Walter J. Gillen

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PO Box 94
Leicester, MA 01524
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Walter J. Gillen

Give me a call for all your projects large and small. Free estimates.

Gillen Carpentry has been providing residential carpentry service to Worcester County, MA since 1987. Gillen Carpentry brings over 25 years of experience to our customers' projects. We specialize in a variety of services. Our goal is to provide outstanding professionalism and excellent customer service for all our customers. It is our mission to exceed our customers' expectations and gain clients for life. Please call us today! Specializing in Interior work such as mouldings, finished work, painting, drywall, plastering. Experienced in roofing, siding, decking repairs. No job is too small. Free estimates. Your business is appreciated.


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Service Area

  • Worcester
  • Millbury
  • Shrewsbury
  • Westminster
  • Hudson
  • Ware
  • East Brookfield
  • Upton
  • Auburn
  • Charlton Depot
  • Westborough
  • Southborough
  • Putnam
  • West Warren
  • Millville
  • North Grafton
  • Thorndike
  • West Boylston
  • Princeton
  • Spencer
  • Quinebaug
  • Holden
  • Brookfield
  • Fitchburg
  • Charlton
  • Woodville
  • Blackstone
  • Sutton
  • Stow
  • Gilbertville
  • West Millbury
  • Bondsville
  • Hubbardston
  • Eastford
  • Mendon
  • Dudley
  • Hopkinton
  • Monson
  • Templeton
  • Leicester
  • Manchaug
  • Brimfield
  • Barre
  • Oakham
  • Berlin
  • Grafton
  • East Woodstock
  • Webster
  • Clinton
  • Warren
  • Rochdale
  • East Templeton
  • North Grosvenordale
  • Charlton City
  • Northborough
  • Boylston
  • South Barre
  • Southbridge
  • Leominster
  • North Oxford
  • Holliston
  • Thompson
  • Whitinsville
  • Gardner
  • Still River
  • Oxford
  • Grosvenor Dale
  • Three Rivers
  • West Brookfield
  • Paxton
  • Staffordville
  • New Braintree
  • Woodstock
  • Rutland
  • Holland
  • South Grafton
  • Sterling
  • Wheelwright
  • Jefferson
  • Harvard
  • Pomfret
  • Woodstock Valley
  • North Brookfield
  • North Uxbridge
  • South Woodstock
  • Douglas
  • Marlborough
  • Northbridge
  • Cherry Valley
  • See All >

Services Offered

  • Interior Trim & Moldings Install
  • Interior Trim & Moldings Repair
  • Deck or Porch Repair
Handyman Services
  • Handyman for Multiple Small Projects
  • Paint or Stain Small Projects
  • Asphalt Shingle Roof Repair
  • Exterior Trim Install
  • Exterior Trim Repair

Areas of Expertise

  • Handyman
  • Painting For Small Projects
  • Interior Trim and Decorative Molding Repair
  • Exterior Trim Repair

Product Brands Used

  • CertainTeed Corporation
  • Trex
  • Behr Process Corporation
  • Benjamin Moore & Co.
  • The Sherwin-Williams Company
  • CertainTeed (Bufftech)
  • GAF
  • James Hardie
  • Mastic vinyl

Quick Facts

Business Hours
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  • Free Estimates


In Business Since: 1987
State Licensing
Trade: Home Improvement Contractor
License #: 125766
Expiration: 02-26-2020
Trade: Construction Supervisors
License #: CS-100091
Expiration: 05-26-2020
Green Certifications
  • Renovator Certificate #R-I-18867-10-00926
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Business Overview

Community Involvement

Former member of construction committee Habitat for Humanity & have worked

on many builds

Volunteer at Mustard Seed soup kitchen

How We Got Started

I chose to work in this industry because Enjoy working with my hands..

I love working in Greater Worcester Area because Easy Access..

We started in this industry in Carpentry School began 1978.

We describe our business as Well established

What is your business goal?

Finish all projects on time and budget.


Walter J. Gillen

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Walter is the consummate professional! I called him regarding a wall repair that was necessary after a plumbing issue. I also requested that he replace what I thought were 2 rotted rear stairs. Not only did he repair the wall but recommended just filling the damaged areas of the rear stairs because they were not rotted. He then proceeded to paint the entire stairway and railings for me! I would definitely recommend his services and will definitely use Walter again if a need arises.

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I cannot speak too highly of Walter. His bid was in the middle of two others I had obtained and I am so very happy that I went with him. He not only did a great job, but he was prompt, professional and meticulous. He gave me a start date when I accepted his bid and he started on the exact date he said he would. One of the things I truly appreciated was how he cleaned up each day - I never came home to any messes. I will definitely be calling him for future jobs!

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He gives you a fair price after meeting with you. He writes a contract and describes what is to be expected. He delivers 100% as agreed, they clean up after work was completed and we will hire him again.

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Walter did an outstanding job of building a new upstairs bathroom for me.He framed it,built the walls and floor,installed tile, and painted it. His price was very reasonable for the amount of work he did.He is a perfectionist and it shows in his work. I have hired Walter before to build a bedroom closet and to replace a portion of the hallway floor and he did a terrific job on those projects as well. He is very easy to deal with and can be trusted 100 percent. I highly recommend him.

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Review by in Leicester, MA
I developed a roof leak and Walter came out promptly. Walter gave a fair cost estimate of what needed to be repaired and didn't try to sell me anything I didn't need. I was so impressed I had Walter repair my deck/porch as well. Walt & his crew were professional, courteous and performed an outstanding job on both the roof and front porch; so much I already booked him in the spring for another job. I highly recommend.

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Review by in Westborough, MA
I've hired Walter many times in the past few years for multitude of tasks. He is very professional and always does a great job. He is very honest and trustworthy and is open about things he can do and things he can't. He has painted many rooms for us, did some bath shower stall install along with doing some external work like gutter cleaning, deck and roof repairs. I would hire him again in a heartbeat.

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Walter did a superb job repairing shingles on the roof, dismantling a queen-size bed and moving the mattress, box spring, and frame. He also repaired the top of a storm door that had come off in a high wind. He was right on time and was extremely professional and personable. I would hire him for another job any time.

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Review by in Worcester, MA
Walter put in crown moldings in every room of my house. Hung new closet doors and added shelving to a particular area. I would never question either his work or work ethic. I will most definitely call upon him for future carpentry projects.

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Review by in Worcester, MA
We are very happy with the door install that Walter did for us. We will be hiring him again.

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