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Rancho Cucamonga Home Designers

Browse these home designers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Rancho Cucamonga.

Sam the Man Handyman
4.0
from 37 reviews
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
Jean M.
Verified review

Sam was wonderful! How many handymen take off their shoes when they come in the door? He worked tirelessly in very hot conditions, professional at all times. He's a handyman I would recommend to anyone who needs someone who will do the work well at a reasonable price.

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  • 14 years in business
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jasmine D.
Verified review

We just bought a new home and had a completely dirt backyard that we wanted to get landscaped. We hired David right away after meeting with him because he was easy to work with and gave us a great bid that worked with our budget. He also gave us a military discount. We got a mix of concrete and grass in our backyard, which was perfect for our kids so they could play in the backyard and ride their bikes and scooters. We also got an alumawood patio installed that went from end to end of the back of our house. He also gave us a great deal when it came to hooking up our outdoor lighting. We also got a garden wall and sprinklers installed. We are under a pretty strict HOA community because we live in a new housing development and David is well aware of most HOA restrictions. Took him awhile to get us the plans we needed to submit to HOA but we eventually got them and they were approved. Also, a section of our grass in our backyard began to die because the sprinklers were not hitting the area properly and David was willing to replace the sod and add an additional sprinkler. We had a great experience with him and we are definitely going to come back to him when we are ready to hardscape our front yard. Great contractor that is always willing to work with you to make sure you get what you want!

Thomas Lee Cloud
4.5
from 23 reviews
  • 42 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
Robert A.
Verified review

Father and son team, My experience has been excellent I can say that professionalism and attention to detail have impressed me immensely. They took the time to not just build my addition but to explain and help in designing my addition. Navigating the permissions and regulations so I did not have to was fantastic.

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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!

Pikul Inc / Apcotects
4.2
from 21 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Cindy F.
Verified review

My house was updated and remodeled by APCO. I have worked with a number of contractors. APCO is very different. APCO has Laura and Alan who are very talented designers. Their design ideas turned my house into a showcase - something I could not have imaged on my own. They were honest and dedicated to pleasing me. I highly recommend APCO.

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Mark Kent
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 34 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ram S.
Verified review

This is first time I had Kent at my home and he is very intelligent,honest and very punctual on time . I liked him so much that I gave him another job. A great person to work with and I will be referring him to many of my clients . Thank you Kent.

F.T. Design Group
4.8
from 16 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
Abe I.
Verified review

Fady was very helpful, positive, knowledgable and went the whole 9 yards to make sure everything went as planned and on time. He was always there when we needed him, and found every way possible to design what we wanted while saving us money. He took our project as if it was his own. Stellar job. We highly recommend the FT group and we are blessed to have found him

On the Level Construction
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Darleen M.
Verified review

We wanted a patio cover for our backyard and Chris was amazing with the whole process. From coming to give an estimate to asking us how we wanted it look and as well as the products he used. He is very professional and honest which is a plus! He included are opinions and concerns in the entire project! He gave us exactly what we asked for. He even paid attention to little details as the design. His work really does speak for itself. I couldn't be happier with the finished product. And best of all it was done in a timely matter! Great quality all around.

  • 19 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Jean L.
Verified review

We hired Construction Owl to complete the remodel of our kitchen, including removing a load bearing wall between our kitchen and living room to create one large open space. From the moment we started the project with Construction Owl, we were knew we were in good hands. Guy Hazan is the main designer and contractor. He came to our house, listened to our ideas, and immediately "got" what we wanted to do. In that first meeting, he provided us with specific feedback that enhanced our original idea. Guy is smart, professional, enthusiastic, and kind. He's a wonderful professional, and an even better person. Guy's crew is as wonderful and professional as he is. Guy and his brother David oversaw all the work, from the demo and framing crew, to the fabulous electrician took care of all our requests, to the various crews who came to install the floors, cabinets, counters and tile back splash. Each crew was hard working, kind, thoughtful, and clean. Every detail was attended to, and every concern or question we had was addressed, above and beyond our expectations. Guy told us the project might take about 8 weeks, but incredibly, the project was completed in just over 6 weeks. And it was on budget. We are so very grateful to have found Guy and Construction Owl. We recommend them with highest recommendations, and are so grateful to Guy and his entire crew for their care of us and our home. We love our new space, and have Guy and his team to thank.

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NXT Design
4.8
from 11 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Amanda L.
Verified review

I love working with NXT Design. Not only does their team always bring talented designers to the table, but NXT Design can help to solidify an overall brand experience. This was crucial to us as our shared office spaces rely on a strong brand experience in each location. We always hire NXT Design to create the look and feel of all of our offices. They've created a standard for our brand as we continue to expand. NXT Design is also flexible and very easy to work with. They understand branding and design, as well as the construction and development side of it. NXT Design created several craft furniture pieces for us that added a quality custom look we needed. They are also able to assist with quality control of build out of our spaces. We're so grateful for all of their help.

Digs and Dwellings
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Patt S.
Verified review

Oscar Morales our draftsman has been very helpful on our home remodel. He is extremely knowledgeable and created architectural plans for us to submit our project to the City as owner/builder. His fees are very fair. He is a team player who works well with others, seeks out good resources, and has helped us to move forward on our project in a timely manner. I would highly recommend Oscar for your project.

