Refinished my basement after water damage. They remodeled 4 rooms including a bathroom, washroom, bedroom, and family room. 

They were very polite and professional. The workers were prompt and worked hard. I was very impressed that they were always busy. They were able to get the work done quickly and they did a great job. I am very happy with the work that they did. Martin went out of his way to make sure the job was done to my satisfaction. 

                                                                                                                                                 E.R. Carlisle, Pa.

Contact Info
601 Walnut Alley
Suite #9
New Cumberland, PA 17070
P: (717)774-1212 
Hartel Construction Group, Inc
Why Choose Us?

* Quality
* Trust

Finished an area in our basement approx 550 sq.feet, including adding a bar and a half bath. He also arranged for us to have a window egress put in (not included in cost mentioned above). Also not included in the above was: permit fees, cabinets for the bar, countertop, some of sconce lights on the wall, lights over the bar and flooring materials (though he put down the vinyl laminate flooring we purchased so the labor is included in the price above). The entire project ended up costing us around $30K.

We got 3 quotes, and I was impressed with Martin from the beginning. He had some great ideas in maximizing and customizing our space based on our needs and preferences, for example, finding the best layout so the bar and powder room weren't right next to each other. I work from home and other than the sounds of the saws and pounding necessary, they provided a minimum of an inconvenience. They cleaned up after themselves, were friendly and polite. Any time we had a question, Martin got back to us quickly. He even went "above and beyond" on a few occasions, including picking up our bar cabinets we would have needed to make multiple trips with our personal vehicle. They stuck to their estimate of approx. how long it would take--about 4.5 weeks (not including a delay due to the township supervisor's availability). We are very pleased with how the basement turned out and would highly recommend Hartel.
                                                                                                                 L.H. New Cumberland, Pa 
​Drywall, painting and flooring of basement. Very knowledgeable of what they were doing and doing it well. Very disciplined work ethic. The only thing I may have preferred was they not work as FAST as they did to ensure quality work was being done. But in the end. quality was not an issue. Martin and team ROCKED it. Highly recommended for your basement finishing project.

                                                                                                                                                          G.C. Carlisle, Pa

Finished a 1,000 sq ft basement, including moving hot water heater, concrete work to install underground pump for new bathroom, creating three finished rooms and one bathroom - also created wood shelving and painted floor in unfinished storage area

Marttin works as a true professional and did a great job. He worked with us to determine a layout and was creative in suggesting moving the hot water heater to create more space for the bathroom. He communicated with us throughout the project, and the project was done according to the estimated schedule (other than a delay in township approval of the plans). Martin pays close attention to detail and takes pride in his work. He was as careful with this project as we thought he'd be on his own house. Overall, we were very pleased with the quality of work and the ease of working with him. And even after the work was done, he's just a phone call away, as on two occasions we called with concerns, and he came out to help promptly at no charge. We'd definitely be likely to use his services again if a similar project comes up.

                                                                                                                                B.R. Mechanicsburg, Pa.

Hung and finished drywall throughout my home, along with some carpentry.

Hartel's team does an excellent job at a reasonable price. I highly recommend them to anyone looking to renovate or remodel.

                                                                                                                                     W.S. Northern York, Pa

The company finished our drywall for us. Basically it was just a concrete slab and they put up the drywall and an additional wall.

The detail in the work was very good and they did the job quickly. It's very nice and we're very happy with what they did for us. There was a weight bearing pole in the middle and they designed a column around it and made it very detailed and finished. I would definately go back to them in the future if I needed more work.

                                                                                                                                        E.S. Hummelstown, Pa.

Hartel Construction Group finished our basement and gave us a great space to hang out as a family.

