Keene Home Building Articles

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Constant delays and consistently asking for advances on payment before completing the work. Provided no oversight to the workers that resulted in more delays, mistakes and barely acceptable workmanship. By his own admission, Bill
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, is a bad businessman and doesn't finish a project without trying to get more and more money out of his customers. The worst was when he brought in a subcontractor that didn't install our siding correctly. Bill took several pictures that showed the mistakes. He never paid the subcontractor and never fixed the problems. The other electrical and plumbing susubcontractors would ask if they were going to get paid. I made payments directly to the subcontractors so they would show up and complete the work. Bill
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confessed to me that he under bid the job and could not finish it unless I paid him in advance. After he was paid, he eventually stopped showing up. He abandoned the jobsite and never paid the subcontractors. I did not hear from
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after dozens of phone calls, emails & texts, I had to bring in other subcontractors to fix the mistakes and complete the project at an additional expense. The whole experience with
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and Bill
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was a disaster!!
- Mark S.
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Wonderful people working till the job was finished. Love the area now. Highly recommend.
- Linda H.
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I feel this company devalued my home. Sloppy, haphazard work was performed even after showing them and telling them exactly what I wanted. They came into our home and didn't protect the home's hardwood flooring from their boots and construction dirt and grim. We had to give them paper and tape to cover the hardwood flooring where they would walk through the house. I really felt that these workers didn't care about our property and we wondered how much work was being accomplished since only one worker appeared to know how to do the work.
The hardwood for the kitchen flooring was faulty, but the installer just kept nailing it in not stopping to tell us it was defective. We happened to notice how bad it looked. We stopped the installation. The owner said our other room with this same hardwood looked the same and tried to find faulty seams there. He pointed to seams that were just fine.
This company could have started to tile the master bathroom while we replaced the defective hardwood, but the owner pulled them off the job because it was raining. (Note: Our master bathroom is indoors and we have a 3-car garage in which to cut tile.) Since replacing the hardwood would require letting the hardwood acclimate to our home's humidity adding another 48 - 72 hours to the installation, we decided to use tile and that day we found a suitable tile. We couldn't purchase nor pick up the tile at the store since the owner told us that he wanted to check the tile to see if it was an adequate product. Later the owner stated that he had to pull his two workers off the job because WE caused all the delays and he needed them on another (much larger, bigger bucks) job.
While removing the kitchen island they gouged the kitchen wall, dented the wood frame around the pantry door, and put dents in the side of the cabinet on the island. While removing their tile cutter from their truck they dented the aluminum framing around the garage door. Tile cutter was placed on the driveway causing the driveway six weeks later to still have a white haze on it since they didn't rinse the dust and debris off effectively, even after being asked twice to do so. By placing their tools on our kitchen counters long scratches in the counter were made. Fortunately, we were in the process of replacing the countertops but had to live with the ugly scratches until our countertops were ready.
The tile in the kitchen was installed without tile spacers. Another contractor came into our house and without much looking noticed the different widths to the grout lines. The haze on this floor was not cleaned up when this part of the job was done. They walked over the grout residue for two more days while they tiled the bathroom. As a result, the tiles in their walk path had to be scrubbed repeatedly to get this residue off.
I took
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's two tile installers into our main bath and showed them how I wanted my master bathroom tiles to be installed, with the same 1/8 inch grout lines. None of the grout lines in the master bath is1/8 inch and they also vary in width, just like the kitchen's. Again, no spacers were used. The grout is not smooth. There are ripples in it and some lines need more grout. The tiles are not level. I moved my foot sideways and my shoe caught the
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of a raised tile causing my ankle to turn slightly. A section of wood trim was cut about 1 1/2 inches too short and left like that. Since I couldn't walk on the newly grouted tiles, I didn't notice this until later. The tile installer assured me that tiling is what he does best, and that he's been doing this for years. Well, I've been cooking for years, but that doesn't make me a candidate for the
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Beard award.
To remove the island, tile the kitchen and the master bath took ten days. The owner said he needed these two workers for the bigger job and could not install our bedroom bamboo. I wasn't going to let this company stay another day in my home anyway.
I don't even want to talk about the paper work. Since we changed from hardwood to tile the price changed and a change order was not drawn up. He said he uses Home DePot's prices, but that proved not to be the case for larger square footages. I got scribbles of prices from his tablet and some prices were just stated, not written down. I had to go over the numbers again to make certain we were paying the right prices. I really feel this company should have repaired my pantry frame and my garage, but honestly, I wouldn't trust them to sharpen a pencil for me. Run when you see this company unless you like fast talkers and slow workers.
- Karen P.
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The whole process went very smoothly and efficiently. The excavation had to be done manually (pick, shovel, and wheelbarrow) but the workers were remarkably capable and efficient. The worksite was carefully and thoroughly cleaned after the work was completed.
- Richard L.
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All the work done by subcontractors was very good. All the work done by
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Fine was horrid. He has changed the name of his business three times because of customer complaints, He's savvy and knows how to avoid law suits. There is a link below to see Mr.
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's workmanship. We refused to pay another dime until all the subpar and not up to code work was fixed. His response was he would have his subcontractors put a
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on our house for nonpayment. You see although we paid Mr.
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according to the contract he did not pay his subcontractors. In order not to put a
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on our house we had to sign a release agreement absolving him of all contractual warranties. It cost us an additional $40,000.00 to correct his abysmal workmanship. Stay clear.

