Should'a Got Us

Handyman Services
Newmarket ON L3X 0B7
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paul w
paul w
0 reviews , ON
10/10

On time, on price, great job. 10 out of 10!

About a year ago, I purchased new kitchen appliances, which, of course, did not fit the existing spaces. A friend had used Should'aGotUs to replace some windows and trim, and highly recommended their work. I called Larry, and although it was not a big job, he came personally and on time. He quickly assessed what needed to be done, modified the spaces, replaced the trim, and did everything but the electrical work which he correctly said, had to be done by an electrician. He was meticulous, charged exactly what we had agreed, and left my kitchen spotless. It was a great job.

So this spring, when I needed the foundation on a summerhouse repaired, I called Should'aGotUs. I was delighted to learn that Larry could organize everything that needed to be done. Larry arrived on time on an agreed date with his excavation/foundation specialist to see exactly what was needed and provide a quote. Larry and his team came back twice, always on time, to do the excavation, pour the concrete and then make sure the building was secure on its new foundation. Because I was a bit nervous, Larry explained every step of the process and demonstrated the high tech equipment he was going to use -- including a laser transit and laser levels -- to make sure the job was done right. And it was done right. He and his team were friendly, willing to answer questions, hard working and meticulous. The final bill was exactly what was agreed. When they left, they left the job site clean.

Speaking from decades of experience with different contractors who sometimes did what they said they were going to do, but other times failed to turn up, did a shoddy job, or charged more than originally estimated, it doesn't get much better than this. I have no hesitation giving Should'aGotUs a 10 out of 10.

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rsalv
rsalv
1 review Whitchurch Stouffville, ON
10/10

Phenomenal service and craftsmanship

We were searching for a company with reasonable prices for a few repairs in our shower stall - broken wall tiles that caused a leak to the drywall, aged caulking, water damage to drywall at the lip of the stall entrance. If you're looking for a reputable company with excellent craftmanship and then some, you'd be doing yourself a dis-service by not checking out Larry Rudd and his company - Should'a Got Us. From our first conversation with Larry, we could immediately tell that he has many years of skill and expertise in his craft - couple that with his very down to earth personality and you're in for a treat! Now on top of that, the price for this work was MORE than reasonable considering the level of detail and quality of work Larry put into this project - this compared to other quotes we received that were more than double the price and were more band-aid type fixes if anything. Larry puts a lot of heart and dedication into his work and we're very pleased that we were able to find this gem of a company to work with - an absolute pleasure and already have plans to work on another project (or 2) with this company!

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Company Response

Thankyou for the great review Rob. when this lockdown goes away I'll be there for your living room modification cheers.

Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Newmarket, ON
10/10

Basement Renovation

After a long search to get my basement renovated I called Should have got us. So glad I did. Larry listens to what you want done. He explains everything he is doing , comes up with ideas for problem areas that work. Keeps you informed at every step and wants to make sure you are happy with the work he has done. Couldn't be happier with the renovation Larry did. I now have the basement I have wanted for so long. At a very reasonable price..

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Company Response

We are glad on making your dream come true. It was a pleasure working with you Lori enjoyed every day there thanks for letting shouldagotus do your basement think of us on your needs in the future. Cheers Larry.

Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Whitchurch Stouffville, ON
10/10

New Flooring and Drywall Repair

Larry is a true professional! It was an absolute pleasure to work with him and his team. Competitive pricing, excellent quality of work, honest, hard working team that go above and beyond! We are so happy we found Should’a Got us and will not hesitate to contact them for all our future projects.

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Company Response

It was a pleasure working with you and Dave.
If you need any handyman work done give us a call cheers.

J Seawell
J Seawell
4 reviews Markham, ON
10/10

Larry is a rock star!

Larry fixed about 20 things in my place. He is fair with pricing and does a great job. I cannot recommend him enough. He is great with communication as well. He stayed in touch in the weeks leading up to the work and messaged after to check in.

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Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Richmond Hill, ON
10/10

installation of range hood

We were lucky to have Larry and his assistant come to our rescue when my husband couldn't complete the final stage of the installation of the range hood. Larry and his assistant were professional, friendly and extremely kind to complete the task at hand. We highly recommend Larry.

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Company Response

Thankyou for the great review if you need any work around the house give us a call and I do want hear your piano cheers.

