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Name:    John & Valarie Babecki    Construct 2nd story addition (master bedroom & bathroom, office & walk in closet)  2010        $ 90,000.00

Comment :    John Arnone has been timely, accurate, informative and very professional throughout the whole experience. He and his team treated my house with the utmost respect and care. There have been no miscommunications or issues. I plan to use Arnone Building & Remodeling again next year and would highly recommend there services.

Name: Bill & Carol Pepin Construct a front porch (8' 0" x 43' 0") complete with composite materials, new windows & door.
2010 $31,000.00

Comment: We hired Arnone Building & Remodeling because we were extremly impressed with there professionisism, throughhness, knowledge and communication during our initial meeting. They provided samples of various materials to choose from, supplied a detailed drawing for our better understanding, offered many options of designs and explained building code requirements. They truly cared about making sure we understood all our options. The results were spectacular, even the building inspector complemented the workmanship. We felt very confident during the entire project and never worried about any issues. I would highly recommend Arnone Building & Remodeling and would not hesitate hiring them for our next project.

Name: Chris & Laura Panettier Convert cape into colonial (3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms (1 master) & l aundry room.
2008 $68,000.00

Comment:  We decided to convert our Cape Cod home into a colonial, and our first priority was to hire the right contractor. This was our first remodeling project so we were very meticulous with our selection of a contractor and wanted someone we trusted and felt comfortable with. After meeting several contractors we were confident when we hired Arnone Building & Remodeling. John Arnone is very professional, helpful, knowledgable and honest. His patience and attention to detail were apparent while designing our floor plan with us and presenting a very detailed contract and payment plan. John Arnone's hands on expertise was evident as he coordinated every detail of the project and completed it on time. John, his employees and subcontractors were all professionals and proved their Commentment by always arriving on time. Their attitude, workmanship, and attention to detail showed throughout the project and even worked on Super Bowl Sunday to make our addition weather tight. We highly recommend Arnone Building & Remodeling and would not consider any other contractor for our future needs. John Arnone takes pride in his business and truly cares about his customers and their satisfaction.

Name: Bernand & Jinsy Caparrelli Extensive interior remodeling (bathroom, kitchen, interior stairs, tile)
2010 $45,000.00

Comment:  We found John Arnone through an internet search. We deceided to give John a call after reading the testimonials on his web site. As soon as we met there was an immediate comfort factor . He gave us his honest professional opinion about the job, and also offered some of his design ideas as well. It''s very hard to find a contractor who is as honest as John and he truly has the customer's best interest as his number one prioity . Just look at the pictures on his web site, they speak for themselves. He helped us update a worn down 1980's house into the dream home it is today. I can say without a doubt if you hired someone else besides John Arnone you settled for less. There is no way we would attach our name to this letter if these statements weren't true. John, you are a true gentleman and professional and I know we will be calling you back to perform all our future work.

Name:    Darren & Tifany Richards Convert 1 bay of an existing 2 car garage into a family room    2009 $12,000.00

Comment:       We both were present when interviewing a handful of contractors to convert a portion of our garage into a family room. Once we obtained all quotes we sat down and asked each other to write down the name of the company we each would prefer. We each chose Arnone Building & Remodeling and they were not the lowest bid. John Arnone was the most thorough and professional and we felt the most confident in. He informed us of a variety of options and supplied drawings for our better understanding. They started and completed on schedule with absolutly no issues. We both could not wait to come home from work to see the progress of that day. Arnone Building & Remodeling preformed above and beyond our expectations.We highly recommend them and plan on using them on our next project.    

