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"Very friendly and helpful. Carried some items from the basement out to the garage that they were not even moving. Am positively going to use them again as I am in" the process of moving. Will continue after I'm moved to have them come out and remove any remaining items left on site.

-Adele J.

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" Through the years, a lot of junk and no-longer needed items accumulated. I had used Baylies in 2014 but because of a personal situation, I was remiss in writing" a review for that service. Their service, then, as it was now, was superior. Having had a need several years ago to have one item removed from the home, it didn’t go smooth. I never used that company again. In 2014, I purchased one of Angie’s Deals offered by
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and another gentleman (am so sorry, I forget his name, shame on me, he was very nice) came to the house. I didn’t have to lift a finger - I merely told them what they could take. Here in 2015, I still needed to have more items removed from the house. At just that same time, I noticed an Angie’s Deal offered by Baylies Removal Unlimited - $119 for 4 Cubic Yards. I purchased that Deal. Both
and his partner returned and they were as great and efficient as they were in 2014. They were pleasant, easy to talk to and helpful beyond words. They always arrive on time and sometimes earlier. When I need some type of service, I dread looking for a vendor. I never know how the service will be or how much it’s going to cost. I check with the Better Business Bureau Reviews and read other reviews. Sometimes reviews are mixed. So it’s up to us to decide. After having heard about Baylies through Angie’s List, I went to Baylies Removal Unlimited Website (www.baylesremovalunlimited.com) and was happy with what I read. I have used Baylies Removal Unlimited twice. Each time, everything went not only smoothly but was totally stress-free. Although we hire a vendor to do work for us, it’s stressful because we
’t know what we’re going to get. It may sound a bit dramatic but Baylies is incredible. When you had a removal service that wasn’t good, you surely know the difference. Baylies: Polite, cordial, over-the-top efficient. I would recommend them to anyone and everyone. I’m lucky to have found them.

-Josephine C.

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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!

Hauling reviews in La Mesa

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I purchased a deal for junk removal with
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in order to move out some old furniture and a punching bag. They called me quickly after I bought the deal, and were able to schedule a pick-up time within a few days. They arrived on time, and quikly moved the furniture out. They also took care with the walls and floors in taking out the items. I was very pleased with th quality of the work and the price.
- Betsy S.
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There were two folks arrive on time with a sizable truck. I pointed at the stuff to take - and they took it out. They were considerate of the house interior - no wall damage. They left within 30 minutes.
- James D.
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We called at 2:05 pm on a Saturday and by 3:36pm the job was done! You cannot ask for better service than that. Everyone on the crew was hard working and friendly. We have more backyard demolition to do and have already booked them for 9/16!! Highly recommend this company!
- Laurie G.
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The crew of four showed up on time at 9 am and after eight hours and three truckloads finished the clean out. The crew worked hard and was careful, not one scuff
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or ding on any floor or wall, very much appreciated that. Considering how many times they had to go up and down stairs, they remained cheerful and courteous.
- GERALD F.
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ENDABLE. CONFIRMATION CALL DAY BEFORE AND HOUR BEFORE JOB....PROFESSIONAL COURTEOUS MEN DID THE JOB SAFELY AND EXPEDIANTLY FAST AND CLEANED UP AFTER THEMSELVES. REALLY A GREAT COMPANY.
- Donald H.
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To begin with, he called me when he was 30 minutes out, love that. Then texted me when he was there. He actually beat me to the location. I own a townhouse rental in Encanto Park that is being renovated. It also has an enormous amount of pine needles that had to be swept and removed from the roof and patio area. The owner was actually in the thick of it, throwing out the sinks and loading garbage. It was one of the hottest days of the year muggy and awful. He and his assistant literally not only swept the bricked in patio area perfectly clean, they did the carport area as well. Meticulous for junk guys. Most impressed and will definitely be using them again. Very professional.
- Michelle J.
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contacted me and came in on time as as scheduled. He did a fantastic job with his sons to remove all items i requested to include packaging. I have new carpet and tile and they took care not to damage anything. As always i am pleased with the services provided.
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even spent time and assembled my furniture for me. I will definitely use their services again.
- linda B.
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I was told over the phone that the special $88 for $128 worth would cover the above items/ one sixth truck but once she
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saw what I had, he insisted that it was one quarter truck or an additional $40. I ended up paying $128 for $168 worth of junk. I did save $ but do be prepared to pay more!
- Lee A.

