East Lyme Home Building Articles

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Contractor received a down payment for work, but did not perform the work.
Contractor provided a bid for the project in October of 2013. He did not perform any work in 2013 and when no work or contact occurred in the spring of 2014, we attempted to contact him. He did not return calls.
In May of 2014, we visited his business (and home). During our visit he promised to complete the work within the next 2 weeks. No work occurred.
Several more attempts were made to contact him without success. In
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, he texted us and promised to repay the down payment in August. No repayment occurred.
We are now forced to go to small claims court to get the down payment back.
- john G.
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stripped all the trees off of the lot removing any privacy to the new owner and the surrounding property owners.
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dropped huge trees on to my own property and trespassed on other surrounding property with downed trees and dirt work.
The
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crews left food trash, cigarette butts, pop cans up and down the home road. The
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work trucks left oil spills, dirt and rocks up and down the home road that they are required by MSB ordinance to clean up. The
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construction trucks and trailers busted down the home road shoulders.
Though the home got built, the site itself is ugly.
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left piles of downed trees, piles of dirt and a driveway full of boulders.
I and others contacted
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Office regarding the trespass and construction road mess and received no response.


- Candice E.
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It went well. Water flowed into our bathroom, bedroom and into our downstairs dining room. They reworked the plumbing in the bathroom. Repaired, replaced and repainted the sheetrock in our bedroom and the damaged floor. Repaired, reinsulated and replaced a six by eight section of our downstairs ceiling and replaced the various lights and electrical fixtures. Then resurfaced and repainted and retextured the entire ceiling. Contractor matched paint colors perfectly and took care to protect from dust the areas unaffected. For us it was basically a turn key job and we were most pleased.
- John J.
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We used this vendor (
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) 5 years ago for a similar project and overall the service was good. For this reason we chose to contact him again.
WHAT A MISTAKE!!!!!!
* Our first clue that we were heading down a bad road was that
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had changed his company name from "
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" to Moldings N More. Research tells me that it is common practice for company's who have created a bad reputation for themselves and simply continue to do business under a different company name.
***So BEWARE of MOLDINGS N MORE.....or whatever
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changes his company name to next week.
* The real problem arose when we pointed out that two pieces (
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fixes) needed to be corrected. After debating the issue with my wife and myself.....he FINALLY fixed the problem. Apparently, the extra 20 minutes that it took to correct his mistakes were enough to have him walk off the job (leaving unfinished walls marked up). The following day, I called
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to ask when he was coming back to finish the job. His response was "it is too stressful to work for someone who needs to have things done perfectly....so we will not be back." In his opinion, it is too stressful and a waste of time and money to work for someone who is going to complain about a measurement that is off by 1/16 of an inch. In OUR opinion....if something is obviously off-center or crooked to the eye....then it needs to be fixed regardless of how slight he thinks the measurement is off.
***At this point, the conversation was over and he ended the call with language that was uncalled for.
THIS IS A GUY WHO DOES NOT TAKE PRIDE IN HIS WORK AND ABSOLUTELY WOULD NOT RECOMMEND THIS COMPANY.

- John E.
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I had called Mr.
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to look at a section of my roof that had been leaking. After inspecting it, he informed me that the entire section of roof had been installed incorrectly, and that it needed to be replaced. His estimate was 1500.00.
He performed the service and the roof seemed fine for several months, but only because we did not have any hard rains. Once we did, the roof began to leak, BADLY, in several different places.
have attempted to contact Mr.
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a dozen times over a period of several weeks, and I cannot get him to return my calls. His voicemail appears to be full.
I am beyond frustrated, as I am not only out the 1500.00, but because of the additional expense of repairing my ceiling when the rain has poured in at times.
- Kathy P.
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There was a lack of attention of details.
The roof job was good.
A strap for a side walled chimney had to be removed to preform the work.
The strap was not reattached when done.
Tarps were put down to catch the debris.
No magnet was used in by the
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's crew during the clean up.
More than a 5
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. bucket of debris including many dozens of nail were left behind.

