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The Colony Welders

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D&M construction
4.9
from 49 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Carl R.
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Mike is the consummate professional in custom welding... I would highly recommend his services to anyone!

  • 10 years in business
  • 93 hires on Thumbtack
Laura C.
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I contacted Chad at Rockstar welding to put in a wrought iron fence to border my driveway to keep my dog in the yard and he did an INCREDIBLE job. He was prompt and very courteous with the quote. He was able to come out within 2 days to provide a quote, and the finished product was outstanding. It was about 3 weeks from quote to completed fence. Installation only took one day for our fence (about 35 ft. in length). The fence toppers were beautiful and the work was fantastic with little damage to our yard! I would highly recommend Chad and his team for your next project. They are very helpful and always able to answer any questions that you may have.

Raleigh Fence
4.9
from 34 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
Russell T.
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Showed up when he said he would. Actually called and asked if he could come 45 minutes early. This is good! Did a good job of repairing the weld on my tiller. I was very satisfied. I would use him again.

S&B Home Renovations
4.1
from 35 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
Michael M.
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Trey did an excellent repair job on my fence. Professional and provided great customer service and a fair price. I highly recommend S&B Fencing for your repairs.

Top Pro
  • 17 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Celeste W.
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Shout out to D&M Welding Fences and Gates! Desi was prompt and professional, and the handrails were exactly as I asked for. Highly recommended! My parents needed a little extra help getting in and out of the house and these are very sturdy. Feels good to know they are that much safer. I will definitely use Desi for any upcoming work.

Integrity Fence and Welding
4.2
from 15 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Tracy H.
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My fence was in dire need of repair to keep my goats and dogs from getting out. Bryan's work was great, fast and efficient. If I need any more fence or welding work he is first on my list to call.

Slawson Welding Company
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Tim G.
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Very good welding job. Completed in 15 minutes!

M&S Doors, Fence and Gates
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Sheri S.
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Jorge was great to work with! Although I had a small project he was able to complete the work in a timely manner and I was very happy with the results. I would definitely use this company again for any welding projects!

Premier Mobile Welding
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
David K.
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My experience could not have been better. Ram came out on a Sunday and had the work done and back to me in just a few hours. He contacted me immediately, price was more than fair, and the quality of the work was great (as evidenced by the comments of a few of my friends with welding experience). Highly recommend!

  • 18 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Sidney S.
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Dwayne installed a puppy guard on our wrought iron fence to stop our dogs from escaping. He did a fantastic job and even did a custom puppy guard for the same price as originally quoted after he realized that the pre-made guard would not work as well. Dwayne was prompt to respond, showed up when he said he would, and was very knowledgable about welding and the available solutions to fix our issue. Overall a great experience! Highly recommended.

  • 13 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Daryl P.
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Built gates for Yard fences.. both Steel sliding gates and metal framing for board on board cedar. Installed soft and facia in Hardi and Smart side, caulk ed and painted. Bathroom remodels as well..

Morales Custom Welding
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 1 year in business
Renee S.
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Jorge has been doing our metal work for years, roofing etc. He does a wonderful job!! Renee

Garrett MacAllister
5.0
from 1 review
    Chance H.
    Verified review

    Great job getting the welding done and showing up on time had a great conversation

    Viking Fabrication
    5.0
    from 1 review
      James N.
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      This guy is great my trailer tongue need to be welded back on and it looks amazing and twice as strong then before thanks for all your hard work

      • 1 year in business
      • 1 hire on Thumbtack
      Steve H.
      Verified review

      They worked hard to meet every expectation and work quality was good.

      About

      knocking doors everywhere, literally and doing my job exactly as my client wants it

      About

      I have the willingness to listen and understand your wants and needs.

      About

      I offer welding services on small projects. I am available to work on weeknights or weekends if needed. I offer quality metal work for low prices.

      About

      Quality work done by an experienced welder. I specialize in steel and cast iron repair, with lifetime guarantee on welding repairs. I'm also experienced in wiring lights, ceiling fans plugs and switches. I do small dry wall jobs and can repair exposed plumbing. Thank you

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      I can weld and fix anything and everything that can be welded. I don't stop until the job is done the right way.

