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NWT Services
4.7
from 155 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 256 hires on Thumbtack
Karen L.
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I called NWT first thing in the morning on the 6th of Sept. Not only was our hot water out so was the power that day. Nick answered the phone and after letting him know the problem said he could come that day after noon. He and his apprentice fix the water heater in about 20 minutes. His charge was reasonable and he is very pleasant young man. Will keep his number for future work. Thanks for the lead. Karen

Handyman Tom LLC
4.9
from 67 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 89 hires on Thumbtack
Anna D.
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Very good experience on the start of our project (got rained out so have to complete later) and I do not doubt the excellence of both work and communication will continue until completion. Handyman Tom is very communicative, prompt, professional, and is clearly very good at what he does. Would hire again in a heartbeat.

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  • 90 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Candace S.
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Jim did excellent work for a fair price at my father's condo. I can't wait to hire him for other projects at my home.

M.R. Handyman
4.9
from 52 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 65 hires on Thumbtack
Dave G.
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The best builder-handyman-perfectionist in the area. Honest, smart, and caring, he really is the best combination possible. We have had Matt do multiple projects for us-assembling a shed, finishing a basement, renovating a bathroom, and even building a treehouse with a raised deck in the sky! Totally excellent work!!!

  • 21 years in business
  • 58 hires on Thumbtack
Amit r.
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Jonatha is currently working in my house and so I might change my review comments later to something else. He is slow and is definitely not sticking to the timelines, my projects are going behind schedule. I am sure he has his own reasons which I do not care. I also wish that he had a better attitude and is more responsive, this is the least a client would expect. Now getting in to the detailing of his work...I did not see any wonders happening till now , noting exceptional. Once I see anything outstanding or more creative I would change my rating and review. One liner: More attitude, less output Amit Roy

New Global Group
4.2
from 25 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
Tracy K.
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I had baseboard trim installed in my condo. It was up for sale, so I needed it done timely and done well. Vini and his cousin did an outstanding job. I requested a quote Thursday. He came over Friday night (around my work schedule) and installed it Saturday morning. Craftsmanship is perfect and price was fair. All around perfect experience on my part. I would definitely have him do work for me again!

Fusion Contracting, LLC
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Marie C.
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Mr. Morris completed 4 jobs for me covering a three month period. 1) Involved rennovating my enclosed back porch by putting in a ceiling, removed/replaced surrounding screens & door, removed/repaired wood frames, installed electric wiring & put in a ceiling fan/light for first time, painting of woodframes, sealing bottom base bricks, and fixing gutters. Excellent job. 2) Installed gutters on garage for rain off, re-roofed garage & installed ventilation at top of roof. Well done! 3) Installed gutter brackets, repaired damage wood, repaired & fixed front house gutters for rain off. 4) Re-balancing of garage beams and adjusted tracks of garage door to prevent jamming or inconsistency of door opening or closing. All jobs were pre-appraised, with an estimate delivered within several days. Mr. Morris was very professional , detailed & courteous in explaining each job, cost, and timeframes. He exceeded all my expectations, in quality, timeliness, & proficiency, completing each job ahead of schedule. He cleaned up each area after completion of job very well. Partial monies paid up front and balance of bill not due until I did a walk thru & stated satisfaction of work done. I have told Mr. Morris that I will be retaining his phone number in my directory for future home repairs and have no concerns about referring him to my neighbors because of his professionalism and the quality of his work.

  • 64 years in business
Philip S.
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I met Ron and the Francis Construction Group through a friend who insisted I use Ron for a bedroom remodel and a new roof. Ron is very professional, very informative and his team are very respectful and extremely talented. After the Ron Francise Construction Group finished my roof, I had my father come take a look. He immediately called Ron to put a full flat roof on is 4600 square-foot commercial building. Attitude pricing and timing. The RJ Francis Construction Group gets four stars from my father my friend and myself who have all used his services.

