Rutland Kitchen And Bath Remodelers

in Rutland, VT

66
Kitchen And Bath Remodelers are
in Rutland

16
Kitchen And Bath Remodelers in Rutland
are top rated

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Rated by
Laura N.
"So far, we've had a lot of fun getting ready for the project. We will update the review later when the project is finished.
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Christopher H.
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performed a complete remodel of our master bathroom. It was previously very dated, and poorly designed. Rich was able to take in our requests, and meet all" of our expectations, we now enjoy huge tub, enclosed steam shower, tile, cabinets, and counters fit for a king! It looks amazing and is our own personal sanctuary, the steam shower is used every day! They also discovered extensive damage due to a previous termite infestation, and rebuilt a large section of exterior wall, and were able to keep close to the original budget despite the unexpected extra work!
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Geraldine L.
"Alure met or exceeded my expectations on just about every level. When
, the kitchen designer came to my house for the consultation, we sat down and within 3" hours, I had chosen cabinets, counter top, backsplash, floor, lighting and plumbing fixtures. He brought samples of everything with him and made selection easy. I gave him an idea of what style I liked and he pointed me in the right direction. This saved me countless hours and miles, shopping from place to place to choose each of the kitchen components required. All I had to do was purchase appliances, and I was given the name of a wonderful appliance store that works in conjunction with Alure. (By the way, they had the best prices and within 45 minutes, I had chosen my appliances and walked out the door, to leave all the details to them and Alure! Another wonderful convenience.) When the time came for the work to begin, each day, I was contacted by the Alure office and given the schedule for the following day. All the workman - demolition crew, sheet rock crew, plumbers, electrician, cabinet installers, flooring people, granite and tile people, were on time, courteous, and very professional. My project coordinator,
, was so absolutely wonderful, that I felt I had won a lottery! He came every day, answered every phone call, every question, and addressed my every need. This man was worth his weight in gold! So, in conclusion, I would recommend Alure to anyone who is doing a kitchen or bathroom remodel. They are a well-oiled machine and have so much experience, that their performance is at a very high and efficient level. And, my kitchen is beautiful!

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Angie's Answers

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This part of Don's answer follows my thoughts exactly: 

"You want to deal with a professional person that is selling you a bath that was not working as a cashier a few months ago."

 

Do you go to the gracery store and ask for someone to cook your steak?  Of course not.  So why would you go to a building supply store and ask for someone to remodel your bathroom?  Rarely will you see a legitimate contractor take jobs from a retailer.  Why?  Because they don't pay much.  Speed is the most important thing to them, along with getting it done cheap so they can maximize profit.  About 10 years ago I worked on a few contracted structures (sheds, garages, etc.) from Home Depot.  They contracted to another company who then contracted people to build them.  At that time they paid a flat $250 for a contractor to pick up the supplies, build the structure on site, paint it, and use their own tools.  By the time the cost of a helper, fuel, tools, etc. was factored in there was nothing left for the contractor.  Anyway, the point I'm making is that the guy who will eventually show up to do the work will be so far down the line that everyone else has already taken the profits (Home Depot, ReBath, possibly someone else, and finally the guy working) that he probably isn't going to care what kind of job he does for you, quality or not.  He likely won't have much experience due to a high turnover rate and any experience he does have will probably be limited to his teachings at that job.  He probably can't answer any building code questions or identify other hazards once things are taken apart and he certainly won't do anything he doesn't have to while it is apart. 

 

Another problem I've heard of repeatedly is that if (when) there is a problem there is always someone else you need to speak to.  You might have to talk to 4 or 5 different people before you can even get to someone that can address the problem.  Now multiply that due to having (at least) two separate companies involoved.  "You need to call ReBath."  "No, you need to call Home Depot."

 

You hire a general contractor for a reason.  We learn, understand, and keep up on building codes.  We are the one point of contact for all questions and issues on a project.  There is no manager in some other store, state, etc. to call.  You contract a GC and deal directly with that GC, or a site supervisor in some cases.  There isn't a huge chain of command to get through to reach the main decision maker for the business.  In a bathroom remodel you need someone who can do the plumbing, repair and/or move any electrical, install tile/flooring, drywall and paint, trim carpentry, and someone to coordinate all of that.  Sometimes you can find a qualified contractor to do all of those things and sometimes he will sub-contract out certain components (especially due to licensing laws) but you will always have that one definitive person to go to for any questions or issues.  A salesman in a store doesn't visit your home throughout the project to check on the status.  Even if he did, he likely wouldn't now what he is looking at.  The same goes for a retail manager.

