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in the past to install a storm door, crown molding, new stair treads and he cut down a kitchen cabinet to fit a new refrigerator." All work is completed on time and was done professionally and to my satisfaction.

-Mary Lou W.

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called me in 2 days, told me to purchase a matching exhaust fan....He and his wife,
" , were here promptly....They had the new fan up in 15 minutes....So, I asked them to re-screw in a decorative shelf that (for safety reasons) we had taken down months earlier.......They had the shelf up in 10 mins.... Fast, pleasant, great Angie's List deal.....

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These porch stairs were installed with Ipe (Brazilian walnut) tongue-and-groove decking. (Photo courtesy of Angie’s List member Donald W. of Chester, Va.)

Carpentry/woodworking

Finish carpenters can design, build and install woodwork structures in your house to enhance the quality and adorn the attractive appearance of your home. There carpenters can complete several different jobs for new homes or remodeling of an existing house.

Baseboards and moldings can add finishing touches to any room. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Alan R.)

Baseboards and molding

Baseboards and molding serve a practical function -- covering up the space where walls and floors join, as well as protecting the wall from scuffs and dents. But they also provide a decorating opportunity.

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Carpentry - Woodworking

Dear Angie: How can you tell if someone is a journeyman or master carpenter? And does it matter? — Carol B. of Columbus, Ohio

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Contractors say homeowners with this trait are the most satisfied with home improvement projects.

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Carpentry - Woodworking, Remodeling - General

Homeowners recycle and upcycle now more than ever. Reclaimed barn wood is being used for tables, chairs, pantries, cabinets, islands, flooring and more.

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Consider your home's layout to decide if an existing space can be converted into a game room or if you'll need to add on.

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You need a general contractor - prefereably one who specializes in additions, because you have excavation, waterproofing, concrete, concrete cutting, carpentry, door and window, etc trades to coordinate.

The cost will depend a great deal on your topography around the house - if the base of the window will be above ground level at least 6 inches, then could run about $500 for a legal egress window purchase and about $1000-2000 for installation, depending on how deep into the concrete you have to cut.

If the bottom of the window will be below ground level, then to call it a bedroom (which mandates legal sized second egress and usauully at least one window)  then you will have two choices - bring it out into a solid watertight concrete storm cellar with collar to keep water out, stairs, and and weather and bug-tight cellar door that is inward-opening, which means a lot of space for stairs and landings top and bottom, or bring it out into an oversized window well at least 36 inches in diameter, and with steps to ground level, with adequate drainage and waterproofing to keep it dry. Either way, sometimes about as easy to put in an outside door as a window, and might raise property value more. Cost from $2-5,000 depending on how deep into concrete wall you have to dig, whether concrete wsall needs reinforcing with steel frame because of the depth of cut, how easy the digging is, and what your water conditions are near the foundation. The last thing you want to do is create an easy water or vermin ingress with your egress.

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Dictated by Federal LAW , you will need a Licensed and EPA Certified HVAC Contractor

to make such repairs . In fact , by law , ONLY A licenesed HVAC contractor can buy or install

said eguipment , NOT A handyman nor general contractor !

 

YES , You should have an A.C. sleeve surrounding the through the wall unit . These sleeves will usually accompany NEW products , either as a package or an add on equipment purchase.

 

Contact a Licenesed PROFFESSIONAL at once !

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     It depends on what type of ramp you need. If it is built out of wood you could look for a carpenter or a deck company. If you are looking for a concrete ramp a mason would be what you are looking for. There are also metal ramps and I believe some medical supply companies may carry them or be able to steer you in the right direction. As for insurance coverage I am not sure. You may have coverage and would be best talking to your agent. Depending on why you need this ramp there may even be programs through your local government or even some of the local charities might help. It might be a project a local Scout Troop might help out on.

 

Don

Woodworking reviews in Ranson

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He came out to the house and took the measurements to provide the estimate. He stated to us at the very beginning that he would do what it took to keep us satisfied, a statement that he honored. Throughout the project he did everything he reasonably could to satisfy our needs.
We provided the replacement double sink cabinet, medicine cabinet and the other cabinet. He provided the granite top and allowed us to pick what we wanted it. He painted and finished the new cabinets. He took down the huge mirror in the bathroom, cut it and added a wood border that matched the cabinets we used.
As the work progressed, he ran into issues that usually provide an avenue to add substantial additional costs to the project, which he did not. He did everything he reasonably could to keep cost down and provide us affordable solutions. The sink cabinet we bought had to be cut and adjusted, which he did and had the expertise to do. I was very pleased with the work that he did regarding the cabinet.
Even after the work was completed for a week or so and after we had already paid him for the work, we found an issue. When we contacted him, he immediately took care of it. I was very happy and surprised with this very timely response. it went beyond my expectations.
We are not the easiest people to deal with and are very demanding. He handled our questions and request with professionalism and most important, results.
It's been almost a year since the work was done, and we are very happy with his work.
- Claudio S.
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made the design, filed for all of the permits and skipped town on me with $22K. I filed a criminal complaint in Virginia against the owner. Do not use them for anything!!
- James R.
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It went very smoothly. Their work was quality. Generally everything was done right the first time. He never went ahead with anything without making sure he understood what I wanted. On the few occasions when things weren't right, he fixed them. He was easy to reach, and always returned my calls.
The end product was beautiful, and I've had no issues with the quality of the work.
Later, when I had a rush job to make a repair required by the city, he pulled a permit and got the fix in right away,

