East Lyme Home Building Articles

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Constant delays and consistently asking for advances on payment before completing the work. Provided no oversight to the workers that resulted in more delays, mistakes and barely acceptable workmanship. By his own admission, Bill
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, is a bad businessman and doesn't finish a project without trying to get more and more money out of his customers. The worst was when he brought in a subcontractor that didn't install our siding correctly. Bill took several pictures that showed the mistakes. He never paid the subcontractor and never fixed the problems. The other electrical and plumbing susubcontractors would ask if they were going to get paid. I made payments directly to the subcontractors so they would show up and complete the work. Bill
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confessed to me that he under bid the job and could not finish it unless I paid him in advance. After he was paid, he eventually stopped showing up. He abandoned the jobsite and never paid the subcontractors. I did not hear from
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after dozens of phone calls, emails & texts, I had to bring in other subcontractors to fix the mistakes and complete the project at an additional expense. The whole experience with
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and Bill
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was a disaster!!
- Mark S.
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Wonderful people working till the job was finished. Love the area now. Highly recommend.
- Linda H.
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I feel this company devalued my home. Sloppy, haphazard work was performed even after showing them and telling them exactly what I wanted. They came into our home and didn't protect the home's hardwood flooring from their boots and construction dirt and grim. We had to give them paper and tape to cover the hardwood flooring where they would walk through the house. I really felt that these workers didn't care about our property and we wondered how much work was being accomplished since only one worker appeared to know how to do the work.
The hardwood for the kitchen flooring was faulty, but the installer just kept nailing it in not stopping to tell us it was defective. We happened to notice how bad it looked. We stopped the installation. The owner said our other room with this same hardwood looked the same and tried to find faulty seams there. He pointed to seams that were just fine.
This company could have started to tile the master bathroom while we replaced the defective hardwood, but the owner pulled them off the job because it was raining. (Note: Our master bathroom is indoors and we have a 3-car garage in which to cut tile.) Since replacing the hardwood would require letting the hardwood acclimate to our home's humidity adding another 48 - 72 hours to the installation, we decided to use tile and that day we found a suitable tile. We couldn't purchase nor pick up the tile at the store since the owner told us that he wanted to check the tile to see if it was an adequate product. Later the owner stated that he had to pull his two workers off the job because WE caused all the delays and he needed them on another (much larger, bigger bucks) job.
While removing the kitchen island they gouged the kitchen wall, dented the wood frame around the pantry door, and put dents in the side of the cabinet on the island. While removing their tile cutter from their truck they dented the aluminum framing around the garage door. Tile cutter was placed on the driveway causing the driveway six weeks later to still have a white haze on it since they didn't rinse the dust and debris off effectively, even after being asked twice to do so. By placing their tools on our kitchen counters long scratches in the counter were made. Fortunately, we were in the process of replacing the countertops but had to live with the ugly scratches until our countertops were ready.
The tile in the kitchen was installed without tile spacers. Another contractor came into our house and without much looking noticed the different widths to the grout lines. The haze on this floor was not cleaned up when this part of the job was done. They walked over the grout residue for two more days while they tiled the bathroom. As a result, the tiles in their walk path had to be scrubbed repeatedly to get this residue off.
I took
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's two tile installers into our main bath and showed them how I wanted my master bathroom tiles to be installed, with the same 1/8 inch grout lines. None of the grout lines in the master bath is1/8 inch and they also vary in width, just like the kitchen's. Again, no spacers were used. The grout is not smooth. There are ripples in it and some lines need more grout. The tiles are not level. I moved my foot sideways and my shoe caught the
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of a raised tile causing my ankle to turn slightly. A section of wood trim was cut about 1 1/2 inches too short and left like that. Since I couldn't walk on the newly grouted tiles, I didn't notice this until later. The tile installer assured me that tiling is what he does best, and that he's been doing this for years. Well, I've been cooking for years, but that doesn't make me a candidate for the
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Beard award.
To remove the island, tile the kitchen and the master bath took ten days. The owner said he needed these two workers for the bigger job and could not install our bedroom bamboo. I wasn't going to let this company stay another day in my home anyway.
I don't even want to talk about the paper work. Since we changed from hardwood to tile the price changed and a change order was not drawn up. He said he uses Home DePot's prices, but that proved not to be the case for larger square footages. I got scribbles of prices from his tablet and some prices were just stated, not written down. I had to go over the numbers again to make certain we were paying the right prices. I really feel this company should have repaired my pantry frame and my garage, but honestly, I wouldn't trust them to sharpen a pencil for me. Run when you see this company unless you like fast talkers and slow workers.
- Karen P.
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The whole process went very smoothly and efficiently. The excavation had to be done manually (pick, shovel, and wheelbarrow) but the workers were remarkably capable and efficient. The worksite was carefully and thoroughly cleaned after the work was completed.
- Richard L.
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All the work done by subcontractors was very good. All the work done by
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Fine was horrid. He has changed the name of his business three times because of customer complaints, He's savvy and knows how to avoid law suits. There is a link below to see Mr.
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's workmanship. We refused to pay another dime until all the subpar and not up to code work was fixed. His response was he would have his subcontractors put a
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on our house for nonpayment. You see although we paid Mr.
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according to the contract he did not pay his subcontractors. In order not to put a
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on our house we had to sign a release agreement absolving him of all contractual warranties. It cost us an additional $40,000.00 to correct his abysmal workmanship. Stay clear.

