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I got 3 quotes for the job.
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responded to me in a timely manner; offered the best solution. Two of the installers wanted to put a new "tin ceiling" on the porch;
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had the ceiling boards matched perfectly by his vendor. You cannot tell that the ceiling was repaired. In addition, he repaired the wood floor, ripped out the plywood covering a large space and put replacement boards in. Then painted the entire enclosed porch. Even repaired the door to the porch which has settled some so that I can close the door appropriately. He later attached a hanger for me...even brought special screws not included in the original package so that it would be secure. He and the staff that worked on the project were professional, courteous & competent. As such I have used them over the past several years for numerous other projects.
- Janet F.

I had
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of TS decks tear down a rotting deck and build an entirely new one out of cedar, and I think he did a great job. I got five bids, and
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was in the middle in price but I went with him for two reasons: he really seemed to understand how I wanted the deck to look, and second, he had several references that were excellent, including a neighbor only two blocks away. During the design and permit process, I developed concerns about the placement of the support posts and
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was willing to re-design the deck and submit new plans to the permit office, which I really appreciated. The deck is quite high, coming off the second floor of my house, and built on a hill, so the height of the posts varies- but
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got the boards to be perfectly level. The deck went up in just a few days and is extremely solidly built with deep footings. The cedar rail and deckboards look great, and I love the aluminum spindles. I've had it for two years now and there has been no problems with the solidity or wear to the deck. I would recommend
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for any big deck project.
- Anna L.

The work took longer than originally thought. Told 10 days, and ended up being 3 months. But with any construction you always run into issues, so that didn't surprise me. Other than that, the estimate was right on, and actually the final price was lower than the estimate. The guys he works with are all very professional and trustworthy. Got the jobs done and listened to my ideas and didn't try to sway me away from what I wanted, so that was great.
- Kari S.

He shows up on time, has terrific sub-contractors who show up and are polite, they all explain what they are doing and allow me input, no communication problems, which I highly value. The work winds up better than I asked for or expected. The
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had to match exactly an old one, to keep the somewhat historic house community-friendly. It is perfect. The old porch columns were so bad I could kick them out (but waited for braces to be in place).
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had the new ones in in a flash. That is part of the charm of working with JCS, things get done before you know they've started.
The wall in the basement -- probably not very difficult, I don't know, but in a spot that needed it and I hadn't thought of it,
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did. He is a very good problem-solver. I keep thinking I am underpaying him, which is quite pleasant, really.
I can't comment much on the main house interior wall yet, it's a big project involving ductwork and electrical lines.
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is utterly adorable.
- elisabeth L.

I had trouble finding a good fence person; a neighbor gave me
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's name, telling me she is very happy with various projects he has undertaken at her house. He came over, listened to what I wanted, basically said "No problem", which is *not* what I had heard from others. He built exactly what I wanted. He even had a landscaping idea that is terrific and pulled down part of his new fence to accommodate the landscaper.

Every "Can you do this?" is met with "Sure." And he does. Very talented, patient, knowledgable, experienced.

The fence is great, as are the other building improvements
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has done.

I will update this review as more work is done. We are planning to remove carpet and
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tile, to gut the kitchen and remodel, and some other large projects.

I have already recommended
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to friends and family, and will continue to do so. I hesitated writing this review because I fear he won't have time for my projects! He is really good.

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Bros extended a window well into a sunken garden,
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turned it into a beauty with cedar
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-and-groove cladding, and steps on each side. The steps are different widths because the cement is different widths -- truly custom-made and lovely.

Latest project: expanding a bath from small, pink-painted asbestos walls to gorgeous tile, stone floor, Universal Design aspects (safety). This project has been a challenge, transitioning from a very poorly-designed area to a pretty and user-friendly design. It has involved (with others on the project) moving the shower drain, figuring ways around tricky, poorly laid-out ducting, pipes that shouldn't have been exposed originally and more.
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is patient and persistent.

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also, over a couple of days, transformed a room at my son's house into a nursery, my son and his wife are delighted.

Update, May 2013
A number of things have got in the way of my letting JSC finish the interior, but the work he has done in the times he has been here impress me a lot. I have partially demolished a very-beautifully built mid-century house, marveling at the rabbetting, dovetail, pegs, etc. I have come to see that
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's work matches or exceeds those standards.
He solves problems easily, and this house has a lot of problems. It makes the whole production pleasant.
Thanks, JCS!
- elisabeth L.

