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Gainesville General Contractors

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R&R Home Restorations
4.7
from 39 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 65 hires on Thumbtack
Deb Y.
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These guys were great! They are now on my list of contractors for future use! Highly recommend them.

C&S Maintenance and Service
4.8
from 31 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
Amanda J.
Verified review

Arrived quickly as requested, worked well with HVAC contractors on site to resolve issue. Will definitely be doing future work with Erik.

Tivey Construction, Inc.
4.7
from 17 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Cindy M.
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Mr. Tivey is a professional on every level. It is a bonus to hire him because he is a general contractor--professional in every way! Our home is a 35-year-old remodel therefore an ongoing project. Some projects we've done with Mr. Tivey were projects originally done by someone else, over five years ago, and have become problematic. On each occasion Mr. Tivey assessed the situation and upon finding the root of the problem, offered the best remedy as well as the cost for the repair or project. His deep knowledge has been extremely beneficial to us. We have hired him for electrical, plumbing, flooring, roofing, irrigation work, pump work as well as normal maintenance projects. We have referred Mr. Tivey to numerous friends and they have all been happy with the work and have called him back for second projects. We are very pleased with Mr. Tivey's work and plan for him to be our general maintenance person for our home.

  • 32 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Leo Z.
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This is the 2nd time Patrick work with us. We always give work order through Thumbtack because it provides Insurance. Patric is detail-oriented and diligent. Once again he surpassed my expectation. We have worked with many contractors in Orlando area, he is so far the best. Once we have paid him all, we found the patio screen cable loose. He passed by the other day and tightened them. On his recent visit, he checked back his previous jobs and found some cables broken because of age. He fixed them again. His tile job is excellent. Thanks to him, we have a perfect floor now. Will surely recommend him to the ones who need home renovation.

As You Wish Home Services
4.6
from 9 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Brian T.
Verified review

Mr. Wagner remodeled and repaired a space. Work included upgrading light fixtures, painting, and furniture construction. All of the projects were completed in a very short time.

  • 9 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Kelley -.
Verified review

Tra Mongal has been very professional in all of our dealings. The work ethic that he and his workers and sub contractors have shown over the past two weeks has been phenomenal! Will definitely use them for future jobs as needed. Definitely recommend this professional!!

352 Renovations LLC.
4.8
from 5 reviews
  • 2 years in business
Stuart D.
Verified review

Work schedule experienced some delays due to personnel problems. 4 week est. turned into 7 weeks but some change orders also changed the time line. 2 items were not as ordered but we accepted as a time line was upon us. Work quality when completed was excellent. Shower glass doors presented an installation problem as installers were inexperienced. Problems were corrected by other workers. Some outside cleanup was not completed properly. Overall the project went quite well. Some notification by the contractors as to when they were or were not going to come would have been helpful. We sometimes felt captive to staying in the house awaiting arrivals.

Wilbur Rogers LLC
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Brett S.
Verified review

Wilbur was a pleasure to work with. He completely replaced a roof on my home and was professional at all times as well as ready and willing to answer any questions I may have had. His work was excellent and completed in a timely manner. He is there and participating in the work being done, not just a voice on the phone when problems occur. Not only will I call Wilbur for any future roofing needs of my own, but I would recommend him to anyone looking for an experienced roofing contractor.

  • 12 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Geraecka L.
Verified review

Sometimes hiring a contractor can feel like a gamble. The inherent risks can be anything from poor quality work to overall frustrating communication or lack of reliability or accountability. And this is where and why Josh Lambert is a cut above the rest. The quality of craftsmanship, attention to detail, and overall knowledge and skill he possesses are made even more valuable by his ability to communicate clearly, with integrity and personal responsibility. He is my official go-to carpenter/contractor when I need something done right the first time as well as when I come across a project that requires in-depth solution-oriented problem-solving. I trust Josh to not only be able to find the best solution but to do it to the best of his ability each and every time. I definitely recommend Trades Union and Josh Lambert for both large and small home remodeling and carpentry projects.

  • 3 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Ed C.
Verified review

Joshua. Is excellent. I live in Connecticut. And have house in Florida that needed repairs. From electrical to all plumbing. Did excellent job painting. Repairing walls He did every thing. He polite and very knowledgeable Very professional He did what he promised I will use him on my next Repairs in Ocala I recommend him highly Do your self a favor. Don't waste time. Call him first You will be very happy you did

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Stands out because I take a lot of pride and I'm very detailed with any job I do.

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We provide great service. We are someone you can trust in your home and office. We are clean, dependable and reasonably priced.

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We specialize in kitchen and bathroom remodeling, siding, tile and hardwood flooring, and door and window installation.

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Tidewater Contracting LLC is a Florida certified general contractor providing an array of residential and commercial services. Client satisfaction is always at the top of our agenda.

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We go into every job as if it was our own homes or businesses. We don't leave a mess or trail as we work. Our work is that of the highest quality.