- John R.
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The guys at
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were great. They were prompt, responsive, very neat and we enjoyed having them around. They were prompt in giving us an estimate and advising us on how to improve on the project we had in mind. They were timely every day and paid a lot of attention to detail. We were very pleased with their work and professionalism.
- Gordon P.
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I hired
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to construct and install painted wood bookshelves in my kitchen.
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did an extraordinary job. He was professional, attentive to detail and completed the job on time. The shelves are solidly constructed and fit perfectly into my remodeled kitchen. The paint job was spot on in both color and texture. I highly recommend
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for your carpentry needs.
- Jin L.
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I ordered new Merrilat cabinets for my laundry room and a few additional cabinets for my kitchen. They were installed by a subcontractor through
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was out on vacation and due to illness.
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was a pleasure to work with. Even though my project was pretty modest, she gave me great service. I had previously visited other kitchen showrooms, but did not get great service when I explained that I simply wanted to make some modest adjustments to the kitchen and remodel the laundry room. I was also fortunate that Merrilat still makes the same cabinets that I had originally installed in my kitchen when my house was built, but
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did a great job helping me work through the right cabinet choices and thinking through the details so everything worked out. She also suggested reasonably priced additions to improve functionality of my existing cabinets. I didn't want this project to balloon out of control and she worked with me to keep it limited in scope and still meet my needs.
The contractor also did a good job. His initial estimate was way too high, but after he itemized the work, I was able to
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down the project to a more limited scope and more reasonable estimate. I was pleased with his installation work and his attention to detail. He asked a lot of questions and gave options to problem solve around the many challenges that surface in projects of this type.
- Marie L.
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Since the bookcase is a creative item we inherited with the house and is really meant to serve as a sliding door of sorts to our attic,
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had to trouble shoot and employ a little creative problem solving to create a safe and secure slide rail for our rolling bookcase.
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was very prompt with his communication when I enquired about an estimate. He called back when promised and even came well out of his normal working area to help solve our issue.
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is very personable and engaging - he took the time to show me what he was thinking by drawing me a picture of his proposed solution.
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came out the first time and created a temporary, more secure closing method so I would not have to drill a screw to keep the book case secure and stable. During that time we also discussed what would be the best permanent solution. He agreed to craft the part needed and return for installation. I expected to hear back in about a week. However, just two days later
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called and told me he had made the part and could come out on Saturday morning of the same week to do the install. I was pleasantly surprised and am very happy with the results.
- Michelle M.
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was and is a delight to work with. Professional and outstanding craftsman. It has taken us months to decide on a new kitchen cabinet and
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is the only contractor we want to install our new kitchen. More reviews later when we have our new kitchen completed by
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- Barry T.

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A&L Floors

P.O. Box 68

A2Z Handyman Services

36 squire circle
Inwood

Behrmann's Contracting

56 Peter Rabbit Dr
Ranson

Berkeley Home Technologies

4137 Hedgesville Road
Hedgesville

BIRNAM WOOD JOINERY

302 N MILDRED ST
Charles Town

Blue Ridge Carpentry

PO Box 1072
Charles Town

Bob Davis Home Improvement Co LLC

PO Box 577
Falling Waters

Cahaba Scapes

2130 11th avenue north

Camelot Construction

207 Rhododendron Dr

Carroll Contracting

1310 Shepherdstown Pike
Harpers Ferry

Clymer Enterprises

Rt 1, Box 110-B
Paw Paw

Construction 4:13, Inc.

98 Manassas Dr
Falling Waters

CRIDER BOYS CONTRACTING LLC

1654 PEDLAR RUN ROAD
Maidsville

Custom House Designs, LLC

843 Specks Run Rd
Bunker Hill

DirectBuy of Indianapolis

8450 Westfield Blvd

Eric's Quality Carpentry

HC 65 BOX 5416
Romney

Exquisite Designs

47332 Sterdley Falls

Hatfield Building & Excavating

400 Royal Birkdale Dr
Lavalette

Hunter The Handyman

20 Brick Mill Falls Ln.
Harpers Ferry

Innovative Homes, LLC

96 Camelot Blvd
Falling Waters

J. Walker Construction LLC

626 Uvilla Rd
Harpers Ferry

Jay of All Trades

221 S. Church St
Charles Town

JENKINS CONSTRUCTION SVC

653 OPEOQUON DR
Charles Town

Jordans Home Improvements

60 Old Chestnut Dr
Harpers Ferry

Landon's Residential Services (L.R.S.)

P.O. BOX 1161
Shepherdstown

Long Fence & Home

10236 Southard Dr

Machen Home Improvements

2408 Cross Creek
Colliers

Mad River Woodworks

P.O.B. 1067, 189 Taylor Way

Mike's Miscellaneous Construction

PO Box 171
Shenandoah Junction

Pifer Construction

1838 Roberts St

Rick The Handyman Holdridge

111 Cline Drive
Inwood

S & H Builders LLP

P.O. Box 443
New Haven

Scott's Independent Contracting

309 E 4th Ave.
Ranson

T & A CONTRACTORS

4512 SANDY SPRING RD

Tri-State Fabricating & Installation

230 Dove Ln
Falling Waters

Wooden Accents

453 Jeanna Ln
Falling Waters
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