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Kent Contractors

Browse these contractors with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Kent.

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Silver Line Precision Plus LLC
5.0
from 164 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 208 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
John M.
Verified review

Thumbtack emailed a quote within 1 hour of my request. Jarrod, of Good Hands Dependable Services provided his phone number with his bid; I called to arrange a date for the couch and woodscraps to be hauled. He suggested immediately (it was already O-dark:30), and he arrived within 10 minutes of his forecast. He is a responsive and literate communicator, fair priced, timely and efficient; not to overlook clean-cut, proper work clothes, and appropriatelly equipped vehicle. I do not know how Thumbtack is vetting contractors but this is my third good experience, keep doing it.

Amazing Doctor LLC
4.4
from 72 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 95 hires on Thumbtack
Nancy L.
Verified review

We had an emergency situation where we needed trim for an entire home done same day by 2 pm. Sergei finished early and his work was exact. He was very careful removing old doors and maneuvering doors between the hallways to not ruin the paint or the doors. He also cleaned up really well before he left and also communicated his ideas with total honesty and did not take advantage of overcharging for a rush job. He let me make decisions with no pressure and presented different options throughout the project. He ran the extra mile for sure! He worked well with the other contractors as a team to finish what needed to be finished by 2 pm. We will work with him again. Highly recommend!

Pro.com
4.1
from 59 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 105 hires on Thumbtack
Vicki S.
Verified review

We have used several Pro.com contractors as we prepare our home for sale. Triple Power addressed some dry-rot in cedar siding and an interior closet floor and subfloor. They were professional and the finish in both cases exceeded our expectations.

G&E Landscape Contractor LLC
4.5
from 45 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
Mark M.
Verified review

I cannot recommend Polo enough, his number will stay bookmarked in my phone for any landscaping needs in the future as well as recommendations to friends and family. I've been burned by contractors in various trades both residentially and in my business, it seems there are far more disreputable ones than not out conning the masses with over promised and under delivered while upping their bids or coming up with "unforeseen costs". In the state of Washington, anyone can get a contractor's license, without testing (except for electrical and plumbing), as long as he or she post a bond with the state and have insurance. As a result, there are so many "drunk uncles" out there bidding jobs and then throwing unqualified minimum wage paid workers on them to bilk unsuspecting home owners with no state oversight to protect you. It is "Buyer Beware". POLO is the opposite! After seeking bids from multiple contractors through Home Advisor and Thumbtack I sensed an immediate affinity with his professional attitude, communication, respect, and honesty. Polo brought in a crew of diligent, hard working guys focused on the tasks at hand and exceeded my always high expectations. He is personable, punctual, assessed me of all options, intelligently made recommendations that were taken (at no additional cost to the fair and agreed upon bid) and is providing additional oversight of the landscaping for a month, included at no additional fee, so as to assure plantings are established and stable. I am heartened to say Polo has diminished some of my cynicism by showing me there are still ethical young contractors establishing professional businesses the old fashioned way; by doing what they say they are going to do and then going the extra mile and actually doing more! Give Polo a call before his calendar is too full with other happy clients such as my wife and I! Mark Monroe / Mercer Island

DYC Painting LLC
4.5
from 33 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
Melissa C.
Verified review

David was on time. Went straight to work. Finished in a reasonable amount of time. Basically dependable and did a good job. Exactly what i'm looking for in a contractor.

Tomishinets
5.0
from 24 reviews
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Kojo G.
Verified review

Ivan did a great job installing my kitchen cabinets and modifying one of the cabinet sizes in the process. He also installed custom panels for my refrigerator. He did all of this in a single day! He was very keen on finishing the job whereas I have to drive my other contractors to finish stuff. Would hire him again.

Cipro Group
3.6
from 35 reviews
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
Fanny H.
Verified review

happy with the work done beside he's coming late.

Lopez Solution Paint, LLC
4.7
from 25 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Juan L.
Verified review

He is good and honest and over all flexble contractor. men on all those year I been hiring him.

