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West Allis General Contractors

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B.H. Handyman Services
4.7
from 116 reviews
  • 143 hires on Thumbtack
Ken W.
Verified review

Ben worked with us extremely well as another contractor on our remodeling project had numerous setbacks and schedule changes. Ben adjusted to when we needed him. Quality work, and we plan to use him on more things around our house.

DP Electrical and Remodeling
4.7
from 93 reviews
  • 127 hires on Thumbtack
Lisa M.
Verified review

I cannot say enough about the workmanship of DP Electrical. We bought a foreclosure that needed a lot of TLC and updating. Over the last year, we have had several contractors helping us with the projects that are out of our comfort zone. I have to say Dave is a credit to his profession and we appreciated his knowledge and willingness to answer questions and help us make an outbuilding safe and useable. We will be using DP Electrical again, without hesitation.

Plugged Pipes LLC
4.8
from 58 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 78 hires on Thumbtack
Yuki T.
Verified review

Very honest and upfront, would definitely hire again. He saved me money, not many contractors try to do that for you.

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Big Blue Carpentry
4.9
from 50 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 98 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Javier I.
Verified review

I called and spoke to Brian, the contractor, on a Monday about a custom mailbox that I needed to be constructed on my house. He came out the next day and properly told me how much time he needed to find all the components and the custom paint in order to comply with the home owners association regulations. The job was done in less time than estimated, his craftsmanship was impressive and he was very diligent. The final cost of the mailbox was reasonable and cost effective compared to the rest of contractors in the area. I rate this contractor 5 stars. I will l hire them for future work and recommend him to my neighbors.

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  • 28 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Terry M.
Verified review

Jeff is outstanding. A model contractor. Will hire again.

WEHAB, LLC
4.9
from 30 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
Norm G.
Verified review

The problem was with my side garage door causing locking problems. Though everything looked level and plumb there were some very slight tolerance differences. We took the strike plates off and cut the the nails holding the door frame to the rough opening. There were also two screws, one top and one bottom that were also removed from the strike side. The brick molding from the strike side and top were then removed allowing us to tap the top of the strike side in toward the garage and then tested the locking mechanisms for alignment and ease. Once in proper place, we secured the strike side top and bottom to hold it in place. When we had removed the brick molding we discovered that once the door was properly aligned, the sheathing on the strike side stuck out approximately a 1/4 inch. It became clear that the original contractor failed to square up the hinge side of the door opening with the strike side of the door opening thus there existed a slight torqueing of the door in the opening. With that, and the addition of cold and heat expansion and contraction, locking the door was problematic. We managed to trim down a 3/4 by 1/4 area of the sheathing so the brick mold would sit flat on the sheathing and door frame keeping the appropriate setback from the edge. We were also able to accomplish the work without affecting the siding at all. I had a piece of brick molding consistent with what was there so we were able to replace the strike side molding which I cut on my compound miter saw. Everything fit in perfectly and the door is easily closed and locked. What remains is some slight shimming, recaulking the top and strike side, and another coat of paint on the trim.

Room2Room Construction LLC
4.7
from 29 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 57 hires on Thumbtack
Chic M.
Verified review

I hired Rick and Room 2 Room to replace windows and clean a house in Pleasant Prairie. As an attorney that represents every major general contractor in Chicago, I was hopeful that Rick and his crew could pull off a very difficult job in short time and at a reasonable price. Let me tell you, they not only did everything with excellence, but also within budget and in time. None of my clients would have come close! I can't give a higher rating, but I wish I could. Room 2 Room is the best!

Top Pro
  • 13 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Stefanie O.
Verified review

Larue and his son are a pleasure to work with. I have worked with many contractors over the years and Larue is different. He is professional, a great communicator and takes pride in his work. He replaced the sink and countertop in my laundry room and it looks beautiful. He is a hard worker and trustworthy. Hire him :)

  • 27 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
Alyssa C.
Verified review

Hello, My sister recommended me to have GTC/Steamatic do repairs painting and mold removal for our house. Most of the mold was located in a closet off the kitchen and we wanted the first floor painted. The job was done in about 3 weeks as they had to rebuild an archway from the living room to dining room. We are very happy with all the work done and Bo gave us the best price with a bundle discount compared to the other contractors. Otherwise we wouldn't have gotten to rebuild the archway. My new furniture arrives next week and it looks like a total remodel I highly recommend Bo Tony and Marina for any project you've got going on in your home!

