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He has over 40 years of construction experience. He has been around construction almost his entire life. Guess after all that time, you could say he knows his business. His reputation is regarded the highest among the suppliers, trades people and the families he has worked with in and around Lansing. Almost every time I mentioned Dave's name, they would say that I had one of the best.

-Renee F. Acker

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We can't express how appreciative we are for all that you did for us. Your honesty, integrity, quality of work and understanding were second to none and exceeded our expectations.

-Dr. Chris & Shannon Hannasch

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Mr. Schertzing displays an unsurpassed level of organization, efficiency and integrity, and the solutions he proposed yielded prompt and excellent results...

-Liesa A. Rocco

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All of the workers that were part of the crew doing the repairs were great and were so impressed with your expertise. They were confident that there was no problem you couldn’t solve...

-Marilyn Mooney

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You built a very quality house for Erik and I with Huber Zip walls, 2X6 wall construction...

-Erik & Megan Segur

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I would like to personally thank you for the professional and caring way you evaluated, prepared and completed the remodeling of my addition and back entry last fall. Having worked with many home contractors over the past thirty years in MI and other states, I can honestly say you are the best.

-Dr. Susan Molstad

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Punctual and Professional Perfectionist! These are the words we use to describe the work ethic of David Schertzing. From start to finish, we are more than pleased with the work he performed on our remodeling project.

-Rocco Rucinski and Sheri Jones

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David was very proactive and seeks out to understand our need to provide many suggestions with honesty.

-Rui Zhang & Hsiang-lin Chen

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He, no doubt, relied on his background as a trim carpenter which could be seen in his attention to detail.

-Mike and Kathy Bender

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David remodeled the parish rectory before the priests moved in several years ago while the parish was undergoing an expansion project. His attention to detail is clear and we receive many compliments for the quality of the work he did.

-Rev. John P. Klein
Pastor, St. Gerard Church


All building projects have glitches, but we soon realized that whatever the issue, you would be able to come up with a good solution. This made our project fun and rewarding.

-Tim and Marie Konieczny

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Dave is a knowledgeable, efficient, pay- attention- to- detail, honest, trustworthy, patient guy. From start to finish, he was on time, on schedule and on task.

-Kathie and Phil Guyeskey

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On a scale of one to ten, we would give you a twenty!!!!. Being Empty nesters we were facing the decision "Should we stay or should we go?"

-Joe and Mary Potvin

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Since initially meeting with Dave at the 2010 Home and Garden Show at the MSU Pavilion, he clearly stood out from all the other builders. He was personable, very interested in what we wanted to accomplish, and he gave us the feeling that he had a true passion for his profession.

-Tony and Tina Brandt

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Dave worked with our insurance company and the physical therapists to draw out a plan including making the first floor barrier free, adjusting counter tops to an appropriate work surface height, changing the flooring on the ground level, modifying kitchen cabinets to include pull-out shelves, a complete remodel of the bathroom, and enlarging the garage to accommodate a wheelchair ramp.

-Lisa & Satyakant Evani

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Working in the insurance industry I have personally seen subsequent damage caused by a lazy contractor or builder not making repairs properly, dishonest contractors not completing jobs and contractors and builders that are never seen again after a contract is signed – they only send subcontractors who have never meet the client. It was terrifying to find ourselves in an emergency situation with all of those experiences in the back of my head.

I was so afraid of getting taken advantage of because I didn’t know who to turn to for help finding a contractor. Thank you for restoring my faith in builders/contractors and for educating me along the way.

-Benjamin & Kelly Botwinski


One thing that most impressed me was Dave's attention to detail – his years as a trim carpenter really showed in his eye for finishes. The contractors that worked on our home were professional and tried to minimize intrusion as much as could be expected.

-Patrick and Amanda McClanahan

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Dave provided excellent suggestions related to our project. Our 3-season Room was completed on schedule and turned out better than we imagined.

-Christine and Shannon Pike

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Thank you for your suggestions to choose a dark countertop and to eliminate the upper cabinets above the peninsula. Both suggestions made a big difference in the look of the kitchen area.

-John and Kathie Thomas

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We provided a picture from a magazine only as a suggestion, never expecting this look would be so successfully replicated in our room.

-Dave and Judy Schulte

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Our project consisted of an addition, a remodel to a good portion of our home, a new roof line and a front porch. We began to realize shortly after we started the project that we made the right decision to hire Dave.

-Troy & Katrina Hill

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David communicated with us every step of the way to make sure we always were working together as a team. He is trustworthy, honest and hardworking.

-Dr. and Mrs. Kevin and Sarah Murphy

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Having known you for years, we already knew that you had integrity; what we found out was that doing business with you was doing business with a professional. You put everything in writing, laid out a plan before you started and kept to the plan.

