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was very collaborative, getting our (sometimes vague) impressions and requests, and giving us options. He was flexible" in allowing us to get our own appliances, and taking delivery even though he had not ordered them. He did the work mostly as explained. There were some delays caused by illness and so forth, but the work was completed in substantially the promised schedule, and, most importantly,
took care to minimize the time dueing whihc teh kitchen would not be usable; for example by carefully timing counter template and the other components, and by installing a temporary sink between the old counter was demolished and the time the new counter was installed. We had a glitch in which
showed that he is responsible and trustworthy: our faucet (a fancy German one with a filter) was either faulty or badly installed;
took it upon himself to talk to the manufacturer and to the dealer, replacing various parts over several weeks (involving several trips from his base that is not so close) and then finally prevailing upon the parties to replace my faucet with a completely different one, that he installed, at no additional cost to me.

-Juan L.

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"We contacted
because a few of our friends had a positive experience with him. During the planning phase, he listened to our needs and made" some great suggestions that we ended up going with. We had some challenges with figuring out how to design the roof lines to fit with our 2nd floor windows. Other contractors we looked at couldn't come up with a way. He was able to come up with a fantastic solution. His quote was very competitive/fair. He took us to some porches he had built in the past. Being open to showing us some past jobs went a long ways. The workmanship and quality were excellent. We particularly liked his work crew who had been with him for years (this is important because in the end, that is who does most of the work). They were polite and did quality work. We liked the fact that the work area was spotless at the end of each day.
stopped by at least daily to check on the progress, quality and our satisfaction. When we pick a contractor we also pick "the person".
is a quality person and we continue to see him around town and enjoy his company. We highly recommend

-Michael A.

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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!
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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". 

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The answer depends on your contract.  If you do not have a written contract, you need to begin documenting everything.  Begin by using a calendar and marking the days the contractor started, worked, you had to speak to him/her about the work, etc.

Next photograph the work you feel is sub-par.  If work has been corrected, photograph it now to have a record of its condition.  If you have any "original" or "before work began" pictures get those together, too.

If you do have written contract, see what it says about warranties, complaints, failure to finish / comply, etc.  Holding the money may end up with the contractor taking YOU to court for the funds - you cannot just hold the money.  You need to document in writing what is wrong, what you expect to happen (be specific) and when it should happen by.  A good contract will explain if and how money can be held, how the arbitration or complaint is filed, etc.

You should also invite another contractor to come in and bid the work to finish the job.  They can confirm the quality of the work and give you a price to fix / finish the job.  This gives you justification for holding the funds and an option to finish the job.

If the contractor is not willing to fix the work or listen to direction, do not allow them back in the house.  A judge will ask you why you let them continue to do work if you found it unacceptable.  Take back the key or access to the building - you can also attempt holding any materials or tools as collateral if the cost of repair is higher than the amount owed.  Again, document what you are holding, its estimated value (google or ebay search), etc.

Finally, in writing you should fire the contractor and state the exact reason(s).  Document everything; if it is done in person after they leave make notes of what was said, agreed upon and disputed.  If you are satisfied that what you have paid is fair compensation for the work done, make sure this is noted in the letter firing the contractor.  If you feel money is owed, you will need to file a small claim in your local court.  Include the documentation you made, notes, letters, etc. when you file your claim so the judge will have a copy of everything.  Don't forget to contact the BBB.

Do not wait for the court date; go ahead and hire the other contractor and have the work completed.  Bring this invoice to court with you (file it before the court date if you can).  Bring photos of the finished work (again, file it with the court before the date if possible).  You must show what good quality work looks like vs the poor quality work.

Otherwise it will be a your word against the contractor and you will most likely lose, (the contract is a promise to pay for work) or even if you "win" you will most likely split the difference between the argued amount of money.  Also be prepared for the contractor to file a small court claim against you.  Same process as above, except now you will respond to the summons with a copy of your stuff to defend your reason for holding funds instead of asking for money back.

Good luck!
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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.

