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Spartanburg Basement Professionals

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

RepairPros
4.8
from 19 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Courtney J.
Verified review

Super fair price to install 12 new can lights in my basement on 2 separate dimmer switches. Was able to get the work done quickly so that we could easily move forward with our basement remodel. Would highly recommend!

Around The House
4.8
from 12 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Ricky P.
Verified review

Bought a home that had been empty for four years full of overgrown shrubs and trees. Walls in the basement were torn out to replace rooms in the basement due to water. Excellent service and price. I couldn't be happier with the work done.

  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Lauren C.
Verified review

Peter was truly a Godsend! We needed our basement painted in order to get our home ready to sell. He did an amazing job! He was the definition of professional! He did exceptional work at an affordable rate. We will most definitely hire him again once we move, because we are sure that due to his great work, our house will sell quickly! I highly recommend him for any of your home improvement needs!

  • 15 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Jackie R.
Verified review

We had our old basement floor torn out, rebuilt, and a sump pump put in. I was in touch right away with Don and he came the next day for an estimate on time. He got started right away and the work was done in a timely manner with quality workmanship. The price was very fair also. Everyone I dealt with at Handyman Matters was courteous and honest. I highly recommend them.

Ferguson Builders
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 8 years in business
Jeff W.
Verified review

Mark and his team were fantastic to work with. They completed about 1400 sq ft of my basement. They did great work but were also very flexible with work that I wanted to do myself to reduce cost. And when there was any sort of issue, Mark was very quick to respond and take care of us. Overall, I couldn't be happier.

  • 59 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Harry V.
Verified review

Mr. Talley and crew installed a French Drain in a basement apartment. They were very professional and explained everything. Quality work, cleaned up each day before they would leave. I highly recommend them for any job. I will definitely hire them again. Thanks, Rebecca/Harry Vaughn

A&j handyman

New To Thumbtack

  • 14 years in business
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I know all about the struggle and stressful times we are in, I'm willing to work with you in anyway I can!. at a&J handyman survives we will go out of our way to serve you, the customer!..

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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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