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Sterling Heights Home Contractors

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XXXLandscape & Lawncare
4.7
from 151 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 225 hires on Thumbtack
Brian E.
Verified review

We were very satisfied with Benito's snowplowing at our home. We have an 800, long drive and he was contracted to plow only when I couldn't do it with our own equipment. This winter we had only one large snowfall and Benito came out, cleared our driveway and helped set up driveway edge markers. We recommend him to others and will have him help us again next winter.

NWT Services
4.7
from 150 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 247 hires on Thumbtack
Bob E.
Verified review

We inherited our house from my parents and I was looking for ideas and ways to bring it up to todays' standards and styles. I requested NWT Services to come out and look over our home to give us their thoughts on ideas to make our home, our home! The technicians not only presented us with some good ideas, but when they put it all into working perspective we were blown away! We had them finish our basement, remodel our kitchen and remodel our bathrooms, and also some general items in rest of home. I have dealt with contractors in the past, but Nick and his company are different. By that, they are of the caring nature, they get the job done, are clean, punctual, professional, honest and also are not expensive. They treated us and our home with respect. These are things that are lost amongst many contractors. I could tell that whoever taught them their line of work, taught them the right way. I would highly recommend for any project, large or small. We will always call them back for anything we need done.

Gray's Outdoor Services
4.1
from 156 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 149 hires on Thumbtack
Ann A.
Verified review

Great Service, owner Tom listened to what I wanted worked within my budget and had an affordable solution for my landscaping design. Prompt service, job completed the day after I hired them, would recommend them to anyone looking for professional company, respectful employees and most importantly affordable landscaping needs. Big or small jobs, they are equipped to handle both with ease. Left work site clean, something that you do not always get with contractors! Hire them again in a heartbeat!

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Aloha Services LLC
5.0
from 117 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 143 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mila V.
Verified review

We needed work done on our house that we are trying to sell; Mike was extremely professional and prompt in providing a detailed estimate and recommendation, and then in getting the job done. Because we moved quite far from our house, he made working with him extra easy by communicating via text and email when needed. I wish all contractors were like Mike!

Ground Up Repairs
4.6
from 86 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 143 hires on Thumbtack
Felicia L.
Verified review

James was very quick to respond, gave me a fair price, and arrived at my home on time. He installed my oven very quickly and even offered to get the extra part that was needed. He was professional and provided me with a business card. I will definitely be using him again.

Handyman Tom LLC
4.9
from 65 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 86 hires on Thumbtack
Mike M.
Verified review

Tom is the best. OI have hired him in the past to redo and extend an old deck which turned out fantastic! Now he is in the process of finishing my basement and I am thrilled with the framing work he did in the 1250 sq foot space. I will definitely continue to hire Tom as not only are his costs reasonable, he always call me back and shows up on time. When i have tried to hire out other handyman or contractors its been the opposite. A lot of no shows or half done work that I they never call me back and go dark.

M of G Property Maintenance
4.7
from 65 reviews
  • 39 years in business
  • 81 hires on Thumbtack
Kerry S.
Verified review

Job was completed very timely. No problems., Good contractor.

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  • 90 hires on Thumbtack
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Hassan A.
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Jim was the answer to my prayers. I had a small electrical issue in my home that needed to be addressed urgently. The electrical outlet for my washer:dryer went out on a Saturday afternoon with a full load of laundry in it. I called Jim and he explained it would be a simple job and that I could even replace the GFCI unit myself with some instruction over the phone. Incredibly, Jim taught me how to do the outlet installation over the phone at no charge! He saved me a bunch of money, and ensured that I did the repair safely. I can't thank Jim enough for his time and tremendous customer service on a Saturday afternoon. I will definitely be utilizing this contractor for all of my future electrical needs.

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JTR Home Services
5.0
from 44 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jason B.
Verified review

John was able to do a quick turn around job to help me get our house ready for a graduation party. He painted our garage and window trims in our house as well as repair and paint our, weather damaged, front door. He was a real pleasure to work with!

Hector Vazquez
4.8
from 42 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
Marc N.
Verified review

Hector and his crew replaced the front half of my double drive which had been badly cracked and had sunken in. I had five contractors bid the job. Hector's knowledge and quality of materials was up there with the highest price contractors but he was able to beat their bids slightly. What really set him over the top that no one else did was that he offered to fill a large depression in the lawn next to the driveway as well for no extra charge. Maybe it's a little thing, but it shows his commitment to excellence. The driveway looks great.

