Now that our home addition in Eastham is complete, we would like to extend our thanks to you and the rest of the Patriot Builders team for the great job you did in designing and executing the project. We are thrilled with our new home, and we are looking forward to many years of sharing it with family and friends.
We would like to highlight a few of the positive experiences we had over the course of the project, starting with the design phase. We had some basic objectives in mind when we began the project, but we found it challenging to incorporate our desired outcome seamlessly into the existing house. Chris Childs and Mariana collaborated well with us as we brainstormed possible solutions and added many creative ideas. The layout of the rooms is both visually appealing and practical. The placement of doors and windows and the addition of visual elements such as columns transformed the rooms into special places.
Lindsay was less visible to us throughout most of the project, but his considerable influence became very apparent as the project neared completion. He visited the site nearly daily with a single-minded focus on our satisfaction. He ensured that contractors did what they said they were going to do and rolled up his sleeves and did it himself if that’s what it took to get things done.
Chris Wood kept the project moving, and his practical knowledge of construction processes and techniques were invaluable, as he was able to convert our requests into specific instructions for the various contractors.
Bob was instrumental in completing many of the punch list items. He proved to be quite versatile in accomplishing the small tasks that had to be done to make the project truly complete.
None of this would have been possible without Melissa’s able administration. She efficiently saw us through the entire process. We often turned to her when we didn’t know where else to go, and she responded promptly and completely to our various questions. She ably dealt with both internal Patriot matters as well as the various vendors and contractors.
We were also pleased with Patriot’s selection of vendors and contractors, and we expect that we will look first to them for any future needs. (We are already working with Harwich Port Heating & Cooling and Executive Landscaping, for example.) In addition to HPHC and Executive, we would especially like to recognize are Bob Gluskin at Atlantic Kitchen & Bath, Shawn Morris and Betsey DeBoer at RPM, Anne Vaughn at Granite City Lighting, Danny Corcoran at Supply New England, Michael Sullivan and the installers at Expert Closets, Keith the painter, and the carpenters, Peter and Mark (whom we believe is a former cabinet maker) who did the inside trim work. We’re sure that there were many others doing good work behind the scenes whom we did not meet.
Any project of this magnitude is bound to present some unexpected challenges, and this one was no exception. This is completely understandable. What separates the best companies from all the rest is how they deal with those challenges. The team at Patriot accepted responsibility for any issues that they or their contractors created without argument and immediately took corrective action.
Finally, and perhaps most importantly, successful completion of a project like this requires trust on both sides. We found the entire Patriot team to be exceptionally trustworthy and a pleasure to deal with, and we would heartily recommend Patriot to any future prospective customers.
All the best,
Tod and Mary-Jane Christie
Dear Melissa, Chriss, Mike, Lindsay & Chris W,
“If it was easy, everyone would be doing it.”
It was a team effort and not always smooth, but the results are amazing! We love our new home and would like to thank you all and everyone involved for making it such a special place.
Mel & Philip
P.S. Pendant for Melissa and her hardwork!
Thank you Patriot Builders for the delicious basket of treats. And we especially want to thank:
Chris: For designing such a charming and cozy house. Everyone loves the layout.
Melissa: For answering every question and there were many, with patience and good cheer. You are an organizational gem.
Lindsay: For stepping in at a very awkward time, and for all those early morning trips to Wellfleet. Not an easy ride, we know.
Chris W: For all your enthusiasm over the transom window change.
Bob: For so many projects, big and small, especially hanging the number tiles over the front door.
And, a special shout out to Peter for impeccable craftsmanship. The finish work is precise and classy.
Dave for meticulous work and commitment to getting it “right”.
We are looking forward too many years of happiness in our new home. Many more nights like tonight, enjoying sunsets while sipping wine, eating tasty cheese and fruit! Thank you all for everything.
Bob and Carol Magher
Dear Chris & Lindsay,
Jack and I want to thank you both for making our dream come true! We love every inch of our renovation. The landscaping has begun and should be finished by mid-week. Please drop by when you can and see how lovely it is.
