About Southern Maine Remodeling
Meet Our Team
Travis has been in the remodeling industry since 1988. He has spent most of his years working for other contractors and working the retail side of the industry for multiple companies. In 2012 Travis decided it was time to take his passion for the remodeling industry and put his own brand together. Southern Maine Remodeling started in 2012 with his vision of being a professional remodeling company focused on more than just quality. Travis sets a high standard for professionalism, cleanliness and quality. He wants every customer’s home to be treated with the utmost respect. In 5 years the Southern Maine Remodeling team has grown from 2 team members to 15. This success is proof that consumers want a professional remodeler. Travis also holds a Certified Remodeler certification with The National Association of Remodeling(NARI). This certification holds him to a high standard with a code of ethics that he follows in every aspect of his business. Travis is currently involved in helping to get an Apprenticeship Program in place in the State of Maine to help get more qualified people into this trade. Travis is passionate about changing the perception of a contractor to that of being recognized as a professional trade.
Michelle has been with Southern Maine Remodeling since 2014. Michelle is your first contact with Southern Maine Remodeling and Southern Maine Skylight. Michelle brings a professional first impression to every customer. Michelle handles our day-to-day office duties. Michelle brings years of administrative skills to our office to make sure every customer is taken care of. She has a proven track record of organization and making sure everything is completed 100%. In an industry that communication is not very good, Michelle keeps us in line and always pushes us to communicate the way our customers deserve. If you have a project that you want us to look at give Michelle a call to get on our schedule.
Don has been with Southern Maine Remodeling since its inception in 2012. Don has been in the remodeling industry since 2002. Don was our first Lead Carpenter where he showed off his talents as a Finish Carpenter and his creative mind and passion for making things perfect shined through. Don has been a Production Manager since 2013. Don is in charge of the scheduling of our Sub-Contractors and managing the day-to-day jobs with our Sales Manager. Don has an eye for detail and his goal is to provide every customer with a finished project in an efficient time frame. Don is a problem solver and in the remodeling industry that is very important.
Jim has been with Southern Maine Remodeling since 2013. Jim has been in the remodeling industry since 1986. In those years, Jim owned his own company, worked for a millwork shop, and spent some time on the sales end. Jim is a well-rounded team member of SMR. Jim started as a Lead Carpenter for SMR and has worn a few different hats since 2013. Today Jim manages the day-to-day operations with the Production Manager. Jim also spends time helping our customers with their selections for their projects. Jim has a high expectation for our projects and is also passionate that every customer gets the top notch service that SMR wants you to get.
Tim joined SMR in 2014 as a Lead Carpenter. Tim has been in the construction industry since 1986, with most of those years as a Finish Carpenter, putting out amazing finish work. Tim brings a ton of knowledge and skill to SMR and always puts out quality work that makes every project shine. Tim has an eye for detail. Tim spends most of his time working on many of our kitchen remodel projects, but puts out a nice built-in when called to the task!
Darold joined SMR in 2012 as a Lead Carpenter. Darold has been in the construction industry since 1986. Darold has an eye for details and his finish work is top notch! Darold will give your project the attention and care it needs when he is on the job. He has worked on all aspects of construction and is called on to use that knowledge on a regular basis. Darold also has the passion of putting out high-quality work that all of our Lead Carpenters strive for.
Cam joined SMR in 2012 as a part time team member to see if the remodeling industry was something he wanted to do. Cam joined us full time in late 2012 and has quickly learned the skill to be a Lead Carpenter. Cam is a quick learner who wants to give every customer a high quality product. Cam keeps a good eye on quality and maintains a very clean job site. Cam also helps with the safety side of our operation. Cam is a great communicator and has the same passion for a high-end finished product for every job!
Dennis joined SMR in 2016 as a Lead Carpenter. Dennis has been in the construction industry since 1975. Dennis brings years of experience to the table and always has quality in mind when working for SMR. Dennis, even though he has not been with us long, has the same eye for quality and wants every project to be completed with the highest level of quality.
Carpenter Level 3/Lead Carpenter
Eric joined the SMR team in 2014. Eric started as a Carpenter Level 1 for us. Eric is now working his way toward a full Lead Carpenter. Eric has a lot of experience and can jump in and work on any of our projects. Eric is currently running some of our bathroom projects and can take those from demo to finish. Eric is always willing to learn and is a go-to for any project when we need someone. Eric holds himself to that same high level SMR expects out of our Lead Carpenters. Eric is also one of our Certified Skylight Installers.
Carpenter Level 3/Sales and Certified installer for SMS
Chris joined the SMR team in 2013. Chris has been in the remodeling industry since 2010. Chris spends about 9 months of the year as our Salesman and Certified Installer for Southern Maine Skylight. When we don’t have skylights to install Chris assists the Remodeling Team with projects. Chris has extended experience in the doors and windows side of the business. Chris has been involved with skylights since he started and has taken on a larger role in the skylight business in 2017. Chris will take over the sales and service role for SMS and will manage and assist in the installation side of the business. Chris brings the same professional service to Southern Maine Skylight that we have at Southern Maine Remodeling and this makes Southern Maine Skylight Maine’s only 5-Star-Specialist in the State of Maine.
Steve joined the SMR Team in 2013. Steve is our Picasso. He does about 90 % of our painting. Steve is the quiet one– he comes in and puts the finishing touches on our great finish work. He takes great work and makes it shine. Steve has over 15 years in the professional painting industry.
Carpenter Level 2/Skylight installer
Eric joined the SMR team in 2015. Eric is new to our industry but is eager to learn. He has proven himself in our skylight company and is going to be our Lead Installer in 2017. Eric spent 2016 installing skylights and is excited for his expanded role in 2017. Eric also brings the high level of quality to every job he is on and wants every customer to get the experience they deserve. When not installing skylights, Eric works with our Lead Carpenters to assist in their projects and expand his knowledge of the remodeling industry.
Carpenter Level 1/ Skylight installer
Jake joined the SMR team in 2016. Jake is the newest member of our team. Jake joins our team looking to expand his knowledge of the construction industry. Jake works with our Lead Carpenters to create your beautiful remodel project. Jake has also assisted on the skylight side of our business. In the Spring of 2017 Jake will take on the day-to-day installs of skylights. Jake will help grow our skylight install side of the business and when not installing skylights will continue to help our Lead Carpenters. Jake brings a good attitude and helps to ensure that our jobsites are maintained in a clean and professional manner.