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The work was done well although it took awhile to schedule and almost a week to put a roof on a 1000 sq ft house. This is a restoration company with lots of insurance work, so roofing isn't their No 1 job. But I had the roof inspected, and the report said it was a good quality job. I must give extra kudos because when I had running water coming in my living room, they came out and fixed it temporarily ASAP. The office staff, managers and workers were all super courteous.
- Scott H.
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Nordic provided us with an estimate in a reasonable amount of time.
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Rossnagle, the estimator, was good to work with. This is where the good part ended. When we reviewed the contract that Nordic provided us, there were a whole list of items/clauses in the contract that were either not applicable or one-sided. we spoke with the office manager and they essentially came back after speaking with the owner (
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) and said that you can either sign it but if you are asking for changes "it is not worth it to us". Had the owner,
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called and made a genuine effort to work with us to resolve our concerns and get to mutually agreable language, that would have been the norm in a customer centric world. However, this experience just exemplifies, why this industry continues to sadly suffer in its reputation. A
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example of one of their many clauses in the contract is that a sub-contractor could have the right to put a
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on the house. This should not even be required as Nordic is the general contractor. A second one is limiting any claims against them to only 12,000, less than 50% of the value of the work. I'd strongly advise reviewing their agreements and business practices carefully before you decide to sign on the dotted line. The final kicker - all the references they gave me were from 2011; half the numbers I called yesterday were no longer active. To be fair, they came highly recommended but we were very disaapointed with the way they approached the enaggement.
- Monica S.
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Met with
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about my garage that got some water in the storm. He was on time, very thorough and knowledgable. He ended up recommending a few things I could do myself and some preventative measures
- Jane K.
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December 31, 2012, things were just beginning to settle down after our annual family holiday get-together. My son and his family had left for home that morning, one daughter and her family were at home preparing for New Year's Eve, and my house was relatively quiet with only my younger daughter her husband and small son still here. She and I were in the kitchen about to fry something when all of a sudden she shouted "GREASE FIRE!" The fire alarm went off and she got everyone out of the house. I tried to contain the fire first with a heavy towel, then a fire extinguisher and finally I turned a large soup pot over it upside down on my way out. All this happened in the two minutes between the fire alarm and the arrival of the firemen. Before the firemen left, I had already been visited by two "vultures" who just happened to be in the neighborhood and wanted me to sign a contract for their company to do my restoration This made me feel very vulnerable as a widowed older woman. The next day, my son-in-law put me in contact with a restoration company he knew to be reputable. That is where my luck changed. These were some of the nicest people I'd ever met. A few days later they recommended I use
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for my renovation, which by this time had become far more extensive than I had ever imagined. From my first meeting with
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, I was put completely at ease. It was as if I were working with my father or my most trusted best friend.
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had my best interest in minds and I was comfortable throughout the three month experience. His ability to work with the insurance company alleviated a lot of stress.
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and every single subcontractor were clean, neat, courteous, punctual, polite, and treated me as if I and my job were the most important thing they had to do.
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told me in the beginning I would be happy with the final product and I can say without any reservations, "I could not be happier!" I guess the best advice I have for someone considering
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is "JUST DO IT!!!" I would not hesitate for an instant to recommend them to my family or friends or to use them again myself..
- Lynn G.
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I have to say that my initial impression was wonderful. I went from being extremely apprehensive of going with a big company like this to feeling very at ease.
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was extremely professional and polite. He was thorough and I have confidence in the job they will ensure is done. I was a little surprised by the couple of negative responses on Angie's List b/c I use Angie's list frequently when I need service done. So, I thought I'd go ahead and at least share my initial opinion. I will update once we move forward as to how things go as we progress. For now though, I feel blessed to have found this company.
- leslie A.
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They arrived that day, removed the water-damaged square of ceiling from my family room, put some plastic over the hole, cleaned up the mess, and left. It took the two employees around 40 minutes altogether. $700 for this was a bit steep, but they didn't come out until around 5:30PM if I remember correctly so perhaps some of the cost was related to being after hours.
A few days later someone came out and quoted out the work to repair the interior of my home. The total cost for this was quoted at $3,000. Keep in mind we're talking about maybe a 4x4 hole in my ceiling. This price seemed exorbitant to me, but I wasn't really worried about interior repairs while I still had water potentially causing more damage from my roof.
The company did not work with my insurance, and instead let them come out unaccompanied. Of course, the claim was denied.
I then proceeded for a couple of months to ask them to come determine the issue and quote out the work that needed done. Despite a multitude of calls, my requests were ignored. Finally, when I called the main office and inquired as to why I was being completely ignored, I got a call back. The gentleman I spoke to said he felt bad to charge me if the leak was from a pipe boot and offered to have his roofer just come out and do that for me directly for cash. I accepted, the roofer came out and did the job, and I paid him. The leak continued.
I then called
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back multiple times and got no response. I emailed the gentlelman at
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and he didn't respond. Finally, I gave up.
It's been several months now and I still have a hole in my ceiling and a leak in my roof.
- Dustin M.
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Referred by my insurance company. Arrived as scheduled with equipment to help with drying out the area. This equipment worked great. The next day or so, an estimator arrived and gave an estimated estimate (never gave an actual dollar amount). Then the fun began.
Task 1. Crew arrived to tear down ceiling and replace it. They spoke Spanish as a native language and very poor English. The person from
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didn't speak Spanish any better than I did. I did get my desires across. Task 2. Removing the carpet was easy. Found oak floors from 1927 underneath. Decided to have these redone vs. adding carpet. The floor refinisher did his job and had me out of the house for 3 days to allow the varnish to dry. When I arrived home after this, I found that the floors looked good except for the edges which were much lighter than the rest of the floor. I had the refinisher (who at least spoke English) was rude when I asked him to redo the lighter edges. He did this and it did look better but, I was charged extra for this extra work. This was something that I didn't know about until after I received the final bill. Task 3. Putting cork flooring in the kitchen was another issue. I had to purchase the flooring since the
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rep said that he couldn't provide samples of this. The installation went well but, since that time, I have had to go back and re-nail the edges as they weren't firmly secured at time of installation.
- Shelia O.
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In April 2013, we suffered a devastating house fire at 2 a.m at the end of my son’s Senior year. We lost almost everything of monetary value and the house was destroyed. After being hounded (one actually showed up while the fire was still happening with a contract) by several “ambulance chaser” type restoration businesses, my adjuster suggested after we settled in our temporary housing to do my homework and research top-rated restoration and reconstruction businesses in the area. I went to Angie’s List as suggested. After all of the multiple positive reviews on
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a call.
He followed up with me instantly and I was immediately impressed with his professionalism, attitude, honesty, and willingness to help me every step of the way (I am a single mom). The next day
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came to my temporary residence at my convenience to introduce himself and to walk our damaged home with me. I was relieved and felt at ease with his intense knowledge and intention to detail while he assessed the damaged (total loss) as he was extremely thorough and patient as he guided me through every step with my insurance company and mortgage company. The next day
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had his crew out to the house with his demolition team and begin clearing everything out.
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’s entire crew were all very prompt and professional. When he let me know when his crew would be there and what work would be completed, he was right on schedule. He encouraged me to continue to come by to
watch the progress, and he was always more than willing to walk through the entire build with me. He gave me suggestions and advice where I had no clue what to choose.
He lived up to every positive review that I read from others: he was prompt, professional, and made me feel as if I were his only client.
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always responded quickly, and never showed any frustrations with my lack of knowledge of the process. There was not one moment I felt nervous or felt that my decision to use
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was a mistake. For such a devastating experience, he made it seamless and kept my spirits up as my once destroyed home became my custom dream home which is absolutely beautiful.
For any restoration or construction need, I highly recommend
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and will never use another company again for any type of construction services.
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certainly does “Build with Integrity”.

