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"I am highly impressed and completely in love with the demolition and new renovation
did for our family room bathroom. He was on time, worked" hard every single day, and cleaned up after himself well. I cannot begin to explain the amount of joy I had when I walked in my home and saw my brand new bathroom this past Friday afternoon. The bathroom looks like it's straight out of a multi-million dollar estate put into my bi-level ranch! Thank you
for going above and beyond for us (and the plumbing you took care of)! I can't wait until we use you again for our next projects!

-Stef M.

recently remodeled my basement and did an excellent job from start to finish.
, the owner, came to the house and" we discussed my rough plan to partition a portion of the basement as a finished recreation room and leave the unfinished area as laundry room and storage. He provided many good suggestions and within several days sent a proposal with a breakdown of the work and cost estimate. Within a couple of weeks, the work started and progressed quickly through demolition, rough framing, electrical and HVAC, drywall, painting, flooring installation, and trim. The same competent crew performed a majority of the work with
often being on site to make sure the work was done properly. The crew arrived early each morning, were very thorough, good craftsmen, and very pleasant to work with. The work was done in about 3 weeks and on budget. There were no surprise expenses. At the end of each day, the crew swept and removed all debris, and at the end of the project, they performed a very thorough cleanup.
was easily reachable by phone or email and responded quickly whenever we had questions. At the end, the basement came out better than we had imagined. Overall, the project was a very good experience and I would highly recommend
for anyone planning a remodeling project.

-AnthonyT S.

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Todd said it best.

An itemized list / cost breakdown, more often than not is used against the contractor when it is shared with other builders who will then beat it.

Good contractors use good people, and good people cost more.  Just the cost of having the appropriate insurance / bond can be the difference between winning a job or losing it ot a 'lower bid'.

It is the rule of three; there is Good, Cheap and Fast.  You can have any two:  Good and Cheap, won't be Fast; Good and Fast, won't be Cheap;  Cheap and Fast, won't be Good!

When comparing bids, it isn't the cheapest or the 'nicest' person you should select.   You should understand why there is a large price difference (it shows there are gaps in your design program or what you have asked for specifically, which means there may be arguments later).  If most of the bids are in line, and one is way high or way low,  you want to know why before dismissing or selecting them.

A price-only decision almost always costs more in the long run. 

Good luck!

No.  Heck no.  Here's a good example.  We very recently needed to find someone to install about 500 square feet of exotic wood flooring (we already have the materials).  We contacted about 12-15 top-rated Angieslist contractors.  Out of the few who did get back to us, we got 5 quotes, 2 of them were literally just over the phone.  They "didn't feel it would be necessary to even see the space". 


Here were the bids: 

$4000 (sight unseen), $2800 (sight unseen), $2500, $1500, $1450


We didn't "share our budget for this".  Why would we?  We asked them to bid the job.  That's it.  All of them should be well-qualified and they are all highly rated.  We were interested in how THEY value their time/resources - for an apples/apples job. 


Do you still think that you should tell them about your budget?  Your choice.  From my standpoint it isn't their business.  I'm asking them to bid on a project.  Invariably I'll get some very high bids, medium bids and a few more reasonable ones - ALL from "highly rated contractors". 

For this type of job, you need plans and specs from an Architectural/Engineering firm before thinking about contractors - and to get a building permit. Ben's method would work and done incrementally could cost well over $100,000 plus as he says, but this not really the most economic way to approach this big a job. A House Mover or Foundation Underpinning specialty company can usually slide your house onto a whole new foundation, or jack it up on steel beams and hold it there while a basement is dug underneath it, without any intermediate piers. The jacking/move cost would probably be on the order of $30-40,000, and a new basement probably about $40-50,000 - rough ballpark, though I have been involved in some 1000-1500SF single story jobs that went for under $70,000 total. I have been involved in a fair number of these type jobs - and the way the numbers come out, if there is room on the property to move the house, it is almost always nearly as cheap or cheaper to build an equivalent square footage (basement plus ground level) addition rather than add a basement under the house, and that way your new footage is half above ground so worth more on resale, plus you do not lose use of the house for a month or two. Second cheapest is usually sliding house to a new foundation, if property is large enough to do this - though house is totally cut off from utilities for a week to three. Most expensive, and usually only done in tight city environments or with full 2 story or higher houses, is adding the foundation in place, though your utility interruptions should be on the order of hours at a time rather than days or weeks. Talk to an architect - I think you will quickly lean towards the addition option rather than adding a basement - it is just too expensive to deepen foundations in most cases, plus you WILL get cracking in the house and possible water and sewer pipe problems in a move/underpinning job, which is not the case with an addition. This become more likely the case since you want to add 8 feet off the back of the home anyway - so why not just enlarge the addition and do it all that way - MUCH simpler, and MUCH less disruption of your life, and you get much higher resale return on your investment.

