New Beginnings Contracting Services

General Contractors
405 Cedar Glen Rd Kawartha Lakes ON K0M 1L0
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mike&cheryl in
0 reviews Kirkfield, ON
2/10

Large Fence

I was very pleased at first dealing with this company. They were quick to come out, and measure the property, and I was assured this was going to be a great job for them.
The measurements were done on a Friday, and I was told that I would have a quote by Tuesday afternoon. I phoned on Tuesday, and was told that they would get back to me that day. I waited till Thursday, and left a message saying that I would wait till 4 pm for a quote, or I would take my business elsewhere.
I never got a call back.

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Thank you very much for taking the time to review New Beginnings. We appreciate that you took the time to reach out and let us know how we can make improvements in the future. We'd like to let you know that we have sent out the quote to you again and if possible please check your spam folder as our emails tend to end up in spam for some reason. We hope you do receive the quote this time and if not please let us know.

Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Interior reno

The team at New Beginnings Contracting Services is fantastic. They prioritize Safety on there job sites and the quality is impeccable.

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Thank you very much for taking the time to review New Beginnings Contracting Services! We are so happy to see you are pleased with our service and it was a pleasure to work with you.

Glenda R.
Glenda R.
1 review Kawartha Lakes, ON
10/10

Steel roof...insulation...ceilings in 3 rooms.

AWESOME job everyone did for me.
Will recommend your business to everyone.
Thank u with all my heart.

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Thanks Glenda it was very nice working for you.

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Disgusted Customer in
1 review Kawartha Lakes, ON
0/10

A Total Nightmare

At first when we met with the owner at her home she seemed very professional and polite. Then, after we gave her the money her whole attitude changed.
She constantly acted like we were working for her, not the other way around....
She threatened to hold our project up on many occasions any time we questioned her workers qualifications, job quality, or by telling her something was done wrong or not done within city code.
When we went to the site one day we noticed that the foundation was being installed 25 feet from where we planned, not by the water; she had not even contacted us at all to talk about this change and why. She would have put the foundation in; the city had not even given a permit for.
I believe she may have even demolished our old place before she got the permit.
She could not hold onto workers, as we had different people working on our job all the time; even her workers had a hard time getting along with her.
One day she ended up calling us with all this drama. Even her personal life was affecting our project. She asked us not to let one of her workers on our property and if he did for us to call the police; then she remployeed him.
At one point she even argued with us when the city said her septic installer wasn’t licensed and he couldn't work on our project. We had to find our own septic installer to do the job (it was winter time now).
She had a used water pump to put in our well; when the contract stated everything for our project was to be brand new.
When we had her put in a foundation for our prefab’s crawl space; costs us close to 30 thousand dollars,,, her and her workers left dozens of footprints all over the cement. Now that it's dried, it's forever hard to move around under there and for us to walk around to store stuff.
Our project that was supposed to take 3 months, turned out to be 9 months and would have been longer had we not intervened. Our project was to put in a prefab; not like she had to build a house .
We asked her to leave, but allowed one of her workers ( a subcontractor hired by her) to stay on the job to put in the furnace and do some of the plumbing. Then, we had to pay for someone to come and fix a lot of what he did!
Hiring her company was the worst thing we had ever did. It was the worst time of our lives and has even scarred us. This woman has no right being in this business. We ended up paying thousands of dollars, not only to finish our project, but to fix all of her company’s mistakes. Even the prefab company had to send someone from the east coast to fix her mistakes. They were done with her as well, then told us they had to go to other jobs she did and fix her many mistakes too.

She has not returned any of our messages since she was last here.

Trust me, any good reviews on here are maybe from small jobs, or are from her or her friends, don’t be fooled. Our experience was a nightmare.

Just disgusted and scarred by the whole experience.

Don't make the same mistake we made!

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Private User
Private User
0 reviews , ON
10/10

Roofing & Electrical Repair & Electrical Fixture Installation

During the past couple of months I have had occasion to call on the services of New Beginnings Contracting on three separate occasions for home repairs and improvements. On each occasion I found their response to be timely, courteous, knowledgeable and professional. I would not hesitate recommending New Beginnings all in one contracting services and will call on them again for their advice and service when required.