- Sarah S.
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is a company that provides their clients with great customer service. I have referred this company on more than one occasion and will continue to do so.
Our water heater leaked an inch of water in our dining room hallway. I called
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and told them my issue. They had someone out in less that an hour from when I called!
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came in and assessed the damage. He was very honest with replacement options and price estimates.
Our carpet is very old and frankly not worth fixing as we originally planned on replacing it...just not this soon. He was professional, knowledgeable and very understanding.
I hope I don't need to call them again, but absolutely would if more
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occurs. It's refreshing to see a company with such an honest, efficient and knowledgeable approach!

- Raymond P.
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was a tremendous help through the entire construction process. He was remarkably responsive. Even when things did not go as planned (as in all construction projects), he was quick to respond, on-hand, attentive and ensured a positive outcome. His strong work ethic and trustworthy approach were invaluable to me during the stress of a fire-related rebuild. The townhome came out beautiful. I would definitely recommend him.
- Patrick M.
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All Water And Smoke Damage Specialists in Ada, MI

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4 STAR BUILDERS, INC

3326 LENEDO
Muskegon, MI
4 star builders, inc. is a diversified construction and development firm that has been...

A & ALL SIZE DUMPSTER RENTALS DEMOLITION CLEAN UPS

Flint, MI
248-634-3867( dump)services @ allsize dumpster rentals for residential commercial industrial...

A-OK CHEM-DRY

1129 W ALGONQUIN RD
Palatine, IL
Carbonated cleaning made chem-dry the world's largest carpet cleaner. a-ok's concern and...

