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"The sales experience was excellent. At construction, the crew arrived on time. Did an excellent job of constructing the shed. Did an excellent job cleaning up and were very professional.

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"He was very friendly and talked a lot - which is OK. but this gave the impression that he did not have much business. We were getting ready to have a garage sale" and had a lot of antique tools and several things that interested him. He bartered for things he wanted for a reduction in his fee - which does not seem professional behavior. And, this is the reason I cannot remember the cost of his service but know I paid him something in addition to letting him take a
birdhouse, etc. I remember telling him I would not sell him items I had specifically listed in the ad for the garage sale because it did not seem fair to those who may come to see something specific. I do not think he came to the garage sale.

-Fred C.

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Ballpark number - $30-50/SF for normal garage - in your area, considering need for perimeter foundation to get below frost depth, probably about $40/SF unfinished, $50 finished.

In your area, if you can afford it, I would talk to a Realtor friend (or the one who sold you the house) about how much value a garage would add, and the difference between one and two car - very few houses are built with one cars these days except on narrow city lots, so it might pay (if your budget can handle it) to make it a two-car while you are at it.

Also, a standard 1 car is about 12 x 20 feet - if you make it large enough for a full size pickup or SUV then about 12 x 24 or 12 x 26', which could improve resale value. The current trend is toward 8 to 8-1/2' ceilings and 7-1/2 to 8 foot high entry clearances also, rather than 7 to 7-1/2' ceiling and 6-1/2 foot beam clearance, to handle larger pickups and SUV's with racks.

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Definitely - if you are interested, there are good videos on how it works on This Old House and Hometime websites, and probably on Youtube too, or google  -  "epoxy floor covering"

It takes A LOT of careful prep and you have limited working time to handle it (it is a 2-component product like epoxy glues and fibreglass resin, so has vdery limited working time after you mix the two components), so unless you are quite experienced with fast-setting finishes I would NOT recommend you do it yourself - get it wrong and it is MUCH harder to remove than to put on. Also, it is important to sprinkle the non-slip material over it at the right time without stepping in it or getting any on flooring that is not yet covered with the epoxy.

Find a specialty contractor for garage floor sealing - normal painters and contractors may or may not know how to do it. Rough cost estimate, WITHOUT moving a lot of stuff in and out of the garage, $1.25-3.00/SF depending on how expensive a finish you get. Keep in mind you will have to move everything out of the garage for a few days to a week, or pay them to come twice (which I have seen done) - to do it by halves about a week apart, with you moving workbenches, tool chests, etc from one end of the garage to the other before they come back.

There are a lot of off-brand products out there - a lot of them are garbage, and some claiming to be epoxy are not even 2-component, so not true epoxy. I would stay with national industrial brand names like PPG, Rustoleum, Armorchip, AkzoNobel, Dulux, ISF - the ones made by consumer paint companies like Behr, Sherwin Williams, etc seem to have a lot of bad press about them.

One thing to consider, is if your slab was coated with a water repellent or sealer, that will probably have to be sandblasted or ground off before an epoxy can adhere properly - for about $0.50-1.00/SF more.

If you are not up to spending $1000 or so on protecting a floor you drive on, you can get Rustoleum Epoxy Shield Concrete Floor Paint for about $40/gallon that, as long as you degrease and scrub the floor well before hand, sticks quite well including over a normal concrete sealer. While the rustoleum stuff is actually an acrylic, not a true epoxy, it does good for the $. The competing latex concrete paints peel and lift off in no time - they are fine for coating a basement floor to reduce moisture passage before putting down flooring, but do not hold up to garage traffic.

I redo the central driven-on half of mine for about $45 in degreaser and paint about every 10 years and while it does not look like a showroom floor after the first few weeks, it does the job of being easy to clean and repels most vehicle stains (except gasoline, paint solvents like laquer thinner or acetone, or automotive spray solvents like brake or carb cleaner, which will all soften and bubble it). It also is not anywhere as slippery as an epoxy finish. You do have to let it dry a full week to avoid peeling from tires sitting on it.

As a condo owner I presume you have checked with the condo manager - most condos have rules about types of finishes that can be used, and in some cases even colors.

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That is a pretty old and small house to be putting much money into.

My recommendation would be to do no more than box in the carport as a garage, if you have use for that.

Adding a bathroom and laundry room to a garage generally means a new foundation for them, so significant cost for the small added space you are getting. Generally, one would recommend an addition rather than putting those in a garage. However, for this old a house an addition could be equal to the value of the house.

My recommendation - talk to the Realtor you bought it from, or a Realtor friend, about what certain improvements could do to the value of the house. I fear you will find that anything other than a teardown might not add to value at all, because any significant addition to that old a house, and that size if typical of the neighborhood, would make it an oddball house for the area and reduce rather than enchance saleability.

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Garage Building reviews in Yellow Springs

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A couple years back we had Western out to build my father a garage. They did a fantastic job so last year we had them out again to build ours. Like last time things went quickly and smoothly.
- Brandon R.
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The project went very well.
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was punctual and professional. He always let me know when he would arrive and where he was in the project. He gave a work schedule to complete the job and he started and finished exactly when he said he would. The workmanship was top notch, his workers New exactly what was expected each day so the job moved efficiently. They were good about cleaning up the worksite each night which was nice, so we did not have to look at a messy construction site throughout the entire project.
I would have no problem with hiring him again.

