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  • 474 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ben H.
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I had a really bad back up in by basement bathroom and of course began panicking. Jason contacted me and was at my house just a few hours later and got to work right away. From the second I met him outside, I felt like everything would be ok. From his calm demeanor, and knowledgeable questions I knew I was in the right hands. Jason worked for HOURS trying to unclog the persistent and stubborn clog but was only able to clear it up slightly all due to an idiot contractor I hired in the past. After more hours of working his butt off he kindly suggested I call a sewer specialist as this was too much for a plumber. I asked him how much I owed him and although I don't recall if he said "nothing" or half of the quoted, I gave him the full amount of his original quote because I KNOW he did his best. I will not be calling ANYONE else for future plumbing projects in my house

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  • 23 years in business
  • 114 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Christine F.
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I want to thank Darin Sliker for all of the help he provided for me and my mother. I live in the state of Va. and my mother lived in N.J. I had been trying to secure a contractor for repairs that were needed in her tenants bathroom. My mother is 85 yrs. young and needless to say she did not know who to contact for this job. So after trying several contractors, a cousin of mine suggested I go online to "Thumbtacks.com and the rest is history! Darin was very friendly, helpful and very informative. He didn't mind me calling, texting or emailing him at any time. That meant so much considering I live out of state. The work that was done to the bathroom was great and I will always be grateful to Darin and those who worked with him on this project!

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Sewell Peckham
4.8
from 61 reviews
  • 38 years in business
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Carlos G.
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Sewell did an excellent job building my Gorilla Playsets Double Down Residential Wood Playset with Swings it took him about 2 days to build (due to the weather) but it was well worth the wait my son loved it as his early birthday gift. I highly recommend Sewell and will be using his skills for other projects, thank you so much Sewell!

  • 6 years in business
  • 54 hires on Thumbtack
Farie M.
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Nelson is a highly skilled and honest contractor. He has done a few jobs for me and I be calling him back to do more

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Quality painting
4.4
from 59 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 138 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Susan M.
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An excellent and honest contractor. Work was completed on time and the quality was better than even I expected would definitely hire again

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Global Housing Contractors
4.7
from 51 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Peter T.
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We hired James and Global Housing Contractors to remodel a bathroom. The process for us to select the right contractor took months, and during this process James was by far the most responsive, visiting us multiple times, submitting proposals, 3D models, reviewing and accommodating our ever changing circumstances and needs. Our project scope has actually increased quite significantly (for example, we added a second bathroom to fix, lots of additional small items that we didn't consider at first) and James and his team was flexible and professional all along the way. James personally supervised the work multiple times a week and we couldn't be happier with the end results. During the whole process James was responsible and we could work out every single detail (e.g. tiles, paint colors, solve some unforeseen problems, etc.) together. We will definitely work with Global Housing Contractors in the future.

TNS Home Improvements
4.7
from 47 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 61 hires on Thumbtack
Beth D.
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This is really more of a 4.5-star review :) We're first-time homeowners and hired Tom for a kitchen renovation and a few other small projects. We are really pleased with the results! Tom worked as quickly as possible and communicated well with us throughout the process over text and phone. In moments of frustration and delay (to be expected when coordinating with the town on permits and with subcontractors), Tom was even-keeled and worked with us to find fair solutions. His workmanship was good and he was quick to fix any/all small issues that we asked about. Tom was a reliable, personable, and his price was fair. We wouldn't hesitate to hire him again for another project.

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London Construction Services
5.0
from 43 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Henry S.
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London construction services did a great job kitchen remodeling,floor tile ,backsplash ..the kitchen look amazing we find London construction outside thumbtack..definitely hire them for next project

S&K General Contracting
3.9
from 52 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 95 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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White Glove Handyman
4.9
from 34 reviews
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Barbara O.
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Avi did a very nice job of remodeling our kitchen, and various other smaller jobs around our home.

Larry T.
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I had a great experience with these guys! They were friendly,fast and professional. I will definitely be calling Connors and Connors for future projects. I had the interior of my house repainted (5 rooms) and they were neat and precise. They plastered the holes where I had pictures up etc.,helped me move some of the furniture around and repainted (color change). I also had a leak in my roof and they fixed that in the same manner. Very pleased.

ASH Construction llc
4.8
from 23 reviews
  • 26 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.

