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I felt it was necessary to add a factual review versus ones these people's friends have posted on their behalf or that they've posted themselves. I know this because when they came to "do an estimate" they chatted with my husband who had recently started his own business. It was a completely unrelated field but they were happy to share "tips."Back to their actual work. These are just 2 folks without any training or useful experience collecting an hourly rate. After hearing about them on a neighborhood website, we asked them to come give an estimate on a bathroom remodel. My first warning should have been that they couldn't even make it to an estimate in a timely matter. Once they were here, they made blatant racist jokes about other handymen in the neighborhood. Even though we didn't enjoy their hate speech, they seemed like they might've been using a horrible tactic in order break the ice. With that, we gave them the benefit of doubt, changed topics and things seemed better.Boy were we wrong! We set a day and time for them to come work. We were quoted for one day or labor @ $400. For 2 people and the work that needed to be completed, that seemed fair. I reached out to both the couple of days before our appointment but never heard back. Here's where I goofed again. I figured they were so busy and had family that it might've just been a tough week. My husband and I both took off work for the day to facilitate the project. After several texts, I finally got an acknowledgment that they were alive and coming to work the next morning. The day of the job comes and we've got everything up and out by 7:30am. No one called on their end and no one showed up for hours. Despite calls, texts and emails, we got no reply until almost 2:00pm. At that point they texted to tell me they'd have to reschedule. When they came the next week, I was able to stay home again but my husband had to work. Despite multiple attempts to hammer out the details, they still didn't show until lunch time. Even then, only the wife showed. She might've gotten a 4-foot-square-area done...might! By then end of they day my husband and I switched responsibilities. I ran out to get some errands done and he stayed home with our "handyman" because her husband was going to be there anytime. He eventually showed up with 2 other random smoke stacks but did no work. The kicker is that when my husband went to pay them, she charged us the 2 person 8-hours-each rate. This mama bear was not happy when she got home!After another series of texts, they agreed to both come and work that Saturday to do the job they bid that we paid them to complete. They never showed Saturday. Our calls were ignored and possibly blocked. Weeks later, they sent another bill saying we hadn't paid enough for the day "they worked." This is absolutely a scam and other neighbors in the Heights are quickly catching on. It's getting more obvious that they are separately answering those asking for recommendations by giving the other one's name. We can also see that the only people praising them live with doors of them. Also, the small area she worked on was trash and still ended up having to be redone. Since, we've written, texted, emailed, called, posted, etc. and they've never bothered to check in or discuss the issues.Please save yourself from this ridiculous headache and malicious behavior.
After reading Pristine Carpet Cleaning reviews from www.customerlobby.com from there website www.pristinecarpetcleanhouston.com, I knew this company was very professional and could take care of our cleaning needs. My pets do not like to go outside when it rains, needless to say, my house started smelling of pet odors. I Found a website that had a lot of info. about why my pets were going in the house (www.petodorremovalhouston.com), I ended up at www.carpetcleaninghoustonreviews.com and found out that it was another website of Pristine carpet cleaning and Jeff had all 5 star reviews (65), wow, this guy knows what he is doing. Once again, very professional. This company cleans only with the Rotovac Powerwand, the deepest cleaning that you can get done. Before the cleaning was to be done, I needed carpet stretching (www.carpetstretchinghouston.com) done because I had lots of ripples in my carpet, Pristine carpet cleaning gave me a 40% discount. Before picking pristine carpet cleaning, I was reading carpet cleaning reviews of another company here in Houston (deluxe carpet cleaning), once I read about six reviews of them, I knew this was a bad company. Called deluxe about some prices and Steve (the guy that answer the phone) was very rude once I told him I was checking out their prices only...This company even wanted to charge me a truck charge of $10 dollars for driving to my house, what kind of a rip off is that? Later, I found out that the owners name of deluxe carpet cleaning was Steve Smith, besides being very rude because I didn't set an appointment with him, I found out that this company was very shady. Dos: Read the companies reviews before you call them. It will save you a lot of time. Don'ts: Never assume that a company is good because it has a greater raking for your search
Wow! After reading all the other reviews I am shocked! Had I read them beforehand I may not have moved in to my current property. However, my experience has been completely different, and Estephanie made my application process as painless and smooth as possible. Don't get me wrong, there were a lot of hoops to jump through as their screening process for tenants is efficient. But they were just thorough. Amanda in the office literally walked me through the set up of my Tenant Portal by staying on the phone with me with step by step instructions. She & Estephanie were more than amicable and pleasant to do business with. Prior to move-in, there were a few things I wanted addressed, and I was given no flack as they took care of those repairs. I found them to be professional & have no complaints. As we have been here a couple weeks now, I have noticed a few other things that need addressing, and have gone the proper channels by following protocol with a service request. Though they have not been addressed yet to this date, they are not issues detrimental to safety or health and I am sure they are not considered top priority while making repair rounds. I am overall pleased and quite hopeful of our business relations in the future. As someone whom holds Ethics and Professionalism as staples for my practices, I currently see no holes in theirs. Like many situations, different factors apply & create a different experience. In my experience, it's best to uphold high standards for oneself, and usually the response is to get back the same in return.