  • 5 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
barbara k.
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he was awesome..he came here on a friday night and fixed the problem..most contractors wouldnt come on a weekend but brandon did and did a great job....he is very knowledgeable and i would recommend him to everyone

  • 15 years in business
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At ATB Building Inc. we specialize in residential remodeling. Kitchens, bathrooms, basements, Master suites, costom built-is, custom lockers, New garages, Pole barn's, wood decks, composite deck's, even custom built playhouses. I was fortunate enough to be taught my craft by other craftsman while working in multimillion dollar homes which is A big benefit that is brought to my clients on a daily basis. Whether we are doing a high-end kitchen or an entry-level kitchen. I expect The same high level of care & craftsmanship throughout every job.

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Our rates are comparable to and lower than those of other companies. If you are not satisfied with our service, we will come back and clean to your satisfaction.

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Happy to help you plan your project and manage it thru completion

  • 33 years in business
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We have over 50 years work experience in multiple fields from maintenance to build of luxury log and timer framed homes.

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Build-A-Way is a fully licensed and insured construction company. We specialize in all aspects of construction.

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We offer residential and commercial renovations. We provide all your construction needs, from the foundations to roofs.

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We are a home remodeling contractor serving the Detroit metro area. Let ATB Building help build your dream kitchen, bathroom or next renovation project. With years of remodeling experience, we strive to not be just another contractor, but to be the best. We will never give an estimate that we cannot meet with quality assurances. Call ATB Buliding, Inc. today for a free in-home estimate.

  • 6 years in business
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lowest prices and best customer satisfaction rating

  • 36 years in business
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All in the DETAILS!!

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Since 1996, Ellis Building and Restoration has been reacting to the needs of businesses and homeowners providing restoration services 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Whether it’s a fire, a flood, storm damage or any other type of loss to your property, we will be there in your time of need. As a leader in the insurance restoration industry, we have built our business one customer at a time exceeding clients expectations with our dedication to service and quality. We are a full service general contractor providing “turn-key” solutions for your property repair. Our “one-stop” firm can handle the storage and restoration of contents, electronics, clothing, furniture, and furnishings while the structure is fixed. Our professionals are eager to show you why we are the best in our industry. Thank you for your interest in Ellis Building and Restoration and we look forward to serving you.

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We provide insurance repairs, home remodeling, additions, new builds, and repairs. We are a full-service contractor that can handle every aspect of your home remodeling, from inception to completion. We specialize in kitchen and bathroom remodeling.

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I have more then 20 years of experience .eco friendly. fair price excellent service on time

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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 architects work?

Architects may work for an architecture or engineering firm, they may work for a government organization, they can work for a construction company, or they may be self-employed (freelance). The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics explains that architects spend a large amount of their working time in the home or company office: meeting with clients; creating reports and architectural drawings; and working with other architects and engineers. When not in an office, an architect is often at the construction site either as part of the development of plans or to ensure building progress is following the blueprint.

When a client interacts with an architect, it is typically to have them design drawings for the construction of a house or a building. If you are a client who has hired a large architecture firm, there may be a team of people working on your design. But if you are working with a freelance architect or a smaller firm, one person (or a small group) will take your concept and translate it into an architectural blueprint that a builder can use to construct a house. The plans will lay out everything from the depth of the foundation to the materials to use to the type of metal to be used in the reinforcement. Once the plans have been created and handed off to the builder, the architect may remain on the project — depending on budget — and oversee progress.

How do architects charge for their services?

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the median salary of an architect in 2016 was $76,930. This range included architects with every type of company as well as self-employed architects. Depending on the architect and whether they’re with a firm or independent, they may charge per hour or by the square foot, or they may charge a percentage of the total budget for a construction project. An hourly rate is typically used for smaller projects such as providing consultation, helping clients hone their concept before the design process begins, or drafting documents and plans. If an architect is working on an hourly basis on a larger project, there will usually be an agreed-upon cap on the number of hours they will work. For larger projects, such as new construction or total overhaul remodels, architects may charge a percentage of the total construction costs. The architect will usually set the percentage you will pay after the total cost of construction has been accounted for. Percentages can range within a firm depending on the extent of the services they’re providing. For example, a lower percentage of the total construction costs may include drafting and minimal consultation and guidance along the way, while a higher percentage could include on-site project management services with every detail attended to. Architects may also charge by the square footage of the project. The rate per square foot can vary depending on the individual’s training, the services they are providing, the complexity of the project, and other factors — such as obtaining permits. The national average cost to hire an architect is between $1,690 and $2,500.

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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