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Ridgewood Carpenters

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G&M Llc
4.9
from 107 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 141 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Joanna Z.
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Needed a carpenter to hang up crown molding last minute and G&M responsiveness and flexibility were on point! Would definitely hire again for more handy work!

David Carota LLC
4.9
from 74 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 90 hires on Thumbtack
Chris D.
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I recently had a tree come down in my yard. I called Dave and he made himself available to remove the tree as quickly and efficiently as possible. He is professional and talented. He was able to dice the tree, the branches, and brush and remove it off my yard with ease. It would have taken me a week to do what he did in a day and a half, and that's saying alot because I'm a builder and carpenter . I work around people like Dave everyday and he is without a doubt a top notch worker but even more important a top notch guy.

D&K general construction
4.6
from 78 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 127 hires on Thumbtack
Maria C.
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Juan is an excellent carpenter is very detail and very knowledge of his skill. He took his time and let us know every step to complete the task. I will ask for him again, he will be doing couple projects at my home. Thanks Juan

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Rick can fix it
4.9
from 66 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 90 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Annette B.
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Rick is an excellent carpenter . Was there on time, quality assessment and execution . Will hire him again for sure

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ALPHA PRO PAINTING LLC
4.9
from 55 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 90 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Gene M.
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Thiago from Alpha Pro Painting came and gave us a fair estimate to repaint our home exterior. He was extremely professional, communicated well as to when he would arrive, answered all our questions, was very polite, and did a fantastic job to our complete satisfaction above and beyond expectation. I would him hire again and am recommending him to our friends and relatives. Using a service like Thumbtack may seem intimidating, but once you meet Thiago and look at the many other glowing reviews of his work you can rest easy that he will perform to your satisfaction. This is a company that takes pride in it's work and has experienced craftsmen.

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Hometech
5.0
from 41 reviews
  • 33 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lynne D.
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Glen is a very skilled carpenter We asked him to copy exactly a set of built ins in an old house. The results were perfect and matched in color and look. Very positive view of this craftsman. On time too! Lynne

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Restoration Solutions
5.0
from 33 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Neal G.
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Brian's restored our broken antique rocking chair to its original condition for less than half of his repair estimate. He also fixed a variety of small (yet annoying) issues in the apartment which other carpenters were unable to fix. Has enthusiam for his work, a wide range of skills and a gentle manner. There's no categorical rating that would be high enough to encapsulate the quality of his work, or the pleasure and ease of working with him.

Quito's Contractors
4.6
from 31 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
Dina P.
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Felix, the owner, and his crew, met my expectations and I am a very picky customer. They arrived on-time and stayed beyond 5pm to get the job done. Felix was eager to satisfy and made sure that I was completely happy. I had Hardy Plank and AZECK material installed on my back porch. I then hired him to close an exterior door and put up crown molding. Very detailed!! I highly recommend this contractor. His prices cannot be beat, trust me! I’ve been thru several carpenters who are only interested in ripping you off. Felix is more than reasonable.

Fisher@Son's
4.8
from 29 reviews
  • 38 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
Ellen A.
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Paul is a very accomplish carpenter which I could tell by the way he replaced our hallway's hardwood floors and feathered it in to the adjoining bedroom instead of taking the easy way out that the original floor person did by butting up the wood at the threshold. The one thing that prevents me from leaving the five stars is the staining which just does not match up new to old ... I understand things may never be perfect but there is just too much difference between the new wood and old wood (the whole second floor was sanded and refinished ... not just the new hallway.) I would definitely use Paul again but just be more on top of communicating my expectations.

M&D Creations Inc.
4.9
from 27 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 72 hires on Thumbtack
Katie T.
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We interviewed about 5 different carpenters for our custom built-in bookcase with cabinets, and hired Mauricio because of the quality of his work and professionalism. He was always quick to respond to questions and made great suggestions. He completely got what we wanted aesthetically and the final product is gorgeous. I've already recommended him to a few friends.

