The work L&D has done for me so far includes the following: Painting the walls and woodwork of a 600-square-foot garage apartment, repairing a leaking AC vent, fixing some fuse-box issues, and checking to see if I had any electrical problems in the garage apartment with some switches and light fixtures. This work took a team of three people (Donnagh, her husband Leo, and a young man named Ricky) two and a half days to complete, starting Wednesday, May 23, through Friday, May 25, 2012. They picked up all the materials they needed and provided me with all the receipts for those purchases. They arrived to work promptly at the time promised each day, calling me right away if anything came up to cause any kind of delay in arrival, and letting me know at the end of each work day as to how the job was going and if the estimated time of completion was still on schedule. They finished the entire job at the time they promised, late Friday afternoon. As for the work itself, it was outstanding. The paint job looks just beautiful, and it was such a relief to have my AC vent repaired (a job that my usual HVAC company made a huge production about and didn't seem at all confident they could actually fix). I was also very happy to have my fuse-box issue resolved and receive an honest opinion that I did not, in fact, have an electrical problem with my light switches--I merely had a situation in which the former tenant had not replaced a single burned out bulb. L&D replaced all my bulbs for me and didn't try to convince me I needed thousands of dollars of re-writing, or some such (as another handyman might have done). They cleaned up after themselves when they were done, and Donnagh also threw in several other extra services for free, including removing a stubborn stain on a kitchen counter that a maid service had not been able to resolve and caulking all the kitchen counters because Donnagh noticed they needed it, something I had overlooked. // In addition, Donnagh, Leo and the third member of their team, Ricky, were and are unfailingly considerate, pleasant and professional in their attitude toward me as a customer. I had specifically asked that the work be completed while it was still light out--which is something I ask of every contractor--so that I could see clearly what they had done when I performed the expected customer's post-job inspection before final payment. Donnagh took this request as a matter of course (unlike a nightmare of a handyman I used several years ago who finished up the job late at night such that a true inspection was impossible, and towered over me and yelled at me that my wanting to do an inspection was a ploy to cheat him until I gave in and paid him--and, of course, not surprisingly, his work turned out to be really shoddy, much of which I'm now asking Donnagh to re-do). Donnagh understands thoroughly that a business's reputation and customer goodwill are extremely important if that renovation/repair company hopes to get repeat business, and L&D will certainly get repeat business from me. // Finally, let me state that I can recommend these hard-working professionals without reservation. I am delighted to have found a company that is fully qualified to help me with any home repair or improvement needs I can think of now and in the future. Anything they cannot do themselves, they have long-term relationships with other professionals, including plumbers, electricians and so forth to augment their own multitude of talents for any job I might need to have done. A company this good is, understandably, very popular, so they book up as much as 6 weeks in advance for a job. However, if a customer has a real need for a rush job, they are willing to work night and day--sometimes 12-14-hour days and over weekends, and without apparently charging extra rush fees--in order to do that emergency work to keep a customer happy.