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Browse these home contractors with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Washington.

Top Pro
  • 36 years in business
  • 574 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lori V.
Verified review

Ed Bilo (the owner) wEnt good service for my wife and the cleanup needed done. We had gotten several other prices and ED was the cheapest and most professional. Beware of other contractors on thumbtack that are not a licensed and insured businesses. I inquired about Eds business insurance since it was important for my wife and I to make sure that the job was done right and the first time. I had proof of insurance from Ebrr within hours of the posting...other contractors wouldn't even respond. Will be calling back again for future needs.

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Conceivable Conceptions
4.9
from 357 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 479 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mrs S.
Verified review

Great craftsmanship, professional, and easy to communicate with. Worked with my schedule to complete the project according to my timeline. My bed was put together perfectly, and headboard mounted into masonry. I find a common theme amongst contractors in that they don't clean up after themselves, leaving saw dust and waste materials for the home owner to clean. While I did have to do some fine tuning in the cleaning department, Trenton did at least attempt to clean up the area by picking up and disposing of the larger waste pieces. I would definitely hire him again.

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1st Home Pro Services
4.8
from 288 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 368 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Marshielle S.
Verified review

Very courteous and responsive to my needs. Provided a fair estimate and found that what was estimated was not the problem. Repriced the job (lower). I will definitely use this contractor again. Thanks much.

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Tim's Assembly Service
4.8
from 216 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 337 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Laura S.
Verified review

"After some miscommunication on the initially agreed upon time, Tim called me this following morning to apologize and see if they could come by to move the furniture that day. I wasn't available to answer the call and tried to call him back. While the phone was ringing, my doorbell rang. It was Tim and a helper asking if he could move the furniture. I very much appreciated his initiative and willingness to apologize. (It's incredible how many contractors we've had who lack both.) They moved our items upstairs with minimal damage. It wasn't an easy task to get our couch up the stairs and around the turn, but he took great care and breaks when needed, which is exactly what we wanted."

Top Pro
  • 8 years in business
  • 263 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Stephan Z.
Verified review

One of the few contractors who does excellent work, has humility, does not leave a mess, is friendly and reaches out to you when he is delayed but also shows up then.

Gifted Hands
4.8
from 169 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 217 hires on Thumbtack
Melani E.
Verified review

I can’t say enough about what a great professional and thorough job Kelvin did! He came out within hours of my request, bought all the material he would need, and fixed the piping under my bathroom sink. It didn’t take long at all and he is the most reasonably priced contractor thus far! Thank you and I will be using you again for several projects!

Antonio Gonzalez LLC
4.8
from 118 reviews
  • 139 hires on Thumbtack
Vincent B.
Verified review

Antonio was on time, very knowledgeable and very easy to work with - everything you'd want from a contractor. I'd highly recommend him and will be using him again in the future.

Top Pro
  • 10 years in business
  • 159 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Paul D.
Verified review

I was delighted by my experience working with Ordonez. He installed a marble backsplash in my kitchen. His price was competitive but it was his conscientiousness, thoroughness, and commitment to excellence that impressed me the most. I’ve worked with many home contractors, and this is one of the best. Fully recommend!

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Brandon Contractor, LLC
4.7
from 86 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 110 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Josh B.
Verified review

I typically do not ever write reviews, but this contractor is a special exception to the point that not doing so would be wrong. Words truly cannot express how fortunate I feel that I was able to work with this crew, and how lucky I am that they reached out to me. We needed a renovation project done on the first floor of our rental property, and after meeting with several other contractors, we were starting to feel like finding a reliable contractor who could start working on it before mid to late-August at a reasonable price was a lost cause. Then, we came across Brandon Contractor. Not only did they quote us an extremely reasonable price that was less than half of other quotes we had been given, but they also scheduled us in sooner than anyone else we talked to. To make things even better, they were able to start working on our project almost a week earlier than originally planned due to some postponements on other projects. Once they started working, I was blown away by how hard this crew works. They worked from 8 am to 6 pm, only taking a break to eat lunch, and didn't take any shortcuts in terms of quality and detail (they honestly might have cared about getting it done exactly right more than I did). Also, perhaps most importantly, they never once even mentioned raising the quote despite the project turning out to be much bigger (requiring more materials/man hours) than originally expected. To top it all off, the crew cleaned up after themselves each and every day that they were here, and completed the project faster than anybody else told us they would be able to do it even though they had multiple other projects going on at the same time. There is no doubt in my mind that any time I have a project that needs to be done to make our property look better, Brandon Contractor will be the first contractor I contact. They are by far the best crew I could've found, and I couldn't be happier with the results of their work!

