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Norfolk Carpenters

Browse these arbor, pergola and trellis design and builders with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Norfolk.

Top Pro
  • 138 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Laurie M.
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Slava is extremely professional and did an amazing job wiring and installing under cabinet lighting, removing granite backsplash, and installing glass tile backsplash. He was prompt, courteous and his prices are very fair. I will definitely call him again for future projects!

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Fred Spiker
4.9
from 79 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 104 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Greg B.
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Fred installed our large playset. His communication was great and I never had any worry about his ability to do the job. His prices were great, and I will use him again in the future!

Master Repair Service
4.7
from 58 reviews
  • 100 hires on Thumbtack
Cathie H.
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This is the first time I used Thumbtack and was very happy with the quick response. Ray was suggested by Thumbtack and his price was reasonable. He was able to troubleshoot two problems for us: 1) a dryer that would not start and 2) an electrical problem with a kitchen island pendant. He was very thorough and pleasant. I will definitely use him again in the future! Thank you so much Thumbtack and Ray!

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Cleaver construction
4.6
from 57 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 70 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Vanessa C.
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I called David on Monday and he started work that Friday. I had already called Hercules Fences and Chesapeake Fences - neither company called me back. David's prices were reasonable - especially since he was building the fence, not using premade pickets. The wood he used was weather treated. We found a couple pickets that we didn't like for cosmetic reasons, and David replaced them no questions asked. He made sure that the gates opened smoothly and didn't drag on the ground. He said that if there was ever anything broken over the years to just call him and he will replace the broken piece at cost. Over all a very professional guy. The fence looks great and we couldn't be happier. We are using him again to work on our pergola.

ARE LLC
4.4
from 57 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
Melinda L.
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They just finished my patio and fence installation. I will definitely be hiring them again for future projects. Hemi was so polite and courteous. My patio looks amazing and the fence is awesome. They also gave me a good price on both the patio and the fence. They cleaned up after themselves as well. Very professional.

Top Pro
  • 10 years in business
  • 58 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mike A.
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Keith and Mark built this 100% custom western cedar modern fence (work of art), about 220 feet, board by board, in less than 2 weeks. Started the project in less than a week from initial contact. These guys are the best you can get if your looking for quality craftsmanship! Together we designed a fence that stayed true to the architecture of our home and executed. Keith and Mark were organized, clean ( I mean picked up every scrap almost before it hit the ground clean). Other than the materials and the daily progress on the fence you could not tell they had even been here in the evenings. Keith found top quality, clear wood, no knots, beautiful material. They measure every board, level every board, every time. No short cuts. Hands down awesome experience, could not be happier. Thank you Foster Construction Fence and Deck! Thank you Keith and Mark!

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Efficient home-improvement
4.9
from 47 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tim F.
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Thanks to the repairs Mike did on our fence, our backyard looks 100% better! He did a great job, price was very reasonable, and he was always in communication.

  • 44 years in business
  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
Sara N.
Verified review

When I hired Bordeaux Construction I was surprised they could get to my driveway as quick as they did. It was a very large 2 car drive way and they had to use a Bobcat to dig it out to set the forms. There was minimal damage to the yard. The following day they poured the concrete. They are a professional crew and got the job done very fast. They also had to take down some fencing and re- install it afterwards. My yard went from grass and dirt to concrete in almost 48 hours. Simply amazing I saved over $500.00 over the other estimates I received.The price was excellent and the work virtually flawless. I would recommend them for any concrete work. They also do many other things around the house as well. You cannot go wrong with this company. I also check with the licensing board and the better business bureau they have no complaints in 13 years of business. Thumbs up.

Genuine Building Concepts
4.6
from 38 reviews
  • 76 hires on Thumbtack
Jeffery D.
Verified review

Excellent,Highly Recommend Chris for any stone, tile work! Refaced my fireplace & did a fabulous job, Awesome Crew, Friendly, easy to work with & without question to his ability to get the job done & do it right! Thanks Again Chris, will keep you in mind for any future needs! ?????

Cavalier Enterprises
4.5
from 34 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
Veni F.
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Don called me soon after I posted my project(s). He wasn't available immediately for an urgent plumbing issue, so he had one of his subcontractors call me. Long story short, "TJ" came out with "Will" within hours of my contact with Don. They not only fixed the issue, they did it for less than half of what my plumber was going to charge me for JUST work on the pipes, which had to be accessed through an exterior wall. TJ and Will were professional, knowledgeable, and experienced, and also patient with my questions while they completed the work. Additionally, TJ purchased upgraded products to complete the project, to ensure my pipes would be protected from weather-related future issues. I have never seen such thorough work. When they finished, they cleaned the entire section of siding on the house, AND the brick patio next to it. It looked better when they finished than it did before they started. They were the best contractors I have ever had work on any project in any home I have ever owned, and am a convinced major fan of both Don, who had sympathy for the difficulty I was having finding someone and his sending out these two, and TJ and Will for doing a spectacular job.

