We met with several potential contractors (all very highly rated on Homestars) for our basement renovation before choosing Sonoma contracting, and we have no regrets!
Our project was a basement renovation of about 800 square feet, including a new 3-pc bathroom.
Mike was very laid back and not pushy. He listened carefully to what we wanted, and took the time to give us a tour of one of his nearly completed projects in our neighbourhood. We were very impressed with the quality of the workmanship and attention to detail.
The bulk of the work was finished from mid-November to mid-March (about 4 months), and we’ve just finished a few (minor) final touches this week. It took a little longer than we anticipated, but we were ok with this because steady progress was being made – we never felt abandoned.
In terms of budget, we came in about $15K above his estimate, but this was all due to upgrades that we asked for as the job progressed, such as upgrading our electrical service from 100 Amps to 200 Amps, and upgrading our flooring and bathroom fixtures. What I really appreciated was that we paid for the work in stages, after each stage was completed to our satisfaction.
Without hesitation, I would use Sonoma again and recommend them to others. We are thrilled with how our basement turned out, now the rest of the house looks shabby!