Q. Describe the most common types of jobs you do for your clients.
A. Custom Kitchen and baths, stone walls and flooring, decks and archways. I do alot of repairs on lighting and plumbing.
Q. What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A. My advise would be: Don't always go with the cheapest price. Sometimes yes, but lets say you do and the work is not finished right, 2 choices, live with it or pay someone else to fix it right. Now you have paid twice the price.
Q. Why does your work stand out from others who do what you do?
A. I would like to say because, I make my customers completely satisfied with my work. I go beyond my clients expectations. I listen to what they want done and do exactly what they expect.
Q. What do you like most about your job?
A. I like doing my job because I treat it as a statement of myself. I wont do the job if I can't do it right. When I'm done it looks very nice and done right.
Q. What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A. They normally ask, How long have I been doing construction, and I answer over 25 years, or they ask what I would do with something I'm working on, maybe the design or the best way to do it... And I always answer with truth and honesty.
Q. What do you wish customers knew about you or your profession?
A. I'm extremely honest and hard working. I don't take short cuts if it involes making my work unsafe or dangerious to my client. I know alot about all the trades in residential construction and I try to do the best of my ability to save my client money without sacrificing the looks and integrity of the project.
Q. How did you decide to get in your line of work?
A. I started working for a roofing company at the age of 14. I liked building things, and then through the years I became very good at building things with my hands, I like working for myself because it never gets boring.
Q. Tell us about a recent job you did that you are particularly proud of.
A. Well, I'm proud of all my work. But the basement with the bookcase's is extremely nice. There is a hidden doorway in the bookcase. Rounded ceilings and hidden lighting, 5 archways, and a total of 30 lights in that section of the basement.
Q. Do you do any sort of continuing education to stay up on the latest developments in your field?
A. I have a degree in CAD And design, I do alot of designing to help my customers get that custom look. It's a signature of the work I offer.
Q. If you were advising someone who wanted to get into your profession, what would you suggest?
A. I would suggest? To study hard, and never refuse to listen to advise,I've been doing this for over 25yrs and I've learned new tricks all the time.So yes you can teach an old dog new tricks!!!