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Top 4 Carpenters near New Braunfels, TX

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1. Paradise Decks and Spa`s
Good 4.4

(15)

Good 4.4

(15)

Deck or Porch Repair, Deck or Porch Remodel or Addition

In high demand
Offers remote services
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
  • Serves New Braunfels, TX

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We interviewed a few companies to get our patio cover done since I was apprehensive about spending a lot of money and getting something that I didn't like. The was going to be a major addition and wanted it to match the lines of the house and not look cheap. The end product exceeded my expectations. During the design phase, they were patient with my questions and knowledgable about what could be done and what couldn't. The process was fully explained so I knew exactly what was going to happen and when. The posts and beams they used were thicker than I expected giving the cover a stout look. The workmanship looks good and I'm confident it won't blow over in a Texas storm. The only issues I had were a broken landscape light and a change to the design that was included in the original quote, but didn't carry over with the new design. I would have had to pay extra. In hindsight I should've properly documented it but my request was known from day one. Now to get this thing painted and stained along with my deck!See more
We interviewed a few companies to get our patio cover done since I was apprehensive about spending a lot of money and getting something that I didn't like. The was going to be a major addition and wanted it to match the lines of the house and not look cheap. The end product exceeded my expectations. During the design phase, they were patient with my questions and knowledgable about what could be done and what couldn't. The process was fully explained so I knew exactly what was going to happen and when. The posts and beams they used were thicker than I expected giving the cover a stout look. The workmanship looks good and I'm confident it won't blow over in a Texas storm. The only issues I had were a broken landscape light and a change to the design that was included in the original quote, but didn't carry over with the new design. I would have had to pay extra. In hindsight I should've properly documented it but my request was known from day one. Now to get this thing painted and stained along with my deck!
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Avatar for Custom Country Designs
3. Custom Country Designs
Top Pro
Exceptional 5.0

(22)

Exceptional 5.0

(22)

General Carpentry

Responds quickly
Offers remote services
Discounts available
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
  • Serves New Braunfels, TX
Donovan has been very helpful in making my home a better place. He’s fixed my toilet and my sink and my dryer. One day, in just a few hours he got 2 cars running, cleared an area to move said cars out of my driveway, cleared a big pile of old wood scraps from my yard (can finally look out my window to a good view), installed a tv antenna and fixed the lid on my record player (although I didn’t even ask for that, he just noticed it was broken)...had been trying to figure out how to fix that thing for months. It’s great having a handy man who seems like he can fix just about anything and at a great price too. I referred him to a friend to replace facia on an old barn too and the man paid him extra he was so pleased with his work. Definitely recommend Donovan for any handy-man work whether big or small. He can do it all.See more
Donovan has been very helpful in making my home a better place. He’s fixed my toilet and my sink and my dryer. One day, in just a few hours he got 2 cars running, cleared an area to move said cars out of my driveway, cleared a big pile of old wood scraps from my yard (can finally look out my window to a good view), installed a tv antenna and fixed the lid on my record player (although I didn’t even ask for that, he just noticed it was broken)...had been trying to figure out how to fix that thing for months. It’s great having a handy man who seems like he can fix just about anything and at a great price too. I referred him to a friend to replace facia on an old barn too and the man paid him extra he was so pleased with his work. Definitely recommend Donovan for any handy-man work whether big or small. He can do it all.

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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How much is a porch?

It costs about $5,000-$10,000 to build a small, basic porch, according to HGTV. Prefabricated porches typically cost around $10,000-$30,000. Larger, custom-made porches can cost as much as $50,000. 

To find out exactly how much your porch will cost, request a cost estimate from a porch builder near you.

What is a sleeping porch?

A sleeping porch is a screened balcony or deck that contains sleep furnishings and cool breezes. If you live in a region that experiences warm weather at night, these porches can provide a way to escape the heat and get a good night’s sleep. 

Does a porch need foundations?

Yes, your porch should have a foundation that adheres to your local building codes. You can often find this information online. You can also consult your porch builder and ask for their help when navigating building codes.

How much does it cost to build a deck?

The cost of building a new deck or porch is $1,500. However, this price can vary depending on a few different factors. The square footage of the space, the type of materials to be used, the intricacy of the project and your specific region can cause the price to fluctuate. To find out how much your new deck will cost, get free estimates from the best deck contractors near you.

For more information, read “How much does it cost to build a deck or porch?

Does a deck increase home value?

A back deck may (or may not) increase your home’s value or attract potential buyers if you’re looking to sell. According to the Remodeling Impact Report: Outdoor Features, a new wood deck with an estimated construction cost of $10,000 recovered $8,000 for the overall recovery of 80%. Still, 9% of realtors suggested that home sellers should add a new wood deck before putting their home on the market, and 4% said this project has helped closed deals. 

The impact of adding a new deck will likely depend on its material (wood, composite, etc.) and where you live. For example, if you live in an area where people rarely spend time outside because of the weather, it’s reasonable to predict that prospective home buyers might not rate a deck highly on their list of must-haves when looking for a new home.  

When in doubt, consult with your realtor or a real estate expert to figure out if adding a new deck to your home is the right move to increase your home’s value. If it is, contact the best deck contractors near you to get free estimates and start planning your project.  

Who is a carpenter and what do they do?

Carpenters are skilled craftsmen who build things out of wood. Depending on what the carpenter builds, they may be referred to by various names. A framer is a carpenter who puts up the framing on a house. A trim or finish carpenter installs the finishing touches of prefabricated or custom trim and detail work once a house has been built and the walls are up. A furniture maker or woodworker builds furniture — such as tables, beds and dressers — out of wood. A cabinetmaker is a carpenter who builds custom and semi-custom wood cabinets. If you’re having a home built or remodeled, your general contractor will either provide or subcontract the carpentry work for the framing, cabinets and trim. You can hire a carpenter directly to update the trim in your home, build you a piece of custom furniture, or repair or replace your wood cabinets.

What’s the best way to set up a consultation or an appointment with a general contractor during the COVID-19 pandemic?

To set up a consultation or appointment with a general contractor during the COVID-19 pandemic, start by performing an online search for local professionals near you.

Message the contractor, and see if they are willing to set up a video consultation call instead of an in-person site visit. With video chat, the contractor may be able to assess the scale of the project, give you better information on what needs to be done and perhaps provide an estimate. Be sure to discuss virtual payments, as well as general strategies for staying safe.

Can I use digital payments to pay for general contractor services?

Currently, many general contractors are using common digital payment services like PayPal, Venmo, Square Cash, Zelle, Google Pay and more. And more will likely adopt these and similar platforms as coronavirus continues to force companies to take on digital capabilities.

Contact general contractors beforehand to discuss whether they accept digital payments, and take all necessary measures to meet social distancing recommendations. You can also compare general contractors side-by-side online to see which ones accept digital payments.

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