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West Covina Welders

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  • 4 years in business
  • 91 hires on Thumbtack
Nilly L.
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A welding project was completed in a timely manner, price was fair and reasonable. I am very satisfied with the work done. Thank you.

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Cota Ventures
5.0
from 39 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
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Lyndon B.
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We have used his services for several different skilled projects in our home and business ranging from carpentry to welding. We are very satisfied with his disposition and the overall job process and completion he delivered. We will continue to use his services.

  • 18 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
Angela D.
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Alfred Salas did an excellent job on my gate welding and repair. He is professional and his work is very good.

Mike Bell's Welding
4.9
from 25 reviews
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
Vanessa R.
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Mike welded casters to 11 shelving units. He showed up early, was very friendly and professional. He asked questions to make sure we were getting what we wanted. He even added on extra service and kept his pricing very reasonable. I would definitely recommend him for any general welding job, and will be using him again if we need other welding services done.

Prestige welding
4.7
from 23 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Beatrice V.
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Jose is simply amazing!! He came over to installe 1920’s staircase that needed new wood and welding work done.. it was a specific job that required attention to detail and skill.. I highly recommend Jose. He did it all so fast and efficient. He is by far the best I’ve had on this AP.

Steve's Tig Welding
4.8
from 20 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
Ken T.
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Steve is very knowledgeable and talented in welding. Very good work. Will be using Steve's talent again.

  • 2 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Wayne E.
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Needed anchors mounted in the overhead in my steel building. Anthony designed a strong method of mounting the anchors. He is a creative professional welder who has very reasonable pricing.

Mike's Mobile Welding
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Franz S.
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Mike fixed my metal double door driveway gate. The person that installed it botched the job and Mike came out and installed new hinges and realigned everything and got it working correctly. He was professional and charged a fair price. I highly repairs recommend him for any welding repairs.

HiTech Welds
4.0
from 1 review
  • 4 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
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Our various welding operations are as follows: * read blueprints * fabricate piping system * use nondestructive test for quality assurance

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I operate a C&X gun to spot-weld various car body parts. It's very rewarding to see the final production.

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I do custom welding design, fabrication, and repair for automotive trailer, off-road, fences and gates, and security bars. I have over 40 years of experience in all types of welding.

  • 21 years in business
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awesome no complaints all product and service loved by all

  • 4 years in business
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I do tack weld and repair, custom-made gates and installation, guard rails and make tables. I have a structural welding experience. I do MIG welding, arc welding, oxyacetylene welding and torch cutting. We do metal, yard art and metal home decor art.

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Doing or fixing it right the first time to save money on everyone

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I've been welding and brazing for over twenty years, handling aerospace parts that are 0.035 thin in aluminum, steel, stainless steel, Inconel, and titanium. I can read blueprints and weld symbols. I have experience in grinding and straightening. We are responsible to deliver work in time, with good quality. Tell us what you need!

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We are a metal fabrication company based in southern Orange County. We specialize in gate, fence, handrail and other custom metal fabrication

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I'm a highly motivated and professional welder with exceptional interpersonal skills such as discipline, punctuality, reliability and attention to details. I'm a quick learner with excellent planning, execution and project managing skills. My welding skills highlight the following: * Welding steel parts with MAG process * Welding steel structure with SMAW process * Welding tanks with SMAW process * Argon shielding gas welding * Metal doors and windows welding

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We repair, restore, and refinish. If it is broken, rusty, or ugly, we can make it beautiful. We are based out in Pomona, CA.

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Precision Trailer Hitches and Welding has hitches in stock for all makes and models. We perform trailer maintenance to help keep you on the road. We also offer tow bars, 5th wheel hitches and much, much more.

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One of the great things about the welding trade and all the career paths that it brings is that welding is really everywhere. Welding appears in everything from the cars we drive, to ships, to aircrafts, to infrastructure, to consumer goods – and everything in between.

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I do all welding designs or concepts. I am based in Moreno Valley. I do anything for cars ,house, or business. Your ideas, I will fabricate.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How long is welding training?

Because there are different paths to learning to weld, there’s no single timeline for welding training. Some people attend school part-time while working their current job, while others can focus full-time on their welding training courses. People interested in learning how to weld as a hobby can also take classes from professional welders, such as at KCMA & Services in Waterloo, Indiana.

Expect to take at least two years to go from welding newbie to American Welding Society Certified Welder. A junior college Certificate of Completion welding course is two semesters full-time, or 10 units of coursework. With this certificate, students are qualified for an apprenticeship or internship, rather than a full-time entry-level job. Welding apprenticeships range from 6,000 to 8,000 hours long, equalling three to four years at 2,000 hours per year. Some junior colleges, such as Cerritos College in the Los Angeles area, offer more in-depth welding programs that lead to different welding certifications, such as arc welding and tungsten gas arc welding. These take three to four semesters to complete, so you could be qualified for an entry-level job in about two years of full-time study. Alternatively, you can prepare for employment more quickly through an intensive vocational program at a trade school. For instance, Ohio’s Lincoln Electric Company offers a comprehensive program that prepares people for a welding career in just 20 weeks and 600 hours of hands-on instruction.

How much is welding training?

The cost of welding training depends on where you take your classes and how quickly you want to complete the program. In general, junior college welding classes are the least expensive, but may take longer; trade schools offer intensive classes that lead to certification more quickly, but are more expensive. For example, Cerritos College, a junior college in Los Angeles that offers a welding training course, charges an average of $46 per unit; most of their welding certificate programs require 19 units of coursework, so cost about $875 each to complete. Pro-Weld, an on-site welding school in Idaho, offers three different welding courses. The 36-week welder fabrication and the 24-week gas tungsten arc welding courses each cost an average of $3,300, while pipe welding costs an average of $2,500 for a 24-week session or an average of $4,500 for a 52-week session. The 20-week comprehensive program at the Lincoln Electric Company in Ohio costs an average of $9,500. Many programs require students to purchase approximately $120-$200 worth of personal welding equipment in addition to textbooks or other class material fees.

How many types of welding are there?

Welding is a method of fusing together two or more pieces of metal using electricity or flame. Welding is used to construct buildings, make metal sculptures, build and repair cars, make gates and furniture, and for many other practical and aesthetic uses. There are multiple types of welding. Here is an overview of the most popular methods:

  • Stick welding: Formally known as shielded metal arc welding, stick welding uses extreme heat applied at the seam of two separate metals to melt them together. A third (intermediary) metal may also be incorporated for added strength. As the metals cool, they are bonded together.
  • Metal inert gas (MIG) welding: Formally known as gas metal arc welding, MIG welding uses a tool to feed metal wire into the weld puddle while an electrical arc melts the wire, which will fuse to the base metal upon cooling.
  • Tungsten inert gas (TIG) welding: Formally referred to gas tungsten arc welding, TIG welding is a similar process MIG welding, but instead of using a tool that continuously feeds metal wire into the weld puddle, the welder must hold and manually feed the stick.
  • Gas welding: A mix of flammable gas and oxygen is used to heat metal to the melting point.
  • Forge welding: Forging metal is an ancient art that involves heating two pieces of metal until they are molten, then hammering them together.

Where can I take welding classes?

Your options for welding classes depend on where you live and whether you’re willing to travel. Many skilled professionals offer private or group welding classes across the U.S. Some high schools offer classes for teens, but many people learn from a private trainer or in a junior college or vocational school. Students learn basic welding, machining and fabrication processes, including using gas and arc welding equipment, and qualify for an apprenticeship or internship. Other colleges as well as vocational schools have two-year associate’s degree programs that prepare you to take the welding certification exam and seek full-time employment.

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