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Lopez Home Improvement LLC
4.8
from 186 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 281 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Allan T.
Verified review

Walter Lopez is a pleasure to work with. From helping with design ideas to working long days until the job was done, he is always prepared to keep going once he begins a job. AndI must add that he is the only contractor I have ever hired who has willingly returned to redo work that needed to be redone without making me wait, and after having already been paid in full. This is very rare! I have since then hired Walter to do additional work on my property, and will continue to do so, and will recommend him to others whenever I can. He not only has good ideas, but he knows how to execute them, and knows how to keep costs close to his estimates. He is a man of his word and I recommend him highly.

  • 9 years in business
  • 183 hires on Thumbtack
Jane S.
Verified review

Harry was professional, polite, knowledgeable, showed good work ethic and did the job in a timely manner (garbage disposal replacement and electrical switch and outlet fixed. He even noticed my dishwasher hose wasn’t installed correctly and fixed it for me! His rates are fair and quality of work was great. He took the time to discuss other home projects and repair options with me. I was impressed and will be using Harry the Handyman for several other home repair projects down the road.

Old World Home Improvements
4.9
from 110 reviews
  • 142 hires on Thumbtack
DEREK and CHRISTA J.
Verified review

Marty has completed several projects for us in the past six years. Every one was expertly completed, on time, according to specifications. Marty's prices are very reasonable, his estimates accurate, and his workmanship excellent. He is exceptionally versatile. He can tackle almost anything, from carpentry to masonry, floor laying to plumbing, electrical to painting and pressure washing. Projects completed for us include the conversation of two bedrooms into a studio with kitchen, with a new vinyl floor and the addition of an outside/entry door; replace an existing single basin vanity with a two basin vanity, and new vinyl floor; remodeling our laundry room; pressure washing and painting the house exterior. Marty is an excellent, reliable and affordable all-rounder with a pleasant personality. We will request his services for any future project we might have. We recommend him highly. He is a jewel!

  • 10 years in business
  • 129 hires on Thumbtack
Kathy G.
Verified review

Joel arrived promptly and worked hard all day. He did a great job clearing brush, weeds and other debris from a yard that was neglected by the previous owner. We will hire him for other landscaping projects.

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VOAK LLC
5.0
from 55 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sydney H.
Verified review

Very professional and gave us very fair estimate. Would work with them in the future as we continue to upgrade our home.

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Fratturo Home Remodeling
5.0
from 50 reviews
  • 40 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jim M.
Verified review

Brian removed a large amount of construction debris. He was responsive to my inquiry, gave an excellent quote, arrived on time the very next morning. I couldn't be happier with the service he provided. I would recommend him without reservation .

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One Stop 360 LLC
4.9
from 49 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Saty C.
Verified review

Herson and his crew did a great job with both the roofing and siding projects. While there are always unexpected things pop up in construction projects, they handled them as best as they could. Despite the 3-4 storms which hindered the work, they did their best to stay close to the schedules.

Cook Contracting & Remodel
4.7
from 47 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
Carly L.
Verified review

