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"I am very pleased with the product, process and professionalism! I contacted these folks on the recommendation of my neighbor, who had extensive work done by this" company. The owner met me to discuss, and measure for my gates. He spent a lot of time understanding exactly what I was looking for. He was on time for all appointments, and always returned phone calls promptly. He spent a lot of time finding exactly the hinging and latches I wanted, while providing good advice on reliability and quality of the hardware. He took the time to personally bring samples of gate hardware for my approval. The estimate was sent to me online as I requested, and reflected what we discussed. The work was completed on time and on budget. They are beautiful! We are very happy. This is a contractor that provides old-fashioned service, and does excellent work. Best experience ever!

-DAMIEN E.

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"The fence took them a day to replace. It looks better than the original fence did when it was new. I was afraid that they might not want to do the job because" it is such a small fence / gate, but they did. They did a very nice job, left the yard clean and seemed very professional. They exceeded my expectations. I understand that they also do decks. I would not hesitate to do business with them again.

-Briggs M.

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I would say depends on several things:

1) what % of the job is $400 ?

2) how good is the warranty - against all types of failure, or what - cedar fences usually fail in one of two ways - tornado/hurricane/waves/flood/car collision takes them out, or the posts (if not treated timber) rot out. The fence itself will change color and get fuzzy as it weathers, but should last 15-20 years in most areas.

3) generally, a fence is not something you would pay for a warranty on - if properly put up and with concreted-in copper chromate or copper napthalate treated posts (the green preservative) should last a long time and not need warranty work basically till the fasteners fail or the fence slat boards split too badly.

4) if I was going to spend extra money on a wood fence, it would be for a good quality penetrating sealer, not steel posts.

