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Rutherford Carpenters

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  • 34 years in business
  • 148 hires on Thumbtack
John D.
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Mike has done quite a few projects around the house for us starting with a minor repair of our front steps which needed some mortar work to enclosing our porch which was previously only screened in. We asked Mike to give us some ideas and we decided to do a partial enclosure with storm windows. Mike did all the woodwork and framing to make it a 3 season room, installed fan, painted---basically did it all. Quality of work was excellent and mike is a pleasure to work with. if he says he's showing up, he'll be there. more importantly, mike goes above and beyond fixing little things he sees without additional charge. great quality, great price, great guy. in fact, he also helped us in a somewhat emergency situation when we found water leaking behind our kitchen wall. Mike came right over to assess the problem and fixed it in a timely manner. you wont be disappointed

Ely's Painting
4.8
from 105 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 120 hires on Thumbtack
Patricia L.
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I had a BIG powerwashing job: 2story home, white pvc fencing with moss and mold along with trex decking and belgian blue pavers on the front porch. The job was done with great attention to detail and care. The outcome is majestic: gleaming white soffits, pavers like new as well as sealed and sanded, decking fresh and house aglow! A FULL day of work for 2 guys that brought their equipment, set up, did the job and were courteous and gracious. I would recommend 100%. Now, I hired them for painting. An excellent value and easy electronic payment. These are the guys for any job! Even my neighbor came out and hired them too. You will be as impressed as I am. Stunning!!

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Argento Fence
5.0
from 64 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 68 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ray C.
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What I like best about Argento Fence and Louis Argento is that we had very specific fencing needs to accommodate our house. We wanted to enclose different areas of our house to make it safe for our two dogs to be able to enjoy the yard. Argento fence catered to our needs. Louis designed a custom fence and now our whole family can use our yard and driveway in various ways. The fence is made of durable cedar and is well constructed. Louis made recommendations on designing and maintaining the fence. He is very personable and a pleasure to work with. He stands by his work and product. He returned to to correct one design aspect that we could've planned differently. I can confidently recommend Argento Fence for a solid, reliable and competitively priced fence.

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One Stop 360 LLC
4.9
from 49 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jon Z.
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Herson Lopez and his team executed three projects simultaneously for us: re-roofing our house, a complete exterior paint job, and the re-building of our front porch. Their work was excellent, and the end results look terrific. More importantly, though, was the fact that all the work was completed on-time and on-budget. In addition, Herson was personally involved in project oversight, and he took the time to communicate with us on a regular basis as work progressed. I highly recommend Herson, and I will gladly rely on him for future work!

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London Construction Services
5.0
from 43 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Rob K.
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Needed to get some masonry on my front steps and porch fixed; was putting it off because I did not know what needed to be done. I also needed some tile work done on a recently installed fireplace. Nertil and his team were great - quickly responded to my request for a quote and explained what needed to be done. I ended up having the two projects going on simultaneously and Nertil was respectful of my time and space managing the two projects. Always let me know what time they would be over and took care while working both inside and out not to track dirt into the house. Overall great guys to work with and fine craftsmen; I would not hesitate to call them for my next project.

TNS Home Improvements
4.7
from 44 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 57 hires on Thumbtack
Sue F.
Verified review

Tom was very prompt and professional. His crew were nice, competent and tidy. His price was appropriate. He communicated in a timely way. Tom was able to assist in design ideas. I hired him for 2 paint jobs and ended up having him return for interior porcelain tiling and a brick porch repair. I highly recommend TNS.

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Hometech
4.9
from 37 reviews
  • 33 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Emily W.
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He did a great job replacing some boards on my front porch.

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  • 13 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
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!

Quito's Contractors
4.7
from 29 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 41 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.

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Gamboa's Painting
4.9
from 25 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Virginia S.
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Carlos and his team were prompt, efficient and professional. They painted our wood siding and front and back porches, including a complicated Victorian gingerbread-style porch. They also repaired some rotted window sills and added missing trim. I appreciated Carlos' clear communication throughout the project, and attention to detail. And our house looks fantastic!

