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Rochester Residential Construction Services

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Brian's Custom Remodeling
from 40 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 82 hires on Thumbtack
Alexandra F.
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I hired Brian and Chris to complete a full interior Paint project for me at my home in penfield. They did exceptional work and we're such a pleasure to work with. Highly recommended!

  • 4 years in business
  • 54 hires on Thumbtack
Patricia B.
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P.R.E.P. Painting did an amazing job on our house. We hired them for a whole house interior project and could not be more excited about the results. Our house looks incredible! Jared and Jeremy took the time to respond to all of our questions (in detail) and were very patient while walking us through the process to make sure that we understood what to expect. They have extremely high standards for their work and were repairing things in the wall that we hadn't even noticed. P.R.E.P. Painters are professional, intelligent, respectful, and have demonstrated expertise and diligence in all aspects of their work--all while working within a schedule. These guys truly go above and beyond to make their clients happy. Everything in our house was carefully protected and kept clean. They are that rare experience that combines talent with integrity. I would love to hire them for future projects and I would highly recommend them for any residential or commercial painting projects. They far exceeded our expectations and I can't thank them enough for the beautiful work they've done in our house.

  • 30 years in business
  • 73 hires on Thumbtack
Gwen C.
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Jeff remodeled a cottage for me. He was neat and efficient, and offered his best advice while allowing me to make the final decisions in all areas. Jeff is a craftsman who does the job right without cutting corners. He was pleasant and responsive throughout the project. The remodel of the cottage was so adorable, it sold without even going on the market! I would definitely use Jeff on my next project!

Flynn's General Contracting
from 29 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
Brittany J.
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Flynn's General Contracting and Property Maintenance does great work, they are very professional and affordable, I would recommend them to anyone!

Barnum Home Pros
from 21 reviews
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
Warren S.
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Absolutely the best quality and service that I have seen in WNY in my 30 yrs of experience in residential construction. If you are looking for the best value and trustworthiness for your project do not overlook Barnum Home Pros!

Weigel Construction LLC
from 18 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Alyson W.
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We hired Sean to install a shower in our 1/2 bathroom. He was the lowest quote we received by far and has done a great job! We will definitely will be using him in the future for other home improvement projects!!!!!

CSCD Construction
from 20 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Benjamin A.
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I used Chris for a complete gut and remodel of my bathroom and he did a fantastic job. He was polite, reasonably priced, and made sure everything was done correctly. He has a lot of knowledge about construction and takes his time to do the job right. I would highly recommend him for any job.

J.M Homeservices
from 15 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Michael O.
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I’ve been in the construction business for 40 years as a Drywall Contractor. I know scores of builders and I chose Jason to build my garage because of his character,price and I’ve known him his whole life. He did everything I asked for and was up to the challenge when I would make changes. A few other builders I work for have stopped in and said he did a great job.

DeFilipps Improvements
from 5 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Jason G.
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Alll around hard worker and very Professional in constructing, leveling, and assembling our kids outdoor playset. Showed up early and stayed late putting forth the extra effort in completing the task. Highly satisfied with his knowledge and hardworking mentality. He was extremely professional and courteous and a MUST HIRE for any job or future jobs out there. Thank you again and look forward to working with you again on our upcoming projects!

All Construction
from 3 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Bill C.
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All Construction remodeled my bathroom. The service was great. Was able to fit me in on a short time period and finished ahead of schedule. Great job highly recommend all construction

Verschage construction llc
from 3 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Ellie R.
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Tim approached the project very professionally. He was organized, efficient, and very thoughtful in describing the more complex aspects of the project. I will definitely reach out to him for any number of projects around the house needing skills and insights. I Highly recommend!

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Ann S.
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Bathroom remodel - floor, shower walls, toilet, bathtub, fixtures...the works!. Completed within 4 days. Everyone was pleasant and Tony provided a high level of expertise, knowledge and guidance.

Justice Construction
from 1 review
  • 26 years in business
Jean J.
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Completely gutted a kitchen from the studs up on an early 1900 home. I have lost count on the number of complements I have received when people come in and see that kitchen! I used them again to add a 2nd bath and remodel another bath. Great care was made in matching the new bath to the details of an older home.


I do any and all phases of construction: roofing, siding, windows, doors, decks and more. I am a reliable company that tries to keep labor prices low because we all know that the material prices are outrageous.


we have over 30 years of experience. we specialize in remodeling kitchens bathrooms bedrooms living rooms ect... we also specialize in siding ,carpeting , drywall , concrete , plumbing , roofing , painting and fencing . we enjoy leaving you in a better spot . we enjoy meeting new people and having a satisfied customer at the end of the day


Quality work at affordable prices!!


attention to detail, quality materials, creativity, and over 15 years design/build experience from the San Francisco bay area. Transformation of space and mind through building, insight, integrity, and team work.

  • 26 years in business

I have been a carpenter for 25 years. I do framing, remodeling and new construction services, from start to finish. I have been in the Roch area for more than 30 years.


We do additions, renovations, and small fixes or installations too. Call for free estimates. No job is too big or too small for us.

  • 21 years in business

I enjoy meeting new customers and providing a service that enhances their property and lifestyle


I do remodeling of all types: decks, windows, doors, bathrooms and kitchens. I have done all kinds of remodeling with plenty of references available to all. If you want a remodeler who only works on one job at a time with the utmost quality you will always be satisfied, I am here. -- Todd

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.  

What do construction project managers do?

Construction project managers help in all stages of your construction project, starting from the very first step. Typically paid a percentage of a total project cost, they are part of the design and planning process and help ensure seamless communication between the design parties and the construction team. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, their scope of work includes preparing cost estimates, budgets and work timetables; interpreting and explaining contracts and technical information to other professionals; reporting work progress and budget to clients; collaborating with architects, engineers and other construction pros; selecting subcontractors and scheduling and coordinating their tasks; responding to work delays, emergencies and other problems; and ensuring compliance with legal requirements, building and safety codes, and other regulations.

The work of construction project managers may seem very similar to that of general contractors, but there are some critical differences. One difference is that, unlike most general contractors, project managers are not engaged in the actual construction — they are onsite overseeing the work of subcontractors. Another key difference is that project managers are hired during the design phase, while general contractors are hired after plans have been made. The project manager is generally paid a percentage of the total project cost, while the general contractor is more typically paid according to the bid they gave to build your project.  

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.

How do I find out if a contractor is licensed?

It’s important to know if your project requires work by a licensed professional, as licensing laws can vary by state, locality, and job details. You can find general licensing information online at the government websites that handle occupational licensing for a given profession in your state or location. Some states designate a project cost over which you have to hire a licensed contractor. To find qualified licensed contractors, search your state’s licensing board. For example, in California, the Department of Consumer Affairs operates a searchable database through the Contractors State License Board. In some states, contracting licenses are provided at a regional level. You can find links to specific databases on BRB Publications’ Occupational Licensing page. Red flags that a contractor may not be licensed or may be providing an expired or false license number are unreasonably low bids or a request for complete payment upfront. For more, check out our tips for smart hiring on Thumbtack.

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.

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