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Springfield Framing Contractors

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J.V. Handyman and Painter
4.9
from 83 reviews
  • 104 hires on Thumbtack
Bill M.
Verified review

If anybody needs a good painter I would highly recommend these guys! Jorge and his crew busted their butts for two days finishing up tonight at 8:00 pm! Did everything as per the estimate and then things that weren't on the estimate! Never once asked about paying up front or half now half at completion... Finished up by picking up the yard, sweeping the garage, coiling up the hose. Never asked about being paid, just wanted to know if I was happy. I had to start the conversation about giving him money! The whole crew very polite and respectful. Oh, one other thing, I did something I have never done in 37 years of dealing with contractors. I tipped these guys $100 for beers on me!

Top Pro
  • 34 years in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Elaine T.
Verified review

This was a great experience as my first time using this contractor. He was very responsive in all phases from submitting a bid to completion. This was a complex range hood installation and he was creative with the solution. I was extremely pleased.

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Jorge Jimenez
4.9
from 47 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Michelle M.
Verified review

Jorge did a great job assembling my furniture and installing my screen doors. When we realized one of the doors wouldn’t work, he suggested an alternative and even helped me do the exchange. Definitely a good handyman to have around!

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Peter lingley
4.9
from 47 reviews
  • 49 years in business
  • 57 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Brandon S.
Verified review

Very fast, very good service. Was able to repair and provide assistance where several other contractors could not.

Top Pro
  • 28 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Virginia P.
Verified review

Todd was responsive and was the best value for dollar of other quotes. He made time for me under time constrains that others could not meet. I would recommend him to anyone looking for a quality contractor in the area. I sell real estate for a living and will recommend him to other home owners who need his services.

D.H.Williams Company
4.6
from 35 reviews
  • 32 years in business
  • 75 hires on Thumbtack
Walter K.
Verified review

I have dealt with many contractors in my lifetime , however I can honestly say it was a pleasure dealing with Dan. I hired Dan to replace a deck on my home prior to putting it in the market for sale. Dan not only did an excellent job on the deck, he helped me make economical solutions to various repairs and remodel that ultimately help sale my home. What was most impressive is that Dan dealt with the constant hassle from the building department in a patient and professional manner. Most importantly the craftsmanship of the deck was so impressive that the inspector said "Your Contractor did right by you and built a deck that will outlast any deck I have seen in the past 2 years." If I was not moving out of state I would hire Dan to do any project in my house because it is not often you come across a true Master Carpenter and that is what you will get when you hire Dan.

Homestead Contractors
4.7
from 32 reviews
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
Lynn W.
Verified review

I had Dave Dohl of Homestead Contractors do a roof repair on my over 100 year old home. He came out to my home, gave me a quote on the work, and started the job the next day. He was efficient and extremely helpful. The quality of his work was excellent and he did a very good cleanup after the job was through. After the roof was done, he did some trim painting on the front of my house which improved the street view of my house a lot. I would highly recommend Dave Dohl to anyone in the Moodus/East Haddam or Middlesex county area. I would definitely use Homestead Contractors again.

For U Builders
4.5
from 23 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
SE B.
Verified review

This was my first experience working with Thumbtack and For U Builders. I have a small house, and in the past, many contractors have simply not returned my calls because the job was considered "too small to bother." For U Builders installed 2 new custom exterior doors on my home. From the very beginning, Brandon (scheduling) and John (owner) were very communicative -- we had to schedule around the door delivery, and they were able to fit in my project as soon as the last door arrived. Stephen (Carpenter) is amazing! He made it look so easy and was attentive to every detail -- my house was built in the 1930s, so adjustments were necessary to make everything fit. When the job was finished, there wasn't a trace of dust or debris anywhere! I am very, very happy with the results, and will definitely work with For U Builders in the future. The entire team are professional, friendly, efficient and a joy to work with! Thank you!

Fortin & Miller Construction
4.6
from 19 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Orion H.
Verified review

Hard to get a good contractor-these guys were great.

  • 65 hires on Thumbtack
Fitzroy P.
Verified review

From day one Paulino was very responsive to any inquiry I had about the job. He was professional throughout. Due to traffic conditions he was a few minutes behind schedule but he gave me adequate notice of the delay. He was meticulous with the job (interior door installation), completed the job in a timely manner and cleaned up after completion. I highly recommend Paulino Home improvement to anyone who is looking for a door installer!

