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San Clemente Garage Builders

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Box Construction, Inc.
4.8
from 151 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 202 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Christine W.
Verified review

I was very pleased with the work Stephen and his team had done for my house. There were some broken roof tiles, and water was leaking in the garage. Stephen explained replacing the tiles would not prevent from water leaking again, because he found there were thick layers of debris from the pine tree. Without cleaning the valleys, the water will not run down the roof. Also, some windows needed to be sealed correctly. Bottom line, I feel he was really looking out for me to make sure the repair was not temporary. His price was very reasonable. He ended up doing a lot more work such as trimming the tree, pressured washing the roof, painting one corner of the wall near the window. Plus, he did not charge me more than he originally quoted. The other quotes I obtained from other contractors for just replacing the broken tiles were not much less. I highly recommend Mr. Fixit. I will hire him again for future repair/maintenance in a heartbeat.

  • 24 years in business
  • 134 hires on Thumbtack
Chris H.
Verified review

Jose & his crew did us a very good concrete slab. They were very accommodating & Jose did what was needed to get our slab installed before the rains hit. Jose is a great guy & I fully intend on using him for our garage slab next year. Chris Hogan

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MAHA GROUP/FPV
4.6
from 79 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 94 hires on Thumbtack
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Lucy Y.
Verified review

I contacted Houman over internet. Had several jobs for him in my new condo. We reviewed what work needed to be done and he gave me an estimate. He worked quickly and extremely neat and carefully. He put in new electrical outlets Redesigned cabinetry and installed it. Broke through walls for electrical work patched and painted. I cannot even find where he did the work. Set up closet systems, shelving in three closets hung shelves,fixed leaking faucets and installed two large lights in the garage. Bought supplies that were needed and showed me better ways to accomplish what I wanted. He is a man of many talents and I will call him again when I have other projects. I highly recommend Houman

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Hector Porras
5.0
from 47 reviews
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sargon M.
Verified review

Our experience with Hector was amazing. He installed cabinets, lighting, and electrical work in our garage (basically remodeled the garage). He is extremely hard-working and treated the job as if he was doing it for his own house: no shortcuts. His prices are very reasonable and he is a man of his word! You cannot go wrong with Hector! Excellent work and we look forward to working with him on ALL upcoming projects. We have found a handyman for life!

Strong Tower
4.7
from 47 reviews
  • 27 years in business
  • 83 hires on Thumbtack
Rona S.
Verified review

Everett replaced a side door to our garage. He did an awesome job! I cannot thank him enough for his time and expertise. He is very knowledgeable, efficient, and is very communicative. I'm so glad we found him on here. We will certainly use his services again for future projects.

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Cota Ventures
5.0
from 39 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jason R.
Verified review

We hired Tim with Cota Ventures to build a fence in our backyard. He was a quarter of the way done when we expressed we wanted it built a different way; he quickly tailored the job to our satisfaction without hesitation. This is an example of excellent customer service. We were so pleased with the fence, we asked for a custom wood and steel gate. Once again, while he was building it, we had ideas that he responded quickly to, making sure we were completely satisfied with the finished project. We are happy with the price and quality of the work. Thanks Tim!

  • 5 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
Catherine M.
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I recently purchased a home and needed several jobs done, ranging from simple to complex. I needed shelves put up in the laundry room, a new mailbox, rafters in the garage, bathroom shower installed, doorbells on both front and back doors, screen door for the patio, hanging (and leveling!) wall decorations, outside wooden fence general maintenance, and more! Once the weather breaks they are to come back and assemble a gas grill, fix a downspout, fix an outside light, and other jobs I have for them. They are professional, neat, very affordable. I have and will recommend them very highly! In the meantime, I will be adding to my list of things I need done!

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  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Merrill K.
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Knowledgeable, experienced, personable, honest: everything you need in an excellent electrician. We’re so grateful our garage has power again, and that it didn’t take forever or incur life changing costs to get it up and running again. I also feel so much better now that I know it (and the house) is safer than ever.

Coastal Handyman Connection
4.8
from 34 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
Dot L.
Verified review

Mark was very professional and precise. He did a great job and has great work ethics. I would definitely hire him again. He did a great job putting in overhead racks in my garage

Sam the Man Handyman
4.0
from 37 reviews
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
Bobby S.
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Sam did a great job installing my level 2 - 220V car charger in the garage. Did a great job and I am very happy with his work.

Handyman George
4.6
from 30 reviews
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
Martha C.
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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!

  • 42 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
Austin W.
Verified review

Put a request in for quotes on my roof. Hey responded with in 45 minutes with a phone call. Showed up at my house 30 minutes later gave me a rough estimate. Told him get the ball rolling on the job. 2 days later gave me a full estimate maybe $100 more from the rough estimate. 3 days later he had is crew fixing my roof. Done the same day. Very happy!

