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Skylight Landscaping
4.5
from 44 reviews
  • 71 hires on Thumbtack
Elaine W.
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Linda's team was hired to spread topsoil in some very large garden beds and rim them with stones. They also removed several overgrown bushes. They spread well over 20 yards of dirt and several truckloads of stones and did a fantastic job. They were quick, and very neat with their work when finished you could not even see they had been there other than the beautiful jobs they did cutting in, spreading dirt and rimming my beds with stone.

Josh Cohn
4.8
from 22 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
Julie T.
Verified review

Josh did the tile in my bathroom and the stone on the fireplace. We were very happy with the work he provided. We will hire him again in the future.

Jmaze Handyman Services
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Carol B.
Verified review

Fantastic job on repairing and staining shed and refinishing and repairing garage window frame.Joseph was reasonable, meticulous to detail, personable,prompt and professional. Excellent work,will be using again!

T.R.Scapes
4.0
from 17 reviews
  • 31 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
Lynne K.
Verified review

They had to dig a trench to bury my sump pump output pipe, which was discharging into the middle of my yard. The work was done in about 1 1/2 day, and they cleaned up after themselves nicely. I was very happy with the whole process.

Muenster Construction
4.8
from 11 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Jennifer S.
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While getting a roof replaced, it became necessary for the stone fireplace chimney to be repaired and re-inforced. First mason/contractor I hired never showed up on day they were supposed to work with roofers. In a panic, I put my request on Thumbtack and was quickly contacted by Jason at Muenster Construction. I told him the situation and he came right out to look at the job. We agreed on price and his team was out the next morning at 7AM to do the work. Jason, Alan and George went above-and-beyond the job to make sure not only the stonework was repaired, but the existing structure underneath it was replaced and/or reinforced, the entire area was then covered in water/ice shield and flashed with copper before resetting the stone, resulting in solid chimney. First-class job, amazing work ethic and all-around good people to work with. Would hire again and recommend without hesitation.

Complete Landscaping
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Chad S.
Verified review

Working with Complete Landscaping has been nothing short of outstanding. The staff is professional, reliable, and the work gets done in a timely matter. I would recommend this company to anyone looking for quality lawn care or snow removal.

  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Samantha P.
Verified review

Patrick has done work for me for over 3 years now. He takes care of all my landscaping needs as well as plows and salts my driveway and walkway every winter. He always provides the best customer service, responding to me in a timely manner and is always on time. I would recommend his services to anyone who is looking for reliable and affordable lawn care and snow removal services.

Digging It Inc.
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Kurt R.
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I hired Digging It to haul away some fill dirt. Nick was efficient, thorough, and professional. Did an outstanding job. Final cost was inline with his original estimate. I would hire him again.

Tec Excavating
3.9
from 8 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Beth P.
Verified review

We had cement pylons that needed to be dug and removed, along with sand and gravel, from an area where there used to be a pool. The end result looks great. Jim came out to give us a quote, and Ed did the work. He worked very hard, and did a great job. There were some miscommunications between Jim and Ed that were a little frustrating for us. We would use this company again, and would recommend them to friends. However, we would also recommend that anyone using this company, be very clear with your communication with them. Also be sure to get a proposal / quote in writing (which we did not), and insist on a confirmation call to make sure all the information is correct before work begins. Again, we are very happy with the end result.

Kobez Co.
4.8
from 6 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Megan B.
Verified review

Casey and his crew were thoughtful, reliable, helpful, timely, reasonably priced, and excellent workers. They they went above and beyond the expected work. The job proved to be more than expcected but Casey and his crew remained professional and energetic to complete the extra work. He would not accept anything less than perfect quality work "because his name was on the job". I will definitely hire this experienced professional for other jobs in the future.

  • 16 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Mark N.
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Imported gravel for side drive and leveled grade for future building project. Sal and crew aim to please.

Jvic Restoration
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Beth G.
Verified review

Mike did a great job replacing the floor of our screened in porch, deck and stairs. He had to troubleshoot how to level the boards to compensate for improperly installed joists. Also, Mike came up with a creative way to give the decking a finished look without making the project more involved than it needed to be. He also replaced the door to the porch, restored the wood ceiling in the porch and replaced the lattice around the base of the deck. My husband and I highly recommend Mike and will contact him for future projects.

