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Whittier Residential Construction Services

Browse these residential construction services with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Whittier.

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Electrical Needs
4.9
from 186 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 230 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Shideh A.
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Nima Bagheri has done numerous projects for our residental & business needs. His professional attendance and in depth knowledge has always been his priority. We would always refer Nima to others and for any future requirements of ours!

James R Loera Construction
4.8
from 85 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 117 hires on Thumbtack
Michelle D.
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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!

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MAHA GROUP/FPV
4.6
from 76 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 91 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sandeep B.
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Houman, you are amazing. People love our new restaurant. Look at our yelp reviews for the proof 😊. They can't stop praising about our restaurant interiors on all the social networking sites. Houman went above and beyond in helping us open our modern fast casual restaurant. Our budget did not allow for us to afford an interior designer. Houman stepped in as an interior designer along with the construction of our interiors. His ideas and execution were amazing. We couldnt have done the design so well without him. We had a tight deadline and Houman is the type of a contractor that wont mind working long nights and weekends. He worked around the clock to get us to opening day. The day before opening, late night we had a plumbing issue. Houman went out of his way, and came late nigjt to fix our plumbing issue! Thanks a lot Houman! We are thankful! Houman is very organized, professional and courteous on site. If you are looking for a trustable contractor I highly recomend him! From his Proposal paper work till the finishing touches, everything Houman did for us is Extraordinary! We will work around his schedule for our next restaurant opening

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Integrated Construct LLC
4.9
from 52 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 92 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mary C.
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I hired Eric to put in a tile backsplash in my kitchen. He did an exceptional job! He was quick, clean and great to work with. I'd definitely recommend him and will hire him for my next home improvement project!

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J. Beach Carpentry
5.0
from 49 reviews
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Suzanne M.
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The gate he replied works well and his construction is strong and well-supported. The appearance of our new double gates is perfect. Jamie cleaned up after each day and was always courteous and respectful of our property and pets.

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Cota Ventures
5.0
from 39 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lucas L.
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I had a wood fence project which was quite complicated because one 20 feet long retaining wall had to be built before the wood fence installation. Tim took this hard project. He and his crews, Ryan and Nick were all hard workers. Every single day, they came to the job site on time, did everything they should do according to the construction code. Besides, Tim was very attentive to my needs and modified the original construction plan by adding one 6 feet long concrete block wall to the iron gate. I am very satisfied with his professional service. Tim is passionate about his job, which makes him outstand other contractors. I'd like to recommend his service to any other's project!

EXCEL CONSTRUCTION LA
4.1
from 49 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 96 hires on Thumbtack
Peter N.
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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.

  • 64 hires on Thumbtack
JAIME B.
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I strongly recommend Oscar to do any general services from residential,buisness, and on a industrial scale. He was very reasonable with his prices, also very professional. He rewired my entire home. I am very satisfied with his work, most definitely will hire him again. Good Job Oscar!

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  • 29 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Autumn E.
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Channing was prompt, personable, and knowledgeable. I hired him to replace door hinges, which he did swiftly and carefully, and he even repaired a couple of places where I had damaged the wood. He knows a lot about all kinds of construction, and I would definitely recommend him.

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American Castles
5.0
from 28 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sandie C.
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I have had Mike Tay of American Castles as my go-to General Contactor for the past few years. He is incredibly talented in all areas of construction. You won't find a more professional, more trustworthy or nicer General Contractor anywhere!

  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
Frank P.
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Outstanding performance by entire team. Professional, punctual, great communication, on time, clean......a pleasure to have them on site. So good that I expanded their scope of work to include some more projects. Highly recommended.

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Steve Fry Construction
4.7
from 20 reviews
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kyle H.
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Steve was knowledgeable, thorough, professional, and courteous. I definitely plan to hire him again in the future for handyman and construction projects.

  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
Cathy M.
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I am extremely happy with the job R G B Construction did for me. The flooring was amazing! I had some wood tile installed and it turned out great! The workers were prompt, really nice and cleaned up really well. The price was very fair and the responsiveness was great! I am very impressed with this company and I would recommend them to anyone! In fact, I have!!

