With a 60+ year history in the Madison area, the Sweeney name is one of the most trusted names in the remodeling industry. The Sweeney name is synonymous with honesty, transparency, an ability to listen, do what they say they’re going to do, raise questions and identify potential issues upfront.
“This past fall, I contracted with Sweeney Design Remodel to do two projects at my home. One was replacement of the large five-light window in the living room over the garage. The other was to replace the iron railings by my entry stairs with new cable and wood railings and replace the carpeting on the stairs and lay hardwood flooring at the head of the stairs and down the hall. These projects are now complete.
I write because I want you to know first that the two young men who were overseers of these projects did an exemplary job. I was impressed initially by the ground work before anything was done. Individuals from each of the disciplines involved in this project were brought together at my home so they could confer with each other about what was to be done and in what sequence so that the projects would run smoothly. Second, when the first of these two young men moved on to his own business, he was replaced with another who saw the projects to completion. Both of these guys were not only knowledgeable and efficient, they were wonderfully thoughtful and caring which brought me back to my earliest experiences working with you, because that kind of thoughtfulness and caring has kept me coming back to Sweeney.
Ryan is a very special person and an excellent craftsman, if one is to judge by the wooden hand rails on the stairs. He worked so hard on this to make it perfect….and it is. He is so conscientious, caring not only about the big things but the small ones. The project ran right up to Christmas which was a bit frustrating but made the less so because he truly cared and did his best to make things right for me. He even helped me assemble my new Moravian star which hangs above my front door!
The project is a testament to the quality work of Sweeney Design Remodel!”
“We are pleased with the conscientious work of Ryan and Kerry. Ryan especially has made an extra effort to communicate with us, other Marina residents, and the sub contractors that have been involved so far. Both Ryan and Kerry are very careful in protecting our condo and the common areas of the Marina. We are off to a good start. Thanks for following up with Jean and I today.“
“Just wanted to pass on a thanks to you and your group for helping repair the header at the house. Jon was so considerate and careful of my basement furnishings and the outside patio area; above and beyond. Although I know basically nothing about construction, I can certainly recognize a professional who cares deeply about doing a thoughtful and meticulous job and it’s clear that this was the way Jon operates…Nice to meet Rich, also.”
“Just a quick note to say thanks for your company’s service. Your people have been just outstanding to work with. I would like to give a special recognition for Pete Knudson. He has gone up and above to complete this project in the expected quality and has really worked the system to get me on the road.”
“Sweeney did a fantastic job with our basement remodel. They were responsive, thorough, and our basement turned out great. Ryan in particular was pleasant to work with and had a remarkable attention to detail. They were particularly attentive to safety during covid as well. This remodel went as well as a home remodeling project can go.”
“Greetings Mr. Sweeney,
I just wanted to take the time to let you know how much I appreciate your company and your team. We have used your services at AXO for many years now and I can not say enough to let you know how much you are appreciated in so many ways.
Starting with Jeff Darga coming in to get our wants/needs taken care of and getting everything lined up. Jeff is a very pleasant man with a lot of knowledge. He is always pleasant no matter how seemingly unfamiliar some of our Board ladies are with how the work is timed, planned, and executed. Jeff keeps smiling and gently lets them know the facts.
Moving on to Pat and Pete, the small but mighty team we have now. They have been absolutely amazing. The work on the columns is moving along. They removed the old and it went well for the two of them. When it came time to install the new I thought here come the crews! Then I find out it’s only Pat and Pete…how are these two guys going to do this without more people? Well, they thought things out, investigated things, and came up with quite a plan. I have almost had a few coronary attacks along the way but they are amazing, doing things very safely, and made it through the intense heat last week. I just can’t say enough as to how happy and amazed I have been with their genius ideas and hard work.
Rich…his oversight of the project and dealing with the delivery of the columns has been wonderful.
Matt, who I know is now on his own, came to us through his time with you. He started here very young working alongside his dad. They did amazing things here together. He has put his heart and soul into our building and I know he will always do a good job here as he loves this house.
I have been with AXO for 32 years and I look forward to the summer to work with the Sweeney group as they are all like family here. I know I can trust everyone that comes in to do a great job, and they “look out for me” if I have any problems. I know if Jeff has someone come here they are a good worker and they are trustworthy. The crew has a passion and pride in our house and it shows.
