Oxford Concrete Driveway Installation And Repair Articles

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This is actually the second time we have worked with
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(
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). A few years ago we hired
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Concrete to replace our driveway and they did an amazing job; I had no idea that he was also a general contractor until I saw the name pop up on Angies List.
When getting ready to quote,
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makes a visit to walk through and discuss what your goals are. One of our goals was to have the garage door sealed up so that trash and bugs would not enter under the door and to make it easier to keep the garage walls clean. I had already tried various weather stripping and seals but it never quite did the trick. He listened to the goals, looked everything over, and recommended a new garage door and opener to ensure a good seal. He also recommended applying a hard coat over everything (ceiling and walls) to even out the old and new work and make everything easier to keep up as well as a floor coating to make the floors easier to keep clean.
We got quotes from three different providers as always and
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the middle range. The
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quote was received first and we tried to
match everyone else to the work described in this quote. The work
described in each quote was not exactly the same since one of the other
providers would not do the garage door. The lowest quote provider really
only did drywall hanging and painting (our original plan) and wasn't
too sure about doing the rest of the work. The highest quote included
painting instead of hard coat and did not include the garage door at
all.
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crew got started just 2 days after the quote was accepted. Overall the crews did an excellent job and were very professional. We had absolutely no issues and there was no re-work required.
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coordinated each group (general contractors, garage door installers, electricians, and painters) and we never had any questions about what was going on and when.
- Patrick G.
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Co. hit the outside pole lamp next to the driveway and damaged it permanently. They also damaged a solid steel flag pole to the extent it can't be used. Where storm drain exits at back of house, the drain was pointed upward from the ground so water sits in drain after it rains, which is a health hazard.
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says he does all his drains that way. It was agreed that the driveway would be 6" thick with rebarb in it.Soon after completion, the driveway portion in front of the house began to crack and sink. After about a year, when concrete driveway continued to get worse, began to call
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. He always said he would be out to look at the driveway every 2 weeks. He was called at least 15 times over 2 years. He came out once and put some glue and a little concrete patch at the concrete joint closest to the house. At this date there is a 3" drop in the concrete at the joint with the rest of the driveway. And a measurement of the concrete at one
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of the driveway is only 3".
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does inferior and substandard work, and will not correct problems with their work. We even contracted him to put up a "Sunsetter" on the back deck in order to get him back to the house and and discuss the driveway, but he never returned. He is prompt when you contract with him. But after he is paid, he will not correct defective work.
- Donald B.
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Terrific work force and work ethic. Quality,quality and more quality very personable work force.
- Thomas R.
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Contract was signed in August and a $600 deposit was given (1/3 of the total cost). The contract called for an additional 1/3 payment upon commencement of the work ($600) and a final 1/3 upon completion. When the workers arrived we were told that they would complete the work on the same day and that they would need payment by cash or check since they do not accept credit cards. I was prepared to pay by check since I knew they did not accept credit cards. However, since they indicated that the work would be completed the same day, I assumed that I would pay the full amount due when they finished the job ($1,200). The workers started the job and worked for three or four hours when they departed without saying anything to me, and leaving behind piles of trash and the backyard dug up. I initially assumed they had left for lunch, but after several hours I called the office and was told that they had left because I had not given them the second 1/3 payment due on commencement of the job. I was totally astounded that they left the job without notifying me. I could not understand why they needed two checks on the same day when the job was to be completed within a few hours. I would have gladly given them the second 1/3 payment upon commencement if I had known it made any difference - they obviously were not going to leave the job and go to my bank to see if the check was good. After an unpleasant argument with office personnel, they agreed to send the workers back the next day to finish the job. As they requested, the next day I gave them the second 1/3 payment upon arrival, which they just simply placed in their truck. After several hours when the job was completed I gave them the final 1/3 payment. Even though the contract called for a 1/3 payment upon commencement, the fact that the job was to be completed within a few hours on the same day made it ridiculous to have to issue two checks. It made it even more ridiculous that the workers would leave the job without explaining what the problem was - this would have avoided the whole fiasco. I will never use M&C Pavers again and would not recommend them to anyone.
- Edward A.
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He was punctual. He did not use a good quality tar and there are "
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" in my driveway. I was told to be careful when turning cars in the driveway. I found out afterward that he had used a low quality tar and that is why I have
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. Also, after quoting me a price and putting the quote in writing, he tried to tell me that I owed an additional amount.
- Karen K.
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It went great! The whole team was efficient and great at what they do. They showed up a half hour before their scheduled time. Was not a problem for me. They all showed not only respect for me but all around professionalism. I would recommend them in a heart beat and would definitely use them again.
- Jeffrey R.
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Our house is in Morgantown, and we could not find anyone in Morgantown that could do this job. Because our house is "historic" (=old, built in 1928) we wanted it done by people who would do a good job. At first CW
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(in Fairmont, 25 miles away) said that they would not do it, because they did not want to come to Morgantown for a small job. I emailed them photos of our crumbling porch, steps, walk and swale, and they said they would do it.
They agree to do it in August of 2012, and it did not get accomplished until August 2014. When they finally said they would be there, they were there on time. They did a very nice job. One hiccup was that they did not get the details of how far our property extended, so when they prepped the street and poured the concrete, they were several feet short, and we also wanted them to continue to our neighbor's driveway (another 8 feet or so that we would pay for). They were very agreeable, and did the job, but that "extra" 20 feet or so was an unexpected expense.
They were not the best at communication (nor were we, and communication is a 2-way street). I'm in the military, and we were corresponding long-distance, and that was part of the problem with the communication.
The end product looks great, and many people have stopped by and commented on how nice everything looks. We would use them again, and be more precise with communication and expectations.


