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Testimonials

We pride ourselves on our excellent relationships with our clients. Below is a sampling of their praise of Craftsman Building Fine Homes. We value each and every person we work with and look forward to forging lasting relationships with each new project. 

Wade & Karen Watson

It has been our pleasure to work with John Viele and Craftsman Building Fine Homes on 3 projects over the past 10 years — one substantial addition to our home and two significant remodels.  John managed all of the projects with exceptional attention to detail, high expectations relative to quality, and a commitment to timely and thorough communication.  Unexpected issues are inevitably encountered with remodels and additions and John was excellent in promptly communicating the issue to us and calmly working with us to determine practical and cost-effective solutions.  John and Craftsman Building associate themselves with subcontractors that share their commitment to high-quality construction.  The true measure of our satisfaction is demonstrated by our retention of John and Craftsman Building for repeated projects.

Viki Walaskay

Craftsman Building Fine Home’s service and professionalism for our projects have been extraordinary. John always made sure we were comfortable and knew what was happening every day. He communicated well about what we could expect going forward on each project. John leads his team with a calm and steady professionalism that gave us confidence in his leadership and his team. There were no surprises with the timeline or the bill. The finished jobs exceeded our expectations. Every detail was perfect. We would happily use them for other projects and would highly recommend them to friends and family without hesitation. 

Kim & Susan Bottles - Blakely Harbor

We have used Craftsman Building several times with excellent results. (One of the projects was for an extensive remodel of over 50% of our house.) John Viele was the project manager/superintendent on all of our work and he is a delight to work with. He does a great job of managing their top rated subcontractors and was always very good at communicating the status of the work with us to avoid any surprises. His craft people are top notch, very productive, friendly and easy to have around. Every aspect of our projects with John and Craftsman Building was outstanding and we would not hesitate to use him for any future projects. They deliver top quality value for the cost.

Hilltop - David and Alisa Cohen

My wife and I bought a parcel of land in May 2016 where the historic landing strip for Fort Ward was located. John Viele was our builder and helped us identify ways to reduce our cost/square foot and critical work with our excavator and drainage engineers to mitigate and divert groundwater away from the foundation. We broke ground in September of 2019 and endured the 2+ month Covid19 mandatory lockdown of home building. Nonetheless, we were able to move in late December 2020 just in time for the holidays. A day does not go by when I just giggle with joy that we’re so blessed to live in such a wonderful, modern, and efficient home. John’s crew of professionals were top notch and his oversight and guidance exemplary. We highly recommend John for any home construction projects — big or small. 

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