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- neil S.
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We purchased a custom home last summer that was 70% complete. We chose the home because of it's beautiful construction and were delighted to be able to hire Mr.
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of New West Log Homes to complete the project because he had done the initial construction. We cannot say enough good things about the craftsmanship that went into our beautiful home! Mr.
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is not only a perfectionist at his trade but he is professional and personable. We were in another state while the project was completed. He was always quick to responded to any communication, provide updates and photos and was eager to please. We highly recommend Mr.
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for any construction and/or remodeling project.
- Linda T.
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owner of DPL Construction arrived on time, exactly when he said he would, to review the job. He explained in detail what he planned and how he would go about the work. He provided me an estimate the next day.
I contacted
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to accept his bid for the work and explained my time frame for getting the work completed.
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worked the job into his schedule and completed the work with exceptional quality. He was even able to repair the gate to the fencing that had also been damaged from the water erosion on that side of my house.
Thanks
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for doing a great and professional job.


- Gordon P.
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Estimate was never performed.
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showed up and went over plans. He was very friendly and knowledgeable. He left with architectural plans and advised it would be a couple months before he would get back (August). He said he would be happy to discuss the plans with my son who
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them up. My son tried to contact
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in August, leaving voice mails that were not returned. I left voice messages and then emailed
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Apologetically,
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admitted to being busy and overlooking my project. He wrote he could not get to the estimate for another 2 months. I informed him that my timetable would allow for the delay. Upon my response, he declined, admitting the had two projects over one half million dollars that he had come to fruition.

Anyone considering getting an estimate, may consider asking this company how they prioritize and value customers. What I experienced demonstrates money is the motivator.
- Judith H.
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First I want to say that they were courteous and quick to return my initial call. They showed when promised, wrote up a contract, and started work within 2 weeks. We were told the job would take approximately3 days and it did. The crew was very respectful, cleaned after themselves, and overall the job looks great. I would re-hire them for any future job.
- Patricia M.
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Very friendly staff. And, considering that this work was done in 2003, and they installed a tank able to accommodate a 4-bedroom home, we did not pump it until earlier this month (8/2014), and found that it was only beginning to show signs of needing to be pumped.
- elizabeth G.
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Adam Vaillancourt Roofing & Construction LLC

45 Emerson Rd.
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Artistic Exteriors

PO Box 333
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ATA CONSTRUCTION

18 BRADFORD ST
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AZTEC CONSTRUCTION-NEW

1025 OLD WALPOLE RD
Keene, NH

Baiser Construction Management

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A full service construction management firm for your residential or commercial needs

BERGERON CONSTRUCTION

27 MATTHEWS RD
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Blair Bristol Construction

62 Pierce Lake Road
Antrim, NH
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BRICKSTONE MASONS

5 CADY ST
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Brouillette Building & Remodeling LLC

1512 COLUMBIA CIR
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Bruce Pollard Builders

14 Bartettt
Kingston, NH
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Brunelle & Son Construction

416 Tucker Reed Rd. E.
East Dummerston, VT
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C & W EXCAVATING

17 PINE AVE
Keene, NH

Cillo Brothers Construction

14 Rustic Ln
New Boston, NH
Owner-operated. uses subs for skilled trades. cost is determined by the job. no travel...

Cormack Construction Management Inc

46 E Madison Rd
Madison, NH
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Crockett Homes of Central New England

37 Old RT 12 N
Westmoreland, NH
Crockett homes of central new england inc established in 1979 has over 30 years of experience...

