1st Rate Construction and Environmental Services

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20 Years In Business

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801 Industrial Boulevard, # 8
Ellijay, GA 30540


  • Mon: Open 24 Hours
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  • Wed: Open 24 Hours
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  • Sat: Open 24 Hours
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Service Details

    Areas of Expertise

    • Mold Testing and Removal
    • Asbestos Testing and Removal
    • Home Repairs and Improvement
    • Water Removal and Dryout
    • Restoration of Damages
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    65 Verified Reviews
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    Highly rated for

    • Quality
    • Value
    • Customer Service
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    5.0 Jared H. Decatur, GA

    Plain and simple, go with Rick and 1st Rate Construction. As a homeowner, I HAVE struggled to find companies where the person that quotes the work, is the person that does the work. Rick is the owner-operator of his company and will be your point of contact/work the job. He removed lead paint windows and soffit/fascia for me, and some asbestos ductwork. All great work. Thanks Rick !

    5.0 David M. Atlanta, GA

    If I could give a 6th star, I would. Rick was a godsend for our projects. He is responsive, knowledgeable, resourceful, and goes above and beyond to make sure the outcome is perfect. His work is meticulous and his advice is always reasoned, measured, and 100% accurate. He's a nice guy and someone I trust implicitly. Specifically, he cut out sheetrock and mud due to asbestos issues and his cuts and containment were perfect. He even managed to save some of our tiles for future use! Additionally, he did some mold remediation in our crawl space and went above and beyond to clean up trash others had left behind. He's honest, fair, and worth every penny! Thanks, Rick!!

    5.0 Carla H. Covington, GA

    They did a quick job of testing and getting results back.

    5.0 Don M.

    This company does quality work, they are professional, I would recommend to anyone who needs a professional to repair or remodel areas of their home. Great Company !

    5.0 Rexford H. Carrollton, GA

    I d give 1st Rate Construction and Environmental Services a 6 star rating if it allowed me to do so! I discovered a major mold issue in my crawlspace. After researching for mold removal services, I saw the reviews for 1st Rate and decided to ask him to come to my house and give me a quote. Rick drove 2.5 hours to my house the next day, on a Saturday! He is very professional and prompt. The whole process was explained before hand, and in a few days, I had a quote, not just an estimate. Not one dollar above was agreed upon, no surprises. If he says he will be there, he is there. He definitely goes above and beyond. I wish all contractors were as honest and hard working as Rick is. The other reviews are spot on, not some paid-for reviews. He earned his 5 stars. I cannot day enough good things about him. I definitely recommend him without hesitation!

    5.0 Kimball B.

    Very communicative, explained everything and did not do any unnecessary work. He was timely, and did some reconstruction needed and also tested afterward. He always tried to save us money and worked with our schedule. I would recommend him for just about anything.

    5.0 Mr. R.

    Very professional and explain what he was doing all the way through.

    5.0 Richard F. Calhoun, GA

    Rick was friendly and new what he was talking about. He did a good job at a good price. He let me know that I also have asbestos in the my dry wall putty as my house is built in 1969 at a time when is was used.

    5.0 Jim C. Lakeland, FL

    Rick was a great guy. Showed up on time, very personable, and the work was done with great attention to detail. Highly recommended.

    5.0 Mr.smith ..

    Very courteous and really took his time to make sure I understood the process.

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