Quality service at affordable prices we try to give immediate fast response to all jobs. I have been doing construction work and home renovations for 45 years we do ceramic tile Plumbing minor electrical we specialize in waterproofing and water intrusion carpentry finish carpentry framing dry rot repair
I like to spend some time getting to know them a little and what their vision is for the work they need completed. I talk to them about any previous construction jobs that they've experienced and if they have concerns about the processes resulting from that work. I want to be as transparant as possible so the homeowner knows what to expect before, during and at the completion of a job.
I have been in the construction trade for over 40 years. I have received numerous certifications and specialized training opportunities in the areas of carpentry, plumbing, electrical, painting and in waterproofing. I am a certified installer for DuraDek waterproof membranes, I hold a State of Oregon certicate for removal of lead based paint. I annually complete courses to remain proficient in the construction industries many trades and to maintain my business license.
I try to stay competitive with other small local owned businesses in the area. I use specialized industry resources such as the Craftsman Construction Estimating Manual and Mean's Home Estimating Manual. Job costs vary depending on the size and complexity of the work. I really try to work with customers to meet their financial needs by offering options for services and payment options.
I got started in the construction trade by working for my Uncle as a young man installing roofs on homes in the Portland area. I worked for companies as a Maintenance Engineer after that for several years. Through these employers I was able to receive training and education in many different areas. I like working with my hands and making something that looks old and beyond repair beautiful and functional again.
I have worked with residential homeowners, commercial property owners and Government entities. I enjoy helping families remodel and improve their homes through remodeling or repair work. I worked on a project building a Gourmet Coffee Shop in an upscale shopping mall, I have even painted the Canadian Embassy interior in Washinton DC. I enjoy meeting nd working with a variety of people.
I recently had the pleasure of working with a homeowner in the West Linn area on a sizable job. It consisted of waterproofing a large 70 x 20 foot deck and installing a layer of tile over the top. The customer also had an indoor pool area in which we had to redo all of the drywall and texturing. This was a beautiful home and great care had to be taken to preserve the beauty and integrity of the home while performing the labor intensive work. The homeowner was thrilled with the results and I also took pride in providing a quality job for the customer.
I would advise a customer to do as much research as possible about the kind of work they are asking to be performed. To ask questions no matter how silly they think the questions might be. I would also recommend that they are as transparent as possible about the vision for the work they want done. Its good to network and talk to others that have had similar work done.
1. Consider their budget and their vision, are they in line with each other.
2. Consider the types of materials that are available to them and the varied costs.
3. Timeline based on the work, are they prepared and able to accommodate the contractors schedules and their own personal schedules.