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mikes remodeling
4.8
from 10 reviews
  • 41 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Charles W.
Verified review

Mike is a expert at siding making sure it fit,connection,level installation and meassurements are correct . It might take a little longer then other contractors but it due to his attention to detail. I have seen young and old contractors and he is good at what he does. When finished he took away all the stuff used on the job leaving my property looking as it was before only now my house has new siding and it looks good. His bid was a good price for the job and was completed in the time frame he said he would aside from a few rain days been raining alot here so it was understandable the job site was secured during storms and held up well. I would reccomend him if you need siding it will look great Mike knows siding!

  • 12 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Brad G.
Verified review

Contractor is very detail oriented and takes pride is his craftsmanship. Very well rounded Carpenter that I would recommend for any project small or large. Projects completed for me: Deck approximately 1000 square feet bi level with built in bar. 2 bedroom remodels one fixing existing structural damage from termite damage Screened in sunroom addition 5 wheel camper interior complete refurbishment and roof replacement from water damage Window replacement Hard wood floor installation 3 rooms

J&B Remodeling
4.0
from 3 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Heather B.
Verified review

We have an upcoming project with J&B Remodeling and although I cannot speak of a finished project yet (I will do a follow up review!), what I can tell you is that my experience so far has been wonderful! After a couple contractors let us down by never coming back with an estimate we were feeling pretty discouraged. Time was ticking and we still had nothing to start with! So I ran into Jayson & Brandi through my own workplace, as they had just moved to our little town and needed service. While exchanging paperwork for services, I noticed the email address was one for a remodeling business…I couldn’t help but to ask about it! Long story short- they came by and gave a very thorough evaluation of our home, our ideas, and everything we wanted to accomplish. They were very helpful and suggestive; they gave us ideas better than our own, with the same output but in a much more cost effective way. We received our estimate within the time-frame they gave us. They even followed up several times before the estimate was finished, just to keep us posted on how it was going! Since then, a couple months have gone by while we try to wrap up the loan to get started. They still check in with us, once a week-every other week to see how it’s going, see if we need anything more for the bank, etc. This is a quality I greatly appreciate and I believe is hard to find! Thank you, Jayson & Brandi, for all you have done! We are really looking forward to working with you!

R.T. Custom Builders
5.0
from 1 review
  • 2 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Stephen C.
Verified review

He done an excellent job and saved from having to buy another door. He even came by on a Sunday. Most contractors wouldn’t do that. Good job

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We do general maintenance, estate cleanout, cleaning, painting and general electrical work. We also do general plumbing and trash removal.

  • 26 years in business
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I do general contracting services. This includes roofing, siding, and remodeling. I do bathroom and kitchen remodeling, room additions, drywall, painting, plumbing, carpets, flooring (tiles, hardwood, and patios), and decks. I have done it all. I am bonded and insured. Call today. No job is too big.

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I am a general contractor. I can remove drywall and do hanging, taping and painting interior walls. I can also put texture in the plastering.

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I have been in the construction industry for 16 years. I have the experience to get the job done right the first time. I'm fully licensed and insured.

  • 24 years in business
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If I take the job , I do the work .My wife and I are the core crew , a fella has to have some supervision LOL 😄

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I do a little bit of everything, including windows, doors, roofs, siding, decks, flooring, electrical work, and much more.

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We provide services for general construction, handyman, etc. We fix and build anything inside and outside of your home. We have a list of professionals at our disposal for different trades who do the job right the first time and make our work last for years to come. We make it right!

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I am a general handyman and mechanic. I spent 10 years maintaining for landlords and 8 years in the construction unit of the military. I have been working with cars since I was 16 or better.

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I do general carpentry, remodels (small jobs are welcome), garages, concrete, siding, painting and trimming. I am almost 16 years in the trade.

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We do building maintenance. We have master electrician. We offer carpentry, drywall hanging and finishing, and window and door replacement.

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We are a family business for home remodeling and additions, as well as windows, doors, metal roofs, siding, decks, etc.

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Variety of services include refinish furniture, minor deck and porch repair, and "jot 'em down" service. You will find almost anything -- sell commercial-grade laundry detergent in five-gallon buckets -- and handyman services.

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Our services include the following: new construction, additions, remodeling, custom kitchens and bathrooms, sidings, decks, tile works, hardwood and laminate flooring, interior and exterior painting, etc.

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.

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 I plan a bathroom remodeling project?

If you’re stumped on how to plan a bathroom remodeling project, it pays to hire a designer. This is especially important if you’re changing your bathroom layout in any way. Designers create contractor-friendly drawings indicating exactly where each tile and fixture will be installed, down to the light switches. This investment might cost you $300-$500 but save you significant frustration and miscommunication, while ensuring you get precisely what you want.

If you’re going to do your own design, planning a bathroom remodeling project means being organized and planning ahead. Create a general outline of what you want and the budget you have. Identify the specific fixtures, tiles, paint and vanity you prefer. Get all this organized before requesting quotes from two to three reputable general contractors. Once you find the right pro, get a written contract outlining scope of work, materials that will be used, timeframe and payment schedule. Communicate clearly about when to order your materials so they are ready and waiting by the time the contractor gets the permits. Your job from here is to communicate clearly, pay the contractor as the work progresses, and enjoy your remodel when it’s done.

For more on where to start when remodeling a bathroom check out The Complete Thumbtack Bathroom Remodel Guide.

Where should I start when remodeling a bathroom?

Bathroom remodeling doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Before starting a bathroom remodel it’s crucial to know what you want and have a clear understanding of your maximum budget. If you’d love all marble fixtures but have $3,000 total, you will have to compromise. Being realistic about materials and money before you even contact a contractor will have you on the road to success. Here are some simple steps to follow in the planning stages of bathroom remodeling:

  • List your remodeling priorities in order of importance (e.g., 1. New shower head, 2. Replace flooring, 3. Install recessed lighting, etc.).
  • Calculate what you can realistically afford to spend on your bathroom remodel. Identify an “all in” price — meaning the absolute maximum you’re willing to pay, as well as what you’d prefer to spend.
  • Gather ideas from Pinterest about colors and finishes.
  • Research the costs of the materials and finishes you want and begin making choices about what is and isn’t possible to fit into your budget (once labor is included). If you’d like to stay under $10,000 total, but really love a $2,000 tub, plan to downgrade in other areas.
  • Request quotes from at least three reputable general contractors, share your vision and ideal materials, and work together from there.

How long should a bathroom remodel take?

With proper planning and a good general contractor, your bathroom remodeling project doesn’t have to take forever. The construction phase of the project will always vary based on your scope of work, the square footage and the condition of your bathroom under the surface layer. Inevitably an 80-square-foot master bathroom with major changes will take longer than a 25-square-foot guest bath undergoing a minor renovation. For a smaller bathroom, a facelift — the industry term for sprucing up the surface layer (such as paint, vanity, tiles or light fixtures) but keeping the existing footprint of the space — may take five to eight working days, as long as there are no surprises like mold waiting when the old vanity comes out. A more complex bathroom remodel that revamps the shower area (customizing the plumbing, installing tile and changing the shower door), updates the flooring and cabinetry, and adds new paint and new lighting could take anywhere from one week to three weeks. A full bathroom remodel that guts the room, changing the footprint and moving the electrical wiring and plumbing lines, could take four to eight weeks or more. To keep your bathroom remodel on schedule, have your materials ordered and waiting, and don’t make any change orders once construction begins. Planning is key to keeping a bathroom remodel on schedule.   

For more on how long a bathroom remodel should take check out The Complete Thumbtack Bathroom Remodel Guide.

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