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"Their work impressed all the subs that followed. In the words of our framing lead, "no one has concrete this nice." They've been a pleasure to work" with, have delivered everything in their bid on time, on budget, and they'll be the first ones we recommend when our friends/neighbors have work that involves concrete or steel.

-Robert J.

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"We had a sewer pipe break under our driveway and believed that the fact that the concrete had sunk five inches had been the cause. Compounding matters was the fact" that my wife had just had surgery and was non-weight bearing on her legs, so being without plumbing was not good. We contacted
to demolish and pour the bottom of our driveway. His crew demoed the concrete and hauled it away and he sent a crew out to attempt to dig the pipe out. After several hours they hadn't found it and so he suggested to call the plumber back out to locate it as not to waste money digging blindly. That was done, and after several more days the city came out and repaired the pipe and filled the dirt back in.
' crew came out and laid the concrete and did a fantastic job. He was fantastic with his flexibility taking the scheduling of other contractors and weather into account while still getting the job done quickly, on budget and with superior quality. He was in constant communication with me to make sure that he got out here as soon as the other people took care of their end. His crew cleaned up after the job was done and didn't leave materials lying about which is a rarity with people I've had work at my house and is greatly appreciated. This was a nightmare because of the circumstances, but it could have been exponentially worse had it not been for
. Overall I would recommend them to anyone needing concrete work done. My wife and I are extremely pleased.

-Gregory N.

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Bids are NOT done based on a multiplier on top of materials cost to get labor cost. Think of the consequences in the example you gave - by that method using say plain home depot tile made in Honduras might cost $5/SF materials, so by your method $10 labor. Now, same floor, with Carerra marble or Barre Granite at $75-100/SF - so do you want him charging you $150-200/SF labor when it takes almost exactly the same time regardless of material ?

To put it in simple terms, contractors:

1) figure the amount and cost of materials and consumables needed from the plans and specifications, applying a markup (from 15-50%, depending on contractor and how fancy or specialized a job it is).

2) Then they figure the equipment needed and the operating time to be used or elapsed time to be rented or leased - either opperating hour or elapsed time, or combination of both, especially if it consumes fuel

3) They then figure the labor time for the various trades required to do the job, maybe add an efficiency or ease of work multiplier to those hours to fit the job conditions, multiply those hours by the hourly pay rates, then multiply that times the "load" or "Labor Overhead" to account for employment taxes, workman's compensation costs, health plan, etc, etc.

4) Then they add in the cost of any architect or engineer plans or certifications that are needed, government permits and inspections, etc.

5) Then they add in any subcontractor bids, with appropriate contingency amount for each.

6) All those above totals are added up, an appropriate overall contingency added if needed (typically 5-10%, but on remote site jobs I have seen as high as 200%), and (depending on how contractor figures his costs) at least all the "in-house" costs like his equipment, consumables, and labor costs have a percentage overhead and profit added to them - typically about 100-150%. Some contractors use a lower overhead percentage but apply it to the total estimated job cost, not just in-house costs.

This "company overhead" or "general overhead" or "G&A - General and Administrative Overhead" covers the costs of financing and running the company, management and secretarial and general supply and maintenance costs, buildings and equipment yards lease or mortgage cost, working capital cost, insurance, loan interest, general shop equipment payments, profit, etc. Some contractors use a lower overhead and apply it to every cost in the job, some (especially those doing government work so havingto adhere to government accounting rules) apply a "markup percentage" to materials and rental costs and outside subcontract services, and apply G&A overhead only to in-house costs.

 

That being said, for a general class of work it does generally (on normal jobs) work out that there is a general multiple of labor to materials cost. For instance, yard work and residential tree work is heavy on labor, so it might have a labor to materials ratio of 3:1 or even 5:1.  Detail foundation hand excavation and underpinning can run to 5:1 or more. Many types of building construction like plumbing, tile, carpentry, etc. do end up with a very roughly 2:1 or 3:1 ratio of labor to materials cost. At the other extreme, high energy efficiency or hurricane rated glass installation or a fancy full-building computer and communications system or high-end entertainment center might have a labor to materials ratio of 0.25-0.5 because it is designed to go in pretty fast, but the materials cost a lot.

