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"Restored roof damage, interior damage including large structural beam.
was amazing to work with. He was honest, fair and prompt.
" 's team did excellent work restoring unexpected tree damage that was fairly significant.
went out of his way to locate an "heirloom" structural beam of similar vintage to the 1955 modern home. The replacement beam was the crown-jewel of the project, as anything less than a beam that perfectly matched the house would have ruined the restoration. I unreservedly recommend
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-Michael S.

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"Everything went fairly well. The install of the riprap only took about a week. The only problem was that it had rained the night before and there was pretty extensive" damage done to the lawn. It ended up costing approximately $4000 in new sod to repair. It probably should have been put off another week. When I asked about them about repairing the lawn they referred me to a landscape company. They told me that it is part of the business. Overall I am satisfied with the riprap they installed. They even replaced some of the dock that was damaged.

-Barry B.

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As stated by others: You get what you pay for.  Many contractors no longer use employees.  The cost/benefit ratio is gone by the time worker's comp. insurance, unemplyment and other taxes are paid.  Especially with the high turnover in our industry.  Many, myself included, have our guys set up as sub-contractors.  That means even if the job is only for a day the duties have been outlined and a set pay to complete those duties has been established from the onset.  It's a better way to manage costs once I got used to it.  Also, it means I can operate cheaper and not have to charge as much to the customer.  My agreements with my guys, which they sign, make it clear that I nor the homeowner are responsible for their safety and medical care should a problem arise and that all parties are relieved of any such obligation.  If you hire a contractor who follows this growing practice ask to see a copy of his sub-contractor agreement.

That being said, a legitimate contractor still has operating cost which vary by area and how they run their business.  I break even at $150/day not including labor and materials so I've got to charge more than that to make money.  To keep the math simple, if I'm paying $250 for a pne day job in labor plus another $300 in materials and $150 operating costs I've got to charge $700 to the customer to break even.  That's if I'm only doing one job a day which is why most of us manage several at a time.  The point I'm trying to make is that someone with the necessary knowledge and experience to build you a safe deck is not going to be cheap.  Knowledge accompanies success which costs money.

I've repaired or restructured several decks built by handymen who should find another profession.  Ask yourself this question when hiring someone for this project: Would I trust this person to build my house?  If the answer is no you need to find someone else.  The deck is just as important.  It's where your family, friends, kids are going to gather and interact.  If it isn't structurally sound it can collapse causing injury or even death.  One last word on decks: Always screw a deck together, don't nail it.

Todd Shell
Todd's Home Services
www.thomeservices.com
San Antonio, TX
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I agree with Jim Casper - after about 50 years of dealing with weathered wood finishing both in my homes and in the construction business, it comes down to about 90% preparation, 10% the finishing. If you do not prep the wood right, any moisture, mold, etc in the wood will destroy whatever you put over it.

High-build finishes like paint and epoxies and, from reading the Rustoleum flyer on this new product that too, work by trying to make an impenetrable surface and depend on a very good bond with the surface, AND no water getting under them. Because they are thick and are designed to provide a waterproof surface, unfortunately where water gets under them they are just as good or better at keeping it from evaporating, so you get fungal growth, blistering, and peeling.

Unfortunately, on deck and most outdoor applications except siding the surface will get nicked, scratched and otherwise develop leaks in short order. Water will therefore get into the underlying wood, and because it entered through small cracks and scratches, does not have any airflow to make it evaporate, so it sits there and breaks the finish bond to the wood (causing peeling and blisters), and promotes decay. That is why new deck boards and siding and trim that have been heavily or multi-coat painted on all 4 sides, thinking that will give the best protection, only last a few years versus the usual 10-20 years or so for boards that are painted top and sides only.

The full sun and hot conditions will, of course, cause more thann normal heating of dark colored painted decking. I had one instance where I was doing an independent appraisal of a very large commercial deck at a government facility, and in 85-90 degree daytime temps, in the sushine the chocolate brown deck surface temp was 150 degrees, and the paint was softening so much it stuck to the bottom of your shoes a couple of months after application.

