Bernardston Home Building Articles

Sample Reviews

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Contractor received a down payment for work, but did not perform the work.
Contractor provided a bid for the project in October of 2013. He did not perform any work in 2013 and when no work or contact occurred in the spring of 2014, we attempted to contact him. He did not return calls.
In May of 2014, we visited his business (and home). During our visit he promised to complete the work within the next 2 weeks. No work occurred.
Several more attempts were made to contact him without success. In
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, he texted us and promised to repay the down payment in August. No repayment occurred.
We are now forced to go to small claims court to get the down payment back.
- john G.
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stripped all the trees off of the lot removing any privacy to the new owner and the surrounding property owners.
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dropped huge trees on to my own property and trespassed on other surrounding property with downed trees and dirt work.
The
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crews left food trash, cigarette butts, pop cans up and down the home road. The
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work trucks left oil spills, dirt and rocks up and down the home road that they are required by MSB ordinance to clean up. The
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construction trucks and trailers busted down the home road shoulders.
Though the home got built, the site itself is ugly.
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left piles of downed trees, piles of dirt and a driveway full of boulders.
I and others contacted
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Office regarding the trespass and construction road mess and received no response.


- Candice E.
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It went well. Water flowed into our bathroom, bedroom and into our downstairs dining room. They reworked the plumbing in the bathroom. Repaired, replaced and repainted the sheetrock in our bedroom and the damaged floor. Repaired, reinsulated and replaced a six by eight section of our downstairs ceiling and replaced the various lights and electrical fixtures. Then resurfaced and repainted and retextured the entire ceiling. Contractor matched paint colors perfectly and took care to protect from dust the areas unaffected. For us it was basically a turn key job and we were most pleased.
- John J.
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We used this vendor (
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) 5 years ago for a similar project and overall the service was good. For this reason we chose to contact him again.
WHAT A MISTAKE!!!!!!
* Our first clue that we were heading down a bad road was that
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had changed his company name from "
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" to Moldings N More. Research tells me that it is common practice for company's who have created a bad reputation for themselves and simply continue to do business under a different company name.
***So BEWARE of MOLDINGS N MORE.....or whatever
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changes his company name to next week.
* The real problem arose when we pointed out that two pieces (
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fixes) needed to be corrected. After debating the issue with my wife and myself.....he FINALLY fixed the problem. Apparently, the extra 20 minutes that it took to correct his mistakes were enough to have him walk off the job (leaving unfinished walls marked up). The following day, I called
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to ask when he was coming back to finish the job. His response was "it is too stressful to work for someone who needs to have things done perfectly....so we will not be back." In his opinion, it is too stressful and a waste of time and money to work for someone who is going to complain about a measurement that is off by 1/16 of an inch. In OUR opinion....if something is obviously off-center or crooked to the eye....then it needs to be fixed regardless of how slight he thinks the measurement is off.
***At this point, the conversation was over and he ended the call with language that was uncalled for.
THIS IS A GUY WHO DOES NOT TAKE PRIDE IN HIS WORK AND ABSOLUTELY WOULD NOT RECOMMEND THIS COMPANY.

- John E.
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I had called Mr.
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to look at a section of my roof that had been leaking. After inspecting it, he informed me that the entire section of roof had been installed incorrectly, and that it needed to be replaced. His estimate was 1500.00.
He performed the service and the roof seemed fine for several months, but only because we did not have any hard rains. Once we did, the roof began to leak, BADLY, in several different places.
have attempted to contact Mr.
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a dozen times over a period of several weeks, and I cannot get him to return my calls. His voicemail appears to be full.
I am beyond frustrated, as I am not only out the 1500.00, but because of the additional expense of repairing my ceiling when the rain has poured in at times.
- Kathy P.
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There was a lack of attention of details.
The roof job was good.
A strap for a side walled chimney had to be removed to preform the work.
The strap was not reattached when done.
Tarps were put down to catch the debris.
No magnet was used in by the
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's crew during the clean up.
More than a 5
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. bucket of debris including many dozens of nail were left behind.

