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South Lake Tahoe General Contractors

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  • 5 years in business
  • 179 hires on Thumbtack
Rainy L.
Verified review

Michael is nothing short of awesome. He was able to make it out on short notice over the weekend. He and Mark made quick work of some very dirty carpets and the results were remarkable. I was specifically concerned about a persistent cigarette smell, general dinginess, and a stickiness when the carpet was walked on. All of these issues have been greatly improved. The price was fair and reasonable.

  • 13 years in business
  • 84 hires on Thumbtack
Loraine A.
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I needed general help around the house..Prompt cheerful abd reliable

Jerry's Handyman Service
4.4
from 61 reviews
  • 83 hires on Thumbtack
Debbie P.
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He came in to a job that wasn't finished and he got right in and finished the job. Probably better than the original contractor. I would definitely hire him again.

Mini Da vinci Construction
4.8
from 30 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
John D.
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Hi, I am very happy to report that Tony S of Mini Da Vinci had timely and neatly complete the setup of my beautiful Costco pre-fab Gazebo in just 2 days :-) Tony S was one of the best professional contractors that I have dealt with for doing working in and around my house. I would recommend Tony S. to anyone without hesitation. John D.

Desert Pine
4.6
from 23 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
Sunshine F.
Verified review

We’ve worked with a lot of contractors and no one is even close to professionalism, trustworthiness and effectiveness of George. He works with honesty and integrity. His work product is polished.

B A Rose General Contractor
4.6
from 5 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Adam S.
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Impressive pricing and great work. Brian needed to come back a second time to make it right and he had no issue coming back to help! It was my fault for buying a weird part, but Brian came back early and made it right. He went above and beyond to ensure there were no leaks anywhere. Highly impressed and I will be reaching out for other work again in the future.

  • 10 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Gene B.
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My wife and I selected Tolentino General Builders Inc., after interviewing 3 other companies. He came in fairly with his bid and also made a special effort to include extra details we overlooked, but needed to be addressed. His crew, especially Esther went way out of their way to do a fine job and kept us in the loop for the entire process. As a general contractor, Mr Tolentino is fast, detail oriented and completely committed to making his customer happy. Also worth mentioning, no matter when we needed to contact Mr. Tolentino, day or night, he got back to us IMMEDIATELY. We couldn't recommend he and his crew more. Complete satisfaction and wouldn't hesitate to use him for any of our contracting needs.

  • 6 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
David B.
Verified review

The Basement finish out and the Deck replacement both went extremely well. Alan went to bat for us with the Permit process as well. Other sub-contractors that were suggested also worked out fine. Alan is extremely professional and very knowledgeable. It was a pleasure meeting him and working with him.

Sweet Scapes
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 3 years in business
Lance T.
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Trees cut general yard maintain sprinkler system upgrade swamp cooler

John E.
Verified review

We could not have been happier. We hired Mike for the construction of a remodeled bathroom. He gave us a competitive bid/estimate and held to to his numbers. He met our schedule expectations. The quality of his workmanship and attention to detail resulted in an excellent finished product. We will use him again and would highly recommend him for projects in the Tahoe area. John & Margy Eller Carnelian Bay,CA

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We are a general contractor, offering the following services: renovations, remodels, carpentry, electrical, plumbing, concrete, tile, decks, drywall, roofing, and much more!

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We go above the call of duty. If you can dream it, we can build it! Anything from porch/patio to complete remodeling, we love what we do and strive for a positive interaction with our clients.

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We do additions, remodeling and all phases of general construction. We have 30 years of experience. We do residential and commercial projects. We have excavation equipment available. My general contracting CA license is 697376 B.

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I turn problems into solutions to enhance the enjoyment of personal space and increase property values.

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Services offered: - Remodels - Renovations & repairs - All types of flooring, windows and doors - Any and all repairs for residential and commercial - Additions - Patios - Bathrooms - Etc. We provide free estimates.

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I'm self-employed and a retired national general design-build contractor available for owner rep services throughout the project term. I have an hourly rate of $75 per hour. Save money and ensure timely execution.

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I do complete home remodeling and repair from top to bottom, inside and out. No project is too big or too small. I give free estimates.

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I'm really energetic, and a perfectionist. Working in a variety of customer service roles has taught me how important it is to please the customer. This helped me build confidence as my client base and repeat business base has increased. I am constantly looking for ways to reduce costs while offering quality service.

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I do manufactured repair and remodeling. I also offer general contracting, painting, flooring, improvements and the like.

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We offer superior customer service and client support. Our business has multiple skills to satisfy a wide range of client needs. We are a licensed general contractor as well as experienced and educated interior designers. Parkhill Paint Decor can handle all the details for our clients, from the permit process right up to accessorizing each room. The business is not one dimensional, it's multy facated to better serve each client.

