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Fantastic shower conversion for a fantastic Thumbtack client
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I got a special deal from AAA for two hours of general contractor work from Global Prevention Services. We have a stucco wall that's about two feet high around a courtyard in front of our home that had a large crack in it, and two hours seemed about right for someone to fill in the crack and paint the wall. The man who came was eager to get the job done, gathered the filler and paint and went to work. Before he painted, he showed us the repaired seam and explained what he had to do since the crack was rather wide. He was competent, friendly and efficient, and if we need a contractor in the future, we won't hesitate to call Global Prevention Services.Feb 19, 2014Global Prevention Services, Inc. (GPS)'s reply
Barbara, Noticed your positive review and simply wanted to thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We do a lot of work for AAA subscribers, we're all members of AAA, so we pay attention to performing up to the standards expected of their trusted vendors. We appreciate your business and look forward to repeating this positive experience when the need arises. Sincerely, GPS Customer Service
They remodeled a moldy bathroom in a duplex we owned, pretty well, and they were responsive to our questions and requests. The price was a little high for the work, but understandable considering they’re a mold specialist Contractor. One request they couldn’t meet as discussed was the request to show pics of the construction in progress. Oh well, all in all they were pretty good and they completed the job.Dec 23, 2017VerifiedGlobal Prevention Services, Inc. (GPS)'s reply
Ginger, Appreciate your positive review, our team enjoyed doing this work for you. I promise you, the value you received for the work completed was excellent; GPS is always competitive. As you know, we did a few extras for you and we did not ask for a change order or add any additional fees, other contractors would have added this cost to you. We do have record of sending you photos and would have sent more if the request would have been made to our Project Coordinator at our office. If you need anything at this time, please let us know and we'll do all we can to accommodate your request. Best regards, GPS® Customer Service 480-951-3600
Patio Cover and Awning Services
Very happy with the experience, from planning to completion. Super responsive to my questions concerning the project. Their bid was middle of the pack on what I got from other contractors.Jun 16, 2017VerifiedGlobal Prevention Services, Inc. (GPS)'s reply
Stephen, Thank you for the great review, we always strive to provide a great value for our clients and to make the project process as stress-less as possible. We also work hard to have zero change orders (no surprises helps to reduce the stress as well) such that, in the end, we are often the most competitive price as others add costs and profits not known in advance. Your patio looks fantastic, we hope you enjoy it for many years to come. Best regards, GPS® Customer Service 480-951-3600
Fantastic experience working with Micheal and the GPS team remodeling my back patio ceiling with stained wood planks. Quote was received shortly after my request and they provided valuable input on the project. The GPS team always followed up on my questions. Once hired, they did an excellent job installing the new wood ceiling on time and in a professional manner. This big project took one week to complete and they always showed up on time and cleaned up after each day of work. One of the best experiences if not the best experience I have had working with a contractor. I would highly recommend working with Micheal and his team. Thank you GPS!Nov 27, 2015VerifiedGlobal Prevention Services, Inc. (GPS)'s reply
Jeff presented GPS with a terrific and challenging project concept and we are most proud of the final result. We have included one photo of his amazing patio in our Thumbtack profile - the final finish is very striking, thank you for letting us perform this important work.
Deck or Porch Addition
I give one star just because we had to select something. We reached out in Dec 2016 to have a screen enclosure done. We had to constantly reach out to the architect that GPS sent us. GPS, when I told them of issues (a very small percentage was hold up from county to get permits) they indicated they would expedite our project to ensure that mom would have her screened in porch for the spring. No bigger than the screened patio was going to be we thought it was a little pricey, but was good with it when we thought they would get it done for spring. We understand that timelines can change, but don't tell a customer you'll expedite a project and then go back on your word. Not good business. Here we are almost in April and we are now being told it would be May/June. We are now looking for another contractor that can keep to their word.Mar 26, 2017VerifiedGlobal Prevention Services, Inc. (GPS)'s reply
Cheryl, I am sorry you feel this way, GPS and its staff have only tried to help from the first contact we had with you. We are not responsible for the weeks that passed while you and the 3rd-party architect worked to properly solve outstanding site and permitting issues. We went 6 weeks without a word, only to have you write us angrily that the architect was unavailable. That has never been our experience and we could have helped if you had asked. The fact was, your husband had been in contact with the architect and was satisfied that progress was underway. Maybe there is a miscommunication here, in the original proposal there was substantial work for our team to perform ($16,759.54). The custom screens would be put on order and installed when received - AFTER our construction work was completed. We do not have any control over any of our suppliers, I am sorry for this as well. When the project was simplified for reasons known to you and the architect, GPS researched the new scope of work and re-quoted ($6,857.20); the project had materially changed. Now, the longest lead time item was the screens and little other work was required. I apologize that we got 'off-track' and for my part in setting your expectations improperly. GPS was prepared to start as soon as possible predicated on the architect's finding, permitting issues, final design and material needs. There was no way for us to produce a completed project in a week or two given the special order for custom screens. When I spoke with you about expediting your project, that was meant to assure you that when the design, permitting and contracts were signed, GPS would immediately bring a team to start your project. The modifications to the scope of work radically changed, I truly hope you can understand the logic as to why this happened. Sincerely, Michael Himelfarb Managing Director GPS Inc. 480-951-3600
License Type: KB1 – Dual Building Contractor (AZ)
- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?Our service does require an on-site visit (provided at no charge in our market areas) so that all the details can be collected to properly service the needs of our clients. No matter if the project is brand new construction, a minor or major remodel or a remediation or emergency situation, true and accurate pricing requires data collection, site awareness and the determination for equipment, material and product needs. Those who will quote site unseen will have to change their quote (later on) or have built-in price protection that will only serve themselves.
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?GPS is different and much of what we do that separates us from our competitors are trade secrets - literally. But, we can offer in answer to this question that most of our success lies in 'listening'. We are all about the client, their desires and needs or for those looking for direction or advice, we enjoy that too. It is such a simple concept, but so few businesses ever master the art of satisfying their clients - completely, each and every time. We meet with our clients and prospects, follow their lead, and augment their projects when asked to do so. We then communicate continuously until we have delivered on their vision. No lip service, no excuses, just a focused effort to generate results, create associations and enjoy the work and the relationships.
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?We are constantly gaining knowledge, attending seminars & events and our key people are required to maintain their certifications through continuing education. The Founder of the company speaks regularly to audiences within the industry and to real estate professionals, builders and others related to the development, construction and maintenance of real property.