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Santa Cruz Decking Professionals

Browse these deck contractors with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Santa Cruz.

Gomes Handyman
4.9
from 292 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 369 hires on Thumbtack
Alison K.
Verified review

David Gomes was a life-saver! Another service provider that was crawling under our deck broke a PVC pipe and water was pouring out. We had to shut down the water to the house. My wife was busy calling plumbers. David responded almost immediately to the bid request. His price was quite fair and he drove up during rush hour. He fixed the leak in a most creative way, as there was no local hardware store open. His ingenuity allowed us to turn the water back on less than 3 hours after the break occurred. I would certainly use David again.

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

Arisel was great! Really responsive and transparent throughout the work process. He also made sure the job site was clean. I would work with him again!

  • 10 years in business
  • 76 hires on Thumbtack
Conan L.
Verified review

It has been a pleasure to work with Gustavo. He quoted a reasonable price on pouring some piers for me, and he did everything as agreed and more. I would hire him again, definitely.

Big League Painting
4.6
from 52 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 97 hires on Thumbtack
Bill K.
Verified review

Great job! Able to complete my deck in 2 days. Gerald was on time and professional. Will definitely use them again!

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Cruz painting
4.9
from 45 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Michael L.
Verified review

They did excellent job painting bathroom cabinet and ok job painting deck railing.

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  • 13 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Duncan G.
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Chris did an absolutely tremendous job on our front and back Ipe decks. We had made the bad mistake of having them stained a few years back with a dark heavy stain, which was starting to flake off. Chris painstakingly sanded the existing stain off and finished the decks with Ipe Oil. They now look "like a piece of furniture". He was extremely punctual, trustworthy, a delight to work with. Could not recommend him more.

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JD & Son's Painting
4.9
from 30 reviews
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Andrew H.
Verified review

Our deck hasn't been maintained since we moved in a couple years ago and likely before that. JD & Son's Painting washed it, made stain recommendations, and painted it to make it look great again. They took great care to not get any paint on any of my property while doing so which was a challenge as this is a 2nd story deck.

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All Star Painting
4.5
from 31 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jolon S.
Verified review

Armando did a wonderful job we had to bring him in because our general contractor didn't know how to paint or smooth out walls. Armando was timely, careful and did a clean job considering all of the unique angels and detail throughout the master bedroom, and 2 bathrooms. I would recommend Armando to help you with your interior painting needs.

madrid's painting
4.8
from 28 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Sally S.
Verified review

Ours was a fairly big job (1500 sq ft, 3 BR 2-1/2 BA modern condo with super high ceilings) with many details and different types of painting; exterior deck, exterior touch ups, all interior walls, kitchen cabinets, bathroom cabinets, closets, etc. They did it all and they did it flawlessly. Everything looks perfect and excellent pricing-wise.

Your HandyMan Friend
4.8
from 26 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
Nathan U.
Verified review

Dan was great to work with. He performed a a quick inspection and estimate - arriving at the stated time, and then did the work the next day. He repaired some structural issues with my deck, and did a bit of inside wood repair as well. He was quick and efficient, and the work was an excellent value.

  • 29 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
Lucy S.
Verified review

We chose David and his team to tear down and replace a tired old deck, but with a new footprint. Work Quality: This was not just great workmanship, but actual craftsmanship. The detail and precision of the joints, cuts, spacing of the boards was meticulous. The fact that there are no seams, no uneven gaps, and no screws visible on top of the deck surface is amazing. Professionalism: The crew showed up each day on time! They wore company logo'd shirts and jackets and had company vehicles. Each day the sawdust and construction mess was cleaned up by sweeping or blowing, all tools were stacked and out of the way, wood was piled up neatly so the area looked clean and tidy each night before they left for the day. There were no remnants of lunch litter or water bottles scattered in the yard. They even had their own portable restroom delivered so there were no muddy boots tracking into our bathroom. That was something that indicates a concern for the workmen by the company. Happy workers are good workers. Responsiveness: We are able to discuss any questions or issues that came up during construction with the team. Since we were installing lighting in the stairs, there were some logistics involved and they were more than happy to help or provide info. Between the ability to contact David by email or text at any time, I never felt that I was out of the loop on any aspect of the project. One thing that was especially impressive was that the first rain day I received an early morning email confirming that the team would not be on site that day. That NEVER happens! I assumed they wouldn't be working but to get actual notification before the start of the day was above and beyond and very much appreciated. Value: I can say in complete honesty that this is the first project ever that we felt we got more than what we paid. The price was very fair to begin with, but the additional touches exceeded any expectations. For instance, the lack of surface screws was not something we requested or even thought to ask about. It could have been an option that was brought up as an additional charge, but it was just done, included in the original pricing. Extremely pleasant surprise! Punctuality: On time each day, and worked full days. If there was a rain day expected, it was communicated. In summary, this is a company that we can wholeheartedly recommend without any reservation. Estate Scapes will be our go-to for all things landscape or hardscape related. The entire experience was excellent. I will update with photos shortly.

