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Alhambra Construction Estimators

Browse these construction estimating services with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Alhambra.

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Electrical Needs
4.9
from 186 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 231 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Peter S.
Verified review

Nima is punctual and very responsive to questions. We are very happy with the new bathroom vents. We've called around asking for quotes and Nima is the only one who can do it without a major construction. We highly recommend him.

24/7 Handyman Services
4.9
from 100 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 174 hires on Thumbtack
Gabriella P.
Verified review

Tom did an excellent job. He fixed four jammed doors and a fence gate in two hours. He was accurate and polite. The only con was the price: $250. However, I was given the same estimate before, so it wasn't a surprise. Altogether, I'd recommend him to anyone who is seeking a good handyman.

James R Loera Construction
4.8
from 86 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 118 hires on Thumbtack
Michelle D.
Verified review

Rating: 10/10 I had requested 2 sofa's to be picked up and be taken to the dump! One sofa was a large sleeper "L" shaped sectional and the second sofa was a studio sized "L" shaped sectional. Mr. Loera was extremely professional and responded quickly even though I am a night owl and was corresponding late at night. He was able to fit me in-in his schedule and Not only did he arrive on time but he was even a little early. Mr. Loera was very polite and nonthreatening. Easy to approach and got right to work. He wasn't pushy or try to change the price we agreed upon last minute. I would definitely Mr. Loera & James R Loera Construction; to any single females that need help moving things or to anyone looking for a reputable and trustworthy professional. I will definitely be calling Mr. Loera for future projects!

EXCEL CONSTRUCTION LA
4.1
from 51 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 99 hires on Thumbtack
Shawn F.
Verified review

I hired Excel Construction LA to a full interior remodel of a 1928 home that I purchased as a rental property, but quickly determined I had underestimated the amount of work and investment required to get it rental ready. As a casual landlord, I did not have much experience with remodeling, managing contractors, estimating costs, etc. But I loved the house and had a vision for what I wanted to create. I chose Excel Construction LA because I felt they understood my vision and would be flexible along the way. I was right and they proved to be a fantastic partner. Excel was always able to provide quality materials at a reasonable price, they were extremely flexible and accommodating working with my schedule and they produced quality work. The managed the entire permit process and went above and beyond to ensure all inspections were passed - not just the city's inspections, but also the buyer's inspectors. In the end, we turned a very run down home in South LA into a beautiful new home that sold for the top price point in the zip code - something local realtors said could not be done. Excel deserves a ton of credit for this. Nofar, Evan and the entire Excel team were super helpful and fun to work with, as was the sub, Jorge. Thanks Excel!

  • 64 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
Verified review

The project was to move a door in our master bedroom and change it to a pocket door. It required him to build new supports, install new drywall, paint, etc. Oscar did a great job and was very responsive to all of our questions. He even went to Home Depot to pick up all of the necessary materials. Will be looking to hire Oscar the next time we have a project at our house. Thanks Oscar!

Top Pro
  • 29 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Autumn E.
Verified review

Channing was prompt, personable, and knowledgeable. I hired him to replace door hinges, which he did swiftly and carefully, and he even repaired a couple of places where I had damaged the wood. He knows a lot about all kinds of construction, and I would definitely recommend him.

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  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Robert K.
Verified review

My dad's circuit panel needs to be replaced, Milton came out an gave him an estimate, it was a little high but he was willing to work on lowering the price (which we greatly appreciate). Collected a deposit to pay for materials and is installing it 3 days after we hired him. I will update once the final job is done but I have no doubt it will be a great turnout. Very experienced, professional and friendly.

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American Castles
5.0
from 28 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sandie C.
Verified review

I have had Mike Tay of American Castles as my go-to General Contactor for the past few years. He is incredibly talented in all areas of construction. You won't find a more professional, more trustworthy or nicer General Contractor anywhere!

Handyman George
4.6
from 30 reviews
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
Martha C.
Verified review

After looking into our project (drywalling garage and some demolition), we realized we wanted to wait on this project and save up for a better budget that would serve our needs better. However, our experience with George was very professional from the get go. He called and stopped by the very same day I posted the project. He provided an estimate on the spot, and even stopped by a day later to drop off a written estimate. Since we want our garage to serve as a gym/work area, we realized we needed a bigger budget to serve our needs and have the final project be as nice we'd like. George's professionalism left me feeling very impressed and comfortable with him. This is the type of man you could trust both inside/outside of your home, and for this reason, I'll definitely be considering George for any work my home needs in the future!

