Cogan contractors Inc was established in 2013. It is backed by over 20 years in the construction industry. We have drawn our knowledge and expertise from work experience in both Europe and North America. Multi skilled and experienced crew of carpenters, painters, electricians, plumbers,and additional reputable and insured subtrades that we h read more...
Cogan Contractors Inc. began operations in 2013 and has received 77 reviews for an overall customer rating of 4.9. The average rating for businesses providing similar services in the Edmonton area is 4.3. Write a review
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Alan and his team at Cogan Contractors was amazing. Our front porch/deck was rotted beyond repair. We met with Alan on a Thursday evening; agreed on a quotation; Cogan Contractors were on site Friday morning.
The demolition and re-build was complete by Saturday afternoon. During the 2 day construction period, Alan was on site the entire time working beside his crew. We had discussions with Alan during the re-build in which we opted to go with his suggestion of solid cedar posts and railings. This change did not delay anything and the final product looks amazing.
Anyone looking for a smaller, personal contractor should consider Cogan Contractors for their next project.
My husband and I contacted Cogan Contractors Inc. late fall after reading their reviews. Needless to say, they did not disappoint and in fact went above and beyond to ensure we were satisfied. Due to a very wet and rainy summer, we had been unable to start the process of building both an upper and lower deck on our brand new home. We contacted Cogan Contractors Inc. through trustedpros.ca and had a call back within the hour. The owner Alan arranged to meet with us after and went over the design of our dream deck. We had a quote back from him in short order and the work began right away. Alan personally took care of our deck permitting and was in constant contact to ensure that the build was to our satisfaction. The crew that worked on our deck were incredibly courteous and the work was completed well before the snow fall. Throughout the entire process there was open communication and we are extremely happy with the outcome. We would recommend Cogan Contractors Inc.to anyone who is looking for quality work done on time and on budget.
Alan Cogan from Cogan Contractors Inc. has helped us recently apply for a development and deck permit.
Alan was very professional, took exact measurements and did the service for a very reasonable price.
We would highly recommend this company!
Alan fixed our basement after it got flooded (flooring, drywalls and painting). He and his crew are responsive, got back to us within the day from the time we contacted. They were also extremely fast, finishing the job within a week of starting. The crew that worked in our site was considerate and careful. As the work proceeded, any concerns that came up were easily solved. We are extremely happy with our new basement and would hire Cogan Contractors again.
I called Cogan Contractors needing to get work done to my deck prior to listing my home for sale.
Allan took me under his wing and guided me through the process and got the job done quickly, even though it was his busiest time of the year.
Can't thank you enough Allan.
I would highly recommend Cogan Contractors.
Alan and his crew were exceptional! Alan is kind, open and easy to work with. And most importantly, he listens to what you have to say and addresses any adjustments immediately. His crew is exactly like him, and are amazing to work with. They kept the area they were working in pristine and even raked the leaves in my yard! Alan always maintained contact with me so that I knew exactly what was happening and when. Since the fence was put up, many neighbors and visitors to my home have remarked on how beautiful the fence is. It is strong, steady and in perfect alignment along with being a beautiful color. My experience with Alan and his crew exceeded all expectations and was a welcome relief compared to other companies I have dealt with in the past. I would absolutely have work done again by Cogan Contractors Inc. especially since they offer a multitude of services both inside and outside of the home. I look forward to working with them again!
We were very pleased with the work of Cogan Contractors. After obtaining a few quotes and meeting with some contractors, we chose Alan from Cogan Contractors because he provided more suggestions of deck designs, provided a reasonable quote, provided photos of decks they had constructed, and when meeting in person, seemed honest and genuinely interested in the work. The contractors were very efficient in the demolition and construction, completing the >300 sq ft deck in 1 week. There were some unexpected surprises after the demo, such as the very poor grading that needed to be corrected. Further, I changed my mind on the type of barrier to use for the section of the deck that was >2 ft in height. All these changes they accommodated willingly. All in all, it was a great experience, and I would highly recommend this company!
I cannot say enough good things about the experience. Alan Cogan and his team did great work, did it in a timely fashion and kept us informed as to progress and next steps throughout. We were never left wondering what was happening at any stage, and we knew exactly what it would cost before we spent a penny.
I feel obliged to say something negative to balance out my review, so my "rave" will not seem too over-the-top. I simply can't think of anything. Think of every bad experience you have had or heard about with a contractor; our experience with Cogan Contractors was the opposite in every way.
The deck looks great, and we would certainly hire Cogan Contractors again.
Alan was referred to me by a family friend. We were in a bit of a bind with the sale of the house pending, but in getting the RPR done, realized that there was no permit for the deck. The deal went through with a holdback for the buyer if we couldn’t get the permit/compliance done in time. Alan showed up within days and completed the necessary work almost immediately. He continued to help us as well, utilizing his contacts to get us an engineer to confirm the deck structurally sound (deck was over 6’ high). Finally, after all this, he organized the city inspector, which made getting the permit problem free. He communicated well throughout the process, was knowledgeable, and worked hard.