Bulldog Builders LLC
4.1
from 21 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Nikki C.
Verified review

I cannot say enough good things about these guys. This is my first house and the roof needed replacing immediately. There was water coming in through the ceiling and walls. I was furious at the home inspector ("well the bowl [in the attic] was dry when we saw it..."), scared about being a homeowner and living alone in the city, and didn't know a thing about finding reputable contractors. Enter Jason. He showed up, we hit it off immediately, and he gave it to me straight. Unlike some of the other bidders, he didn't resort to scare tactics or sweet talk and flattery- much appreciated. He answered all my questions, discussed all the pros and cons of various shingles, venting systems, and materials, and was overall amazing. I feel like the price was very fair, and I got a great deal. The crew very carefully moved flower pots and bird feeders out of the way, swept up all debris (including on my neighbor's yard!) and carted away all the old shingles for recycling. Not only is it a major relief to have a solid roof over my head, but I feel 100% confident in the job and will absolutely be calling them again if I need any repairs or remodeling!

  • 7 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Violet D.
Verified review

This is one of the special companies that is difficult to find. After switching to so many different contractors I’m so happy to know these people. Always on time and budget and excellent work! Thank you, Al and Silvia!

Native Remodels, LLC.
4.1
from 15 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Jim K.
Verified review

After 8 quotes for a fence from local fence companies and contractors, I came across thumbtack and figured I would give it a try. Almost immediately entering my info Joe reached out. I was immediately impressed with his professionalism and timely quote. He actually included the exact material quote showing exactly what materials along with how much everything cost. He was the clear winner. I was pretty specific with the timeframe, and he got it done. He stayed on budget as promised, and was great with communication throughout the project. Joe completed a 90+ foot privacy fence with a beautiful gate that crosses my driveway. I recommend Joe Mahas and Native Remodels without hesitation.

  • 18 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Janet K.
Verified review

Jorge has so many talents, I ended up using him for most of a major house rehab. This was the sixth house I've rehabbed and it was great to have one contractor knowledgeable about so many things so I didn't have to wait on each specialty. Jorge drywalled, laid a wood laminate floor, put up baseboard, put in 2 toilets, ran plumbing and put in a new dishwasher, put up baseboard, ran a water line to the refrigerator, put in a new kitchen sink and countertop, leveled a wobbly ceiling fan, hung closet doors, as well as other things. He was there when he said he would be, worked until the job was done, and was pleasant to work with. I highly recommend him and will use him again.

  • 5 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Kim P.
Verified review

Well, guess it's time to share my soon to be not so secret contractor, Rob Tracy. As the owner of several 1800's era buildings I bought on the edge of their death, I have yet to find an issue he can not solve nor a skill he does not possess. From framing to finish, new construction to restoration, he runs every job with creativity and professionalism in a timely fashion with great attention to detail, while staying on budget and time frame. Been involved in construction industry for decades, and can honestly say it is not often you find a contractor with his mad skills and awesome work ethic. See a few before and after pictures below, and feel free to contact me for more pics, or with any questions.

Affordable Interiors
4.9
from 8 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Jill K.
Verified review

Nick and his crew of contractors did a great job on my kitchen remodel. I knew what I wanted and he was open to my ideas and the project turned out wonderful. I just had them back to gut and install the master bath. Again very satisfied with their work.

Roe's Repairs LLC
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Ronald C.
Verified review

Mike rebuilt a front porch on my house that was falling apart from water damage and poor original construction. Mike worked day and night rebuilding the structure and suggested employing better made and more efficient raw materials. The rebuilt porch looks great and although new, has held up beautifully during recent rain and snow events. I have also used mike to do some general repairs and modifications to my house and I’ve been most pleased with the overall high quality workmanship employed. With Mike, you’ll get outstanding results at a fair price, and the job will be completed in a timely manner.

Brooke F.
Verified review

Working with Steve was an amazing, POSITIVE contrast to previous contractors we've had in the house. We gave him a "test drive," by asking him to install a couple of windows. When we experienced his workmanship and dependability, we then contracted him to patch up the drywall and install the kitchen cabinets we had already ordered from another company. Dependable: Steve came when he said he would---or called when he was running late. He also went above and beyond what was "required" of him to do his job. We didn't have a car big enough to bring one of our windows home, so Steve picked it up for us, and brought it home! Quality of workmanship: His work was outstanding. Steve paid attention to big AND small details (leveling each of the cabinet doors!); carefully followed--or improved upon--the cabinet plans; touched up the paint that was scuffed when cabinets were installed; and cleaned up after himself every day. With the drywall, he took the time to go over it two or three times, until the new part was seamless with the old. With the window trim, he made a custom stain that beautifully coordinates the window trim to the cabinets, and gave me extra for our future use. Knowledgeable: He knows the code, and chooses to go beyond the minimum. He moved one of our windows, and told us the minimum header was eight inches. He chose to put in an ten inch header. When the rough work was done by the other contractors (plumber and electrician), he pointed out a couple of things that weren't up to code, and said we should be sure these details were done before the rough inspection. He helped me save thousands of dollars by walking me through how to be my own general contractor---at no cost to us. From time to time, Steve would even call me to see how things were progressing, and let me know the "next step," to keep things moving. He pointed out ways he could have saved me money on the cabinets, if I had ordered through him. We're hoping to do an addition on the house in a couple of years. When we do, we'll be calling this guy again. Thanks, Steve, for your outstanding workmanship! I LOVE our kitchen! :)

Next Solution Inc.
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Cindy K.
Verified review

4 bedroom rental property rehab. The price was good in the quality was excellent. The Me informed every step of the way! One the best contractors of ever worked with.

