8716 Mandevilla Dr.
Plano, Texas 75024-7291
Office Tel: 469-288-6418
Mobile Tel: 469-288-6418
10:00 am - 7:00 pm, Mon-Fri
10:00 am - 7:00 pm, Sat-Sun
24 Hour Emergency:
NEW ERA REMODELING & REPAIRS
Revised and Updated on July 10, 2013
What We Can Do for You:
There are hundreds of jobs or tasks that we can do for you to solve your problems or bring improvements to your house or place of business. We can fulfill your electrical or plumbing needs. We can also repair a damaged window, fix a door, or completely remodel your bathroom or kitchen. We can repair wood trim, roof leaks, light fixtures, patch concrete, or paint your house - inside and out. We can make your garden and lawn more beautiful. Do you need a ceiling fan or pet door installed, a shower-head replaced or just your caulk or grout repaired? We can repair or replace your floor or wall tiles, or complete a drywall patch. Whether it's a big job of remodeling your entire house or just a small list of tasks, we can help. Please call us today and get all your repairs done in a timely and a cost effectively manner.
We clean up after ourselves each day or at the end of every small job. We understand health and safety well and are trained in how to handle any potentially hazardous materials and use the proper techniques for all repairs and remodeling projects.
Types of Quotes:
Time & Materials (T&M) Basis:
We normally price each project / job on a "Time & Materials (T&M) Basis". This ensures that you will only pay for the work we complete and any materials we purchase for your project. You will also have the option of buying the needed materials or parts yourself should you decide to save money by not paying us for shopping time or warranty markup on the materials you want. In that case, we will advise you on materials to buy and help you make a shopping list.
The advantage of this method is that it is the least costly and fastest way to have many small to medium sized projects done. Also, it is easy to expand your to-do list without changing any contracts. The disadvantage is that you do not have a firm price up front, but rather an approximate time frame.
If you wish your project to be priced differently, below are other possibilities:
To get an estimate for the total costs, we can only give you an educated guess for what the costs will be. You may be provided a low and a high number that normally range within 20% of each other. The advantage is that you pay the actual cost and there is no extra mark up to cover contingencies and you will not be charged more than the highest price. The disadvantage is that you do not know your exact cost in advance. However, if you are comfortable with the estimate, then you can be satisfied with the final total cost.
You may be given only one estimate (without a range) for each task. In that case, contengencies are not considered in the estimates and the prices given are minimum costs to you. You will be informed if hidden problems are discovered or additional work is required during the project. In that case, you will be given an estimate for the additional work required. Please note that estimates are not fixed quotes!
This is a firm quote on labor and materials and will be the exact amount you pay. The advantage is that you know the exact cost up front. The disadvantage is that we have to plan on unforeseen problems and your cost will be higher than other methods because we have to charge more to cover the risk of unexpected costs.
Price Not to Exceed:
This is like T&M but provides you with a price the project will not exceed. This is good when you have a long to-do list of small tasks but a limited budget. Then, we will try to complete as many tasks as we can and as fast as we can. The advantage is that you will not run over your budget; and the disadvantage is that all tasks may not get done this time and you may have to deal with the remaining undone items at another occasion.
This method is also good for big jobs when we can finish your project according to our well-discussed issues and pre-agreed quality of work to not to exceed your budget for the entire project.
Hidden Damage or Hidden Problems:
Damage or problems discovered that could not be seen before starting your project are not included in any of the above methods. Once discovered, we will notify you and discuss with you a change order detailing all the additional costs for you to approve before continuing your project.
Service Call Fee:
We sometimes charge a flat fee of only $49 to come out to each job site to give you an estimate. This fee will cover the driving time to your place as well as the cost of operating our truck. You will be credited for this amount in your invoice if you hire us to do your project.
Currently, we charge $45 - $150 per hour depending on our operating costs, the complexity, danger, and risks associated with each job/project. On the average, our labor fees are about $45-$55 per hour. We normally give 10% discount to 1st-time customers, 15% discount to senior citizens (75 and older,) 15% discount to the handicapped, and 15% discount to disabled veterans if they are willing to write a review (good or bad) online on the last day of the project and before making the final remaining balance (one discount per customer per month.) All discounts and promotions are for labor fees only. A customer and her friend can each get a "10% discount coupon" when a customer refers a friend to us at our website. See the "Refer a Friend" tab on our home page.
The discounts become due and payable to us on the last day of the project if the customer fail to post his or her review online on the last day of the project. If the customer doesn't pay us back the discount on the last day of the project, he or she will immediately lose his or her guaranties and warranties for the entire project! Not only that, we will have the rights to take legal actions against the property owners / managers to collect this unpaid balance.
We expect the property owners / managers to provide us with water, electricity, gas, or other utilities free of charge during the course of the project regardless of what times of the day or night we work. In other words, all estimates, quotes, etc. are given with the assumption that we do not have to pay anyone for utilities used or we don't have to bring or produce our own utilities to the jobsite. We try to be a "GREEN" company and avoid using hazardous materials such as oil based paint, paint thinners, pesticides, herbicides, asbestos containing materials, etc. We also try as much as possible to avoid advertising on papers, magazines, newspapers, etc. We do our best to separate and classify the trash we produce at the jobsites so we can take the recyclable items to a recycling centers.