Cogan Contractors completed the supply and install of the black aluminum railings on my new deck and did a great job! They were very knowledgeable and responded to my questions quickly. The install was completed in a timely fashion and they even repaired any blemishes that I was concerned about without hesitation. The cost for them to complete this was also very reasonable as compared to quotes I received from other contractors.
My deck looks amazing and I'm glad I used Cogan Contractors for the railing install.
I had an excellent experience working with Cogan Contractors. The owner, Alan, responded quickly to my request for a quote. He came to my home, took measurements, and discussed my vision for the storage space. He provided me with a quote the same day he came out to take measurements. The estimate was very reasonable.
I booked Cogan Contractors to build the under-deck storage as well as to move my existing deck stairs to a more functional location in order to allow more light into a basement window. Alan fit me in though he was in the middle of a busy season. The work was completed within 3 days and the shed turned out beautifully. Alan honored his original estimate even though we ran into some difficulties moving the stairs. (Needed to remove a chunk of my deck so no one would bang their head going up the new stairs). His crew was professional and tidy. The work was very high quality. They did a thorough clean up of dust and screws from my yard upon completion of the job.
I would absolutely refer Cogan Contractors to anyone needing work done on their decks.
Our initial discussions with Alan Cogan showed that he was was very knowledgeable and experienced about deck construction. His estimate was fair based on the quotes we received and perhaps most importantly he stated several times that his goal was to have a fully satisfied customer at the the end of the job. Our experience confirmed that he was sincere about achieving that.
There were several extras including jack hammering and removal of an old concrete stair that were dealt with no problems. They kept the site clean and the job well organized. The dumpster for the old deck was here for less than a day, the pile installers were on time and materials arrived when needed. Alan was hands on at the site for a majority of the job. In spite of some bad weather the job was essentially completed within the one week schedule he allowed for and on budget. Several minor items that I requested were looked after with no issues. The quality of workmanship was excellent.
Overall we are very satisfied with our new deck and would recommend Cogan Contractors Inc. to anyone looking to have similar work done.
Alan was great to work with from beginning to end of this project. From the original quote to the start of and completion of construction, Alan worked with us and our vision which was to expand our simple 12x14 deck and modify the it to match the new expanded step platform deck. Alan kept us posted throughout the construction and was always quick to address any and all our concerns. He was also very accommodating with all our changes during the course of construction and was very fair in his pricing. Alan was also very upfront and always kept us in the loop when it came to the plan and schedule. If you are looking for a good contractor who will go above and beyond and work with you to complete your project on time and also at a fair price, we highly recommend Cogan Contractors Inc on your project.
Cogan built us a replacement deck. I was very impressed with Alan and his crew. From the outset, communication was great and he actually took the time to come out and take a look at my old deck. I am always a little bit skeptical with online reviews, but I have to say everything I read about them online reflected our experience. Highly recommend and will consider them for future work.
Out of all the Trusted Pros that I contacted , Alan was the most responsive.
He gave me the most reasonable quote and when it turned out the old deck supports were still usable he gave me another price discount.
It took about 24 hours in all, and the people he used for the Bins were very good too. The Bin was removed immediately.
Alan's crew were hard working and professional. My new deck is wonderful.
I highly recommend these people.
Very easy to work with, friendly group of guys.
Accommodated any the changes I made as the project went on and I changed my mind.
Added extra details I wasn't expecting which made the deck more finished and professional looking.
One being building a removable cover over the window well to match the deck, blends in and gave the deck more usable space.
Worked fast and clean, we were impressed with how fast the project got done.
One and only con was the last day they seemed to be in a hurry to leave and rushed a few finishing details and missed a few of the finishing details.
Have already recommended their services to friends and family, and plan to use Cogan contractors for future projects.
Alan and his team did an exceptional job constructing my vision of a 2 level, 500 square foot wood deck based on my drawings and original plan. He and his crew were exceptional to deal with, all of them courteous and easy to consult throughout the project, which was completed quickly and efficiently. I do not hesitate to recommend Cogan Contractors for any project you need done.
Great service from Alan and his crew! Moved into a new house at the beginning of November and needed a fence done ASAP as we have a dog. Alan fit us into his schedule and was great to deal with from start to finish. Top quality work and crew. I would not hesitate to use Alan and his crew again.
We had selected Cogan contractors from 3 contractors we had met with as we were impressed with Alan's obvious knowledge of the work required. Throughout the process he responded promptly to any questions and was patient while we awaited the required permits. When the process required unexpected changes he was quick to accommodate them. We would not hesitate to use this company again.
