On Oct 31, 2017, M.D. Nichols from Emmaus, PA wrote:
I highly recommend Garloff Carpentry for any of your decking needs. His crew was always on time and worked very quickly and efficiently. The finished deck is amazing. I am confident my family and I will enjoy it for many years to come. From pricing to finished product, you can't beat Garloff Carpentry. Thanks again, Todd!
On Oct 05, 2017, Steven C Wyka from Mertztown,Pa wrote:
I just had a deck built at my house and I have to say it exceeded any of my expectations. The deck was built in 3 days and even the building inspector agreed it would support multiple elephants with the way it was build. The quality of the craftsmanship was such a pleasure to see compared to the quality of other carpenters I have used in the past on other projects. I would recommended Garloff Carpentry to anyone for any project with pride. The team who constructed the deck were all professionals and after the job was done other than the finished project you would never know they were there.
On Jun 16, 2017, Mary Evans from Emmaus, PA wrote:
Todd and his team did an incredible job on our covered deck!! Everyone loves it! They were also on time, courteous and efficient. I definitely recommend them!!
On Mar 14, 2017, Alim from Center Valley wrote:
They were very professional, efficient and did excellent work. The deck looks beautiful.
Definitely recommend Todd for deck/ patio job.
On Dec 10, 2016, Zachary & Lauren Brem from Northampton, PA wrote:
Garloff Carpentry recently completed our 500 square foot deck that we have been dreaming of for years. We typically complete home improvement projects ourselves, so we were a bit hesitant to hire a contractor to complete our project. Todd and his crew were a pleasure work with from our initial meeting when we discussed the design for our outdoor oasis. Todd and his team secured a permit and completed the project in just over a week. His team was knowledgable, professional, and courteous. We can't wait to enjoy it with family and friends. Anyone looking for a reliable contractor for a professional deck installation should contact Garloff Carpentry.
On Jul 03, 2016, Paul & Linda Forster from Macungie, Pa wrote:
We are very pleased with our deck replacement. Todd and his crew did a fantastic job. They were always prompt and their work ethic was great. Thanks
On Jun 25, 2016, Bill Upham from Breinigsville, PA wrote:
We recently had Garloff Carpentry install a 20'X 30' Trex deck. The entire crew was very professional and did a great job. They arrived on site at the pre-agreed time and worked continuously until it was time to call it a day. They were eager to respond to any questions we had. I am very pleased with their workmanship and would recommend them to others. Thanks Guys!
On Jun 25, 2016, Jay from Breinigsville wrote:
Todd Garloff and his crew are very detail oriented. Very happy with our deck. They finished the job very quick and very efficiently.
On Jun 24, 2016, Ken and April Tarone from Mertztown, PA wrote:
Garloff Carpentry is a "Top-Shelf" professional, punctual and highly skilled organization. They just completed our upper level pressure treated deck on time and with stunning craftsmanship and execution. The Garloff crew was highly skilled, eager to answer questions and a lot of fun to watch! Overall we are very, very pleased with this builder and you will be too.. :-)
On Dec 07, 2015, Jake Kimball from Center Valley, PA wrote:
Todd and team did a fantastic job with our deck. We only had a vague concept of what we wanted to start. Todd was able to take what we gave him and turn it in to helpful electronic rendering (so we could confirm) and then build it spot on. We love our new deck and look forward to spending a ton of time on it regardless of season. It is the centerpiece of our back yard and we couldn't be happier.
On Oct 22, 2015, Paul from Zionsville, PA wrote:
Todd Garloff and his team at Garloff Carpentry recently completed our new Trex deck, after tearing out the old, run down deck that was left by the home's previous owners. Todd was prompt with communications and when answering questions. He and his team were customer focused with a strong desire to have a satisfied customer at the end of the project. examples include: Offering design assistance and recommendations, handling permitting and inspections, and being accommodating to changes when they arose during the build. In addition, Todd and his team were able to work in conjunction with hardscaping work that was being done by another contractor beneath the deck. Todd's pricing was fair and the value received is excellent, as we are left with a very attractive, well built deck which we expect will provide us many years of pleasure. If I had one criticism, it's that our project started 4-5 weeks after Todd's estimated start time. I was so excited to get started that this was frustrating, but in the long run the few extra weeks were worth it for the quality and value of the finished product. I would use Garloff Carpentry again and would recommend them to others. Thanks to Todd, Ken and other team members.
On Oct 10, 2015, Sean & Catrina Finnegan from Upper Macungie wrote:
Excellent, professional, honest, reliable are a few of the words to describe our experience with Todd Garloff! We had a deck installed this past summer and it is beautiful! Everything from communication and price to the overall product was perfect!! We both have had previous encounters with other companies and estimates and found Garloff to be the perfect fit! We couldn't be more happy and would highly recommend him for anyone looking for a deck. We get tons of compliments on the deck and we are pleased to recommend him to anyone.