Ac Kitchen And Baths
4.5
from 2 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Angela S.
Verified review

AC Kitchens and Baths, does a fine job on getting everything done in a timely manner, the must important thing he does a wonderful job. my kitchen is amazing!! Totally satisfied. I will recommend him to everyone Armando has become my family’s contractor for everything we need.

Tony's Home & Auto

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    We do general contracting, painting, general carpentry, concrete repair, as well as home and business cleaning. We offer low prices. We also do auto repair.

    • 12 years in business
    About

    My business has been around for 6 years. We specialize in advanced framing, interior custom woodworking, interior exterior general painting,handyman services, hardwood tile floor installation, light water fixture installation and kitchen and bathroom remodeling. Adrian's Carpentry will even do condominiums. We take pride in the work we do, so that you will too.

    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.  

    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 plan a bathroom remodeling project?

    If you’re stumped on how to plan a bathroom remodeling project, it pays to hire a designer. This is especially important if you’re changing your bathroom layout in any way. Designers create contractor-friendly drawings indicating exactly where each tile and fixture will be installed, down to the light switches. This investment might cost you $300-$500 but save you significant frustration and miscommunication, while ensuring you get precisely what you want.

    If you’re going to do your own design, planning a bathroom remodeling project means being organized and planning ahead. Create a general outline of what you want and the budget you have. Identify the specific fixtures, tiles, paint and vanity you prefer. Get all this organized before requesting quotes from two to three reputable general contractors. Once you find the right pro, get a written contract outlining scope of work, materials that will be used, timeframe and payment schedule. Communicate clearly about when to order your materials so they are ready and waiting by the time the contractor gets the permits. Your job from here is to communicate clearly, pay the contractor as the work progresses, and enjoy your remodel when it’s done.

    For more on where to start when remodeling a bathroom check out The Complete Thumbtack Bathroom Remodel Guide.

    Where should I start when remodeling a bathroom?

    Bathroom remodeling doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Before starting a bathroom remodel it’s crucial to know what you want and have a clear understanding of your maximum budget. If you’d love all marble fixtures but have $3,000 total, you will have to compromise. Being realistic about materials and money before you even contact a contractor will have you on the road to success. Here are some simple steps to follow in the planning stages of bathroom remodeling:

    • List your remodeling priorities in order of importance (e.g., 1. New shower head, 2. Replace flooring, 3. Install recessed lighting, etc.).
    • Calculate what you can realistically afford to spend on your bathroom remodel. Identify an “all in” price — meaning the absolute maximum you’re willing to pay, as well as what you’d prefer to spend.
    • Gather ideas from Pinterest about colors and finishes.
    • Research the costs of the materials and finishes you want and begin making choices about what is and isn’t possible to fit into your budget (once labor is included). If you’d like to stay under $10,000 total, but really love a $2,000 tub, plan to downgrade in other areas.
    • Request quotes from at least three reputable general contractors, share your vision and ideal materials, and work together from there.

    How long should a bathroom remodel take?

    With proper planning and a good general contractor, your bathroom remodeling project doesn’t have to take forever. The construction phase of the project will always vary based on your scope of work, the square footage and the condition of your bathroom under the surface layer. Inevitably an 80-square-foot master bathroom with major changes will take longer than a 25-square-foot guest bath undergoing a minor renovation. For a smaller bathroom, a facelift — the industry term for sprucing up the surface layer (such as paint, vanity, tiles or light fixtures) but keeping the existing footprint of the space — may take five to eight working days, as long as there are no surprises like mold waiting when the old vanity comes out. A more complex bathroom remodel that revamps the shower area (customizing the plumbing, installing tile and changing the shower door), updates the flooring and cabinetry, and adds new paint and new lighting could take anywhere from one week to three weeks. A full bathroom remodel that guts the room, changing the footprint and moving the electrical wiring and plumbing lines, could take four to eight weeks or more. To keep your bathroom remodel on schedule, have your materials ordered and waiting, and don’t make any change orders once construction begins. Planning is key to keeping a bathroom remodel on schedule.   

    For more on how long a bathroom remodel should take check out The Complete Thumbtack Bathroom Remodel Guide.

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    Need Roofing Replacement

    Chicago, IL

    • Project type
      Leaking water, Other (flash work, patch holes)
    • Roof type
      Other (Rubber roof on two flat building)
    • Building type
      Multi-level commercial building
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