  • 5 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Pamela W.
Verified review

There is not one single negative thing to be said about John and his work! We feel so blessed to have found him on Thumbtack! Good customer service has always been one of the most important factors my husband and I consider when hiring someone or rating our experience with any company. John exceeded our expectations on that issue. We are located 2000 miles away from our home that we rent out and found we needed to have lots of work done in between tenants. John not only did beautiful work (our sister-in-law kept us updated and sent photos along the way), he stepped up and baled us out of a tough situation when another contractor that we hired to do other work prior to hiring John seemed to be having time-management issues. Since we were faced with a tight deadline with new tenant arriving soon, John jumped in and got those jobs done in 2-3 days where we had already been waiting 6 weeks to have done by the other guy! This was on top of the jobs we originally hired him for. Now faced with more challenges that came up about other issues, John has proven to us that he is the guy that can be called on and trusted for anything! Thank you, John! Thank you, Thumbtack! (If Thumbtack allows me to come back later and update this review, I'll add photos that are on my phone.)

  • 52 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Alex R.
Verified review

Joe, first of all thank you! My family and I are very thankful we found you. I am sure we will talk again in the near future. Martelle Builders are nothing short of professional, responsible, but most of all AMAZING at what they do. I have built a few houses and I have had my share of terrible contractors but Martelle Builders by far exceeded all expectations. There are contractors that will just go into a job and just do it, and then there is Martelle Builders, who treats his job as these houses were of his own. It is more than just the money for these guys. Oh, and did I mention they framed my new construction mid-winter?? Do NOT hesitate to hire MB... I am very glad I didn't.

  • 17 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Denise D.
Verified review

Waited all day for contractors to call back on a busy day to remove snow and they never did ,so then I found Patriot, they responded right away,very professional and courteous and did a great job.

D.B.Carpentry, LLC
4.6
from 8 reviews
  • 26 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Tania P.
Verified review

Could not have been happier. Doug and his assistant do impeccable work. He gave a start date if weather permitting, and showed when he said he would. They cleaned after each day and left nothing out of place. So happy to have found D B Carpentry. He is our go to guy from now on.

Elevate Construction
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 48 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Jerry J.
Verified review

Elevate did a phenomenal job on my kitchen and bath... They stayed very close to my budget, cost than I even though I would stay with all the updates I made! Would highly recommend Elevate to anyone looking for a great general contractor!

CJT Development LLC
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Jason S.
Verified review

We had the pleasure of working with Mark Troiano from CJT Development to build our custom new house. He is everything you would want in your contractor. He made great suggestions and helped keep us stay within our budget. When we met with him to go over out blueprints he came back with ways we could save money and not lose the integrity of our dream home. He did an amazing job sticking to the time table that we discussed previous to starting our build. Mark does an amazing job of explaining the process of everything and stayed in constant contact with us throughout the entire project. He was always available to answer our questions whether it be in person, on the phone, text or email. Mark was always willing to help out where ever it was needed. He is hard working and honest and works with quality subcontractors. Our house came out beautiful and the quality is amazing. I would highly recommend Mark to do any project, and would hire him again in the Here is a link to our home on Houzz http://www.houzz.com/projects/1482269

Gilardi Construction
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Shawn W.
Verified review

I produced a hard remodeling job. most contractors shyed away from. Gilardi construction actually took extra time to go over everything more than once. He took what I wanted and made better than what I was envisioning. I would recommend this company to anyone. They are always on time and willing to talk and explain every aspect of what they are doing

  • 36 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Jonathan B.
Verified review

Apple Valley Home Improvement renovated the interior of my small business. George’s team included excellent contractors who were very professional, reliable, and detail oriented. The project was finished in a timely manner and within the proposed budget. Any issues were immediately addressed to my satisfaction. I’m very pleased with the final outcome.

  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Julie M.
Verified review

I would gladly recommend Jon's work! Bel Air remodeled my kitchen and master bath, and the work is gorgeous. I couldn't be happier. Bel Air was also the most reasonably priced contractor I found after searching and interviewing several and taking many quotes. The most important piece to me is that Jon warrantees his work and replaced a faulty light switch for free when I called. That's peace of mind.

  • 6 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Stan W.
Verified review

THEY CALLED COUPLE OF TIMES BEFORE DOING JOB TO DISCUSS A COUPLE DIFFERENT MATERIALS TO DO THE JOB . SO YOU KNOW WHAT IS BEING USED. TIME TO DO THE JOB WAS WELL INTO TIME FRAME THAT WAS DISCUSSED. CAME ON DAY AND TIME SCHEDULED CLEANED UP AREA WHEN DONE. WOULD I USE THEM AGAIN .. YES---

SH Carpentry
5.0
from 1 review
  • 7 years in business
Tim G.
Verified review

Luis its and excellent Framer, framed my 1,600 sqfoot addition as well did the siding on addition and straighten my old house roof and put new shingles in the whole place. I still call him for any project around our farm. Very hard worker and very honest, he work fast with his crew and neat, plus really good pricing for the quality work they do. I would 100% recommend him and his crew he is a happy person its even nice to have around.

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.  

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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