Evanston Home Remodelers

in Evanston, IL

Home Remodeling Reviews in Evanston

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Given that
, the owner, never called or gave me an estimate, it went terribly. We spent about 45 minutes discussing the basement, and I ever heard back.
- Anat B.
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It went very well. They appreciated that I had made careful drawings of the new lighting plan and some other details.
is easygoing and attentive, and we think a very nice person. He made suggestions when needed, and stopped before making decisions or assumptions to ask for my direction (e.g. "Do you want a header on this portal, it's not shown on the drawing."). When faced with challenges like fitting lighting into a low ceiling he came up with good solutions. He took pleasure in adding some "design features" on the job, like a recessed shelving alcove and strategically placed electrical outlets to accommodate a wall clock or dart board. We were really impressed with his crew. I have just completed a much larger job on the same home with another group, and from the very first day of demolition with this new crew we were fondly remembering
's guys. Not because the work wasn't done well, they both do good work, but the way they did it was different.
's guys were timely, thorough and very respectful of our home, us and our neighbors. Unlike the more recent crew we hired,
's guys took time to clean up daily very well, to keep the exterior trash area tidy, they didn't take smoking breaks or leave butts around, they protected our property inside and out, etc. We really missed that this time around and learned a good lesson; if the work done is all equal, this kind of thing really matters to us. It was much appreciate. Not to mention how hard
's guys work. They get a lot done in a short time.

I don't actually remember what we paid, but it was not the highest bid, it was middle, and we feel it was worthwhile. I didn't hire
for the latest job, which was much larger, but wish I had. Our architects were very involved in the vetting process for this job and they got a little put-off when
didn't meet deadline on submitting, and they wondered if he had the home-building experience to handle all the heavy stuff that had to be done for this latest project. And we were trying to build a relationship with the architect and I didn't want to start out the wrong way hiring a contractor they weren't thrilled about. But in the end I may have been better off with
. It was just comfortable working with him, and just the opposite with the crew I used this time around.
always listened well and made sure we got what we wanted.
- ANDY AND ARLENE S.

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Home Remodeling reviews in Evanston

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did an excellent job. It was difficult to find a place in the cold weather to set up his saws,
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, wood, etc. He moved furniture and rugs, laid down paper to protect the floor and encased everything in plastic wrap to keep down dust. He was meticulous about vacuuming every day and cleaning away debris. He was considerate to our comings and going and our wish to have the job finished quickly to minimize the disruption.
The stairs are absolutely beautiful. Very well fitted and finished. We had several turns in the stairs which we challenging to fit and he and his workmen did a beautiful job. He was consistently prompt and arrived when scheduled and communicated his progress on the job to us very well. I very highly recommend him. When I have other carpentry work in the future, I plan to use his services.
- Joy K.
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The design was not exactly our style, but it was a great starting point, and obviously everyone has a different style so I do not discredit them any for not knowing our exact ideas.
- Brian E.
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is an excellent contractor and one that continue to recommend to my friends. The work he does is impeccable while there might be delays here and there, I know that when it does get finished, the work will be done right - no shortcuts.
- Bain R.
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I am extremely pleased with the service provided by this company. They are prompt, efficient and definitely know what they are doing. I like that the same people come to clean and service my pool each week and in the 4+ years I've used this company, I've gotten to know them. They are pleasant and polite and I'm confident in the job they do. The owner
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is terrific. My pool is old and needs a lot of TLC. Anytime I have a repair that needs to be done,
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is there immediately and fixes it. He returns calls promptly and does repairs quickly. He is responsive and efficient and having such a short pool season, that is really important to us. His prices are fair and he stands by his work. I highly recommend this company.
- nancy C.
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All perfectly professional. The design wasn't as
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as it sounds - devil was in the details, and
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had great insights before we ordered our tiles and fireplace doors. I would hire him again for his knowledge alone but they also showed up as planned, knew their craft, cleaned up, etc.
There was a problem with the paint I gave the painter to touch up adjacent portions of ceiling-- was not flat finish.
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sent the painter back to use correct paint, and followed up himself to make sure it was done right.

- Kenneth and Janice K.
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team rocks. They are polite, on time, and the quality of their work is excellent. You can tell they are passionate about their craft and I will continue to reach out to
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, and the rest of the crew for future remodeling. Great value and great people you can trust.
- Kevin S.
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After having met with several contractors for a job in ~2004, we were recommended to speak with
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. and have not gone with another contractor since. Over the last 10 years we have always found them extremely responsive and professional. They provide a solid work guarantee and we have had no issues getting changes made to meet our needs. Importantly,
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is very aware of budgets and getting projects completed on budget - on time. It takes a lot of the stress out of these types of projects. Highly recommended.
- Karla S.
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I'm very pleased with the results with some relatively minor exceptions (some surfaces damaged and some modifications to the original plans) but the process was excessively frustrating. Despite hiring the DAL-recommended architect (for $3,200) plans had to be changed after demolition because nobody had figured out that a wall that was to be removed was full of electrical stuff that simply could not be completely removed. Despite having giving the architect and DAL free rein to punch holes in the walls, neither of them had bothered to do it sufficiently enough to have a good understanding of what was there. As a result, I had no option but to agree to changes after the work had begun. I was told repeatedly by DAL that I would not have to be out of my place for longer than 8 weeks; it turned out to be 6 months. ! And the project was not finished for another 3 months after that. Scheduling of subcontractors was repeatedly mismanaged. Workmen would show up and often couldn't do their jobs because a previous step had not been completed. Contact with my project manager was sporadic. He was an incredibly personable guy, but not organized, and seemingly new to complex construction projects. Marble and wood surfaces were not protected and have some permanent marring as a result. The entire residence was left absolutely filthy with construction dirt at completion. DAL made no pretense of cleaning up. The carpenter was wonderful. Cabinet, floor and woodwork installation was done superbly, thanks to his professionalism. The electricians and the carpenter were both resourceful and extremely helpful in resolving problems and they were both absolutely professional. Subs were reportedly not paid in a timely manner, and at the end of the project, despite being told verbally and in writing by DAL that all subs had been paid and had confirmed this -- they hadn't been, leaving me open to a possible mechanics
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about this, he became extremely irate and screamed that people were lying to me. It is a
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fact, however, that DAL misrepresented the facts to me: I was told directly by DAL that subs had confirmed their complete payment when this was simply not the case. Overall, DAL seemed very eager to please and they were generally agreeable to change requests (for a fee), but they didn't manage the project in the manner that I would expect from a professional builder. I was repeatedly amazed that things were not handled more efficiently. I've had extensive remodeling work done on previous residences, so I had no expectations of perfection during a renovation project -- but the process during this project was way less than acceptable. My final results are generally very good. The project process was awful, but I'm happy with the results, and exceedingly happy that it's done!
- Carole B.
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A Cut Above Construction Services LLC

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A GOOD HANDYMAN INC

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A M & L ELECTRIC

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A New Look Remodeling

2123 N 73rd Ave
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A O Handy

5215 W Edgearton Ave
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A Peter Construction

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A Plus Decorating Inc.

4049 Bonhill Dr
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A Step Above Stair and rail

5405 chateau dr.
Rolling Meadows, IL

A TO Z CONSTRUCTION

11230 SOUTHWEST HWY
Palos Hills, IL

A to Z Tiles & Remodeling

417 Geneva Rd
Glen Ellyn, IL

A to Z Windows & Doors, Inc.

4035 JOLIET AVE
Lyons, IL

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