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"A complete remodel with kitchen and 5 baths took 22 months and is still not finished as of 2/2/14.
There was double billing of over $60,000 that we know of today 2/2/14. Jevon
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was in charge of all double billing and billing of items that we do not own.
The items that we do not own are not included in $60,000 of double billing. 2
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Microwave's, a
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6 Burner gas
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, 3- Sub-Zero refrigerators and 2 Mielie Dishwashers's.
There was multiple plumbing leaks. A contractor left an open supply line to a Laundry room sink that ran for an entire weekend. Resulting in ceiling damage in our kitchen.
We where billed for the for repairs to the kitchen ceiling.
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plumbing installed our master bath tub and did not test our tub for leaks. After one month's time the ceiling in our office under the master tub began to fall in.
We have now are dealing with a Mold issue in the ceiling between the floors of the office. Still no resolution as of 2/2/14.
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plumbing left an open supply line to a toilet and forgot to cap the line.
Resulting in a major flood that lasted for hours. Drywall, baseboard and kitchen cabinets had to be removed and reinstalled all at our cost.
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Air Conditioning did not connect the drain line for the air handeler in the attic above our master bedroom. Resulting in our master bedroom ceiling , floors, drywall and crown molding having to be replaced. We where billed for the mistakes caused by
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Air Conditioning. Still no Resolution as of 2/2/14
Dolphin Homes ordered the wrong refrigerators from Famous
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. Dolphin Homes would not order new refrigerators. We had to order new refrigerators at our restocking cost of $5,600.
We where billed for multiple appliances that we do not own and the appliance's we do have are the wrong serial numbers. We have no warranty on our appliances due to Dolphin Homes not using a authorized certified installer to install our appliances.
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Fine Woodworking would provide construction drawings to our kitchen, baths and closet.
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Fine Woodworking did not supply construction drawings which resulted in
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Fine Woodworking building the incorrect cabinets for our kItchen, bath and closet's.
We where billed again for the correction's to our kitchen, bathroom and closet's.
We where also billed again for
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Fine Woodworking install mistake's multiple times.
As of 2/2/14 we have had no resolution from
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Fine Woodworking and Dolphin Homes regarding all our kitchen , bath and closet cabinet issue's.
Tile, Electric, AV and Finish Carpentry Subcontractors where told by
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to increase there billing to cover damages done to the floor of our home.
This project was under the supervision of
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and
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of Dolphin Homes
AKA Dolphin Homes of TampaBay, Ferncliff, Ferncliff Reserve, Dolphin Capital Group,
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Home Owners INC, Chase Dolphin, Dolphin INC, Dolphin Group Capital Venture LLC, Dolphin Group Investment LLC,MPH Dolphin, Dolphin Homes INC, Dolphin Companies INC, Dolphin Companies of Tampa INC, Dolphin Appraisal Research INC, River Terrace Corporation INC, Sand Castle Design INC and
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Reality INC.
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"Several of the tasks were done incorrectly such as windows were put in backwards, pool timer was installed too close to junction box so it could not close and multiple electrical problems.
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of
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, the owner, did not respond to over a dozen calls to correct an electrical problem, nor did he respond to emails. There would have been even more issues had I not been someone who worked from home. I caught errors before they were completed at least 3 times.
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"Mr.
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remained a very nice guy, but our primary issues with him were that he used unsupervised, unskilled labor,did not take good care of the materials or worksite, was slow in finishing the house, did not adhere to very basic GBC principles, and tried to cut corners which resulted in wasted materials and time when corrections were required. It was fortunate that we lived across the street from the site so that we could insist on many corrections of basic mistakes, and were not inconvenienced by the protracted 15 month experience. Some of the piers that were the foundation of the house were not correctly oriented to support the house--it took many weeks, emails with pictures of the piers v the plans etc to get them fixed and in at least one case he just sheared off the misplaced rebar instead of rebuilding the pier. The house was built with a Structurally Insulated Panel System from Team SIPS USA, an excellent company which supplies a foreman for 3 days to supervise their assembly. They arrive as stacks of numbered panels, and are quite durable once assembled but come with explicit instructions to be kept dry. They were left out in the rain --we had to cover them ourselves with tarps on several occasions. When the house was finally ready to be assembled the vendor's foreman was inexplicably told that he wasn't needed after less than one day. The unskilled, unsupervised crew then assembled the house with panels in the wrong places or incorrectly oriented. Just as he had done with the piers, my husband pointed out the discrepancy from the plans, then had to convince Mr.
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to correct the mistakes. When the SIPS for the roof was attached with hundreds of special long fasteners to the walls, my husband climbed up to look under the
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with a flashlight to check the attachment, and found the majority of the large screws were not even touching the walls, or were barely inserted for a few millimeters, around the entire perimeter of the house. More emails and pictures to the builder, who felt there was no problem. We called the architect and our designer, who inspected the roof and walls, and instructed the builder to remove virtually all of the fasteners and redo them correctly. Meanwhile our neighbors complained repeatedly that there was styrofoam (from the cut SIPS) blowing up and down the street, that they were having repeated flat tires from nails in the street. Workers were leaving trash all over the yard, remnants of their lunches as well as their clothes and gear around the house, and ignoring the fence placed around a grand oak tree to protect its roots from heavy equipment, which we had to keep replacing as they drove over it.A roof deck was built flat despite code requirements to slope for drainage, and my husband again had to demonstrate to the builder that a tennis ball would not roll (therefore water would pool)-this went on for weeks with repeated demonstrations of the 'tennis ball test' until it was corrected. The inner walls in the house were not straight or flat, causing warping of the woodwork later, skylights were not squared and had to be redone, Solar tubes which had to run through the SIPS forming the roof were placed off center and had to be redone, causing yet more damage to the roof SIPS. A hanging light fixture in a kitchen alcove was off center requiring the ceiling paneling to be ripped out and replaced when it was rehung.
