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Summit General Contractors

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  • 456 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 262 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 458 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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Celtic Piping and Heating
4.9
from 104 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 123 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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  • 8 years in business
  • 137 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
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.

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  • 23 years in business
  • 110 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
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 51 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 61 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
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!

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Global Housing Contractors
4.9
from 44 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
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.

S&K General Contracting
4.0
from 48 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 86 hires on Thumbtack
Hector R.
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I wanted to let you know how pleased I am with the work done at my home with my hard wood floors . The job was so well done by wonderful people. The were efficient, diligent and hardworking. The professionalism expended by you and your employees, reflects well on your company. It was pleasant doing business with Mr. S&K General Contracting . My floors look NEW we love it .

  • 18 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
John K.
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I hired Melvin to replac three windows for me. He was very professional and co pelted the job as promised on time within the budget he specified. No surprise extra charges like other contractors I've worked with.

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  • 13 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Terrance J.
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Very professional, he showed up when he said he would, he didn't promise to come out and take a look at the project and NOT show up like another contractor did! He completed the project in a timely manner and I will hire him for future projects. My next door neighbor already want to hire him. The before and after pictures show his workmanship. Great Job!

Home Geeks USA, Inc.
4.9
from 23 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
Sean 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!

Corniel Construction LLC
4.4
from 25 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Imogene H.
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Waldy,the contractor, was very professional and punctual. They did a very good job in leveling my floor and tiling it. I am very please with the work that was done. I will definitely recommend them to my family and friends

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  • 4 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Smadar A.
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It is my pleasure to recommend the excellent work of Rick Doggett who was the general contractor for a remodeling project of my apartment in Jersey City. From the initial interaction and proposal phase through construction and the timely completion of the job, Rick and his crew performed at the highest level of professionalism, work ethics, and dedication. The work involved a complete re-structure of the internal floor plan, moving walls, installing new fixtures, hardwood floor and carpet, electrical, plumbing, and painting, while communicating with an owner who was not on location. I would, with no hesitation, engage Rick in any future construction or remodeling that will come-up. Thank you Rick and crew for a wonderful job.

JTK Remodeling
4.5
from 21 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Jennifer L.
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JTK Remodeling, Tim, did a fine job with the projects I needed help with. He was right on time and got right to work. He had asked me to send him pix prior to coming to do the work so he prepped and made sure he had the right materials to complete the job - no surprises - well there was 1 little surprise, not his fault, and he managed to work around it anyway. Very personable.

D&J General Construction LLC
4.0
from 22 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 112 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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Rusty
4.5
from 17 reviews
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
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Fabian P.
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Will recommend him to everyone. Finally I have good experience with contractor

ER Fine Homes, LLC
4.4
from 14 reviews
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Wendy L.
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I hired ER Fine Homes for a large painting project for the interior of my home. It was a great pleasure working with the owner Dan and I felt it necessary to take time to write this review because of his outstanding work. Dan is a true pleasure to work with because he is not only professional but he always promptly replies to your communication and carefully listens to your needs and or any concerns. Antonio, his painting supervisor, and the team of painters came to my home everyday for over 3 weeks and they were always on time, courteous, neat, respectful and did fantastic work with great attention to detail. I am so pleased with the work completed by ER Fine Homes we have already decided to hire them again for several additional upcoming general contracting projects. I would highly recommend this company-you will love them!!

  • 13 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Carmen A.
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When I was doing my research for contractors, I called Nick several times to ask questions and he was always very helpful and informative. He actually came by the house twice to address my concerns. When it came to the work, Michael did an excellent job. He was very nice, pleasant and personable. The pool deck turned out beautiful and I am very happy with the final product. I would highly recommend Maxrenovators.

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Robert H.
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Deuel is one of the most “Professional” Contractors I’ve encountered in a very long time. We hired him to restore the Canopy for entrance to our home – he did such an amazing, and exact detailed job; we hired him to complete the finishings of our new custom designed driveway. He produced another master-price painting job; adding exceptional finishings to our custom designed divider/planter wall and finished off with painting Front & Garage Door. I’m very particular about detail, organization, finishings and clean-up… Deuel nails it. We’re so impressed with his “Craftsmanship” we’re planning to use him exclusively for an addition we are adding to our home… he’s an excellent Carpenter/Painter/Handyman/Contractor and only time will expose his limitless expertise…we highly recommend Deuel!

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  • 16 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Diti P.
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I have worked with Abdul on multiple projects. I manage few rental properties across the state of NJ. He is my go to person. He gives me his honest opinion and is very responsive. I have worked with many contractors but Abdul is by far one of the best. He is so punctual and all my tenants are always pleased with his manner and professionalism. I would highly recommend him for any job you may have.

Rhodes Home Improvement LLC
4.5
from 8 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Candace C.
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I cannot say enough great things about the craftsmanship and professionalism of the work performed by ER. The team was responsible for creating my new kitchen, bathroom, and restructuring several damage rooms in my home due to a water pipe break from the 2nd flood. From the initial consultation to the completed project, the team worked quickly, cleaned up after every visit, was courteous and professional, and addressed my concerns immediately. My particular project required a general contractor to coordinate the installation, as well as a plumber, an electrician, a tile installer, and a cabinet installation crew. Erick managed the whole project and I needed a person who I could count on since the damage home was out of stated for me. The finished project exceeded my expectations as well as my new tenants.

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 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 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 a Major Repair

Chester, PA

  • Project type
    Major repair
  • Project progress
    Just starting
  • Areas repaired/remodeled
    Bathroom(s), Kitchen, Living room, Bedroom(s), Dining room
  • Details
    Reparing after fire on second floor. Two bedrooms need to be completely redone; entire house repainted.
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