Our daughter was married on August 31. We contacted
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to obtain a bid. He provided us with 3 variations of the bid, including cedar, synthetic, and the newer deluxe synthetic decking. We decided to go ahead with a cedar deck, size 16 x 18.
It was a busy summer for
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. We advised him of our timeline. As August marched on, we wondered whether he would get to our project before the wedding (which would have been ok.) When he called about August 15, I told him that we wouldn't want to get things started if he couldn't finish by August 28.
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assured us that he could finish in time.
The crew put up that deck in 4 days! They anticipated only taking out a portion of the patio, but once started,
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called me and told me he thought they should take out all of it, so that water didn't flow toward the foundation when it rained. I agreed. So the design changed to include landscaping plastic covered by river rock under the deck. (The only additional cost to us was for the materials, although the work was increased.)
The deck is beautiful and very well built. We noticed that the supports under the deck were placed 12 inches apart rather than the normal 16 or 18 inches, making the deck that much more solid.
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's design includes cedar 4 X 4 posts, but between the posts are aluminum poles. The 4 X 4s include caps that are very decorative.
Several neighbors commented on the attractive deck and said, "Wow, that sure went up fast!" Recently our lawn care professional left a note about the state of the lawn and added a postscript: "Love the new deck in the back!" We couldn't be more pleased, and feel fortunated to have found
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. This is an unqualified recommendation.

- Denise K.

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was here when he said he would be. All staining/sanding/touch-up was completed in one day. A second coat of stain was applied on the front porch railing two days later. The metal spindles were re-attached two days later.
- Chuck L.
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All Outdoor Living in Rochester, MN

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5850 West Third St.
Los Angeles, CA

A Force of Nature Complete Restoration SVC, LLC

Washington, DC

A Painting By NHS

424 Manor Ridge Dr
Rochester, MN

ACT Landscaping LLc

6470 151st St N
Hugo, MN

Advanced Builders, LLC.

6343 Granite Dr NW
Rochester, MN

Amazing EZ-Screen Porch Windows

401 N 3rd St
Minneapolis, MN


1404 33rd Drive NE
Austin, MN

Baltic Iron Doors & Naddour's Ornamental Iron

1221 E Warner Ave
Santa Ana, CA

Batzel Builders Inc.

3241 Echo Ridge Pl SW
Rochester, MN

Berg’s Nursery & Landscape, LLC

904 1st Ave SW
Austin, MN


510 4TH AVE SW
Austin, MN

Cahaba Scapes

2130 11th avenue north
Birmingham, AL

Capitol Restoration and Repair

2438 21st Ave. N.W.
Rochester, MN

Chris Fritsch Custom Homes LLC

1649 Echo Ridge Rd SW
Rochester, MN

Columbus Exteriors Inc

18529 Hwy 65 NE
Cedar, MN


6844 10TH AVE SW
Rochester, MN

Creative Decking & Remodeling LLC

215 Pine Ridge Ct SW
Oronoco, MN

Dahl Home Builders Inc

2503 48th St SW
Rochester, MN

Dennis H Einck Remodeling

401 22nd st S W
Rochester, MN

Derby Construction

614 17th St SE
Rochester, MN

Designer Exteriors, Inc

254 E 4th St
Winona, MN

DirectBuy of Indianapolis

8450 Westfield Blvd
Indianapolis, IN


PO Box 9162
Rochester, MN

Ed's Repairs & Remodeling

1659 Valley View Dr.
Winona, MN

Elite Restoration Pro LLC

6950 France Ave S Ste 120
Minneapolis, MN

Exterior Touch Inc.

12610 Waverly RD.
Waverly, NE

Fair & Square Remodeling LLC

5775 Wayzata Blvd
Minneapolis, MN


Rochester, MN

Flachman Painting

410 Pittsburgh Ave
Harrisburg, SD

Flooring Removal Inc

PO Box 427
Willernie, MN

Geib Construction

St. Charles, MN


Blue Springs, MO

Grand Slam Construction

25397 US HWY 218
Austin, MN


Rochester, MN

Hawkeye Windows & Doors, Inc

104 Brookeridge Dr.
Waterloo, IA

Heartland Construction & General Maint. LLC.

