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"First off--this was my worst nightmare come true. Coming down into my basement, I found water everywhere, and a window well filled with water--water was dripping" through the ceiling and lightfixtures, through the window and gushing outside the slats of the house (back into the house through the window). It was very traumatic. I quickly went on Angie's List and saw the 1800 Water Damage number with the good reviews and called. I couldn't even speak because I was so panicked but the gentleman on the other end was so understanding and nice and just quickly sent a team...on New Year's Eve at 2pm. It took them about 20 minutes to get here--by then the water subsided because I turned off the main water valve. They recommended one of their plumbers (
's Plumber--I highly recommend this team) who also came out on this holiday. Due to the strange construction of the house, they couldn't find the source of the water break, but they persisted until they found it. They also uncovered the not so small fact that my brand new windows were put in incorrectly leaving a good inch of space between the house and window which most likely contributed to the problem. They needed to tear down the entire wall and half of the ceiling. They took away tons and tons of water, they ripped up the padding, carpeting, baseboards (even leading into the next room because the water started seeping in there) and placed a bunch of fans around the house and dehumidifier. They took apart my bedroom furniture and carried it off into another room. They even called to check on things, and came back to check and adjust. This was a 2 week process just to dry things out. They provided me with recommendations for the renovations, with whom I was pleased with.
was the office manager and she was the one doing a majority of the work--she was such a great person to work with. Very hardworking and conscientious. Everything was cleaned up. Now they will come back to put my furniture back together which I am so grateful for. For something this much of a disaster, they made the process very smooth and should this ever happen again (I pray not), I have their card handy because I will definitely use them again. I just felt so bad for them having to do this into the night on New Year's Eve and they NEVER showed any type of disgruntledness--they were very professional at all times. These people work HARD.

-MARGARET H.

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"Had pipe burst so needed someone to dry up water damage in basement room. These guys were very professional -
was very polite and explained" everything over the phone and was very helpful. They put in all the fans and chemicals to stop mold as well as save the carpet. The price was also reasonable. I would highly recommend this company.

-Ranjana A.

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You have every right to fire the GC, but it may cost you money in legal fees to fight any leins he has on the property. If you do insurance work you should know that you have to do part of the work out of your own cash reserves and wait for disbursement from the insurance company. His crews errors are not your problem, they are his. If you have problems you should include your insurance company in the problems you are having. If he is running into problems with extras they should only be related to things the adjuster missed and not his or his crews incompetence. If upon rip out he finds hidden water damage that would be an example. An example was a flood job I did not too long ago where we found termite damage that could not be seen untill after demo. Since it was not related to the flood it was not covered. Unless this is his first insurance job he should know the procedures and not be expecting money before it is due, stick to your guns and make sure he is doing the right job. If not include your insurance company and possibly even your mortgage company in any problems. A lein is not that big a deal though in the long run as long as you pay off the agreed amount as per contract. Just make sure if you stay with this guy he has a lien release with him when you give him the finnal check!

 

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Water Damage Restoration reviews in Chestertown

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, was incredibly helpful and seemed to have our best interest in mind. We are a small non-profit without a large budget. After identifying the second plumbing problem that was causing the water not to recede, she advised us to clean up the remaining water ourselves rather than go to the expense of having
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do it. As she predicted, the water was gone within a short time. I was very impressed with the professionalism and caring attitude she displayed and I will definitely use this company in the future - and I'll recommend this company to anyone to needs cleanup services.

