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These porch stairs were installed with Ipe (Brazilian walnut) tongue-and-groove decking. (Photo courtesy of Angie’s List member Donald W. of Chester, Va.)

Carpentry/woodworking

Finish carpenters can design, build and install woodwork structures in your house to enhance the quality and adorn the attractive appearance of your home. There carpenters can complete several different jobs for new homes or remodeling of an existing house.

Baseboards and moldings can add finishing touches to any room. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Alan R.)

Baseboards and molding

Baseboards and molding serve a practical function -- covering up the space where walls and floors join, as well as protecting the wall from scuffs and dents. But they also provide a decorating opportunity.

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Carpentry - Woodworking, Cabinet Making

What’s better than a good book? A great bookcase that holds many of them

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Homeowners recycle and upcycle now more than ever. Reclaimed barn wood is being used for tables, chairs, pantries, cabinets, islands, flooring and more.

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You need a general contractor - prefereably one who specializes in additions, because you have excavation, waterproofing, concrete, concrete cutting, carpentry, door and window, etc trades to coordinate.

The cost will depend a great deal on your topography around the house - if the base of the window will be above ground level at least 6 inches, then could run about $500 for a legal egress window purchase and about $1000-2000 for installation, depending on how deep into the concrete you have to cut.

If the bottom of the window will be below ground level, then to call it a bedroom (which mandates legal sized second egress and usauully at least one window)  then you will have two choices - bring it out into a solid watertight concrete storm cellar with collar to keep water out, stairs, and and weather and bug-tight cellar door that is inward-opening, which means a lot of space for stairs and landings top and bottom, or bring it out into an oversized window well at least 36 inches in diameter, and with steps to ground level, with adequate drainage and waterproofing to keep it dry. Either way, sometimes about as easy to put in an outside door as a window, and might raise property value more. Cost from $2-5,000 depending on how deep into concrete wall you have to dig, whether concrete wsall needs reinforcing with steel frame because of the depth of cut, how easy the digging is, and what your water conditions are near the foundation. The last thing you want to do is create an easy water or vermin ingress with your egress.

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Dictated by Federal LAW , you will need a Licensed and EPA Certified HVAC Contractor

to make such repairs . In fact , by law , ONLY A licenesed HVAC contractor can buy or install

said eguipment , NOT A handyman nor general contractor !

 

YES , You should have an A.C. sleeve surrounding the through the wall unit . These sleeves will usually accompany NEW products , either as a package or an add on equipment purchase.

 

Contact a Licenesed PROFFESSIONAL at once !

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     It depends on what type of ramp you need. If it is built out of wood you could look for a carpenter or a deck company. If you are looking for a concrete ramp a mason would be what you are looking for. There are also metal ramps and I believe some medical supply companies may carry them or be able to steer you in the right direction. As for insurance coverage I am not sure. You may have coverage and would be best talking to your agent. Depending on why you need this ramp there may even be programs through your local government or even some of the local charities might help. It might be a project a local Scout Troop might help out on.

 

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Woodworking reviews in Richmond

