Reviews from Sweeten Renovators

Read what people have to say about working with the general contractors in our network and renovating with Sweeten by their side.

We could not be more thrilled with our gut renovated master bathroom, thanks to the impeccable work of this team.

Katie R. from Brooklyn, NY

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There were no great surprises to our project but there are always little unexpected details and Eric had a solution for every one.

Nate A. from Suffolk, NY

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It was an easy and painless experience working with them. Gary and his team made what I thought would be a daunting project, very manageable!

Ying L. from New York, NY

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After hearing horror stories of renovations gone wrong and this being our first renovation, we interviewed a lot of general contractors before feeling comfortable and moving forward....we ultimately created the wonderful space we dreamed of raising our family in.

Idalee T. from Brooklyn, NY

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I don’t have enough words to communicate just how seamless this process was.

Deeksha G. from New York, NY

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It was our first ever experience renovating and Kris was helpful and communicative throughout the entire process. He helped weigh in on everything from design to materials and was extremely knowledgeable--all while staying on budget and on time.

Casey M. from Brooklyn, NY

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Communicative and responsive. Always looking for a solution to the inevitable bumps in the road. Honest and straightforward. He is a no-drama kind of guy, which we found most helpful.

Tom S. from Brooklyn, NY

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Erion was so easy to work with and made things stress-free on everything from dealing with the unexpected delays and permits to coordinating a time to receive a bathtub delivery. The bathroom turned out better than I could have hoped and I am so thankful for the successful renovation I had.

Christine Y. from New York, NY

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Marc was incredibly responsive throughout the whole process. After completion of the work, Marc made certain that everything was correct, and that any issues were taken care of immediately.

Jacob S. from New York, NY

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My husband and I were kind of all over the place about what we wanted, and he did a fantastic job of listening, proposing creative options, and then patiently letting us decide. He was honest about the budget and timeline, and if we ever asked for anything that would really increase cost, he sat us down and walked us through how much over budget it might take us.

Courtney R. from Brooklyn, NY

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At the risk of sounding cliche I have to say that my experience with Eli and the rest of his crew was wonderful.

Rosalind W. from Brooklyn, NY

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We couldn’t be happier with the end result of our apartment renovation. It’s an amazing feeling to come off the busy streets of New York City and enter our new home that is beautiful, serene, and supremely comfortable, and have space to entertain or host guests....Sweeten made this all possible.

Joel D. from Brooklyn, NY

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Sweeten made it easy to communicate our vision to contractors.

Blaise C. from Brooklyn, NY

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Their team successfully dealt with my very strict coop board and building super. They kept their cool and got the job done.

Mary Ann G. from New York, NY

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We were renovating with a new baby and Eric was extremely respectful and considerate of our situation. He was extra careful to clean up all the dust. He also managed our grumpy super perfectly, so much that our super stopped me the other day to compliment me on how well Eric had done his work.

Margaret G. from Brooklyn, NY

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Steve and his team were responsive and got to work right away. They always showed up and were willing to talk through difficult hurdles in the way of getting the project done. Their team of workers was always professional and communicative. Unlike other contractors they were there to get the job done.

Lexi B. from Brooklyn, NY

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Ours is a 1920s co-op so there were plumbing challenges and they worked with the building to fix it and kept me in the loop. They kept very good relationships with the building, which really helped smooth things along.

Elinor E. from Brooklyn, NY

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The communication throughout was excellent. Not only were they very responsive, they would clearly lay out options for us, give practical advice, and were exceptionally nice people!

Rachel K. from New York, NY

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Excellent. It was a great experience and we were really happy with the result.

Adam E. from Brooklyn, NY

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This is my second time doing a NYC renovation and I cannot begin to tell you the difference in experience. Working with Eli and his team was SO easy and stress free. The quality of the work is fantastic and I am so pleased with how everything turned out!

Jessica K. from New York, NY

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Aleks' team completely restored my bathroom from a sad 80s era remodel to its beautiful original layout and feel.