- Cape Elizabeth H.
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don't walk, RUN from this company!! Terrible work, terrible business, terrible customer service! I had a water leak between the upstairs floor and downstairs ceiling in my condo. I made an insurance claim and hired this company to do the repair. A rep from
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Pouliet) submitted an estimate to the insurance but came back 2 additional times to submit other items as though they were padding the estimate.
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said not to worry, you are entitled to things like adjoining walls, etc, but you wont pay for work that you don't agree to. I asked
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for something in writing to state what I was expected to pay as they were not performing all of the work that they kept exaggerating their estimate for. I was promised, but never received one. I did agree for them to do my ENTIRE ceiling downstairs as I was afraid it would look terrible if I only did a portion. Work had begun. Their employee, Art, did a horribly sloppy job on my ceiling. He did not remove lights, ceiling fans, etc. He merely taped around them, yet I was charged for all of this. He left several areas of my ceiling unfinished, or not properly finished. The ceiling looks terrible! In addition, I personally found and purchased matching tile for the upstairs so that only a small area needed to be repaired, and not the entire floor as they had hoped for. I was charged for so many things that was never agreed upon, nor done, such as doors painted, etc. I protested with the foreman, (
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) who wrote out a change order form with a price that he and I agreed to. Work was near the end, but not complete. I paid the bill and I had the company's representative (
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, COO is now claiming that I owe them more money, as their rep mistakenly omitted from the form. They filed suit against me in another county. I prevailed in my motion to move the case. I am now being threatened with another suit, etc for a case that is less than $1000. I called
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on the phone and invited him to my home to view the job. He refused, raised his voice and stated that I was not logical. I have photos that I have shown to Chickie
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is irrational and threatening me again. In addition, Art did such a terrible job, he washed everything down my kitchen sink, clogging it up with a huge pile of mud. They did not clean after themselves, there was mud on my walls, pictures, etc. What an awful company. Now there are cracks in the ceiling that need repaired.
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will is claiming that his company did nothing wrong. They are spending more money that this claim is worth and using bullying tactics. I welcome the opportunity to present my evidence to a judge!
- LuAnn P.
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were friendly, polite, easy to work with, and professional. There were a couple of short delays due to weather and pier inspections, but once the actual construction started it only took about two weeks to finish the job. I am really pleased with the quality of workmanship and the attention to detail. It is a nice looking deck and I am looking forward to spending time on it in the spring.
- Terry A.
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On Thanksgiving weekend, we had a pipe break in the ceiling of a bedroom in our newly remodeled basement. The standing water in the bedroom was several inches deep and also seeped into the mechanical room and a bathroom. The damage was enough for
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to have to remove materials down to the studs. I had informed him that I wanted minimal impact of the clean up and restoration due to the fact that we had just lived through the dust and chaos of a remodel. He and his crew carefully moved our furniture out of the room, put down plastic on all surfaces that the workers would be using, sealed the affected room with plastic and a zippered door and made every effort to contain the dust and debris. It was probably the cleanest job I've ever experienced in the many construction projects we have undertaken! Since it was right in the middle of the holiday season, he also did his very best at making sure the impact on our home and family was minimal. He was extremely thorough and hard working. He made sure the work was done quickly and done right. He also referred us to a restoration company to do the construction and checked back to make sure we were completely satisfied even though his work on the project was complete. We have experienced several floods and have done many construction and remodel projects through the years and our experience with
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was one of the most positive experiences we have had. We highly recommend him and his company.
- Jackie H.
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(technician) was always on time and very professional. He was very informative, explaining the process. He also helped get the repair contractor and worked with our insurance adjuster.
- Susie W.
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Responded fast and my basement was back to normal in no time. Interacted well with insurance rep as well!
- Jimmy A.
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Trustworthy, prompt and courteous. Work was well performed and efficient. Highly recommend this company!
- Betty Jo E.
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WARNING DO NOT HIRE THEM!! Broken Furniture that has yet to be replaced and a thief who stole over $5000 from me.

Last September my house flooded and the carpet in my house had to be replaced, I was out of town at the time and didn't want to bring my baby back into the home, so I was told by the project manager it would be better if we stayed where we were, so I did. One of the employees had stolen over $5,000 I had saved and the company had broken a few pieces of my furniture in the process of moving around my furniture and now wont take responsibility for anything! I have a 6 drawer dresser in my bedroom that is completely unusable the drawers won’t even fit back into the slots anymore, its been trashed. The piece of furniture that was ruined the most was my bed. I noticed that the slats were not sitting on the sides correctly, that hold the mattress up. There are 3 pieces of wood screwed into the sides so 6 screwed in all together; the head, middle and bottom. They snapped them out, didn't even bother unscrewing them! So now 3 boards are completely unusable. This was a very expensive king bed, one year old. Also, the drawers under the bed are destroyed and I cannot get them in or out. There a broken pieces under my bed from the drawer and the slats. I have to use force just to get the drawers back in and haven't used them since. Besides the broken furniture there are white paint scuffs and
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on almost all of my wood furniture where they moved it around. I have pictures of all the damage. There were also miscellaneous things broken throughout my house. Also when I returned the day before the last work day stuff was not put back where it was, I walked into a lot of work when I came back. My sons crib was piled high with stuff, he had no place to sleep, along with the guest bed, my living room and spare room all looked trashed! There were a mess of cigarette butts left on my front porch also when I returned that weekend. They had one more day of work on Monday, which 2 guys would finish. On Sunday night I went into the closet in my bedroom, confused why they had just left that closet but did the rest of my house (minus one room). I wanted to clean up in there a bit. My filing cabinet was not touched at that time nor kicked in. I left that morning to bring my stepmom to get a rental car back home. The house has been on a lock box so when I came home about noon the workers were already there. There were two men who left quickly after I got home and didn't say much to me. One male left in a gold beat up car, which did not look company issued. Tuesday I was home all day. I went into the closet about 4 pm to file some papers and saw that my 2 tier filing cabinet, that was locked, was kicked in. Inside that I had a
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safe that was also locked that the lock was picked out of. Inside that was about $5000 cash. It was everything I have saved. Inside that lock box was a smaller one with even more cash.These were cards my deceased grandparents had given me year after year that had meaning to me with kind words in them. He had gone through at least 4 piggy banks throughout my house. I also had two $2 bills taken and some foreign currency taken. My home flooded, flipped up side down while I was away, my furniture destroyed and then on top of all that all my saving taken. The closet wasn't even put back to how I had it nor vacuumed. There were metal fragments left on the floor in there, showing the theft happened after the new carpet was put in. Both employees that day denied it to the detective, but I know exactly who they are and they're both guilty in my eyes. The company in
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hasn't apologized, taken responsibility nor offered us ANYTHING. Not even to replace the furniture they broke. Even after sending pictures of the damage in early January, I still have not heard anything back! Very unprofessional and the thieves are still working for them!
- Amanda G.