For your case, a hardscaping ratio could run from 0.5:1 or less to as much as 3:1 or more, for installations with very expensive imported stone and fancy woods and a lot of bought decorative items such as statuary, to the opposite labor-intensive landscaping with lots of sidehill terracing and hand-planted flower beds, hand-dug irrigation system trenches, and manual-placed concrete block or railroad tie walls. Each job should be figured on its own merits - using a "rule-of-thumb" is where people commonly get unpleasantly surprised. That is why you typically get 3 bids unless you have a contractor you trust from prior experience and are confident will give you a fair shake regardless of being sole-sourced. Personally, both for my own purposes and professionally in the design and construction business, I have found sole-source to trusted contractors you have experience with is, in the long run, a BIG money and time saver, as well as making it far more likely to finish on schedule and let you sleep at night.

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You need a general contractor - prefereably one who specializes in additions, because you have excavation, waterproofing, concrete, concrete cutting, carpentry, door and window, etc trades to coordinate.

The cost will depend a great deal on your topography around the house - if the base of the window will be above ground level at least 6 inches, then could run about $500 for a legal egress window purchase and about $1000-2000 for installation, depending on how deep into the concrete you have to cut.

If the bottom of the window will be below ground level, then to call it a bedroom (which mandates legal sized second egress and usauully at least one window)  then you will have two choices - bring it out into a solid watertight concrete storm cellar with collar to keep water out, stairs, and and weather and bug-tight cellar door that is inward-opening, which means a lot of space for stairs and landings top and bottom, or bring it out into an oversized window well at least 36 inches in diameter, and with steps to ground level, with adequate drainage and waterproofing to keep it dry. Either way, sometimes about as easy to put in an outside door as a window, and might raise property value more. Cost from $2-5,000 depending on how deep into concrete wall you have to dig, whether concrete wsall needs reinforcing with steel frame because of the depth of cut, how easy the digging is, and what your water conditions are near the foundation. The last thing you want to do is create an easy water or vermin ingress with your egress.

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The cost to install the veneer stone has a wide range do to many factors. It can range from around $9 to $17 per square foot. It depends on the location, the stone being used, job access, skaffolding needs, wall prep and such. I would think you would be on the lower end of the scale. Your job is on a concrete surface so it eliminates one of the biggest problems they are having with this product, wall preperation. This one of the things that separates the high bidders from the low ones. There are million dollars homes being torn down because of improper wall prep. One a wood frame house a backing system that allows drainage is a must or the moisture absorbed by the veneer can rot the walls behind with alarming speed. Some have had makor damage within the first four years. On a concrete wall the veneer needs no such prep at most wire mesh applied if it is an older concrete wall.

 

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Is the wall that the garage is sloped toward and adjacent wall of the home?

 

If not, it should not be of real concern. 

 

Try to keep the water out of the garage with a gasket on the door. 

 

 