      About

      I am proficient in SMAW, GMAW, GTMAW (stick, MIG, and TIG), all positions, on carbon steel (i.e., plate, pipe, and others) as well as stainless steel and aluminum. I am a Tulsa Welding School graduate.

      Q & A

      Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

      How long is welding training?

      Because there are different paths to learning to weld, there’s no single timeline for welding training. Some people attend school part-time while working their current job, while others can focus full-time on their welding training courses. People interested in learning how to weld as a hobby can also take classes from professional welders, such as at KCMA & Services in Waterloo, Indiana.

      Expect to take at least two years to go from welding newbie to American Welding Society Certified Welder. A junior college Certificate of Completion welding course is two semesters full-time, or 10 units of coursework. With this certificate, students are qualified for an apprenticeship or internship, rather than a full-time entry-level job. Welding apprenticeships range from 6,000 to 8,000 hours long, equalling three to four years at 2,000 hours per year. Some junior colleges, such as Cerritos College in the Los Angeles area, offer more in-depth welding programs that lead to different welding certifications, such as arc welding and tungsten gas arc welding. These take three to four semesters to complete, so you could be qualified for an entry-level job in about two years of full-time study. Alternatively, you can prepare for employment more quickly through an intensive vocational program at a trade school. For instance, Ohio’s Lincoln Electric Company offers a comprehensive program that prepares people for a welding career in just 20 weeks and 600 hours of hands-on instruction.

      How many types of welding are there?

      Welding is a method of fusing together two or more pieces of metal using electricity or flame. Welding is used to construct buildings, make metal sculptures, build and repair cars, make gates and furniture, and for many other practical and aesthetic uses. There are multiple types of welding. Here is an overview of the most popular methods:

      • Stick welding: Formally known as shielded metal arc welding, stick welding uses extreme heat applied at the seam of two separate metals to melt them together. A third (intermediary) metal may also be incorporated for added strength. As the metals cool, they are bonded together.
      • Metal inert gas (MIG) welding: Formally known as gas metal arc welding, MIG welding uses a tool to feed metal wire into the weld puddle while an electrical arc melts the wire, which will fuse to the base metal upon cooling.
      • Tungsten inert gas (TIG) welding: Formally referred to gas tungsten arc welding, TIG welding is a similar process MIG welding, but instead of using a tool that continuously feeds metal wire into the weld puddle, the welder must hold and manually feed the stick.
      • Gas welding: A mix of flammable gas and oxygen is used to heat metal to the melting point.
      • Forge welding: Forging metal is an ancient art that involves heating two pieces of metal until they are molten, then hammering them together.

      Where can I take welding classes?

      Your options for welding classes depend on where you live and whether you’re willing to travel. Many skilled professionals offer private or group welding classes across the U.S. Some high schools offer classes for teens, but many people learn from a private trainer or in a junior college or vocational school. Students learn basic welding, machining and fabrication processes, including using gas and arc welding equipment, and qualify for an apprenticeship or internship. Other colleges as well as vocational schools have two-year associate’s degree programs that prepare you to take the welding certification exam and seek full-time employment.

      How much is welding training?

      The cost of welding training depends on where you take your classes and how quickly you want to complete the program. In general, junior college welding classes are the least expensive, but may take longer; trade schools offer intensive classes that lead to certification more quickly, but are more expensive. For example, Cerritos College, a junior college in Los Angeles that offers a welding training course, charges an average of $46 per unit; most of their welding certificate programs require 19 units of coursework, so cost about $875 each to complete. Pro-Weld, an on-site welding school in Idaho, offers three different welding courses. The 36-week welder fabrication and the 24-week gas tungsten arc welding courses each cost an average of $3,300, while pipe welding costs an average of $2,500 for a 24-week session or an average of $4,500 for a 52-week session. The 20-week comprehensive program at the Lincoln Electric Company in Ohio costs an average of $9,500. Many programs require students to purchase approximately $120-$200 worth of personal welding equipment in addition to textbooks or other class material fees.

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