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

I'm super-pleased with the work that Jose-David did on the installation of an overhead light for me. The room had no light fixture and required setting a new light box in the ceiling, cutting into and repairing drywall, and installing the chandelier. Jose-David and his team arrived on time, and immediately put me at ease because they covered everything with plastic or dropcloths. They worked with me to make sure the light was positioned exactly as they wanted it, and even went out to buy paint to match my ceiling exactly. Now that the work is done the light looks beautiful, the room is clean, and it's impossible to tell that the wall was even cut into. All for a very reasonable price and with no hassle to schedule the appt. I have already set up another appt. to have the team do another project!

JC Handyman
4.9
from 71 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 103 hires on Thumbtack
Fernando R.
Verified review

If you're anything like me, you probably tend to be suspicious of online reviews. I didn't know Juan prior to getting in contact with him via this website. I was looking to get a TV mounted. However considering what I was looking to have done, it was going to be more than just having a TV mounted. I wanted the TV mounted above my fireplace. I also wanted a new power outlet installed behind the TV and didn't want any cables to be visible. This was going to involve electrical and drywall. Juan did an amazing job. The TV looks great. It's mounted, looks clean, no visible cables, drywall looks as it did prior to the job. He quoted me a very fair price for all the work, was on time, and very professional. I'll be getting in contact with Juan in the near future for other home projects. I would certainly recommend him.

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Larry The Stucco Guy
4.9
from 45 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Danny C.
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Fixed drywall, texture, paint. Polite and did a good job.

  • 14 years in business
  • 79 hires on Thumbtack
Christine W.
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Carlos's team that came to do the drywall repair and texturing are skilled, fast and friendly. Carlos was very responsive to my call, came out and gave me what I considered to be a very reasonable price. The quality of the work exceeded my expectations. My experience with Contemporary Design Builders was wonderful and I would highly recommend their services.

Fence/ Handyman Services
4.9
from 38 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
Logan J.
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Antonio did a great job repairing my drywall. Highly recommend.

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Ryan's jobs
4.9
from 35 reviews
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kathryn M.
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We will definitely call Ryan again anytime we need a handyman. His prices are reasonable and we are very pleased we decided to hire him.He installed a new garbage disposal and it is working great. Ryan is knowledgeable about a wide range of home repair needs and replaced an electrical outlet for us as well. We had been having trouble with an outlet on our porch and when I mentioned it to him as he was leaving, he pulled a new one out of his extensive tool kit and fixed it on the spot. I highly recommend him for both the quality of his work and his friendly, positive attitude.

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MP Construction
5.0
from 34 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Nichole F.
Verified review

Matthew has taken great care to ensure my interior wall repair and paint job is done right. I'm very impressed with his work and would recommend his company to anyone in need of interior paint services.

DM Painting
4.9
from 34 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
Jerry C.
Verified review

We used Donaldo and his team to paint interior rooms in our house. We had wallpaper in the kids playroom and Donaldo recommended we plaster and paint over it so we wouldn't damage the drywall. It turned out perfect. We also asked him to install baseboards so he included that in the project. Not only did his team install the baseboards but he was able to pick them up for me since I didn't have a vehicle that would fit the bundle we purchased. We also needed him to fix my bad attempt to blend texture on a new drywall we installed. that also came out perfect. His team was very accommodating to changes we requested, and they also were able to take on the job on short notice. I would absolutely recommend Donaldo for any painting project you have.

Ryan's Drywall & Painting
4.4
from 37 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
Zachary B.
Verified review

Had a hole in my drywall Darrin extremely fast and with great attention to detail! You cant even tell there was ever a hole there!! Thanks Darrin!

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So Cal Drywall
4.9
from 31 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
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Steve O.
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Jason was easy to communicate and work with. He was very responsive and able to commit to an appointment quickly. He arrived on time and completed the work exactly as we discussed for the same price he quoted. I would recommend him for any drywall repair project and would work with him again in the future if his services were required.

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  • 15 years in business
  • 48 hires on Thumbtack
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Wendy L.
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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.

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SGP Drywall
4.9
from 24 reviews
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
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Kasey D.
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Great job. Drywall repair and texture was perfect. Showed up on time and was very clean with the messy job. Highly recommended!

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Demello Contract Services
4.9
from 23 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
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George N.
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I had a drywall repair job that had to be done right away, and Daniel responded and did a great job! I highly recommend him.

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JP custom home construction
4.8
from 22 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Terry P.
Verified review

Jose quickly got a job done in my house that I was unable to do myself. He showed up promptly at the specified time. And his charge was very reasonable. I will call him again the next time I have a repair job I'm unable to do.

Chuy's Handyman
4.6
from 22 reviews
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
TRUOC N.
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A nice guy I've ever known of. Worked professionally and very carefully. Job was perfectly done with a reasonable price. Oh, that really went beyond my expectation. I will be happy to refer him to anyone who needs some repairs or installations (in plumbing or construction...). Thank you, Jesus. Nguyen.

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Marathon
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
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Susan D.
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Marathon is the only company I trust to work on my 2 homes. They remodeled my out dated 3 bed/1 bath house and turned it into a beautiful and spacious 3 bed/2 bath. They up graded my galley kitchen and turned it into a gorgeous and spacious open kitchen. They added a much needed bathroom, turned my very small living room into a great room, gave me functional closets, extra storage space and got rid of that unsightly popcorn ceiling. Isaac worked with me hand-in-hand from start to finish and insured I was happy with the progress on my house. He did excellent work from design, to demolition, to rebuilding. He did everything from plumbing, electrical, windows/doors, drywall, flooring, paint (indoors and out), fixtures.....and more. Marathon completed the remodel on time, went above and beyond, and did it at a very good price. It is rare to find an honest, trust worthy, company that takes pride in their work. Well, Marathon is it and I couldn't have asked for a better contractor. Thank you Marathon!

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Hugh James
5.0
from 19 reviews
  • 39 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
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Srikanth K.
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Job well done...We had to get a few things done. Drywall,painting,door seal,curtain rods, sink, caulking...all these were done at a reasonable price. James did a clean and diligent job in all the areas. We will definitely use his service in future.

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  • 5 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Dale A.
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Put a request for repair late evening and Lloyd responded immediately with a quote and available schedule ...i highly recommend using his services !! Excellent work very friendly and above all A+ professionalism !

GW Construction
4.3
from 12 reviews
  • 45 years in business
  • 14 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.

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.

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 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.

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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