Price was fair, quality of workmanship was very good, the crew was friendly, they cleaned the site before they left, to sum it up ,,, they ticked all the boxes. I would definitely recommend them and I would hire them again.
Thanks again Allen
I have dealt with Cogan Contractors on two separate occasions and found them to be professional and very easy to deal with. They take customer satisfaction as a priority and any small issues I had were dealt with right away.
I would highly recommend this company.
What an amazing experience! Alan and Kayley have redone half of my basement into a bedroom, bathroom and walk in closet and laundry room and storage room and they are absolutely gorgeous. They had some very adverse situations to deal with but not once did they waiver in their commitment. The workmanship is excellent. They show up on time and it has been absolutely fantastic to deal with them. He also provides sub-contractors that are excellent trades people. Alan keeps me informed every day on what is being done and the only deviations from the original quote is for add-ons that I have requested. The bathroom is amazing - with live edge counter top that is out of this world. This is the second time I have had work done by Cogan Contractors and they are coming back in the New Year to redo the remainder of the basement. I would recommend them to anyone wanting professional work done.
Thanks so much to Alan and Kayley!
I liked working with Cogan Contractors Inc, in most part because I feel we share some of the same ideals when it comes to quality before quantity, his workmanship is excellent. When working with Alan he was very receptive to sharing ideas and was flexible with timelines.
Awesome company, very professional. !! If your looking for unique craftsmanship, Cogan Contractors is the company your looking for. They did a complete basement reno for us and we couldn't be happier with their work, especially the fantastic wood working in the rec room !!
Thank you Alan and your crew !!
Alan and his team did a great job with the laminate installation. They were courteous, professional, and punctual in their work. Alan was able to walk me through the work he was going to do, provided an accurate time frame and cost estimate and kept consistent communication with me throughout the job. Alan was very considerate with my concerns and requests on the job and executed perfectly. I would HIGHLY recommend Cogan Contractors for any flooring job. I had no issues with Alan and his team being in my home and I would hire Cogan Contractors again in a heartbeat.
I had sent out several inquiries for building my deck and Cogan Contractors was one of the first to reply and the first to give me a quote. Emails were promptly replied to as we worked out the details of the deck size, color, material, and date of work. A formal estimate was provided and work started soon thereafter.
They built the entire deck in a day while I was at work. The only unfortunate thing about that is I didn't get to thank them in person for the work that they did. The deck ended up a little bit shorter than the initial plan due to the need for additional structural support required to extend the deck further from the house. This caught me a little bit by surprise but overall does not bother me.
The invoice for the work was sent the same day. They accept many forms of payment, including credit card and e-transfers, so payment was quick and easy.
I am very happy with my deck and would definitely recommend Cogan Contractors!
We absolutely love our new deck! From the very start of getting the quote, through to the end of the job, Alan and his crew were on time and professional and did an amazing job. Throughout the whole process Alan was extremely helpful and answered any questions I had, wanting to give us exactly what we were looking for. I would not hesitate to recommend Cogan to anyone looking for a deck or any other construction job that Cogan would take on.
They did a GREAT job! They promised to have it torn down and back up in one day! They made good on that promise!! The work itself was also done very well! It was a very HOT day, and they worked their butts off.
We had a few estimates done and ended up choosing Alan and his crew of Kayley and Ben. They arrived early every morning and worked extremely hard the whole day. They were not dividing their time between other jobs, and our very large deck was completed within the week as promised. We made several changes along the way and they took it in stride and made very helpful suggestions for us. The result is a beautiful and functional deck. The workmanship and attention to detail was exceptional and we are more than happy with our new deck.
Thank you Alan, Kayley and Ben!
I contacted Alan at Cogan Contractors about a quote he had provided in April 2016 to install a new 3-ply support beam on my deck.
We discussed my requirements over the phone and he agreed to do the job as originally quoted the previous year. He and his crew were able to get to it an a couple of days and had it installed in no time.
Alan was fully aware of the code requirements and did an excellent job. I would recommend him and his crew for any work you may have.
We have a beautiful new deck replacing our old ugly one because of Cogan Contractors Inc
So glad we ordered this company. The work was done very professionally and efficiently. The guys gave us a lot of useful information and helpful suggestion
These guys know their craft very well. Highly recommended
Thank you Alan.
We recently needed two gates repaired because they've never worked properly. I contacted Cogan Contractors by email to get a quote and in less than 48 hours, they had replied to me, come to me house to view the gates, and given me an estimate, including full details about how they would repair the gates. We hired them to do the work, and they had it completed even sooner than expected and for an even lower price than they originally quoted. We were very pleased with the work, our gates work perfectly, and the customer service was excellent throughout the entire process. We communicated numerous times by email and I always received prompt replies with answers to all of my questions. We will without a doubt use Cogan Contractors again for any type of work we need done.
