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83% Recommended

40 Years In Business

Company Details

Contact

7668 El Camino Real #104-345
Carlsbad, CA 92009
http://www.tkcarchitects.com

Hours

  • Mon: 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Tue: 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Wed: 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Thu: 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Fri: 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Sat: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Sun: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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    Areas of Expertise

    • New Custom Home Design (from microhomes to large estates)
    • Major Home Remodels (1200 sf or greater)
    • Commercial & Institutional Architecture
    • Commercial Tenant Improvements and Space Planning
    • Religious Architecture & Bank Facilities
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    Cost Information

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    Ratings

    4.3
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    • Customer Service
    • Value
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    5.0 Neill L. Oceanside, CA
    1/28/2011

    I have been working with them for about 3 years now, it took me awhile to finally figure out how much remodel work I could afford. Richard Kaufman has stuck with me through a few troubling contractor problems, my pick not his. Rick has gone to the city and county for me to help straighten out some problems caused by the first contractors incompetance. I am happy with the finished project.

    5.0 Cindy A. Oceanside, CA
    10/14/2010

    We interviewed 7 architects for our whole house remodel: 3 from Service Magic, 4 that friends suggested. Rick was the perfect choice for our big house remodel with the not-so-big budget. He quickly understood our family�s design aesthetic and needs. A brilliant, artistic architect, Rick designs stunning homes and giant bridges, churches and buildings. Yet his fees are competitive, a bargain for his skill, attention to detail, and desire to please. He finds unique, cost-effective solutions and will work until you�re satisfied. He�s reliable, responsive, calm, patient, and a very nice guy. We were fortunate to find Rick Kaufman for our project.

    5.0 Barbara T. San Diego, CA
    3/26/2010

    Rick Kaufman is creative, a joy to work with, reasonably priced, and professional. I will use him again and recommend him.

    2/18/2010

    Rick was extremely helpful thorough out the entire construction process. He has a keep eye for good design and how that applies to construction. I was impressed in the way he ensured my ideas and needs were always addressed. He worked in conjunction with my contractor and landscaper as well as with the subcontractors. Very glad we chose him!

    1.0 Michael E. Vista, CA
    11/13/2009

    Fast initial response but responses afterwards were poor. Rick Kaufman can go missing for several days. He wants to be paid the day he submits an invoice and goes awol after being paid. Doesn't respond timely to planning departments (over 60 days and no response so far).

    Response from Company:

    We are disappointed that this client chose to express himself in a public venue before speaking with us directly. We are addressing his concerns and are proceeding with the work (with additional services) without compensation. He was cited for building without a permit and asked us to correct this problem. Subsequently he changed the terms of our agreement regarding payment and failed to supply required documents requested by the Building Dept., thus delaying the permit. We have a proven track record and trust that the reader will recognize this rare occurrence, understand our position and recognize our intent to rectify the situation.

    5.0 Leah T. Oceanside, CA
    3/24/2008

    I highly recommend this company.

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