Houran USA Construction, LLC

4.34 | 15 Verified Ratings
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201-741-7247

10 Stuyvesant Avenue, 2nd Floor
Lyndhurst, NJ 07071
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Houran USA Construction, LLC


Houran USA Construction, LLC, has been in the business of home renovation of all types. We have been in this business over 35 years, and we are fully licensed. We provide wide range of construction services to residential, commercial and industrial services. Contact us today.

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Service Area

  • Jersey City
  • East Rutherford
  • West New York
  • North Bergen
  • Short Hills
  • Lyndhurst
  • Hoboken
  • Weehawken
  • Union City
  • Chatham
  • Rutherford
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Services Offered

Additions & Remodeling
  • Major Renovation - Multiple Rooms
  • Major Home Repairs
Carpenters
  • Steel Beams Install
Concrete
  • Retaining Wall Install
Demolition Service
  • Demolition
Excavation
  • Major Grading or Resloping
  • Site Preparation
Foundations
  • Concrete Foundation Install
  • Concrete Foundation Raise

Areas of Expertise

  • Additions and Remodels

Quick Facts

Business Hours
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  • Free Estimates
  • Bilingual

Credentials

In Business Since: 1976
State Licensing
Trade: Home Improvement Contractor
License #: 13VH06921700
Expiration: 03-31-2021
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0.5   |  11-18-2019
Review by Miles P. in Jersey City, NJ
I am doing this review to help others out. I hired Steve Houran aka Hitham Abuhouran of Houran USA in Sept 2018 and gave him a check for $82,000 to start work on a $327,000, 150 day (specified in print by Steve in the contract), gut renovation of a 3-story Mansard roof house. I had already gutted the house to the studs and filled 2 dumpsters with plaster and lath. He walked off the job in early May 2019, after months incompetent management, and trying to cut every corner he could, both in the incompetent people he hired and in materials. He was actually putting up sheet rock without getting the framing, plumbing or insulation inspected. He took with him $245,000 of my money, with no HVAC, no hot water heater, no flooring, no doors, no Sheetrock, no trim, no bathroom fixtures bought, much less installed, no kitchen cabinets ordered, no lights, plugs or sockets, my yard filled with garbage, cement, broken glass, wood, old siding, broken bricks. As I prepared to move on, I assessed the permits Houran had taken out for the work. In one permit description Steve specified KITCHEN BATHROOM RENOVATION, renovations to accommodate a one family house New certificate of occupancy is required for conversion from 2 to a 1. The other 2 permits were only for the HVAC install, and interior demolition. Keep in mind the contracted job was an exterior and interior gut renovation of everything. All new plumbing, all new electrical, new HVAC system, new floor layouts, alterations to load-bearing walls, new front porch pillars, fireplace removal, new floors, all new windows, new Hardboard siding, everything. When I scheduled a rough plumbing inspection with the city. The inspector took one look inside and told me he should not continue the inspection because he would have to write up all the work done without a permit, and that the submitted plans by Houran did not show anywhere near the scope of work he saw inside. Professional plumbers I hired told me that 90% of the plumbing was done wrong. 1/2 Ex was used everywhere and most of it had to be replaced with 3/4. The PVC stack had numerous leaks when filled to the 3rd floor. The exterior work was just as bad. Hardboard is expensive and installers need to know what they are doing and follow a specific set of installation guidelines from the manufacturer. I realized after a week that Steven guys had no idea what they were installing and were treating it like vinyl siding. They did not use long enough nails to install the planking, so within days nails were coming out and pieces were sagging! The bottom line is Steve pretends he is a professional and charges the price you would pay for work to be done by licensed, experienced, professional sub-contractors. But after you pay him, he hires guys that could barely frame a wall to install all the plumbing, flooring and siding and cement work. He does not have someone on site coordinating the work and managing the long-term planning, which is crucial on giant renovations like this. So my new sliding doors are too low because no pro was there to tell them new flooring adds 3/4. I am OK with semi-skilled or even unskilled workers working on my house, as long as there is a PRO there making sure its done right. But with Houran, the PRO was never there. An insulation pro would have ensured that staples would have been used. The insulation would have been split to envelope pipes and wires in the walls. A HardieBoard pro would have painted the cut edges, staggered the planking breaks, and done proper penetrations and trim with drip edges. That was only some things done wrong. This is my 3rd renovation, and this is BY FAR my worst experience. We are still fixing the work Steve went trying to pass plumbing, framing and insulation inspection. I estimate Steve took me of over $100,000.
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Review by in Garfield, NJ
The job was handled in a very professional, timely manner. I have recommended this company to my family and friends for their superior service!
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Review by in Jersey City, NJ
Project: Install Natural Gas or Propane Furnace / Forced Air Heating System
They were prompt and cleaned up nicely. They are very professional

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5.0   |  
Very skillful craftsmen, reliable and great company to work with.

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Review by in Hoboken, NJ
Look no further, this should be your contractor. From day one it was clear that, all around construction specialist, Eric Maisonet takes pride in his work, focuses on the details and is quick to find creative solutions, and along with Carlos they make a great team as they renovate my post Sandy nightmare. Everything that you'd expect from being on time to leaving the job site clean every night. I highly recommend them!!!!

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5.0   |  
Houran demolished outside stairs. Houran built new stairs using concrete blocks and concrete. Houran made concrete sidewalk. Houran also installed handicap rails in the bathroom. Houran USA did excellent jobs. Steve Houran answered any questions j I had. He explained the processes over and over until I understood. If I had to call him Steve always returned my call right away. I appreciate the company professionalism and transparency.

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Review by in Jersey City, NJ
Steve is a fast talking" bait and switch" person that charges lots of money with minimum quality. His approach is to shake you down rather than work with you to solve problems. I am concern with the validity of this firms prior ratings. Don't trust him.
Response by Houran USA Construction, LLC: This customer is fake review and must be removed

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Review by in West Orange, NJ
fantastic guys to work with. courtesy, professional and great crew. They truly take pride in their work and put us first. I Highly recommend them.

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4.5   |  
Plumber was great, come over looked at the faucet in question, noted what needed to be done and picked out a great and comparable faucet to what we needed/had. Only issue we had was timing, it took more than 2 days to complete the job because of needing to go get things from the warehouse which was not close. Still great work and clean.

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