Leah C. from New York, NY

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He was easy to work with. His workmen are very experienced and do beautiful work.

Charon D. from New York, NY

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They were wonderful! My kitchen was gutted and recreated in a timely fashion (5 weeks). Everyday, they arrived at the same time and left at the same time. There was no break in the work schedule. They were super professional and worked very clean.

Tracey D. from Brooklyn, NY

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His crew was always on time - in fact they were often early! - and the whole team was warm and friendly to all of us, dogs included.

Susan H. from New York, NY

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The team worked quickly, were flexible, and produced great work. Matt's team always went the extra mile to make sure things looked good and turned out well. In the end, they completely transformed a ramshackle apartment into a place that looks brand new and top of the line.

Saul C. from New York, NY

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They were easily reachable and quick to respond, answered all of our questions clearly, and helped us figure out the path to completion for our renovation

Daniel G. from Queens, NY

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I had a pretty clear idea of what I wanted to do before posting the job on Sweeten. He made suggestions to tweak my ideas, all for the better. I love the end result.

Anne C. from Brooklyn, NY

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Since I was doing this from out of state it could have been difficult. Nicholas always kept me updated on the progress, sending pictures and calling to let me know what had been accomplished and what the next step would be. This made the entire renovation easy and even enjoyable.

Brian G. from New York, NY

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We had a great experience working with this firm. The crew showed up promptly every day and explained the scope of the day's work and we addressed most questions that came up over e-mail.

Nancy W. from New York, NY

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Knowing that someone was going to hold our hand through this entire process was so important for us. Right from the start that we knew we were in good hands.

Erica D. from Brooklyn, NY

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They are really personable, nice people to work with... and their quality work stands for itself!

Anne S. from Brooklyn, NY

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Their crew is stellar. The GC, designer, plumber, carpenter, electricians are all highly professional and work hard to get the job done right. We were very pleased that all of the trades who came in had the same work ethic and high quality expectations as the core staff.

Tara D. from Bronx, NY

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Not only is his work fabulous but he was very conscious of staying within my budget. Also, I appreciated that he made sure that I was without a functioning kitchen for as little time as possible.

Kate S. from Hudson, NJ

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In all renovations there will be unforeseen problems. Barry and Keelin came up with solutions and were both very fair with pricing. They were always professional, courteous and worked within the buildings rules. The work they did was top notch.

Miguel B. from Brooklyn, NY

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Claud was extremely transparent in his pricing. The quality of work exceptional. All of his staff were exemplary. Any time we encountered issues he resolved them quickly and satisfactorily. I couldn't recommend him highly enough.

Alicia H. from Brooklyn, NY

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As with many of the older buildings in New York City, our apartment had many surprises; un-level floors, leaking pipes, etc. Donato took the extra time needed to remeasure, refit, bend, cut, find replacement parts, whatever necessary to get the job done , and most importantly in a way that we would be happy with the final product.

Vitoria H. from Brooklyn, NY

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We were lucky to find a contractor who had the level of workmanship that met my high standards. He was courteous, professional and punctual.

Whitney B. from Queens, NY

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Bobby was a perfect find for someone like me (overwhelmed and a total novice at the whole renovation process!). There were no major hiccups and Bobby helped me control costs often making cost-saving recommendations.

Rima R. from Brooklyn, NY

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This is our first apartment and first renovation, and Andrey was so great to us throughout the process. As clients, we were honestly probably difficult clients to have since we were picky at times, but Andrey and his team were flexible and responsive to our needs.

Amy W. from Brooklyn, NY

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We are so, so happy with our new kitchen! Working with Darwin and his team was fantastic. They did a great job translating our dream into reality, and were just incredibly nice to boot.

Matthew S. from Brooklyn, NY

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All of their work is excellent. I have a friend who is a commercial contractor. He came by one day to see how my project was going and was very impressed with what he saw.

