Anne Speed

Our initial intent was to act as our own general contractor for the remodel of the downstairs portion of our home (kitchen remodel, painting, wood floors, electrical and plumbing). However, once we met Nick and discussed our plans with him, we knew just from the way he listened to us, the questions he asked, and the ideas he put forward, that we would be much better off with him handling the work rather than us….and we were right. He handled all the expected details of the job along with the unexpected (a leak in an outside wall that needed to be repaired resulting in the need to re-stucco a portion of our home). Throughout the process (estimated to take 3 weeks but took 3 1/2 instead — that darn leak), Nick was on the job site daily, kept in touch consistently, answered emails and texts promptly (most times within minutes), kept us aware of the schedule, and addressed any and all of our concerns immediately. Also all the sub-contractors he hired came to consult with us about the job, arrived on the job site on time each day, and did a wonderful job. Having never untaken a remodel such as this before, we didn’t realize that our experience with Nick was so out of the ordinary. Since then, friends have told us horror stories — remodels that drag on forever, not knowing when workers will show up, poor communication with contractor, etc. There is no way that a kitchen remodel cannot be an inconvenience but working with Nick and Sandifer Design Build Remodel made it as painless as possible. We would hire Nick again in a heartbeat.