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Dover Residential Construction Services

Browse these residential construction services with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Dover.

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  • 8 years in business
  • 83 hires on Thumbtack
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James H.
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Messaged with job description and within an hour service was ready to go at my door and all for a reasonable price!

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  • 23 years in business
  • 110 hires on Thumbtack
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Whitney H.
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Great job handling some bumps in the project. We had 3 basement windows replaced. We ordered new construction windows instead of replacement, so that added complexity but Darin was still able to complete the work quickly and make the finished product look great. He stuck to his initial quote even though it must have taken him more time than expected. The job required a lot of tools and mess but he left things looking tidy. He was also very responsive as we set up the appointment. Would definitely hire again. Thanks!

  • 10 years in business
  • 121 hires on Thumbtack
Kathy G.
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Joel arrived promptly and worked hard all day. He did a great job clearing brush, weeds and other debris from a yard that was neglected by the previous owner. We will hire him for other landscaping projects.

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Sewell Peckham
4.9
from 54 reviews
  • 38 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
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Carlos G.
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Sewell did an excellent job building my Gorilla Playsets Double Down Residential Wood Playset with Swings it took him about 2 days to build (due to the weather) but it was well worth the wait my son loved it as his early birthday gift. I highly recommend Sewell and will be using his skills for other projects, thank you so much Sewell!

TNS Home Improvements
4.7
from 44 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 57 hires on Thumbtack
Kristine O.
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I hired Tom to build a closet, refinish the floors in my whole house and install new railings. He did a great job and his pricing was competitive. From my first meeting with him, I was confident in Tom's abilities and knowledge. I am very particular about the quality of workmanship in my house and Tom delivered, he takes pride in his work and pays attention to the little details that really matter in the finished work. Any questions I had, he was right on top of it and the end product looks great. His team also works very neatly and cleans up daily. While this seems small, it really makes a difference when you don't feel like you are living in a construction zone for weeks. He has a great team and manages them well, even if he wasn't on site for a period of time, I had no worries as they had it under control. Plus they are all very pleasant people and easy to work with. If I could give more stars, I would. Tom will definitely be called back for my next project!!!

  • 9 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
Asa M.
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Communication is fast and easy. They started the Job quick and did a great job cleaning our commercial property and DE-odorizing. Would recommend and do business with again.

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  • 8 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
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Jose A.
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Manny was extremely professional, he took the time to really explain to me what the issue was and the best and most cost effective way to resolve it. In addition to that he was very respectful of my tenants property and time. Thank you Manny for providing such great service, I really appreciate you coming to my property and taking care of the frozen pipe on my tenants apartment. I will definitely recommend you to my friends and family for all their plumbing needs. Thanks again and take care!

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  • 13 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
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Bruce S.
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LCS Construction was excellent to work with! Lazaro was very helpful throughout the project, he offered good suggestions and was prompt and friendly. I am very satisfied with this project, his prices are fair. I HIGHLY recommend him to you!

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DC Expert Construction Inc.
4.9
from 29 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
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Sophie A.
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Al was great. He was incredibly personable, professional, and was able to provide same day service. DC’s value can’t be beat. While I used their junk removal service, I was please to learn that they also provide general contracting services. I’ll definitely be using them in the future.

Corniel Construction LLC
4.4
from 25 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Kevin Z.
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I would strongly recommend Corniel construction for their services. I hired them for some painting and flooring work and the job was done perfectly. The quality and timeliness was much appreciated. In addition, they also took some time to help me fix some small issues with my bathroom which was even outside the scope of the project. I would love to hire them again and recommend them to my friends.

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  • 4 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
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Mrs. A.
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We had a new roof, gutters, a fence and some other small home maintenance work done. The craftsmanship of all of the work, especially the roof, was superbly done. It's a colonial with particular edges which required hand made solutions to bring it back to its natural glory and that is exactly what was done. We were clients and sometimes students, as time was taken to explain the process, materials being used, alternate solutions etc to ensure that we were comfortable with the job. We would and we have recommended All Remodeling and Construction to others.

  • 11 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Estuardo R.
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Great work. We hired MURA Construction to do our fencing and they did an excelent job. They are all professionals. We will hire them for future construction projects at our house. Estuardo Ramirez Bridgewater, NJ

  • 9 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Tia Z.
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Angel and his team at Eagle are amazing!! They surpassed my expectations and delivered excellence in every way—professionalism, value, beautiful work. There is no job too big and no job too small—would hire them over and over again and so happy I finally found such a fabulous team to do all the renovation projects in my home—lighting, plumbing, tile, paint—you name it, they do it!! Licensed and insured—they are golden!! Thank you!!

D&J General Construction LLC
4.0
from 22 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 113 hires on Thumbtack
Ying Z.
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Carlos is very professional and responsible. His team helped me to upgrade my kitchen which includes replacing floor tiles, back splashes, counter top and dishwasher. They could always keep the construction area nice and clean at the end of the day. He even helped me exchanged broken dishwasher at Lowe's that I purchased online. Will work with him again on other upgrades. Highly recommended!

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Tomeck Construction, LLC
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
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Raj C.
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Tom of Tomeck Construction was great to work with. He was very transparent with what work needed to be done. Communication with him was really good and he informed me of where he was with each stage of the Deck construction. Very knowledgeable with what needed to be done. Went over and above with ideas and suggestions. Will definitely select him for my next future project.

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Rusty
4.5
from 17 reviews
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
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Kurt B.
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Rusty did great work. Punctual, and we got a lot of projects done in one day. He had great ideas workarounds when I had some construction challenges. I would highly recommend and we will work with him again

  • 13 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Al R.
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I had Caesar construction redo my entire kitchen he did a fabulous job I would definitely hire him for future work I recommend him to everbody I know that needs work done.

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Brothers construction
4.9
from 12 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
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Walter K.
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Avi went above and beyond my expectations for my home project. He was very knowledgeable and honest about his assessment and pricing. Will certainly recommend him to family and friends.

MDB Construction
3.9
from 12 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Vindya V.
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Was wonderful on all fronts! Timely service, easy to talk to, and competitive pricing. Glad we worked with him for our basement lights installation project.

  • 9 years in business
Anthony G G.
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our hot water heater broke and flooded into our master bedroom. While we did not have a major mold issue, it was clear that we needed mold remediation experts to resolve the issue. Our search landed us with MasonPro Restoration. They appeared to be a reputable company. Tony and his team came in quickly. He and his team were extremely efficient in their work. In addition to that, they ensured that we were aware and understood every step of the process. We highly recommend them for any mold remediation project. Very professional and effective in what they do. We are extremely happy with their work. Thanks!!!

  • 16 years in business
James S.
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Rear kitchen addition, new master suite and a 2 story deck off the kitchen and family room.

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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