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West Chicago Construction Specialists

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A V M Construction Inc.
4.9
from 52 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
Jaime R.
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Andrei and his team are fast, friendly and very economical. I would recommend him to anyone. My bathroom came out amazing especially the tilework. Thanks, Jaime

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  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
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Jean L.
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Handy Helper Construction was so easy to communicate with. They did a great job! I will definitely be using them again in the near future!

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Wojciech Marek Const.
4.9
from 41 reviews
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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Marek completed a kitchen remodel in my home. His work ethic and workmanship were great! He completed the job on schedule. We would definitely use his service again.

McDonald Construction
4.7
from 38 reviews
  • 27 years in business
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
Matt L.
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I needed a old, crumbling concrete porch removed and hauled away. Mike and his crew made quick work of it and left a clean site. Very happy with McDonald construction.

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  • 34 years in business
  • 76 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Edgar B.
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I hired Jeff after a home inspection while selling my home. I needed to fix a few things I didn't even know needed fixing. This included changing the main water valve under the house to working in the attic venting the bathroom fan. I also had some exterior eaves that need replacement. Jeff know how to handle all the jobs. He did a great job addressing everything. He is very knowledgeable when I comes to home construction. I plan on calling Jeff when I move to my new home for any work needed.

  • 5 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
Brianne K.
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Bruce and his crew were great to work with during our basement remodel. We shared our vision and he helped us to make it happen within our budget. He was upfront and honest about the costs that were incurred along the way and gave us lots of options/directions to go at different price points so we could make an informed decision. During the construction process, the crew worked diligently to get the work done. They sent daily updates with photos about what was accomplished each day and were always available to answer questions. Whenever we would call, text, or email, we heard back in a reasonable amount of time with the details we needed. At one point, we shared a concern about something and Bruce made sure that it was remedied to our liking without hesitation. It was so evident that he takes great pride in his work and looks to ensure his customers are 100% satisfied. Since moving to the area we have worked with several local "handymen" and Genesis may have just earned the title of our new "go to guy!" Thank you!!!

  • 13 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
Timothy O.
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I couldn't be happier with this project. Timing, expense and results were all better than expected. I will certainly be using William again, and have no trouble recommending him.

  • 5 years in business
  • 57 hires on Thumbtack
Christine G.
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Excellent work on a wedding project. My garden beds look great.

  • 9 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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Eric and his team were great. He helped me find the right solution for my issue and got the job done quick and for a great price. Eric's also very friendly and takes the time to explain things. I plan on using Eric and Exterior Construction Services in the future.

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Alumni Builders Inc
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Vincent C.
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Dan from Alumni Builders is the best contractor I have ever worked with. He is honest and reliable. From the initial project proposal all the way into it's delivery Dan organised perfectly all the aspects of remodeling project. I got the best price, on time delivery and an outstanding quality of the work by using Alumni Builders. I will always trust Dan with my construction needs and I highly recommend his services. Thanks Dan! Vincent C.

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  • 24 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kevin B.
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Tom was great. Sent his quote right away and was good about communicating start date and order of project. His quote for a bathroom was very fair and he provided all receipts for purchases. The project started out differently. Our water line from the water heater to the humidifier on our furnace broke the night before. I thought I may as well ask Tom to fix on his first day before calling a plumber and he happily repaired it quickly. He is very skilled and can do everything. He and his co-worker were very respectful and very clean. They even laid a tarp down in our garage when cutting tile. My wife likes things tidy and you really couldn't even tell they were there when we got home. In the middle of the project we decided to tile an entire wall and they had no issue with adding for another fair price. Tom also had great recommendations and photos for grout. He really wants to make sure his customer is happy. If you're looking for someone that is friendly, honest, does not cut corners and is very talented, I definitely recommend reaching out to Hercules Construction. Above and beyond experience with those guys.

  • 12 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Randy R.
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I hired HGR Construction Services, Joel Sevilla by the recommendation of my heating and air conditioning contractor. I hired him for an insurance claim for hail damage to my aluminum siding, he worked with the insurance adjuster for almost 2 months to get me the most that he could from the insurance company. They ended up paying for partial of the siding that was damaged but more than what they first offered because Joel brought to their attention many things they had missed. Instead of replacing the siding with aluminum again I upgraded to vinyl and paid the difference of the upgrade. I also had him install all 15 new windows that were well over due to be replaced. Joel is very easy to work with the crews that came to do the work were very professional and thorough. Any problems that arose were taken care of immediately and professionally. I plan on having HGR Construction Services, Joel Sevilla re-roof my house this coming spring. I would recommend Joel 100%.

Star Construct INC
4.7
from 14 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Rachell H.
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I would highly recommend Star Construct Inc for any and all of your Construction needs. It was a smooth process from start to finish. Scheduling was quick and Ady was very knowledgeable. The 5 man crew he send out was amazing. They showed me each step of the process they were completing along the way. When they were finished,you couldn't even tell there had been a house burned 4 weeks ago. I would,without any reservations, highly recommend Star Construct Inc to everyone,including my friends and family.

