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"They were incredibly professional and always on time. They completed the job promptly and I was happy with the finished job. Wonderful follow-up on the completed project.

-DONNA H.

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"One person came out to fix the light and somehow got it working, but wasn't certain it would keep working. He told me that he would come back if it stopped" working. It stopped working soon after he left. He had an electrician (certified) come out within a few days who quickly diagnosed the problem - the switch box controls three lights. The box had been incorrectly wired probably when the house was build. He corrected the faulty wiring and the switch works fine now. Both guys were nice. The electrician came a day after he called to set the appointment because he was going to be starting a big job and mine would not have been gotten to otherwise. I appreciated this. This company does a lot of different
services including bathroom and kitchen remodels. I will talk with them about a bathroom remodel.

-JOSEPH M.

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OK - terminology issue here. The "shower pan" is a collection liner than underlies the shower floor itself, and is designed (if built and plumbed right) to trap any leakage from the shower floor and route it to the same floor drain pipe. Example image here, copper in this case - 

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It sounds like your are saying the shower floor or base unit failed - likely a fiberglass or plastic shower, which commonly fail due to incomplete support under them. This can be repaired if fiberglass, but is not usually done unless just microcracking, as it is hard to find an expert - usually you have to have a car body fiberglass specialist or a surfboard repair expert do it, and the color will not match perfectly unless you get a new gelcoat over the entire base unit. Cost about $300-500, ASSUMING the material can be repaired - true fiberglass can, thermoplastic can sometimes be welded but anyone's guess how long it will last without cracking again, plastics like PVC can rarely be fixed so they will hold someone standing on them. Any sort of repair is likely to crack again, because you have done nothing to remove the cause of the cracking which is standing on a base that is not fully supported over its full extent. Some cheepo or desperate plumbers try injecting non-pressuring type expanding foam underneath to improve the support - this does a great job of supporting it but unfortunately supports mold, so starts stinking in short order as a rule.

The normal fix is to remove and replace it, because once it is out there is no sense in putting a damaged one back in for the small increment in cost. Removing it means taking the shower wall liners or the bottom row or two of tile out so you can get the new base unit into place (because they overlap it), then replacing them. So, the $3000 range indicated is indicative of this type of job, which typically runs from a very low of around $1500-2000 for an identical base unit, to more typically $3-5,000 depending on whether a shower enclosure or tile walls. Of course,when the new one is put in, it is CRITICAL that it be fully supported - this means rubbing plumbers rouge or similar marking substance on the bottom, test fitting it, and then lifting it out and checking that all the stiffener ribs and support pads made contact with the pan, and making adjusments as necessary until it has full contact, then standing in it and rocking back and forth to check for any points not making full contat and fixing them.

The $10,000 plus numbers you got must have been for entire shower replacement down to the joists and studs, and the $30,000 range number would be typical for a full bathroom remodel with new shower or shower/tub and doors and surround, wall finishes, vanity, sink, toilet, and flooring and door.

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I am not sure a general handyman is the right person for the skylight.  We fix quite a few skylights that were installed by handymen and that could be the problem at its origination.  You will want a roofer for that.

 

As long as you are splitting the trades at that point, might as well get a flooring contractor to look at the floor once you have figured out the skylight repair/replacement equation. 

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Handyman reviews in Covington

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I am in the process of remodeling the entire main floor of my condo, and I hired the
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) to do some of the work. I wanted to get this stuff finished before I had my new hardwood floors installed.
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and his helpers installed 2 pre-hung interior doors and necessary trim (one for the bedroom, and one leading to the basement, installed new sheetrock and insulation on one wall where it was removed, and repaired multiple areas of sheetrock on the walls and ceiling where it was either damaged or had paint peeling off.
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did a great job. He was responsive to my emails and calls. Installing the trim around the windows was tricky because the windows were not perfectly level and even with the wood beams. The end result looks great. You would not even know that the walls and ceiling were damaged at all. Everything is nice and smooth.
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is a very nice guy, and he takes the time to explain everything he is doing, and will give you good suggestions if you are not quite sure what you want to do. He made sure I was satisfied with the finished job and offered to fix anything I wasn't happy with. I was happy with everything though. I will surely contact him again for any future work I need to have done.


