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"I previously had used IHC for interior painting and floor refurbishing. Communication issues (emails not returned for two weeks at a time) started right off the" bat, but I was told by the owner it was due to a very busy season which made me feel more confident this wasn’t the norm. Still the jobs completed with only minor quality issues and delays. Next project was a sliding door installation where an existing exterior window originated. The installation of the door not only took days, but weeks. The trim cracked within a day of installation. The installation of the door impacted my recently refurbished hardwood floors. The siding was very rough cut and in some areas over two inches overcut. The contractor left siding scraps in the front and backyard. things were disappointing even such as my broom has gone missing. During installation the individual installing the door showed up at my house around 8:00pm without any notice to “finish”. After they finished we contacted IHC due to all the quality issues we found. responded somewhat defensive, but sent out the siding contractor to fix the issues on the siding along with the individual that installed the door. Soon after the rework was completed it was a heavy rain weekend, water was flooding in from the header above the new sliding glass door. Water pooled on the new flooring, paint and cabinets. Thank God I was home and dry the space as often as possible to prevent long term damage. We contacted IHC immediately and they came to look at the door a couple days later. IHC believed it to be the roof which was installed in 2012. I contacted the roofing company, they came to the house and fixed the areas which they believed to have been letting the water in (which was all under warranty and no charge to me). A month later we received an email from IHC asking who would be reimbursing for their services to troubleshoot the leak; including cleaning my gutters (can you believe they would do this without authorization and then ask who would be paying for it?). Needless to say the sliding door installation ended up starting in the spring of 2015 and completing in fall 2015. No leaks in the past month… Before the leak had appeared I received the final bill for the door installation it was outrageous in my opinion. Originally when provided a quote from IHC they stated it included the purchase of the door (door cost estimated $800). Although when I received the invoice it still included the door purchase (that I purchased myself to avoid the markup) and was more than the original quote. I’ve since then had other contractors complete my remaining window installations and installed a bay window, etc. Every job has been fully completed within a couple hours. Not only completed within a couple hours, but professional and responsive with questions or concerns. I never would have imagined this sliding door installation would have created so many headaches. All I am looking for from IHC is for them to humble themselves enough to recognize the work they provided wasn’t quality. So far, when we contact IHC and challenged the erroneous amount they said it was due to their high emphasis on quality and safety…

-Dora C.

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"While I believe the contractor is knowledgeable and he probably would have done a good job, my main complaint is the price that was quoted was extremely high for" the labor and materials required. I realize this was a smaller job, but this really should have been less than $1,000 at most and he quoted me $2,400. I am guessing that is because he probably did not want the job being that it was so small, so he need to make it worth his while. Like I said, he was a nice guy so I have no complaints there and he typically responded to my e-mails. However, materials for this job were, at most, a few hundred dollars (and I know that for a fact), so he was building in over $2,000 in labor cost for a job that would only take a day or a day and a half and that is pretty excessive. I don't know many people that would pay that amount. At that price, I can almost start looking at having my trim sided instead of replaced.

-Jason L.

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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.

 

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The window itself is fine and I am satisfied with the installation. I wanted the sill to look like the original. I do not like the way the window sill was done; it does not look like a finished job, it looks like it was just sawed off and was not shaped at all. I do not want to have to put up drapes to cover up this job because they collect dust and ...More are just a pain. When I spoke with the project manager, I told him and showed him what I wanted it to look like. They were not paying attention to what I wanted and how I wanted it done. I have contacted them and spoke with them about the issue, and since it is going to cost them time and money, they are not willing to fix it. I showed the installer how I wanted it to look and it did not turn out right. After the job was finished, one of the employees followed up on the work and I informed him that I was not happy with it. He basically said that there was nothing much they could do and that it was too late since it was already installed. In my eyes, it is not a finished job and I am not happy at all.
- LUCY M.
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was great to work with. From the beginning he was fair and clear with the estimate and stayed within it. During the work, he brought to our attention some other problems that after review clearly needed attention. His prices are competitive and his work is exemplary with a detail that impressed us. We felt comfortable with him ...More in our house and he made a point to keep us updated on the work. We would highly recommend for an estimate and contracted work.
- Victor H.
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The firm did a very neat job, and completed the job in the time allotted. However, The stain has not kept well - after one winter, I'll have to do it again. I think they must not have sealed the stain as well as it should have been. However, I admit this is the first time I've stained a deck, so perhaps this is normal
- Michele S.
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Great work and always updated on progress. He called in specialist when needed - punctual, honest and thorough. Retired Marine - what more could you ask for!
- Elizabeth D.
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Excellent service. They arrived at 8AM. The job was completed in about four hours. It was done very well. They were efficient, neat, professional and friendly. When the job was finished, they picked up the drop cloths and vacuumed, leaving the living room as clean and neat as it was when they arrived.
I will be using 's ...More services again after the holidays to have my whole apartment painted. In the Spring, I plan to call him to paint all of the exterior windows on my house.
This was my first experience with Angie's list, and I am very pleased. I highly recommend and his services.
- Tony B.
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This was the second time and his crew returned to my home. The first time they built a beautiful front porch for me. This time they completed a number of small jobs (except for the shutters) that required a carpenter. As a single, professional woman, who is always on the go, I can't say enough about how much they helped ...More me and what a beautiful and professional job they did. Sometimes one leaves a bunch of little things that they can't do and wonders, who is going to come to my house to do these small projects. Well, I can say with enthusiasm that they happily did and I highly recommend and his crew.
- Patricia S.
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.Unfortunately, I reached out to this provider on three occasions within the last three weeks with very specific information and left my contact information and this provider never had the professional courtesy to at least respond to let me know if either he could or could not take on my project as he was asked to respond accordingly as I was making ...More plans in advance to prepare for the Thanksgiving Holiday. A huge disappointment!
- Renee A.
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and his crew did a wonderful job on my vacation home. He came to my house several times to talk about the project and offer solutions to best fit our budget. We had new roof put on the house, along with new decking and railings, new concrete walkway and numerous other items. Once the scope of the project was agreed on, ...More had all supplies on site in a very neat and orderly way. His crew was both pleasant and knowledgeable about what needed to be done. When changes came up on our part, was more than accommodating. When noticed any additional work that needed to be done, he immediately called to discuss and provided a written quote with options. When the project was finished all supplies were removed and the property was left in pristine condition. I cannot rave enough about how happy we were to use as our contractor. We will be using them again in the Spring when our budget allows.
- Lucille E.

