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"The job was completed with professionalism from beginning to end. My deck is 33 X 12 feet with railings, pickets, steps, and gates and the job was completed in a" day and a half. I was able to text photos of the deck with measurements to
and he gave me a reasonable quote from that. I requested that he come out to view the deck to be sure we were on the same page, and he came out to my house and confirmed his quote. I had two other quotes and
's was in line to what I thought the staining would cost and was the most reasonable. The deck looks super! I am very pleased and I would not hesitate in using
and Wood Care in the future and would definitely recommend this company. It's felt so good to have someone dependable and trustworthy to complete this job.

-Judy H.

"My house was gleaming, bright and clean when I drove up today! This was the 2nd time for window cleaning with
, but I added house siding" and deck power washing this time around. Again, excellent service at a very reasonable price! I have painted aluminum siding and gutters (thanks to previous owner - ugh) and I was concerned that aggressive pressure washing would take off all of the paint (altho some is peeling), and I would have to pay to have whole house painted. Not so.
took good care to wash house and remove the mold and dirt. Now I will only have to touch up the trim and gutters as I had originally expected to do. As for the window cleaning, the glass shines and no streaks. The sills are wiped clean so dirty water does not dribble down the side of the house. Excellent job. Friendly and courteous staff. I highly recommend them.

-Cindy S.

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I agree with Jim Casper - after about 50 years of dealing with weathered wood finishing both in my homes and in the construction business, it comes down to about 90% preparation, 10% the finishing. If you do not prep the wood right, any moisture, mold, etc in the wood will destroy whatever you put over it.

High-build finishes like paint and epoxies and, from reading the Rustoleum flyer on this new product that too, work by trying to make an impenetrable surface and depend on a very good bond with the surface, AND no water getting under them. Because they are thick and are designed to provide a waterproof surface, unfortunately where water gets under them they are just as good or better at keeping it from evaporating, so you get fungal growth, blistering, and peeling.

Unfortunately, on deck and most outdoor applications except siding the surface will get nicked, scratched and otherwise develop leaks in short order. Water will therefore get into the underlying wood, and because it entered through small cracks and scratches, does not have any airflow to make it evaporate, so it sits there and breaks the finish bond to the wood (causing peeling and blisters), and promotes decay. That is why new deck boards and siding and trim that have been heavily or multi-coat painted on all 4 sides, thinking that will give the best protection, only last a few years versus the usual 10-20 years or so for boards that are painted top and sides only.

The full sun and hot conditions will, of course, cause more thann normal heating of dark colored painted decking. I had one instance where I was doing an independent appraisal of a very large commercial deck at a government facility, and in 85-90 degree daytime temps, in the sushine the chocolate brown deck surface temp was 150 degrees, and the paint was softening so much it stuck to the bottom of your shoes a couple of months after application.

As Jim said, the studies pretty clearly show that a breathable penetrating stain gives the best life, after plain ACA/CCA (copper chromium variations - the green stuff) treated wood. Penetrating stains, properly applied, do NOT seal in the moisture, they inhibit its entry and (when dark colored) help protect against sun damage to the wood and finish, but still breathe enough to let moisture escape on dry days. For my money, I will only use petroleum distillate (paint thinner cleanup) products, as they penetrate into the wood much better. Water based ones immediately start swelling the wood pores, so it blocks further penetration of the stain, which while cleanup is a bit easier, totally defeats the purpose of a PENETRATING stain or sealer.

I would recommend against any sort of waterproofing sealer, as they trap the water just like paint, and I have never seen one that is effective for 2 years.

My personal preference, though it limits the architectural coloration possibilities, is ground-contact rated copper compound treated wood (NOT the Wolmanized brown product), which comes green initially but can be retreated with either green or brown solution or can be liquid colorized darker (though not easily to a specific tone) using either of those as a base. My practice is to redo the treatment before installation to ensure thorough treatment, as from the mill it commonly has skips where boards contacted each other or where stacking seperators laid on it, and the ends are commonly very poorly done. This is done after cutting to length, as cut ends have to be retreated anyway.  A simple short deck cleaner soak followed by a light pressure washing and brush or roller re-treating of ONLY the TOP surface every 10 years or so has, for me, reduced visible weathering of the boards and beams to negligible.

