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The work began when an inexperienced college student sales rep measured and took detailed notes regarding the scope. Spent 20 minutes reviewing before giving me a bid proposal to accept. The price was acceptable and close to what I'd budgeted for so I signed the agreement without haggling. Signed with the understanding that there was a window of opportunity before we went on a long vacation that would promptly be followed by other work in the house (carpet laying). Didn't have any follow up response until the week before our vacation. The actual contractor who would do the work showed up who reviewed the scope with me and the college student sales rep. Afterward he asked to see the contract (neither of them had a copy!). I retrieved my copy and the contractor pointed out that the scope of work we reviewed was not detailed on the contract. The rep vouched for the accuracy of the scope we reviewed and that it was both our understanding that all of it would be included in the work. They left at that point after he promised to contact me to schedule the work the following Monday (counting down to 5 days before we leave).
The next day I received a voicemail from a manager I didn't know informing me that they would refund my deposit, and that they would not do the work, explaining that their untrained rep had given me a bad price. When I protested that that was not my problem and that I expected them to honor our agreement the manager eventually agreed. Unfortunately the poor response time
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to more delays and the work had to be postponed for 2 months for our trip and the other work already scheduled at our house.
When work began, the same subcontractor reviewed the scope with me again (he had taken no notes before). During this review I agreed to delete a bathroom that was no longer ready (due to the other work under way) and the garage ceiling. In trade I asked them to repair and paint a portion of a wall in another room and he agreed (they ended up not doing that, so their scope was reduced). Next day he showed up with a non-English speaking crew, reviewed the scope in detail with them and left. The crew proceeded to
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off (prior to completing prep work (which seemed like the wrong order to me). This was followed by two fellows with caulk and some spackle who filled nail holes and blemishes. Tarps were also laid and painting began. It was a whirlwind. I left on business and when I returned I found the work progressed but unsatisfactory. I pointed out (to the 12 year old boy they brought as interpreter) spills and sloppily cut in paint, unfilled holes and the like — and directed them to inspect and correct similar problems.
At 6:30 I asked them what time they would be returning the next day to finish and they informed me they would finish that night! After pointing out numerous incomplete items on the scope of work they agreed that it was more reasonable to leave my household in peace that night. As they left they took up tarps to
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that they had spilled paint directly on my brand new carpet and tracked it all over! (One section was uncleanable and ruined, costing $150 to patch).
The next day much the same routine occurred, but I was away on business. They were gone when I returned. I inspected their work, and discovered even more missing scope, numerous runs, improperly prepped nail holes (gobs of caulk still clinging to most of them) even more holes that were not filled at all, more paint on adjacent surfaces, etc. I was appalled!
I contacted the contractor and informed him the work was unacceptable, he came by to see for himself and agreed that it didn't meet his standards and that he would send his more skilled corrections crew to fix the next day.
These fellows were English speakers but only marginally better painters. Like the first crew they had to borrow tools from me, didn't come with any proper painter's masking tape (they used the ordinary type which doesn't work properly). They corrected some of the original crew's mistakes and damage but created a host of new ones of their own. I showed the work to the contractor and declined to have them do any more work, preferring to settle up the bill (at which point he didn't offer any concessions).
Now I face correcting the inferior terrible paint job myself (I have no budget left to hire someone else to fix it). As I progress I continue to find more serious avoidable flaws and damage, plus two windows and a door whose trim they didn't even paint (probably a good thing).
I would not recommend this company (or the subcontractor, "The Third Arm Construction") to anyone.
- Mark E.
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from Angies List. He was close to my residence and he provided a phone number. Others I tried to contact only had emails. I called him on September 5. He came out at 1:00 and he was here on time. He explained what he would need and what would be done. He explained that the trim would be sanded before repainting. The painting of the house would take 2 coats. I found some old paint that had the number assigned to it by
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paint company. He ordered the paint and picked it along with the trim paint up. The painters and
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showed up on September 10 at approximately 10:00 a.m. They covered all the windows and put drop cloths down on the concrete patio to keep any overspray or paint dropping off. Two (2) painters (
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) came and started right in. By 5:00 p.m. they had the west side done. They came back on the 11th and did the east side. Both have 2 coats of paint.
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put the window shutters back on. They also picked up all their trash and dried paint residue. The house looks great.
It was a very good experience.
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were friendly but were very hard workers. They worked well together.
- Jolene K.
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We bought an old house in need of updating. 3000 sq. ft., 4 bedrooms, large living room, library, old kitchen etc. and every inch of covered in at least two layers of wallpaper, including the closets. it also has over forty windows, all mullioned.
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and his crew started when he said he would and were all very professional, friendly and very competent, Wallpaper was removed and old cracks were fixed. We also redid the kitchen and updated the wiring and some plumbing and were left with new cracks and holes. W hen all was done it was flawless. Including all those windows! Beautiful work and a great, trustworthy company. We were so pleased we had them do our exterior the following year. Another fantastic job and we still keep getting compliments on it.
- Karyn R.
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was very organized about scheduling the work and performed it exactly when promised per the proposal. He and his crew were very detailed oriented, neat and passionate about doing a good job. I originally picked
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because of his method of application and type of paint used and good prior reviews. He did not disappoint. He promised us that he would make the house look amazing and he did. His proposal included some good options which we are glad we accepted.
- Paul A.
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was very professional. He did a great job and cleaned up everything when completed. Addressed any concerns we had for finishing. Will call when I need painting again.
- Jayne H.
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They are neat, quiet, cleaned up after work, vacuumed debris they created with scraping, sanding,etc. Was told it would be about
2 1/2 days, and it was. I would definitely use them again. They also do interior painting and wallpaper removal.