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Been in the field for over 8yrs, knowledgeable in Home and Office service work. I'm able to do data, phone, electrical( wiring, outlets, lighting, fan's, etc.).

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I work on new homes, room additions, glass and screen enclosures, golf cart additions, mobile home roofovers, and carports.

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We have a solid business bottom line amd that's highest quality craftsmanship at an affordable rate. We pride ourselves for living up to our name. Above And Beyond

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I am a Florida licensed and insured residential contractor. I do service calls on home repairs. I have over 30 years of experience.

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We do all phases of new remodeling and roofing repair. We are fully insured, and we have GC and roofing license.

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Here at Sarazin Services, we have a variety of indoor and outdoor services available, everything from lawn maintenance and landscaping to painting and remodeling. Get a hold of me for a free bid.

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.  

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.

Where should I start when remodeling a bathroom?

Bathroom remodeling doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Before starting a bathroom remodel it’s crucial to know what you want and have a clear understanding of your maximum budget. If you’d love all marble fixtures but have $3,000 total, you will have to compromise. Being realistic about materials and money before you even contact a contractor will have you on the road to success. Here are some simple steps to follow in the planning stages of bathroom remodeling:

  • List your remodeling priorities in order of importance (e.g., 1. New shower head, 2. Replace flooring, 3. Install recessed lighting, etc.).
  • Calculate what you can realistically afford to spend on your bathroom remodel. Identify an “all in” price — meaning the absolute maximum you’re willing to pay, as well as what you’d prefer to spend.
  • Gather ideas from Pinterest about colors and finishes.
  • Research the costs of the materials and finishes you want and begin making choices about what is and isn’t possible to fit into your budget (once labor is included). If you’d like to stay under $10,000 total, but really love a $2,000 tub, plan to downgrade in other areas.
  • Request quotes from at least three reputable general contractors, share your vision and ideal materials, and work together from there.

How do I plan a bathroom remodeling project?

If you’re stumped on how to plan a bathroom remodeling project, it pays to hire a designer. This is especially important if you’re changing your bathroom layout in any way. Designers create contractor-friendly drawings indicating exactly where each tile and fixture will be installed, down to the light switches. This investment might cost you $300-$500 but save you significant frustration and miscommunication, while ensuring you get precisely what you want.

If you’re going to do your own design, planning a bathroom remodeling project means being organized and planning ahead. Create a general outline of what you want and the budget you have. Identify the specific fixtures, tiles, paint and vanity you prefer. Get all this organized before requesting quotes from two to three reputable general contractors. Once you find the right pro, get a written contract outlining scope of work, materials that will be used, timeframe and payment schedule. Communicate clearly about when to order your materials so they are ready and waiting by the time the contractor gets the permits. Your job from here is to communicate clearly, pay the contractor as the work progresses, and enjoy your remodel when it’s done.

For more on where to start when remodeling a bathroom check out The Complete Thumbtack Bathroom Remodel Guide.

How long should a bathroom remodel take?

With proper planning and a good general contractor, your bathroom remodeling project doesn’t have to take forever. The construction phase of the project will always vary based on your scope of work, the square footage and the condition of your bathroom under the surface layer. Inevitably an 80-square-foot master bathroom with major changes will take longer than a 25-square-foot guest bath undergoing a minor renovation. For a smaller bathroom, a facelift — the industry term for sprucing up the surface layer (such as paint, vanity, tiles or light fixtures) but keeping the existing footprint of the space — may take five to eight working days, as long as there are no surprises like mold waiting when the old vanity comes out. A more complex bathroom remodel that revamps the shower area (customizing the plumbing, installing tile and changing the shower door), updates the flooring and cabinetry, and adds new paint and new lighting could take anywhere from one week to three weeks. A full bathroom remodel that guts the room, changing the footprint and moving the electrical wiring and plumbing lines, could take four to eight weeks or more. To keep your bathroom remodel on schedule, have your materials ordered and waiting, and don’t make any change orders once construction begins. Planning is key to keeping a bathroom remodel on schedule.   

For more on how long a bathroom remodel should take check out The Complete Thumbtack Bathroom Remodel Guide.

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Need a General Contractor

Jacksonville, FL

  • Project type
    Major repair
  • Project progress
    Just starting
  • Areas repaired/remodeled
    Kitchen, Other (paint the exterior)
  • Details
    Its a 203k loan need a gc asap.

Need Exterior Door & Frame Replacement

Wesley Chapel, FL

  • Project type
    One or more small projects
  • Project progress
    Just starting
  • Areas repaired/remodeled
    Other (replace door frame and exterior door)
  • Details
    Need to replace water damaged exterior door frame and pool bath exterior door. Would like to get an estimate of cost. Need to have door prices and plans drawn for submittal to architectural review board for my HOA.

Need a General Contractor

Ocala, FL

  • Project type
    One or more small projects
  • Project progress
    Just starting
  • Areas repaired/remodeled
    Bathroom(s)
  • Details
    Slab leak, repaired...minimal water damage to main bath and bedrooms. Working with insurance.
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