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Fitchburg General Contractors

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OSA Home Improvement
4.9
from 96 reviews
  • 122 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Brett G.
Verified review

Everything you could ask for and more! I usually never write reviews, but when it comes to hiring people and it companies to do work I felt important to share. We all know how difficult it is to find a good contractor. Elsayed came out on a Sunday and worked tirelessly until the job was done. Installed 3 toilets, dishwasher, garbage disposal, 2 faucet fixtures. Also corrected numerous plumbing issues in the process. From start to finish he let me know what was going on every step of the way. His recommendations were spot on as he came across other issues throughout the project. I always felt confident everything would get done right and did it ever! Never strayed from the up front and honest pricing. I’ve already rehired Elsayed to do more work in my home as OSA is a full service general contractor. Hire with absolute confidence!!!

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David Monroe
5.0
from 82 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 103 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Gautham P.
Verified review

It was a pleasure working with David. We hired him for two jobs, and both of them were delivered with great quality, and precision. He is very responsive (unusual for most contractors out there) and on-time. Highly recommend David for any electrical work!

  • 43 years in business
  • 109 hires on Thumbtack
Evan B.
Verified review

Matt and his crew did a fantastic job! Highly recommended and would use them again in a heartbeat. They were on time, cleaned up and did high quality work. Lots of painting, patching, caulking, general repair and more. Excited to have them work a renovation for us!

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Great Flooring Remodeling
4.9
from 47 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 62 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Bill A.
Verified review

As a retired General Contractor having built hundreds of houses over more than 20 years, when I was asked to return to Massachusetts to remodel a home for my daughter and her family I found that most of the people that had done work for me in the past had retired and were no longer available. I needed to install 700 sq ft of prefinished 3 ¼” Maple flooring and the time line was very tight so I turned to other resources to get the job done and that is where I found Wilson Silva of GREAT FLOORING AND PAINTING, REMODELING INC. I explained to Wilson that I needed the job done ASAP and he offered to start the job 2 days after I spoke to him and promised to have the job completed in 2 days, all at a price that was very reasonable and better than all of the other companies that responded to my request. Wilson showed up at the site on the day that he said he would and to my surprise was able to finish in just one day! He told me that he knew that I needed the job done quickly so he brought extra help, staying to the agreed upon price. As for the results, the job came out great. Everything looks tight and straight. He took the time to make sure that everything was done perfect. In the 20 plus years that I have been doing this type of work I can honestly say that Wilson is one of the most professional, honest subcontractors that I have had the pleasure of working with. I highly recommend Wilson Silva and Great Flooring and Painting, Remodeling Inc. Do not waste your time searching out other hardwood floor installers, you have found “The Guy”!

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  • 10 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thomas C.
Verified review

Stella turned an existing upstairs bed room into a bathroom. Work was done well overall, and it was a pleasure working with Erik. I especially appreciate his ability to reply to e-mails and texts within minutes, something that most other contractors I vetted for the job couldn't manage in days, or in some cases, not a all. Stella was very helpful in the planning process, and managed all the permitting/inspection work with ease. I would definitely recommend them.

David Cibor
4.8
from 43 reviews
  • 54 hires on Thumbtack
Cathy M.
Verified review

I had many questions about some work we were considering and David was prompt and professional in his responses. He answered my questions straight forwardly when other contractors came back with excuses. Unfortunately we decided not to go ahead with the work, however, if we change our mind David is at the top of the list.