- Ed B.
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don't HIRE THESE GUYS
I found out when I tried to get them to fix their massive mistakes that one was an electrician and the other a cabinet maker.
I originally hired them to completely finish my basement that was water damaged from a broken water line. They said they could only work on weekends (no problem for me), they also said the work on million dollar houses.
A few days before they came they called and said they needed a cashiers check because they needed the money immediately (that should have been my first clue) I did not have the money in a local account and told them it would be the next Wednesday before I could get the money into my local account for a cashiers check, I had the money in my regular checking account in another state and could write a personal check to them, but they insisted on a cashiers check so I had to borrow money from my mother to get the check. They also said they needed half the so just divide the quote in half. I told them the quote included the material and I was too provide the material so how much did they allow for material, so that I could subtract material out and he did not know so he just came up with a number out of his head and told me to get the check for $6,843. this was all before they even came to my house. I told them I wanted a contract before they started but when they showed up they left the contract in the car and would get it for me latter (this should have been my second clue). Half way thru the day they brought in the contract the was for $13,000 (less than he told me) and I only needed to pay him $6,500 but the check was already made out for $343 more and in his name and could not be changed (of course he took it and said they would subtract the overage from the remaining balance. He then told me they needed the check before they finished on Saturday not Sunday after they finished the first half. They went out for lunch and tried to cash the check but all the banks were closed so they had to wait till Monday anyway.
They finished the framing on Sunday morning. When I got home from church later that day and went downstairs there was several things wrong. The bedroom doors were the wrong width (trailer size) and no support over the doors. The 2x4's touched the cinder block wall in several places, a big no no. They put the framing around the heat air ducts in as if they were building a tank. The framing around the 2 support post was only attached on top and when I leaned against them they moved (they first wanted to remove the post completely but I informed them they supported the whole upstairs) They did not put support for the upper kitchen cabinets. They framed over a window as if I was not going to use the window (in a basement with limited outside light). They did not support over the doors for the closets which I told them I was going to use hanging fan fold doors on which weigh is quite a bit more than normal closet doors. They didn't even frame out one of the closets. I told them to just normal frame under my stairs for drywall, and the cabinet maker took several hours making it ready for the shelves and drawers I told them I was going to do myself latter, when I'm ready to do my work I'll have to rip his all out. We had to redo the doors and the duct work framing, redo the window and upper kitchen cabinet braces. redo the water pipe box, redo the post covers.
Wow so much more they did wrong. It would take a book to tell you everything. AGAIN don't HIRE THESE GUYS.


- Marilyn G.
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and his expert crew handled all phases of construction except electrical, gutters, and the removal of a tree.
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prepped the site (removed the stump, bought in fill dirt, built the slab form), constructed the garage, painted it to match the house, and configured the driveway. The quality and speed of the work was top notch in every respect.
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worked closely with us on the design and was able to make adjustments along the way. His bid was among the lowest we received.
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is straightforward and honest and a pleasure to work with. The result is beautiful and has earned the admiration of many folks in the neighborhood.
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and the crew at 4J Builders get my very highest recommendation, I'm never calling anyone else.
- Skip V.
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is all business, and a great person to work with. He showed up right on time, and listened to everything I needed to have done. At that point he gave additional recommendations as to how things would best be accomplished. He provided me with a quote within 24 hours, which was 6 days faster than the other 2 companies I had called. In the end, we decided to use another company based on a lower price and immediate start date, this was in no way a reflection of LG Home Improvements. I have saved
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's phone number and plan on calling him again once we buy a new home. Thanks
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- Christopher R.
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This contractor did an excellent job. The price was reasonable and they were very prompt. They came when they said. The whole job took 4 1/2 days. I was especially impressed with the sub-contractor, Sommercraft construction. His employees were very professional and polite. They were also very tidy. They cleaned up the property every day even though the job was not finished. The house looks beautiful.
- mildred M.
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All Home Builders in East Lyme, CT

