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John's Handyman Services

John's Handyman Services

5.0 (6)
With 40 years experience in all aspects of Home Repair and maintenance, one call to me can get all your needs taken care of.  I do whatever it takes to get the job done right!
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D  Landscape And Construction Contractors

D Landscape And Construction Contractors

4.7 (6)
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PJS Handy + Clean

PJS Handy + Clean

4.8 (5)
Your one stop shop for ALL of your handy work needs from basic things around the home as small as changing light bulbs all the way to the actual building of a home. Not only can we repair it or build it, we can also keep it clean. We also offer evry cleaning service from residential homes to large commercial cleaning services.  We pride ourselves on personalized and professional services. Every project is treated as if we are doing it for our very own mother. ... View Profile
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Chicago Service Source, Inc

Chicago Service Source, Inc

5.0 (5)
A Women Owned and family operated service business. Our mission is to provide clients with hands on service from start to finish. Chicago Service Source, Inc.  will return your calls, answer your questions, do our best work for you, at the best price, always. *Landscape Construction and Maintenance*Concrete *Asphalt*Remodeling *Demo*Pressure Washing *Interior and exterior Property Maintenance *Tree Trimming and Removal *Custom Projects*Snow Removal and Ice Control*Seasonal Planters*Sidewalk Cafe Design and Install We have the equipment, the experience, the staff and the drive to get your job done professionally and correctly. ... View Profile
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All American Built 1

All American Built 1

5.0 (4)
Take the time to make sure the customer gets what they paid for and take pride in our work. We have over 50 years experience combined in multiple trades such as carpentry, roofing, masonry repair. We also are General Contractors that have access to licensed and professional tradesmen in all trades. We at All American Built 1 wants to make the building experience easy and stress free. 
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All In 1 Restoration

All In 1 Restoration

4.7 (3)
Have over 30 years experience in the trade.we do all types of construction.painting,tile,bathroom remodel,drywall,tuckpointing,brick laying,roofing,flooring,electrical work,
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Top Choice Builders

Top Choice Builders

5.0 (2)
We are committed to achieving the TOP CHOICE standards of quality and unparalleled customer service.  We believe "If a job is worth doing, it is worth doing right", which is why we take every measure to ensure that the work we perform is completed correctly and done right the first time!If you're not satisfied, we're not satisfied.  
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Improovy Painters Chicago

Improovy Painters Chicago

5.0 (2)
Improovy Painters in Chicago is the easiest way to paint your home or office. Using technology and data, Improovy has streamlined the house painting process. With Improovy you can get a paint job price, book an incredible Chicago painter, pay online, and pick paint colors all online in under 2 minutes or less. https://www.improovy.com/painters-chicago/ Without question, a premium quality paint job starts with reliable and professional painters using top-of-the-line paint (Sherwin-Williams and Benjamin Moore) that are committed to providing a world-class painting service experience. With this in mind, we’ve taken the past few years to c ... View Profile
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Caliber Carpentry

Caliber Carpentry

5.0 (1)
My work comes with 20+ years of training and experience. I take pride in the work I do. If you're not happy with it then I'm not happy with it.
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U-home Repair Inc.

U-home Repair Inc.

5.0 (1)
Everything I do is professional job.
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Elite Construction & Design

Elite Construction & Design

5.0 (1)
Over 25 years of construction and design experience. Thorough knowledge of every aspect of individual projects to create a customized experience. 
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Gort Custom Homes

Gort Custom Homes

5.0 (1)
We are a Family owned, And Family run Custom Home Builder since 1985, We will Design,Build, Remodel/Demo              Gerry Neilan has been involved in Residential construction throughout the Chicagoland area since He founded Gort Custom Home Builders in 1985.  With 35 Years of Experience we help make the building process enjoyable and stress free .                      Areas that we work in  Chicago, Hinsdale, Clarendon Hills, Westmont, Western Springs,Oak Brook, LaGrange, Burr-Ridge, Elmhurst, Du Page Co, Cook Co, Downers Grove, Des Plaines, ... View Profile
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Kosterna Construction

Kosterna Construction

5.0 (1)
We do a lot of work which includes residential and commercial, new and existing homes and business. If you want to know, you have to try my service.
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AllTrades Rehab & Renovation

AllTrades Rehab & Renovation

We pride ourselves in giving our customers the results they desire. We provide quality work. AllTrades Rehab and Renovation Company (ARRC) has a proven record of excellence in designing and managing several building and construction projects in Chicago, IL and surrounding suburbs. No matter the size of your project, the experienced professionals at ARRC will plan, design, construct, and maintain your project.
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Haslip Restoration