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Sound Pacific LLC
4.5
from 25 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Matt S.
Verified review

I'm still in the process of working with Sound Pacific LLC, however the level of attention, care, detail and assurance with which Michael conducts his business is second to none. I have never felt more comfortable with a contractor in my life. As I continue to work with Sound Pacific, I will post pictures of the work and further updates. These guys are the real deal, and so far...there are, indeed, a real deal compared to many other companies.

All Phases Building
4.8
from 23 reviews
  • 26 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Anita R.
Verified review

We hired All Phases to frame and install a new garage door. The door looks fantastic. John's crew got it done quickly and it looks exactly how we envisioned it. They were timely with their responses to our questions and the scheduling. It was a pleasure dealing with them and not having a nightmare that some contractors can be.

MOG2
4.8
from 23 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Colleen L.
Verified review

I did hire these contractors and they did a great job for me. Had a bathroom up dated and they came in very professional, things were done in a timely matter. This is a father and son team that knows the business. I will be having future work to be done and hope these folks will do it for me. This team is my new go to place to call when I have projects. Thanks again guys you were great

CREATIVE EFFECTS LANDSCAPE
4.3
from 21 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Jon A.
Verified review

Great contractor to work with. Extremely responsive and courteous. Quality of work was excellent. I will re-hire for future work and would recommend them to anyone.

  • 5 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Stan F.
Verified review

Wish more contractors were like this here in Seattle. They really stood behind their work and did a fantastic job.

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PALS CONSTRUCTION
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Patti C.
Verified review

Pedro and his team did a wonderful job with the Inspection tasks we gave him. He was able to squeeze part of the job in to accommodate our timing, problem solved a difficult dry rot solution where several other experienced contractors couldn’t and executed the job on time, quickly, perfectly and left the site tidy. Communication is great, workmanship perfect and easy to work with! He’s on my preferred list! Thanks Pedro!

  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Bolin D.
Verified review

We strongly recommend her work. They were on time, easy to communicate, and well-prepared. More importantly, More importantly, the quality of her work is outstanding, and they even help us touch up our previous painting spot on the trim. They also cleaned everything very carefully after they finished the work

Top Pro
  • 1 year in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mark R.
Verified review

Chris and his team take their work very serious. I will definitely be using All-Phase Custom remodeling for other projects on my home this year. Don't waste your time looking for the right contractor like I did. Call Chris first. You will NOT be disappointed! -Mark Rutherford Auburn WA

Craftsman Construction
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Christina W.
Verified review

I would definitely recommend Brian and his team at Craftsman Construction. I now come home everyday to my dream Kitchen! I have worked with other contractors in the past and I have to admit- we were a little scared to undergo such a big project, but from our first meeting to the very end Brian made us feel very much at ease. The quality workmanship, professionalism, and time on the project was awesome. Brian was able to see our vision and make it into a reality. His experience was also a big help in directing us on ideas that would add to our homes resale value but also stay within our budget. Aside from their customer service, the quality and finish work once the project was complete blew me away. We couldn't be happier! Thank you Brian!!

  • 3 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Leanne M.
Verified review

I hired Jesse to do a major kitchen remodel, bath, new doors and interior paint, plumbing, and electrical work. Jesse and his crew were very considerate and clean. Jesse explained to me things in easy-to-understand terms, and when he found potential problems with the house he explained what needed to be done to determine the best course of action. I chose Jesse out of 3 contractors that I interviewed as I found him easy to work with, thorough, and very reasonable with his prices. He gave me choices and called me to problem solve when necessary. I have owned several houses and worked with other contractors who try to to cut corners. Jesse does not do this. His work is superb and top notch! I would hire him again!