Aaron's Restoration

5610 S Division
Grand Rapids, MI
Aaron's is a top quality restoration company with two locations. we are not a franchise so...

ABC Home Crafters

Holland, MI
Small business located in holland, mi. we offer a wide variety of haniman services at a lower...

Allensbc.com

1077 Canary Ave
Yorkville, IL
Inside or out, blackened over time or in a disastrous condition, sodium bicarbonate cleaning...

Ameri Pro Restoration LLC

1202 E. Oakland
Lansing, MI
Ameri pro is your full service independent disaster restoration firm serving mid and west...

Anderson Brothers Steamatic

4900 Fulton St E
Ada, MI
Follow us on facebook, twitter, and linkedin http://absteamatic.com/contact-us.html.

Anderson Brothers Steamatic

9950 Portage Rd
Portage, MI
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Artistic Plastering

2439 Thunder Valley Dr
Hastings, MI
Locally owned and operated. we will work with contractors in a sub capacity. we except cash,...

Bender Maintenance and Home Improvement

2525 East Paris Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI
We are the one call necessary to solve any problem in a commercial, residential, or rental...

Brad's Cleaners

9410 SW Greenville Rd
Greenville, MI
Brad's services inc. established in 1981, is a growing company offering extensive cleaning and...

Bushwood Construction Co. LLC

1621 Lockhart Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI
We are a general contractor capable of most home improvements and additions.

Cahaba Scapes

2130 11th avenue north
Birmingham, AL
We offer a full scale of all outdoor improvements, from simple lawn care to complete landscape...

Chucks Do It All Maintenance LLC

610 Pleasant St SE
Grand Rapids, MI
3 employees. uses subs for licensed trades. cost is determined by the job. no travel charges....

Coach's Catastrophe Cleaning & Restoration Service

Grandville, MI
Call 888-462-6224 from anywhere in michigan. 135 employees in michigan. michigan owned and...

Constructive Remodeling Solutions

6660 28th St SE
Grand Rapids, MI
Grand rapids remodeling company, constructive remodeling solutions serves the greater grand...

Custom Upgrades, LLC.

747 44th St SW
Wyoming, MI
Why custom upgrades, llc.? we love "turning houses...into homes"! we are the only call you...

Elliot Environmental LLC

4462 Ace Commercial Ct
Bay City, MI
All projects are conducted in accordance with accepted iicrc, epa, aiha, ashrae, niosh, nyc...

EverGreen Carpet Cleaning

P.O. Box 88233
Grand Rapids, MI
Less of your green to get your carpets clean! evergreen carpet cleaning is a family owned...

Flagship Restoration

235 2nd Street
Ferrysburg, MI
Flagship restoration offers a 60 minute response time to water and sewage emergencies in the...

Fortuna Construction

4030 Egypt Valley Ave NE
Ada, MI
Please contact us by email: -------------------- service@fortuna-construction.com...

Foundation Specialist LLC

2925 28th St SE
Grand Rapids, MI
Foundation specialist is a full service basement waterproofing and structure repair company...

Fusco Weatherization Services, LLC

515 W Kalamazoo St.
Bloomingdale, MI
Fusco weatherization service, we are professional home performance and energy efficiency...

GORDON PAINTING & PRESSURE

398 Catawba Ave.
Muskegon, MI
Home owners take pride in their homes and they deserve the best quality but, it shouldn’t...

Green Home Cleaning and Restoration

2952 Fingers Dr. NE
Grand Rapids, MI
A family owned company providing professional carpet cleaning to sophisticated homeowners. we...

Guarantee System

1518 Steele Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI
20 employees. no subs. cost is determined by the job. no travel charges. ask about angie's...

Hudsonville Contractors LLC

3882 Bantam dr
Hudsonville, MI

John Fuller Craft Construction

Wayland, MI
Awards: 2006 remolder of the year nominee 2005 hba staircase of remodeled homes; most dramatic...

John Grace Construction LLC

2470 Paris Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI
John grace construction llc has been based out of grand rapids, mi for around ten years. we...

Kingdom Construction Inc.

23927 Ecorse Rd
Taylor, MI
We are a general contracting company .

Lunsford Builders

Zeeland, MI
Lunsford builders is a residential construction/remodeling company. serving west michigan...

Meier Cleaners Inc

2116 E Apple Ave
Muskegon, MI

Modernistic Carpet Cleaning

821 Wakefield
Plainwell, MI
Additional dba - modernistic cleaning & restoration. additional phone - (269) 629-4500, (616)...

Mr Plumber LLC

1508 Philadelphia SE
Grand Rapids, MI

Mr. Handyman of Greater Grand Rapids

3850 29th St SE
Grand Rapids, MI
Locally owned business with professional technicians that have at least 15 paid experience in...

