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Loyalty Counts Construction
from 33 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
James M.
Verified review

Since owning my home in 2011 I have used Adrian on all my home improvement needs. He is professional,knowledge and patient when it comes to remodeling our home. I can't say enough about the relationship and the service we have recieved from Adrian and his company. There have been some emergency situation that he has helped us with as well. It's great to know that you have somebody you can count on at anytime. I will continue to recommend Adrian to any and all who ask about a "good contracted"

McCormick Construction
from 12 reviews
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
John P.
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Over the last three years we have been using McCormick Construction to upgrade the house we purchased in 2008. Joe and his team have added a new Master Bed and Bath (2011) and last summer removed the attached single car garage and built us a man cave big enough for all my toys and my wife's crap. Both the Master Bed/Bath and Garage get very positive comments from the neighbors that walk by the house. Great workmanship, very creative problem solver and his team recently did my parents kitchen remodel last year. Highly recommend him.

  • 19 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Lisa S.
Verified review

Giani is great! He and his team did our master bath and walk-in closet remodel in Ojai. We never had to wonder what was going on because Giani would walk us through it every step of the way. He and his team are friendly and knowledgeable and they worked every day until the project was completed. We have another bathroom and a kitchen remodel we want to do and will definitely get Giani!

Rennick Group
from 9 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Kristen H.
Verified review

We love our master bathroom and closet! Bob has great energy, always has a smile on his face, and made our renovation project run as smoothly as possible at all times. He is a problem solver, very easy going, and is detailed oriented. Most importantly, he helped us stay within our budget and has reasonable rates. We highly recommend the Rennick Group.

Carlos Construction
from 7 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Cindy M.
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I hired Santos to re-tile my bathroom, install new hardwood floor, install a new vanity, drywall and paint and I was completed impressed by his work and his attention to detail. There was not a single tile that was off. There were no hiccups in the project and he was very knowledgeable in what he was doing. He provided me with more information that other individuals I had hired failed to provide me with. I honestly would refer Santos to anybody in a heart beat and so excited for my next project with him. His estimates are very reasonable as well, which is always a plus.

David Williamson Company
from 7 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Joan C.
Verified review

We highly recommend David Williamson, a talented, skilled person for any type of remodeling project. We have seen some of his previous work and can attest to the quality of his work and his expertise in choosing the right cabinets, flooring and fixtures, etc. David is also a creative landscaper with speciality in lighting and water. We believe in hiring David you will get someone who does excellent work and a person of the highest integrity. Charles and Joan Cahill

Merrill construction
from 6 reviews
  • 23 years in business
Jack G.
Verified review

Stuart has done two jobs for us -- the first went so well that we had full confidence in him for the second, larger, project. Both projects were completed on time, and there was no slow down at the end like I've experienced with other contractors. Since Stuart works with a consistent team of subs they work well together -- the plumber and the cabinet maker and the tile guy were all aligned. And when a piece didn't go well -- and they don't always -- we worked it out to everyone's satisfaction.

  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Dinah M.
Verified review

Great service, we are keeping his card for future work.

S&S Construction
from 4 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Diana S.
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Sam stroke me as well educated pro, who can handle my multi specialty, full of details project. He is I'm currently negotiating the contract details, like time frame, included/excluded materials, number of workers performing at the same time, but different areas and expertise, price by areas, price in total, tax amount associated with the project total and etc. Sam us flexible, knowledgeable and patient with me. I appreciate his involvement and will be posting more comments and pictures of the progress. You can expect a sincere narrotive report of contractor who will perform drywall installation, painting, electrical work, plumbing, room addition, water heater transition from reg. to thankless, closet addition, new kitchen installation, quartz countertops fabricating and installation, new bathroom mosaic tile throughout, multiple vanities installation, new doors with casings and moldings, hardwood floors installation, custom hardwood staircase installation/renovation with many details and many other details.... It's too early for me to recommend him to others yet, but I will follow up on Thumbtack and other multimedia networks...

Mark M.
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I highly recommend Danny Hernandez as a Qualified and Dependable Contractor. I located Mr. Hernandez from a Friend and his "YELP" page had very positive reviews. Mr. Hernandez completed several home projects for my family as well as a Bathroom Remodel. Mr. Hernandez takes initiative to go beyond the expectations of his job. With outstanding time management skills, he made sure to always deliver his work results in a timely fashion. Mr. Hernandez is a respected expert within his field. He has become a reliable go-to person for many requests within our family. Mr. Hernandez managed his workload extremely well and was even able to flexibly handle multiple projects simultaneously. Mr. Hernandez has an eye for detail and always delivers high-quality work results. Based on his performance, knowledge & drive for excellence I have no hesitations in recommending Mr. Hernandez. I am without doubt that Mr. Hernandez will satisfy your expectations. I enthusiastically recommend him and wish him the very best for the future. Please contact me if you have any further questions. Sincerely, Mr. Mark Martinez Cell (805) 832-2205 or Email at:

Jean H.
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Michael has helped me with some renovation projects on my home and landscaping. He has always done a good job for me.

  • 3 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Joy P.
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We ate still working on my Mom's house but so far It has been an amazing experience.

MC Construction
from 1 review
    Elizabeth & Ken S.
    Verified review

    We did a complete renovation and were thrilled with the results. The project was on budget and we were happy with the final project. Making so many design decisions can be overwhelming so we appreciated the good attitude and patience that we were given.

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      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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