ACE CARPENTRY SERVICES
4.8
from 20 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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Wonderful experience having our deck powerwashed, repaired and stained by Ace Carpentry. Ruth was very knowledgeable and helpful. Would look to hire them for future projects.

sonna interiors
4.9
from 18 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
George S.
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Sonna is hard working, minimally invasive and does excellent work. I would recommend him to everyone. He turned our basement into a showcase. Sonna installed the Sheetrock, replaced some studs, installed doors, painted and did some tile work in the pictures below. Thank you! George Steuber

VIVAX HOME IMPROVEMENT LLC
4.7
from 16 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Jay D.
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I highly recommend Vivax for any home remodel or work project. Vitaliy has gone above and beyond on a recent home project which included total gut renovations of 2 bathrooms, rebuilding an enclosed screened in porch, painting and drainage/foundation remediation. His workers did a meticulous and great job by paying close attention to the details. His carpenters did a fantastic job rebuilding cabinetry and showed many years of experience and excellent craftsmanship. They were also very professional and reliable. My family and I are very pleased with their work product and are enjoying our 'new' bathrooms and porch. Jamal Davis

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All Star Contracting
4.7
from 16 reviews
  • 27 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jay C.
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I found this guy's add in " our town magazine " I needed a small bedroom done " painting, carpenter work etc when I called him he was extreamly professional he called back within minutes. I am a union carpenter myself but did not have the time to do the work myself as my daughter is coming in from Maryland. I have to say his work was above a beyond what I expected. excellent craftsmanship an excellent painting not to mention very very neat ! to sum it up I would recommend this person whoever needs work done in their home . also I like to add that his prices are going to be hard to beat .. great deal , great price,great person !!!!!!

  • 13 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Dana T.
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I can not say enough about Rafel and Pop. They are very talented, care about the customers vision and then make it all the above happen in a timely manner. He is a master carpenter with natural talent & makes the job go by effortlessly. I still don’t know how he does it! I am very happy with the masterpieces he created for my new home and will be referring him to family and friends.

Avalos Construction LLC
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Raj S.
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Ramiro is an excellent carpenter, he provided me an accurate quote, came on-site at 5 minutes before scheduled appointment time and got all his tools to our 3rd floor apartment. He performed the job under the said hours. He is very structured in his approach, he diagnosed the problem, recommended the least impacting solution then laid down a black sheet so to catch all the debris of the construction. He vaccummed and cleaned when done. Very professional. An invoice was requested for insurance and he promptly emailed a day later. Thanks for your help.

Roldantas Contracting Corp
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Cheryl G.
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Luis Rolon refinished our basement. We added a full bath, a bedroom and play area. He did the framing and drywall and painting as well as other carpenter work, and the basement looks beautiful. He also made a window seat for us upstairs and it looks like it fits in perfectly.

Innovators, LLC
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
Giselle U.
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I am a interior designer in New York. I hired Innovators to renovate a one bedroom for a client in a top co-op building in NYC. The building had strict guidelines for any alterations. Edward and his crew were very careful to follow the building regulations and rules which is very important when working on many of the buildings in NY. Innovators has a great pull of skilled workmen and sub contractors. Many of his workers are multi-skilled and professional. We are at the end of the renovations and are please with the outcome. We will use Innovators again in future projects. Giselle Ulmo Giselle Ulmo Design

Elite Woodwork
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Robin A.
Verified review

Very professional. The work is beautiful! A real craftsman. I am an interior designer and I have dealt with other carpenters - and his work surpasses them all!

G.K. Carpentry
5.0
from 1 review
  • 17 years in business
Vincent E.
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Hired Greg to redo my kitchen. I shopped a few different people/companies and went with Greg because of his obvious knowledge in his industry after speaking with him for a quote. He showed me some pictures and examples of some of his work and we decided to move forward. I couldn’t be happier with my choice! To say he is a master carpenter is an understatement. Him and his team were very meticulous with every cut and got the job done on time and for a fair price. I’m a firm believer you get what you pay for in this world, and I think he went above and beyond my expectations for the price. His trim work is impeccable. Cabinets look great, molding is perfect! Had them replace some old windows too which were in dire need of replacing and they did a great job. Looks like a whole new house! Highly recommend!