General Contractors in Washington DC

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1 ENTERPRISE LLC

1402 North Capitol Street NW
Washington

4 Service Pros

2010 Corporate Rdg

5th Gen Group

8704 Garfield Street

A One Call Handyman Service

11703 Newport Mill Rd

A-Pro Renovation

1629 K St. NW
Washington

Absolute Home Solutions Inc

16 Hidden Valley Ct

Academy Remodeling

8208 Wahly Dr

AG Construction

15733 Cherry Blossom Ln

Aladdin Carpet & Floors

12321 Parklawn Dr

Alco Products Inc

7714 Cindy Ln

All City Builders & Fabricators

411 New York Ave NE
Washington

All Connections, LLC

PO Box 2982
Washington

All Renovations Inc

6920B Braddock Rd

American Deck & Patio

10319 Westlake Dr

Ancora Contracting

3351 Highwood Dr. SE
Washington

Anderson Construction

12004 Mastbrook Lane

Ant Builders - Shy Nair

801 VARNUM ST NW
Washington

Arco Painting & Remodeling LLC

14405 Innsbruck Court

ARJ Group, Inc.

412 H St NE
Washington

Avedon USA LLC

505 Commerce Dr

Bankster International

911 6th ST NE Unit#1
Washington

Barratt Construction

PO Box 60463
Washington

Barrons Lumber

23 W. Diamond Ave.

Bashian Builders

121 Old Centreville rd

Bathersfield Construction

5718 16th St NW
Washington

BJ Global Enterprises LLC

11160-C1 S Lakes Dr

BRANNAN & BRANNAN

619 Varnum St NW
Washington

BYRD DESIGN BUILD CO

9216 FOREST HAVEN DR

C H I S INC

7482 LAUREL OAK CT

C- VERN INC.