As Jim said, the studies pretty clearly show that a breathable penetrating stain gives the best life, after plain ACA/CCA (copper chromium variations - the green stuff) treated wood. Penetrating stains, properly applied, do NOT seal in the moisture, they inhibit its entry and (when dark colored) help protect against sun damage to the wood and finish, but still breathe enough to let moisture escape on dry days. For my money, I will only use petroleum distillate (paint thinner cleanup) products, as they penetrate into the wood much better. Water based ones immediately start swelling the wood pores, so it blocks further penetration of the stain, which while cleanup is a bit easier, totally defeats the purpose of a PENETRATING stain or sealer.

I would recommend against any sort of waterproofing sealer, as they trap the water just like paint, and I have never seen one that is effective for 2 years.

My personal preference, though it limits the architectural coloration possibilities, is ground-contact rated copper compound treated wood (NOT the Wolmanized brown product), which comes green initially but can be retreated with either green or brown solution or can be liquid colorized darker (though not easily to a specific tone) using either of those as a base. My practice is to redo the treatment before installation to ensure thorough treatment, as from the mill it commonly has skips where boards contacted each other or where stacking seperators laid on it, and the ends are commonly very poorly done. This is done after cutting to length, as cut ends have to be retreated anyway.  A simple short deck cleaner soak followed by a light pressure washing and brush or roller re-treating of ONLY the TOP surface every 10 years or so has, for me, reduced visible weathering of the boards and beams to negligible.

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Assuming you buy the right size door to fit the rough opening, and that your old door is not a size that is no longer made, and that you get the correct depth and transition adapters and sills and flashing and trim and seals and such, and that you transport it home without distorting and damaging it, then removal and disposal of old one and install new one probably about $250-400 depending on how well it fits, number of transition and similar pieces that have to be assembled (from 1 or 2 for some doors to as many as 30 on others).

The laundry list of things at the start WAS intended to intimidate you - I would say not 1 in 25 homeowners who buy a new patio door have bought it the right size for the rough opening and have everything needed to install it - the contractor almost invariably has to go get materials or parts to complete the installation - sometimes waiting weeks for factory adapters that are needed or missing parts AFTER the original door has already been taken out.

I would question why you are going to probably spend as much installing a door that may not do the job for you as the cost of the door. I would hazard at least half of people who go buy a $250-400 cheap door at a box store are sorely disappointed within months - due to poorly fitted parts, bad or non-existent seals causing drafts or water leaks, fogging or breaking glass, etc.

I would recommend you assess your needs, in conjunction with your installer find a decent and reputable brand unit to fit that need and that fits the loction right, and probably pay 50% more installed but have something that you might actually be happy with. Oh - BTW - your best installers generally will not install the cheapest box store units because they do not want the callbacks, so many times the quality of the installer who will actually do the job for you at a price you are willing to pay gives you a job that is - you guessed it, worth what you paid for it.

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The product has evolved considerably since the lawsuit.

 

I would still do your own research and give you contractor your feedback.  At the end of the day, the cost for whatever board you want will be similar. 

Deck Building reviews in Springfield

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They built a great deck for my home and they showed up on time all the time. The deck turned out great for my family to enjoy in the coming summer! Everyone loves it so much.
- TAO Z.
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He came out and did not finish the work, stopped the process in the middle of the job. He is someone to stay away from, he does not have the credintials to be working. He is not to be trusted.
- Lin F.
A

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Terrific job. Without a doubt would work with them again. The craftsmenship was excellent. Communications was the best I ever experienced. I never had to wonder what was going to happen next.
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kept me up to date on each phase of the project. Built the deck in a single day, crew was right size to handle the job I needed. When the job was completed the employees of
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cleaned up every last scrap of material, leaving everything to look the way it did before the project.
- John S.
A

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The job was flawless, it was great! The price was good and fair, they cleaned up nicely afterwards, and always showed up on time. All in all, no problems.
- Jeanine S.
A