D. Tarlo Contracting
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Claire M.
Verified review

My husband and I have a very old house (over 100 years old) with plaster walls that have 50-year old wallpaper on them. The house has beautiful oak woodwork throughout, and he has been very respectful not to damage it while getting down the wallpaper and painting the walls. He even took down our railings, cleaned and varnished them so they look like new! He's quick but mindful, ensuring a quality job. David is always willing to listen to what you have to say about the job at hand; he consults with great kindness, while offering suggestions and helping you to see what is possible beyond the task at hand, and ultimately does what is asked of him. He is easy to work with and has a great attitude! I would hire him again to do anything related to painting and/or construction.

  • 15 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Betty L.
Verified review

They were courteous, prompt, and professional. We had our garage demolished so we could rebuild. They cleared the site before the deadline they promised. It was all good.

  • 15 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Ron P.
Verified review

I would highly recommend J and J, they only use the best parts and do great work.

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Joseph V.
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To anyone looking for a contractor large or small Joe is the one you are looking for. My name is Debbie, I live in Glenview Illinois. I have been saving for many years to put an addition on our house. I have been very skeptical of contractors in the past, but my friend who used Joe for his driveway was very happy with the work he did. The business is called Junk It Joes (clean outs, demolition, excavation and concrete). I hired him for an addition on our house and demolition of our one car garage to build a two car garage and a full 500sq ft addition with 9 ft basement on back of our garage, which is always scary putting that much faith in someone to put a hole in your house, and I was nothing less than very pleased. The references I checked all came out excellent and his estimates came out in the same ballpark as for our budget. The speed, in which it got done, even though he is not a large company, was fast. The most stressful part he put behind us and our minds at ease. It saved us a lot of time and money to hire one company when we had concrete companies that did not do excavating and demolition which added allot more to the bids. Joe informed us it is the same equipment to do all this and also said it takes alot more time to have 3 different companies lined up and also the amount we saved we were able to get a lot more. We acted as the general contractor to save money and Joe helped us every step of the way with other contractors so we did not get ripped off. He informed us that we could always fire contractors if we were not happy and by making sure we did not pay in advance for work not completed. With this knowledge he gave us the upper hand. He worked side by side with other contractors to make sure everything went smooth as soon as the house was opened up. He put plywood and plastic up so no saw dust or debris came into the house. The site was cleaned up every day. I didn't have to worry about mud, dust or debris getting into my house. After the third day we were very at ease with going to work knowing Joe and his crew was amazing and they all knew exactly what to do without being told. He informed us him and his three main guys been with him since he started. We had kids there and they were nothing less than always professional and on time. My kids and neighbors kids loved watching the project. Because of this Joe stayed late put orange safety fence up every night another thing not in our bid. He went above and beyond; he also made sure other contractors put it back up. He was very concerned about the kids getting in and hurt. He was also big on the contractors we hired conduct themselves professionally and not use four letter words when having a bad day. It was summer and hot it was august and we let other contractors know Joe wanted to call a meeting of everyone we hired to make sure if they could not get there when called to retract there bid and that was kids and winter around corner. It was not his job but he is such nice guy that everyone respected him including us. I believe he was the youngest owner we hired of a company. He never had to yell or act like a jerk and let everyone know this is someone’s home savings and lifelong dream. He made sure everyone knew that it’s not just a job. He explained all costs and step by step of what would be done. He was very forthcoming if something had to be changed. He is very honest and takes pride in his work. He was always at the job every day and treated it like it was his own house; he worked longer and harder than anyone else. He wanted to make sure, due the fact that houses are so close to each other, that no damage was done to our neighbors house or ours with the big machines used he did it himself. He even put up silk fencing before he started at no charge to us. There was a problem with an electrical line missed marked and had to be moved right in the path of the new addition. When digging it shut the job down temporarily, but Joe got Com Ed out right away to move the line. This was not in our budget but we already knew we saved so much when he had to call me at work he was scared. Glad to inform you with him that was our biggest problem and we lost no sleep. By end of the week the job was back on schedule. We never had to worry about materials not being paid, he did this without asking. When it came time for every payout there were only three. He turned something I thought was going to be a long nightmare into something that did not take much of our time. However the job was big enough Joe explained that what he quoted was able to do extras and not work for free. Not because we were homeowners trying get everything for the cheapest or free. He informed us yes there are bad contractors but there are people that rip them off too. So it works both ways. Joe showed proof of all receipts (which I would never have thought to ask). He also informed us to do the same thing with the other subcontractors we hired that were doing work as well. I have heard of horror stories of liens being put on homes, we never had to worry. We didn't even have to put a deposit down until the concrete was ready to be poured. The job came in under budget and was done very professional. He never tried to over sell us anything we did not need. We asked him about heated concrete floors because we heard other people loved them. Most contractors would jump on it and charge a fortune for extras. He told us that it was very efficient but his crew has only done a couple, it is very time consuming and worries about leaks in the line. Instead of trying to sell us on it, he told us get bids. After we told him how much others cost he said he would do it for the cost of labor only if we order it. He spent so much time with the manufacture on the phone and made sure he would not have to rip his new concrete up. He said he has done a couple but has been lucky, not what we do every day. We paid for the system and he only charged us labor but the deal was my husband had to help so they both learned about it. It cost us less than half the bids we got. We love it, the best thing ever got and we were still within our budget. My husband is a union carpenter whom would work with Joe or recommend him any day. He was very impressed with his work; he went above and beyond what was expected and even threw in a few extras to keep us happy. After the second day I was completely confident I hired the right person. He did a follow up call after the first month, three months later and stopped by just to make sure we were still happy and there were no problems. This is our second year and have passed his name along to all my friends and family. We are happy to report that we love our addition and have made it the dream house. It’s done, furnished and we saved so much we could furnish it. I never thought in million years the project would come under budget. For being the biggest project I ever taken on, without him I don’t think it would have went as well. It was well worth the countless hours my husband and I spent with him he acted more like the general contractor. We had enough for a new concrete driveway in the end instead of asphalt. We offered him a bonus since he acted like a general contractor and relied on him so heavily we felt bad but he turned it down. He said his guys deserve it more than him but he could not take it. He said if we wanted to get them any Christmas presents that he usually gets them gift cards for red wing boots. He said he has not been able to do it past few years because of the economy and after the job, they did need them. He still sends us Christmas cards and so do we. Debbie If you have any questions you can email me at dschwab18@gmail.com