- John L.
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They were wonderful! The service was prompt and professional, my kitchen turned out fantastic and just what I needed! I have seen their work in and around Louisville, and asked them if they would be willing to do work in another state - which they did!
Yellow Springs Garage Builders Provider Name Locked
was a little bit expensive, but their work and professionalism far outweighed the cost.
- Lauren E.
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The double doors are one piece all steel. Far better than
Yellow Springs Garage Builders Provider Name Locked
Shed or any other shed we've seen.
Walls are 16" on center. Floor frame is all metal & they leveled the building.
In & out in 2 days. Cleaned up everything perfectly.
- Penny L.
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His work was so poor that other contractors don't want to go behind his bad work because they fear they will be blamed for any unforeseen problems he caused. I had to stop him because he refused to get permits for electrical work and at the start of the job he gave me one price and then he kept changing the price throughout-out the job; he refused to put these oral changes in writing! Since that time, he refuses to give money back for the sub-standard work he did. He has so many court cases in the books that I am just one of many in line trying to get money back. It's a hopeless situation (if you look for any bad reviews you have to go to the courthouse because there is nothing showing in the BBB, consumer affairs, blogs or anywhere that I could find on the internet that he is a bad contractor). This guy has court cases across the state. He has left so much damage that it now costs double the amount of what he charged to put the garage up in the first place. His best work is keeping your money and running!
- Louise E.
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The most responsive and reliable contractor I have worked with. Provided options with clear cost estimates prior to beginning the work. Arrived on time and kept me informed throughout the week long job. Cleaned up each day prior to leaving the job site. In addition they are pleasant, considerate, and in general great people to work with. We have several friends who have used them for interior work, including kitchen remodling, and been very satisfied with their work.
- Don R.
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Excellent quality so far, this garage is nicer than my house. This company puts up quality garages in only one day, however I would recommend getting a firm date in writing. I received an estimated date 4 months from when I signed the contract, but that day came and went and the permit had not even been applied for yet! The garage eventually got built, but I had to wait 5 months for a garage that goes up in one day.
- matthew H.
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It went great and he did a terrific job. He was professional, punctual and true to his original quote. He cleaned up everything very nicely after he was finished. Removing popcorn ceiling can be a messy job. I highly recommend him !! I am a Realtor and have recommended
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to clients who have also been very satisfied with his services.
- Linda K.

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Dayton

AB General Contractor

3021 Arthur Rd
Springfield

ACE Contracting

4581 Trenton oxford rd

ACORN CONSTRUCTION & REMODELNG

4551 Gateway Circle
Dayton

Affordable Remodeling LLC

7967 Mykala St. NE

AK Utilities

310 Morton St

Allstate Exteriors LLC

106 S Main St
London

Atlas Restoration & Remodeling

1714 Findlay Rd
Lima

BEACHY BARNS LIMITED

8720 AMISH PIKE
Plain City

Bolin's Home Improvements

827 Caldwell St
Piqua

BREWER'S HOME IMPROVEMENTS

2592 old springfield rd

Buckeye Home Improvements LLC

725 Mound St
Springfield

Building Character

5078 Downey Ridge Rd

C W Miller Remodeling

2075 Erickman Ln
Xenia

C&S Contractors

P.O. Box
Dayton

c.a.l.l. construction l.l.c.

5095 Waynesville Jamestown Rd
Jamestown

Cabinets Plus More

8854 Darke Montgomery County Line Road

Cahaba Scapes

2130 11th avenue north

Centerville Construction Inc

91 Gershwin Dr
Centerville

Chateau Group Construction

1664 E State Rt 73
Waynesville

Chronus Construction and Landscaping

1690 Woodlands Dr
Maumee

Clarke Contractors Inc

4475 Muhlhauser Rd
West Chester

Classic Lawn Maintenance

1732 Alex Bell
Centerville

Cleary Building - Troy

1201 Barnhart Rd
Troy

Clemon's Carpentry and Design

9672 Centervillecreek Ln.
Dayton

Clover Creek Construction

765 W Spring Valley Paintersville Rd
Spring Valley

Dayton Garage Doors Repair

2312 Far Hills Ave
Dayton

Demir Carpentry

300 N Fountain Ave
Springfield

Don Mock Painting

131 W Main St
Medway

DRT LLC / DWB Improvements

75811 Early Rd
Kimbolton

EMA Construction

6773 Lakota Ln
Liberty Township

First Construction & Remodeling LLC

4628 Hickory Ridge Rd
Urbana

FISHER & SONS CONSTRUCTION, LLC

10110 W FALKNOR RD
Covington

Garber General LLC

6814 Milton Carlisle Road
Springfield

George Thomas Contractor, Inc.

