Redmond Remodeling Contractors

in Redmond, WA

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The detailed discussions and advice, with multiple consultations, before the work began, was extremely helpful. The expertise and time provided by
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allowed us to choose materials and patterns that we are very happy with.
King's visits during the installation process were much appreciated. The service coordination by
during the installation steps was reassuring at all times.
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also did a great job. Everything fits perfectly and looks great. We very highly recommend
without reservation. They will really help their customers get a feel for the different possibilities. Also, they are exceptional craftsmen and highly professional.
- BARBARA G.
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From the first meeting with the designer to the last meeting to go over the project we were beyond pleased. The work was outstanding! They showed up when they said they would and they left when they said they would on a daily basis. They cleaned up every single day and were very aware not to leave anything on the floors or where our dogs could get hurt. They helped us with every single aspect of the design, we could not be happier with the results.

- Shannon D.

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Remodeling reviews in Redmond

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Keystone did a great job with the remodel, on time and on budget and very happy with the result. Especially our project manager/installer (
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) was outstanding and a pleasure to have around. On time every day, responsive, very detail oriented, left the site completely cleaned up every day and he did excellent work installing the new kitchen and working around obstacles like walls that were not completely level. Cabinets are very high quality and we feel that we got real great value and high quality craftsmanship. The stand behind their product, we had two doors that were not completely level, got those exchanged without any questions. The process for the complete demolition and installation of the new kitchen went smooth, a bit over four weeks from start to finish which was significantly faster than the initial estimate of six to eight weeks... great thing when you are without a kitchen. Would go with them again without hesitation.


- Jo R.
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We had a very lengthy meeting to "meet"
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and to discuss our needs. This included stories of his life before designing, about his clients trips, about his family members, about the state of education today...just about everything EXCEPT our remodel. This was MORE than frustrating. In the end, he walked the house for about 10 minutes, suggested rearranging the entire ground floor, changing all windows, etc. because of a doorway location...(we wondered why we didn't just move the door way...).
As for price/budget, he as much told us that our budget should be set aside for design. People should invest the bulk of their budget in design planning, then settle for low quality product...because it's the design that is important.
While we agree design is important, we were very hesitant to work with him simply due to his time management. How much will it cost us to design a room if during a meeting about the room is 4 hours....with 10 minutes being about ACTUAL design? He did have some good ideas, but we didn't feel we could "risk" paying for 10 hours of time just to be told where to put a cabinet.
Overall, it came down to a efficiency/time management problem, as well as an ego-thing (my time with you is worth more than the value of your space).
Would recommend to those with extremely hefty budgets and no particular time frame!
- Todd W.
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The job did take alittle longer then expected, and communication could have been alittle better, but they did a beautiful job. Very professional workmanship, and very nice fellows to have working in your home.
- Lori P.
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The project started well and finished poorly - in fact, we have not heard from Mr.
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(5 months ago). After we gave him our second payment we made repeated attempts to contact him to finish the work and resolve an issue he created. He twice promised that he would get in touch, which he never did. After that he stopped responding to emails, texts and calls. We were forced to finally hire someone to finish the work. We were pleased with the quality of the work that was finished. However, working with him is very difficult and requires your full attention if you want things done to your specifications. We soon recognized that he wanted to do things his way, regardless of our plan or budget. We informed him that the additional work he was recommending was not in our immediate budget and was planned for a later date. He became frustrated and attempted to impose his will on us. A specific example is he dismantled our bathroom vanity despite our clear instructions that the vanity was staying. We confronted him and proposed a solution: either deduct $250 from our bill (the cost of a new vanity we bought on
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's list) or come install the new one at no charge. He argued with us, trying to say to each of us that the other person told him to do it. After we offered the compromise, we never heard from him again. He ignored phone calls and emails. He has not reimbursed to us the $50 charge for an estimate that I reminded him was to be deducted from our bill after choosing him, nor has he made any attempt to rectify the additional $250 plus significant labor to buy and install a new vanity. He failed to finish electrical work, plumbing and several other items in the
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we hired him to do. If you choose to work with Mr.
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, be VERY specific with him about what you want done, and insist upon a FULLY detailed
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in advance. Be sure to also examine the receipts he brings. He bought a tool at Home Depot and charged us for it. When we asked why we were reimbursing him for a tool he purchased and kept he was defensive saying he didn't charge us for electrical items. We explained that he should charge us for materials needed in our home, but not for tools he intends to keep. He never rectified this charge. He charged us for his lunch hour and hours at Home Depot looking for hot water heaters and vanities that we specifically and REPEATEDLY told him we didn't want. He tried to charge us for hours that were baseless and did not take into account that we (
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) did all of the kitchen destruction, and much of the additional heavy work. When we noticed the over-charging we finally insisted upon a detailed account of his hours and a more specific accounting of how he spends his time. Mr.
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does not listen well at all. He is easily distracted, jumps around when he works, and his attitude is a bit personal and combative in nature. This was a very bad experience for us and we do not recommend him.

