LLC

9310 Briar Haven Dr
Verona

JNS Remodeling

46 N West Sedgemeadow St
Elkhorn

Johnson-Phoenix Group L.L.C.

PO Box 14600
Madison

Jon Long Handyman

1707 Rowland Ave No.1
Madison

Jordan Exteriors

102 Kensington Ln
Waunakee

JP Improvements LLC

312 Prospect Rd
Waunakee

JTW Remodeling LLC

S3590 Pine Knoll Ct
Baraboo

K & N Services

9920 W St Rd 213
Beloit

Kass Construction LLC

4013 Meyer Ave
Madison

Kelly Construction

3026 Mounds View Rd
Blue Mounds

Kitchen Solvers of Madison

6516 Monona Drive
Madison

Kool View Co

4701 Triangle St
Mc Farland

Kraszewski Group LLC

205 Forton Street
Stoughton

Lakeland Building and Design

2825 Milwaukee St
Madison

Larson Builders LLC

2357 Superior St.
Madison

Legacy Custom Remodeling LLC

1090 Union Road
Verona

Let Mikey Do It

5114 Butterfield Dr
Madison

Loren Imhoff Homebuilder Inc

P.O. Box 620795
Middleton

MAC Carpentry

449 N Baldwin St
Madison

Mad City Cabinets

W9277 County Rd V
Poynette

Madison Design & Construction, LLC

7233 Springfield Circle
Waunakee

Madtown Homeworks LLC

4453 Hillcrest Dr
Madison

Martinson Building Co. LLC

2458 County Road AB
Mc Farland

Meyer & Sons' Construction, LLC

W1705 Alpine Rd
Brooklyn

Mpg Builders

5315 Forest Lawn Cir
Mc Farland

Mr. Handyman of Western Dane County

3240 University Ave.
Madison

Mulcahy's siding Inc

5932 Portage Rd.
De Forest

National Construction Inc

701 E Washington Ave Ste 103
Madison

Nuts & Bolts

206 N. Segoe Rd
Madison

Oakridge Construction of WI, Inc

7335 Springhelt Dr
Dane

Property Image LLC

967 Jonathon Dr
Madison

Providence Builders

7776 Martinsville RD
Cross Plains

Public Construction

1788 Oakview Dr
Stoughton

Qualitat Habitat

3201 Bergum Road

Quality Home Improvements

4801 Anniversary Ln
Madison

Recover Painting

5231 Snapdragon Trail
Madison

Refresh Painting & Remodeling, LLC

2712 Center Av.
Madison

Remodel 360 LLC

4710 E Broadway Ste 120
Madison

Revival Renovations

8972 Domini Road
Mount Horeb

Rick's Home Renovating

3029 Waubesa Ave
Madison

RKM Construction LLC

906 Clover Ln
De Forest

ROC Construction

2938 Kentville Dr.

Roscoe Interiors Inc.

10654 Meadowsweet Lane

Ryan's Renovations

3537 Femrite Drive

RyMont Construction

255 Cross Country rd

Seagull Enterprises

700 w south st
Stoughton

SELECT WOODWORKS BY TM

W9593 STATE ROAD 106
Edgerton

Shaw Building & Design, Inc.

3185 Deer Point Drive
Stoughton

SIGNATURE HOMES

3201 BERGUM RD
Mount Horeb

Sound Solutions & Video L.L.C.

N582 COUNTY RD W
Fremont

Spectrum Home Services

4610 Conestoga Trail
Cottage Grove

Start to Finish LLC

PO Box 930481
Verona

Steele Home Repair LLC

PO Box 628463
Middleton

Superior Exteriors & Interiors LLC

558 Eisenhower Dr
Kimberly

SYSTEM AND REPAIRS

PO BOX 3091
Madison

TDC Carpentry LLC

3891 Garfoot Rd
Mount Horeb

TDS CUSTOM CONSTRUCTION

1431 NORTHERN CT
Madison

The Builders Group

122 south orem drive
Madison

Thomas Lulinski Home Finishing Inc

1109 Giles St
Stoughton

Thrift Painting

1220 Femrite Dr
Madison

Tim Carlisle Handyman LLC

3614 Alpine Rd
Madison

TLC Painting

1109 Park St
Stoughton

Top Notch Construction

P.O. Box 8152
Madison

Trimcraft Builders LLC

PO BOX 259706
Madison

Troll Home Maintenance & Makeover LLC

915 County Highway H
Mt. Horeb

TROY'S CARPENTRY INC

PO Box 104
Lake Mills

URBAN REMODELING

4603 MONONA DR
Madison

Voyager Builders

1500 W. Main St.

Warden & Sons

5201 Tokay Blvd
Madison

Westring Construction LLC

4509 American Ash Dr
Madison

Whitty and Sons Construction, LLC.

1340 O'Keeffe Ave
Sun Prairie

Wilcox Construction

605 Wilson Avenue
Edgerton

WISCONSIN LANDSCAPES AND REMODELING INC

10921 SPRING CREEK RD
Blue Mounds

ZEMAN HOME IMPROVEMENTS, LLC

7806 INAMA RD
Sauk City

Ziegler Builders

1102 Woodbridge Trail
Waunakee

Zorig's Handyman Services

608 E Mifflin St
Madison

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