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Browse these basement contractors with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in White Plains.

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  • 456 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Shailesh R.
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Jason was good. Replaced both valves on pipe in the basement. His work is excellent. The only thing I was not aware is the price quoted did not include parts. It included labor only. I would recommended that this be made clear for future quotes so that proper expectation is set.

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Lopez Home Improvement LLC
4.8
from 164 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 259 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Joan M.
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The basement steps were done quickly and professionally.

Old World Home Improvements
4.9
from 107 reviews
  • 139 hires on Thumbtack
Peter G.
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We had a very positive experience with Marty. We hired Marty to install a garbage disposal in our new home. Marty answered all of our questions and gave us some good suggestions for disposals. When we were ready to have it installed, Marty worked around our schedule to accommodate us. Everything worked so well, we hired Marty to do some additional work in our basement with adding duct work for our gas dryer. Marty is professional, punctual, friendly, and very hard working. We will certainly call on Marty in the future if we need any additional work done around our home.

Top Pro
  • 8 years in business
  • 137 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Camille A.
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I am so glad I hire G&M carpentry. He was so professional, punctual and hard worker. I was going to fix just the walls on my kitchen but decided to fix the basement with them as well. I will highly recommend their services with my friends. . of course they deserve the 5 stars

Top Pro
  • 8 years in business
  • 83 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jack P.
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We needed a plumbing repair late Sunday afternoon at my parents home (60 year old house with original copper plumbing). They had found water on the floor of their finished basement. It was not gushing, but a steady drip. We shut off the water to the house. Matt responded quickly through Thumbtack, and was at the house within a couple hours. It was a cracked fitting, which he repaired. Price was reasonable, he was professional and we will use him again. He also called the next day for follow-up.

Top Pro
  • 23 years in business
  • 110 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Whitney H.
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Great job handling some bumps in the project. We had 3 basement windows replaced. We ordered new construction windows instead of replacement, so that added complexity but Darin was still able to complete the work quickly and make the finished product look great. He stuck to his initial quote even though it must have taken him more time than expected. The job required a lot of tools and mess but he left things looking tidy. He was also very responsive as we set up the appointment. Would definitely hire again. Thanks!

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Global Housing Contractors
4.9
from 44 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Claire S.
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I hired them to clean a basement. My basement changed totally. They cleaned, gave me options about new trends and basically they remodeled my basement. I recommend its service, it is excellent. The staff work hard and supervised by its chief every day. They are professionals and finish on time.

DRI SERVICES
4.5
from 47 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
Eustace M.
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Sealed off my crawl space in my basement and also treated my newly renovated basement that I was starting to have Mold issues with. Since Dri Basement serviced my home, I have not had any more issues.

  • 9 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
Jiang L.
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Mr. Sosa and his crew did a great job renovating my basement. I love the way it looks now.

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Hometech
4.9
from 37 reviews
  • 33 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tim M.
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Glenn did high quality work on basement flooring, closets, and drywall repair. He was responsive and punctual which was greatly appreciated. Glenn is a professional and we would definitely use him in the future for a variety of work.

Marotta Home Improvements
4.8
from 29 reviews
  • 39 years in business
  • 48 hires on Thumbtack
Tanya M.
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I met with 4 different contractors and chose to go with Tom. I chose him based on his experience and fair pricing. Tom and his crew were excellent. They framed, insulated, sheet rocked spackled and sanded my basement. I bought my home a few years ago and have a list of projects that I want to do over the years and I will definitely use Tom again. I highly recommend Marotta Home Improvements. Thank you!

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DC Expert Construction Inc.
4.9
from 28 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
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Mike N.
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Dc sent two siblings to my house, the older one was named Al, i forgot the youngers name. They were very respectful and cleaned out my basement and livingroom trash so effortlessly and fast that i felt like i needed to tip them more. They arrived at my queens home within less than 2 hours of me reaching out to them and they stuff their van up to the door wirh every piece of junk i could toss at them. I highly reccomend these young lions, they did a good job.

DIA Services
4.7
from 29 reviews
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
Reginald D.
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Prompt , very courteous, flexible, understands spanish, and very knowledgeable. He is worth every penny in gold. He has knowledge of his craft, and of other types of repairs. Sewage, Plumbing, Electric, Drywall, Flooring installation. I will be using his services for quite some while.

Corniel Construction LLC
4.4
from 25 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Ryan R.
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Installed new closet doors in both bedrooms. Did a great job fitting the doors (needed to be cut). Price was great compared to others and the doors look awesome. He cleaned everything up and took all the trash out as well. Only reason I took a star off was because he brought his very young daughter(5ish?) with him. The job was a Saturday morning and he said it was unexpected that she'd be with him. It didn't cause any problems with the work, but it was strange. I'd still recommend/rehire him in the future.

