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"Deserves the five stars and more. From the beginning when I brought my car in shambles: parts thrown in and a driver's seat unbolted, they were so supportive" and helpful. AND HONEST. They told me they could put it back together but wouldn't be able to get to it until mid-summer (it was the beginning of May). They told me to go back and gather some of the parts that were missing - like the back seat cushion, the headrests... I went back with the missing parts and they put in the bare back seat and took out the disassembled passenger seat so that I could pick up my dog who was at the vet's. When the beginning of
came the owner called me to let me know it was time to work on my car (mid-summer just like promised). They did most of the work at the shop while I still had my car to drive to save me on a rental (I had already paid for 3 ½ weeks of rental while the other awful job (from the other upholsterer) was in the shop. It took them under 2 weeks total and I was without a car for just under 3 days. A beautiful upholstery job, with a warranty, The
couple who owns it are WONDERFUL people and
who worked on it quite a craftsman. I am so very grateful for the job they did. It is impossible to get parts for old SAAB cars and this car only had 60k miles with a like new exterior and solid workings. THANK YOU to the Taylors and
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-Gregory W.

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"I could not be happier with the finished product. The repair was top notch, done in a very timely manner and was reasonably priced. One of my mechanics introduced" me to
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Upholstery a couple of years ago. Since then, I have used them several times for all my needs. I could no be happier with
and all his fine employees. I would not hesitate to recommend
to anybody that needs the services they provide.

-David F.

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I second the original question (still unanswered). Speaking as someone who logged in today to try to find an attorney, I see this category as one that's exactly what I have my Angie's List membership for:

1. It's important that I find a good one
2. I'm not an expert enough to know myself who is a good one
3. The industry is full of advertisements and misinformation
4. I wish I knew what experiences other people have had


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I don't care about lawns--I planted mine in clover and don't have to mow it. When I do need to mow I use a rotary Fiskars mower, which is great--or a scythe. That's right--a scythe (the European type, which is smaller, and it's very good exercise). Gas-powered mowers, chemical fertilizers and weed killers--all nasty stuff that gets into everyone's air, soil, and water. I'm sure my neighbor doesn't like my wildflowers, semi-wild pockets of fruit bushes, and unmown areas and yes, dandelions (I have 10 acres) but that's too bad. It's better habitat for wildlife, especially the pollinators on which our food supply depends. I think this obsession with the Great American Lawn is a waste of time and resources. Plant some food instead.


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I'm not sure Angie et. al. want you to have a complete answer to this question. By re-subscribing at the Indiana State Fair in 2012, I think I paid $20.00 per year for a multi- year subscription. Maybe even less. At the other extreme--and I hope my memory isn't faulty about this--I think the price, for my area, for ONE year was an outrageous $70.00. And they debited me automatically without warning. I had to opt out of that automatic charge. I like Angie's List, but if some of the companies they monitor behaved the way they do in this respect, they'd be on some sort of Pages of Unhappiness. I'll be interested to see if this comment gets published or censored out of existence.
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That's very difficult to answer without seeing the house. As one poster said, the prep is the most important part. On newer homes that don't have a lot of peeling paint, the prep can be very minimal even as low as a couple or a few hundred dollars for the prep labor.

On a 100 year old home with 12 coats of peeling paint on it, then the prep costs can be very high and can easily exceed 50% of the job's labor cost.

A 2100 sq ft two story home could easily cost $1000 just for the labor to prep for the paint job. That number could climb too. Throw in lots of caullking  or window glazing, and you could be talking a couple or a few hundred dollars more for labor.

Painting that home with one coat of paint and a different color on the trim could run roughly $1000 or more just for labor. Add a second coat  and that could cost close to another $1000 for labor.

For paint, you may need 20 gallons of paint. You can pay from $30-$70 for a gallon of good quality exterior paint. The manufacturer of the paint should be specified in any painting contract. Otherwise, the contractor could bid at a Sherwin-Williams $60 per gallon paint and then paint the house with $35 Valspar and pocket the difference. $25 dollars per gallon times 20 gallons? That's a pretty penny too.