- Mary S.
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Contractor was very professional with a very competent, punctual and neat crew of painters. Not a day was missed and the work was completed within the time frame originally established. Based on the work completed we have agree to have
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- Lawrence S.
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This has to be the best contractor I have ever worked with. Professional. Thorough. Neat. Available. Impeccable results.
I contacted
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in mid-June and had a couple of visits with
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took lots of pictures. He followed up with an estimate a few days later, and came out for a second visit to wrap things up. One third of the total payment was taken.
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supplied me with his cell number, and when I had questions about a starting date he immediately connected me with
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(president and owner).
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was always available by cell phone. I texted him several times and he always got back to me.
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stopped by several times and even rang the doorbell just to talk and ask me how I thought things were going. The job was done in three phases; power washing, repair and prep work, and staining. Just as I was told, workers would return every day to complete each phase before moving on to their next job.
The prep work was excellent. Workers sanded, sealed minor cracks, replaced damaged clapboard and shingles, and repaired a window with heavy water damage. They replaced a wooden panel below a deck door with a composite material to prevent further damage. They removed an ant nest and even called a pest control company on my behalf.
Second payment was done at the end of the repair work, and the last payment was taken at job completion. The workers that stained the house were particular to the end. They covered bushes, decks, and the driveway. There wasn't a drop or spill anywhere to be found.
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(production manager) asked me to approve colors after small samples were applied. As it turned out the trim color was a bit too light, so they immediately changed it for a darker color after getting my approval.
All the workers were approachable and easy to talk to. They showed up on time every day, and completely cleaned up each evening. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend
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to anyone, and I would definitely use them again myself.
- Arthur P.
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Provider was professional in all dealings. Work personnel were courteous, professional and pleasant to be around. Worked efficiently, cleaned up all areas and replaced any items that were moved back in original positions. Punctual in showing up for the work. As both homeowners could not be present at work's completion, the contractor actually came back for a second work review to ensure we were both satisfied with the work. Company provided customer service that can only be considered above and beyond what was called for in the contract.
- Terry C.
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We were pleasantly surprised with
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. He showed up on time and he and his crew have a great work ethic. They even worked on the Holiday weekend to get the job done. I would highly recommend
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to any one. The price was very reasonable and the quality of the work is A+
- Celia H.
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All Exterior Painters in Cottage Grove, WI