- Marty W.
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It went very well. There was a slight delay as they wrapped up their previous job, however
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communicated with me and a one day delay is not unreasonable with the crazy weather we have in the Midwest.
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(an owner) was there everyday working hard and overseeing the other workers. I had actually made some changes to how the front porch, stairs and sidewalk would be laid out and
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really came through. It looks beautiful. The sidewalk comes out farther in one section then moves toward the house to meet up with the other stairs. They built a nice curve to it that makes it flow beautifully. The only thing that I would just call out to anyone getting driveway and porch work is that you will have landscaping to do afterwards. It's completely logical, just not something that I thought about prior to the machines getting out there to dig out the old stuff. Plus,
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smoothed out the hill by the driveway so that I wouldn't have to even consider a retaining wall (which just has it's own set of hassles). Yet another little (relatively) item that he just did because it was the best thing for my home. Everyone is impressed with the work and it really makes an improvement in the overall look of my home!! It was well worth the wait and the price was extremely reasonable for the amount of work they performed. I can't say enough good things and I really feel I was lucky to find this great company.
- Audra O.
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Early this spring, after the harsh winter, we noted that the new driveway had a huge number of "pits" that had appeared.
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came out, and diagnosed them as "pop-outs" caused by inferior aggregate being given to him by his supplier. He noted that he would have to talk to the supplier, and then would be looking at some kind of solution mid-to-late
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. Several weeks later, he sent a brief e-mail that the supplier (who did not actually observe them, but may have relied on phone photos I sent
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) blamed it on salt damage, for which they were not responsible.
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noted that he would still take care of it, by applying an overlay.
I in response expressed concerns and asked for details about the overlay - longevity, etc. The only response was several weeks later, when
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only stated that they would not be able to begin until late
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I had two former concrete inspectors look at the drive, and both confirmed that the problems are due to inferior materials. One had heard that the particular supplier may be facing hundreds of such issues from last year. I noted this to
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in an e-mail and expressed reservations about the overlay solution. I asked that he schedule a time with me ASAP (we will be leaving very soon for an extended vacation) to review it with me and/or propose another resolution. I invited him to bring along a representative of his supplier, if that would assist him in recovering costs from them. There was no follow up, except to state that he would schedule the work for mid-August. In early August I notified him of our return, and again asked to have some time to meet and agree on solutions. After a second call, he left a message that he would begin work the week before Labor Day. I, of course, returned the call questioning what the work was going to be. That week he did not show, but he then called, and promised to be out sometime over the Labor Day weekend to look at the drive again and go over things with me. Then they would start that next week instead. We went camping nearby, but were on call to meet him if needed. With no word, I left a message that we would be home for most of that Monday. He called later that day, noting that he had "forgotten" that our drive was one his supplier had agreed to replace (First we had ever heard that that had been agreed to!), but he needed to schedule the suppliers person to take a look and sign off, first. Another week passed with no word.
A week ago a new concrete contractor showed up, measuring the drive. They stated they had been ordered by the supplier to replace everything. I called
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ASAP, who had no knowledge of this, but seemed relieved that he did not have to worry about the issue any more, and was quick to assure me that it would be done in a professional manner, even though he had never heard of the new contractor.
The new contractor did show up on the schedule they promised.
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even called me an hour after they started tearing up the drive to tell me that they might be out that day or the next to start work!
The job was done, but not as professionally as
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's original job and left problems, some permanent. - but that apparently is an issue with the new company and no longer
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's concern.
All-in-all the original problem was not of
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's making, he was as much a victim of poor service from his supplier as we were. Where he failed was in being able to manage clear, complete communication, time-organization, and the ability to keep track of multiple demands, and fulfilling commitments after making them. Customer care after a service failure was well intentioned but unable to be executed by what is essentially a one man operation.