 

Hire someone who specializes in taking care of your home.  Hire based on reputation & knowledge/experience.  You are right that not every customer can be happy so an occassional bad review can be found on just about any business.  Read the reviews, not the grades (they are always biased).  Look to see if the contractor attempted to rectify the problem, not ignore it.  Lastly, unless you want cheap, sloppy work and a whole heap of other troubles, don't hire based on a low price.

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Hair spray is one of those things that is really bothersome.  We've run into this alot unfortunately.  And NOTHING we've found will actually clean it off.  The problem is that if you just paint over it, you still see shiny spots wherever the hairspray was.

Our companie's policy is to prime the area with any bonding primer.  This will seal the hairspray in and not let it affect the next coat of paint.  It would also be a good idea to lightly sand the area first.

Our recommendation for primer would be Zinsser's BIN Spray (red can) and can be bought at most paint stores or home improvement stores.  Other than that, any thing that specifically says "bonding" for a primer should be adequate enough. 
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What I always ask my customers regarding this question when remodeling bathrooms is how good they will be about maintaining and cleaning the new bathroom, especially when the old bathroom is obviously neglected.  If you are one of those people who wipes the glass down after a shower and cleans your bathroom every week or two you really don't need to spend the extra money.  If you are at the other end of the spectrum and clean it when it finally bothers you enough it may not be a bad investment.  I've had customer tell me they can tell a difference compared to their old glass without it and others say it made no difference at all.

Todd Shell
Todd's Home Services
www.thomeservices.com
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Your basic rights and protections under law are probably outlined by your state and city's laws. In most states, the easiest way to look up your basic rights and privelges as a consumer would be to visit your state's attorney general website - you can usually find lots of great tips to protect yourself as a consumer there, too. Here's the National Association of Attorneys General's national listing, which includes a link to each state's attorney general website: http://www.naag.org/current-attorneys-general.php

Beyond those basic rights under the law, your expectations of a contractor during, on and after the completion of a job should be explicitly outlined in the estimate and contract. Although it can be a pain in the butt, ALWAYS read the estimate and/or contract before sign it! I cannot stress this enough - frequently the cause of someone's negative experiences with a contractor can be traced back to too few details in the contract.

We've covered contracts, and what you should expect to see in them, here: http://www.angieslist.com/contractor/signing-a-contract.htm

Good luck!


Remodeling reviews in Rutland

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We had a very New England style country bathroom in our modern New Mexico home. We wanted to replace this with something more updated and with a better fit for the house. I use this bathroom as my spa and I really miss the
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After a lot of thought and lots of viewing of designs, I came up with a glass tile design that was complex but I thought it would give me a modern bathroom with a feel of walking from the beach into the
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I knew I wanted American Design and Construction (
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's work is precise, he has done work for us in the past and I just knew he could pull this off.
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offered additional ideas (heated floors, and a wave up the wall, and then BLING! dimensions silver grout).
The bathroom has turned out great and it very spa-Hollywood now - I LOVE IT. Please see old and new photos. If you want commercial quality of construction, determination to execute on a dream and precision work, then American Design and Construction is the way to go. Second job we have done, I am sure we will do at least two more jobs with AD&C within the next two years.
- Cheryl L.
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I was looking for a reliable GC to take on a 203K project. I was told it would not be cost effective or worth his time to take on the project because it was a "bunch of little things" and not a major renovation. He cancelled the appointment we made for the estimate based solely on my budget. I contacted this provider despite a recent "F" rating, figuring it must be a
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and now I can understand why he received it. I was very happy with the level of communication I received from
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, she was very friendly and responsive and returned calls and emails promptly. However, unless you have a "Big Bucks" budget, I would look for another provider
- Jennifer H.
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The house looks like it is a new construction on the inside after it was finished. This house was built in 1945. The bathroom is very modern as well as the kitchen. Visitors who knew my house before the renovation cannot believe it is the same house now. Most visitors take photos with their cell phones when they come to visit. Overall it was an amazing renovation and
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is very much on top of his job. He is reliable and offer solutions to most problems. He can be reached anytime during and after renovations.I would recommend his service to anyone who is looking for an honest and reliable contractor. He loves what he does. You can see it in the time and attention he gives to the job.Thanks
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for a great renovation.
- Deomattee F.
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We highly recommend
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. Jerimy and his dad
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did an excellent job on our addition and remodel. They help with decorating ideas. They are multitalented and do all their own work and do not subcontract. They do the electrical, plumbing, painting, demo, and beautiful high quality cabinetry. They always leave our home in order and as clean as
possible when they leave each day. When we need work done on our home in the future we would not hesitate to use
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.. If you require a verbal recommendation or would like to ask us questions please have
Jerimy contact us and we would be glad to give you more information.
- ron J.
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was contacted by phone on two occasions requesting an appointment for a job estimate. On the day of the scheduled appointment Mr.
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failed to show up or call and has made no further contact with the homeowner.w
- Ramona P.
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I was not available when the work was being done. Mr.
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kept me informed weekly by sending me pictures and details of what was accomplished for the week by email. As he proceeded with the remoldeling he would come across problems that needed repaired and he would repair them himself if he could. He always answered my calls and was always available to answer any of my questions. The home was built by my grandfather and father and Mr.
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was thoughtful enough to make a shadow box with the original kitchen wall covering and pictures of my mother, father and grandfather. This was unexpected and this endearing gesture among others made me realize not only was
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professional but very caring man.
- Cassie G.
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was punctual, professional, always respectful of my privacy with regard to entering my home.
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competed an unfinished bathroom renovation, recommended materials that were economical and of high quality. After that project was completed, he moved on to repairing the ceiling where there had previously been a water leak. Next a second bathroom needed a complete wall rejuvenation due to poorly hung wallpaper left behind by the prior owner. Outside work included scraping and painting peeling paint on he garage doors and
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. His crew was very thorough and meticulous about doing the work correctly.
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also built a wooden stool and steps for our side door which came out fantastic! There are a couple of additional projects remaining, and I feel confident that the work will be great as usual.
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takes pride in the quality of his workmanship. There is no doubt I will be calling upon
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again when we get into our new home.
- Janet O.