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- neil S.
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We purchased a custom home last summer that was 70% complete. We chose the home because of it's beautiful construction and were delighted to be able to hire Mr.
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of New West Log Homes to complete the project because he had done the initial construction. We cannot say enough good things about the craftsmanship that went into our beautiful home! Mr.
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is not only a perfectionist at his trade but he is professional and personable. We were in another state while the project was completed. He was always quick to responded to any communication, provide updates and photos and was eager to please. We highly recommend Mr.
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for any construction and/or remodeling project.
- Linda T.
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owner of DPL Construction arrived on time, exactly when he said he would, to review the job. He explained in detail what he planned and how he would go about the work. He provided me an estimate the next day.
I contacted
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to accept his bid for the work and explained my time frame for getting the work completed.
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worked the job into his schedule and completed the work with exceptional quality. He was even able to repair the gate to the fencing that had also been damaged from the water erosion on that side of my house.
Thanks
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for doing a great and professional job.


- Gordon P.
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Estimate was never performed.
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showed up and went over plans. He was very friendly and knowledgeable. He left with architectural plans and advised it would be a couple months before he would get back (August). He said he would be happy to discuss the plans with my son who
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them up. My son tried to contact
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in August, leaving voice mails that were not returned. I left voice messages and then emailed
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Apologetically,
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admitted to being busy and overlooking my project. He wrote he could not get to the estimate for another 2 months. I informed him that my timetable would allow for the delay. Upon my response, he declined, admitting the had two projects over one half million dollars that he had come to fruition.

Anyone considering getting an estimate, may consider asking this company how they prioritize and value customers. What I experienced demonstrates money is the motivator.
- Judith H.
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First I want to say that they were courteous and quick to return my initial call. They showed when promised, wrote up a contract, and started work within 2 weeks. We were told the job would take approximately3 days and it did. The crew was very respectful, cleaned after themselves, and overall the job looks great. I would re-hire them for any future job.
- Patricia M.
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Very friendly staff. And, considering that this work was done in 2003, and they installed a tank able to accommodate a 4-bedroom home, we did not pump it until earlier this month (8/2014), and found that it was only beginning to show signs of needing to be pumped.
- elizabeth G.
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1800REMODEL

5850 West Third St.
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At 1-800-remodel, inc., we truly believe that you deserve to see only high-quality contractors...

A & W Carpentry

574B Route 32
North Franklin, CT
Owned & operator by wes crawford. additional e-mails - info@awcarpentryct.com,...

A Plus Construction LLC

252 E Main St
Jewett City, CT
General contracting

ABCR Solutions

P.O. Box 512
Old Mystic, CT
We take pride in our ability to provide an honest, reliable,and competitive service to the...

Accent Kitchens and Baths LLC

PO Box 61
Uncasville, CT
We are a full service kitchen,bath,flooring,remodeling showroom. family owned and...

Advanced Improvements LLC

61 W Main St
Mystic, CT
We are a fully licensed, insured and bondable general contractors. we have a full office staff...

ALL TRADES

Quaker Hill, CT
Call all trades today!!! 8 6 0 - 8 5 7 - 5 0 8 4 all trades is a family owned business...

AMERICAN DRYWALL LLC

33 N River Ln
Danielson, CT
Family owned business

American Remodeling

19 Green Field Ln
North Haven, CT

ARG ROOFING and REMODELING

83 west town st
Groton, Ct
My name is ron gannon and my company is arg roofing and remodeling. ive been in business for...

ARTISTIC HOME IMPROVEMENT

70 WHALEHEAD RD
Gales Ferry, CT
A organized, fast and reliable carpentry business that takes on one job at a time for your...

BAZINET LLC

41 Sullivan Rd
Jewett City, CT
"one call does it all"

BCD Construction LLC

Norwich, CT
Jimm brooks, fred charles, and phil davis are the three founders of bcd construction llc....

Behrmann Builders

417 Kemp Rd.
Scotland, Co
Behrmann builders is owned & operated by walter behrmann jr. (chip) since 1989 and is a 2nd...

BENEDETTO PAINTING & HOME INPROVEMENT

133 MILFORD POINT RD
Milford, CT
Family owned business since 1990, owner present on all jobs. we can complete all your needs.

