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Hackensack General Contractors

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  • 465 hires on Thumbtack
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Toye K.
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I didn't have an opportunity to use Jason's services, as the situation was resolved. However, we communicated on several occasions. He was attentive, responsive and more than fair with his pricing. I have included him in my arsenal of contractors and whenever the need arises, I plan to call Berry's Home Improvement.

Service Guys
4.5
from 270 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 470 hires on Thumbtack
Jessica D.
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Very quick to respond, very skilled in the projects needed to be fulfilled, and in general, very nice guys to work with!

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  • 6 years in business
  • 279 hires on Thumbtack
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MALAVIKA A.
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Jonathan was simply amazing! He came to install a new mount as our prior contractor did a terrible job, and our TV fell off. Jonathan patched up the wall as well, and came back the 2nd time because our old TV when it fell the screen became damaged so had to get another TV. He is fantastic, reliable, professional, and workmanship is high quality! Thank you, thank you, thank you Jonathan for your help. We highly recommend him.

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Lopez Home Improvement LLC
4.8
from 170 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 263 hires on Thumbtack
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Alex G.
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Walter came in as a last minute save the day contractor. He is a general contractor licensed and insured and came to fix mistakes of another contractor and fix my faucets install. He ended up doing an amazing job and added a sealer to my carrera marble vanity. I am using him again for my next project. He does what he says he will, sticks to price and exceeds expectations. NICE GUY overall. Don't look further!

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Celtic Piping and Heating
4.9
from 108 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 127 hires on Thumbtack
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Martin R.
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I am an absentee landlord and needed a new water heater for a house in Sunnyside. Clear and timely communication is very important for me when hiring contractors. Edward responded to my calls very quickly, gave me complete information and arranged appointments with my tenant to bid and then perform the job. He used top quality materials and did a great job at a fair price. I will use him again for my plumbing needs.

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G&M Llc
4.9
from 104 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 138 hires on Thumbtack
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Varun G.
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Greivin is a very reliable, honest and responsive contractor who did a great job at repainting our house. I offered him the job after he submitted the best bid among 4 contractors to paint my 1340 sq feet house in Hoboken. My walls were painted in dark colors with different rooms having different colors and we were shifting to all white - he did a great job that needed four coats and also agreed to repair our wooden floor in a small corner for no extra cost. He has done a great and timely job - in a condo building, he did the job with no disturbance to neighbors. Highly recommended.

D&K general construction
4.6
from 78 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 127 hires on Thumbtack
Slava L.
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Juan was very professional and has done an excellent job in the time frame he promised. I've dealt with many contractors before and Juan by far is the most pleasant to work with. I would strongly recommend hiring him to do work.

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  • 23 years in business
  • 112 hires on Thumbtack
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Lydia B.
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PROJECT: Remove and install an exterior door. Darin came to my home a few months ago to evaluate a project I listed on Thumbtack. He provided a quote in writing within hours of meeting us. He was one of a few contractors that presented a written contract that detailed the work he proposed. He arrived at each of our three meetings on time. He completed the job tasked efficiently and left the work space clean and clear. His work was excellent!!! My husband and I would hire HBR again...in a heartbeat!

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Nicholas Falb
4.9
from 58 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
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Christy A.
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Nicholas was on time, and very knowledgeable he made some great recommendations as to what we needed at our house. I have several other projects I plan to work with him on. Top notch contractor!

  • 6 years in business
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
Neil E.
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Excellent work at a fair price. Nelson is a great contractor and I will be using him again.

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  • 38 years in business
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
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Carol C.
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Mr Roman has been one of the best contractors I've found on this app! After going through three plumbers he finally diagnosed the problem and completely fixed it so that the sewer ejector system is working and no more flooding problems. He did the work in a day, repaired any holes in the Sheetrock so that it looks brand new and cleaned up after his work. I hired him to solve some other problems that other plumbers had given up on and he tackled the jobs. I will consider him my go to call whenever I need help on my house from now on!