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  • 4 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Joanne P.
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I am very happy with the work done on my house and would recommend All Remodeling without hesitation. We had a big job... new siding, gutters, new front porch, re-framing porch roof and extending the overhang, new columns and railing, (2) new stairs and a installing a new font door with sidelights. They were super courteous and conscientious and always willing to do all those extra little things you don't think of or can foresee. Their pricing is very reasonable and Rick and Manual are an absolute pleasure to work with.

ASH Construction llc
4.8
from 22 reviews
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Boris Z.
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I initially contacted Shawn for a small job, but after meeting him I and discussing some other bigger projects I was preparing to do, I ended up hiring for all the repair and remodeling work I needed. Shawn and his team replaced the roof, demolished and rebuilt a wrap-around front porch entirely, put in a new paver patio and underground pvc drain pipes, and replaced all the gutters and downspouts. Shawn also built a custom cabinet door in the kitchen. Everything was well done, and any changes or modifications I asked for were done without hesitation. Shawn is an honest and down to earth guy, and is able to handle all types of home remodeling needs. He is always available to answer any questions, and responded to any issues or changes I asked for right away. You feel like you have a friend working with you, and not just a businessman. This shows in the great job Shawn and is team does. I would certainly hire Shawn again for future work.

  • 21 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
David K.
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Scott and his crew painted an outdoor shed and a front porch as well as restaining decking. The job was done quickly and the job site was left clean at the end. I would recommend and use Scott again

  • 11 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Maori S.
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Excellent! Carlos reinstalled some insulation under our porch that an animal had pulled down. Fast and reasonable! Recommend.

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KJGLOBALPainting
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Aliece M.
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Kamil and team @Global Painting were very timely and prompt to complete our exterior paint job. They communicated with us very frequently throughout the process and the end result was truly transformational. Great price and good service. I highly recommend 👍

VIVAX HOME IMPROVEMENT LLC
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 24 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

Jorge the Handyman
4.6
from 14 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Naomi G.
Verified review

Replaced wooden steps to my front porch and painted the railings. I'm very satisfied with the end result. The workmen put in extra effort to replace hard to reach planks to make sure the surfaces were level and safe. The work was completed promptly at a reasonable cost.

S&B Handyman Service
4.8
from 12 reviews
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Stephen B.
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I hired Bruce to strip/paint an awning over my back porch, paint the trim around the back door, and replace an outdoor lighting fixture. He’s great. Bruce is a really nice guy and easy to talk to. Scheduling and communication pre-project was a breeze. Pricing was excellent. He showed up early and took care of this project quickly, neatly, and the workmanship is top notch. I am more than happy with the final product. I will definitely hire Bruce Sewell of S&B Handyman Service again and I would highly recommend you do the same.

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  • 32 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Frank B.
Verified review

Sal, Luis and the rest of Jason's crew did a great job repairing the sagging roof and tilting walls of my detached garage as well as repairing the structural issues with - and staining/sealing - both my front porch and back deck. Their prep and cleanup were efficient and thoughtful. They even moved all the heavy furniture out of and back in my garage the day they repaired it! I will definitely use Liberty again for my future major home projects.

Full service lawn care
4.5
from 11 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Shauna N.
Verified review

I received a response from Richard immediately. We set up a time the next morning (because it was already after 5pm when I sent the request through Thumbtack) for him to pick up the window frame, replace the glass, and install the window. He kept me informed along the way because I was at work when he replaced the window (on my front porch). I also needed assistance finding a replacement frame for another window. Although, he didn't have the replacement frame he found a shop that did have what I needed. Richard was very friendly and professional. I would definitely recommend him to a friend and use his company for any future projects.

DeVito Home Improvements
4.8
from 4 reviews
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Matteo P.
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Chris was very professional and competent. He built two small porches in my backyard with pressure treated wood. Both came out better than I expected. I'm already using Chris for another job. I would recommend.

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.

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