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Aznew
4.7
from 91 reviews
  • 26 years in business
  • 127 hires on Thumbtack
Peter C.
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Dennis and his Aznew workers did a great job on our deck and made it better than we expected. They were busy, courteous and worked without any need for our well thought out advice. I would highly recommend Aznew.

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Simply Drywall
4.9
from 78 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 112 hires on Thumbtack
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Michael C.
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I am extremely pleased with the entire job. After installing the dry wall, I wanted to paint before finishing the floor. They held off on finishing the job for two days. An act of kindness I don't believe most in a-hurry-to-complete contractors would have afforded me.

GMBC Construction Inc.
4.7
from 39 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 73 hires on Thumbtack
Neil F.
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After researching many contractors and companies, my wife and I ended up choosing Eli to completely redo our new home. Our last experience, with our previous house was a disaster so this time we were very picky and took our time choosing a contractor that we thought would be a perfect match with us! There are a few reasons why Eli was more then 100% perfect for us. 1. The cost was right around the cost of the other contractors we met with, who offered us less and did not seem to want to incorporate all our dreams. 2. Eli listened to us and followed exactly what we wanted, and never got tired of listening to us about anything. 3. Eli and his team were professional, clean, and extremely friendly throughout the entire project. 4. Eli only uses top-notch materials, unless otherwise specified, and makes sure to give you the highest quality in every aspect. 5. Eli and his team were amazing from start to finish, easy to talk to and everything was completed on time! There are so many companies and contractors in the area, and the service and professionalism that Eli delivers is far greater then anyone else. Designing and remodeling our home was actually a fun, joyful thing that we absolutely enjoyed because of Eli and his team. This is the best outcome we could have ever dreamed of considering the fact that we were so nervous in the beginning because of our last experience. We are so happy and have already referred Eli to some of our friends because he is just that amazing. We love Eli and his team and recommend him to anyone who wants a pleasant experience with remodeling!

Raso Wood
4.8
from 37 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
Sushmita K.
Verified review

Raul is an excellent craftsman. I showed him a picture of a very complicated built-in entertainment center and bookshelf I found on Houzz and he was able to replicate it perfectly for my living room. Actually, the final product turned out better than the picture! Raul's bid was reasonable and he finished the job on time. He has a true talent, great attention to detail, works incredibly hard, and above all else, he's a wonderful person. I've since hired him to do other work around the house as well and have found that he is skilled in title work, bathroom renovation, lighting and other handyman services. I've worked with so many contractors through our home renvoation process and he has been the best I've ever encountered.

BLB The Bay Area Contractor
4.6
from 37 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
Annie W.
Verified review

If you want to work with a contractor who is lightning quick and thorough, extremely knowledgable, and has a great sense of humor - Jay's your man! Jay responded immediately after I posted, showed up on-time to scope out our project area, and gave us a very reasonable quote all on the same day. He did a fantastic job being creative without sacrificing functionality since we asked him to mount a wall up NON-DESTRUCTIVELY and well, he did just that....all on a -Sunday- morning during the 49ers game. Jay is definitely the one I'll be contacting again for future projects!

Valenz Construction
4.9
from 29 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
Tracie K.
Verified review

It went very. Ricky and his crew were very nice and trustworthy. Gave him a key to my house since I was unable to be home during the times they would be working my bathroom. He was fair with his pricing and so nice. I have had 2 contractors work on place before and they had such bad attitudes. I will definitely use Ricky again and recommend to friends. Also loved how respectful they were of my Home and keeping it clean as much as possible while working.

RL brothers
4.5
from 31 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
Jaime M.
Verified review

They are always on time and do excellent work. They are my go to contractors for remodeling projects.

D&G General Labor
4.6
from 26 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
Terry L.
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Had D&G General Labor do a complete exterior home painting job. This included power washing, prepping, painting and clean up. Also ended up replacing 2 exterior doors that were beyond repair. Osvaldo Huerta and his crew completed the job within the quoted time period and for the agreed cost. Good communications also.

Spectrum One, Inc.
4.3
from 26 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Francesca W.
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Working with Dennis and the entire Spectrum One team was an absolute pleasure. We had heard horror stories about kitchen remodels gone wrong, and were nervous about taking on this remodel. Dennis helped us through each step in the process. Every day, the team showed up on time and made progress. The whole project (knocking down a wall to open the kitchen to the dining room, installing new floors, counters, backslash, appliances, creating a new pantry, and re-doing a bathroom) took just over four weeks. Their price was in line with other contractors we talked to, but the quality, transparency, and efficiency were top notch. I would highly recommend Spectrum One, and wouldn't hesitate to work with them again in the future.

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Bigo General Construction
4.7
from 21 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
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Dee S.
Verified review

Fernando was a pleasure to work with and very responsive. He built us extra shelves in our shed and assembled a ramp kit I bought online for it. I am very happy with the work he performed! I would caution to be careful when asking for a quote vs his hourly rate since his quote is a flat rate regardless if he finishes it in less time. The difference was not disclosed to me so I was under the impression the quote followed the same hourly rate he was charging. So in short, if you know how many hours your project will take, simply hire him for the hourly rate instead of the quoted flat rate for a project as it may be a better value. Overall, I would hire him again as it was a good experience and his punctuality was top notch!

Insight Builders Inc
4.7
from 19 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
Robin S.
Verified review

I meet with Brian today. My need is to convert a tub/shower to a shower only for my son who will be returning from a deployment. My project changed after contacting Insight and I sent a message to say I had additional needs. Quick response which is always helpful. Brian did show and showed on time. He gave me many options to keep the project price under control. I can purchase all materials or he can purchase for me. I like the options. He gave me an overview and took time to answer my questions. I am waiting his estimate currently. So many Contractors do not show or its not worth their time yet they do not let the customer know that is the situation. I feel Brian will respond with an estimate as promised. I am really most impressed with Brian and hope I have found a contractor that I can use long term future projects :).