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A & J Painitng

2217 Luann Ln
Madison, WI

A H Remodeling LLC

306 Eugenia Ave
Madison, WI

A&A Painting

5711 Claredon Dr
Madison, WI

A&E Construction and Remodeling, LLC

1737 Park Street
Middleton, WI

Accurate Custom Creations

3926 Calvert Rd
Madison, WI

Accurate Power Washing

2264 Manley Dr
Sun Prairie, WI

Adam's Handyman & Remodeling Service

2305 Calypso Rd
Madison, WI

Advanced Outdoor Services

673 Nygaard St
Stoughton, WI

Alchemy Painting

515 Rainbow Rd.
Spring Green, WI

All Season Exteriors

408 S Madison St
Stoughton, WI

Althafer Construction LLC

203 Lathrop St
Madison, WI

APEX Painting Inc

5001 Barton Road
Madison, WI

ARAC Alliance Restoration and Consulting

771 Shallowford Rd.
Kennesaw, GA

ARTISAN EXTERIORS

5797 Valley Rd
Avoca, WI

As You Wish Painting

2024 Parmenter St
Middleton, WI

B&B Home Renovations

24 sinykin cir
Madison, wi

B&W Painting Inc

621 N Sherman Ave
Madison, WI

Badger Den Remodeling

601 Topeka Dr
Lake Mills, WI

Ballweg Landscaping

Cottage Grove, WI

Barnscrapers Painting LLC

PO Box 38
Mineral Point, WI

BARRY FRECHETTE BUILDERS

1497 PAULSON RD
Hollandale, WI

Bastien Decorating CO

3702 Lexington Ave
Madison, WI

Best Painting Service

2801 Sylvan Ave
Madison, WI

Blue Sky Painting LLC

10735 Howard Trail
Mazomanie, WI

Blue Sky Roofing Inc

6014 W Diversey
Chicago, IL

Borg Custom Renovations

901 Frederick street
Sun Prairie, Wi

Braun Painting

1 Black Stone Circle
Madison, WI

Brents Fine Painting LLC

7050 State Road 19
Waunakee, WI

Cahaba Scapes

2130 11th avenue north
Birmingham, AL

Callies Creations

N6843 Donlin DR.
Pardeeville, WI

Callies Creations

Mount Horeb, WI

CARLSON CONSTRUCTION LLC

322 NORTH ST
Madison, WI

Carpenters Unlimited LLC

839 Columbia Dr
Poynette, WI

CertaPro Painters of Madison East

6320 Monona Dr.
Madison, WI

CertaPro Painters of Madison-West

6701 Seybold Drive
Madison, WI

cherek painting

5680 lexington st
Mc Farland, wi

CHRISTENSEN CONSTRUCTION

1117 Jonathon Dr
Madison, WI

Christopher Ross Contracting LLC

1360 Regent St, STE 114
Madison, WI

Cicero's House Artistic Productions LLC

505 Drillane RD.
Hopkins, MN

Classic Concepts Painting LLC

4609 Onaway Pass
Madison, WI

COLORSCAPES Design and Renovations, LLC

5330 Milward Dr
Madison, WI

Country Painters

123 Orchard St
Edgerton, WI

Custom Coatings

955 Redtail Dr
Corona, CA

Custom Painting

9026 Boelter Lake Dr
Almond, WI

Dellwood Building And Remodeling

2061 French St
Friendship, WI

Detail Contracting, LLC

N550 7th Ct
Coloma, WI

DirectBuy of Indianapolis

8450 Westfield Blvd
Indianapolis, IN

Divine Construction LLC

2802 Moland Street
Madison, WI

Don Haggerty Painting

1090 Vinyard Dr.
Oregon, WI

Don's Painting

5580 Moonlight Dr
Waunakee, WI

Doug Jenkins Painting

101 Metro Ter
Madison, WI

Down Under Faux

36 Prince Street
Red Hook, NY

Doyle's Rockstar Painting & Design

916 Sunset Dr
Cottage Grove, WI

EARLY BIRD PAINTING, LLC

926 Sky Ridge Dr
Madison, WI

Earthly Landscapes

445 Blankenheim Lane
Sun Prairie, WI

EcoDec Painting

4229 Argosy Court
Madison, WI

Epic Painting LLC

523 E Lakeview Ave
Madison, WI

Eric Welch Painting

1242 Williamson St
Madison, WI

Exquisite Designs

47332 Sterdley Falls
Sterling, VA

Exterior Touch Inc.