As stated by others: You get what you pay for.  Many contractors no longer use employees.  The cost/benefit ratio is gone by the time worker's comp. insurance, unemplyment and other taxes are paid.  Especially with the high turnover in our industry.  Many, myself included, have our guys set up as sub-contractors.  That means even if the job is only for a day the duties have been outlined and a set pay to complete those duties has been established from the onset.  It's a better way to manage costs once I got used to it.  Also, it means I can operate cheaper and not have to charge as much to the customer.  My agreements with my guys, which they sign, make it clear that I nor the homeowner are responsible for their safety and medical care should a problem arise and that all parties are relieved of any such obligation.  If you hire a contractor who follows this growing practice ask to see a copy of his sub-contractor agreement.

That being said, a legitimate contractor still has operating cost which vary by area and how they run their business.  I break even at $150/day not including labor and materials so I've got to charge more than that to make money.  To keep the math simple, if I'm paying $250 for a pne day job in labor plus another $300 in materials and $150 operating costs I've got to charge $700 to the customer to break even.  That's if I'm only doing one job a day which is why most of us manage several at a time.  The point I'm trying to make is that someone with the necessary knowledge and experience to build you a safe deck is not going to be cheap.  Knowledge accompanies success which costs money.

I've repaired or restructured several decks built by handymen who should find another profession.  Ask yourself this question when hiring someone for this project: Would I trust this person to build my house?  If the answer is no you need to find someone else.  The deck is just as important.  It's where your family, friends, kids are going to gather and interact.  If it isn't structurally sound it can collapse causing injury or even death.  One last word on decks: Always screw a deck together, don't nail it.

Todd Shell
Todd's Home Services
San Antonio, TX

Assuming you buy the right size door to fit the rough opening, and that your old door is not a size that is no longer made, and that you get the correct depth and transition adapters and sills and flashing and trim and seals and such, and that you transport it home without distorting and damaging it, then removal and disposal of old one and install new one probably about $250-400 depending on how well it fits, number of transition and similar pieces that have to be assembled (from 1 or 2 for some doors to as many as 30 on others).

The laundry list of things at the start WAS intended to intimidate you - I would say not 1 in 25 homeowners who buy a new patio door have bought it the right size for the rough opening and have everything needed to install it - the contractor almost invariably has to go get materials or parts to complete the installation - sometimes waiting weeks for factory adapters that are needed or missing parts AFTER the original door has already been taken out.

I would question why you are going to probably spend as much installing a door that may not do the job for you as the cost of the door. I would hazard at least half of people who go buy a $250-400 cheap door at a box store are sorely disappointed within months - due to poorly fitted parts, bad or non-existent seals causing drafts or water leaks, fogging or breaking glass, etc.

I would recommend you assess your needs, in conjunction with your installer find a decent and reputable brand unit to fit that need and that fits the loction right, and probably pay 50% more installed but have something that you might actually be happy with. Oh - BTW - your best installers generally will not install the cheapest box store units because they do not want the callbacks, so many times the quality of the installer who will actually do the job for you at a price you are willing to pay gives you a job that is - you guessed it, worth what you paid for it.


The product has evolved considerably since the lawsuit.


I would still do your own research and give you contractor your feedback.  At the end of the day, the cost for whatever board you want will be similar. 


Deck Cleaning reviews in Santa Cruz


Customer service is horrible. They sent a painter to my house for a carpentry job. He was at my house for 45 min and I paid for 3 hours of service. I am not amused with there lack of professionalism, organization, and lack of detail I would not recommend them to anyone.
- Robin A Y.

In short, it went Great. Mynor and his Team went above and beyond and exceeded our expectations in every way. Mynor is very responsive and communicated very well throughout the process. They started by helping to move items off the deck and completely pressure washing everything. As mentioned they fixed a couple broken / dry-rotted boards. They sanded the deck and all railings as well as a beam that wasn't even part of the deck. The coated the deck following sanding with opaque stain of our choice. They sprayed all railings and boards very thoroughly. At the end of the job one of the kids said "the deck looks like new"! We're very pleased with the outcome and will recommend
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to friends and family. I would give Mynor and his Team an A+ if I could!
- Carl B.

