Big Bad Wolf Construction Company, LLC

4.7 |23 Verified Ratings
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Big Bad Wolf Construction Company, LLC

4.7 | 23 Verified Ratings
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752 Dorchester Court
Smyrna, DE 19977
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Big Bad Wolf Construction Company, LLC

We will Huff & Puff and BLOW away our competition!

We are an experienced, professional remodeling company with a highly skilled staff. Our company specializes in all facets of remodeling, bathroom, kitchen, deck, basement, master suite, addition, or whole house renovation. We bring over 15 years of experience to our projects. We know that construction projects include more than lumber, drywall, and nails; our projects involve families. Our projects are an opportunity to showcase our talented team of suppliers and craftsmen. We set high standards on project safety and cleanliness. We at Big Bad Wolf Construction Company, LLC, value all our clients and contacts. Our hope is that you benefit in your experience with us. A large part of our work comes from past client referrals. Our company continues to put people at the center of our business operations. We want our team to consistently exceed customer expectations, be highly effective at every level, and have an unshakable determination to perform.


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Service Area

  • Newark
  • Wilmington
  • West Chester
  • Kirkwood
  • Southeastern
  • Landenberg
  • Garnet Valley
  • Avondale
  • Chadds Ford
  • Winterthur
  • Middletown
  • Hockessin
  • Smyrna
  • New Castle
  • Bear
  • Marcus Hook
  • Yorklyn
  • Coatesville
  • Kennett Square
  • Montchanin
  • Rockland
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Services Offered

Additions & Remodeling
  • Basement Remodel
  • Build an Addition
  • Deck or Porch Build or Replace
Home Security Services
  • Home Automation System Install
  • Surveillance Camera Install
  • Asphalt Shingle Roof Install

Areas of Expertise

  • Custom Home Improvement.
  • Additions to flow smoothly with existing structure.
  • Custom interior and exterior design and build.
  • Preparing and quoting projects for EVERY budget.
  • Working hard to always meet our clients' expectations!

Product Brands Used

  • American Standard
  • Barclay Products
  • Cuisinart
  • Elkay
  • Grohe
  • HansGrohe
  • Insinkerator
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kohler
  • Moen
  • Price Pfister
  • CertainTeed Corporation
  • GAF
  • Timber Tech
  • Trex
  • Atlas
  • Timbertech, Fairway, Grohe, Velux, GAF, Tamko, Owens Corning, Azek, Certainteed, Kohler, Bruce, etc...
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Quick Facts

Business Hours
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  • Free Estimates
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Bilingual


In Business Since: 2009
Memberships & Affiliations
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State Licensing
Trade: Home Improvement Contractor
License #: PA121205
Expiration: 12-31-2019
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Business Overview

Community Involvement

Local Chartiable Donations

How We Got Started

I chose to work in this industry because Enjoy helping homeowners build their dream..

We started in this industry in 2005.

