Wagner and his crew have done several projects on our 1890′s mid-Cambridge house. Every project has come in on time and within the budget. In our home, Wagner has: replace the joists uner the kitchen, gutted and our old kitchen and built a new one, installed new kitchen windows, removed a back stairway, reconfigured and renovated a bathroom, istalled recessed lighting and crown molding, installed radiant heat over ceramic tile and bamboo flooring, rebuilt 3 decks, removed and replaced a front porch, replaced 5 basement windows, replaced a flat rubber roof, removed 4 layers of asphalt roofing and re-shingled. He is about to start another bathroom project. His prices are fair, his crew is great, and his work has given our 100-plus year old house a new life.
Posted By: Judy Ryan - Cambridge, MA
Wagner and his team recently performed a complete replacement of the porches on our mid-Cambridge three-family home. We came to Express Remodeling by chance, having seen a near by another job that they were working on and being impressed with their work. This happened just as a contractor that we had lined up withdrew from the project over concerns associated with obtaining project approval from the Cambridge Historical Commission. I could not be more pleased with our ultimate good fortune. Wagner’s crew did a fantastic job. They were professional and efficient, and the job was completed on schedule, at a reasonable cost, and the end result is beautiful. Wagner was completely comfortable working with the historic commission, and we found working with him to be a most pleasant experience. Older houses, like ours, are often in need of some type of repair, and I anticipate working with the Express Remodeling group again as the need arises. Thank you, Wagner.
Posted By: Jim Prescott – Cambridge, MA
Wagner Pinheiro /Express Remodeling renovated my large two family house near Davis Square. It was a complete gut renovation including the basement. The project involved digging out the existing slab and installing a new one along with a perimeter drain, all new lolly columns, installation of a 24′ steel beam in the basement and engineered LVL supports to replace bearing walls on the first and second floors. All the windows and doors were replaced, floors were leveled and new 4″ maple floors were installed. The exterior siding was removed and replaced with new shingles and clapboard. The total job cost over $300,000 and took about 6 months. The end result is a thing of beauty. Wagner and his crew do terrific work at a fair price. He is very easy to work with and keeps the job moving at all times. He is upbeat and optimistic which helps immensely on such a journey. He was tolerant of our changes and was able to anticipate several of them before we were. I am extremely satisfied with the work he did and recommend him very highly. David Franzel
Posted By: David Franzel – Somerville, MA
Wagner helped us to make our South End condo into our home. He worked with our designer, and added his own insight to the planning of the building projects (new wood and tile floors, book shelves, cabinets, a new, reconfigured stairway, extensive painting and refinishing) Not only does he have a wonderful eye for aesthetics, but he is a fine craftsman. His shelves and cabinets, his painting and refinishing meet even the very high standards of my wife. On occasion, we found that he had redone a job that with which we were pleased. It wasn’t up to his standards! Not only does Wagner do excellent work, he is a good person. He is patient (e.g. when we changed our minds back and forth,) kind and very responsible. We tell our friends: “If Wagner said he’d be here at 8:00,if your watch says it’s 8:00 and Wagner’s not here, your watch is probably wrong. Our only regret in our dealing with Wagner and his Express crew is that we’ve almost run out of things that we need their help with.
Posted By: Howard Levy – South End, Boston, MA
Wagner and his team at Express are excellent. He was a real partner in our project. He made great suggestions, some that reduced costs, some that yielded better results, and some that did both. I was impressed with how respectfully Wagner treated his employees and how well they performed. Wagner takes great pride in the work that he and his team do and it shows in the finished project. The project he did for us received an historic preservation award from the city and we were glad to have him standing with us when we received the award.
Posted By: Patrick King – Somerville, MA
We initially hired Wagner and his crew to rescue us from an exterior paint job gone bad. He replaced 75 percent of clapboards on our 3 family and painted the whole house. His price was much better than the competition and he did an outstanding job. The house looks gorgeous. We would definitely highly recommend him and would use him again — in fact we have; he recently installed a new fence in our yard.
Posted By: Susan Young – Cambridge, MA
as a real estate broker, we have had excellent success with Wagner and his crew, particularly when we have a deadline for a property to come on the market. e have used his firm for cleaning and painting….even painting jobs which needed a lot of preparation. Lindsay Allison Hammond Real Estate
Posted By: Lindsay Allison – Cambridge, MA
Wagner and his crew did a big bedroom/bathroom renovation and bathroom addition to our 1890′s home. After securing many quotes and meeting with several contractors, I chose Wagner and am so glad I did. He was thoughtful, professional and always went the extra distance to make sure we were happy. The end result exceeded my expectations. My new master suite is gorgeous! I highly recommend Express. Wagner is a great guy with lots of integrity.
Posted By: Kristen Harvey – Melrose, MA
When I had an electrical fire in my home, and had to move into a rental, time was of the essence. EXpress Remodeling was efficient, timely and stayed within budget. They have their own professionals for everything so there is no need to deal with subcontractors. What started as a horrible experience ended up a blessing! Thank you!!!
Posted By: Teina Debakey – Rockport, MA