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Libertyville Basement Professionals

Browse these basement contractors with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Libertyville.

  • 9 years in business
  • 517 hires on Thumbtack
Holly K.
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Apex pinnacle construction , is a company like no other!!! They finished my basement on time, and without exceeding the allocated budget. It is so beautiful, that I always get great compliments when I entertain . I would recommend their service to anyone looking for the best of the best! Holly k

Enigma Electrical and Services
4.7
from 151 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 216 hires on Thumbtack
Kristy L.
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I will be eternally grateful to Keith and his awesome partner for coming to our rescue on very short notice. We recently found ourselves in a predicament with a horrible contractor we hired to finish our basement. I called Keith in a panic and asked him when the soonest was that he could come look at our electric in our basement. He came out with his partner in record time, and upon looking at the basement, he determined that the electrical that was installed was a complete mess - the wiring was wrong in every fixture (we have 20 can lights and 16 outlets on the wall!!) and the wiring from the main panel to the subpanel was incorrect, which would have caused our A/C to overload. Keith and his partner immediately figured out what all the problems were and got to work, fixing it all and leaving us with a beautifully lit basement. Not only were they both completely efficient, but they were very thorough and knowledgeable about how to precisely configure the wiring to ensure our safety in our home. As they were close to finishing the job, Keith made a special trip to Home Depot to get more wiring and the correct breaker to fix the mess the other contractor made of our electrical in the main fuse box. I'm sure this would have cost us much more money than what he quoted us at, but Keith didn't charge us more than what he originally estimated. We cannot thank Keith and his partner enough for a job very well done! I can finally have peace of mind in knowing that my house is not going to burn down, and we owe it all to Keith and his partner! I highly recommend Enigma and I will be referring Keith to any friends or family members looking to have work done. His knowledge, experience, and professionalism is top notch, and we couldn't be happier with his performance.

A Plus Decorating Inc.
4.8
from 129 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 168 hires on Thumbtack
Jeannie R.
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We hired Chano to paint the interior of our garage, and Chano also quoted on staining our wood deck. Chano was very professional, friendly and thorough during the quoting process and his team did excellent work. In fact, they were able to complete the job the same day Chano came out to quote. Highly recommend!

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Handsome Finish Remodeling
4.9
from 75 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 79 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Arturo L.
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We used HF to finish our basement, the quality was unbelievably good. Everything was done within an impressive time frame. Highly recommend!

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MPT Plumbing Inc
4.8
from 59 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 70 hires on Thumbtack
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Essen Y.
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I had a wonderful experience contracting with M&T to replace my water heater. The price was decent and service was exceptionally good. The heater broke down on Friday late evening and the new water heater was up and running before noon the next day. I scoped a number of plumbers but ended up with them. Ian was great to work with and so was Michael. I would recommend them any day and to my friends and neighbors. Good service | good price | 5 star service overall. They cleaned up and covered the entire route leading to the boiler room in the basement. I would definitely hire them again ..

A V M Construction Inc.
4.9
from 55 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 62 hires on Thumbtack
Christina L.
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AVM did a great job, showed up on time and finished the project by the afternoon! We couldn't be happier with the end result

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Big Blue Carpentry
4.9
from 53 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 98 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Herica S.
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The framing for our full basement was completed rather quickly and precisely. It was very easy to communicate with Brian. Would definitely recommend to family and friends.

Russo Remodeling
4.6
from 45 reviews
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
Bob J.
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I hired Chris to install an AO Smith Power Vent 50 gallon water heater. Chris arrived at our scheduled time and assisted with wheeling the water heater to my basement. After determining and collecting the neccesary plumbing parts. Chris completed the install perfectly in a timely proffesional manner and even hauled off the old heater. Very resonable price for a job well don. I plan on using Chris for any future house repairs and remodeling services. Highly Recommended.

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  • 48 hires on Thumbtack
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Jeff G.
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Marek and his wife Gracie were great to work with on this project. Marek did excellent work and the backsplash came out perfect. I highly recommend.

  • 5 years in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
Marcus S.
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The Genesis group lead by Bruce did a great job on my man cave! They helped to use the space wisely and worked through some interesting challenges. Now that it's furnished, the basement is a great "guy" hang out yet, the family can enjoy it as well. Thanks Bruce!

