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Testimonials


Jim & Jan, North Royalton:
Jimmy LiPuma of Licaro Builders in a single word was Outstanding!!!  The overall craftsman he 
brought in coupled with the quality of materials and workmanship was nothing short of superb!! 
Where Jimmy also shined was with his communications which was absolutely excellent.  The
overall project cost was also very competitive; particularly when you realize he has included
many items that other contractors might later offer for an additional charge. 
It was a true pleasure to work with someone with such honesty and integrity as Jimmy.  We will
​clearly use Licaro Builders in the future and give them a strong recommendation.

Joyce & Mike, Westlake:
We had a great experience with Licaro Builders on this project.  Jimmy and his team were fabulous.
Polite, Courteous, Tidy, On Time, Great Workmanship
We had Jimmy to look at several projects we were interested in tackling on our home.  Jimmy was patient and listened to our requests.  His input based on his experience as a builder was very helpful in making decisions on how to move forward.  His level of communication was outstanding through out our first project. 
All members of the Licaro building team were just great.  They touched base with us everyday and always took the time to answer our questions and confirm selections.
After the project was complete and showers were used for a week, we found a couple of tweeks here and there that we wanted to make.  Jimmy addressed all of our concerns quickly.
We look forward to working with Licaro Builders on our next project this Spring.

Tracey & Gordon, Broadview Heights:
This is a long overdue review, given how happy we are with the work that Jimmy and his team of subs performed for us. The thing to understand about Jimmy is that when he takes on a job, he personally takes it on. He's not the one doing all of the work-he has trusted, long term partners (subs) for that. But, when it comes time for inspections, contracts, changes, and reviews of the work-he is there. It was not uncommon to see him 3-4 times a week to go over the work that was done, answer questions, and follow with his guys if something was done on which we wanted clarification.
Even in the places where we had hiccups-and any job of this size will have them-Jimmy was professional and action-oriented in terms of getting answers and resolving things. We've other changes planned for this house in the future, and I've no doubt that Jimmy will be at the top of our list when it comes time to look into that work.

Abby & Bruce, Macedonia:
Jimmy and team accomplished an incredible renovation in 9 weeks - just one week longer than the original estimate.  The work is absolutely beautiful.  Every one of the contractors Jimmy used was polite, helpful, flexible and responsive to my questions and change requests - not to mention talented.  They were all very respectful of the fact that I work from home.  Jimmy was at the job nearly every day, and extremely responsive to my phone calls, emails and texts. He was great about offering suggestions, but I never felt pushed to increase the scope of the job or go over my own budget when purchasing fixtures.  Jimmy took the time to listen to every concern I had about the bathroom, in particular, and the needs of my disabled spouse. The renovation could not have turned out better; we are both thrilled with the result.  I would use Licaro Builders again and would not hesitate to recommend Jimmy and team to others. This is a friendly, easy-to-work with group of people who made this project fun despite the disruption!

Roger & Ellen, Solon:
I found Jimmy on Angie's List, and picked him because of his straight "A" reviews.
Jimmy LiPuma is the most honest contractor you will ever meet in your life.  When Jimmy gives you an estimated cost of work, he will stick to it.  Jimmy aggressively shopped for the best price/value of all materials and passed all the savings back to us.  If he was able to get a better price on something, he would give a credit back to us.
All the cabinets and granite counter tops were bought by Jimmy, with zero profit to himself.  In fact, in a testament to his excellent character, he accidentally ordered 4 base cabinets that were a couple of inches too wide, which ended up being unreturnable and ate the cost himself.
Even though the entire project took longer than anticipated, Jimmy was extremely attentive to all the details; he would be at the job site almost on every day that work was being done, and if not, he would always give me a call with a heads up with what was going on.
Jimmy dealt with all of our add-ons and change order requests like a champ.
I am extremely pleased with the way the exercise room, home office, closets, and hardwood floors came out.  There were a few hiccups along the way (which should be expected in any home remodeling project), but all were taking care of swiftly and in a professional manner.

Richard, Seven Hills:
​After discovering water and ant damage to my load bearing wall I had three contractors come to my home and tell me everything that they could not do. I found Licaro builders on Angies List. Jimmy LiPuma called me right back, responded the next day for an estimate to rebuild and remodel my family room. Jimmy was very professional and informed me and my wife that what we wanted done would be no problem and the work could be completed in two weeks. Jimmy
and his crew (Joe and Tony) were all professional the job was completed as promised. Jimmy arrived daily to answer any and all questions. His crew was outstanding, arriving on time and keeping the jobsite clean. We could not be more impressed with their work. We will definitely ​being using Licaro Builders again, when we our ready for are kitchen remodel.

Kathleen, Hudson:
​Everything went smoothly. The different tradesmen couldn't have been nicer. There was a lot of work undertaken. Just taking up the old tile floor in the front hall took 4 guys three days. They offered suggestions. They arrived on time and worked hard all day.They put up plastic to keep the rest of my house as clean as possible. The tile setters had to overcome a 1/2 inch drop to my front hall floor. Every piece of molding that was taken off was labeled and put back perfectly. I was more than satisfied.I chose Jimmy to head up my remodeling project because he was the first person that actually listened to what my plans were, what some of my ideas were and most importantly what my budget was. He made suggestions that saved me money, which I am sure anyone reading this will appreciate. He was with me every step of the way. It was a pleasant experience from start to finish.

