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"Their work impressed all the subs that followed. In the words of our framing lead, "no one has concrete this nice." They've been a pleasure to work" with, have delivered everything in their bid on time, on budget, and they'll be the first ones we recommend when our friends/neighbors have work that involves concrete or steel.

-Robert J.

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"We had a sewer pipe break under our driveway and believed that the fact that the concrete had sunk five inches had been the cause. Compounding matters was the fact" that my wife had just had surgery and was non-weight bearing on her legs, so being without plumbing was not good. We contacted
to demolish and pour the bottom of our driveway. His crew demoed the concrete and hauled it away and he sent a crew out to attempt to dig the pipe out. After several hours they hadn't found it and so he suggested to call the plumber back out to locate it as not to waste money digging blindly. That was done, and after several more days the city came out and repaired the pipe and filled the dirt back in.
' crew came out and laid the concrete and did a fantastic job. He was fantastic with his flexibility taking the scheduling of other contractors and weather into account while still getting the job done quickly, on budget and with superior quality. He was in constant communication with me to make sure that he got out here as soon as the other people took care of their end. His crew cleaned up after the job was done and didn't leave materials lying about which is a rarity with people I've had work at my house and is greatly appreciated. This was a nightmare because of the circumstances, but it could have been exponentially worse had it not been for
. Overall I would recommend them to anyone needing concrete work done. My wife and I are extremely pleased.

-Gregory N.

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Bids are NOT done based on a multiplier on top of materials cost to get labor cost. Think of the consequences in the example you gave - by that method using say plain home depot tile made in Honduras might cost $5/SF materials, so by your method $10 labor. Now, same floor, with Carerra marble or Barre Granite at $75-100/SF - so do you want him charging you $150-200/SF labor when it takes almost exactly the same time regardless of material ?

To put it in simple terms, contractors:

1) figure the amount and cost of materials and consumables needed from the plans and specifications, applying a markup (from 15-50%, depending on contractor and how fancy or specialized a job it is).

2) Then they figure the equipment needed and the operating time to be used or elapsed time to be rented or leased - either opperating hour or elapsed time, or combination of both, especially if it consumes fuel

3) They then figure the labor time for the various trades required to do the job, maybe add an efficiency or ease of work multiplier to those hours to fit the job conditions, multiply those hours by the hourly pay rates, then multiply that times the "load" or "Labor Overhead" to account for employment taxes, workman's compensation costs, health plan, etc, etc.

4) Then they add in the cost of any architect or engineer plans or certifications that are needed, government permits and inspections, etc.

5) Then they add in any subcontractor bids, with appropriate contingency amount for each.

6) All those above totals are added up, an appropriate overall contingency added if needed (typically 5-10%, but on remote site jobs I have seen as high as 200%), and (depending on how contractor figures his costs) at least all the "in-house" costs like his equipment, consumables, and labor costs have a percentage overhead and profit added to them - typically about 100-150%. Some contractors use a lower overhead percentage but apply it to the total estimated job cost, not just in-house costs.

This "company overhead" or "general overhead" or "G&A - General and Administrative Overhead" covers the costs of financing and running the company, management and secretarial and general supply and maintenance costs, buildings and equipment yards lease or mortgage cost, working capital cost, insurance, loan interest, general shop equipment payments, profit, etc. Some contractors use a lower overhead and apply it to every cost in the job, some (especially those doing government work so havingto adhere to government accounting rules) apply a "markup percentage" to materials and rental costs and outside subcontract services, and apply G&A overhead only to in-house costs.

 

That being said, for a general class of work it does generally (on normal jobs) work out that there is a general multiple of labor to materials cost. For instance, yard work and residential tree work is heavy on labor, so it might have a labor to materials ratio of 3:1 or even 5:1.  Detail foundation hand excavation and underpinning can run to 5:1 or more. Many types of building construction like plumbing, tile, carpentry, etc. do end up with a very roughly 2:1 or 3:1 ratio of labor to materials cost. At the other extreme, high energy efficiency or hurricane rated glass installation or a fancy full-building computer and communications system or high-end entertainment center might have a labor to materials ratio of 0.25-0.5 because it is designed to go in pretty fast, but the materials cost a lot.