NEW IMAGE REMODELING

2111-A PINE RIDGE DR
Jenison, MI
Check out our website at www.newimageremodel.com for details and examples of jobs

NYSTROM BUILDERS

11724 N DIVISION AVE
Sparta, MI
We are a local, licensed and insured company. we are a results-oriented, hands-on...

On The Spot Carpet Cleaning

2367 Port Sheldon Ct
Jenison, MI
Carpet cleaning, tile and grout cleaning, odor removal, pet stain removal. we service the...

Overseers

8 Casey Rd
Mc Donald, PA
Never a deductable . claims specialist.

PAINTING SERVICES OF WEST MICH

13980 LEONARD RD
Spring Lake, MI
We are licensed and insured we have employees that are drug tested and full time painter, not...

PAUL DAVIS RESTORATION

1730 OLSON ST NE
Grand Rapids, MI

ProClaim Public Insurance Adjusters

4651 Roswell Rd. NE
Atlanta, GA
Proclaim is one of the fastest growing public insurance adjusting firms in the nation because...

PuroClean HomeSavers

848 West River Center
Comstock Park, MI
Puroclean, a leader in property emergency services, helps families and businesses overcome the...

Rainbow International Grand Rapids

8625 Byron Commerce Dr
Byron Center, MI
Whether facing water, fire, smoke or mold damage, people need help and they need it fast. home...

RANDYS CARPET CARE

131 Coolidge Ave
Holland, MI
Randy started the cleaning services in 1980 and has grown to service the entire lakeshore...

RED Fabrication Specialists

PO Box 288
Howell, MI
We provide residential and commercial services from handyman repairs to new construction....

Reliable Vendors

1438 Rathbone S.W.
Grand Rapids, MI
Reliable vendors is a very reputable company that has been operating in the greater grand...

RESTORATIONS INC

1201 DIVISION AVE S
Grand Rapids, MI
Restorations, inc. is a family owned insurance repair contractor that has been in business for...

Rivers Edge Restoration

4786 W River Drive NE
Comstock Park, MI
At rivers edge restoration we understand that disasters can strike any time and without...

Rockford Restoration Services

7392 East Furrow
Belmont, MI
Locally owned and operated, rockford restoration services provides 24 hour emergency water,...

Rosenzweig Inc Modern Carpet Care

5440 Circle Dr
Belmont, MI
Family owned and operated. we are highly trained, non-smoking technicians and use cleaning...

Rough 2 Ready Restoration

25600 Brest Rd
Taylor, MI
Family owned & operated.

Second Time Around

1776 Hannibal St
Noblesville, IN
We have been in business since 1987. there are three employees. most of our business is from...

SERVPRO

920 W COMMERCE DR
Traverse City, MI

Set Apart Construction

9844 Byron Center Ave SW
Byron Center, MI
We a are a family owned construction company that serves all of the west michigan area. we...

Sherd Construction And Services LLC

1112 N Black River Drive
Holland, MI
Small company determined to be a one-stop operation. if you need it done, we can do it. from...

Smith & Son Building & Remodeling

1409 Sullivan Rd.
Ravenna, MI
We are a local family-owned and operated business that has been serving the muskegon and...

Spa Tec | West Michigan Spa Repair

2006 52nd Ave
Zeeland, MI
Jacuzzi factory authoized service center, celebrating 21 years of service to west michigan,...

Speese Painting Co., LLC

6155 14 Mile Rd NE
Rockford, MI
For more than 35 years, speese painting co. has been painting homes in the grand rapids,...

Stanley Steemer

8225 Pfeiffer Farms Dr
Byron Center, MI
Stanley steemer has been providing cleaning and restoration services for both residential and...

Stanley Steemer

8225 Pfeiffer Farms Dr
Byron Center, MI
Independently owned & operated. additional phone numbers - (616) 878-9855, (269) 982-4180,...

STERK CARPET & FURNITURE CLEANING CTR LLC

8582 BYRON CENTER AVE SW
Byron Center, MI
Details to come later.

Tekton Residential

665 Rudy St NE
Grand Rapids, MI
I have been in buisiness for 16 years. i am licensed by the state of michigan. if i cant do it...

Terry Miller Drywall

9899 12 Point Dr
Rockford, MI
Terry miller drywall is your one stop contracting service. from new construction to extreme...

True Clean

4265 Cheetah run
Dorr, MI
Gary & shanon are owner operators of true clean, backed by 24 years of experience. we take...

Wallake Construction and Restoration

5624 Gender Rd
Canal Winchester, OH
Whether you are looking to start a home remodeling project, construction on a commercial...

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