When deciding upon what company to use to remodel our mid 80s colonial kitchen/first floor we utilized the Milwaukee NARI Remodeling Tour of Homes in order to view the work of potential contractors. This is where we met Matt Jahns and his team at Refined Renovations. Instantly, we fell in love with his sophisticated yet simple, elegant style and felt at ease with his honest, straightforward view of how he approaches each project.
The number of times we’ve heard the contractor horror stories of ballooning budgets and over extended timelines made us weary of beginning such a large project (we were planning to live through the main floor remodel by setting up a temporary kitchen is our basement). We were pleased by the detailed project timeline given to us prior to the start of the remodel, and even more overjoyed when those dates were actually held firm and in some cases completed several days early and on budget! Matt’s communication throughout the process and his ability to set expectations up front are a valuable and unique part of the remodel process.
In addition, the subcontractors used for each of the trades (we had contact with electrical, plumbing, rough and finish carpenters, hardwood floor installers and finishers, tile and cabinetry) were extremely professional and respectful of our time and home. Being able to trust that variety of people coming in and out of our house every day gave us great piece of mind through the project.
The time Matt spends with his clients is also extremely unique. He was with us every step of the way in the design and selection process and used extremely high quality vendors for each of the materials used in the project.
We could not be more emphatic of our endorsement of Matt and the entire team at Refined Renovations. We are so pleased with the result of our first project with them that we are in the early stages of discussing our master bathroom remodel to take place next winter!