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is fantastic he helped me with my ugh awful cabinet doors not staying shut. I can't say enough about this guy and his office lady. She" worked with me as I had to order cabinet hardware and wait until I received them. I will recommend this guy and in the future he will be the first guy I call when I need work done on my house. Thanks
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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 Harpswell

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So far so good, Job looks well done and saved me a lot of time and frustration of trying to do everything myself with limited time I have. He came to the house and gave a quick estimate and came out within a week and got it done. He is very personable and calls back phone calls. It has not rained hard since he just did it today so I don't know if his fixes for the leak worked or not. Todays grade iis based on his quick and attentive service, which can be hard to find these days. If I don't add anymore in the future to this review, then his work on the water leaks did the trick.
- Sean M.
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responsive to the email after I purchased the Deal on Angies List. We were able to schedule a mutually agreeable time and date. The employee arrived exactly on time and went right to work. He took extra care with the shelves to be sure they could withhold weight. I would definitely recommend this company. I was very satisfied.

- DEBORAH K S.
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I purchased 2 hours of handyman services about a month ago. First appointment was On a Friday at 9:00am. They were a no show, but there were storms in the area, so I understood. Problem was they never called me to say they weren't coming. I had to call them. Then rescheduled for a Tuesday at 3pm. Because they don't do weekends I had to take time off from work to meet them. I received a couple of calls from them saying they were running behind and could not make the 3:00 appointment, but they would be there as soon as they could. A guy showed up at 6:30pm. This surprised me because they told me they worked in teams of 2. The guy worked on one project for a few minutes but did not complete it. Never really got to the 2nd item. Told me he would be back in a few days but so far has not. Called them again and left a message. They called me back so say I would get another phone call later that same day telling we when they would be back. Ten days have passed since that last call and still no results. I am starting to research how to get a refund or switch to another provider. Very unreliable.
- Phyllis W.
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Everything went great. Ed and a co-worker replaced wood rot in the outside out of windows and repaired a door frame that was showing signs of weathering. They were here for about 2.5 hours and completed everything. Would definitely recommend them to anyone.
- ryan B.
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The job was completed in a very reasonable amount of time.The job was done well and the work site was left in a clean matter.
- Kathleen R.
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THE MAN THEY SENT DID AN EXCELLENT JOB!! THE ONLY PROBLEM WE HAD WAS THE COST. WITH
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YOU MUST BUY ALL THE PARTS TO WHAT YOU WANT FIXED. THEN THE BILL IS ONLY THE LABOR.
- Kathy Sue P.
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At first it seemed to be going good. Didn't get a
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to examine well because winter was here and we didn't use it. We also had an extension cord going thru the do so we didn't notice the mistakes there til we had the cord removed.
Pictures speak better so I will explain with the pictures. I called and text him. Only once did he as and said he would be down to check it out on the weekend but it rained so I waited til the next eekend and he didn't show up so I texted and called no returns.
Ok.guess I'll have to try to tell you with no pictures cuz I don't see a place to add pictures.
1) very cheap screen for windows
2) no hardware for the latch of the screen door to hook into
3) inside of doorway not finished put only 3/4 piece door jam? On one side and none on the other two sides
4) multiple gaps on inside top where bugs are coming thru which defeats the purpose of building a screen room for no bugs.
5) areas where the nails did not hit the boards and plywood is pulling from the area and leaving gap.
6)inside of one side of wall at the peak of the roof has boards vertical and the other side does not.




- Gail B.
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I contacted
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14 to acquire an estimate and hopefully schedule them to re-attach my soffit on my home. I sent them pictures of the area and stated that it appeared to have some wood rot. Due to their hectic schedule, they could not get to me that week but did have me scheduled the following week. The
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, arrived on time and completed the job in 9 hours. He had to remove the soffit and leaf-guard gutters to determine the extent of the wood rot. He replaced the rotten wood, painted, attached the soffit and gutters. He did a great job!!!
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was very pleasant and professional. I would use
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again and will since I have a couple of other projects that need to be done.
- Barbara E.

Handyman Services in Harpswell, ME

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P.O. 240
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PO Box 446
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172 Albion Rd.
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352 Main St Apt 16

AGC Construction

8 Miller rd
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Al's Painting

44 Plimoth Way
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Anything Goes

78 Pleasant Avenue
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Ask Handyman Services LLC.

222 Portland rd
Buxton

Atlas Property Services

31 Hutchinson St
South Portland

Beaulieu Builders

56 Acorn Ridge Rd
Lewiston

BECKER CONSTRUCTION

6 RUSSELL RD
West Poland

Birchwood Builders, Inc.

11 Carriage Rd.
Cumberland Foreside

BISSON PAINTING & CARPENTRY, INC.

147 GAYTON RD
Lewiston

BOB MILES & SON INC

1162 US Route 1
Freeport

Brady Construction Inc.

PO Box 451
Biddeford

Brown's Hill Remodeling & Construction

1254 Broadway
South Portland

BRUCE GULLIVER BUILDING CONTRACTOR

59 PILGRAM RD
South Portland

Bruce Timberlake

101 Parrott St
South Portland

Building Maintenance Plus

40 Pine St
Auburn

Cahaba Scapes

2130 11th avenue north

Casa Pro LLC

PO Box 425
Biddeford

Classic Copper Works

9337 Spring Cypress Rd

Collins Electric & Alarm

570 Bridge St
Westbrook

Community Home Services

28 Bateman St # A
Sanford

CONSTRUCTION CONNECTION

17 Chestnut St
Portland

Cut 'er In Painting

North st
Sanford

D JOHNSON

5500 Banwell Place

Darrell Davis - RRC Inc

6 Nonesuch Cove Road
Scarborough

DAVENPORT ENTERPRISES

3200 W 71ST AVE
Westbrook

Day Labor Solutions

33 Meadowbrook Rd
Phippsburg

Dennis Waid Carpentry

31 Rabbit Rd
Durham

Everything Home LLC

P.O. Box 1478
Westbrook

Exterior Touch Inc.

