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MAHA GROUP/FPV
4.6
from 76 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 91 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lucy Y.
Verified review

I contacted Houman over internet. Had several jobs for him in my new condo. We reviewed what work needed to be done and he gave me an estimate. He worked quickly and extremely neat and carefully. He put in new electrical outlets Redesigned cabinetry and installed it. Broke through walls for electrical work patched and painted. I cannot even find where he did the work. Set up closet systems, shelving in three closets hung shelves,fixed leaking faucets and installed two large lights in the garage. Bought supplies that were needed and showed me better ways to accomplish what I wanted. He is a man of many talents and I will call him again when I have other projects. I highly recommend Houman

Platinum
4.7
from 64 reviews
  • 88 hires on Thumbtack
Scott S.
Verified review

I have to echo the other 5 star reviews. Platinum removed and replaced rusted broken sewer pipes under my house with all new horizontal piping. A hard and dirty job but their work was truly outstanding. Then they cleaned outside drains which were clogged with roots which had been growing for years. Again, not an easy job but they kept at it until it was done. Joel, Rafael and crew were persistent and efficient. And left my house and outside areas clean. Wouldn't know they were here. Power washed and swept all outside spaces & didn't leave any debris behind. And they showed up when they said they would. Compared to the other plumbers I've had work on my house since I inherited it last year they were the best. Highly recommended!

EXCEL CONSTRUCTION LA
4.2
from 48 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 93 hires on Thumbtack
Brian J.
Verified review

We hired Excel Construction few months ago and we just finished our entire home remodeling project. We researched, met and interviewed few other remodeling companies before we decide to hire Excel Construction and we couldn’t be happier and more satisfied with our great decision. We love Eyal and the ideas/solutions that he brought to the project. His design team was perfect for us and they always has few options for us to think of before we took the right decision. We’ve noticed very clear that everyone on the job was skilled and professional in his own trade and specialty. They did a perfect job by keeping the house as clean as they could and they were very respectful of our space. We remodeled our entire house including the kitchen, bathrooms, living room, garage, laundry room and bedrooms!!! We are super happy with the new house that we got and the complete transformation of it. Excel Construction are highly recommended and we already recommended them to few of our friends.

  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
ML B.
Verified review

Oscar and his crew did an amazing job building a wall and door for me. He and his team were professional and fast. Excellent job! I will use them for future projects.

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Haggerty Construction
5.0
from 27 reviews
  • 34 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Todd Y.
Verified review

From the first time Jay came out to give an estimate, I knew he was someone I wanted to work with. Throughout the process, he stayed in constant communication and was always professional. His work in installing 5 doors around my house and garage was excellent. He's a problem solver with a great attitude. I can't say enough good things about my experience with Haggerty Construction!

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  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Merrill K.
Verified review

Knowledgeable, experienced, personable, honest: everything you need in an excellent electrician. We’re so grateful our garage has power again, and that it didn’t take forever or incur life changing costs to get it up and running again. I also feel so much better now that I know it (and the house) is safer than ever.

Saeed Shirzad
5.0
from 24 reviews
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Sam D.
Verified review

Saeed was extremely professional, kind and quick. He came to my apartment within a half hour of my request, prepared with all of his tools, and got right to work. He then proceeded to quickly build the dresser I had requested, and additionally help me screw together my new headboard. I am very appreciative of his work and would highly recommend him to anyone in need of a wonderful handyman. Thank you Saeed!

Cal Engineers Inc.
4.8
from 21 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Alex M.
Verified review

First time working with Cal Engeneers, I specifically worked with Khalil, and Lazar, they did an incredible job. We had a one bedroom unit that has not been renovate din over 8 years, they came in, and had the whole place redone in about 11 days. Whole new laminate flooring put in, carpets removed, walls painted, popcorn Celing removed, and many cabinets and closets repainted. Essentially remodeled the entire 1 bedroom apartment. They came in under budget for what I expected and did a lot more than asked. Such as refinish the bathtub and clear out grout. very fast work, always on time, easy to reach and very fair prices. and an over all excellent experience. Just handed them another job in another property.

  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
Tonya W.
Verified review

Soo good - very happy with concrete and tile job in guest house. Like that they didn't turn nose up at work on my weird converted garage - worked hard to troubleshoot all its issues and turn it into a lovely guest house! Also came early each day, just as promised, and worked hard all day - both unusual for LA.

