"please if sending emails attach a phone number as well so you can be reached" Experienced Journeyman Carpenter looking to develop new customers for the upcoming season. It is that time of year again, getting a lot of phone calls with regards to smaller projects, we get to swamped with phone calls in the run of a day we cannot get our w read more...
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We hired Red Isle to do some smallish projects. Ryan was cheerful and pleasant to work with. He provided good suggestions and ideas for the work we wanted done. Work done was of good quality, and work areas were kept pretty clean.
Responsiveness to emails/texts, and overall timeliness of completion of the project was not as good as we would have liked, although some of this may have been attributable to loss of personnel, midway through the job.
I am so very sorry about the timeline for this project. It got out of my hands with my supplier. I assure you I was on them every day I did not feel it was worth the grief to inform you every day on the progress to only grow your frustration as it was growing on my end enough with my dealings on this, in turn I have since removed that supplier from my contact due to this project and the way they did not help me on my time frame. Yes I also did have some employee issues both on the lack of being present and the lack of knowledge that they initially said they had. I do truly apologize for the time frame of how the project went. I do assure you that it was never my intention to have it go that way, I did everything I could possibly do to get it back on track to even push off other projects as soon as I had materials in hand to complete yours.
We were very satisfied by the work done. It was completed within the deadline as promised and we felt the cost was fair.
Hi tammy. It was a pleasure to do your project for you... you have such a wonderful property considering how close to inner city it is.... hope you and your new dog enjoy your space to play in now.
We've used Ryan and Red Isle Construction previously for two complete bathroom renovations, so he was our obvious choice for our next renovation project.
This time it was a wide mix of things we wanted done. Upstairs we wanted to get new upgraded carpet throughout and also have warm and cold air central return ducts to both bedrooms installed where we had electric baseboard before. Also new carpet on the stairs.
All this as well has having one bedroom repainted was done exceptionally well. Since he already had the old carpet removed and was dealing with running the air ducts, he also added in cat 6 so we now have direct internet connections in each room.
Downstairs, we had our kitchen floor completely redone, removing our ancient ceramic tile and replacing it with new ceramic tile, removing old wall coverings and repainting the entire kitchen, removing a cast iron stove and replacing old back door with new. Also other nice things we hadn't thought about were done at the same time: Our old dull kitchen lights were replaced with new energy efficient led fixtures, our very old furnace thermostat was replaced with something more modern, and lighting for the hallway was improved by adding second switch since the wall was already opened up for the heating duct work that was happening.
It's all the extras that really make me impressed with Ryan. I love how he thinks and I know he will do it right the first time.
Oh, and another thing that wasn't planned at the time but still happened was a new set of stairs off our deck because the old ones were falling apart!
We'll definitely have Red Isle Construction back for our next projects, and next year it will very likely be a complete new deck to replace the aging one we have now.
Thanks Ryan and team for an awesome job!
Thank you very much for the great reply/review. It is always such a wonderful time coming out to work with you and pat on your charming little home with its quirks and all. With you and pat all the best and don t hesitate to contact me if you have any future projects that need to be completed.
Short version: You WON'T be disappointed
When I joined this site almost a year ago I started to look for a contractor to develop my unfinished basement. I have always been someone who tries to do a little bit of research before committing to something. My basement was the first major project I have ever done so i would consider myself a novice when it comes to renovations.
I can say that using this website and moreso choosing a reputable contractor was the best decision I could have made. Ryan has set the bar high for me moving forward on craftsmanship, advice and integrity.
He worked from March 2017 and completing the final touches in June 2017. He took the vision we had for the basement and really ran with it without little to no oversight. The great thing about Ryan is he will be honest and speak his mind if there is a bad idea (and yes I had a few), and provide you with expert advice on how he would do it with a non-salesmen approach.
The scope consisted of a fully in wired speaker system, projector, 110" sceen, built in wall CUSTOM AV cabinet (sexy I may add), bathroom, wall niche, and luxury vinyl floor. There are too many things he did that I don't want to list but its the small details that add up that really make it the room feel top notch. Ryan also wired the theater area with cat 5 which made it the cats a$$ for hooking up keyboard / mouse / subwoofer.
If there was anything I would criticize is that Ryan's schedule was busy with jobs and wasn't able to work a full week all the time. However, I would add that his communication was top notch and provided us with notice on the progress and what the upcoming schedule looked like.
In terms of quality I didn't experience anything that i ended up saying "i dont like that". I believe the main reason is because he really drills down (no pun intended) on your vision to execute it perfectly.
I will be calling him again on my next project.
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Complete kitchen renovations from start to finish. demo, help you design your space that works for you. order install and finish all with extreme detail.
Over see your project from start to finish. extreme attention to detail. everything I build is to personal specs. Nothing is over seen.
Any basement renovations to complete remodel to new homes with undeveloped basements that need to be finished just how you want it.
If it's changing out a sink or a garberator maybe a dish washer install to a toilet install or tap set if it's something smaller give us a shout but remember we do have a min charge so get that list together to save some money
New additions onto new or old structures you dream it up we will make it happen, from start to finish and or need that extra space that looks like it has always been there. Let us do it for you right.
Will do home walk throughs with you before your purchase if you have ideas of changes and need some professional help in desiding if the home will work for your future needs.
New windows and doors will help with heading and cooling costs and maintain a much healthier home, and help see the wonderful sights we have of the near by mountains.