That was the long answer to your question. The short answer is $2000 to $4000 and up, depending upon the amount of prep, the number of coats, the amount of trim, and the paint used.

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You have to put your self in the shoes of a business that is in business to turn a profit of some sort. All businesses have different overhead which in turn decides what their bottom line would be on their services. I personally would not go with an unlicensed professional for this type of install. You are messing with gas, venting issues, electrical wiring{electric water heater} and updated code issues such as a drain pan and tempature and relief drain lines for heaters that currently do not have them. I do agree that there are some companies that are way out of line for their installs but most of these companies are the really big companies that have very high overheads  I would assume. Tank type water heaters have changed over the last several years and with these safety changes come bigger prices. The price of steel thanks to China is skyrocketing and tank type water heaters are made of steel. Most wholesale plumbing supply companies cannot match what the big box stores are selling at retail to consumers. I happen to think from research that heaters such as Rheem, Bradford White and AOSmith who have been in business forever make a better product than what you can buy in the big box outlets. You also have to take in consideration the location of the water heater that is being replaced. Is it in the house, basement, garage or attic. Most 40 and 50 gallon water heaters that are purchased in a plumbing wholesale store in Texas cost between 300-340 for a 6 year warranty heater with 6 year on parts and tank. Speaking of warranty. Most big box companies will take a least 24 hours to a week to get your warranty problem taken care of. Most reputable plumbing companies will give same day service if they installed the heater.

So lets break down a typical install at cost to a licensed plumber in Texas

Heater: $315, water shut off $6.50, water flex lines or unions to code $20, gas flex line and cut off to code $12, misc fittings $15, Total $368.50 Lets add a 35% profit which is some what low  for a business $129, Total 497.50

This doesnt  include permits, pan and drain or any venting issues. The vent must go from the heater to the outside of roof using double wall vent.

Cost of permit on average $60

Most plumbing companies allow for 3 hours of time for a water heater. This includes picking the new one up. Delivering out to house. Draining and removing old water heater. Hauling off old heater. Installing new heater up to code. Going down to city and pulling permit.

Average Labor charges for heater installs $400

That would make this install run without extras on any code issues $957.50

I just had a 50 gallon gas water heater installed in my house for $1200 but I needed a pan installed. I used a licensed plumber.

 

 

 

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Todd said it best.

An itemized list / cost breakdown, more often than not is used against the contractor when it is shared with other builders who will then beat it.

Good contractors use good people, and good people cost more.  Just the cost of having the appropriate insurance / bond can be the difference between winning a job or losing it ot a 'lower bid'.

It is the rule of three; there is Good, Cheap and Fast.  You can have any two:  Good and Cheap, won't be Fast; Good and Fast, won't be Cheap;  Cheap and Fast, won't be Good!

When comparing bids, it isn't the cheapest or the 'nicest' person you should select.   You should understand why there is a large price difference (it shows there are gaps in your design program or what you have asked for specifically, which means there may be arguments later).  If most of the bids are in line, and one is way high or way low,  you want to know why before dismissing or selecting them.

A price-only decision almost always costs more in the long run. 

Good luck!