Concrete Repair reviews in Tallahassee

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I could not be more happy with the work
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and his crew does. Not only are his prices reasonable, the work is exceptional, they are courteous, conscientious, and an absolute pleasure to work with!
From the time
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came over and gave us an estimate to the time they completed the work,
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kept in contact with me and I was always aware of where they were in the project, when I could expect certain things to be finished, and what time they would be at our house.
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was very responsive whenever I had questions or concerns, he always got back to me right away, and took the time to explain everything to me. As a new home owner, this was very valuable to me.
We had old ugly windows that were original to the house. Somehow,
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and his crew made everything look brand new again! Inside and outside my house is beautiful! Our garage roof looks awesome too! They also were IMMACULATE when they cleaned up. Our garage looks cleaner inside than it was when they started, and when I got home to my new windows, you would NEVER know that windows had been replaced - everything was so clean!
I trust
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100% and I would not hesitate to hire him again for another job! I will be recommending him to anyone who needs any work done at their house. Thank you,
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- Caitlin C.
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I rate the work very good. I thought the price was reasonable. And, yes, I would hire him again. The only issues I had were knowing what day and what time the worker would show up. Wasn't always when I was told. My impression is that the person who does this work stays very busy and may have challenges juggling his schedule.
- BILL S.
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We had known from the day we bought our house that we would need to replace the concrete in our front yard.
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communicated very well throughout the process and was very clear with us what he would and would not do (he focuses on concrete). He guiding us through color selection and was great telling us what would last (it turns out that some colors are applied, not mixed into the concrete) and was patient as we decided on colors. He was also helpful making sure that we coordinated with other workers (such as the masons doing brick work).
We originally hoped to get the concrete work done in November but the weather didn't cooperate. When the weather was right in March,
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brought a large crew of workers, all of whom were courteous and professional, and got the job done very quickly (less than 2 days). While they were doing the work they were very careful not to get concrete on the existing brickwork or remaining concrete and they cleaned everything up very thoroughly.
By the time the crew was done we asked ourselves why we didn't do it sooner. While
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isn't the cheapest concrete contractor we feel like we got what we paid for and are very happy with our choice. We give
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our highest recommendation.
- Pamela D.
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and his team worked diligently and got the project completed in three days. I was impressed with how responsible they were about cleaning up, protecting the neighbor's lawn by covering it with plastic when they power washed the new driveway and placing a "catch cloth" in the street drain to prevent rocks and other debris from going into the local sewer system. They removed the cloth and debris before leaving the work site. They were very professional throughout the entire process. They even installed a drain system in the new walkway to prevent water damage to the house or fence. Pricing was very reasonable.
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listened to our request and offered recommendations, such as the drain system, to make the project a good fit for us. We are very happy with our new driveway, walkway and shed pad. I would highly recommend
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for your home projects.
- Cecilia T.
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was very prompt in getting in touch with us and coming out for our estimation, as well as in getting the estimation to us. The price seemed very fair to us.
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and his crew were excellent about listening to what we wanted, and were also able to give us much needed advice on aesthetic and practical details. The entire project took only three days, but the work was thoroughly and beautifully done...we could not be happier! This has added so much
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appeal to our house - neighbors were complimenting the work before it was even done!
- Susan L.
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We spent a lot of money on a concrete driveway from
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in Aug 2013. Eight months after completion, the driveway started chipping off and forming
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. Pictures have been posted on Yelp.com. The owner did agree to have the driveway sealed AGAIN but the damage was already there. The employee sealed the driveway again but missed many areas and most of the edges along the driveway. The owner refused to have the driveway sealed correctly or extend our warranty for another year so that tells you how confident he is in his product. I would never use this company again.
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- Trudy B.
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he owner came to our house and gave us an oral estimate for repointing our brick chimney and brick steps. We should have asked for a written estimate, because we weren't on the same page regarding what was covered for repointing our front steps. We thought repointing meant replacing all of the mortar/point in the steps, but only a small part of the point was replaced. The original service took place in October. We called to address the problems with the steps and asked them complete the work. We had to wait over a month for them to come back. When they finally did come back, it was too late in the season for the point to cure correctly on our brick steps and now the point has cracked over the winter. Both of the service people who completed the work in October and November were professional and arrived promptly, but even the person who came the second time commented on the many places where the point was still cracked and that the job done by his colleague was incomplete. We gave a grade of C on responsiveness because although phone calls were answered promptly, we had to go to the bottom of the waiting list to have the job completed correctly.
- Katy C.
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They showed up promptly as scheduled. His team went right to work tearing out the old concrete driveway. Old stuff was hauled away by dump truck and they began working on getting the area ready for the new cement. They were very professional. Had all the equipment they needed to complete the job. It looks absolutely perfect. They also took notice to clean up every detail and to put up caution
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to stop the use of the driveway until properly set. We had neighbors stop and ask about the job already! I would definitely recommend them!! Wonderful job!!
- Maureen M.