On Oct 02, 2015, Elaine Booth from Allentown, PA wrote:
Todd and his employees removed our old deck and built us an absolutely beautiful new Trex deck. I cannot say enough about the quality of their work. They were professional, courteous and efficient. I will definitely recommend them to my neighbors and use Garloff Carpentry for future jobs.
On Jul 13, 2015, Cassell & Michelle Caskie from Lower Macungie Pa. wrote:
Todd and his crew removed our old deck and installed a new Trex deck at the end of June. From the beginning of the project until completion Todd and his crew were very knowledgeable, professional, friendly, and meticulous. Todd and his crew managed to exceed our expectation, we just love our new Trex deck. We highly recommend Todd and his crew to anyone looking for a deck contractor.
Thanks for a job well done.
On Jul 07, 2015, Dot Demmer from Ringtown, PA wrote:
We absolutely love our new TREX curved deck, and so does everyone who has seen it. It's like walking out into a magazine picture. And working with the Garloff Carpentry team was a real pleasure.
From Todd's quick response to our call, his prompt and clear communications
to our endless questions, his design assistance and his outstanding crew, we couldn't have asked for more.
When we had a scheduling glitch, Todd graciously rescheduled the job.
Although we live farther away than most of his clients, he did not hesitate
to help us.
His skilled team, Ken, Bill, and Jimmy went above and beyond in the completion of the deck. After a long drive they were still at the site early, worked very long days but never hurried the job. They were always professional and friendly and, honestly, did their work as if it was for family.
Ken took Todd's clever suggestion for concave steps and placed them in the
perfect spot on the deck. And during construction, always took a moment to explain any questions we had.
Todd, Ken and his crew are not only true craftsmen, they actually care about their work.
We highly recommend Garloff Carpentry and will not hesitate to call them again.
On Jun 23, 2015, Martha Nolan from Allentown, PA wrote:
We had a complete deck remodel. Todd was attentive to ideas we gave him but also gave us some great ideas to use on our deck. The crew was pleasant and hard working as the demo took only an hour. The rebuild was done in 3 days and I cannot express how beautiful it is!!! The lead carpenter designed a great solution to a built-in bench right outside the sliding door along the privacy wall. Love it!!!! Workers were willing to adjust their work schedule around other issues we had in back yard. Very impressed with the workmanship and the attention to details on the whole job and the clean up left everything spotless!!!! Will definitely use them again for any building/carpenter needs.
On May 18, 2015, Susan and Lawrence Parker from Bethlehem,PA wrote:
We did a lot of research on the type of deck we wanted. We checked cost estimators, quality of materials, styles, etc. We had multiple estimates. We decided on Todd for four main reasons 1) his prompt communcation 2) attention to detail and 3) track record 4) professionalism. Todd took time to answer my questions and make revisions at our request. He was patient and thorough. Todd offered suggestions and mentioned potential variables to consider that we were nothing thinking of in the planning process. Todd was not pushy which I appreciated. We felt his pricing was very fair. His computerized sketch was perfect. It allowed us to visualize the final product and he was able to show us revisions. The job was completed a day earlier than expected. The inspector was very impressed with the job. We are thrilled with the deck. Thank you Todd and your crew for doing a wonderful job. We love the outdooors and this truly has enhanced our living!
On May 08, 2015, Kevin & Beth Nagy from Center Valley, PA wrote:
Todd, his foreman Ken and his crew were awesome! They were professional and we appreciate how well they cleaned up the construction area. We have a new puppy that did some damage to a part of the brand new deck and Todd took care of it right away. My wife and I really appreciated Todd's design ideas. The deck looks great and we are very happy with our choice.
On Apr 02, 2015, Brandon from Bethlehem,PA wrote:
I chose Garloff Carpentry for my retro-fit TREX deck installation. From estimation to finish product, I cannot ask for any better. Todd is a real professional and walks you through step by step in detail on all stages of construction. He communicates well with the client and is very knowledgeable in the product he offers. Ken and Todd knocked the project "out of the park". They built my vision and take pride in their work. They are all true master craftsman. They are always ON TIME and genuinely care about the customer. It was a pleasure doing business with this team. I recommend Garloff Carpentry for ALL your decking and renovation needs!
On Mar 26, 2015, Carl and Dagmat from Lower Macungie,PA. wrote:
First I want to say Thank You ! Todd was exceptional person to work with! Takes a lot of pride in his company! He help us from start to finish! He treats you like you are his only customer! His price was very reasonable. 1st time I didn't go get other estimates! But his crew Ken,Bill and Jimmy is what makes it so fantastic. They show up at 7:00 on the dot and work non stop till the end of the day. They were so professional at their job. They all work here like this was their own home. Each guy knew what he had to do and knew when the other one needed assistance. Ken was great explaining to me what he was doing and why it's done like this. Thier precise workmanship was awesome ! The job was clean up everyday! I would highly recommend Garloff Carpentry . It fact my number is 610-657-1194. Call me if u want to take a look for yourself!! Your are going to be amazed! Thanks again Todd,Ken,Bill and Jimmy!!