Tell-Projects was wonderful. I worked closely with Zach, with office supervision and communication from Ellie. They helped us remodel our entire second floor living in just under 3 weeks, start to finish! That included demolishing the kitchen and two walls, installing new floors, counters, countertops (quartz), and installing our handpicked appliances. They were very efficient, speedy, and thorough. Throughout the experience, Zach was very communicative, open, and honest. We partnered closely to create a floor plan and the various design choices that go into it. My fiance and I both travel for work each week but we had full trust of Zach and his team to be in the house working. He would send us pictures of the progress each day and was very accessible if we had any questions by phone. We'd highly, highly recommend Tell-Projects for future remodeling projects, no matter how big or small. Price was very reasonable considering the value, and they put no pressure on you to do more than you absolutely need. And of course, there are always little touch-ups here and there afterward to get everything perfect, but Zach and his team were more than willing to go the extra mile to make sure that we felt happy.You can see pictures of our remodeled kitchen here: https://robinsonphotography47.pixieset.com/wilsonstreetkitchen/Safe to say that we are thrilled!
Following a kitchen fire, I called Kals, who has worked with me on many jobs throughout the years both in my home and my office. No job is too small or too big. Al handled all the details for a complete kitchen restoration due to fire and smoke damage: replaced drywall, painted ceilings and walls, replaced tile floor, sealed parquet floors (they are beautiful), and repaired smoke damage throughout the house. I am a very indecisive person, or so my husband says, but they are still always so patient with me and ALL the change orders. They are considerate of our needs, and responsive to questions and I always ask a thousand questions before deciding on something!!! The actual restoration of the kitchen shows Al's technical skill as well as artistic skill given that our 1950s home seems not to have a straight line in it. My family and I lived in our house during the restoration, and Al made it easy to do so, and actually required that someone often be present during the remodel so that normal issues that arise can be resolved quickly. I recommend them unreservedly. They are such an honest and down to earth team that love what they do. They are professional, fair priced, and worked hard to make the final product perfect! My husband and I are always happy with their work!
When we were in the market for a property manager, our Realtor recommended two companies to get in touch with. We called both, but never received a return call. We did a quick interned search and sent out emails to 4 other companies in Houston and called the 4 with the nicest websites. We immediately received a call back from Texas Renters. the lady's name was Mrs. Rose. She provided us with all the info I needed and if I needed anything else, she was the person to contact again. Before we knew it, she had an account rep out to our homes and we were rocking and rolling. There was no time lost. Within 2 weeks we had our first tenant and the company guaranteed that if there were any problems, they would pay to find a new tenant How cool! Well, that was 1 year ago. So far we're pleased with the service. The staff is responsive and they know our business well. Sam and Carla (the owners) have taken personal responsibility to assist us as well. We have no complaints so far and I highly recommend them.
I'd like to commend your employee Al. He just completed my son's bathroom remodel and I needed to contact you to let you know how truly satisfied I am at the outcome. The bathroom needed a new tub, tub walls, sink, toilet and new flooring. We had some delays due to weather and my son's inability to stick to a color choice for the walls. Even though Al had to repaint the walls 3 times because my son kept changing his mind on the color, he respectfully changed the colors to my son's liking. Yes, we paid for the color changes but it was more than fair and the end result was brilliant and well worth it. Al skillfully completed each phase of the remodel. I was particularly happy with his attention to detail. If making talent craftsmen like Al available to your customers is an indication of the service that I can expect in the future, you can be sure that I'll recommend your company to friends and colleagues. When it is time for my other bathroom to be remodeled, I will be calling KALs!