- TED S.
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The day of the work, their crew was in and out in one day (Thursday,
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24th). Since the concrete form work still needed to be removed and damage to the adjacent ground repaired,
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told me that he would be back on Friday,
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25th to complete the work. No one showed up on the 25th. I called
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on August 4, 2014 and left him a message to remind him that we were having a family reunion on August 8th and that we needed the work finished prior to that date. I also informed Mr.
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that the concrete sidewalk did not drain and was functioning like a bowl, holding water in the middle of the sidewalk. It had been two weeks since
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said someone would be on site to finish the work. I called
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again on August 6th and August 8th and left two more messages.
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finally called me back after the message of the 8th. He apologized for his crew not showing up. He told me that they could put a skim coat of product on the sidewalk to get it to drain properly and assured me that he would have someone on site by the end of that day to finish the work before our reunion the next day. No one showed up that day to finish and repair the work. I placed my final call to
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on August 15, 2014 and left a message asking for a return call to schedule the completion and repair of the work. I never received a return call from the company and we still have form work around the sidewalk almost eight weeks after the work was suppose to be completed. Also, the sidewalk takes two days to dry out after a rain because of the depth of the pool of water in the middle of the sidewalk. This company is unreliable and unresponsive. They did not show up when they said they would, they did not return my telephone messages, they did not complete their work and they performed poor quality work on the concrete. At this point, I will have to hire another company to come and rip out their concrete work and install a properly drained sidewalk. I am hoping that the driveway does not develop problems as I am already noticing puddles where I saw wet conditions before the paving. They assured me that I would not see bellying at these locations, but that the soil would dry out over time. Also, my contract states that I do not get the second year of the warranty unless I hire them to come back and seal coat the driveway after one year. Given their poor performance, I will not be having them back on my property.
- Ronald L.
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Castle Developers, LLC

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Chaput Natural Stone & Pavers LLC

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Concrete & Masonry LLC

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connecticutwindow

PO BOX 809
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Cromwell Concrete Products

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Curb Appeal Home Improvement

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D.C.M Home Improvement

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Designscapes

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Deziel Paving

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Dumani's Home Improvement LLC

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E.S.P. ENTERPRISES

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EDI Masonry & Landscaping LLC

229 Pheasant Dr
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Euro Masonry

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Exterior Touch Inc.

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FERRIE BROTHERS INC

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Gaibor Construction, Llc

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GaulCostruction L.L.C.

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Green Gorilla Cleaning LLC

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GUY CANTONE & SONS MASON CONTR

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H - H Construction LLC

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HAMDEN PAVING CO

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Highland Paving & Construction Llc

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HQ Landscaping

1 Saw Mill Lane
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J & L Concrete LLC

95 Downing St
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J S L Asphalt Inc

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JLS Designs

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kevin white restorations L.L.C

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47 Delmar Road
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SM Welch Remodeling

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