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was referred to me from a friend. He's a super nice guy... couldn't have liked him more... at the time.
Still, I like him, I just wish that he was more professional.
1- His initial bid turned out to be SUBSTANTIALLY lower then the project ended up costing... by like, twice! I can understand some cost over-runs but... whoa... that was a big miscalculation!
2- I wish, in retrospect, that he would have steered me in a different design direction then we ended up going in. It appears to me now that a different design would have been more interesting to the eye, more cost effective and would lead to fewer maintenance issues.
3- He mentions the he has a guarantee on his work. That does not seem to be the case. There are some minor problems that developed ... he came and observed the problem... even offered a solution. I've been trying for months to have him execute those solution ideas.... I'd even pay him the labor costs to get it done but... that leads me to the next concern.
4- He just stopped responding to me. By email or phone. I'm really quite polite. I understand he is busy but... come on. Tell me you are really busy and that you'll follow up in X time.
Again,
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is a good guy but just not professional enough to recommend.
- Matthew-Angies A.
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was accomodating in every way that we could think of. They let us build where we wanted, and they even purchased the lot for us. They also made many changes to the design of the home plan we selected, which gave us the personal touch we were looking for. Not only did
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allow us to have our dream home as our first home, they went above and beyond. Their standard of workmanship is already high, which was very nice. We didn't have to ask for any upgrades that a high end home should have, like nice carpet, tile entry way and kitchen, granite, and custom cabinets. They come standard. Because the nice workmanship is standard for them, they can offer it at a much lower price than other, who upcharge for all of those things.
We had
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as our Sales Rep, and we would strongly recommend him! He is not only kind and fun to talk to, he gets things done- and makes sure those he's working with get what is needed done. If you're interested in working with
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, talk to
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first.
Now for unforseen problems. Quite a few things came up that no one could have known. For example, the spetic company wasn't able to get our septic tank up to our house due to weather- they tried three or four times but had to turn around. Due to that, the bill to
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for the septic tank came in about $1500 more than was budgeted for.
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ate it for us- we didn't have to incur those costs. Another unforseen issue was our driveway. It was a slick mud path at the start- because I wanted to do the driveway myself, so they gave me- for free- a full
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of plywood as a temporary walk path to our front door (about 80 feet long up a steep slope!) And, one more item- we purchased an additional half acre next to our property to extend our property line. Long story short, I put our driveway out through that half acre to our home. The road inspector denied or certificate of occupancy due to that (Lame) so
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(owner of
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) came and personally talked to me about it. He offered his crew to come and cut the driveway through the other side of our property for free! So, their excavators came up and gave me a full horse-shoe driveway loop, for free! They also put in a drain culvert under the driveway (another $300) for free as well.
You can tell that
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is very concerned with ensuring you are happy. We are! And, in fact, in a few years you might see our home on the
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- so that
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can build us another home.


- Quinn T.
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I went with a different contractor due to the lack of response. My timeline is below. Over a month I was not able to get a final quote. My plan was to move forward and have
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to do the work, but after the frustrations below I gave up.
I understand being short staffed in August but I felt that I was pushing just to get some time for someone to answer my questions and to delivery what was promised at the time it was promised.
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could have saved both our time if you just told me up front you were too overloaded to handle the work.
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Timeline
* questions sent 8/12 call 8/21 with no follow up
8/21 Call. said he would get me a updated quote + pictures. No response for a week afterward.
8/19 back from vacation
8/12
"As of right now, if you can send your questions in, I can go over them
when he gets back in. He is very busy this week."
**no response to questions/calls (contact out: August 13th and
returning August 19th. )
8/7
initial quote more than a week after it was promised. Does not include
everything that was discussed on site (front stairs/pictures of other
work).
8/6 contact on vacation
7/29
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at my home, said would get me a quote + pictures by 8/1


- Kevin A.
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the nice young man came out to my ,gave us a very competitive price to do the mulch and clean up job... called him when we decided for his company to perform the service... told him I didn't want it done till after the maple leaf heliocopters came off the trees... when they fully landed I called him repeatedly and I never got a return phone call.. even via email gave no response. are they out of business/???????
- SANDRA J.
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and his partner,
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, completed the work in a timely and accurate manner. They were courteous, professional, and meticulous.
In addition to the work,
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* coordinated detailed site measurements with the door retailer (
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* handled the permitting process * cleaned the site; removed the trash containers
- craig B.
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is very meticulous and professional. We have had no problems with our home. The issue came about because we were not happy about taking more than a year to build a house that should have taken 6-7 months (their words not ours). If you have all the time in the world...hire them. If you would like to move in to your house inside of a year...don't.
- Betsy K.
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High quality work and very prompt and professional. They go the extra mile to make sure everything is done right. Estimates given are very accurate, so no surprises when job is completed. Very satisfied.
- B M.
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Unfortunately, the source of the leak continues to be a mystery. So now we are at Stage II and I have a call into
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to see if a heat
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camera and/or moisture detector might be useful or if he thinks removing siding where the dormers meet the porch roof is the next step.
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was very professional and knowledgeable. He didn't want to take a money for the consult, but I insisted.
- Lynne S.
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This was a fairly complex project with very difficult challenges that had to be assessed and surmounted.
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is a very conscientious and careful person who has very good resources, both in terms of equipment and experience, to bring to bear on solving the problems. He was open to my concerns and ideas throughout the project and was willing to talk through options. He was flexible and adjusted his schedule as needed. The job was completed with quality and timeliness at a competitive cost.
- NORMAN B.
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(the owner) was great to deal with. He was responsive through the entire process and his work product was top notch. He showed up when he said he would and the finished driveway looks great. Totally professional and a pleasure to deal with
- John L.
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Actually Clean Carpets

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Allen Masonry

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ASG CONSTRUCTION

2140 MEHAFFEY BRIDGE RD NE
Solon, IA

Bast Innovative Contracting

Cedar Rapids, IA
Registered and insured general contractor in the state of iowa. we offer free estimates. our...