Top Pro
  • 11 years in business
  • 103 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sonia A.
Verified review

Erick and his team did a kitchen remodeling project for me in Fairfax. They installed recessed lighting, removed the bulkhead moved the air vent that was in the bulkhead, installed the cabinets and backsplash, installed new appliance and a new sink, faucet and installed new breakers for the new appliances. They did everything in a professional, neat and timely manner. He even came on a Sunday to accommodate my tenants schedule. My tenants told me that they have never seen any contractors who left the house clean and tidy at the end of each day. He was a true pleasure to work with and made the project easy even though I live 800 miles away. I highly recommend Ordonez cleaning service. He has earned my trust and I told him that I will count on him to take care of my house. In Virgina.

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Caldas Jr.Home Improvement
4.8
from 59 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Becky M.
Verified review

Nilto and his team were fantastic! We have a baby on the way and had way too many rooms to paint to handle it ourselves. We contacted a bunch of contractors and, based on reviews and an interview, hired Nilto. Couldn’t be more happy with our decision! The paint is dry and it looks incredible! Thank you so much for the hard work!

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Deck Wonders LLC
4.7
from 56 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 83 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Vince M.
Verified review

Jorge did an awesome job on my staining and painting project. Bonus points for working around the other contractors who were putting in pavers and fixing concrete work on site. I feel I got an excellent price. And finally I was impressed that he kept me updated. He did everything right. Great job. Will call again.

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SR Home Improvements LLc
5.0
from 36 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tamaki I.
Verified review

Sam and his team are great folks to work with - they were able to work around my strict "weekend only" schedule, and Ronny was able to come out on a Sunday morning caulk my windows and repair holes in my walls on short notice. His work was so fast, and I am extremely satisfied with the job and expertise these guys bring to the table! I am thankful to have found a reliable general contractor, and will continue to tap SR Home Improvements for any future work needed for my house.

  • 11 years in business
  • 83 hires on Thumbtack
FERDINAND U.
Verified review

Hi, Richard and his Ramon complete this kitchen renovation for me 4 months ago. I've a little tardy in giving them my review but its better late then never. They did a wonderful job on my home renovation, though we had some communication issues in the beginning but you have to understand how these contractors work. It felt like forever but not having a kitchen can feel like forever. The complete my whole kitchen, mud room, first floor powder room, and upstairs bathroom within a month. My and my fiance area bit hands on, so we did choose and pick all the materials that you see in the picture and we bought most of the materials and had it delivered to the house. They are down to earth guys, and sometimes you have to hold them by the neck but they still did a wonderful job. Everyone loves the kitchen now and its going to give my house sell appeal when its that time to upgrade.

T and H Services LLC
4.5
from 38 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 71 hires on Thumbtack
Janet N.
Verified review

Tim and his crew did a great job on our basement finishing! Tim was very knowledgeable throughout the process and was very accommodating to with our busy schedules. He and his crew were very trustworthy as most of the time they worked in the house while we were away. Special thanks to Neil and the other gentleman on the team. They were always very friendly and responsive when I needed anything or had a question. My only negative, hence 4 stars, would be that I would have liked to only have had Tim as the sole POC versus us having to deal one on one with the other contractors on the project as it made for a lot of calls and additional tasks to manage. This was our first project so we were not really sure how everything worked. All in all, they did a great job and made our space beautiful! We would definitely use again for any project!

  • 30 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
Tim A.
Verified review

Curtis and his team performed excellent carpentry and repair work on our home during June 2015.

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C&E General Contractor LLC
4.7
from 26 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Josh B.
Verified review

I contacted Christian on Friday, then he was able to come on Saturday for a free estimate. He explained everything he would have to do, and then came and completed all the work on Monday. He and his assistant did a great job. I would use this contractor again.

  • 11 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Anastasia S.
Verified review

I’ve worked with many contractors, but Dream general contractors is of the few teams I’ve asked to come back again and again. I appreciate their attention to detail and their responsiveness most of all!

Top Pro
  • 13 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Dave B.
Verified review

I hired Melvin and his workers to demolish an old deck and hot tub. He was on time and finished the job when he said he would. They left the area with nothing but dirt and hauled away everything. He did exactly what he said he was, returned my messages and was very professional the entire time. I would definitely hire him again.

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Ayden Construction.LLC
4.9
from 15 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Cathleen G.
Verified review

Marcial was wonderful. Careful, attentive, very talented. His cost for painting was a bit higher than my former painter.Now I see what real quality painting is. He did crown moulding and replaced fireplace tiles. All outstanding work. He is now my contractor for everything

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Stone Masters LLC
4.8
from 5 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Richard A.
Verified review

Arnold stepped in when my original contractor fell ill right after he demo'd the kitchen. Arnold did a fantastic job with a complete kitchen rehab and installing a new bathroom. It was a big project, which included installing heated floors, new hardwood floors, a new staircase, detailed cabinet assembly, recessed lighting, painting, cabinet lighting, installing new electric and much more. I cannot believe how lucky I was to hook up with Arnold. I 200% recommend him. He was extremely reliable, and he always answered my calls, texts and emails. He is a good person, and I now consider him a friend. Thank you Arnold and your team for a job well done. I love my kitchen and bathroom.

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.  

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.  

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.

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.

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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