For your case, a hardscaping ratio could run from 0.5:1 or less to as much as 3:1 or more, for installations with very expensive imported stone and fancy woods and a lot of bought decorative items such as statuary, to the opposite labor-intensive landscaping with lots of sidehill terracing and hand-planted flower beds, hand-dug irrigation system trenches, and manual-placed concrete block or railroad tie walls. Each job should be figured on its own merits - using a "rule-of-thumb" is where people commonly get unpleasantly surprised. That is why you typically get 3 bids unless you have a contractor you trust from prior experience and are confident will give you a fair shake regardless of being sole-sourced. Personally, both for my own purposes and professionally in the design and construction business, I have found sole-source to trusted contractors you have experience with is, in the long run, a BIG money and time saver, as well as making it far more likely to finish on schedule and let you sleep at night.

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You need a general contractor - prefereably one who specializes in additions, because you have excavation, waterproofing, concrete, concrete cutting, carpentry, door and window, etc trades to coordinate.

The cost will depend a great deal on your topography around the house - if the base of the window will be above ground level at least 6 inches, then could run about $500 for a legal egress window purchase and about $1000-2000 for installation, depending on how deep into the concrete you have to cut.

If the bottom of the window will be below ground level, then to call it a bedroom (which mandates legal sized second egress and usauully at least one window)  then you will have two choices - bring it out into a solid watertight concrete storm cellar with collar to keep water out, stairs, and and weather and bug-tight cellar door that is inward-opening, which means a lot of space for stairs and landings top and bottom, or bring it out into an oversized window well at least 36 inches in diameter, and with steps to ground level, with adequate drainage and waterproofing to keep it dry. Either way, sometimes about as easy to put in an outside door as a window, and might raise property value more. Cost from $2-5,000 depending on how deep into concrete wall you have to dig, whether concrete wsall needs reinforcing with steel frame because of the depth of cut, how easy the digging is, and what your water conditions are near the foundation. The last thing you want to do is create an easy water or vermin ingress with your egress.

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The cost to install the veneer stone has a wide range do to many factors. It can range from around $9 to $17 per square foot. It depends on the location, the stone being used, job access, skaffolding needs, wall prep and such. I would think you would be on the lower end of the scale. Your job is on a concrete surface so it eliminates one of the biggest problems they are having with this product, wall preperation. This one of the things that separates the high bidders from the low ones. There are million dollars homes being torn down because of improper wall prep. One a wood frame house a backing system that allows drainage is a must or the moisture absorbed by the veneer can rot the walls behind with alarming speed. Some have had makor damage within the first four years. On a concrete wall the veneer needs no such prep at most wire mesh applied if it is an older concrete wall.

 

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Is the wall that the garage is sloped toward and adjacent wall of the home?

 

If not, it should not be of real concern. 

 

Try to keep the water out of the garage with a gasket on the door. 

 

 

