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Sanford Residential Construction Services

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Daniel Nieves
4.9
from 63 reviews
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
Jacquie S.
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Junior and his staff are true professionals. It is always a pleasure dealing with him. And as he is a licensed contractor he has knowledge of not only electrical but of a complete construction project.

JAAG Services LLC
5.0
from 56 reviews
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
Amy H.
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It was fast, very organized and resourceful. Everything was left clean and tidy. I had a really good experience working with JAAG services.

Arijatos Inc.
4.7
from 61 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 84 hires on Thumbtack
Carlos B.
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Ariel and his team were a pleasure to work with, on-time, reliable and completed excellent work texture matching some repair work in my ceiling. I will look to hire them for future projects around our house as I believe they will do good work on larger projects as well.

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Cordero Services LLC
4.9
from 39 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sunni R.
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As a home owner and investor I would like to highly recommend this company for there prompt response and rapid problem solving ability there never seems to be an issue to big or small and they have a perfect balance between friendly and professional staff I will continue to use there services in the future with residential and commercial properties and advise you do the same rather than getting the run around or ripped off by someone else

  • 8 years in business
  • 62 hires on Thumbtack
Gen S.
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I flew in from out of town to complete a design project in the orlando area and was concerned about my lack of resources in an unknown town. Then I booked Chris on line.....and I honestly cant rave enough- he saved me!!!! My experience was outstanding!!!! Chris and his partner where able to tackle any type of project that I requested...from construction and painting to electrical...even and wall paper!!! The were experts at everything...and I am very detail oriented! Gentle Hands Handyman was incredibly efficient and easy to work with!!! I wish they lived in my home town!!! Many, many thanks!!! Gen

RTLPhillips inc.
4.6
from 36 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
Jonathan A.
Verified review

Stucco sealed and repaired. Exterior paint applied. Excellent workmanship. I was very impressed with the quality of work and professionalism shown by David and his co-workers. I will definitely utilize the services again for future projects.

Tom's Handyman Service
4.9
from 28 reviews
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
Tarek R.
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Very efficient, honest, always tried to do his best, A person i can trust, I highly recommend him for any Construction or home renovation job, very reasonable Prices.

  • 8 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Philson A.
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I've tested 3 other contractors/handymen and all failed. I thank them for failing because they led me to Blair Millenium Construction - first in class! I had a list requiring a wide array of skills which he completed in a timely manner while exhibiting great attention to detail. As well, he attended to several additional items that arose while he was working. He's very professional and provides enough information to leave you feeling confident in your choices. I will definitely call on his services again.

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RZ Builds LLC
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Elly P.
Verified review

Raymond and his team worked with us over a four day period on a multi-unit residential project completing painting, picture hanging, lighting installation, and other odd projects we needed assistance with. The team was always friendly, helpful, and stayed until they were sure we were fully satisfied with the result. Thank you for working with us!

Prep Plus, Inc.
4.3
from 16 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Elba L V M.
Verified review

I am a Realtor and Prep Plus Inc. provides multiple services for my clients. From complete remodeling of residential properties, painting, flooring, decks and fences. We can count on them and we consider them a great asset for my clients, the company and me. I just make a call, and they take it from there. Their prices are reasonable and considering the quality of their work, a great value. Highly recommended.

Arielle Construction Corp.
4.7
from 13 reviews
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Jonathan P.
Verified review

Donato has great work ethic. His job isn't done until you are satisfied with the service he has provided. If you want get job expertly done along with excellent customer service, look no further than Arielle Construction led by Mr. Mosquera.

Squared Away Construction
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Sandra R.
Verified review

As a real estate agent and property manager I call on Jorge frequently to attend to property renovations, repairs or for a consultation. Jorge is very knowledgeable in all areas of construction. He is also honest, competent and meticulous about his work. Jorge is a professional. He is in business to stay in business and it shows in his work ethics. I will continue to hire Jorge and happily recommend him without hesitation.

  • 6 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Michael W.
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Michael and his brother are very professional. They completed the project quickly and at a fair price. They arrived as scheduled performed their work and cleaned up after themselves. I would recommend them to my family and friends.

  • 12 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Kerron C.
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Rizq and his team did an outstanding job on our master bathroom remodel. He was efficient came in at a very reasonable price point compared to the other contractors we received bids from. We would highly recommend direct construction and design.

  • 5 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Maria P.
Verified review

J.A.W. Construction & Renovations came to my rescue! I had a slow leak in my master bathroom shower that was leaking into the bedroom soaking the carpet. James worked with us and completely repaired and renovated the shower. While he was here we also had him renovate our hallway bathroom tub and tile. They did a great job! We will definitely call him for future projects!

  • 24 years in business
Adam B.
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My girlfriend and I were moving out of an apartment in a hurry and didn't have time to remove trash and clean the apartment. Bob and Yesenia Ross handled the work for us after we were on our way. Our landlord had zero complaints about the cleanup - all was taken care of!

Salinas Unique Construction
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 9 years in business
Jarrett O.
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The service was excellent and the employees were very well mannered, I've never felt like I have been in better hands. Would definitely refer to friends and coworkers.

Sea Level Design Group
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 32 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Stephanie K.
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My goals in hiring design/home improvement services was to update an outdated, worn, and builder-grade flooring; to replace/update a bathroom vanity; and replace/refresh a stair railing all on a strict budget. While my budget did not allow for a complete replacement of stair railing, I was able to get the type/look of flooring I wanted and the bathroom vanity/sink completed for a reasonable price. When they removed the existing bathroom vanity, an ongoing plumbing issue was noticed, addressed, and fixed before installing the new - all within our initial budget. My family and I are pleased with the end result.

Pinnacle Construction
3.0
from 4 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Allie S.
Verified review

Absolutely loved the work! Will definitely be using them again for other projects!

Ms. E.
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Dallas Construction is an excellent Co. The job(patio extension ), was perfect without flaw and in my budget. I could have called an large businesses, but I'm glad I choose someone who takes pride in their work. I have and will continue to recommend this Company to everyone. .

Morovis Construction
5.0
from 1 review
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Hector M.
Verified review

Good work and very respectful.

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.  

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.

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 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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