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They were very prompt and professional. They did a good job and we definitely would use them again.

- SARA FISCHER

Their pricing is pretty fair and not overpriced. When they say they are coming they come and I don’t have any problem with them. They are very punctual and responsive.

- Jill Schiller

They were good, professional and the bid came in a lot higher then others. They seemed very knowledgeable and trustworthy. I had a good experience with them.

- Beth Brandel

They did a good job and we were very happy with them.

- JILL OLSWANGER

I used Them last 12 years ago. I thought they were very prompt. They said they would be here on such a date. They said it would take five days or whatever and they took five days for the job so they were very right on with their estimate.

- Pattrick Anderson

They showed up everyday and they cleaned up after themselves. All in all, they did the work
professionally.

- patrick lennon

When they did the work, they did a good job. They were professional and showed up on time. They did nice work so no complaints. I didn’t have any problems. I contracted with them, they came in, got it done, and I paid them. It was all good. Their pricing was probably in the upper end but with the quality of the work, I don’t mind paying a little heavier price for that.

- DAVID SHEEHAN

They did a great job at a good price. They were on time, right on the estimate and they came in with a crew with four guys and it took half the time they said it would. We had some water leakage. I recall them coming in and they said it would take a day and they were in and out in probably four hours.

- Craig Koppmann

Everything went well. They were punctual and showed up on time. They did everything they were suppose to and they finished on time. The only is that they ended up little bit you needed to call them back to clean up some paint that has been splattered from windows. The price was little high. I would use them again.

- Neal Plotnik

Castino Painting & Home Services did very well and they always come in underpriced. They did basically about 12 days of work and they always bring out a team and they get the job done. I have no complaints at all. The owner of the company come by every year, would walk around the house and will look at everything, identifies things that need to be done and we schedule a time when it would be done. He’s always been reasonable and I trust him.

- Eugene Cummings

Castino Painting & Home Services Inc. was very professional. They did the work that they said they would do and they covered everything.

- Kathleen Fernicola

The job went great. We love Castino. They’re prompt, professional, and get the work done on time.

- Robert Best

We love them. We’ve known Roger since high school. It is a great company with great people working for him. We would highly recommend them. Their prices are totally in line with all the other competitors. They are not the most expensive but certainly not the cheapest. For the value for the money, we would totally trust them again. They are dependable, reliable and professional. They do a great job and they deliver what they do. They have nice products.

- KATHY PERRY

We got an excellent service from them. We were very pleased with them. They offer a reasonable price. They are trustworthy and I don’t have to worry if I won’t be here. I can always count on an
excellent work. They always leave the house immaculate and clean.

- DOUG MAJOR

They are great as they went out of their way to satisfy me. They are very polite and respectful with their clients. They are fair on prices. I know their reputation so I didn’t call other people to price it out.

- Linda Dawe

It went really well. These guys are simply awesome. They are very much focused on solving problems for the customer. After June 26th storm in the Chicago area, we had basement flooding. I called top 3 restoration companies from Angie’s list and Castino is the only company that returned my call. From that point on wards they worked patiently and diligently till our basement was cleaned and dried. The manager at Castino, Cathy, was simply great. She is extremely professional and takes customer service to a new level. All the employees of Castino that I interacted with Paco, Peter, Cody, Dawn, George.. were all very much interested in listening to us patiently and providing very good explanation and suggestions. Despite the heavy work load, Cathy always answered my phone or called back within minutes when she was on another line. The crew that came on the first day were very cheerful and patient even at 11:00 PM in the night.
Their pricing is very transparent and very fair. They worked with us and helped to tailor the services to meet our needs. They also gave lot of very good tips.
BTW, I don’t think asking for credit card number while scheduling is a problem at all. They do that to protect themselves against folks who cancel the service after the crew has reached the site with all the equipment. In my case they did not charge anything to my credit card till all the work was completed to my satisfaction and I signed off on the work. I even ended up changing my credit card on the last day.
This is a very good, honest company to work with.

