Katherine hired you as a General Contractor in 2015
Top qualities: Price, Quality, Responsiveness, Punctuality & Professionalism
From start to soon-to-be finished work, Gandolfi & Associates has
lived up to every expectation. Owner, Eddie Gandolfi has been wonderful.
It is important to note, that I consider myself to be pretty hard to
impress and even have a mild case of post-Katrina contractor PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder).
After going to his website and following several links to completed
projects he has on YouTube, I was satisfied that my deck replacement was
well within his capabilities. Its also worth noting that "another site"
only shows Eddie Gandolfi in certain limited areas on its website, but
Eddie's company does way, way more than what they show here. They do
just about everything: decks, roofing, concrete, stucco, carpentry, the
list goes on and on...
We have two decks/balconies projecting from the second floor that appear
to never have been sealed and were in pretty bad shape. Eddie and his
men worked very hard and were polite and professional. We are very happy
with their work.
We asked Eddie to treat our house as if it were his own and to do that
which he thought needed to be done. And that is exactly what he did. The
structural integrity of our decks was fine, so we ended up replacing
the exterior wood only. Eddie didn't try to scare us into replacing
that which wasn't necessary in order to jack up the price. We found him
to be completely trustworthy. We are extremely grateful to have found a
contractor we can trust and have back in our home for many years to
April 24, 2015
Will hired you as a General Contractor in 2011
Top qualities: Expert, Good Value, High Integrity
"Eddie is a man of his word. Truth is, the job didn't go quite right at the start due to a basic error on the part of a former crew chief. That error resulted in a huge fix and re-do for Eddie, at great cost to himself, at a time of great personal stress in his own life. Both he and his (other) crew chief applied themselves to making things right with a dedication that deserves recognition and commendation. The final result goes way beyond simply "getting done with the job." The attention to detail and even going beyond the actual scope of work to make the whole thing look right are things you only get from someone who truly wants to make the customer happy."
May 28, 2012
"This testimonial is due to the fact that we have much to be thankful for having met Eddie Gandolfi. In the weeks and months after Katrina we were frantic to find a reputable contractor to repair our storm damaged home.
We called so many contractors that it was difficult to keep up with all of the contacts, appointments and the like. There were so many scam artists out to make a fast buck and exploit the stress and anxiety of what had happened during and after the storm that it was nearly impossible to trust anyone we called. The outrageous bids for work and the reluctance for contractors to show any licenses, proof of insurance or clear time frame for completion left us wary of almost everyone.
In late October of 2005, we had the good fortune to have a call returned by Mr. Gandolfi. The contact with him changed our lives considerably. From the moment we met in our home, to the bidding process and the willingness to listen to our concerns we knew that we had finally met a person of integrity and professionalism.
There was never an issue that went unresolved. From the selection of materials to the level of craftsmanship and coordination with our insurance company, the repair process proceeded with a sense of urgency and completion of the projected timelines. The experience of partially rebuilding our home was one of the most difficult times of our lives and over 30 years of marriage. To this day we know that Mr. Gandolfi and his men pulled off a near miraculous repair of our home allowing us to get back to as normal a life as could reasonably be expected.
Mr. Gandolfi proved to be a professional of integrity and high standards. All of our requests for rebuilding to our specifications were handled flawlessly. It is our pleasure to recommend Mr. Gandolfi as a professional contractor who has the highest sense of urgency and ability to get the job done right the first time. He rescued us from the vultures who were circling in an effort to scam and make a bad situation even worse. The quality of this gentleman reflects in every conceivable way, from his workmanship to his demeanor in times of extreme duress. To put it simply, he is a man of his word who can be counted on to deliver a superior product on time."
December 14, 2011
George hired you as a General Contractor in 2005 and hired you more than once
Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, High Integrity
"Eddie assisted is the repair of my sister's home post-Katrina. He was timely and very considerate of the nature of the damages to the home and also very kind in dealing with my sister Kathi and tending to her needs as a general contractor. Eddie and his company Gandolfi & Associates, Inc are highly recommended."
