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Top 10 carpenters in New York, NY

Homeowners agree: these New York carpenters are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Maxtrax LLC

Maxtrax LLC

5 hires on HomeGuide
3+ years in business
Serves New York, NY
Odette L. says, "Max is punctual, professional and kind. We have not had a problem with availability and he communicates effectively. He asks questions to make sure he can get the job and Works to deliver us a solution." Read more
PBC QUALITY By Premier Blinds & Reds Construction LLC

PBC QUALITY By Premier Blinds & Reds Construction LLC

New on HomeGuide
11+ years in business
Serves New York, NY
Hello, my name is Jhon Giraldo, I am 30 years old and I have been in construction since 2013. PBC QUALITY is the mixture of two of my companies (Premier Blinds Contractor INC and Reds Construction LLC) with which I have been working hard to grow them. We offer a wide catalog of services, on the one hand general construction and on the other window treatment such as roller shades, faux wood blinds, vertical blinds, all with the possibility of automation, just to mention a few of the many services we have to offer you. . We want to make ourselves known for our seriousness and commitment to all our projects, no matter how small they may be. We a
Effective Floors And Home Improvements

Effective Floors And Home Improvements

2 hires on HomeGuide
6+ years in business
Serves New York, NY
Regiane V. says, "This is a company that did a great job at my house. Thank you very much for making my project better than expected" Read more

Your General Carpentry questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on HomeGuide.

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 $30 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 and Google.
  • 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?

Reviews for New York carpenters

Recent success stories from people in the New York area.
Victor L.
Smart and thorough. Does excellent work. Talked through the project with me clearly and finished the job quickly and efficiently.
Maxtrax LLC
Martha A.
That company did exactly what I was looking for. Responsibility and kindness. I recommend for sure. Totally truly. Thank you.
Effective Floors and Home Improvements
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