- Ryan A.
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I had a broken pipe that caused all the wood flooring in my home to cup and buckle to the point that the floors cracked open.
My insurance company covered my claim and I began a
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for a contractor as I am fairly new to the area.
I had a terrible time trying to find a quality contractor who would give me a fair price that was anywhere near what the insurance company estimated the job to cost. Most seemed to just want to push the insurance company to their limit or didn't bother to get back to me.
I found AHS and
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on Angie's list. I received a timely proposal that was far better than any others I had gotten. After careful consideration, i decided to work with
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. He started on time and finished ahead of schedule , even though there were some slight delays out of his control. I was forced to live in a hotel for the duration of the project. His crew was friendly and his wife,
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, was very helpful in helping me with a second eye on design choices. AHS handled everything from moving contents, ripping out and replacing my kitchen , wood flooring and a bathroom , as well as plumbing, slight electrical and painting practically my whole house.
Both
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and his whole crew had a very easy going demeanor and a willingness to work with me and add line items as we went along. I enjoyed working with a more mom and pop type operation but the results were as I would have expected from a much larger one. This was not a small job, and it was very stressful to have almost your whole house removed and replaced , but AHS rewarded me for my faith with a quality job.
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has been back already to adjust a few small issues and the job is complete!
- Craig T.
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It's good that you are reading this because you can stop looking for a
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now,
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was the best. He did the work in a day and a half that others quoted a week or two for completion. Hire this man and you will be happy you did!
- Barbara L.
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I always read reviews when I choose a provider and the reviews were great for this provider. I saw that someone gave them an F because services were not performed. Well I'm giving them an A because services were not performed. They were punctual and not only did they tell me that they were not the provider I should go with they explained why and gave me a recommendation and will make sure we connect. Although they will not be providing the service for this job they gave me feedback and advice that was extremely helpful. Now I know what to do and where to start with getting the work done that I need. They could have easily taken my money and run with it but these guys are HONEST and I don't say that lightly. My only wish is that I can in the future be able to work with them. I learned so much from you in a little less than an hour :)
- Sonya B.
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Went without a hitch. He called, arrived when planned, did the work, and with no complaints - only approval - from my picky husband. I was at work, so my husband supervised, and if he was satisfied, it was really done well.
- Judith R.
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I cannot say enough good things about
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. He has come to my home multiple times in the past couple of years for an assortment of home repair jobs- change out light fixtures, repair leaking shower door, install drapery rods and hang heavy mirrors; and I am confident that he would do wonderful work in any job he takes on. He is always quick to reply to phone or text messages; comes quickly if you are on a deadline (like getting the house on the
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); and always does the job right the first time. As someone else mentioned, he is also just a very nice person. You will not regret having him work on your home. Leaving St
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this summer, and sad that I won't be able to have
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come to my next home!
- Linda T.
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The owner is friendly and honest. His work is precise. He also had to do some electric work in order for this lighting to be installed. I have used him for other jobs as well. (Plumbing, drywall, tile) He is very talented in his trade. I would highly recommend him for any job around the house big or small.
- Renee R.
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Overal the project went well. This was a major project that involved new flooring in dining and kitchen (tiles), brand new kitchen with cabinets, applicances, etc, Full house painting, new closets, complete remodelling of three bathrooms, and finishing of the basement. We had used
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for a smaller project few months back which he did a good job. Encouraged by his past work, we asked him to undertake this major renovation project. We asked
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to start the project on a certain date (
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8th, 2014) and work continuously till it is completed.
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did live up to that commitment. He and his crew worked almost 6 days a week and completed the the project in appx 8 weeks. He and his crew are very friendly and know what they are doing.
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is very responsive to emails, texts, and phone calls. Since this was a significant rennovation - the cost was significant as well. In hindsight - we should done this project on a fixed price vs. paying an hourly rate. This is the main reason I have given "B" on the cost category. We continue to use
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's services for follow projects.

- Virender S.

