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Orange Corp.
from 192 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 243 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
scottniki f.
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This was a big job we had 18 large frames that needed to be hung in perfect grids and level in each side of our fireplace. (With frames that had uneven hangers on back!) Manny did an amazing job we are so happy with it

A&G General Services USA
from 52 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 105 hires on Thumbtack
Oscar V.
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I hired Nelson to paint the exterior of my house - 2-story building about 2,800 st. ft. He was very professional at all times and went the extra mile to make sure everything went well. Alan was the gentleman in his team that actually performed the job and he was super thoughtful about everything he did. They also replaced a few window screens that I asked them to replace. Overall, I had a great experience with this company. Their prices were competitive and I am happy with the outcome. I would definitely recommend them - in fact, I already have to some of my family and friends.

  • 28 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Tracy M.
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Jorge and J&L carpentry did an amazing job building a custom entertainment center and installing custom wainscoting in my dining room. I found them to be professional, punctual, neat and all at a fair price! Highly recommend!

  • 3 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Bill C.
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Working with Will was an absolute pleasure. He completely understood what we were looking for and even helped us save a few dollars by planning our job more efficiently. He and his crew were quick to schedule us in during this hectic time during the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, and we greatly appreciate that. Will was professional and knowledgeable through the entire process, as was the crew who completed the job when Will couldn't be there.

VictoriaGail Designs
from 6 reviews
  • 25 years in business
Kim G.
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Vicki was a pleasure to work with. Her ideas and suggestions were very helpful in the designing of our home. She was always available when we needed and all work was done in a timely manner. When building we were out of state and she was always flexible and understanding when it can to scheduling appointments. She was always open to our ideas and suggestions. We would definitely recommend and work with her again.

from 6 reviews
  • 22 years in business
Ray F.
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Ben and his crew have worked on several retail store remodels for us at Powerhouse Retail Services. Some off the top of my head were JCPenny, PetCo, Little Caesars and Winn Dixies. Ben always has gone above and beyond in not only construction services, but also customer management and follow up services. He has excellent workmanship and takes pride in the quality of his work and business. He is an asset to anyone needing to get the job done right, fast.

  • 8 years in business
Tim G.
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Waymon is an honest hardworking man that will get the job done right for you. He will make sure he knows what you want done and get the right person to get the job done right. Well known for his hard work and honesty. Highly recommended.

  • 1 year in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Linda W.
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John does great work very. Satisfied with his work and price he is now my official handyman , he gets an A+ Thanks John

ICONIC Project Makers LLC
from 3 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Feras Z.
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The service was very well done. Amy was very knowledgable around the work and options needed to be done. The work was done very quickly and efficiently and provided great pricing. Definitely recommended.

  • 40 years in business

Home Exteriors provides services for all your exterior improvement needs. We are the largest Home Improvement Company in the world and our stock value is well over $120 billion dollars. We are offering our services in you area to include: Windows with a Transferrable Double Lifetime Warranty and Glass Breakage Warranty Roofing with a Transferrable 50 Year Warranty GAF Shingle and a 25 Year Craftsmanship Warranty Gutters with a 20 Year Product Warranty and a 3 Year Craftsmanship Warranty Siding/Soffit with a Transferrable Lifetime of the House Warranty Insulation Radiant Barrier Storm Protection


I do residential building, all aspects of home repair, new construction, remodeling, demolition and decks. There is no job that is too small or too big. I have resume and references to back me up. Thanks. Jon Sears, Builder

  • 13 years in business

I am qualified to carry out all remodeling or building work. I provide service of complete or partial kitchen and bathroom remodeling. I carry out tiling and all hard floor coverings. I do house painting, fencing, and countertop fabrication and installation, new window installation, and custom wood millwork. I pride myself on the quality of the work that is carried out. I have thousands of satisfied clients in all walks of life and am constantly being referred by them.


We offer total home and building new construction, repair, remodeling and renovation. We are State licensed and insured. CBC057217.


General handyman with experience in carpentry, electrical, mechanical, landscape design, lighting, smart home technologies, solar, energy efficiency upgrades.


I build, install, finish and woodwork cabinets of all kinds. I have been in this business for 40 years. I love my job.


We are a one stop shop for a multitude of services from Home Inspections to Home Design Services


Five Star Construction Services is a state of Florida-Certified building contractor, specializing in new home construction, kitchen and bathroom renovations, both major and minor remodeling, additions, as well as commercial office and restaurant build-outs.


Customer Satisfaction is our number one priority. You will appreciate the mannor in which we conduct business from our innatial contact untill the project is complete our tecnicians will respect your home or place of business, happily answer any questions you may have and address any concerns you may have. Once the job is complete, our realtionship doesn't end there. We will continue to follow up and make sure that the work performed continues to not only meet, but exceeds your expectations. The customer may not always be right, but the cutomers best intrest wil always and proper installation and/or repair of equipment will be above average.


We are a certified building contractor in the State of Florida. We offer a very competitive pricing to our customers with excellent quality of work.


I provide commercial building inspection and maintenance management consulting services for Cape Canaveral, Cocoa Beach, Merritt Island, Cocoa, and Rockledge.


I am a general and roofing contractor specializing in concrete building, slabs, driveways, parking lots, home remodeling, carpentry, steel building installation, concrete floors and steel building erection.

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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 architects work?

Architects may work for an architecture or engineering firm, they may work for a government organization, they can work for a construction company, or they may be self-employed (freelance). The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics explains that architects spend a large amount of their working time in the home or company office: meeting with clients; creating reports and architectural drawings; and working with other architects and engineers. When not in an office, an architect is often at the construction site either as part of the development of plans or to ensure building progress is following the blueprint.

When a client interacts with an architect, it is typically to have them design drawings for the construction of a house or a building. If you are a client who has hired a large architecture firm, there may be a team of people working on your design. But if you are working with a freelance architect or a smaller firm, one person (or a small group) will take your concept and translate it into an architectural blueprint that a builder can use to construct a house. The plans will lay out everything from the depth of the foundation to the materials to use to the type of metal to be used in the reinforcement. Once the plans have been created and handed off to the builder, the architect may remain on the project — depending on budget — and oversee progress.

How do architects charge for their services?

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the median salary of an architect in 2016 was $76,930. This range included architects with every type of company as well as self-employed architects. Depending on the architect and whether they’re with a firm or independent, they may charge per hour or by the square foot, or they may charge a percentage of the total budget for a construction project. An hourly rate is typically used for smaller projects such as providing consultation, helping clients hone their concept before the design process begins, or drafting documents and plans. If an architect is working on an hourly basis on a larger project, there will usually be an agreed-upon cap on the number of hours they will work. For larger projects, such as new construction or total overhaul remodels, architects may charge a percentage of the total construction costs. The architect will usually set the percentage you will pay after the total cost of construction has been accounted for. Percentages can range within a firm depending on the extent of the services they’re providing. For example, a lower percentage of the total construction costs may include drafting and minimal consultation and guidance along the way, while a higher percentage could include on-site project management services with every detail attended to. Architects may also charge by the square footage of the project. The rate per square foot can vary depending on the individual’s training, the services they are providing, the complexity of the project, and other factors — such as obtaining permits. The national average cost to hire an architect is between $1,690 and $2,500.

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.

Be sure to check out our smart hiring practices when it comes to finding a 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.

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