  • 24 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
Nancy M.
Verified review

Was a great experience with all star remodeling the quality of their work was spot on very neat on time honest and friendly people can't ask for much more from a contractor will use them in the future for many more projects

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Kajer Construction
4.9
from 35 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Bob C.
Verified review

I am a tenant in Worcester in a triple decker. I live on ground floor and have fenced in yard with a dog who loves that sort of thing. Call me spoiled but I got used to that. In the recent high-wind weather, a large 20' section of fence blew over. I discovered the posts were never cemented. Much to my dismay, the landlords did not want to fix the fence. In addition to having a dog I now had to leash walk everywhere, the yard was open to theft where I have a fire pit, grill, patio furniture, etc. I also feared the fallen fence would continue to get damaged and become impossible to salvage at all. I posted on thumbtack and received several replies. Some estimates were so high, they blew my mind. Then there was Billy. Billy wasted no time. He came right out to my apartment. He was empathetic to the fact that I was paying out of pocket on a property that wasn't mine and had a couple ideas on how to keep costs down. He recommended I buy the material. I bought it same day and two days later my fence was dug, poured, and set. The best part is he beat the snow coming and was extremely conscientious of his work. The old fence sections had rotted and worn down to the point where they had to be cut to be re-seated. Billy left full size posts for when those sections need to be replaced. When they are, they will match the height of the posts. I have already recommended Billy to a colleague who renovates and flips houses as a side business. I, myself, work for a General Contractor in Worcester but concrete and fence work was too much for me to tackle myself. I've been around the industry and I know good people when I see them. Billy is a hidden gem. I'd love to keep him the best kept secret I know but I'd be doing him and his work a dissatisfaction. I would recommend him to anyone. Without hesitation.

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  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jen W.
Verified review

We own a 1920's colonial. When we purchased the house the walls were original, in very bad condition and had not been painted in many years. Over the past 10+ years Troy has restored, repaired and painted the walls and woodwork in every room in the house. He takes pride in his workmanship and attention to detail. He's methodically patched holes, cracks & imperfections in our old walls. The time spent here was far more than the actual painting. His at times slightly higher estimates have always accurately reflected the hours spent prepping the surfaces. Last summer (2016) Troy acted as general contractor when we did a major remodel of our very large & in bad shape 4 season sun porch. Again, we were thrilled with the end result. He was available and responsive when an inevitable (but minor) miscommunication arose between myself and the electrician. He worked quickly to remedy the situation. The room was transformed to a comfortable space that my family enjoys everyday

RJ Development
4.5
from 33 reviews
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
Lusundra E.
Verified review

RJ Development delivered impeccable service. I admit I was hesitant based on a negative review previously written, however the way Rich followed up with me, and answered all my questions really put me at ease. He took the time to come to our home to clarify what was needed. He kept to the pricing. This is a very nice contractor and very personable. I would recommend him without hesitation!

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S. Smith Contracting
4.9
from 28 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Matt R.
Verified review

I didn’t hire Seth directly, but he came to my home to fix a mistake made by another contractor I hired. Seth was professional, friendly, punctual, and did great work in a timely manner. I would definitely hire him next time.

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Richardson Carpentry
4.8
from 26 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Gaurang P.
Verified review

I highly recommend Richardson Carpentry for Door Installation and other jobs. Russell did an excellent job with entry door and Storm door installation in my condo. He arrived on time and was very professional. He cleaned up after the job which other contractor lacks sometimes.

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Xcc pro builders llc
4.7
from 17 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sharon S.
Verified review

XCC did a perfect job installing my hardwood floors in two large rooms. There were lots of complications with rooms being out of square, un-level surface around the fireplace due to mortar, and border patterns with different wood, and insets. All of it came out perfectly and with very little wood waste (way less than other contractors would have done). Xavier and his crew also did a great job replacing my damaged sub-floors throughout the entire house - a task that no other contractors were willing to take on. Xavier and his crew always worked hard and are very pleasant to be around. They have wide knowledge and skill sets and are willing and able to do anything you might need. No lazy-bones or burn-outs in this crew!

Russ Robins & Associates
4.3
from 15 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Amanda T.
Verified review

Russ and his team was a pleasure to work with. He was very responsive to my inquiry (leveling my floors for a floating wood installation) and even adjusted his projects to fit my tight timeframe. He provided tips for other renovations we are doing throughout the house and even allowed up to borrow tools needed to do so. we have worked with several contractors over the last few weeks and Russ by far was the more professional.

