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ISA Euro Construction
4.7
from 138 reviews
  • 197 hires on Thumbtack
Charlie C.
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I found ISA to be one of those rare businesses where you actually receive what you pay for. Their jobs were to tile two bath rooms and a family room, hang 10 interior doors, install extensive back splash and replace two bathroom vanities. One rare quality we found with ISA is their punctuality. A customer will find appointments kept and punctuality maintained ... a trait definitely not belonging to a good number of contractors today. We found Salvo and Kemmel (spelling) personal and friendly to be with during the arduous turmoil of home remodeling. Perhaps the best accolade a customer can provide to any business is "yes, I would hire them again"!

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Remodeling Associates
4.9
from 115 reviews
  • 43 years in business
  • 136 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Allison M.
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Ron has done many home improvements for me over the years and has helped to make my home look great! He has done everything from electrical (changing all my lighting in my house and one of them was from a 2 story entry way Yikes!), plumbing ( new kitchen sink, garbage disposal and sump pump) to adding crown molding and glass to my kitchen cabinets and now they look custom. He is friendly, prompt, very fair pricing, very knowledgable in all home improvements and best of all he is a perfectionist. He will not leave the job until it is perfect and the customer is very happy. He did new tile in my mom's kitchen and now she loves him too! I've delt with many contractors over the years and really Ron is the best.

Level of Detail Construction
4.9
from 85 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 137 hires on Thumbtack
Shaun J.
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Brian's work is amazing. His quote was 33% lower that any other contractor that I checked with. His work was great & he was on time as promised. He was even able to take time to help me with another project on the spot. I look forward to working with Brian again.

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Excellent Plumbing
4.9
from 64 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 74 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mary B.
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The contractor installed a pedestal sink, replaced the toilet seal, repaired the tub opening and closing device. He was efficient, clean, friendly and polite. He came at the time he said and he stayed with the job until finished.

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MPT Plumbing Inc
4.8
from 55 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Bob G.
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Independent contractor that assessed the project, determined the best option and quoted a competitive quote. Was thorough with completing project on a timely basis and keeping area clean Would definitely recommend

  • 27 years in business
  • 65 hires on Thumbtack
D. P.
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David & his team at JDM did a phenomenal job remodeling our bathroom on a budget. They gutted the original builders bathroom where there had been a leak in the shower behind the tile. They installed all new fixtures, including new vanity, new exhaust fan, new toilet, new sink/top, new vanity light, primed and color change the walls and ceiling. The tile work is FaNtAsTiC with custom niche in the shower. Their design suggestions regarding the tile, tile trim, and appointments helped us receive a much nicer bathroom than ANY of the other contractors we spoke to would have done for the budget... Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!

Russo Remodeling
4.6
from 45 reviews
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
Dan M.
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Professional level all around contactor for your home improvement projects.

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  • 28 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
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Terry M.
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Jeff is outstanding. A model contractor. Will hire again.

J&S Exteriors Inc. A
4.7
from 43 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 71 hires on Thumbtack
Connie S.
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We couldn't be happier with Jeremy and J&S Exterior! He came out and advised us about what he could do with our siding both repairs with painting or siding. Then left it up to us which way to go with more information than we had been given by 4 other contractors. We chose the siding and it is beautiful and done with professionalism and on time. Thanks 😊

  • 5 years in business
  • 57 hires on Thumbtack
Alex K.
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I hired Joe to do some carpentry work in my basement and he did a great job. I will be using him again to help me out with projects I will not be able to complete.

Master Craft & Design
4.5
from 34 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
Ashlee Z.
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We took on a rather large project in our new home, which included a full kitchen remodel, not done by MasterCraft - and what I can say is that Eddie and his team were by FAR the best contractors we worked with during this process. He was extremely helpful and communicative - any time I needed something, he responded quickly and entirely. Outside of that - his pricing was extremely fair and he did a top-notch, job. Every detail was gone over to ensure that it met both my and his standards. There was a complete transformation made to our home in a timely fashion, and Eddie was also up front with what was going on. I never felt as though we were being slighted or that the work done did not match our expectations. In fact, everything exceeded the expectations and we even enlisted Eddie to do a few other things. We wish we had even MORE in our home for him and his team to do because they did such a fantastic job.

