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CALI Construction
from 42 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
Sue C.
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Painting, new vanities & toilets in bathrooms, new kitchen cabinets, counters,sink & faucets new flooring in kitchen & bathrooms. New windows, electrical work, many odd jobs. Was more than willing to do any job. Claudio has been a big help to me for over 17 yrs.

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The Resolute Building Group
from 27 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Laura D.
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My husband and I have hired many contractors for remodels and repairs. The Resolute Building Group is by far the best we have used. Dean is prompt, professional and exceeds expectations. Dean was out the same day and completed all of our projects quickly. We highly recommend Dean and his workers at the Resolute Building Group are outstanding.

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from 16 reviews
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sanjeev K.
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Jeff was reasonable with his quote and did a good job in time to fix my drywall and door.very professional in his work.i would definitely recommend Jeff for any remodeling work.

Shauna P.
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Bjorn was an absolute pleasure to work with. His design ideas, practicality and attention to detail made a potentially stressful renovation fun and exciting. I will definitely be hiring him again for my future home remodeling projects.

  • 9 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Nicholas P.
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Gary painted my entire house for a very competitive bid. Gary also showed up on time look professional and acted professional. I would recommend GMA renovation to anybody looking to have a job done right.

KR Custom Builders
from 5 reviews
  • 17 years in business
Anne S.
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We had KR Custom Builders renovate our master bathroom, and it turned out more beautifully than we could have ever imagined. From start to finish it was a very pleasant experience. Their professionalism, skill, efficiency and conscientiousness were outstanding. We’d highly recommend them.

from 3 reviews
  • 20 years in business
Caroline J.
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I would highly recommend the carpentry, remodeling and construction services of Carpentry with Integrity. We have known and worked with the founder, Mike Howell, since the summer of 2005. CI has masterfully handled the complete renovation and remodel of our home over the past 13 years. There was never any question of putting our projects out for bidding! We know we can count on the best of quality, timing and price with CI. The team at CI (Mike Howell-Founder/Operations/Carpentry, Frank De Loncker-Design/Operations Manager/Carpentry and Mike Yunker-Carpentry) is committed to excellence. I can say without reservation you will not find a better construction firm to handle your project, no matter how large or small! Caroline & Kirk James Saint Charles, Illinois

Rhino Exteriors Inc.
from 3 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Janet S.
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Rhino Exteriors Inc. did a roof for me. Eric and the crew were the easiest and most efficient contractors I ever have dealt with. I highly recommend Rhino Exteriors.

Bob's Handyman Svc. & Son
from 3 reviews
    Barb B.
    Verified review

    Mike knows and follows the local codes so I was confident that his work was correct. He stuck with a very complex electrical wiring problem that I had and solved it. He listened to my plans, questions, and concerns, made good suggestions, and was respectful at all times. He is very knowledgeable in all aspects of kitchen (and household) renovations.

    Mary R.
    Verified review

    He laid my floor from carpet to hardwood. It was in a timely manner and the right price.


    ACS looks at every detail,, and walks our clients through the entire process to make sure they are well informed before the work begins. ACS also ensures that a each worker maintains a clean work environment, your home is important to us as well.


    Well first you know the customer have to be happy and I tried to get everything done as soon as I can you know

    • 25 years in business

    Conscientious, honest, legal. We treat clients & their households with professional respect. Each job is done as if were my own home.


    At TS Renovation, we don't just pride ourselves on just one thing. We also pride ourselves on a diverse level. Windows, doors, floors, roofs, drywall, trims, kitchens and bathrooms are great places to enhance your home. We also do repairs as well. We can fix missing shingles or the holes in your drywall. We look forward to seeing happy customers who are enjoying their pride in their homes.


    I am a handyman. I do it all by word of mouth. I will provide references upon request. I do tile wood flooring, painting, cleanup, ceiling fans, drywall hang and repair. You name it. I do it.


    I've been in the industry for 20 years with references and referrals to stand by my work. I believe in customer satisfaction with all the work I provide.

    • 10 years in business

    I'm a National Tile Contractors Association member. I'm a certified Wedi Shower systems installer. Tile and trim carpentry are my specialties.


    Woodcrest Builders Inc. prides it self in only doing the job right. We try to use the best materials possible. We only do the installation as to the manufacture requirements. If that means we can't use a product that a customer wants to use because its not to be used in a certain manner then we won't do the job. Woodcrest Builders stands behind are work. We would never do anything at a customers home that we wouldn't do at our own home.


    Aguila’s Floor Renovation number 1 priority is making sure the customer is satisfied with the final finish


    I specialize in new construction and remodeling. I take on large jobs or just small handyman jobs. I am 34 years old and have been in the construction business for 15 years.


    Complete my work make customers happy and being recommended.

    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 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.

    Do I need a contractor for a kitchen remodel?

    A kitchen remodel is one of the most important investments you can make in your home, and it’s critical to get the details right; that’s where a home renovation contractor comes in. A minor remodel usually includes new cabinet faces and hardware, replacement appliances, and paint, while an extensive job may enlarge the kitchen’s square footage, install new cabinets or an island, change the layout, and lay new tile or hardwood floors. Any renovation that includes filing permits, construction, or electrical or plumbing work is best completed by an experienced contractor who knows local codes.

    How much will it cost to remodel my house?

    The cost to remodel a home is highly variable — size and scope of the project, quality of materials, and the number of subcontractors required to complete the job all affect the total cost. The average national cost of a home renovation project is $13,500. The national average per-square-foot cost of a remodel ranges from $25 to $100. Nationally, kitchen and bathroom remodels are the most popular types of projects, in part because they typically have the highest return on investment when the home is sold. The national average cost of a major kitchen remodel ranges from $25,000 to $62,000, while the average bathroom remodel tends to cost $6,000 to $18,000. In addition to materials and labor costs, many remodeling project costs include permit fees, which, average $900 or more, depending on your location.

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