1423 H Street N.E.
Washington

Capital Real Estate Developers

2020 Pennsylvania Ave NW Suite 309
Washington

CARL'S HOME IMPROVEMENT

4101 Waterbuck Way

Carlos Arevalo

Washington

Carlos Camayo

9290 Towerside Dr

CARLOS THE HANDYMAN

2921 LAWRENCE DR

Carpenters of Georgetown LLC

1237 Potomac St NW
Washington

Carter Fence

P.O. Box 466

CertaPro Painters of Washington DC

4401 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington

CHASE CONSTRUCTION

2230 George C Marshall Dr Apt 703

Chesapeake Builders LLC

2508 Cherokee St

Chesapeake Kitchen Design

4622 Wisconsin Avenue NW
Washington

CHEVY CHASE REMODELING

7722 Whiterim Ter

Clark's Home Improvement

2010 Bruce Place SE
Washington

Closet America

5000 Philadelphia Way

Closet Stretchers

12201 Nebel St

Colao Stone & Design

3301 Old Pickett Rd

Competitive Painters

4762 Parkman Ct

CONNELL & SCHMIDT BUILDERS LLC

1527 E St SE
Washington

ConstruXure

5252 Cherokee Ave

Copple Construction, LLC

4205 Shannon Hill Rd

CR Home Improvement Inc

112 C Fredrick Ave

CRA Home Improvement, LLC

2807 26th St, NE
Washington

Creative Design Contractors, LLC

902 K Street NE
Washington

Crockett Facilities SVC

633 3Rd St NW
Washington

Cx Energy

1518 K St NW, Suite 503
Washington

Cyrus Construction LP

3927 Old Lee Hwy

Dan A Knoll, Contractor

3278 Aberfoyle Pl NW
Washington

Danny's Painting

7017 Aronow Dr

DC Carpentry & Handyman Services

5920 16th St NW
Washington

DC handyman

426 buchanan st nw
Washington

DC METRO RENOVATIONS LLC

Connecticut Ave. NW
Washington

Denny & Gardner

506 Shaw Rd

Direct Connections, LLC

213 P Street NW
Washington

Direct Handyman

3402 Bunker Hill Rd

DMH Services LLC

12071 Nebel St

DMZ Home Services

13703 Blue Fin Dr

Dobson's Contracting

3303 Wyndham Circle

E R Roofing Co

4790 Mid County Ct

Eco construction

138 Forrester St SW
Washington

Eco Construction

Washington

ECONIZE CLOSETS

7500 Clifton Rd

Edge Energy

6854 Distribution Dr

EGG Construction LLC

1805 August Dr

ELITE KITCHENS

12115 PARKLAWN DR

Esby LLC

1503 Trinidad Ave NE
Washington

Euro Design Remodel

5483 Harris Farm Ln

European Closets

11530-D Rockville Pike

F P DESIGNS LLC

Red Admiral Way

FH Construction LLC

8229 14th Ave

FISHER HOMEWORKS

2234 CATHEDRAL AVE NW
Washington

Freeman Kitchen & Baths

10650 Main Street

Freeway Construction

1402 North Capitol Street, #4, NW
Washington

G C Construction LLC

9201 Gilmore Dr

General Remodeling Group

11722 Newbridge Crt, Reston, Virginia 20191

George Harper

14006 New Hampshire Ave

George's Painting Inc

1009 Brill Way

Glickman Design Build

14516 Pebblewood Dr

GMG Services Corp

7138 Little River Turnpike

GO Contractors Group LTD

2619 Kensington Blvd

H Martinez Contracting LLC

6511 Virginia Hills Ave

Handyman At Your Command- Baltimore

8480 Baltimore National Pike

Hankins Construction

235 Gallatin St NW
Washington

Hannegan Construction LLC

1718 M Street NW
Washington

Hodges Windows & Doors

120 W Jefferson St

Home Breakthrough LLC

606 Swallowtail Dr

Home Design Elements

45969 Nokes Blvd

Home Perfection Contracting LLC

8116 Arlington Blvd. unit 240

House Doctors

3308 Mt Vernon Ave

Hömm Certified Painting Systems

6192-A Old Franconia Rd

I S ENTERPRISES

1324 H STREET NE
Washington

I.S. Enterprises

1324 H St NE
Washington

IMAGE PAINTING

200 Little Falls Rd

Innovative Inc

3001 16th rd.

Jeeves Handyman Services

21515 Waters Discovery Terrace

JP Companies Inc

43543 Braddock Rd

JP General Construction

10112 Carlington Valley Ct

jr construction

3218 9th Pl SE
Washington

JTP Painting Co

620 Sligo Ave

JV Improvements

2702 Byron St

JW Home Improvement

1390 Chain Bridge Rd

JW Home Improvement, LLC

849-A Quince Orchard Blvd.

Kargmans Inc

10429 Reisterstown Rd

KBR Kitchen & Bath

11055 Lee Hwy

KBR Kitchen & Bath

7008 Wisconsin Ave

KEEKO innovations, LLC

3318 N Street SE
Washington

KingCaire Construction

10111 Pierce Dr

Kustom Floors LLC

8901 Kensington Parkway

L&D Home Improvement Co

5006 Edgewood Rd.
Washington

Lakewood Home Builders Inc

10008 Pouring Rain Pl

Lemus Contracting Inc

8206 Spruance Ct

Leon Pro Services

579 Nolview Ct

Leska Restoration LLC

4330 Linthicum Rd

Lifetime Stones & Construction

819 Philadelphia Ave

Liker Property Management/Development LLC

2132 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington

Loayes Painting

PO Box 1201

LOMAR CONTRACTING

318 CHURCH ST

Lomar Painting Co

20778 Steamside Place

Loudoun Stairs

341 N Maple Ave

Magna Construction

2405 Benning Rd NE
Washington

Magni Flooring

2331 Mill Rd

MandW Home Painters, LLC

2330 Good Hope Road
Washington

Matt Engel

P.O. Box 5543
Washington

Mega Tech Residential Solutions

1629 K Street NW
Washington

MERLINO CONSTRUCTION GROUP LLC

230 Parker St NE
Washington

Metropolitan Bath and Tile

11132 B Rockville Pike Rte 355

MG Roofing LLC

8510 Flower Ave

Michael & Son Svc Inc

5740 General Washington Dr

Michaels' Remodeling

5521 Southampton dr.

MICRO FEDERAL SOLUTIONS

5314 5th St NW
Washington

MLM Home Improvement

11130 Dewey Rd

Mole Construction Inc

43828 Dodge Terrace #102

MP Home Repair

2912 Kings Chapel Rd

mr fixer improvement, llc

2925 nelson pl se
Washington

New Life Contracting Services‎

Po Box 21540
Washington

Notched Out Inc.