Don McKay

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Company Response

Thank you for the kind review, we look forward to working with you again soon.

susancw111
susancw111
1 review Bobcaygeon, ON
9/10

Rebuild a cottage

We hired New Beginnings to rebuild our cottage after we had a fire. Right from the start of our search for contractors we found this company attentive and willing to take on this job. They are professional and very knowledgeable. We are so happy with the work that was done and feel they went above and beyond any of our expectations. New Beginnings truly want the customer to be happy. They always kept us informed and were available to answer any questions or concerns we had. Any problems we had were looked after without quickly and without question.
We are so sad to have lost our old cottage, but we are ecstatic about our new beautiful home we have now, thanks to New Beginnngs.

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Thank so much. Hope you have many years of memories in your new cottage:)

Private User
Private User
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Water leak

Cabins shifted over the winter they found the leak within 2 hours and fixed in no time. Punctual honest and GOOD! Will be using in the future and highly recommend. For any electrical plumbing or comstruction issues! Thanks again!

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Thank you

jayneanddave
jayneanddave
1 review Bobcaygeon, ON

First Review

10/10

Electrical work

We had pot lights and electrical work done by Tania and her crew and were very happy with the work.

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More about New Beginnings Contracting Services

New Beginnings Contracting Services (NBCS) is a growing All-in-One Family Operated Contracting Company, serving Eastern Ontario primarily in the Kawartha Lakes and Cottage Country Area’s.

New Beginnings Contracting Services (NBCS) started out as a small Electrical Contractor, working primarily in the Residential sector. It then branched out into Maintenance, 24 Hour Emergency Services, High Voltage and Commercial sectors.

Since 2018, New Beginnings Contracting Services has grown into Kawartha Lakes trusted All-in-One Contracting Service, offering their clients a wide range of Construction Services including Custom Homes, Commercial Builds, Electrical, Carpentry, Plumbing, all aspects of Concrete, Excavation, ICF, Metal Roofs, Landscaping and Custom Stone Carvings.

In 2018, Tania-Joy made the decision to start her own Contracting Company, and she called it - New Beginnings. “It was a new beginning for me” she stated, “I wanted to be different. I want my crew to expand their skills – most of my crew have at least two tickets and I encourage all of them to learn and grow. If they must leave here at some point, I want them to feel they are better off than when they got here”.

Tania-Joy the owner of New Beginnings Contracting Services and is a Master Electrician, Heavy Equipment Operator, and a Truck Driver. She prides herself in being able to offer her clients a more efficient way of completing their Construction Projects, with her All-in-One approach to contracting.

“It’s about doing the best job for the customer and about creating a better, safer work environment for all of my employees”. Tania-Joy Bartlett, Owner NBCS.

New Beginnings currently employs Master Electricians, Electricians, Carpenters, Plumbers, Framers, Roofers, Heavy Equipment Operations and Labourers and can complete any job from start to finish, and facilitate any work requested without requiring sub-contractors in most cases. This allows New Beginnings to have control over the quality and schedule of the work, making it a seamless approach for their clients.

Please feel free to contact us at 705-344-4613 or email info@nbcservices.org if New Beginnings Contracting Services can be of assistance in any of your future projects or training requirements or check us out at www.newbeginningscontractractingservices.org or on Facebook and Instagram.

*some portions of this have been taken from Cottage Country Lifestyle Magazine to see the full article please pick up the Christmas 2020 Edition of Cottage Country Lifestyle Magazine or find it at: https://issuu.com/cottagecountryfreemagazine/docs/cottage_christmas2020_online/32

CATEGORIES
General Contractors
SERVICES
General Contractor, Electrician, Carpentry, Excavation, Roofing, Home Renovation
WEBSITE
https://www.newbeginningscontractingservices.org/
YEAR ESTABLISHED
2018
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
10
PAYMENT METHOD
Cheques, Cash, E-Transfer
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
WARRANTY TERMS
Yes (see further for details)
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