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Peoria General Contractors

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Gary Roe Home Improvement
4.6
from 15 reviews
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Martin J.
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Gary's crew showed up on time and tore off and replaced house/garage roof by 5:00. The price was lower than other contractors and the quality was great. Would recommend easily for referrals. Easy to deal with!!!

  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Toni J.
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Very much on time, polite, and did exactly as I needed. I would hire him again!

Davidson Home Improvement
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 14 years in business
Tay J.
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Erik is my landlord's go-to contractor to help with renovations, repairs and maintenance. 10/10 would recommend him to anyone!

Sherren Construction
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 12 years in business
Alex H.
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Replaced the shower wall and tub liner. Was a very good experience. Work was outstanding and done in a timely manner. I would recommend this contractor to anyone. Looking forward to other projects from this contractor in future jobs.

Joseph Drywall & Painting
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 18 years in business
Cindy F.
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I hired Jeff to hang some drywall for me. He came and bid the job, was here when he said he would be and did an excellent job! I have used several area contractors for various houses that I own and would invite him into my home anytime!

  • 3 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Dexter H.
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Good work and a great guy! He did exactly what he promised and the job was done on time.

builtnyouryard
5.0
from 1 review
  • 35 years in business
Melissa M.
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I have never had a contractor be so responsive and finish a job in 3 days until now. Great quality and total cleanup after. I love my new shed.

Jan K.
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We have used Jaye R DeBates Contracting Inc for several home improvement projects including replacement windows, roofing and general remodeling. The work has always been done efficiently and on time. Jaye has given us suggestions to achieve our desired results.

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We are a full-service general contracting business specializing in all types of storm damage. We offer complete storm claim damage repair, from start to finish. We handle the entire claim for your benefit. We offer 24- hour service. We take care of hail, wind, fire and flood damage.

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I do roofing, siding, windows, doors, and decks. I've been doing this kind of work for 38 years, and I love it. I'm a perfectionist.

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We do new construction, remodeling, interior and exterior painting, drywall, decks, and anything residential.

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I do anything and everything around the house. I am helping out with daily needs and anything you would need done.

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We've been in this business for 12 years. We have a license. We will travel to you. We will give you estimates. Give us a call.

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Dillman Brothers are general contractors who provide the very best solutions for all of your renovating, remodeling and repair needs. We are a commercial and residential builder, and we install roofs, siding, windows, garage doors, gutters, screen rooms, handrails, retractable screens and more. We have offices in Urbana and Bloomington, IL, and we also service Champaign, Peoria, Springfield and the surrounding areas.

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I do general household repairs. I replace faucets and door locks. I do small jobs around the house in the Pekin area.

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We specialize in custom kitchen and bathroom remodels, with an emphasis on design and quality materials. We love the creativity and originality of the work that we do and pride ourselves on delivering exactly what our clients want, every time.

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We are a full-service general contracting firm specializing in storm repair as well as hail, wind, fire and flood.

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We install tiles, hardwoods, laminates and LVTs to all hard surfaces. We sub-contract for carpet weavers and many new home builders in the Peoria area.

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I am a general contractor with 25 years of experience. We do every aspect of construction, from new homes to remodeling. We also do light commercial work.

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We are a full service home improvement and building general contractor. This means we are capable of doing most everything on your project whether it be in your home, business or on your farm. Our speacialty is custom projects to meet any and all your needs. Day to day there is no two jobs alike. All of our jobs are custom tailored to fit your needs.

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We provide residential and farm electrical, heating and cooling, painting and general maintenance services. We also do water heaters.

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.  

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.

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 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.

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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