Art of Range Hoods
Google review 3/16/2020

Erich Schaefer and staff were a pleasure to work with, full of integrity, honesty and just pure hard working ethics to please their clients and others that become part of the journey. Highly recommend this team for your dream project! 5 Star business!

Reply from Business

Thanks for your review. Your hoods are amazing by the way!

Lori Stermer
Google review 1/4/2020

Looking back, we don't know how we could have built this house successfully without the assistance of Erich Schaefer. He came into our lives after we released our first general contractor. Feeling battered, bruised and frustrated with the building process up to that point, we considered selling our property and calling it quits. We met with Erich at the suggestion of our Real Estate agent. To make a long story short, Erich quickly gained our trust and restored our faith that building our dream home can be done. Erich took a project that was okay and mediocre at best in its conception and turned into an exceptional one. He removed the weaknesses in the original design and made them strengths. He also identified costly design flaws and came up with better, less costly options. He was much more realistic with the cost estimates and as a result we came in comfortably close on budget. Building a house is a marathon of choices. Erich helped us where we were unsure. He explained where the benefits were and where they were not. This helped us to save money and either keep it in our pocket or put it somewhere else in the house. After having lived in the house for a few months we couldn't think of anything we would have done differently. In the end we now live in a beautiful house and we're still happily married!! If we ever build again, Schaefer Construction will be our only choice. Thank you Erich! Dan, Lori and Sammy Stermer

Reply from Business

Thank you Lori! It was a blessing teaming up with you and Dan to help bring your dream into reality. You were wonderful to work with from start to finish.

Heidi Gibson
Google review 11/6/2019

Erich is a very responsive home builder. He has built several homes for clients of studio 2G Architects. We find his process very organized which helps keep both clients and us abreast of the budget during the phases of the architectural design process. He consistently provides input during the design development phase based on his research whether it is for a material alternative of a different take on a certain detail. Heidi Gibson Partner studio 2G Architects

Reply from Business

Thank you Heidi! We always look forward to working with you and your team at Studio 2G Architects. You make what we do possible.

Fred Farris
Google review 8/19/2019

Erich's commitment to his craft and unwavering integrity makes working with him a pleasure!

Reply from Business

Thank you Fred. That means a lot coming from you!

Rob Feder
Google review 7/3/2019

Thinking about building a home? When I am in a place where the ideal home may not exist, I most often turn to my friend and master builder Erich Schaefer. Erich builds beautiful homes, some of the nicest on the Central Coast, and he is cost conscious and very ethical (he’s a business major from Cal Poly). But what has always worked for me is that he listens. Years ago, he developed a system that helps clients put their vision on the drawing board. He has learned to ask questions that people haven’t even thought of. I have been in several meetings when his clients have brought in plans or sketches, and after discussing their lifestyles and needs (not just current requirements, but their needs years from now), I have seen their plans completely change. Over the years, Erich has been my #1 builder resource for my clients looking to build a luxury home or do a major home remodel. Erich is very generous with his time and advice. If you are thinking of building a home, it is well worth your time to spend an hour with Erich … even if you don’t use him. Ask him for one of his building questionnaires. I guarantee it will raise thought provoking questions that have not occurred to you. Rob Feder Associate Broker, Patterson Realty

Reply from Business

Thank you Rob! We enjoy teaming up with you to serve your clients and bring their dreams together.

Laura Gough
Google review 7/1/2019

I have had the pleasure to work with Erich, on multiple projects, over the years. As an Architect, it is reassuring to know that the General Contractor, on your project, is professional, responsive, detailed oriented and provides a high level of quality work. He is a contractor that truly has the Client's best interest in mind and goes that extra mile on team work and collaboration which translates to a successful project. I can confidently recommend him to my Clients.

Reply from Business

Thank you Laura. It has been our pleasure to work with you and your team over the years to create unique homes for our valued clients. We look forward to many more.

joseph mistretta
Google review 6/15/2019

"Schaefer Custom Homes managed our project with great integrity and personal care. Erich brings together the highest quality craftsmanship and management excellence to help you create your own masterpiece.

Reply from Business

Thank you for the opportunity to serve you and your wife in the building of you winery! It was a wonderful experience and a true joy seeing your vision come to life.

Dawn Turner
Google review 6/14/2019

We have been in our new home in Cayucos for 8 months now. We first met Erich over 20 years ago when he did a small job for us on our house in San Luis Obispo. His work was such quality, that he was the first person we thought of to build our home. He met us at the lot when it was in escrow and worked side by side with us every step of the way. First, let me say Erich's word is golden! He promises and delivers. Second, his subs were all great. We were on site more than most people as we were living less than a mile away, and we became friends with most of the subs. Third, this was not stressful for us! When building a home, the number of decisions seem endless and Erich shouldered the stress for us. If we were to ever build another project or remodel, Erich would be my first phone call! Our home truly is a custom home! John and Dawn Turner

Reply from Business

Thank you Dawn! You and John made it a breeze and a joy to serve you. We would do it all over again. I’m so delighted that you are enjoying your home. You worked so hard, you earned it.

Jason Moore
Google review 6/13/2019

"Forden's has had the pleasure of working with Schaefer Custom Homes for years. Erich's attention to detail makes him a sought after contractor in our area. Schaefer Custom Homes does beautiful work and provides a high quality finished product. Erich helps his clients choose the right fireplace for their setting. He is thorough and professional. We are always happy to work with Erich. Forden’s Fireplaces"

Reply from Business

Thank you Jason! Forden's has always been our go to source for everything fireplace related. Your entire team is always so great to work with and the degree to which you work with integrity is exemplary.

Ivet Silva
Google review 3/31/2019

Erich supports SLO County Builders Exchange by posting his projects in our weekly bulletin. This allows sub-contractors who are members of SLOCBE -to provide BIDS for sub-contract work. He is well-respected within the construction industry in SLO County.

Reply from Business

Thank you Ivy! SLO Builder's Exchange is the backbone of the construction industry in our community. We encourage all builders and subcontractors to join and be active in the association. Thank you for all you and your team do to support the industry and small business in general.

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