We do a lot on the deck so it is never convenient to do it ourselves. Plus we always find an excuse that we are too busy doing other things! When we were leaving for vacation, I decided it was a perfect opportunity to get it done. I worked with the company and their reps totally by email to arrange to get the work done while we were gone. Since they had great Angie's list reviews, I was not worried about doing it remotely. They came out and did an estimate which I accepted, and they came while we were gone to do the work. Everything looked great! As advertised, the deck and railing looked like new without having to pay thousands and thousands of dollars to replace it. They kept me up to date about progress (rain delays) but I was always fully informed about progress. They are a great company.
- Alena C.

As a single woman trying to remodel a recently purchased home, Working with
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has been a joy. He understands what I'm saying that I want; There is no bullying or intimidation. He quotes fair prices and cleans up after his jobs. He prefers to use
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quality paints. He answers all my questions and I never feel stupid around him. This is second house
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has painted for me and he also has painted for three of my co-workers. He is a good painter and a good person. I recommend him with absolutely no reservations.
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- Pat D.

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Young and work crew are professionals in the wood restoration business providing a detailed description of the work to be accomplished, to include an unambiguous cost estimate, during our initial meeting. Attention to detail and customer satisfaction are of paramount importance to this firm with an appearance of "good as new" following project completion. Work schedules are weather dependent and beyond the control of the service provider so homeowner flexibility is a must.
- Gerry S.

He came out and removed a 10 foot section and put up a plastic
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. Then never did anything else. Excuse after excuse, took another job, too cold to pour the concrete, etc. I sued him and can be seen on the ST
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County court site Case net. The processor was unable to deliver the notice, because he was evicted. Obviously he never gave me my money back. The address listed above is not correct. He is simply a crook. don't waste your time or get stolen from by this guy.
- Gene H.

I am very pleased with the job.
Preparation was thorough and the result was neat and professional. It was completed ahead of schedule. The process included regular discussions of the status and planned activities for the next day.
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made recommendations for addressing unexpected problems which he performed at no extra cost....More />
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is a pleasant individual to work with. He is very professional and eager to make sure the customer is satisfied.

- Richard L.

When I read the other reviews on Angie's list I was worried that they all sounded too good to be true, but this company lived up to all the praise, and exceeded all of our expectations. My wife and I were almost ready to have a contractor come in and completely rebuild our deck due to its deteriorating condition. When I found
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, I decided to give them a call and see what they could do for us.
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came over and evaluated our deck and gave us a price to clean, repair and refinish our deck. I have to say the results were amazing. It looks like a new deck. His team were on time and cleaned up after themselves as if they were never even there. All communications with the company were handled in a very professional manner.
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was great explaining things and walked me through how the whole process works. I would recommend this company without reservation.
- Nick G.

Deck Cleaning Services in Santa Cruz, CA

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[NCR] Northern California Rooms

1659 North Capitol Avenue
San Jose

A Better Choice Painting

11366 Amalgam Way
Rancho Cordova

AB&C Services

1860 El Camino Real

Accelerated Building Contractors

P.O. Box 15453
San Luis Obispo

AdF handyman llc

p.o box 1973


19864 ZENO ST
Castro Valley

All Weather Roofing

571 Bird Ave.
San Jose

AMC Builders, Inc.

2318 62nd Avenue

American Dream Realty

1041 41st Ave
Santa Cruz

Appleby Cleaning and Restoration

1660 Timothy Dr
San Leandro

Architectural Metal Works

1483 67th St.

Artistic Cleaning Sysytems

12935 Alcosta Blvd. #1311
San Ramon

Axiom Interiors

6812 Endmoor Dr.
San Jose

Baron Construction and Remodeling co,

14510 Big Basin way

Barry Best Roofing

400 Reed St
Santa Clara

BAS Quality Construction

Bay Area

Bates Builders

384 61st St

Bay Area Deck & Remodel

646 Kennedy St


San Jose

BB&B Builders Inc.