- Catherine C.
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This was our first interior remodel project. Overall, the remodel project went very smoothly. we've heard many a horror story and wanted to avoid that kind of experience.
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was amazing to work with and we would not hesitate to work with him in the future (will likely remodel our kitchen within the next two years). We met with two other contractors to get bids and input on our project before selecting
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, hands down, had the clearest vision, the most creative design ideas, and the best understanding of what we wanted to accomplish (update, upgrade, and enhance functionality of the bathroom).
As the GC,
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had oversight of the entire project and selected the various sub-contractors (tile installer, plumber, electrician, carpenter, painter, etc.)
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has been doing this a while, so he had lots of prior experience with all the sub-contractors. We also had our roof replaced by
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's roofer.
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and all of the sub-contractors with out exception were professional, conscientious, neat and punctual.
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also directed us to showrooms and suppliers so we could pick out tile, plumbing and lighting fixtures, and new closet system.
The scope of work included demolishing the existing bathroom (removal of vanity, shower, and jetted tub), design of new shower, vanity, built-in cabinet (with drawers and hanging space for shirts), tile layout, and lighting. We also replaced the master closet system. The project took about 10 weeks to complete. The end result is just fantastic. There are many enhanced features, such as heated floor tile, oversized shower (6x5, with a recessed niche and bench), overhead heating fan, and more storage than we had previously.
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was excellent at communication, keeping us updated and informed every step of the way. He was great at explaining the work being done and why it was being done a particular way.
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was extremely conscientious about quality and things being done the right way. The few problems that arose during the course of the project,
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quickly fixed and absorbed any additional cost (like having the painters return to fix streaks or addressing a plumbing issue).
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was always clear about basic job costs, the cost of optional items, and his profit margin. Although we started with an initial budget in mind, we did exceed that because of enhancements and other quality choices we made.
Overall, we are extremely pleased with our new master bathroom and believe it enhances the value of our home.
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is well worth the price if you are looking for quality work and a smooth remodeling experience.
- Gregg S.
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I found
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McEliece, through Angie's List after I had already interviewed more than four other companies unsuccessfully. I had been planning this kitchen remodel for a year before beginning to build, and I had already chosen a custom cabinet company and gotten most of the floor plan details worked out. I needed someone who would work with my plans, coordinate with a separate cabinet company, build the infrastructure, and do all the finish work except the cabinetry and painting for my new kitchen. I also wanted help finishing up the master bathroom that we had been working on ourselves.
I spoke to
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on the phone, and then he came to look over the project. Right away I felt comfortable with him, and we had a productive exchange of ideas. He was a reasonable and competent contractor and tradesman, not a salesman. He understood what needed to be done and could explain the details I didn't yet know about. He would do much of the work himself, and he had sub-contractors for plumbing, electrical, tile, sheetrock, and granite. He came back again and met my husband. Then we worked out the details of the scope of work by email and over the phone, and we signed a straightforward contract in person.
The project started on-time on September 16, 2013 and finished two months later on November 18, 2013, one business day past the original estimated project completion date. The project almost finished a week early, but it took a week to re-plan and remake one granite backsplash that had been cut incorrectly the first time. (The end result was worth the wait and extra trips to the shop for layout.)
I continued to be comfortable and work well with
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during the whole project. I was designer as well as homeowner during the project, and we had good communication during the whole project using a flexible combination of in-person, phone, text, and email. When the inevitable few issues arose during construction, they were all resolved quickly and professionally with good solutions. There were remarkably few change orders, and
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always made sure that I knew if there were any additional costs associated with the work. All of the change order costs were reasonable.
I was very happy with the construction process and the end results. I have already recommended
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to one of my neighbors who is in the planning stages of a kitchen remodel. And we have a few more projects that we would like to pursue with
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in the future. It's a huge relief to have a good working relationship with a reasonable and competent general contractor.


