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AA Cardenas Construction
4.8
from 195 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 247 hires on Thumbtack
Shefali S.
Verified review

We have had several new lights lying around waiting to be installed and Arisel and his co-worker were able to come over within a few days notice and take care of our home projects. They were especially great at dealing with some of the challenges that come with updating an older home. We had new shelving and a light installed in our laundry room (required removal of the previous light and re-positioning of the wiring). Lights also installed in our hallway and outdoor patios along with installation of a new doorbell and trim to our garage exterior. Everything looks good but will require some paint touch up which we plan to diy.

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Gleo's Handyman Services
5.0
from 63 reviews
  • 73 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Marc M.
Verified review

One of the first things Gleo told me was that he had a regular job and would be able to work on weekends. He did two jobs for me at a rental. One was installing a medicine cabinet and interior lock. He did not complete repair of drywall repair by the cabinet. The other job was installation of a security door. He installed the medicine cabinet, lock and security door in a good manner. He did not complete an addition to the bottom of the security door. He was pleasant, on time, cleaned up well, and cooperative but for the incomplete items. I wanted him to paint a bath in S.F. at another rental but, he did not give me an estimate (perhaps too far away). Manelis Properties

ImHandy
4.8
from 60 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 95 hires on Thumbtack
Lloyd L.
Verified review

Nick was on time, did the job in a short time and explained to me how to use the porch light.

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Purev General Contracting
4.6
from 42 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Dan S.
Verified review

I contracted Purev's team to paint the exteriors of 4 large multi-unit buildings in our development along with the interior of my own home. It was a complex job that required power washing and painting all buildings and patios, restaining all doors and decks and removing vines from a building that required the use of a blow torch! Across the board and from the start, his team was highly professional, detail oriented, and quick both communicating as well as completing the job. - Value: he matched the best rate we received of 6 bids - Work Quality: Excellent. After each building was completed, he did a walkthrough with me to see if there was anything he needed to fix. Every last crack or divot I pointed to was fixed in the next day or two. The final product (both the interior and exterior jobs) are beautiful. - Punctuality: He finished ahead of schedule - Responsiveness: He would respond to my emails and texts within hours Would I recommend him: Yes, yes, yes!

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  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
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Margie B.
Verified review

Roberto was able to do the job the next day after meeting with him. He repaired and finished a stucco/cinder block porch wall--looks great and price was reasonable, clean and neat, very professional. I hired him to do some deck and fence repair. Very pleased!

Compton Construction
4.9
from 22 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
Lisa R.
Verified review

Mike installed tile floors into all our bathrooms and laundry room. He also fixed some rotting wood on our porch. Everything looks wonderful! He was great to work with, always on time and I love that he was nice to our dog!

Bryson Builders
4.8
from 21 reviews
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Timothy W.
Verified review

Ryan replaced some water damaged floor boards and a damaged porch posts and painted. Good work, timely and fair price. I have recommended to others and would work with him again.

Micro Resorts
4.8
from 16 reviews
  • 29 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
LT T.
Verified review

Elder Jerez designed and built a frontyard porch for our Palo Alto home. The stone work, iron details and plant selection transformed the look of the house. Elder was responsive and fun to work with. Very pleased!

  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Tim V.
Verified review

Mr. Gorostiza did a fully professional job for us on our stained front-porch. Unsure himself if the power-washing would work, we discussed it without a pushy sales job, and decided to go ahead. We are glad we did, and would hire Joe again for any handyman job in the future. Timothy Vogel

  • 10 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
James L.
Verified review

Nate built and replaced a railing structure for a porch of my home. The replacement was built to a much better quality than the one it replaced. He is extremely methodical and consciences in his work, and the cost is his labor was fair and reasonable. I would seek out his labor if a future repair is needed or project comes about.

Bello construcción
4.8
from 8 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Sophia S.
Verified review

Miguel replaced a porch railing on our front porch and did a great job. He was really responsive and asked lots of questions about how we wanted the railing to look. He was very thorough and made sure he knew exactly what we wanted. We are very happy with the quality of his work.

Handyman Services
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Chelsea W.
Verified review

Half of the steps on my backyard porch were broken from rot. Alex gave mea fair price and had it fixed and good as new in no time. I would highly recommend and definitely will be using his service again!

Charli's Fixes and Finds
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Kathryn H.
Verified review

I had him hang some signs on my porch. He finished the project quickly and efficiently. I would recommend him. I also had the chance to look at some of the refurbished furniture he's done. I wish I had the room in my house for it. Definitely worth a look if you're in the market.

