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Poway Drywall Contractors

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

As fairly new homeowners, during the first big rain of the season we found ourselves with a leak in our daughter's bedroom and lots of worries. I quickly requested some quotes from local contractors and was immediately contacted by Stephen. He was quick to schedule a day to come and evaluate repairs and get back out to get repairs done. Our drywall had to be replaced and we also found ourselves with another leak in the kitchen. His follow up was outstanding and we couldn't be happier with the service we received from Stephen, Jerry and their drywall contact. The repairs were completed in a timely manner and very professionally. Thank you again Box Construction!!!

E-Z Fix
4.8
from 148 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 177 hires on Thumbtack
Salman M.
Verified review

I hired Jose to install a new light fixture. This required new wiring. Jose was professional from beginning to the end. He came on time and did a through review of the job to provide an estimate. Light fixture required drywall work. Jose did a professional job in patching and painting the wall. He made the wall look nothing happened. Moving forward, he is the only guy I would recommend and hire. If you are looking to hire an electrician, he is your guy. Don't even bother wasting your time with anyone else.

  • 24 years in business
  • 128 hires on Thumbtack
Robin W.
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We recently bought an older fixer upper and Jose has helped us with several jobs. He removed popcorn ceiling, texturized, put in new drywall and pot lights, did painting, installed floor tile, and is now tiling my new shower. He has a lot of overall construction experience and brings important knowledge to the job. His work has been quality and looks really nice. His pricing is very competitive and he is responsive and easy to work with. We had a few last minute delays on our end getting materials and he kindly rescheduled several times. We are going to work with him on some outside hardscape and fencing as well. We highly recommend Jose and his team. (I will add some photos soon)

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David McArthur
5.0
from 42 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Anita B.
Verified review

If I could select 5 areas instead of just 3 that I liked about Dave, I would! If you have the opportunity to hire Dave, consider yourself lucky. You’ll feel completely at ease that your project will happen on time and on budget with good communication. And having been a builder hiring and managing contractors for some 10 years on and off...this kind of contractor is rare. I first hired Dave to install the 22 windows in my new construction project. That went extremely well. Then I hired him to paint the house. I wasn’t ready as scheduled and he handled it professionally with understanding. We started 2 days later and he hit it hard. Then I hired him to complete the drywall, mud and tape for 1000sf. Those walls are perfectly smooth...no texture...straight corners. Then he tiled a bathroom with 2’ x 6” tiles and adjoining pebble stone mesh tile. IT IS PERFECT. When the last task was taking longer than expected, Dave’s wife and son jumped in and worked until 11pm to finish when promised. As I say, if you’re reading this then count yourself lucky to have happened across Dave.

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Larry The Stucco Guy
4.9
from 43 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 54 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Danny C.
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Fixed drywall, texture, paint. Polite and did a good job.

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Drywall Patch Pro
5.0
from 39 reviews
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ken W.
Verified review

Eric showed up early ready to work and did just that. He had a great professional attitude. The drywall work was excellent on its own, but Eric's professionalism and pleasant demeanor is what really sets him apart from anyone else who could have done this job. I recommend him very highly.

Miguel's Plumbing
4.8
from 40 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 54 hires on Thumbtack
Michelle G.
Verified review

We had a leaking dishwasher that apparently had been leaking for some time without our knowledge and caused some water damage. We had him demolish part of our kitchen because the problem was somewhat extensive and put in new cupboards and a kitchen sink, as well as repair some drywall and he did a brilliant job. I will definitely hire Miguel in the future without hesitation. I contacted Thumbtack late Friday afternoon, approx 5-6pm and I saw that I had a response from Miguel by 8.15pm. I replied not expecting a response until the next morning, but instead I had an appt for Miguel to come out and inspect the job the next day and he started work on the following day (Sunday) and completed the job on Monday. Miguel's prices are more than reasonable and I am glad I found him.

Handyman Services
4.9
from 34 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 47 hires on Thumbtack
Logan J.
Verified review

Antonio did a great job repairing my drywall. Highly recommend.

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So Cal Drywall
4.9
from 28 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
Verified review

It was great working with Jason from So Cal Drywall! He and his partner were very professional, clean and did a great job fixing my previously botched corners in my home. They worked quickly and did a fantastic job! Thank you!

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  • 15 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Wendy L.
Verified review

Travis was outstanding and professional. His attention to detail was amazing. He was on time each day and never overcharged. I would highly recommend Travis for any painting and drywall job.