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measuring with the use of a level would have saved a lot of time and material.
Our contractor was not very good at coordinating or supervising the subcontractors:Some of the flooring was put in over our objections on uncleaned subflooring by unskilled workers, before the house was air conditioned or finished, then sand and filth were ground in under the paper placed over the flooring,since the workmen came and went without wiping their feet at the door, much less wearing the shoe covers we ultimately insisted be supplied. We bought mats for the front and back doors for wiping feet even before the floor went down, which were ignored. We had to insist that the filth be cleaned by our contractor on many occasions. Glue was left all over the floor surface which was ultimately never removed. We had to fire the people doing the floors and get the interior finish carpenter (whom we hired, along with new tilers) to finish them.
The painter was awesome, and of course had to keep redoing his work when it was ruined by his colleagues.The plumbers made a number of mistakes regarding installation of a walk-in tub (which is still marred from the filth allowed to accumulate in it for months). They stacked and installed the washer and drier without reading instructions, marring the surfaces and rendering the appliances inoperable --leaving us a box of essential pieces and connections they deemed 'extra'. Many other mistakes were averted by the vigilance of others than our contractor.
One of the basic principles of energy conservation is complete insulation, and this requires meticulous sealing of every hole and conduit in the floors, roof and walls, around windows, door, nails, wires, pipes, etc. Using SIPS actually simplifies the job alot since they have preformed conduits, and they formed all sides including floors of our house. You recall the damage to the Roof SIPS with hundreds of extra nail holes. When it came time to check the insulation of the house for
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certification it was apparent that there were very large gaps throughout, and we failed the test, despite our rather large investment in excellent materials and meticulous design. The defects had to be tracked down, with partial dismantling and replacement of the roof required. Mr.
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spent a few hard days filling many defects with foam, himself, as we tested and retested the results.
Our house ultimately did qualify for
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platinum certification, we do enjoy it very much, and our kind neighbors are still speaking to us. We have had a variety of small repairs of plumbing etc, but ultimately it is working well. This we attribute to the attentiveness and knowledge of
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, of REAL building Group, our Green Building Consultant and Designer who assumed the awkward role of volunteer Contractor supervisor, and supported us in our queries into our contractors' methods. And thank goodness we lived across the street from the site.
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"The job went extremely well.
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works hard to make sure you get what you're looking to build. He did a superior job from the planning stage, where we needed a builders input and honest advice, to the finishing stage. He quickly answered our questions and gave us straightforward advice on what would work best, given our property and needs. I would highly recommend him for any building project . He has been honest and has paid attention to details, some builders might ignore."
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"Not only was the job carried out in the time lines given prior to starting, but even in the bidding process I was given the options of subcontractors ranging in price, and what Guy felt the quality of work would be for those subcontractors in the different price ranges. They were also very accommodating in carrying out my mothers wish of no workers smoking on her property which I was concerned would be an issue in the beginning, however Guy assured me that it would not be. Overall I was so impressed with the quality of work, that I ended up having them do an interior paint job on my south tampa apartment.
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"They were good builders. we've had no issues with them. They follow through and keep checking back in with us. They are trustworthy. Their quality of work was very good. We would use them again and we definitely have recommended them to a lot of people."
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"It did not go well. They stopped doing work halfway through the job and would not my calls. I eventually had to get legal consel involved."
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"They are very good and professional. It was our first house and we learned a lot. They are an established Tampa builder. We love the house."
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"The experience is very positive. Our initial call was acted upon immediately.
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visited and gave us a rough idea what would been to be one and then recommended an engineer. The engineer arrived promptly and submitted the report. Within days,
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workers were here. In two days they had completed the job. We did have to call them back for a slight adjustment to a piece of siding that had popped but they came and took care of it immediately. There could be some improvement in customer service by the office staff especially when it comes to obtaining the checks for payment. I know it is important to them and I am sure some people do not always pay on time; however, those of us who have shown we are not like that should be treated with a little more trust. On the whole the a great experience."
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"On the whole, as the work progressed there were changes to the original plans, which meant changes in the budget. Nothing seemed to faze Angi and she was extremely helpful in helping us make the right choices by recommending possibilities. After the problems with the initial phase (with the first contractor) dealing with Angi made everything go very smoothly. The work was already finished and we had moved in when we decided to add a cover to the patio. This was done with no disruption to our lives and the results made the whole that much better. Now that Angi
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I will not hesitate to contact her for additional work--or advise-- and will definitely give her the highest recommendation to friends looking for a contractor with high standards of work quality and ethics.
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A TO Z CONTRACTORS INC

