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Jay Rainville

We most definitely made the right decision when we chose Nautilus Construction for our project to renovate our weekend house into our full-time retirement residence. They skillfully transformed our condominium in a historic 1895 building, giving us a beautiful new staircase, new kitchen, custom built-in cabinet/bookcase, crown moldings, and updated flooring and lighting.

Everyone we worked with throughout the process was excellent… Chris and his staff were talented and amazing. Owen’s attention to detail goes beyond being a fine craftsman to a true artist. The design service, the subcontractors, and the vendors were all very professional, informative, and easy to work with.

In addition to the precision and quality of workmanship, the real talent was exhibited by doubling our kitchen counter and cabinet space within the confines of structural walls that could not be moved.

As with any major project, there were bumps in the road; but it is important to note that they were only bumps and were rectified immediately – there was never any drama.

We’re most happy to say that all of this was accomplished without going over budget. We’re comfortably enjoying our newly renovated surroundings and would whole-heartedly recommend Nautilus Construction.

Annie Matthews

Working with Chris and the Nautilus team was an amazing experience. When we initially met Chris there was no question his company was the right fit for our needs. His professionalism and honesty was easy to trust and connect with. We felt comfortable from the beginning that he would steer us in the right direction as to where our budget should be spent and where we could save. Very often you talk to people that have horrible experiences working with contractors. There are surprises costs that aren’t discussed, there are unending delays, and there is a lack of communication – we consider ourselves lucky that none of this was the case with Nautilus. We were initially worried because we weren’t living in the town that our project was taking place in. Those concerns were immediately eliminated when we saw how often we would receive pictures every week of progress and had regular calls consulting the schedule and decisions that had to be made on a timeline. Chris and team were always happy to see us and take time to show us around for our visits. The men that worked on our house far exceeded expectations – Chris doesn’t just hire the kindest and most talented staff but, he also recommends/partners with sub-contractors that meet his high standards. We would recommend Chris and Nautilus to anyone considering a project in Maine and are beyond appreciative for the hard work and talent that he brought to making our home the beautiful reality we envisioned.

Kristi Kenney

Nautilus Construction recently completed an addition to a beachside house that I designed. I was very happy with their professionalism and attention to detail! I would highly recommend Chris Legare for any project of any size.

Philip Smith

We had Nautilus Construction remodel our upstairs bathroom and we are thrilled with the end result! The prior tub did not drain well, the tub was small, it was a surround tub… now thank to Nautilus we have beautiful tiles up the walls of the new tub, 2 coats of paint on the walls, and the owner, Chris gets back to you in a timely manner:)

Val Russell

“You will not be disappointed”
We developed a great partnership with Chris Legare of Nautilus Construction and his crew. Their dedication and incredible workmanship exceeded our expectations. The original portion of our home was brought down to the studs and renovated. We also added a 20′ x 30′ new addition. We appreciate their attention to detail and creative approach to bringing our new home to life!”

Brian and Ellen Quirk

We were very pleased with selecting and working with Chris Legare and Nautilus Construction for our project in Wells. We were convinced of the skills and capabilities of Nautilus Construction when reviewing their work on the project of our next door neighbor. Their home came out extremely well so we contacted Chris to see if he would do our project. Chris had a schedule opening so we engaged Nautilus for our project. Our architect was also aware of Nautilus Construction and recommended them highly. They worked with Chris on the details of the design as well. When the design was completed, the project began. Chris developed a comprehensive schedule which was routinely updated on his online project app. The pricing for the project was fair and we always knew the current status of all items within the project by way of the app. In the post COVID environment there have been many variables to manage including supplies, sub contractors and other details needing coordination. Chris and his team always kept on top of all these things as well as maintaining flexibility with any project adjustments as needed. Chris has a very strong team who work well together and were always in tune with the project and priorities. The workmanship and skill in constructing our addition was obvious, both as the project progressed and now with its completion. No detail was left out and Chris and his team always worked with us to make sure we were satisfied with the project and the results. Chris also has a set of strong relationships with very capable subcontractors Nautilus uses in their projects. They did a great job for us. We would not hesitate to work with Chris and Nautilus Construction again on any future project we may have and would recommend Nautilus to others who want construction projects done with the highest quality, attention to detail, schedules, and cost.

Charlie & Linda L.

We have been very pleased with the work of nautilus Construction. We had some deck work, vinyl siding, removal of rotten wood, and door installation. Chris has been very professional, communicated well with us, and estimate came in about the same as others but when we met Chris, my husband and I were very impressed, so we gave the job to him and glad we did.

Dan & Jenny – Kennebunk, ME

We would like to thank Chris and the guys at Nautilus Construction for doing a great job helping us finish our basement. Our project included designing and building a bedroom and bathroom with a shower in an unfinished section of the lower level of our house. Chris was very helpful in the design phase of the project. He has a great eye for style and was able to skillfully incorporate our ideas into the final design. Nautilus managed the various subcontractors (electrician, plumber, etc..) and even the permitting process with the town. The final result was flawless and the project came in ahead of schedule and under budget. I would highly recommend using these guys for your next project.

Charlie & Linda L.

We are now getting estimates for work upstairs for the winter and really hope Chris comes in the ball park. I would not hesitate to employ Nautilus Construction