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Contractors Used and Recommended

The following list is comprised of contractors and companies that I have had a great working experience with. While not representative of all the contractors that I’ve worked with, these are the ones I have recommended to others and that I would be happy to work with again.

The initial screening and background checking that I do consists of:

  • BBB Record Check
  • Insurance/License Verification with the Dept. of Consumer Affairs
  • AngiesList.com ratings
  • National Affiliations or Memberships

Christopher Jon Electrical Inc. (contractor details)

  • Projects: Modification of existing wiring, addition of outlets

Greater New York Plumbing (contractor details)

  • Full floor radiant heat system installation;
  • Boiler modification: Switched pump to the other side of the boiler and upsized the supply pipes to 1″ from 3/4″;
  • Installed new expansion tank and relief valves;
  • Repaired ruptured water supply pipe (at 3am);

Drywall and Interior Paint:
Champion Interiors (contractor details)

  • Projects: Repair of drywall after major rennovation, soffit construction, sanding, painting and finishing of concrete.

Roofing and Roof Construction:
Roofmaster (contractor details)
Note: Roofmaster started a process of a reorganization in late 2007 (before Oct) and has (as of March 2008) added focuses on green and solar roofing.

  • Projects: Resurfaced roof, gutter re-routing, antique vintage skylight re-finishing/maintenance, vent pipe removal

Handyman/General Contractor:
Mr. Handyman of NE Queens and Rictor Corp. (contractor details)

  • Projects: Appliance Installation, Paint stripping, sanding and repaining terrace railings/wood accents

New SAS Construction Corp. (contractor details)

  • Projects: Concrete, Stucco and Flashing

Vera Good Contracting Corp. (contractor details)

  • Projects: Underground concrete removal and disposal; drywall repair

Chimney Sweep/Repairs:
U.S. Chimney Corp. (contractor details)

  • Removed concrete blockage; installed chimney liner

Window/Glass Repair:
Mike the Glazier aka Glass For Every Purpose (contractor details)

  • Projects: Custom sized cracked glass pane removal and re-installation