Reliable Pro Builders and Painting

3.81 | 35 Verified Ratings

Reliable Pro Builders and Painting

3.81 | 35 Verified Ratings


11 Putnum Ridge
Limington, ME 04049
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Reliable Pro Builders and Painting


Reliable Pro Builders and Painting is a dependable, professional painting firm that specializes in residential or commercial, interior and exterior painting. Reliable Pro also known as Home remodeling, provides full scale carpentry work, ranging from minor repairs to complete remodels. Reliable Pro Painting, was started in 1980 with just a two person crew in the southern Maine area. Based in Scarborough, Reliable Pro, now operates with twelve long time employees specializing in a wide variety of home repairs. Give us a call today for your painting and remodeling /additions and garages.


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Service Area

  • Portland
  • Freeport
  • South Portland
  • Biddeford
  • Scarborough
  • Westbrook
  • Acton
  • Sebago
  • Ocean Park
  • Bailey Island
  • Cornish
  • Alfred
  • Pownal
  • Springvale
  • Waterboro
  • Bustins Island
  • Gray
  • Sanford
  • Bar Mills
  • Cape Porpoise
  • East Parsonsfield
  • Harpswell
  • Topsham
  • Hollis Center
  • Ogunquit
  • York Beach
  • Steep Falls
  • Eliot
  • Cape Neddick
  • Cumberland Center
  • South Windham
  • Shapleigh
  • Gorham
  • Naples
  • North Waterboro
  • Casco
  • Moody
  • Raymond
  • York Harbor
  • Brunswick
  • East Waterboro
  • Bridgton
  • Harrison
  • Parsonsfield
  • East Baldwin
  • West Newfield
  • North Berwick
  • Lebanon
  • Kittery Point
  • Berwick
  • Biddeford Pool
  • North Bridgton
  • Buxton
  • Falmouth
  • West Baldwin
  • West Kennebunk
  • North Yarmouth
  • Limerick
  • Limington
  • Cliff Island
  • Newfield
  • Old Orchard Beach
  • Wells
  • Kittery
  • Cumberland Foreside
  • Kennebunkport
  • South Casco
  • Standish
  • Chebeague Island
  • Peaks Island
  • York
  • Orrs Island
  • Long Island
  • Yarmouth
  • Kennebunk
  • Cape Elizabeth
  • South Berwick
  • Saco
  • New Gloucester
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Services Offered

Additions & Remodeling
  • Major Home Repairs
  • Basement Remodel
  • Bathroom Remodel
  • Garage Remodel
  • Kitchen Remodel
  • Sunroom or Patio Enclosure Build
  • Build an Addition
  • Major Renovation - Multiple Rooms
Architects & Engineers
  • Construction Manager
  • Cabinet Install
  • Cabinet Reface
  • Cabinets - Refinish
  • Custom Cabinets
  • Built-In Furniture
  • Carpentry Framing Install
  • Carpentry Framing Repair
  • Interior Trim & Moldings Install
  • Wood Stairs & Railings Install
  • Wood Stairs & Railings Repair
  • Build Closet
  • Acoustic Ceiling Install
  • Popcorn Acoustic Ceiling Apply, Repair or Remove
  • Concrete Driveways & Floors - Install
  • Deck or Porch Build or Replace
  • Deck or Porch Repair
Designers & Decorators
  • Building Designer
Disability Services
  • Disability Remodel
  • Disability Ramp Build
  • Interior Door Install
Drywall & Plaster
  • Drywall Install
  • Drywall Repair
  • Plaster Repair
  • Concrete Foundation Install
Garage & Garage Doors
  • Concrete Floor Coating - Apply
  • Build Garage
Handyman Services
  • Handyman for Multiple Small Projects
New Home Builders
  • Custom Home Builder
  • Exterior Home Paint or Stain
  • Paint or Stain Small Projects
  • Asphalt Shingle Roof Install
  • Metal Roof Install
Sheds & Enclosures
  • Sunroom or Patio Enclosure Repair
  • Shed, Barn or Playhouse Build
  • Vinyl Siding Install
  • Wood / Fiber-Cement Siding Install
  • Exterior Trim Install
  • Exterior Trim Repair
Snow Removal Service
  • Snow Removal- For Business

Areas of Expertise

  • Full Scale Remodeling Services
  • Exterior Painting or Staining
  • Interior Painting or Staining
  • house builders

Quick Facts

Business Hours
Monday - Friday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
(Please call to confirm)
  • Free Estimates
  • Materials
  • Trip Charge
  • Retaining Walls
  • Warranty Description: 5 years


In Business Since: 1997
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5.0   |  
Review by in Gorham, ME
Project: Build a Garage
Project was completed on time and on budget. All involved including contractors and workers were courteous and professional. Changes to original plans were easily incorporated with full transparency with respect to costs. Extremely happy with the final results.