Herlonginc's answer stated that it is not the contractor's job to pay for materials and labor to do the job. I say baloney - a reputable, established contractor has the funds (or a business operations line of credit) to "carry" the job between interim or partial payments, each of which should be keyed to completion of distinct easily measured mileposts in the job, and for a homeowner I would say should be in not more than 20% increments for jobs exceeding a week or so. For shorter jobs, then an initial payment, 50% completion, and completion would be normal. His cost of carry funds is part of his cost of doing business, and is figured as part of his overhead.Bear in mind when he is buying materials and paying labor, his materials he typically pays for on a 10-30 day invoice, and his labor typically a week or two after they work, so he is not really "fronting" that much money if you are giving him weekly or biweekly interim payments, on a typical residential job.

If he does not have the funds to buy materials (excepting possibly deposit on special-order or luxury items, which still typically are 10-30 day invoiceable to him) and hire personnel then he is a fly-by-night operation, and he should not be bidding that size job. You should never (other than MAYBE an earnest deposit of not more than the LESSER of 10% or $5000) let the payments get ahead of the approved/inspected work progress - typically payment should be 10-20% BEHIND the progress, with at least 10% retained at the effective end of work until final inspections and completion of the final "punchlist".

That promotes rapid continuation of the work, discourages the all-too common nightmare of contractors taking on more work than they can handle so they leave your job for weeks or months to go work on someone else's job (frequently to start that someone else's new job so he can get the job), and does not leave you out a tremendous amount of cash if he does not finish and you have to hire another contractor to finish the job. Remember, if you have to hire a new contractor to finish the job, he will charge you a lot more than the original bid to finish someone else's unfinished mess.

This may seem cynical, but having started in the construction business about 50 years ago and seeing the shenanigans that a lot of contractors pull you cannot be too safe. You have to remember contractors are like any other people - I would say maybe 10% are outright crooks, another 25% or so will pull a fast one or overcharge if the opportunity presents itself, maybe 30% will do the work but not any better than they are forced to, about 25% are good conscientious reputable workmen, and the last 10% or so are really spectacular - conscientious, fair, and efficient craftsmen. This top 35% are the only ones you should have bidding in the first place. Therefore, only get bids from long-term reputable firms (so you shake out the marginal short-timers with less experience and also generally less ability to finish the job on budget and schedule), only those that have good RECENT references, and preferably with excellent word-of-mouth recommendation from people you know and trust. That way, you are starting right off with the cream of the crop, so hopefully whichever one bids low should be a good choice.

NEVER start with bids, then check the references of the low bidder - why even consider a vendor or contractor who you do not have faith in from the start ? Get references and short-list you possibles BEFORE you ask for bids.

Low bids - that is another matter - commonly the low bidder is NOT who you want, especially if he is significantly lower than several others, which might mean he is desperate for work, made a math error, or did not correctly figure the entire scope of work. You want a reasonable bid with someone you connect with and trust - that is worth a lot more in the success of the job than the absolute lowest bid.


