The Pro Finish Story
- Ron started his apprenticeship in 1989 in Whittier, CA under the wing of Ted Johnson. After the Whittier quake, historic buildings slated for demolition were spared and put up for remodeling and retrofit.
- After five long hard years of service to Mr Johnson and long time resident and business owner of Whittier Judy Stockman. Ron learned by full-time hands on experience almost every trade in the industry.
- Starting out at the very bottom, Ron "paid his dues" as it is called among veterans in the trade, performing even the hardest tasks typically passed on to the daily laborers. He did it all.
- After the apprenticeship ended, Ron took a job with a commercial management company who managed Apartments, Condominiums, and Strip malls performing maintenance and turn over work.
- Wanting to get back into restorative work, he sought and found another commercial management company who was remodeling and upgrading all their apartments, strip malls and industrial parks.
- After 5 more years in the property management industry, Ron's craving for creative finish work led him to the finish trades where he took another apprenticeship as a finish carpenter.
- Over the next 7 years, Ron worked every area in the finish trades proving himself a master craftsman. Performing High End Finish Carpentry, Flooring, Drywall, Panel work, Decking, exterior trim and so on.
- Kitchen and Bath remodels, Family and Dinning rooms, Office, Libraries, Boy and girls childrens' rooms, Laundry, Pantries, Entertainment and Theater rooms, Storage and garages, even craft rooms.
- Ron's tenure had taken him to some very impressive homes in some of the southland's most prestigious neighborhoods. With out boasting about his work you may have heard of some of those he's worked for.
- He then decided to return to Ted Johnson who began a construction company with his son Jeremy. It was there where Ron learned about project management and how to build a complete home from the slab up.
- The Johnson's invested in the high desert expecting to build apartments and industrial parks there. Ron accepted the job to head up the development and construction began on his own home in Victorville.
- unfortunately the economy took it's toll on the Johnson's company and all hope of development was lost. Being also an officer in the reserves, Jeremy was recalled for active duty in Iraq and Afghanistan.
- Saddened after all the years they had worked with each other since the Whittier days, Jeremy and Ted helped Ron by encouraging him to get his own contractors license and helping him set up Pro Finish
- At first it was hard for a new contractor to start up in an area that the industry has been seriously impacted negatively by the crippling economic crisis. The business was almost lost as quickly as it began.
- With Home Advisor, friends and a lot of prayer and hard work, Pro Finish developed itself into a respected company in the high desert performing new and renovative construction and home service
- The growing company only has a few fellas working with it at any given time. However, Ron and his crew are professionals who so far have been blessed with satisfied customers and their return business
THANK YOU FOR CONSIDERING PROFINISH, WE HOPE WE WILL BE ABLE TO MAKE YOU HAPPY WITH OUR SERVICE AND YOUR HOME
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Our Finish Carpentry Services include:
- Professional Master Craftsmanship
- Door and Window Installation and Repair Including All Types Of Casing and Window Encasements and Trim.
- Finish Carpentry, Trim Mouldings, Floor Base, Crown, Wainscoting, Wall Paneling, Coffer Ceilings, Custom Built in's.
- Exterior Wood and Stucco Trim including Exterior Stone Wainscot
- We also Sell and Install blinds and Window Coverings With a Lifetime Warranty.
- Drywall and Interior Plastering, Even "Old School and Old World" Styles.
- Wood, Ceramic, and Slate flooring
- Patio Covers and Enclosures, Decking, Gazebos, Fencing
- Garage and Storage Design and Install.
- Wood and Cement Handicap Ramping for Homes, Business and Churches
What Our Customers Are Saying...
“Pro Finish was prompt and friendly, and completed the job in a very timely manner.”
- NC, Victorville, CA
“Friendly, professional, trustworthy, affordable and punctual.”
- GM, Victorville, CA
- MC, Hesperia, CA
“Arrived when he said he would. Got the work done as scheduled. Did a great job. Cleaned up before he left. Understood my need. ”
- BC, Victorville, CA
"Outstanding job. He and his man Frank were amazing. Not only did they do a great job above my expectations, they actually took time to pray for my family at a time when we really needed it."
- RB, Apple Valley, CA