Give you some info on helping you design your personal space around the space you currently have, we like to think outside the box on projects that are unique.
Have full service licensed electrician at my disposal that I can organize and send to your location when needed very skilled tradesman with years of experience.
Have awesome plumbing guys in our line up that will trouble shoot anything, and can come up with some products and procedures that will last a life time.
Vast experience with older homes to reproduct products to keep that old house look but freshen it up at the same time, specalizing in custom mouldings.
All bathroom renovations from start to finish, remodel upgrade and or complete demo and change new fixtures, tile work complete bathroom service.
Supply and install of most hardwood and laminates for your new flooring needs from simple oak install, to more solid surfaces like acacia hardwood.
Can help with your heating costs and provide options for better insulation in your home and keep you and your home healthy in the changing seasons.
Help you with your design and ideas for providing some commercial space products, from custom built ins to elaborate sound and media services.
Custom fences to help secure your area, weather its for looks or dog runs. or just to keep your little people in your life safe in your yards.
Have some great guys on our HVAC line up that can do great heating systems from water to hot air, or cooling systems to keep you comfortable.
Granite, laminate wood. custom countertops anything you can think of can even do tiled tops with tile backspashes for special applications.
Have great guys in the drywall mudding and taping on crew who do anything from custom drywall jobs to complicated mudding and taping textures.
Framing from your full house development to small builtins where you need them most. No matter how unique the project we will get it done.
We can do complete home building for your custom project needs if you can think of it and dream of it... we can likely produce it for you.
Custom cabinetry and built-ins to accomidate any of your storage needs from simple storage design or fancy furniture looking builtins.
Help you come up with a design and plan for your projects from full custom homes kitchen bathrooms and anything else you can think of.
Custom skylights help brighten the home. we can help you out with this of you want some that open close or just brighten your life.
We can product custom closet and storage areas for your space to help keep your home organized and keep it running more smoothly.
If you don't have time doing your maintenance and rather keep focused on the management we can help you with these needs.
Custom tiling jobs are a common sorts these days... we can provide you with some options on wonderful products for your home.
We will do complete garage packages from cement work to final details of storage products inside for storing all your needs.
Will do any and all work related to trim and finish work done. from detailed solid wood finish to paint grade simple trim.
Custom decks to provide that extra space for entertaining or enjoying the weather during out beautiful seasons in Calgary.
We can do the small scale painting in house but have some great people we can schedule in for your larger projects
Need a small shed to store those items for the seasons we can build to suit space and what you need
Supply and install of new residential doors repairs to existing framing can be done as well
"please if sending emails attach a phone number as well so you can be reached"
Experienced Journeyman Carpenter looking to develop new customers for the upcoming season.
It is that time of year again, getting a lot of phone calls with regards to smaller projects, we get to swamped with phone calls in the run of a day we cannot get our work done, so if you can kindly send us an email with a good description of what you are looking to get done, some pictures and or measurements will be a huge help also.
Licensed and insured in the city of Calgary and area, WCB in good standing, and we make sure all our subcontractors are in good standing with insurance coverage's.... Currently hold Red Seal for Carpentry and very proud to show you if asked, we are in the process of attaining our Home Inspectors licensing and Thermal Imaging Certificate, also a member of the BBB of Alberta.
Skilled in custom finish work, mill work, cabinets. I take pride in my work anything from simple drywall repairs to complete kitchen renovations, and pretty much anything else you can think of in your home Do it right the first time is my motto.
I like to help discuss with my customers proper building practices and help discuss options with them to achieve the product for what they want and can afford and ultimately what works for them, things always look good in magazines but do not always work for you. Can also consult with them on their projects if they already do have a contractor on site and wants another opinion to discuss their quality and skills, to make sure your projects get completed without any future issues.
Background has been residential housing since 1996. Where I come from (Prince Edward Island) you have to learn ALL aspects of residential construction because work was limited, it was the only way to survive, don't like to think I am only skilled in any one area but other than being able to work on pretty much anything in your home.
Licensed with the Inter provincial red seal for carpentry since April of 2001, have ran crews on various sites and sizes, ran 2 different cabinet shops, worked 2 years with large concrete structure and steel erectors and a few strictly framing crews.
So if you're looking to develop a new relationship with a new contractor give us a call, best way for communication for the initial contact would be e mail as day times are very busy to take phone calls. Send us your information and your job/task at hand and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
Thanks a bunch for your help on this. Head over to our website and take a peek, there will be some general cost pages posted up there to get an idea of what we will do for the costs associated.
Thanks and look forward to meeting some of you on your exciting new projects.
Ryan (owner operator)
Red Isle Construction and Consulting Inc was awarded Best of TrustedPros in 2017 for Bathroom Renovations and Cabinetry and Millwork in Calgary.
Red Isle Construction and Consulting Inc was awarded Best of TrustedPros in 2016 for Kitchen Renovations and General Contracting in Calgary.
Red Isle Construction and Consulting Inc was awarded Best of TrustedPros in 2015 for Basement Renovations and General Contracting in Calgary.
Red Isle Construction and Consulting Inc was awarded Best of TrustedPros in 2014 for Basement Renovations in Calgary.
Red Isle Construction and Consulting Inc was awarded Best of TrustedPros in 2012 for Bathroom Renovations and General Contracting in Calgary.
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