After having interviewed three different contractors we decided to hire Cogan Contractors to build our fence. Alan and his team are hard working, very professional and did a great job. They respected their budget and their timeline and have been very helpful. There has been no surprise. I’m planning to hire them again next year for a different project (deck construction).
We are so thrilled with our new fence! Alan and crew were exceptional to deal with from start to finish. Alan is an excellent communicator and a very skilled tradesman. We so greatly appreciated him keeping us in the loop as the process unfolded. Our new fence was not an easy task. We had multiple challenges: We have an older home that had existing fences that borders 4 other neighbours, we had a tree on our fence line, there was a wonderfully timed April snow storm mid-build...ughhh, there was difference in yard grading between yards etc... Alan took in all in stride and worked diligently. The result is a gorgeous new fence.
I highly recommend Cogan Contractors In. I am so glad that we chose his company.
Allen and the Cogan crew were trustworthy, professional and on time. Allen met the agreed on timelines and answered all questions and more. He offered his expertise and helped us make sound decisions for renovating our basement. I came across their contact information on this website and compared a number of quotes. He provide a great service for competitive prices! Highly recommended!!
Alan and his crew are very reliable and professional. They always reply to our questions in reasonable amount of time. They went above and beyond to make sure we have everything we need to pass inspection by taking the initiative and contacting the inspector. They are very willing to give me the pros and cons on various renovating decisions so we can make an informed choice. Their work is good and they are very tidy and clean. We will definitely recommend Alan and look forward to working with him in future projects.
Cogan Contractors worked on a wall at the U of A within a limited timeframe that the repair had to be completed in. Not only did they accommodate me in doing the job as quickly as possible, working whenever they could as soon as they could, they never went outside of the predicted budget. The repair was well done, with them making multiple trips to ensure it was fixed throughly. Great contractors, would definitely recommend and hire again!
We are more than pleased with the quality provided by Alan's services.
This project was a 30 year old existing deck that did not meet current Alberta code. The homeowner had a problem selling the house because of this issue and asked us to rectify the issues. A new beam and post was required to make the deck structurally sound and Additions of privacy screening made this deck up to code. We obliged the client by taking mutiple trips to the planning office to take care of the paperwork and permits at the city planning office. After first inspection the deck passed and the homeowner could put the house on the market for sale.
Alan was a pleasure to work with. He promptly provided an estimate . Kept me informed daily, what he expected to accomplish. Quality results and materials, professional service and the final price was the exact price as quoted.
I would highly recommend him.
Our experience with Alan and his team was exceptional. Alan was quick to provide a quote, his team arrived promptly on the day that the work was to commence, and despite doing the work quickly, it was done to a very high quality. In addition, the yard was left clean and tidy after the work was done.
When I compare the craftsmanship of Alan's work to other fences recently completed in our neighborhood, it is second to none. He discussed wood choices and structural considerations with us, and really exemplified the term "trusted advisor". I would highly recommend him.
Cogan Contractors did an excellent job and in a very timely manner. I am very satisfied with their work. The final cost was exactly what the estimate said. They also did a thorough clean up after the job was complete.
WOW WOW WOW !!! Five thumbs up for Alan and his crew !!
They built me a HUGE deck using brown treated wood as well as the Regal Railing System with lights. They finished within the time line they gave me and within the budget they quoted me. There was no goofing off on the work site. They worked hard the entire time they were there. Their commitment to the fine craftsmanship of their work clearly shows through in their finished product. Every step of the way Alan kept me informed and asked my input. At no time did he make me feel like I was annoying him or bothering him. Even when I sent him texts on Sunday evening cause I had a question about something.
There are no words to describe what an amazing job they did. Alan was there to make any changes I had, fine tune any measurements issues that arose, ensure I was at all times pleased and got exactly what I wanted. I was treated like I was his most important customer. You will not regret hiring Alan and his crew they truly are amazing.
I will definitely hire them again for any other work I have and would recommend them for anything you have as well. I just wish I could share a better before picture of my deck to show you what an amazing job they did for me because pictures speak louder than words.
Thank You Alan and your crew - you guys NAILED IT !!!
There are not enough words to describe how pleased we are with our new deck and the services that Alan and his crew provided. Friends and family as well are in awe with the beauty and craftsmanship of our new deck!
Alan is very professional from design, to my additional requests, to updating me in the budget (for my changes) to providing me with suggested options when I was in need of advice
The crew showed up on time every day, rain or shine, and performed their work with professionalism, integrity and respect. Every evening the work site was clean and garbage removed
Alan contacted us after completion to make sure everything was good and that we were pleased with the job!!!
Alan has completed other jobs for me including complete kitchen Reno and has replaced a half wall on my stairs with a beautiful bannister. Super happy with these jobs and have more work coming up for Cogan Contractors!