  • 24 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Andrew N.
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I hired Henry R. Lee to complete a crown moulding job in the kitchen of a house I have for sale. I could not have asked for a better quality of work. Excellent job!!!!

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

Who is a carpenter and what do they do?

Carpenters are skilled craftsmen who build things out of wood. Depending on what the carpenter builds, they may be referred to by various names. A framer is a carpenter who puts up the framing on a house. A trim or finish carpenter installs the finishing touches of prefabricated or custom trim and detail work once a house has been built and the walls are up. A furniture maker or woodworker builds furniture — such as tables, beds and dressers — out of wood. A cabinetmaker is a carpenter who builds custom and semi-custom wood cabinets. If you’re having a home built or remodeled, your general contractor will either provide or subcontract the carpentry work for the framing, cabinets and trim. You can hire a carpenter directly to update the trim in your home, build you a piece of custom furniture, or repair or replace your wood cabinets.

Do carpenters build houses?

Carpenters are trained to work with wood. That means that any part of your home that is built of wood is very likely to involve a carpenter. Framing carpenters will put up the wood that makes up the bones of your home. If you’re having a wood floor installed, it may be done by a carpenter — although being a carpenter is not a requirement to install flooring. Trim, baseboards, wainscoting and any other detail work is typically installed by a finish carpenter. The wood boxes of custom cabinets will be built and installed by a carpenter.

Although all of these components in your new or remodeled home are built by carpenters who specialize in building things with wood, a general contractor typically oversees construction of the entire house. If the general contractor is also a carpenter skilled in all these areas, they may well construct your entire home. More often, the general contractor subcontracts out the various building stages to different individuals, including carpenters.

Do you tip cabinet installers?

In general, home service providers such as electricians, plumbers and contractors are professionals who don’t expect tips. They expect to do a job for you for the specific price they quoted. Of course, they may appreciate a tip for a job particularly well done or for which they’ve gone beyond what’s normally expected, such as completing the project early or under budget. Even better than a tip, it’s always appropriate to leave a positive review online after a good experience.

How much is custom cabinetry?

Custom cabinets can be built for any room, including bedroom closets and built-in armoires. Measured carefully and built precisely, custom cabinetry can increase storage and beautify any room. The national average for building custom cabinets ranges from $500 to $1,200 per linear foot. The cost is highly variable because there are so many styles, colors, glazes and other options. In general, the linear footage of the cabinets, the materials used to build them, and the cost of the labor will determine the cost. Solid wood costs more than plywood and wood veneer, and costs vary among different types of wood; maple and cherry cabinets are more expensive than pine. Glass-front cabinets can cost more, as can decorative hinges, handles and door pulls, which can cost $2-$45 each; choose carefully to stay within your budget and pull off the exact look you’re going for. Some carpenters also charge for installation, on average $100 per cabinet box. Additional molding and trim, such as crown molding at the ceiling, cost an average of $70 per 8-foot section, and adding finished ends to exposed cabinets averages $100-$200.

How much does it cost to have kitchen cabinets installed?

In any kitchen, the cabinets are the main focus, so you want to make sure new or replacement cabinets are installed correctly. A professional carpenter can properly, securely mount new cabinets to the wall; the national average cost for this service is $7,725, although the cost varies widely depending on the type of cabinets, their material and their size, and the accessories you add. A typical fee is $70 per linear foot to remove existing cabinets and assemble and install new ones; the cost is less if you do the demolition and removal yourself. Stock cabinets are the least expensive to have installed, ranging from $75 to $400 each; semi-custom cabinets range from $150 to $900 each; and custom cabinets cost from $500 to $1,400 each. Wood cabinets are more expensive than those made from plywood or medium-density fiberboard (MDF) and finished with a laminate. Wood cabinets range in cost from $80 to $160 per linear foot. Laminate-finished cabinets cost $35 to $75 per linear foot, on average.

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