979 Carmel Valley, CA 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 Carmel Valley, CA 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. You can find more general contractors in Salinas, Seaside, Monterey, Marina and Pacific Grove. More 
Los Altos, CA, 94023
50 miles from Carmel Valley
Rich Mathers Construction, Inc. is a full-service general contracting firm based in Los Altos, California, and serving the San Francisco Bay Area. Founded by Rich Mathers in 1983,... Read More
General building contractor who specializes in custom homes and remodels.
Aptos, CA, 95003
36 miles from Carmel Valley
Custom home builder with over 30 years of experience, impeccable references and amazing attention to detail. Read More
Founded in 1999, Regency Construction Co., Inc. of Carmel Valley, California is a fully licensed and bonded firm with experience in residential and commercial construction, remodeling and repair.
Hare Construction (831) 655-9507
Pacific Grove, CA, 93950
15 miles from Carmel Valley
In 2006, Ethan Hare founded Hare Construction. Originally, the company focused on small scale projects offered by friends, family, neighbors and associates, but through solid... Read More
San Martin, CA, 95046
43 miles from Carmel Valley
D.R. Domenichini Construction CA Lic #838530; EPA Lead Certified; fully bonded and insured David R. Domenichini, owner and proprietor, brings 20+ years of general contracting... Read More
Aptos, CA, 95001
36 miles from Carmel Valley
We specialize in whole home remodels and design, and aging-in-place remodels. We also offer creative solutions for kitchen, bath, and outdoor and deck renovations. Free... Read More
Santa Cruz, CA, 95062
38 miles from Carmel Valley
Voted "Best Home Remodeling Contractor" by Santa Cruz Sentinel Readers Choice Awards, "Best Construction company" by Good Times magazine, and "Best of Houzz" by members of Houzz... Read More
Capitola, CA, 95010
37 miles from Carmel Valley
Master woodworkers, Kitchen and Bath remodelers, and custom builders, serving the Carmel, Monterey, Santa Cruz, and Palo Alto areas with the highest quality of craftsmanship.... Read More
Tri Star Builders (650) 504-0052
Gilroy, CA, 95021
38 miles from Carmel Valley
A complete design-build firm, Tri Star Builders is a general contractor specializing in residential and commercial remodels and new construction. We also offer architectural... Read More
Santa Cruz, CA, 95062
38 miles from Carmel Valley
For more than 30 years, Darrough Construction has specialized in custom home construction, renovation, and remodeling from Santa Cruz, Monterey, Los Gatos, Saratoga, and Palo... Read More
Monterey, CA, 93940
10 miles from Carmel Valley
With over a 20 year foundation on the Central Coast, Balestreri Builders Inc has built an unsurpassed reputation for commitment to quality and dedication to service. Balestreri... Read More
Masterwork (831) 229-8002
Carmel, CA, 93921
13 miles from Carmel Valley
We are artisan builders and our mission is to construct the perfect setting for our clients’ most exceptional life experiences. Read More
Carmel, CA, 93923
11 miles from Carmel Valley
Custom Home builder specializing in whole house remodels. We pride ourselves on integrating my 30 years experience with the Architects vision to create the best home possible for... Read More
Pebble Beach, CA, 93953
15 miles from Carmel Valley
Home Additions & Home Remodeling Read More
Santa Cruz, CA, 95060
45 miles from Carmel Valley
Santa Cruz Green Builders is committed to designing and building long lasting, healthy, energy efficient, environmentally sound homes and workplaces. We specialize in green... Read More
Carmel, 93922
13 miles from Carmel Valley
General Contracting firm based in Carmel Ca. 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. Here are some related professionals and vendors to complement the work of general contractors: Architects & Building Designers, Interior Designers & Decorators, Landscape Architects & Landscape Designers, Kitchen & Bath Designers, Specialty Contractors.

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 Carmel Valley, CA 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 Carmel Valley, CA 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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