Thank you for having a great company, providing quality service, and hiring honest hardworking people. I have appreciated everyone through the years that have been here working.“
“Tim Sweeney helped us determine alternatives and helped guide us in exploring the viability of options and solutions to the goals we wished to accomplish in a renovation/addition to our home with the City of Madison. Its been through Tim’s years of experience, client forward approach, relationship with city officials that we were able to make the hard decision that our lot would be to difficult to reasonably accomplish some priority goals we had set while doing the early planning work with Tim. Straight, Honest, Customer Focused and working for our best interest are the take away from Tim Sweeney and Sweeney Design Remodel Contractors.“
“We were so pleased with the result. We now have a storage room, laundry room and a study. Friends who have toured the basement are amazed — are they in the same house??
Everyone, from Jeff, Doug, Rich, Jon, Maurice, and the accounting staff, was a pleasure to work with. They worked hard, were good listeners and communicators, full of ideas and solutions, and in good humor! They were fastidious in letting me know when they would be here (much appreciated at 7:00 in the morning). I especially appreciated everyone’s attention to detail, and the ability to take my half baked ideas into a result that I never dreamed possible just a year ago.
We keep asking ourselves why we didn’t do this years ago!”
“Sweeney was professional and friendly. We were extremely pleased with the process and the outcome. We would definitely use them again!”
“Tim Sweeney is a great communicator and hires topnotch subcontractors. When Sweeney Construction did the renovation of our basement two years ago, every component of the work was completed on the predicted calendar date and to our satisfaction. When I complained about some of the electrical work, the contractor returned immediately and corrected the problems. I especially appreciate their handyman service. Most recently Matt Foss replaced woodpecker-damaged cedar shingles promptly and had the proper tools to do the work.”
“We’ve hired them for several projects, both large and small (the one I’ve done a time/cost estimate on below was the most recent project). They do excellent work and stand behind their work to boot. We’ve been very happy with them and wouldn’t hesitate to hire them again!”
“We are very happy with Sweeney. We have called on them for projects large and small, and we have been very satisfied with all of the outcomes.”
“The staff at Sweeney has been incredibly great to work with. They were very responsive and really addressed all of our needs and concerns.”
“I like the Sweeney process of making sure they understand everything, with the exact materials to be used, prior to even quoting the project. There are no surprises about the price in the end. The Sweeney crew is wonderful in every way, which includes being knowledgeable and having strict follow-up.”
“We would highly recommend Sweeney Construction. We undertook an extensive renovation and we were very pleased with the ideas the Sweeney team brought forward, the immaculate job site, and the quality of the subcontractors used. All in all, a 5-star experience.”
“They did a quality job in a timely manner.”
“We were extremely pleased with the knowledge and work ethic shown by all of the Sweeney group. So courteous, industrious, and ALWAYS on time. We would eagerly endorse Sweeney Construction to anyone doing a home remodeling project.”
“We arrived at Sweeney Construction via a personal referral. The crew assigned to us was professional, kind, and very talented at solving issues as they arose. After all, dealing with this old house is a challenge! We are very proud of the new addition and the skills they brought to the job.”
“Lane who was in charge of it all was amazing. He bent over backwards to help us. He was so good. I would highly recommend them.”
“We’ve worked with Sweeney on about 6 different projects over the last 10 years. The results exceeded our expectations in every project we’ve done with them. We wouldn’t go with anyone else.”
“They did a great job and went above and beyond in many ways. We were very pleased with the work.”
“We are very satisfied with the workmanship of the Sweeney crew and have already recommended them to other people looking for remodeling professionals.”
“Sweeney Construction did an outstanding job with our deck replacement. They addressed all of our design ideas and were very detailed in the construction of the project.”
“Sweeney did an amazing job on my bathtub. They even noticed details of the job that would need attention, before I even signed a contract, which other contractors didn’t even think to look at. It made me feel confident from the get go. They stayed in contact with me throughout the project. In the end I noticed one thing that wasn’t to my satisfaction and they took care of it in a very timely matter. I’m truly impressed! Thank you Sweeney.”
