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Elgin Home Renovation Contractors

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Enigma Electrical and Services
4.7
from 147 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 212 hires on Thumbtack
Cerena K.
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Keith was able to come in on short notice and work on moving a few outlets and ceiling lights for our kitchen renovation. He was very informative, friendly, and professional. His work was also very tidy. We will hire him again in the future. Thanks Keith!!

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DuPage Home Service, Inc.
4.7
from 121 reviews
  • 30 years in business
  • 170 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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Tim came out and gave us a very fair quote. He helped us with multiple major issues related to a complete kitchen remodel and was more than willing to work with our crazy schedule. The price was fair, he was very friendly and efficient. We will use him again.

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Remodeling Associates
4.9
from 111 reviews
  • 43 years in business
  • 132 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ashley M.
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Ron was super professional, super friendly, and explained every part of the process. Kitchen sink is fixed now! I plan on hiring Remodeling Associates for all my projects from now on. :)

Affordable handyman
4.4
from 74 reviews
  • 33 years in business
  • 88 hires on Thumbtack
Sujeewa F.
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Everything went very well from first contact through completion. Tom was very knowledgeable, took his time and explained everything, did not rush us. Tom was very helpful and honest. Tom did a excellent job installing the outside venting for over-the-range microwave oven. We highly recommend Tom for any home installation project.

LoPrestis Services & More
4.9
from 58 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
Gina P.
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Brian is the consummate professional! He knew right away what needed to be repaired, & successful completed the job! He was prompt, organized, & very considerate of time. He was as able to fit me into his busy schedule right away. I would certainly recommend LoPresti for your plumbing projects any time! Thanks Brian! 👍

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MPT Plumbing Inc
4.8
from 54 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 64 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Bob G.
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Independent contractor that assessed the project, determined the best option and quoted a competitive quote. Was thorough with completing project on a timely basis and keeping area clean Would definitely recommend

Om Home Remodeling Company
4.8
from 46 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
Smith J.
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provided A+ service by OM HOME REMODELING Company & Thank you for your great work.

Ram Renovation & Design
4.7
from 44 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 68 hires on Thumbtack
Karissa J.
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Raul and his team were charged with painting the large main areas of our home along with some carpet stair repairs-and they didn't disappoint! Everyone was very friendly, professional, prompt and quick. The team communicated with us every step of the way to ensure that the project was completed to our liking. I would recommend Ram to anyone and we will certainly consider them for our next home renovation project!

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  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
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Jacob M.
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My wife and I needed 3 closet doors put in our bedrooms and I found Brandon on this app. Read reviews about his company before contacting him. The good reviews were right. He came by to give an estimate and it was fair price and he sent his partner Kyle to do the work the next few days. Kyle was always 15min early and very kind and very respectful person. And if you need to step out of your house to do some errands, you can for sure trust him. The quality work they give you will be 100% right we were more than thankful for there service. I highly recommend them to do any renovations or repairs in your home! Thanks Kyle for everything...

CALI Construction
4.6
from 42 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
John C.
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Claudio and his team handled very well our lack of clarity on portions of our project. The project turned out well and so did the additions. The work quality was good and everyone at our house seems happy the outcome. BTW - This project was for remodeling two bathrooms in a 40 year old house.

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  • 34 years in business
  • 76 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Edgar B.
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I hired Jeff after a home inspection while selling my home. I needed to fix a few things I didn't even know needed fixing. This included changing the main water valve under the house to working in the attic venting the bathroom fan. I also had some exterior eaves that need replacement. Jeff know how to handle all the jobs. He did a great job addressing everything. He is very knowledgeable when I comes to home construction. I plan on calling Jeff when I move to my new home for any work needed.

  • 5 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
Kate R.
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We had an absolutely stellar experience with Bruce and his team at Genesis Construction. It was our first renovation project we have taken on as homeowners, and we were comfortable immediately with Bruce's professionalism, punctuality, and positive, can-do attitude to be sure the jobs were done right and to our satisfaction. We have already recommended them to friends and will absolutely plan to use them again on future projects! The Genesis team is awesome! Thank you, Bruce et al, for the fantastic work - we love our new bathrooms! :)

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Rudnik Construction
4.9
from 32 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
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Bryan B.
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Rudnik Construction did a great job on my project. Fresh paint, new trim, new doors, new bathroom, recessed lights, etc. place looks amazing. Rudnik will be my go-to contractor for the rest of my apartment upgrades moving forward!

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The Resolute Building Group
4.7
from 27 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Laura D.
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My husband and I have hired many contractors for remodels and repairs. The Resolute Building Group is by far the best we have used. Dean is prompt, professional and exceeds expectations. Dean was out the same day and completed all of our projects quickly. We highly recommend Dean and his workers at the Resolute Building Group are outstanding.

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Advantex Restoration, Inc.
4.8
from 22 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Archie T.
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Jim and his team did a fantastic job. After many failed attempts several contractors to repair a leaky roof, Jim and his team were able to immediately identify the source of the leak and repair the problem. Advantex is a company built on honesty, strong work ethic and superior craftsmanship! I would definitely recommend Jim and his team at Advantex for your project!