On Feb 28, 2015, Dave G from Macungie, pa wrote:
Garloff Carpentry built a beautiful deck for us several years ago. When we needed new French doors installed in the rear of our house, we called Garloff. Todd came out and measured and told us what to look for when picking out our new doors. When our doors came in, Todd picked them up for us and his crew came as scheduled to install them. Just like when they built our deck, his crew was fast, friendly and efficient. They removed the old doors, installed the new doors, replaced all the trim and hardware and left both the inside and outside of the house cleaner then when they arrived. I'd would not hesitate to recommend Garloff Carpentry to my friends or family. They do a great job at a fair price.
On Nov 16, 2014, G. Thomas from Easton, PA wrote:
We were absolutely thrilled with the design and craftsmanship of our deck. After talking with a few other contractors, we finally found the design we were looking for with Garloff Carpentry. We have had so many compliments from family, friends and neighbors. Todd and his crew were extremely easy to work with. Communication before and during the job was superb. Todd was easily able to provide us with options to keep the project within our desired budget. I am one that asks a lot of questions and he and his crew were always willing to stop what they were doing to answer them. The crew that worked on my home - Ken, Bill, and Josh - did an excellent job. They arrived on site by 7am each day and went to work. They cleaned up after every work day. The worksite was tidy and neat through the whole process. I would wholeheartedly recommend Garloff Carpentry without any reservation.
On Sep 11, 2014, Sylvia Gardner from Breinigsville, PA wrote:
It was a pleasure doing business with Garloff Carpentry. I received several bids and I am glad I decided to go with Todd. He was very professional, knowledgeable, accommodating and punctual. He worked with me to determine the best solution and materials to build my deck within my budget. He also took care of the necessary permits. I was very impressed with the quality and artistry used to build my beautiful deck. Todd was very patient and accommodating even when my HOA required a major modification. Todd and his team immediately did what was necessary to correct the situation and I am very pleased with the outcome. Great Job!
On Aug 12, 2014, Charlie Unger from Bethlehem, PA wrote:
We moved into a beautiful home that inexplicably left a spacious kitchen with sliding glass doors leading to four rickety wooden steps and a 6' X 8" concrete slab patio.
After speaking with multiple contractors and evaluating their proposals, we selected Garloff Carpentry, LLC to construct a screened-in porch and an adjacent deck. Todd was not low bidder of four proposals but he was more knowledgeable and experienced than the low bidder. His proposal was detailed and included professional renderings of the work to be done. Importantly, his pricing was vety fair.
We are extremely satisfied with the work that Todd and crew did have received many compliments on the quality and craftsmanship of the porch and deck. I highly recommend him. Following are personal observations of Todd and his crew which were quite pleasant:
- Materials and craftsmanship were of highest quality
- Communicated well throughout the project
- Obtained all approvals in complying with rigorous township codes/inspections
- Skilled crew that arrived on time and left the property clean before leaving
- Communicated well, was responsive and a pleasure to deal with
- Treated us with respect and appreciation
On Aug 11, 2014, Michael and Stephanie Bull from Macungie PA wrote:
Todd built our deck when we were on vacation and we couldn't be happier!! The deck turned out gorgeous!! I will only call Garloff Carpentry from now on!
On Jul 08, 2014, Karl and Barbara Goldschmiedt from Macungie, PA wrote:
We just had our Trex composite deck installed by Garloff LLC. From the start, Todd was up front and knowledgeable of the product, how much material would be needed and time of completion. We would like to thank him for his wonderful workmanship and recommend him highly to all who wish to install a Trex deck. His work and team were extremely professional, highly knowledgeable as well as polite and systematic with all their work. After a full day of working, his team cleaned up and was very respectful of our property.
He is very conscientious of his customers' needs and is detailed of what is to be done, and when it will be completed. Trust is what you have when you find Todd to do your deck. Through all of his recommendations, we have a beautiful and professional end result. We really can't recommend him enough and would be happy to let other potential customers view his work.
Todd and his men were a breath of fresh air! Something you don't see often when hiring a contractor to do work in your home.
On Jul 07, 2014, Selassie and Ayesha White from Alburtis, PA wrote:
Where do I begin? After a really difficult time with a previous contractor, We were blessed enough to find Todd and Garloff Carpentry online. From the very beginning we were impressed with Todd and his promptness and his overall knowledge of what it was we were looking to accomplish. Todd quoted us a fair price for the concrete slab and decking and didn't feel that he was over charging us or trying to get over on us. The team was courteous and professional. They showed up everyday on time and cleaned up everyday when they left for the day. And even with the week of rain we had that slowed down the project a bit, our deck was fully completed within 2 and half days. I can't begin to tell you how grateful we are to have worked with Todd and his team. If your looking for a fair price and QUALITY WORKMANSHIP. Garloff Carpentry is the way to go.