  • 22 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Alvino S.
Verified review

Excellent contractor quality work

A.Winter Builders
3.8
from 13 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Marsha B.
Verified review

Without question, we are very happy with Andrew Winter and would hire him again for our next renovation project. We hired Andrew (Drew) Winter to handle a kitchen, bathroom and laundry room renovation in our recently purchased home. After evaluating many contractors, including contractors recommended to us by family and friends, we decided to go with Andrew. From our first meeting we felt comfortable working with Drew. He was upfront and honest, provided fair pricing and a realistic payment schedule and was an excellent communicator. Many times answering my calls, text and emails before and after normal business hours. At the end of the day, he is the type of person that just wants to make things right. In a little less than 8 weeks, Andrew transformed our 1935s kitchen, bathroom and laundry room into a modern marvel. There were many obstacles along the way and living though a renovation can be very challenging, however Andrew went above and beyond to keep our home as functional as possible and we appreciated his honesty, guidance, positivity and dedication to our project and happiness. What started out as a few minor renovations to make our home more livable for a few years turned into what we would be happy to call our forever home. That being said, Drew is already talking about the house he is going to build for us in a few years.

EM Remodeling,LLC
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Luciana B.
Verified review

Edson did an amazing job remodeling our first floor (kitchen, living room and playroom) and our second floor bathroom. He is committed to his craft and his opinion regarding some of our questions, were always very helpful to our project. We will definitely have him back to work on some of our other projects. We highly recommend him.

Fillers Carpentry
4.7
from 7 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Josephine B.
Verified review

With all of the horrible stories about contractors you hear these days, it's hard to give trust to someone with your home, but I don't have to think twice about trusting Mr Fillers, as he is the most honest contractor you could hope to meet. I hired Fillers Carpentry to remove and replace 2 double hung windows, a picture window, and a sliding patio door back in February, and could not be anymore proud of my replacements! Not only does he do top quality work, but he done it for a price I could afford! I happily recommend his services to all my friends and family!!

  • 19 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Ryan B.
Verified review

My wife & I interviewed 14 general contractors for our complete home remodel project (3 new & expanded baths, new vaulted ceiling & tiled shower in master bath, new tray ceiling & barn door closet in master bed, new screened-in porch, new front porch & front door, new & expanded wall of colonial windows in living room, finished garage, siding repair). This is a big project & we wanted to make sure that we hired a GC that (1) is skilled, experienced & has a track record of high-quality work, (2) is trustworthy, ethical, communicates well, easy to work with, and, (3) charges a fair rate for his work. Ralph is a rare find and checks all of these boxes. You should always speak with as many contractors as possible in order to find the best match for your project, and, Ralph should absolutely be on that list. We are very impressed and very happy with Ralph, and, we HIGHLY recommend that you discuss your project with him before making a final decision. He's a hard-working, highly-skilled GC that does the right thing by his customers at a fair price.

Matias & Silva
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Prashant S.
Verified review

Great contractor. Honest, straight forward, and on time! Highly recommend them for any basement related work. Will hire them again for our bathroom.

Mr. Fix It
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
James G E.
Verified review

Mr Fix It was the contractor I decided to use to remodel my kitchen & bathroom. Mark was extremely helpful with the design and layout of my kitchen and bathroom. We discussed a price, and unless I changed something he did not change me a penny more than the agreed price. He was very helpful in every aspect of the remodel. Him and his subcontractors were very honest. The plumber, Electrian, tile person, and painters were very professional. They did everything I asked for and more. Every night the job left clean and organized. I can’t say enough nice things about Mark and his crews. They did a fantastic job.

Q & A

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.

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 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.

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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  • Project type
    Major remodel
  • Project progress
    Just starting
  • Areas repaired/remodeled
    Other (Entire Home)
  • $175000
    Average price
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