12610 Waverly RD.

Faulkner Building Company

119 Clarks Mills Rd
Biddeford

Fix-It Man

61 Sherman St
Portland

Floors 2 Finish

South Portland

Gary Ruel Carpentry

P.O Box 1696
Wells

Generation General Contractring

387 Goodwin Mills Rd
Lyman

Great East Builders

P.O. Box 79
Alfred

Handy Andy & Son

404 Gray Rd.
Falmouth

HANDY HARLEY

SUNSET COVE RD
Harpswell

HandyMaine

364 Elm Street, Suite 119
Biddeford

HANDYMAN SERVICES

100 STATE ST
Portland

HAZELWOOD HANDYMAN

10 GRANITE HEIGHTS RD
Kennebunkport

Hired Hands

47 S E Rd
South Portland

HORAN BROS.BUILDERS

P.O. Box 188
Casco

HOUSTON PAINTING LLC

PO BOX 272
S Gardiner

Humble Handyman

46 Union St
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J.A. Proctor Carpentry

8 Coyote Lane
Greene

Jason Grossi Contracting

48 E Street
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Jim's Handy Services

260 Veranda St
Portland

John Butts

50 Two Rod Rd.
Scarborough

JSC Installations

3 Belmont Ave
Biddeford

Just Me Cleaning

11 wildrose ln

Ken-Do Construction

204 Chadsey Rd
Pownal

Km Tottle Construction Inc

134 Harmon's Beach Rd
Standish

Knoble Repairs

80B Hildreth Rd
Harpswell

Lakes Region Property Management, LLC

715 Webbs Mills Road
Raymond

Landstone, LLC.

17 Chestnut St
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Larrabee's LLc

419 Turner Center Rd.
Turner

LR Higgins Inc

668 Main St
Westbrook

Maine Custom Flooring

2 echo ave
Old Orchard Beach

Maine Handyman

12 mitchell ln
Bridgton

Maine House Painting

8 Susan Ln
Falmouth

Maine Properties, Inc.

197 US Route 1 PO Box 368
Scarborough

Mainely-Lou

40 Watkins Shores Rd
Casco

Mario's Premium Home Improvement

44 Elmwood ave.
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Marshall Enterprises

257 New Settlement Rd
Hiram

Marshall Home Pros

11 Olympia Ave
Old Orchard Beach

Mattra Inc

P.O. Box 1004
Auburn

MBP Construction

160 county road
Gorham

MC DONALD'S HOME IMPROVEMENT

161 PEARL ST
Portland

Moon Constuction Services

21 Pond Rd
Raymond

Moss Cove Construction, Inc.

394 Blackstrap Rd
Falmouth

mr chimney handyman

16 winn rd
Bridgton

Mr Chimney,Handyman

16 Winn Rd.
Bridgton

Mr Chimney,Handyman

106 florida av
Portland

Mr. Honey-Do

P.O. Box 8752
South Portland

N-E Construction LLC

55 Boody Street
Brunswick

N.E.Services

South Portland

New Leaf LLC Heating & Remodeling

48 Bowdoin Pines Rd
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Norton West and Co

73 Harbor Place
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Old House Works

842 Washington St
Bath

PETER DUNPHY

33 CARTER ST
South Portland

Petrone Construction

20 Thrasher Road

PLAYNATION

190 ETOWAH INDUSTRIAL CT

Pottle Homes

30 Stuarts Ln
Hollis Center

Q&A Building and Restorations

22 Pearl St
Biddeford

R.A.M. Construction

35 Linnell Rd
Windham

RACKETT RENOVATIONS LLC

22 orlando
Portland

Ramp Building Systems

61 Dyer St
Saco

Rick Martin Drywall

11 Ocean Park Rd
Saco

Riley and Sons Renovations

700 East Bridge Street
Westbrook

Robert Brennon

PO Box 174
Bethel

Robert J. Raposa Builder

512 Portland Road
Buxton

Russell Tracy

PO Box 663
Gorham

S&B Construction

180 Heath Rd
Saco

Scott M. Richardson LLC

111 Ledgewood Dr
Falmouth

SCOTTISH HANDYMAN

130 REACH RD
Harpswell

Sellick Electric

4 History Lane
Hollis Center

Service Resource Co

2101 NW 33rd St

Southern Maine Remodeling

32 Payne Road
Scarborough

Springhouse Woodworks

2665 Tatnic Rd
Wells

Start Moving

2372 Old Combee Rd 103

Summer Hands Construction

40 York Street
Bath

Swartz Enterprises

39 Kelley Street
South Portland

The Maine Painter

Andrews Road
Wales

Timothy W Brown Construction

642 Rocky Knoll Rd
Denmark

TLC CARPENTRY

17 GRANT ROAD
Litchfield

Tom's Carpentry

Soper Road
Durham

Upright Building Services

2061 Hallowell Rd
Litchfield

Watson Woodworking

8 Bedford St
Bath

Wayne Smith Home Improvements

32 Old Pike Rd
Cornish

Whitecap Design

10 Crosby St
Portland

Zachary & Son's Painting

511 west rd
Waterboro

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