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Sergey's Handyman Service
4.9
from 445 reviews
  • 631 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kevin R.
Verified review

Sergey arrived as promised and handily measured for and hung or re-hung as needed 19 prints, many double height along a long hallway. He was diligent in measuring and inquiring about how we'd like them positioned, as well offering helpful ideas and recommendations when asked. He also made sure he laid out which prints we wanted where before hanging. He did all of this in relatively short time, maybe an hour, hour and a half (don't quite recall). He was also patient with a short delay in our final approval and payment as we had another contractor on site who needed our attention. Thanks Sergey!

Gomes Handyman
4.9
from 299 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 376 hires on Thumbtack
Ting P.
Verified review

Dave is more than outstanding. Not only is he professional, he can also think on this feet to resolve a very difficult door issues that we had for a long time. We live in a high end home and had 2 contractors work on the problem Each improved the situation slightly but the cause of the problem was never truly understood until Dave came along. One reputable door company even tried to sell me a new door. Initially, I was extremely wary of using someone from Thumbtack as there was no way to check credentials and bona fide references. Dave has certainly surprised us on the upside. He is cost conscious for his clients and does not recommend a more expensive solution if a cheaper one can be had. I watched Dave work the entire 2 hours he was here. He spent a great deal of time troubleshooting and then came up with a game plan that we both agreed would be ideal. He's a hard worker and an intelligent one at that. In the future, I will call on Dave to do maintenance work on our home without the slightest reservation. Ting P.

AA Cardenas Construction
4.8
from 197 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 249 hires on Thumbtack
Philippe J.
Verified review

Arisel handled a small hardwood repair job in our kitchen. First I'm grateful that he offered his services. Many contractors only bid big jobs. Second he followed on his commitments to me, being on time and following up the next day with a touch up. I did not have to follow up. He was good to work with. Third I think he did an excellent job with the conditions he had to deal with. I recommend him.

Ipowersfelectric.
4.8
from 108 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 172 hires on Thumbtack
Erick M.
Verified review

Having dealt with A LOT of contractors in SF, I can assure you Matias is one you will stick with.

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  • 13 years in business
  • 84 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Christina E.
Verified review

I've literally communicated with or contacted at least five contractors over the past two months to complete this flooring job. Salinas was an answer to prayer! Whereas other sites or contractors told me to wait and/or never got back to me or took others jobs, Vyron responded promptly within an hour when I posted the job on Thumbtack. Vyron and Pablo did excellent work putting down a new subfloor and plywood, then installing an LVP (see photos) and a new toilet (not pictured). Vyron communicated about every step of repair and installation and about every purchase for the job. He takes pride in his work and left the work area clean. I'm so glad that the job is finished and that it was done well.

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Gleo's Handyman Services
5.0
from 64 reviews
  • 74 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Faith S.
Verified review

Gleo assisted with multiple projects to prep my home for sale. With little over 2 weeks to get repairs and enhancements completed, Gleo responded in a timely manner and dropped by to assess the job. I own an older condo with pretty outdated systems - doorbell mechanism, ceiling fan/light remote fixtures and AC. Thus, it was challenging trying to find out how things were connected and installed and where they were located. Gleo had to do a lot of extra research and testing to find the source of the issues. He accomplished this all through diligence, skill and the desire to do a good job. I was very pleased with the results stemming from the repairs he made. From start to finish, Gleo gave me the full confidence that he would go above and beyond to get the job done. His pricing for services are beyond fair despite the fact that spent multiple evenings and hours to perfect and fulfill the required services. Not only will you find a skilled, professional contractor but a fair, good-natured individual with a heart of gold. Thank you, Gleo!!!