We bought our home in 2010 and had our first child months later. With a second child on the way we decided we needed more space to spend time together as a family, and also more room for the growing number of toys! Our basement is approximately 700 square feet. We had three different companies come out and give us estimates, and Hartel gave us the best price. They started working on our basement several weeks after they gave us the estimate. It took them a little less than 3 weeks to finish the entire project. It was really nice that they came and went through the large basement window, so they never made a mess dragging materials through our house. The owner, Martin, is extremely personable and always explains what they are doing and asks for your input. I trusted him to make the decisions about lighting and other electrical things and I love the way it turned out! It was a fast and easy project that was virtually stress-free for my husband and I. 

I love our new space and would recommmend this company if you are considering getting your basement finished.

                                                                                                                C.S.Mechanicsburg, Pa.

Martin and his team finished our basement, complete with a bedroom, full bath, playroom and large entertainment area. 2 windows were also added to match the existing window and slider. Apprx. 1200 sq ft. 

Martin was extremely professional and detail oriented. We met with him several times before finalizing a layout/price and he was always very accommodating of our time and budget. Our house was built in late 2011 and we wanted to ensure that the contractor we selected would keep the same style and quality as present in the rest of our home. Martin was very good about incorporating ideas from our main level and using them throughout the basement. He was very concerned with not cutting corners in order to save money which was greatly appreciated. He and his team arrived on time every day and used a separate entrance which limited any disruptions on our end. We met with 4 other companies and not only was Martin's pricing the best, but his ideas were far superior to the other companies as well. We would wholeheartedly recommend Martin and his team for any basement remodeling project.

                                                                                                                                                                 C.C. Enola, Pa.
They were the greatest. They had their work cut out for them finishing / fixing sub-standard work done that was done by another contractor. Can't have asked for anything more. Drywall, paint, new door, and woodworking too. They did it all. Even gave us extra advice on how to go about completing other projects. We hope to have them back for flooring, installing cabinets and other projects soon.

                                                                                                                                                     M.M. Etters, Pa.
 Martin and his team are true professionals. They went out of their way to let my husband and I know exactly what was being worked on and what would happen next. The work performed was of the very highest quality. They cleaned up after themselves before leaving everyday. We are very pleased and we do plan on having more work done at our home by them. 

                                                                                                                                                 J.H.  Lewisberry,Pa.

Hartel Construction remodeled our basement, approx 1200 sq ft including storage. 

The Hartel group was great. They were creative with ideas, paid attention to details, worked efficiently, worked with us when it came to making changes along the way, were courteous, and on time. We had a number of estimates and Hartel was the lowest with great quality (they were almost HALF of what someone else quoted us who subcontracted out most of their work). Martin Hartel was very amiable and we feel he went out of his way to accommodate us. The only minor thing we would add is that if you are looking for a professional paint job for your finished product - you may wish to have professional painter do it. They did a pretty good job though. Overall, we would use them again and highly recommend them to anyone. 

                                                                                                                                     L.B. Hummelstown, Pa.

Finished basement: knocked out a wall, installed laminate and tile, drywall, painting, electrical, wet bar, half bath

During March I decided I would like to finish part of my basement but wasn't sure what company to ask to complete the job . My parents have a handyman they use so I asked him but he passed saying the job was too big for him at his old age and recommended the Hartel Group. I called Martin and he came out to look at the job a couple days later. He walked me through the process and gave suggestions based on the layout of the basement and the things I wanted done - laminate/tile, wet bar, half bath, fireplace (which I ended up not doing for now). Martin sent me an estimate a few days later and I let him know I'm fine with it. He said he just started a job and won't be able to do it for about a month which worked for me. 

 In the middle of April he let me know they were almost ready to begin. A few days later Martin and his guys got started and for the next ~2.5 weeks they were working most days from about 8-4:30. He kept me updated with the process and let me know when he needed the things by I was picking out : laminate, tile, bar/bathroom lights, vanity, mirror, bar top. I wanted to hang a TV on the wall behind the bar so they ran a 25 foot HDMI cable behind the drywall so a long cable won't be visible. They also mounted the TV for me. A few days ago they finished and I'm very happy with it! Everything looks and works great I'm sure I'll be spending a lot of time down there and it will be a popular hangout area for guests!                      