5197 Trabue Rd
Columbus

GIFFEN & SONS CONSTRUCTION

7934 Kimmel St
Fairborn

Greater Dayton Construction Group

4197 Research Blvd
Dayton

Hamilton Mechanical HVAC

3999 Parkway Ln
Hilliard

HandyMan 24seven

2825 Vale Dr.

Handyman24Seven

2232 Ketwood Pl
Dayton

Home Pride Building & Remodeling

980 N Enon Rd
Yellow Springs

HOUCK REMODELING

960 B. Meadows Manor Ct.
Dayton

Howell Buildings Company

2495 Upper Valley Pike
Springfield

Hughes Quality Expressions

1991 Linwood Ave
Columbus

Hurst Total Home Inc

948 E Franklin St
Dayton

In And Out Home Remodeling

2133 Ottello Ave
Dayton

J&M Custom Construction Inc

132 New Burlington Rd
Wilmington

JD Enterprises Inc

7670 Bigger Rd
Dayton

JOHN DAVIS

3611 RRIDGEWAY RD
Bellbrook

Kading Construction/Tile

131 Ashford Dr.
Dayton

Kerrigan Roofing & Restoration LLC

1930 N Lakeman Dr
Bellbrook

Kevin Weese Home Improvement

22 N. East Street Unit 83
Bellbrook

Knisley's Construction

869 W 2nd St
Xenia

Kraus & Sons Service Techs

4401 Swigart Rd
Dayton

Masonry Scientist

3443 Linwood Ave
Cincinnati

MCAARON MARTIN CONSTRUCTION CO

2256 RICE ST
Cincinnati

Measurable Improvements

7962 Crestway Dr
Clayton

Miami Valley Construction Group, LLC

1355 Enterprise Lane
Xenia

Miami Valley Security, LLC.

217 North Main St.
Piqua

Mike Baker Complete Home Repair

Mike Baker Complete Home Repair
Dayton

Mike Hawk Homes

Tipp City

MK Construction

3213 Dahlia Dr
Dayton

MOODY'S MOBILE REPAIR SERVICES

1298 BELLBROOK AVE.
Xenia

Nelson Construction

31 S Sperling Ave
Dayton

Nick Smith & Sons

2225 Clifton Rd
Yellow Springs

Nu-Finish General Contracting

1923 W. Bataan
Dayton

Ohio Home Doctor

Springboro

Ohio Shed Builders

87 Front St. 2A
Groveport

Olinger Maintenance

7051 New Carlisle Pike

Peebles Homes and Remodeling

4400 Willow Creek Circle
Bellbrook

Pro-Com Builders

2311 Munger Pointe Dr.
Dayton

Proficient Home Care Services

630 Hulbert St
Dayton

Prudential Construction Group

140 N Keowee Street
Dayton

PWI Construction LLC

18 Mackoil Rd
Dayton

R P ZIMPFER CONSTRUCTION CO

2040 Indian Ripple Rd
Xenia

Ram Restoration - Eighth Enterprise

11125 Yankee Street
Dayton

RCS Construction

6781 Hellwarth Rd
Celina

Rehabs R Us

569 Adrian Ct
Brookville

Remodeling Second Opinion

106 W Sunnybrook Dr

RENFROW BUILDERS

1500 Richland Rd
Spring Valley

Resilient Home Services

8186 Byers Rd
Miamisburg

RESTORATION WORKS

1415 Business Center Ct
Dayton

Roofsmith Restoration

2013 N. Cleve Mass Road
Bath

RPM Contracting

5371 Westbrook Rd.
Clayton

Scott's Construction

127 Cherry St.
New Madison

Shed-I-Master Sheds

6504 Wiehe Rd.
Cincinnati

Shield Restoration

2337 Lehigh PL.
Dayton

Sisson Design Builders

848 E Franklin Street
Dayton

Smith Unlimited Const l.l.c.

6861 w Frederick Garland rd.
West Milton

Smith Unlimited Construction LLC

6861 W. Fred Garland Road
West Milton

Suburban Property Services Inc

1268 Rona Parkway Dr
Fairborn

T & T Residential Construction

4316 Cortsville Rd
Cedarville

Tapson Home Improvement

2900 Washington Road
Covington

The ERS Group LLC

5834 Mayfield Rd
Mayfield Hts

The Pole Barn Company

1850 Livingston Rd Ste B
Greenville

The Roofing Annex

4860 Duff Dr
Cincinnati

Thompson Home Improvement

7 S High Street
Martinsville

Total Home Care

1474 Deerland St.
Dayton

Trademark Electric

603 Congress Park Dr
Dayton

Transition Properties

500 Riverside Drive
Piqua

TURNER CONSTRUCTION

400 W MAIN ST
New Paris

Universal Construction

PO Box 785
Verona

W E Bilbrey & Sons General Contractor

212 Brandt St Rear
Dayton

Walker Quality Construction

P.O. Box 581
Waynesville

Weaver Barns Inc

1696 State Rte 39
Sugarcreek

Weavers Construction

653 Grand Ave
Sabina

Yes, Dear HandyMan Service

8860 Garringer Edgefield rd.

Zephyr Home Improvements

4751 Linden Ave
Dayton

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