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Defiance General Contractors

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BJS Services-Mich. steve b.
4.8
from 34 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
Luis S.
Verified review

Steve came to assess the issue we were having. He not only spent good time going through every possible reason that could be causing it, just to find out that our electrical problem may be from the original wiring of the house. After his visit he contacted me via phone the next day to give me feedback as I wasnt able to be present during his inspection. He was not only upfront about the possible issue but honest about deferring me to the original contractor that wired the house.

  • 10 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
Lisa G.
Verified review

Professional from start to finish. Arrived for appointments as scheduled - a sign that this business realizes the customer's time is just as valuable as the contractor's time. Communicated well when rain caused one schedule delay. Quality of work was better than the last time I had similar pressure washing and painting done. Would definitely refer this business... Thanks A Plus Repairs!

  • 6 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Rhonda K.
Verified review

Shaun helped me out in a pinch, I needed someone asap and he squeezed me in. He even fixed a major electrical subpanel issue that another contractor wired incorrectly, and stayed until he got it all done. And at a reasonable cost! He knows how to do most everything, does good work, is intelligent, honest, professional and personable. I will continue to hire Shaun and am glad I found him on here.

OSICONTRACTORS
4.7
from 11 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Ben S.
Verified review

I had OSI Contractors coat & seal the roof of the job site trailer we use as an office. Victor was very prompt at getting me pricing and getting out to get the job done. We had our first all day rain and no leaks!

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  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Joy B.
Verified review

J Méndez painted our basement in our last house and not only stuck to the time frame he gave us, he also stuck to the price he quoted us. His work was flawless and professional. We sold that house and every showing we had they loved the basement. He also put up doors and painted trim for us and that was an added boost to our houses appearance. The people that came through the house all stated how nice the house looked, the new doors included! I highly recommend this contractor!!

  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Sue S.
Verified review

Greg came out to my house the day that I called him. Wind had damaged several shingles on my roof and I was concerned about the integrity of my roof in the cold,wet winter months if those shingles were not replaced immediately. Greg came back with a very fair estimate. He arrived the very next day to repaired the roof. When he was finished the final bill was actually lower than expected! Greg also let me know about the condition of my roof in general which I appreciated.

Dave's Handyman Express
4.3
from 8 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
James M.
Verified review

Dave gave a fast response. He removed ceiling insulation and cleaned up afterword. His work is thorough and conscientious. The job turned out to be more involved than expected but he stuck with it to completion and stayed with his original estimate. This was a messy job. If you need a handyman give Dave a call. I would hire again.

Jason Myers
4.4
from 7 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Jessica W.
Verified review

Jason did a wonderful job at our home! As clean as a contractor can be after each day, moved our plumbing, updated our wiring (with cool USB ports!) and built the most amazing custom cabinets--with the detail we wanted and installed a modern laminate floor. Would recommend him to anyone!

2DK Investment, LLC
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Michael A.
Verified review

Our job wasn't large, but it required some construction and engineering expertise. We needed to shore up a 17' long shelf on the front of our house upon which three large window boxes are set. Because it wasn't a major (big dollar) project, Daniel was the only Thumbtack contractor who was willing to take on the job. He came out to our house twice to inspect the window box shelf, identify the problem and the solution, and then came back out again to do the work. This involved removing the shelf, affixing a support board under the shelf, and reinstalling the support beams and the shelf itself. He also repainted the shelf, tightened up the window boxes, and repainted the boxes. He contacted me with a few questions along the way as questions arose. All of this was done promptly, professionally, and at a reasonable cost. We'd highly recommend Daniel for any home improvement project, especially one requiring some level of construction engineering expertise.

M H Concrete LLC
5.0
from 1 review
  • 18 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Gary G.
Verified review

If all contractors and business were like MH Concrete there would be no need for the BBB. I had many contractors come and do work at my house the pass forty plus years and on a ten point system MH Concrete would be the first number ten. The owner and all his employee were very professional.

About

Our services include the following: 1. Renovation/innovation 2. Home remodeling 3. Landscaping 4. Home interior decorating 5. Roofing, in-house cleaning, and junk removal We provide the best integral cleaning service for an affordable price.

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Here at keiser's concrete we pride ourselves on our fine quality of work, whether it's a new home foundation, or a remodel we do it all in a timely manner, to get you back into your regular lives again.

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Father, son company with over 60 years of combined experience. We offer honesty, integrity, and service for all you construction and maintenance needs.

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Home and office cleaning. Window cleaning. Floor maintinance. Pressure washing. Painting. Carpet cleaning. Gutter cleaning.

  • 4 years in business
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We believe in an incredibly high standard of quality. Our General Contractor and Interior Designer are very picky about the final products and will take the time to make sure it is done right.

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I have over 12 years in the home improvement field. I specialize in all aspects of home improvement, done the right way.

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We listen to what our customers are telling us and transfer there ideas into workable and understandable plans and budgets.

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We provide contracting services, including demolition, flooring, drywall, door and window installation, siding, any restoration, and steel framing. We provide 100% satisfaction. We have OHSA 30 certification. We are professional, with 15 years of construction experience.

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I do general cleaning and painting. I do the small jobs most companies don't want to deal with. I have the summer off, but I am headed back to school in the fall.

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I am a licensed and insured building contractor. My company provides high quality home improvement services, such as remodeling, additions, decks, and fencing at reasonable prices.

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We are a general contractor. We do everything for your home, from the foundation to the roof and everything in between.

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.

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.

Actual Requests

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Need a Tile Installer

Livonia, MI

  • Service type
    Install
  • Tile type
    Ceramic
  • Tile location
    Floor, Tub / Shower enclosure
  • $1
    Average price

Need an Interior House Painter

Delaware, OH

  • Type of painting needed
  • Details
    Kitchen walls and base around the floor. We have already gotten the paint. Two coats.
  • $1500
    Average price
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