12610 Waverly RD.
Waverly, NE

Fran's Helping Hands

5781 chapl valley road
Fitchburg, WI

Genesis Painting

4401 Femrite Drive
Madison, WI

GLACIER PAINTING

4231 Argosy Ct
Madison, WI

GottaPro Carpentry

3918 Sycamore Ave
Madison, WI

Gottschalk Painting

W5862 Wangsness Rd
De Forest, WI

Hammer Builders LLC

673 Hillside Ct
Evansville, WI

Hammertime, LLC

Edgerton, WI

Handy Home Services

6219 US Hwy 51 South
Janesville, WI

Handy Work - General Contractor

714 Odana Ln
Madison, WI

Handyman Kevin

W10862 Tipperary Road
Poynette, WI

Handyman Matters of Madison

5613 Stadium Dr.
Madison, WI

HARVEY'S PAINTING

3725 SARGENT ST
Madison, WI

High Tech Home Warranties

PO Box 24881
Raleigh, NC

Hodson Construction LLC

6907 University Ave
Middleton, WI

Hometown Painting Services LLC

2157 Sugar River Road
Verona, WI

J & D Painting

8101 Mayo Dr.
Madison, WI

Jim Kallerud's painting

4613 Anniversary Lane
Madison, WI

Jl General Contractors - Josh Pap

1017 Jonathon Dr.
Madison, WI

Johnson-Phoenix Group L.L.C.

PO Box 14600
Madison, WI

K & N Services

9920 W St Rd 213
Beloit, WI

Lunar Homes & Development

412 Coyle Parkway
Cottage Grove, WI

M&M Contracting

N6378 Raven Rd
Pardeeville, WI

Mad City Remodeling

4703 buss rd
Cottage Grove, wi

Madison Brush Works Inc

5586 Ralph Rd.
Oregon, WI

Madison Restoration

6810 Watts Road
Madison, WI

Madtown Homeworks LLC

518 Isle Royal Drive
Madison, WI

MAGIC CARPET

Sauk City, WI

Mass Carpet Care LLC

PO Box 259908
Madison, WI

Megna Painting LLC

157 Farrell Street
Madison, WI

michaels painting

3438 hwy 12-18
Madison, wi

Miller Tyme Roofing and Construction, LLC.

