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Los Angeles Basement Repair Specialists

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Pure-R Space Inc.
4.4
from 65 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 157 hires on Thumbtack
Bob C.
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job still not complete however Pure-R Space Inc. is continuing to monitor and repair issue at original cost.

Loveridge Remodeling
5.0
from 42 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
Richard M.
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I called several plumbers to help me install my new kitchen sink. They were all ridiculously expensive and very unreliable. I finally contacted Nathan to help install my new kitchen sink. He did a tremendous job!! He was prompt and completed the task! He even helped with some additional repairs that we needed!! His pricing was very affordable!! He is extremely professional and hard working!! I would recommend using Loveridge Remodeling for any repair needs!!

  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
Janine D.
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David and his crew did a fantastic job and far exceeded my expectations! We had some older basement carpeting restretched and it looks close to new and vinyl flooring install in laundry room looks beautiful. I can't believe that I'm excited to do laundry now! :) I would definitely recommend and will use again if the need arises.

David Guth Construction
4.9
from 16 reviews
  • 37 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Melissa Y.
Verified review

David was an absolute pleasure to work with. From the beginning he was very clear on what we should expect. He helped us figure out what would be the best options for our project. He was always on time and the assistant he brought was equally attentive and qualified. Not only did he make suggestions but he was constantly looking for ways for us to save money or cut costs with the locksmith and other parts we purchased. David, thank you for your beautiful work! I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for some remodeling or repair work done/

Axis Home Improvement
3.8
from 21 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
John M.
Verified review

Thank you Eddie & company for my new bathroom. Couldn't have had a smoother experience. Next up is my basement remodel!!

True Building
4.8
from 6 reviews
  • 9 years in business
M- A.
Verified review

First off let me say that I am sceptical when it comes to Contractors you never know who or what you're going to get and of what quality. The above being said, a friend of mine used True Building on her basement and recomended I try them out. I did and they did an incredible job. My deck looks beautiful. The attention to detail and customer service was what I had been loking for and that is what i recieved from True Building, thanks Raleigh. M.A.

Melissa S.
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Brian finished within budget and on time. He accomplished a goal that a number of gutter installation and repair companies could not do (and they tried many, many times). He is creative, extremely smart, efficient and of course trustworthy and personable. He is one of a very small number of people I trust completely. My dogs also love him and that is essential for anyone I allow in my home.

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Our water damage experts specialize in water damage repair and restoration services in the Rancho Cucamonga area. Commercial and residential property owners call us daily with all kinds of water damage emergencies and our certified water damage restoration specialists are able to respond quickly to minimize and repair the damage.

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I do HVAC, plumbing, electrical, drywall and ceiling fans. Anything in your home that breaks, we do it. If you have too many things to list, call and we can fix it.

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I have given my customer the best workmanship out there.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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 is a mold test done?

Mold testing can help identify a mold infestation in your home or business. Mold inspection costs can vary based on the type of test you want done and the number of samples you request. The national average mold inspection cost is $250-$300. The EPA explains that if you have a visible mold problem, in most cases sampling and testing is unnecessary. However, if you have unexplained and potential mold-related illness or can smell mold in your house, mold inspection costs may be a good investment. To avoid unscrupulous testers, the EPA recommends working with a testing agency that adheres to the analytical methods laid out by professional organizations such as the American Industrial Hygiene Association or the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists. Mold inspection costs can vary based on the type of testing done. Prices can also vary, depending on the size of the home, the number of surface areas to be tested, and the extent of the mold infestation. Here are some examples of mold inspection average costs:

  • Swab testing: $200-$300
    • A professional collects a surface swab from a potentially infested area for testing in a lab. Some professionals have concerns about this being the sole test done because it only gathers a small amount of data from a certain area of the house. That’s why it’s frequently done in conjunction with air cell testing.
  • Air cell testing: $250-$350
    • A professional collects an air sample in the home to measure the amount of mold spores in the air. This test is frequently done in conjunction with swab testing to ensure more complete data. Costs are higher for this test because the equipment required of the contractor is more expensive.
  • Both air cell and swab tests provided by the same company: $400-$600.

How does mold remediation work?

Mold remediation can eliminate mold colonies from your home or business. Mold is a normal part of daily life, but in wet or humid settings mold can quickly colonize and spread by making spores. Whether visible or hidden, untreated mold can cause real health problems and cause extensive (and expensive) damage to your property. Mold remediation involves killing the mold, removing the dead mold and preventing future mold growth. Here is an example of the steps involved in professional mold remediation:

  • Contain work area and apply negative air pressure HEPA air purifiers to prevent cross-contamination. If spores spread, the colonies can easily regrow elsewhere in your home.
  • Mist an EPA-registered antimicrobial to suspend and kill mold spores.
  • Remove affected building surfaces.
  • Bag and dispose of contaminated materials properly.
  • Treat cavities/underlayment and dehumidify.
  • Abrasively remove dead loose mold.
  • Apply EPA-registered protective sealer.
  • Perform clearance testing.

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What is a mold remediation?

Mold remediation is the process of identifying and removing unhealthy levels of mold that have colonized in a home, office, school or other building. Over time, if untreated, mold can destroy a home by breaking down cellulose-based materials (like wood or ceiling tiles) and causing a slow and messy decay. In the shorter term, a mold infestation can cause severe health problems. According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), mold can trigger respiratory problems, nasal and sinus congestion, eye irritation, nose or throat irritation, skin irritations, problems with your nervous system, and aches and pains. Mold inspection and mold remediation are often requested in tandem, although they are two separate services. Nationally, mold inspection costs range from $250 to $300. If mold has been positively identified in your house, either by visual examination or through mold testing, remediation can safely remove it. Properly trained and equipped professionals use specialized equipment (like vacuums and air scrubbers with HEPA filters) to keep mold spores contained while they remove contaminated materials and treat infested areas with antimicrobial spray. A key component to a successful mold remediation after eliminating the mold is ensuring that the water source that caused the mold infestation is also resolved.

Can mold grow behind drywall?

Mold can grow behind drywall, in your attic, in the basement, under floors — mold can grow anywhere. The key to controlling mold is controlling moisture and water. If your home has been exposed to excessive water due to flooding or heavy rains, if you have an old home with leaky pipes, or if you live in an area with high humidity, you need to be vigilant about mold. Mold is most easily identified by sight. You may see blooms of mold on furniture, on walls, or along the floor. If you can spot mold, you probably don’t need to test for it and can save on mold inspection costs and direct your energies towards mold remediation. But if you’re not certain, you may need a pro to help you determine whether you have hidden mold. Scent and illness are two potential signs of hidden mold. You may smell anything from a musty earth scent to a foul stench, and you may experience respiratory problems, nasal and sinus congestion, eye irritation, nose or throat irritation, skin irritation, problems with your nervous system, or aches and pains. The national average cost of mold inspection and testing is $250-$300.

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