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Hartford Basement Remodeling Contractors

Browse these basement remodeling contractors with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Hartford.

  • 9 years in business
  • 176 hires on Thumbtack
Maureen J.
Verified review

Still working on a bathroom remodeling project with Harry. He did a great job today, and he offered some good suggestions to make the job better. Waiting on a vanity, can't wait to see the finished job!

J.V. Handyman and Painter
4.9
from 83 reviews
  • 104 hires on Thumbtack
Renay I.
Verified review

I give this company an outstanding rating for professionalism, work quality, timeliness and overall satisfaction. I used this company for major and minor renovations and remodeling jobs. Love the results.

Top Pro
  • 34 years in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Bill M.
Verified review

Jacques was friendly and a true professional. He was very helpful, even giving me a materials shopping list with the part numbers and prices. He did an outstanding job remodeling our bathroom. His price was very reasonable for all of the work he did. We are already planning for him to come back in the spring to replace our front door. I would highly recommend Jacques for your home repair.

D.H.Williams Company
4.6
from 35 reviews
  • 32 years in business
  • 75 hires on Thumbtack
Michelle T.
Verified review

Dan was hired to assemble and install IKEA cabinets in the kitchen. He did an impressive job they look beautiful. It was part of remodeling of our kitchen and as a contractor he scheduled his time around and with both the electrician and plumber. It soon became apparent that his skills on other parts of the renovation was invaluable. He opened the kitchen up in ways we didn't know was possible and offered ideas in the design that made our little kitchen more spacious then we thought possible. His help with coordinating color and patterns made this old kitchen in to something you might see in a magazine. We love it Thank you Dan! My Mother is a bit of a perfectionist and making her happy can be a task at times, but he accomplished it with a very professional attitude and skill. I have worked with other contractors before who can be tempermental with poor communication and disappearing for weeks at a time Not Dan he always kept me in the loop and was available for every concern. As for any improvement in hind sight the kitchen floor should have been covered the whole time because the plaster dust was somewhat difficult to scrub off the floor. And can I mention he did this while 2 small kids were Home on vacation and often in the way. His patients are to be admired as he always had a good sense of humor and a positive attitude.

JCEC Painting Company LLC
5.0
from 29 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
Alexey N.
Verified review

Jeff, Edison, and the crew did a nice job installing drywall in my house. In 6 days the house was paint ready - no ordinary contractor's drama was involved. Would hire them again.

Custom Woodwork ETC
4.5
from 26 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
Christopher S.
Verified review

We hired Bruce to remodel and update our bathroom, kitchen and to install washer and dryer hook ups in our 1920 Colonial. The project included new electrical, new drywall, building custom cabinets and doors as well as installing new plumbing. Bruce did not disappoint and the work was excellent and exceeded our expectations. It passed inspection with no problem and we are happy that our historical house now has modern ameneties such as a dishwasher, ceiling fan, and light timers. Bruce communicated with us every step of the way and always made sure to clean the work area (since we had to live in the house during the remodel). I would highly recommend Bruce again.

Jerry & Carr Services LLC
4.5
from 24 reviews
  • 29 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
Ron F.
Verified review

Irvin and Jerry are very knowledgeable and gave me some great advice on very difficult plumbing and electrical project. They solved all the issues in dealing with a house over 100 years old. Every obstacle was dealt with professional and content completed in a timely fashion. Very satisfied with the results.

Top Pro
  • 7 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lauren P.
Verified review

We hire BNG Home Improvement to due it work in our SPA, have done an excellent job with competence, super clean, honest. Recommend with my eyes closed, and are already hired for us whenever we need it.. If you are looking for a company would be, with excellent prices, here recommend the BNG Home Improvement, not only painting but also kitchen and bathroom remodeling ... Shetrook carpentry and much more if you are looking for is there a great choice ... BNG Home Improvement, they are ready to help you ...

For U Builders
4.5
from 23 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
Linda O.
Verified review

After owning our home for over 40 years we were finally ready to remodel the original 1956 master bathroom. We interviewed 4 other contractors before meeting with "For-U-Builders" who seemed to share our vision for transforming our obsolete bathroom into a masterpiece of timeless design combined with quality craftsmanship. Each member of their team, from the owner to the sub-contractors approached the job with professionalism and enthusiasm, along with the in-house coordinator who communicated almost daily with ordering & scheduling details, assuring that the project was well orchestrated from start to finish. We couldn't be happier with the results and feel fortunate to have had this firm complete our dream bathroom on time and at a reasonable (middle of the range) cost. We will surely be using them again for our future projects.