Hauling Services in La Mesa, CA

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A Able Hauler

San Diego

A Kays Busy Maids

3585 Camino El Rincon
San Diego

A PERFECT SHINE CLEANING INC

6442 UNIVERSITY AVE
San Diego

A TITO'S HAULING

8165 GUATAY ST
San Diego

Alpha Handyman

PO Box 531516
San Diego

Alpine Paving Inc

5738 Willows Rd
Alpine

Anthony's ALL Service

Valley Center

Apex Construction Services, Inc

3600 Ocean Ranch Blvd
Oceanside

Apropos

5280 Judson Way
San Diego

Atterholt Construction & Interiors Inc

175 W. Orangethorpe Ave.
Placentia

B & J Hauling

Oceanside

BLAKE HAULING

225 La Mesa Dr
La Mesa

Blue Rose Gardening

4475 Dale Ave. #212
La Mesa

Brett Anthony Construction, Inc.

4169 Illinois St.
San Diego

Brian Thomas Consulting Inc

396 Eddie Dr.
Vista

Brothers Landscape

PO Box 704
El Cajon

BROWNING CONSTRUCTION

PO BOX 2680
Escondido

Bulldog Movers Inc

4194 NE Expressway

BWB Contractors, Inc.

1068 Gallery Dr.
Oceanside

Cagle's Fence Company

8773 Hemet St
Hesperia

Calderon's Landscaping

PO. Box 5212
San Diego

CHURCH CONCRETE

6435 GOODWIN ST
San Diego

COMPLETE BUILDERS INC

2790 Kurtz Street
San Diego

Cor Builders Inc.

1810 Hillsdale Rd
El Cajon

Craig Shelton Landscapes

PO Box 9718
San Diego

D G CONSTRUCTION

PO BOX 1201
Carlsbad

Daos Landscape Services

P.O. Box 26363
San Diego

DAVE SUDA LANDSCAPE

4385 TWAIN AVE
San Diego

Dawn to Dusk

PO Box 1213
Wildomar

Debris Box

10981 San Diego Mission Rd
San Diego

DEL'S CONCRETE & LANDSCAPE

947 ITHACA CT
Chula Vista

Diaz Service-Spa Movers

PO Box 2445
San Marcos

DIRKS BOBCAT & HAULING

4640 COCONINO WY
San Diego

Discount Fitness Repair

1721 Lotus Lane
El Cajon

DON'T BLINK PAINTING INC

3406 Stadium Pl.
San Diego

Donation Movers LLC

1028 E Vista Del Cerro Dr

DR DEMO DEMOLITION SERVICES

1374 4TH AVE
Chula Vista

Edco Disposal Corp

6670 Federal Blvd
Lemon Grove

Escondido Materials

500 North Tulip St.
Escondido

Europe Construction

7938 Miramar Rd
San Diego

EXPRESS DEMOLITION & HAULING

1678 COUNTRY CLUB DR
Escondido

EZ Estate Sale

2628 S Santa Fe Ave
San Marcos

Famiglia Construction

5981 Trojan Ave
San Diego

First Choice Maids

8895 Towne Centre Dr
San Diego

Fred's Junk Removal

409 Hidden Vista Dr
Chula Vista

Fua

San Diego

G&S Construction

100 WOODLAWN AVE #8

GAM Construction

16671 Lynn Lane
Huntington Beach

Gary's Gardening

10650 Vista Camino
Lakeside

GEBCO CONSTRUCTION

PO Box 711062
Santee

Gorilla Movers

7692 Trade St Ste E
San Diego

GROUND CONTROL LANDSCAPING

520 W LEXINGTON AVE
El Cajon

H & Y Moving

341 Plymouth Avenue
San Francisco

Handy Clean Team

17451 Haynes Ave
Lake Elsinore

HandyClean

455 Avocado Ave
El Cajon

Hayden Home Services

1267 Via San Jacinto
San Marcos

Helper Henry Jones

PO Box GE
Lemon Grove

HILLTOP SUPPLY CO

27506 OLD HIGHWAY 80
Guatay

HILTON AUTO TRANSPORT

1611 CRENSHAW BLVD
Torrance

I-Haul, Junk Removal Services Etc.

1307 S. Coast Hwy.
Oceanside

Ideal Plumbing Heating And Air

5161 Waring Rd
San Diego

Ironclad Moving Systems

40335 Winchester Rd
Temecula

James Bailey

635 13th St
San Diego

Jandby Remodeling Co Inc

4555 Dickey Dr
La Mesa

JFD Hauling

7707 Mission Gorge Rd.
San Diego

JJ PAINTING

1450 N Santa Fe Ave
Vista

Joe Property Maint. & Home Improvement

4455 Federal Boulevard
San Diego

John Landspace

3936 58th St
San Diego

JP Engineering

160 S. Johnson Ave

JR'S HOME REPAIRS

716 Carmel Cir
Vista

M&M Hauling and bobcat service

11463 Moreno ave.
Lakeside

Martin Movers

1913 euclid ave
San Diego

Marvin Concrete Inc.

