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Old 09-14-2013, 08:51 AM
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I have read a number of posts that said that Creative did very good work. I am wondering if anyone has had challenges in arranging for them to do work. I have been trying to arrange for installation of crown molding by contacting them through email. They are extremely slow when responding to email (when they do respond). I have also had our house watcher try to contact them and they are also extremely slow in responding to her. I have worked with other contractors remotely and have had none of the problems I seem to be having with Creative.

I want to get the molding installed before we have our furniture moved in next month. I would think that it would be to their benefit to do the work in a vacant house, but I guess they do not really want the job.

Can anyone recommend an alternative contractor?
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Old 09-14-2013, 09:34 AM
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I called by phone and they returned the call. Try that instead of email.
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Old 09-14-2013, 09:46 AM
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I've had them here doing work a couple of times, great work! Contact via email didn't work for me....but phone calls did. They are extremely busy, but will get to you if you make a phone call.
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Old 09-14-2013, 02:33 PM
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I had no problem when I called them. Someone came to my home to give me a price and suggested some alternatives. Their work is terrific. I have an 1800 square foot home that was completely done with crown molding (including the bathrooms). There were 7 or 8 men, plus a clean-up person. They arrived at my home around 10:00 in the morning and the job was completed, painted, caulked and cleaned up by 2:30. I was amazed. Wouldn't choose anyone else. Hopes this helps you make a decision.
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Old 09-14-2013, 03:05 PM
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Ditto...call by phone. We had crown molding done in July and it was about a one month lead time then for scheduling so plan accordingly. They can do an occupied house as easily as an empty house. Empty would be better for you and them as far as the cleanup. Big crew, works fast. Wonderful end product for a fair price.
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Old 09-14-2013, 04:38 PM
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I have left them a message on their answering service.
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Old 09-14-2013, 04:40 PM
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I have just the person to do the job for you. His name is Jimmy Jones ( J. J. ) is his nickname, Village Resident. Here is his phone number: 352-460-2173. He will answer the phone and will get back to you 100% of the time if you leave a number.

Jimmy installed cabinets in our garage and we are so happy with the job that he did he even picked up the said cabinets @ Lowes for me and saved me the delivery charge.

Jimmy is actually a finish carpenter ( old school ) and I am certain he can easily do this job for you, he is trustworthy, honest, and I feel privileged knowing him.
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Old 09-17-2013, 08:17 AM
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I was able to make telephone contact with Creative and have scheduled the work. It is nice to be in a location where I can work via telephone.

I will let you know how it turns out. I have high expectations for their work.

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Old 09-28-2013, 07:20 PM
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I want to follow-up on my earlier posts. I scheduled with Creative to come out on Saturday morning. The crew showed up on time, were very pleasant and professional and did a great job with the installation of our crown molding. They cleaned up before leaving. I could not be happier with their work. I did not have enough touch-up paint for them to touch up a few spots on the walls after the molding installation, so they will come out when I get more paint.

Now crown molding will not make or break anyone's life, but I very much like how it is adding to our house and how the installation by Creative looks like it just belongs in our house.

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Old 10-09-2013, 10:53 PM
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Closed on our home on Monday. Here is another picture of great work by Creative Finish Carpentry. They were efficient and cleaned up as they went. They arrived yesterday morning, right on time, and finished in about 4 1/2 hours
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