On Feb 09, 2014, Chris & Maryellen Walls from Upper Macungie Township wrote:
Last summer Maryellen and I knew it was time to replace our second floor deck. We asked our friends for referrals and got several estimates from reputable contractors. While doing a plumbing estimate for an existing customer, I saw their recently completed deck. In my past life as a Building Inspector I got to see the good the bad and the ugly in the deck world. But I was was impressed with the quality of the workmanship by their contractor. I asked who did the work and listened to my customer sing his phases. They gave me Todd's card and I gave him a call. He got back to us promptly and was very professional in his presentation. His pricing was in the middle where it should have been. In my forty years of construction I've learned that low bidder in the construction trades is a slippery slope. I was not about to give up the quality of the the materials or the skill of the labor to complete my project. Todd was very patient while we made several color changes at the last minute. We were only replacing the decking and rails with Trex so when Todd called to tell me the support structure was shot I was prepared. Doing construction estimates for a living I found his additional pricing was right on target. Each morning his workers were on time and very polite. I stopped by during the construction and saw how good they really were. Three working days later they were done and we had a stunning deck. Now when company comes over, we say did you see our new deck. My construction buddies have been very impressed as they should be. Todd and his workers exceeded our expirations and gave us a quality project which has improved our home.
Chris & Maryellen
On Sep 17, 2013, Bernie and Sara from Allentown wrote:
We chose Garloff Carpentry to install a replacement deck and railing system, using all Trex products. Because there were unique areas in the construction of the existing deck, special considerations were necessary to make the accommodations. This gave the Garloff team the chance to display professional skill and craftsmanship in engineering the end result to fully meet our satisfaction. The work proceeded on schedule, and the work space was cleaned and tidy when completed. Job well done. Garloff Carpentry provided the service and quality I required and I would recommend them - high grades all around.
On Sep 08, 2013, Ryan McCormick from Center Valley wrote:
Todd and his crew did a fantastic job framing out a deck project for me. Todd was very helpful in the design process, and in making suggestions that worked best for our project. His crew displayed some fine craftsmanship and left the jobsite in clean condition at the end of each work day. As a business owner in a construction trade, I would highly recommend Garloff Carpentry for any deck project. I was very appreciative of Todd with his constant communication during the project, an often overlooked quality in a contractor. Thanks again.
On Sep 01, 2013, Mary Jane Sickonic from Bethlehem, PA wrote:
Todd and his crew just finished putting a deck on my Mother's home. It is a beautiful TREX deck. It adds so much to the value of the home and it is maintenance free. Todd was wonderful to work with. He was very patient and responded promptly to my inquiries. I am so happy with the outcome as are the rest of the family. We definitely should have done this sooner. Will recommend Todd to others.
On Aug 04, 2013, Mary Anne and Frank from Bethlehem, PA wrote:
Last fall Todd and his staff replaced our 17 year old professionally installed wooden deck with a larger wooden deck. Todd was wonderful from the moment he contacted us while he was on vacation, to let us know he would set up an estimate the following week, up through the completion of the project.
After receiving several estimates we knew immediately Garloff Carpentry was our choice for the project. Todd provided a professional estimate along with a drawing to show us how the finished product would look. Would you believe we received one estimate that was twice as much as Todd’s that was handwritten on notebook paper and the estimate was impossible to read!
The project was completed on schedule, even though we had several days of rain, and we couldn't be happier with the results! The larger deck was exactly what we had hoped for and the small changes that Todd made to the original deck layout were wonderful! This is an elevated deck and the staircase was modified so that the steps were no longer steep and difficult for some older family members to navigate. He also made the deck flush with our back door so that we no longer step down to walk out on the deck. Simple modifications that were a WOW factor for us!
We are in the market for another project in the near future and the only person we will call is Todd Garloff!
On Jul 21, 2013, Ana and Manuel from Allentown, PA wrote:
Last Spring, Todd and his crew replaced our rotted wooden deck with a brand new Trex Deck. We love it and could not be happier with the way everything played out. Todd and his crew were very curteous and helpful during the whole process. We would recommend Garloff Carpentry to anyone.
On Jun 06, 2013, Fritz Walker from South Whitehall, PA wrote:
Todd and his crew just completed our new deck, and simply put, we could not be more pleased with the results. I had a complex design in mind that included a lot of curve work. Todd met with us several times to help me turn the idea into a practical plan that could be implemented. He was also extremely helpful in picking out colors and finishing touches. The crew started the work at the promised time, then worked straight through to get the whole job done in less than two weeks, which was pretty amazing considering the design. The crew was polite and very careful with regard to our property, and always cleaned up well at the end of the day. Best of all, the quality of the work was first rate. We get nothing but glowing compliments now from friends and neighbors when they see the latest addition to our house. You'll be in good hands if you choose Garolff Carpentry for your project.