 

Home Remodeling reviews in Greenwood

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They did a great job. They are responsive and listen to customers concern. I will definitely use their service again.
- Carmencita S.
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All went well, Doggers made a relatively good job in communicating with me promptly, there was a time where I did feel left out of the loop but only due to a
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lack of communication. I did my research when deciding which contactor I wanted to go with, and I
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say these guys did not disappoint me. I already have another contracted project with them for a different property in the works, I will post an update when its finished.
- michael C.
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Basically rebuilt a very large patio wooden structure and repainted same.
Painted main house trim and back house.
Replaced outdoor lights with
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Repaired stucco wall and repainted same.
All workmen very pleasant and professional.
Small extra repairs or painting done without fuss or extra charge....More /> Work started and completed when promised.
Recommended most highly.

- Lewis G.
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not punctual, one day say he would be here in the morning, did not come until the afternoon, said he was with his son's real estate agent dickering about $50.00 on a foreclosed home. Uncomfortable with his saying it took 1 1/2 hours to go to
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to buy paint supplies, have four cans of paint mixed into one large tub and buy 4 more gallons of paint. Called two different SW stores and each person I spoke with said at most, would maybe take 1/2 hour. called and cancelled any further work.
- Mary L D.
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Based on the very positive reviews found on Angie's list, my wife called
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on March 9th to requests an estimate. We were told they could be out the next day to look at master bath and work up estimate. The next morning my wife called back to advise we would be out for just a bit in the morning but that if there was no answer at the home number we had left the day before, to please call her on her cellphone so that we could come straight back home. We never received a return call (at either the home or cell phone number) and no one ever showed ..
I thought we would give this company the benefit of the doubt but now a week has gone by with no further response from the company. We could perhaps understand if one contact number was inadvertently misplaced, but two ???
- Edgar M.
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I was in need of a few small projects for my new home and contacted
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. After multiple attempts at trying to get someone on the phone I left several messages. Almost two weeks later, someone finally called me back and scheduled a date and time to come to my house to give me a quote. Of course, no one ever showed up. It was raining pretty bad that day so I anticipated that
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might be late or not able to make it, so I called again (no one picked up of course) and I left a message asking if someone would still be making it and if not, if they would at least call me back so I could re-schedule. Its been a few weeks now, and no response still.
If you want someone's business, pick up your phone and return your calls.
- Palak P.
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They were very professional. The guys working here were very nice, which is a bonus when you have people in your home for a few weeks. The end result looks great and they completed the work on time. We are very happy with the results.
- Angie F.
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Timely and complete. Answered all questions and made appropriate arrangements as necessary. Thoroughly cleaned up afterwards and put down furniture and floor protection over all areas as appropriate.
- James H.