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

Working with Microresorts was a true pleasure. We were extremely lucky to find Elder through an old real estate agent and we couldn’t have been happier. Microresorts built 2 decks, concrete walls, a firepit, a fence with gates, and beautiful planters and also put in 2 irrigation systems, a drainage system, many plants, and a gas line to our firepit and grill. He also installed our hot tub including electrical. He also threw in some extra items that we didn’t expect which we needed to get done at some point. Before we even signed a contract, Elder drew up plans and showed us his fantastic ideas for our outdoor space. He put a lot of work into the plans and it was clear that his vision matched ours. His workers were considerate to our neighbors. Elder met all of our immediate neighbors and game them his contact info. He told our neighbors to call him if there were any issues. When the workers showed up at 9:30am on a Saturday, one of the neighbors complained (even though this was much later than the 8am that the local ordinance allows). Elder had the workers come even later on Saturday to accommodate our neighbor. The work was professionally done and looks amazing. Everyone who sees our space is astonished at the design and finishing work. Although the work took a little longer than the original estimate due to rain, it was completed as quickly as possible. It was well managed and there were no significant delays or problems. Elder dealt with us with respect even though we did change our minds on a couple of details after work started. He didn’t increase the price when we made changes even though we knew it would be a little more expensive for him (and we were willing to pay more). The hardscape is solid and we are not worried about maintenance anytime soon. We wanted a low maintenance house and he gave that to us. Overall, I can definitely say that we are extremely happy with Elder Jerez and Microresorts. We would definitely hire them again if we had any more work to do. Choosing Elder and Microresorts was an excellent decision and we recommend him highly.

Marco Handyman Services
4.6
from 15 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Joe R.
Verified review

I have used Marco's services for many years. He and his crew have fully repainted both the exterior and interior of my home twice. His work is impeccable, completed on time, and always neat throughout the process. He has also repaired fences, installed gates, and refinished decks. If I request work that is beyond his capabilities, he is ready to refer me to others.

Landscape Construction
4.5
from 15 reviews
  • 30 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Eric H.
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We had a fully overgrown small backyard with a nightmarish concrete drain dominating our our area and diminishing our enjoyment options. Victor was able to help design and subsequently build a the perfect yard extension and then integrate the drain with a perfect deck and stamped concrete patio. The efforts were fun and collaborative and workmanship exceeded expectations. All of this was completed during a busy construction season and on time. We are incredibly pleased and would recommend without reservation.

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Architectural Enhancement
4.7
from 13 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Rama R.
Verified review

We hired Lorenzo for epoxy flooring and garage painting. Overall Lorenzo did a fantastic job with reasonable price.

Klein’s Custom Woodwork
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Jovan C.
Verified review

Where to begin, Nick owner of Klein’s Custom Woodwork. Has serious passion for his craft. It’s rare nowadays to find good people that are into building decks, patios, wood finisings, and a craft for building anything you need for your home. I can say that I purchased a new home in Marina, Ca. Spoke to Nick about what I needed done in my empty back yard. His creative mind on what I was looking for went from a dream to a reality. He was very detailed, meticulous, and knew exactly what to do when it came to building my new patio deck. Klein’s Custom Woodwork is worth his time and craftsmanship to attention to detail. I would recommend him for any wood work you need done at home.

Handy Hands
4.8
from 10 reviews
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Dieter L.
Verified review

Richard and crew went beyond expectations when pressure washing my brown 25 year old cement tile roof that had yellowed over time. The end result was a near new looking light brown roof again. The second job involved a backyard deck pressure wash, secure loose boards, seal cracks in vertical posts, then prime and paint all. Again the result was proffesional and visually pleasing. I found Richard very knowledgeable, easy to work with, and recommend him highly.

ER CONSTRUCTION
4.4
from 11 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Alfredo B.
Verified review

Job: replace cross beams under deck, replace foundational post that supports the garage, and fill gap in the corner of the roof to keep critters out. ER Construction came right away to do the job and provided the best solution economically. ER could stand for EXPRESS, RELIABLE! I would definitely call these guys to do more construction work in the future. Highly recommended.

Nobel Construction
4.9
from 7 reviews
  • 25 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Neil S.
Verified review

Fantastic customer service! Highly recommended. Igor oversaw work done to our deck to create a new sunroom. He goes out of his way to get the job done the way the customer wants it.

GlennGarry Construction
4.8
from 5 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Gordon W.
Verified review

Warren did a front deck for me. It came out really nice. Every time I step out my front door I enjoy looking at it. His crew was efficient, effective and polite. I'm going to have him do additional work for me.

  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Judy L.
Verified review

Claudio did an outstanding job pressure washing our deck and walkway -- looks better than it has in years. And our windows sparkle as well. We have requested his business card, and definitely will call on his services again. Judy and Darold

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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.

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