- Ed B.
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don't HIRE THESE GUYS
I found out when I tried to get them to fix their massive mistakes that one was an electrician and the other a cabinet maker.
I originally hired them to completely finish my basement that was water damaged from a broken water line. They said they could only work on weekends (no problem for me), they also said the work on million dollar houses.
A few days before they came they called and said they needed a cashiers check because they needed the money immediately (that should have been my first clue) I did not have the money in a local account and told them it would be the next Wednesday before I could get the money into my local account for a cashiers check, I had the money in my regular checking account in another state and could write a personal check to them, but they insisted on a cashiers check so I had to borrow money from my mother to get the check. They also said they needed half the so just divide the quote in half. I told them the quote included the material and I was too provide the material so how much did they allow for material, so that I could subtract material out and he did not know so he just came up with a number out of his head and told me to get the check for $6,843. this was all before they even came to my house. I told them I wanted a contract before they started but when they showed up they left the contract in the car and would get it for me latter (this should have been my second clue). Half way thru the day they brought in the contract the was for $13,000 (less than he told me) and I only needed to pay him $6,500 but the check was already made out for $343 more and in his name and could not be changed (of course he took it and said they would subtract the overage from the remaining balance. He then told me they needed the check before they finished on Saturday not Sunday after they finished the first half. They went out for lunch and tried to cash the check but all the banks were closed so they had to wait till Monday anyway.
They finished the framing on Sunday morning. When I got home from church later that day and went downstairs there was several things wrong. The bedroom doors were the wrong width (trailer size) and no support over the doors. The 2x4's touched the cinder block wall in several places, a big no no. They put the framing around the heat air ducts in as if they were building a tank. The framing around the 2 support post was only attached on top and when I leaned against them they moved (they first wanted to remove the post completely but I informed them they supported the whole upstairs) They did not put support for the upper kitchen cabinets. They framed over a window as if I was not going to use the window (in a basement with limited outside light). They did not support over the doors for the closets which I told them I was going to use hanging fan fold doors on which weigh is quite a bit more than normal closet doors. They didn't even frame out one of the closets. I told them to just normal frame under my stairs for drywall, and the cabinet maker took several hours making it ready for the shelves and drawers I told them I was going to do myself latter, when I'm ready to do my work I'll have to rip his all out. We had to redo the doors and the duct work framing, redo the window and upper kitchen cabinet braces. redo the water pipe box, redo the post covers.
Wow so much more they did wrong. It would take a book to tell you everything. AGAIN don't HIRE THESE GUYS.


- Marilyn G.
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and his expert crew handled all phases of construction except electrical, gutters, and the removal of a tree.
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prepped the site (removed the stump, bought in fill dirt, built the slab form), constructed the garage, painted it to match the house, and configured the driveway. The quality and speed of the work was top notch in every respect.
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worked closely with us on the design and was able to make adjustments along the way. His bid was among the lowest we received.
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is straightforward and honest and a pleasure to work with. The result is beautiful and has earned the admiration of many folks in the neighborhood.
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and the crew at 4J Builders get my very highest recommendation, I'm never calling anyone else.
- Skip V.
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is all business, and a great person to work with. He showed up right on time, and listened to everything I needed to have done. At that point he gave additional recommendations as to how things would best be accomplished. He provided me with a quote within 24 hours, which was 6 days faster than the other 2 companies I had called. In the end, we decided to use another company based on a lower price and immediate start date, this was in no way a reflection of LG Home Improvements. I have saved
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's phone number and plan on calling him again once we buy a new home. Thanks
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- Christopher R.
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This contractor did an excellent job. The price was reasonable and they were very prompt. They came when they said. The whole job took 4 1/2 days. I was especially impressed with the sub-contractor, Sommercraft construction. His employees were very professional and polite. They were also very tidy. They cleaned up the property every day even though the job was not finished. The house looks beautiful.
- mildred M.
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All Home Builders in Bernardston, MA

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A Francis Contracting Inc

69 Lincoln St
Gardner, MA

Aaron Basement Technologies

14 Colony Road
West Springfield, MA

AJ Construction Company

PO Box 541
West Wareham, MA

All In One Remodeling Services

188 Quaker Meetinghouse Rd
East Sandwich, MA

Allsson Home Improvement

15 Garland Rd
Lynn, MA

Ames & Young Inc

5 Vine St
Webster, MA

AMES BUILDERS

PO BOX 1533
North Adams, MA

ANTHONY D MORELLI ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR

205 PLAYSTEAD RD
Medford, MA

ATTORNEY GENERAL CONSTRUCTION

67 Village St.
Medway, MA

B & B Paint

Dalton, Ma

BC Building LLC

Northfield, MA

Bramhall Construction

57 New Athol Rd.
Orange, MA

Braza Painting & Remodeling

PO Box 14315
East Providence, RI

BuildIt2

192 Wolomolopoag St
Sharon, MA

BURKE CONSTRUCTION CO INC

6 RENFREW ST
Adams, MA

C Townsend Construction

PO Box 383
Avon, MA

Callahan Tile

serving MA and RI
North Attleboro, MA

CANTY BROTHERS CONSTRUCTION

61 Mechanic Street
Marlborough, MA

Cape Cod Roofing & Siding

111 Hathaway St
Wareham, MA

Care Free Homes Inc

239 Huttleston Ave
Fairhaven, MA

CUSTOM DESIGNS LANDSCAPING

120 LINCOLN RD
Sutton, MA

Custom Homes

58 Newcomb Rd
Stoneham, MA

D & S Custom Carpentry

301 S Main St
Orange, MA

D. Lecompte Building and Remodeling

90 Narrow Lane
Athol, MA

D.L. Sgarzi Builders

Elm Street
Stoneham, MA

DAN MURTHA CONTRACTING

62 HILL ST
Winchendon, MA

Darrin Langlois General Contractor

439 spring st.
Athol, MA

DENNIS D CROWLEY CONSTRUCTION INC

388 MAIN ST
Wareham, MA

DiOrio Builders And Designers Inc.

