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Joliet Excavators

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Artemis Construction
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Rob J.
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Artemis was excellent. He was knowledgeable and a pleasure to work with. I'd highly recommend Artur to others.

TJ Builders
4.7
from 7 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Deborah J.
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I hired Tony from TJ Builders to repair drywall in my basement and replace ceramics tile in bathroom and kitchen . Very happy and please and will hired him again

  • 13 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Raghu S.
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Our AC broke late in the day with a long weekend coming. Most contractors were trying to take advantage of the situation but Israel was very kind and agreed to help fix the issue at a very reasonable price very late in the evening.

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.
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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.

  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Tracy B.
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Albert went above and beyond in our project, has a great attitude/personality and is very affordable and innovative. We have a large and expensive fiberglass door (with lots of glass) that was badly damaged by the sun. Every other person I spoke with told us to replace it ($3-7k) or said fixing it would cost almost as much as replacing it but Albert was able to generate solutions that cost us a fraction of what everyone else wanted us to spend and the results were amazing. He came to look at the door on a Wednesday and once we decided we wanted it done we called him and he was able to complete it by Friday night (wife is pregnant and due any day so a fast response was important). In any case we will be calling Albert in the future and would recommend him to family and friends in a heartbeat. Thanks again Albert!

  • 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.

Davison Painting
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Ben L.
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What an experience! I always dread working with contractors because you never know what you are going to get. Tim at Davison painting made everything simple, straightforward, and most importantly the quality of work exceeded my expectations and even finished ahead of schedule. They always showed up on time and most importantly ensured that my wife and kids were comfortable throughout the process.

SMC Construction
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 24 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Pat M.
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I found Steve at SMC construction when he responded to my Thumbtack posting online. He filled the joints around my driveway which is right next to my house foundation, and since I've had water problems I was concerned when the previous filling was coming out. I was also concerned that the job would be done sloppily and not solving the problem. Not to worry. SMC turned out to be very reliable and professional, spending the time to do the job correctly. I will be recommending him to friends and relatives. Pat in Aurora IL

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

  • 8 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Jamie W.
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Jordan in an excellent handyman. He is very professional and great at adapting, engineering and creating as well as repairing almost anything. We have worked with him for over a year. He built the fence around our deck, repaired doors and plumbing, replaced dry wall, creatively adapted my father's home so it was handicapped accessible, and always completes his work according to the time and price estimated. I appreciate how he thoroughly cleans up after his work. He is a real professional and has an easy and gracious manner. I highly recommend him.

A Helping Hand
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Donna P.
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Bobby has helped out with various odd jobs from picking up lumber from Home Depot (I did not have a truck to accommodate my order) to changing out a faucet and p-trap in my bathroom. I appreciate his professionalism, but also that I felt like I was dealing with an old friend as well. He's always been able to do the work in a timely manner, and I've been more than satisfied with the quality of his work. I recommend his services to friends and family regularly.

American Backyard
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Doug S.
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ABS did a fence installation and foundation landscaping excavation/remodel for me. Looks absolutely fantastic!! Wife was thrilled. Owner was very professional and kept great communication throughout the entire project. Highly recommend them.

  • 15 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Ron P.
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I would highly recommend J and J, they only use the best parts and do great work.

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

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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.

  • 6 years in business
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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.

  • 23 years in business
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Gooseland Excavating is a registered excavating company that offers tree removal, landscaping, snow removal and heavy-duty-trucking services. We cover entire Greater Crete, Grant Park, Park Forest and surrounding areas within a 20-mile radius in Illinois.

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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.

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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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I do demolition and excavation for new homes. New water systems and sewers will be installed from main system to the house. I also work on final grading of new excavation.

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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.

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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

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