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This porch, with its pillars and rounded railing, needed major repairs and some brand new custom-made carpentry, including the railings themselves.
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did exquisite work. He was thorough, efficient, courteous, cooperative and clean. When we wanted to do some of the finish work ourselves (e.g. painting) he was fine with that. This porch was and is a work of art.
- Anthony K.
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drafting house has exceeded all of my expectations. Very pleasant to work with right from our first conversation. He was responsive and attentive to every design request and the work was performed with a heightened sense of importance and professionalism. I am getting started building my first house and I look forward to utilizing his knowledge and expertise, which he has readily offered, throughout the process.
- Eddie S.
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1) New sill in rear entrance to garage is cracked in half, which I didn't notice until I went out to prep for painting because I don't use the back door.
2) Waterproof vinyl covering on sill on left-hand side.
3) New sill in screened area entrance was installed at an angle leaving open ends exposing rotting wood. An unsuccessful attempt was made to fill in the space on left side, with two pieces of wood.
4) A diagonal support beam in the left-hand side of the garage was ripped down when installing sill and pushed to the side where it hangs unattached from the ceiling.
5) Sills are covered with waterproofed plastic so I cannot ascertain the condition of the new wood sills elsewhere.
6) The outside sill was cut wrong, and the riser, which doesn't touch the pavement on one side is jammed at an angle over the rotten wood beneath leaving gaps on either side exposing rotted wood.
8) The stapled screen came undone in approximately a week.
7) Instead of replacing the badly worn back garage door, as I'd requested, it was patched together with screwed-in right-angle braces.
There was a breakdown in communication and lack of professionalism from the beginning to the end of the project. A month passed before I was able to get a commitment for the work to be started. When
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assessed the job, he indicated that it could likely be done within the 4 hours stipulated in the Angie's Deal. There was also provisions in the deal for an unspecified number of additional hours at an hourly rate. I repeatedly requested a written contract describing what would be done and at what cost. I was repeatedly told that it was in the mail. I never did get a work plan or contract. What I did get was an invoice that he went back to his office to get on at lunchtime. When the work was underway, evidently it was more involved that anticipated. Instead of talking to me and asking how to proceed, he took it upon himself to do what I requested, except replacing the garage door. In trying to finish up in 8 hours, he rushed to replace the final sill, as described in 5) above. Had we had a discussion, perhaps the work could have been done satisfactorily with a little more time spent.
I didn't want to write this review, and hesitated for some time. I called
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office before writing it and left a message letting him know I was not a satisfied customer. I waited several days for a call back, and it was a voice message from his secretary asking me to call her if she could be of help. The one bright note is that his assistant was courteous and seemed to be conscientious.

- Joan C.
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came out to look at the project - a bathroom remodel which I assumed would cost about 35k.
Nice guy, we had a great chat, and he seemed very interested. He said that the first step would be to have his architect out to create a plan, which of course I would pay for, and then he would bid it from there. Great. I knew that was the first step all along, but I wanted an architect referred to me - I didn't want to blindly guess someone out of the phone book.
The architect never called.
I called
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again a about two weeks later, and he said "Oh! He didn't call? I will make sure he calls you this time."
well. No. He never called, and
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never called to follow up.
I took my time to meet him. I took time to call him back. Simply put - he wasted my time.

