“Kind words are short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.”
“…on-time, friendly, meticulous, extremely detail-oriented…”
We highly recommend Tim McLennan for any repairs or remodeling needs. My husband and I met Tim in 2011 after we bought our first home. We needed to replace a huge three panel sliding glass door because the frame was rotten. Tim was on-time, friendly, meticulous, extremely detail oriented (hard to find these days – in my opinion), and kept the work space clean and tidy.
Tim has done several jobs for us since then including: new door and window installation, converted our dining room space into an office, made a second pantry space in our kitchen, raised our cabinets in the kitchen, and several other small jobs. His attention to detail and the quality of his work speaks for itself.
Every time he’s at the house, we’re asking him to give us an estimate on the next job. His estimates are very close to actual cost, and he always lists options (love that!).
The house we bought is still under constant remodeling and Tim is still the guy we call! We did stray once from using a private contractor thinking we could get a better deal with a big company name. But we found out the hard way that the guys they sent to our home did not have any accountability for their work or workmanship in general. Tim was the guy that we ended up calling to complete the rest of the job.
Whenever there is work that we need completed that is out of his scope, he is happy to give out referrals. We recently installed a new roof and had a minor issue that kept getting swept under the rug. Tim was at the house and said he’d call and write them a letter for us. Within a couple days the roofing company came out and fixed the issue. He’s a busy contractor, however, he takes the time to make things right, even if it’s not his work.
We refer Tim and his company to all our friends. We look forward to working with McLennan Contracting for years to come. Thank you for all your hard work and dedication!
~Kisha & Brandon
“…friendly, reliable, and very detail-oriented…”
Our experience with McLennan Contracting far exceeded our expectations. As we began planning our project (renovating the entire exterior of our home), we knew that it was going to be a major undertaking and were a little nervous about it. However, when we began talking with Tim, our apprehension disappeared. He listened to what we wanted to do, answered our questions, and gave use the guidance and advice we really needed. Throughout the project he kept us informed and continued to share his knowledge and expertise with us. Tim, and his team, were friendly, reliable, and very detail-oriented. We love the end result-our house looks great and we have received many compliments on it.
Whenever someone we know is considering a project, we recommend McLennan Contracting, because we know they will be just as happy as we are!
~Jere & Mandy
“…listens carefully and patiently, very detail-oriented…”
Tim has become our go-to guy for all our construction and renovation needs. He was recommended by a friend from church to help us update our kitchen/living room space. We enjoy hands-on projects but knew that some of the work was beyond our abilities to complete ourselves so we asked Tim for help. It was by far our best decision! Tim and his crew removed a wall (load-bearing so it needed to be structurally reinforced), designed a kitchen island with a butcher block top, upgraded all the lighting, and designed a glass wall and railing system for the staircase. Our kitchen is now what we dreamed and we are thoroughly enjoying the improvements.
Very recently, Tim helped us with an apartment remodel which included moving a doorway, updating lighting, and the installation of an electric fireplace and ceiling fans, and installing deadbolts. Again, his work was meticulous.
Tim does high quality work and keeps a very clean worksite. He can be counted on to do what he says when he says he will do it. His prices are fair and as others have said, he is unusual because he is quick to suggest cost savings when they won’t compromise quality. We feel we get the most of our renovation budget with Tim. In addition, he is friendly, listens carefully and patiently, and is very detail-oriented.
We have a third project in the planning stages for the first of the year and look forward to working again with Tim. He has already made some great suggestions to consider. We are pleased to recommend him highly!
~Bill & Janet
“…totally professional, knowledgeable…a great guide…”
I just wanted to drop a quick note and let you know that Jennifer and I are very happy with how our kitchen remodel worked out. I know there were some little hiccups along the way—but that’s to be expected. Everything really turned out great, and you’ve been fantastic to work with; totally professional, knowledgeable and (Tim) a great guide—I don’t think that Jennifer and I could have navigated all of the decisions and esoteric details without the benefit of your experience, and we are both very thankful for your guidance.
Whether you are aware of it or not, your employees and subs all speak very highly of your skills and knowledge. That’s not something to be dismissed or taken lightly. You are respected and looked up to by both your peers and those who look to you as a mentor. I commend you for that. And I now count myself among those to be mentored to—you have the heart of a teacher.
“…exceptional providers of customer service…”
Tim & Alison,
We are thrilled with the transformation that you brought about to our home. The new front entrance is absolutely beautiful and such a significant improvement. It was truly a pleasure working with you on this project. We appreciated ALL that you did to make this go as smoothly as it did. You are exceptional providers of customer service! It is such a blessing to work with trustworthy people of integrity. The sign of a satisfied customer is when they return for business and refer a provider of services to their family and friends. We plan to do both!
~John & Lynn
“…kept us informed in a very timely manner…”
Tim, Alison, and Carlene,
Great job! It has been a pleasure. You’ve kept us informed in a very timely manner throughout the entire job. Looking forward to the next project.
“…very professional & topnotch…”
Tim was recommended to us by our Real Estate agent. We recently bought a 92 year old Craftsman home that needed some plaster, drywall, & electrical repairs along with painting several rooms. We had an acoustic tile ceiling in our livingroom & going up our main staircase to the upstairs level. The drywall & crown moulding that replaced the acoustic tiles is seamless followed by a perfect paint job! It’s so nice to sit in our livingroom & look up at that ceiling! Tim & his crew are very professional & topnotch! Every single guy that came into our home, whether it was Tim, the painter, the drywall guys, the crown moulding guy, the electrician, was friendly, careful, and respectful. They did their individual jobs to the very best of their ability. We could tell immediately that we were in good hands. We didn’t have to watch over them to make sure the work was being done correctly. These days, it’s very difficult to find hardworking, honest people that actually take pride in what they do. They really do & we found this entire situation to be refreshing!! They did a beautiful job & we can’t thank them enough! They have gained our respect & we can’t stop telling everyone about them!