Auto Upholstering reviews in Dana Point

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While I feel the prices was little high for upholstering 9 mostly square center console bay boat. The quality of work was very good and look great. The owner knowledge and suggestion made the upholstering look a lot better then I expected. They have a very good attention to detail. Even pre-drill the screw where I need to re-attach back to my boat. It's very small detail that I am surprise they look for.
- Ken H.
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Did some research and discovered there are not many shops that replace headliners. Multiple garages referred me to
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Upholstery. After comparing a few quotes I decided on this shop and was very pleased with the installation work and color match.
- Daniel W.
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the owner quoted me a price after looking inside my car. He talked up his service and at the same time bad mouthed his
competion nearby. Telling me the material quality he uses versuses the other guy. He let me know his was a better material and thicker foam. My car has a sun roof which I know now does not operate well with the thicker pad to slide open.
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should have known this and advised me on it. After all he's been doing this 20 years or more. He
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me to think he was going to remove the
head liner from inside the car to work the old material off in his shop.
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after initially quoting me $300.00 to do this job, saying he requires 50% upfront and ask me if I wanted to pay it then. I declined until I dropped my BMW off. He then glanced out the window playing dumb as he asked what kind of car is that? Oh thats a BMW!, I quoted you the dealers cost. I normally charge $450.00 to do this headliner.
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kept saying I should do the whole inside areas relating to the headliner because they will start to come loose. The immediate overhead liner was the only loose area. Obviously, he was trying for more money. He said he would call me at 10:00 am on Monday morning. He did not but I went to the bank and withdrew the money. and went directly to the shop and dropped the car off, About 10:45 by this time. While he did not call me I should have taken my gut feeling and went on my way. As I dropped my car he promised it around 2:00 that afternoon.
He wrote out a receipt for the deposit and as he did this he ask me if I wanted to pay the whole amount upfront. Again I declined.
The work started after he dropped me back at my motel. He called about 4:30 and let me know my car was finished and he was sending his helper to pick me up. I first inspected the work and noticed the yellow sticky foam particles all over and especiallly
under the rear of the front seats. I asked the helper if they had a shop vac to clean the mess they made, and he said no. I paid them and left. After driving awhile as I traveled my passenger pointed out the area between the rear passenger and front door
cloth was peeling like a banana of which was not like prior to Kevins work. I determined they sprayed the chemical release on that area when it did not have a problem. I suppose in hopes to get me back for more repair charge. He left my car a total mess. I realized he scraped the old cloth without removing the liner from the car. The foam was all over and the glue was at the edges of the sunroof and it would not slide open. He left glue on my leather seats and burlwood console. It cost me another $85.00 to detail and have the glue removed.
After talking to others I learned I could have had this work done for around $125.00.
I should have went with my gut when a business owner knocks another, it is a sure sign to run far. The work he did confirmed this. Thanks
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- Kirk T.
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After shopping around to multiple detailing shops,
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responded in a timely manner and indicated roughly how much a replacement would be. They were easy to schedule and after getting the car back, explained how there might be an odor due to the adhesive they used, but that it would subside. The headliner looks fantastic and I couldn't be happier about the work they did. The only flaw I would say is that they did not call me when the car was done after they indicated it would take a 1/2 day. I dropped it off at 8am and I called back at 230pm to see if it was complete. It was completed and I was able to go pick it up. Other than that small hiccup in customer service, everything else out weighed that. I recommend their services to any one needing ANY type of detail/trim work.