44 Indian Rock ct.
San Anselmo

Brady Construction

512 Soquel San Jose Rd


38830 Bell St

Bright Eagles Construction

10381 Singleton Rd
San Jose

Brion Berkley Construction

72 Rancho Road

Brophy Construction

5465 Blackbird Dr.

Buhler Construction Company

3614 16th St. #1
San Francisco

Caesar Smith General Contractor

P O Box 1325
El Cerrito

Cal Preserving

1906 Plymouth St
Mountain View


Morgan Hill

Carson Electric

4564 Bucknall Rd
San Jose

CDL Construction

732 Gettysburg Way

Chief's Home Improvements

1206 So. Amphlett Blvd
San Mateo

Christopher Carlson Construction

730 w verano ave

Chuck's Handyman Service

6918 Freedom Blvd.

CleanLine Painting

929 Walnut Dr.


San Francisco


21436 Shady Ln
Los Gatos

Construction Services

PO Box 84

Creative Builders

236 W Portal Ave
San Francisco



Cuevas Lumber & Fence

1295 Hester Ave
San Jose

Curb Appeal Quality Painting

105 Bethany Way
Scotts Valley


Boulder Creek

David R Horn Roofing & Construction Inc

2235 Capitola Rd
Santa Cruz

Deck Medic

PO Box 4002
Santa Cruz

Deckscapes Unlimited

385 Sea Ridge Rd Apt A

Detail Construction

117 South Street

Diana's Toolbag

35815 Augustine Pl

Direct Home Remodeling, Inc.

1721 Rogers Ave.
San Jose


1472 Revere Ave
San Jose

DO Concrete


Dobbs Construction

7591 linden ave
Citrus Heights

Don Hays Builder Inc

212 National St
Santa Cruz

Douglas Stockdale Construction

65 Southpine Ct.
San Jose


7 Wilkins St
San Rafael


San Jose

Ed Neir

730 East Evelyn Ave.

Edge Painting

309 Cypress St
Santa Cruz

Eiamia Construction

40429 Paseo Padre Parkway


BOX 4427
Santa Clara

Elevate Construction Inc

1000 S Fairfield Drive

Estate Scapes

255 Sumba Ct.
San Jose

Evergreen Valley Home Improvement

1923 Loch Ness Way
San Jose

Everything Handyman

1701 North California Boulevard
Walnut Creek

express handyman service

538 mountain home dr

Fine Line Painting Inc

1551 41st Ave
San Francisco

Finish The Job

1745 9th Avenue
San Francisco

Floors R Us Construction

2324 Lafayette St
Santa Clara

Golden Hill Painting Inc

205 13th St
San Francisco

Green Builders

215 Commercial Street


855 n bayshore rd w A105

greenspace company

719 Swift Street 56A
Santa Cruz

Griffin and Sons Construction, Inc.

P.O. Box 620864

H Builders, LLC

716 Stannage Avenue

H&J Landscaping Services

3525 Cosmic Way

Hanahou Hearth & Patio

1082 Hazel

Handyman Co-Op

1005 Balboa Ave

Hardy Group Builders

PO Box 157
Los Gatos

HENRI VARELA, General Contractor

1457 Firebird Way

Hill & Company Property Management

1700 Jackson St
San Francisco

House Doctor Painting Inc

3710 Charter Park Dr
San Jose

House Prep Home Services

1572 Mission Drive

Housecare Painting and Repair

31 Willow Glen Way
San Carlos

HQ Construction & Maintenance Co.

4435 First St., #456

HRC Roofing and Solar Inc.