My fiancé and I hired Cook Contracting and Remodel to complete a project that was very important to us, the complete renovation of our spare bathroom and Den. This project was very important for us for 2 reasons: 1) This is our main entertaining space for company. As you can see from some of the before / after splits, this entire area was embarrassing to host our family and friends because it looked like Big Bird threw up all over the walls. Don’t even get us started on that disgusting carpet. 2) Before we discovered Thumbtack, we were actually ripped off by another “contractor” we found on Facebook for the same job. To be fair, he had reviews and seemed legitimate enough but we soon discovered he was a fraud, pressed charges, and thankfully recovered most of the money he stole from us. Anyway, because of this fact, we were completely scarred from having someone literally come into our home and steal from us, making it understandably hard for us to trust anyone again. Then we downloaded Thumbtack and met Teddy Cook. From the onset, it was very clear that Teddy was not only incredibly knowledgable about all aspects of construction, but also enthusiastic about the prospect of working for us. He told us on more than one occasion in the estimate process that he really wanted to do this project for us, which was refreshing because a lot of other contractors we looked at on Thumbtack couldn’t even be bothered to produce a quote after coming over for an estimate. Teddy’s passion got him the job, and we are in complete and total love with the results! It is worth mentioning that everything Teddy worked on for us was custom work. There was really nothing standard or cookie cutter about what we asked for; we are both very creative people and had a very specific vision for what we wanted the space to look like and Teddy’s creativity and skill was able to bring our vision to life! The work he completed for us as a part of this project included but was not limited to: - New Tile Floors Throughout (included leveling of all floors, as our our slab the old tile / carpet was on was COMPLETELY uneven) - Full Bathroom Gut - Brick Wall in Bathroom - Curb Shower with Rain Head, Niche, + Bench - All Tile Work - Heated Floors in Bathroom - Sliding Barn Door - 3 New Additional Interior Doors - New Exterior Door + Storm Door - Rehabilitation of Existing Den Walls (in VERY rough shape from previous homeowner garage conversion) - New Paint Throughout - Brick Wall in Den - Custom Bar Built from Scratch - Custom Header Beam - Rehabilitation of Existing Staircase - New Base, Crown, + Door / Window Moulding - Upgrade of Electric Service to 150 Amps Teddy performed all of this work either himself or with various assistants. None of this work got subbed out to any other companies which speaks to what a professional Teddy is. We were amazed at not only his ability to do so many different elements of construction work (plumbing, electrical, tile, sheetrock, carpentry, millwork, painting, masonry, etc.) but to literally be an expert in each and every area. This was such a nice departure from going the General Contractor route and having a parade of different trades tear the house apart for weeks on end, blaming the people who came yesterday for today’s problems. Besides his level of expert craftsmanship, one of the traits we liked most about Teddy was how great of a communicator he was. He was constantly in contact with us throughout the entire project and kept us in the loop every step of the way. Communication is a two-way street and we made a point to meet with him every morning to see what the day would bring. If we couldn’t be there to greet him first thing because of other obligations, he would always call or text us. But above all else, what we most appreciated about Teddy was how trustworthy he was. It isn’t easy hiring a contractor who will spend time in your home when you are not there (and remember the horror story we told earlier regarding the bogus contractor we first hired), but Teddy earned our trust by being polite, respectful, reliable, and a good communicator. We cannot possibly sing Teddy's praises loud enough or recommend him more highly, and hope the pictures of the work he completed for us says more than words ever could. Teddy, thank you!

  • 17 years in business
  • 103 hires on Thumbtack
Annie C.
Verified review

I have used JVI Maintenance services for over 10 years and have been very happy with the quality of their cleaning services!

afonso roofing
4.4
from 37 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
Don B.
Verified review

very reasonably priced for the work done. didn't try to oversell services. would hire again for future roofing services.

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Spirit Contracting
5.0
from 30 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ken M.
Verified review

I contacted Spirit Contracting to redo a renovation of my bathroom, after another contractor, who I contracted via Thumbtack, did a horrendous job. Frankie was early to the appointment, patient, went thru the entire job that was completed and advised what needed to be redone. They did an amazing job getting my bathroom completed! I cannot believe the difference!! Spirit Contracting is the way to go!! They were professional, punctual, clean and great to work with. Frankie is honest and pays attention to the littlest details and stands behind his work 1000%. I would most definitely recommend this company and plan on using their services in the future!

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  • 23 years in business
  • 84 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Yanira L.
Verified review

I can’t be more thankful, Dimension Restoration & construction is taking really good care of me, my family and my house from day one, and yeah specially in the beginning of my caos when I didn’t even know what to do, I founded them and specially Ishita and her crew! Thanks to Thumbtack for such a great company!!

Jerry & Carr Services LLC
4.6
from 26 reviews
  • 29 years in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
James C.
Verified review

The estimate was fair and the workers were professional and kept a tidy project. Communication was clear and open; they were quick to respond to texts and emails. The project came out great and all of my concerns were attended to. They even went the extra mile and added a few things they weren't obligated too. I would absolutely recommend them to anyone and hire them again.

Custom Woodwork ETC
4.5
from 26 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
Rebecca M.
Verified review

Bruce Ring replaced an exterior door for me today. I received notification from Thumbtack with names of three people who would be available for the job. I asked two of them to provide estimates for me. Bruce was very thorough and let me know what needed to be done other than just my basic request. It was obvious that Bruce was concerned about the quality of the finished job which is why I decided to hire him The job was completed in one day. The exterior door as well as a new wooden screen door were installed and trim replaced where necessary. Both doors work beautifully. Bruce went above and beyond by installing a mechanical door bell for me at no extra cost. I would definitely recommend him to anyone who needed work done.