September 23, 2010
Executive Vice President, Home Builders Association of Greater New Orleans (colleague)
"For several years, Eddie Gandolfi has been an active member and participant in the affairs of the Home Builders Association of Greater New Orleans (HBA). What that signifies more than anything is Eddie's dedication and commitment to his trade and craft. Eddie enhances the professional capabilities of his company, Gandolfi & Associates, each time he partakes of the HBA's numerous continuing education, training, and compliance seminars. The construction industry in New Orleans continues to evolve rapidly; new construction theories, technologies, and products are being introduced almost daily. Gandolfi & Associates is proving itself to be ahead of the curve and beyond the industry standard for professionalism and construction expertise. In fact, CEO, Eddie Gandolfi, has obtained the nationally-prestigious designations of Certified Graduate Remodeler (CGR) and Certified Green Professional (CGP) - such designations indicate a higher level of learning and facility with advanced principles of residential construction. In an extraordinarily competitive local construction marketplace, Gandolfi & Associates has positioned itself to rise above the competition, caring enough to evolve as a company and always striving to improve its level of expertise and customer service/satisfaction."
August 23, 2011
Elizabeth hired you as a General Contractor in 2012
Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, Expert
"This past month I requested that G&A, Inc. provide me with information and pricing on closing-in my back patio with a sunroom. Although I wasn't sure exactly what my options were, I knew I wanted a place that gave me the feeling of not only being outside, but also keeping me from the elements of the weather on inclement days. Eddie Gandolfi was very informative of the products that were available in the market, including the style, the materials, the pricing and availability. Once I was satisfied with everything the company proposed, we signed a contract so the work could begin. The work was not only done when promised, but also performed very professionally and to my complete satisfaction. I am extremely happy with the finished product. I would highly recommend G&A, Inc. to anyone who is in the market for home repairs, roofing, complete renovations and/or additions to their property. Thanks to G&A, Inc. and Eddie Gandolfi I now have a fantastic space for my plants, indoor/outdoor furniture and a comfortable room with a fantastic view. Denise Kinlein Etheridge, CCR, OCR CDC New Orleans, Louisiana"
September 23, 2012
Owner, Bodet Architects
has been, and continues to be, our "go-to" Contractor, when we need an
honest and fast response to any Building Construction question or issue.
September 12, 2013, Robert was Eddie's client
September 23, 2012
Owner, Hoffman Custom Built Homes, LLC
is very knowledgeable about residential construction and well respected
by his peers. He also gives back to the industry by being involved with the
Homebuilders Association of Greater New Orleans.
May 23, 2013, Phil worked with Eddie at Gandolfi & Associates, Inc.: Design/Build General Contractors
Trust Administrator at Whitney Bank
and Associates did an outstanding job repairing our house after
Hurricane Isaac. The work was professionally done, and the house looks
great. When we were promised a completion date on a project, it was
always met. We were also able to trust our contractor’s good judgment in
assessing what needed to be done. Mr. Gandolfi showed considerable
expertise in the processing of our insurance claim. The workmen were
quick and always cleaned their work area. We would gladly recommend this
May 7, 2013, Kaan was Eddie's client
Branch Manager, Custom Hardwood Supply
I want to thank you first and foremost for all you efforts with this
hail damage repairs you have done. You are truly the last of the True
contractors, the ones that when they take on the job, anything good or
bad is theirs till the job is complete... Your attention to the details
is amazing, your knowledge is unsurpassed, just in conversation with you
about veracious aspects of the job you where very informative and very
helpful every step of the way. I would highly recommend you to anyone
who is looking to have the work done the right way from start to finish!
September 4, 2013, Chris was Eddie's client
Owner, Cultured Concrete
have worked with Eddie directly on different projects and have
reccomended him to members of my family for projects on thier homes. He
is very honest and trustworthy, I will use him on my home. Unlike most
contractors, he is over qualified for the work he does. Eddie's has expertise
with "Insurance Recovery" & maximizing the home owner's claim so
that the insured's property can be repaired with quality materials &
knowledgeable skilled craftsmen & he uses the best products that are
May 4, 2013, Turner reported to Eddie at Gandolfi & Associates, Inc.: Design/Build General Contractors
Vice President, NOLA Properties (Formerly Columbia Property Management)
Eddie is easy to work with and very knowledgable in his work. Would highly recommend him as a General Contractor.
May 3, 2013, Lynne was Eddie's client
Mart Black, AAICP
Senior Planner, Providence Technical Services, LLC
is a very detail-oriented individual, always looking for way to provide
outstanding customer service by increasing efficiency, professional
education, better communication.
3, 2013, Mart was with another company when working with Eddie at
Gandolfi & Associates, Inc.: Design/Build General Contractors