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The estimate was for fair
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value. He was prompt, professional and honest about the time frame in which he could complete the job. I did not use him because there was a change in plans regarding the home. If I need a professional in the future he would be the first person I would call.
- Jessie Y.
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What a great experience. My neighbor and I had our homes worked on at the same time and were thrilled with not only the work done, but the amazing, professional, courteous crews. I am so thrilled with the job done and look forward to using them in the future.
- Patti G.
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and his crew are top-notch. They do excellent work and take pride in it. We had to move into the space a month earlier than planned, and they made it as comfortable as possible for us to live in a construction zone. The flooring contractor's work has had issues and
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is regularly following up on it to ensure the sub is making progress with the needed repairs even though both
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and the sub have been fully paid. (As of 1/29/15 this is still ongoing; I will update when repairs are finalized.) 99% of his subs are known to him from previous jobs and clearly enjoy working with him. If you're looking for cheap he's probably not your guy, but if you're looking for a trustworthy general who will keep the work on track and on budget, a high-quality job which you do not have to carefully supervise yourself, and a pleasant experience, I can't recommend him more highly.
- VALERIE T.
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along with his crew took on three projects around my house that I had been putting off for many years. I started with the deck project and after they thoroughly impressed me, I used
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twice more. They installed a new roof and replaced a rotten section of the roof at no extra charge to me. Finally, I used them in November to replace my fence around my yard which was literally falling down due to lack of maintenance. It has been a pleasure dealing with
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and his work crew throughout the entire process. The goal always seemed to make sure the job was completed correctly which was always my first priority as well.
- Nicholas D.
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I initially contacted this company in early October about turning a small room into a walk in closet/dressing room.
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came to the house and measured everything and discussed the options. She was very organized and professional and we set up an appointment for the following week at the showroom so that
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(the owner of the company) could show me the design and discuss details and price. A few days later,
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contacted me and said that we would have to reschedule the meeting, because
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was "too busy" planning a closet convention to input the information on my project into the computer. The appointment was delayed for another week. On the appointed day, I went to the showroom. I arrived about five minutes before the 10:00am appointment time. The door was locked and a "closed" sign was up.
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was sitting in his vehicle and when he saw me try the door, he asked if I needed to go in...I said that I had an appointment. He acted all flustered and asked my name. He got out of his vehicle and got his dog out of the vehicle and apologized to THE DOG for cancelling their plans, then came and unlocked the door and let me go in. We went over my paperwork and I agreed to everything, was told that it would take about three weeks and that they would probably have it installed before Thanksgiving. I paid the deposit and left. I didn't hear from them and the week after Thanksgiving I texted
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and asked what was going on. She texted me back and said that she had a call in to the factory and either she or
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would call me back when they knew something. Eventually, someone else called me and said they would install the closet on December 17th at 10:00am. Two more weeks of waiting. No apology or explanation. On the morning of December 17th, I moved some things out of the room, opened up the curtains and waited. No one showed up at 10:00am and no one called. I texted
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and asked her what was going on. I later found out that
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was no longer working there. I moved everything back where it was, and closed up the curtains. At NOON, someone rang the doorbell...it was the installer for the closet. To his credit, he did apologize but still no real explanation of what exactly the problem was...he proceeded to install part of the closet, but did not have the drawers for the island. He was supposed to call me when the drawers were ready. I ended up having to call myself and eventually the installer came back to put in the drawers...by this time, we are into January on a project that was supposed to be completed within about three weeks. The drawers were installed, HOWEVER, the top two drawers were the wrong size. At this point, I was so tired of all the hassles and delays so I said I would live with it. The installer said that he would see if he could get some jewelry drawer inserts for me for free to make up for all the problems. I said fine, whatever. He was supposed to call me two days later, but never did.
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emailed me a week or so later and said they were coming back to change the drawers, which they did and I went out and bought my own drawer inserts from Bed Bath and Beyond. I had asked the installer about paying the balance of what I owed and he said someone would call me. I didn't hear from anyone, so ended up calling
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to see if he was going to send me a bill or what. He informed me that they had already run the balance through on the credit card that I had used when I paid the deposit. I think they should have checked with me before doing that...also, the final amount was not supposed to be paid until all the work had been done to my satisfaction. They did not check with me to see if the work had been done to my satisfaction or not, before they ran through the entire remaining amount I owed. At this point, I was just so tired of all the problems and wanted to be done with it.
- Randi W.
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Fast friendly service. Meticulous carpentry work. Made a huge difference to my home and everyone compliments the crown moulding. Very accommodating.
- Charles C.
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It was a good and bad experience. The work was good. However, they sent 3 people when they were supposed to send 2; I didn't ask for a third person. They charged me full price for the 3rd guy, and a 4th guy came too – they actually ended up waiting for him to come back to the job after a doctor's appointment with more supplies. The main guy on the job had to leave early, and I got the impression that one of the crewmen was an apprentice. I did talk to the owner, but he didn't fully address my concerns.
- SUSAN H.
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The details and craftsmanship of the entertainment center are "A Piece of Art!". You can tell that the craftsmen who built the unit were meticulous in cutting, assembly, and staining of all pieces. We were presented samples of stained wood to ensure the stain we choose would blend well with our wood floors, draperies, paint, and existing furniture/cabinets. The team did an outstanding job ensuring all grain ran in the correct direction during staining and assembly.
Custom metal door inserts were designed and beautifully powder coated. The metal inserts enhanced the doors and brought out the color of the wood.
The installation team was extremely professional and thorough. As most of the houses in Florida are build with many imperfections, this team took all of the necessary steps to work around the imperfections to ensure the entertainment center appears to be a complete integration of the wall. They prepped all of the cabinets to allow for cable runs for the AV equipment. Upon completion of the install, the team thoroughly cleaned all areas inside and out.
My wife and friends are amazed at the beauty of the completed project. It truly is "ART WORK" and we will enjoy looking at this lovely piece of furniture for the rest of our lives.
- Michael B.

All Carpenters in Richmond, IN

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All Things Done Inc

PO Box 363
Farmland

Anderson Home Improvement LLC

4332 US Highway 27 S
Richmond

artisian paint and murals

620 w. sunshine dr.
Morocco

Billet Construction

519 North Elm Street
Muncie

C. L. Construction

1822 Meridian Street
Madison

Cahaba Scapes

2130 11th avenue north

CKlemme Design

PO Box 55042
Indianapolis

Creative Woodworking Inc

3551 S 1200 W
Parker City

Custom Stairs and Finishes Inc

6440 Norwalk Rd Ste H

Danny's Pro Painters LLC

1509 Farley Dr
Indianapolis

DC Contracting

604 East Mill St
Summitville

DGA Roofing Inc

14350 Mundy Dr
Noblesville

DirectBuy of Indianapolis

8450 Westfield Blvd
Indianapolis

E and J Strange Contracting, LLC

14360 West Corner Road
Daleville

Edens Painting and Remodeling LLC

8747 Fielding Ln
Indianapolis

ELH CONSTRUCTION LLC

5 WYNDHAM DR
Brownsburg

Exquisite Designs

47332 Sterdley Falls

Faerber's Bee Window Inc

115 Shadowlawn Dr
Fishers

Father and Son Construction, LLC

1179 S Lockenour Ln
Salem

Hays & Sons

757 E Murray St
Indianapolis

HD Construction

584 S Washington St
Dale

Hoosier Handyman

1424 S. Hoyt Ave

HOPKINS CONTRACTING

4254 E SPRINGERSVILLE RD
Connersville

JnC Enterprises

8679 S US Hwy 231
Rensselaer

L J Stone Co Inc

9100 N Wheeling Ave
Muncie

Lee Supply Corp

6610 Guion Rd
Indianapolis

Mad River Woodworks

P.O.B. 1067, 189 Taylor Way

Maximus General Contracting LLC

8554 Woodstone Ct
Indianapolis

Sebastian Construction

16514 Highway 10 N

Skaggs Construction, LLC

139 S Boehning St
Indianapolis

Stone Reflections LLC

7020 S Meridian St
Marion

The Fireplace Specialist

103 East Iroquois Street
Kentland

The Woodshop

434 NW L St
Richmond

Thomas & Son Contracting

6008 N Oakland Ave
Indianapolis

WalCulby Construction Co.

222A Crestwood Ln
Richmond
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