-Barry and Carol Hintz

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We were also pleased with your professionalism in answering our questions as the project continued and your suggestions to complete this remodeling and add to the project itself.

-Jay and Mary Corey

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We are so thankful we contracted with David Schertzing to do our remodel. He was very patient and flexible as our planning stage took longer than expected and we had to alter our plans and priorities a few times over many months.

-Mike and Beckie Curtis


David is a man of faith, he was honest, and has a lot of integrity and work ethic.

-Nancy Cox

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Dave worked with us on design and cost and his suggestions were very helpful. He is not an individual who is out to push the "pricey" but rather is there to offer expertise in getting you to your comfort level. He possesses integrity; he is hard-working and he is reliable.

There is no doubt in our mind that if we need any future work in the areas in which he specializes, David Schertzing will be the first one we call. We were very pleased and would highly recommend him.

-Anthony and Sharon Conti

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I have developed and maintained a professional relationship with Dave over the years. Dave has provided critical advice on building matters. I served as Director of the Bureau of Construction Codes for the State of Michigan for more than 18 years. In this position I was responsible for the development and application of the State's construction requirements. Dave's knowledge and advice provided the guidance from a builder's perspective to improve the standards used for the construction of new homes.

-Henry L. Green

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Dave’s approach is very personable and practical, and he offers a great balance between his responsibility as a builder and his humor. (Spend a few moments with him before you choose a builder and you’ll understand.) We believe your project with him will leave you with the same positive experience.

-Rick and Lori Fowler

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Dave was willing to work with us on the contract scope to accommodate our involvement both in the contract amount and work schedule.  Dave's hands-on understanding of the construction process and commitment to communicate with us, all factored into our decision to contract with Dave for this project.

-Dan and Vicki DeGraaf

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We highly recommend David G. Schertzing if you are planning or thinking about building. He will do an excellent job. Years ago after seeing how Dave built our house two of Leon brothers had Dave build their houses. The people we met that works for Dave doing this building and the first, think very highly of him. He is a fair and straight forward person. He will do a great job for you at a reasonable cost. When you meet Dave you will meet a friend forever.

-Leon and Patricia Green

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The subcontractors that David G. Schertzing Builders, Inc uses are, without exception, excellent! David was very willing to share their names and phone numbers with me and my clients, which is not always the case with other contractors. I was amazed when I saw the finished ‘paint job’ on walls and trim… the trim was as smooth as glass. Also, David and his subs thoroughly cleaned up the construction areas each day before they left the job..

-Judy Reilly-Shaw

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Once the work started, Dave was very good about letting us know what was going to be done and when. There were rarely any surprises, and certainly none that Dave couldn't control. In fact most of the surprises involved us asking Dave to do additional tasks not mentioned in the bid ("as long as you're here" projects) and he always did them cheerfully.

It was soon apparent that Dave looks upon his projects as if he was doing them for himself, and not just another client. He used our money as he would his own. He wouldn't dream of cutting corners just to save a few dollars, but he also discouraged us from overspending ourselves when he felt it wasn't necessary. We came to rely upon and trust his expertise.

Dave's cheerful disposition and great sense of humor made our project a very pleasant experience. We didn't start getting "contractor fatigue" as we did with projects in years past. Dave went from being "the builder" to a trusted friend in a matter of days.

-Jim and Joanie Melching

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Your attention to detail and ability to deliver outstanding value, while all the time staying within budget, was truly amazing.

-Jill and Mark Byford

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It was l4 years ago that we asked you to build our first home, and have never regretted it. There are not many people who have been through a building project that would have the same builder build them a second home.

-Larry and Diane Ranshaw

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The decision to invest in finishing my walkout basement in my condominium was an easy decision after I met Dave.

-Penny Antekeier

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I can honestly say I did not have one negative experience with Mr. Schertzing during the entire design and build process of my house. Building a house is very stressful because of the many decisions that have to be made and problems that can arise. However, even when problems arose and slight delays occurred, Mr. Schertzing was never negative, explained to me the reason for delay or change in schedule, and informed me about how the work would be done. He also made several changes that I requested during the build without a single complaint.

Finally, after completion of the house, I hired Mr. Schertzing to build the deck on my house. After my experience with his craftsmanship on my house, I knew Mr. Schertzing was the only person I wanted to do the job. His experience again showed in the work he performed and I could not be happier with my deck.

Again, I could not recommend anyone higher in the field of building, construction, and carpentry than Mr. Schertzing. His professionalism and work product are unparalleled.

-Scott R. Rothermel

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We had seen a lot of Dave's other work and knew he was an excellent finish carpenter. I knew Jim would only trust a few people to come into our house and do any work - Dave was our first choice.

