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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
Elvis S.
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Luis installed double doors on my driveway and I must say I'm extremely satisfied with the work he did. Luis was very profesional and true to his timeline and estimate. Would definitely recommend to a friend or family member.

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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
Emily L.
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TV mounted above fireplace-- they did a great job making everything work and look really nice. Herson was prompt and flexible- very easy to work with.

TNS Home Improvements
4.7
from 44 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 57 hires on Thumbtack
Sue F.
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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
Thumbtack Customer
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Lazzaro did good job.

Quito's Contractors
4.7
from 29 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 42 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.

PITBULL CONTRACTING LLC
4.8
from 26 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
Eva C.
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Had my wrought iron front porch railing welded and painted. My house is 117 yrs old! It snapped where it was bolted to the cement steps and was dangerous. Had new pieces of iron put in where the legs were, reattached to cement and he painted it for me. Bryan kept in touch since the weather was giving us a hard time. Price was reasonable for what I needed and wanted done. Recommend him and will contact him for future projects

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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.

  • 20 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Dina A.
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Albert is very professional and did a beautiful job sanding and staining my porch floors.

  • 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.

VIVAX HOME IMPROVEMENT LLC
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Vlad D.
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Vitaliy update our bathroom recently. Everything looks nice. We are happy we got so good contractor.

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

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.

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.

Steel Penn Contracting
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 7 years in business
Mike D.
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This is the first time I worked with Steel Penn and had an excellent experience with them. Fred (the owner) called me within a few hours of leaving him a message and he arrived when he said he would arrive to review the project. He proposed various options to repair the front porch, along with time and cost estimates. I had many questions about the project and Fred and his team answered all of my questions the same day I asked them. They were flexible and used text, email, and phone to communicate often and answer questions. When it came time for the job to start Fred's crew arrived on time, were super friendly, and finished the job in exactly the amount of time Fred had quoted. The construction crew was friendly, professional, answered questions, and kept the work site neat and tidy. When the job was completed they cleaned up the porch and front walkway area. The front porch came out better than I had envisioned and all along the way Fred also offered design ideas and suggestions based on his experience to make it look even better. In my experience it is very difficult to find good and reliable home contractors. Steel Penn is now going to be my "go to" compay for all my projects first. Completely exceeded my expectations and looking forward to working with Steel Penn on some other items. Highly Recommend!

Ace handymate
4.3
from 8 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Michael V.
Verified review

Hey these guys did a great job repairing my old porch. I didn't think it was salvageable. And the price was very fair. I got other quotes that were $500 to $1,000 higher. that do the right job at a great price

DeVito Home Improvements
4.8
from 4 reviews
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Matteo P.
Verified review

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.

Building Concepts
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Jim O.
Verified review

This is a genuine review. Eric and his crew did a fabulous job in completely updating our 107 year old porch with new T&G ipe flooring, railings and balusters. Not an easy job but they made it look easy They also reinforced the floor joists after realizing it was necessary. Couldn't have asked for a better contractor. Very knowledgeable due to his years of experience, honest and up front about any details, and easy to communicate with. He and his crew tackled the project right away, putting in full days, and were fast and meticulous in completing it. We were very happy with the finished product--it was beyond our expectations. And his estimate was very reasonable. I would definitely hire him again for any remodeling or home construction project. I didn't know of him before he contacted me through Thumbtack, but we were very pleasantly surprised with whom we got after having to deal with contractors on previous jobs that gave us the run around or cut corners etc. can't highly recommend him enough.

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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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