Name:    Bob & Maria Sommer     Construct 2nd story addition (master bedroom & bathroom with walk in closet)      2008 $65,000.00

Comment:      Arnone Building & Remodeling tackled a large 3 month renovation project in our home that included a master bedroom / bathroom addition. We met with a number of contractors to review and compare pricing, references, designs, timelines and overall building process in terms of what we can expect through out the course of project. Mr. Arnone's pricing, references, attention to detail and willingness to do alot of design work in advance of being awarded the job, made our decision an easy one.The quailty of work, the coordination and scheduling of materials and sub-contractors was handled in a very professional manner.  Mr. Arnone took the time to meet with us throughout the building process. He established a payment schedule with payments due upon completion of that phase  and  always returned calls in a timely manner . His thoroughness with detail was extremley helpful in eliminating any surprises or unplanned cost.  We highly recommend Arnone Building & Remodeling.

Name:    Jim & Inge Murry      Construct 2nd story addition (game room, den & bathroom) over present garage    2009 $82,000.00

Comment  ;    I would highly recommend Mr. Arnone for any major remodeling and / or renovation job. I was especially impressed with his creactivity and vision in designing our addition above garage. He did what i would expect from a top flight architect and on intitial visit,  I was very impressed with he's finish work and attention to detail. 

Name:Margart    Convert a standard 8' 0" high flat ceiling of family room to a valted ceiling            2009 $ 13,000.00

Comment :       Thank you so much for turning my dark, low ceiling, paneled family room into a bright comtemporary space.The valted ceiling and skylights add so much light during the day and the recess lighting is perfect for after dark. I apprecate that you took the time to meet with me throughout the project to deal with the unexpected design challenges of my existing room. You really listened to what I wanted and offered many design suggestions to make sure it turned out exactly right. You turned my vision for my room into reality. I love my room. 

Name:          Alex          Installing a bay window    2010    $4,600.00

Comment   :      Thank you very much for a timely completion of my project, especially dealing with the cold and a snowstorm . I would also commend the quaitly of workmanship you performed, your ability to listen and precisely build what we imaged and your ability to be flexible and accommodate changes requested by me or my wife. I commend you on protecting our oak floor during the demo stage. It was truely a pleasure working with you and please feel free to use my name as a reference if needed.   

Name:      Stephen K.     Removed and installed a variety of doors  (interior / exterior)   2009    $4,000 .00    

Comment :      Arnone Building & Remodeling is a first class company. They were punctual, courteous, thorough to details and performed quality workmanship. The entire process was enjoyable and stress-less. They were honest enough to return a mint condition 1906 indian head penny thet found when removing original interior trim in my 1906 house.I wouldn't hesitate on hiring them for future projects. Thank you again for everything you did for me.

Name:     Robert R.      Convert a flat style roof of a garage into a gable style roof     2010  $9,000.00

Comment:       I was extremly pleased with the entire process, from the initial presentation, evaluation, design , estimate to performing the work to completion. Arnone Building & Remodeling displayed professionism on all levels. Mr. Arnone addressed all of my concerns and questions. The conversion of my flat roof on my garage to a gable style roof drasically improves the value and curb appeal of my home. I would highly reccommend Arnone Building & Remodeling 

Name:         Amy & Allan S   Drywall work, electrical work   2010     $800.00

Comment :     John Arnone was helpful, efficient, honest, accommodating and completed our project on time.  We would definitely reccommend his company to our friends and would definitely consider him in future projects.

Name  ;        Dave & Kathleen Kiley      Convert cape home into a 2 story Colonial, 3 bedrooms / bathroom  2006  $87,000.00

Comment:   Over the last several years, our family has worked with John Arnone's company on two rather large home renovation projects. We found John to be a very thorough and reliable person in all of our business dealings. In fact, we recently recommended John to a friend and co-worker, and was hired to build an addition to their home.        In 2005, with a growing family, we decided to turn our small three bedroom, one bath cape into a four bedroom, two bath coloinal. John offered many suggestions to us during the planning stages and stuck to timelines. He takes the time to provide a detailed schedule for each phase of construction, and stands behind his work. Because of this positive experience, we hired John again in 2006 to remove a bearing wall between our old bedrooms on first floor, and converting this space into a large family room.He also helped to renovate our kitchen and update our bathroom.We appreciate John's professionalism and attention to detail. We feel very confident recommending John to many of our acquaintances. 

