10,911 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 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.
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
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.
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
Dev-Group is a Full Design & Build services construction company providing the Greater Boston area with highest in quality, service, and craftsmanship.
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
Divine Kitchens is the leading Design+Build kitchen & bath remodeling firm in the Boston area with a showroom in Wellesley MA.
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
Our Construction and Remodeling Process is uniquely designed to incorporate your goals and ideas using a collaborative process.
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
Bringing new life to old buildings, and OLD life to new ones. Landmark specializes in renovations, additions, new homes in period-styles and property management for old homes, civic spaces and estate
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
We have been doing business for over 30 years. We fully licensed and insured & no job is too big or small. We strive to stay on time and budget because happy customers is our number one priority.
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
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.
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 are a full service Remodeling, Carpentry and Painting company, specializing in Kitchen and Bath and Basement Remodeling.
Newton, MA, 02458
Distinctive and modern renovation, specializing in kitchen and bathroom remodeling 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.
Nantucket, MA, 02554
General Contracting for Residential and Commercial New construction and Renovation. http://www.cheneybrothersbuilding.com 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.
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
Daily Construction (508) 680-1099
Nantucket, MA, 02554
Daily Construction has been a leader in historic renovations and quality home construction on Nantucket Island since 1997. We take great pride in preserving the culture and... Read More
Norwell, MA, 02061
Cedar Point Properties is a small company that produces big results. We are a general contracting company that builds each project whether large or small, from new contruction to... Read More
Barbera Homes (518) 690-0777
Albany, NY, 12205
Barbera Homes has been building innovative and affordable new homes throughout the Capital Region for more than 30 years. Our family’s progressive building techniques, depth of... 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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