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Irvine Construction Project Managers

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Electrical Needs
4.9
from 183 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 227 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Pedram A.
Verified review

Nima was a God sent for our remodeling project. He arrived promptly at the scheduled time and didn't leave until the instal was of showroom quality. He is definitely on my speed dial list for all future jobs.

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Box Construction, Inc.
4.9
from 147 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 198 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Frank D.
Verified review

I contacted Steve to inspect the roof of my room addition due to leaks. Steve was able to come out the following day for an inspection, and he was able to give me a same day quote which was several hundred dollars below the other quotes I had received. Steve and his crew were able to complete the work the same day and although I was at work he stayed in contact with me via cell phone which included pictures. I absolutely would recommend Steve for roof repairs without hesitation. As a matter of fact, I plan to contract with him to do additional construction projects on my property. If there were six stars I would have given it to him.

James R Loera Construction
4.8
from 81 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 113 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!

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Handyman Services
5.0
from 71 reviews
  • 89 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Karina K.
Verified review

Roger put together a queen size Murphy bed from Costco for us at an extremely reasonable price. He was very professional, thorough, punctual, and talented! He is a perfectionist so made sure that everything was done correctly and looked great! He was more than willing to come back the very next day to help us with some other projects- building and hanging cabinets, assembling a toddler bed and hanging drapes and pictures. All A-plus work! I am looking forward to hiring him again to build a closet and mount TVs for us next!! I don't think there is anything Roger can't do, he's super skillfull! Would highly recommend him. :)

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

If Thumbtack allows users to more stars, I would grade Maha for 10/10! Before our project started, we interviewed almost 20 contractors and Maha is the only one provided the professional in-depth site analysis with very detailed bidding with all items broken down into material and labor as well as the amazing schedule analysis (and we did have the project finished prior to the original projection date). Thru out he entire project process, Houman (owner of Maha) was showing all his professionalism into all the detail and he was on-site everyday working with his crew, providing prompt update and honest suggestion in all area. He also provided very helpful weekly progress summary that help me to show to my management for the update. The entire crew was all professional, friendly, and showing their care to the premise owner every moment. Communication is 10/10 as well. At the end of the project, I noticed some additional item that I omitted earlier, and Houman was able to help me on those as well altho he didn't have to, all respect for that. I definitely will come back to Maha again if I have another project coming, also recommend them to anyone looking for professional and sincere designer/contractor.

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Jerome Carr
4.8
from 57 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 83 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Nicholas M.
Verified review

Jeremy did an amazing job with building and installing 6x PAX wardrobes including all the shelves and drawers. He built them quickly, even though there was a power outage and the lights went out. He worked with flashlights to get the job done, and that is true dedication to client satisfaction. Before even installing the wardrobe he worked to remove the old shelving units and after the installation cleaned up after himself leaving our new closet clean and all the box and trash removed. I would easily recommend for anyone with an IKEA build to reach out to Jerome for construction and completion of there new furniture. We're looking to purchase units for our home office and will definitely be reaching out to Jerome for that work.

MFPRP INC. Lic. #1009291
4.8
from 49 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 85 hires on Thumbtack
Caroline L.
Verified review

I was installing a new cooktop and I needed my granite cut about an inch on each side of the counter inset. I called MFP construction and they came out to my house the next morning, set up a dust-prof tent and went to work. Robin was knowledgable, fast, efficient and clean!! A job well done! Thank you!!

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J. Beach Carpentry
5.0
from 47 reviews
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Steve W.
Verified review

Jamie, came over in the evening to evaluate a problem with our sliding door. The next morning he called me and came back and fixed everything for a great price. Very easy to work with and has lots of construction experience. i would use him again.

Mike's Handyman services
5.0
from 30 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
Herald K.
Verified review

I'm a license general contractor working in the public and private side of the construction since 1989. I have seen many workers. Mike installed my own home. Mike is the best wood floor installer i have ever worked past 28 years in the business. with so don't be afraid to use his service. I will guaranteed his work..

Sam the Man Handyman
4.1
from 36 reviews
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
Verified review

Sam did a great job of installing a replacement exhaust fan and 4 electrical outlets at a very reasonable price. Came up with alternative solutions to our current electrical needs and for tomorrows needs. Definitely use him for future projects.

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

Scheduling was a very clear and fluid process and Mike made sure we understood process for our electrical installation ( 230v installation for a spa w/ additional wire for other backyard expansion projects). On the day of the job Mike worked efficiently and provided a very clean application/ installation of the conduit and cleaned up after his work/ made stucco repairs. We look forward to him coming back, making the final connection to the spa and helping us connect our low voltage landscape lighting.

Handyman George
4.6
from 30 reviews
  • 43 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!