I've had the great experience of dealing with TRS for better than six years now on an investment property in Spring Texas. As with any investment property there have been occasional issues that require immediate action. Everyone of the people I've dealt with has been outstanding. They've notified me immediately, made recommendations based on their previous experiences, and taken immediate actions as required. Always with a focus on the tenant's needs and the lease. As an absentee owner I couldn't ask for more than what TRS has provided me. All at a very reasonable cost. Incidentally, my tax consultant appreciates the clear concise records they provide me as we'll. believe me, all property managers are NOT the same. I'm not sure if this review allows my name and email to be published but please contact me via TRS if you would like to hear more from me.
I have lived in Green Oak Park, a community that is serviced by VanMor properties, for 11 years. I have found the staff very courteous, helpful, and kind with handling request or concerns that I have had. I know that they are only the management company and decisions are made by the HOA board and other committees in the community. Vanmor properties only facilitates business that is delegated to them by the board of the community that they manage. Residence, by law, are sent four letters, including one certified, with a two week period between each one of those letters to correct or to respond to any violations or concerns. Vanmor also does not set HOA fees. The board does that as well as determine what those fees pay. If people get involved in their community then they will not be so misinformed.
Carpet Touch was to come on Friday between 10 -12 am. Around 1 p.m. I talked with the company receptionist and she didn't know anything about being late and she told me that someone would give me a call back. Around 2 p.m. I still have not received a call about my carpet cleaning to be done and Later found out that the tech. went home sick. It took the manager another 2 hours to call me back and let me know this, very poor customer services and communication. I called Pristine carpet cleaning after reading their reviews and WoW, what a great job they did. Pristine carpet cleaning took care of us on the following Tuesday, they were here promply and was very professional and did a fabulous job.
Mistakes happen, and when it comes to owning a carpet or rug, mistakes usually mean stains. The plush softness of carpet and rugs comes with a price: the time and care required to clean them. Cleaning your carpet or rugs can require some extra work and special techniques that differ from typical hardwood or tile floors. In some cases, you may even need to hire a professional to get the best results.
For minor stains or routine cleaning, it's possible to effectively treat a carpet or rug yourself. If a thorough vacuuming doesn't get rid of dirt in certain areas, here's how to tackle them on your own.
A number of liquids can stain carpet or rug materials, including wine, coffee, nail polish, or blood, to name a few. Depending on what caused the stain, the carpet or rug's material, and how long it's been there, you may need to use different techniques or cleaning supplies to get rid of it. In general, though, keep the following ground rules in mind for stain removal:
Take these steps to remove a stain as soon as possible to prevent drying.
Some stains may come out with little more than water or a mild soap. More serious stains may require a solvent to make removal easier. The best solvent to use depends on what caused the stain.
-Water-soluble stains: These include berries, cola, food dye, jelly, mud, washable ink, or wet paint. Mix a solution of 1/4-teaspoon nonbleach detergent (or white vinegar) with 32 ounces of water.
-Dark water-soluble stains: Chocolate, coffee, mustard, tea, wine, and bodily fluids often stain much more readily than other water-soluble materials and need a different solvent. Use 1 tablespoon of ammonia mixed in 1 cup of water first. If this doesn't work, try combining one part chlorine bleach with five parts water. These solvents may remove color from certain fabrics like wool, so check with the manufacturer for the best cleaning method.
-Oils and waxes: This would include glue, gum, nail polish, and cigarette residue. The best way to clean each of these varies - some may need to be simply scraped off or, if possible, frozen to make it brittle and then chipped away. Most glue can be dissolved and removed using a solvent like rubbing alcohol. Nail polish may also be dissolved using rubbing alcohol or with nail polish remover containing acetone.
Unfortunately, some stains may prove difficult to remove using household products. In any case, vacuuming and spot cleaning may not be enough to get your carpet or rug looking like new again. That's why many homeowners opt to hire a professional carpet cleaning service on a regular basis, around once every 12 to 18 months.
