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Lafayette Garage Builders

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  • 12 years in business
  • 148 hires on Thumbtack
Chris L.
Verified review

Very prompt communications; persons sent to make difficult TV bracket install, connect cable extended distance, hook up electrical power in attic with all wiring run through a exterior room and back into the attic and then down and out through a brick wall to the patio bracket were professional specialists. Would highly reccomend Kelly Simon! He followed up immediately upon job completion to assure I was completely satisfied.

Anytime services llc
from 4 reviews
    Amanda F.
    Verified review

    I hired him to build a fence in my backyard and redo my flower beds amazing turnout . I will definitely hire him in the future

    Jason Hebert Construction
    from 4 reviews
      Bart B.
      Verified review

      Great value for high quality product. Finish product just like planned. Great to work with during building process. Veteran who served our country, Highly recommend.

      Team AC
      from 3 reviews
      • 8 years in business
      • 3 hires on Thumbtack
      Chelsea B.
      Verified review

      I had a deck built in my backyard with a pergola. Excellent job. I'm having him comeback and build a decorative fence and flower bed in the front.

      Fix'em Up
      from 2 reviews
      • 2 years in business
      • 2 hires on Thumbtack
      Conway T.
      Verified review

      I posted a project to replace some wood rot on the exterior of my garage. He came out to verify the project after the initial bid on the post. He told me when he could start. He arrived when he said he would. He even worked when when the weather turned a little bad. He did a good job for a good price.

      Cole R.
      Verified review

      I had them to extend my garage and add on storage so I could have outside access for lawn equiptment. In the process I had them pour a driveway to have more room for parking and mobility. They really done an outstanding job, exactly what I pictured that it would be. They are wonderful!

      Jill of All Trades
      from 1 review
      • 1 hire on Thumbtack
      Curtis B.
      Verified review

      Miss Ross was hired to take care of all cleaning needs and inventory for my home and office building. mrs Ross is still with us at this time.Great Job

      JD H.
      Verified review

      Did a geat job closing in my garage. People that didnt know can't tell it was once a garage.


      We handle all types of repair, remodel, renovation or restore. We do all building maintenance and property preservation, ground keeping, paint, plumb, electrical, floors, roofs, whatever your needs are, we can handle them. No job is top big or too small. We serve residential or commercial buildings. At Honey Dones, we can fix anything but a broken heart, dont let your honey give you the blues, call Honey Dones!


      My basic philosophy is simple: treat the customer the way you would like to be treated and build it like it's your own! I have a high level of skill and do an excellent work.


      I advise customers in selecting contractor and building material. I advise customers in home construction, contract with AT&T, Century Telephone, Parish School systems and Holiday Inn to complete construction Jobs. I meet with engineers, architects and construction contractors and subcontractors to effectively complete projects in effective and timely manner.


      I've been in the business for 21 years. I build fences, decks, additions, metal buildings, shop houses, and metal roofs. I also do cement work.

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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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