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Advanced Concrete

9032 Brokenlance Dr
Tallahassee

ALL ABOUT FOAM

3494 WEEMS RD
Tallahassee

All Points Precision Home Repair, LLC

2222 Tanglewood Terrace
Tallahassee

American Curb Appeal, Inc

8234 Waukeenah Highway
Monticello

Anderson Design & Build, Inc

3081 Surrat Lane
Tallahassee

ANYTIME CONCRETE

4453 WOODVILLE HWY
Tallahassee

ARNOLD'S CONCRETE

141 SANDY LN
Tallahassee

BARBARA BARFIELD INC

1403 RAA AVE
Tallahassee

BOBBY T CONSTRUCTION INC

4700 CRUMP RD
Tallahassee

Boomerang Restoration

3048 West Tharpe Street
Tallahassee

C & K Decorative Concrete

1947 Wild Cherry Drive
Tallahassee

C K Decorative Concrete LLC

1947 Wild Cherry Drive
Tallahassee

C W Meeks Construction Inc

7025 Springhill Rd
Tallahassee

C5, LLC

5303 EAST LONGBOAT BLVD
Tampa

Cahaba Scapes

2130 11th avenue north

CARLTON DECORATIVE CONCRETE

2485 GREER CT
Tallahassee

Commercial Maintenance Services LLC

3550 Lakeshore Dr
Tallahassee

Concrete Plus

6831 Quail Valley Rd
Tallahassee

CONCRETE STAIN DOCTOR

6059 TALL PINE DR
Tallahassee

Cortez Decuir Masonry Inc.

10501 Valentine Rd
Tallahassee

CREATIVE CONCRETE DESIGNZ

5000 THOMASVILLE RD
Tallahassee

CUMBIE CONCRETE CO

4871 WOODLANE CIR
Tallahassee

Curtis White Masonry

PO Box 522
Midway

CUSTOM CONCRETE COATINGS

6504 Mahan Dr # 53
Tallahassee

Custom Concrete Coatings & Designs LLC

387 W College Ave
Tallahassee

Dan Tillman Masonry & Concrete Inc

112 Kenneth Cir
Crawfordville

DAVIS CONCRETE LLC

1072 Stan Cir
Tallahassee

Decorative Landscape Curbing By Robert Inc.

831 Arkansas Street
Tallahassee

Dender Remodeling and Construction

2910 Kerry Forest Parkway
Tallahassee

DreamCrete

202 Dele Dr
Tallahassee

Economical Concrete Works

907 Coble Dr
Tallahassee

Exquisite Designs

47332 Sterdley Falls

Exterior Touch Inc.

12610 Waverly RD.

FAM Paving and Sealcoating

32101 Foxfire Ln
Deland

Fielder And Associates

1760 Bannerman Rd.
Tallahassee

Fielder Landscapes

2910 Kerry Forest Parkway - PO Box
Tallahassee

FLECK EXTERIOR SYSTEMS INC

6753 THOMASVILLE RD
Tallahassee

Florida Precast Concrete Steps

6214 Thousand Oaks Dr
Lakeland

FOOTMAN BROTHERS CONCRETE INC

8362 GLENDALIN RD
Tallahassee

G & S Fence

6039 Ranch Road
Tallahassee

Greenscapes Design & Co

401 El Destinado Dr
Tallahassee

Griff's Concrete, Inc.

249 Littman Rd
Quincy

Gutter Guys of N. FL & S. GA

5759 Bradfordville Rd
Tallahassee

Haber Remodeling LLC

1620 Pat Thomas Pkwy
Quincy

Handyman Matters of Tallahassee

1461 Ferzon Way
Tallahassee

Hauversburk Home Improvements

27 Ritchie Ln
Havana

HAWTHORNE CONSTRUCTION CO INC

1872 Mills St Ste C
Tallahassee

Horizon Home Modifications

1829 Celtic Rd
Tallahassee

HYDE'S SCREENING, INC.