On Apr 30, 2013, Susan Blum from Upper Macungie, PA wrote:
They took down my old wooden, rotted deck and put up a TREK deck. All went well, no complaints. When trying to determine what colors, Todd was able to get us to the TREK website, so we could see how the colors went together. Good thing, because our original choice, would have been too dark. By varying the color, it looks beautiful. The crew was very professional, and what I noticed was that when it was all finished, not only did they clean the area, they washed down the deck so any mud (it did rain) was cleaned off of the deck. I would recommend them to anyone looking to get a deck.
A+ - Pre-sale: Todd came out, explained our options, brought samples and we went to the web-site to further see how it would look, also explained the entire time-line for the work.
A+ - During construction - the crew were very professional, did their job, kept the site clean, and as I mentioned before, even washed the mud off.
A+ - After it was completed. I spoke with Todd, and asked if he had an idea on how to blend the siding into the deck and he offered to put some trim up to match the deck.
Well done, before, during and after.
On Apr 14, 2013, Jon Wolfel from Northampton, PA wrote:
Last fall, Todd and his crew replaced my wooden 14x16 deck with a 12x16 Trex Transcend deck and stair case. Prior to starting the job and during the actual construction, I made several changes to the design and Todd was more than accomadating. Todd also scheduled the work to coincide with a landscaping project (retaining wall and pavers)under the deck. Also, his crew installed a Dry-Snap system under the deck which allows us to enjoy the patio during inclement weather. The building permits were all taken care by Todd. I received numerous good comments about the deck. I highly recommend Garloff Carpentry for anyone interested in constructing or replacing a deck.
On Jan 27, 2013, Joe & Deb from Emmaus wrote:
Todd put up a porch roof for us and we could not be happier with it. It looks great! Todd and his crew were friendly, courteous and we would definitely use them again.
On Jan 09, 2013, Gail from Allentown, PA wrote:
Todd and the guys did an awesome job on our deck. From the initial contact to the completion of our deck, Todd kept us informed. The workmanship is excellent. We would recommend anyone to use Todd and the crew.
On Nov 14, 2012, Lauren from Catasauqua PA wrote:
Todd and his crew did a fantastic job on our deck! They removed our existing deck and pond. They built us a beautiful trex trancends deck which I know we will enjoy for years to come. We have a few more projects in the coming years and will most.certainly use garloff.carpentry again!
On Oct 29, 2012, Silvia from Allentown, PA wrote:
Todd and his crew built a replacement deck on the back of our house as well as replaced wood railing with vinyl railing on a second floor deck at the end of this summer. I couldn't be more pleased with their professionalism and the high quality work that was performed. Todd was very honest, knowledgeable and helpful. His crew worked diligently and kept me informed of their progress and were never afraid to ask my thoughts when they encountered issues that needed to be resolved. I appreciated this very much. We have received so many compliments on the deck and look forward to many years of enjoyment. Our deck is a combination of cedar floor boards because I like the look and feel of a real wood deck, but with vinyl railings which will be maintenance free. The materials and workmanship were very much a good value for what we received. I am an architect and very particular about details and quality of work and would recommend Garloff to anyone.
On Oct 23, 2012, Brian and Joy from Macungie, PA wrote:
KUDOS to Todd, Ken, and Billy for our beautiful new Trex deck. From the initial consultation to the day we stood on the finished product, this was a professional job through and through. Great workmanship at a reasonable price... not easy to come by. They even consulted frequently with our bluestone patio contractor to make sure the integrated design met our creative vision. Highly recommended!
On Aug 03, 2012, Bob & Robin from Allentown wrote:
We were putting an above ground pool in but wanted to soften the look with both a deck and surrounding landscaping. We had a plan drawn up which we shared with Todd. Needless to say, he followed the plan but added his own personal touches which resulted in more than we ever thought possible. From his professional presentation and follow-up, through the building of the deck and his crew, we are more than pleased with the project and received many favorable comments. We would highly recommend Todd and his crew for any deck project - big or small!
On Jun 09, 2012, Lori from Northampton wrote:
Bought my house in 2005 and waited 7 years to add a deck. I knew I wanted Trex for the "no maintenance" feature but had no idea what was available. When Todd did the estimate he had all the latest product samples to choose from. Todd was excellent in responding to my email questions and concerns. Todd was courteous, professional, and patient while I decided on the material and configuration of my deck. His quote was very reasonable too. Todd and his crew started early in the morning and finished the same day. I am very pleased with my deck and have had many compliments on the superior quality and construction. By far, I have the nicest deck in the neighborhood. Thank you, Garloff Carpentry!