Reed Construction LLC
4.6
from 22 reviews
  • 25 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
Bryan T.
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Worked with Jeremy from Reed Cons. LLC, did an excellent job replacing my broken waterheater. I would go back to him for all my hot water and plumbing needs. Quick, resposive, reasonable, and very honest. Thank you again!

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Mr. Handy
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
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Dev S.
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Working with Daniel was a breath of fresh air. He came when he said he would, honored the quote he gave me and was very meticulous about his work. He tiled my garage and proposed some options to make it look very nice. I mean it came out really good! He also put a new railing on my basement steps making it look exactly like the railing on the opposing side. Oh and a bonus, he cleaned up after himself! The pricing was very competitive to other quotes I received. I highly recommend him and will definitely be the first person I call when I need work in the future.

GB Construction
4.8
from 17 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Gladys V.
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We found George of GB Construction through Thumbtack when we were looking for someone to replace the basement stairs. We contacted George and when he came to see the job, we explained what we needed to have done. After he measured the steps and everything else and we discussed the job, he gave us a quote. The price was very reasonable and the job was superb. Always on time and George worked incredibly hard to complete the job. We are very pleased with the job. George is very respectful, responsible, considerate and careful. Protected all surfaces and cleaned up afterwards. The workmanship is very high and we recommend GB Construction. Would we hire George again? Yes, for sure we will. Many thanks indeed!

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Tomeck Construction, LLC
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Carl C.
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Variety of house hold work. Plumbing, elecrical, and carpentry. Basement, bathrooms, kitchen, Excellent job, best price. Only place I go.

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KI Renovations
4.9
from 15 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Wendy C.
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We hired KI Renovations for a tiling project in our basement. It was not a straightforward job as the tiling only needed to be replaced around the perimeter after a french drain installation. KI Renovations did a great job overall, providing good value and finishing in only 1 1/2 days. Klarens and his team were professional and nice to work with. We would definitely hire them again.

Global Hill Construction
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Stella H.
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Great job demolishing our basement. The job was complete and finished on time.

Parvin Group LLC
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 23 years in business
Justin L.
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DP finished our basement. Did a great job on everything from the flooring to the bathroom to built-in cabinets. Looks great and the price was reasonable for the work.

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.  

How do you choose a commercial general contractor?

A commercial contractor provides similar services as a residential general contractor but specializes in working with large-scale projects for businesses, schools, nonprofits, governments and development firms. When researching commercial general contractors, review their portfolio of work and confirm they have ample experience working in the area you need. For example, if you are building a small strip mall, ask if the contractors have experience successfully incorporating all the needed elements such as a parking lot, meeting ADA requirements, accessing the proper permits, and completing work on time.

Once you’ve identified several qualified candidates, request bids for your project and then compare the scope of work with your needs and budget. Your commercial general contractor should oversee design, permitting, construction, materials purchase, and adherence to building code and zoning regulations, as well as sticking to an agreed-upon budget and schedule. It’s important to establish clear communication with your future commercial general contractor, as this will mean a smoother process for everyone. For all these reasons, it’s also especially important to follow a few smart hiring practices when it comes to finding a general contractor.

What do general contractors charge?

If you’re doing a home remodel, building a new home or embarking on a commercial building project, you’ll hire a general contractor. A general contractor is a professional who is qualified to oversee and execute construction projects. Each construction project is unique; even two duplicate homes built on lots next door to each other could have different construction costs due to factors like different excavation costs when building the foundation. Since each project is unique, many general contractors make bids on potential construction projects. These bids can then break down to a per square foot cost that encompasses the labor of all the workers needed for the job, materials, the scope of work, and any equipment needed. Materials and finishes make a major difference in your cost per square foot. For example, choosing standard kitchen tiles at $3 per square foot will result in a lower total project cost than imported marble tiles that cost $63 per square foot. Where you live will also affect how much general contractors charge, as labor and the cost to do business can cost less in many regions than in high-cost areas like New York or San Francisco. Here are some examples of average costs general contractors typically charge in various regions:

  • Home addition in San Francisco: $250-$270 per square foot.
  • New home construction in Knoxville, Tennessee: $100-$200 per square foot.
  • Kitchen remodel in Tennessee: $40-$80 per square foot, depending on finishes.
  • Bathroom remodel in Vancouver, Washington: $110-$170 per square foot.

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