Remodeling Contractors in Greenwood, IN

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SUNDANCE HOME IMPROVEMENT

1421 N BROADWAY ST
Indianapolis

Superior Home Design

2144 Partridge Drive
Franklin

SUPERIOR ROOFING & CONSTRUCTION

9145 S 300 E
Markleville

SUPREME MAINTENANCE INC

9835 BROOKVILLE RD
Indianapolis

Sure Seal Restorations

320 W Country Club Rd
Bloomington

Surface Encounters

14425 Bergen Blvd
Noblesville

SUSAN COLVIN INTERIORS

5010 E 66TH ST
Indianapolis

Swingle Services Inc

12171 Princewood Ct
Fishers

T & C CONSTRUCTION

8435 KNAPP RD
Indianapolis

T Morgan Construction Inc

11951 East 30th St
Indianapolis

TAG Exteriors

6407 S. East St.
Indianapolis

TASKMASTERS INC

PO BOX 734
Noblesville

TC Real Estate Services

910A N Green St
Brownsburg

TecCo Construction INC

1495 N Lakeview Dr
Frankfort

Temco Enterprises LLC

5709 Hamburg Pike
Jeffersonvlle

Temple Construction

774 S. Morgantown Rd
Greenwood

Terry's Handyman & Remodeling

502 E 8th St
Sheridan

Terry's Home Improvement

259 Mccarty Dr
Greenwood

The Affordable Companies

1000 3rd Ave. SW
Carmel

The Backyard Company

5621 Woodland Trace Blvd
Indianapolis

The Color You

Indianapolis

The Fireplace Specialist

103 East Iroquois Street
Kentland

The Front Gate LLC

4416 E 21st St
Indianapolis

The Go To Guy Construction

1327 Sycamore St
Columbus

THE GREAT INDOORS WOOD FLOORS INC

803 Spring Mill Lane
Indianapolis

The Home Engineering Group

1652 Dr. Andrew J. Brown Avenue
Indianapolis

The Kingwood Group Inc

1225 Lewiston Dr
Westfield

The Kitchen Physician LLC

1730 E 156th Street
Carmel

The KitchenWright

912 S Rangeline Rd
Carmel

The Master's Mark Builders, LLC

1250 Highland Lake Way
Brownsburg

THE OUTDOOR DESIGN COMPANY

P O BOX 403
Plainfield

The Pillar Group LLC

PO Box 490
Pendleton

The Power Source

4123 Woodshire Pl
Clayton

The Tile Guy

248 E Southern Ave
Indianapolis

The WAIRE Group

8950 Fitness Ln
Fishers

THE WOOD PAUPER'S SON

12406 CLEARVIEW LANE
Indianapolis

Thomas & Son Contracting

6008 N Oakland Ave
Indianapolis

Thomas J Pearson Inc

PO Box 362
New Palestine

TIDD ELECTRIC CO INC

6576 DUNSDIN DR
Plainfield

Tim Nichols & Sons Inc

900 N 16th St
Elwood

TIMOTHY CUSTOM HOMES

PO BOX 3422
Carmel

TIP TOP CONSTRUCTION

2529 ANDREWS CT
Indianapolis

TL Construction

5965 Oak Hill West
Plainfield

TOM COCHRAN

PO Box 4507
Carmel

TOM RAY BUILDER INC

1989 MULLINIX RD
Greenwood

Tooling Around LLC

22211 Overdorf Rd
Noblesville

Top Down Renovations

7718 Burns Dr
Brownsburg

Top Notch Tile Inc.

748 South Mount
Indianapolis

TOP TO BOTTOM

7314 N 650 W
Fairland

Total Construction

10318 baribeau ln
Indianapolis

Total Home Maintenance

460 Brookview Dr
Brownsburg

Total Retail Services Inc.

1421 WILFORD LN
Indianapolis

TOUCHMARK INC

6905 N LONDON RD
Fairland

Towne and Country Custom Builders

10258 Bailey Marie Court
Mooresville

Trade Masters Construction

230 Anderson ST
Clinton

Tremain Corp

9337 Castlegate Dr
Indianapolis

Tri States Painting & Construction

1032 N. 12th St
Vincennes

Trim Tek

7635 South 450 East
Brownsburg

Trinity Construction LLC

PO Box 1321
Greenwood

Troy-Built Wood Decks

12445 Bradford Court
Fishers

TRU-BUILD CONSTRUCTION

8221 S EVENING DR
Pendleton

Trust Restoration & Contracting

7002 Fishback Rd.
Indianapolis

TRW MAINTENANCE

10716 E Southport Rd
Indianapolis

TXC Renovations

7842 brennan rd

UMLAUT LIMITED

5002 Winthrop Avenue
Indianapolis

UNDER CONSTRUCTION LLC

1337 IRONWOOD DR W
Carmel

Unique Home Solutions

5550 Progress Rd.
Indianapolis

United Dynamics Inc

2555 Cannon St
New Albany

Universal Roofing LLC

5950 N Keystone Ave
Indianapolis

Updike Bathroom Remodeling

7494 Madison Ave
Indianapolis

Upper Deck Home Services

9425 N. Meridian St. #211
Indianapolis

Upton's Roofing & Repair Service Inc

4130 Madison Ave
Indianapolis

URBAN SPACES

4251 N CAPITOL AVE
Indianapolis

Van Meter Construction Services LLC

8451 E 82nd St
Indianapolis

Van Rooy Restoration

1030 N. College Avenue
Indianapolis

VanDeman Builders Inc

444 N. Emerson Avenue
Greenwood

Vawter Custom Creations

P O Box 337
New Palestine

Victory Improvement Professionals

1351 Deloss St
Indianapolis

Vincent Decorating LLC

1572 Rolling Ridge Rd
Shelbyville

Vintage Construction Inc

8920 Southeastern Ave
Indianapolis

VIP Home Solutions, LLC.