On May 22, 2012, Tim from Emmaus, PA wrote:
A key element in the redesigning of our back yard was the addition of a deck. I contacted Todd via Angie's List, and he quickly came out to give us an estimate. Part of the deck would be supported by a section of an existing concrete slab, and the rest would need traditional footers. Todd determined that the L-shaped deck could best be constructed as two single decks, joined together, one 10' x 10' and the other 12' x 14'. Since it would rest in part on an existing concrete slab, it would not be a raised deck, and, therefore, no steps or railing would be required. On May 12, 2012, he came to the house to lay out the deck and to dig and pour the footers. On May 21, he and crew, despite pouring rain earlier in the morning, began work. Though it threatened to rain all day, the crew steadily and efficiently proceeded with the construction. They were personable -- we had a great time talking while they worked -- and professional. After the deck was finished, they cleaned up thoroughly, and even offered to do more; I refused that offer because I knew the coming rain would accomplish it. We are very pleased with our new deck, and we are glad we chose Todd to build it for us. (One reason was that Todd's estimate was SUBSTANTIALLY lower than the other two we got.) I heartily recommend Todd.
On Apr 21, 2012, Russ from Orefield, PA wrote:
We needed to replace an old wooden deck. We had four contractors come over to look at the project and design a new deck for us. Several never showed up again or gave us quotes that were outrageously expensive. We called Todd and he came over and gave us options of wood vs composite. We decided on a wood deck and he gave us a price that was the most reasonable. Halfway through the construction, we decided to expand the deck beyond the original design. I was afraid it was too late and they would say "No". His crew immediately contacted Todd, and it was "no problem." The price adjustment for the extra work which included digging two more footers was very fair. In a few short days we had a beautiful deck that was excellently constructed at a reasonable price. His crew starts early, cleans up carefully and were polite and professional. You can contact me if you have any questions about his work: dobrodoc1 (at) gmail (dot) com
On Apr 15, 2012, Dave from Macungie, PA wrote:
My wife and I hired Todd to tear down our existing small deck and build a larger two-level deck. He was professional from the start and he handled all the paperwork, permits, inspections and approvals. The job was started on the promised day and at the end of each day, his crew cleaned the worksite, leaving it neat and organized. We made a couple of changes during the job which Todd handled with no problem. The job was finished on time and turned out even better than we had hoped. The final bill was exactly what Todd had quoted. We are thrilled with our new deck and would recommend Todd Garloff Carpentry to anyone looking for a beautiful new deck at a very reasonable price.
On Apr 11, 2012, Michael from Breinigsville wrote:
Todd and his crew built a beautiful Bi-Level Trex Transcends deck for me and my family. We are very pleased with the overall quality of material and workmanship. Our friends were also impressed. Todd's flexible payment schedule (50% at start of project/50% upon completion/customer satisfaction), clearly showed that he stands by his product. There were some minor issues, however, they were all resolved in a expeditious and professional manner. All concerns were communicated via email, phone messages, or on site. Todd would always get back to me in a timely fashion and at no time left me hanging. I would recommend Todd on the basis of his honesty and sincerity; in addition to the fact that his estimate came in considerably lower than the bid proposal I received from a highly rated competitor.
On Mar 27, 2012, Matt from Chalfont wrote:
My experience with Todd was wonderful. He was very courteous and answered all my questions very patiently on my new deck. I interviewed many contractors before choosing Todd. His experience and the way he handled the bid process really won me over. There was no pressure for unwanted upgrades. His work was excellent. I would highly recommend Todd for your deck needs.
On Nov 08, 2011, Andrea from Allentown, PA wrote:
Todd and his crew replaced my wooden deck with a beautiful TREX Transcend deck. Todd was very patient while I decided on the color for the deck and railings/posts. He never complained when I completely changed my mind and decided on colors I originally told him I wasn’t interested in. Even with the weather against them, the crew worked hard and were always pleasant and respectful. The steps needed to come to a peak, and the peak needed to line up with the peak in the existing walkway/patio below the deck. Todd used his creativity to design steps that not only accomplish this, but that also make the deck special. The post cap lighting is a great addition. I am very happy with my new deck and look forward to spending many hours on it.
On Oct 21, 2011, Amy & Gary from Bethlehem, PA wrote:
We saw Todd's work at Ag Hall and called him to redo the front porch. He had some great ideas for our porch and was willing to make happen what was in our imagination. Todd and his crew were dedicated workers and worked long and hard to finish our porch despite the rainy weather. The result is just what we wanted and the craftsmanship is superb. We love it.
On Oct 15, 2011, Joe & Dedi from Emmaus, PA wrote:
Wow, what a great job Garloff Carpentry did on our deck. They condtructed a beautiful deck to our specifications in just 3 days. We are very pleased and would recommend them to do any carpentry work for us or any of our friends and
relatives in the future. They were extrememly careful and left our home and yard spotless. Their attention to detail is tremendous.
On Oct 11, 2011, Colleen from Bethlehem wrote:
We couldn't be happier with the quality of workmanship Todd and his crew have given us with our newly replaced deck: Totally professional, creative, efficient, and attentive to detail -- beyond any experience we've had with construction prior to this project. The deck, from beginning to completion, was as much a source of pride to the crew as it is to us. And we do look forward to using Garloff Cartentry for a few future projects! I would recommend them to anyone!
