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Bristol Demolition Professionals

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Lopez Home Improvement LLC
4.8
from 164 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 259 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Alex G.
Verified review

Walter came in as a last minute save the day contractor. He is a general contractor licensed and insured and came to fix mistakes of another contractor and fix my faucets install. He ended up doing an amazing job and added a sealer to my carrera marble vanity. I am using him again for my next project. He does what he says he will, sticks to price and exceeds expectations. NICE GUY overall. Don't look further!

Old World Home Improvements
4.9
from 107 reviews
  • 139 hires on Thumbtack
Alex S.
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Ultimately, I decided to hire Marty after receiving quotes from other contractors to install a new hood vent that would also required some duct work as well. The main reason why we decided to go with him is because he took the time during the estimation process and tried to look for other solutions whereas another contractor that came said it should only be done one way. In addition to that, Marty always answered my questions in a very timely fashion which is always a big plus for me and even though there was a little additional damage to my roof while he was installing my hood vent, he didn't change the original price from what he quoted which shows a great deal in my book. We have plans to do more with this kitchen and Marty is going to be our GoTo guy going forward. He did a great job, and although it took a little while, it was done right and thats more than i can ask for. Highly recommend him.

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  • 34 years in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Elaine T.
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This was a great experience as my first time using this contractor. He was very responsive in all phases from submitting a bid to completion. This was a complex range hood installation and he was creative with the solution. I was extremely pleased.

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ALPHA PRO PAINTING LLC
4.9
from 50 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Phil F.
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We are still working with this contractor but are satisfied with the work as we go along.

DRI SERVICES
4.5
from 47 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
Eli M.
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Couldn't be more please with the service. Luther and his team were prompt, assessed the problem in our crawlspace and came up with a reasonable solution, and cost thousands less than another contractor that was trying to gouge us. I would happily refer them to anyone. I truly wish all home services companies were as reliable, honest, and hardworking.

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  • 28 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Virginia P.
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Todd was responsive and was the best value for dollar of other quotes. He made time for me under time constrains that others could not meet. I would recommend him to anyone looking for a quality contractor in the area. I sell real estate for a living and will recommend him to other home owners who need his services.

D.H.Williams Company
4.6
from 35 reviews
  • 32 years in business
  • 75 hires on Thumbtack
Walter K.
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I have dealt with many contractors in my lifetime , however I can honestly say it was a pleasure dealing with Dan. I hired Dan to replace a deck on my home prior to putting it in the market for sale. Dan not only did an excellent job on the deck, he helped me make economical solutions to various repairs and remodel that ultimately help sale my home. What was most impressive is that Dan dealt with the constant hassle from the building department in a patient and professional manner. Most importantly the craftsmanship of the deck was so impressive that the inspector said "Your Contractor did right by you and built a deck that will outlast any deck I have seen in the past 2 years." If I was not moving out of state I would hire Dan to do any project in my house because it is not often you come across a true Master Carpenter and that is what you will get when you hire Dan.

Homestead Contractors
4.7
from 32 reviews
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
Lynn W.
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I had Dave Dohl of Homestead Contractors do a roof repair on my over 100 year old home. He came out to my home, gave me a quote on the work, and started the job the next day. He was efficient and extremely helpful. The quality of his work was excellent and he did a very good cleanup after the job was through. After the roof was done, he did some trim painting on the front of my house which improved the street view of my house a lot. I would highly recommend Dave Dohl to anyone in the Moodus/East Haddam or Middlesex county area. I would definitely use Homestead Contractors again.

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Alby's Masonry
5.0
from 24 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 112 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Troy A.
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Alby is a young entrepreneur with a strong desire to leave a customer happy. The quality of work is impeccable. Landscaping projects can evolve during the process and Alby was able to adapt to the changing requests from my wife and I. He is not your typical 'contractor' in that he will work with you to develop the best possible end product.

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  • 7 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Oliver F.
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I've used alot of contractors. These men are by far one of the best I've used. Professional, on time, courteous and fast. Very satisfied and happy I found them.