838 Bonita Dr
Vista

Merman Home Improvements & Construction Inc

2815 Morningside St
San Diego

Michels Landscape

878 Via Soledad
Vista

mikes backhoe service

9640B Mission Gorge Rd
Santee

MMG Landscaping

4203 Genesse Ave
San Diego

MR SCAPE dba MARK RUSSO'S LANDSCAPING

11490 SHADOW RANCH RD
La Mesa

Mr. Construction d.b.a Mr. Stucco & Paint

4941 Cresita Drive
San Diego

Mustang Logistics Services

4162 Summerview Way
Oecanside

Natures Unlimited

744 Merlin Dr
San Diego

NewView Moving

2480 S Higley Rd

Nick Steele Construction

3612 Harvard Dr
Oceanside

Northwest Arbor-Culture Inc.

31635 Wilsonville Road NE

OB Delivery Service

4933 Saratoga Ave
San Diego

Owen Builders

336 Parkway
Chula Vista

palacios construction

167 W Hall Ave
San Ysidro

Phil Perin

San Diego

Plants Comprehensive

4719 Orchard Ave
San Diego

Powerclean, Inc.

3843 S. Bristol St.
Santa Ana

Pro Turf Plus

10601 Tierrasanta Blvd. Suite G
San Diego

Professional Moving & Storage

2438 Sweet Rain Way
Corona

Protek Flooring & Construction Corp

1073 Ardmore St
Riverside

R & R E-Waste Recycler

651 West Phillips Blvd.
Pomona

R B Owen Co

La Mesa

Randy's Hauling

P.O. Box 2088
Alpine

Raymond Torres & Daughter Landscaping

3162 Dovecrest Ct
Spring Valley

Ree Construction

739 San Juan Place
Chula Vista

Repairs & Remodels On Demand

591 Telegraph Canyon Rd
Chula Vista

Reusable Finds

po bOX 7191

RM Total Yard Care

Spring Valley

RNR General Engineering

25609 Bellemore Dr.
Ramona

ROAD ONE

1501 N COAST HWY
Oceanside

Roy L Schwartz & Son Tree Service

7280 Mission Gorge Rd
San Diego

Royal Window Cleaning

2625 Dove Street

Salerno's Bobcat Service

4478 Swift Ave
San Diego

San diego bathtubs refinishers

467 elm ave
Chula Vista

San Diego Cheap Movers

2458 K St
San Diego

San Diego Landscape Solutions Inc

2127 Olympic Parkway
Chula Vista

SEE ROX RUN

4176 Loma Alta Dr
San Diego

Spa Removers

17595 Harvard Ave
Irvine

Stanley Construction Inc.

Po box 723
Bonita

Start Moving

2372 Old Combee Rd 103

Steri-Clean (1-800-HOARDERS.com)

9785 Crescent Center Dr
Rancho Cucamonga

Sterling Van Lines

4550 E Olympic Blvd
Los Angeles

STEVEN'S TREE SERVICE

Valley Center

Stockers Bobcat

780 La Rochi Way
El Cajon

Stryker - REO and Trash Out Services

6624B Bell Bluff Ave
San Diego

Student Movers

2901 West Coast Hwy
Newport Beach

T.R.A.S.H. Things Recycled And Sent Home

7307 mt. vernon st.
Lemon Grove

Tafoya Construction

505 Cardiff St
San Diego

Temecula Bobcat & Backhoe

31624 SADDLE RIDGE DR
Lake Elsinore

The Handyman

1459 Canoe Creek Way
Chula Vista

TNT Furniture Movers

1411 S Hawthorne Ave

Toro Home Maintenance & Repairs

1270 Phillips Street
Vista

torres and sons landscaping

5539 fredonia st.
San Diego

trash hauling for less

4067 myrtle ave
San Diego

U Call We Haul

3200 Highland Ave
National City

US Tree Troopers

1631 Harbison Canyon Rd.
El Cajon

Vintage Reflexions

P.O. Box 8496

W.E. Heuslein

10305 Circa Valle Verde
El Cajon

WRC Construction

PO Box 722032
San Diego

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