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MG Construction & Decks
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MG Construction & Decks

Exceptional 5.0

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Exceptional 5.0

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Deck or Porch Remodel or Addition

  • Serves El Monte, CA
Where Passion & Creativity Meet At MG Construction & Decks we put the customer first. Our goal is to have a long and trusting relationship with our clients. We are a family owned and operated company. Michael Maor Gabso is a general contractor with an eye for design. Michael’s wife, Melissa Gabso, helps behind the scenes to make sure our customers’ projects run smoothly. We have been in the construction business for over three decades building and designing homes and backyards. Michael is a third generation contractor. Michael understands elevations, material choices, design and most importantly customer needs. His attention to detail and his personal customer service is why MG Construction & Decks has been rated one of the top contractors in the Los Angeles area year after year. Our in-house backyard beautification crew are the best builders in the area. From framing, to electrical and plumbing, to landscaping and hardscaping; our in-house crew turns any backyard dream into a reality. We are certified Platinum installers with the largest composite decking companies which offers our clients special privileges and warranties. We also specialize in hardwood decks, such as IPE, Mangaris and Cumaru. We have built over 1,000 decks in the last five years. Let our in-house professional Backyard Beatification team turn your backyard dreams into a reality.See more
Where Passion & Creativity Meet At MG Construction & Decks we put the customer first. Our goal is to have a long and trusting relationship with our clients. We are a family owned and operated company. Michael Maor Gabso is a general contractor with an eye for design. Michael’s wife, Melissa Gabso, helps behind the scenes to make sure our customers’ projects run smoothly. We have been in the construction business for over three decades building and designing homes and backyards. Michael is a third generation contractor. Michael understands elevations, material choices, design and most importantly customer needs. His attention to detail and his personal customer service is why MG Construction & Decks has been rated one of the top contractors in the Los Angeles area year after year. Our in-house backyard beautification crew are the best builders in the area. From framing, to electrical and plumbing, to landscaping and hardscaping; our in-house crew turns any backyard dream into a reality. We are certified Platinum installers with the largest composite decking companies which offers our clients special privileges and warranties. We also specialize in hardwood decks, such as IPE, Mangaris and Cumaru. We have built over 1,000 decks in the last five years. Let our in-house professional Backyard Beatification team turn your backyard dreams into a reality.
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ECOSMART DEVELOPMENT & CONSTRUCTION INC
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ECOSMART DEVELOPMENT & CONSTRUCTION INC
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Exceptional 5.0

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Exceptional 5.0

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Deck or Porch Remodel or Addition, General Carpentry

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  • 90 hires on Thumbtack
  • Serves El Monte, CA

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Cecile P. says, "Best investment I made for this house! This is the 3rd time Ecosmart Development & Construction has helped me with a major project and I must say, I am never disappointed. In fact, I'm ecstatic with the quality of the work and professionalism of the staff. I like to sit out front with my dog while working from home. But the angle of the sun allowed me only a few hours in the morning before I found myself cooking my skin. But with this truly awesome patio I'm now able to sit outside in sun, wind and rain and be very well protected. Additionally, the patio is so sturdy that I can safely walk on it to hang up my holiday decorations without fear of slipping down a steep slope. The best part is that if you didn't know better, you would think that the patio was built with the house. It looks and feels original. My "outdoor living room" gives me a whole new dimension to my home. Thank you Elija and Ecosmart Development & Construction for a superbly built, wonderful new addition to my life. I am very, very happy!"See more
Cecile P. says, "Best investment I made for this house! This is the 3rd time Ecosmart Development & Construction has helped me with a major project and I must say, I am never disappointed. In fact, I'm ecstatic with the quality of the work and professionalism of the staff. I like to sit out front with my dog while working from home. But the angle of the sun allowed me only a few hours in the morning before I found myself cooking my skin. But with this truly awesome patio I'm now able to sit outside in sun, wind and rain and be very well protected. Additionally, the patio is so sturdy that I can safely walk on it to hang up my holiday decorations without fear of slipping down a steep slope. The best part is that if you didn't know better, you would think that the patio was built with the house. It looks and feels original. My "outdoor living room" gives me a whole new dimension to my home. Thank you Elija and Ecosmart Development & Construction for a superbly built, wonderful new addition to my life. I am very, very happy!"
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Redone Remodeling & Building Inc.
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Redone Remodeling & Building Inc.

Exceptional 5.0

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Exceptional 5.0

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Deck or Porch Remodel or Addition

Licensed pro
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Serves El Monte, CA
yoko O says, "I hired redone remodeling construction company to transform my dull and boring backyard into a beautiful and relaxing oasis. They did an amazing job from start to finish. They were professional, courteous, and attentive to my needs and preferences. They listened to my ideas and gave me helpful suggestions on how to improve them. They also showed me examples of their previous work and explained the process and timeline of the project.The crew arrived on time every day and worked hard to complete the project within the estimated budget and schedule. They were very respectful of my property and cleaned up after themselves every day. They used high-quality materials and equipment and followed all the safety and building codes. They also communicated with me regularly and updated me on the progress and any issues that arose.The result was beyond my expectations. My backyard is now a stunning and cozy space that I can enjoy with my family and friends. They installed a new patio, a fire pit, a fountain, a pergola, and some landscaping features that made my backyard look like a resort. They also added some lighting and speakers that created a perfect ambiance for entertaining or relaxing. I love how they incorporated my personal style and taste into the design.I highly recommend redone remodeling company to anyone who wants to upgrade their backyard. They are the best in the business and they deliver what they promise. They are not only experts in their field, but also friendly and trustworthy people who care about their customers satisfaction. Thank you, redone remodeling, for making my dream backyard come true!"See more
yoko O says, "I hired redone remodeling construction company to transform my dull and boring backyard into a beautiful and relaxing oasis. They did an amazing job from start to finish. They were professional, courteous, and attentive to my needs and preferences. They listened to my ideas and gave me helpful suggestions on how to improve them. They also showed me examples of their previous work and explained the process and timeline of the project.The crew arrived on time every day and worked hard to complete the project within the estimated budget and schedule. They were very respectful of my property and cleaned up after themselves every day. They used high-quality materials and equipment and followed all the safety and building codes. They also communicated with me regularly and updated me on the progress and any issues that arose.The result was beyond my expectations. My backyard is now a stunning and cozy space that I can enjoy with my family and friends. They installed a new patio, a fire pit, a fountain, a pergola, and some landscaping features that made my backyard look like a resort. They also added some lighting and speakers that created a perfect ambiance for entertaining or relaxing. I love how they incorporated my personal style and taste into the design.I highly recommend redone remodeling company to anyone who wants to upgrade their backyard. They are the best in the business and they deliver what they promise. They are not only experts in their field, but also friendly and trustworthy people who care about their customers satisfaction. Thank you, redone remodeling, for making my dream backyard come true!"

