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Auburn General Contractors

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JB Construction Group, Inc.
4.6
from 29 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 57 hires on Thumbtack
Cynthia C.
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They were very professional and through. They kept us informed of the progress each day and took time to answer our questions should I need a contractor again I will be contacting them.

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The Affinity Group, Inc.
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
Verified review

Knowledgeable , responsive, vastly superior to other contractors interviewed for the job. Fixed chimney leak and cleaned up fireplace wall and ceiling. Very polite and professional.

  • 15 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Frank G.
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Let me began by saying I am a contractor that purchased a second home in Columbus that was in needed of exterior fascia and siding repairs. Needless to say it was a daunting task trying to find a good contractor (by my standards) to work on my project. And then came Donovan and his crew. He comes across as a serious and dedicated worker. Donovan’s efficiency accompanied by courtesy was refreshing and impressive. He called when he said he would call, and did what he said he would do. He also emailed pictures of the work daily, from beginning to end. It was as if we were there watching the removal of each board and its replacement. Awesome!!! His reliability and integrity are above question as far as we are concerned. Thank you Donovan and crew for a job well done.

ALL Development LLC
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Chris C.
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Being in real estate for over 13 years, I have dealt with numerous contractors for personal and business needs. Working with All Development has by far been the most professional and thorough of all the contractors I have used. Their work always meets or exceeds my, or my clients, expectations. From the ground up, I've always been taken care of and treated fairly.

Righteous Construction
3.1
from 7 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Monica N.
Verified review

Contractor was very quick to respond. Even though I contacted them late, They were able to come out the same day and give me a quote. They completed the job in no time. I will definitely be using them for more work when needed.

Howard General Services
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Erik Goldmann
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Clay does a fantastic job, his prices are competitive and you know he is going to do the job right the first time. It's nice being able to support a local business and family man. Thank you Clay for taking care of my family.

BROCK JONES, INC
5.0
from 2 reviews
    Joel W.
    Verified review

    Brock is an excellent contractor who has done several different jobs for me over the years. He remodeled my kitchen and my master bath, he significantly renovated and updated two office buildings, and he supervised painting my home - interior and exterior - several times. I will use Brock Jones in the future when I need a contractor.

    Rivera'sRemodeling.co
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 13 years in business
    David J.
    Verified review

    Joshua is very skilled and prices his work reasonably. His work is of the highest quality. It's very nice to have a contractor go above and beyond instead of just "getting the job done". Looking forward to hiring Rivera's Remodeling again.

    About

    We provide general handyman service, interior and exterior repair and painting, porch and deck building and repair, trim carpentry and framing.

    About

    My name is John D. Cullen, born and raised in Columbus,Ga., but finished High School in Atlanta, Ga.; where I started out my construction careers, with Low Voltage Telecommunications Market as a Cable Technician Subcontractor. In 2001 after 9/11, I ventured into the electrical, roofing, and specialty plumbing an installations; job fields. My professional resume looks more unprofessional at first look, but it's the numerous opportunities at so many fields which makes me multi-talented. I love learning new things on a daily basis and it's this variety which has me appreciate jobs with unforseen surprises. I learned early on time is valuable and to do a job correctly, and cost efficiently; means getting right help doing work correctly the first time. Professional work is that which properly completed, reasonable at cost, and completed in well organized schedule. I guarantee that all my work are very flexible, easy going, and with focus towards complete satisfaction. If that is achieved, then job security through word of mouth ensures my companies successful future. Call John Cullen for free estimates!

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    I'm a business man, and I will help remodel your house. I will help remove it too and will do anything you want me to do to your house.

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    I do sheetrock work, tile work, electrical work, bathroom renovations, painting and pretty much a little of everything involved in general construction.

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    We are electrical and general contractors. There's nothing we can't do. We are a full electrical contractor and full general contractor that uses our employees and not subcontractors.

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    We always do quality work. If you don't like the work, you don't pay anything from your pocket. I have been working a long time ago.

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    I specialize in the following: * Roofing * Wood repair * Drywall work * Painting * Tile and wood flooring * Sanding * Refinishing * Siding * Window work * Concrete repair

    About

    I do all types of construction work, including general construction, excavation, grading, land clearing, ponds, cleanup, home and business cleaning, power washing, concrete, masonry, walls, drainage, erosion, driveways, roads, sodding, seeding, straw blowing, etc.

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    I do home repairs, painting, new deck building, fencing, electrical, any kind of carpentry work, pressure washing, and painting. I am a finish carpenter and an experienced painter for inside or out. I have 40 years of experience, references and furnished and reasonable prices.

    About

    We fix everything from your house to your boat and your couch. Just give us a call to start getting your stuff back in good shape.

    • 14 years in business
    About

    We are general flooring contractors who do the following: * sales * services * installations * custom sanding and finishing We provide great customer service. We accept most major credit cards. We're also on Facebook. Look for Southern Hardwood Flooring/Opelika.

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    My services include painting, remodeling, reconstruction, and moving from home to home. I am also willing to travel. I am great with lawn care and home improvement.

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    We do general home repair, painting, sheetrock repair, caulking and rotten wood. We also do small jobs in Montgomery, Alabama.