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R Construction
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
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Evgueni L.
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My (rather large) project was closer to custom furniture making than to general carpentry, so I spent half a year looking for a woodworker on Thumbtack, Yelp, and where not. Bay Area contractor market being what it is, I found nobody willing even to look at my project. Eventually I expanded my search to carpenters and now I’m really glad that I did. Oswaldo replied promptly, came to our house to discuss the project, offered sensible suggestions and a modest price and made everything in a week, which was faster than I expected and probably at a fraction of price I would pay to a woodworker. Granted, he does not have CNC routers and other fancy tools or even a workshop (he was working in our garage), but Oswaldo has shown me that in hands of a master there is nothing a miter saw cannot do. Oh, and in the evenings our garage was always carefully vacuumed, so nobody would tell that it saw some heavy sawing during the day. I am very pleased with Oswaldo’s work and highly recommend his services.

California Exteriors, Inc.
4.6
from 17 reviews
  • 24 years in business
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
Deborah P.
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So happy with how fast we were able to find a contractor. Also the price was competitive. Thanks for the help

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  • 4 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tina V.
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I live far away from a large rental unit (from 1964) that needed renovation. Based on the reviews, I went with Nathan. We spent about $25k on the total project, and Nathan did everything from painting smokey walls, laying laminate/vinyl flooring, partial bathroom (2) reno, partial kitchen reno, garage conversion, window replacement, electrical and plumbing work, and various repairs. I'm very satisfied with Nathan and his hard work. The place looks fully renovated and he went above and beyond to ensure installations/repairs are seamless with the original features. Whenever any problems cropped up, he was very willing to work it out. He's professional, responsive, and trustworthy. That is a very important consideration as I was remote.

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WDS Remodeling & Renovation
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
James V.
Verified review

My wife and I decided to remodel our kitchen. We were looking for a company/contractor who could do the job. We met with, David Smith. Owner of WDS remodeling. We had some kind of idea what we wanted and a few days later he came back with a layout of our kitchen. The crew, consisting of Elliott and Ryan. They did an outstanding work,and it was a real pleasure to have them in our home. We couldn't be any happier with the work you guys have done. Thank you, David and crew for our brand new kitchen. We love it. I would / will recommend you guys to everyone. Thanks again, James and vicki

APS Inc.
4.9
from 13 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Teresa L.
Verified review

I had a such wonderful experience with this company the first time I continued to them back for more projects. Hakob is honest and works hard to get the projects completed in a timely manner. He response time is great and he never leaves you hanging like other contractors are known to do. His prices are affordable and I never felt like he was misleading with his quotes. I highly recommend APS Inc.

Pacific Remodeling & Design
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Dan N.
Verified review

Highly recommend Pacific remodeling and design, they recently did my master bathroom after 5 contractors he was the lowest and most professional out of them all. Finshed the job before the date that was given, Moran helped us with all of our decision without being pushy and saved us alot of money

Etna Enterprise
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 53 years in business
Mathew T.
Verified review

Wow! We needed various updates to prep our condo for sale. We contacted many contractors, but David immediately gained our trust. He listened to what we needed to get done and also made recommendations, but didn't try to oversell on bs we didn't need. The estimate he provided the next day was very affordable. Each day David and his team arrived on time. His crew members were always friendly to us and our pets and everyone spoke English, which further made communication easier than prior experiences with contractors. They worked quickly and effectively, minimizing the disturbance in our home. His crew was incredibly neat and cleaned up at the end of each day, so that we could enjoy our home once they left. We are incredibly happy with the work and our place looks great! Shay and his team completed the job ahead of time & ON BUDGET. They also happily helped with a few additional touch ups discovered during work that were outside of the scope of the original estimate at no additional charge. Thank you David & the Etna Remodeling crew!

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Self Contractor
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
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Lu S.
Verified review

Great job. The roofers I hired replaced the fascia without painting then so I hired Jose to finish the job. Finished the job fast and did a good job.

  • 18 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Athena B.
Verified review

Anthony and Megan from floors to ceiling construction not only exceeded my expectations but made the whole process fun and easy. From changing my mind on the projects I wanted done, to helping me figure out what flooring I wanted (Megan was amazing at helping me figure out what my preferences were), to shopping with me for 2 hours for bathroom materials because picking it out alone was too difficult for me. They worked with my budget and were very patient with me and helped give my house the amazing face lift I needed it to have for a fresh start for my daughter and I. I am so thankful for the beautiful work that they did and for making the process such a great experience. I will DEFINITELY be working with them again!

Hex General Contractors
4.5
from 4 reviews
  • 17 years in business
Ida E.
Verified review

This one is a keeper! I have had the best experience with Hex General Construction, on a scale of 1 to 10 they are a solid 10. At the end of last summer, we noticed dry rot on the east side of our home.  We called a number of contractors and selected “Hex General Construction” because of price and the time frame, many of the contractors were either booked out or considered the job too​ small. Due to the experience we had with (Alexey) Hex General Construction we have contracted with him to complete two other jobs, his ability to work around our schedule and come back to fix anything we asked was outstanding, and the price never changed from the original quote. Alexey is very personable and I would now consider him a friend which you don’t find in most of my experiences. Feel free to call if you have any questions. Ida and Dennis 916 686-5770

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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.  

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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