Schaefer & Sons
Altering & Remodeling Contractors
"Rather then make you wade through all the details, I will start with the conclusion and then fill in the details from there. If you are looking to have your home resided and/or new windows installed, this is EXACTLY the man that you want to do the job. He has everything that you are looking for in a contractor. We could not have asked for a better experience than the one provided by Mr. Schaefer and his crew. Mr. Schaefer himself was on-site all day, everyday working side-by-side with his small 2 man crew. “The Original” Schaefer and Sons brought the perfect blend of craftsmanship, affordability, and integrity to the table. If we had to do it all over again, we would absolutely without question, hire Mr. Schaefer’s outfit again. Mr. Schaefer took our home, which was just an average sprawling type ranch, rather nondescript and aging badly, and turned it into one of the best looking homes in the neighborhood. The detail he adds to everything he does is fantastic. The trim work he installed around our windows is so eye catching and aesthetically pleasing. It is especially wonderful because we never would have thought of it. The best part about it is this is just how the man works! We never asked for fancy trim work (or knew to ask for it) but this is just how the man does things. I guess the word for that is pride. Our product of choice was Certainteed Cedar Impressions 7” staggered vinyl siding. Mr. Schaefer molded it like clay to fit our home like a glove. We get so many complements on our home now. We have 2 neighbors that recently had their homes resided come over to compare jobs. Both said that although they are satisfied with the jobs done on their homes, they wished they knew of Mr. Schaefer beforehand. They questioned who (me or my wife) was the creative one that came up with the idea for the trim work around the windows. He really does have a good eye for design. He recommended that we install a few recessed lights across the front of our home under the overhangs. Our home now looks equally as beautiful at night as it does in daylight. He recommended we put the lights near our garage on a timer so my wife never had to pull into a dark driveway…she instantly fell in love. <3 I only have one word of caution about Mr. Schaefer. It has, obviously, nothing to do with his work, craftsmanship or ethics. It took me some time to come up with the best word to describe Mr. Schaefer’s personality…then it came to me. In the dictionary, if you look up the word “curmudgeon” Mr. Schaefer’s picture would be right next to it! I say this in an endearing way though. He is like a big teddy bear curmudgeon! He is a rough, gruff, white knuckled man. Outspoken and his honesty is, at times, brutal. He does not mince words and certainly isn’t much for small talk. That said, this man has a solid heart of gold. He is as honest and trustworthy as they come. I am 33 and Mr. Schaefer is one of my favorite characters I have met to this date. We now have a beautiful home and the Schaefer’s are on our Christmas card list. NOTICE: Just be careful you get “The Original” Schaefer and Sons. There is apparently a bevy of Schaefer’s out there, some that are more than willing to use his name to get a job. "