Portfolio: Solved Problems

Addition Disaster Fixed After 20 Long Years

Trish hired a construction company to build a two story 20’x30′ addition to her home.  She was looking forward to enjoying the view of Thomaston Harbor from her new rooms.  Unfortunately, she was never truly able to use the addition because … Continue reading

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New Roof Leaked – Original Contractor Couldn’t Fix It

Roof Guard incorrectly applied and serving no purpose.

  Move your cursor over each photo for a description. Arthur, a well respected and intelligent man, former fire chief and former metal roofer, hired a roofing company to replace his roof with a new metal roof.  He trusted that … Continue reading

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    First noticed rot on left vertical trim board of this window, as well as rot in areas of the inside corner boards.Pursuit of the origin and extent of the rot necessitated the removal of siding, corner boards, window … Continue reading

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Getting What You Want * On Schedule * On Budget

You may be thinking, oh well, none of those stories relate to me.  I’m going to have a custom home built by contractors who were referred to me or who have a beautiful portfolio.  You are off to a good start … Continue reading

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This Contractor Stole Her Life Savings

The place Chris went to see last week was one of the worst examples he has seen.    It was completely unsafe; the contractor did the work without getting any permits, and took off after receiving a large payment.  This woman is … Continue reading

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Penny Wise / Pound Foolish

A nice young couple with a lovely home called us to give a price to build a full dormer on the back of their house.   They said they might want to do some of the work themselves. They had been … Continue reading

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