  • 23 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Doug B.
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I’m Doug Bernardini of Bernardini Builders, and I have used Roman almost exclusively for over 16 years. Roman always thinks outside of the box, is immensely talented, knows construction and construction costs very well. Our collaborations always go smoothly, and my customers are always pleased. Doug Bernardini, Pres. Bernardini Builders

JCM Gomez Construction Inc.
4.9
from 13 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Veronica C.
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We had a great experience working withJCM Gomez Construction. Mr. Gómez and his team did a great job on our roof and sofit. The price for the job was also great! Good team, quick and professional. They handled everything! Highly recommend JCM for any roof work!

  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Breanna A.
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We recently had a fence put up by the guys at Jates construction and couldn't be happier with the results. They gave us everything we hoped for and even custom-fit our mailbox and added some special touches. They were done ahead of schedule and always available for questions or concerns. We will definitely be hiring Jates for any future projects!

Perdomo Construction Inc.
4.4
from 12 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Noah O.
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I thank Perdomo Construction for satisfying my needs. I was thinking of remodeling my porch and he well designed it into something like never before. Thank you for your great work!

4 Points Construction inc
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Kevin S.
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It's like having a friend come to your house and do work. Very professional courteous. They make you feel at home, in your own home which is very comforting. And the work they do is performed with the highest quality, and always with the customer in mind. I would recommend 4 Points Construction to everyone.

Cirino Custom Design LLC
4.9
from 7 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Henry R.
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Outstanding Job !!! He is an excellent Contractor... My wife is super happy with the kitchen. I would recommend him to anybody. He's very worth it. Thanks Patrick...

  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Harry M.
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I can't say enough great things about working with Andronic Construction. Laying tile can be tricky, and Brian is a true craftsman. He is meticulous with fitting the tiles tightly, he re-arranged tile colors for me, he worked neatly, he cleaned up after himself at the end of each day. He arrived promptly and worked as quietly as possible. He was polite, respectful, and was truly a joy to work with.

  • 1 year in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Puneet J.
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Work was in tight area. Hopefully the wildlife issue will be resolved. Will see.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What do construction project managers do?

Construction project managers help in all stages of your construction project, starting from the very first step. Typically paid a percentage of a total project cost, they are part of the design and planning process and help ensure seamless communication between the design parties and the construction team. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, their scope of work includes preparing cost estimates, budgets and work timetables; interpreting and explaining contracts and technical information to other professionals; reporting work progress and budget to clients; collaborating with architects, engineers and other construction pros; selecting subcontractors and scheduling and coordinating their tasks; responding to work delays, emergencies and other problems; and ensuring compliance with legal requirements, building and safety codes, and other regulations.

The work of construction project managers may seem very similar to that of general contractors, but there are some critical differences. One difference is that, unlike most general contractors, project managers are not engaged in the actual construction — they are onsite overseeing the work of subcontractors. Another key difference is that project managers are hired during the design phase, while general contractors are hired after plans have been made. The project manager is generally paid a percentage of the total project cost, while the general contractor is more typically paid according to the bid they gave to build your project.  

How do I find out if a contractor is licensed?

It’s important to know if your project requires work by a licensed professional, as licensing laws can vary by state, locality, and job details. You can find general licensing information online at the government websites that handle occupational licensing for a given profession in your state or location. Some states designate a project cost over which you have to hire a licensed contractor. To find qualified licensed contractors, search your state’s licensing board. For example, in California, the Department of Consumer Affairs operates a searchable database through the Contractors State License Board. In some states, contracting licenses are provided at a regional level. You can find links to specific databases on BRB Publications’ Occupational Licensing page. Red flags that a contractor may not be licensed or may be providing an expired or false license number are unreasonably low bids or a request for complete payment upfront. For more, check out our tips for smart hiring on Thumbtack.

How much does a project manager charge per hour?

You may choose to hire a construction project manager for your residential or commercial project. For the hands-on homeowner who wants to be involved in home construction but isn’t comfortable hiring subcontractors, a construction project manager can oversee these relationships and supervise labor. Typically, construction project managers charge a fee that is a flat percentage of the total construction project cost. This may range from 10 percent to 15 percent, depending on the company and the services they provide. This means a $30,000 home remodel project would have a construction project management fee of $3,000-$4,500. Hiring a construction project manager generally precludes the markup on subcontractor labor charged by a general contractor. The drawback to this choice is that, unlike a general contractor, the construction project manager won’t be financially responsible for the work of the subcontractors. For larger projects, you may hire a construction project manager who will also hire a general contractor. This provides the benefits of the general contractor along with the management services of the project manager, who will be on board from the beginning. The construction project manager will be involved in the design phase and work with the architects and the building crew, facilitating a smoother overall process.

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What is a contractor license number?

A contractor license number is proof that your contractor is operating their business legally, that they have the proper documentation required by your state or region, and that they are competent in their area of work (electrical, plumbing, construction, etc.). Licensed contractors should freely advertise their contractor license number. If not, you can request it before considering them for hire. You can also research your contractor using their license number. The database for your state will indicate the field they are licensed to work in; whether they are up to date on insurance, workers’ compensation and bonds; and whether they have any consumer complaints issued against them. If the licensed contractor you are hiring does not have employees, they are not required to carry workers’ compensation. Each state or region will have their own database for licenses, such as the State of Oregon Construction Contractors Board. For more, check out our tips for smart hiring on Thumbtack.  

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