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After many emails they finally ordered a new door with the lockset (door knob and deadbolt) custom set to the dimensions of the original door and installed it. The next door was not set in square. They sent another person in who squared it, but never finished insulating (foam) the door frame because he ran out. But the door fits nice and works well.
On the positive side the representative for Platinum was polite. He did not shout, threaten (I was withholding payment), or blame. In the end he admitted he forgot to compensate for the stairs. I appreciated his honesty. I only wished I didn't have to push, I would have liked it if their final solution was their first response to the botched first attempt.
He made some measurements, talked through some options and then left. He sent the hand-drawings in the mail a week or two later (within the timeframe he indicated he would send them).
I appreciated his honesty about the situation and would consider using him again.
In more detail: I started looking for a contractor in March, 2013 to handle removing and replacing roof shingles, removing a chimney fireplace bump out wall, replacing some cedar siding, and removing and replacing windows. After meeting with at least 6 contractors who I found via other internet review sites I was having no luck finding a business who I felt confident in hiring. Some did not respond with quotes (SELA was one of them), some could not handle all parts of the project, one was just a terrible high-pressure sales man, and another offered a super great deal on "low end" materials along with plans to repair rotten cedar siding by just painting over the rot. This is when I decided to join Angie’s list.
After reading hundreds of reviews I called Craftsman’s Choice, spoke with Amber, and was quickly scheduled to meet with
progress on the projects.
The roof was done with GAF Woodland Designer Series shingles in the color Castlewood Gray by a roofing crew of fellows who were smiling while they were sweating through the 95+ degree weather. YOU should check out the look of these shingles – they are unique and stunning on a steep pitched roof!
Through the months of projects we did run into some unforeseeable situations; which, if you have had any experience with home projects or if you watch any home improvement TV shows, you know that construction projects can be unpredictable and sometimes things happen that turn one project into another project. Working with contractors through these types of difficult situations is how you really learn about the people you are dealing with… and this is how I learned what makes the Craftsman’s
Choice really great!
Now, for those that like the details, read on...
We expected to get an estimate within a few days, but were surprised when
In addition to
Because of the length of time it took for the second bid to come in, it was now mid-October when I called
As promised, the framing crew, a dumpster and a load of lumber showed up the following Wednesday, and the project was underway. Fast-forward to today, and I am writing this review from the desk in my new basement office. Everything is done, inspections are passed, the dumpster is gone, and we're now awaiting the delivery of a sectional to sit on and a plasma TV to watch while enjoying the bar and the fireplace, all with convenient access to a full bathroom!
As we sent pictures to our family and friends along the way, or as they saw
Of course, I would be lying if I said there were no bumps along the way. There were a few. But none of them were significant enough to knock the project off schedule, and none of them
Above all, I want to say that
After less than seven weeks start-to-finish on this project, my only suggestion to
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