540 N. Madison Ave.
Greenwood

Vision Custom Concrete and Construction

13133 Mary Ann Drive
Rising Sun

W & M INSULATION

2603 E 30TH ST
Indianapolis

WAITES HOME IMPROVEMENTS

PO Box 73
West Newton

WALKER & SON'S SIDING INC

5602 S GRAY RD
Indianapolis

wall Painting & Remodeling Company

4917 Ingleside Lane
Indianapolis

WALL TO WALL CONSTRUCTION

7012 N EVANSTON AVE
Indianapolis

Wallace Construction Group, LLC

11650 Olio Road
Fishers

WALLS & SON CONSTRUCTION

740 E MORGAN
Martinsville

WALSH REMODELING

2516 E 71ST ST
Indianapolis

Waltman Construction Co., LLC

PO Box 1951
Nashville

Wampler Builder Inc

4800 W Smith Valley Rd
Greenwood

Warmzone

12637 S 265 W Suite 100

Warner Remodeling Solutions, Inc

121 Southwind Way
Greenwood

Watchtower Property

9322 shady bend lane
Indianapolis

Waugh Co

711 Commerce Dr
Franklin

We Care Home Repair inc.

7040 SACRAMENTO DR
Greenfield

WeatherTight Exteriors, LLC

8710 Bash St. Unit 502325
Indianapolis

Weilhammer Plumbing

1819 S Shelby St
Indianapolis

Weiss & Company LLC

1048 Summit Dr
Carmel

Wentico & Co LLC

8002 A Castleway Dr
Indianapolis

WENZ CORPORATION

169 N. INDIANA ST.
Mooresville

West construction inc

7650 Santa Barbara Dr

Whicker Construction Inc

PO Box 302
Plainfield

White Oak Construction

10967 E US Highway 136
Indianapolis

Whitestone Construction Corp.

P.O. Box 33624
Indianapolis

Wilds Restoration Services

1901 N Sherman Dr
Indianapolis

WILL WRIGHT BUILDING CORP

474 GRADDLE DR
Carmel

William Bunting

7404 E 71st Street
Indianapolis

Williams Construction

3673 Limberpine Dr
Indianapolis

Williams construction

6673 N Us Highway 231
Spencer

Wilson Property Services

1002 N. Road 700 West
Bargersville

Wolf Construction

PO Box 19089
Indianapolis

Wolff Construction Service

PO Box 5014
Zionsville

Wood Renovation Inc

7301 Mardyke Ln
Indianapolis

Woodall Maintenance and Remodeling

5358 Drum Rd
Indianapolis

WOODROW LLC

1431 Nicole Dr
Franklin

Woodsmen Contracting, LLC

5423 Armstrong Ct
Indianapolis

WOODWARD WOODCARE

4197 W 700 S
Shelbyville

WOOLARD'S WOODWORKING

3014 NW 75th Ter

Woolen Woodworks

18560 Moontown Rd
Noblesville

Workman Services, LLC

PO BOX 1391
Greenwood

WORMANN & SONS INC

626 GOOSEBERRY LN
Greenwood

Worth Home and Lawn

Indianapolis

WRIGHT DESIGN-BUILD COMPANY

6358 N COLLEGE AVE
Indianapolis

Wright Works LLC

5207 N College Ave
Indianapolis

Xtra Hands

N/A
Plainfield

YAGER & SONS HOME SERVICES INC

1007 S Congress Ave Apt 138

YANT CONSTRUCTION

6391 N 900 E
Sheridan

Yelle Construction

3234 S Meridian Rd
Greenfield

ZIMPLEMAN & RICH PREMIUM CONSTRUCTION LLC

5912 Rockingham lane
Mccordsville

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