David from King
David from King
2 reviews King City, ON
10/10

Buried Downspouts and Leveled Interlock Walkway

Larry was a pleasure to deal with. He and his 2-man crew extended/ buried 3 downspouts for us (dug trenches and pits, lined with gravel, laid drainpipe, filled back the earth/restored the areas). They also re-levelled an interlocking stone walkway, a job required due to our previous contractor’s poor workmanship. They showed up when he said they would, worked hard, finished on schedule and cleaned up after. The quote was reasonable and there were no surprises. Also, Larry sourced all the required materials, which was appreciated! As he was leaving, he grabbed a planer out of his truck and fixed our sticking gate. We’re glad we chose Should’a Got Us – thanks Larry!

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Company Response

Thankyou for the great review Dave if you need any handyman work done think of us say hi to your wife and cooper cheers from us all.

Allan
Allan
8 reviews Vaughan, ON
10/10

Bathroom tile replacement

If you need a great, good and honest hanydyman, Larry is the guy you need! He did our bathroom tile replacement and turned out great! He was on time on the start of the job and cleaned up everything upon leaving. He very easy to talk too and I highly recommend Larry for all your handyman needs. Thanks again Larry!

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Company Response

Thankyou for the great review Allen. Need any handy work done hope you think of us first. Cheers.

Lou in Toronto
Lou in Toronto
0 reviews Richmond Hill, ON
10/10

Fence Repair

Fence repairs is one of those things contractors overprice because there is no money in it for the effort invested. Because of this the quotes received are inflated. That is until I met Larry through Homestars.

His quote was reasonable. He suggestions were insightful and on the mark and his service was professional. Larry kept me appraised of the progress as the project moved along. His team was great. All was delivered as promised and the team left the work area spotless.

I will definitely will use his services again and freely pass around his card to friends and family

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Company Response

It truly was a pleasure meeting you and doing the work. Lets keep in touch. Cheers.

nadewar in Markham
nadewar in Markham
1 review Markham, ON
10/10

Deck Renovation

Larry and Brad from ShouldaGotUs are life savers. I had my deck renovated a few weeks earlier but my choice of contractor was a bad one, and so was the job they performed. Boards were loose, posts were wobbly, and the entire deck needed a rework to make it safe and secure.

Not wanting to make the same mistake twice, I used Homestars to find a competent contractor. Enter Larry! He was the first to respond to my work request and, unlike the other two responders, he impressed me during both our telephone conversation and his onsite visit to assess the job.

Larry is a professional and a gentleman, and I'm very happy that I decided to go with him. Brad made up the two-man crew. He is a very industrious young man with boundless energy and a willingness to do anything.

They quickly tackled my botched deck, and completely removed everything back down to the joists so they could ensure the frame was solid and square. Cross supports were added to the joists where deemed necessary, and then the posts and boards were re-installed securely and professionally. Larry checked in with us regularly to ensure the product they were delivering was what we wanted, and he was always able to accommodate our wishes, including some unique solutions. The icing on the cake was when they finished by sanding the wood and applying a sealer that restored our deck to its former beauty.

Larry was very careful to manage costs during the project because he was sympathetic to my having paid for the previous contactors poor work. He was able to re-use most of the existing wood and provided receipts for any additional material he had to purchase.

I am grateful that I found Larry and highly recommend him.

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Company Response

Norm and Pam from the hart it was a pleasure working for you. We are glad you like are work. We also like your lattes if you need any handyman work done think of us. Cheers. Larry and Brad.

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More about Should'a Got Us

SHOULD'A GOT US is a new company by name only.
However, the company has well over 15 years of experience and knowledge.

SHOULD’A GOT US was aptly named by our own clients and their neighbours who would stop by at various job sites and compliment us about our workmanship. Then, they would comment on their own past work experiences with which they were not completely satisfied. In response, we simply said: You SHOULD’A GOT US!

We at SHOULD'A GOT US, take great pride in our work from the beginning of each and every project from start to finish and we strive to complete the jobs on time and when possible below budget.


Please take the time to research our work, look at our gallery of photos, and to read the comments of our satisfied clients.

References will gladly be furnished on request.

Thank you,
Larry Rudd

CATEGORIES
Handyman Services
WEBSITE
https://shouldagotus.ca/
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
2
PAYMENT METHOD
cheque, cash, e-transfer
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
BONDED
Yes
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
WARRANTY TERMS
2 yrs.
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