We own a historic building in the French Quarter of New Orleans. We have been through a number of general contractors who either inflate bills or inflate jobs to unimaginable expense and unnecessary complexity. But then we found a gem of a general contractor, John Stevens, and since, we can rest easy. We had a pipe that burst in a January freeze on the third floor. The internal flood ruined the ceiling, walls and floors of rooms in all three levels. Because of inaccessibility, it was difficult to find a reputable and fair contractor. Our plumber referred John to us. We were in despair. John came onto the scene, gave us a fair bid, quickly began the huge project, and returned the old house to better than its pre-flood state, its former grandeur. He worked to coordinate all our subs. We use his services now as our sole contractor. We whole-heartedly recommend John and his contractor service. We can rest easy knowing he is keeping our property in a proper state since the massive restoration.
After my post-Katrina nightmares, all contractors are suspect to me, so any company I deal with have to check out A+ with the BBB. I chose three companies to get estimates all with A+ rating. Two estimates were super inflated for a 5’X7’ bathroom. I was very pleased that John’s Contractor Service worked within my price range and it was a big plus that his price included the plumber and electrician fees. His team was very professional, courteous, and did what they came to do in the time frame he gave me. I’ve gotten so many complements on my tiny bathroom; it’s a true Masterpiece, I Love it. I only wish I’d taken before pics to post with my review, it was embarrassing and had to be gutted and rebuilt from the ceiling down. I definitely recommend John’s Contractor Service.
The owners of city wide appear to be loving people , however the work started on my home in May of 2013 is not complete it is now April of 2014. they will not return my calls. the insulation under the house is falling. Some items were taken from my house by the workers has not been returned to me even though the owner assured me she had the items in her possession. they ask for keys to my property and has not returned them. the workers destroyed several things around my home including a vegetable garden. April 29,2004 work was restarted on my property and citywide is doing a wonderful job. Hooray. the work only lasted a few weeks and stopped again without completion .it seems I will need an attorney to get the job completed.