Custom Modular Homes Of New England Inc.

230 Rockingham Rd
Derry, NH
Additional address - 119 horseshose drive dracut, ma 01826.

David Bolduc General Contractor LLC

189 Ray St
Manchester, NH
General contracting service with a focus on custom home renovations, room additions, new home...

Davis Construction

Jaffrey, NH
General contracting and carpentry. providing all types of residential and light commercial...

DirectBuy of Indianapolis

8450 Westfield Blvd
Indianapolis, IN
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eaton exteriors & landscaping

120 riverside ave
Lunenburg, VT
We are a local business that takes pride in our work, family owned and run call for free...

ECOLOGIC HOMES

25 ROXBURY ST
Keene, NH

Environmental Testing and Research Laboratories, I

60 Elm Hill Ave
Leominster, MA
Etr laboratories in an analytic laboratory with a broad range of commercial, industrial and...

Evergreen Building Contractors

1077 Putney Rd
Brattleboro, VT
Full service design and build construction company specializing in energy efficiency. in...

Four Seasons Fence

15 Banfield Road
Portsmouth, NH
Four seasons fence has been providing commercial, architectural, and industrial fence...

GARRAPY CONSTRUCTION

425 MARLBORO ST
Keene, NH

George LaBonte Contractor

16 Summer St.
Tilton, NH
Full service contractor specializing in all aspects of new construction, remodeling, and home...

Gerlack Carpentry

95 Clark St
Franklin, NH
We are a small local nh business, we do all aspects of home improvments

Gpconstruction

Tallant Rd
Merrimack, NH
Full cycle building and maintenance 24hrs 7 days a week for emergency services.

Grey Ghost Construction

7 Lasala Road
Hillsborough, NH
I am a self employed general contractor with subs who work under me, but also with me. i work...

Healthy Homes of New England

PO Box 383
Newfane, VT
Healthy homes of new england is a full service construction outfit that performs individual...

HOMEPROS Construction, Remodeling and Handyman

Leominster, MA
Homepros provide quality remodeling services at very competitive rates. we pride ourselves on...

HS CONSTRUCTION

99 harkness rd.
Jaffrey, NH
Quality at it`s best !!!!! quality craftmenship and products that`s our main goal at h&s... ...

HS CONSTRUCTION

99 harkness rd.
Jaffrey, NH
Contract jobs, hourly work , emergency calls & work...5 employees

HS Construction

Jaffrey, NH
Full-line-contrctor with 5 quality empolees...contract jobs....hourly jobs.....emergency calls...

HS CONSTRUCTION

99 harkness rd.
Jaffrey, NH
We are a full-line-contracting company with 5 quality employees.that live up to our...

J.Hawk Builders, Inc.

224 Main St
Salem, NH
Jhawk builders specializes in custom home building, renovations, additions, and remodeling...

James Gray Builder

561 Weatherhead Hollow Rd
Brattleboro, VT
I utilize local subcontractors such as electricians and plumbers, my billing is done on a...

james hicks

642 Marlboro Rd.
Keene, NH
Senior discounts sub contracting available

JM Construction

11 Turner Rd
Fitzwilliam, NH
Family operated. cost is determined by the job. additional e-mail - tbordner71@hotmail.com....

JOE HEAD CONSTRUCTION

MERRIMAC ST
Laconia, NH
Hi my name is joe head i have a three man crew with well rounded talent. ready to do small or...

John Andrews Construction LLC

257 Dickey Hill Rd.
Hillsborough, NH
John andrews construction is a nh based, family owned business that employs local contractors...

John J. Coty Jr

229-A Bellows Falls Rd.
Putney, VT
My service is very wide ranged. i have many clients that just have me do virtually everything...