3700 NW 124TH AVE
Pompano Beach

Innovative Construction

511 DEWHURST ST.
Port Charlotte

J Roby Enterprises

13 Luther Road
Quincy

JEFF'S CONCRETE INC

6823 PURNELL CT
Tallahassee

JENKINS CONCRETE & CONSTR

8998 ORCHARD CT
Tallahassee

JETT BUILDERS INC

5285 TOWER RD
Tallahassee

Keystone Design

1400 Village Sq Blvd
Tallahassee

LAMB CONCRETE

314 RIDGE ROSE ST
Tallahassee

Leon Screening & Repair Co Inc

1223 Airport Dr
Tallahassee

Lord General Contractors Corporation

Post Office Box 99
Indian Rocks Beach

LOUIS WARD CONCRETE

7128 LADY HAWK LN
Tallahassee

LOW CONSTRUCTION

2238 Keith St
Tallahassee

LRE Ground Services Inc

1115 S Main St
Brooksville

Luke Nicholson Construction Company

1343 Colonial Dr
Tallahassee

MARKLEY'S EXTERIOR INSULATION

12131 WILDERNESS DR
Tallahassee

Matt Williams Concrete & Driveway Specialist

3807 Wiggington Rd
Tallahassee

MC COYS CONCTRETE PUMPING SVC

2663 EDDIE RD
Tallahassee

Michael Jenkins Maintenance and Remodeling

3703 Bluebird Rd
Tallahassee

New Image Contractors Inc.

2669 Spring Creek Hwy
Crawfordville

Night Hawk Construction LLC

PO Box 14251
Tallahassee

North Florida Builders, Inc.

48 Nikki Circle
Santa Rosa Beach

PANHANDLE ENTERPRISES

1974 Bushy Hall Rd
Tallahassee

Parez Construction & Design

29 Scotch Pine Ct.

PEDDIE STONE

2722 APALACHEE PKWY
Tallahassee

POUR GUYS

1630 OLD BAINBRIDGE RD
Tallahassee

POUR GUYS CONCRETE INC

834 1/2 DELAWARE ST
Tallahassee

Precision Building & Renovating, LLC

9012 Broken Lance Dr.
Tallahassee

R & R CONCRETE PUMPING SVC

7464 SERNA DR
Tallahassee

READY MIX USA

1110 CAPITAL CIR NE
Tallahassee

RH Enterprises of North Florida, Inc.

3539 Apalachee Parkway Ste 371 Unit 3
Tallahassee

RJW CONSTRUCTION INC

8245 BLACKJACK RD
Tallahassee

Robert Whiting Construction

5759 Bradfordville Road
Tallahassee

ROBINSON CONCRETE PLUS

8839 SCOTT TOWER RD
Tallahassee

Russ Construction

27552 Wisconsin St
Bonita Springs

Salvo Pool and Spa

2591 Centerville Road
Tallahassee

SLAB CONSTRUCTION INC

105 FOUR POINTS WAY
Tallahassee

SOUTHEAST CONCRETE & ASPHALT

PO BOX 14307
Tallahassee

SPENCER STONE WORKS

640 E CALL ST
Tallahassee

Stewart Concrete, Llc

256 Wakulla springs rd
Crawfordville

Tallahassee Construction Co

4028 Desoto Farm Rd
Tallahassee

TERRY'S POOL Service

4478 Entreport Boulevard
Tallahassee

The Aerial Companies, Inc.

4492 MERCANTILE AVE
Naples

UNIQUE CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION

494 LONG PINE DR
Tallahassee

UNITED CONTRACTED SVC

604 N BRONOUGH ST
Tallahassee

Verve Real Estate and Construction

Blount Street
Tallahassee

WILLIAMS CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION

4767 CAPITAL CIR SE
Tallahassee

WILLIAMS CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION

711 W MADISON ST
Tallahassee

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