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Global Housing Contractors
4.8
from 47 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
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Darlene V.
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My experience with contractors, including this company, is that you have to have patience. When a job has multiple areas of concentration (electrical, plumbing, carpentry, etc.), there may be different people doing each service; which means that everything is dependent upon each person doing their service in a timely manner, otherwise possible delays. Also, most contractors have multiple job sites where their people are rotated where needed. Since no one can predict a problem will occur, this also causes delays in getting a project completed. All of this is the nature of the job. As I mentioned before, try to have patience. Renovation projects can be frustrating and sometimes upsetting; but if everything is done correctly with minimal errors, the most important thing is that you are happy with the skills provided and the quality of the work completed.

  • 9 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
Isis F.
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Excellent contractor! Very professional

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Hometech
5.0
from 40 reviews
  • 33 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
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Bruce P.
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I meet Glenn in 1980 he did a window replacement for me. He did a great job. I was a general contractor and we worked together for 20 years

S&K General Contracting
4.0
from 50 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 89 hires on Thumbtack
Ranjit S.
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I found S&K GC on thumbtack,they returned my call within few mins and showed up on time to give me estimate for kitchen Backsplash and then they got the work done within promised time frame. Sam was very polite and professional. Sam & mike did great job in my kitchen. I highly recommend S&K GENERAL CONTRACTOR. I will diffenately use them in future.

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DC Expert Construction Inc.
4.9
from 34 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 38 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.

Vintage Fellas Painting
4.6
from 30 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Owen W.
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David did excellent work, quickly and efficiently. I would certainly recommend David, and particularly admire his flexibility and promptness. I would recommend, as with any contractor, to be very clear regarding expectations and specifics. But overall, good work and good value.

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KOLECI CONSTRUCTION INC
4.9
from 27 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
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Aleksander K.
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General renovation inside apt

Home Geeks USA, Inc.
4.9
from 26 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
SJ V.
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It's been a pleasure to work with Home Geeks. Our renovation hasn't been finished (will update when the job is done) but so far, Vincent and Richard have been professional, responsive and patient. As an architect, I have worked with a lot of contractors, and so far they have been great. They have the experience and knowledge to give us good recommendations and they care about the client saving money by reducing the scope of unnecessary work. Their fee is reasonable also. Thank you, guys!

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  • 8 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
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Leslie k.
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Did such a great job. Highly reliable, responded to all of my texts, trustworthy, diligent and had good pricing.

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Gotham Walls and Finishes
4.6
from 16 reviews
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
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Carlos D.
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Carmine was very professional. He did an excellent job on my base and crown molding. I would definitely recommend Carmine. Just make sure to be clear regarding specifics, as with any other contractor. Overall good work and service

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.

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.

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 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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Need a General Contractor for Major Remodeling

Philadelphia, PA

  • Project type
    Major remodel
  • Project progress
    Just starting
  • Areas repaired/remodeled
    Bathroom(s), Kitchen, Living room, Bedroom(s), Dining room, Basement
  • Details
    Kitchen needs to be redone Bathroom needs to be redone Hardwood floors need to be installed Hardwood floors need to be refinished Roof may need a new rubber coating Furnace installation Plumbing installation Hot water heater installation Plaster walls and ceiling removal Paint throughout

Need a General Contractor for a Major Remodeling Project

Bound Brook, NJ

  • Project type
    Major remodel
  • Project progress
    Just starting, Sketches and/or basic idea of project
  • Areas repaired/remodeled
    Bathroom(s), Kitchen
  • Details
    I have plaster walls in my home. For Bathroom: Bathroom has tile from 1939 on walls and floor. Would like all tile removed. New floor and walls (no tile on walls!). New bathtub & vent installed (there is currently no vent). Kitchen - wall removed, all cabinetry removed. Back door moved to new location. Dishwasher is currently portable, would need to be installed with water line.

Need a General Contractor to Install Windows

Philadelphia, PA

  • Project type
    One or more small projects
  • Project progress
    Just starting
  • Areas repaired/remodeled
    Other (stained glass window above door)
  • Details
    Already have the window just need it installed above door
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