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0.5   |  02-14-2017
Never showed up on time, did not properly clean the floor, so dirt was sealed under the epoxy. This was to have been a 3 day job, it took 3 weeks and delayed my other workmen..

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0.5   |  02-12-2017
Nice guy- poor quality work. Very bad experience.

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0.5   |  02-02-2017
Review by Jerry K. in Cape Elizabeth, ME
Project: Build a Garage
The following represents a factual account of our relationship with John Richards, owner of Reliable Pro Builders in Limington, ME. We have text messages, phone logs, emails, and other supporting documents to support each point listed below. As of August 2016, John Richards businesses were rated "A" on the Better Business Bureaus web site ( As of this writing on February 2, 2017, John Richards businesses are rated as an "F" on the Better Business Bureaus site. On the Better Business Bureau's web site, John Richards is associated with three businesses ” Home Developers, Inc., Reliable Pro Builders and Home Developers and Reliable Pro Painting. On the HomeAdvisor web site ( John Richards is associated with four businesses:”Landmark Builders, Reliable Pro Builders and Painting, Home Developers, and Reliable Pro Painting. While my agreements with John Richards were under the business name of Reliable Pro Builders, (NOTE: a business name not mentioned above) he used three business names at different points during our relationship. In mid-August of 2016, we contracted with John Richards to build a detached Garage. We gave John Richards a check for $10,000 as the deposit to begin site work with his excavation contractor, and that check was promptly deposited. After more than three weeks of delays by John Richards, no work had started. We contacted John Richards who agreed to re-open and review our existing agreements and to find an alternative excavator to begin work. With little notice, and while contract negotiations were still in progress, and other open items were unresolved, John Richards sent an excavator to begin work at our job site. John Richards did not meet the excavator at the job site to begin work. We attempted to contact John Richards via phone and text while the excavator was waiting, but were not successful. We explained the situation to the excavator who agreed to return to the job site once we had resolved open items with John Richards. We texted John Richards immediately after the excavator left the job site, and John Richards immediately threatened legal action without ever attempting to resolve any open items with us. Over the next two weeks, we communicated with John Richards to restart the project. John Richards agreed to restart the project, but again employed multiple delay techniques and never committed to a new commencement date and new completion date. As a result of John Richards continued delays, in late September 2016, we terminated our contract with John Richards based on cause and convenience, and we requested our $10,000 deposit to be returned immediately. Not only did we have to scramble to find another Builder/Contractor available to undertake a late fall outdoor project, we had to bear additional expense to ensure the project was completed before the winter season. At the end of October 2016, we mutually agreed with John Richards to return to us $9,000 of our $10,000 deposit in three equal installment payments due on the first three Wednesdays of November 2016. John Richards made two late payments totaling $3,000, by November 7, 2016. NO FURTHER PAYMENTS WERE EVER RECEIVED, AND WE HAVE NEVER HEARD FROM HIM AGAIN.

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2.5   |  
They have not finished yet but have started so it is too early to evaluate their work

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5.0   |  
Review by in Kennebunk, ME
Project: Paint, Varnish or Stain Interior Surfaces
They did a great job. I would use this company again.

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0.5   |  09-19-2016
Review by Gary B. in Wells, ME
Project: Build a Garage
Do not hire him, does not finish the job. Takes half your money up front for material, and doesn't order at that time. I have been waiting over 7 weeks to finish my new unattached garage. He's not qualified to do the job. Never shows up on the job, and doesn't get things done. He refused to finish it. ****UPDATE 1/11/17 - We have not been contacted by an attorney nor has anything been settled. We paid the agreed amount at beginning of project, per contract and that was 1/2 up front & 1/2 at completion. We also gave an additional $5k in between and that is when the project stopped.
Response by Reliable Pro Builders and Painting: Sometimes Homeowners have a hard time to understand clearly how the construction procedure works.Unfortunately Gary refused to pay a payment toward the job which has now gone on for several weeks.our company had no choice outher than to take him to court.Our attorney has worked everything out with the owner.Unfortunately it had to come to this.

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5.0   |  
Review by in Saco, ME
When I would call he wouldn't call back most of the time, that was not perfesnal

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5.0   |  
Review by in Kittery, ME
Very reliable person. I will not hesitate to hire him again and again if needed.

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4.5   |  
Review by in Standish, ME
Project: Build a Garage
Great experience

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