15808 Hesperian Blvd.
San Lorenzo

Hulett Construction

17140 Wilson Way

IGA toolBender

293 Bernal Rd
San Jose


293 Bernal Rd
San Jose


PO BOX 53807
San Jose

Jazzy Joel Productions

921 Transport way

Jeff Brooks Handyman

2301 Embarcadero Road

Jeremy Moore Construction Ca Lic 963425

615 Burnett Ave
San Francisco

Joe Ruelas' landscaping

4398 Moorpark Ave.
San Jose

JP Whitney Construction Inc

2368-C Walsh Ave
Santa Clara

JRG Construction

Ben Lomond

JW Construction

16956 Helene Lane

K and H Custom Home Solutions

530 Humboldt Way

K1 Roofing & Repair

1911 Edgefort Ct
Meadow Vista

Kent Moran

1151 Park Pacifica Blvd.

Kinser Construction Inc

34 Janis Way
Scott's Valley

KRB Construction

707 Continental Circle

Landscape Solutions

16674 Chirco Dr
Los Gatos

Larry Wells Painting

3050 Terrace Dr

Lawson Painting Company

PO Box 5111


8494 Lone Tree Way

Lindgren Construction

2201 Glenview Dr

LM Construction

129 Cottage Grove Ave
San Jose

Lopez Fence

245 Poplar Ave
Redwood City

Los Gatos Fence Company

349 Lincoln Ave
San Jose

Los Gatos Fence Company

349 Lincoln Ave
San Jose

Los Gatos Fencing & Decks

18055 Monterey Rd. Space 8
Morgan Hill

Lou to the Rescue

45 North Drive

M&M Construction & Home Design

1647 Willow Pass Rd

Magnolia Outdoor Living

3522 Ashford-Dunwoody Rd.

Makoni Construction

PlO. Box 2445
Menlo Park

Mariscal Construction

1713 Barrington ct



MB Chimney Sweep & Home Services

821 N.Branciforte Dr.
Santa Cruz


2225 Ingalls St
San Francisco

Michaels Construction

707 Lincoln Ave
San Jose

Mike & Justin Glass Painting

267 Roosevelt Ave

Modern Green Power Washing, Inc.

1048 Lewis Street
Santa Clara

Moises the handy Man

661 39th st

Mooresolutions Handyman Services San Jose

2246 Los Gatos Almaden Road
San Jose



Nation Wide Painting And Water Proofing Co.

P. O. Box 574
South San Francisco

Nationwide Secure inc.

3215 Calhoun Ct


7960 B Soquel Dr

Nick Debem's Handyman Service

1095 Newhall St
San Jose


1693 POLK ST
San Francisco

Nor-Cal Painting

2200 Peach St.

Normington Builders

1850 Rodriguez St
Santa Cruz

Pacheco Builders Inc

2075 10th Ave
San Francisco

Pacific Coast Design, Inc.

PO Box 539

Pacific Valley Building

18603 Rea Ave


PO BOX 64323

paint prescriptions

2737 Rosedale ave

Painting Just 4 You

343 Soquel Avenue #427
Santa Cruz

Palermo Tile & Construction

1821 Eight st

pbconstruction Handyman

142 London St
San Francisco


San Leandro

Powless construction

851 south 3rd st
San Jose

Premier fence & deck

18488 Prospect road suit 8

Pure Clean & green Environmental

3310 Jeanine way
Castro Valley

Rayco Painting

3541 Investment Blvd. # 6

Red Hammer Construction

2163 Range Place

Rescino Fence & Deck

27510 Verona Ave


San Jose

RPM Contractors

2510 Carlmont Dr.

S & P Construction

181 Helmsman Ct


349 POPLAR AVE. #5
Redwood City

Santa Cruz Decks

Santa Cruz

Scaroni Construction & Remodel

225 Meder Street
Santa Cruz

Scudder Roofing

3342 Paul Davis Dr

Sean OBrien Construction

27 Seadrift Landing

Sigura Construction Inc

1300 Memorex Dr
Santa Clara

Sky Renovation

5632 Van Nuys Blvd
Van Nuys

Solar-Klean LLC

PO Box 667
San Mateo

South Bay Painting

25149 Radonich Rd
Los Gatos


1710 Phantom Ave
San Jose

Surf City Painting

100 Alta Vista Dr
Santa Cruz

T&C Heavenly Creation's

1936 Pulgas Ave
Palo Alto

T. Paul Sek EcoPainting

721 Seabright Ave
Santa Cruz

Ted's Creative Painting

1520 Tacoma Way
Redwood City

The Painted Finish

2974 Terra Verde Lane

The Painting Pros, Inc.

14960 Los Gatos Blvd
Los Gatos

The Tool Guys

542 Lanfair Circle

Thos Builders

18 Malavear Ct

Tinsley Construction

PO Box 2161
Los Gatos


P.O. BOX 1567

Total Home Tile & Grout Repair

35815 Augustine Pl


3785 Thousand Oaks Dr
San Jose

Unique Concrete Creations

1079 Elm Street
San Jose



Vasona Construction

4120 Business Center Dr

Vieira & Sons Home Services

1161 Steinway ave


2800 Monterrey Hwy
San Jose

Von Almen Construction

1901 Tunitas Crk Rd
Half Moon Bay


3460 Hardin Way


San Jose

Welch Construction

4900 Grenvalley Road

Wild Boar Builders, Inc.

14487 Bercaw Lane
San Jose

Wilkinson Design & Construction Inc.

46 Greenfield Dr
San Anselmo

Wilkinson Design+Construction Inc.

72 Clayton Street
San Rafael

William Wells

San Jose

Winger Painting

1575 Filbert ST Apt3
San Francisco

Zumwalt & Associates Inc

3301 Sunrise Blvd
Rancho Cordova

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