Beach Home Watch & Property Management Testimonials

The house exterior now shines - it looks like new!


Fred S, Ocean View

Hi Mike. Your guys did a great job and they were so pleasant, professional and neat. Just what I've grown to expect from The Good Neighbor! Thanks so much.

-Chuck T., Lewes, DE

"You guys did a fantastic job! Way beyond my expectations! The white trim is blinding!

-Scott C., Lewes, DE

"Thank you Mike to you and your crew.  You guys did an incredible job!"

--  Mike S., Ocean View

"The Good Neighbor power washed our house and did an AMAZING job!!! Our siding now looks as bright as it did on the day the house was built! We are thrilled with their work. Best of all, Mike and his team were in and out without a trace. I've had neighbors complain about how other power washers left their patio and pool deck a mess after washing their house, but you would have never known that anyone was here except for the noticeably brighter siding upon our return. They left our property in immaculate condition. I can't say enough how happy we are to have someone to rely on like The Good Neighbor!"

-John and Susan Mutz

"I have used The Good Neighbor for several projects. They have an excellent crew that is reliable and trustworthy. You can give them your keys, go on a trip and come home to a finished project."

-- Dennis C., Bethany Beach

I had a vision and the Good Neighbor made it a reality---I’M THRILLED!

I was tired of the tiled floors in my kitchen and family room and wanted to replace it with hardwood. I knew what hardwood I wanted, and I knew I wanted a random installation but the problem was that it did not come prepackaged as a random installation. It was, however, available in two different widths so I purchased some of both widths, explained to Mike my concept for a “random installation” and left it to him and his team to make my dream a reality.

Mike arrived with his team and got to work removing the old tile—no small feat—yet they managed to have both rooms demo’d quickly and ready for hardwood. The hardwood came flying out of the boxes and it was installed exactly as I had envisioned—installed so expertly that I didn’t even need transition strips between the existing hardwood floor of a different color and species that abuts the new floors.

Both rooms are amazing! Mike finished the job on time and his quote was very competitive (and he did not exceed his quote). I would use The Good Neighbor again for any job, big or small, and will enthusiastically recommend him to family and friends at every opportunity.

-- Alex & Patty, Ocean View

We have had a home at Bethany for more than ten years and have learned the value of finding a reliable, responsive contractor who does quality work at a reasonable price. Mike Kappes and his team at The Good Neighbor LLC demonstrated all these qualities during their work on a recent significant renovation at our home. Mike won a competitive bid to manage a number of home upgrades (new roof, gutters and downspouts, painting the entire exterior and interior and installing a concrete drive.) As is always the case during such projects, along the way we both modified and added to the original scope of work. At every step The Good Neighbor delivered service and results that exceeded our expectations. We would not hesitate to recommend The Good Neighbor for any home improvement you currently have under consideration.

-- Jay & Ann, Bethany Beach

The Good Neighbor has been providing quality property mgt for our Ocean View second home for almost 3 years. The company was a natural go-to source when we were contemplating a screen porch conversion to a Florida room (including a very complicated change of flooring in a Great Room leading to the room renovation). Every step of the way Mike Kappes and his team have been very professional and considerate going well above and beyond one's normal expectations. Once we made our selections we left the project totally to his supervision because we completely trust Mike and his eye for detail. The project was completely turnkey. When we arrived to see the final completion, all we had to do was bask in its beauty. The Good Neighbor's work is meticulous and that of a perfectionist. We've never experienced a renovation project of such ease. We found the Good Neighbor's pricing to be fair (the job even came in under budget) and the quality outstanding. We are thrilled with the finished product which will provide our family with enjoyment for many years to come.

-- Michael and Margarita M., Ocean View

For us, the most valuable service that Mike provides is peace of mind. From managing our rentals to fixing a leaky toilet, Mike and his crew are always available, affordable and a joy to work with. He has been our go-to guy for the past 6 years and no request has ever been too big or too small. We're eternally grateful to Mike for enabling us to enjoy our second home with the knowledge that he's always just a phone call away.

Dwight & Nancy, Ocean View

Thanks to Mike Kappes of The Good Neighbor-Bethany, our house sitter extraordinaire, we now know that our house was not damaged. He actually used a kayak to reach the house, but just wanted to check on it. If anyone is ever looking for someone to look after their place in the Bethany Beach-Fenwick Island area, he's your guy. He was born and raised in the area and knows all of the good reliable contractors. He also has a small crew of former construction workers and electricians to do roofing, home repairs, painting, etc.

Elliot S., Bethany Beach

"Mike has rescued burning pies from my oven, fixed leaks no one else could find, paved, drywalled, wired and landscaped his way into our hearts. Professional, courteous, timely and affordable. 
He is like family - stays on my speed dial. "  Joe & Amy, Bethany Beach

"What I love is the quality and reliability: Mike says 'I'll handle it' and its handled."  Kip J., Middlesex Beach

The Good Neighbor, LLC
32967 Coastal Highway
Bethany Beach, Delaware 19930

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