All Kitchen And Bath Remodelers in Rutland, VT

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B and B Furniture

416 Pine St
Burlington

Barnhardt Construction, LLC

100 John Street
Bennington

bboc contracting llc

po box93
East Dover

Benedict Building Co

2883 RT 100
Granville

Burlington Glass Center

1860 Williston Road
South Burlington

C & C roofing and carpentry

309 state street
Montpelier

CABINETREE

428 CANAL ST
Brattleboro

Cahaba Scapes

2130 11th avenue north

Classic Copper Works

9337 Spring Cypress Road

CRV Construction

PO Box 551
Chester

D.L. Kerr

512 Back Center Rd
Lyndonville

DirectBuy of Indianapolis

8450 Westfield Blvd

Donovan Plumbing & Heating

1789 Weir Rd
Williamstown

DreamMakeovers

89 Danbury Woods Rd

eaton exteriors & landscaping

120 riverside ave
Lunenburg

Exquisite Designs

47332 Sterdley Falls

Hammer Time Corp

305 Powderhorn Rd
Manchester Center

HERZFELD STUDIOS

4929 VERMONT RTE
Shaftsbury

Holmquist Builders & Remolders

1482 Goat Farm Rd
Pittsford

Homemade Design

41 Monument Ave

Jensen Construction

11 Seabury St
Rutland

JK Plumbing & Heating LLC

603 Wiley Mountain Dr
Readsboro

John J. Coty Jr

229-A Bellows Falls Rd.
Putney

John J. Read Construction Corporation

33 Manicknung Lane
Stratton

Laurie’s Certified Construction

474 Prim Rd
Colchester

Leimgruber Renovations LLC

PO Box 36
Killington

Let It Rip Construction

14 Fairview St.
Newport

Lewallen Builders

74 Maple St
Perkinsville

Marcillle Builders

120 seymour rd

Montpelier Construction

164 Plainfield Brook Rd
Barre

Multy Builders

225 Perkins Rd
Weybridge

Old House Works

842 Washington St

Out on a Limb

26 Hidden Cove
Morrisville

Re-Design Construction

680 Landgrove Rd
Londonderry

Remodeling Second Opinion

106 W Sunnybrook Dr

Ronald Bruce Construction

2284 McConnell Roaf
Brandon

S D Newkirk

1914 Hooker Rd
Brandon

SLN Construction

5608 Oak Hill Cir

STIRLING/BROWN ARCHITECTS

1 MOUNT VERNON ST

Stowe Craft and Design

55 Mountain RD
Stowe

TB Construction Inc

265 Mount Independence Rd
Orwell

The Home Services Store Inc

67 Merchants Row # 201
Rutland

TKO Construction

265 Furnace St
Poultney

Troy Rainey Builder

146 Burke Rd
Sutton

Tuck & Tuck Architects

29 Old Sugar Rd

Veteran Maintenance and Home Repair

142 Steinberg Rd
Brandon

Vision Builders

2070 Post Rd
Rutland

Warmzone

12637 S 265 W Suite 100

Watkins Building & Remodeling

P.O. 164
North Clarendon

Wild Branch Construction

1787 Wildbranch Rd
Craftsbury

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