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was prompt each time he came over. The work was done quickly and looks fantastic! Took care to clean up the work area after he was finished. Very friendly and reasonably priced.
- Emily N.
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Excellent work. On time, very polite, professional, and considerate. If anyone is in need of glass block windows they can look no further. I am thrilled with the work and the company!
- Sharon A.
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did a great job. They arrived on time, finished quickly and cleaned everything up. They were very friendly and knowledgeable. I would use them again and recommend them. Call these guys if you want it done right.
- Lennis M.
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This could not have been any smoother. Got an immediate response regarding the initial estimate, which was performed while I was at work. Scheduling the actual installation (on a Saturday, no less!) was smooth. Installer arrived exactly on time, and the job was done in about four hours, give or take.
Out the door price was exactly what the estimate was. That price, by way, reflects one free vent via an Angie's List printable coupon. Paid over the phone by credit card the following Monday. Super easy.
Every single person I dealt with was extremely courteous and professional. A fantastic experience!
- Kent M.
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They were prompt, friendly, and went right to work. They finished the work in a timely manner and did a great joy. Would definitely recommend to anyone.
- Judith R.
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Can't say enough good things about
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and his company. Not only is he very personable, but he and his assistant are professional in every way. We also thought that their quote for both the windows and installation was very reasonable for the quality product they provide. I purchased the Big Deal for this company and they redeemed promptly. On the installation day, they arrived on time, surveyed the windows that were to be removed and proceeded to get to work. After the installation, they did a very thorough clean up in all the work areas both inside and outside.
Their windows (including the air and dryer vents) are very high quality and the masonry work used to install them adds to the finished look. We are very happy that we were able to find this company and we now have 6 gorgeous glass block windows. Would highly recommend this company to our family and friends.
- Linda S.
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I have an older home 70+ that still had the original wooden windows. They had started to leak every time it rained....as in buckets full!
The owner,
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, came out the day after I called, he had several options & a very reasonable estimate. Due to the extent of the leakage & the forecast for more storms, he made my problem a priority! The work was done 3 days later.
The crew were wonderful! Even moved washer,dryer & utility sink before & after.....& hooked up my dryer vent to the new window!
My basement was left cleaner than before ! (shame on me)
The end result far exceeded expectations!
don't waste time calling anyone else......this company is by far the best!!!!
- ann J.
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It went excellent. He was on time for the estimate. Gave us an install date and then actually contacted us and said he could do it earlier. He was on time for the install. Work took about four hours. he cleaned up after the work was completed. The quality is wonderful. There is no leaks, we have privacy and a higher level of security.
- Martin M.
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First, I renewed my subscription to Angie's List solely to rate this contractor.
My basement was very dark. I had plans to remodel in ways to make it brighter and updated, which included the installation of better windows. I was pleasantly surprised that
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was willing to come to
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from Columbus for this job, but found out this was part of his "service" area and routinely did projects here. The price was in line with what I had expected. The install occurred the fall of 2013.
What went right:
The windows did indeed really boost the look and the brightness of the basement. I don't regret making the decision to do the windows from that standpoint.
The crew was friendly and respectful.
What went wrong:
Gosh, where to start......
In cutting the concrete, an electrical line connecting three outlets on the front basement wall was cut, disabling the outlets. He offered to "fix" this, but I am sure glad I declined. I hired an electrician after the windows were installed.
I was not prepared for water to be passed into the basement. They were using heavy duty saws and running water over the blade to keep it cool, a lot of which went into the already finished space of the basement, soaking the carpet. Luckily for me, the carpet was on the demo list as part of the remodel. I ran a dehumidifier to try and pull out the rest of the moisture from the walls.
They shoved the air conditioner off its pad. I noticed this before they left and asked them to put it back where it belonged, which they neglected to do. I had to hire an HVAC company to do this and luckily I did, because it was discovered that the line to the air conditioner had been severed when it was pushed off the pad.
I had asked that the three windows be trimmed out on the inside with a clear pine, nothing fancy. That was done, but nothing on the interior was caulked, a lot was not square. Since one of the windows was the key to fixing the severed electrical line for the outlets, the trim had to be pulled off to access the wall behind. When the trim was pulled off, there were huge air gaps all the way around the window between the framing, the trim and the paneling on the wall. Also discovered that the trim was not tied to anything of any substance, and very few nails had been used. Hired someone to retrim the interior.
On the outside, there was no trim, the frame of the window was exposed to the outside without any attempt at winter proofing or caulking. Hired a guy to trim and finish the outside of the windows, make them look finished.
Fast forward to the epic rains of the spring of 2014. For the first time in 15 years, I had water in my basement. In attempting to diagnose how the water came in, one of the things I noticed was in the area where the water was coming in, that egress window had water standing in the bottom of it; draining very slowly. A friend and I dug down to see if drains had actually been installed and discovered that the "drain" was black plastic pipe, completely filled and covered with gravel. Not my idea of an effective draining system.
So, I called
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to come and take a look at the drains. This was roughly the middle of June 2014. He seemed amenable about returning and putting in a better drain with a cap that would keep the gravel out of the drain. He was supposed to call me in a few days to set up a time for his visit. He didn't call back, so within a week (roughly) I called him again. The last call I made to him, was the week before
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, there were going to be fireworks all over Columbus the next week and it was a holiday. So he would have to call me after the festivities were over. Haven't heard from him since.


