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They were very pricey and their service was terrible. He didn't show up for one appointment and the other he was late to. He then wanted to charge me additional costs above the deal; and I just didn't want to go through with the work. I expected some additional costs; but not as much as he was asking for.
- Laura C.
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The installation phase was the bright spot in my experience with
. The installer did an excellent job with all three windows and the front door. He was very professional and personable, on time, worked very hard, was attentive to every detail, stayed each day until that phase of the project was completed, cleaned up beautifully, and was a real joy to work with.
I cannot say the same about the window product selection, ordering, and delivery service. An unfortunate number of errors were made, listed below:
Screens were supposed to have been ordered and installed with all three of my windows (they were provided for one).
The plan was to replicate the original window shape, basically a rectangular shaped window topped by an arch. During the materials discussion, it was never mentioned that the material used for the arch would not be wood but a rubber-like substance. I selected stain grade wood for the inside window frames in order to have the greatest options for finishing them after installation. The arches were a completely different product and color from the rest of the frame, which rendered the stain grade wood irrelevant; it will all have to be painted; staining is not an option.
The two front window frames (intended to match) were different products and finishes: one is pre-primed paint grade wood in white, one is stain grade natural fir - I was billed for two stain grade window frames ($917.00 extra),
The hardware on the stain grade wood is white, which doesn't match anything. Both windows open the same direction - an awkward appearance when viewed from outside.
The contract was signed August 29, 2013. The projected start date was the first week in November. The windows were ready to be installed the first week of January, 2014.
Unexpected need for painting: The two front rooms now needed to be painted, because of the varied window materials used. In addition, I had made arrangements to have the exterior of my house painted after the windows were installed. Since the installation did not occur any where near the projected time, the house was painted first. I will have the added expense of having them come back to touch up the windows and door.
Initially
agreed to deduct the difference in price between the one window which was to have been natural fir but arrived as pre-primed white pine - a difference of approximately $500.00. Eventually they agreed to deduct the whole $917.00 since both windows would have to be painted given the arch of a different color. I declined the offer of a gift certificate to a restaurant of my choosing. The company refused to compensate for the cost of interior painting engendered by the frame mix-up.
As for the other minor problems, their only response was to offer to replace the windows; having waited over 3 months for the replacement to occur, I was unwilling to go through the experience again.
- Robin D.

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is the principal) did a great job from start to finish. She contacted me promptly from the Angie's list inquiry and set up a quick appointment to get information for the estimate. She provided three different options based on materials and other choices after hearing my concern about price and gave great advice. She followed up consistently with the sub that built the windows and picked them up and scheduled the install as soon as they were ready. I was not there during the install process but my partner commented that they arrived on time, worked efficiently, and the cleanup of the staging area (my courtyard) and the house was spotless.
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was accurate, professional, consistent, and did a great job for a very fair and reasonable price. My project was small but I will be looking for her company's work on future larger projects.
- Margaret S.
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I reimbursed them for the time it took to try & get permit. I THINK what they told me was the truth (but I've only got their word for it). According to them, a big effort was put in trying to get approval. The woman that I dealt with the most,
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, inthe office, was EXTREMELY helpful, courteous, & understanding.
- Margery G.
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Quality of product is superior- all made out of
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fir and he installed top of the line solid brass hardware as well. The window's were like furniture in quality and perfectly suited our older home (while having modern features.). They were delivered un-primed since we were having our painter do this. Price was very, very fair.
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did business on a handshake and without deposit. He was backed up a bit but ultimately completed installation on a schedule that dovetailed with a major painting project that was ongoing.
There were a few problems with the installation, but they resolved issues completely almost immediately.
End result is beautiful windows installed that are a MASSIVE upgrade from the previous windows that were installed 10 years ago. Windows fit beautifully and there is a huge reduction in noise etc.
Hats off to
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who handles the business end. Old world quality and service. Can't recommend highly enough.
- Zachary F.
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Price quoted was the price he wanted but he did more work than was thought to be necessary so we paid extra given the unbelievable attention to detail required to repair windows on a third floor without outside access. Have more to do and will contact him when ready next summer. If you have older leaded windows, give him a call.
- William B.
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did an excellent job installing a garden window in my bathroom. It was a tough job, since the window is on the third floor of a 3 unit building and they had to use scaffolding, but they handled it with skill. They were a pleasure to do business with, and I highly recommend them.
- David S P.
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came to review the work and provide an estimate.
He was both knowledgeable and very patient in explaining the many facets of replacement windows to me. Left relevant literature about the type of replacement window he recommended, which is the type I ultimately chose. After the nearly 1 hour we spent together, I was much better prepared to receive other bids.
Unfortunately, this contractor's bid came in substantially higher than the lowest of three bids I received. In subsequent email correspondence
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mentioned their price guarantee but the difference was sufficiently large that I was not optimistic that they would have been able to come through. I spent instead a lot of time vetting the low bidder who I ended up selecting and who did an excellent job.
I have no reason to expect less than an equally excellent job from
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matter of a price difference too large to ignore. i would ask them for a bid again on a future job.
- Robert S.
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Things started a bit oddly, but the end result couldn't be better.
"Vlad", the owner, came to give me a bid, shortly after another bidder had departed. Vlad is European (as am I) and slightly "short/impatient" in demeanor compared to local contractors. Asked me what brand and type of windows "the other guy" had specified... His bid was delivered on a business card as opposed to being printed or computer-generated. If you have a similar experience, do not be put off! This is old-world no-nonsense attitude, with *no* adverse consequence!
I quickly came to realize that this lack of "American polish" is probably just a way of keeping overhead low in a business focused on the work product and not on customer hand-holding.
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' bid was sufficiently lower than two other bidders that I felt obliged to spend time to verify that the type of windows installed was identical among the bids. I also verified the manner of replacing the old sliding glass door -- whether the new door would be "patched on to" the old frame, or whether the old frame would be completely removed and replaced by the new one.
I need not have worried. "
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" appeared on the appointed day with a truck full of windows. Re-measured everything carefully before removing the old windows and hauling in the new ones. Another reason for the attractive bid was likely the size of the crew (just one person). Yet
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was clearly highly capable, both in hauling up heavy windows to the second floor (I helped, but he could/would have done it alone if I hadn't been there) as well as in the intricacies of proper installation. Being an engineer and frequent amateur fixer and
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, I couldn't but admire his quick, assured, motions and actions..
When the job was done, after 1 full day and about 4 hours on the second day,
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left behind everything in excellent order and cleaned up, no damage anywhere. Even the interior trim, where it had had to be removed, was put back skillfully and caulked in a way that repainting (which was specifically excluded) was unnecessary.
When I called "Vlad" about what looked to me like missing caulking, he took the time to stop by and explain why this had been deliberate and not an omission. I accepted his explanation and am pleased with the final result.
About the only minor surprise was that the job took longer than the 1 day promised. However, the quality received of both work and windows made this minor inconvenience very much worth it.
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would be the very first contractor I would call for another when I may need window work again.

- Robert S.
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When a price was agreed on, a contract signed, the representative of the company tried to add to the price, saying that they had forgotten to calculate the sales tax on the windows. This would have resulted in a cost of $800 more. We refused, and after consultation with a superior, the representative called us back and agreed to honor the original contract.
Efficient crew, arrived approximately on time. Windows are double-glazed, work fairly well (a couple are still stiff). My main complaint was that the new windows were inserts, and had their own casing, which resulted in the new windows being rather smaller than I had anticipated. This did change somewhat the character of the rooms.
- Frank V.
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