Basement Remodeling reviews in Monroe


First, the crew took out and disposed of the old drop ceiling, paneling and carpet in the "already finished" part of the basement. They installed electrical, HVAC and plumbing. Then they drywalled walls and ceilings, painted and, lastly, installed oak trim baseboard and doors and hardware. And Voila! A brand-new fitness room/TV area with a beautiful 3-piece bathroom (shower, toilet and sink+vanity).
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Baker and his crew were top-notch professionals from start to finish. They answered our questions and kept us in the loop every step of the way. They were punctual, polite, reliable and hard-working.
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had given us an estimate of 6 weeks, but the job was done ahead of time, in 5.
I am extremely pleased, and would definitely use this company again for remodeling!

- Jeanne S.

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is a pleasure to work with. He's professional and completely trustworthy. When we first worked with him on remodelling our kitchen he listened to our requirements and priorities and then made constructive suggestions of his own. We were delighted with the kitchen and
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has done several other projects for us, including remodelling our basement.

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takes pride in a job well done. He genuinely wants his customers to be happy with everything and that approach pays dividends - we've referred him to several friends and they've been just as happy.

We have a young family and I feel entirely comfortable with having
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in our house when I'm at work.
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oversees all work very closely and does much of the work himself - he's a skilled carpenter as well as a general contractor. His workers are friendly and professional.

Generally very punctual, communicative and responsive.

Pricing is transparent and fair. I've got competitive quotes and
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has been at the lower end of the range - not necessarily the least expensive but you get what you pay for. What I've found refreshing is the way
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's been happy to work with us to see what changes can be made to bring things in within budget, without compromising on quality. No nasty surprises when it comes to final billings.

I wouldn't hesitate to recommend
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- James S.

Very pleased with the level professionalism that MN works by... They were there to answer my questions no matter how big or small! I will definitely give them a call back for future work. It was a pleasure
- Kate M.

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came by to give us a quote on our cracked structural beams and he was excellent - very personable and more importantly, thorough, he explained everything, was honest about what did and didn't need to be fixed right away. We were impressed and the quote was fair, so we scheduled our repair. The guys were efficient and did a great job. We would use
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again in a heartbeat.
- Haj Y.

The workmanship to me was rushed. It was done sloppy especially the tile work, there are edges sticking up that can cut you. The floor in my den that goes to my basement is dangerous. He never leveled the floor and left a saddle where people trip over it all the time.The plumbing is sloppy and bad. The faucets are not good quality of workmanship. He also installed the washer and dryer. It is a fire hazard now and other providers have come in and let me know the hazards.
- Angela P.

The entire experience went well starting with the original sales call right on through final inspections.
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visited twice, prepared the estimate, we made minor modifications and he provided the contract. Everything contained in the contract was provided without any issues and it was extremely pleaseant dealing with
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at their office.
We were told it would take about one month and they were dead on. Project started on
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20th and concluded on August 22nd.
All of the materials were delivered exactly when I was told they would be and all of the workers showed up on time when expected. The workers were all polite, neat and what I saw to be very caring about the quality of their work. I was asked for input along the way and was accomodated where choices needed to be made, some that clearly required more effort than others and that never became an issue..
I was extremely impressed to see my entire basement framed out in just one day. Three guys worked non-stop from 7:30 am to 8:30 pm and did not leave until finished and cleaned up. Several days later, the electrician arrived and spent one day roughing out all of the electric. Passed all inspections a few days later.

Then the sheetrockers came. By the time I came home from work, the entire basement was sheetrocked. Two days later, spackers arrived and spent the entire day putting several coats of spackle on that just needed a light sanding one morning a few days later.
Electrician spent a day connecting everything and a few days later carpenters came to install the moulding and doors. Here again, I am very pleased with the quality of the finish work. On the last day,
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, the project manager showed up to complete one or two small items and address anything I had on a final "punch list."
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was involved at various stages throughout the process and he helped to make it a good experience. It was clear that this company wants to please their customers and each of the workers demonstrated this value .
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then arranged for all four inspectors to show up on the same morning and we passed without any problems.
Scheduling throughout the project was discussed and they were flexible to my time pressures. At the end of each process, debris was placed in my driveway in heavy plastic bags and
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had it removed the next day.
I honestly had a stressless experience with the
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Company and will highly recommend them to anyone who asks. I have already told many of my friends about my experience and am already enjoying my new living space.