All Handyman Services in Covington, LA

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10 Hands LLC

1018 North Lopez St
New Orleans

A Full Maintenance Solution

16 Mustang Lane
Saint Rose

A-TEAM PAINTING & REPAIR LLC

107 Bayou Paquet Street
Slidell

A-Z Home Improvements Co Inc

814 Colonial Club Dr
Harahan

ABC Construction and Remodeling LLC

13 Drifter Ln
New Orleans

ABC Environmental

4098 20th Ave

Absolutely Best Contractor

148 Defiance Dr
Slidell

Acadian And Son

330 Indian Village RD
Slidell

Acadian Remodeling

7704 Morris st
Metairie

Acadian Windows and Siding LLC

2323 Bainbridge St
Kenner

Accessible Home Solutions LLC

1030 Cambronne St
New Orleans

All Around Maintenance

3614 Anderson Ct
Metairie

Allen Chesson Home Improvements

7021 Curtis Lane
Lake Charles

American Restorators, LLC

8814 Veterans Memorial Blvd Ste 3
Metairie

Anthony's Handyman Service

204 somerset rd
Slidell

Anything Fixed or Assembled

713 Houma Blvd
Metairie

Appliance DRx LLC

21291 Wilson Rd
Covington

Bad Boys Construction LLC

2333 Painters St
New Orleans

Big Easy Installations

73339 Pruden Rd
Covington

Bixler Homes

200 St Ann
Mandeville

Bixler Homes

200 St. Ann
Mandeville

Blue Sky Renovations

1108 Barriere Rd.
Belle Chasse

Buckley Builds Construction, LLC

2827 Annunciation Street
New Orleans

Buildpro

64101 Hwy 434
Lacombe

Cahaba Scapes

2130 11th avenue north

Canda Construction LLC

PO Box 24599
New Orleans

Capstone Enterprises LLC

547 Jefferson St
New Orleans

Classic Copper Works

9337 Spring Cypress Rd

Coleman Roofing LLC

6929 S Choctaw Dr
Baton Rouge

Cowboy Way Construction

C137 Solar Trailer Park
Thibodaux

CRC Construction & renovations

545 Crystal St
New Orleans

Crescent City Garage Door LLC

70380 HWY 21
Covington

custom interior and finishes

620 woodridge blvd.
Mandeville

D&R SERVICES

114 BAYBERRY DRIVE
Covington

D.I.A Renovations LLC

4208 ST. Ann Dr.
Kenner

DCL Services

8217 W Saint Bernard Hwy
Chalmette

DM PETERSON INC

657 E NIAGARA CIR
Gretna

Do It All Construction

505 E Loyola Dr
Kenner

Don Goodworth

137 Walnut St
Covington

DONE RITE HANDYMAN SVC

15455 HIGHWAY 190 BYP
Covington

Douglas Beaujeaux

1841 Hwy 59
Mandeville

Douglas Thompson

11178 Willie Cemetery Rd
Folsom

ECO BUILDERS INC

900 OLD SPANISH TRL
Slidell

Eddie Martinez

139 Orlando Dr.
Metairie

Elaine Home Repair/ Commercial Cleaning

639 W. 18th Street
Lake Charles

Energy Comfort Services

Leslie St.
Metairie

ERS Building Maintenance, Inc.

40497 Cannon Road
Gonzales

Gandolfi & Associates, Inc.

P.O. Box 8271
Metairie

GENESIS CONTRACTORS AND CLEANING

1620 E Judge Perez Drive
Chalmette

Gilco Home Services, LLC

2310 Park Place
Gretna

Glass Doctor of Greater New Orleans

1117 North Al Davis Rd
New Orleans

GreenSeasons

14461 Frenchtown Road
Greenwell Springs

Handpiece Heart Doctor

13666 Hwy 23
Belle Chasse

HANDY-WORKS

P O BOX 381066

Hatcreek Designs

111 Cherry Laurel Drive
Covington

Hatway Custom Ironworks

79144 Hwy 1083
Bush

His and Hers Construction

412 Tanglewood Dr
Slidell

HOME FLOORING & INTERIORS

208 PAILET DR
Harvey

Honey Do repair and remodel LLC

3735 Derbigny St
Metairie

House Doctors

76026 Beverly Dr
Covington

I HAUL WALL TO WALL

27346 SYCAMORE DR
Lacombe

imperial remodelers&construction

6300 york street
Metairie

Infinite Possibilities LLC

406 W Hall Ave
Slidell

J&D Construction

4020 Quincy st
Metairie

J's LLC Lawncare Maintenance &Odd Jobs

130 Frances Street
Slidell

JAKE & SONS PLASTER & DRYWALL

230 HESPER AVE
Metairie

Jam Home Maintenance

20539 Weinberger Rd.
Ponchatoula

JAT Construction LLC

6926 Fleur De Lis Dr.

JC Address Signs

3351 South Norwood Ave

Jedi Master Services

River Ridge
New Orleans

Jewell's Cleaning Service

P O Box 277
Covington

Johnny Romero Builders LLC

2724 Crestview St.

joseecardona

PO Box 641451
Kenner

Junkaroos and Moveroos

1901 Westbank Expressway
Harvey

K & A Custom Builders

305 Stallion Ct
Covington

Katfish Home Improvement

4902 Canal Street
New Orleans

Kingdom Impact LLC

645 Kostmeyer
Slidell

L & A Lawn and Tractor Service

43268 Robinson Road
Hammond

LA'S BEST ROOFING & SIDING

513 5TH AVE
Harvey

Larry Pisher Carpentry

200 Churchill Downs Dr
Bush

Lee Greathouse

100 Sharon Ave
Boutte

Lemi-Duit Property Maintenance

424 Pacific Avenue
New Orleans

lobo andyman

2208 division st

Lopez Floors Inc.

