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Upon discovering that there were two layers of roofing instead of one higher up on the roof,
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said the extra dumpster would cost $800, would I split the cost with him. I said sure, since none of the other 4 contractors had noticed this detail either. He then seemed to go about cutting other corners, including using a 15 pound felt instead of the orange material. His entire crew was Mexican except for his driver. The roof is on crooked, with the shingle edges being flush with the drip
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of the gutters at one end of the garage/first floor element of my tri-level, but overhangs by about two inches over the doorway, next to the
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or second story part. At that point it looks like a rolled roof
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like that odd house on the south west corner one block east of State and
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. This makes the gutters look like they are jutting out over the 30" foot garage roof like a
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. When I mentioned it to him he blamed it on the gutters. The front looked odd as well, and again he said, "It's your gutters.: In addition, the aluminum siding on the second story was left as it was when the shingles were pulled away: The edges were ruffled by stress and daubed with tar residue from the seal that had existed to the old shingles. When I complained he said, "Well it was a tear off." The shingles do not overhang the descending fascia from the upper story, with no drip
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or protective measures taken: The roofing materials lie on the bare wood like the ingredients of a BLT, (bacon lettuce tomato sandwich), bare untreated wood showing. Because of angle at which the shingles were applied, (a two inch difference over 43 feet) there was what roofers call FISH MOUTHING between the chimney and the second story, a run of about 9 feet: That is, there were arches in the shingles due to crowding, and summer heat did not cause these arches to melt down to create a seal. Also, the roof vents used do not all match. In addition to repeatedly blowing fuses with his giant air compressor, the surges ruined a classic Magnavox tube type console stereo previously owned by a proud Magnavox engineer. Although hSchmucker said he had to replace some plywood sheathing over the entryway next to the seconf floor "
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," the sheathing there is painted like the rest of my trim and fascia. For this I paid another $100. When I had the gutters cleaned in fall of 2010 the back run of 43 feet was found to be packed with tear-off debris. I WILL NEVER HIRE ANOTHER AMISH CONTRACTOR, EVER. In fact, I'm wondering what "
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" means. He failed to come when I called regarding these problems, though he promised to, and gave dates on which he would appear. I considered this a failure to observed the workmanship warranty which is considered an industry standard. I called him in May of 2009 and in June of 2009. I then had to try to get other roofers to do these repairs, which took five tries. In November I got a man to fix the chimney flashing, fishmouthing, install j channel over the raw siding, and recheck all venting, which ran my overall costs to $1100 more than
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- JANE B.
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I feel like he saw I was an older woman and he could take advantage of me. What he didn't know is I had a father, father-in-law and a husband who were carpenters. I was taught by my dad, I know what can be done and how it should be done............. I was ripped off...........
- Judy L.
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One worker was here and was very nice. He stained varnished and put up the trim and reset a door frame, so the door would close. He was here for two days, and even took the ledge home to finish varnishing it over night.
- LORIE M.
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and his crew were prompt, neat, professional and did quality work. Fine craftsmen. I highly recommend them.
- GARY M.
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Arrived on time,was responsive to my questions (I always have a lot). Took pictures of all areas which he saw that he felt need attention and e-mailed them to me the next day with a quote. He began the job when he said he would and kept me informed of what was going on and continued to be responsive to my questions. The work was done well and in a timely fashion.
I would use him again in a heartbeat if I needed something done.
- Linda S.
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was great. He told us we could buy our own material or he could get it for us. He gave us advice on what would be good but also economical. He replaced the sub floors and laid tile in two bathrooms in our home. He came on time and did the work when he said he would. He was not pushy about payment and his price was fair. Then shortly there after I found out I needed some minor repairs on my roof.
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was able to help even with short notice and he did a great job. I trust
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to do quality work at a fair price.

- Sam H.
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The new roof membrane and stone removal went well and I am quite relieved that I'm finally rid of the leaky roof. During the roofing process the damaged carport ceiling plywood was removed and replaced. The paint was matched perfectly and after adding 2 coats more than expected looks brand new. In between the above repairs drywall cracks and bubbling were mudded and sanded. Aside from an abundance of white dust from the sanding, I am happy with the results. The screen and trim replacement were done exceptionally well and I'm very happy with the results. NO more bird nests with the resulting mess they cause!! Towards the finalization of the repairs they installed a bathroom faucet that was a last minute add on. This is the second time I have hired this company. Two of the owner's nephews completed 98% of the work with the owner checking periodically. They both were experienced in many areas of home repair and were a pleasure to have around. They were very considerate and polite. After 3 weeks of work I felt like I needed to schedule a family reunion..lol. All debris was removed and disposed of properly. I would recommend to them that during mudding and sanding, a sheet of plastic be placed over nearby furniture. Other than that I really have absolutely no complaints. I would once again recommend
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for ANY repair needing done. They will be doing another small job for me in the next couple weeks and I plan on hiring them again in the spring for more repairs and remodeling.
- Sandra G.
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All General Contractors in Fort Wayne, IN

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3 Rivers Remodeling LLC

1415 Directors Row
Fort Wayne, IN

All American Eagle Construction

2728 Bowser Ave
Fort Wayne, IN

All Handy Services LLC

3604 Sunnyview Drive
Lafayette, IN

All Things Bing LLC

Huntertown, IN

Alpine home repairs

6229 sawmill woods
Fort Wayne, IN

Alpine home repairs

6229 sawmill woods
Fort Wayne, IN

Amco Inc.