BRC Home Renovations
4.8
from 31 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
Amber P.
Verified review

Donald and his team installed a beautiful patio door and three energy efficient windows in my home. They were on time and ready to work and they were very fast! Donald is very nice and professional and I would definitely use him again for future projects!

Ennis Enterprises, LLC
4.7
from 28 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
Ray H.
Verified review

Ennis enterprises replaced my 20 year old wood fence with a vinyl fence. He was on time, and did a great job. He worked with me in the decision making process as I was undecided with what I wanted to put up. Recommend him for your fencing needs

  • 8 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
Kathy H.
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Over several months, Doug replaced nearly all of the flooring in my house with new laminate, tile, and luxury vinyl planks. We are thrilled with the results, and found Doug to be outstanding to work with. He was uniformly pleasant, professional, responsive and showed great pride in his work and careful attention to detail. The end results are perfectly polished. Highly recommended.

Shon Morgenstein
4.8
from 18 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Susie C.
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This plumber as well as handyman was very knowledgeable and was able to come out almost immediately when the urgent need was communicated. Reasonable priced but most of all, he was able to replace a faulty front door knob, snake a double vanity sink that was slow draining, replace a non working outlet on the front porch, and the landlord has made arrangements for him to install the custom ordered pantry doors. I would highly recommend and is now my landlord’s go to person for home handyman jobs.

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DUCK Home and Pest Services
4.9
from 16 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Louisa R.
Verified review

We hired DUCK to do several projects in our home. They included finishing some baseboards, creating framework/cover for a bathtub pump, adding a railing to our stairwell, fixing a shower leaking from the second to the first floor, and re-working our upstairs book shelf to be able to hinge outward and add a nice framework to it. We are pleased with the results and feel that we definitely got what we envisioned. We'd hire again. Thank you!

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SSW Services LLC
4.8
from 15 reviews
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Robert B.
Verified review

Skyler reached out to me very quickly after submitting my job. He said he would be at my house at 8 to pull weeds and when I looked outside at 7:57, he was already at work pulling them. He was very polite and professional and more importantly, he did a great job and got every last weed out of my garden. I’ll definitely hire him again

JEB Improvement
4.8
from 9 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Deborah M.
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Brandon and team did an amazing job on a challenging fence installation. Brandon was polite, knowledgeable and patient with me as I explored (and explored and explored) various fence options before finding one that I was happy with and that met my budget. In addition to building a custom fence for a picky customer, the team had to contend with concrete-like soil, mosquito infestation, poison ivy and crazy downpours... and yet, they never complained-- not one of them. When we ran into a rainy spell, I felt sure that the project would be delayed, but nope... they pitched a couple of tents and kept going. Customer service like that is rare. I'd hire them again for sure!

  • 9 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Terry S.
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Being a repeat customer says it all. When we wanted to put a Trellis/Pergola on an existing deck the first person I called was Tovar Construction. Troy constructed the original deck and we worked with him to add the Trellis/Pergola to the deck and architecturally blend it in so it does not look like an afterthought. Troy hit this one out of the park! I was blown away by the detail of their exceptional craftsmanship. Not only that, but they started when they said they would start and finished when they said they would finish. They cleaned up before they left. Troy’s prices may be slightly higher than the 2 guys in a white unmarked van but you will not get the top-notch quality and detail you get from Tovar Construction. Just like anything in life, you get what you pay for. I highly recommend Tovar Construction Inc.

A&E Custom Craftsman LLC
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Will F.
Verified review

Hire Andrew if you want a perfectionist at a fair price. Installed 2 entryway doors flawlessly and was able to meet my demanding schedule. An easy Five Star review!

First Impressions
4.5
from 4 reviews
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
James J.
Verified review

Very quick response, very reasonable qoute price, flexible schedule, and very customer service oriented. Would definitely hire again.

Professional HES, LLC
4.3
from 4 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Avis H.
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Amanda was awesome in getting someone out here so quickly to repair my floor and door. And T was very friendly, polite, and respectful.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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.

Do carpenters build houses?

Carpenters are trained to work with wood. That means that any part of your home that is built of wood is very likely to involve a carpenter. Framing carpenters will put up the wood that makes up the bones of your home. If you’re having a wood floor installed, it may be done by a carpenter — although being a carpenter is not a requirement to install flooring. Trim, baseboards, wainscoting and any other detail work is typically installed by a finish carpenter. The wood boxes of custom cabinets will be built and installed by a carpenter.

Although all of these components in your new or remodeled home are built by carpenters who specialize in building things with wood, a general contractor typically oversees construction of the entire house. If the general contractor is also a carpenter skilled in all these areas, they may well construct your entire home. More often, the general contractor subcontracts out the various building stages to different individuals, including carpenters.

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