I had Cogan Contractors extend and replace an existing cantilevered deck. They had to replace a rotted joist, tear the old one down and build the new one. The workmanship was excellent and they were so courteous, polite and Alan kept me informed all through the project. They also did a great job of cleaning up. I made changes part way through and Alan kept with his original quote. It was an extremely positive experience from the initial contact to the completion of the job. I am ecstatic and I highly recommend this company. He is honest, accommodating and and excellent tradesman. I am having him back to do further work.
Thanks Alan and your crew for giving me a beautiful deck.
Alan and his crew are amazing people. The fence that they built for us is unreal! This is the second time I have used Cogan Contractors and it will not be my last. I really appreciate how great Alan is with communication. He responds same day to inquiries and questions which I've never experienced before with other trades. Cogan Contractors is super thorough with each of their jobs and really spends the time to ensure that each of their projects is fantastic. They really believe in the importance of a quality job and really take pride in what they do (which doesn't go unnoticed!!) . When they put up our fence everything down to the last detail was thought of (they put a beautiful decorative insert inside the gate, hauled away all the dirt from the post holes that they dug and even cleaned up tiny little dirt pieces that landed on the lawn after!)
If you're looking for quality workmanship, respectful communication, very fair pricing, on time completion, and a finished project that's unreal then don't hesitate in hiring Cogan Contractors.
Thank you both for hiring us again. Clients like you who have clear direction for us to execute the job is appreciated and essential to receiving what is expected from us.
This kind if communication between client and contractor works so well and garuntees both parties a satisfying final result. Thank you for being such great clients.
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Great service, great finish, they built the deck to the high standard that I wanted, I showed them what I wanted and I got it all and more. I was at work when it was been built and was happy to come home and see the great work done and NOT come home to a nightmare situation, highly recommend this company and will get their service back for any future projects, also does a great job of cleaning up any left over materials.
Amazing professional work. In two days our back yard was transformed into a welcoming, comfortable space that was usable immediately. The crew was respectful, engaging and did a thorough clean-up.
Cogan Contractors replaced our existing fence with a solid, well constructed, attractive new fence. They were able to modify the structure to accommodate a tree trunk. This and other adaptations needed because of site issues were fully discussed with us prior to the changes being made. The work site was kept tidy and fully cleaned up on completion of the work. The job was completed on time and on budget. We would have no hesitation in hiring Cogan for additional projects.
I am very happy with the results. The deck that was replaced was unusual in that it was cantilevered on the floor joists from the house. They had to deal with rot on the existing joists and had to insert new joists inside of the wall of the home. The work was excellent and they where on time, within budget and very courteous.
A great experience from start to finish. Alan and his crew worked quickly and with an eye for detail. They demolished and removed the previous fence and built a new fence on site very rapidly. We are very pleased with how the fence looks and our neighbors have commented on how nice the fence is and how quickly it went up. We hope to have Alan build a deck and patio area for us in the coming months.
We are very happy with our fence that Alan and his team did for us! We recommend him to anyone that is looking to get their fence done!
Alan and his crew did a great job with our fence. They were efficient and built a fence just as we had envisioned. They left the job site tidy when they were done. Alan was a pleasure to deal with. He was prompt with his responses and very transparent about costs. The cost ended up being more than initially quoted because of the amount of hedge removal required. We would definitely recommend him and his team!
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It is an amazing experience to work with this group. They are incredibly skilled, kind and professional. As a family whose work was affected by the fires in Fort McMurray they were more then accommodating when it came to terms of payment. They are an absolute pleasure to work with and I will be calling them again for any project I am doing in the future. 👍
We have an existing deck that is out of shape and require a complete makeover, after reviewing 4 quotes, we chose Alan based on value and positive reviews. We had some specific design requirements and Alan seemed to understand our needs and confident in accommodating them. During the project, Alan updated us with pictures whenever possible and kept communication whenever needed a decision, this helped us to visualize the final product before its completion. No surprise, the finished deck is exact what we wanted and better. I highly recommend Alan and his crew for your outdoor projects, they are efficient, reasonable priced, and know what they are doing.
Alan and his team built a deck on my new duplex in October, being a new home owner I did not realize the deck was built on the property line and there was no room for the fence. I brought this to Alan's attention and he immediately began to rectify the problem. The attention to customer satisfaction is very impressive.
I would highly recommend Cogan Contractors to anyone.
Best contractor we've ever had. All 3 gentlemen were prompt, hard working, respectful, excellent with out old dog, but above all the workmanship was superior. They use the best of the lumber delivered by a 3rd party. They will go back and exchange any warped or damage lumber and have it replaced with acceptable lumber. The owner Alan, goes through the entire project at the end of the job to ensure everything is perfect. They also did some nice extras for us just because I mentioned a few things. We felt that their pricing is very reasonable. We would recommend this team of professionals to anyone who needs a good contractor. Thank you Alan and your awesome team.
Doug & Kathy R.