EVER’S PAINTING
4.8
from 62 reviews
  • 78 hires on Thumbtack
Kristen R.
Verified review

Ever responded to my post for a time sensitive painting job very quickly, allowing me to give an overview of the work we needed done and get an idea of the cost right away. After a job walk that same night, we firmed up the quote and work was complete 2 days later! We live in an older flat, and the ceiling and walls needs a few crack repairs, which were done very well, smoothing out the lines and unevenness where it was needed most. The paint was done in 2 coats, which looks great. Also, we had done (and said we'd do) most of the wall hanging removal and decluttering of walls, but Ever and his crew were able to scoot away the big stuff and cover up furniture and surfaces, then put everything back / clean up well after the job was complete. Ever pretty much saved the day by coming through so quickly and doing such a great job. In terms of the price, we paid pretty much exactly what I'd expected for the job. I maybe could have gotten it done for a tiny bit less if I'd consulted with multiple contractors or haggled on price, but we had lost a couple of weeks going back and forth with a flaky contractor, and with Ever's help we are back on track with our design deadlines and beating the clock before we host relatives in our home for the holidays. It was all worth it and a quality job. Big thanks to Ever Molina painting!

  • 10 years in business
  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
Brian T.
Verified review

I hired Gusanito to install porcelain tiles in my bathroom. He was very prompt--being the first contractor to contact me on thumbtack--and quickly responded to my text messages whenever I had a question. He takes his time and is very detailed in his work. He is also willing to help you with other problems. For example, in addition to installing the tiles, I also wanted to change my sink faucet and shower handles. He agreed to do the extra work at a reasonable price. The tile installation went smoothly, however, we ran into plumbing issues which he couldn't solve. I'm giving him four stars because I hired him on thumbtack for tile installation services, not plumbing. Nonetheless, he agreed to bring his cousin (who is an experienced plumber) over the next day to change my sink faucet at no extra cost. The total work took about two full days to complete, but I'm sure it would have been less if we didn't run into the plumbing issues. So I recommend him but make sure you talk with him thoroughly about what you want to accomplish.

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  • 5 years in business
  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Laura W.
Verified review

Pros: Jasper was prompt in responding, punctual, friendly, and completed the work quickly. I was impressed that he finished this project in one day; whereas other contractors seemed to indicate it was more work and more difficult. I would hire him again. Some areas he can improve: There were a couple of minor areas that were knicked on our kitchen island that I didn't notice until cleaning up. Also, I think he could have done a little better cleaning up the island- wiping down the cabinet fronts that had a light layer of dust (I did this myself). Finally, I gave him a box of stain & top coat that the previous owners left to us. He applied them but I noticed they didn't leave the counter shiny, like the finish we had before he sanded. After Jasper left, my husband realized we were missing the water sealant coat which we had in the garage. So now we are applying this coat ourselves to make the island water- proof and give it the same shine. This isn't totally Jasper's fault since I gave him the supplies but I would have liked if he would have noted that something seemed to be missing or off (or given his recommendations on what he would have stained/sealed it with to make sure the wood stayed water proof.) Overall, I'm happy with the work.

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BULLSEYE PLUMBING
4.8
from 42 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Suresh S.
Verified review

Jeff helped me with couple of big and tough projects. 2 of the projects required him to be work in a crawl space, he never complained and just got the job at the quoted price, promptly on time.

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  • 13 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Allison J.
Verified review

It was a pleasure to work with Chris. Through the entire project he was very professional and respectful. I received several bids, and the job that Chris proposed was far beyond the work that the other contractors were prepared to do, and at a very fair price. He was very neat and efficient, and everything was finished ahead of schedule. Chris is an artist who takes great pride in doing the best job and making sure that you are very happy with his work. I love the deck and trellis that Chris beautifully restored. I would highly recommend C.M. Stein Construction. Chris has earned his five star ratings..

