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"Never before, have we felt so good about a completed remodeling project! Our master bedroom, bathroom, and guest bedroom are so beautiful, and we enjoy them every day. Did I mention that custom closet organizer that you built? Amazing! We tank you so much, and are looking forward to our next project together. Wishing you continued success." Joe & Laurie R. - Manlius

"We recently hired Mike Skinner to do some major remodeling in our 1927 Colonial style home. We had no less than five estimates from other contractors, then we met with Mike Skinner. During our first visit with Mike he spent an extended period of time to listen us about our plans. He was very attentive and was not at all intimidated with remodeling our older home. He answered all of our questions and concerns and was polite and professional. When he left we both looked at each other and said "he's the one." We based that on not only his level of experience and competence, but him as a person. He is kind, sincere, patient and genuinely concerned that we were comfortable. We could not have asked for anything more. The job, which included a total remodeling of the main bathroom and tearing a wall down between the master and an adjoining bedroom to then make a large master bathroom and a huge walk in closet. Because of the age of the house, there were major electrical and plumbing upgrades need. This took over two months and the end results were better than imagined. We had no problem trusting Mike to be in our home without us there. He is the only contractor we will use in the future. Thank you so much Mike." Jim S. - Syracuse

"Kathy and I are privileged to know you. Thank you for the high quality, as always, of the beautiful fork you have done." Craig B. - Manlius

“After years of frustration with contractors, we hit the jackpot with Mike Skinner! He's an extremely skilled, high quality contractor who is honest, reliable, clean cut and a great communicator. In 2009, Mike completely renovated two bathrooms for us. We were thrilled with how these rooms turned out, so we hired him to completely remodel our basement which involved a full kitchen, full bathroom, fireplace, curved bar, home office, home entertainment area and a cedar wine closet. This space turned out better than we imagined! We recommend Mike without hesitation for any job big or small.” Sharon M.—Manlius, NY

"Thank you for all the ways you have beautified our home. The porch gives us much pleasure and relaxation, the deck is beautiful; the new stair railings are wonderful. When I watch the grandkids hanging from them, I laugh at my worry that they'd be strong enough! I think by now they would have pulled the old wrought iron loose from its screws." Maral & Bill - Fayetteville, NY

"I just wanted to say thank you for draopping everything today and coming over to look at our garage door. I really appreciate it. Your the best!" Dina D. - Manlius, NY

"Everything looks great. We are extremely pleased with your work! " Jonathan - Manlius, NY

"We are ecstatic with the remodeling of our three bathrooms. Your time, effort and workmanship stand out in every room. We cannot thank you enough for all you have done (schedule, unexpected disaster and all the "extras"). We will definitely call you if we need anything done. Lucky you!! Thank you! " John & Lynn P.-Utica, NY

"Thanks for the excellent work on our kitchen. You are a true professional and a real advocate for your clients. Your craftsmanship is impressive. Please feel to use Julie and I as a reference anytime" Julie & Adam F.- Manlius, NY

“We have recently had Mike do a large job (two months) in our home and found him to do excellent work. It was a lengthy project and he was very easy to work with. He is neat and very reliable and trustworthy. Mike is very knowledgeable and skilled across the board, from plumbing to electrical work, to his skilled carpentry. It is nice to have someone like that as you don't have to hire other various workers and deal with scheduling the project to accommodate them. We changed our plan a few times during the project and he was open and agreeable to whatever we wanted. The finished product is gorgeous! He likes cookies a lot so have those on hand!!!” Christine S.— Manlius, NY

“We have recently employed the services of Mike Skinner of Skinner and have been both impressed and very satisfied with his work. He is punctual, courteous, clean, very skilled, and pleasant to have in my home. He has been very nice to my children as well. He is qualified to do electrical, gas, plumbing, and general building/carpentry. His finish work is very nice as well.” Valerie C.—Manlius, NY

“ Mike Skinner has done superb work for us. He is always ready to answer questions. He is skilled in all areas of home remodeling. We happily recommend him.” William S.—Fayetteville, NY

"Thank you Mike for a GREAT looking kitchen. We have had lots of nice complements on how nice it looks." Mary & John H., Cazenovia, NY

"Thank you so much for all your excellent work on our house. I believe you can do anything. Also thank you for answering all our many questions so patiently." Mrs. S. Fayetteville, NY

"We look forward to working with you again in the spring. Thanks again for the wonderful work you just accomplished." Bill S. Fayetteville, NY

"We are so grateful that Mike Skinner has entered lives. It has been a struggle for us to that are hones, diligent, understanding, fiscally reasonable, and craftsmen of a standard we adhere to. My husband and I feel that we have found all of these characteristics in Mr. Skinner, (or Mr. Mike as our 18 month old affectionately knows him by).

Our house is almost 200 years old. It therefore has rooms that are not square, old materials that we want to salvage when possible, and details that are very period orientated. Mr. Skinner took the time to meet with us on several occasions to ensure that the details and specifics were in order. He did research to enable us to have the materials that are the most historically accurate within our financial means. When we changed our minds, on more than one occasion, he patiently adapted his plans. While in our home, he was polite, professional, and respectful. He took the time to explain his procedure and to answer question we had. Mr. Skinner went above and beyond in fixing other "random" projects in our home. He surprised us with a shadow box made with the 200 year old wood he had salvaged from our property. What a treasure! Mr. Skinner respects those he works for and his craft.

Now that our project is completed, we are pleased with his craftsmanship and his attention tour desires. He was able to create molding and frames that highlight the period of our home. Mr. Skinner was able to appropriately balance his trim work to address our slanting walls and to ensure the proportion was maintained. His work has most certainly held up to our standards, and we are looking forward to working with him in the future." John & Heidi U. in Manlius, NY

I felt that you were really interested in providing customer service such as returning phone calls, making sure you understood the problems, and following through. This is rare today! Marla N. in Manlius, NY

Clean, prompt, professional, friendly...what more can I say? You''d never know someone had been in the house. Please feel free to use me as a reference anytime! Kim G. in E. Syracuse, NY

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