4808 Tirol Pass
Fort Wayne, IN

B&A Services

10637 Seiler Rd
New Haven, IN

Baker Construction

4920 Cedar Lake Dr
Fort Wayne, IN

Baker's Contract Building & Remodeling

11833 Hood Street P.O. BOX 68
Harlan, IN

BENCHMARK PAINTING & CARPENTRY INC

432 West Boynton Beach Blvd
Boynton Beach, FL

BEST CABINET REFACING

6212 COVINGTON RD
Fort Wayne, IN

Bizzy B Plumbing & Home Improvement

5845 Tallassee Rd.
Tallassee, TN

Bowron Renovations

1919 Center Drive
Temperance, MI

Brian's Painting

411 Northwest Passage Trail
Fort Wayne, IN

Bright Concepts

161 Frasier St
Greencastle, IN

C L Keisler Carpentry, Inc

369 Penn Ave
Fort Wayne, IN

Cahaba Scapes

2130 11th avenue north
Birmingham, AL

Carbon Construction Company

1620 Dale Drive
Camden, MI

CCEC (CUMMINGS COMPLETE EXPERT CONTRACTING)

5528 N HAVERFORD AVE
Indianapolis, IN

Champion Patio Rooms of Cincinnati LLC

12121 Champion Way
Cincinnati, OH

Changes Unlimited

1005 herman street
Fort Wayne, IN

Commercial Constuction Company, Inc

4207 Gallmeyer Ct
Fort Wayne, IN

COPPER RIVER CABINET CO

4602 LIMA RD
Fort Wayne, IN

Custom Lines Inc

5924 N Shore Dr
Leo, IN

Custom Stairs and Finishes Inc

6440 Norwalk Rd Ste H
Medina, OH

D & S Interiors

14407 Marion Center Rd
Hoagland, IN

DirectBuy of Indianapolis

8450 Westfield Blvd
Indianapolis, IN

DK Interiors Inc.

4747 Haffner Dr.
Fort Wayne, IN

DL Bailey Construction, Inc

2391 E Business 30
Columbia City, IN

E & R CONTRACTING & INSTLLTN

4335 EARTH DR
Fort Wayne, IN

Elwood Homes & Remodeling

132 Lincoln Hwy W
New Haven, IN

Ervin Bros Painting

5025 Salem Lane
Fort Wayne, IN

Evergreen Remodeling Inc.

4006 Goeglein Road
Fort Wayne, IN

EXTERIOR WOOD RESTORATION INC

2133 E 226TH ST
Cicero, IN

Freedom Landscaping LLC

10212 Mildred Ave
Leo, IN

GENSHEIMER CONSTRUCTION

8134 CHAPEL HILL PL
Fort Wayne, IN

GRIGGS REMODELING

605 KINNAIRD AVE
Fort Wayne, IN

Ground Up Contractors

PO Box 13623
Fort Wayne, IN

Hartwig Construction

13808 Johnson Rd
Fort Wayne, IN

HEATH REMODELING INC

Fort Wayne, IN

Henley Home Services

10142 Mallet Dr
Dayton, OH

Holt and Sons Mechanical Services Inc

811 E.7th Street
Auburn, IN

Home Dynamics

13516 Fairview Dr
Grabill, IN

Home Value Restoration

8888 Keystone Crossing
Indianapolis, IN

Home Works Professional Handyman Services

4825 Lafayette St
Fort Wayne, IN

Honorable Home Repairs

9018 Village Dr.
Fort Wayne, IN

House Doctors

1004 E Berry St
Fort Wayne, IN

Hyde's Renovate Right

2041 Cherokee Rd
Ft. Wayne, IN

INDIANA ADVANCED co

3604 STAFFORD DR
Fort Wayne, IN

J YODER INC

7802 YOUNG RD
Fort Wayne, IN

Jones Home Services

870 N 400 E
Lebanon, IN

JPD Home Maintenance

2108 Lima Ln
Fort Wayne, IN

KLSDesignBuild

Fort Wayne, IN

L J Stone Co Inc

9100 N Wheeling Ave
Muncie, IN

LJC construction

1018 kenwood ave
Fort Wayne, IN

Low Dollar Companies

4056 12B Rd
Bourbon, IN

Mad River Woodworks

P.O.B. 1067, 189 Taylor Way
Blue Lake, CA

Paul Davis Restoration & Remodeling

3010-1 BUTLER RIDGE PKWY
Fort Wayne, IN

Platinum Pro Home Services

3706 John Alden Dr
San Antonio, TX

Precise Home Builders

6924 Canby Ave
Reseda, CA

Procision Painting & Finishing LLC

5117 N Idlewild Ave
Milwaukee, WI

R C D Construction

227 E Till Rd
Fort Wayne, IN

RCD Inc.

315 Barouche Pl.
Fort Wayne, IN

Redline Building Contractors LLC

7638 Hosler Rd
Leo, IN

RFD Construction

PO Box 8592
Fort Wayne, IN

Ron Arthur Handyman Services LLC

27645 Baretta Dr
Bonita Springs, FL

Seamless Restoration

5345 N Winthrop Ave
Indianapolis, IN

Serenity Kitchen & Bath Inc

1912 Omee Ct
Fort Wayne, IN

Sizemore's Handyman Service

1808 CR16
Waterloo, IN

Skaggs Construction, LLC

139 S Boehning St
Indianapolis, IN

Solution Painting Inc

3813 Kendale Road
Annandale, VA

Splash Carpentry

4546 church st
Skokie, IL

STIFFLER REMODELING

8109 S 200 E
Columbia City, IN

Summit Cleaning Service Inc

3909 Dusing Ave
Fort Wayne, IN

The Extreme Artisan

1116 W Washington Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN

Universal Builders of America Inc

2804 E. 55th Place
Indianapolis, IN

WITCHET REMODELING CO., INC

443 ARCADIA CT
Fort Wayne, IN

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