"The work while not particularly bad did not meet my expectations. I met with
at my home and reviewed the project in great detail, knowing that there was more work than could be done in 40 hours (a total of approximately 127 hours ...more per
's estimate). My thought was that if the 40 hours went well I would contract with him to complete the remainder of the work. I opted for two painters at 20 hours each instead of one painter for 40 hours to minimize my time away from work. Based upon
's estimate I selected 40 hours of work to be completed. Productivity was an issue as only 55% of the work that was selected was actually completed. Certainly an estimate will not be 100% accurate, but to miss the
by 45% is clearly unreasonable. Knowing that I was not happy, the Lead Painter called
, and he offered to provide an additional 4 hours at his expense. I appreciated this gesture and purchased another 4 hours to have the painter for a whole day. This didn't result in much additional completed work, with the only significant accomplishment being a second coat of paint applied on the upstairs hall trim. Other issues involved incomplete clean up of paint splatter, no prep work on trim that was to have been repaired, a couple of significant "drywall dings" not repaired, etc. Essentially productivity was the major issue where if the percentage of the 40 hour work completed were extrapolated and applied to the entire job it would result in a total cost of about $9000.00, which is $3000.00 more than what two other painting contractors quoted. "
Rated Review by Gerald F H.
"JL was very easy to work with, arrived promptly, returned phone calls quickly, cleaned up well before leaving each day and was very accommodating with our family's schedule. He completed the big problem areas in our house with excellent results, ...more but was just as good with the "mini" dry wall repairs we had in multiple rooms. It is hard to find contractors willing to do the small jobs--believe me, I had tried before calling
! JL did an excellent job at a very fair price. I have already recommended him to several friends. I will definitely use him again for any future dry wall repairs.
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gave me mismatched quotes I thought he was ridiculous. He said it would take a project that most people considered somewhat small 4 weeks to do. I don't want to get price gouged. Honestly, if I'm going to pay that kind of money I'll go to a competitor who's going to make it worth my while. He was very ...more professional and he had contracts so that seemed nice but he said his family members help him with everything. That didn't really make me feel comfortable. He left with a negative taste in my mouth."
is very exact in measuring and creating the proposed layout on paper, and she also has a good eye for blending colors and patterns when helping the customer select all of the various pieces needed for the project. They are friendly and professional and respond quickly to customer ...more questions and concerns. Their office/showroom provides a number of example items in addition to many catalogs of other choices. They definitely provide a turn-key service. They met with all of the subcontractors and us at our home to go over the project.
accompanied us to the granite wholesaler and the tile store to help with selections. She coordinated all of the exact measurements for built-in appliances so that we simply went to the appliance contractor's showroom to make our selections. All parts of the project were timed so that we would only
one night without the use of our kitchen sinks and appliances. The subcontractors were all very friendly and professional as well. I would highly recommend this company to relatives and friends!
"My kitchen while some what functional was (to be honest) ugly. A friend recommended
) and when I called he sounded professional, knowledgeable, and was able to meet to give an estimate within a couple of days. His estimate was written in a very easy to read manner with all cost and options spelled out ...more in plan english. He did not hesitate to answer any question I had and he was not pushy when "selling". When he
in the first day to start the work he laid down drop cloths and hung plastic in the kitchen doorways to avoid tracking in dirt and spreading dust through out the house. While in was a little inconvenient to
my kitchen for a week (I really didn't mind not cooking that much!) the end results were well worth it. THe price was a little higher than I had originally planned but after adding in a pull out
rack and a few extra cabinets I was happy with it. He also finished removing the old nasty wallpaper we had inherited from the previous owners (I had tried but stopped when I started to get more wall than paper off) and patched and painted the walls. You can't even tell where my attempt at home improvement was. After he was finished and had removed all of his tools he even cleaned my kitchen (I can't even get my husband to do that :) to remove any leftover dust. He and his guys were very polite and respectful of my home (no trash or tools left laying around at the end of the day, they did not go into other parts of the house, etc.) the entire time they were there (about a week). From start to finish they did what they promised to do in the time frame quoted. Overall I was very happy with the service and would highly recommend them to anyone! "
arrived promptly both for the estimate and the repair. He was very professional at the introduction and was very respectful of me and my house. He was careful in his work and did an excellent job with the repair. He cleaned up after finishing and told me to call him if there were any problems. I did call him the ...more next day, because it appeared that there was a crack in the mud.
He told me he would be by the next day, but I found that the mud only needed to dry a little more. He was very willing to follow up.