NE
Washington

Nova Exteriors Inc

204 Mill St NE

NOVA RENOVATION GROUP

8004 Carrleigh Pkwy

OHI Design

9208 B Venture Ct

Omar's General Contracting

3705 Plyers Mill Rd

Orbe Construction

19114 Old Baltimore Rd

Oryx Contractors LLC

211 N Union St

Oscar Construction Inc

9620 Lafayette Avenue

P. J. McTavish & Company Inc.

4308 Sandy Spring Road

Painting by Rick & Company

722 E. Market Street/ 420 Rock Hall Farm Lane

Phoenix Home Services Inc

9669A Main Street

Picture Perfect Paper & Trim

1069 Mountain View Rd

Pinkney Services

143 Kennedy St. SW
Washington D.C.

Potomac Chevy Chase Painting

10410 Kensington Pkwy

Potomac Run

2333 Bedfordshire Cir

Potts Brothers LLC

6560 Backlick Rd

Premier Outdoor Structures

5309 4th St NW
Washington

Prime Construction Corp

24525 Woodfield Road

Pro Home Services

7301 Mill Run Drive

Professional Home Solutions LLC

5509 4th St NE
Washington

Providence Home Improvement

420 Jefferson St NW
Washington

Quest Home Remodeling LLC

9205 Santayana Dr

Quick Remodels LLC

4949 St. Elmo Ave.

QULO Construction Group LLC

1310 42nd Street SE
Washington

Raab's Cabinet Shop

667 Southlawn Ln

RAINBOW UPHOLSTERY

3809 KENDALE RD.

Renaissance Restoration

2124 Briggs Chaney Rd

REO-SERVICEPRO, INC

42247 ST HUBERTS PLACE

Reza Design/Remodeling Co.

1035 10th St. NE Unit 1
Washington

ROGUE Construction LLC

1629 K Sreet NW, Suite 300
Washington

Roof Masters

9710 Traville Gateway Dr.

ROOF ONE

332 16TH ST SE
Washington

Rumialdy Development, LLC

1815 Monroe St.N.E.
Washington

Ryan Reph Remodeling Inc

1461 Kingstream Dr

Safari Investment

301 G Street NE #14
Washington

Sanchez and son construction LLC

3920 14th st nw
Washington

Santimos handyman services

3216 Patterson st nw
Washington

Scardina Home Services

8082 Veterans Highway

Select Kitchen & Bath

5217 Lonsdale Dr

Silva Painting & Construction

3147 DUMBARTON ST NW
Washington

SIO INC

Washington

Superior Home Services Inc

2164 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington

SVC Homes LLC

10394 Willa Mae Ct

Taylor Made

3319 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE
Washington

Taylor McDuffie Development & Contracting LLC

1920 Martin Luther King Ave
Washington

Tech Painting Co

1406 B Leslie Ave

THE CARPENTER LLC

2424 Phillips Dr

The Gorham Development Group

902 K Street NE
Washington

The Master Trapper Inc

240 S Reynolds St

The Model Home Look

4124 Walney Rd

THE ORGANIZING AGENCY, INC

811 4th St NW
Washington

The Painting Company LLC

10700 home Acers tern

Thomas Martins

15045 Clementine Way

Thompson Design Build

231 Van Buren Street NW
Washington

Tony's Gutter Cleaning

2001 Oglethorpe St

Torres Construction

9241 Riggs Rd

TOTAL HOME SERVICES

5814 Banning Pl

Townside Building and Repair INC

110 southern view drive

TURN KEY CONSTRUCTION CO

3003 17TH ST NE
Washington

Universal Maintenance

65173 Seventh Road
Washington

University Painters

7910 Woodmont Ave

W P Renovations

2914 East Ave
Washington

WAGNER ROOFING

4909 46TH AVE

Wall to Wall Construction, Inc

1101 30th St NW
Washington

Willis Builders Inc

14621 Brougham Way

Window World of DC Inc

4116 J Walney Rd
Washington

Woodlands Home Improvement & Contracting

1050 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington

Young Kim

1520 New Jersey Ave NW
Washington

Zometa Remodeling

10312 Geranium Ave

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