GMBC Construction Inc.
4.7
from 39 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 72 hires on Thumbtack
Neil F.
Verified review

After researching many contractors and companies, my wife and I ended up choosing Eli to completely redo our new home. Our last experience, with our previous house was a disaster so this time we were very picky and took our time choosing a contractor that we thought would be a perfect match with us! There are a few reasons why Eli was more then 100% perfect for us. 1. The cost was right around the cost of the other contractors we met with, who offered us less and did not seem to want to incorporate all our dreams. 2. Eli listened to us and followed exactly what we wanted, and never got tired of listening to us about anything. 3. Eli and his team were professional, clean, and extremely friendly throughout the entire project. 4. Eli only uses top-notch materials, unless otherwise specified, and makes sure to give you the highest quality in every aspect. 5. Eli and his team were amazing from start to finish, easy to talk to and everything was completed on time! There are so many companies and contractors in the area, and the service and professionalism that Eli delivers is far greater then anyone else. Designing and remodeling our home was actually a fun, joyful thing that we absolutely enjoyed because of Eli and his team. This is the best outcome we could have ever dreamed of considering the fact that we were so nervous in the beginning because of our last experience. We are so happy and have already referred Eli to some of our friends because he is just that amazing. We love Eli and his team and recommend him to anyone who wants a pleasant experience with remodeling!

Calmex Electric & Builders
4.6
from 35 reviews
  • 47 hires on Thumbtack
Ganesh P.
Verified review

I did a full home remodel with Rudy. He is an awesome contractor to work with. He has a team that is well skilled and hardworking. I have very good attention to detail, some would call me a perfectionist. Rudy worked with me to get the remodel quality that I wanted without going over my budget. I have never been able to communicate via e-mail but he always answers my phone call. My suggestion is to just call him and talk to him directly on getting a quote and any issues that come up during the remodel. Rudy even went out of his way to build my kitchen cabinets and closets because I purchased them from IKEA, for the original agreed upon price. I don't like the cheap cabinets from the Chinese stores. It comes fully assembled but I'm not impressed with the quality. In summary, I would hire Rudy and his team at CaMex again for any remodel work I need.

BayProPropertySolutions
4.3
from 30 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
Thomas J.
Verified review

After interviewing several contractors for our kitchen and bath remodel we ended up going with Richard. Not only did he complete the job on time his work was above what we had expected and his experience was invaluable. I recommend Richard to all my family and friends

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Lifetime Remodeling
4.9
from 23 reviews
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lynda P.
Verified review

I love Eli, Shmuel and the entire team at Lifetime Remodeling. We had an unexpected leak in the master bath that slowly destroyed our kitchen ceiling. They made an assessment, remodeled the bathroom, fixed the kitchen (and put in money saving/beautiful recessed lights), and left us very happy. When we encountered a problem with the plumbing, most other contractors would have taken advantage and hiked the price. But, they were so professional and everything was still finished on time and in-budget. (My friends tell me that never happens. So now I refer all of them to Lifetime.)

Fast Repipe and Plumbing
4.9
from 20 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Greg W.
Verified review

Hugo was responsive and followed up...rare these days for contractors...he and his team were at my house 15 minutes early and repiped my 1600 sq ft house with copper in 7 hours...did a great job

  • 18 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
Barry H.
Verified review

I hired David of Genesis Concrete and Landscaping to completely overhaul our backyard. From the initial bidding to job completion and cleanup, David and his team were fantastic. Originally, my project included just a concrete patio and walkway. David gave me some great ideas and worked closely with me to create a beautiful, flowing design. His team put down the concrete like artists adding paint to canvess. The curving lines flowed beautifully and turned out even better than I imagined. In addition to the concrete, David showed me how spending a little more could totally enhance the character of my house. He made me an offer that was literally too good to refuse, and in addition to the concreate work I hired him to lay about 400 sf of artificial grass. His team spent a lot of time cleaning up the jungle which was our backyard, and he promptly removed debris and even power-washed my driveway at the end. Overall, the price was fair and the end result was so much better than before. I can't recommend David highly enough! For price, quality, flexibility and expediancy, David is hard to beat.