5050 Washington St
West Roxbury, MA

DirectBuy of Indianapolis

8450 Westfield Blvd
Indianapolis, IN

DK'S AUTO

Jefferson blvd
Warwick, RI

GALLO DESIGN AND BUILDERS

15 FRANKLIN
Lenox, MA

GGC Construction, LLC

6418 Green Meadow Rd. NW
Huntsville, AL

Gloria & Company

211 Alden Rd
Fairhaven, MA

Going Green Construction & Recycling

426 Revere St
Winthrop, MA

Habitech

215 S Main St
Orange, MA

Harborside Renovations

8 thistle lane
Rochester,

Hayden Roofing & Siding Co

70 Prentiss St
Orange, MA

Holden Builders

PO Box 214
Bernardston, MA

Hurlburt Building Contractors

25 Fairman Rd
Orange, MA

jarododea construction

30willis rd
Athol, MA

JRE Masonry

61 Norwood Ter
Holyoke, MA

KBA Contracting Enterprises LLC

PO Box 241
Pawtucket, RI

Kearns Construction

5 Shakedown Street
West Wareham, MA

Keven Werner

197 Parmenter Rd
Bernardston, MA

Kiley Builders LLC

122 Clifton Ave
Chicopee, MA

Klein Building and Remodeling

116 winter st
North Adams, Ma

Linda Smiaroski

56 Lyman Hill Road
Northfield, MA

Longo Builders NH

PO Box 1015
Center Ossipee, NH

Marrone Electrical Service

35 Canal St
Lynn, MA

May Enterprises

5 Brown Ave.
Winchendon, Ma

Michael Guitard

PO Box 604
Jaffrey, NH

Morrison's Home Improvement Specialists

674 North St
Pittsfield, MA

Mountain Window & Siding

14 Pine St
Adams, MA

MRM Contracting

28 Noel Dr
Ashburnham, MA

MSH ARCHITECTURE ASSOC

162 CYNTHIA RD
Newton Center, MA

Nationwide Lifts of Mass

231 Woburn St
Wilmington, MA

Naysa

1 Mifflin Place
Cambridge, MA

Neary Construction

PO Box 245
North Easton, MA

Northwoods Outdoor Accents

21 Mount Ave.
Lincoln, RI

NVR Inc

11700 Plaza American Dr
Reston, VA

Old House Works

842 Washington St
Bath, ME

Oxford Deleading Inc

8 Lind St
Oxford, MA

Patlin Enterprises

95 East Hawley Rd
Charlemont, MA

Pennell Construction

55 Sherwood Dr
Lenox, MA

PHIL CORMIER CONTRACTING

126 MICHAELS LN
Baldwinville, MA

Piece by Piece Construction

10 Main st
Royalston, Ma

Pierce Building & Repair

Phillipston, MA

Platinum Carpentry

PO Box 218
Blackstone, MA

Property Pro Construction Inc

13 Hill St
Auburn, MA

Prudential Remodeling

1 Westview Terr
Pelham, NH

R Morgan Const Co Inc

21 river rd
Marion, ma

Remodeling Second Opinion

106 W Sunnybrook Dr
Royal Oak, MI

Rick Houldsworth Custom Carpentry

57 W Center Rd
West Stockbridge, MA

ROBERT DEANE EXCAVATING

58 DEANE RD
Bernardston, MA

RYAN HOME SERVICE

www.Boston-Homeservices.com
Kingston, MA

SAM ROSARIO CONSTRUCTION

141 SOUTH FLAGG STREET
Worcester, MA

Scandinavian Log Homes

1861 NE 146 Street
Miami, FL

Scheer Construction

PO Box 600
Fiskdale, MA

Sebastien Derobert

139 Summer St
Maynard, MA

See It N 3D Design & Technical Illustrations

500 Los Faroles , Carr 861
Miami, FL

Sheedy And Sons

5 Commercial Dr Unit 1104
Lakeville, MA

Simplex Industries

1 Simplex Dr.
Scranton, PA

Skeean Real Estate

5 S Main St.
Uxbridge, MA

Sonlight Home Repair Services

36 Canton St
Providence, RI

STEPHEN CHASE CONTRACTING

13 NE FITZWILLIAM RD
Royalston, MA

StG Services

111 Plesantdale Rd
Rutland, MA

Sturdy Home Improvement

9 Short St
Worcester, MA

Swiss Appeal Carpentry

151 Purgatory Rd
Whitinsville, MA

T & D Remodeling

North Billerica, MA

Tewksbury Windows & Door

2136 Main St
Tewksbury, MA

The Johnson Group

1810 Franklin Crossing
Franklin, MA

TNTS

3 Boulevard St
Milton, MA

Tom Truong

133 Hancock St
Quincy, MA

Top Notch Woodworks

1 Cottage St
Easthampton, MA

Tracey Davis DBA JANS Construction

4 Oakmont Ave
Westminster, MA

We Do Good Construction

Sagamore Beach, MA

William Doiron Construction

37 Spruce Dr
Ashburnham, MA

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