Ryan's Drywall & Painting
4.4
from 26 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
Ashly S.
Verified review

He is a great drywall finisher!! My Sheetrock, mud and tape was excellent! Definitely recommend him to people who are in search for a good and fast worker.

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SGP Drywall
4.9
from 20 reviews
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mike B.
Verified review

In and out within an hour to fix a drywall issue that another thumbtack contractor made. Easy, good price, arrived within an hour of talking and showed up early Would definitely recommend!

  • 14 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
Ben C.
Verified review

I could not give a higher rating for Abe. This is an extraordinarily kind, honest, hardworking, and likeable guy. He does great work for a good price. He communicated through every step of the process and the end product was wonderful. He did a bunch of misc things for us, including drywall, insulation, and duct work. He is very talented and knows his way around most every trade. Best of all, you can't help but feel comfortable to have him around your home. He is just a great guy and a reliable, affordable option when you don't want to do the work yourself. I'll be hiring him again, that is for sure.

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Hugh James
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 39 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Run D.
Verified review

I hired Hugh to paint my kitchen and dining area during a remodel and he did a fantastic job. He's really good at patching up textured drywall and making it look normal again. Plus, Hugh knows so much about home repair you can pretty much ask him about anything that needs fixing around the house and he'll give you honest feedback on how to go about it and the general cost. Very fair pricing for his work too. Highly recommended!

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Demello Contract Services
4.9
from 17 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Brian F.
Verified review

Daniel was super easy to work with and did. Great job. Highly recommend his work and will use him again for sure. He matches two different drywall finishes on two sides of the wall and that attention to detail was refreshing.

  • 5 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Susan J.
Verified review

I found Chris when I was given one of his fliers by a friend who raved about his work. I only deal with licensed contractors, since I've been burned before and there's little recourse when they disappear or change their phone#, plus eventually I have a lot of work I want to get done and I want it all legit in case I need permits,etc... And licenses tell me a person has made the effort to put his time in, learn a trade, and become licensed. It's cost me more money to fix things that have been done sub-par over the years. The paint on my house trim was peeling and I could see the wood was becoming damaged in some areas, which means more money to fix rotted wood, so I was anxious to get the exterior paint done. I shopped around. Chris gave me a fair estimate, plus he was confident in his work and I saw the results at my neighbor's house. I loved that he was very respectful of my house, my yard, clean up, and his work was so clean! He gave me a head's up that some of the wood may be more damaged once he sanded the old paint. He showed me the damaged wood and gave me the option to fix it or not, which of course needed to be done. He replaced some old window sills and window frames. You can't even tell which ones he replaced! Everything matches the other windows! I couldn't be more pleased. After a few weeks I saved some money and was still so excited about the outside of my house finally getting done right that I decided to get some work done in the bathroom. My house is 90 yrs old, the interior walls have plaster not drywall, which many guys don't want to touch, but Chris said "No problem!" it's one of his specialities. He explained what's involved, wrote an estimate, and now I've got one bathroom done and it looks AWESOME! My husband is impressed. We're going to have a dinner party with friends to celebrate. Chris is a solid guy with good old fashioned work ethic. We have only great things to say about his work! After the new year we're going to save money and have a deck built so my husband can barbecue outdoors. Thumbs up times a hundred!

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Rios Custom Carpentry
4.8
from 13 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jessica G.
Verified review

Great service! Fast, efficient, and friendly service. Front door replacement and drywall repair at a good price.

GW Construction
4.3
from 11 reviews
  • 45 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Eric H.
Verified review

GW Construction helped me with a remodel. The job consisted of uprighting a 12 ft. support beam and approximately 25 drywall panels. The price was a lot less than other contractors that bid on the job and they completed the job in one week. Matt and Jody communicated with me on a daily basis asking how the job was going. They were absolutely dedicated to my satisfaction. The contractors that worked on the project were professional and made me laugh all day long. They even let me know when they saw a better idea for my remodel or saw something that we needed to tweak to make it look better. No fuss, no hassle, no problems. Matt gives you his price and sticks to it, even if something comes up and a little more work needs to be done. Overall a great experience and a job well done!

