Smestad Construction & Handyman Service, LLC

Amery, WI

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About this pro

How does your service stand out?

I really care what it looks like in the end. Some small projects won't hardly take any time at all. On the large order projects every detail must not be over looked. From the first day there to the last dust pile. We are communicating. With in our projected budget. And my goal is to have the customers satisfied.

What do you enjoy about the work you do?

Generally most people that care about their homes and their living environment. They want the things that tend to last, and that's how I build things. I like learning how to do new things. Using new products. Using my hands to create. I like to salvage all sorts of old wood and making new creations out of something that is very old and was thrown out.

Location

Amery, WI 54001

Times hired on Thumbtack

8

Reviews

11 Reviews
  • Maria B. Jan 27, 2016
    Sink and Faucet Installation
    Verified Review
    Beadboard installation. Thumbs down. Canceled twice. First cancellation told me someone else called and wanted him to do work for her, so he cancelled my job. 2nd visit cancelled again for personal reasons. 3rd visit, he came and increased the price by $300 even though there was NO change in the job scope. I Sent Him packing. No thank you!
    Replied to Maria B. - Jan 30, 2016

    Customer canceled job twice.

  • Jessica D. Dec 11, 2015
    Handyman
    Verified Review
    Moving a header to the basement and changing plumbing to a new location. Wayne gave me quotes the evening he came out. He was able to start the job in 2 days. He's a friendly, well meaning guy.
    Replied to Jessica D. - Jan 30, 2016

    Jessica, What a fun and project you have. Nice meeting and working with you.

  • Eli U. Nov 8, 2015
    Wayne did wonderful reinforcement and restoration on two dear old building on our property. Now, we have space for many people to enjoy both the comfort of historical buildings and the beauty of our land.
    Replied to Eli U. - Jan 30, 2016

    Eli, Thanks in the future please do call i love that place so fun to visit!

  • Maria B. Jan 27, 2016
    Sink and Faucet Installation
    Verified Review
    Beadboard installation. Thumbs down. Canceled twice. First cancellation told me someone else called and wanted him to do work for her, so he cancelled my job. 2nd visit cancelled again for personal reasons. 3rd visit, he came and increased the price by $300 even though there was NO change in the job scope. I Sent Him packing. No thank you!
    Replied to Maria B. - Jan 30, 2016

    Customer canceled job twice.

  • Jessica D. Dec 11, 2015
    Handyman
    Verified Review
    Moving a header to the basement and changing plumbing to a new location. Wayne gave me quotes the evening he came out. He was able to start the job in 2 days. He's a friendly, well meaning guy.
    Replied to Jessica D. - Jan 30, 2016

    Jessica, What a fun and project you have. Nice meeting and working with you.

  • Eli U. Nov 8, 2015
    Wayne did wonderful reinforcement and restoration on two dear old building on our property. Now, we have space for many people to enjoy both the comfort of historical buildings and the beauty of our land.
    Replied to Eli U. - Jan 30, 2016

    Eli, Thanks in the future please do call i love that place so fun to visit!

  • Amy M. Nov 7, 2015
    From big jobs and new roofs to little detailed jobs like making a piece of trim fit an odd angle, Wayne is a problem solver. He has good ideas for getting the job done and tailoring to our house. Additionally, Wayne is so easy to work with and very open to suggestions. Wayne is a huge asset to any of the jobs you need completed.
  • Robert O. Oct 4, 2015
    Window Installation
    Verified Review
    Wayne worked with me to establish a very actionable plan and proactively initiated all the ordering of parts and started on the smaller tasks right away while we waited for the large windows and parts. He delivered the projects on time, on budget and fully meeting the planned outcomes. I recommend Wayne without any reservation and will hire him back for all future projects.
  • Barb K. Sep 30, 2015
    Window Repair
    Verified Review
    Wayne was very through and spent time analyzing our list of issues. He fixed our window issue when others were unable. Plus provide maintenance solutions to avoid further issues. I would call Wayne again for any of our handyman projects.
  • Lori H. Feb 21, 2015
    Handyman
    Verified Review
    havent had them do anything yet
  • Wendy H. Aug 14, 2014
    Handyman
    Verified Review
    Fantastic work done- very personable and detailed-- can't wait till he comes back again (soon!) to more projects��. I am going to highly recommend Wayne to all!!
  • Julie F. Jul 11, 2012
    Handyman
    Verified Review
    Service was done the day after my request was given and I am very satisfied with it. I would hire him again if needed.
  • Sarah M. Mar 30, 2012
    Wayne has done a number of jobs for us over the past year. We are happy we found him!! In the fall he cleaned out our gutters and discovered that our roof had damage from an ice dam the previous winter. He then installed a metal roof with meticulous care. He pays attention to small detail. I trust him and find him easy to do business with. This spring he is rebuilding our back deck. This job is a bit of a challenge as older houses shift and get out of square. He is not daunted by the glitches that arise. I actually enjoy watching him problem solve. I recommend Wayne without reservation. He does excellent work, charges fair prices, and is generous with his time and expertise.
  • John W. Feb 4, 2012
    Verified Review
    Wayne did a marvelous job installing two new exterior doors and entry systems for the condominiums where I am an owner of one of six. The persistance of methodical attention to details is evident in the results of his work. The job was completed ahead of schedule for a better price than other estimates. The other condo owners here seem favorably impressed, too. I will be asking Wayne to do other projects for the condo association as they arise.

Q&A

What types of customers have you worked with?
Small quick fix it jobs squeaking hinge. To doing doors, windows, toilet, faucets replacements. Finish carpentry. Along with Bathroom remolding to doing Deck building and replacement and maintenance. Siding homes with wood or fiber cement. It really depends on what needs need to be met. I can do lots of things. They are truly surprised in the end.
What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a provider in your area of work?
See that first I'm am knowledgeable in what it is that you want then go from there. I would recommend that you first have a look at some of my past work. Get lots of bids, compare products, weight your options. Nail down project cost and the budget. Then the time line off how long it will take and when you will be working on the project and days you will not be. Talk to other other trades people that is a good source of who you are dealing with. References are good to.