​Kathleen, Broadview Heights:
​The owner and his employees were professional from start to finish. The owner came to every appointment on time. The work started and finished on time and as specified. There were some minor changes to the plan and we were treated fairly in the price adjustment. The owner was present on the job site and it was clear he was supervising the work. All was done to our satisfaction. We would use this company again and would recommend them to others.

Walter, Cleveland Heights
​Mr. LiPuma met with me to determine the parameters of the project and estimate the costs involved. He was very professional, quite honest in his approach to the project, and open to customer suggestions. He declined to move forward on the project, however, as his schedule was already fairly tight, and the project we wanted was quite large.

Nora, Broadview Heights:
​We contact Jimmy LiPuma from Licaro Builders to come out and provide us a quote on our basement remodel. Jimmy is very professional, courteous and prompt. He returned calls when he said he would and is a man of his word.Our build started on June 4th and completed around the beginning of July. There was nothing but the bare walls (cinder block) in our basement. He added a media room, kitchen and a workout room. This was a big undertaking and something that we had been dreaming about doing for the last 10 years. Jim and his crew were there whenever we had a question and or wanted to change something that wee had previously decided on. His crew is top notched. They showed up when they were said they would show up, they cleaned up behind themselves and do awesome work.We are thrilled with the outcome of our room and would utilize Licaro Builders and Jimmy LiPuma again in the future. 

Kim, Strongsville:
​Jimmy LiPuma was very professional and courteous. He was punctual. When we had an appointment, he was there on time. Jimmy came out to look at our extensive home improvement project and offered many good suggestions, and money-saving ideas. After our meeting, Jimmy would email me pictures and examples of some of the things that we had spoken about doing in our home. Jimmy came back out to the house about a week later with floor plans and a very reasonable estimate on the work. He had all of the paperwork neatly organized in a folder including tips on choosing the right contractor for the job, which says a lot for his integrity. I had a total of five different Angie's List contractors bid for the job, all of which were good, but he was by far my top choice. Jimmy went above and beyond in hearing what we wanted , and fulfilling our needs in the most economical way possible. We have put our home improvement project on hold for now, but he definitely will be our choice for any work that will be done in the future, and I would refer him to anyone wanting quality work at an affordable price.

Sarah, Broadview Heights:
​Jimmy was great to work with. He listened to our concerns and ideas and came up with a plan that kept costs low but didn't take away from the quality we were looking for. He was always dependable and trustworthy and the workers he employees reflect the same level of professionalism. We felt very comfortable with his workers in our home and they became like another member of our family. Jimmy always kept us informed of the progress and would stop by often to make sure the project was coming along well and to our liking. We were very pleased with the quality of workmanship by everyone involved and really enjoyed our experience with Licaro Builders. We would recommend Jimmy to anyone looking for a remodel and definitely would use him again without reservation.

Dave, Northfield:
​We could not have asked for a better experience. Jimmy LiPuma spent a lot of time with us going over our plans, offered many good ideas, and gave us the most reasonable quote of four received, even after adding the cost of painting. He was very responsive - always kept us informed, always answered phone calls and emails, and was on site every day. His crew was courteous, professional, and very neat. Custom trim work for the new window sill and fireplace mantle tier was great. Carpenters Tony and Joe were careful to install and finish drywall so we could avoid painting the ceiling or installing crown moldings. The job was completed a few days ahead of a very tight schedule, and under budget due to an allowance for the unused crown molding. We are completely satisfied with the work.

Susan, Aurora:
​We could not have asked for a better experience. Jimmy LiPuma spent a lot of time with us going over our plans, offered many good ideas, and gave us the most reasonable quote of four received, even after adding the cost of painting. He was very responsive - always kept us informed, always answered phone calls and emails, and was on site every day. His crew was courteous, professional, and very neat. Custom trim work for the new window sill and fireplace mantle tier was great. Carpenters Tony and Joe were careful to install and finish drywall so we could avoid painting the ceiling or installing crown moldings. The job was completed a few days ahead of a very tight schedule, and under budget due to an allowance for the unused crown molding. We are completely satisfied with the work.

Richard, Northfield:
​First, I must say that Jimmy LiPuma was very easy to work with. He kept me informed every step of the way. He communicated well...He was available when I called him, and he called me to keep me updated about the delivery of the new shower enclosure and door as well as when the crews would be arriving to do work on any given day.There were 3 different crews that came in to do the work and they were all very easy to work with. I knew when to expect them and they always arrived on time. One crew of 2 or 3 guys did the demolition, general carpentry and finish work, the other did the plumbing and shower installation and the third did the tile floor and molding course.They factored a delay into their schedule to give me a few days to paint the room, before the tile work was done.They all did very good work and I would have them back again should the need arise.

Sarah, Broadview Heights:
​Jimmy was wonderful to work with. He took the time to get to know us and helped us make decisions based on our family's needs. He was there to his word on everything and the workers he used were professional and did a quality work.

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