- Ganesh Mayya

Initially met with Eric who provided quote and timetable for work.  He was very sensitive to my request that the work be done expeditiously .  Family members suffer from allergies and asthma, so and I wanted to limit our exposure to the dust and fumes created by painting/wallpaper removal.
Crew arrived, as promised, promptly at 730 Monday.  Stanley, who was the job foreman, was outstanding.  He kept me apprised of the progress they made each day and made the disruption very tolerable.   It had been too cold to paint outside  in MArch during the initial project, so Castino recently returned to paint an exterior door.  The painter missed a small strip on the bottom so I contacted  Stanley and he promptly came by  to assess the incomplete job and then he painted the missed area himself!!
Crew actually finished a day early.  Workers were not only  friendly but they were also clean and tidy. Mess was minimized to the work area.
I was happy with completed project.  Castino does quality work in an efficient manner.

- SUZANNE PEREGRINE

Wow- where do I start?  Steve, the estimator, was fantastic.  He was upfront about the time expectations for getting the jobs done.  Peter, the job site manager, was amazing.  His level of professionalism and communication met and exceeded my expectations. The job site workers were all very courteous and tidy.  I would highly recommend using Castino.

- Sarah Sloane

Went extremely well. Work was done ahead of schedule. Workmen were helpful and respectful of furniture and need to confine work clutter so we could have full use of rest of house.

- Janet McLean

On our next job, I won’t even consider anyone else.  You should see our master bedroom.  It looks like a model home.  They called in a color coordinator for the palette and did a magnificent job.  Their workmen are very professional and high-class.  Their prices were reasonable, they accept credit cards.

- Linda Phillips

We have used castino for a number of jobs and they always pull through, do a great job and treat us well. Highly recommended!

- Dan Ushman

Excellent work from everyone at the company.  Starting with their estimator and including paint crew and office staff.  This was a lage job that took 5 days to complete.  No issues with any of the paint crew.  All were experienced, professional, and polite.  Never worried about any of our personal possessions.  They worked very hard, rarely took breaks, and if they ate lunch, it was quick.  Everything was put together back in its place when they finished the job.
I would use them again in a heartbeat.

- Doug Berman

They’re pretty good. I looked at their rating and they are rated an ‘A’ company so I think they
consistently do a good job. They listen to me of what I wanted to do and there’s no problem. Punctuality
is also good.

- T. Aoba

Did excellent job, clean work, prompt.
Am now getting an estimate for outside trim painting work. Hope as good as first time.
Don’t remember cost, but very satisfied with work.

- Adela Lassen

The estimator recognized that the mold about a foot up the wall in the basement was only on the paint due to condensation on basement walls which were exterior walls.  Thus  diagnosing that this was not a giant mold removal issue and required cleaning and treatment only of affected areas about 2 feet up from wall and a foot onto the floor (the floor was at my request, to be safe). I appreciated his honest assessment.  The walls and floor were treated and then painted with mold resistant paint.  Because it is a basement storage area, they had to move some heavy exercise equipment and storage shelves onto one half of the floor in order to paint the other half of the floor and then move it back after the first half dried and paint the second half.  There was no place else to move the heavy bulky stuff.  The floor required 2 coats–so several trips had to be made to paint the floor and then returned to put everything back into place.  They were very good scheduling within my schedule and coming on time every time.  When one painter had a family emergency, another painter arrived to take his place.  They were very professional and did a great job–finishing before Thanksgiving.

- Patricia Collins

They did an exceptional job getting any sign of water out of the basement.  Our insurance company recommended that we call Service Master.  We called Service Master, and they would not have been able to come to our house for 2 weeks.  Also, the estimate we received from Service Master was a lot more than Castino’s.

- Anne-Marie Kennedy

They definitely worked above and beyond expectation. Thanks for Castino.

- wenhui zhang

I was very happy with their service.

- Jackie Earley

We asked Castino to open up 2 interior walls, to create better visual & light flow in entry and living room. Also to remove old door frames on upstairs landing. We defined a price, scope of work, and start date of 18 March. On that day Robert showed up and started work very cleanly, methodically. Super reassuring.
Robert finished the work on 27th, 1 day ahead of schedule. Results are great: beautiful new openings in walls, impeccable trim work, house cleaned up. Robert really knows what he is doing. Very happy

- Yann Kulp

Great experience with Castino all around. First Cathy was great to deal with on the phone and was able to get a crew over the next morning. The crew arrived on time the next morning. Nick did a good job with the walkthrough to review what they were / were not going to do. It helped with my comfortable level to have a firm handle on the scope and that we were on the same page since they do the work with an open contract. Anytime there was there was something that was different from what we discussed, or even questionable, they called me down to review before moving on. They finished with work and bringing the waste in about 4 hours. Then brought down the equipment. They had to leave for another job, and had to leave the removed materials on a the curb. Cathy called back within minutes of the crew leaving to let me know somebody would come by by that evening to take away everything from the curb – which they did. Hope I’ll never need them again, but definitely my first call if I do.