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All repairs were completed quickly and to a high quality.
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also has done several more repairs both major and minor in the house. His work has always been excellent.
- Gayle H.
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We called 3 or 4 gate installers and Pat was the only one who responded. His bid was acceptable, so we hired him to do the work. He came out on a very hot, hot day and worked all day to install the gate, and openers. I was impressed by how hard this man works. The garage door opener has been wonderful! My car was stolen out of our detached garage a week previously, so having an opener that is compatible with a wireless monitor that alerts us when the door is opened has given us some peace of mind. The gate and gate opener, however, posed some problems. The gate opener is very technical and beyond our ability to troubleshoot, so we had to call him out a few times (once was our fault because we accidentally loosened the electrical connection without knowing it). I felt terrible having to call him out since we live in Vacaville and he is all the way in Citrus Heights. Most of the time, he came right out without any complaints. We did, however, have a little trouble scheduling him once because his brother died, but he came out as soon as he returned from the funeral. The latest problem was when the opener broke away from the gate. Another gate opener installer told us the metal on the farm gate was too thin to hold the weight of the opener, and a metal "sleeve" should have been welded to the gate before welding the opener. After a few tries to have Pat fix the problem (his wife was in the hospital), Pat came out and attached a "sleeve" to the gate then re-welded the opener to the "sleeve." I asked him why he didn't do that in the first place, and he said he didn't have the metal and wanted to install the gate as quickly as possible for us. Be assured that if he installs an opener to a farm gate in the future, he won't make that mistake again. The gate opener has worked perfectly since then and is also connected wirelessly to a monitor that alerts us when the gate is open. Overall, we are pleased with Pat's service.
- Grace B.
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My wife and I own a pair of beautiful beach houses in Corolla NC that we rent out on a weekly basis to families who want a great vacation. One sleeps 14 the other 20. When we purchased our original OBX house we inherited
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Firestone from our Realtors and friends
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is one of the best house warming gifts anyone could have given us. He has handled everything from screen replacement and painting to a six figure whole house renovation without an issue. I trust not only the quality of his work but the honesty of his opinion and have recommended him to friends in both of the subdivisions where we own homes. Owning rental property from 450 miles away isn’t easy but as a long time property owner I can tell you when you find a quality contractor with integrity hold on to him.
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has my highest recommendation. If you want to see examples of his work I rent my homes through ShorelineOBX and they are Whl-21 Ha-Sea=
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& Spin-1 On Sail in their rental system.
- Kevin C.
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They responded to my call the same day, gave me a quote and came back to install the new system the very next day. They were efficient and courteous. I would use them again and highly recommend them.
- Teresa M.
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Co. put up the original driveway gate ~30 years ago and left their sign with phone number on the fence! How handy for me, as I desperately needed the gate repaired. The posts holding the gate were beginning to lean towards the ground, which made the gate drag and hard to lift off of the concrete to open it. They repositioned and re-sank the posts to pull the gate upright again, and now it opens and closes with ease. The nice woman answering the phone at the company told me it would take about a week for the estimator to come out and another 3 weeks for the work to be done. Once the man came out and saw how small the job was, they fixed it the next week, approximately 3 days later! I would recommend them and use their fence services again.
- Virginia D J.
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came to my house yesterday, a saturday, as I requested. They were on time, they did a job that I could not possibly have done myself, and I was astounded at the work they accomplished in the short time it took - under 2 hours I think. They brought everything they needed. He took one look at the gate and knew exactly what needed to be done, and why the previous installation failed. He answered my questions about different types of openers.
They started by setting up a giant fan and umbrella as it was 102 degrees and this job was directly in the sun. In other words, they know exactly what they are doing. Then they heated and actually bent (to straighten the slight 3/8" offset) a 4" square gate support post. That aligned the gate. Then they welded it to the other 4" gate support. They removed the Liftmaster POS opener and made the resulting defect look like new. They installed the Nice actuator-style opener, programmed it and 3 remotes and a keypad, assured smooth operation, spent 15 minutes with me detailing operation, and cleaned the job site which included taking away the POS which is good as I hope I never see it again! He reviewed all maintenance like change the battery in 4 years, and showed me exactly how to program the keypad to change the code if I ever need to.
The gate operates smoothly and perfectly, noting it has been one day. We will see if it stands the test of time but it is a very solid, correctly done installation that is much different than the 3 prior ones I've had done on this gate, all of which have failed.
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states this is a customized, more robust and sturdy system than others, and I believe him. It looks very stout.
Nothing is perfect, and if I didn't come up with something to criticize, then what use would a review be? There are 2 small adhesive-backed felt pads he put on the gate stop to cushion the closure. He pointed out that those might water-log and need to be replaced in about 2 years. He suggested I put some silicone sealant around them. Why he didn't just do that is a mystery.
So that's so minor it is unimaginably picayune, and I'm just trying to illustrate that this job was a close to perfect as any job could be, and I am very skeptical/particular. I've had many jobs of this type done on this house and others, and
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's job was the best experience of them all.
He was on time, courteous, polite, respectful, prepared, knowledgeable, and probably most important of all, RESPONSIVE! He answers emails, texts, and phone calls. He has clearly achieved superior expertise in this field.
- Charles M.
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My driveway gate was not closing properly and was making loud noises when opening. I called Customer Security Fence and Ironworks because I have used this company before. The technician arrived early. When I went outside he already had the gate open and was working on it. He told me that there was nothing wrong with the gate or the motor. The problem was that the gate hinges simply needed to be greased. Frankly, I felt kind of dumb for not figuring that out. But the technician was so nice about it. He explained that the gate needs to be greased one a quarter if needed. He showed me how to use a grease gun, how to grease the hinges, and what type of grease to use. I purchased a grease gun online and have recently greased the hinges. Worked great. The company clearly disclosed that there was a trip charge of $125 (not applied to work performed) plus materials. I thought the trip charge was kind of pricey especially since no portion of it is applied to the work. Oh well... Live and learn. I like this company and will continue to use them. It was a good experience.
- Michael P.
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Asked for a bid, after a no show the first time, the salesman showed up to bid the fence. I tried to schedule 3 weeks out to coordinate with concrete work being done. Salesman said it had to be at least 5 weeks. So we agreed on a week and I rescheduled the concrete work so the leveling would be done but before concrete was poured.
When the week came the concrete contractor had the ground at level and I needed
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to install a sleeve in the ground that would later be in the concrete and hold a post for the double gate. Their crews were busy and one was on vacation so they could not come. I could not put off a 40 yard concrete pour so I convinced the salesman to drop off the sleeve and I dug the hole by hand and installed myself (still cost $100 for this metal tube).
Two more weeks go buy and the post team set an appointment for Thursday, I call off work and wait for them. At 400 they call, something came up. The next day they show up and I am told that they are not responsible for anything they hit underground. "But don't worry it is all hand dug" I am then also told they will not remove from property the dirt taken for the posts. Of course if I wanted to give the guy extra money he will take care of it. I leave and when I come back a large pile of dirt is sitting on my drive way along with several twisted up sections of sprinkler pipe. Pipe was obviously hit with an auger. Time it took to shovel all the dirt into my truck and take it to the dump was several hours. $27 dollar dump fee and $20 to wash the seagull crap off my truck after. Then another 5 hours to fix all the sprinkler pipe dug up.
I called the salesman. He said it was standard practice to leave the dirt. According to him all fence companies do that, I did not check but I cannot imagine that is true. My last fence did not come with a pile of dirt in my driveway. After I complained the salesman knocked $30 off the bill. Not worth it.
A week after the posts were installed the team that puts the fence and gate parts together came. The fence actually looks pretty nice and the gates work perfectly. The only problem is on one section they cut the slats too low and there is a gap between the top rail and the slats about a finger width and about 3' long. I sent pictures to the salesman and called him. He said someone will be right out to fix it. That was June 29th. As of
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17th it is not fixed and I have not heard from them. The bill came in the mail requiring my prompt attention. Fence is paid for and still not fixed.
tldr; company was unprofessional. Treated me like they were doing me a favor. Could not keep an appointment and, so far, have not fixed their mistakes. If I knew how to attach pictures I would. The fence will be nice when it is fixed, sturdy and looks good. I just don't like how I was treated. I intentionally did not go with the low bid to avoid just this kind of thing. You should know that removing the dirt will cost you extra money and 100' of fence was a pick-up full of dirt. If you don't mind this kind of treatment at least save money and go with a lower priced company.
- Derick Z.

