"The contractor hired the cheapest trades and temp workers to work on this project which was a million dollar home. He manufactured invoices and essentially embezzled money. As an owner living in Canada, I had believed that
was ...more a competent and honest contractor. He was not. He charged me for materials that he never bought, and added fictious jobs to my bills to maximize his income. He also had an on site supervisor that managed the jobs as best he could but who never really knew what
also rarely showed up on the job site.
As a result of these practices I fired
and am currently
him in civil court and plan to charge him criminally as well. "
Rated Review by Wendy E.
"We called to see if they would like to bid on a construction project. They asked for the plans. We sent the plans. The plans had another builders name on them so they said they could not legally use them. I was not aware of this legality as this is ...more our 4th expansion and I have not heard of this before. However, I can understand laws may change and asked what needed to be done. We were told to get permission from the person who had done the original design work. So, we did. Our original designer/contractor was well aware that we wanted to receive 3 bids for the work. We called
back to let them know we had permission to send the plans to them and to see if they were interested in bidding on the project. I had not heard of
except through Angie's List (they had good reviews so I called them). We did not receive a return call. Our practice manager called again but they never returned our calls. We did not want to experience the same thing through the construction process so we did not try to call this company for a third time. We finally found and used a construction company that did not give us the same issues and whom we had used in the past. "
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"The contractors sourced very professional and efficient laborers. Although the project was not completed by the date originally promised, overall the experience with the laborers used was good.
The downside was our experience with the lead female contractor was also moonlighting and sending inappropriate texts to my husband. I was shocked to ...more see some overtly promiscuous and strong advances made in these texts. Prior to me finding out, she was walking around the site as if everything was "business as usual".
Knick, her father, was great in tackling issues with regard to permits and I have to say that was the biggest plus in this relationship. But I would heed warning to anyone getting involved in construction that you may want to consider Nickhole who was working after hours, not on completing the project, but ruining my family and marriage."
"Excellent. Construction Process required extensive State-County-City approvals and oversight (required +30' of reinforced concrete pilings under and above ground). Construction took approximately 18 months. It is on an infill lot on Lido Key; Neighbors were very complementary about
's attention to detail and consideration ...more of their comfort and safety during construction period, minimizing disruption. Quality of sub-contractors was great,
optimized costs where possible.
has extensive custom building experience, but personally supervises the work and cares about the result. I would recommend and hire him again without hesitation."
who was a pleasure to work with. He went above and beyond what was expected by coordinating efforts with the building tenants to ensure the naturally disruptive nature of construction work was minimized, he was in constant communication with us, sharing cost-saving options and highlighting potential ...more long-term improvements and considerations in design of our short-term objectives. He was on budget and a pleasure to work with. I very highly recommend
"So far the experience has been great! All of the people we have worked with are experienced and excellent at their craft. The framers did a wonderful job, the electricians, plumbers, A/C people, tilers, carpenters, cabinet makers, etc are all top notch. Any time we have a question we can call and we always get it answered quickly. The whole process ...more has been awesome and everyone has been very easy to work with. Most importantly,
really knows his stuff and is very good at helping and suggesting things that will make the home function and look better, without spending all of our money! He and his sons are very honest and we always know what is going on. Can't say anough good things about them!"
"Overall, very high quality construction, house came out beautifully. Excellent finish, especially complex foundation work, carpentry, framing, carpentry and painting.
hired sub contractors to do the work,and they were overall talented, skilled, knowledgeable and competent. Only complaint - Some subs did not thoroughly check their ...more work, so the punch list after completion took a year to compile and take care of. But
personally) was on top of the list until all was completed to satisfaction.
was also instrumental in working with Florida Green Building Council to get the house certified platinum.
Good Subs -
Roofing (Metal Roof); Tri-County Air Conditioning; Coast to Coast Pools, Westbay Engineering,
Land Surveying, Big Brush Painting and Carpentry (
Treat LLC (Carpentry);Regions Solar; Home Team Pest Defense; Safehouse Security.
Not To My Expectations - The Plumbing Connection, PGT Windows, Universal Windows and Doors.
No problems were major. Even those below expectations overall did a decent and competent job, but could have been better of they had checked their work.