19190 Cochran Blvd
Murdock, FL

A to Z Custom Homes Inc

4925 Porter Rd
Saint Augustine, FL

A-1 Solutions

6804 Washington Place
Bradenton, FL

A-HARMONY

PO Box 916
Odessa, FL

AAA Certified Electric Inc

10468 139th Way N
Largo, FL

aaa Contractor & Security Solution

201 Douglas Ave
Dunedin, FL

AARGOVIA INC

1801 SAHLMAN DR
Tampa, FL

ABA ENTERPRISES & ASSOC

8815 HORN CT
New Port Richey, FL

ABBEY CONSTRUCTION

2613 SUNNYSIDE CIR
Palm Harbor, FL

ABBEY CUSTOM BUILDERS

2060 MASSACHUSETTS AVE NE
Saint Petersburg, FL

Above and Beyond Services, Inc.

968 Classic View Dr
Auburndale, FL

Acclaim Service Group

1324 Seven Springs Blvd, PMB 325
New Port Richey, FL

ACCM

2209 UTOPIAN DR E
Clearwater, FL

Accola Enterprises Inc.

133 81st Ave N
Saint Petersburg, FL

Ace Remodeling Contractors Inc

5801 43rd St N
Saint Petersburg, FL

Ace Solves It All

1692 Dolores Dr
Kissimmee, FL