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I informed
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that I had just bought a house and needed some work done on a budget. I gave him a list of all repairs that I had wanted and after his 3rd visit to the house we came up with a statement of work contract. All work performed (stated above) would be completed in 6-7 days with his "team" of workers that he had worked with for years, stressing quality and professionalism. He also made it a point to say that my project was his only project and all his time would be invested here in the house to work and watch the workers. This was not the case.
The project actually ended up lasting over 2 weeks with multiple phone calls to me complaining that he had underbid this job, and that he doesn't know how he's going to recoup from this project. As the calls became more frequent and desperate I would get confused due to the lack of professionalism, and inform him that he was the one who quoted the price after he viewed the statement of work and approved it himself. Call it a gut feeling, but after all the phone calls I started to get suspicious of the actual time and quality of work that was taking place.
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stated that he was paying his workers $8 an hour for 8-9 hour days, and I tested that. On 3 occasions, I purposely left late for work. No worker even showed up to my house until 9:45am! I left early as well and when I arrived at 4pm there was no one present! Apparently, my project wasn't the main focus anymore. I confronted him of my concern, and it was met with resistance.
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stated that since he underbid this project he has to "survive" by doing other projects simultaneously. What he was basically saying is that he was trying to cut costs and save money by not paying workers a full day anymore. I let this go in hopes I wouldn't aggravate him to leave the job that he had only half way completed.
Throughout the course of the project, I was extremely disappointed in the class of workers that he had hired. Before the project started I was told he had a "team" that he had worked with in the past. This also was not the case. For the next 2 weeks, I saw 5 painters each being fired by
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in which case 2 were extreme incidents.
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told me that they were not "listening" to his direction and thus had to remove them. In fact
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made one so mad that the worker actually punched a hole in my drywall! After
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called the police he informed me the worker told the police that he punched the wall because
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failed to pay his wife for painting work.
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did a lack
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job of fixing the wall (one of the few places that actually didn't need repairs). The paint is not smooth and can be seen clearly in the light that there was a hole in the wall at one time. After he told me this story, I told him that I would appreciate it if he could fix his workers destruction of my house.
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's response was that "he cannot control his workers actions". This is the professionalism I paid for? Not paying your workers, disturbing the peace with my neighbors seeing police at my house, and now a disgruntled employee who knows where I live? Besides the fact of violence going on at my house, I have random people that
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is paying $8 an hour for that are upset. I asked 3 painters where they had met
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, and they all informed me they saw an ad off Craigslist..This was not the business model of quality, respect and customer happiness that he had initially promoted.
Here's a breakdown of my experience of the actual work performed:
1. All cracks repaired and fixed-
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did a good job on fixing the cracks. (Grade B)
2. Paint all upstairs 2 tones. - This job was performed ok. I was upset that parts of the ceiling actually have 2 different whites when it was previously discussed one color. I believe the confusion came when there were 5 different painters working caustically on the same project. (Grade C)
3. Add trim and paint around fireplace (
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white), paint 4 doors (
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white), tile foyer (70 sq ft)
- The trim looks good along with the paint. (Grade A).
- The 4 painted doors are chipping and were supposed to have 2 coats (Obviously only 1 coast applied). I believe part of it was the fact that he left the doors in the garage uncovered while it rained.... (Grade D)
- Tile foyer - The tile in the foyer looks great! Ironically,
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had no part in this and he contracted another to do this (Grade A)
4. Add wood plank to kitchen area
- Looks great! But again,
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contracted out another to do this work. (Grade A)
5. Fill in downstairs exterior wall with sealant and acid wash the brick walls
- This had to be the worst sealant job I've ever seen. Foam sealant was sprayed like a 5 year old had the can. Ironically, most of the sealant was strewn all over my yard and not in the actual crack.
6. Install new door for master bedroom
-
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(To my knowledge did this) Looks good (Grade A)
7. Paint and texture Master bathroom and guest bathroom.
- The paint and texture in both rooms looks good. All though amateur, its still nice. I was upset that he failed to cover the fixtures in the kitchen and both bathrooms. After weeks since his departure I'm still scraping off texture from the porcelain fixtures. (Grade B)
One last warning of financial importance. While the project was going,
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informed us that he had purchased $140 dollars of ancillary items, ie: door stopper, and other odds and ends to help complete his project. It was agreed that we paid all expenses for him to complete his job, but with the proof of receipt. He was quick to ask for the added money, but when prompted for the receipt, it was met with extreme resistance. His words were "I don't have time to be looking for stupid receipts". I will not accuse him of stealing, but it just begs the question. So quick to ask for the money, but a self proclaimed professional doesn't keep a copy, or any organization of receipts?
After all the complaints about
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from his workers, the domestic disturbances, and extreme unprofessional nature of his actions and business model, we will not recommend
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to anyone. In fact I'm partially embarrassed to write this review as I should have checked Angies list previously about this company's performance. I was surprised to find that someone had already wrote a review of
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's company. Ironically, their review mirrored most of the experiences that I had faced. I vaguely remember
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informing me that someone had put a review of his work up, but told me that they were "crazy" and "didn't know what they were talking about". I will not make the same mistake twice.
In closing, the absolute lack of respect he displayed for the workers working for him (which resulted in a domestic disturbance), the constant complaining of him loosing money due to his lack of business acumen, zero accountability for any actions of mishap, and proving first hand that his professionalism is anything but abysmal, can all be summed up in one statement:
"You get what you pay for".


- Joseph G.
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All Carpenters in Fayetteville, AR

Companies below are listed in alphabetical order. To view top rated service providers along with reviews and ratings, Join Angie's List Now!

