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- Business Description:Rock Engineering provides a huge array of services in home construction and repair, maintenance, as well as building high quality products like specially designed furniture with exotic woods, or commercial display cases or business signs. Let Rock Engineering be your innovative solutio
- Business Description:Specialty licensed/bonded/insured We at A and G painting can provide you with the best services Alaska has to offer. We provide you with quality work done in a timely manner and satisfaction GUARANTEED. 5year warranty on most worRecent Review:Very well, timely, professional. Easily accessible to questions or concernsLibby M.
- Recent Review:I think they're awesome. My husband had a military discount and don't believe he paid over $200. I give them the highest ratings and will continue to use them in the future. Brittany P.
- Business Description:We do commercial residential and industrial work. Flexible payment options including ability to process credit cards. Remote location jobs statewide
- Business Description:Small business and residential cleaning solutions.Recent Review:They did a very good job, they were quick, and they were thorough. They relate with issues, they were taking up my old windows, and they didn’t charge me anything more, he explained to me what was wrong and what was going on and why he just couldn’t do it. He did let me know that if he did any more windows, he was going to charge me more because of the extra work, but for those two windows he said he would keep the same quality, even though each one had taken him hours longer to do it. I had also changed a door and got one of those a push button lock doors, he explained how it worked, how to do it, and how to reset the password and everythingKaren M.
- Business Description:Additional DBAs - MCcoatings and Residential finishes, MilesCorp, M C Coatings.
- Business Description:We do not get your bathroom or kitchen done in a day, and we don't claim to. What we will do is quality work that we personally guarantee. We will come out and give you a free estimate on your remodelling needs with in 24 hours of your call and get that estimate back to you in the same amount of time. We won't be the most expensive bidder, but we won't be the cheapest either because we use quality materials to do quality work. We are licensed, bonded and insured. Makes sure to get a copy of t..Recent Review:<strong>Prior</strong> to hiring Richard, I <strong>checked him out</strong> on the <strong> BBB website</strong>-he had <strong>no complaints</strong> filed against him and had an <strong>A+ rating</strong>, plus was <strong>accredited</strong> by them. Sounded good so far. I checked out <strong>Angie's List</strong>, saw there were <strong>2 bad complaints </strong>and <strong>4 glowing reports</strong>. When questioned about this, he had a <strong>plausible story</strong>, involving a <strong>troublesome client</strong> who would never be happy, no matter what he did. One report was from a <strong>good friend </strong>of mine-he did a <strong>great job</strong> on her kitchen and she was <strong> very happy</strong>-I found out later that the <strong>original</strong> estimate was <strong>$50,000</strong> and it ended up over <strong>$80,000</strong>. We also <strong>discussed</strong> having him build me a <strong> greenhouse</strong>, completed by June 1st. The greenhouse kit was around <strong>$1000</strong> from Spenard Builders Supply and the <strong>total cost</strong> would be around <strong> $2,600</strong>. <strong>NO WRITTEN ESTIMATE </strong>WAS <strong> GIVEN</strong>, but he started within the week on the greenhouse. We <strong>also discussed</strong> removing existing back deck and <strong>building</strong> me a new l <strong>arger one</strong> (12'x12'). He told me that all <strong>3 projects </strong>would bring my cost to <strong>$40,000.</strong> Again, I <strong>did not</strong> receive a <strong>written estimate</strong> for this new <strong>deck</strong>. In fact, I <strong>did not</strong> have a <strong>contract</strong> with <strong>The Renovation Company</strong> at <strong>this time</strong> or at any time in the future. Richard and I met at <strong>Home Depot</strong> in <strong> mid-April</strong> here in Anchorage to pick out the <strong>cabinets</strong>, countertops, backsplash, flooring, and hardware . He told me they would take about <strong>6 weeks</strong> to <strong> arrive</strong> when ordered and that he <strong>would order them</strong>. Work proceeded on the greenhouse and I was out looking at appliances at various stores in Anchorage. On <strong> Wednesday 5/16/12</strong> Richard asked for an <strong>additional $5,000</strong>, without <strong>specifying exactly what it was fo</strong>r. <strong> NO INVOICE</strong> for or <strong> RECEIPT</strong> for this <strong> $5,000</strong> was <strong>presented</strong> at this time. or any other later time. I wrote the the check to the Renovation Company. He was <strong>finishing up</strong> the greenhouse on <strong>Monday 5/21/12</strong> when a <strong>neighbor</strong> came over to take <strong>photos</strong> of my <strong>old appliances</strong> prior to posting them for sale on <strong>craigslist</strong>. Then, my 49 year <strong>son Jeff stopped by</strong> later that afternoon on his way home from work to <strong> meet Richard </strong>for the <strong>first time</strong>. The <strong>next morning</strong> I asked Richard when I should <strong>start cleaning</strong> <strong>out</strong> my cabinets prior to the <strong>Kitchen demo</strong>-he <strong>ADMITTED</strong> to me that he had <strong>NOT ORDERED THE CABINETS </strong>like he told me he would a month previously. The <strong>reason</strong> he gave was he <strong>DID NOT HAVE THE MONEY</strong>-when pressed, he indicated he had <strong>SPENT</strong> my <strong>DEPOSIT MONEY </strong>elsewhere. I was floored, stunned, <strong>furious</strong>. I could not believe my ears. He said he was <strong>hoping</strong> that a <strong>$20,000 final payment</strong> from <strong>another job </strong>would <strong>come </strong>in before he had to <strong>admit</strong> to me that he had <strong>RUN OUT OF MONEY</strong>. He continued to finish up the greenhouse for the rest of the day. After he left, I called my son who was equally stunned and furious. At this point, my son Jeff <strong>took</strong> over <strong>control</strong> of this <strong> project</strong>; i.e., he would be <strong>making</strong> all the <strong>decisions </strong>and would do all the <strong>talking</strong> to <strong>Richard</strong>. There was a <strong>confrontational meeting</strong> about a week later between <strong>Richard, my son</strong>, and a <strong>neighbor</strong> who is an <strong>ex-cop</strong>. This neighbor had looked up <strong>Richard's court record </strong>on <strong>Courtview's</strong> website and was seriously <strong>concerned</strong> about what he found. It appears that Richard was being <strong>SUED </strong>by <strong>two</strong> different parties in <strong>TWO</strong> separate <strong> cases</strong> in <strong>CIVIL DISTRICT COURT</strong> and that the <strong>judgements</strong> went <strong>against him</strong> on <strong>5/8/12</strong> and <strong>5/10/12</strong>. It appears that he <strong>lost</strong> his <strong>$10,000 CONTRACTOR'S BOND</strong> at that time, which means he <strong>lost</strong> his <strong> insurance</strong> and probably his <strong>contractor's license</strong> too. Remember, he <strong> asked </strong>for that additional <strong>$5,000 </strong>on <strong>5/16/12. It means he was probably working in my house without license, bond, or insurance from 5/8/12 until I fired him on 6/4/12. </strong>During the week of <strong>5/28/12</strong> Richard was supposed to <strong> come</strong> by and <strong>retrieve</strong> his <strong>ladders </strong>in my backyard but he <strong>did not show</strong> or even <strong>call</strong> on the <strong>3 days</strong> I was waiting for him. He did <strong> call</strong> and leave a rambling <strong>message</strong> on my <strong>landline</strong> when I had told him I would be out in the yard and to <strong>only</strong> <strong>call</strong> on my <strong>cell</strong>. He had <strong>left town</strong> for his cabin and would <strong>talk</strong> to me on <strong>Monday, June 4th</strong>. He <strong> admitted</strong> he had <strong>no Bond</strong> or <strong>Insurance</strong> but was willing to come <strong> work</strong> for me as a <strong>friend</strong>, <strong>not</strong> as a <strong>contractor</strong>. He didn't want <strong>me</strong> to <em>"<strong>panic</strong> or <strong>fret</strong>"-and "that's my main concern is for <strong>no threat for you</strong> and of course for me to <strong>do</strong> my <strong>job without problems</strong>"</em>. These are his <strong>exact words</strong> taken from his <strong>message </strong>on my answering machine at 3:09 pm Thursday, <strong>May 31, 2012</strong>. He did <strong>not</strong> <strong>cal</strong>l on <strong>Monday 6/4/12 </strong>so my <strong>son</strong> called him and <strong> fired </strong>him over the phone for <strong>misusing my deposit</strong> and basically <strong>lying </strong>to us. He had told my son that he was expecting <em>"inheritance money"</em> from his father's estate, but that he had <strong>no money to pay me back</strong> the balance of <strong>my deposit</strong>. We <strong>do not trust</strong> this <strong>man </strong>anymore and <strong>do not believe</strong> anything he says. When I <strong>examine </strong>the <strong> dates </strong>that <strong> </strong>the <strong>lawsuits </strong>against him were <strong>filed and settled,</strong> and then <strong>compare</strong> them with the <strong>dates </strong>of my first interview with Richard and the subsequent <strong>hiring date </strong>and check writing dates, a <strong>disturbing </strong>picture emerges. <em>He was <strong>robbing</strong> from Peter to pay Paul and it caught up to him.</em> He had also <strong>mentioned</strong> that <strong>mine</strong> was his <strong>last job</strong>, that he was getting <strong>out of the business</strong> partly because of the lawsuit brought by that never satisfied customer. That comment was a <strong> BIG WARNING SIGN</strong> but I continued to <strong>hope </strong>that everything was okay, even though I was starting to have some <strong>doubts.