  • 33 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Ginell B.
Verified review

Ray Hawkins, was effective and efficient in the design of my remodel in 2005 and since that time in all aspects of design, restructure on my home. His Design and development company single-handly saved me on numerous occasion. He is professional and knowledgable on all aspects in managing designs. In referring others, I only work with Ray and all have found him to be trustworth and effective. There is not a month that goes by that someone is not stopping by home and inquiring for who did the design on my remodel. In this day and age of design and structuring it is key that you have a professional, experience, licensed and bonded designer who can do it all. This is especially key for women and the aging. Ray Hawkins and group has never failed.

BLAIR DESIGN GROUP
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Brian M.
Verified review

Blair has been great. We are lucky to be able to work with someone so professional and responsive. You will not find such a responsive architect on his level without spending 4-6x the price. Thank you!

Torrence Architects
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Teresa A.
Verified review

Aaron and his team at Torrence Architects are extremely talented. They are able to blend superior design with sensibility for a busy family. Aaron is very knowledgeable, patient, easy to work with and has a very strong work ethic. We would highly recommend him for any size project and am looking forward to working with his team again in the near future.

VC Architecture & Design
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Scott J.
Verified review

Raj was very responsive and helpful guiding me through the design and permit process. He was always very patient, personable and professional. I would highly recommend him to anyone!

HG Design
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Maureen M.
Verified review

I'm an interior designer and I often need to show my clients 3D renderings of my ideas. Hany easily understands what I'm going for and always delivers. He's super nice and easy to work with, quick, reliable and reasonable. I'm always recommending him to people. I can't say enough great things about Hany.

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.

Seikun Design
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Aurora T.
Verified review

Kuo was referred to me by a friend who had previously worked with him on multiple projects. Kuo most certainly lived up to the expectations. I asked him for a simple yet abstract design that had stumped me and several other designers that I had hired. He had a very prompt response when I reached out to him. He very timely drew up some designs that were absolutely stunning. In addition, he was meticulous and understanding of my vision. Overall, I would definitely recommend him to colleagues.

Galvan Designer Builders
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 32 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Sam P.
Verified review

Full rip-out-and-replace kitchen remodel with custom cabinetry, counters, electrical, plumbing, appliances, external door/window replacements and opening up walls to adjoining rooms. Ephraim bid competitively compared to two other companies we contacted and when selected, he led a top-quality crew to complete a complex job in our home. Ephraim was adept at listening to our wants and needs and was able to take our design ideas and offer suggestions about how to execute with available materials including how much different options would cost. Good communication was always provided on paper with regard to cost changes and design plans. Our new kitchen is beautiful and gets constant compliments on the quality and design. We will definitely be calling Galvin Designer Builders for the next project!

Creately
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Silvi S.
Verified review

John and the Creately team were a pleasure to work with. I wanted to add an immersive virtual reality experience to a fashion show I was producing and they went above and beyond my expectations. I highly recommend Creately for all your virtual reality needs.

RR Architectural Designer
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Jeremy R.
Verified review

Really fantastic experience with them, exceptionally professional, very competitive pricing, and great work.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How do architects work?

Architects may work for an architecture or engineering firm, they may work for a government organization, they can work for a construction company, or they may be self-employed (freelance). The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics explains that architects spend a large amount of their working time in the home or company office: meeting with clients; creating reports and architectural drawings; and working with other architects and engineers. When not in an office, an architect is often at the construction site either as part of the development of plans or to ensure building progress is following the blueprint.

When a client interacts with an architect, it is typically to have them design drawings for the construction of a house or a building. If you are a client who has hired a large architecture firm, there may be a team of people working on your design. But if you are working with a freelance architect or a smaller firm, one person (or a small group) will take your concept and translate it into an architectural blueprint that a builder can use to construct a house. The plans will lay out everything from the depth of the foundation to the materials to use to the type of metal to be used in the reinforcement. Once the plans have been created and handed off to the builder, the architect may remain on the project — depending on budget — and oversee progress.

How do architects charge for their services?

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the median salary of an architect in 2016 was $76,930. This range included architects with every type of company as well as self-employed architects. Depending on the architect and whether they’re with a firm or independent, they may charge per hour or by the square foot, or they may charge a percentage of the total budget for a construction project. An hourly rate is typically used for smaller projects such as providing consultation, helping clients hone their concept before the design process begins, or drafting documents and plans. If an architect is working on an hourly basis on a larger project, there will usually be an agreed-upon cap on the number of hours they will work. For larger projects, such as new construction or total overhaul remodels, architects may charge a percentage of the total construction costs. The architect will usually set the percentage you will pay after the total cost of construction has been accounted for. Percentages can range within a firm depending on the extent of the services they’re providing. For example, a lower percentage of the total construction costs may include drafting and minimal consultation and guidance along the way, while a higher percentage could include on-site project management services with every detail attended to. Architects may also charge by the square footage of the project. The rate per square foot can vary depending on the individual’s training, the services they are providing, the complexity of the project, and other factors — such as obtaining permits. The national average cost to hire an architect is between $1,690 and $2,500.

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