Jose L. Vasquez
4.6
from 11 reviews
  • 26 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Ash M.
Verified review

Jose is an extremely capable, honest and integral contractor. I was very apprehensive in the beginning as he had only a few reviews on Thumbtack but went ahead with him as he was very responsive and seemed knowledgeable. After we saw his work in our home in kitchen/ bathroom upgrades, we couldn't have been happier. He is very diligent, sincere and never cuts the corner. He did not hesitate in going an extra mile to make sure our job was done to the best quality. Besides, Jose is very nice and personable and we really had a great time working with him. We are very impressed and delighted to find him and will always go back to him for any future work. We already signed up for a couple of additional pieces of work with him. Thank you Jose for the wonderful work!

Hauser Construction
4.3
from 7 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Paul W.
Verified review

Roy K. at Hauser Construction has done a number of renovation projects for me, covering all aspects of construction requirements, from plumbing, carpentry, electrical, heating and roofing. He is the consummate contractor and a great guy. Thank you Roy!

  • 12 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Donna B.
Verified review

He was extremely helpful and even repaired something he wasn’t there for.

Bombay Constructions
4.0
from 3 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Mani G.
Verified review

Yesterday Jalandhar and his team finished the new 2nd floor addition on my single family home in Burlingame before the guys started there was only an old attic , they completely removed the entire roof , built new walls and a new roof to create a 2nd floor, they then proceeded with a bathroom, 2 bedrooms and 2 walk in closets. Me and my wife are very happy and satisfied with the outcome of the project, from the hardwood flooring and custom builtins to the tiling and painting the expertise that was shown was much appreciated.

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What do construction project managers do?

Construction project managers help in all stages of your construction project, starting from the very first step. Typically paid a percentage of a total project cost, they are part of the design and planning process and help ensure seamless communication between the design parties and the construction team. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, their scope of work includes preparing cost estimates, budgets and work timetables; interpreting and explaining contracts and technical information to other professionals; reporting work progress and budget to clients; collaborating with architects, engineers and other construction pros; selecting subcontractors and scheduling and coordinating their tasks; responding to work delays, emergencies and other problems; and ensuring compliance with legal requirements, building and safety codes, and other regulations.

The work of construction project managers may seem very similar to that of general contractors, but there are some critical differences. One difference is that, unlike most general contractors, project managers are not engaged in the actual construction — they are onsite overseeing the work of subcontractors. Another key difference is that project managers are hired during the design phase, while general contractors are hired after plans have been made. The project manager is generally paid a percentage of the total project cost, while the general contractor is more typically paid according to the bid they gave to build your project.  

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.

How do I find out if a contractor is licensed?

It’s important to know if your project requires work by a licensed professional, as licensing laws can vary by state, locality, and job details. You can find general licensing information online at the government websites that handle occupational licensing for a given profession in your state or location. Some states designate a project cost over which you have to hire a licensed contractor. To find qualified licensed contractors, search your state’s licensing board. For example, in California, the Department of Consumer Affairs operates a searchable database through the Contractors State License Board. In some states, contracting licenses are provided at a regional level. You can find links to specific databases on BRB Publications’ Occupational Licensing page. Red flags that a contractor may not be licensed or may be providing an expired or false license number are unreasonably low bids or a request for complete payment upfront. For more, check out our tips for smart hiring on Thumbtack.

How much does a project manager charge per hour?

You may choose to hire a construction project manager for your residential or commercial project. For the hands-on homeowner who wants to be involved in home construction but isn’t comfortable hiring subcontractors, a construction project manager can oversee these relationships and supervise labor. Typically, construction project managers charge a fee that is a flat percentage of the total construction project cost. This may range from 10 percent to 15 percent, depending on the company and the services they provide. This means a $30,000 home remodel project would have a construction project management fee of $3,000-$4,500. Hiring a construction project manager generally precludes the markup on subcontractor labor charged by a general contractor. The drawback to this choice is that, unlike a general contractor, the construction project manager won’t be financially responsible for the work of the subcontractors. For larger projects, you may hire a construction project manager who will also hire a general contractor. This provides the benefits of the general contractor along with the management services of the project manager, who will be on board from the beginning. The construction project manager will be involved in the design phase and work with the architects and the building crew, facilitating a smoother overall process.

For more, check out our tips for smart hiring on Thumbtack.

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.

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