On Jul 18, 2011, Jack from Blandon, PA wrote:
I called Todd to request a quote on a deck and he returned my call while I was still on the website, now that is promptness. He then gave me several quotes on different variations I wanted. Many other deck people did not follow up or design what I wanted. Todd was a pleasure to work with. His people were friendly and did the deck exactly the way I had requested and always asked if they had any questions. The deck is very sturdy, well built, and will last a lifetime. Thanks Todd, Ken, Adam, and all the guys for a job well done. I will recommend you to everyone. Jack
On Jun 22, 2011, Ben & Marcy from Bethlehem Township, PA wrote:
We never had a deck built before but we read all the books and knew exactly what we wanted....until we got an estimate from Todd. He made suggestions from his experience that we didn't get from the books (or other contractors)and we ended up with a deck that was vastly better than what we "knew" we wanted. His estimate was the final price, his crew was competent and friendly, and he stands behind and guarantees his work. Garloff Carpentry has our highest recommendation.
On Apr 16, 2011, John and Robin from Fogelsville wrote:
A fantastic job on our new deck. Todd and his crew were the consumate professionals, and their workmanship is beyond great (especially if you're a mitered corner fanatic like I am).
They showed up punctually every day, took virtually no breaks, and cleaned up the worksite at the end of each day. We highly recommend Todd and his company if you desire quality, workmanship, honesty, and integrity. He even designed a unique benching and storage concept for us that is the envy of the neighbors.
Many thanks, Todd, and we're looking to see where else on the property we could put another deck!!!
On Dec 15, 2010, Bob from Allentown, PA wrote:
We requested several bids to remove an aging wooden deck and install a new Trex Transcend deck. Other builders came over and took a few quick measurements, then gave us an estimate to replace the old deck with a Trex deck of the same exact design. Todd came over and really looked over our existing set up and the whole deck/house/lower porch area, then discussed a number of possible improvements before submitting a design. His suggested improvements gave us a much sturdier design than the previous deck (and other bidders). Todd's design also freed up space on the porch beneath our deck, and by taking advantage of standard material lengths we were able to add about 50 extra square feet to the deck surface without purchasing any additional support materials. From the start it was clear to me that Todd was approaching the job as though it was *his* deck. He wasn't looking just to throw out a quick estimate, he was suggesting how to maximize our investment and build the best deck possible for what we wanted to spend.
Todd's crew was at our house at (or before) sunrise each day, and put in some long days. They do thoroughly professional work. Everything was well organized: materials, delivery, scheduling, permitting, inspections. Todd handles everything, I didn't have to make a single phone call, or fill out any paperwork.
Anyone who has done any kind of home improvement project knows that delays and cost overruns are the rule, not the exception. I'm happy to say that our new deck was the *first* project we've ever done that was completed on time and on budget.
I would recommend Todd and his team without hesitation. I believe if you go with them you will get the best possible deck for your investment. Thanks guys!
On Oct 19, 2010, Sue from Alburtis, Pa. wrote:
Todd and his crew built me a beautiful deck. The work was done with care and attention to detail. The crew arrived on time and were pleasant and courteous. Todd was excellent from start to finish. When I am asked how my experience was I say it went perfectly.
I would recommend Todd to anyone interested.
On Sep 22, 2010, Joan and Tom from Allentown, PA wrote:
Pleasant evenings on a well designed and constructed deck have been ours to enjoy thanks to the craftmanship of Todd and his employees. We have had many complements from neighbors, family and friends who have admired the materials, design and construction of the deck. We met with other contractors but were immediately impressed by Todd's highly professional yet friendly manner. This was one of the characteristic that he and his employees displayed throughout the building process. We are happy to recommend Garloff Carpentry to others and are confident that you will not be disppointed if you choose them for your project.
On Sep 01, 2010, Jill and John from Orefield wrote:
Beautiful… Sturdy… Solid… Awesome. These are just a few of the words that family and friends have used to describe our new deck.
My husband and I did a lot of research and pre-planning and knew exactly what we wanted for the design and construction of our deck. Todd and his crew took those ideas and brought them to life!
The quality craftsmanship, attention to detail and professionalism of Todd and his crew resulted in an absolutely stunning deck. His experience and creativity provided us with great ideas for some small modifications. Part of our design included a Celtic knot inlay. Wow! He did an awesome job with that tricky detail.
We are more than happy to highly recommend Todd and his wonderful crew! You can be confident that the job is done right.
On Apr 12, 2010, The Royers from Emmaus, PA wrote:
Todd, the deck has just been through its first winter and it looks terrific.