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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
4.4
from 22 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.

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

Ny Home Renovation Inc
4.7
from 14 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Edward H.
Verified review

The owner, Ty Salazar, is a prince of a guy who did all he could to satisfy my requirements. Between Ty and his assistant, Jomaira, all the details and minor issues that one can expect with a kitchen remodel in a 65 year old building were resolved with minimal delay and to my satisfaction. His crew are all very proficient, personable guys who worked as cleanly and neatly as one could expect. I highly recommend NY Home renovation for your next residential project.

Euro Home Remodelers
4.4
from 13 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Rick S.
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Leon & team did a fantastic job with our deck renovation project. I would trust Euro Home Remodelers for future projects.

  • 10 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Jessica C.
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I have signed up to use OM Construction Contractors for a bathroom refurbish and recondition wooden floors and paint throughout out the condo. He has been very responsive in getting everything sorted, replying in a very timely and professional manner. I am looking forward to working with them and will upload more info on the project once complete with photos.

Innovators, LLC
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
Rita N.
Verified review

Eddie and his crew was part of a large network of contractors who came into our neighborhood after hurricane sandy destroyed our house. Eddie was in charge of the rehab for all the homes on our block. These men came to our house every morning with warm smiles and dedicated hearts. Our family is so greatful for their hard work.

Rizzo Contractors
4.7
from 10 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Carl F.
Verified review

Henry and his father were on time, responsive to our needs, and flexible with new challenges that arose during work. My wife and I would recommend them heartily to anyone looking for home renovation work.

Dynamic Home Creations LLP
4.9
from 9 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Kate M.
Verified review

If you are ever looking for a company that you can trust to provide you with a quality home remodel, choose Jevon O'Neal and Dynamic Home Creations. Jevon O'Neal and his crew at Dynamic Home Creations remodeled my one and only bathroom. They took it from "The Pit" (it was really bad from years of neglect by my home's previous owners ) to its new name, "The Palace." Jevon O'Neal continually came up with ideas and suggestions to make the remodeling plan even better. He and his crew worked quickly, efficiently, and professionally. And, most important, Dynamic Home Creations does excellent work! I am thrilled with the finished room. One final note: while they were gutting and then rebuilding the room, they were respectful of my home and me. Everything was cleaned at the end of every day (within reason); paper was put down to protect my 100-year-old hardwood floors every morning, and so on. This is important to know if you have never lived through a home remodeling job.

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.

When should you hire a contractor?

A few home remodeling projects can be done by an ambitious DIY-minded homeowner or local handyman, but many are best completed by a professional home renovation contractor. You should hire a contractor when you’re planning a large project that takes time, machinery or large tools, and several workers; a kitchen remodel, new bathroom or home addition will be most successful with a licensed, expert contractor at the helm. It’s particularly important to have a professional contractor on board for construction, electrical, plumbing and HVAC projects that require inspections to meet local building codes. Of course, you can hire a contractor for smaller projects, too, if you prefer to let an expert handle things like addition or removal of a wall, small framing projects, or anything that requires a permit.  

You should hire a contractor when you’re ready to start a remodeling project and you have plans, a budget and a timeline for the work in hand, but before any remodeling work begins.

How much will it cost to remodel my house?

The cost to remodel a home is highly variable — size and scope of the project, quality of materials, and the number of subcontractors required to complete the job all affect the total cost. The average national cost of a home renovation project is $13,500. The national average per-square-foot cost of a remodel ranges from $25 to $100. Nationally, kitchen and bathroom remodels are the most popular types of projects, in part because they typically have the highest return on investment when the home is sold. The national average cost of a major kitchen remodel ranges from $25,000 to $62,000, while the average bathroom remodel tends to cost $6,000 to $18,000. In addition to materials and labor costs, many remodeling project costs include permit fees, which, average $900 or more, depending on your location.

Do I need a contractor for a kitchen remodel?

A kitchen remodel is one of the most important investments you can make in your home, and it’s critical to get the details right; that’s where a home renovation contractor comes in. A minor remodel usually includes new cabinet faces and hardware, replacement appliances, and paint, while an extensive job may enlarge the kitchen’s square footage, install new cabinets or an island, change the layout, and lay new tile or hardwood floors. Any renovation that includes filing permits, construction, or electrical or plumbing work is best completed by an experienced contractor who knows local codes.

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