11,106 Boston General Contractors

If you're on the brink of a large home improvement project, remodel or new build, you'll likely want to hire a general contractor. These professionals manage all aspects of the job to ensure it's completed on schedule and to your satisfaction. Whether you’re looking for Boston building contractors for a new construction, or home improvement contractors to spruce up your existing place, it’s important to know exactly what role they will play in the project. Read more below for a list of must-ask questions. More 
Beverly, MA, 01915
For more than a decade The Remodeling Company has worked closely with homeowners, architects and designers to bring our clientsʼ ideas to life. If you can imagine it, we can make... Read More
We are a full service Remodeling, Carpentry and Painting company, specializing in Kitchen and Bath and Basement Remodeling.
S+H Construction (617) 876-8286
Cambridge, MA, 02138
A multi-award winning firm, S+H Construction collaborates with architects and other design professionals to offer residential renovations, custom building, historic restorations,... Read More
MCG is a design and build remodeling company. We serve clients looking to build a custom home or to remodel an existing home.
Lee Kimball (781) 838-6100
Winchester, MA, 01890
We know you have a vision. Your home...but better. You want something larger, more breathtaking and functional. We bring this vision to life with a design unlike any other. The... Read More
Dev-Group is a Full Design & Build services construction company providing the Greater Boston area with highest in quality, service, and craftsmanship.
Cambridge, MA, 02139
For more than three decades, Charlie Allen Renovations has restored and renovated scores of period homes large and small in the Greater Boston area, from modest one or two room... Read More
We are a full remodeling company. We are committed to quality and specialize in old fashion customer service with a personal touch.
Bridgewater, MA, 02324
Thorson is an award winning contractor that has been providing high quality, custom building and remodeling services for over 23 years. Eric Thorson, owner and founder channels... Read More
As a company of passionate and trusted professionals we see every new project as a unique opportunity to realize the full potential of our clients’ home.
Holden, MA, 01520
With offices in Boston, New York, Nantucket, and Stowe, Woodmeister Master Builders is one of the preeminent general contractor and custom cabinet maker serving the northeast.... Read More
Sage Builders LLC (617) 965-5272
Sage Builders LLC is an award-winning residential renovation company providing integrated design and construction services for Boston-area homeowners.
TMK Remodeling (978) 852-4491
North Andover, 01845
TMK Remodeling is a full service, residential home improvement contractor, home remodeling and repair business. We partner with designers, architects and licensed tradesmen to... Read More
ARCHIA HOMES (781) 934-6141
Award-winning New England based, luxury building & design firm. Specializing in custom homes & additions, renovations, cooks kitchens, historic restoration, timber frame & project management.
Marlborough, MA, 01752
Wellen Construction was founded over 30 years ago with commitment to the highest quality, customer service, and project management all within our clients budget. We strive for... Read More
We are General Contractors who specialize in all types of residential projects. Our expert professionals are dedicated & personable, and use state of the art equipment to make your vision a reality.
Wellesley Hills, MA, 02481
We are best known for our large-scale restorations of stately older-homes in the Boston area and in the last 5 years have also completed several new custom homes in period styles... Read More
We have been doing business for over 30 years and we are fully licensed and insured. No job is too big or small. We strive to stay on time and budget. Customer satisfaction is our number one priority!
Newton, MA, 02458
Distinctive and modern renovation, specializing in kitchen and bathroom remodeling Read More
Our Construction and Remodeling Process is uniquely designed to incorporate your goals and ideas using a collaborative process.
Nantucket, MA, 02554
General Contracting for Residential and Commercial New construction and Renovation. http://www.cheneybrothersbuilding.com Read More
Feinmann, Inc. (781) 860-9800
Feinmann Inc, Best of Houzz 2013 & 2014, is known for its thoughtful and beautiful designs, well-articulated process, superb craftsmanship, responsive service, and the great value.
Eastham, MA, 02651
Located in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Cape Associates is the area's premier custom builder. Specializing in custom building, design-build services, additions, renovations, painting... Read More
Templeton, MA, 01468
We are a general contracting company specializing in all types of residential and commercial projects. We offer full service, licensed contracting with the philosophy that your... Read More
Canton, MA, 02021
At Phillip F. Gaudette Construction Co., our goal is to not only help you design, build or renovate your home, but to make the process easy for you. We are a full-service... Read More
Platt Builders (978) 448-9963
Groton, MA, 01450
Remodeler, custom homebuilder, custom cabinetry & millwork. Read More
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What Is a General Contractor?


General, or construction contractors, are often known as project managers. They oversee the entire remodeling or new home construction project and facilitate all day-to-day tasks that move it toward completion. A general building contractor will work with your architect to review plan as you build a house and ensure everything is in place before work is started, as well as arrange for permits and necessary inspections. While good local home improvement contractors will have the skills to handle certain tasks onsite, such as carpentry, he or she is also responsible for hiring subcontractors for the majority of jobs, such as electrical work, painting or plumbing. In addition, the general contractor should be on-site regularly to inspect the progress and resolve issues.

Home remodeling contractors are a must for successful completion of a renovation. Because of this, it's essential that you do your homework before deciding on the right Boston general contractor as you remodel or build a house. Inspect bids carefully. Was it ready when the contractor promised it? Was the bid for building a home unusually high or low? Each of these things can be very telling: A late bid may reflect timing standards, and an off-the-mark bid could be code for a pricey premium or a deliberate underbid to score the remodeling job. You should call references, carefully read reviews and visit Boston completed projects to see if they’re what you expect for your job. Once you do secure your local contractors, read the contract very carefully to be sure everyone is on the same page.

Questions to ask prospective general contractors:


  • How long have you been in the business?
  • How many projects like mine have you completed?
  • Who will be working on the project?
  • What qualities do you look for in your subcontractors?
  • Can you provide me with references?
  • Are you licensed and insured?
  • How do you charge, and what does that include?
  • What happens when costs exceed budget, whether due to materials or labor pricing changes? What about changes made by the client or by the professionals — what kinds of situations would cause those costs to be incurred?
  • Can you give me a written estimate?
  • What do your services include?
  • When can your job get done?
  • What will I need to provide?
  • Are there any important considerations or concerns you foresee with this project?


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