    Q & A

    Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

    What is a general contractor?

    When starting a home remodel or new construction project, you will probably hire a general contractor. A general contractor is a professional who is qualified to take a set of building plans and construct them as outlined. The general contractor may help perform the day-to-day building, or they may just hire workers and oversee all the work activities. In either case, the job of the general contractor is to see that your project gets built.

    When you have a building project, ask for bids from various contractors. The bids tell you how much each will charge and what their scope of work will be. Once you have selected a bid, you sign a contract with that general contractor outlining the specifics of the project and the milestones during the project when they will receive payment installments. Once the contract is official, the general contractor will bring in their crew to begin construction. The contractor will manage the workers and subcontractors (anyone who doesn’t work directly for their company but that they need to outsource, like a marble installation pro), order all the materials, obtain work permits, and confirm that all the workers and subcontractors are completing their projects as planned. They typically handle all the payments to the workers and subcontractors, and send you invoice. For all these reasons, it’s also especially important to follow a few smart hiring practices when it comes to finding a general contractor.  If you are organized and competent to oversee construction projects, and are able to make sure everything is being built properly and meeting code, it’s possible you can be your own general contractor.  

    Why should you hire a contractor?

    Hiring a general contractor is a good idea for many remodeling projects. Home renovation contractors have a broad range of skills to manage, coordinate and complete a project. They should help make sure your project comes in on time and within your budget as they hire and supervise all the necessary subcontractors, including electricians and plumbers. They also handle procuring all the materials required for your job. Some homeowners look to save money by acting as their own contractor, but an experienced home renovation contractor is worth the cost. They should know local building codes, be able to pull all necessary permits, and work with inspectors to make sure the construction meets local codes. Also, because they get professional discounts, they can typically buy materials at a better price than you can; better prices on materials and labor save you money, and make up for at least a percentage of the cost of the contractor.

    Where should I start when remodeling a bathroom?

    Bathroom remodeling doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Before starting a bathroom remodel it’s crucial to know what you want and have a clear understanding of your maximum budget. If you’d love all marble fixtures but have $3,000 total, you will have to compromise. Being realistic about materials and money before you even contact a contractor will have you on the road to success. Here are some simple steps to follow in the planning stages of bathroom remodeling:

    • List your remodeling priorities in order of importance (e.g., 1. New shower head, 2. Replace flooring, 3. Install recessed lighting, etc.).
    • Calculate what you can realistically afford to spend on your bathroom remodel. Identify an “all in” price — meaning the absolute maximum you’re willing to pay, as well as what you’d prefer to spend.
    • Gather ideas from Pinterest about colors and finishes.
    • Research the costs of the materials and finishes you want and begin making choices about what is and isn’t possible to fit into your budget (once labor is included). If you’d like to stay under $10,000 total, but really love a $2,000 tub, plan to downgrade in other areas.
    • Request quotes from at least three reputable general contractors, share your vision and ideal materials, and work together from there.

    How do I plan a bathroom remodeling project?

    If you’re stumped on how to plan a bathroom remodeling project, it pays to hire a designer. This is especially important if you’re changing your bathroom layout in any way. Designers create contractor-friendly drawings indicating exactly where each tile and fixture will be installed, down to the light switches. This investment might cost you $300-$500 but save you significant frustration and miscommunication, while ensuring you get precisely what you want.

    If you’re going to do your own design, planning a bathroom remodeling project means being organized and planning ahead. Create a general outline of what you want and the budget you have. Identify the specific fixtures, tiles, paint and vanity you prefer. Get all this organized before requesting quotes from two to three reputable general contractors. Once you find the right pro, get a written contract outlining scope of work, materials that will be used, timeframe and payment schedule. Communicate clearly about when to order your materials so they are ready and waiting by the time the contractor gets the permits. Your job from here is to communicate clearly, pay the contractor as the work progresses, and enjoy your remodel when it’s done.

    For more on where to start when remodeling a bathroom check out The Complete Thumbtack Bathroom Remodel Guide.

    How long should a bathroom remodel take?

    With proper planning and a good general contractor, your bathroom remodeling project doesn’t have to take forever. The construction phase of the project will always vary based on your scope of work, the square footage and the condition of your bathroom under the surface layer. Inevitably an 80-square-foot master bathroom with major changes will take longer than a 25-square-foot guest bath undergoing a minor renovation. For a smaller bathroom, a facelift — the industry term for sprucing up the surface layer (such as paint, vanity, tiles or light fixtures) but keeping the existing footprint of the space — may take five to eight working days, as long as there are no surprises like mold waiting when the old vanity comes out. A more complex bathroom remodel that revamps the shower area (customizing the plumbing, installing tile and changing the shower door), updates the flooring and cabinetry, and adds new paint and new lighting could take anywhere from one week to three weeks. A full bathroom remodel that guts the room, changing the footprint and moving the electrical wiring and plumbing lines, could take four to eight weeks or more. To keep your bathroom remodel on schedule, have your materials ordered and waiting, and don’t make any change orders once construction begins. Planning is key to keeping a bathroom remodel on schedule.   

    For more on how long a bathroom remodel should take check out The Complete Thumbtack Bathroom Remodel Guide.

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