-Jim & Cay Warner

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In deciding to build a new home, we spent several years looking for the right home site and builder. In the course of that search we met many builders, and had extensive discussions with several. Dave is the one builder who seemed to recognize that he was building our HOME, not just a building. He demonstrates respect and consideration for his customer's vision and is easy to work with.

Dave stayed in touch very well during construction. He was always available by phone or e-mail. He will see that your job gets done correctly and that you are happy with the results. There are many builders in the market, but we believe David G. Schertzing Builders stands out above the others!

-Carolyn and Tom Soule

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Emily and I would both like to express our appreciation for the quality construction job you recently completed at our home in Dimondale. You were able to take our ideas about our deck and 4 Seasons room and build them with highest regard to quality. We particularly were impressed about your attention to detail in making sure the work was done to our complete satisfaction.

In conclusion, we would like to say that of all the builders we have hired, you have been the easiest one to work with. We would hire you again without hesitation. It was a pleasure to work with you.

-Emily and Eric Strauss

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Dave's commitment does not end when construction is completed, because he consistently stands behind his work and goes to great lengths to ensure that his customers are satisfied with their new homes. This dedication to his craft is also a reflection of Dave's personal character. He is an extremely honest and ethical person who treats everyone with the utmost respect. These qualities, along with his consistently positive outlook on life, make Dave a pleasure to work with.

-Barbara A. Stump

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When dealing with a contractor, whether it is building a new home or remodelling an existing home, ability, integrity, and reliability are of the utmost importance. We highly recommend a builder that has all of these characteristics, David Schertzing.

-Bill and Sue Traeger

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I just want to thank you for the great job you did on my sun-room. I've had a lot of people look at it and were really impressed.

All inspections were done quickly and I appreciate that. Just so you know, I love my extra space!

-Gen Lehman

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I would like to take this opportunity to offer my strong recommendation and endorsement of Mr. David G. Schertzing, as you consider a builder for your new home, remodeling needs, or any construction project. I have known Dave for over 25 years and in that time he has built two homes for me in the mid-Michigan area.

-Joseph Hanley

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He said he would have a detailed quote, and he did, almost four detailed pages, breaking down step-by-step our budget for each phase which included the kitchen cabinets, flooring, countertops, electrical, and plumbing.

-James and Susan Kane

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David was so organized that everything was getting accomplished just like he said it would. He is a hard worker and he's very careful about his work too.

-Cathy Lischkge

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David quickly put us at ease with his approach to our project. From an abstract concept of “we want a new garage and driveway a little bit bigger than the current garage that matches the look and feel of our 80+ year old Tudor house”, David built the perfect garage.

-Eric & Ellen Ahrens

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He always arrived when he said he'd be there - and on time. When using subcontractors, he made sure they were accountable, and when he did his own work, it was beyond fantastic.

-Jim and Angie Keyes

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Even with weather setbacks, the project moved forward and stayed on track.

-John and Heather Keough

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He is professional, has great integrity, and completely trustworthy. Dave provided us with great common sense professional advice.

-Rudy and Susan Puente

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In each project, Dave has impressed us with his professionalism, quality of work and commitment to us, his customers.

-Brian and Betsy Gallup

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Dave,

Brian and I would like to personally say THANK YOU very much for your work on our remodel. We appreciated the professionalism and great work you and your team did and we would definitely recommend you to anyone we meet.

Again, thank you for everything!

Sincerely,
Amy Delaney and Brian Bess


Dave, a quick thank you for our new shower. The comment we get is, "it looks like something you'd see in a luxurious hotel."

-Steve and Lisa McAlvey

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Your schedule was kept even though the temperatures were well below zero and we literally had to tell you to go home and not worry about the time frame for completion. You were spot on with the budget and all of your estimates from the initial meeting through the end of the project.

-Scott and June Pellerito

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We both appreciated that you showed up when you stated you would be here and worked around our schedule as much as possible.

-Jim and Onalee Caswell

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We had interviewed a handful of builders and what I really liked about Dave was his no-nonsense get it done right work ethic.

-John Kossak

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It was nice to have a builder who looked to our "creature comforts" while we were under construction, I cannot remember any time we were inconvenienced during construction.

-Mike and Sue Walters

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Our 115 year-old house retained its character and we stayed within our budget. You have a terrific team of professionals who know their trade and followed your example and expectation of high-quality work plus keeping the workspace clean when each day's work was done.

-Bill and Bev Maier

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-Linda and Mark Whitney

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It was

l4 years ago that we asked you to build our first home, and have never regretted it.  There are not many people who have been through a building project that would have the same builder build them a second home.