  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
Jeri A.
Verified review

Great job with home repairs. Will use for future home remodeling. I would definitely recommend Moons painting and hadn't man service

Jam Restoration LLC
4.8
from 24 reviews
  • 62 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
Sandi C.
Verified review

when we posted on this site the first person to respond was Mr. Sandercott of Jam Restorations. he prompt response to our add was very impressive. when David came to our home he was very attentive to what we were trying to achieve and what we wanted as the end finished product. keeping in mind that we had (3) prior contractors come out and never even gave us a call back after leaving. David not only returned our call after leaving but had a quote for us the same day WOW.. Needless to say we signed our contract with Jam Restorations the following day. clear wording and easy to follow contract. David provided a start and finish date for us off we went. we hired Jam restorations to do the following work for us, trim (11) windows, (5) doors entire second and third floor as well as our stair case, (3) closets in and out as well as switching out and rehanging the (5) doors. David and his company not only met our expectations but exceeded them so much that we actually asked him to return to complete our first floor living quarters. David and his employees were nothing but professional and considerate of our time table and work schedule. I have had several neighbors come into my home to see his work and they were just as equally impressed as we were. we would Highly recommend him to others, a contractor who answers all of his calls and or gets back to your calls within 5 minutes... actively using jam restoration for other carpentry finishing work in my home. Thank You Mr. Sandercott for your excellent work, detail to finish and professionalism.

  • 12 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Adam K.
Verified review

Justin has done a few jobs for us now. He is very friendly and professional and he did a great job for us. I feel that we have received good value for the extra effort that he has always been willing to give. He is one of those rare contractors that actually truly cares about the client and about a job well done.

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Scott mobile divice repair
4.3
from 21 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
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Ann W.
Verified review

Scott and his partner did a remodeling job for us. They did the demolition, then did the drywall, painted and added a tub surround and new sink vanity. They installed a new light fixture, too. Then, they put in a new ceiling in our kitchen using drywall, painting, and added a new light fixture. We would hire them again! They did a great job at a reasonable price. My olny suggestion is that they should change the name of their company. They do construction. My sister was concerned because the name says Scotty Mobile Repair. They are more of a construction company and I am sure that they can fix a mobile phone, but we were very pleased with the work they did on an old 1922 home.

Home repair services
4.9
from 15 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Joy S.
Verified review

Calvin was professional and did an exceptional job. Will definitely recommend him and his services to friends. Was very pleased that he is experienced in all facets of home repair. He will be my first choice for my home projects.

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Sentry Construction LLC
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
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Debbie G.
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Louie asked us to leave a review. I'm delighted to do so. We met Louie before he was Sentry Construction. Skeptical, we had him paint the laundry room. He did such an outstanding job we had him paint our whole house room by room. Four years later and I have nothing bad to say. He cleaned up everything after himself on a daily basis. Honestly he left my home cleaner than I expected. We anticipated dust or something to become a problem but Louie covered everything in plastic and vacuumed more than his fair share of mess. I never had work done by anyone who has their own cordless vacuum, forever a lasting impression!! Louie is a very meticulous in everything he did. The quality of the work was beyond my expectations.

  • 1 year in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Sondra K.
Verified review

You will never find a nicer contractor to work with. Aaron is amazing. His attention to detail and his commitment to do the job RIGHT makes him a hidden gem. Call him! Hire him! You will never regret it!!!

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Bailey Built PLLC
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Alex G.
Verified review

We're renovating a historic home (built in 1900) and George has guided us through the whole process from developing the plans based on our vision to dealing with commission guidelines and interacting and communicating with the general contractor. Great experience so far...

Nathan anderson
4.3
from 11 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Lorenzo M.
Verified review

Nathan came out to my residence and viewed the projects I wanted done. He gave a quote on the projects quickly. We agreed upon the costs and he took a down payment and didn't ask for the balance until the project was complete. Nathan and his crew worked on the weekend and after-hours to get the project done. I would definately recommed him for any construction projects a home owner may have. Nathan took down the existing pool deck and rebuilt a new one. He also replaced the wooden front hand rail with a metal one that is cemented in to code.

Cassidy Restoration
4.8
from 9 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Teri R.
Verified review

I am all female ran home, and I contacted Cassidy to get a quote on an exterior paint job for my home. I was so happy with Steve and his crew that I hired them to re- construct my egresses AND install a new door (the door was so rotted that they needed to remove everything and repair it all-frame, treshhold, insolation). I never had a ask them to show up, clean up or fix their work. Steve and his crew were on top of everything, and the price was very reasonable. I will not hesitate to call Cassidy in the future. I feel secure knowing I have a guy I can trust. (Yes, I even gave Steve a key - this is how much I trusted him).

M.V.S. CONSTRUCTION
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Michael C.
Verified review

Mike was super passionate about his work. Went far above and beyond what we asked him to do and did it all at a great price. Couldn’t have asked for a better person for the job. Will 100% be using him for future work (he can do anything and everything!) and will absolutely be recommending him to friends and family. I’m truly confident that there isn’t a better option out there to work on your home. Nobody can give you the same professionalism and value!

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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.

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.  

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 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 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.

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