“I was totally impressed with the quality and professionalism. They did a great job. It was really an excellent job well done, done efficiently, and just like they said it would be.”
“Sweeney does an excellent job with complicated projects that have to meet high standards. They are exceptionally good at listening to the customer and finding a solution that achieves the customer’s goals, even when the details need to be worked out along the way.”
“Sweeney did a marvelous job keeping us informed of the schedule along the project. The project timeline was exceptionally accurate and even ahead of schedule for much of it. They were also excellent at controlling dust and cleaning up each day. We will use Sweeney construction again!”
“Very professional and easy to work with from estimate to completion. In fact the work (a shower renovation) was done entirely while we were on vacation. The work was for a new shower surround. They removed old glass frame/panels and door, measured for and installed contemporary surround, coordinated a plumber visit and billing, drywall repair, new baseboard and painting. Everything was left clean and in perfect shape upon our return home.”
“I couldn’t be happier with the just completed foyer – kitchen/breakfast room – laundry remodel. There were many “moving parts” to the project that came together for an amazing result. Tim, lead carpenter Jim, the office staff and subs were all great to work with – good communicators, confident and optimistic. The team was meticulous in cleaning up and protecting the rest of the house from dust and wear and tear. The craftsmanship and quality are first rate. I certainly recommend Sweeney Construction and look forward to working with them on future projects.”
“We have used Sweeney for 3 different remodeling projects over the last ten years, and have have nothing but positive experiences. The quality of the work has been excellent and budgets have been maintained. Unlike the typical contractor, Sweeney doesn’t try to lowball an initial bid and then get it back by submitting numerous change orders. Plus they are a pleasure to work with!”
“Sweeney recently did a full basement remodel for us. When we bought our house in 2001, we knew we would need to do major remodeling. We first worked with Sweeney in 2004 to gut and remodel our kitchen as well as do a refresh (new windows, siding, wood floor refinish, etc). We were so pleased with the quality and professionalism provided by Sweeney that we have since hired them to gut and remodel two bathrooms, replace all the doors, and now gut and remodel our basement. Tim Sweeney and all the Sweeney staff are great to work with, and they stand behind their work. In our experience, they do a good job of budgeting (can’t blame them for our change requests!) and stick to their schedule.”
“The whole staff at Sweeney has always been prompt, professional, honest and reliable. They pay attention to details on all projects from our ‘handyman’ needs to larger projects. Matt even came out on his day off to help us out with an unexpected issue. That’s service!”
“Since my arrival at the Fluno Center, Sweeney Construction has worked on several projects for us. The quality of the service they have provided as well as their professionalism has always remained high. Additionally, their pricing is more than competitive in the market. I highly recommend them for any project — big or small that you may have.”
“Best damn remodeling company around. They did a spectacular job on my kitchen. I can’t say enough about their professionalism. Mr. Sweeney knows his stuff and their construction crew is second to none.”
“We are a subcontractor and have had the pleasure of working with Sweeney Construction for many years. One thing that is particularly important in our industry is communication (from scope of work to expectations to scheduling) – and Sweeney does an excellent job. They are one of the most professional and personable contractors we partner with. Some customers you really enjoy working with and Tim and his entire crew are definitely at the top of that list!”
“Sweeney Construction provided excellent service in our deck remodel. The workers were on time every day, weather permitting, and very attentive to all the details. We are very pleased with the entire project from start to finish.”
“We have used Sweeney for two large home projects (sunroom remodel and large exterior deck) then a great room remodel (stairs, refinishing of hardwood floors, crown molding, built in bookcases and mantle, architectural accents). We have the highest expectations for contact, professionalism, craftsmanship and work quality — Sweeney never disappoints!”
“I’ve had a great experience so far working with Tim and Linda. They have been super helpful and patient as we figure out plans for remodeling our home. They have both taken time to listen to my questions and have provided great resources to help us make decisions.”
“Courteous, quality work, good communication with owner, responsive – an excellent choice for home remodeling and repairs!”
“Tim Sweeney is professional, kind, hard-working and a man of integrity. He and his staff do an amazing job and I would recommend them to anyone!”
“Everything went well – Matt, the carpenter, was great and professional, and Lane was helpful with scheduling.”