World class construction
4.8
from 19 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Paul M.
Verified review

Daniel, Mario and the rest of the team at World Class Construction are honestly the best crew I’ve ever hired, and I’ve done quite a few remodeling projects over the last 20 years. They are extremely professional, courteous, fairly priced, and best of all – fast! My wife and I were very impressed by the speed at which our luxury bathroom remodel was completed, and trust me when I say this was no ordinary job…. everything was custom, and they stepped up to the challenge and delivered. Overall, we are 100% satisfied – so satisfied in fact, that we immediately hired them again to remodel our garage conversion project. Thank you World Class Construction!! (PS, a lot of companies ask you to write a review… we were not asked – our bathroom just looks that AWESOME ☺.)

Solidesign+build
4.9
from 17 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Toni K.
Verified review

I have worked with many contractors on various home and office projects. This was my first time building out a retail store on a tight budget, with champagne taste. Brad & David turned out to be the ideal contractors for the job. These guys don’t just build what we agreed upon, they made me aware of all my choices beforehand and helped guide me to all the right design decisions. And even their crews of builders and painters were exceptional craftsmen. Brad & David brought my project in exactly on budget and before the deadlines. They are real pros and every question and request from me was promptly responded to. I will happily work with them again and feel lucky to have found them.

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Garage Masters
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ali M.
Verified review

We wanted to finish our garage floor with Epoxy and convert part of the garage to a home gym. After extensive research and several quotes, I was very impressed with Grant at the GarageMasters as they specialize in garage rehab and use the best products available in the market. His price was extremely competitive, and he did a remarkable job and stayed true to his time line and estimate. He even repaired some foundation cracks and did not charge extra. We are very happy with the outcome of the floors. Thank you!

  • 19 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Jeanine H.
Verified review

We did a lot of research to find the right contractor to build us a free-standing recreation room. We actually hired a different contractor first, simply based on having the lowest price. What a terrible decision. We quickly came to regret it, and fired that contractor as soon as we could — a costly misjudgment. Even though Owl Construction’s cost was a bit more, though very reasonable, we knew he was the right contractor for us. Guy Hazan of Owl Construction is fantastic. He was so easy to work with. He’s a compassionate listener, and kept us informed and at ease through the entire process. I don’t know much about construction, and had never undergone a project of this size, but Guy was there every step of the way. He explained everything very clearly and addressed any questions or concerns we had from day one to the completion of the project. I also must mention the Amazing Anesta. Anesta is a gem to this company. She kept the communication light and easy, and got the job done. She is responsive, dependable, organized and kind. The final building is stunning. The contractors did such a great job all around. To think what a nightmare it would have been to have continued with that original contractor who bullied and didn’t listen. Owl Construction was absolutely fantastic. I highly recommend them to anyone.

  • 5 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Sharon N.
Verified review

Duarte Building and Construction was a true pleasure to work with. From the very start communication was great, my messages were returned timely, my appointments were set timely to my schedule and Tony came out to see what needed to be done. Tony was professional and knowledgeable, listened to what I needed (roof repair) and didn't try to upsell or get me to do work I didn't need like a new roof. Robert, the roofer was truly a pleasure, very friendly, and knowledgeable and when he says he works fast, he is right about that. I am already preparing a list of other jobs I want done, and Duarte will very likely be the company getting those jobs. I have already referred them to friends. Great company!

CentrePoint Construction
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 4 years in business
Hillard F.
Verified review

Centrepoint is about team work to get the job done and done with high quality. I helped hired them for my daughter’s garage conversion into an accessory dwelling unit which we saw as a great investment for extra income. We gutted the garage, prepared architectural plans, got it approved and started the project. The team at centrepoint was diligent and could not have been easier to work with. The ADU has all the amenities small kitchen, walk-in shower, bedroom, living room and washer/dryer unit. Centrepoint GC Alon recommend what should be added to the ADU to get the most for our buck when renting it out. I couldn't recommend them enough. They did such an amazing job I want to live there :) here is few picture of the finish ADU

Hillstar Construction inc.
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Royal M.
Verified review

I worked with lior and his team to re-do both of the bathroom in our home in Woodland Hills and could not be happier with his work. Lior was a referral to me, I was so thankful for the introduction. He came out and gave us a quote for the project and kept his word through to the end of the project. He did exactly what we asked for and make recommendations throughout that helped in our decision making. This is the first big project that my wife and I had done, and I really appreciated lior helping explain the process and why each step was taking place. We receive so many compliments on how wonderful everything looks and already are working with lior again on garage conversion and have referred him to our neighbors as well! Excited to get to work with him and the rest of his crew again! Thanks, for all your hard work! - The Morales