- Michael S.
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I'm surprised that I'm the first to write a review, and embarrassed that it's taken me this long because I've worked closely with
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and his team on major remodels of 3 different houses over the last 6 years. The scope of work was very broad, but included tearing out and putting in a new kitchen and multiple bathrooms, painting, plumbing, electrical, trim carpentry, etc. As a real estate investor and Realtor for the last 12+ years, I've worked with and talked to a very wide variety of vendors. I find most of them on Angie's List and then forget to write reviews because most of them essentially know what they're doing but are unremarkable, but my years of experience with
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have been 100% positive, and he and his team truly stand out from the competition and deserve recognition.
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and his staff are incredibly gifted craftsman, but his real talent is solving problems. He understands what your goals are and can tell you the best way, the cheapest way, and ultimately the smart way to achieve them. On top of that, while he is "full service" he's not one of the many local contractors who charge an egregious amount for work they're just subbing out to someone else. If he can't do it, he'll tell you he's not interested in it. The pricing is very fair, and he sticks to his quote.
I'm speaking in generalities here because of the breadth of the work, but as someone who looks at a hundred reviews before even calling a vendor, this is the real deal. If you need a painter, a carpenter, a new kitchen, a new master bath, or a whole house remodel you should at least talk to
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as one of your options. He couldn't be nicer, and I believe you'll be very happy with the work, whatever it is.
- PATRICK F.
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Having found Carpentry + You in a local
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, I called and got
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, the owner, and requested he come out to give us a quote on adding crown molding to our master bedroom. He came the next morning, bringing samples of the most popular crown molding profiles for use in a single piece crown application. I was impressed by his professionalism and knowledge from the start. He highly recommended we use poplar crown due to its superiority over pine or MDF. Having viewed the profiles, we narrowed it down to double-bead crown, an upgrade over the more common cove crown. This required a special order from the millwork company
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gets his molding from. The crown was delivered in less than a week and
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started the job immediately upon its arrival. Not only does
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only use the best materials, but his work ethic, skill level and experience as a master craftsman is exceptional. His work is meticulous. His coping of corner joints was excellent. The entire job is flawless. And he has every tool imaginable for this job. High quality tools. With
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, there is no such thing as "good enough". I am totally impressed!
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has transformed our home into one that looks well-crafted, solid and finally has architectural detail that gives it a true feeling of distinction. After 34 years of living in a 47 year old home, we've fallen in love with it again! Thank you,
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- Al W.
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was punctual and professional. The two bookshelves came out perfect. He did a great job matching the existing moulding. He cleaned up everything once he was done. Our toddlers actually liked having him around. Very happy with our bookshelves.
- chris C.
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Hooshang is an incredibly skilled carpenter. He explained to us clearly and accurately what work he would do and what part he would not do, so we knew from the beginning what we were getting for our money. The work took about 3 days total, and it is beautiful--it looks like it has always been a part of the house, blending seamlessly with the parts of the stairs that were not replaced. When, at the end of the project, there was a small gap between the new first step and a wall, he went back and fixed the gap for me in such a way that it's invisible. When I asked, he also replaced one of the new balusters that had a minor nick in it without blinking an eye. Overall, he was very professional and responsive. I would absolutely recommend him to friends and family, and if I needed stair work done in the future, I would be happy to have him do it.
- Troy W.
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We had a deadline to meet on some necessary repairs and we needed a contractor who would get the job done.
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was able to complete all requested tasks within a week, both perfectly and professionally. They even had time to paint and trim an additional room for us. Their crew was courteous and respectful of our home and showed up promptly each day that they said they would. The value for the cost of the repairs was very reasonable and the finished work was high quality.
I would highly recommend
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to anyone needing home repairs and would gladly welcome
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and his crew back into our home for future construction needs. Please feel free to contact me if any additional feedback is needed. 6155160870.
- Bill B.
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had an opening in his schedule the next day. On the phone he asked perceptive questions and quickly understood our priorities: first, make room for the new fridge; second, retain as much storage space as possible; third, make it look as nice as reasonable -- but if it turns out less than perfect (and it was far from perfect to begin with), that will be a good incentive for us to think about the long-overdue full kitchen remodel we really need one of these years.
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showed up as scheduled, with a very well-equipped truck and trailer. He discussed options and details and we agreed on a plan. He was quite familiar with the 1950s construction techniques and materials used in our kitchen. He proceeded to efficiently pull out the old cabinets, keeping them as intact as possible. He then came up with ways to modify everything to fit the new dimensions -- to the extent of disassembling four drawers, trimming their pieces to new sizes, and reassembling.
After a day and a half, everything turned out great -- much better than we had expected when we'd originally been thinking about getting someone to do this job.
At the end,
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started to give us advice about how to sand, caulk and spackle before painting, but we asked him to come back the next day to take care of all that prep for us. He spent a couple of hours doing so, and did a very nice job.
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was always professional, smart, calm, knowledgeable, friendly, and happy to discuss options and reasons.


- MERILEE K.
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All General Contractors in Benton Harbor, MI

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AARON'S HANDYMAN SERVICES

1114 MICHIGAN AVE
Saint Joseph, MI

Abacus Home Inspections & Construction

P.O. Box 442
Rolling Prairie, IN

Alliance Contractors LLC

PO Box 1008
Mishawaka, IN

AMERICAN HOME IMPROVEMENTS INC

1705 S MAIN ST
Elkhart, IN

Briney Construction Services Incorporated

1324 Pipestone Rd
Benton Harbor, MI

Budget Right Kitchens

1000 N Taylor Ave
Oak Park, IL

Cahaba Scapes

2130 11th avenue north
Birmingham, AL

Covenant Construction Co

12593 Peachtree Ln
Sawyer, MI

DirectBuy of Indianapolis

8450 Westfield Blvd
Indianapolis, IN

Donat's Construction

55800 Elder Rd
Mishawaka, IN

DreamScape Home Improvement

2923 Brooktree Ct
Elkhart, IN

EW Construction Inc

1716 Edison Rd
South Bend, IN

Four Seasons Custom Decks and Fences

900 N Plum St
Plymouth, IN

Fred Pearson Construction

2320 S. Glendale Rd
Benton Harbor, MI

H & H Construction

26651 Hamilton st
Edwardsburg, MI

Home Pro Creations, LLC

65600 Maple Road
Lakeville, IN

Home Value Restoration

8888 Keystone Crossing
Indianapolis, IN

HOMES BY KRUEPER

52065 Plantation Dr
Granger, IN

J.A.S.M. BUILDERS, LLC

9115 N Main St Apt 3
Berrien Springs, MI

JD Holm & Sons

PO Box 130
Granger, IN

Jim Gardner

2255 Territorial Rd.
Benton Harbor, MI

JONES CONSTRUCTION

20238 Old 205
Edwardsburg, MI

Jones Home Services

870 N 400 E
Lebanon, IN

Konkey Construction & Renovations

23901 Ardmore Trail
South Bend, IN

LAMPOS & SON'S HOME REPAIR

52311 EVARD DR
Granger, IN

Low Dollar Companies

4056 12B Rd
Bourbon, IN

Mad River Woodworks

P.O.B. 1067, 189 Taylor Way
Blue Lake, CA

Midnight Customz Handyman

494 E Michigan
New Carlisle, In

Nagy Construction

Osceola, IN

Newman Construction

419 W.Wagner Rd
Buchanan, MI

Peacock & Co Inc

1147 Mishawaka Ave
South Bend, IN

Quality Garage Doors

2011 lewis dr
Niles, MI

Seamless Restoration

5345 N Winthrop Ave
Indianapolis, IN

SINDELAR FINE WOODWORKING

12911 Industrial Park Dr Unit 1
Granger, IN

Universal Builders of America Inc

2804 E. 55th Place
Indianapolis, IN

W. J. Burnett Carpentry LLC

16745 18 Mile Rd
Marshall, MI

W3network Consulting

501A E Saint Louis St
Knox, IN

Waterproof4Less

15134 Myrtle Ave
Harvey, IL

wbc custom homes and pole barns

13568 day rd
Mishawaka, IN

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