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

I needed a light fixture installed. E-Z fix responded almost immediately to my request. Jose David and Pedro did a beautiful job. They were professional and meticulous. I would definitely call on them again for any home projects that may arise!

Chris' Home Improvements
4.9
from 117 reviews
  • 157 hires on Thumbtack
Shari W.
Verified review

We had a whole lot of things that needed to be hauled away; construction demolition, accumulated trash, yard waste, and a whole room full of boxes. Chris and his assistant worked quickly and efficiently - taking 4 loads to the dump. They even did the demolition of large items. They also did a great yard cleanup for us, including tree trimming, and left the patio and driveway swept clean. Nice guys, great work at reasonable prices. We will be hiring them again in the future.

  • 24 years in business
  • 128 hires on Thumbtack
Manuel M.
Verified review

Jose and his crew did a fantastic job in demo and pouring new croncrete for my patio, I did 4 bids on how much would it cost and Jose gave me excellent price, and the outcome was great , concrete was beautiful, I will reach out to him for additional renovations for my home! Thank u Jose!

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

David was very professional and delivered as promised. I will call him again for my future home projects.

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

Antonio did a great job painting a room in our home. He was on time and worked very quickly. I would definitely recommend him.

Jala Pro.
4.7
from 31 reviews
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
Renee S.
Verified review

He did a great job and will use him again for other projects.

  • 10 years in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
Desiree M.
Verified review

After trying to get quotes Robert Lindstrom Nationwide Secure Inc. was the only company to contact me back promptly (I contacted 3 other construction companies none of which called back!) He was very patient with us as our schedules constantly change. Provided excellent expertise on what needed to be fixed. Even waited for a while before was let onto the property. Have not yet booked anything to be repaired but good business begins with excellent "customer service." Because of that will definitely consider for other work we need to get done for commercial office and home repairs.

JSJ Services
4.6
from 30 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
Sausha H.
Verified review

Jason was great to work with. He was willing to listen to my ideas and gave me great feedback. I had a complete backyard remodel and loved what we came up with. He and his crew were punctual, professional and a pleasure to have at my home. I would use him again for any more upcoming projects.

  • 14 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
Joe V.
Verified review

We were very pleased with Abraham and his work. He was a pleasure to have in our home and his work was clean and high quality. I would highly recommend him to anyone I know.. We will certainly call him again when we start some new projects.

  • 3 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
JOHN K.
Verified review

Joe was comprehensive and very willing to help with all of my home needs. He is very experienced and knowledgeable. He did a good job with painting for me, patch work, cabinet, hardware repairs. Very affordable.

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  • 17 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
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John C.
Verified review

Tom, We are very pleased with the remodel of our two bathrooms. Everything we planned, colors, lighting, custom cabinets, counter tops, sinks, toilets, Jacuzzi tub, shower, pocket doors and hardware came together and created the dream baths we had hoped for. Our remodel required gutting two bathrooms and changing a bathroom with a shower into a Jacuzzi tub and a bathroom with bath tub into a shower. Because of this, we greatly appreciated working with you to improve on our initial designs and your suggestions of more cost effective ways to implement them. We also appreciated your willingness and ability to follow through with various changes we made as the job progressed. We were always pleased to see your employees arrive, as they were all about doing the best for us each day. They came to the job clean and ready to work with a positive attitude. They are highly skilled professionals and they were always accommodating, in working with us to meet our needs. We kind of miss seeing them now that the job is completed. It was a pleasure to have you and your employees remodel our bathrooms. You were truly Innovative in meeting our remodel design needs. We highly recommend your company, We’re Innovative, for all remodeling. John and Cathy

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  • 5 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Christine F.
Verified review

Lloyd was great! He did all of our projects in a house we are getting ready to sell and we even added a few more. Great quality of work and very professional. We hope to use him again in the future and would recommend.

WS Building Services
4.2
from 13 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Michelle B.
Verified review

I needed a new fence carpenter to build a fence and add a wall inside my home that was being remodeled. The fence looked beautiful and the wall was done well so I decided to ask if they also did bathroom or kitchen remodeling work. Bill said that he had a wide range of work he could perform or manage for me so I started small and had them redo a small bathroom. The bathroom work included cabinets, bathtub, shower walls, new travertine floor and painting. After the bathroom was complete and saving up for a few weeks we moved on to the kitchen. He assisted in the design and layout with the designer. The work took several weeks but it was beautiful and was much better than the drawings. After several months of work on my home, it is perfect with there help. I can't thank them enough and will pass there info on to friends.