13376 280th St W
Henderson, MN

Heavenly Heat Saunas

PO Box 2892
Crested Butte, CO

Hgt Pride Construction

1808 3rd st ne
Austin, MN

HKA Helgason Knapp Associates Inc

2626 Kenosha Ln Nw
Rochester, MN

Hockert Construction LLC

405 18 ½ Ave SW
Rochester, MN

Homemade Design

41 Monument Ave
Boston, MA

I'll Handle IT

8859 Haveteur Way
San Diego, CA


PO Box 600
Byron, MN

Integrity Home Contracting

677 Berkmar Circle
Charlottesville, VA

J-List Handyman Services

5823 Edelweiss Ln NW
Rochester, MN

J. Benson Construction

3230 Gorham Ave
Minneapolis, MN

J. Lee Services

1303 Willard St W
Stillwater, MN

Jameson Remodeling & Home Repair

PO Box 8662
Prairie Village, KS

Jim Siebenaler Construction

12827 Hwy 52 SE
Chatfield, MN

John Mix & Son Siding & Windows LLC

1844 County Rd 102 SE
Eyota, MN


46 Blythewood Rd
Doylestown, PA

KC Star

5309 80th Ave, SW
Rochester, MN

Kleese Construction

4667 CTY 30 BLVD
Kenyon, MN


111 7TH ST NE
Rochester, MN

Larson Siding and Windows

6910 38th Ave. SE
Rochester, MN

Legacy Roofing and Construction

2019 Arlen Ct SW
Rochester, MN

Lehigh Valley Electric Inc

1871 Brookhaven Dr. East
Allentown, PA


Rochester, MN

Mad River Woodworks

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

Magnolia Outdoor Living

3522 Ashford-Dunwoody Rd.
Atlanta, GA

Miller and Sons Construction

1710 S Broadway
Rochester, MN

Monarch Painting

2191 Dayton Ave
Saint Paul, MN

Neligan Construction & Roofing LLC

910 11th Avenue South
Jacksonville Beach, FL

Nelson Overhead Door

7807 10th St SE
Rochester, MN

Ness Construction Services LLC

1201 Whispering Hills Dr
Saint Charles, MN


1204 Broadway Ave N
Rochester, MN

No Name Painter

Rochester, MN

Radcliffe Homes & Remodeling

6885 County Rd 6 SW
Stewartville, MN

Range Construction Inc

5927 Kingsbury Dr NW
Rochester, MN


Northfield, MN

Red Cross Construction

1332 Jurdy Rd
Saint Paul, MN

Reecer Remodeling & Drywall

4103 19 1/2 Ln NW
Rochester, MN

Remodeling Second Opinion

106 W Sunnybrook Dr
Royal Oak, MI

Renewal by Andersen of Rochester, MN

3750 85th St NW
Oronoco, MN

Reynolds Design + Construction

105 21st St SE
Rochester, MN

Richey Restoration

9574 Lebanon Rd
Mount Juliet, TN

Ryan Windows Siding & Roofing

3750 85th St NW
Oronoco, MN

Scheftel Construction

3220 Snelling Ave S
Minneapolis, MN


1240 5TH AVE SE
Rochester, MN


35852 COUNTY ROAD 11 S
Zumbro Falls, MN

See It N 3D Design & Technical Illustrations

500 Los Faroles , Carr 861
Miami, FL


5504 26TH AVE NW
Rochester, MN

Steve Gentry Construction LLC

2307 7th St NW
Rochester, MN


Rochester, MN

SW Sun Control

6429 N Oracle Rd
Tucson, AZ

Terry Vehrenkamp LLC

707 10th ST SE
Rochester, MN

Tinkering Tom

Winona, mn


Rochester, MN

tpr services unlimited llc

1750 2nd St NW
Rochester, MN

TS Custom Decks

3054 Custer Lane SE
Rochester, MN


Rochester, MN

Veteran Shredding

Burnsville, MN


12637 S 265 W Suite 100
Draper, UT

Waterfront Spa & Pool

414 Service Court NE
Rochester, MN

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