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3 Years In Business

Company Details

  • Veteran Owned


  • Mon: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Tue: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Wed: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Thu: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Fri: Closed
  • Sat: Closed
  • Sun: Closed
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Service Details

  • Residential Work
  • Commercial Work
  • Small Jobs Welcome

Areas of Expertise

  • Slate Work
  • Doors
  • Drywall
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Cost Information

  • Free Estimates
  • Credit Cards Accepted


9 Verified Reviews
  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Highly rated for

  • Quality
  • Value
  • Customer Service
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5.0 Reynolds R. Null, TN

Great experience with Norm, the owner of Caulkins Home Improvements. I have a beautiful home in a beautiful neighborhood, so when I decided to replace the front door, I checked the reviews of several small businesses before selecting Norm. He quickly understood what I was looking for, gave me a very quick and reasonable estimate, knew just how to get the materials for the project, worked quietly and carefully, and completed the job with a minimum of disruption. The result was a beautiful satin black front door with polished brass hardware that I am very pleased with and proud of…as you can see…

5.0 David R. Maryville, TN

Normanâ s work ethic and quality craftsmanship are second to none. His USMC-based core values shine through in every aspect of his business dealings. Hired for a 14-day renovation, he worked tirelessly to achieve perfection AND municipal inspection approvals. Norm has earned my strongest possible review and recommendation. A+

5.0 Laura V. Lafollette, TN

Great communication. Quiet while working and very polite

5.0 Mike A. Knoxville, TN

Yes, Norm was great.

5.0 Ricardo G. Kimberlin Heights, TN

Timely, prompt and efficient

5.0 Phillip C. Speedwell, TN

Communication was excellent as was the entire experience.

5.0 Pamela C. Guilford, VT

Norman's not just a skilled professional - he's an actual craftsman! Replaced the knob and deadbolt on my front door, which was a tricky job, as the door was very old and actually starting to disintegrate. Previous guy I had in refused to touch it, and told me to buy a new door, but Norman understands and respects old houses. After preparing me with a worst-case scenario, he carefully restored the problematic section, and installed the new hardware swiftly and efficiently. Super nice guy, too! I couldn't have asked for a better experience!

5.0 Ben W. VT

Norm was great to work with. He cares much about the quality of his work and his integrity as a contractor. I found him to be trustworthy, and the finished product (roof replacement) turned out great. I recommend him if you're looking for a reliable contractor.

5.0 Kate P. Brattleboro, VT

Norm Calkins was a Good craftsman, doing good work. He is personable and easy to deal with. Will hire him again. All in all, a good experience. I would highly recommend him.


Slate repair
Deck redesign
Handicap Ramp
New back deck

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