Amazing! It’s really impossible to keep it to just one word, but that would be the one if I had to choose just one.
We added a two-story addition (great room over garage) to our house earlier this year. We were hesitant on dropping a large chunk of money on an architect and then putting plans out to bid, so we decided to look toward the design and build route. From start to finish, everyone at ALC was amazing.
From the design team to the construction, everything was done professionally and respectfully. Brian and the team did all the legwork with the town to get the permitting in place (a ton of back and forth to say the least). From breaking ground to the finished product, they were right on target with the 12–16-week estimate provided up front.
EVERY day there was something going on. Octo was our lead foreman. The word “amazing” doesn’t even come close to doing justice to explain Octo and everything he contributed to our project. From coordinating scheduling of the subcontractors, delivery of supplies, town inspectors, execution and monitoring of the work being done, answering endless questions from the homeowner (me) and many more things that I know I’m missing; he was spot-on with it all. Octo ensured the quality of the product used and the work done was the quality that he would want if it were his house.
You really don’t understand the amount of project management and coordination involved in a project like this until you see it in action. As much as we appreciated the quality construction work and results of the project, we also truly appreciated all of the “behind the scenes” work done throughout the course of the project.
As first-time renovators, we were nervous about everything. Brian and Octo kept us well informed throughout the project, which eased our nerves. I can say that after the first couple of weeks of construction, where I quickly learned the type of quality work and commitment to excellent results, I felt more relaxed than I expected I would be during the construction. As with every project, there were bumps and unexpected challenges along the way. Brian worked through these with us together and fairly to keep the budget in check. We are so happy with how everything came out; it was truly beyond our expectations.
We strongly recommend ALC and will most certainly look to use them again ourselves in the future.