Name:     Joe & Ann Labozzo Kitchen remodel, fix another contractors mistakes.   2006  $1,500.00       

Comment  :  We would like to thank you for the outstanding job you did in the remodeling of our kitchen. Your knowledge and professionalism was a true asset in a job well done. We will not hesitate to call you on furture projects.  

Name: Mr. & Mrs. Vincent Lynch   Construct a ground level family room addition with deck  2005   $25,000.00

Comment: We hired Arnone Building & Remodeling to construct an addition to our home in Hamden. Mr. Arnone and his crew did an outstanding job. They started project on time, showed up daily and completed on time. There workmanship was beyond our expectations & price was reasonable compared to other local contractor bids. I have recommended Mr. Arnone because of his honesty, reliability and excellent workmanship. 

Name:     Ms. Harrison         Construct a ground level addition  (bedroom & family room)     2006    $35,000.00 

Comment:  Arnone Building & Remodeling gave me a great price to consruct an addition to my home. I love the renovation. I felt so comfortable with Mr. Arnone and his employees that i even left them alone in the house while i was at work.  I was extremely pleased and have hired them  back to do additional work in my home.

Name:    Paul & Minda Nicholas     Convert 1 level ranch house int a split level ranch (3 bedrooms & full bathroom)   2007     $97,000.00 

Comment:  We would like to tell how pleased we are with the second story addition added to our home. Arnone Building & Remodeling made a major modification to our home, making conditions as pleasant as possible. They did quality workmanship and met all time lines.  They were very flexible and helpful throughout the project.

Name:      Irene D.     Remove and rebuild a 2 story rear porch    2005       $15,000.00

Comment:  I had an unsafe 2 story porch and stairs at the rear of my 2 family home. I hired Arnone Building & Remodeling to remove old structure and construct new porches and stairs. They started and completed work as specifield in contract. They didn't leave job until completed. Mr. Arnone is a trustworthy individual who i have recommended to my friends, all of which informed me they were very satisfied. I have no hesitation in recommending Mr. Arnone .

Name:    Mike & Maniline Alicea      Completly remodeled bathroom   2006     $8,500.00

Comment  :  We are very satisfied with the work done on the remodeling our bathroom. Mr. Arnone was thorough in detail and honored all time lines.  The workmanship was excellant.   We explained the pattern we wanted for the installation of tile on walls and floor. Mr. Arnone dry fitted pattern for our approval prior to permantly installing. We would recommend their services to others and would not hesitate to contract them again for our future home improvements.

Name:    Joe & Carol    Build a 2nd story and 1st story deck    2007     $9,000.00         

Comment:    John Arnone worked hard to win our business and his performance and Commentment to quality earned him the right to be our only building contractor on future projects. He is a professional and has a thorough working knowledge of all code requirements as well as proven expertise in the building industry.  Our improvements are up to current code requirements . He's workmanship is beautiful and have received many compliments, including from our building inspector.

Name: John & Nina Arnone   (dad & mom)  Replace entire rear deck 2008   $0.00

Comment:  Extremly pleased with quality of workmanship .  My son took the time to explain and illustrate a wide range of designs and options on railings & post. He enlightened me on the option of installing deck boards without the visual site of screws . He drew blueprints and obtained all required permits. I would not hesitate to recommend. P.S   I'm not saying this because he's my son and he didn't charge me anything  . 

Name: Santos & Maria    Build a Wrap around front porch with hip style roof     2007        $15,000.00   

Comment:    We just wanted to let you know how much we love our wrap around porch.  We continue to get prasies and compliments from neighbors and from folks walking by.  We especially love the mahogany flooring and cedar colonial post. The porch is truly beautiful to look at.  It has given our home tremendous curb appeal.  We have enjoyed countless hours  entertaining our friends and family on our wonderful new porch. Thank you for a job well done. 