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We are providing our comprehensive general contracting skills with unmatched dedication and craftsmanship. Our mission is to build homes with unprecedented quality by providing honest and strong working relationships with architects, homeowners, and subcontractors in a professional atmosphere, where our commitment to client services is unparalleled. We have built a solid reputation among our clients and peers by outlining specific expectations during the earliest discussions, getting to know customers personally, and maintaining the highest level of quality and safety. While offering professional services at reasonable prices, services include new construction, light commercial, consulting, construction management, estimates and residential construction.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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.  

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.

Where should I start when remodeling a bathroom?

Bathroom remodeling doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Before starting a bathroom remodel it’s crucial to know what you want and have a clear understanding of your maximum budget. If you’d love all marble fixtures but have $3,000 total, you will have to compromise. Being realistic about materials and money before you even contact a contractor will have you on the road to success. Here are some simple steps to follow in the planning stages of bathroom remodeling:

  • List your remodeling priorities in order of importance (e.g., 1. New shower head, 2. Replace flooring, 3. Install recessed lighting, etc.).
  • Calculate what you can realistically afford to spend on your bathroom remodel. Identify an “all in” price — meaning the absolute maximum you’re willing to pay, as well as what you’d prefer to spend.
  • Gather ideas from Pinterest about colors and finishes.
  • Research the costs of the materials and finishes you want and begin making choices about what is and isn’t possible to fit into your budget (once labor is included). If you’d like to stay under $10,000 total, but really love a $2,000 tub, plan to downgrade in other areas.
  • Request quotes from at least three reputable general contractors, share your vision and ideal materials, and work together from there.

How do I plan a bathroom remodeling project?

If you’re stumped on how to plan a bathroom remodeling project, it pays to hire a designer. This is especially important if you’re changing your bathroom layout in any way. Designers create contractor-friendly drawings indicating exactly where each tile and fixture will be installed, down to the light switches. This investment might cost you $300-$500 but save you significant frustration and miscommunication, while ensuring you get precisely what you want.

If you’re going to do your own design, planning a bathroom remodeling project means being organized and planning ahead. Create a general outline of what you want and the budget you have. Identify the specific fixtures, tiles, paint and vanity you prefer. Get all this organized before requesting quotes from two to three reputable general contractors. Once you find the right pro, get a written contract outlining scope of work, materials that will be used, timeframe and payment schedule. Communicate clearly about when to order your materials so they are ready and waiting by the time the contractor gets the permits. Your job from here is to communicate clearly, pay the contractor as the work progresses, and enjoy your remodel when it’s done.

For more on where to start when remodeling a bathroom check out The Complete Thumbtack Bathroom Remodel Guide.

How long should a bathroom remodel take?

With proper planning and a good general contractor, your bathroom remodeling project doesn’t have to take forever. The construction phase of the project will always vary based on your scope of work, the square footage and the condition of your bathroom under the surface layer. Inevitably an 80-square-foot master bathroom with major changes will take longer than a 25-square-foot guest bath undergoing a minor renovation. For a smaller bathroom, a facelift — the industry term for sprucing up the surface layer (such as paint, vanity, tiles or light fixtures) but keeping the existing footprint of the space — may take five to eight working days, as long as there are no surprises like mold waiting when the old vanity comes out. A more complex bathroom remodel that revamps the shower area (customizing the plumbing, installing tile and changing the shower door), updates the flooring and cabinetry, and adds new paint and new lighting could take anywhere from one week to three weeks. A full bathroom remodel that guts the room, changing the footprint and moving the electrical wiring and plumbing lines, could take four to eight weeks or more. To keep your bathroom remodel on schedule, have your materials ordered and waiting, and don’t make any change orders once construction begins. Planning is key to keeping a bathroom remodel on schedule.   

For more on how long a bathroom remodel should take check out The Complete Thumbtack Bathroom Remodel Guide.

Actual Requests

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Need a Door Installation Service

Sparks, NV

  • Door type
  • Details
    A new house to me and I looking to remodel.Need quotes for front and rear door with security screen doors.

Need Interior Painting Services

Sparks, NV

  • Type of painting needed
    Other (Re texturing walls first, and possibly some priming due to some dark color.)
  • Details
    Two bedrooms, but the biggest thing is that the previous owners put sticky decoration on the walls that tear the texture and paper. Both rooms will need to be retextured pretty significantly (but not completely). Paint now is pretty bright, pink and green in one room, pink and brown in the other. I want to go neutral, something like Sherwin Williams "Kilm Beige".
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