Concrete Repair reviews in Ceres

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I could not be more happy with the work
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and his crew does. Not only are his prices reasonable, the work is exceptional, they are courteous, conscientious, and an absolute pleasure to work with!
From the time
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came over and gave us an estimate to the time they completed the work,
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kept in contact with me and I was always aware of where they were in the project, when I could expect certain things to be finished, and what time they would be at our house.
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was very responsive whenever I had questions or concerns, he always got back to me right away, and took the time to explain everything to me. As a new home owner, this was very valuable to me.
We had old ugly windows that were original to the house. Somehow,
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and his crew made everything look brand new again! Inside and outside my house is beautiful! Our garage roof looks awesome too! They also were IMMACULATE when they cleaned up. Our garage looks cleaner inside than it was when they started, and when I got home to my new windows, you would NEVER know that windows had been replaced - everything was so clean!
I trust
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100% and I would not hesitate to hire him again for another job! I will be recommending him to anyone who needs any work done at their house. Thank you,
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- Caitlin C.
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I rate the work very good. I thought the price was reasonable. And, yes, I would hire him again. The only issues I had were knowing what day and what time the worker would show up. Wasn't always when I was told. My impression is that the person who does this work stays very busy and may have challenges juggling his schedule.
- BILL S.
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We had known from the day we bought our house that we would need to replace the concrete in our front yard.
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communicated very well throughout the process and was very clear with us what he would and would not do (he focuses on concrete). He guiding us through color selection and was great telling us what would last (it turns out that some colors are applied, not mixed into the concrete) and was patient as we decided on colors. He was also helpful making sure that we coordinated with other workers (such as the masons doing brick work).
We originally hoped to get the concrete work done in November but the weather didn't cooperate. When the weather was right in March,
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brought a large crew of workers, all of whom were courteous and professional, and got the job done very quickly (less than 2 days). While they were doing the work they were very careful not to get concrete on the existing brickwork or remaining concrete and they cleaned everything up very thoroughly.
By the time the crew was done we asked ourselves why we didn't do it sooner. While
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isn't the cheapest concrete contractor we feel like we got what we paid for and are very happy with our choice. We give
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our highest recommendation.
- Pamela D.
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and his team worked diligently and got the project completed in three days. I was impressed with how responsible they were about cleaning up, protecting the neighbor's lawn by covering it with plastic when they power washed the new driveway and placing a "catch cloth" in the street drain to prevent rocks and other debris from going into the local sewer system. They removed the cloth and debris before leaving the work site. They were very professional throughout the entire process. They even installed a drain system in the new walkway to prevent water damage to the house or fence. Pricing was very reasonable.
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listened to our request and offered recommendations, such as the drain system, to make the project a good fit for us. We are very happy with our new driveway, walkway and shed pad. I would highly recommend
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for your home projects.
- Cecilia T.
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was very prompt in getting in touch with us and coming out for our estimation, as well as in getting the estimation to us. The price seemed very fair to us.
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and his crew were excellent about listening to what we wanted, and were also able to give us much needed advice on aesthetic and practical details. The entire project took only three days, but the work was thoroughly and beautifully done...we could not be happier! This has added so much
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appeal to our house - neighbors were complimenting the work before it was even done!
- Susan L.
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We spent a lot of money on a concrete driveway from
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in Aug 2013. Eight months after completion, the driveway started chipping off and forming
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. Pictures have been posted on Yelp.com. The owner did agree to have the driveway sealed AGAIN but the damage was already there. The employee sealed the driveway again but missed many areas and most of the edges along the driveway. The owner refused to have the driveway sealed correctly or extend our warranty for another year so that tells you how confident he is in his product. I would never use this company again.
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- Trudy B.
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he owner came to our house and gave us an oral estimate for repointing our brick chimney and brick steps. We should have asked for a written estimate, because we weren't on the same page regarding what was covered for repointing our front steps. We thought repointing meant replacing all of the mortar/point in the steps, but only a small part of the point was replaced. The original service took place in October. We called to address the problems with the steps and asked them complete the work. We had to wait over a month for them to come back. When they finally did come back, it was too late in the season for the point to cure correctly on our brick steps and now the point has cracked over the winter. Both of the service people who completed the work in October and November were professional and arrived promptly, but even the person who came the second time commented on the many places where the point was still cracked and that the job done by his colleague was incomplete. We gave a grade of C on responsiveness because although phone calls were answered promptly, we had to go to the bottom of the waiting list to have the job completed correctly.
- Katy C.
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They showed up promptly as scheduled. His team went right to work tearing out the old concrete driveway. Old stuff was hauled away by dump truck and they began working on getting the area ready for the new cement. They were very professional. Had all the equipment they needed to complete the job. It looks absolutely perfect. They also took notice to clean up every detail and to put up caution
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to stop the use of the driveway until properly set. We had neighbors stop and ask about the job already! I would definitely recommend them!! Wonderful job!!
- Maureen M.

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5 Star Pool Plaster Inc

7275 National Dr
Livermore

7 Contractors

1046 Reno Ave
Modesto

AAA Painting & Construction

2927 Magliocco Dr
San Jose

AARON RICHARDSON CONSTRUCTION

3701 coye oak dr.
Modesto

Abba Builders & Construction

517 Stein Way
Waterford

ACCELERATED CONCRETE CUTTING

PO BOX 579227
Modesto

Adrian Construction

19580 Dahlin Road
Escalon

Alpha Team

Oakdale

APCO PAVING

PO BOX 6203
Concord

Aspen Landscaping and Construction

13952 E. Tokay Colony Rd.
Lodi

Babylon Gardens Landscaping

2657 Donner Trl
Riverbank

BLESSED CONCRETE CO.

3416 MERRIFIELD AVE
Modesto

BOB LEONARD & ASSOC

1325 EL PINAL DR
Stockton

Brick House Masonry and Concrete Designs

1562 Clotilde Court
Turlock

Burkett's Pool Plastering Inc

600 N Frontage Rd
Ripon

Cahaba Scapes

2130 11th avenue north

CHATEAUX FRAMING, INC.