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  • 14 years in business
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Dan M.
Verified review

David is a real professional contractor .His knowledge of the concrete job I had hired him to do ,far exceeded my expectations. He also did stucco repairs to the exterior of our Apts and demolition and removal on certain areas of the complex. His rate was fantastic and he finished the total job way ahead of schedule, Thank You Mr Garcia for a job well done .I recommend D G Construction for all your construction needs.

World class construction
4.8
from 20 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Martin B.
Verified review

I had a GREAT experience with Daniel from World Class Construction! I did not know him before, but he is now my "go to " guy. I had a smaller but very difficult job with some drainage issues and he came up with good suggestions on a repair and his cost and service were great. Also had some additional drywall work done and he was also very fair and competitive. Daniel was also very professional in every aspect, from the contract to finshing the work.

  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
Lena W.
Verified review

Sione and his team were great. they were polite, cost efficient and good communicators. i would gladly recommend them to anyone and hope to book them again for future projects.

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Steve Fry Construction
4.7
from 20 reviews
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Allison S.
Verified review

I highly recommend Steve Fry for your construction needs! We had a barn door custom made just sitting at our home and in need of installation. Steve responded timely to my Thumbtack request and we made arrangements to meet within a few days. He showed up on time and was prepared to do the work. The door kit was a bit raw, but he knew exactly what to do. He was friendly, and is truly and expert in door hanging. The final product took only a few hours and it looks beautiful. Couldn't be happier. Please call Steve for your construction projects - you won't be disappointed!

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HSD Services
4.9
from 17 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jezette L.
Verified review

I hired Eldon and HSD Services based on prior reviews, punctuality in setting up estimate and start date, and value for project of painting select rooms/areas inside a home getting ready for rental. We met at the property on Monday, he was hired on Wednesday and ready to begin on Thursday. Due to technical and personal hindrances on my part, they didn't begin until Friday at my request but was understanding and flexible as I added an additional task of painting and hanging closet doors forgot about in the garage. The job was complete within 2 days which was extremely helpful. I highly recommend them and would use them again in the future.

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JDA Construction
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jerry G.
Verified review

I had a big project and was overwhelmed with all the different contractors i was having to hire when here comes JDA construction to the rescue. One General contractor handled all the trades at fair prices and very high quality workmanship. These boys don't play around. Completed project way ahead of schedule, highly recommended to all. Even if you have a smaller project. They do it all !! Very knowledgeable and professional and don't cut any corners. Build it once and build it right with these boys!!!!!!! I'm saving their number and using them for anything and everything i do in the future.

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West Hills Development Inc.
4.7
from 16 reviews
  • 42 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mark H.
Verified review

Talked to Ross on the phone. He came out, took a look and gave a very reasonable estimate. Project was finished promptly and looks great.

VillaFox Innovation Builders
4.9
from 12 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Michael B.
Verified review

Edgar and his crew were pretty amazing and thorough. High quality work with great communication along the way. Our new deck is beautiful. Would definitely hire this contractor again and highly recommend this company. Quality company with an innovative approach. Was sold on the day he came out to do the estimate. By the end of the day I received not only a competitive bid, but a rendering of the proposed construction.

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sdp construction
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Nicole T.
Verified review

It was truly a pleasure working with Saeid at SDP Construction. He was very professional and knowledgeable and he really listened to our needs. We look forward to working with him again in the future.

  • 5 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Juan A.
Verified review

The team at GIM completed a whole home remodel with solar system. I was looking to make some energy efficient upgrades. My first home purchase and I was looking to invest a little on the interior since the home was a little out dated. They helped me to decide on what the interior finishes I wanted to go with. We ended up using spray foam for insulation, foam roof, and many other energy efficient upgrades. On top of that the solar system also comes with battery back up. Each step of the way I was informed, they even took care of the design and permit process. Great team on staff. Check them out for any construction needs. Appreciate all the hard work.

  • 9 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Alyson K.
Verified review

Primary construction resealed our patio deck and did an amazing job. Super clean, detailed, and professional!

Canoas Construction Company
4.8
from 5 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Darcy S.
Verified review

Work has not started yet, due to a delay in obtaining permits, but Gilbert has been wonderful through the estimate and planning phases. He accompanied us to LADBS to assist us in the permit process and is available by phone and text whenever we need him. I'll update after work is completed, but for now, we are very satisfied.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What do construction project managers do?