Orange Cleaning Services
4.8
from 21 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Nicole M.
Verified review

After contacting the Orange Cleaning Services, it only took a couple of days before someone was able to meet at my house and take pictures of the areas that needed cleaning. He inquired about any specific areas that needed cleaned that he made sure to put on the proposal. Within 24 hours we had the proposal of the price sent to us with a detailed list of everything that would be cleaned. After deciding to use the company on Friday, the two workers were at our house Tuesday afternoon. They did a good job cleaning the surfaces mentioned in the proposal emailed to us and myself and my roommate could visibly see the difference. The only negative is that the cleaners did not clean the freezer, one area of the house we had specified we wanted cleaned. Besides that, every other surface was cleaned in the four areas of the house we had cleaned- entryway, living room, dining room, and kitchen. The two women were very polite and worked efficiently. I would use the Orange Cleaning Services again if I need a cleaning service and would recommend others to get someone over from the Orange Cleaning Services for a price estimate if they are looking for a cleaning company.

  • 10 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Marie F.
Verified review

I hired AJames construction to do a handleful of repair and updating projects. They showed up each morning as they said, did great work, and were extremely polite and professional. I was looking to hire someone who handn't been on tumbtack that long, to give them a chance to build up a reputation, and it absolutely paid off. I will hire them again as needed. They come highly recommended.

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Hat City Construction L.L.C
4.9
from 17 reviews
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Paul S.
Verified review

Hat City Construction has been great! Honest and trustworthy owner with fair prices and very accommodating to my schedule and timeline. Joe is the only guy I will call for any home projects, he is highly recommend for all home improvements. A++++

Goodman Building Company LLC
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Shane S.
Verified review

Clean/efficient/trustworthy/good craftsmanship/affordable I am usually a tough guy to please, but I have no complaints. We had a bedroom door widened and french doors put in in its place. Mike was flexible and fast in terms of his ability to come by the house, take a look at everything, and write up an estimate. We decided to hire him as he was personable, thorough, professional, and affordable. He was able to start the job very soon and completed everything quickly, working while we were at work so there was no stress of construction. Each day when he left, he left the work area spotless and hazard free. I never saw one piece of dust or debris left behind by him. The final product exceeded our expectations. Mike took the care to match the trim work on the inside of the room with the trim on the other doors and windows in that room and the trim work on the outside to match that room. We did not ask him to take this extra step but he did it because he knew it would look better, and it does. He also installed a solid wood threshold/transition between the rooms (one is hardwood and the other carpeted) because the existing hardwood in the transition was a little messed up. Again, we didn't ask him to do this, but it made the final product look so much better. With all of the extras, Mike still remained at his quoted price when the job was done. No hidden or added costs, no hastle. We will be hiring Goodman Building Company again for all of our needed carpentry jobs.

  • 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!

JMBOC Construction
4.9
from 12 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
John S.
Verified review

From the initial interaction when receiving an estimate to the walkthrough of the completed project, both the customer service and meticulous attention to detail far exceeded expectations. JMBOC Construction was recommended through a friend after having a horrible experience with a different contractor and I am so glad that we chose to continue our project with them. Work was completed on time and done right while the company showed the utmost honesty and integrity in each and every step. Can’t say enough about this group as these days it is extremely rare to have the crew itself thank you for the opportunity however ending each interaction I received just that. Wish more would provide for that type of customer experience!

CJT Development LLC
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 8 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

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.  

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 much does a project manager charge per hour?

You may choose to hire a construction project manager for your residential or commercial project. For the hands-on homeowner who wants to be involved in home construction but isn’t comfortable hiring subcontractors, a construction project manager can oversee these relationships and supervise labor. Typically, construction project managers charge a fee that is a flat percentage of the total construction project cost. This may range from 10 percent to 15 percent, depending on the company and the services they provide. This means a $30,000 home remodel project would have a construction project management fee of $3,000-$4,500. Hiring a construction project manager generally precludes the markup on subcontractor labor charged by a general contractor. The drawback to this choice is that, unlike a general contractor, the construction project manager won’t be financially responsible for the work of the subcontractors. For larger projects, you may hire a construction project manager who will also hire a general contractor. This provides the benefits of the general contractor along with the management services of the project manager, who will be on board from the beginning. The construction project manager will be involved in the design phase and work with the architects and the building crew, facilitating a smoother overall process.

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What is a contractor license number?

A contractor license number is proof that your contractor is operating their business legally, that they have the proper documentation required by your state or region, and that they are competent in their area of work (electrical, plumbing, construction, etc.). Licensed contractors should freely advertise their contractor license number. If not, you can request it before considering them for hire. You can also research your contractor using their license number. The database for your state will indicate the field they are licensed to work in; whether they are up to date on insurance, workers’ compensation and bonds; and whether they have any consumer complaints issued against them. If the licensed contractor you are hiring does not have employees, they are not required to carry workers’ compensation. Each state or region will have their own database for licenses, such as the State of Oregon Construction Contractors Board. For more, check out our tips for smart hiring on Thumbtack.  

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