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You name it, I will do it (almost)! I perform excavation, junk removal, remodeling, handyman, and tenant renovation services.

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We do the following: * Excavation * Demolition * Trucking * Grading * Site Clearing * Bobcat and Excavator Service * Landscape * Material Delivery * Snow Plowing * Snow Removal We do excavation for new homes, room additions, garages, driveways, patios, lowering basements, and trenching. We also do demolition of houses, garages, driveways, patios, interior demo, and tree removal. We do landscape, patios, driveways, walkways, retaining walls, sod, trees, and bushes, and provide weekly maintenance. We have a knowledgeable crew with 20+ years' experience. Material for delivery or pickup: * Torpedo Sand * 3/4 Stone * Grade 8 * Premium Hardwood Mulch * River Rock * Topsoil * Leaf Compost * Limestone Screening

  • 2 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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Quality with one stop. Your next project is our top priority, and will be treated like my own.

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We are a professional excavation and demolition company that is licensed and insured. We perform earth excavation, site clearing and remediation, interior/exterior demolition, and trash removal services.

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We are a residential and commercial concrete, demolition and excavating contractor. We are a family owned and operated business, that has been serving the Chicago metro area for over 20 years.

  • New on Thumbtack
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We perform high quality excavating and skidsteer services such as, but not limited to: - Foundation Digs/Backfill - Residential Water/Sewer lines - Demolition - Dirt and Concrete removal

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Our commitment to quality, customer service, and timely job completion is our promise to our customers. We have built many strong relationships because of our work ethic, and we will undoubtedly continue to do so! Call today! Our products are gravel, septic tanks, and building materials. Our services include land leveling, concrete sawing, sewer line repair, debris removal from site, site clearing, site preparation, grading, regrading, concrete paving, asphalt paving, excavation, backhoe work, demolition services, hauling services, basement excavation, and general excavation. Our specialties include concrete slab repair, drainage system correction, grading services, concrete slab replacement, sewer and water repairs, foundation removal, excavating, concrete and asphalt paving, demolition, hauling, parking lots rebuilt, concrete sawing, core drilling, floor and foundation removal, sewer repairs, water line repairs, drainage system correction, sidewalks, and patios. We have all major brands.

  • 6 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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Excavating Contractor serving northern IL. Providing professional excavating services for Commercial, residential and land owners/managers. Ability to handle jobs large and small.

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