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Meriden Framing Contractors

Browse these framing contractors with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Meriden.

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Lopez Home Improvement LLC
4.8
from 170 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 264 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Bill S.
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Scope of work was to install microwave hood with direct vent. Walter and team did a great job. I look forward to working with him on future projects such as kitchen renovation and framing renovation in the near future

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A&B home expert
4.9
from 69 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 94 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
David L.
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I hired Bob (A&B Home Expert) to do a challenging fence repair right after a snow/sleet storm. This just wasn't a regular repair because it was on a slop, snow had built up and then became a frozen sheet of ice and the fallen section pulled down the post. Bob came the day after I was contacted so that was a big plus because I have a dog that could have run away threw the fallen section. Bob completed the job with expertise! Did a fantastic job in a very timely fashion. I would strongly recommend him to anyone! I will be using Bob on future projects! As a side note, Thumbtack is a great way to make contact with local contractors. I had a great experience using Thumbtack!

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Jorge Jimenez
4.9
from 54 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 61 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Michelle M.
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Jorge did a great job assembling my furniture and installing my screen doors. When we realized one of the doors wouldn’t work, he suggested an alternative and even helped me do the exchange. Definitely a good handyman to have around!

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VOAK LLC
5.0
from 52 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thomas G.
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The most responsible, professional on time, spot on contractor I ever met. Honest, beyond fair pricing. This is the contractor you want on your side. Great work! Thankyou so much!!

Right Choice Handyman
4.8
from 53 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
Christine N.
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Luis and Shane were very responsive, arriving the day after I reached out to find a handyman for some plumbing issues in my home. They handled 4 issues in about 2 hours and I was satisfied with their work.

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B and G
4.9
from 34 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 54 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jan W.
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My remodeling project is still a work in progress. Brian is providing quality workmanship, has left the work area immaculate at the end of the day, and has kept me updated and involved every step of the way with our project by providing me pictures and prices of hardware, tiles, vanities etc. which is extremely helpful to me due to my work schedule and just not finding time to shop around! It is a pleasure working with a contractor who understands our budget, and is enthusiastic in accomplishing an updated, modern, and fresh look for this older bathroom. Thanks Brian!

Jack R.
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Very impressed. He was quite skilled with intelligence beyond many contractors I've dealt with. He repaired/revitalized several areas in the living room that had antique and original fixtures and brought them to life fully restored and with electricity. He custom built two small chests into the living room to match the building. On time, skilled, and efficient. Works hard. Couldn't be happier. Thanks for your hard work!

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 26 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 113 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
James K.
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I knew from day one that I selected the right contractor when Alby himself as the owner was on the job the entire time working side by side with his crew. The workmanship was first class. Alby paused at the end of each phase of the project to review the work with me to make sure it was to my satisfaction before he proceeded to the next phase. The final price was very competitive to the other 6 quotes that I solicited from other contractors. I would highly recommend Alby's Masonry and plan to use them for future jobs.

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  • 23 years in business
  • 74 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Robert C.
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Dimension Restoration & Construction is a dream to work with. I approached Ishita when my wife and I purchased land in West Hampton. Since it was a small lot, I wanted to maximize the use of the space while remaining true to the architectural vision of similar homes in the area. In addition, I wanted to blend my love of industrial modern with mid-century style while finding a way to include modern conveniences. I immediately knew after my first meeting with Ishita and Mike that they understood my vision and that the company was much more than a general contractor. They very quickly came up with plans to match our design and introduced me to all the suppliers that we would need to realize the final vision. Dimension was on top of the ordering process and managed all the materials from the start. I was also very impressed with the team of project managers assigned to my project. Unlike many general contractors, Mike and his team initiated a high and consistent level of communication with me as both client and designer. His entire staff was responsive to any request and I felt like I could contact them with any detail, big or small. Attention to detail is important to me and Dimension didn’t disappoint. From the plate and drain covers to the high gloss cabinetry and appliances, the team was there to manage each aspect of this project. I can be a demanding client but I always felt that Dimension was on my side. There were several times during the renovation that I was out of town and I didn’t worry that work would continue in my absence. I felt completely confident in the team and knew that I could trust them to watch over the details. Even down to the final walk-through and punch list, Dimension stayed with me and responded quickly. Additionally, the billing process was simple and painless. Although the major phase of my renovation is complete, I plan to use them for some small projects. If you are looking for high design and attention to detail, I would not hesitate to recommend Dimension Restoration & Construction.

For U Builders
4.6
from 25 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 38 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!

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  • 7 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
M. G.
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The reason we all use Thumbtack is to find excellent, reasonably-priced contractors who show up and complete work as promised. That's exactly who these guys are. And they're extremely nice and easy to work with as well. I sent them photos of my deck and after a little research, asked them to use the Behr deck stain from Home Depot which Consumer Reports says is the best available and only $29 per can. They power washed my deck and some patio furniture as well, light sanded and prepped the wood, including by using Bondo where some wood had rotted on posts, and they showed up and completed the job exactly as promised for a very fair price. Their work was perfect. I even paid them a little extra for power washing my teak deck furniture. Great, professional contractors. What more can you ask for?

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  • 18 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Roy J.
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Pilgrim Painters is a very responsible, professional, and reliable company. I was very pleased with the quality of the work they produced, and can recommend them without hesitation. Roy (Danbury, CT)

Square Feet Contracting
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Sal G.
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I had the pleasure of meeting the owner of the company, Paolo. Very knowledgeable and a great business man. Out of 6 different contractors he gave the best estimate to redo my steps and a few upgrades to our kitchen. Highly recommended and very clean work! It's not easy to find good service at affordable prices. -S

  • 68 hires on Thumbtack
Fitzroy P.
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From day one Paulino was very responsive to any inquiry I had about the job. He was professional throughout. Due to traffic conditions he was a few minutes behind schedule but he gave me adequate notice of the delay. He was meticulous with the job (interior door installation), completed the job in a timely manner and cleaned up after completion. I highly recommend Paulino Home improvement to anyone who is looking for a door installer!

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Stewart's Remodeling
4.8
from 13 reviews
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Barbara H.
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Contractors can be a gamble from experience. James is not. He was very responsive, quality of the work was outstanding, and his quotes were both fair and accurate. He worked with pace and with care on both our deck and office handicap ramp. Straight shooter, no surprises, Highly reccomend.

  • 18 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Derrick R.
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What a great company to work with, couldn't be happier. After complications with 2 other contractors and during a third, M & B Unlimited restored my faith in contractors! They were on time, respectful of my home/family, diligent and paid extreme attention to details that I wouldn't have even thought of, and made the whole process as easy and painless as it could be during A construction project. A very professional and trustworthy company, they will be receiving any and all of MY future business, as i'd trust NO other company with my home.

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  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
John V.
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David Denise and Shawn completed the job and did quality work on our shower glass door framing and installation. Highly recommended

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

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

  • 20 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Armin H.
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great job for yard clean up and edging for a walkway

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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