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Santa Monica Demolition Professionals

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G-Rex Services
4.9
from 108 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 140 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Yvonne D.
Verified review

My project consisted of a complete demolition of the my master bathroom. Abel from G-Rex Services takes pride in his work. I was pleased with his work and highly recommend him to other people.

James R Loera Construction
4.8
from 81 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 113 hires on Thumbtack
Michelle D.
Verified review

Rating: 10/10 I had requested 2 sofa's to be picked up and be taken to the dump! One sofa was a large sleeper "L" shaped sectional and the second sofa was a studio sized "L" shaped sectional. Mr. Loera was extremely professional and responded quickly even though I am a night owl and was corresponding late at night. He was able to fit me in-in his schedule and Not only did he arrive on time but he was even a little early. Mr. Loera was very polite and nonthreatening. Easy to approach and got right to work. He wasn't pushy or try to change the price we agreed upon last minute. I would definitely Mr. Loera & James R Loera Construction; to any single females that need help moving things or to anyone looking for a reputable and trustworthy professional. I will definitely be calling Mr. Loera for future projects!

Platinum
4.7
from 64 reviews
  • 88 hires on Thumbtack
J. L.
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I had a previous bad experience with a plumber, and decided to find a more scrupulous person to fix the half-done job. I decided to try out thumbtack, and posted a brief description of the work. Joel was the first of 5 plumbers to reply within the hour. Joel showed up the morning of the job with another employee and reviewed my plumbing issue in detail before going into the crawl space with his associate to double check the situation. He came back out, described the problem, offered short and long term solutions, and we agreed on which route to take. He assigned the work to his employee, and the work was completed in a couple hours. Although he was not the cheapest of those plumbers who replied, I did feel that Joel provided a reasonable price for the work, had great communication, and his employee also had all the necessary parts for the job in his van (eliminating the need to run down to Home Depot or Lowes for parts). Joel's employee was hard-working and he also provided me with before and after photos of the work completed. I am inclined to seek him out again for future home improvement projects (bathroom remodel, roofing).

JC Demolition
5.0
from 52 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 77 hires on Thumbtack
Dennis E.
Verified review

This one-day poject involved removal of dirt, broken cement, and Palos Verdes stone, in addition to demolition of concrete and bricks steps. They were very hard workers, thorough, and cleaned up at the job completion. Bid was very competitive; they are a very reliable firm. Would definitely use them again.

J&M ROOFING
4.3
from 62 reviews
  • 26 years in business
  • 83 hires on Thumbtack
Robin B.
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Needed construction debris removed. Called in the morning and made an afternoon appointment for the same day. Very professional and reasonable. Most definitely will use this company again.

  • 33 years in business
  • 58 hires on Thumbtack
Leonard K.
Verified review

Ines was very responsive and was always available if I needed to speak with him on something and he was able to get the demolition job done in the time that he estimated at a very reasonable price. The job was demo on a big 4600 sqft warehouse and even though we ran into some snags initially on getting a dumpster to get rid of the debris, Ines was able to get that handled very quickly and smoothly. He was also always on-time/early which is very important to me. Thanks Ines!

EXCEL CONSTRUCTION LA
4.2
from 48 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 93 hires on Thumbtack
Peter N.
Verified review

We hired Excel Construction (Eyal) to completely remodeling our kitchen and to design and build a large wet bar. The remodeling job that they did included the demolition of the existing spaces, the removal of several existing walls, rewiring of some electrical outlets and switches, re-plumbing the new spaces, remove and install new flooring, new upper and lower cabinets, install new marble countertops, installing new lighting fixtures, fresh interior paint, some drywall repairs and adding a new large island at the kitchen. Eyal and his working crew did a stunning remodeling job. Eyal create for us a complete design of the work based on what we wanted and needed, guided us through some space limitations of the house and presented to us some different ideas that met our needs. The remodeling job was delivered on time, within budget and with high quality. Eyal was at the house every day and made sure that the remodeling progress is on track. He was there for each and every step of the work, which was extremely important to us. We highly recommend them for anyone who is searching for high quality remodeling or construction work.

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  • 33 years in business
  • 57 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Budi W.
Verified review

Brinson did a great job doing my demolition, he has a great attitude, a small guy with a big heart and passion for what he is doing. I highly recommend Brinson, two thumbs up.

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  • 29 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sravan V.
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He is very friendly, economical and punctual. I will definitely hire him for any future projects as I came to know he is not just a dry wall contractor but a general contract too. Very happy with his work.

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Haggerty Construction
5.0
from 27 reviews
  • 34 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Bart C.
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I originally used Haggerty Construction a few yer ago for improvements to my rental properties. The crews always showed up on time. And were always professional. They finished on or ahead of schedule and were always able to work within my budget. Because of this I decided to use them for a small but high end bathroom in my own home. My wife and I were very pleased with the outcome. Haggerty Construction is the only contractor I will use for all my Construction needs.

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  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
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Lisa H.
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Thank you Cabrera's Electrical. We have had so much work done on our home, yet when our private contractor retired, we did not know what to do. Cabrera's had the most professional response online. We had (2) large ceiling fans to be installed, and needed electrical re-wiring of the (2) wall switches that would be used. His quote was what our retired contractor told us it should be. Our fans and new electrical are perfect. I plan on using him again for other projects that we have. We have already referred him to friends of ours. It's such a relief to find somebody who cares about your home, as much as you do.

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Home Upgrade Specialist
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 70 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Stephen K.
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Fantastic company. Simon is polite, communicative, and friendly. They did a great job installing a new central air system for me in my condo and gave me the most competitive price I've found. I'm very happy with this company - it's extremely difficult to find honest and reputable contractors nowadays, but HUS is definitely one you should add to your contacts.