  • 12 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Elizabeth H.
Verified review

Martin and his crew did great work for us. They were professional and friendly. We originally had them give us a bid just to remove popcorn ceiling and repair some drywall, but we ended up hiring them to do lots more work - everything from installing can lighting with new electrical lines to installing new vinyl windows.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Cheryl R.
Verified review

Ryan’s Drywall is a Fantasic Company, they responded very quickly and they have great rates. The work is very neat and they make sure to touch anything they need to, anything I asked for they had no problem doing! Thanks Ryan’s Drywall for all your hard work and Awesome attitudes! #SatisfiedCustomer

Gonzalez Construction
3.8
from 4 reviews
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Brandon S.
Verified review

Jose and his team removed and replaced our hard wood floor after a flood in the kitchen that spread to the rest of our condo. Jose was very responsive and helped us find a floor that was a very close match to our prior one (our prior one was out of production). He gave a very competitive estimate and was open and honest throughout the process. Jose and his team arrived on time and completed the job in the time that they said they would. He also fixed some drywall and replaced all of the floor boards. The most important thing is that he was mindful of our budget and worked within the boundaries that we set. Overall, Jose and his team did solid work and were very responsive. The only reason that I don't give him 5 stars is that there was a bit of clean up after he was done, which wasn't necessarily part of the job, but would have been a way to go above and beyond.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How much will it cost to fix a hole in the wall?

If you have a hole in your wall, don’t despair; drywall repair professionals can patch the hole and repaint the surface and no one will be the wiser. The cost to repair a drywall hole depends on the size of the surface area of the damage, the materials and labor required, and (for a minor repair) any minimum service fee the repair company may charge. The actual labor and drywall prices may be lower than the minimum service fee, but pros must ensure their business overhead costs are met when they go out on minor jobs. To help keep costs low once the pros get there, make sure you have the right paint on hand if you want them to do to a touch up after the repair is complete, so you don’t keep them wait (and charging you for their time) while you search in the garage. Here are two examples of average prices for smaller drywall repair jobs:

  • Approximate cost to repair a 5-foot crack in a wall: $125 (labor $75 and materials $50).
  • Approximate cost to repair a 3-foot ceiling crack: $150.

What is the difference between sheetrock and drywall?

People sometimes use the terms “sheetrock” and “drywall” interchangeably, but they are not exactly the same. Drywall is the industry term for prefabricated sheets of wall, while Sheetrock is the brand name of a type of drywall. Depending on what room is being built, your drywall installation pro will select different thicknesses or grades of drywall. Standard residential drywall is ½-inch thick. Garage walls adjacent to a living space are typically ⅝-inch thick and serve as a firewall. For a garage ceiling, most contractors will use firewall-grade drywall materials to keep your home as safe as possible.

Different types of drywall can be color-coded to indicate their purpose. Purple or green drywall boards are often mold-resistant (MR) and are applied where moisture tends to accumulate, such as in bathrooms and basements or behind tile backsplashes at sinks. These mold-resistant sheets have a fiberglass instead of a paper facing finish to prevent water absorption. Regular drywall is gray or white. The drywall industry is constantly adapting with technology to provide safer and more targeted materials. You can even install soundproofing drywall to help prevent noise transfer through rooms.

How much does it cost to put up drywall?

The national average cost to hire a drywall installation professional ranges $375-$1,500, depending on the job at hand and where you are in the country. Your drywall installation cost will often be lower if the professional is installing the drywall in a new construction with open access as opposed to a remodel. The square footage of the job, the amount of materials, and the labor required also determine drywall prices. According to drywall pros, materials costs can range from 15 percent to 50 percent of your total project cost, depending on the work you’re having done. Request several quotes from drywall installation companies to find the right fit for your construction project. The quotes may be based on the company’s standard cost per square foot or a calculation of the time estimated to complete the job plus the size of the job plus materials and any travel fees. For example, drywall installation for one or two standard-size rooms could cost $900-$1,500. The cost to hang and tape an outbuilding with approximately 40 drywall sheets at 75 cents per square foot could total $1,450, including 3.75 days of labor for the drywall crew.

How much does it cost to repair drywall?

The national average price range to repair drywall is $210-$300. Drywall prices can vary greatly depending on the size of the hole or crack that needs repair, the amount of materials required, and other factors. Cracks can appear at the seams in your drywall due to uncontrollable factors like your house settling or even minor earthquakes. Drywall, although sturdy, will break with enough impact, so if a dresser falls and crashes into a wall or your have a mishap hammering in nails for artwork, you could need drywall repair. Drywall repair professionals may have a minimum service fee of $100-$150 regardless of the size of the job. This ensures that their business expenses are met anytime they send their crew out to a job. Here are some additional examples of average drywall repair prices:

  • Sand and texture five wall patches: $200 (45 minutes of labor and $40 of materials).
  • Repair a 4x8 section of wall: $225 (labor $150 and materials $75).
  • Replace drywall in an entire bedroom: $1,500 (price varies depending on the number of windows, whether there’s metal trim, etc.).
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