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How much does it cost to build a deck?

The cost of building a new deck or porch is $1,500. However, this price can vary depending on a few different factors. The square footage of the space, the type of materials to be used, the intricacy of the project and your specific region can cause the price to fluctuate. To find out how much your new deck will cost, get free estimates from the best deck contractors near you.

For more information, read “How much does it cost to build a deck or porch?

Does a deck increase home value?

A back deck may (or may not) increase your home’s value or attract potential buyers if you’re looking to sell. According to the Remodeling Impact Report: Outdoor Features, a new wood deck with an estimated construction cost of $10,000 recovered $8,000 for the overall recovery of 80%. Still, 9% of realtors suggested that home sellers should add a new wood deck before putting their home on the market, and 4% said this project has helped closed deals. 

The impact of adding a new deck will likely depend on its material (wood, composite, etc.) and where you live. For example, if you live in an area where people rarely spend time outside because of the weather, it’s reasonable to predict that prospective home buyers might not rate a deck highly on their list of must-haves when looking for a new home.  

When in doubt, consult with your realtor or a real estate expert to figure out if adding a new deck to your home is the right move to increase your home’s value. If it is, contact the best deck contractors near you to get free estimates and start planning your project.  

Who is a carpenter and what do they do?

Carpenters are skilled craftsmen who build things out of wood. Depending on what the carpenter builds, they may be referred to by various names. A framer is a carpenter who puts up the framing on a house. A trim or finish carpenter installs the finishing touches of prefabricated or custom trim and detail work once a house has been built and the walls are up. A furniture maker or woodworker builds furniture — such as tables, beds and dressers — out of wood. A cabinetmaker is a carpenter who builds custom and semi-custom wood cabinets. If you’re having a home built or remodeled, your general contractor will either provide or subcontract the carpentry work for the framing, cabinets and trim. You can hire a carpenter directly to update the trim in your home, build you a piece of custom furniture, or repair or replace your wood cabinets.

Is it hard to build a deck yourself?

If you don’t have the skills, experience and qualifications, building a deck may be difficult for you to do on your own.

Structural integrity is key when constructing anything, but especially something you plan to have your family and friends use regularly. The safety of the structure takes careful planning and experience.

Professional contractors have the knowledge to make a safe, beautiful deck for you. They also know the proper permits and insurance required to legally build a new deck or remodel a porch in your city.

When in doubt, contact the best deck contractors near you and start getting free estimates today.

Do carpenters build houses?

Carpenters are trained to work with wood. That means that any part of your home that is built of wood is very likely to involve a carpenter. Framing carpenters will put up the wood that makes up the bones of your home. If you’re having a wood floor installed, it may be done by a carpenter — although being a carpenter is not a requirement to install flooring. Trim, baseboards, wainscoting and any other detail work is typically installed by a finish carpenter. The wood boxes of custom cabinets will be built and installed by a carpenter.

Although all of these components in your new or remodeled home are built by carpenters who specialize in building things with wood, a general contractor typically oversees construction of the entire house. If the general contractor is also a carpenter skilled in all these areas, they may well construct your entire home. More often, the general contractor subcontracts out the various building stages to different individuals, including carpenters.

What should I ask a deck contractor?

One of the first questions you should ask is whether the contractor has the proper license or insurance. To be a licensed contractor in many states, they must have the experience and knowledge to pass the requirements from your state’s licensing board. 

You should also inquire if they have done work related to your specific project. Just because they’re a contractor, that doesn’t mean they’ve built a deck or an addition like yours. Ask for photographs of decks they've built in the past, and go online to read reviews from past clients.

You also need to ask for a free estimate from several contractors so you know how much the project will cost you (and so you can pay the best price).

Get started today by contacting the best deck contractors near you

How do you find a good carpenter?

To find a good carpenter near you, do the following:

  • Use Thumbtack to find a list of carpenters in your area.
  • Filter the list by selecting a specific carpentry service, such as general carpentry or cabinetry. 
  • Identify carpenters who have high ratings.
  • View the carpenters’ profiles and learn more about their specialties. 
  • Read their customer reviews and look at photos of their past work.

After you get a good sense of their quality of work, make sure the carpenter has the necessary credentials in your state. Then, request several cost estimates for your project(s).

What does a finish carpenter charge per hour?

On average, finish carpenters charge $60 per hour. However, this hourly rate will vary depending on where you live, the scope of the project and other factors. For a more accurate estimate, ask for price quotes from at least three finish carpenters in your area.

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