- Steve Henderson

Castino was great from the first time I called them. They had someone out to look at the problem within a day or two of my first call, provided a quote the next day and had the repair completed within a week.

- Jeff Brown

We have been very satisfied with their work. Arrived promptly and cleaned up daily before departing. Their personnel are very professional. We highly recommend their services.

- Pete Schellenbach

The quote process was very thorough and excellent. Paul Devins worked very hard with me to get
the quote within the budget. I have nothing but good things to say about them.

- Geoff Southwick

I got a quote and we were very satisfied with it. The quote was very good. We have used them before and I’ve always been satisfied with their work.

- PATRICIA DAVIS

Very responsive. Easy to work with.

- Scott Janess

The small house we had painted had siding dating back to the 70’s, which was colored a dark red.  The northeast side of the house facing the lake had been repainted already a few times, and yet in a year or two, the paint would be stripped off by lake winds down to the bare metal.   It was clearly time to fix things, color and quality!!

- MARY BISHOP

They are a larger company. They can handle a wide variety of jobs. I’ve used them off and on for 5
years. They showed up like on the minute that they said they will.

- PATRICK MCCARTHY

Paco and his crew did a great job. They were punctual, polite and professional. Their work was
clean and well done. The carpets look great!

- Larry Jankelowitz

When a new disposal was installed, the plumber who installed it told me that he noticed some mold underneath the sink.  He recommended Castino.  John and Peter came out to provide an estimate and were very thorough.  Peter was the project Manager and led the team on the project.  He did a phenomenal job along with the rest of the team.

- Steve Vihon

They were very helpful answering all of my questions and the quote was by bar the best. They are very easy to work with and I would use them again.

- Christopher Hemphill

They were wonderful (everyone from Steve to Peter to Fro and Alberto, etc). They were professional, honest, hard working, easy to schedule and just an all around pleasure to work with. We highly recommend them and would definitely use them again. We are very happy with the work!

- Meena brinegar

There were a few extra things I asked them to do and they were willing to do it because it was in their scope of work. Our home is a little geometrically confusing in some spots, but they did a good job adapting to that.

- BEVERLY WATTS

We hired Castino for interior/exterior painting, and for carpet cleaning. Work was done on time and on budget. We subsequently had some water in our basement from an air conditioner issue. Castino came immediately and dried everything out and put it back in shape. I would particularly like to compliment John (restoration) and Paco (carpet) for being prompt, professional, and pleasant to work with.

- Kent Brown

Very good vey caring

- Earl Roben

Great. On time. Well done.

- Hunter Davis

they were excellent

- Mike Rothholtz

Good experience, not great. I felt they were responsive and handled things well. The job was fine. The painting has not maintained itself since October. There are parts where the paint has flaked already. They did come out one time to take care of it, but again. I thought their employees worked well, they were responsive. Price was comparable to other quotes I received.

- Jaret Fishman

They are excellent. They were on Angie’s List, that’s how I got them to begin with. They finished last week.

The price was average and the quality was excellent. I used them about 4 years where they did some outside painting and a few places that needed some attention.

The good thing about them, if you have a small place that needs to be touched up or whatever, they will do that. I don’t call them just for a small thing but sometimes you have different things in the house here and there, they will take care of that. That was mostly outside painting.

I would call them in a second if I needed them for something. They are all personable, they clean up after themselves, I have all good things to say about them.

The workers are excellent, an A.

- Adela Lassen

Fantastic work. Came quickly, did the work, protected everything under the attic. Would call them
again in a heartbeat. Price was half of the other estimate I received.

- David Oppenheim

It was very positive. They are on the expensive side but they do quality work.

- ANN ONDERDONK

Excellent This is fourth time .we used Castino. Employees are polite, neat, clean up after work done.
Are honest if they feel job is beyond their capability. They are more than one could wish for in services
they provide. Will not hesitate to hire again!

- Adela Lassen

“Just wanted to say – I was very pleased with the work, the crew was especially nice and thoughtful. I even asked that they do something for me while they were up on the ladders and they very willingly did so without question or hesitation.”

- Peter K.