- Thomas H.

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company has done an awesome job on my basement in 4 weeks time. They were very professional and well versed in their job. Their service was prompt and the customer service was great. They are a trustworthy company to get the basement finished. Their suggestions were very valuable and reasonably priced. I highly recommend them

- Dhanavanth V.

We called
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for a quote and they came out to look at our project a couple days later, emailed the quote a few days after that, then as soon as we accepted their proposal, they promised us a definite start date within a few weeks. we've dealt with other contractors who said they'd call us "when they were ready to start" and we'd end up waiting months, so being promised a specific start date was awesome! But then because our project was on the smaller size, they ended up being able to squeeze us in even earlier than their promised date - that was fantastic! They completed the job in less than a week and the resulting drywall job is absolutely beautiful. We couldn't be happier. We were also amazed at how well they cleaned up after themselves. We expected to have sheetrock dust throughout our entire house, but there was nothing. Apparently they use a vacuum attachment when they do the sanding, so there is almost no dust. We would definitely hire
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- Gina L.

Basement Remodeling Contractors in Monroe, GA

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A legacy Construction

108 Laurel Lane
Social Circle

A.M. Property services

810 cattle barn rd

About Plumbing LLC

PO Box 1030

Accomplishing Interiors

543 Forest Lake Rd

Accurate Restorations

PO Box 7

Advance Southern

10168 Azalea Dr

Affordable Athens handymen

705 spring valley road #75

Affordable Home Concepts LLC

1485 Oak Rd

Allied Home Solutions

501 Social Circle FairPlay Rd



ARI Construction & Roofing Inc

PO Box 103

Arrack Construction Inc

547 Smyrna Rd Sw

Athens Audio Visuals

216 Putters Drive

Athens Building Company

650 Oglethorpe Ave.

Athens Doors and More

2198 Lexington Rd

Best Results of Ga. Inc.

831 Carl Davis Rd

BLS Group Inc

1860 Barnett Shoals Rd

Blue Print Construction, Inc.

209 Chandler Walk

BMW Construction Inc.

1144 Whirlaway Lane

Bona Fide LLC

455 N Milledge Ave

Braswell Construction Group Inc

6105 Emory St

Brookfield Residential Const.


Brown Services

780 Jefferson Hwy

BullDawg Contractors, LLC.

487 Leaflet Ives Trail

ChrisJanes Outdoor Construction

1640 Wrightsville Ch. Rd.

Christian Roofing and Remodeling

1030 Summit Grove Dr

Collins Construction Services

4987 Parkview Rd
Social Circle

Complete Property Restoration, Inc.

771 Elliot Smith Rd

Craig's Remodeling & Repairs

5581 High Shoals Rd

Crawford Drywall Repair

2012 Vintage Oaks Dr

Dawgz Towne Remodeling

11 Springlake Estates

Design South Builders

1090 Robinson Ct

Dual Construction LLC

3900 Oak Grove Road

Eco Home Renovations

2012 Vintage Oaks Dr

EDT Construction & Remodeling

35 Railroad St

Electrical Specialist Corporation+

5320 Roswell Rd

Encompass Contracting LLC

2819 Bay Ridge Dr

ETL Construction

1720 Epps Bridge Pkwy.

Eurobella Company

180 Industrial Park Cir

Fagant's Contracting & Electrical

893 Monroe Hwy

FCS Residential Design/Build

286 Apperson Dr.


PO BOX 863

G Force Plumbing

4200 Steve Reynolds Blv

GATA Development

27 St. Ives Cr.

Gemstone Carpet and Flooring

2729 Oakmont Way

Generation X Groups Inc

2362 1/2 W Broad St

George L. Hammond Construction

1331 Lenru Rd

Georgia Home Remodeling

PO Box 494

Golden Gate Construction Group

1535 Mount Vernon Rd

Good Hope Outdoor Products

170 Highway 83
Good Hope

Green Source Homes

4035-C Danielsville Rd

Griffin Remodeling and Decks

1080 Carrie Craft Rd

Hall's Handyman Service of Georgia LLC

327 Rock Forge Ct

Halo Construction Inc.