Lindstrom Construction
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Janna H.
Verified review

Robert did an excellent job on a total remodel of our bathroom. He was reliable and on budget. He is professional and courteous with a "can do" attitude.

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

I called GW Construction for a bathroom remodel. They were very polite and professional and gave me great advice on how to proceed with my project. They told me call them any time I need work done in the future. I will use them again!! True professionals.

David G. Spinks
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 38 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Lauri B.
Verified review

I will be calling on Matt from now on for any tasks that need a contractor, handyman, or jack-of-all-trades! He is ultra responsive and his rates are extremely reasonable - especially considering the excellent skills he brings to the task and his “let’s get this done” work ethic. Matt is professional, courteous, very conscientious yet flexible: so easy to work with! He responded to my handyman request within minutes of my posting it. We worked out details at that time, he accepted the job and he had everything completeed at my home 36 hours later! While working steadily, quickly and effectively, he still took the time to involve me in “design” or “installation” decisions when there were options - something I really appreciated. He’s a great person; left the work areas clean and tidy and left me feeling I’d found a great resource!

LVI CUSTOM CONSTRUCTION
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Niki A.
Verified review

We hired Nick Sinyuk as our contractor for a complete kitchen remodel. We chose Nick based on his high Thumbtack ratings, as well as both his (low) estimates for cost and time completion of 2 weeks. While the job took him 4 weeks rather than 2, he worked very hard to build a beautiful kitchen that has received glowing reviews all-around. He cut no corners, used quality materials, and sought our input on every decision and detail. He rebuilt our kitchen from scratch -- this included: installation of a new wood floor that is immaculate, built a dreamy custom island, refinished our ceiling, and built an entire kitchen cabinet and counter area that maximized our space and storage. Our kitchen is a dream -- it is truly a chef's designer kitchen. We would hire Nick again based on his skilled craftsmanship, pricing, and timely work.

  • 29 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Ruth A.
Verified review

Charles and his crew did an awesome job on my kitchen. The knowledge and experience shows. Their attention to detail and quality of work is well above others who have worked on my home. I'm working with Charles now to remodel my master bathroom. I would recommend CBCS for any project you may have

Guttas Homes
4.3
from 6 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Jean R.
Verified review

I was glad they were willing to take on two small projects and completed them beautifully.

Rudy's Home Improvement
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Chris M.
Verified review

Rudy does great work. If you want it done right call rudys home improvements

  • 12 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Jason W.
Verified review

Martin and his crew respectfully guided us through out our home renovation we are very happy with our home, Martin completed our project in a timely manner

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

Why should you hire a contractor?

Hiring a general contractor is a good idea for many remodeling projects. Home renovation contractors have a broad range of skills to manage, coordinate and complete a project. They should help make sure your project comes in on time and within your budget as they hire and supervise all the necessary subcontractors, including electricians and plumbers. They also handle procuring all the materials required for your job. Some homeowners look to save money by acting as their own contractor, but an experienced home renovation contractor is worth the cost. They should know local building codes, be able to pull all necessary permits, and work with inspectors to make sure the construction meets local codes. Also, because they get professional discounts, they can typically buy materials at a better price than you can; better prices on materials and labor save you money, and make up for at least a percentage of the cost of the contractor.

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 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.

Do I need a contractor for a kitchen remodel?

A kitchen remodel is one of the most important investments you can make in your home, and it’s critical to get the details right; that’s where a home renovation contractor comes in. A minor remodel usually includes new cabinet faces and hardware, replacement appliances, and paint, while an extensive job may enlarge the kitchen’s square footage, install new cabinets or an island, change the layout, and lay new tile or hardwood floors. Any renovation that includes filing permits, construction, or electrical or plumbing work is best completed by an experienced contractor who knows local codes.

How much will it cost to remodel my house?

The cost to remodel a home is highly variable — size and scope of the project, quality of materials, and the number of subcontractors required to complete the job all affect the total cost. The average national cost of a home renovation project is $13,500. The national average per-square-foot cost of a remodel ranges from $25 to $100. Nationally, kitchen and bathroom remodels are the most popular types of projects, in part because they typically have the highest return on investment when the home is sold. The national average cost of a major kitchen remodel ranges from $25,000 to $62,000, while the average bathroom remodel tends to cost $6,000 to $18,000. In addition to materials and labor costs, many remodeling project costs include permit fees, which, average $900 or more, depending on your location.

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