Name: Denise Capone  Remove present 3 story front enclosed porch & replace with same.  2009         $25,000.00

Comment:  John Arnone is a master craftsman and professional. His work leaves much to be proud of. He works quickly and efficenently, arriving promptly at 8:00 and quitting at 4:30. He is as good as his word. When he states something will be done, he gets it done and the results are beauitiful. I reccommend him highly without reservation. I am well satisfied with his work and the finished project. 

Name: Bob Banez   Construct & build a variety of remodeling projects     2010  latest     $10,000.00

Comment:   We've done business with John Arnone for the past 15 years and are completly delighted with the quality of workmanship , professionalism, creativity and sensible sugguestions. John has installed skylights, shingled our roof, completley remodeled our bathroom, installed sliding doors and windows over the past 15 years.  I'm extremely satisfield and would not hesitate to recommend him. 

Name: John & Susan Smith      Build a 3 season addition & pavilion 2009       $32,000.00

Comment: We are very happy with our 3 season porch addition and our backyard screened pavilion. The attached porch addition looks like it has always been a part of our house. The screened pavilion is beyond our expectations, it looks like a picture from a magazine. Everyone loves it !. John was great to work with and we would definitely call him again and would recommend him to our friends and family. THANK YOU SO VERY MUCH !

Name: Stephen & Barbara Fiore     Variety of remodeling projects     2010  latest $1,500.00

Comment: We initially hired John Arnone in 1983 to construct an addition to our present home of which we still enjoy. We were extremely pleased then and have continued hiring him ever since. The most recent project was in 2009. He installed windows, replaced damaged exterior trim and cedar clap boards and wrapped exterior window casing and sills with aluminum . John Arnone is neat, efficient, very helpful and we highly recommend him.

Name:   Betty G        Replacement widows & remodeling bathroom   2009    $3,200.00

Comment:  I would be more then happy to speak to any potential clients about my satisfaction with John Arnone and his work. I love my bathroom and windows . Good job. 

Name: Claire & Mark P.   Crown molding & decks 2009 $5,000.00 

Comment: Very prompt with all replies. All quotes were extremely accurate and we knew exactly what was being done. Diagrams were very helpful. Very accommendating . Very patient while we were asking questions while he was working. Have received great compliments on front porch, rear deck and crown molding . Instructs assistant so that work is done right and up to his standards. Would recommend Arnone Building & Remodeling without reservation. We looking forward toward John Arnone doing our next project.

Name:    Jason & Abbie Wiederhold   Bathroom remodeling   2009    $12,000.00            

Comment:We needed our bathroom completly remodeled and Arnone Building & Remodeling was recommended  by our next door neighbor whom had there bathroom recently remodeled. John Arnone offered great advice and presented a thorough and completitive quote and we felt very comfortable hiring them . He performed quality workmanship and started and finished job as outlined in contract. We love our new bathroom and definitely would not hesitate hiring them again  or recommending them. 

Name: Marie & Brian       Drywall & crown molding 2009    $ 850.00      

Comment:  We would not hesitate recommending John Arnone to family, friends or neighbors, nor hesitate to call again when we need more work.  John Arnone is very trustworthy, patient, understanding and has great work ethics. 

Name: Dave & Judt Alt   Install a full lenght dormer in attic of a 3 story home (2 bedrooms / bath)2009 $ 55,000.00