- Kyle L.
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This company installs "touchless" boat covers, rolling canopy covers,
boat lifts, Titan solar screens, Encore performance decking solutions,
Spider, Mosquito, Insect systems, and Boat/Boat house detailing. While I
could not find a specific category that lists "boat covers and boat
lifts," hopefully those who are searching for a business that installs
and repairs boat covers, plus any other categories listed above will
find their way to this review.
A bit of background information:
We live on Lake Conroe, and hired A DIFFERENT boat lift/boat cover
company to install our lift and cover in May 2013. Two months later, a
storm passed through our area and bent the rolling boat cover (the frame
and cover) on one side to the point that it almost hit the top of our
boat. The company came out and charged us $1,100 just to repair the bent
frame and to re-install the original boat cover. At that point, we had
paid the company over $8,000.
Fast forward two years later:
The boat cover was badly mildewed top and bottom. In addition, another
storm came through and bent the frame and cover AGAIN. I called the
original boat lift/boat cover installer and was told the company has a
new owner. I asked for someone to come out and give me a quote to repair
the frame and replace the cover. Long story short, several phone calls
later, several emails later, several no-shows and excuses for not
showing up to give me a quote, and someone FINALLY SHOWED UP. After all
of that effort on my part to give the ORIGINAL boat lift/boat cover
company (Company Initials: TBLC) my business, the promised quote was
never sent to me via email as was stated. In addition, I contacted three
OTHER boat lift/boat cover companies, and they either did not return my
call or they did not show up as stated to give me a quote.
I located
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& Patio on the internet, and I
decided to give them a call.
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, the owner, answered immediately and
told me he was working in my area and would come by to give me a quote.
As promised, he showed up and gave me the quote on the spot. While I was
very interested in the "touchless" boat cover system that he installs, I
opted to have him just replace the existing boat cover with a new one
and repair the bent frame. I paid 50% deposit to him via Chase QuickPay
online, and when the cover arrived,
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called me and said the men
could come out the next day and install it. From the time I contacted
him until the time the job was finished, just two weeks had passed by!
While the men were here today, I mentioned that my lift belt was not in
very good condition. It just so happened they had a new belt with them
and they installed it for a very reasonable fee. At the company website,
it states "We treat you like family." Indeed, that was my positive
experience with
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& Patio....such a breath of fresh
air considering I couldn't get quotes out of any other companies I
contacted...much less get the job done! Apparently the other companies
don't need my business/money.
I highly recommend
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& Patio. I am a very satisfied customer.
- Julie W.
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Made appointment for drop off at 0800 and they were waiting when I arrived. Work completed as promised and on time. Van looks as good as it did when I first bought it 14 years ago. Would recommend and use in future for any upholstery needs.
- RAY M.
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Excellent service. I was worried that it might take some time but I came into the shop, spoke to the owner and he took care of me right away. I was able to be in the shop to watch the tech do the job and he did a terrific job. Interesting owner to chat with as well, very friendly and helpful. I hope I don't need their services again with my car but, if it should happen that I need auto reupholstery done, I would go back to
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in a heartbeat.
- Rayna A.
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was so kind and professional with me. Part was ordered ahead of time, which was great, as it saved on the amount of time my vehicle being out of service. Vehicle was ready after one day. Unfortunately, I was unable to pick it up due to a family emergency and
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was kind enough to keep my vehicle stored safely until the following week. Everyone was so nice. Thank you
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- Natalie B.