For U Builders
4.5
from 23 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
SE B.
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This was my first experience working with Thumbtack and For U Builders. I have a small house, and in the past, many contractors have simply not returned my calls because the job was considered "too small to bother." For U Builders installed 2 new custom exterior doors on my home. From the very beginning, Brandon (scheduling) and John (owner) were very communicative -- we had to schedule around the door delivery, and they were able to fit in my project as soon as the last door arrived. Stephen (Carpenter) is amazing! He made it look so easy and was attentive to every detail -- my house was built in the 1930s, so adjustments were necessary to make everything fit. When the job was finished, there wasn't a trace of dust or debris anywhere! I am very, very happy with the results, and will definitely work with For U Builders in the future. The entire team are professional, friendly, efficient and a joy to work with! Thank you!

ProRem, LLC
4.4
from 15 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Christine N.
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Contractor remained in touch with me through an unexpected delay in getting the faucet we needed him to replace. He showed up on time, worked quickly and got the job done. John was pleasant and competent. I was pleased with his work and would hire him again.

Dakota Builders
4.5
from 13 reviews
  • 32 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
B.M. B.
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We recently completed a large addition at our home and recruited Dakota Builders to oversee the project. This was not a small undertaking, by any means. Kevin showed up everyday, on time, negotiated with contractors (there were many) and met with us on a daily basis to discuss ongoing progress, quotes, time frames, etc. He worked closely with our architect, laid out everything and was very detail oriented. We made the right choice with Kevin. His work ethic and attention to detail is outstanding.

  • 52 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Alex R.
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Joe, first of all thank you! My family and I are very thankful we found you. I am sure we will talk again in the near future. Martelle Builders are nothing short of professional, responsible, but most of all AMAZING at what they do. I have built a few houses and I have had my share of terrible contractors but Martelle Builders by far exceeded all expectations. There are contractors that will just go into a job and just do it, and then there is Martelle Builders, who treats his job as these houses were of his own. It is more than just the money for these guys. Oh, and did I mention they framed my new construction mid-winter?? Do NOT hesitate to hire MB... I am very glad I didn't.

Home Doctor of America
4.0
from 10 reviews
  • 50 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Larry A.
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Bob was wonderful to work with when it came to choosing exactly the path to take taking our house "green" and becoming more energy efficient! It is nice to find a contractor so knowledgeable!

D.B.Carpentry, LLC
4.6
from 8 reviews
  • 26 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Lori B.
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Kitchen Project Doug and his team were very professional, on time, & clean, with attention to details, lots of design suggestions, assessable anytime for questions through, phone, email or text . He Exceeded my expectations & has a great website w/ pic's & links for products to review. I would highly recommend him to my friends, family & coworkers.

Elevate Construction
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 48 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Jerry J.
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Elevate did a phenomenal job on my kitchen and bath... They stayed very close to my budget, cost than I even though I would stay with all the updates I made! Would highly recommend Elevate to anyone looking for a great general contractor!

CJT Development LLC
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Jason S.
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We had the pleasure of working with Mark Troiano from CJT Development to build our custom new house. He is everything you would want in your contractor. He made great suggestions and helped keep us stay within our budget. When we met with him to go over out blueprints he came back with ways we could save money and not lose the integrity of our dream home. He did an amazing job sticking to the time table that we discussed previous to starting our build. Mark does an amazing job of explaining the process of everything and stayed in constant contact with us throughout the entire project. He was always available to answer our questions whether it be in person, on the phone, text or email. Mark was always willing to help out where ever it was needed. He is hard working and honest and works with quality subcontractors. Our house came out beautiful and the quality is amazing. I would highly recommend Mark to do any project, and would hire him again in the Here is a link to our home on Houzz http://www.houzz.com/projects/1482269

  • 36 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Jonathan B.
Verified review

Apple Valley Home Improvement renovated the interior of my small business. George’s team included excellent contractors who were very professional, reliable, and detail oriented. The project was finished in a timely manner and within the proposed budget. Any issues were immediately addressed to my satisfaction. I’m very pleased with the final outcome.

  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Julie M.
Verified review

I would gladly recommend Jon's work! Bel Air remodeled my kitchen and master bath, and the work is gorgeous. I couldn't be happier. Bel Air was also the most reasonably priced contractor I found after searching and interviewing several and taking many quotes. The most important piece to me is that Jon warrantees his work and replaced a faulty light switch for free when I called. That's peace of mind.

Building&remodeling,LLC
4.2
from 6 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
DR.Geoffrey C.
Verified review

finished basement Working with B&R,LLC was the best experience I've had with contractor in general. They took great pride in the quality of their workmanship. The response and effort for customer satisfaction is like no other. B&R,LLC is the only contractor I will call in the future for all of my home improvements

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.  

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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