Bernard Construction

Hopkinton
Hope Valley, RI
Owner operated. cost is determined by the job. no travel charges. no service charges. may...

Better Home Improvements

144 Pine Lake Rd
Westbrook, CT
Dependable contracting service, in and out on time, on budget, 29 plus years experience,...

Blue Mill Construction

437 Pequot Avenue
New London, CT
With over 20 years of drywall and framing experience, blue mill construction is your choice...

BROM BUILDERS INC

207 WEST TOWN ST
Norwich, CT
Brom builders, inc. is a family-owned business that has been serving the residential...

Burton Home Improvement

P.O. Box 1024
Waterford, CT
Full,legal,written contracts for your protection!! 25 years experience, competitive pricing,...

C&S General Contracting LLC

New London, CT
Small contracting company capably of small to large jobs. emphasis on quality and details

Caulkins Design & Building

5 Freedom Way
Niantic, CT
Residential and commercial design & building, family owned and opperated since 1975. new home...

Colonial Contracting, LLC

161 Babcock Road
North Stonington, CT
We are a turn-key construction company. we are capable of anything from the ground up in...

Connecticut Home Network, LLC

116 Wawecus Hill Rd
Bozrah, CT
Connecticut home network is a free contractor referral service operating locally in eastern...

Connecticut Valley Homes

128 Boston Post Rd.
East Lyme, CT
Our commitment to high construction standards and unmatched customer service has produced an...

D.M. GABLE CORP

Preston, CT
We are a very stable company. we have been in business for 20 years. we have 5 employees. we...

DirectBuy of Indianapolis

8450 Westfield Blvd
Indianapolis, IN
Directbuy of indianapolis is a great connection for those who prefer mid to high quality...

DM Home Improvements

Salem, CT
No emplyees, uses subs. cost determined by job. no travel charges.

Environmental Testing and Research Laboratories, I

60 Elm Hill Avenue
Leominster, MA
Etr laboratories in an analytic laboratory with a broad range of commercial, industrial and...

Erik's Design Build Associates Inc

110 River Rd
Jewett City, CT
Cost is determined by the job. additional dba - edb inc. additional e-mail - info@edbhomes.com...

Ferrandino Enterprises LLC

18 Highview Rd
Ridgefield, CT
Ferrandino enterprises llc is a one stop shop for all your construction needs.

GARY M VACCA BUILDING CONTRACTOR

9 COGGSWELL ST
Pawcatuck, CT
14 employees. dba: vacca, gary m, building contractor.

Gene McAllister Builder, LLC

473 Fabyan Rd
North Grosvenordale, CT
We do all types of homeimprovment, from the ground up. we also provide discounts to veterans...

Girard's General Contracting LLC

12 Crocker Hill Rd.
Ledyard, CT
We are a full service general contracting company specializing in new construction, remodels,...

Glover Brothers Affordable Siding Windows and More

123 Lake Dr
Oakdale, CT
Member of ecar easter ct association of realtors, chamber of commerce se ct. mr gw scott...

GO2DUMP LLC

144 New Road
Thompson, CT
The business go2dump llc & go2guys, does all phases of property preservation from inspection...

Hahn Construction

P O Box 112
Niantic, CT
Hahn construction is a fully licensed and insured remodeling and home improvement business...

Halleigh Electric

231 Hoxie
Lebanon, CT
We are a family run electrical business that does residential, commercial and farm service....

Heroux Construction

827 Margaret Henry Rd
Sterling, CT
We except cash and money orders and cashiers check.

HOISINGTON CONSTRUCTION

2 VAN WINKLE WAY
East Lyme, CT

Holtzworth Home Improvement

81 Norwich Salem Tpke
Oakdale, CT
Remodeling contractor since 1991, former submarine sailor, i am the owner of the company and...

Home Elements LLC

455 Levita Road
Lebanon, CT
Liscensed and insured. building and remodeling.

Independent Mechanical Services LLC

25 Skyline Dr
Uncasville, CT
Full service heating, air-conditioning, refrigeration, and ventilation contractor. ...

J Davis llc Remodeling

PO Box 375
Niantic, CT
We are a small family owned company thats specializes in exterior and interior remodeling ...

jeremy hill builders

99 Jeremy Hill Rd
Stonington, CT
Created in 1996 to provide the highest quality products and services to southeast ct....

JPW Building, LLC

257 Water Street
Canterbury, CT
With over 20 years experience in the construction business jpw building, llc has completed all...

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
General contractor. all phases of new construction and remodeling. we have been in the...

K. Perkins Contracting

23 Braman Rd
Waterford, CT
K. perkins contracting is fully licensed & insured. we offer a wide veriety of home...

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

64 Bushnell Rd
Jewett City, CT
L. p. alice contracting services, llc has been in business since 2003 and is one of the areas...