  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Marshy P.
Verified review

A James Constuction LLC exceeded my expectations for a bathroom renovation, exterior painting, windows installation and carpentry. This company demonstrated proficiency and expertise in all areas of construction with impressive workmanship and quality work. A James Construction was reliable, very punctual, maintained good communication throughout the project and responded promptly to all questions and concerns. I have worked with several contractors and, by far, A James Construction is the BEST!!

Nick Davis Designs
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Latia F.
Verified review

Nick was very pleasant and knowledgeable about the work I needed done. I started a complete bathroom remodel on March 19th and I had to fire my original contractor for various reasons. Nick came right in and completed the job (tiled the shower, install the vinyl flooring, installed the vanity and sink faucets, paint and much more) within 5 days. The tile work is immaculate and he really pay attention to detail. I will definitely use Nick again for other work in my home.

  • 18 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Rosemarie B.
Verified review

Victor Pires was extremely helpful, when I was going to change my sunroom floor. He suggested different types of flooring and brought samples to help me decide. Victor carried himself in a very professional manner. After he was finished, the clean-up spotless and my floor was beautiful! I would not hesitate to call Victor again for any future remodeling projects!

Dakota Builders
4.5
from 13 reviews
  • 32 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Wayne B.
Verified review

I chose Dakota Builders to make some major upgrades to my manufacturing facility prior to seeking ISO-9000 certification. This included remodeling seven offices and building a 2500 sf free standing enclosure for the Inspection Department. The shop area required several partition walls for air ducts, electrical outlets, etc. I explained to Kevin what I needed and he took care of everything including design, build, finish, and permits. Came out perfect. I would recommend Dakota Builders to anyone that asks.

Elite Home Maintenance
4.8
from 12 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Ron F.
Verified review

Mike has been fantastic. He has accomplished various project in 2 homes and in the process to working on a third. We are listing a house for sale Mike did a wonderful job getting the house ready to enable this to happen. Preforming renovations that we did not think possible. Thank you Mike! Our new inlaw apartment needed a complete remodel from original 1930 construction. Mike got everything done in time for us to move in. We could not be more happy with the work that Mike has done for us. We are now in the process to tackle the main house and look forward to working with Mike to complete our next project together. Threw this process Mike has guided us so that we achieved all our goals in a timely manor within budget. Thank you Mike

Goodman Building Company LLC
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Jennifer G.
Verified review

Mike has been hired for numerous jobs over several years. He completely renovated two bathrooms and our kitchen before moving into a new home for our family, while our house was on the market our washer machine hose let go and damaged our first and second floor of our colonial, Mike came through and calmed us down and went step by step how everything would be fixed and really took the pressure and stress off of us. He turned the house over to us in less than 30 days. My insurance adjuster was shocked due to the extent of work that needed to be done and praised how great the house looked when it was completed during his final walk through. Mike does odd jobs for us along the way and this week just finished renovating our basement in our new house. Mike is very knowledgeable and professional. His work is always completed on time and budget but also the number of compliments regarding the quality and workmanship of our renovations definitely makes Goodman Building Company our first and last stop with all home projects and renovations.

  • 17 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Shirley Q.
Verified review

We were very pleased with the work Patriot Roofing & Remodeling completed -- repairing chimney flashing and installing a ridge vent for the entire house. He and his crew were punctual and professional.

Pro home builders llc
4.3
from 6 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Al S.
Verified review

Originally selected very large contractor with great examples of work and competitive bid only to be very disappointed. Let's just say legal action needed to stop work and we were gun shy selecting a new contractor but ultimately decide on Pro Home Builders. What a world of difference: much more personal attention, subcontractors that took pride in their work, helpful advice and suggestions from the owner, Victor, himself. Wealth of experience that he offers that is invaluable. He identified some structural issues (sloping/crooked support beam) from original builder and worked to rectify them quickly at fair price. Scope of work included replacing poorly installed and kinked HVAC flexpipe with hard conduits for better laminar flow, redoing hardwood floors properly, whole house repainting (so much better quality work), replacing trim, and remodeling bathroom. Don't be fooled by large companies (may promise you world but just subcontract you to lowest bidders or drag your project on forever) or the lowest bid. Pro Home Builders will give you fair competitive price, but more importantly great work that they take pride in (something clear to us after meeting many of the folks working on the house). You can't go wrong just meeting with Victor and getting his thoughts and advice on your project, chances are you'll find he's the right person to trust your home to.

CJT Development LLC
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Jason S.
Verified review

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

  • 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

  • 6 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Sharon C.
Verified review

Sandro is a great professional and he did awesome finishing in my kitchen (remodeling and painting). We had great communication, the work was done in time and the price was absolutely affordable. He became the first name I remember when it comes house changes. I definitely recommend!

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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