- Rhea S.
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is as professional as it gets. I emailed him photos of my old windows and the sizes and he provided a detailed estimate over the phone/email. He also had a great price compared to his competitors. He sent his guy out quickly to do the work a few days later and they did a very nice job on the windows. Removed my 60 year old windows and cleaned everything up, then installed
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. They added a dryer vent receptacle on the large window. He was in and out in a half day. The quality of the install was superb.
- Robyn M.
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All Glass Blocks in Watkins, MN

Companies below are listed in alphabetical order. To view top rated service providers along with reviews and ratings, Join Angie's List Now!

A Pane in the Glass Construction LLC

8478 Long Lake Rd
Mounds View, MN

Above Quality Inc

Prior Lake, MN

Advanced Concrete Services Inc.

14316 Charing Cross
Eden Prairie, MN

Advantage Tile

14076 Buck lake blvd
Big Lake, MN

All American One Construction R LLC

1575 Bush Ave
Saint Paul, MN

All Around

701 Decatur Ave N
Golden Valley, MN

All Done Contracting

6712 Xerxes Ave South
Minneapolis, MN

Beissel Windows & Siding Co

1635 Oakdale Ave
Saint Paul, MN

Bj Larson Remodeling Co

8830 W River Rd
Brooklyn Park, MN

Building Renewal Inc

21375 County Rd 5 NW
Big Lake, MN

Capital City Construction & Remediation

3432 Denmark Ave
Saint Paul, MN

Capital Siding Windows & Roofing

9673 Wynstone Dr
Woodbury, MN

Champion Window Co of Minneapolis

5100 Hwy 169 N
New Hope, MN

Complete Basement Systems

54004 Loren Dr
Mankato, MN

D & N Masonry, LLC

9171 92nd ave
Princeton, MN

D&O Masonry

253 Fremont Ave N
Minneapolis, MN

Drew Gardner Concrete and Waterproofing

1634 Breda Ave
St. Paul, MN

EDDE Company LLC

1901 44th Avenue N
Minneapolis, MN

Elite contractors, INC

3160 162nd Ln NW
Andover, MN

Elite Restoration Pro LLC

6950 France Ave S Ste 120
Minneapolis, MN

Gozley Renovations LLC

PO Box 13072
Minneapolis, MN

Handy Home Repair

9020 Pillsbury Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN

Howard Brothers Interiors LLC

3851 10th Ave
Anoka, MN

ivy gilmore construction

671 Hennes Ave
Shakopee, MN

Jensen & Jensen Construction, LLP

213 94th Ave NW
Minneapolis, MN

Larkins Construction, LLC

165 James Ave N
Minneapolis, MN

Leafguard Gutters

PO Box 248
St Joseph, MN

Master 1 Exteriors

25741 187th St NW
Big Lake, MN

matheson custom masonry inc.

133 rolling oaks lane
Darwin, mn

MINNESOTA INSURANCE RESTORATION SERVICES

21021 Heron Way Ste 108
Lakeville, MN

MINNESOTA REGROUT & TILE

20 2nd St. NE Unit 707
Minneapolis, MN

MLD TILE & MARBLE

22654 E MARTIN LAKE DR
Stacy, MN

Mountain Creek Masonry

540 Auburn PL
Elk River, MN

N.A.L construction

Cottage Grove, mn

Northland Stucco

7760 France Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN

O'Brien Designs

2575 W Horizon Ridge Pkwy Apt 1411
Henderson, NV

Precision Contracting

8351 Lake Dr
Circle Pines, MN

Radwan Construction

7386 143rd St Ct
Saint Paul, MN

Ritz Renovations

PO Box 241448
Saint Paul, MN

Roger Heine Contracting Inc

10000 Abbott Ave S
Minneapolis, MN

See It N 3D Design & Technical Illustrations

500 Los Faroles , Carr 861
Miami, FL

Small Town Values Contracting Inc

17070 Forfar Ct
Farmington, MN

Standard Water Control Systems Inc

5337 Lakeland Ave N
Minneapolis, MN

STONEMASONS INC

1908 TIMERLINE SPUR
Hopkins, MN

STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY LLC

103 Orlin Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN

TOM JACKSON CONSTRUCTION

3844 Clinton Ave S
Minneapolis, MN

Travis Stevens Decorative Glass, LLC

16904 Saddlewood Trl
Minnetonka, MN

VanVleet Construction

8416 Dupont Ave N
Brooklyn Park, MN

Vintage Masonry LLC

715 West 5th Street
Red Wing, MN
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