Our condominium board hired Cogan Contractors to replace three decks in our complex. From the demolition of my old deck to the finishing of the new deck the crew was very professional and pleasant to deal with. Highly recommend this company.
We strongly advise against hiring this company to complete any project as communication is strongly lacking and the professional manner the owner exhibits is almost on the line of harassing and bullying. We now feel unsafe in our house.
#1 – We had left specified drawings indicating our specifications on the job site as well as via email. At the end of day 1 of the project, we noticed that our drawings were not adhered to. Alan (director and owner) decided to do job differently because he thought it was better. At no time was this communicated to us. But, as the job was 1/2 done, we decided to let it go.
#2 - We asked at the onset if he accepted credit card for payment – he said he did. That was our determining factor on hiring this company as we had another company quote but they did not accept cc. After the job was almost complete, I heard from a previous client that the company does not accept credit cards. As surprised as we were to hear that, we then asked him if this was the case? Alan said he doesn’t take credit cards. We were shocked as this was why we chose this contractor to complete this job.
#3 – After stating there was no other way we could pay. He said there would be a 3% surcharge to use credit card. Again we were shocked as this was not mentioned at any time previous. As well, that 3% surcharge to use credit card is prohibited by MC and VISA. We mentioned this to Alan and he states we should pay for this service. We do not agree as it is prohibited.
#4 – Alan asked us to call him which we did because we had to clear this up and he started to yell at my husband and proceed to call husband names (very strong explicit names which I will not detail here). Alan quit the job (with the deck not 100% complete and the fence posts not touched) and finished the 'conversation' by yelling that he was going to sue me and lien my house. At that point, we no longer felt safe with that company on our property. We asked him to let us know what things he left on our property and we would leave them on the drive way.
#5 - We then asked for an invoice to be sent for work done so we could be done with this matter. After numerous harassing emails from Alan he finally sent an invoice for entire project. We will not pay for entire project as entire project was not completed. We asked him to send a revised invoice for work done so that we can pay. He has refused.
Update - Sadly as issues still unresolved, we decided to pay the full invoice for work not done in order to alleviate the amount of stress this situation has placed on us.
After this horrible experience, we will never go with a small time contractor/company again. After receiving multiple harassing emails from owner, this has left us feeling unsafe in our own house, vulnerable and appalled that a professional would treat his customers like this.
We have been in business for quite some time. We have renovated and constructed hotels, houses, casinos restaurants castles cabins wharfs docks fences decks you name it. Never in our 25 year working history have we been required to accept payment for work completed via credit card.
UNTIL WE WE HIRED BY THESE PEOPLE. The client literally COMPLETELY bullied us and lost his mind when we said we do not accept credit card and never have. We are led to believe this temper tantrum that he threw was due to collecting his points on his credit card, when he found out this was not an option, he completely lost it.
We then proceeded to aquire the means to accommodate this gentleman to keep the peace, we went with the stripe card that can be used via a cell phone. It cost us time and money to set it up plus the credit card company informed us that the paymets take up to two weeks to clear. We had to proceed with these costs and inconveniences to us to satisfy this customer. So we did. The credit card company informed us that there would be a 3% processing fee also. On a $5000 bill , for the convenience of the client to pay via credit card we passed that convenience cost on to our client which I'm sure most of you rational people will feel to be fair? I don't see how we could be liable for this convenience cost?
This additional charge to the bill was presented to this client, who further got mad and upset. Proceeded to slander our company's name on multiple websites, trashed talked us to one of our clients who then cancelled their contract. He has done a lot of damage to our company name while he sits with a flawless product and we have plenty of time on our hands to plan a course of action with our lawyers. We will follow through on this because we feel This man has slandered us to the point of us having no choice but suing him regrettably. Not something we want to do or have the time for, but we are committed strong willed people who will go to the ends of the earth to bring justice to our integrity and workmanship and business relations. Bottom line is, if we are done wrong by a client, we will not hesitate to follow through with court proceedings as in this case. Please keep in mind that we negotiated a cheaper deal for this gentleman to meet his low budget initially. He has no complaint about the deck or work completed. Funny, that what we were hired for.
The fact that he mentioned police and being unsafe in his own home is nothing short of absurd ridiculous and complete lies. Such as harassing emails we apparently sent. Never not once have we done that. So let's us see the facts in court. We have all the emails we sent, none of which are unprofessional. We relish the inevitable outcome on this mans slander, lies and outlandish behaviour.
It is with our deepest regret that this has become public knowledge, we are merely responding to an attack on our company.
Cogan contractors Inc
Very pleased with the timely, courteous, professional service we receive. New fence looks great.
We waited all winter for Our first fence of the season, and it was great to be back outside working with beautiful cedar. The fence is modern and rich in color and smells amazing. We also installed a concrete walkway at this residence. As in most cases in this city, our clients were exceptional,
we appreciate your business Edmontonians !