5509 Pony Farm Drive
Richmond, VA

My Painting Solution LLC

1614 N Thompson Dr #306
Madison, WI

NIMBUS CONSTRUCTION

1122 STEWART ST
Madison, WI

OLD GUY & SON PAINTING

3013 GREEN MEADOW DR
Appleton, WI

Painting Solutions

1614 N Thompson Dr Suite 306
Madison, WI

Painting Solutions LLC

408 Six Street
Menasha, WI

Parson Painting

PO Box 396
Fox Lake, WI

Paul Davis Restoration Inc

3432 County Hwy N
Cottage Grove, WI

paul K. Armstrong

1514 Martin St
Madison, WI

Perfect Painting

2785 Toller Rd
Mcfarland, WI

Perfection Painting

7009 Cardinal Drive
Middleton, WI

PETERS PAINTING CONTRACTORS

518 Charles Lane
Madison, WI

PHOENIX PAINTING & DECORATING CO

5466 MARIE RD.
Oregon, WI

Polansky Painting

521 W Doty St
Madison, WI

Premier Presurre Washing

4712 Burma Rd
Mc Farland, WI

Professional Painting & Paperhanging LLC

PO Box 620275
Middleton, WI

Property Image LLC

PO Box 44181
Madison, WI

Property Maintenance Plus

5031 Church Road
Middleton, Wi

Property Revival, LLC

4123 Terminal Dr.
Mc Farland, WI

Quality Movers

Madison, WI

R&A Property Services LLC

2 Winterview Ct Apt D
Madison, WI

Recker Painting & Decorating LLC

1301 Rae Ln
Madison, WI

Recover Painting

5231 Snapdragon Trail
Madison, WI

Remodeling Second Opinion

106 W Sunnybrook Dr
Royal Oak, MI

Renovate This Place, LLC

17 Arial Cir
Madison, WI

Restoration Specialist of Wisconsin LLC

4250 Acker Road,
Madison, WI

Retired Pro Painting

2038 Continental lane
Cross Plains, WI

ROBERT'S PAINTING

5309 Tolman Ter
Madison, WI

rockwell painting

1766 drotning rd.
Stoughton, WI

Rodgers Incorporated

Sun Prairie, wi

Ronale's Construction & Maintenance

112 W Klubertanz Dr
Sun Prairie, WI

RSK CONSTRUCTION LLC

W5440 Elkhorn Dr
Elkhorn, WI

Russ' Painting, LLC

PO box 243
Lake Mills, WI

RUSSELL B KIEN

220 N STEVENSON ST
De Forest, WI

Sand County Contracting LLC

512 Oak St
Baraboo, WI

Schiek Finishes & Designs Inc

7129 Birchstone Dr
Madison, WI

Schwoegler Remodeling LLC

4210 East Washington Ave
Madison, WI

SCOTT'S PAINTING SERVICE

5610 WOODGLEN TRAIL
Madison, WI

Seagull Enterprises

2410 Plymouth Ave
Janesville, WI

See It N 3D Design & Technical Illustrations

500 Los Faroles , Carr 861
Miami, FL

Spectrum Home Services

4610 Conestoga Trail
Cottage Grove, WI

Spray Tech

9236 n arrowhead shores rd
Edgerton, Wi

Stapelmann Remodeling

726 bergen st
Madison, Wi

Steele Home Repair LLC

902 N High Point Rd
Madison, WI

Straightline Painting

13 Park Crest Ct.
Madison, WI

STROICK CONSTRUCTION & REMODELING

209 BENTLEY PL
Footville, WI

SUPER PAINTERS

1317 HOBBY HORSE RD
Oregon, WI

Superior Exteriors & Interiors LLC

558 Eisenhower Dr
Kimberly, WI

SYSTEM AND REPAIRS

PO BOX 3091
Madison, WI

TAK Remodeling LLC

1791 Borchert Rd
Verona, WI

Ted's Painting

902 N High Point Rd.
Madison, WI

The Gofer Guys LLC

1560 State Road 19
Marshall, WI

THOMAS LULINSKI HOME FINISHING INC

1109 GILES ST
Stoughton, WI

Thrift Painting

1220 Femrite Dr
Madison, WI

TLC Painting

1109 Park St
Stoughton, WI

Tom's Painting

5418 Penny Ln
Madison, WI

Top Notch Construction

P.O. Box 8152
Madison, WI

TREES-R-US

7615 PINE ROAD
Arena, WI

Troll Home Maintenance & Makeover LLC

915 County Highway H
Mount Horeb, WI

TROY GUGLIELMINA QUALITY PAINTING

5514 HAMMERSLEY RD
Madison, WI

Tru-Colors Painting Service

936 Acewood Blvd
Madison, WI

URBAN REMODELING

4603 MONONA DR
Madison, WI

Warden & Sons

5201 Tokay Blvd
Madison, WI

Washa Construction Inc

4915 Farwell St
Mcfarland, WI

WCM Painters

505 Alan Drive
Mount Horeb, wi

We Aim To Please

4023 E Tower Rd
Mc Farland, WI

Westring Construction LLC

4509 American Ash Drive
Madison, WI

WILLIAM C MICHAELIS

821 REDLAND DR
Madison, WI

WISCONSIN LANDSCAPES AND REMODELING INC

10921 SPRING CREEK RD
Blue Mounds, WI

WOODCHUCK TREE & YARD SVC LLC

9913 Arthur Ln
Mount Horeb, WI

Your Pampered Home

Stoughton, WI

ZANDER SOLUTIONS LLC

3316 MEADOW RD
Verona, WI

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