Lawrence Houston Architect
4.2
from 11 reviews
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Larry G.
Verified review

Lawrence is an engaged and thoughtful architect and took the time to become familiar with us and the site before he started to bring us a few proposals and then refine the pieces out of each and pieces drawn freehand on the fly. He was able to help us locate some of the preliminary professionals (survey, engineering, etc.) so that the work was well defined by the time the contractors made bids- detailed blueprints eliminate ambiguity when comparing bids and Lawrence put that sort of package together and then supported getting it blessed through several rounds of "oh- one more thing" from the city during the permitting process. Persistent and professional.

  • 3 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Seth R.
Verified review

Hector and his team of professionals did an amazing job!!! They worked hard into the night to get the flooring installed and the plumbing put in when another contractor fell through. He came in under-budget and ahead of schedule for the launch of my Airbnb.

  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Steve M.
Verified review

Rich was very nice and Lucas did a great job. I will be using Northwest Construction in the future.

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.  

What do construction project managers do?

Construction project managers help in all stages of your construction project, starting from the very first step. Typically paid a percentage of a total project cost, they are part of the design and planning process and help ensure seamless communication between the design parties and the construction team. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, their scope of work includes preparing cost estimates, budgets and work timetables; interpreting and explaining contracts and technical information to other professionals; reporting work progress and budget to clients; collaborating with architects, engineers and other construction pros; selecting subcontractors and scheduling and coordinating their tasks; responding to work delays, emergencies and other problems; and ensuring compliance with legal requirements, building and safety codes, and other regulations.

The work of construction project managers may seem very similar to that of general contractors, but there are some critical differences. One difference is that, unlike most general contractors, project managers are not engaged in the actual construction — they are onsite overseeing the work of subcontractors. Another key difference is that project managers are hired during the design phase, while general contractors are hired after plans have been made. The project manager is generally paid a percentage of the total project cost, while the general contractor is more typically paid according to the bid they gave to build your project.  

Why should you hire a contractor?

Hiring a general contractor is a good idea for many remodeling projects. Home renovation contractors have a broad range of skills to manage, coordinate and complete a project. They should help make sure your project comes in on time and within your budget as they hire and supervise all the necessary subcontractors, including electricians and plumbers. They also handle procuring all the materials required for your job. Some homeowners look to save money by acting as their own contractor, but an experienced home renovation contractor is worth the cost. They should know local building codes, be able to pull all necessary permits, and work with inspectors to make sure the construction meets local codes. Also, because they get professional discounts, they can typically buy materials at a better price than you can; better prices on materials and labor save you money, and make up for at least a percentage of the cost of the contractor.

How do I find out if a contractor is licensed?

It’s important to know if your project requires work by a licensed professional, as licensing laws can vary by state, locality, and job details. You can find general licensing information online at the government websites that handle occupational licensing for a given profession in your state or location. Some states designate a project cost over which you have to hire a licensed contractor. To find qualified licensed contractors, search your state’s licensing board. For example, in California, the Department of Consumer Affairs operates a searchable database through the Contractors State License Board. In some states, contracting licenses are provided at a regional level. You can find links to specific databases on BRB Publications’ Occupational Licensing page. Red flags that a contractor may not be licensed or may be providing an expired or false license number are unreasonably low bids or a request for complete payment upfront. For more, check out our tips for smart hiring on Thumbtack.

When should you hire a contractor?

A few home remodeling projects can be done by an ambitious DIY-minded homeowner or local handyman, but many are best completed by a professional home renovation contractor. You should hire a contractor when you’re planning a large project that takes time, machinery or large tools, and several workers; a kitchen remodel, new bathroom or home addition will be most successful with a licensed, expert contractor at the helm. It’s particularly important to have a professional contractor on board for construction, electrical, plumbing and HVAC projects that require inspections to meet local building codes. Of course, you can hire a contractor for smaller projects, too, if you prefer to let an expert handle things like addition or removal of a wall, small framing projects, or anything that requires a permit.  

You should hire a contractor when you’re ready to start a remodeling project and you have plans, a budget and a timeline for the work in hand, but before any remodeling work begins.

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