Most of the services we provide to customers are done by our well trained handymen. If you require that licensed servicemen to do your entire or part of your project, please inform us so we can properly and adequately budget your project before signing any contract with us. It is the home owner's / property manager's responsibility to request licensed servicemen for their projects.
Here is our six-step process for communicating with you:
- Once you request a service, we will come by and review your project with you and give you an estimate of the time and cost to complete your project. We will also tell you when we can start the work.
- We will contact you again a day before if necessary to remind you what time we will start to do the work.
- As work progresses, we will keep you updated. If we discover any hidden damage or any unanticipated circumstances that requires additional work, we will discuss it with you, and together, we will schedule changes in the work order.
- You are always welcomed to contact us by phone, via cell phone text messaging, or by email if you wish to communicate with us regarding the ongoing project or the projects we have completed for you in the past - we will get back with you within 48 hours.
- We encourage you to give us feedback on the project and our performance once the job is complete. You can do that by email, phone calls, letters, online reviews, text messaging, or by any other means you wish.
- The work we do is normally guaranteed for one year. If you find any problems after the job is completed, we will come back and fix it FREE of charge. Below is more details about our guarantee.
For every project, no matter how big or small, we often give a written one-year guarantee for workmanship (labor) on the Estimate & Contract we ask you to sign. We do not give guarantee for any landscaping work we do as many environmental factors (such as improper watering, lack of sunshine, improper fertilization, disease, improper use or treatment, etc.) out of our control can adversely affect the quality of work done after we complete the project. You will never be asked for an advance deposit for small sized jobs that do not contain specialty ordered items. We may request deposit and/or weekly payments for big projects. Quality of our workmanship is not guaranteed for people who are picky or perfectionist and our guarantee is not a "money back guarantee" under any circumstances!" We will do our best to repair once (1 time) what we originally repaired or installed which may break or malfunction due to our workmanship during the guarantee period. All guarantees are voided if items installed, repaired, or planted are abused, misused, altered, repaired, damaged, moved from the fixed position, replanted, or neglected by the home owner or the business owner/operator. All guarantees and warranties are voided if the customer fail to pay for his or her project in full on the last day of the project. Similarly, If a customer receive discounts in exchange for writing a review (good or bad) and doesn't write and post it online on the last day of the project, the customer instantly loses his or her guaranties and warranties for the entire project.
Crack or fracture repairs (cracks or fractures in walls, ceilings, floors, ground, decks, etc.) are not guaranteed in any shape or forms because the cracks are normally due to settling and we have no control over that. We normally advise property owners and managers to remedy the conditions which contribute to settling problems before or immediately after we repair the cracks. Remedies suggested by us often include installation and regular & proper use of sprinkler systems, soaker hose systems, and/or foundation repairs. We strongly suggest that property owners & managers to consistently and regularly (especially during the hot season, May through October for example) keep the property's ground areas adequately moist. This will most likely eliminate or minimize settling problems!!!
A 10% late fee will be added to each late payment plus additional fees for collecting the unpaid balances. Payments are considered late 48 hours after the due date & time. In case of nonpayment(s) , charge back(s), and or disputes over payment(s) or the scope of work which would results in utilization of services of collection agencies / attorneys, or use of the legal system by either parties, all guarantees and warranties are automatically, permanently, and immediately voided for the entire project. No cancellations, rescheduling, or omition of the project any tasks of the project are allowed by either parties once the Estimate & Contract is signed by both parties (New Era Remodeling & Repairs & the property owner or property owner's representative.) If the home owner or the property owner's representative wish to cancel after he or she has signs the Estimate & Contract, he or she is fully obligated to pay for the cost of the entire projects.
We all ( New Era Remodeling & Repairs and the property owner or property owner's management representatives) agree that all legal actions by the involved parties be filed and pursued In Plano or Collin County, Texas only.
Liability: Our maximum liability due to accidental damages to a customer's property is limited to the total amount of labor fee we have charged a customer for the task we were performing when the accident happened!
It all depends on the work load we have on hand when you call. Generally, we are able to start your project within a few days after you call if not immediately. How readily we can respond to emergencies depends on our availability, but we can normally accommodate you immediately or quickly.
For big projects, at least 50% of the total amount is due on the day we sign a contract and the remaining balance is due on the last day of the project. for all projects, small or large, the last day of the project is when we submit to you the invoice for the remaining balance. a 10% late fee will be added to each late payment plus additional legal fees for collecting the unpaid balances. Payments are considered late 48 hours after the due time & date. If you (the customer) have agreed to write an online review (good or bad) in the Estimate & Contract, your review must be posted on the last day of the project and before you make your final payment. In this case, the online review is equivalent to the labor discount you have received for the project. If you fail to write the online review before making your final payment, or change your mind about writing the online review, you will lose the labor discount you had received in the Estimate & Contract you signed. In other words, you must add the discount amount to the remaining balance and then make your final payment. If the customer fail to write and post his or her review (good or bad) online on the last day of the project, he or she will immediately loses his or her guarantees and warranties. Not only that, we will have the rights to take legal actions to collect this unpaid balance!
A list of references will be provided upon request.
8716 Mandevilla Dr.
Plano, Texas 75024-7291
Office Tel: 469-288-6418
Mobile Tel: 469-288-6418
10:00 am - 7:00 pm, Mon-Fri
10:00 am - 7:00 pm, Sat-Sun
24 Hour Emergency: Call 469-288-6418
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