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New Lenox Basement Professionals

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

  • 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
Erika K.
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Keith did an outstanding job wiring my garage, removing unnecessary wiring through out my basement and installing a switch on my vanity. He is very professional. He also helped me trouble shoot plumbing and other items I had in question pertaining to my fist house and as soon as he completes my stove hook up I am going to give him 5 stars, recommend and use him in the future.

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
Aaron C.
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Fernando and his team were great. They responded quickly and were very polite and professional. They came and finished my job with in a couple hours. We had some water damage from a burst pipe. They came in and it looks like new. We're excited to have our basement back.

Affordable handyman
4.4
from 78 reviews
  • 33 years in business
  • 92 hires on Thumbtack
Huzefa G.
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We hired Tom to finish our basement. It’s been a project on our to do list since we bought the house couple years ago. We met with a number of people/companies to get ideas and quotes. With the size of the project (2000 sq ft), we wanted to make sure we give it to the right company, having burnt by many past experiences dealing with contractors. When we met Tom, we knew right away he was the right guy. Tom completed the basement yesterday, and we couldn’t have been more satisfied. The basement looks great, and the attention to quality and perfection is astounding. Tom and his men are the most reliable people I have worked with. Showed up at 8am 6 days of the week for 30 days. Tom puts his heart into the job and we developed a very personal relationship with him. Highly recommend Tom for any project. He also engineered a solution for another structural problem that we had in the house during the time he was working the basement. Can’t say enough good things about him.

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MPT Plumbing Inc
4.8
from 59 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 70 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Cindy R.
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So I came home from work to find my basement flooded and my sump pump not working. These guys were on the case within an hour. Ian replaced my sump pump, drained out and cleaned up the water, and also explained some other issues that I will need to address at some point in the future. Very pleased with the experience from start to finish. And thanks to Tate too!

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  • 48 hires on Thumbtack
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Jodi S.
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Marek and Gracie were the dream team. Marek does professional, excellent, really top notch work. I am going to miss my talks with Gracie. She made sure I was kept up to the minute on all areas of the job. Highly recommend Marek Wojciech Construction. Very honest!!!

  • 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!

McDonald Construction
4.6
from 39 reviews
  • 27 years in business
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
Matthew R.
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Mike was very professional and stuck to his commitment. His crew are hard works and I am amazed at what they got done.... lowering a basement floor 21 inches. There were some conflicts in scheduling the pouring of the concrete but in the end he stayed true to his commitment. I would definitely recommend him in the future.

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.

  • 20 years in business
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
Erica S.
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We hired Mark to fix our kitchen floor after water had been leaking through it to the basement. He and his co-worker did a fantastic job! He is very well-educated in his field, and was very efficient in his work. We will definitely hire him again!

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  • 9 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ivan P.
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They did a very nice job, i got my basement and my entire first floor repainted, they made quick work of the high ceilings and i was very impressed with final result. I will definitely call them back when im ready to get the second floor repainted.

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Alumni Builders Inc
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
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Austin T.
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Dan came in to handle our basement project and he was the only contractor that reached out after quoting to make sure we understood the quote. We than discussed options for stair railing options and built in shelves which came out great! Next time I need a home improvement project done I will call Dan!

handyman @t your service
4.9
from 17 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Annie T.
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Juan came by and did a walk thru with me and I felt very confident in his skills. He did not pressure me or talk down to me, he listened to my needs and concerns. I was out of town while he worked and Juan checked in daily with pictures of the progress. My basement job was gross, complicated and messy. Juan finished it quickly and cleaned up so well I almost didn't recognize the pictures he sent me as my basement. His pricing is very fair and his work was excellent.

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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
Jim W.
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Awesome Job!! The floors look great, minimum dust from process. The guys were wonderful to work with.

Perdomo Construction Inc.
4.5
from 15 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Aziz B.
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Julio's team was very punctual and flexible to my project needs. He was tasked with finishing my basement and he did a beautiful job with the drywalling and tiling. He also came back to fix some floor tiling that were in level. The only thing I would recommend he up his game is on the electrical side ensuring everything is up to code.

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.

Coleman Construxion Inc
4.6
from 9 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Ankit D.
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Scot is the real deal. Very friendly, available, AMAZING WORK. He and his team did an amazing job finishing our basement and adding crown molding in our whole house. Scot is very big on quality and we are lucky to have found him considering how picky I am. He listened to all suggested and got EVERYTHING we wanted done. Before finishing the project, he went over everything with a fine tooth comb and put in insane work to have a perfect finish to everything. He is very creative and is able to do anything you ask. He also got everything done in a time crunch that we put on him. He gave us a completion date and was cleaned up and done with everything a day early! I will update with photos ASAP. Hire him now, you will NOT regret it. I know I will be hiring him again without hesitation.

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

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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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