Quality Home Remodelers
4.6
from 39 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
Lori C.
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Mike's team did a great job on my gutters. Cleaned up everything and his price was fair. I would recommend him to anyone looking for gutters.

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  • 17 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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Bill did a great job doing my basement drywall and taping. Work was finished fast, quality was excellent and the price was very reasonable. I highly recommend him.

Home Improvement Services
4.4
from 31 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
Stephanie P.
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Ed did an excellent job. I love my kitchen remodel. I get so many compliments on my new backsplash. He had cabinets, dishwasher and counter tops installed quickly. Plus installed a new window, ceiling fan and doors. He even did some minor upgrades at no cost, like changing my outlets. Was veryour friendly and efficient. Already have plans for him to do more work, backsplash in my bathroom and flooring in basement.

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Alumni Builders Inc
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jeremy H.
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Dan understood our vision for our basement remodel, had good ideas and was very friendly. He kept us highly informed of project timeline and when workers would arrive each day, and came to the worksite often to check on work quality. Everything went smoothly and we are very satisfied with the end result.

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A PLUS FLOORING INC
4.8
from 16 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
David M.
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A Plus did a fantastic job on my hardwood floors, finished on time, and they looked awesome.

All American GC, Inc
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Melissa C.
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All American CC is an excellent company. They listened to my desires of turning a basement into a safe childproof environment for a home daycare. Dino was very professional about explaining all possible options.The end result was everything and more than I was hoping for. I have already recommended this company to friends and family. Once again thank you Dino

Perdomo Construction Inc.
4.5
from 15 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Junaid Q.
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Perdona construction was great to work with. They gave a very reasonable estimate always showed up on time and made sure I was fully satisfied before completing. They installed a range hood and vented out the ducting, this was not an easy job and required a lot of maneuvering as new issues kept arising once we opened the walls. Julio kept offering new options based on the obstacles that arose and made sure things were done the right way even though it became more time consuming. I will definitely use him again and refer to all my friends

Network Remodeling
4.3
from 14 reviews
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Brett O.
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I had a dark and dingy finished basement last updated 45 years ago I wanted to upgrade to a more comfortable space for a family member to move in. Stan came by and he understood what I was looking for pretty quickly. He had ideas and suggestions for my situation we ended up using which were valuable improvements. The crew did good solid work and showed up when expected and the job got done within the expected timeframe. I got a better result than I was expecting particularly in the bathroom/shower and kitchenette part of the unit. Hiring someone when you are doing a big project is a little overwhelming but these guys are straight shooters.

Gran Drywall Taping
4.5
from 13 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Annette O.
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They remodeled my basement. Timely manner and excellent workmanship. Very professional. Done before quoted timeline!!!🙂

  • 36 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Carey B.
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Justin was always on time and communicated the status of our basement remodel very well. Him and his team were incredibly neat and responded kindly to any of my questions or concerns. I would highly recommend working with Justin, and have recommended him to many friends and neighbors.

Pro One Builders
4.7
from 6 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Bryan J.
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I worked with pro one to re do my basement last summer. They did great work, everything was clean and and the project was on track. I would recommend pro one inc.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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.  

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.

What do general contractors charge?

If you’re doing a home remodel, building a new home or embarking on a commercial building project, you’ll hire a general contractor. A general contractor is a professional who is qualified to oversee and execute construction projects. Each construction project is unique; even two duplicate homes built on lots next door to each other could have different construction costs due to factors like different excavation costs when building the foundation. Since each project is unique, many general contractors make bids on potential construction projects. These bids can then break down to a per square foot cost that encompasses the labor of all the workers needed for the job, materials, the scope of work, and any equipment needed. Materials and finishes make a major difference in your cost per square foot. For example, choosing standard kitchen tiles at $3 per square foot will result in a lower total project cost than imported marble tiles that cost $63 per square foot. Where you live will also affect how much general contractors charge, as labor and the cost to do business can cost less in many regions than in high-cost areas like New York or San Francisco. Here are some examples of average costs general contractors typically charge in various regions:

  • Home addition in San Francisco: $250-$270 per square foot.
  • New home construction in Knoxville, Tennessee: $100-$200 per square foot.
  • Kitchen remodel in Tennessee: $40-$80 per square foot, depending on finishes.
  • Bathroom remodel in Vancouver, Washington: $110-$170 per square foot.

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