Boat And Auto Upholsterers in Dana Point, CA

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A FOSSO'S CLASSIC COVERINGS

2890 E THOUSAND OAKS BLVD
Thousand Oaks

AAA CONVERTIBLE & SUNROOF

738 W 17TH ST
Costa Mesa

Adam's Auto Body

16601 S Vermont Ave
Gardena

Alliance Conversions

2648 E Workman Ave
West Covina

Allure Detail

1507 7th St
Santa Monica

ART UPHOLSTERY INTL

450 W 6TH ST
San Pedro

Big Al'S Auto Detailing

340 Industrial Way
Bellflower

BILL DUNN ONE STOP SHOP

17922 GOTHARD ST.
Huntington Beach

Bill's Auto Upholstery & Tint

867 W Lambert Rd
Brea

BUD'S BEACH CITIES

2637 SAINT LOUIS AVE
Signal Hill

BUD'S Beach Cities

2637 SAINT LOUIS ST
Signal Hill

Chico's Carpet Cleaners

8830 1/2 Guthrie Ave
Los Angeles

COMPLETE UPHOLSTERY

560 Birch St
Lake Elsinore

Dana Point Upholstery

24402 Del Prado
Dana Point

Danchuk Manufacturing Inc

3201 S Standard Ave
Santa Ana

DFL INTERIORS

24450 HAWTHORNE BLVD
Torrance

Doodle Concept

9427 Norwalk Blvd
Santa Fe Springs

Douglas A Hatfield

10001 Grunewald Rd

Dynamic Upholstery

779 Benson Ave
Upland

EBERHARDT'S TIRE AND AUTOMOTIVE

2335 E ORANGETHORPE AVE
Fullerton

Eco Green Laguna Beach

1133 Laguna Canyon #10
Laguna Beach

Family Ayalas Upholstery & Refinishing

7638 Deering Ave
Canoga Park

Foam Mart

4913 Sepulveda Blvd
Culver City

Fx Pro Inc

1617 Superior Ave
Costa Mesa

HANS GERMAN CAR REPAIR

5434 LAUREL CANYON BLVD
Valley Village

Home Base Upholstery

3518 Eucalyptus Ave.
Long Beach

I Work With You Carpet Cleaning, LLC

3870 Crenshaw Blvd
Los Angeles

IGM Auto Repair

6205 Kester Ave
Van Nuys

Jc's Fine Upholstery

1501 W. Cowles Street
Long Beach

Kenny's Upholstery

28570 Marguerite Pkwy
Mission Viejo

Legacy MD

Corona

LEO'S AUTO-TRUCK REPAIR CENTER

10918 NORWALK BLVD
Santa Fe Springs

Maiocco Designs

9663 Santa Monica Blvd
Beverly Hills

MARIE TRINGALI

0 Private Home Residence

Marine Upholstery

1861 W Adams Blvd
Los Angeles

MIKE'S UPHOLSTERY & HOME DECOR,INC

9040 Valley Blvd
Rosemead

MJ's Custom Upholstery

South El Monte

ML Upholstery

1861 W Adams Blvd
Los Angeles

One Stop Auto Shop

7935 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles

P.H.R. Industries

2031 E Gladstone St Ste L
Glendora

PACIFIC STEREO

10241 Indiana Ave
Riverside

Precision

Pasadena

Premier Motorcoach

1946 E Occidental Street
Santa Ana

PREMIER SUEDE & LEATHER CLEANERS

3419 VIA LIDO
Newport Beach

Pro Quality Carpet & Tile Cleaning

17252 Hawthorne Blvd.
Redondo Beach

Ramirez Custom Upholstery

1516 W Foothill Blvd.
Rialto

Rapid Dry

450 N ARMANDO
Anaheim

Rene Guzman Studio

1255 S Hudson Ave
Los Angeles

Restaurant Booth Upholstery 310-409-6799

2513 S La Salle Ave
Los Angeles

SAN PEDRO AUTO BODY

789 W BATTERY ST
San Pedro

Sardo Custom Upholstery

1870 E Walnut St
Pasadena

SIGHTWAVES

1059 Colorado Blvd
Los Angeles

SOUTH POINTE UPHOLSTERY

23342 S POINTE DR
Laguna Hills

Stanley Steemer

841 W Foothill Blvd
Azusa

Stanley Steemer

9051 Rochester Ave
Rancho Cucamonga

Stanley Steemer

1761 Massachusetts Ave
Riverside

Stanley Steemer

201 Bernoulli Cir
Oxnard

Stanley Steemer

4530 E Eisenhower Cir
Anaheim

Stanley Steemer

1204 E Thousand Oaks Blvd
Thousand Oaks

Stanley Steemer

32773 Calle Perfecto
San Juan Capistrano

Sunny Hills Chem-Dry

74804 Joni Dr
Palm Desert

Sure Fit Auto Interior Restoration

1406 W Magnolia Blvd
Burbank

TERMITESLAYER

2111 Ramona Ave
La Habra

The Prestige Companies Auto Upholstery

1556 So. Anaheim Blvd., Suite C
Anaheim

Thornton Auto Upholstery

111 S Hathaway St
Santa Ana

UCM Cleaning Services

122 S Garey St
Los Angeles

Upholstery Decor Inc.

5788 Hollister Ave.
Santa Barbara.

Upholstery Pasadena (213) 509-1516

510 East Walnut Street
Pasadena

Upholstery Studio city

12910 ventura blvd

Upland Collision Craft

1785 W Arrow Route
Upland

Uribes Upholstery

1601 W. Commonwealth
Fullerton

VITO'S VINYL REPAIR

PO Box 2924
Laguna Hills

WAVES AUTOSOUND

375 Bristol St Ste 60
Costa Mesa

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