BILL GADDIS CONSTRUCTION CO

3169 SANDY BEACH RD NE
Solon, IA

Bix Basement Systems

2140 330th Ave
Fort Madison, IA
Bix services is a full service basement, foundation and crawl space repair company with access...

C J'S CONSTRUCTION

2207 HILL DR NE
Solon, IA

Cedar Tree Constuction

2321 Tamerac Circle
Marion, IA
Free estimates or job bids depending on job size. charge is $35.00 and hour per man hour. we...

Cleary Building - Tipton

1201 ½ North Cedar
Tipton, IA

Corridor Construction Co LLC

215 Shelley Ln NW
Cedar Rapids, IA
License number - c103541.

Dan Lynch Construction, Inc.

3130 Carlisle Circle
Marion, IA
We pride ourselves on being a locally owned small company with three employees. dan, the...

David Construction

3410 willow dr ne
North Liberty, IA
No job to small

DirectBuy of Indianapolis

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

Drywall Concepts

2813 Fruitland Blvd SW
Cedar Rapids, IA
General contracting for anything involving residential homes. i basically work with 1 other...

Empire Construction

PO Box 126
Tiffin, IA

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...

Hammer in Hand

Iowa City, IA
Hammer in hand provides design, remodel, new build and other construction and handyman...

Hinton Construction Inc

Marion, IA
Hci has been in business since 1993 and offers high quality new construction and remodeling...

ILTEN'S INC

919 14th Ave SW
Cedar Rapids, IA
Additional emails: service@iltensinc.net & jack@iltensinc.net & john@iltensinc.net...

JASON LEE CONSTRUCTION

1553 360TH ST SW
Oxford, IA
I have no employees and cost is determined by the job. no up-front fees

JIM BURESH CONSTRUCTION CO

1630 42ND ST NE
Cedar Rapids, IA
Jim buresh construction is a custom home builder and remodeler that focuses on exceeding...

JIM STEBRAL CONSTRUCTION INC

2497 QUINCY RD NE
Solon, IA

Kelley General Construction Services

915 Wiley blvd. N.W.
Cedar Rapids, IA
Kelley general is a general contracting firm that provides services to both commercial and...

Kent Building & Remodeling

101 2nd st
Swisher, IA
We are general contracting firm dealing with all areas of home building, remodeling and...

LES DEAL INC

7601 Mt. Vernon Rd SE
Cedar Rapids, IA

Loman Construction

1432 WILD PRAIRIE DR
Iowa City, IA
Residential and commercial contractor that specializes in all aspects of new construction and...

M C Carpentry LLC

860 Blairs Ferry Rd
Marion, IA
Residential sub-contracting services, $50 referral reward after completion of work

MD Company

Iowa City, IA
Have extensive background in construction and property management.

Metal Monsters Inc

Po Box 131
North Liberty, IA
Additional phones - (319) 331-4031, (319) 331-2149. additional e-mails -...

Mick Reiland Custom Homes

2745 LAKE VIEW DR NE
Solon, IA
Mick reiland has been building custom homes in iowa city and the surrounding area for more...

MILDER CONSTRUCTION CO LLC

PO BOX 3264
Iowa City, IA
General contractor

NVR Inc

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

Pa's Roofing & Construction Co

Po Box 1912
Cedar Rapids, IA
Pa’s roofing and construction has been providing quality craftsmanship, superior roofing...

Ptacek Construction

309 Carter St NW
Cedar Rapids, IA

QUINN MARK CONSTRUCTION

2289 SUGAR BOTTOM RD NE
Solon, IA

Remodeling Second Opinion

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

Reynold Uhlenkamp construction

1922 Highway 1 NE
Solon, IA
No job to big or small

ROBINSON CONSTRUCTION

210 Driftwood Cir
Palo, IA
Home builders

RS Merfeld Construction

6183 230th Ave
Martelle, IA
Owner operated. uses subs for labor. cost is determined by the job. no travel charges. no...

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...

Stumpf Construction Services Inc

2975 Hwy 22
Riverside, IA
Additional dba - basement doctor.

T&S drywall/construction

409 dakota trl
Iowa City, ia
We here at t&s drywall/construction work for the people

Teagle Construction

123 Stevens Dr
Iowa City, IA
Owner operated.

Todd Hahn Construction, Inc.

3003 Timberline Drive
Riverside, IA
General contractor

warren home improvements

2512 SE 8th Ct
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I am a smal business with low overhead costs so i can keep my prices low enough that anybody...

Wills Way Consolidated Building Services

41 North Scott Blvd.
Iowa City, IA
As the business owner and primary laborer i am directly engaged in every aspect of projects. i...

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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