All our best,
Dear Chris and all the Patriot Builders’ employees,
Thank you for all of your help and support building our house. We are very happy with the house and are really enjoying it and all the wonderful workmanship. We wish you all the best in the future.
Karen & Joe Luciano
Dear Roy and Crew,
We want to thank everyone that participated in the building of our new addition. We hate to brag about our home, but we can’t help it. Your outstanding company built the original house in 2002 and adding on the new room has made our dream home come true. That’s why we now have the sign ‘Livin’ the Dream’ hanging in front.
Everybody who participated in this project was above and beyond professional. Not once did we encounter any problems.
Please do not hesitate to use us a reference; we will gladly give your company an A+. Again, thank you for everything.
Anne & Jim Winn
We are very pleased with the professional service of the entire Patriot team and the workmanship of the contractors who constructed our home.
In the weeks ahead, we look forward to completion of the punch-list items already identified and will continue to keep you informed of any others.
It was a pleasure working with you and the other members of the Patriot team from design through project completion. Please feel free to use us a reference for future perspective Patriot clients.
Diane & Vito Dellibovi
My family and I can’t thank you enough for the care and thoughtfulness you’ve shown us throughout our entire project. We’ve never had such a perfect experience during a construction project! You are a great builder and person!
Eric, Jen & Gorewitz Kids
Dear Patriot Team,
And a truly efficient team you are! Building this house with you guys has been an unexpected pleasure. Not only did every aspect of the project go smoothly, but it was accomplished with courtesy, professionalism and a real effort to limit the stress that inevitably comes with putting a home together.
Every person at Patriot (you know who you are), contributed to an unforgettable experience that most people do not have in building a house from scratch. Thank you Chris, Roy, Melissa, Lindsey and Mike (wherever you may be). You’re the best!
Mike & Linda Sullivan
My husband and I would like to thank you and your company for the great job that your crew did in building our master bedroom extension and master bath. We are very happy with our addition’s design and construction. Since this is the second addition to our home that Patriot Builders has completed for us, our experience again was very positive. We appreciate that our addition was completed in a timely manner too. Your foreman, Lindsay, was always prompt with attention to our questions and concerns and easy to communicate with during our construction project.
My husband and I wish you and your company much success in the future. If we any have any future home projects to complete, we will definitely consider Patriot Builders for the job. We wish everyone in your office a wonderful summer.
Barbara A. Albaro
Just a short note to express our sincere appreciation for sending over Bob Hollis to handle a few “punch list” items and Eric and crew to handle the painting. All these individuals are terrific. They are personable, knowledgeable and always willing to go the extra step to make sure the job is done professionally and the customer is satisfied. Please do not hesitate to use our name as a recommendation for any of your prospective customers. The house is beautiful and the craftsmanship extraordinary.
Also, thank you Chris for putting the driveway project together – looks great – and for the many things, past and present, that you take care of for us.
Regards also to Roy and Melissa who are an integral part of Patriot Builders. They are both most accommodating!
Patriot Builders are the best!
Ed & Bernice Van Giezen
Hi Guys and Lindsay,
We just wanted to wish you a Merry Christmas and express our pleasure working with you on our house. You did a great job and we couldn’t be happier! If you ever want to show the house to potential clients, we would be happy to have you do so.
Chuck & Eileen Boehm
Lindsay & Roy,
Thanks a bunch! We have been settled into our new house for almost a month now… and we are loving it! Before any more time goes by I want to thank you for building us such a terrific home. It’s been a great experience working with such an honest, responsive, reliable team. Your workmanship is such beautiful quality. The house really is perfect.
Our many phone calls and visits to the lot and office have made you and Patriot Builders almost part of the family over the past year. Thank you for hanging in there with us through perc test and wetlands delays. The end product has certainly worked out well and been worth the patience.
If you ever get a request for a customer reference or want to show off your work, please feel free to contact us, or lead people down this long driveway to the best tucked away cottage on the Cape.
Thanks for doing what you promise and for making our dreams come true!