Skyline Construction
5.0
from 24 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
Debbie C.
Verified review

I purchased a hall closet door that I needed to be hung and Skyline Construction did an excellent job hanging it for me. They routed out the hinge pockets, sized the door to fit, and it hung just perfectly. Skyline Construction was on time, very professional, and extremely reasonably priced!

Cova Construction
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Jason S.
Verified review

My experience with Cova Construction was excellent! The project was to tear out the entry closet and turn it into an art niche. We had a tight deadline as I was having a party the following week and obviously needed this finished before the event. Martin was very professional the whole way through. He even helped me with design changes I wanted to make along the way, and still got the project done on time. I was delighted with the final outcome. I would def recommend Cova Construction.

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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!

MaNa Design Build, Inc.
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Kim M.
Verified review

I can't say enough great things for Mazi and his team at Mana Design Build. From beginning to end, we found everyone we came in contact with to be honest, professional, patient and competent. We received several quotes for a master bathroom and powder room remodel and hardwood floor installation for our home. After looking at all of them, we decided on Mana Design because we thought the estimate was fair, they had outstanding reviews on Thumbtack and we really liked Mazi. He came and took a look at our master bathroom and immediately had great ideas that put them in computer software - something that really lacked from the other contractors. He is very expert in what he is doing and as a home owner, he will educate us before we finalize our decision on materials. In all honesty, his quote a was little more than the others, but we sensed the integrity in him that was echoed in many other reviews. We didn't mind paying a little more for the design and his extra time to know that we would be working with someone who would be proactive in fixing any problems that arose and believe wholeheartedly that you get what you pay for! He designed our powder room exactly what I was dreamed for. Like with any remodel and installation process, there are so many decision- both big and small- and I felt like Mazi was patient with us and had a true concern for our project. His foreman Mo was wonderful also. He kept us updated on what crew would be coming everyday and talked with us about little details while giving us his expert opinion. They has a nice portal to monitor your project scheduling, payments and even progressing pictures. I can say with all honesty that every crew that came to work on our house- cabinetry, plumbing, hardwood floors, drywall/paint, granite and tile were outstanding. They worked hard, cleaned up their mess everyday, were kind and patient with my 4 and 2 year old and were nice and courteous to us. That makes a big difference when your life if turned upside down with a construction project, no bathrooms and a dust everywhere. We are extremely happy with our master bathroom and exclusively our lovely powder room and new hardwood floors. It has changed the look of our house and have received many compliments. And, it is worth noting, the entire project was completed in 4 weeks (and it would have been shorter if we didn't take some days picking out plumbing fixtures, lighting, stone and backsplash and cabinetry). 4 weeks! And no corners were cut or work was rushed. We recommend Mana Design without reservation and will be using them again for our future kitchen project. I recommend you do also and even pay for their design fee if you do care what you get. Eric and Kim Morales

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Morena Home Design Inc.
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sharon H.
Verified review

I would definitely recommend Sami and MHD for home renovation! I shopped for several companies and Sami provided the quote fastest with a very reasonable price. He is detail oriented, always responsive to calls and requests. He brought us to pro source stores to shop for material. Great quality with wholesale price. I did hard wood floor on my second and third level and the stairs for more than 2000 square feet. We used laminate. Sami did a fantastic work without using quarter round as transition per our request. It looked fabulous. Sami is definitely a trustworthy person and such a perfectionist with patience. We needed a project manager who is willing to spend time on our home while we can stay away and busy with our business. And Sami is definitely the one you can give your home to.

Gehron Construction
4.6
from 8 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Jesse M.
Verified review

After calling and emailing to schedule an appointment… They called back within two hours… Scheduled me for the next day… And we're very prompt upon our agreed arrival time. They got started when they said they would… Completed all of my concerns/issues… And most importantly they did an excellent job cleaning up after everything was completed . Paul their consultant along with George the owner, both arrived once everything was done to make sure that all of my concerns were addressed… And to check on the quality of workmanship . I totally understand that not every job they do, the owner may or may not do a follow up… But it was close to where he was that day, so he wanted to stop in to see for himself. Thank you very much Gehron construction .

Rick Dorn construction
4.6
from 7 reviews
  • 38 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Chris M.
Verified review

Even though I did not hire this company. They are very knowledgeable in what they know of their work. I will in the future hire them for my project. Jeff was a very professional guy and knew his stuff. I would recommend this company to anyone!!!

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.

ECCO Design Build
4.5
from 4 reviews
  • 16 years in business
Tom M.
Verified review

We are very pleased with Ecco's performance on our custom home project. They handled everything from the design to the actual construction. We never had to look outside of their services for help.

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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.

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.

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