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West Chicago Basement Professionals

Browse these basement contractors with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in West Chicago.

  • 9 years in business
  • 518 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
Malik S.
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replacement of ceiling fans outlets switches all electrical was done great evening rewired my electrical box in basement 👍👍👍👍

A Plus Decorating Inc.
4.8
from 129 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 168 hires on Thumbtack
Don S.
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Chano did an amazing job. He performed and completed everything he said he would for a more than reasonable price. I will use Chano and his company for future projects!

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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
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Syed M.
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Michale did fix our hot water problem and did a amazing work put his time and hardwork to do the job I will recommend to my fryand family

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  • 48 hires on Thumbtack
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Theresa s.
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I am in love with my new backsplash done by Marek Construction! His wife Gracie does a great job setting up appointments and following up. I would not hesitate to use Marek again and to recommend him to others that need work done!

  • 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!

Quality Home Remodelers
4.6
from 39 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
Milsan S.
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Mike and his team are great and professional. Tony came out to clean the gutters on the house and did a great job. Great service and great price, Highly recommended Mike and his professional team.

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  • 17 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Dena B.
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I had BC remodel my basement... drywall, tape, mud and paint. I am very happy with the job. I had 3 quotes and he was the middle quote. The story goes you get what you pay for. I was very impressed with everything!! Prompt, very clean and excellent work. I will use BC in future for this old house. Thank you again!!

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
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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
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Greg H.
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Alumni Builders was an amazing company to work with on our home renovation. Dan was very professional and upfront with all costs, both expected and unexpected. He was thorough with our contract and allowed us to make changes along the way. He was in communication with us during the entire renovation and would let us know what the upcoming work would be as well as the name of who would be performing the work. We have a six month old at home and Dan was as accommodating as possible with his schedule & needs and understanding of my concerns (paint fumes, etc.) The quality of work was excellent and our basement has been transformed! I would absolutely recommend and rehire Alumni Builders for any future projects we might have.

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  • 24 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
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Nikisha J.
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Tom has done many small, medium sized and large projects in my home. He has redone my entire basement, 2 bathrooms, expanded closets, and painted many rooms. Essentially, he is a 'jack of all trades'. His work is neat, clean. He works efficiently and can accomplish a lot in a small amt of time. He is honest, hard-working, highly experienced, innovative, practical and pleasant to work with. He is also very competitively priced, regardless of the job. I would highly recommend him to do any project in the home!

  • 15 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
Ann B.
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The stairs from the kitchen to the basement were covered with old linoleum. My husband and I removed some of the lino and saw the wood was bad. When Glenn arrived, we told him to replace the tread and risers with new oak.They were stained and finished with polyurethane. A railing was also installed.

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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
Thumbtack Customer
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We had to break our project into 2 phases because of remodeling. They refinished floors in 2 bedrooms, stairs and a hallway. They were here when they said they would be, did quality work and explained very clearly any questions I had. We will be using them for phase 2. One small nit: Some of the stain got onto our walls and baseboards so I had to repaint those. It wasn't a huge deal, but I feel like they could have taped that off so I didn't need to repaint.

Perdomo Construction Inc.
4.5
from 15 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Xun D.
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This is the second project Perdomo construction has done for me. The first time they built a small bedroom in the basement. This time they remodeled my kitchen. As is the first time, they have done a great job. Clean, fast and professional. The workers are punctual, helpful and above all very good people with great skills. I would recommend the company to anyone

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
Kevin T.
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Coleman Construction was amazing! Finished my whole basement in three weeks. They were well under every other estimate and really listened to what we wanted. I can’t say enough about how great they were. They even worked Saturday’s to get the job done quickly!

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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