Best wishes for the success we know you will to continue to have,
Diane and Doug
Hi Everyone at Patriot Builders,
Thank you so much for building my home. It is so low maintenance I just get to enjoy coming home after work. Everyone involved in my home was so pleasant, reassuring and answered all my questions. Thank you!
I appreciate Patriot taking on my small job and I always highly recommend your company to everyone I talk to at the library. It is easy to do, you all made it easy and a pleasure. When I’m ready to build my mansion, I’ll come to you.
Dear Chris and Lindsay,
Ronnie and I would like to take this opportunity to tell you how very pleased we are with our new home, and to thank you for all you’ve done to make it so, and for a job well done. From the initial planning, through permitting, construction and finish, it has been a pleasure to work with you all. We’re especially grateful as we were “weekend visitors” to the project. It was great to know that all would be in capable hands when we were absent. Again, thank you for a job done on budget and delivered ahead of schedule.
Ronnie and Andy Gelinas
It seems that everyone is always in shock when we tell the tale of just how easy it was to have you folks build our new home. There are a million horror stories out there of how builders give you the run around in so many aspects from framing to finishing work. Well, we can only think of great things to say about ALL of your vendors and employees.Never has anything been so easy! From dealing with Lindsay, Shirley and yourself it was a pleasure.
We are sure that your business will only grow and prosper to levels you never anticipated if you continue to do business as you are right now. We wish you the best.
Dennis and Therese Gordon
We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for a tremendous job well done. The home is all we had hoped it to be and more. Work was done on time and usually correct. Everything was handled professionally and really we have no complaints. We had heard horror stories involving our friends and other builders so we were pleased that our job went relatively hassle free. The only constructive suggestion we would make is for you increase the base cost of each house plan and increase the allowance for appliances, electric, etc.
Again, thank you and if we were ever in a position to build again, we would call you first. We will continue to pass the word along to our friends and please do not hesitate to use us as a reference for your future clients.
Carl, Patty, Ross and Nicole Goveia
Dear Roy and Lindsay,
Thank you very much for the letter that you sent me. I have been stranded in Montana for the last week because of the terrible circumstances of the nation and reading the letter last night made me feel a little bit better.
I know we had a bit of a disagreement about the landscaping and it was definitely due to a lack of communication. You mentioned that I agreed with Steve Cassell on this and to be frank I don’t even know who he is and I’m sure that I didn’t speak to him.
This was a misunderstanding and I really couldn’t afford to pay for a misunderstanding. As you know, I was penny pinching in every area possible. I’m sure that next time we’ll communicate better.
I’m sorry if this issue caused you any headaches or problems but am grateful that you decided to give to a courtesy credit for the disputed charges.
I have the utmost respect for you and Lindsay. I think you’re both great people and exceptional builders. I appreciate all that you’ve done for me. I wouldn’t want anything to ruin the relationship that we have and would recommend you as builder’s to everyone that I know. In fact, I have recommended you to a couple of people already.
Dear Chris and Lindsay,
We want to thank you for the lovely transformation of our Cape home! We just love everything. The house is bright and sunny and even had some people thinking it was a new house!
Feel free to use us as a reference and/or take photos inside of our kitchen or sun room – that came out so beautifully.
We enjoyed working with you all and appreciated your patience and attention to all our concerns.
With best wishes,
John and Joyce Leogrande
We would like to express our sincere appreciation to you, your staff and workers for the outstanding job that your company did in respect to the addition to our home in South Dennis. We are thrilled with our addition and deck and very pleased with the final project. Since construction started in April, 2005, your crew has been on the job with some aspect of the construction being completed each week. You respected the fact that the addition needed to be completed by the end of July, 2005.
Everyone in our neighborhood was amazed at the timely fashion this addition was completed.
In addition to your fine workmanship, the communication between us and yourself, Chris or your workers was great. Any time my husband and I needed to discuss something with you, someone was available and the message was respectively received. Whenever a change in the construction plan was implemented, you were cooperative and receptive to our suggestions.
Our experience with Patriot Builders has been very positive, and we would definitely consider without hesitation your company for any future remodeling projects.