World class construction
4.8
from 19 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Costa Y.
Verified review

Daniel is the friendliest, most honest, cost effective contractor I have ever worked with. The quality of the work is excellent. And all his crew are all very wonderful as well

Solidesign+build
4.9
from 17 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Toni K.
Verified review

I have worked with many contractors on various home and office projects. This was my first time building out a retail store on a tight budget, with champagne taste. Brad & David turned out to be the ideal contractors for the job. These guys don’t just build what we agreed upon, they made me aware of all my choices beforehand and helped guide me to all the right design decisions. And even their crews of builders and painters were exceptional craftsmen. Brad & David brought my project in exactly on budget and before the deadlines. They are real pros and every question and request from me was promptly responded to. I will happily work with them again and feel lucky to have found them.

  • 27 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Ella G.
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Very grateful I came across thumbtack, as it connected me with different contractors. Joe gave me an exact estimate for my kitchen remodel. I choose him to remodel my kitchen, since he answered my questions in an upfront manner, without any sales pitch or feel. Plus, he was the only contractor who gave me an exact quote, unlike the other contractors who had said they could only give me an approximate estimate. Joe was always calm and in control during the remodeling process and helped me feel calm throughout the process. My kitchen is unrecognizable, and that is a good thing. A complete makeover! Ecstatic with the results. I highly recommend!

Inside Out Contractors
4.8
from 12 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Mark J.
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I hired Inside Out Contractors to remodel my master bath. First of all, the quote I received was so reasonable that I was able to remodel both my master bath, and a half bath for less than what several other contractors had quoted me to do just one bathroom. And when I got the final invoice, there were no surprises or extra charges that I had not previously agreed to. The only additional charges were for extras that I had requested. Brad with Inside Out was great to work with. He was very helpful in suggesting different options and ideas, and never tried to “upsell” me or tell me I needed to fix or replace things that weren’t necessary. He even met me at Home Depot so I could show him exactly what I wanted. When we started the project, Brad showed up on time, worked quickly and efficiently, and cleaned up every day before he left. He finished the project when he said he would, and I couldn’t be happier. Both bathrooms look great! I would highly recommend InsideOut contractors if you are considering doing a remodel. I was very impressed with the service, the price, and most importantly, the quality of the work. I will definitely use them again in the future. Mark J. Agoura Hills, CA

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Divine Builders Inc
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jeff B.
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great experience very professional good communication with the contractor

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Casale Construction Co.
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 32 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Nancy H.
Verified review

Frank was the contractor of our dreams. He kept us on time and in budget. Any surprises were dealt with quickly and easily. He was punctual, professional and very easy to work with. We will absolutely be working with him again and recommending him to all our family and friends.

  • 21 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Alejandro N.
Verified review

We remodeled our master bathroom, kids bathroom, and kitchen with Skyline Construction. I strongly recommend Skyline to anyone looking for a responsible, transparent, communicative, and above all else, quality professional general contractor for remodeling, renovation, consulting, etc. Communication was timely, something extremely valuable with complex projects. Work estimates and risk factors has high accuracy with regard to both time and cost (this is a very uncommon feat in the industry). Quality of work and professionalism of workers on-site were supreme (I was personally present 2-3 times a day, every day). In addition to all this, Skyline continued to take care of us several weeks after the project was done and the contract ended. They made sure to take care to reseal, re-caulk, and/or fix any problems or flaws we found (we only found minor, trivial stuff) as we started living in the house and as fixtures, plumbing, tiles, and flooring begin to settle into their final resting positions. Skyline anticipated this settling, informed us that this is natural, and continued to send in their workers and technicians to make sure every single detail was excellently taken care of. Highly recommended. If you go with Skyline, you choose to go with a real pro. I am definitely hiring them for my next project.

  • 13 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Carla T.
Verified review

My experience with working with Greg Carmichael Construction has been excellent. He worked on a Bathroom Remodel Project for us. I was impressed that he was prompt, professional, and competively priced. He really goes out of his way to ensure that you are happy from the beginning of the project to the end, and I have highly recommended him to all my friends and family and they were satisfied as well with his work on their bathroom projects.

  • 19 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Sam Z.
Verified review

I jest did my room addition, kitchen and back yard renovation with Eden development and we are really happy . They did beautiful work and on time with the price that was 15% under other contractors price . Recommend to everyone

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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.

What do general contractors charge?

If you’re doing a home remodel, building a new home or embarking on a commercial building project, you’ll hire a general contractor. A general contractor is a professional who is qualified to oversee and execute construction projects. Each construction project is unique; even two duplicate homes built on lots next door to each other could have different construction costs due to factors like different excavation costs when building the foundation. Since each project is unique, many general contractors make bids on potential construction projects. These bids can then break down to a per square foot cost that encompasses the labor of all the workers needed for the job, materials, the scope of work, and any equipment needed. Materials and finishes make a major difference in your cost per square foot. For example, choosing standard kitchen tiles at $3 per square foot will result in a lower total project cost than imported marble tiles that cost $63 per square foot. Where you live will also affect how much general contractors charge, as labor and the cost to do business can cost less in many regions than in high-cost areas like New York or San Francisco. Here are some examples of average costs general contractors typically charge in various regions:

  • Home addition in San Francisco: $250-$270 per square foot.
  • New home construction in Knoxville, Tennessee: $100-$200 per square foot.
  • Kitchen remodel in Tennessee: $40-$80 per square foot, depending on finishes.
  • Bathroom remodel in Vancouver, Washington: $110-$170 per square foot.

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