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New Haven Home Renovation Contractors

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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
Bill S.
Verified review

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

Old World Home Improvements
4.9
from 107 reviews
  • 139 hires on Thumbtack
Alex S.
Verified review

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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A&B home expert
4.9
from 67 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 91 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
ELENA C.
Verified review

Bob is a detailed oriented person. He take time to make the job perfect! He is a true craftsman. I had him install a backsplash and sliding doors. I just hired him to do more repairs around the house. I would definitely recommend him to my family and friends. I will post some pictures shortly.

DRI SERVICES
4.5
from 47 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
Michael F.
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This company was very professional, communicative and the work quality was amazing. He's an all around handy man that can complete any home project. Will use again and again!

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Hometech
4.9
from 37 reviews
  • 33 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Dan S.
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Complete bathroom renovation. Demolition, removal, new walls, all new fixtures and tub plumbing, custom built-in cabinetry, and porcelain tile floors. Glenn and partner measured meticulously and finished everything when they said they would without damaging stair and hallway. Couldn't have asked for more for this cramped upstairs renovation in our older home.

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Spirit Contracting
5.0
from 30 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ken M.
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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
  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Joel T.
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We are part-way through a small renovation with Dimension, and I wanted to post that we are so far very impressed with this company. Their communication is absolutely top-notch. They have provided great ideas, made welcome suggestions, and done exactly what they have promised. The team is smart and delightful to work with. I look forward to sharing more about the finished product.

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  • 7 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Christopher N.
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I hired the BNG to do the complete renovation of my house, and the result was great. on time, excellent work, great price, reliability and great price. recommend with my eyes closed, and another thing they helped me a lot,with very nice ideias recommend 100% If you are looking for: remodeling your kitchen, bathroom, tile work, painting, drywall ?call BNG, quality and responsibility

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.

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Aesthetic Decor, LLC
4.9
from 17 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kaustav M.
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When you start thinking about remodeling your home you look for a trusted partner to help realize the wish-list as well as look out over the shoulders for the unexpected. with a full work schedule for self and wife, we also needed a one-stop shop for peace of mind execution. I found both readily available with Bharti and she was very quickly able to translate the wish lists into meaningful execution and design blocks. She was accomodative for late changes to design as well as for our schedules with after office drop-ins on updates and next steps. the best part of this experience was thoroughness and follow-through from Bharti with the parts, with the labor and generally with the project. We ended up demo and rebuilding our kitchen and completely transforming our basement. I am very happy with the end product and timelines and would definitely re-engage Bharti and team for subsequent 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.

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Stewart's Remodeling
4.8
from 12 reviews
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Christopher C.
Verified review

Stewart''s Painting did an Excellent job on my Renovation on my kids playgroud. I'm proudly to recommend this business for other jobs. I have Stewart Painters ready to to Re-Build and Re- Finish my basement. I highly recommend this Company, they are very reputable and always on schedule and on Budget. Services are always professional and the crew is on time and very councious with their work. Complete Professionals.

MJC Lawns & MORE LLC
4.5
from 11 reviews
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Leah W.
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Matt and his team were hired to clean the gutters at my mother's home. As a retired widow and wonderful woman of a certain age, my mother was anxious about hiring a contractor on her own because my father had managed home repair/improvement. Since he died, many home maintenance jobs have not been done - especially the gutters. Matt came to her home and was very kind and thorough when providing an estimate. I appreciated that he took the time to look at the gutters because it gave my mother the comfort that he could be trusted because he "didn't pull a figure out of the air" (mom's quote). On the day of the job, Matt arrived with his team of three and introduced them to my mother. The men were timely, very friendly and thorough. The gutters were bad - 4" of cement-like build up with little saplings growing out of it! The guys got rid of it in an hour. The experience was excellent. I recommend Matt and, if my mom used a computer, she would post a recommendation too!

  • 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.

  • 17 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Laurie F.
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I followed up on your recommendation of Webster Home Improvements. Beginning with Jane, in the office, my experience with this company was overwhelmingly positive. Practicality dictated our decision, and we ended up hiring another contractor. But it is certainly not any reflection Webster Home Improvements. I know that this is a very different sort of review than you usually receive but I feel that Brien of Webster Home Improvements deserves all the kudos for going above and beyond in his effort to please us. Sincerely, A Very Satisfied Customer, Laurie

RP Construction LLC
4.9
from 9 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Katherine O.
Verified review

I'm grateful for the quality services that RP Construction LLC has offered when I needed renovations done at my house, from carpentry to paint job, they install crown moldings, trims, and replace some doors, also they did exterior work like power washing, and paint the entire house. Care and timing was held all the way through. I would recommend their services to everyone, reliable and quality professionalism.

Home Doctor of America
4.0
from 10 reviews
  • 50 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Larry A.
Verified review

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!

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

  • 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.

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

GMG Designs, LLC
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Tracey K.
Verified review

As a perpetual home renovator, I have built a team that I trust to work with me on my projects. Mauro has become an important team member to me because I know I can always count on his expertise, timeliness and his strong work ethic. As I have worked with Mauro in the past, I will continue to work with Mauro in the future.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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.

Do I need a contractor for a kitchen remodel?

A kitchen remodel is one of the most important investments you can make in your home, and it’s critical to get the details right; that’s where a home renovation contractor comes in. A minor remodel usually includes new cabinet faces and hardware, replacement appliances, and paint, while an extensive job may enlarge the kitchen’s square footage, install new cabinets or an island, change the layout, and lay new tile or hardwood floors. Any renovation that includes filing permits, construction, or electrical or plumbing work is best completed by an experienced contractor who knows local codes.

How much will it cost to remodel my house?

The cost to remodel a home is highly variable — size and scope of the project, quality of materials, and the number of subcontractors required to complete the job all affect the total cost. The average national cost of a home renovation project is $13,500. The national average per-square-foot cost of a remodel ranges from $25 to $100. Nationally, kitchen and bathroom remodels are the most popular types of projects, in part because they typically have the highest return on investment when the home is sold. The national average cost of a major kitchen remodel ranges from $25,000 to $62,000, while the average bathroom remodel tends to cost $6,000 to $18,000. In addition to materials and labor costs, many remodeling project costs include permit fees, which, average $900 or more, depending on your location.

When should you hire a contractor?

A few home remodeling projects can be done by an ambitious DIY-minded homeowner or local handyman, but many are best completed by a professional home renovation contractor. You should hire a contractor when you’re planning a large project that takes time, machinery or large tools, and several workers; a kitchen remodel, new bathroom or home addition will be most successful with a licensed, expert contractor at the helm. It’s particularly important to have a professional contractor on board for construction, electrical, plumbing and HVAC projects that require inspections to meet local building codes. Of course, you can hire a contractor for smaller projects, too, if you prefer to let an expert handle things like addition or removal of a wall, small framing projects, or anything that requires a permit.  

You should hire a contractor when you’re ready to start a remodeling project and you have plans, a budget and a timeline for the work in hand, but before any remodeling work begins.

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