Cogan contractors Inc.
Alan was a pleasure to work with throughout my entire project. He communicated everything very clearly and stayed true to his initial quote. He arrived on time and clearly provided a timeline for the job. Overall I am very satisfied with the entire process and the work performed & would certainly look at hiring Cogan Contractors again.
This was an interior finishing project for a great client. It included opening up the kitchen and dining area by taking down a dividing wall to make it a more open plan style home. After we framed drywall and finished that area we went onto moving furniture taking out laminate flooring pulling up subfloor and prepping for a new interior finish. Our client picked a beautiful gray weathered laminate flooring with nice tall baseboards, the finished looked excellent and changed the whole interior of the home. These types of projects can be challenging due to the upset of the home during the period of construction. Patients is necessary and good coordination to achieve Best results possible luckily for us our client was excellent with both. He knew exactly what he wanted and had a plan to go forward with it which always helps us . Thank you for choosing us over the competition it was entirely our pleasure to work for you.
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In this fast paced world in which we all live, it is a rare occasion that one crosses path with such professionalism and care. Alan and his team are a RARE find and we cannot sing their praises enough. From start to finish, Mr Alan Cogan made the construction process seamless. His work is of high quality and he excels at finishing. I was quite impressed with his pricing and can honestly say that it was quite refreshing to not feel taken advantage of as a customer. Alan was both fair and honest to work with. We highly recommend COGAN CONTRACTING INC and should we have any further construction needs, big or small, Alan is the man for the job!!!
Thank you, Alan!
Bobbi & Todd
This was a fun and interesting project for us because everything was very specific and custom designed by the client.
Project included framing and drywall, vinyl flooring installation and baseboards, door and casing installs, custom rustic shelving throughout stained and lacquered, custom main reception desk and other custom made furniture for the store.
Our client had a vision and we did our very best to execute their wishes without ever meeting them, entire project was coordinated over the phone.
We appreciate the business and love working for organized clients.
Thank you clay & cupcakes, wishing you the best in your new business venture.
Cogan contractors Inc.
We Cogan Contractors recently to build a bar in our basement. We found them to be very honest, trustworthy and very professional at all times. The quality of the work was very good indeed and they went out of their way to please us. I would recommend Cogan Contractors completely to anybody in need of contractors. We are very pleased with the finished project and receiving complimentary comments already from friends.
Dreamy clients and excellent project to be a part of. We love building basement bars and this one was great. We had lots of nice materials to work with to include glass mosaic tile, faux stone, cabinetry and countertops, oak trim work and some undermount LED lighting. Project took approximately 3 days to complete from start to finish.
Thank you to our clients and trusted pros.
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Was very impressed with the quick response and quality and workmanship by Cogan Contractors. Very professional
I would highly recommend them
I am beyond impressed with Alan's work. I contacted Cogan contractors because I desperately needed some deck repairs and a railing. Alan responded to my inquiry the same day and made it out the same week to complete the job in the busy summer months!! Alan and his helper are super professional and great to work with. The job they did on the deck railing is unreal, after they left my fiancé and I kept looking at it kept saying that we couldn't believe how fantastic it looked. Cogan contractors obviously have a love for the trade as their attention to detail does not go unnoticed! I would hire this company again in a heartbeat and wouldn't even bother contacting anyone else for a quote because Alan's price was very fair. They have my business for life! Next year when I need a fence for my new build I know who I will be calling.
I would be giving them more than 5 stars if possible.
We are humbled with a great review such as this. It makes our jobs so rewarding, and this is the reward we always work for. Not the financial aspect but the response from a happy client, we work hard to achieve this. We are so appreciative to have worked for you and earn your trust.
Thank you so much for choosing us, and for your kind words about the project.
It was entirely our pleasure.
Cogan contractors Inc.
After reviewing different deck builders, we selected Cogan Contractors because we were so impressed with Alan Cogan's customer-service focus and old-fashioned professionalism. It was a pleasure to have Alan and his team at our home, and we couldn't be more pleased with the end result.
Alan quickly responded to our inquiry via TrustedPros and provided us a very reasonable written quote for our project - which never changed even though our deck concept evolved significantly. Alan also made time in his ultra-busy schedule to accommodate our summer-sensitive deck project.
It is refreshing to see a small company with a huge work ethic and a 'whatever it takes' attitude. For example, our deck stairs were substantially altered to better suit our needs and one of Alan's super-courteous staff members, Matt, single-handedly removed about 200 lbs of concrete slag under an old fence post.
Alan Cogan is an honest man and a very talented carpenter whose sole focus is building the dreams of his clients. He is also a very respectful listener and super-engaged project communicator who faithfully delivered every promise to us.
Our family is delighted to offer an unconditionally positive reference to Cogan Contractors for any type of carpentry project, big or small.