On Apr 11, 2010, Candace from Breinigsville wrote:
Todd and his crew did an amazing job delivering a beautiful deck for my townhouse.... I had several estimates before meeting Todd, but after speaking with him, my decision was made. He made it very easy to have exactly what I wanted. He did not try to talk me into anything that I did not want or need, but also knew when to give his professional opinion. Even with the weather against him, he delivered the completion of the deck when promised!! Todd also did a great job communicating the progress. The price was unbeatable and he also did all of the leg work himself such as the permit and setting up the inspections.
I would highly recommend Todd to anyone .. as a matter of fact, I will be calling on Todd for some other needs around the house as well !! Thanks Todd!
On Aug 10, 2009, Minerva from Breinigsville PA wrote:
I highly recommend Garloff Carpentry. They did an awesome job! It is beautiful. I am getting compliments of how great looking my deck is. My neighbors have a deck but I have the DECK! It looks so classy with the railings Todd recommended. Reasonably priced, Job done on time! They did exactly what they said they were going to do and when they said it was going to be done, it was done! Thank you Garloff, you're the best.
On Aug 03, 2009, Carol from Hanover Township, PA wrote:
Thanks to Todd and his very capable crew, we have a beautiful double deck/patio combination that is exactly what we wanted. Garloff Carpentry provides professional expertise, comprehensive services, and the willingness to work with the customer. Making our dreams reality was Todd's goal. Todd is as pleasant and personable as he is professional, and there is a real sense of partnership and teamwork from the first meeting through to the completion of the project. He handled all permits, applications, and submissions to the Township- all of which was a major help to us. Todd also adheres to industry standards which protect the customer and his/her financial investment. In all ways, a terrific experience. I highly recommend Garloff Carpentry.
On Jun 20, 2009, John from Emmaus, PA wrote:
My wife and I are very happy with our new deck!
Todd helped me design it, and his caring and attention to detail made it happen. We are so glad we chose Garloff Carpentry that we recommended them to our friends. The deck is a one of a kind creation that adds a personal touch to our new subdivision house.
I am an Engineer and some people say I am hard to work for but I just want it done right, and that is what we got from Garloff Carpentry.
On Jun 19, 2009, John from Emmaus, PA wrote:
Todd and his super crew just finished our deck today and it is a work of art. When I walk on it, it seems like I am walking on granite. There is no vibration whatsoever. Two neighbors have already asked about it and a lot of drivers have slowed down so they could have a look at it.
We got Todd's name from our plumber, Jack Nonnemacher of Emmaus, a man of talent and impeccable honesty. Jack made a good choice for us.
Todd is a bear on detail. You can look all you want for errors. You won't find any.
I'm one of those guys who has been burnt by some contractors in the past. It's nice to put Todd on the "good guys" list along with Jack and a few others.
To repeat, it's a deck, a work of art, and a magnificent example of architectural design and strength of structure.
My wife and I are very happy with the work of Todd Garloff and his crew.
On Jun 18, 2009, Donald from Coplay, PA wrote:
I ran into Todd at the home show in Allentown. I was looking to replace my deck that was around my above ground pool. When I was ready to get estimates, I contacted several builders, Todd being one. After Todd came for the estimate, a day or two later I received his proposal. I waited several weeks for the others to respond. Todd contacted me during this time inquiring about the estimate. The feeling I got was that he wanted the job where as the others seemed to care less. I am not sorry that I chose his company. They arrived on time to start and were done in 3 days. The work was meticulous. Todd over sees every detail of the construction. The crew he has are very pleasant and courteous. Afer completion the entire grounds were cleaned of any debris.
I would recommend Todd to anyone who is interested. He is competent,meticulous and very fair in his pricing. I requested several of his business cards so I could hand them out to whoever was interested
On Jun 17, 2009, Josh from Lower Saucon, PA wrote:
Todd and his crew did a fantastic job on our deck. He built one in the front of our house to give the front of the house more "depth" and look more indigenous to the area. I told Todd my vision and how important that it was that the deck look like a porch and not a deck. He built it exactly how I wanted. He provided drawings ahead of time. He did exactly what he said he was going to do, when he said he would do it, and in the time frame he tole me he would. He also secured the proper permits.
Todd pays attention to the details. Todd was one of many contractors that I had give me an estimate for the project. He is not the cheapest, nor is he the most expensive, but he was the one that left me with the most piece of mind. The styling that Todd uses is gorgeous. All my neighbors that almost never talk to me have stopped while walking to tell be what a beautiful porch we have. I have been passing out Todd's contact information to all neighbor's that are interested.
Once the project was underway I could see excellent progress. Todd was concerned that he did not hear from me while the building was happening. I was so happy with the way it was coming along, there was no need to talk to him until completion. I told him that silence was golden from me.
Would I use Todd again? YES! He will be refurbishing an existing, elevated back yard deck and adding a staircase to it. I am so confident in his abilities, I did not get estimates from others. Once again, he understood exactly what I wanted. I plan on having him give me an estimate for an above ground pool deck in the near future as well.