Bill L. from Queens, NY

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Darwin was a pleasure to work with throughout our process. He arrived on time everyday, was always reachable, and finished each part of our project quickly. A few problems arose during our renovation that caused some concern. Each time Darwin helped us navigate through the problem.

Eric B. from New York, NY

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William did such an amazing job with our kitchen project! He and his team understood our design from the very start, and were incredibly easy to communicate with, always professional and quick to reply. I was also really happy with the quality of their work, down to the last little detail.

Ainsley H. from Brooklyn, NY

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It sounds like a simple thing, but Donato loves his work. He will always choose the technique or take the time to do something beautifully instead of simply competently. He seemed to be as excited as we were when the project came together, with so many elements and materials and colors and finishes finally could be seen as forming a whole.

Sandy M. from Brooklyn, NY

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Camille exceeded our expectations, providing valuable support, explanation, and creative solutions through the process. He had fantastic ideas--we could tell that he loves designing and working with clients to marry their style with his knowledge and sensibility. No detail escapes his notice and attention!

Cat I. from Brooklyn, NY

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Sweeten did a really great job of helping us take this on when we needed a little hand-holding.

Claudia C. from Brooklyn, NY

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The end result was more than I could have hoped for. I would highly recommend.

Stacey K. from Queens, NY

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Camille has an eye for detail and ensures every space is used to it's maximum capacity which is important in a small apartment we were renovating.

Melissa M. from New York, NY

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During the construction, we got to know all the workers and really enjoyed having them around. (And even know all their personalities and preferred playlists!) They are respectful and diligent. Most importantly, very experienced and are able to give good suggestions and make decisions.

Zoe C. from New York, NY

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When it came to picking our contractor, we vetted several different ones through Sweeten. We were very hands on throughout the renovation. Darwin sensed that and kept an excellent line of communication with us throughout the renovation. We were thrilled with the outcome of our new home and enjoyed the collaborative and professional relationship.

Ross S. from New York, NY

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They worked quickly and were flexible and great at communicating and coming up with solutions to unexpected problems. They did good quality work and were also extremely nice to work with.

Emily H. from Brooklyn, NY

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For anyone that has worked or owned a co-op before, you know there can be a lot of back and forth with approvals with the co-op board and management company. Eli was a great partner in getting all of the necessary documentation to the management company, and communicating directly with them when needed.

Lindsay C. from Brooklyn, NY

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Frank, Nick, and company did a wonderful job renovating our coop. We didn't find them to be dismissive, condescending, or pushy like other contractors; whatever we decided, they would do it without complaint.

Gloria F. from Queens, NY

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Quality work. Our project took longer than necessary, but I'd rather have it take longer and be done right. They are reachable, responsive and honest.

Luke M. from New York, NY

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He was incredibly professional and helpful to us first-time renovators. He made everything extremely clear and always found a solution to some tricky problems.

Anne D. from Brooklyn, NY

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We had a pretty big job and were concerned about the unexpected costs especially given our tight budget. Mark made it a priority to deliver quality work versus squeezing more money out of us like other contractors.

Betty C. from Nassau, NY

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Working together with Bruno was such a pleasant experience. He is very amiable, full of ideas and easy to communicate with. While he implemented my vision and wishes for the space, Bruno also made several creative suggestions, offering direction and knowledge when I had to make tough decisions.

Chong M L. from Bergen, NJ

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They took a complex job that involved new technology, unusual plumbing configuration and worked diligently to get it right.

Leslie I. from New York, NY

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They completed the work on schedule and were very diligent in protecting the space.

Patricia M. from New York, NY

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Working with them was a pleasure--they made the process of renovating our kitchen as easy as possible and delivered a great finished project.

Cybele M. from Brooklyn, NY

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From the design to fabrication and installation, everything exceeded my expectations. Albert's millwork was perfection and the attention to detail down to every 1/16 of an inch was attended to. All the elements were designed, fabricated and installed superbly. The entire team is true professionals and passionate about their craft.

Matthew A. from New York, NY

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