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Dejan (
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) called soon after I left a message for him, came out the next day, and began work on this small project the day after that. The contract allowed up to 2 weeks, but they finished it in 2 days. The contract was straightforward.
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, his father, and the other 2 workers were all very pleasant to have around working. I paid for materials and this was an excellent value for the amount of work they did. I wished that I had looked at their internet site and asked them to bid before my kitchen was remodeled.
- David H.

He's very good. I used him for a project and have been using him ever since. He responds, he's dependable and he's honest. He doesn't try to pull the wool over your eyes and quote you a $30,000 kitchen remodeling job. I can't find anything wrong with him, he's the only one I'll use.

Imagine a contractor who is always on time, and who keeps in touch with you about his work schedule. He never disappears into the ether leaving you wondering when he'll finish the job he started. And he does excellent work, and is creative about solving construction problems.
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Wall is punctual, responsible, easy going and helpful, and on top of this, he does a wonderful job. I didn't think there were many people left with his work ethic; and who expects a contractor to accommodate the customer?
I am so grateful to
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for the work he did on my property: he came up with an imaginative solution to my storage problems, in addition to retrofitting the very large basement of my soft story 1939 duplex. The inspectors signed off on the retrofit every step of the way, and
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's quote was extremely competitive. He was always mindful of my budget.
I wouldn't want to work with anyone else. He has integrity in his skill and of character.
- Katherine G.

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is fantastic to work with - kind, and trustworthy.
He works very efficiently, making his estimates for work done a true bargain for what he accomplishes.

- Aaron F.

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had us email him pictures of the subject property and gave us a rough estimate of work necessary to be performed. He followed up with a visit to the property, to be sure that his estimates were correct. With a few minor changes, he provided us with a proposal for a total home remodel which was very well priced, and which we eventually accepted. He provided us with a bond for his work and we set up a schedule of payments with a large down payment (approximately 1/5th of total job) and 4 more increments of 1/5th each. Because we ran into some unexpected issues during construction, we had to do some work change orders for which work would be completed when, but he basically completed everything according to the schedule, with the exception of outside holdups for city inspectors and PGE hook up of new service. (It took PGE 6 weeks to get out to our house and hook up the service!!) Though we asked for a few minor items that were not in our original contract, he incorporated our desires into the job without additional charge. The only time he asked for additional money was when we ran into an unforseen electrical issue which required relocating the electrical service. In fact, PGE took so long to do the final electrical hook up, that we didn't feel it was fair to hold up
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Builder's final payment so we paid them in full. When PGE finally got it done,
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and his crew came out immediately to do all of the finish up work and attend to the final details, even though they had already received all of their money. We appreciated that immensely!
Because of our inexperience, we didn't obtain a termite report prior to the work being done, so after work was completed, several items were discovered that we had to take care of. It was our opinion that
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's crew should have noticed some of that work and notified us. This is the primary reason I have rated him with a B, rather than an A. However, when the termite contractor issued a report for work required with an $11,000 price tag,
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and his crew took care of the work for a mere additional $2,000. Also, because we were selling the home, he provided a 30 day warranty to the new buyers for anything they might find issue with.
One other downside was that there were a couple of items that were not completed to my satisfaction by the crew during the job (such as painting prep work), and I had to bring the items to
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's attention. He immediately had the items corrected, however, and at the end of the project, he and his crew had done such an amazing and beautiful job that our house sold after only one week on the
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What I learned through this project is that you must be very specific as to the details of what you want done. Thank goodness
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understood our inexperience and was willing to not only work with us, but to accommodate us in our desired changes without charging us an arm an a leg for them!
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- Karen D.

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came out for an estimate and gave me a great bid. I dragged my feet for too long and he was busy by the time I was ready to do the project.
- Shawn B.
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All Home Builders in Oakland, CA

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10 Nevada St
San Rafael, CA


P.O. Box 355
Soquel, CA

[NCR] Northern California Rooms

1659 North Capitol Avenue
San Jose, CA

A & E Precast Designs

4480 Enterprise St
Fremont, CA

A Wiseman's Home Improvement Inc

PO Box 535
Roseville, CA

A&D Construction

294 Grove Way
Hayward, CA

A&E Construction

831 ViaGranada
Livermore, CA

A&H Construction

20719 Laurel Dr.
Los Gatos, CA


Diamond Bar, CA


5616 Broadway
Oakland, CA

AB Construction & Remodeling INC

1360 Locust St
San Jose, CA

ABC Construction

Grant Ave
San Lorenzo, CA

Accelerated Building Contractors

P.O. Box 15453
San Luis Obispo, CA

Ace Plumbing & Rooter

2200 Jerrold Ave
San Francisco, CA

Acha Construction

765 Warford Ave
Vallejo, CA

Acme Builders Inc

1424 Magnolia St
Oakland, CA

ACS All Construction Services

PO Box 1072
El Granada, CA

ACT General Building Construction, Inc.

2912 Diamond Street 300
San Francisco, CA


2410 Bates Ave
Concord, CA
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