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Absolute Home Solutions, LLC
4.8
from 39 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
Andrea B.
Verified review

Darrell was great he had patience with me and my indecisiveness in picking the right location. He was quick and professional and I’m hiring him again to do my TVs in my new home. Great customer care experience. I would recommend him to anyone.

Day's Home Improvement
4.9
from 22 reviews
  • 31 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Barbara S.
Verified review

The most impressive quality about Day's Home Improvement is that he did exactly what he told me he would do. I wanted an estimate on pressure washing the vinyl trim on my house, storage building, and patio fence. He was very dependable. He gave me an estimate quickly and came to do the work within a matter of days. I had contacted several people to pressure wash my house. Day's got my business because they did what they said they would do when they told me they would do it. I plan to get an estimate on painting from Day's. Painting will be my next home improvement project.

Keefer Building Services
4.9
from 7 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
James S.
Verified review

Joe has done several projects for us. Replacing our roof, flooring and remodel. Always on time and leaves the place cleaner than when he started. Would recommend him highly.

KLM Builders
4.6
from 7 reviews
  • 24 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Suzanne R.
Verified review

Hired KLM to build a vaulted screen porch on existing deck. The artistry in design, quality of detailed craftsmanship, and pleasant disposition of Tim and crew made the 6-week project worth every penny. If you need quick cookie cutter work, hire someone else; if you need personalized time-honored construction that thinks through every detail call KLM.

  • 9 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
mark b.
Verified review

Mr toomey rehabbed a house for me in Roanoke va and also put Down flooring in a house in thaxton va Price was fair and he completed the work as promised and on time I would hire him again for more work

BUD W.
Verified review

HAVING GEORGE ROWE BUILD MY HOUSE WAS FANTASTIC! HE WAS HARD WORKING, ORGANIZED, HAD GREAT CONTRACTORS AND WAS VERY EASY TO GET ALONG WITH. PEOPLE ALWAYS SAY WHAT A NIGHTMARE BUILDING A HOUSE IS. MY EXPERIENCE WITH GEORGE BUILDING MY HOME WAS WONDERFUL. WE BACAME GREAT FRIENDS AND REMAIN SO TO THIS DAY FIFTEEN YEARS LATER. I HAVE NEVER HAD ANY PROBLEMS WITH MY HOUSE AND WE HAVE BEEN VWEY PLEASED TO THIS DAY. I WOULD HIGHLY RECOMEND GEORGE TO ANY ONE IN THE MARKET FOR A GREAT AND COMPETENT BUILDER.

Rob's Home Repair
4.8
from 4 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Vonda M.
Verified review

He built a storage building for me n 2011 and did a very good job for a good price

Fisher Custom Carpentry
5.0
from 1 review
    Justin C.
    Verified review

    Austin did a great job building my deck for me. He was very attentive to detail and the quality of his work was excellent. He was always on time and worked as long as possible to get the job done in a timely manner. Very professional. I would highly recommend him. Deck was a 12x24 and it turned out great. Couldn't ask for anything better.

    Donaldwalkerjr
    5.0
    from 1 review
      Christina W.
      Verified review

      This man can build almost anything!! He's built our house and welds solar panels too. Very dependable and fair. Always completes a job and can make any concept come to life.

      About

      We provide full service architectural and construction firm, all under one roof! No excuses. We offer residential and commercial services. We design it, we build it, we do it right and stand behind every aspect of your project. We specialize in ultra low energy and have one of 100 trained PassivHaus designers in the USA. We have over 25 years experience in off-grid, healthy, and low-energy construction. We do green right!

      About

      Most of our work is done by our own fully insured employees.

      About

      I work on all construction projects including repairs, remodels, additions, patio covers and decks. My rates are very competitive and I provide quality work. I have projects that are available for inspection. References are also available upon request.

      About

      We work in all aspects of building and remodeling with 26 years of experience in residential framing and trim carpentry.

      • 8 years in business
      About

      We offer around the clock service and back our work with a one-year guarantee. We can do it all! Interior or exterior. From electrical to plumbing and from flooring to landscaping.

      • 13 years in business
      About

      First of all, I do good customer service and quality work. I complete the job in a timely manner. I am clean and safe. I meet with customers face-to-face. I offer free quotes and professional ideas.

      About

      Work hard to complete the project in a timely manner that meets or exceeds the customer's expectations.

      • 17 years in business
      About

      We take the time to find out your wants and needs and tailor a proposal to meet not only your wants and needs but your budget and timeline as well. We give our prospects over 25 references of satisfied clients and we offer a FIVE YEAR WARRANTY on materials and workmanship. You can log in to your project from any device with internet access.

      About

      Can do any job. Nothing is too big or too small. From room additions to replacing a faucet or light switch

      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.  

      How do architects work?

      Architects may work for an architecture or engineering firm, they may work for a government organization, they can work for a construction company, or they may be self-employed (freelance). The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics explains that architects spend a large amount of their working time in the home or company office: meeting with clients; creating reports and architectural drawings; and working with other architects and engineers. When not in an office, an architect is often at the construction site either as part of the development of plans or to ensure building progress is following the blueprint.

      When a client interacts with an architect, it is typically to have them design drawings for the construction of a house or a building. If you are a client who has hired a large architecture firm, there may be a team of people working on your design. But if you are working with a freelance architect or a smaller firm, one person (or a small group) will take your concept and translate it into an architectural blueprint that a builder can use to construct a house. The plans will lay out everything from the depth of the foundation to the materials to use to the type of metal to be used in the reinforcement. Once the plans have been created and handed off to the builder, the architect may remain on the project — depending on budget — and oversee progress.

      How do architects charge for their services?

      According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the median salary of an architect in 2016 was $76,930. This range included architects with every type of company as well as self-employed architects. Depending on the architect and whether they’re with a firm or independent, they may charge per hour or by the square foot, or they may charge a percentage of the total budget for a construction project. An hourly rate is typically used for smaller projects such as providing consultation, helping clients hone their concept before the design process begins, or drafting documents and plans. If an architect is working on an hourly basis on a larger project, there will usually be an agreed-upon cap on the number of hours they will work. For larger projects, such as new construction or total overhaul remodels, architects may charge a percentage of the total construction costs. The architect will usually set the percentage you will pay after the total cost of construction has been accounted for. Percentages can range within a firm depending on the extent of the services they’re providing. For example, a lower percentage of the total construction costs may include drafting and minimal consultation and guidance along the way, while a higher percentage could include on-site project management services with every detail attended to. Architects may also charge by the square footage of the project. The rate per square foot can vary depending on the individual’s training, the services they are providing, the complexity of the project, and other factors — such as obtaining permits. The national average cost to hire an architect is between $1,690 and $2,500.

      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.

      Be sure to check out our smart hiring practices when it comes to finding a general contractor.

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