Haslip Restoration

How our service stands out from all the rest? We beleive it is our dedication to provide excellent customer service and quality craftsmanship that makes our service stands out from all the rest. We spend the time to educate our clients on the work and materials we perform and use. We have an open lines of communication with our clients, we are always available to answer questions or respond to concerns. Also, our technicians understand the meaning of craftsmanship, which translates into quality work. ... View Profile
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Baptiste Interiors Professionals & Supply

Baptiste Interiors Professionals & Supply

Our team provides services like specification development to fit the project,  we also design custom finishes base on the customer's request,  We deliver fast reliable services with the right equipment to get the task completed right the first time.  Well everybody is special to us let your project be next. Some of our pass project our First Chicago Bank facilities 6700 S Stony Island DuSable Museum of African American History,  The Rosenwall Mansion restoration Hyde Park community, The project we are most proud of is yours lets get you taken care of no job to small or too big. ... View Profile
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Shay’s Way

Shay’s Way

Shay’s Way has been interpreting the dreams and lifestyles of our clients for years and are renowned for our attention to fine details, and superb craftsmanship. Our magnificent remodeling projects are the result of a talented team consisting of project managers, qualified painters, skilled craftsmen, interior designers, construction managers, and many more skilled professionals, personally directed by our project management team during each phase of design and remodeling. Whether you are looking for a luxurious custom home remodel or simply want to spruce up your exterior curb appeal, Shay’s Way is well equipped to complete your ... View Profile
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Stephanie Nickolson Design Inc.

Stephanie Nickolson Design Inc.

We are a full-service residential and commercial Interior Design firm. With over 35 years of experience in the field, we can project manage any size job whether it be a full house renovation or commercial space, our group of skilled tradesmen can oversee it all while working within a given budget and time frame. Our sub-specialty is hospitality design, with a niche in Senior Living /memory care and sensory design for all ages. We received a "Best of Service" award on houzz two consecutive years. Our service will exceed your expectations and make the process a fun and educational one. ... View Profile
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Frequently asked questions

What does a carpenter do?

Carpenters construct, remodel, and repair structures and home fixtures made from wood and other materials. Carpenters build projects such as decks, gazebos, framing rooms and houses, installing stairs, cabinets, trim, baseboards, crown molding, and more.


How much do carpenters charge near me?

Carpenters cost $40 to $100 per hour on average to hire, depending on the project's size and type, materials, and local labor rates. Carpenters charge $5 to $20 per square foot to frame houses, walls, and ceilings from top to bottom with plates and studs.


What are the different types of carpenters?

The main types of carpentry services are:

  • Rough and framing carpenters – Includes the rough framing of walls, ceilings, rafters, floors, beams, and roofing for new structures and remodeling.
  • Finish carpenters – Includes general carpentry such as cabinetry, furniture making, fine woodworking, parquetry, joinery, or other carpentry where precise joints are important.
  • Trim carpenters – Includes ornamental work such as installing and repairing trim, molding, and baseboards on doors, windows, flooring, staircases, and ceilings.
  • Cabinetmakers – Includes fine and detailed carpentry work, such as custom cabinets, wardrobes, and shelves, and furniture designed for storage.

Where can I find a good local carpenter?

To find the local carpenter services, do the following:

  • Start your search on websites like HomeGuide and Google and look for recommended carpenters.
  • Get at least three price estimates to compare.
  • Ask for recommendations from family, friends, and neighbors.
  • Read reviews and check out their previous work on HomeGuide, Google, and the Better Business Bureau (BBB).
  • Select companies that are licensed, bonded, and experienced.
  • Verify their insurance, worker’s compensation, and bond guarantees.
  • Ask about their warranties and guarantees.
  • Ask for a full itemized estimate or contract in writing.
  • Avoid making large payments upfront. Come up with a payment schedule for work completed.

After asking questions, hire the best carpenter near you.


What questions should I ask carpenters in my area?

When hiring a carpenter handyman, ask them the following questions:

  • How long have you been a carpenter?
  • Can you provide testimonials and references from past customers and photos from previous projects?
  • How much will my project cost?
  • Are there any potential complications you foresee with my project?
  • What type of materials will you use?
  • Are you licensed, insured, and bonded?
  • Can you provide me a written estimate or contract?
  • What’s your payment schedule?
  • What do I need to provide to get started?

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