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I was a wonderful experience and they were great. We had some water problems and he worked with the township and he did whatever they said. They wanted a filter put on the deck and he told them that it wouldn't be necessary. He got it to what would work for us. It only a slight cost more. He did a beautiful job on the deck. He started it and finished it when he said he would. He worked straight through until it was done. He put what was required underneath the deck. He saw to it that it passed.
- Susan B.
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They did come out and give an estimate and they were very nice, but we had scheduling issues with them. We initially tried to get the work scheduled, and thought that we did. However, it seems that our scheduling was bumped for a larger job. We contacted Angie's List for a refund.
- Tammy Marie H.
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I thought when we signed up with Angie's list they would be weeding out the contractors who are not professional.
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came over and looked at two different projects that we need done in our home. One to be completed ASAP (cash in hand now) and the other in the fall. He seemed very nice and knowledgeable on the tasks at hand. When he left he informed us that it might be as late as the next week before he would be able to get a bid to us.....well, it has been 3 weeks and I have not even received a courtesy call. If you don't want the business, the job, or don't have the time, you should still return a call. I am very disappointed in the professionalism of some of the businesses that Angie's list allows on their website.
- Douglas A.
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was very prompt, responsive, and professional. He scheduled a date and time to come out and measure for a new patio and covered patio for our backyard along with a sidewalk and small area for garbage cans. He arrived on time and called to let me know he was on schedule. He provided a thorough bid within 2 weeks of the visit. We ultimately decided to go with another vendor but not due to pricing. His pricing was right in line with other bids. The other vendor we chose could roll in some hardscape work and provided better visual representation of the work we wanted done so we went with them. I would recommend them and would definitely have them bid on future projects.
- Connie R.

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20/20 Construction

499 West 4th Ave
Eugene

A & K LANDSCAPING

39161 Easton Lane
Springfield

A ADCO ENTERPRISES LLC

421 S 72ND ST
Springfield

A Sunrise Fence & Deck Inc

PO Box 32
Alvadore

A-PLUS DESIGN & REMODEL

2788 FERNDALE DR
Eugene

AAA PLUS CONSTRUCTION LLC

70 CARTHAGE AVE
Eugene

AAAPlus Construction LLC

70 Carthage Avenue
Eugene

Absolute Painting

232 Dibblee Ln.
Eugene

All Natural Pest Elimination

3445 S Pacific Hwy
Medford

Brigham Construction

2050 Roosevelt Blvd
Eugene

Budget Builders

PO Box 11001
Eugene

Buena Vida Landscape LLC

615 Gilbert St
Eugene

Cahaba Scapes

2130 11th avenue north

Cascade Small House Co

1690 Mississippi Ave
Eugene

CASTILE CONSTRUCTION INC

1919 W 15TH AVE
Eugene

Chase Construction

725 E 14th Ave
Eugene

COLYER GENERAL CONSTRUCTION

92295 MARCOLA RD
Marcola

Cummings Enterprises

PO Box 41015
Eugene

Cuneo's Custom Tile & Marble

89660 Hill Road
Springfield

Cutting Edge Landscape & Design

90100 Prairie Rd
Eugene

CW Contracting Inc

11640 Geranium Pl
Oregon City

DaBella Exteriors LLC

10300 SW Nimbus Ave
Portland

Dale's Remodeling

5514 Commercial St SE
Salem

Darrel Snyder Construction

37122 Tree Farm Rd
Springfield

Deer Haven Construction, Inc

1674 Russet Dr
Eugene

DeHart Family Construction, LLC

PO Box 42
Cottage Grove

East Wind Builders

PO Box 401
Neskowin

Ehlers Construction Inc

1085 Madera St
Eugene

EMERALD FENCE & DECK

PO Box 21258
Eugene

Empire 3 Services

P.O. Box 70648
Eugene

EUGENE SPA & HOT TUB CO

2096 W 6TH AVE
Eugene

Exterior Touch Inc.

12610 Waverly RD.

G2 Enterprises LLC

Po Box 1542
Veneta

Get it Gone, LLC

520 S. 7th St.
Creswell

Greenhill Fence & Construction

90558 Link Rd
Eugene

Gresham Roofing and Construction

16921 Southeast Tristin Ave
Happy Valley

Handy Ed

Veneta

Homestead Exteriors Inc.