Ryan Handyman
4.6
from 27 reviews
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Don T.
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Great work ,very professional, polite and great price . Thank you ryan for building my trysil wardrobe

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

Did a very good job doing my garage to room conversion. Met the scheduled deadline and charged reasonably. I'm very satisfied and would highly recommended this company.

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

Our job was to demolish and replace the existing wood patio / balcony that hangs over our garage port. Thomas Lee Cloud hauled away the old one and arranged for the purchase of the wood, the painting, and the assembly of the new deck. The best part was that he knew the city codes very well so that it would pass the city inspection. Many electrical complications arose but TLC was able to solve them.

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Garage Masters
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ali M.
Verified review

We wanted to finish our garage floor with Epoxy and convert part of the garage to a home gym. After extensive research and several quotes, I was very impressed with Grant at the GarageMasters as they specialize in garage rehab and use the best products available in the market. His price was extremely competitive, and he did a remarkable job and stayed true to his time line and estimate. He even repaired some foundation cracks and did not charge extra. We are very happy with the outcome of the floors. Thank you!

Martinez Carpentry
4.5
from 19 reviews
  • 26 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Kim P.
Verified review

We hired Louis after we had hired another company who ruined our kitchen cabinets. Louis was very professional and did an amazing job on our cabinets. He had to fix what the other company ruined. We would recommend Louis to anyone who wants to hire a professional who takes pride in their job. We are very happy with his work and can't wait to hire him again to do the rest of our cabinets in our house.

  • 5 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Diane S.
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I initially hired DuraCon about a year ago to move some interior walls and build some closets in the house I had just purchased. I later also hired DuraCon to paint the interior of my house. DuraCon got the work done on a tight deadline and was able to coordinate schedules with the company installing hardwood floors in the house. The owner of DuraCon, Chris Farkas, was easy to work with and actively involved in the work being done at my house. I recently had DuraCon build replacement stairs on my front landing. I plan to use DuraCon again for future projects. I highly recommend Chris Farkas and DuraCon.

Artisan Design and Build
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Kim B.
Verified review

Sidney was flexible enough to come on the day of my request for a quote, which was a Saturday. We got the quote within 24 hours and by a landslide, it was the best one and he worked with us to get it within budget. There was a period in time where I had a hard time contacting him on a question I had but I will chalk it up to him being busy. I do appreciate what he has done and it looks great. Our garage finally is coming together. Thank you!

Bradly Stone Masonry
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 25 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Tara K.
Verified review

We had stonework applied to the sides of our garage. Brad did excellent quality work, was punctual, and provided relevant input on the job. I would hire him again and recommend him. In the end the project came out very nice.

Saba Design and Build, Inc.
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Robert G.
Verified review

Working with Fred from Saba design was great!! We found Fred on Thumbtack to install some garage cabinets and lighting. We were very impressed with Fred's attention to detail and quality, so we had him do our complete kitchen remodel. We are very happy with the results! Fred had great ideas for layout, materials, and style, and helped us make decisions that got us the kitchen we wanted while staying within budget. Things were going good so we had him remodel our downstairs bathroom along with the kitchen. We have some projects in mind for the future and when the time comes we will definitely be giving Fred a call! Bob in Trabuco Canyon

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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.  

What do general contractors charge?

If you’re doing a home remodel, building a new home or embarking on a commercial building project, you’ll hire a general contractor. A general contractor is a professional who is qualified to oversee and execute construction projects. Each construction project is unique; even two duplicate homes built on lots next door to each other could have different construction costs due to factors like different excavation costs when building the foundation. Since each project is unique, many general contractors make bids on potential construction projects. These bids can then break down to a per square foot cost that encompasses the labor of all the workers needed for the job, materials, the scope of work, and any equipment needed. Materials and finishes make a major difference in your cost per square foot. For example, choosing standard kitchen tiles at $3 per square foot will result in a lower total project cost than imported marble tiles that cost $63 per square foot. Where you live will also affect how much general contractors charge, as labor and the cost to do business can cost less in many regions than in high-cost areas like New York or San Francisco. Here are some examples of average costs general contractors typically charge in various regions:

  • Home addition in San Francisco: $250-$270 per square foot.
  • New home construction in Knoxville, Tennessee: $100-$200 per square foot.
  • Kitchen remodel in Tennessee: $40-$80 per square foot, depending on finishes.
  • Bathroom remodel in Vancouver, Washington: $110-$170 per square foot.

Be sure to check out our smart hiring practices when it comes to finding a general contractor.

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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