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Bath Consultants Inc
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Christine A.
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My husband and I had been planning a tub-to-shower conversion for awhile but were not looking forward to dealing with the mess and issues that come with home improvement projects. We met with Dennis (the owner of Bath Consultants Inc.) and he was able to put together a design and estimate on the 1st visit. His estimate was much lower than other contractors and he was able to answer all our questions and concerns so we hire him. When it was time to install the shower his team was able to complete the project in 1 day and they did an excellent job. We strongly recommend using Bath Consultants Inc.. The workers were very careful, clean and hauled away all the old material. They made our bathroom project stress-free and beautiful. Attached is photo of our finished shower.

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HomanRemodelingInc
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Martin R.
Verified review

Fixed a job a contractor walked out on. Good quality work and reliable. Would hire again. People need to remember cheap is not good. You have to pay for quality!

  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Tom S.
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The Jates construction team did an amazing job on this project. My wife and I needed to repair our laundry area / utility closet / hallway, which had been destroyed by a roof leak in our condo building (long story). We decided to try thumbtack, not knowing what to expect. Antonio from Jates responded immediately, and scheduled a visit the next day to provide a free estimate/quote. By the end of the day, we received a detailed Quote / job description, with a fair price. Estimated project time would be about 3-5 days. We signed up Jates, and immediately received an email. Jates was on site the very next day, completed the project in 3 days, always showed up on-time, and even gave us advice on paint colors and the doors (went with their paint suggestion - Dolphin Fin, a blueish/grey, by Behr at Home Depot, and love the look). They also helped us install a cat door for the utility room (where we are putting the litterbox)! Antonio provided updates throughout each day, and was very responsive. The entire team was very professional and friendly. Overall we are incredibly happy with the work Jates did. IMO, the most important things from any contractor are 1) transparency, 2) hard work, and 3) easy to contact. The Jates team gets an A+ on all three. We will definitely use them again, for other work in our unit (and also for condo projects) You guys rock!! P.S. I attached a before/after picture below, so people can see just how great they did!! We love the result!

Juan Sanchez
4.7
from 10 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Age T.
Verified review

Unlike so many contractors, he was on time and finished when he said he would be done. He built our shed (with warped lumber that came in the kit) in just over a day while others quoted 2+ days and his price was more than fair. He and his crew did a great job of making things work even though the kit was not the greatest. I plan on hiring him again and referring him!

RJ Loos Construction
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 33 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Mike T.
Verified review

We had our normal contractor work on these toilets 3 times. He just kept adding wax seals. RJ Loos properly added an extension to bring the height properly to the floor. We are happy with the excellent work.

Next Solution Inc.
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Cindy K.
Verified review

4 bedroom rental property rehab. The price was good in the quality was excellent. The Me informed every step of the way! One the best contractors of ever worked with.

Stenes Contractors Inc.
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Garret D.
Verified review

Stenes Contractors was extremely helpful in executing the strategy for a spectacular roof repair and completion. The just job was done with high quality and expeditiously. I would highly recommend them for this type of work. I especially liked the demeanor of the owner who handled any hiccups in our plans by saying, "Garret, if I complained, it wouldn't do me any good!" then forged ahead and completed the task at hand. Outstanding! Regards Garrett

  • 9 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Patti B.
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Mike Williams is an excellent contractor! He did a beautiful job in our bathroom. He also built us a new deck! 😊. Mike is so talented and nice. He was the most reasonably priced carpenter. He is very personable and a very hard worker!! I highly recommend him!

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    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.

    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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    Need a General Contractor

    Menomonee Falls, WI

    • Project type
      One or more small projects
    • Project progress
      Sketches and/or basic idea of project
    • Areas repaired/remodeled
      Bathroom(s), Other (Breezeway )
    • Details
      Need bathroom painted and would like a closet built
    • $560
      Average price

    Need a General Contractor

    Chicago, IL

    • Project type
      Major remodel
    • Project progress
      Just starting
    • Areas repaired/remodeled
      Bathroom(s), Kitchen, Living room, Bedroom(s), Basement
    • Details
      Finishing a basement that at one time used be inhabited, but now gutted and in raw shape. Potentially need to have new metering done to finish out the garden unit, or potentially duplex with the floor above. Size of basement is about 900 square feet

    Need a General Contractor for Commercial Space

    Palatine, IL

    • Project type
      New commercial construction
    • Project progress
      Just starting
    • Areas repaired/remodeled
      Other
    • Details
      This is a commercial retail space.
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