PO Box 21115
Eugene

Huckleberry Fence & Deck Co

1147 Ocean Street
Eugene

I Do That

Bend, Oregon
Bend

J & S Construction & Investment

PO Box 1740
Springfield

J ALLARD'S CONSTRUCTION

2580 BENSON LN
Eugene

Jack Wormdahl

255 Hollyview Ave
Eugene

James Ferguson Painting & Refinishing

16167 SW Railroad St
Sherwood

Jerry's Home Improvement Center

2600 Oregon 99
Eugene

Jones Window & Door

65 Grimes St
Eugene

Journey Built Homes

39149 Easton Lane
Springfield

K & R Quality Construction LLC

85861 Bailey Hill Rd
Eugene

Kaminski Construction LLC

87432 Halderson Rd
Eugene

Kent R. Frey Construction

1574 Coburg Rd. #262
Eugene

KLS CONSTRUCTION INC

27763 GIBRALTAR LOOP
Eugene

LARA'S CONSTRUCTION

2824 SE 151st Ave.
Portland

Laura's Designs

405 East Mission Street

LaVigne Landscapes

PO Box 314,
Harrisburg

LEMAY CONSTRUCTION

780 GAILEEN WAY
Eugene

Liberty Lawn and Haul

704 Foothill Drive
Eugene

M&M QUALITY CONSTRUCTION

3751 GEM AVE
Springfield

Mad River Woodworks

P.O.B. 1067, 189 Taylor Way

Magnolia Outdoor Living

3522 Ashford-Dunwoody Rd.

Matthew G Hunter

1330 Cleveland Hill Rd
Roseburg

McKenzie Valley Construction

155 N. 18th Street
Springfield

Mike Timmermann

2720 Taylor St.
Eugene

Ministry Construction LLC

3769 Kevington Ave
Eugene

Moir Construction

1390 Oak Dr
Eugene

Nation's Mini-Mix INC.

811 53rd St
Springfield

Neil Kelly Design Build Remodeling

804 N Alberta St
Portland

New Style Kitchen Bath & Patio

944 Fir Acres Dr
Eugene

Nicholls Home Restorations

32262 Goddard Ln
Cottage Grove

One-Stop Property Maintenance

P.O. Box 41115
Eugene

OREGON FENCE CO

1259 35TH ST
Springfield

Paul Cottle Construction LLC

4420 NE 54th Ave
Portland

Pepperhouse Construction

1699 N Terry St Spc 147
Eugene

Pleasant Hill Construction LLC

84524 Bristow Rd
Pleasant Hill

Pressure Point Roofing Inc

5235 Rainbow Dr
Central Point

Pro Pressure Washing LLC

4252 SW Plumeria Way
Aloha

ProSource Construction, LLC

665 Conger st
Eugene

Rexius

1275 Bailey Hill Rd
Eugene

River City Construction

521 Watson Dr
Eugene

Rock Solid Construction

4776 Wendover St.
Eugene

Rocky L. Fox Construction

25066 Cheney Dr
Veneta

SCHELSKY'S LANDSCAPE-IRRIGATION

P.O. Box 7945
Springfield

Scott J Mrdalj

3345 Alder st.
Eugene

Shelter54

30325 Maple Drive
Junction City

Six Degrees Construction Co

980 Van Buren St
Eugene

SNAPPER CONSTRUCTION

88080 Oak Hill Drive
Eugene

Specialty Construction LLC

85779 Glenada Rd
Florence

Steve's Masonry

P.O. Box 197
Springfield

Strunk Family Construction LLC

4742 Liberty Rd S
Salem

Suntech Awnings

PO Box 40506
Eugene

Super Handyman

PO Box 25158
Eugene

SUSAN'S MOBILE TOOL BOX

2085 PIERCE ST
Eugene

Sweet Lawn Care

2787 NW Gibson Rd
Albany

T & J WOODWORKS INC

89886 Demming Rd
Elmira

T&R Painting and Construction

1197 Throne Dr
Eugene

THE PATIO PROS

89239 Forest View Dr.
Elmira

Timber Home Improvements, LLC

7500 NE 16th Avenue, Suite 1A

TnT BUILDERS INC

35897 BRYANT DR SW
Albany

Troy Fry Construction Inc.

3101 Kinney Loop
Eugene

True Builders

90375 Shore Ln
Eugene

TRUSS T BUILT

PO Box 500
Hubbard

UNGER CONSTRUCTION LLC

1574 Coburg Rd. #213
Eugene

Unique Design Construction

25737 Fleck Rd
Veneta

V Crawford Construction

66 Shady Loop
Springfield

V.E. Builders Inc.

93036 Hwy 99 South

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