Driveway Gate Installers in Matthews, NC

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A Better Handyman

140 Charleston Dr
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8529 Hammonds St
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A&B Pressure washing

9323 Bonnie Briar Cir
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A.C.E. Contracting Services, LLC

1121 West Charlotte Ave
Mount Holly

A.D.'s Repair Services

Monroe Rd
Charlotte

AAA Buildings

106 fernwood
Gastonia

AAA Suburban Fence Inc

7900-D Stevens Mill Rd
Matthews

Absolute Quality Buildings

606 W King St
Kings Mountain

Advanced Home Remodeling, Inc

3617 Beulah Church Rd
Matthews

Affordable Fence

637 Debruhl rd

American Fence & Supply Co

3605 S Tryon St
Charlotte

Ander Walker Plumbing, Inc.

319 Elam Ave
Ramseur

Andrew Roby General Contractor Inc

2000 West Morehead St
Charlottte

ASKI Services Company US LLC

1914 Yaupon Road
Charlotte

Beeler Masonry & Construction

405 Robinson Rd
Salisbury

Bender Custom Homes

8334 Pineville Matthews Rd
Charlotte

Bestway Builders

3824 secrest short cut rd.
Monroe

BlueFlag Services

124 Dorton St
Charlotte

BVK Construction

5001 White Oak Rd.
Charlotte

Cahaba Scapes

2130 11th avenue north

Carolina Home Improvment/Handyman

8520 Golf Ridge Dr.
Charlotte

Carolina Home Services Guide

10112 Rivendell Lane
Charlotte

Carolina Wood Fence

138 John Carle Dr
Troutman

Catawba Valley Fence

9223 Mull Rd
Vale

CBL Builders LLC

2515 Stanley Lucia Rd.
Mt. Holly

CCR Fence

2725 Westinghouse Blvd
Charlotte

Central Piedmont Builders Inc

PO Box 4041
Salisbury

Champion Fence Builders Inc

10328 Robinson Church Rd
Charlotte

Chris Owens

5007 Highway 205
Marshville

Complete Property Solutions

5102 Crawford Rd
Gastonia

CONTAIN A PET

4302 FELLOWS LN
Charlotte

Copper Construction and Contracting

125 Trade Court suite F
Mooresville

Cornette Iron Works

3442 Oakdale Rd
Charlotte

D & M Home inprovements

470 paige dr
Salisbury

Daxxa Contracting LLC

635 Westminister St

Direct Home Solutions

6135 Park South Dr. Suite 510
Charlotte

Distinctive Naturescapes, Inc

3870 S. Main St.
Salisbury

DPS Construction

1230 Rollins Ave
Charlotte

Engage Construction Group

19135 Ruffner Dr
Cornelius

EVAN'S REMODELING CO

2110 Mount Holly Road

Evans Home Improvement

117 Cornelius Rd
Mooresville

Exclusive Homes

1095 Hilldale Dr.

Fence Masters Unlimited

873 Butler Lake Rd.

FENCES BY TERRY

10311 CRESTWOOD DR
Charlotte

FMA CONSTRUCTION INC

3475 Gribble Road
Matthews

Fun Outdoor Living Inc

4218 Old Monroe Rd
Indian Trail

Gaston Fence Co Inc.

