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LaGrange Carpenters

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James Meyer
4.9
from 37 reviews
  • 48 hires on Thumbtack
Alyx R.
Verified review

Unfortunately I wasn't able to work with James, as we had a family member who ended up doing the project for us. That said, it's my pleasure to rate him as five stars! He made the trip out to do an evaluation of a door that my dog chewed through- we knew it was going to be an expensive project because it was a custom door, but James (who arrived early!) provided excellent advice and gave us a quote that was significantly lower than we had anticipated (when he very easily could have taken advantage of our inexperience). He is genuine, polite, and trustworthy- and though we weren't able to work with him on this project, he will be my go to carpenter in the future! I was really blown away by his service and character, especially in light of a recent unsatisfactory experience with an electrician through Thumbtack. I can't speak more highly of him!!

PB Contracting
5.0
from 1 review
    Yvonne F.
    Verified review

    An outstanding carpenter. He does amazing work

    Rustic Designs

    New To Thumbtack

    • 29 years in business
    About

    I look at it as if i am doing the work for myself . If i am not happy with the look i know the customers will not be.

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      We do remodeling and new installation, such as doors, windows, trim, cabinetry, painting, etc. We have 25 years of experience in all phases of construction. We are your one-call stop for all your needs. Give us a call for your free estimate.

      Q & A

      Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

      Who is a carpenter and what do they do?

      Carpenters are skilled craftsmen who build things out of wood. Depending on what the carpenter builds, they may be referred to by various names. A framer is a carpenter who puts up the framing on a house. A trim or finish carpenter installs the finishing touches of prefabricated or custom trim and detail work once a house has been built and the walls are up. A furniture maker or woodworker builds furniture — such as tables, beds and dressers — out of wood. A cabinetmaker is a carpenter who builds custom and semi-custom wood cabinets. If you’re having a home built or remodeled, your general contractor will either provide or subcontract the carpentry work for the framing, cabinets and trim. You can hire a carpenter directly to update the trim in your home, build you a piece of custom furniture, or repair or replace your wood cabinets.

      Do carpenters build houses?

      Carpenters are trained to work with wood. That means that any part of your home that is built of wood is very likely to involve a carpenter. Framing carpenters will put up the wood that makes up the bones of your home. If you’re having a wood floor installed, it may be done by a carpenter — although being a carpenter is not a requirement to install flooring. Trim, baseboards, wainscoting and any other detail work is typically installed by a finish carpenter. The wood boxes of custom cabinets will be built and installed by a carpenter.

      Although all of these components in your new or remodeled home are built by carpenters who specialize in building things with wood, a general contractor typically oversees construction of the entire house. If the general contractor is also a carpenter skilled in all these areas, they may well construct your entire home. More often, the general contractor subcontracts out the various building stages to different individuals, including carpenters.

      Do you tip cabinet installers?

      In general, home service providers such as electricians, plumbers and contractors are professionals who don’t expect tips. They expect to do a job for you for the specific price they quoted. Of course, they may appreciate a tip for a job particularly well done or for which they’ve gone beyond what’s normally expected, such as completing the project early or under budget. Even better than a tip, it’s always appropriate to leave a positive review online after a good experience.

      How much is custom cabinetry?

      Custom cabinets can be built for any room, including bedroom closets and built-in armoires. Measured carefully and built precisely, custom cabinetry can increase storage and beautify any room. The national average for building custom cabinets ranges from $500 to $1,200 per linear foot. The cost is highly variable because there are so many styles, colors, glazes and other options. In general, the linear footage of the cabinets, the materials used to build them, and the cost of the labor will determine the cost. Solid wood costs more than plywood and wood veneer, and costs vary among different types of wood; maple and cherry cabinets are more expensive than pine. Glass-front cabinets can cost more, as can decorative hinges, handles and door pulls, which can cost $2-$45 each; choose carefully to stay within your budget and pull off the exact look you’re going for. Some carpenters also charge for installation, on average $100 per cabinet box. Additional molding and trim, such as crown molding at the ceiling, cost an average of $70 per 8-foot section, and adding finished ends to exposed cabinets averages $100-$200.

      How much does it cost to have kitchen cabinets installed?

      In any kitchen, the cabinets are the main focus, so you want to make sure new or replacement cabinets are installed correctly. A professional carpenter can properly, securely mount new cabinets to the wall; the national average cost for this service is $7,725, although the cost varies widely depending on the type of cabinets, their material and their size, and the accessories you add. A typical fee is $70 per linear foot to remove existing cabinets and assemble and install new ones; the cost is less if you do the demolition and removal yourself. Stock cabinets are the least expensive to have installed, ranging from $75 to $400 each; semi-custom cabinets range from $150 to $900 each; and custom cabinets cost from $500 to $1,400 each. Wood cabinets are more expensive than those made from plywood or medium-density fiberboard (MDF) and finished with a laminate. Wood cabinets range in cost from $80 to $160 per linear foot. Laminate-finished cabinets cost $35 to $75 per linear foot, on average.

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      Need a Crown Molding Installer

      Alpharetta, GA

      • Service type
        Install
      • Location
        Home
      • Crown molding material
        Engineered wood (MDF)
      • Details
        Please quote just labor and labor/materials for standard 4 to 5 " molding. Job is about 100 linear feet.
      • $225
        Average price

      Need a Deck or Porch Repairman

      Suwanee, GA

      • Project type
        Repair/improve existing deck
      • Material
        Wood
      • Deck or porch size
        Medium (150-300 sq ft)
      • Details
        The deck needs some additional bolts and a 4 ft long joist (based on inspection report)
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