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Cairn Building and Renovation

Founded 2013 • With Angi since July 2013


(8) Verified Reviews


Founded in 2013, Cairn Building and Renovation, llc. is the realization of a longtime dream for Owner/Operator Benjamin Love. A Lifelong Maine resident, Ben began his carpentry and construction career at a young age, experimenting as a hobbyist in furniture making and woodworking. Expanding on his artistic abilities, Ben embarked on a career in new home construction and existing structure renovations in 1998. Working under the management and support of several skilled, local entrepreneur builders, and for a period as a self-employed contractor, Ben has gained expertise in many different building techniques and technologies. Today, Ben holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Leadership, a degree that supports him developing strong client relationships. Passionate about Maine’s culture and heritage, Ben enjoys having opportunities to restore properties within historic districts, a niche many builders are challenged with tackling effectively. His expertise in building performance, energy efficiency, and passive solar; make him a powerful partner to homeowners with an eye towards conservation and sustainability. Actively connected to the community, in his off time, Ben can be found volunteering on his town’s budget committee, coaching sports teams and supervising athletic boosters programs, and mentoring at risk youth through LearningWorks Youth Building Alternatives program ....

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Our mission is to be a provider that brings back the personal touch with our customers. We will build a relationship that will last a lifetime after you see our quality work. As a locally owned and operated business we feel invested in our clients and constantly strive for customer satisfaction. We won't leave until the job is done right! Call or click to schedule an estimate today!  

When my grandfather started roofing, his philosophy of business was grounded in the highest standards and "old time" values: honesty, integrity, and pride. This was a time when these core values where the backbone of America. He knew that a good reputation was much harder to gain than a bad one and the respect and trust of his customers must be earned and re-earned every day. My grandfather’s values upon which Roof Masters was founded have now passed through Three generations. We hope we remain blessed and are fortunate enough to pass them down to future generations. They are the building block of a proud family tradition, the source of our inspiration and the reason for our success.  

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At Wallace Home Improvement, we have built an excellent reputation for customer satisfaction by providing quick estimates, great attention to detail and competitive pricing. Being a screened and approved professional gives you the peace of mind you need to allow us to give your home the attention it deserves. Call us today and let's get started!  

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Made an appointment for an estimate, never showed up or called. Phone did not answer.

Description of Work

Category home builders



I couldn't have hoped for anything or anyone better, unless of course they worked for free. We are still in the thick of it but can see the light at the end of the tunnel. Ben is a remarkable, personable professional who gets right back to me, call, text or email. He sends pics from the worksite. If you are looking for a contractor in the midcoast area, you'd be crazy not to talk to Ben.

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These guys embarked on a HUGE renovation at my house built in the 40s as a camp with no foundation. They tore up the existing floor, dug down below frost by hand, engineered and poured new footings then reframed floor, rebuilt walls, rehung sheetrock...They have been so amazing, enthusiastic, skilled, accommodating, funny, intelligent and wide open to the adventure of it the midst of crawling around in marine clay, rotten wood, dragging everything in and out of the house by hand with wheelbarrows, they greet me with smiles every time I see them. Can't recommend them highly enough, truly.

Category contractors,decks,drywall




Description of Work
Went on vacation without notifying customer, went weeks at a time without showing up to the work, did work that wasn't even asked to do, smoked in the apartment building where they were renovation and left buckets of urine in the building. Walked off the job in December and did not complete the work.

Category remodeling



Ben and crew exhibited great professionalism in describing and estimating work to be done, completing work as described in a reasonable amount of time, and cleaning up after job was finished. During the process, communications were excellent by keeping me informed on progress. While replacing timber over door, he discovered a second timber that was rotted and needed to be replaced. The extra work ...

Description of Work
Renovated 150 year old barn by replacing timbers over barn door and installed & reinstalled posts under barn to shore up floor.

Category decks,remodeling



I cant imagine using anyone else for future projects. Although the cost was a little on the high side the care Ben and his crew took was excellent. Each task was performed with skill and dedication to detail. Moreover, unlike other contractors I have dealt with, communication with Ben was excellent: he was always responsive and always lived up to his commitments. I found Cairn on Angie's List and ...

Description of Work
Renovated a guest room, bathroom and office which had been devastated by flooding. This involved sheetrocking, painting, carpentry, tile work, etc.

Category contractors,decks,drywall,remodeling,woodworking,home remodeling

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    With experience in a wide breadth of construction services from frame to finish. ‘Old Home’ Renovations Energy Efficiency & Building Performance Remodeling Additions Specialty Kitchens & Baths Window & Door Installations Major repairs & structural corrections Historic Restoration Fine Commercial We are happy to speak with you regarding any job, small or large, from replacing a door, to constructing a new house.

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