“Castino is the best contractor I have ever worked with. Their work is meticulous and the results are gorgeous. The breadth of their skills is also wonderful – they were resourceful and accomplished every single step of the project with ease (even new matters that came up along the way). Every member of the Castino team is extremely responsible. They arrived perfectly on time, and they stuck to every single one of the promised deadlines. I was delighted. In addition, I was able to be in constant communication with the team, and I felt like a very valued customer every step of the way. I will definitely use Castino again for our next project and I would recommend them to everyone.”

- Erin M., Evanston

“Peter is excellent, pleasant, helpful and a good worker and leader.”

- Anne M., Winnetka

“Promptness, efficiency, well mannered, clean/uniformed, overall quality, overall value, you met or exceeded our expectations. I have very high expectations so meeting them is a real plus! I appreciated the care taken with this small job-it wasn’t sluffed off.”

- Romie W.

“The suggestions Steve made were extremely helpful and accepted. The preparation was “spotless” and the overall job was better than expected.”

- Louis P.

“Awesome job! Tony, Keith, Peter, Steve, every one of you (and your crews) did a great job. Thank you so much for all your hard work. The house looks better than it did before.”

- Cindy & Tom J., Bartlett

“You responded after the big flood that we had – sewer backup. I needed a company that I knew I could trust.

I found you on Angie’s List. The day after the flood, you had a crew and equipment led by Ronal to my home. Ronal was a solid leader and a great communicator. We couldn’t have asked for anything more. We’ve gotten compliments on how well everything was taken care of in order to keep the mold from spreading. And the FEMA Inspector made a comment that it was the best set-up he’s seen in terms of how people dealt with the damage.”

- Jim M., Oak Park

“We thank you and your team for cleaning and rebuilding our home. We are really impressed with your professionalism, open communication, expertise, efficiency and speed. We thank you, Peter, Joe, Steve, the carpeting guys and others. I surely will recommend your services and others too. I hope I will seek your services in the future but now like in this situation that we had. Thank you again to you and your team.”

- Joydeep

“It was a mold remediation issue that brought Castino Restoration into our home. We were so pleased with the service that we decided to employ your company to renovate our kitchen. We now have a kitchen that we love. Though we selected the cabinets, appliances and countertop, it was your folks that turned our vision into reality.

The Castino crew was at our home every scheduled day, on time. They worked the number of hours promised. They left our home as clean as it was when they arrived. They were professional, skilled and friendly. Every Castino employee who entered our home made a positive contribution to the mold remediation situation, and to our amazing kitchen.

Special mention to Steve, who coordinated both jobs. He stayed on top of every detail and ensured that everything got done properly. And, special mention to John, for your knowledge, and your patience. We show our before and after pictures to everyone. And, we are sure to recommend Castino to them by name. Thanks to everyone from Castino who was involved in our two jobs.”

- Vicki B

“The work done was beautiful. Mike, Peter and keith were exact, efficient and took pride in their work. They were all a pleasure to work with, making an unfortunate happening into something positive. I would hire the company again and and recommend your work. I already have done do. Thank You.”

- Sara L, Highland Park, IL

“To all the wonderful people at Castino, I want to take a moment during my hectic move, to tell you how appreciative we are of your prompt response to my “panic” call during this recent flood. You responded so quickly when were were so stressed, as we were moving in just 6 days.

Your service people were sympathic and so helpful, besides being so efficient. Mike, who was the leader of the crew, did everything he could to help “settle us down.” After the blowers were removed, Carlos came to replace the baseboards and he did an excellent job. The basement looks great and you have no idea how much we appreciate your efforts on our behalf. And to Cathy – who was so helpful in responding so quickly and setting this all up, we cannot thank you enough.”

- Merna W., Northbrook

“I would like to thank Tony Mallegni and Steve Presssoir of Castino Restoration for the excellent services provided pursuant to a kitchen fire at my residence in Wilmette IL. They were in every way professional and helpful in dealing with the extent of the fire and the smoke damage throughout the house. Subsequent dealings with other Castino employees increased my respect for their impeccable professionalism, high ethical standards, and general level of thoroughness and knowledge. Peter and Keith were so helpful to me with their practical suggestions about making a detailed inventory of the foodstuffs that had to be discarded. Everyone who came to the house made sure that all the damage was well photographed. There were spirited discussions about the resolution they were using on their cameras. These guys really cared!”

- Kathleen R., Wilmette