A & A Builders

1300 Charles Dr
Jonesboro, AR

Abshier Construction

11648 Amy Avenue
Rogers, AR

Albert's Landscape

Fayetteville, Ar

All Around Maintenance

1768 Arrowhead St
Fayetteville, AR

ALL MOBILE REPAIR

2475 W 15TH ST
Fayetteville, AR

Armandos Home Comcepts

Springdale, AR

B-Squared Construction

33 Country Club Dr
Eureka Springs, AR

Bella Vista Contractors Inc

20 Syston Ln
Bella Vista, AR

Blankenship's Labor Services

22391 Butler Ford Rd
Springdale, AR

Boat Dock Services

PO Box 82
Rogers, AR

Boulder Valley Cabinetry, Inc.

2140 Cty Rd 982
Alpena, AR

Braun's Home Repair and Remodeling Inc.

22762 Harper Ln Dr
Gentry, AR

Buddy Shute Carpentry

416 E Huntsville Rd
Fayetteville, AR

Cahaba Scapes

2130 11th avenue north
Birmingham, AL

Celtic Construction Inc

3075 N. Market
Fayetteville, AR

CHARLES CARPENER

1894 W 6TH ST
Fayetteville, AR

Childers Construction

15168 fisher rd
Fayetteville, Ar

Clark Fine Furniture

11219 N Old Wire Rd
Rogers, AR

claytons construction

1821 rosewood lane
Elkins, AR

CMI Construction

3497 Wagon Wheel Rd.
Springdale, AR

Creative Spaces

1 East Center Suite 270
Fayetteville, Ar

DirectBuy of Indianapolis

8450 Westfield Blvd
Indianapolis, IN

E & D CONSTRUCTION

4108 SW. FIELDSTONE BLV.
Bentonville, AR

Eagle Construction

12344 Cavewood Rd
Rogers, AR

Evans Construction & Remodeling LLC

1123 Crutcher St
Springdale, AR

Exquisite Designs

47332 Sterdley Falls
Sterling, VA

Faulkinberry Enterprises, LLC

1401 S Walton Blvd
Bentonville, AR

Foster Roofing Inc

3357 Wagon Wheel Rd
Springdale, AR

Frontier Building Co.

8363 Chestnut Dr
Rogers, AR

Handcrafted Garden Bridges

295 Hwy 270
Mena, AR

Handyman Connection- Fayetteville

411 N 40th St
Springdale, AR

Handyman Matters of NWA

4438 Pleasant Dr.
Rogers, AR

Handyman Plus Roofing & Construction LLC.

9725 Farmer Street
Harrison, AR

High Tech Home Warranties

PO Box 24881
Raleigh, NC

Home Works

938 N Eva Ave
Fayetteville, AR

J & L Roofing and Gutters

1103 rhodes ave
Springdale, AR

Janacek Construction, Inc.

1812 S 26th St
Rogers, AR

Jco Builders & Property Maintance

1100 48th Place
Springdale, Ar

JOHNSON & SONS CONSTRUCTION

20631 E HIGHWAY 412
Springdale, AR

KENNETH VAUGHN CONSTRUCTION

106 E BAILEY
Springdale, AR

King Kustoms

703 Weston Cir
Cave Springs, AR

KITCHENS & BATHS BY DESIGN

1573 Windsor Avenue
Springdale, AR

Knebel Konstruction

1665 N Shetland Dr
Fayetteville, AR

Lon Ellenburg

Lincoln, AR

Lookout Mercantile Inc

21780 Rock Rd
Rogers, AR

Mad River Woodworks

P.O.B. 1067, 189 Taylor Way
Blue Lake, CA

Mid-South Construction

10139 NE Campbell Rd
Fayetteville, AR

Midwest Construction Services

114 E. University
Siloam Springs, AR

Mike's Handyman Service

205 West Main St.
Colcord, OK

Moretto Plumbing & Design

1111 North Walton Blvd.
Bentonville, AR

MYRON'S CUSTOM WOODWORK

107 Cemetery Rd P.O. Box 66
Goshen, AR

Neighborhood Handyman Company/Door Doctor

PO Box 3020
Fayetteville, AR

Nick's Carpentry

140 Oldham Dr
Bella Vista, AR

Nwa Home Services

2204 douglas
Bentonville, AR

Ozark Mountain Maintenance

5730 S Primrose Rd
Lowell, AR

Ozark Wood Care

12012 Hwy 187
Eureka Springs, AR

Paint Pros

12012 Hwy 187
Eureka Springs, AR

Pat Hand Home Improvement

1800 S Stirman Ave
Fayetteville, AR

Paul's Home Pro Service LLC

109 W Mohawk Ave
Tampa, FL

Pruitt Built Outdoor Living Spaces and Design

302 North Summit St.
Prairie Grove, AR

R & B Construction & Remodeling

20162 N. Hwy 127
Garfield, AR

R & R Custom Contractors

PO Box 204
Bentonville, AR

Residential Renovators

2511 N. 2nd St.
Rogers, AR

Richard's Custom Repair & Remodel

785 costales lane
Springdale, ar

Right Choice Roofing

3171 E 22nd St
Tulsa, OK

Sands Flooring

799 ford lane
Lowell, ar

Shane Helmer Construction

12204 Fat Nash Rd.
Lincoln, AR

T & T All American Plumbing Heating and Air

12 Cranfield Dr
Bella Vista, AR

The Roof Genie • Roofing & Construction

3478 Catclaw Drive
Abilene, TX

Tim McMahon Building Co. Inc.

2355 Golden Oak
Fayetteville, AR

University of Arkansas, Dept. of Plant Pathology

495 N. Campus Drive, 217 Plant Science Bldg.
Fayetteville, AR

Valley Homes Incorporated

8131 Elm Ln.
Rogers, Ar

Wavelength Developments

5129 W Sandhurst
Rogers, AR

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