LOWE'S

167 WATERFORD PKWY N
Waterford, CT
Home improvement store

MAJ Remodeling LLC

17 Deerfield Rd
Waterford, CT
Can organize and manage any job big or small. sub-contracting available if needed, payment...

MARSHALL PLASTERING LLC

4 WALNUT HILL RD
East Lyme, CT

McCutcheon Building & Remodeling

32 Myrock Ave
Waterford, CT
We can make your dream house a reality, we can build a unique addition to your existing...

MHI Building & Remodeling

60 Scotland Rd
Chaplin, CT
We are a total interior and exterior building and remodeling company

mj shippee remodeling

532 Cook Hill Rd
Danielson, CT
I have a small remodeling company,were experenced in all phases of resedential remodeling,...

Monahan Plumbing

P. O. Box 1089
Waterford, CT
We are a local business serving the new london county area since 2002. we specialize in all...

Mystic River Building Company

167 New London Tpke
Mystic, CT
. certified aging-in-place specialist

NEALON INSULATION

9 ROBIN LN
Clinton, CT
Family owned & operated.

Neighborhood Renovation & Training Program Inc.

PO Box 82
Brooklyn, CT
We are a not-for-profit company that perform all types of residential and commercial...

New England Traditions

262 Derry Hill Rd
Uncasville, CT
New england traditions was created on the principles of preserving new england’s charm in...

NEW HOMES INC

32 SPRING ROCK RD
East Lyme, CT

New Hope Carpentry

58 May Street
Fairfield, CT
New hope carpentry is the best choice for your home building needs for over 15 years, new...

Noe's Home Improvement

Jewett City, CT
About me: i have 20 years experience in construction, i started working in the year 1990 as...

North American Building Inc

100 Putnam Rd
Dayville, CT
A full service remodeling/building and insurance claim contractor. from concept to completion,...

NVR Inc

11700 Plaza American Dr
Reston, VA
Nvr, inc. operates in two business segments: homebuilding and mortgage banking. the...

R&J Home Improvements LLC

Moosup, CT
2- employees typicle 3 payments sub contractors are available as a need bases elect plumbers, ...

Remodeling Second Opinion

106 W Sunnybrook Dr
Royal Oak, MI
We are a remodeling homeowner advocate. remodeling second opinion helps homeowners by stopping...

Renew Custom Kitchen & Bath

16 Pondview Dr
Cromwell, CT
We are a custom kitchen & bath designing service firm we offer free in home consultation,and...

Rick Caulkins Builder

5 Somerset Lane
Old Lyme, CT
Est 1983 as custom builders of new homes. soon becoming general contractors to oversee your...

ROSE CONSTRUCTION

348 Orchard Hill Rd
Pomfret Center, CT

S.W. Debs, LLC

503 Fabyan Rd.
North Grosvenordale, CT
30 yrs. experience in commercial and residential sectors building from under the ground...

Sapia Builders

57 Lathrop Rd.
Uncasville, CT
Homes builders.

Scandinavian Log Homes

1861 NE 146 Street
Miami, FL
Manufacturer and builders of log homes and steel structure homes. manufacturer and supply of...

See It N 3D Design & Technical Illustrations

500 Los Faroles , Carr 861
Miami, FL
The end product will be your blue prints, floor plans, notes or drawings (non-technical nor...

Select Construction LLC

82 Cross Road
Chaplin, CT
General contractor. everyone wants three things: the best service, the best quality, and the...

Sevigny Custom Barns

47 Starr Road
Thompson, CT
Complete barn build service.

Simonds & Co LLC

4 Broadway Ave
Mystic, CT
Complete remodeling services, kitchen & bathroom design

Simplex Industries

1 Simplex Dr.
Scranton, PA
Simplex industries, a nationally known modular construction construction is looking to joint...

STEPHEN & ALEX CO

11 NAOMI LN
East Lyme, CT

Tetlow Builders LLC

13 Reuven Dr
Ledyard, CT
I am a full service contractor. from remodeling your kitchen, bath, or basement to adding on...

Tile America - New London

531 Broad Street
New London, CT
With an unparalleled showroom selection, tile america is one of the largest importers of tile...

Trudeau Home Improvement

20 railroad ave
Plainfield, CT
I have 3 employees besides my self we accept cash check and credit cards

Windsor Log Home Restorations

PO Box 1963
Ellijay, GA
Log home repair, log home restoration, historical log home repair, rotten log home repair

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61 Miner Ln
Waterford, CT
Www.topsoildirtcheap.com is the easiest way to find your local topsoil provider. simply go to...

Yankee Remodeler of New London Inc

95 Truman St
New London, CT
Independently owned & operated. additional dba - connecticut cupola & weathervane. additional...

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