Lynx Construction
4.9
from 16 reviews
  • 30 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Gil E.
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Hired egal construction to help me with my new home, very fast and reliable service. I wouldnt go to anyone else after using them, they take verrryyy good care of their customers 🙌 Thanks Egal!!!

Hillside
4.9
from 15 reviews
  • 58 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Jeffrey K.
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Superior quality and design. Very professional and on time with all aspects of concept designs,space planning, consultation and installation. I recommend them highly for any type of residential and commercial projects.

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Total General Construction
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
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Stephen S.
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My experience was perfect. Jeff did some construction and some electrical work and both were timely, fairly priced and expertly completed. I highly recommend told general contractors. And I will use them again in the future.

  • 10 years in business
Lynn G.
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Excellent service!I highly recommend Ranbay Construction for home or commercial renovations. The minute I met Brad I knew he was the best! My house and office needed a complete renovation and Brad walked me through the process, helped me pick out materials and finished the job on time! He laid out several options in a clear, no-pressure manner, and was extremely communicative throughout the process. His team showed up on time on every appointment, and they completed the work in the agreed upon time period. The clean up was excellent. They are very hard-working, helpful with questions and concerns, and trustworthy. I did a lot of research and interviews with multiple contractors before picking them. Brad was always available to answer my questions and I can't say enough about his company! I'm very satisfied with the overall experience I had with this company and would use them again without hesitation.

Rick Dorn construction
4.6
from 7 reviews
  • 38 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Marcella G.
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Jeff responded quickly to our needs and started the work immediately. We are very satisfied and will continue to use this company on other projects! Very professional and superb work.

  • 5 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Juan A.
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The team at GIM completed a whole home remodel with solar system. I was looking to make some energy efficient upgrades. My first home purchase and I was looking to invest a little on the interior since the home was a little out dated. They helped me to decide on what the interior finishes I wanted to go with. We ended up using spray foam for insulation, foam roof, and many other energy efficient upgrades. On top of that the solar system also comes with battery back up. Each step of the way I was informed, they even took care of the design and permit process. Great team on staff. Check them out for any construction needs. Appreciate all the hard work.

Hillstar Construction inc.
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Roye M.
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Hillstar is hands down the best construction company in L.A. Met with Lior and within minutes we had a dead ready for a room addition. He was very professional and informant. He knew what he was talking about. His workers were professional and clean. Got the job done quickly and respectfully which is a big thing when it comes to construction. I have recommended them to many of my friends and clients and will continue doing so!

  • 9 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Alyson K.
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Primary construction resealed our patio deck and did an amazing job. Super clean, detailed, and professional!

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What do construction project managers do?

Construction project managers help in all stages of your construction project, starting from the very first step. Typically paid a percentage of a total project cost, they are part of the design and planning process and help ensure seamless communication between the design parties and the construction team. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, their scope of work includes preparing cost estimates, budgets and work timetables; interpreting and explaining contracts and technical information to other professionals; reporting work progress and budget to clients; collaborating with architects, engineers and other construction pros; selecting subcontractors and scheduling and coordinating their tasks; responding to work delays, emergencies and other problems; and ensuring compliance with legal requirements, building and safety codes, and other regulations.

The work of construction project managers may seem very similar to that of general contractors, but there are some critical differences. One difference is that, unlike most general contractors, project managers are not engaged in the actual construction — they are onsite overseeing the work of subcontractors. Another key difference is that project managers are hired during the design phase, while general contractors are hired after plans have been made. The project manager is generally paid a percentage of the total project cost, while the general contractor is more typically paid according to the bid they gave to build your project.  

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.

How do I find out if a contractor is licensed?

It’s important to know if your project requires work by a licensed professional, as licensing laws can vary by state, locality, and job details. You can find general licensing information online at the government websites that handle occupational licensing for a given profession in your state or location. Some states designate a project cost over which you have to hire a licensed contractor. To find qualified licensed contractors, search your state’s licensing board. For example, in California, the Department of Consumer Affairs operates a searchable database through the Contractors State License Board. In some states, contracting licenses are provided at a regional level. You can find links to specific databases on BRB Publications’ Occupational Licensing page. Red flags that a contractor may not be licensed or may be providing an expired or false license number are unreasonably low bids or a request for complete payment upfront. For more, check out our tips for smart hiring on Thumbtack.

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.

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