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A1 Sparkles LLC

409 Green St

Academy Chem-Dry

Millersville

All About Waterproofing Inc

2602 Laurel Brook Rd
Fallston

Allensbc.com

1077 Canary Ave

AMRestore

796 Cromwell Park Dr.
Glen Burnie

Annapolis Painting Services

2561 Housley Rd
Annapolis

ARTHUR R MC MILLAN HOME

601 MARLEY RD
Elkton

Basement Systems USA

2092 E Old Philadelphia Rd
Elkton

Budget Waterproofing Inc

5191 Raynor Ave
Linthicum Heights

Cahaba Scapes

2130 11th avenue north

Chem-Dry On The Shore

210 Marlboro Ave
Easton

Cunningham's Rug Cleaning

6610 Amberton Dr.
Elkridge

Diamond Contractors Inc.

P.O. Box 1329
Berlin

Dill Cabinetry

431 Jackson Park Rd
Port Deposit

Dry-Tek Environmental

818 Brown St.
Salisbury

Elite Development

4401 Connecticut Ave NW

FIRE WORKS CLEANING

12210 CONWAY RD
Beltsville

GE.G LLC

1408 Golf Course Dr
Bowie

George's Painting Inc

1009 Brill Way
Hagerstown

H2Pro Restorations

243 Mine Bank Rd

Home Contractors Plus

8402 Quill Point Dr
Bowie

Honey Do Handyman Service

948 Ships Bell Court
Annapolis

James Water Damage Restoration LLC

10130 Ridgeline Dr
Montgomery Village

JES Foundation Repair

1741 Corporate Landing Parkway

L. Rowe Restoration

P.O. 591
North East

MARVEL HOMES LLC

1801 Gayfields Dr
Silver Spring

Mid-Atlantic Waterproofing

9145 Guilford Rd
Columbia

Mid-Maryland Cleaning & Restoration

6932 Eylers Valley Flint Rd
Sabillasville

Mitchell's Professional Carpet Care

510 Stone Fruit Ct
Odenton

Molina's Contruction INC

7532 Quail Run Ln

North Shore Restoration llc

13094 Hickory Dr
Galena

Overseers

8 Casey Rd

PERHE DESIGN BUILD & CONSTRUCTION

8909 Brookville Rd
Silver Spring

PuroClean Emergency Restoration Specialists

216-F Log Canoe Cir
Stevensville

Quantum Homes

9225 Pennywhistle Dr
Mcdaniel

R H TAYLOR CONSTRUCTION INC

13925 5 Farms Drive
Princess Anne

ROLYN Companies

5706 FREDERICK AVE
Rockville

Royal Plus Inc

201 Belt St
Snow Hill

Schuman

1204 Butterworth Ct
Stevensville

ServiceMaster Quality Clean

26 Bratton Rd
Elkton

Servpro Industries Inc

11430 Ballsford Rd

SI Restoration

2312 Eskow Ave Ste 2
Halethorpe

THOMPSTON MANAGEMENT, LLC

P.O. BOX 1393
Waldorf

Triad Basement Waterproofing inc.

205 N Frederick Ave
Gaithersburg

Value Dry Waterproofing

8735 Bollman Pl
Savage

Water Damage Team

3351 Corridor Market Place
Laurel

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