Ramos & Son Construction Co
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
George M.
Verified review

Ramos & Son Contruction Co has done alot of projects for me over the years. I live in a Tri Level home in Covina Ca and Juan Ramos has Remodeled my 2 bathrooms, Kitchen area, Outside waterfall pond, electrical work, reinsulated the upstairs walls in all bedrooms, plumbing work, recessed lighting, repositioned a major support post in my Garage area for more room in the laundry room, installed Crown molding around the interior of my home, and painting. I have a touching story of Juan Ramos, In the summer of 2016 as Juan Ramos was reconstructing my exterior waterfall pond area, my 4 year granddaughter was placed in foster care, so I had applied for my granddaughter to get placed with me, there was alot of things that I had to do to get my home ready for inspection by the dept of Children Services for the home to be approved for my granddaughter to be placed with me. Inspection day came and everything was looking good until the social worker inspected the fireplace, the social worker indicated that she could past the. Inspection because the fireplace did not pass because the fireplace had a steel mesh protector in the front and that it needed a more stable protector, my heart just dropped because my granddaughter was still in foster care with people she did not know. So, immediately I thought of Juan Ramos that was outside rebuilding my pond as the social worker was there doing the inspection. I immediately went outside to ask Juan Ramos if he could temporarily construct a temporary barrier in front of fireplace so the inspection could pass. The social worker said that would be good and ask me to send a picture of the temporary barrier once its installed since she had to leave for her another assignment. Juan Ramos immediately went to Home depot to get the materials needed to construct barrier as I had to report back to work, Juan Ramos completed the temporary barrier within a couple of hours and then he sent me the picture of barrier so I could send to the Social worker, the Social worker was impressed and approved home for my granddaughters placement with me. My granddaughter now has a safe home, and I have adopted her and she now goes to a Christian school in Covina Ca. I give alot of thanks to Juan Ramos for going out of his way and doing this for my granddaughter . Overall Juan Ramos does excellent and remarkable work, his work is very neat, clean, and very detailed at a great price, there was never no delay in all the projects that he has done at my home. Most importantly he's a man of honor, with a heart of gold. I have so much respect for Juan Ramos because of his honesty and caring nature. Best contractor I have ever met in my life.

CJS Construction Inc.
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Michael M.
Verified review

After bidding with four contractors for a garage expansion, brick porch and patio installation,roof & window replacement I chose CJS Construction Inc. based on referrals and cost. I highly recommend Tino Arteaga of CJS and the entire crew, work was top quality and any suggestions and changes I mentioned were quickly resolved even after the fact.

Martel Contractors Inc.
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Wael B.
Verified review

Thaddeus did a fantastic job doing the stucco and putting up new drywall in my garage. Great price, fast and clean job.

KJ Handyman
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Diana C.
Verified review

KJ Handyman drywalled 2 closets, building a door in one, laid wood flooring and painted. They were professional, on time and left our house clean. They pay a lot of attention to detail. High quality work. I highly recommend them. Prices good!

John Mark Design Build
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 3 years in business
Michael R.
Verified review

Jack does everything in his power to maintain the budget and schedule despite the normal challenges associated with construction projects. He is extremely professional and courteous to customers, inspectors, managers, etc. I highly recommend him and his company. Michael A. Reyes VP/GM LISI Aerospace

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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 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.

What do general contractors charge?

If you’re doing a home remodel, building a new home or embarking on a commercial building project, you’ll hire a general contractor. A general contractor is a professional who is qualified to oversee and execute construction projects. Each construction project is unique; even two duplicate homes built on lots next door to each other could have different construction costs due to factors like different excavation costs when building the foundation. Since each project is unique, many general contractors make bids on potential construction projects. These bids can then break down to a per square foot cost that encompasses the labor of all the workers needed for the job, materials, the scope of work, and any equipment needed. Materials and finishes make a major difference in your cost per square foot. For example, choosing standard kitchen tiles at $3 per square foot will result in a lower total project cost than imported marble tiles that cost $63 per square foot. Where you live will also affect how much general contractors charge, as labor and the cost to do business can cost less in many regions than in high-cost areas like New York or San Francisco. Here are some examples of average costs general contractors typically charge in various regions:

  • Home addition in San Francisco: $250-$270 per square foot.
  • New home construction in Knoxville, Tennessee: $100-$200 per square foot.
  • Kitchen remodel in Tennessee: $40-$80 per square foot, depending on finishes.
  • Bathroom remodel in Vancouver, Washington: $110-$170 per square foot.

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