Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Recommended: Roger Varette (Ottawa - home siding)

We recently worked with Roger Varette on a small siding job at our home. We had previously been delayed by a contractor who kept us waiting for 5 weeks.

We found Roger on Kijiji. Instead of having to come out for a prolonged estimate process, he sped up the entire task asking for pictures to get a general idea as to what was required.

This was over a weekend where we weren't expecting responses until the Monday. He requested a deposit for materials and was ready to get the work done on the Tuesday - so only 48 hours notice, which was great for us!

He had some transportation issues so we were concerned the delays would immediately start (we're used to that with contractors) Instead, I was pleasantly surprised by a call saying "I'm here". He checked the colours of siding and his eye for the color was extremely good, especially just from two pictures.

Our big concern was getting the job done. He had both walls done in less than 6 hours and the results were perfect to what we needed. He was great. He offered suggestions on other areas, gave us time if we wanted to replace lighting, cleaned up after himself and his pricing was great.

For some readers, this may seem like "well, shouldn't all contractors be like that" - Truth is, after working with a lot of contractors, we've had some that leave the mess for us to cleanup, start a job and then prolong it with half finished work. Those who have dealt with contractors can likely relate.

I've read some negative reviews of Roger's work but all I can say he delivered exactly what he promised, fast , easy and proactive! I would not hesitate to recommend him for this type of work!




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