124 Barnes Court
Gretna

Manhour Construction

218 South Robertson Street

Many's Construction

155 Robert Street
Slidell

Mark Nowe dba Peak Repairs & Renovation

366 Village Farms Lane
Folsom

Master Care Services, LLC

3646 Airline Dr
Metairie

Melco Maintenance

3320 N. Arnoult Rd.
Metairie

MELERINE'S PAINTING & REPAIRS

36316 SIGRID LN
Slidell

Michael Houser - Premier Structured Wiring

100 Evangeline Dr
Mandeville

Millennium Painting & Remodeling LLC

8641 Hickory st
New Orleans

Millennium Roofing & Construction LLC

138 Comeaux Court
Laplace

MLM Inc

3500 N Causeway Blvd
Metairie

Mr Fix It

3220 7th St
Metairie

Multi Craft Contractor LLC

3924 Hillcrest Dr.
Marrero

Murry Construction

42338 smith lane
Ponchatoula

Nelson Garcia Homes, Inc.

459 HWY 1085
Madisonville

New Orleans Home remodeling

2117 Oriole Street
Slidell

Nola Redo

801 Barataria Blvd
Marrero

Nola Service Pros.

1629 Choctaw St
New Orleans

On The Level Home Improvements

279 Rue Piper
Slidell

One Man & A Toolbox LLC

4820 Eagle Street
Metairie

OneSource Rental Property Solutions

1901 Westbank Expressway
Harvey

Painting With a Flair

809 W 11th Ave
Covington

PALA Carpentry Inc.

700 Monticello Ave.
New Orleans

Palmer's Home & Garden, LLC

307 W Saint Mary Dr.
Covington

Peter the Handyman

1929 Madison St
Mandeville

Pfeiffer Renovations LLC

70426 I St
Covington

Phoenix Services

119 chestnut st

PLAYNATION

190 ETOWAH INDUSTRIAL CT

Poolcare

8133 Hickory st unit 3

PREMIER SOUTHERN BUILDERS

750 Forest Loop
Mandeville

R S Services Construction LLC

460 Saint Charles Street
Norco

RAINBOW QUALITY PAINTING & REMODELING LLC

2117 CREEDMOOR DR
Saint Bernard

Real Handy Man

New Orleans

REBEL IMPROVEMENTS LLC

22522 HOFFMAN RD
Mandeville

Repairs.Com

4872 Fran Ln.
New Orleans

Reworks Reconstruction

47042 North Cherry Street
Hammond

Rob Piper Construction Contractors

347 Oleander Dr
Slidell

Robichaux Builders llc

221 south park circle

Ronald Smith

1735 Hermosa st.
New Orleans

S&G Home Improvements

3709 W.La State Dr
Kenner

S.E.A.N. Construction

625 Saxony Lane
Kenner

Simoneaux Construction

PO Box 74154
Metairie

Skyy Bridge Developers

P.O. Box 10
Marrero

specialty flooring

2020 Madison St
Mandeville

Spectrum Renovations

4840 Louisiana 22
Mandeville

Start Moving

2372 old combee rd 103

Steve's Woodworks

PO Box 63135

Superior Home Improvements LLC

30204 Dianne St
Lacombe

Superior Services and Remodeling

12543 Parkwood Dr
Baton Rouge

Terrell Construction

1302 Waverly Drive

TEZ Remodeling, LLC

1106 8th Street
Gretna

The Carter Company

PO Box 9381
Metairie

Thomas Godfrey's Painting

316 N Cumberland St.
Metairie

Tiblier Construction, LLC

119 SHIRMAC DR
Slidell

Tiger Siding & Renovations LLC

7708 Morris St
Metairie

TJ's Professional landscape & janitorial service

4601 franicsco verrett dr.
New Orleans

TP Carpentry Meticulous Pride, LLC

2110 Hope Street
New Orleans

Tujays Construction, Inc.

81461 Dale Dr
Folsom

Two Men and a Saw LLC

69104 Riverbend Dr
Covington

U.C.C.T. Inc

4001 Cedar. st

VILLAGE WALK

5100 VILLAGE WALK
Covington

We do it All Big or small

210 W.Queens Dr.
Slidell

WILL I AM Painting Contractor LLC

311 Audubon Dr
Mandeville

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