3701 Georgeann Place
Ceres

CONCRETE UNLIMITED

4443 CENTRAL AVE
Ceres

cth Installations

2314 Reile Ave
Escalon

Custom Pools & Remodeling

5200 Motsinger Rd
Ceres

D & D CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION CO

9237 LITTLE CREEK CIR
Stockton

D & H BRILLIANT LANDSCAPING

9620 Angelina Court
Stockton

D H CONSTRUCTION INC

2201 GLASGOW DR
Ceres

D-R Enterprises

5067 Langworth Rd
Oakdale

Daniel Snedegar Handyman Unlimited

4637 E Service-Road
Ceres

Davids Artistic Tile

P.O. Box 66
Empire

DELTA BAY CONSTRUCTION & ROOFING INC.

9155 Connie Avenue
Stockton

Donald Mount Construction

PO Box 4279
Manteca

DOROTHY'S TILE & STONE

925 CARVER RD
Modesto

Dowdy Construction Inc.

3001 McKittrick Ct.
Ceres

E&R construction

1513 Dwight Ln
Modesto

Exquisite Designs

47332 Sterdley Falls

Exterior Touch Inc.

12610 Waverly RD.

Fisher Bros House Moving Co Inc

2801 Lovelace Rd
Manteca

Fontana Landscape Management

4411 Esmar Rd Frnt
Ceres

Frank's Landscaping

1978 Lauritson Ln
Manteca

Generation Builders

P.O. Box 23
Riverbank

Golden State Construction

19765 Sutliff Rd
Escalon

Handyman Construction

5331 Pirrone Ave
Salida

HARTT'S POOL PLASTERING

PO Box 3026
Turlock

James Shupperd Concrete

1050 E D St
Oakdale

JH Krick Construction

17455 Sonora Rd
Oakdale

Jim George paving

15200 monetary rd

JOAQUIN PAINTING INC

1004 CARVER RD
Modesto

K & D ENTERPRISES INC

4107 MORGAN RD
Ceres

K R Concrete Construction, Inc.

P.O. Box 1701
Oakdale

KEENER ENTERPRISE

3838 GUERNSEY AVE
Stockton

LANDBREAKER LANDSCAPING

2415 E ACACIA ST
Stockton

LANTIS CONCRETE

1555 E WHITMORE AVE
Ceres

LINGLEY ENTERPRISES

4218 Technology Dr
Modesto

Marengo's

po box 690531
Stockton

Matthew Griffin Trucking

9102 E Lathrop Rd
Manteca

Maximus Development Inc

3355 Myrtle Ave
North Highlands

McClure Plaster & Paint Inc

4617 Main St
Denair

MEDEIROS CONCRETE

1826 E WHITMORE AVE
Ceres

MGB Building and Construction

Eisenhower Dr
Riverbank

Monark Construcyion

236 San Juan Dr

NATHAN MASELLIS

104 CHABOT CT
Modesto

No Limit Builders

1801 Greger St
Oakdale

NONNO'S HOME & GARDEN REPAIR

1782 BELLA TERRA DR
Manteca

Northstar Property Services

1614 Courtyard Drive
Manteca

O'day Painting

PO Box 4094
Stockton

Oceanic Concrete

PO Box 4335
Manteca

OLIVEIRA CONSTRUCTION

2703 REMBRANDT PL
Modesto

Patton General Contractor Inc

17640 Carrolton Rd
Escalon

PEREZ CONCRETE PEA GRAVEL SVC

990 TRANQUIL LN
Ceres

Quinly Builders Inc

2079 Goldeneye Way
Manteca

R.A.M. CONSTRUCTION

3913 Ridlon Court
Ceres

RAM Construction

3913 Ridlon Ct
Ceres

RB Construction

1518 Coffee Road Ste G
Modesto

Robert Palacios Masonry Inc

2189 Latham St
Simi Valley

Runyan & Runyan Construction

PO Box 1626
Turlock

SOLID ROCK CONCRETE CONSTR

1475 TOM FOWLER DR
Tracy

STAT-X General Engineering

1948 Austin Ave
Clovis

Taylor Renovation & Construction

3105 Del Este Ave
Modesto

Timco Construction

6609 53rd St
Sacramento

Top Estate Construction, Inc.

5013 Kimball Hill Circle
Stockton

Torre Reich Construction Inc.

219 N. Broadway St.
Turlock

Travis Johnson Landscaping & Design

4021 Green Knoll Rd
Salida

TRI VALLEY HONEYDO-LLC

PO Box 1976
Tracy

Ultimate Concrete

PO Box 177
Turlock

Vintage Landscape Service

P.O BOX 2133
Turlock

Wilson General Contracting

1852 W 11th St Suite 149
Tracy

Woods Construction Co.

2813 Darius Lane
Modesto

wyman construction

1860 beyer lane
Stockton

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