- Gayle E.
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We spent a month going back and forth on the contract to be sure that both we and Designer Marble had the same understanding about what was to be done. When we finalized the contract, Designer Marble began work quickly and stayed on schedule to a large degree (worked a couple of Saturdays to maintain schedule).
The good:
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, the owner of Designer Marble was easy to work with as were the two main carpenters,
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and
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. The demolition of the commode and linen closets left many holes in the sheet rock, and the plumbers and electricians left quite a few holes in the ceiling and walls. After
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had finished the sheet rock repairs and painted the walls and ceiling, you absolutely could not detect, even on close inspection, where any of the holes had been: fantastic job!
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installed all of the TrueStone (our friends thought it was real granite until we explained) for the new shower, tub surrounds and counter tops. The result was beautiful surrounds and counters. In all of the many other tasks involved in the remodeling (even cleanup),
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were conscientious and professional, with a beautiful and functional new master bath being the final result.
The not so good:
Minor: Everyone thought someone else had ordered the doors; so the doors were ordered late and installed a month after the rest of the bathroom was complete. This was the only schedule misstep and was not a big deal.
More concerning: When the plumbers cut the hole for the new toilet location, they found a floor I-joist spanning the hole. Rather than moving the location of the toilet, they asked Designer Marble to cut a large chunk out of the I-joist (a semi-circle that removed material 1/3 of the height of the I-joist), and Designer Marble concurred and cut the I-joist. This became a source of many discussions between ourselves and Designer Marble, and every I-joist manufacturer I researched said that you absolutely should not make that kind of a cut because it greatly weakens the I-joist. After much prompting on our part, Designer Marble attempted to reinforce the I-joist,. The whirlpool and toilet sit over this I-joist; so it is a continuing concern as to whether the attempted reinforcement was sufficient. On a positive note, the whirlpool and toilet have been in use for almost 6 months without any problems from the I-joist.
The second, and more minor problem was replacement of insulation removed during the remodeling. Again, it took some prompting to get Designer Marble to replace attic insulation lost during the electrical work and to reinstall the underfloor insulation removed during the plumbing. I was only able to inspect the under floor insulation, and it was just stuffed in place without any mechanism to keep it from falling out (e.g. no retaining wires of any kind).
Two things we have learned: Specify in any contract that no structural members are to be cut without explicit customer approval and specify that any insulation removed be replaced as it was originally and complies with the building code in place when the home was built.
Would I use Designer Marble again? YES. They were, in general, very easy to work with, and they did an superior overall job.
- Janet B.
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Hadrian, as mentioned in other reviews, is an artist, and has a great personality. Result: We love our bathroom! We stay at resorts and high-end hotels when we travel, and we (including our daughters) have liked beautiful bedrooms and bathrooms, and wanted one like that. And that is exactly what we got. It looks magazine-worthy. We recently went to the downtown
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, stayed at an Exec suite, and when we walked into the bathroom, it appeared cheap to us. That was a very happy moment, confirmed that going with Hadrian was the best thing we had done. The interesting thing is that, after a week of work starting, we left for Europe for a month, and project was to finish around the time we were returning. This meant Hadrian had to work with us over the phone and email, and wait as we were often unreachable for hours, even days. There were many challenges - parts didn't match, additional parts were needed, the minimalist theme meant we were dealing with very non-standard and uncommon components, lots of tiling, etc, and he was patient and persistent through all of this, never compromising on quality. The cost is usually forgotten after a few months, but good quality is enjoyed every day, for years and years. He understands that. Hadrian's recommendations for tiles, shower door, and other components were great. We love our shower door the best, never thought a shower door would be that important to us. I will post pictures of the bathroom, tiles, etc. After we finished the project, wecalled Hadrian back to do a couple of things we had forgotten (install towel ring, toilet paper holder), etc, as well as weeks later, when we found an issue with our skylight, we brought his entire crew in, who fixed everything.

- Meyyammai S.
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