Testimonials of Amity Construction & Design of Old Lyme, CT

Award Winning Custom Builder, Serving CT

What our customers have said about Amity Construction & Design of Old Lyme, CT:

Debra and Laura, Milford CT
“First of all, I must say “thank you”, as Laura and I LOVE our new home!!” It is far more than we could have ever hoped for or imagined. During the rebuilding process as I stood where our old laundry room used to be (the room I was in when I found out our house was on fire) at one point I truly wasn’t sure if I would be able to move back in… but through it all you and your team… each with their kind and sympathetic words… well, let’s just say there aren’t enough words that can describe the professionalism of you and your staff…and for that we are forever thankful.”


Cynthia, Chief Executive Office, MOH Medical Oncoloy & Hematology

We had the pleasure of working with Mr. Russ Smith during the design and construction of our office suite at Spring Brook Common in Orange, CT. We found Mr. Smith and his team to be highly professional, responsive and innovative. The project came ahead of time, under budget and the quality of work and the subcontractors he used were impeccable.

I would highly recommend Mr. Smith and Amity Construction for your design and construction needs. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions or require any additional information regarding our experience.


Kurt, Construction Project Manager, Liberty Dialysis, Orange CT

On behalf of Liberty Dialysis I would like to express my appreciation for the excellent work performed on the Liberty Dialysis – Orange CT project. Despite the complexities that inherently accompany the construction of a hemodialysis facility, Amity Construction & Design, Inc. was able to complete the job on time, within budget and with a high quality of finish.

I would also like to extend my personal gratitude to you, your project manager Jake Rota and your job site superintendent Rob Hauer. Even after the construction had been completed, your staff went well beyond the contractual obligations to participate and assist Liberty in the inspection and certification process unique to our industry. You and your staff were attentive to every detail of the project, extremely helpful, courteous and went well beyond Liberty Dialysis’s expectations to see the job through.

I would certainly consider Amity Construction & Design Inc for any of our future construction projects. Thank you for a job well done.


Joseph, Oakdale CT

I wish to take this opportunity to thank you and the entire Amity staff for the recent work performed designing and building our house at Beach Lane in Oakdale CT. This was my first experience building with a contractor and since I had heard many horror stories and painful experiences from others while dealing with contractors, I was suspicious and cautious when first dealing with Amity. To the contrary you were very cooperative and extremely helpful during the design phase listening to our preferences, making suggestions, and incorporating them into a most pleasing and effective design. The trades that you employ were knowledgeable, professional, and efficient with their work and the schedule timelines that you projected were generally met.
Again, I wish to congratulate Amity for a job well done and I have no reservation to provide a most positive recommendation for Russ Smith and the entire Amity Construction & Design organization. Thank you.


Lynne & David, Roxbury

"From the first design stage through completion of each project out experience with Amity Construction has only been positive."
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Sue & Jerry, Bethany

"The building experience with Amity Construction was 4 star and we would and have recommended Russ to many friends. We would not hesitate to use Amity Construction for any building project in the future."


Andrew & Valerie, Bethany
"Not once was there any question on whether we chose the right builder or if our house concept was appropriate. Amity Construction not only represents custom quality construction but also custom quality client satisfaction.”

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Tom & Rihab, Branford

"The professional and knowledgeable manner with which you addressed each issue was reassuring and well appreciated."


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John & Beth, Bethany
John & Beth, Bethany Just wanted to send a note as to our complete satisfaction on the construction of our home. We have heard many horror stories over the years, but always answer with pride at how smoothly the construction and all matters had gone for us. Every issue was addressed and handled with complete professionalism and satisfaction.

Thanks Again. We would definitely recommend Amity Construction to anyone considering building a new home.


Craig & Shelly, Salem
Russ Smith and Amity Construction were recommended to us when we decided to build our new home in Salem. It was probably the best advice we could have gotten. Russ was great to work with, kept to his time lines and made the whole project go very smoothly. We were also impressed with his attention to detail and his choice of subcontractors. We have, and will continue to recommend Amity Construction for new home construction.


Bart & Cindy, Bethany
Our building experience with Amity Construction enabled our dream home to become a realization – from buying the land to moving in and we have enjoyed every minute here for the last 3 years. We had definitive design ideas which they converted to a functional and code-compliant blueprint. The communication throughout the process was open and honest. All along the way expectations were carefully managed. In a very short 8 months from breaking ground we were able to move in (very unlike our neighbors who used other builders). There were no surprises because of the careful collaborative planning. This was a very positive experience every step of the way!


Jim & Gale, Bethany
From the onset until completion we were extremely satisfied with every phase of the building of our new kitchen and family room. Russ’s design greatly enhanced our original plan, so that the new rooms surpassed our expectations! Once they began the job, Amity Construction was here most every day. Russ was most accommodating when we had second thoughts on the windows, even though it would mean some major changes, and he persevered when a serious problem arose with the installation of the hood over our stove. There were no hidden costs; everything was spelled out initially and adhered to. Any call we made with questions/concerns during the construction was answered within twenty-four hours as the work progressed. The kitchen and family room are stunning! We continue to receive comments from friends and relatives, a few who are planning their own upgrades as a result. We would strongly recommend Amity Construction to anyone considering building a new home or addition.


Lance & Martha, Bethany
We would like to thank you for the professional job Amity Construction and Design did building our new home and barn. Your suggestions during construction were of great value. Your attention to small details was inspiring. You gave us an estimated construction time and move in date and you met it. The team was on the job every day and always picked up. Whenever there was a glitch you were on top of it and it always got resolved in a timely manner.

We are so happy with our new home; the barn attached to the house has made life so much easier.
Thank you again for the tremendous job.


Mark & Hilary, Waterford
Amity Construction & Design worked with us from concept and design, through successful completion of both projects. I acted as my own general contractor (not something I recommend for the weak of heart) on both projects. In both projects, Russ Smith acted as a source of information, and guidance. Both additions are built much more energy efficient than the original home, which was built in 1992. The use of half inch foam panels in the walls, and one inch foam panels in the ceilings added an unexpected level of sound proofing to the expected increase in R value.
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Jim & Nancy, Wallingford

"Just a note to thank you for the wonderful job you did building our home in Wallingford. We were very pleased with the professional workmanship and quality of construction. Any questions we had were very quickly answered, and any design changes we wanted were promptly attended to.
The people at Amity are a pleasure to do business with and we have since recommended you to several people who are interested in building a home. Thank you for making our experience a pleasant one."


Karen, Bethany

"There were never any hidden costs, always an open line of communication, and it was a delight to work with Amity Construction. The building of our home ended up being one of the most delightful and positive experiences we have had."