Construction project managers help in all stages of your construction project, starting from the very first step. Typically paid a percentage of a total project cost, they are part of the design and planning process and help ensure seamless communication between the design parties and the construction team. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, their scope of work includes preparing cost estimates, budgets and work timetables; interpreting and explaining contracts and technical information to other professionals; reporting work progress and budget to clients; collaborating with architects, engineers and other construction pros; selecting subcontractors and scheduling and coordinating their tasks; responding to work delays, emergencies and other problems; and ensuring compliance with legal requirements, building and safety codes, and other regulations.

The work of construction project managers may seem very similar to that of general contractors, but there are some critical differences. One difference is that, unlike most general contractors, project managers are not engaged in the actual construction — they are onsite overseeing the work of subcontractors. Another key difference is that project managers are hired during the design phase, while general contractors are hired after plans have been made. The project manager is generally paid a percentage of the total project cost, while the general contractor is more typically paid according to the bid they gave to build your project.  

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.  

How do I find out if a contractor is licensed?

It’s important to know if your project requires work by a licensed professional, as licensing laws can vary by state, locality, and job details. You can find general licensing information online at the government websites that handle occupational licensing for a given profession in your state or location. Some states designate a project cost over which you have to hire a licensed contractor. To find qualified licensed contractors, search your state’s licensing board. For example, in California, the Department of Consumer Affairs operates a searchable database through the Contractors State License Board. In some states, contracting licenses are provided at a regional level. You can find links to specific databases on BRB Publications’ Occupational Licensing page. Red flags that a contractor may not be licensed or may be providing an expired or false license number are unreasonably low bids or a request for complete payment upfront. For more, check out our tips for smart hiring on Thumbtack.

How do you choose a commercial general contractor?

A commercial contractor provides similar services as a residential general contractor but specializes in working with large-scale projects for businesses, schools, nonprofits, governments and development firms. When researching commercial general contractors, review their portfolio of work and confirm they have ample experience working in the area you need. For example, if you are building a small strip mall, ask if the contractors have experience successfully incorporating all the needed elements such as a parking lot, meeting ADA requirements, accessing the proper permits, and completing work on time.

Once you’ve identified several qualified candidates, request bids for your project and then compare the scope of work with your needs and budget. Your commercial general contractor should oversee design, permitting, construction, materials purchase, and adherence to building code and zoning regulations, as well as sticking to an agreed-upon budget and schedule. It’s important to establish clear communication with your future commercial general contractor, as this will mean a smoother process for everyone. For all these reasons, it’s also especially important to follow a few smart hiring practices when it comes to finding a general contractor.

How much does a project manager charge per hour?

You may choose to hire a construction project manager for your residential or commercial project. For the hands-on homeowner who wants to be involved in home construction but isn’t comfortable hiring subcontractors, a construction project manager can oversee these relationships and supervise labor. Typically, construction project managers charge a fee that is a flat percentage of the total construction project cost. This may range from 10 percent to 15 percent, depending on the company and the services they provide. This means a $30,000 home remodel project would have a construction project management fee of $3,000-$4,500. Hiring a construction project manager generally precludes the markup on subcontractor labor charged by a general contractor. The drawback to this choice is that, unlike a general contractor, the construction project manager won’t be financially responsible for the work of the subcontractors. For larger projects, you may hire a construction project manager who will also hire a general contractor. This provides the benefits of the general contractor along with the management services of the project manager, who will be on board from the beginning. The construction project manager will be involved in the design phase and work with the architects and the building crew, facilitating a smoother overall process.

For more, check out our tips for smart hiring on Thumbtack.

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Need a General Contractor

Montrose, CA

  • Project scope
    One or more small projects: No, Major repair: No, Major remodel: Yes, Addition to home: No, New construction: No
  • Project progress
    I'm just starting: Yes, I have sketches and/or basic idea of project: Yes, I have professional drawings (complete set of plans): No, I have permits pulled: No
  • Areas that need work
    Kitchen: No, Living room: No, Family room: No, Dining room: No, Master bedroom: No, Master bathroom: Yes, Home Office: No, Garage: No, Basement: No, Outdoor space: No
  • Project details
    I am an interior designer in Long Beach, CA and have created a master bathroom design in the Montrose, CA area. I do not have any contacts in the area regarding construction, plumbing, electrical, tile laying, etc. Everything has already been selected for the room and I need help with the construction aspect of it (everything mentioned above).
  • Property type
    Home
  • Details
    Again, I have already selected all the materials and will need someone to renovate the space according to plans. Thanks!
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