PO Box 328

Handyman R Us

1310 Pirkle Rd.

Harmon's Home Helper

213 E. 5 St

Highnote Drywall

115 Belmont Trail

Horizon Roofing

1104 W Spring Street


520 hamlet dr

In & Out Maintenance Services

390 Providence Club Dr

Innovative Building Solutions, Inc.

218 Richmond Hill Rd.

Ivey Global Construction Company

385 Stonebrooke Dr

J & H Remodeling


Jackson Builders


Jackson Drywall & Painting

625 Rivermont Rd

JBR Enterprises Inc

4584 Knightsbridge Rd
Flowery Branch

Jim Casey Construction LLC

PO Box 6882


925 Justin Drive

Leeshire, Inc.

211 W Jefferson St

Libby Construction Group

1087 Gage Drive

Lightning Carpentry

1009 Parkview Rd

Long Branch Custom Cabinets

5346 BBS Way

M. Zornig Construction LLC

110 Sagewood Drive

Max Construction

2693 powell crt

MD House Doctors

1234 Spooner Street

Michael Carr & Associates Inc

821 Jett Roberts Rd.

Monroe Tile Co

1350 Old Monroe Madison Hwy

Morgan's Ridge Homes, LLC

585 Morgans Ridge Court

MRN Homes of Georgia LLC

196 Old Loganville Rd

Nelson Construction

108 Old Rogers Mill Rd

New Phase Construction

7314 rocking chair lane

Northeast Gerogia Contractors

305 Rock Forge Ct

Old South Traditions LLC

3724 Atlanta Highway

PAC Residential & Commercial Construction

30 South Broad Street



Peoples Plumber

370 Blackberry Cir

Pioneer Home Improvements

161 Double Branch Rd

Plumbing Central Inc

215 Six Hills Lane

PMC Construction

3973 Atlanta Hwy

Powell Painting

32 Laurel Dr

Precision Concepts Construction Company

2003 Ora Circle

Premier Custom Homes & Remodeling, LLC

5805 State Ridge Road
Johns Creek

Premier Homes and Contracting Group LLC

210 Old Loganville Rd

Prestige Remodeling

P.O. box 82279

Red Head Rehabs

12004 Hatteras St

ResCom Construction, Inc.

49 Piedmont Drive, Ste 107

Rosser Catastrophe Services

509 W Dixie Hwy

Safe and Affordable Handyman

4335 Hwy 53

self Improvement & Remodeling

1271 lee peters rd

Shower Glass Dreamworks

3535 Club Dr

Simply Southern Homes LLC

PO Box 110

Soundrite-Acoustics, Inc.

209 S. Stephanie Street

Southern Drawing

300 Pinnacle Drive


1130 Mitchell Bridge Rd

Steeleys Lawncare and Remodeling

232 s. myrtle street

Structural Integrity Construction

142 Deer Hollow Rd

Tailor Made Enterprises of Georgia LLC

147 Morallion Hills
Peachtree City

Talastar Exteriors

514 Commercial Dr

Tapp Plumbing

2121 Rock Ct

Total Home Audio/Video

1229 Bradford Park Lane

True Construction Inc

1750 Ozora Rd

Umbrella construction

102 N Center st

Universal Home Improvments

2592 Bermuda Dr

universal painting and home renovations

2510 Bethany Church Rd

Unlimited Solutions

2183 everett ct rd

Venture Group of Georgia

PO Box 1229

Viking Development Group,LLC

4625 Trilogy Park Trail


12637 S 265 W Suite 100

Weaver Guy Trim & Remodeling

2455 Azalea Drive

Wilson Roofing and Restoration

2082 Bethlehem Church Road

Works Of Art

323 Hickory Street
Social Circle

Young's Interior Trim and Remodeling

1541 Weaver Jones Rd

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