We describe our business as Family owned and operated


Big Bad Wolf Construction Company, LLC

My Work
8 Projects
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5.0   |  
John is the man! Very nice to deal with, best value for the money and really makes sure it's done the right way! Recommended to my friends already and will come back myself for many projects to come.
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5.0   |  
Review by in Chadds Ford, PA
This was a major project which included changing the existing house roof design, a garage addition, new roof, siding, and trim. John was very easy to work with and was very responsive. The work quality was very good. The result is exceptional.
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5.0   |  
Review by in Clayton, DE
I was very hesitant to hire a contractor to finish my basement. Now that it is completed, I am very happy I selected John over the many others interviewed. The basement is beautiful and exactly as we had discussed prior to starting the project. He was very flexible with minor changes and completed quality work. I will contact John again should I have any additional home improvement needs. Nice work John!
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0.5   |  12-02-2018
Review by Beth F. in Middletown, DE
Project Nightmare is finally over. I checked out this website and all the reviews before we hired BBW Construction - John Lee. Without going into all the gory details, we paid all of our deposits and materials costs as outlined in our contract by the last week in January 2018. Everything was going fine up to that point. After many text messages, emails, phone calls and no committed start/completion date outlined in our signed agreement, John and his crew finally got started the first week in September 2018 and finished the last week of November 2018. 8+ Months from our verbal "we are targeted to start the first week in April"!!!! (keep in mind he now has 40% of our money for the project as of January 2018). We got strung along all year with "we plan to get out there in a couple weeks to get started" While I understand things come up (rain and family emergencies) and BBW is a "small business" he clearly doesn't have the resources to manage projects while he is away traveling and not engaged with his projects. His crew is not competent to work on projects without his oversight and is unclear on where they need to obtain permits based on where the project is located. A 276 sq foot deck and small front walkway shouldn't be this difficult from a licensed/approved company. Lack of communication and commitment from this company is the biggest disappointment any homeowner would have to endure. If you decide to use this company, be sure to put in a specific start date and completion date for your project into your signed contract. Be sure your signed contract stats every little thing including agreed upon pricing and specific details of your project including sizes of all project work and materials; or you will be very disappointed. While a verbal agreement is always nice to have, make sure it is in writing or who knows when your project will get started, completed or even what you originally agreed upon. What a disappointment!
Response by Big Bad Wolf Construction Company, LLC: While we strive to exceed all of our clients' expectations, there are times when we fall short to please. We apologize that we were not able to meet your expectations on your project. From the first consultation in March 2017, to finalizing the agreement in June 2017, the deposit to schedule the project was not received until January 2018. At this time, it was clearly conversed that due to the weather and delay of funds, we were not able to start the project until late summer 2018. While there were certain delays that occurred during the time the project was scheduled in October 2018, we were able to compensate your project for these delays, and we were also able to remove a large phase from the agreement without a penalty and make numerous changes to the scope of work. When the project was completed, you had seemed happy with the final results. We sincerely apologize that your experience with us resulted in the need for this feedback. If there is anything we can do to better your experience, please do not hesitate to contact us. Thank you.
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5.0   |  
We first hired John to remodel our finished basement. He gave us wonderful ideals and laid our a detailed plan on how the project would look and what would be entailed. Our family loves the new basement, especially the new bathroom that his team installed. We recently decided that it was time to replace our roof and we reached out to John for a quote. I felt that John was far more detailed and was able to explain the process better than any of the other quotes we received and we are extremely happy with our new roof. Big Bad Wolf will definitely remain a contact for me and anyone I know.
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5.0   |  
Review by in Avondale, PA
John was so professional and really did an amazing job. The finishing touches and the quality of work done was just outstanding. From start to finish he had really great communication with us. The job came in in a good time frame and within our budget. It is really beautiful. Couldn't ask for a better experience or a better end result.
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4.5   |  
Review by in Townsend, DE
We hired John Lee (Big Bad Wolf) to finish our basement, and what we got in return was a beautifully customized addition to our living space that we will be able to use and enjoy for many years to come. When we first hired John, it was, of course, after many appointments and estimates from several different remodeling companies. Ultimately, it was John's knowledge, professionalism, honesty, and flexibility that influenced us in this very important decision. Before the project began, he came out to our house without hesitation several times to answer additional questions and concerns we had. He listened to our customizing ideas, discussed floor plan options, and scrupulously reviewed the materials to be utilized during the process. Once the job finally started, we were excited, but at the same time, we were very anxious about what was to come. With a basement-finishing project, there are so many things that could go unplanned. However, working with John eased our concerns because of his ability to effectively communicate the timeline, and discuss each step in the process before it actually began. His crew and contractors were also great to work with. They were friendly, professional, and respectful of our property. All persons involved in the process consistently ensured that we were satisfied with the work that was being accomplished. At the finish of the project, we now have a movie area with a 120 inch screen, LCD projector, a superb surround sound system, as well as customized built-ins and lighting. We also have a wet bar, surrounded by wood tile, a fully carpeted area for games, an additionally installed TV, more surround sound and customized lighting throughout. Lastly, we have a beautifully installed, tiled, full bathroom. Notably, John could be trusted to professionally install the costly AV equipment that we would be hesitant to trust some contractors with. Most importantly, John;s knowledge of his craft, and the fact that he is a perfectionist when it comes to his work resulted in a beautifully finished and remodeled space. Anyone that comes to our home comments that it feels as if the space is a part of the home, rather than just a basement. This project was much more than a "job" to John, as he truly took pride in making sure that the space was exactly what we had hoped for, and much more. The only aspect of the experience that was a bit frustrating was the amount of time it took for the entire project to be completed from start to finish. Even after taking into consideration the various facets of a basement-finishing project, such as inspections, multiple contractors, and the changes in customization we decided to make, we found that on some days, work would get started later than we anticipated or some days, no work was being done at all, because he was trying to provide the same amount of care and attention to his other simultaneous projects. In the end, the estimated finish date for the project
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5.0   |  
Review by in Wilmington, DE
What an excellent experience working with John. He is actually a contractor you can trust. He is open, honest, and overall an effective communicator. He never left me in the dark during any part of the project. BBW's associates are also hard working, polite, and professional. Our new roof was installed in a timely manner, without any surprises. The price was competitive and reasonable, too! I would highly recommend using BBW to anyone looking for contracting help.
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4.5   |  
Review by in Bear, DE
John is a rare find in the construction world. We hear so many complaints that contractors do not communicate with owners. John is very professional and follows through with commitments. Although our project took much longer to finish than promised we were very happy with the finished construction quality. John was also unafraid to work with two very picky homeowners who had detailed specifications. It should be noted that BBW Construction is still a small company. John has relationships with several reliable sub-contractors but it is very difficult for John to manage multiple projects (and clients) and keep everyone happy. When you work with a small business you must be willing to be flexible and understanding of their limitations.
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5.0   |  
Review by in Bear, DE
John was wonderful to work with and we will definitley use him again. He takes pride in his work and his customer service is off the charts. Our project was completed on time despite two major weather events. Schools and businesses were closed but the Big Bad Wolf guys still showed up. My only regret is that I didnt know about this company earlier.
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