Comment : The first day we meet Mr. Arnone we were greatly impressed with his volume of knowledge, awareness of building codes and overall professionalism. Mr. Arnone's quote was extremely prompt, easy to read for " a homeowner " and listed a detailed description of all aspects of the project along with amounts on allowance items, alternate ideas and cost. Based on those reasons along with feeling very confident, we hired Arnone Building & Remodeling to construct a third story addition consisting of bedrooms with a bathroom. The project was started and completed on time with no, absolutely no misunderstandings, stress or issues. The workmanship was perfect . Mr. Arnone is extremely reliable, conscientious and displays a passion for both his work and customers concerns. As homeowners we dealt with contractors for the past 35 years on various projects. Those times had taught us that contractors could not be trusted in just about every aspect. In the beginning of this particular project we were nervous and not looking forward to the struggle and aggravation of dealing with yet another contractor. John Arnone has given us back the feeling of trust amd honesty that is so important in this world today. We can't say it enough times . John is RELIABLE, TRUSTWORTHY, KNOWLEDGEABLE, DETAILED ORIENTED, a PERFECTIONIST in his work, but most importantly he is a STRAIGHT UP HONEST person. In the future, whenever a new project surfaces, John Arnone will be our first and only choice.

Name: Monica A,   Interior Remodeling     2010       $5,000.00 

Comment :       Although our project was a small one it took alot of planning and insight. John was there every step of the way to offer ideas to a couple of " new homeowners " . We are so happy with the final product (Build interior walls around an open stairwell, complete with door,drywall and taping, electrical work with custom built-in units for T.V and books). The work was done on time, true to cost and with minimal dirt / clean up. John is a rarity in that he is honest and truly cares about his work and customers. He followed up after the project was completed to make sure everthing was satisfactory and also gave us pointers and advise on painting the new structure . We will be calling John in the coming months to talk about further we would want done to our home. I would highly recommend Arnone Building & Remodeling and would be happy to provide a reference to new potenial customers.

Name: Marie & Santos  Bonilla     Oak flooring and framing work   2010  latest $3,500.00

Comment :    I wanted to thank you again for the excellent work you did on our dining room project. Once again you have exceeded all of our expectations. The transformation of the room along with the newly installed oak flooring looks unbelievably beautiful. I was amazed at the quick turnaround in finishing the project on schedule. You and your staff are to be commended for taking the extra time and effort to protect our home from the dust and dirt during the entire construction. Your attention to detail and suberb craftsmanship came shining through on our project. We look forward to working with you again.

Name: Garry & Anne W.          Interior remodeling 2009       $6,100.00

Comment:  My wife and I were extremely pleased with the results of our remodeling project. There were many aspects to this project such as structual work, drywall, taping, finish trim and painting, all performed with quaility workmanship by Mr. John Arnone and his crew. John and his crew showed up daily at 8:00 am and were very neat, polite, good natured, did extra work without even charging extra and answered all questions about my concerns. Our project was completely stress-less . Good luck in finding that in any builder. We are now starting to plan a much larger project for next year. Needless to say we both highly recomend Arnone Building & Remodeling.

Name: Cecilla & Pierre Zreik     Build a storage shed        2009     $3,300.00

Comment:     Thank you very much for a job well done. Even though we did not give you the bid the first time, you came and recused us. We made a mistake for not going with you in the first place. Your professionalism, work ethics and workmanship speak for themselves. Our expectations and trust in contractors were shattered because of our bad experience with another contractor. You have met and exceeded every expectation and made it a pleasurable experience. Your details and honest work is very much appreciated. John we can't wait to have you work on our next project.

Name: Cyndi & Jim Smith Construct a front porch addition  , sliding doors  & repair work 2009   $ 23,500.00

Comment:  Our initial meeting with John Arnone on the construction of a front porch went extremely well. He was very thorough and informative. He recommented a variety of designs and options that best suit the style of our home. He explained a variety of materials that could be used based on our taste and budget and latercame back and dropped off samples for us to approve. He supplied drawings to make us understand the final concept. We also felt very confident hiring Arnone Building based on his excellent rating from the Better Business Bureau. All work performed (front porch, replacing patio doors, fixing our deck and correcting a defective chimney cap was done with quality craftsmanship . We find John Arnone to be very reliable and dedicated and look forward to hiring him on our next project.

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