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1800REMODEL

5850 West Third St.
Los Angeles, CA

A & W Carpentry

574B Route 32
North Franklin, CT

A Plus Construction LLC

252 E Main St
Jewett City, CT

ABCR Solutions

P.O. Box 512
Old Mystic, CT

Accent Kitchens and Baths LLC

PO Box 61
Uncasville, CT

Advanced Improvements LLC

61 W Main St
Mystic, CT

ALL TRADES

Quaker Hill, CT

AMERICAN DRYWALL LLC

33 N River Ln
Danielson, CT

American Remodeling

19 Green Field Ln
North Haven, CT

ARG ROOFING and REMODELING

83 west town st
Groton, Ct

ARTISTIC HOME IMPROVEMENT

70 WHALEHEAD RD
Gales Ferry, CT

BAZINET LLC

41 Sullivan Rd
Jewett City, CT

Behrmann Builders

417 Kemp Rd.
Scotland, Co

BENEDETTO PAINTING & HOME INPROVEMENT

133 MILFORD POINT RD
Milford, CT

Bernard Construction

Hopkinton
Hope Valley, RI

Better Home Improvements

144 Pine Lake Rd
Westbrook, CT

Blue Mill Construction

437 Pequot Avenue
New London, CT

BROM BUILDERS INC

207 WEST TOWN ST
Norwich, CT

Burton Home Improvement

P.O. Box 1024
Waterford, CT

Caulkins Design & Building

5 Freedom Way
Niantic, CT

Colonial Contracting, LLC

161 Babcock Road
North Stonington, CT

Connecticut Home Network, LLC

116 Wawecus Hill Rd
Bozrah, CT

Connecticut Valley Homes

128 Boston Post Rd.
East Lyme, CT

D.M. GABLE CORP

Preston, CT

DirectBuy of Indianapolis

8450 Westfield Blvd
Indianapolis, IN

Erik's Design Build Associates Inc

110 River Rd
Jewett City, CT

Ferrandino Enterprises LLC

18 Highview Rd
Ridgefield, CT

GARY M VACCA BUILDING CONTRACTOR

9 COGGSWELL ST
Pawcatuck, CT

Gene McAllister Builder, LLC

473 Fabyan Rd
North Grosvenordale, CT

Girard's General Contracting LLC

12 Crocker Hill Rd.
Ledyard, CT

GO2DUMP LLC

144 New Road
Thompson, CT

Hahn Construction

P O Box 112
Niantic, CT

Halleigh Electric

231 Hoxie
Lebanon, CT

Heroux Construction

827 Margaret Henry Rd
Sterling, CT

HOISINGTON CONSTRUCTION

2 VAN WINKLE WAY
East Lyme, CT

Holtzworth Home Improvement

81 Norwich Salem Tpke
Oakdale, CT

Home Elements LLC

455 Levita Road
Lebanon, CT

Independent Mechanical Services LLC

25 Skyline Dr
Uncasville, CT

J Davis llc Remodeling

PO Box 375
Niantic, CT

jeremy hill builders

99 Jeremy Hill Rd
Stonington, CT

JPW Building, LLC

257 Water Street
Canterbury, CT

JRS Custrom Interiors

25 Prospect St
Putnam, CT

JULIUS GONSALVES & SON

78 MIDDLE RD
Preston, CT

K and N General Contractors,LLC

53 Mains Crossing Rd
North Stonington, CT

K. Perkins Contracting

23 Braman Rd
Waterford, CT

L.P. Alice Contracting Services L.L.C.

64 Bushnell Rd
Jewett City, CT

LOWE'S

167 WATERFORD PKWY N
Waterford, CT

MAJ Remodeling LLC

17 Deerfield Rd
Waterford, CT

MARSHALL PLASTERING LLC

4 WALNUT HILL RD
East Lyme, CT

McCutcheon Building & Remodeling

32 Myrock Ave
Waterford, CT

MHI Building & Remodeling

60 Scotland Rd
Chaplin, CT

mj shippee remodeling

532 Cook Hill Rd
Danielson, CT

Monahan Plumbing

P. O. Box 1089
Waterford, CT

Mystic River Building Company

167 New London Tpke
Mystic, CT

NEALON INSULATION

9 ROBIN LN
Clinton, CT

New England Traditions

262 Derry Hill Rd
Uncasville, CT

NEW HOMES INC

32 SPRING ROCK RD
East Lyme, CT

New Hope Carpentry

58 May Street
Fairfield, CT

Noe's Home Improvement

Jewett City, CT

North American Building Inc

100 Putnam Rd
Dayville, CT

NVR Inc

11700 Plaza American Dr
Reston, VA

Remodeling Second Opinion

106 W Sunnybrook Dr
Royal Oak, MI

Renew Custom Kitchen & Bath

16 Pondview Dr
Cromwell, CT

Rick Caulkins Builder

5 Somerset Lane
Old Lyme, CT

ROSE CONSTRUCTION

348 Orchard Hill Rd
Pomfret Center, CT

S.W. Debs, LLC

503 Fabyan Rd.
North Grosvenordale, CT

Sapia Builders

57 Lathrop Rd.
Uncasville, CT

Scandinavian Log Homes

1861 NE 146 Street
Miami, FL

See It N 3D Design & Technical Illustrations

500 Los Faroles , Carr 861
Miami, FL

Select Construction LLC

82 Cross Road
Chaplin, CT

Sevigny Custom Barns

47 Starr Road
Thompson, CT

Simonds & Co LLC

4 Broadway Ave
Mystic, CT

Simplex Industries

1 Simplex Dr.
Scranton, PA

STEPHEN & ALEX CO

11 NAOMI LN
East Lyme, CT

Tetlow Builders LLC

13 Reuven Dr
Ledyard, CT

Tile America - New London

531 Broad Street
New London, CT

Trudeau Home Improvement

20 railroad ave
Plainfield, CT

Windsor Log Home Restorations

PO Box 1963
Ellijay, GA

www.topsoildirtcheap.com

61 Miner Ln
Waterford, CT

Yankee Remodeler of New London Inc

95 Truman St
New London, CT

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