When it comes to heavy-duty carpet cleaning, you have many options to pick from. The two most common methods for cleaning carpets are steam cleaning and dry cleaning.
Steam cleaning is a common method for professional carpet cleaning, but the name is somewhat misleading. Steam-cleaning services use machines that utilize hot (but not boiling) water in combination with a vacuum. The water is heated inside the machine and sometimes mixed with detergent before being sprayed directly onto the carpet. At the same time, a vacuum sucks up the water almost immediately after hitting the fabric. The hot water extracts far more dirt and stains than would be possible by hand.
Cleaning machines using hot water extraction can be purchased or rented for home use, but they aren't always as powerful as what professional cleaning services use. Improperly drying the carpet may also cause bacteria or mold growth. Professional cleaners also employ a number of other methods to pre-treat the carpet and ensure adequate drying. For these reasons, professional carpet cleaning may be preferable to do-it-yourself methods.
Carpets or rugs can also be thoroughly cleaned using a dry-cleaning method. As the name suggests, there is much less water involved in dry cleaning, which means the carpet can be ready to use in less time. Using powerful solvents to break down dirt and stains, dry cleaning puts less physical stress on the carpet, and thus might be better in the long run. However, dry cleaning is usually more expensive than hot-water cleaning services. In addition, the chemicals used to dry clean carpets might irritate pets, people with sensitive skin, or anyone sensitive to strong odors.
Before choosing a professional carpet cleaning service, make sure you will be getting what you paid for by asking the right questions and doing your homework.
Again, there are pros and cons involved in using a hot-water-based cleaning service or dry cleaning. Take into consideration not only cost, but how long the process will take from start to finish, including drying time. Also take note of the material your carpet is made from, and consult the manufacturer if possible to learn about the best ways to clean it. If you or your family is sensitive to any chemicals, be sure to keep this in mind and ask about what chemicals are used.
You can find reviews of most professional carpet-cleaning services online, as well as information about a company's specific process, the chemicals used, and cost. It's also wise to ask friends and family members about services they've used in the past to get a recommendation. Don't always go with the service offering the lowest price, or hire a service who advertises door-to-door or over the phone, unless you have done thorough research on them.
Carpet cleaning services will be entering your home, potentially while you aren't there, so you want to feel comfortable with the business you trust with this responsibility. Ask if the company conducts background checks on employees, as well as if they are insured in your state. Without liability insurance, a mistake that results in damage to your home or furniture may be your responsibility to pay for.
If you've found a carpet-cleaning service you can trust, ask to get a quote. This may involve specifying exactly what services you would like performed, as well as the size of your home's carpeted area. Make sure you understand exactly what is included in a quoted price. Some businesses may charge extra to move furniture, clean stairs, or use special treatment methods. It's also common for businesses to sell customers on products and services they don't need. Don't hesitate to ask questions if any detail about the quote is unclear.
If you instead want to rent or buy a carpet-cleaning machine to use yourself, you have many options to pick from.
Since heavy-duty carpet cleaning isn't a frequent activity for most homeowners, many choose to simply rent one of these machines. Of course, renting is usually much cheaper than owning a machine or hiring a service, which is the biggest advantage in this situation. But not all rental units perform equally, and some might require extra drying time or the use of special solvents that will cost more. There's also the time and effort that goes into carpet cleaning - renting a unit means you must also move furniture yourself and pay close attention to ensure you're operating the unit correctly. Making a mistake could mean damaging your carpet or the unit itself. Also, improperly drying carpet could allow harmful bacteria and mold to grow. Before renting a carpet cleaner, make sure you're up for the task at hand.
Homeowners can purchase carpet cleaners ranging from compact units to full-size industrial-strength machines. Besides price, take note of the features of a unit and compare them to what you most need from a carpet cleaner. Some models specialize in removing allergens from pet hair, while others may work better on tough stains, for example. Another key consideration: Make sure you have room for it. Some carpet cleaners can be bulky and require ample storage space.
Other features you may want to look for in a cleaning unit include:
Make the right choice in carpet cleaners by considering all the options available to you and how they fit into your needs and budget.