Alan and his crew really delivered on their promise to build an excellent fence as quick as possible. They were quick, courteous, affordable, professional and skilled. You would not regret getting a quote on your project.
We had fun working for Darcy and his neighbours. We were under orders to build one fence with two different finishes. On one side, white paint applied, on the other, stain. It was a pretty difficult undertaking to do. We did our very best and the result was excellent. We pride ourselves on being clean on site, and very clear communication between us and our clients. This review is appreciated by us, but is slightly dissapointed due to the "3 " rating for cleanliness, which we don't understand. We're all entitled to our opinions, that's what makes the world go round.
Thanks to our clients & trusted pros.
Quick, very good communication and clean.
Full Kitchen Renovations were quoted and scheduled to be completed in 8 Days. Job was completed on time. Good crew, and an accommodating company. Cogan Contractors had no problems changing materials, making decisions mid project, and taking different directions from us during the renovation.
Cogan Contractors was able to make great decisions when it came to flooring materials for our bathroom renovation. We didn't have to worry about anything, and knew the job would be done efficiently with minimum disruption to our customers.
Finally, all remaining small jobs got completed and any items that needed to be altered, or repaired were done promptly and professionally.
We will use Cogan Contractors again.
I have to say Alan did an amazing job of selecting, preparing and installing our walnut live edge mantle.
At first we weren't exactly sure what we wanted or what would work for our living room but Alan pointed out the options and made great suggestions that we agreed with. He also chose an amazing piece of walnut for the mantle that had to be cut to just right to fit into the corner over the fireplace.
The end result is a stunning centerpiece of our living room. I had the guy from Shaw over to fix a problem recently and he remarked how great it looked! I would have no hesitation bringing Alan back to do future work for us.
Cogan Contractors Inc. has a TrustScore™ of 5.0. The average TrustScore™ for other businesses providing similar services in Edmonton and the surrounding areas is 3.2. For detailed information on how TrustScore is calculated, click here.
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|Posted License Information||Not yet provided|
|Posted Liability Insurance||Yes|
|Posted Workers Compensation||Yes|
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|Endorsed by Peers||Yes|
|In Business Since||2013|
|Member of TrustedPros Since||2015|
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Cogan Contractors Inc. has been recognized for their skills and expertise by their peers in the following categories
We have worked with Alan and his crew at Cogan Contractors on several residential and commercial projects. As a sub contractor we found Cogan very easy to work with. Projects were well planned and communication between ourselves, Cogan and the customer was very smooth with no issues. We definitely recommend Cogan Contractors for your next project.
I own a plumbing and gas fitting company and have used Cogan construction for many client referrals. Many of which have been very happy that I recommended them to Allan (Owner & operator) he's been easy to communicate with and gets the job done on budget & most important on time. I would definitely recommend any contractor's or home owner's to use his service.
Basement Renovations, Bathroom Renovations, Cabinetry and Millwork, Carpentry, Carpeting, Caulking, Ceiling, Concrete Work, Demolition Work, Design Build, Drywalling, Electrical, Flooring, Framing, Heating & Air Conditioning, Home Additions, Home Restoration, House Cleaning, Interior Design, Kitchen Renovations, Painting, Plastering, Plumbing, Property Maintenance, Tiling, Tree Services, Water Heating
Cogan contractors Inc was established in 2013. It is backed by over 20 years in the construction industry. We have drawn our knowledge and expertise from work experience in both Europe and North America. Multi skilled and experienced crew of carpenters, painters, electricians, plumbers,and additional reputable and insured subtrades that we have selected to complete projects with us.
The majority of our business is residential construction and repair. We try to work in harmony with Alberta's seasons and do most of our exterior work during the warm months. Winter is time for interiors and basement development contracts to be done by our team.
We are a new company striving to make good contacts and long term working relationships with our clients. Our goal is to provide an excellent product and leave our clients satisfied that they have hired the right company. We work hard to achieve excellence in our field.
Cogan Contractors Inc. was awarded Best of TrustedPros in 2018 for Decks in Edmonton.
Cogan Contractors Inc. was awarded Best of TrustedPros in 2017 for Decks, Fencing and Basement Renovations in Edmonton.
Cogan Contractors Inc. was awarded Best of TrustedPros in 2016 for Decks, Fencing and General Contracting in Edmonton.
Cogan Contractors Inc. was awarded Best of TrustedPros in 2015 for Decks and Fencing in Edmonton.
|Main contact(s)||Alan Cogan|
|Alternate Phone Numbers||780-224-4096, 780-224-4096|
|Listed with TrustedPros since:||2015|
|Warranty||We provide a one year workmanship warranty on all our work.|
|Accepts credit cards||Yes|
|24 Hour emergency service||Yes|
|Licensing information||Contact Cogan Contractors Inc. to request licensing info.|
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