JW Cleary Enterprises LLC

PO Box 40
Bennington, NH

Larkin Designs & Consulting LLC

852 Route 12
Westmoreland, NH
Honesty, integrity, and quality workmanship larkin designs & consulting llc is an east coast...

Lenzi Construction & Remodeling LLC

Hudson, NH
Lenzi construction has been serving nh and ma since 1999. we are a full service company that...

MAC MILLIN CO INC

17 Elm St # 2
Keene, NH

Marrone Electrical Service

35 Canal St
Lynn, MA
Marrone electrical is a small electrical contractor who is licensed in massachusetts and new...

Michael Guitard

PO Box 604
Jaffrey, NH
Over 25 years of custom home building, remodeling and land development. estimates are always...

Michael Weatherby & Associates

28 the square
Bellows Falls, VT
Full service commercial residential contracting firm, insured, certified epa firm, hers...

Mike White Remodeling

124 Bog Road
Concord, NH
We are a small full service, independent company, providing quality interior and exterior...

Mike Wilber and Son Contracting

10 cottage
Marlborough, nh
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MOOSE INDUSTRIES

195 GUNN RD
Keene, NH

Mountainview Construction and Modular Homes, Inc

Post Office Box 485
Rutland, VT
We specialize in affordable, energy efficient, and customized modular homes in the vermont and...

MSH ARCHITECTURE ASSOC

162 CYNTHIA RD
Newton Center, MA
Msh architecture associates’ goal has been to provide clients with high-quality design...

NH Generator Installers

30 Henniker St.
Concord, NH
Nh generator installers, inc. is a full service generator sales, service, maintenance, repair...

NVR Inc

11700 Plaza American Dr
Reston, VA
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PAUL J FABIS CO INC

12 WEST ST
Keene, NH

Probuilt Custom Homes,LLC /DBA Meredith Bay Homes

18 Daniel Webster Highway
Meredith, NH
What makes probuilt unique is customer service. lots of builders can a build a nice home. we...

Prudential Remodeling

1 Westview Terr
Pelham, NH
This is a residential and commercial construction/remodeling company. we handle all aspects of...

R.Blake Construction

PO Box 1454
Conway, NH
I have a full service & insured carpentry business. serving carrol county and surronding...

Remodeling Second Opinion

106 W Sunnybrook Dr
Royal Oak, MI
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RICHARD HASTINGS BUILDING

284 SKYLINE DR
Keene, NH

Ridgeline Construction & Property Maintenance LLC

Po box 140
Keene, Nh
Sub-contracting

S L VONDERHORST & SONS INC

160 EMERALD ST
Keene, NH

S.G. Construction LLC

15 Eaton Ave.
Bennington, NH
S.g. construction delivers the best finished product to homeowners in new hampshire. as a full...

Scandinavian Log Homes

1861 NE 146 Street
Miami, FL
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SCHAAL-GIVEN CONTRACTING INC

51 WILTON RD
Peterborough, NH
8 employees. incorporated in 1992.

Seacoast Restorations

55 Holiday Drive
Portsmouth, NH
We are a family owned and operated frame to finish construction company based in the seacoast...

See It N 3D Design & Technical Illustrations

500 Los Faroles , Carr 861
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The end product will be your blue prints, floor plans, notes or drawings (non-technical nor...

TGK Contracting LLC

100 Owls Hill Road
Westmoreland, NH
General contracting design to finish construction; all aspects of construction. commercial and...

Thomas Buckingham HouseWright, LLC

95 Blackwater Rd.
Concord, NH
Custom carpentry, renovation and rot repair, small jobs and consulting. owner run and...

TKO Construction

265 Furnace St
Poultney, VT
Small family business, i offer free estimates but i do charge a minimum job fee of $200. i do...

W.Rick Construction

85 Munson road
Groton, NY
3 employees, no subs, cost is determind by job

WERNER'S ROOFING & REPAIRS

18 JAMES RD
Keene, NH

Windsor Log Home Restorations

PO Box 1963
Ellijay, GA
Log home repair, log home restoration, historical log home repair, rotten log home repair

Wood Wrights Incorporated

243 Amesbury Rd
Exeter, NH

Xtreme Woodworks

21 River Lane / PO Box 89
Freedom, NH
We are a small but growing home services contractor servicing new hampshire and southern maine...

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