~Jamie & Lisa
“…the end result is pristine…”
We just had Tim McLennan install three custom-made windows in our 125-year-old city home. I cannot be happier with the outcome. His customer service is excellent, his advice is knowledgeable and helpful, and the end result is pristine. I highly recommend him for any window replacement job that you may have. Worth every penny and he is our first and only choice should we need this service in the future!
~Dot, a.k.a. a very happy customer!
“…meticulous, creative, honest and reliable…”
My husband and I feel fortunate to have found McLennan Contracting. We can only echo what others have said, that Tim and his associates are meticulous, creative, honest and reliable – and also pleasant to work with. And, as many have pointed out, Tim is quick to suggest cost saving ideas that do not compromise quality. We heartily recommend McLennan Contracting.
~Anne & Bob
“…followed through on every promise…”
We highly recommend Tim McLennan and McLennan Contracting for home renovations and improvements. Tim was the only contractor who made cost-saving suggestions to us during the planning process, and he followed through on every promise he made regarding cost and quality. His workers were always polite and efficient, and the work area was cleaned up at the end of each day before they left. McLennan Contracting offered a higher level of customer service than we’ve experienced before with other companies, and Tim’s honesty and integrity were apparent throughout the entire process. We have already contacted Tim McLennan for our next home improvement project!
~Martha & Dave
“…expertise and creativity…”
Dear Tim and Alison,
I am very pleased with the final look of the sunroom! What a massive transformation. Thank you so much for taking on the project using your expertise and creativity to make a more warm and inviting room.
“…expert advice and ingenious problem-solving…”
My wife and I were delighted with your work on our home: Thanks to the quality of your design and workmanship, the renovated upstairs is more elegant, bright, and airy than we had hoped for, especially given the dark, shoddy mess we started with. We very much appreciate your expert advice and ingenious problem-solving as you turned our ideas into reality. You are a master craftsman! Also, your workers were uniformly friendly and efficient. We will certainly recommend McLennan Contracting to our friends!
~Mark & Nina
“…easy to reach, easy to talk to, and patient and thorough when answering questions…”
A relative of mine who has a construction management and consulting company recommended that I contact Tim McLennan when I needed to have a new back door installed in my home in 2014. I did so and was very satisfied with his work. Tim is very helpful with advice. He is easy to reach, easy to talk to, and patient and thorough when answering questions. His paperwork regarding a project is comprehensive and very neat and professional looking.
Tim has now done several jobs for me: a new door in the garage, a new storm door, power cleaning the house, installing locks and installing shutters. Prior to installing new shutters, Tim found flaws in the new vinyl siding that had been installed on my house several months before by another company. On his own and without any suggestions from me, Tim volunteered to send a letter to the company that had installed the siding. In his letter Tim described the flaws in the siding job and included many photos that he himself had taken as proof of what he had found.
The company immediately contacted me and sent a technician to examine the problems. That person concurred with Tim’s evaluation and told me that all of the siding would be removed and replaced with new vinyl siding with no additional cost to me.
Tim is a first class, excellent, top-notch, A1 contractor.
“…exceeds our expectations…”
Hadia and I want to thank you again for helping us through this kitchen process and leaving us with a new kitchen that exceeds our expectations. We appreciate your attention to detail, availability on the phone, and making sure we were pleased with the project at each step of progress. The level of customer service we experienced from you was top notch. It has been a pleasure working with you and we will definitely recommend McLennan Contracting to others. Please feel free to use us as a reference if needed.
~Ken & Hadia
“…professional, honest, and courteous…”
Denise and I would like to formally thank you and your company for the work you recently completed in our home. We could not have asked for more from a contractor in the completion of our basement project. You stayed on schedule, worked within our budget, and provided us with good suggestions to bring our project together.
From the first contact, months before work began, and throughout the entire remodeling process, we were very impressed and reassured by your constant communication efforts regarding the status of our project. At no time were we in doubt of any of the details that were to be included in our basement. You were always professional, honest, and courteous to us, and as first-time re-modelers, we appreciated that greatly!
We will refer your company to our friends and family when they are in need of a quality contractor. Thank you again for your commitment to us and improving the quality of our home.
~Shane & Denise
“…workmanship is outstanding…”
My husband and I had wanted an additional bathroom to our 100+-year-old home for quite some time. A prior experience with remodeling was disappointing – there was a lack of a true financial estimate and a true timeline to complete the project, and getting them back to do the “punch list” became a joke. We were hesitant to start another big project on our old house.
Then, a friend (who only works on new construction) and master-carpenter recommended Tim McLennan. Time went above and beyond in providing an exact timeline of what and when would be accomplished, what can be expected on his part as far as cleanup, disposal of waste, and more. And he was always conscientious that he was working in our home, not just someone’s house.
Included with his estimate was information that told us exactly how much and when payments were due do we have no surprises. I know with an old house there is more than the average likelihood of surprises, but his experience and knowledge of both new and old house remodels and additions allowed him to be accurate and realistic.
Today, our newly added bathroom is the best room in the house. Thanks to Tim, we finally have the bathroom we always wanted, on time and on budget. To top things off, his workmanship is outstanding. Our family feels like we’ve added more than a contractor, we’ve added a friend who really cares for us and the livability of our home.
~Mike & Penny