CFI Construction
3.8
from 6 reviews
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
George B.
Verified review

I hired CFI Construction to frame a new 501 sq ft building on our property to be used as a sewing studio. Today, they started and finished framing the walls, and enclosing the entire building with shear panels. Next week, when the trusses arrive, they are going to install them and install roof shearing. I learned of CFI two days ago on Thumbtack. Having observed their work today, I feel like the A team just fell out of the sky into my project. They are phenomenal in every respect. Their work, honesty, and work ethic are models for the construction industry. They have years of experience framing large projects, both residential and commercial. I was humbled that they chose to work on my project. They are not solely a framing company. They can build a building from start to finish, I just happened to hire them for framing. Having enjoyed today's experience, I'm going to use them for more phases of our project. Both the owner of the company (Steve) and one of his sons (Drew) were on site the entire day, as well as their crew of 5 framers. I wanted to write this review now, even though they still have trusses to install and the front porch to frame, because I want other users of Thumbtack to have the same benefit of a 1st class, licensed, professional construction company, as I did today. I strongly recommend that you seek out CFI Construction for your projects. They are the real deal. Thank you Steve and Drew.

Sfobrienconstruction
4.4
from 5 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Niku B.
Verified review

Mark was wonderful to work with. He responded quickly to messages on Thumbtack and via text. He was punctual and flexible with our schedule. He walked through everything with us, listened to our concerns and needs, and worked with us to stay within our budget and timing, and sequenced projects accordingly. He also has a great sense of humor and was pleasant to talk with. We were very happy with his work and the work of the professionals he worked with for electrical, plumbing, and painting. The work that was done: removal and replacement of 2 windows, walls, and flooring where there was water damage, wood rot, and the start of mold; adding a door to access the space under the front stairs and creating a storage space with tiled floor and drywall; waterproofing / sealing the brick of our front steps and porch; removing carpeting and laminate flooring and installation of new laminate flooring; installing siding on the front of our house and painting of the front of the house (2 stories); texturizing and painting walls; installing a wet bar / kitchenette; replacing shower pan, tile, and shower door; removal of tree and bushes in front yard. I think that’s everything. We highly recommend Mark and would happily work with him again.

Dom's Handyman Services
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 13 years in business
Tina J.
Verified review

Dom put knew stairs on my back porch they came out great very sturdy excellent job.

KH Custom Home Solutions
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Jeff G.
Verified review

Ken and his team did a great job on our front porch. It was exactly what we wanted. Ken was helpful and patient and really easy to work with. His team showed up on time and kept attention on the details.

  • 6 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Marrisha S.
Verified review

I found Gold Standard Construction very professional. Communication with Mele and her team were easy. I had a great experience with them doing a replacing my front porch and concrete stairs. I will hire them again.

Kurt Riseling Construction
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Margaret B.
Verified review

We were desperate to redo our front porch to put a wheelchair lift in. He came right away, assessed our problem, and started the next day. We are so pleased! Neighbors are impressed and have already asked for his name. Thanks Kurt.

AA 1 Best Construction
5.0
from 1 review
    Amy & Dave J.
    Verified review

    Junior and his team did a wonderful job pouring our new stamped cement porch, stairs/steps & driveway. They also built a dual tier planter box that has enhanced the look of our front yard.

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      Q & A

      Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

      Who is a carpenter and what do they do?

      Carpenters are skilled craftsmen who build things out of wood. Depending on what the carpenter builds, they may be referred to by various names. A framer is a carpenter who puts up the framing on a house. A trim or finish carpenter installs the finishing touches of prefabricated or custom trim and detail work once a house has been built and the walls are up. A furniture maker or woodworker builds furniture — such as tables, beds and dressers — out of wood. A cabinetmaker is a carpenter who builds custom and semi-custom wood cabinets. If you’re having a home built or remodeled, your general contractor will either provide or subcontract the carpentry work for the framing, cabinets and trim. You can hire a carpenter directly to update the trim in your home, build you a piece of custom furniture, or repair or replace your wood cabinets.

      Do carpenters build houses?

      Carpenters are trained to work with wood. That means that any part of your home that is built of wood is very likely to involve a carpenter. Framing carpenters will put up the wood that makes up the bones of your home. If you’re having a wood floor installed, it may be done by a carpenter — although being a carpenter is not a requirement to install flooring. Trim, baseboards, wainscoting and any other detail work is typically installed by a finish carpenter. The wood boxes of custom cabinets will be built and installed by a carpenter.

      Although all of these components in your new or remodeled home are built by carpenters who specialize in building things with wood, a general contractor typically oversees construction of the entire house. If the general contractor is also a carpenter skilled in all these areas, they may well construct your entire home. More often, the general contractor subcontracts out the various building stages to different individuals, including carpenters.

      Hire skilled professionals for absolutely everything.