I started conducting business with Paul Laffey some twenty years ago. I contracted them to build a 5000 sq. ft. mezzanine in an industrial setting and then transform it into office space. It was a challenging project due to its location, and had to be completed in a timely fashion and built to strict soundproof specifications. Our company was very pleased with Built-Well’s results, including the competitive quote, organized construction process, plus the extensive warranty on the completed work. During the next 20 years, in addition to several more commercial projects, Built-Well also completed several projects at my personal residence. The most expansive project recently completed was a total house renovation and expansion that added 2500 sq. feet of living space to my home.
Due to the low turnover of Built-Well’s foremen I was able to maintain continuity on all of my projects, because the same craftsman supervising the work could be counted on to deliver on my high expectations. As it turned out the same foreman, Peter Ciannnavei, ran many of my projects and his on-site guidance helped immeasurably with my questions and concerns.
Along with Built-Well’s exemplary results I could always depend on Paul Laffey’s willingness to stand behind his projects, when occasional problems occurred, during or after they were completed. Paul’s desire to ‘build it right’ could always be depended on along with his integrity and trustworthy nature to complete projects in a professional manner. I would highly recommend Paul Laffey and Built-Well Construction for any future projects you are considering.
Built-well Construction completed a kitchen installation at our home in Belmont during the spring of 2006. We were under significant time constraints to complete the project within a four week period from demolition. Paul and his team stepped up and did a fantastic job! Everyone enters these projects hoping for the best, but expecting challenges along the way. However, this project went off like clockwork. We could not have envisioned a better process and outcome. The demolition was quick and clean; the cabinets were installed with care and attention to detail; and Built-well effectively managed all sub contractors during the project. We would entrust Built-well with future home projects; and provide an unqualified recommendation to others looking for an outstanding contracting firm
I met Paul Laffey for the first time while remodeling parts of my old, big house in Brookline, in 1996.
Since that time we met on various projects for his clients or mine. Paul’s work was always superb, he was prompt in response and always followed the schedule; thoughtful and creative in problem-solving situations that occur so often at every job. Finally, his manner was always pleasant and professional, so that the usually disruptive home construction went on smoothly – to everyone’s satisfaction.
I highly recommend Paul Laffey.
‘Average but acceptable’ transformed into ‘exceptional and inspiring’ best describe the changes that BuiltWell brought to our home. Every step of the way they helped us understand the nuisances that would translate into the outcome we desired. Trustworthy, professional, and dedicated to a quality job are the reasons that BuiltWell would be our first choice in selecting a contractor again.
Paul and the whole Builtwell crew have been a pleasure to work with. They can deal with exacting specifications, tricky details, unusual materials and close tolerances while keeping their eye on big-picture issues like budget, schedule and maintaining the highest level of quality. We have worked with Builtwell on a series of complex renovation projects and have always been pleased with both the process, and the results.
Having Paul Laffey/Built-well for a contractor is like winning the lottery! Every day I look at my beautiful kitchen and admire the design and craftsmanship. The entire process, from demolition to final walk through, was a pleasure. Paul and his crew are professional, personable and helpful. Never have I seen more precise, beautifully crafted tile work anywhere. Not only did Paul build an exquisite kitchen for me, but he repaired all the mistakes made by other contractors who did work on my house before I met him. I’ll never do another renovation without Built-well, their work is superb!