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Alumni Builders Inc
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
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Greg H.
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Alumni Builders was an amazing company to work with on our home renovation. Dan was very professional and upfront with all costs, both expected and unexpected. He was thorough with our contract and allowed us to make changes along the way. He was in communication with us during the entire renovation and would let us know what the upcoming work would be as well as the name of who would be performing the work. We have a six month old at home and Dan was as accommodating as possible with his schedule & needs and understanding of my concerns (paint fumes, etc.) The quality of work was excellent and our basement has been transformed! I would absolutely recommend and rehire Alumni Builders for any future projects we might have.

  • 12 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Tony And Melissa F.
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Last year we sustained hail damage to our home. Our insurance agent recommended Joel to complete the work. HGR replaced our roof, siding, gutters, and patio door. Everyone who worked on our home was courteous and professional. The materials and craftsmanship were excellent. Joel did a wonderful job overseeing the work, answering all of our questions, and keeping us informed throughout the entire process. We are so thankful to Joel and HGR for making the repairs to our home go so smoothly. We have already recommended Joel to our family and friends.

Spya Design Inc,
4.6
from 16 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Jignesh S.
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Overall Good experience. My Cabinet Painting was started on time as promised. This being my first home improvement project, I could have used some more expert advice. But if you know what you need to do they will get it done.

Star Construct INC
4.7
from 14 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Daniella L.
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STAR CONSTRUCT is the absolute best remodeling company you can find. Ady and his crew are responsible, kind, trustworthy, meticulous, clean/neat, priced very fair for his excellent flawless workmanship. You will not find a better crew or better contractor. They remodel my whole house, 6 bedrooms, kitchen, living room dining room and 2 bathrooms, and every detail was perfect. I am just thrilled with work they did, they made my house like new. I am so glad I found him. Thank you again Ady, I will tell everyone I know about your professionalism and I will use you again.

  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Tom S.
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The Jates construction team did an amazing job on this project. My wife and I needed to repair our laundry area / utility closet / hallway, which had been destroyed by a roof leak in our condo building (long story). We decided to try thumbtack, not knowing what to expect. Antonio from Jates responded immediately, and scheduled a visit the next day to provide a free estimate/quote. By the end of the day, we received a detailed Quote / job description, with a fair price. Estimated project time would be about 3-5 days. We signed up Jates, and immediately received an email. Jates was on site the very next day, completed the project in 3 days, always showed up on-time, and even gave us advice on paint colors and the doors (went with their paint suggestion - Dolphin Fin, a blueish/grey, by Behr at Home Depot, and love the look). They also helped us install a cat door for the utility room (where we are putting the litterbox)! Antonio provided updates throughout each day, and was very responsive. The entire team was very professional and friendly. Overall we are incredibly happy with the work Jates did. IMO, the most important things from any contractor are 1) transparency, 2) hard work, and 3) easy to contact. The Jates team gets an A+ on all three. We will definitely use them again, for other work in our unit (and also for condo projects) You guys rock!! P.S. I attached a before/after picture below, so people can see just how great they did!! We love the result!

  • 9 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Patti B.
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Mike Williams is an excellent contractor! He did a beautiful job in our bathroom. He also built us a new deck! 😊. Mike is so talented and nice. He was the most reasonably priced carpenter. He is very personable and a very hard worker!! I highly recommend him!

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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.

Do I need a contractor for a kitchen remodel?

A kitchen remodel is one of the most important investments you can make in your home, and it’s critical to get the details right; that’s where a home renovation contractor comes in. A minor remodel usually includes new cabinet faces and hardware, replacement appliances, and paint, while an extensive job may enlarge the kitchen’s square footage, install new cabinets or an island, change the layout, and lay new tile or hardwood floors. Any renovation that includes filing permits, construction, or electrical or plumbing work is best completed by an experienced contractor who knows local codes.

How much will it cost to remodel my house?

The cost to remodel a home is highly variable — size and scope of the project, quality of materials, and the number of subcontractors required to complete the job all affect the total cost. The average national cost of a home renovation project is $13,500. The national average per-square-foot cost of a remodel ranges from $25 to $100. Nationally, kitchen and bathroom remodels are the most popular types of projects, in part because they typically have the highest return on investment when the home is sold. The national average cost of a major kitchen remodel ranges from $25,000 to $62,000, while the average bathroom remodel tends to cost $6,000 to $18,000. In addition to materials and labor costs, many remodeling project costs include permit fees, which, average $900 or more, depending on your location.

When should you hire a contractor?

A few home remodeling projects can be done by an ambitious DIY-minded homeowner or local handyman, but many are best completed by a professional home renovation contractor. You should hire a contractor when you’re planning a large project that takes time, machinery or large tools, and several workers; a kitchen remodel, new bathroom or home addition will be most successful with a licensed, expert contractor at the helm. It’s particularly important to have a professional contractor on board for construction, electrical, plumbing and HVAC projects that require inspections to meet local building codes. Of course, you can hire a contractor for smaller projects, too, if you prefer to let an expert handle things like addition or removal of a wall, small framing projects, or anything that requires a permit.  

You should hire a contractor when you’re ready to start a remodeling project and you have plans, a budget and a timeline for the work in hand, but before any remodeling work begins.

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