Many thanks for your help, and we wish you and your company much success in the future.
Barbara and Joseph Albaro
We want to thank you and the rest of the staff for the professionalism and consideration shown to us throughout and after the building of our house. You were always helpful and reassuring. All of you took the time to address our many concerns and made tremendous efforts to follow through and see to it that our dream house became a reality.
We sincerely mean it when we say that Patriot Builders’ workmanship is, without a doubt, top-of-line. Your staff and contractors were skillful and always personable when responding to our questions and requests. We would not hesitate to recommend your services to anyone in the future.
Our special thanks to Chris, Roy, Lindsay, Denice and Glen.
Norman and Jane
On behalf of my family, I would like to express our gratitude for the home you and your staff have created for us. Due to your patience and knowledge, the entire process from selecting the right home, to choosing the products and finishes was a pleasant one. Your staff was also very professional, friendly, informative and supportive.
Being in the construction industry myself, I can truly appreciate the professional manner in which you conduct your business and daily activities. The high level of installations and quality control you maintained during the building process was quite impressive. Maintaining schedules is one of my biggest challenges and you and your team delivered your product efficiently and as scheduled.
Thanks to you and your team, having this home built was truly a pleasant and memorable experience.
Kevin Krauss, Vice President
G. Greene Construction Company, Inc.
When Barbara and I believe in a product we endorse it. When we believe in people we promote and support their efforts. Your entire Patriot Team certainly lived up to our expectations and more. Our home on Cockle Cove, Chatham is our “Trophy” home.
Rich & Barbara
Feel free to post this letter, as it can only help to ease the minds of others that have a dream of building a home on Cape Cod.
When I first set out to find the right builder for my home, I happened to find four that were within a 5 mile radius of my property. The first two builders were a Big NO, NO; the next one promised me the moon! Having good instincts about people, I just continued to seek the right one for my job. That’s when I met Roy Simmons and his crew.
I described to Roy what kind of house I had in mind and then he offered me his opinion on style and dollar value involved. Upon looking at some blueprints, we made some changes to my needs and agreed on building my house. During this time, he showed my partner and myself a home he was in the process of building and we got a visual sense of the quality work that Patriot Builders can provide.
I can proudly say that I have a BEAUTIFUL HOUSE BUILT BY PATRIOT BUILDERS. Everyone involved, Roy, Lindsay, Shirley, and Mary were extremely helpful with this project, especially dealing with matters on my behalf while I was living out of state. I am so grateful that I found such wonderful people on Cape Cod.
Remember, Patriot Builders are just that—builders. Watch out for those who claim to be and promise something “too good to be true.”
K. P. Swartz
We’re thrilled with our new home and with Patriot Builders.
To everyone at Patriot Builders,
Thank you to everyone. We love our home. You all did a great job. Thanks!
Ellen and John Gillis
All is fine and I would like to thank you once again for all your help, kindness and professionalism.My very best to you and Lindsay during the holidays and New Year.
My very best,
Dear Roy, Lindsay, Shirley and Billy,
Jon and I wanted to thank all of you so much for everything you did to make our dream of a new home come true.
We wish you the best of luck for the future.
Kris and Jon Hemeon
We appreciate all the effort to get us in early. Thanks especially to Denice, she was great to work with. We’ll recommend Patriot to anyone looking to build on the Cape.
Leo & Lisa Doyle
I want to thank you for being so helpful and patient as we go through this process of getting a house built. I really do value your input as you “have been there and done that” so many more times than me!!
Maureen & Dave
Dear Lindsay, Denice and Chris,
Many many thanks! We love it.
Irene and Terry Dunn
Dear Roy, Lindsay, Chris, Denice, Melissa, Don, Warren and Glen,
We wish to thank you for building our home in Chatham. You did a wonderful job and we are enjoying it very much. We would recommend you to anyone wanting to build on the Cape.
Basil and Mercene Vafiades
Thank you for all your time and effort with Ruth and Tom McCardle. I really appreciated your prompt responses and professionalism. It certainly paid off.
I look forward to working with you both in the future,