</strong> He was busy <strong>doing</strong> my <strong> greenhouse </strong>and evidently <strong>appearing</strong> in front of <strong>judges </strong>in <strong> two</strong> (2) different <strong>court cases</strong> at the <strong>same time</strong>. Busy man.. The l <strong>awsuit</strong> filed by <strong>J&D Interiors</strong> on <strong>4/3/12</strong> here in Anchorage against the <strong>Renovation Company </strong>and his <strong>Bond Company, Northland Casualty Co.</strong> out of St. Paul, MN, was <strong>filed</strong> <strong>a week before I hired </strong>Richard on <strong>4/10/12</strong> and <strong>paid </strong>him <strong>$14,750</strong>. <em> No wonder he wanted so much <strong>money up front</strong>.</em> After my son <strong> fired </strong>him by <strong>phone</strong>, I followed up with a <strong>Certified Letter</strong> on <strong>Wednesday, June 6th</strong>, sent to <strong> both</strong> his home and business <strong>addresses</strong>, reiterating what my son had told him on Monday, June 4th. I also <strong>asked </strong>for a <strong> final invoice</strong> for all <strong>labor and materials</strong> for the greenhouse kit, all <strong>paperwork</strong> and <strong>warranty </strong>paperwork for the <strong>greenhouse</strong>. I asked for the <strong>balance</strong> of my <strong>deposit</strong> to be <strong>returned to me </strong>by a certain date and I requested that he <strong> contact</strong> my <strong> son</strong> about setting up a time for him to <strong>retrieve </strong>his three <strong>ladders</strong> and the construction <strong>trash</strong> from my property. I gave him to the end of the month for that. I have since put a <strong>lock </strong>on my <strong>gate</strong> so that I can't be blamed if the ladders <strong><em>"mysteriously" disappear</em></strong> when I am not home. I am <strong> filing t</strong>his complaint to <strong>warn</strong> people about <strong>Richard Humphrey</strong> and the <strong>Renovation Company</strong>. If he is <strong>working </strong>for you <strong>now</strong> or since <strong>5/8/12</strong>, there's a good <strong>chance </strong>he is <strong>operating without Bond or Insurance</strong>-he <strong>admitted</strong> that he <strong>didn't have</strong> them anymore due because of <em> <strong>"some kind of problems" </strong></em>(his words from the phone message of 5/31/12). He can be <strong>fined</strong> <strong>$1000/day</strong> if caught, if I read the <strong>Alaska Statutes/regulations on Contractors</strong> correctly. My advice? <strong>Run away from this guy</strong>-he may do quality work but has no trouble <strong>spending money that is not his to spend</strong>. Before <strong>hiring</strong> any one for anything, <strong>go to</strong> the <strong>BBB website</strong> ( <em>read the fine print-if someone like Richard can slip through, be warned)</em>, then go to <strong> Angie's Lis</strong>t, and then for sure <strong>check </strong>out the <strong>License, Bond, </strong>and I <strong>nsurance certificates </strong>like they all say-I <strong>had asked</strong> Richard and he said he had <strong>everything</strong> required-he <strong> did not tell me </strong>that there were <strong> two (2) curren</strong>t la <strong>wsuits against him</strong>. It's probably <strong>still painted </strong>on the side of his white company <strong>truck </strong>that he is <strong>Licensed, Bonded, and Insured</strong>. Then, go to <strong>Courtview</strong> and check out the person's/company's record. I hope this <strong>review helps</strong> someone out there before it's <strong> too late</strong>. Richard told my son that he <strong>never does contracts</strong>- <strong>BIG RED FLAG. </strong>With <strong> $40,000</strong> on the <strong>line</strong>, you need to <strong>dot</strong> every <strong>"i"</strong> and <strong>cross</strong> every <strong>"t"</strong>. Sure, I made <strong>mistakes </strong>but this guy <strong>abused</strong> my <strong>trust</strong> and <strong>took advantage </strong>of my willingness to give him a <strong>second </strong>and <strong>third</strong> <strong>chance</strong>. I believe he <strong>owes me </strong>about <strong>$16,000</strong>, give or take. I <strong>won't know</strong> until he submits a <strong> final invoice</strong>, if ever. If he has <strong>no Bond </strong>and <strong>no money</strong>, he has <strong>no reason</strong> to come <strong>finish my job</strong> when he can be out there <strong>getting </strong>more up front <strong>deposits </strong>from unsuspecting little old <strong> ladies </strong>like meFrancine R.
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- Bighorn Remodeling & Repair LLCPO Box 671462
Eagle River, Alaska
- Bighorn Remodeling & Repair LLC
- Cruz Contracting, Inc.3419 Scarlet Pl
- Cruz Contracting, Inc.
- FM2 Inc.1451 E Parks Hwy Suite 207
- FM2 Inc.
- Gray Wolf Services19031 Eagle River Lane
Eagle River, Alaska
- Gray Wolf Services
- K and N Construction LLCpo box 3056
- K and N Construction LLC
- MC Coatings1801 W Vaunda Ave
- MC Coatings
- Prime Constructors LLC2231 N Northway Ln Unit B
- Prime Constructors LLC
- Rock Engineering4333 Butte Cir
- Rock Engineering
- The Renovation CoPO Box 13204
Trapper Creek, Alaska
- The Renovation Co