                                                                                                                                     A.F. Mechanicsburg, Pa.

Finished basement into family room, bedroom,bathroom and storage.

The entire crew and owner, Martin Hartel, came at the agreed to time and date. Not only was everyone personable, but true craftsmen. As the project was being done, Martin has some wonderful suggestions. We took advantage of each of them and are most pleased. While we tried to keep costs in line, the project took on an upscale effect, all within reason and dependent on the quality of work being done! As the project progressed we found the honesty and integrity of each crew member to be superior. We were even able to leave for a couple of days and give them a key to our home. The finished project turned out so much better tan we even imagined. We have booked more work with the company and will not even get estimates from others!     

                                                                                                                                J.A.E. Hummelstown, Pa.

Martin and his crew were very punctual. Showed up on the dates as promised and finished the project at the promised completion date

Workers are respectful of the privacy of home owners. Cleaned up after themselves. Very happy with the finished project.     

                                                                                                                                     A.I. Hummelstown, Pa.
Finished basement including framing, drywall, full bathroom, closets, built-ins, storage, enclosure for a Murphy bed, plumbing, electrical, cable wiring, surround sound wiring, crown modeling, painting, lighting, trim work, etc.

Hartel Construction Group did a great job finishing my basement. They made numerous design suggestions that worked with our budget. The suggestions were very original and gave us a finished product much better than we hoped for when starting the project. The quality of the work was exceptional. The time to complete the project was in-line with the original estimate. The cost to complete the project was the same as the original estimate. Very positive overall experience. 

                                                                                                                                 D.R. Mechanicsburg, Pa.
My husband and I recently had Hartel Construction group finish our basement, in fact this was the second basement of ours done by this company. Our basement was totally unfinished but not includes recessed lighting, laminate flooring, a full bathroom, built in shelving and a custom TV mounting wall. The work took only about 3 weeks to complete. I changed my mind on some details along the way and they were happy to accomodate me. I would definitely use them again!

I've used this company multiple times over the past 8 years and they keep getting better. The work is impeccable!!! This group works quickly and efficiently. I found everyone very easy to work with and very nice. There are not many crews that I would trust alone in my home but this is definitely one of them! I highly recommend them! 

                                                                                                                                E.H. Linglestown, Pa.
 I asked them to finish my basement, starting from cinderblock and concrete floors. I ended up with a beautiful finished craft/laundry/storage room, with more space than expected after they relocated some utilities.

These people are amazing. I had vague ideas of what I wanted done (finishing my basement, and some specific uses for the room) and they just ran with it. Martin and I looked at the room, he came up with a plan, and he and his team implemented it. They accomplished everything I asked for, plus many nice small touches that I would not have thought of. They were very flexible about finishes and layout that I wanted, were on the job site working within 2 weeks of my contacting them, and finished work very promptly. They finished on budget, cleaned up after themselves, were nice to my dogs (and made sure nobody snuck out an open door)... I just gave them a key and went off to work, and they took care of everything. I've told them that I'm happy to be a reference, because they did an amazing job!    

                                                                                                                                         W. W. Camp Hill, Pa.
Finishing half of our basement, including drywall, electrical work, recessed lighting, painting, floor installation.

I found Hartel Construction Group on Angie's list and based on previous reviews decided to contact them for an estimate for finishing our basement. From the start, Martin was easy to work with. He was very professional and knowledgable. He stayed in contact with us prior to and during the project. He offered us helpful suggestions in order for us to get our desired result. His team showed up on time each day, kept the work area clean and finished the project within the estimated timeframe. We even added a few other projects along the way, which they happily helped us with. The completed project was right on target with the original estimate we received. Martin and his team were great to work with and I would definitely use Hartel Construction Group again. 

                                                                                                                                 B.W. Hummelstown, Pa.