766 Friday Park Rd.
Dallas

Gillaspie Handyman Building & Maintenance

400 E. Tremont Avenue
Charlotte

Glen Rider Quality Fences

1910 Charlotte Highway
Mooresville

GR8 Remodelers

18120 Harbor Mist Rd
Cornelius

GR8 Remodelers

18120 Harbor Mist Rd
Cornelius

GrayPear

8417 Island Point Rd
Charlotte

H&B Fencing

Rocky River Rd Harrisburg
Harrisburg

Hammer Down Restorations & Renovations

5922-C Stockbridge Dr.
Monroe

handy-man services

7109 Alexander Rd
Charlotte

Handy-Master

Charlotte

handyworks5@gmail.com

1128Young st
Mooresville

Hartsell Brothers Fence Co Inc

3532 Sam Wilson Rd
Charlotte

Hawk Construction Inc

1006 Kwanzan Ct
Indian Trail

Helms Construction

1403 Trinity Church Road
Monroe

Here 2 Help Maintenance and Repairs

Charleston Drive
Charlotte

Holt Remodeling

107 First st.
Belmont

Hot Box Powder Coating

1033 Berryhill Rd
Charlotte

Hurd Contracting & Fabrication

2610 Thomas Trl
Gastonia

Ideal Home Improvement Inc

7716 Denbur Dr
Charlotte

J & G Fence Co Inc

1326 W 2nd Ave
Gastonia

J J'S CONSTRUCTION CO

1480 Rockwell Rd./PO Box 400
Rockwell

J&P Enterprises

4945 Wrenn Dr
Denver

James Access Control, LLC

7119 Ashbourne Lane
Charlotte

JHP Enterprises

6010 Deep Green Dr
Shelby

JHP Enterprises

6010 Deep Green Dr
Shelby

Jose carpenter

128 Jeran Lane
Gastonia

JW Roofing & Associates

825 mutual rd
Gastonia

K Construction & Roofing LLC

501 South Old Statesville Road
Huntersville

K.C. Faulkner

9879 Valley Rd.

Kudzu Construction

317 Garrett circle

L And L Fence Co

9331-A Albemarle Rd
Charlotte

Master Building

4222 Poplar Grove Dr
Charlotte

Mcgee Brothers Co Inc

4608 Carriker Rd
Monroe

mitch's mowing and maintenance

610 Hillsdale Dr.
Monroe

Montrose Construction Inc.

10602 Bailey Rd
Cornelius

MWD Contracting Company

325 Neal Hawkins Rd
Gastonia

Need A Hand

301 McCullough Dr
Charlotte

No Excuses Construction & Remodeling

401 Hawthorne Ln
Charlotte

Outdoor Life Inc

7427 Matthews Mint Hill Rd
Charlotte

P Saylor Fence Co

516 D River Hwy
Mooresville

Patriot Construction and Remodeling

721 W Main St Ext
Lincolnton

Paul Quick Inc

10912 Faringford Ct
Charlotte

peak bright LLC

P.O. box 2126

Pinnacle Remodeling

2104 Court Dr.
Gastonia

premier improvements

1564 brookbend ct

Pro-Fence, Deck, & Tile

317 Garrett circle
Dallas

Property Service Group

111 Wilshire Dr
Concord

Propst Fencing

5950 US Highway 601 S
Concord

ProScapes Landscaping & Grading

1278 Shearers Rd
Mooresville

Quicksilver Custom Builders Inc

2835 Ross Lee Dr.
Concord

Rafter J Construction

6663 Pageland Hwy

Red Ivy Construction

201 Hudson Dr
Harrisburg

Reed Bryant Custom Carpentry

2528 Brightmoor Ridge Dr
Matthews

sitlenterprisesllc

PO Box 2514
Matthews

Steve Earley Builders, Inc.

6243 S New Hope Rd
Belmont

Steven C. Tench

1132 Ashford Drive
Charlotte

Stronghold Fence Inc

8101 Whitehawk Hill Rd
Waxhaw

SunCare Home Services

3206 Leicester Drive
Matthews

Tentmakers Handyman

233 Catamount Drive

TOWN & COUNTRY FENCE

108 MANLEY ST
Charlotte

Trim Ventura

Charlotte

WamBam Fence

10616 Baily Rd. Unit H
Cornelius

Williamson Contracting

1230 Alexis Lucia Rd.
Stanley

Wise Cut Landscaping LLC

P.O Box 925
Harrisburg

Woolf's Custom Carpentry

1045 Dooley Dr
Charlotte

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