7,304 Cortland, IL 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 Cortland, IL 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 Aurora, Dekalb, Sycamore, Village of Campton Hills and Sugar Grove. More 
Libertyville, IL, 60048
46 miles from Cortland
For over 10 years, BDS Construction Inc. has been providing superior customer service and high quality construction for the greater Chicagoland area. Our extensive construction... Read More
Established in 1997, Hogan Design & Construction has grown a reputation for quality work at a fair price. We've built our reputation on trust and the work we do speaks wonders about our integrity.
crbs co. (847) 234-3599
Lake Forest, IL, 60045
49 miles from Cortland
John Richert is the founder of Crossroads/Blue Sky. John received both his undergraduate and Master of Architecture degrees from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana and... Read More
Franklin Park, IL, 60131
42 miles from Cortland
Fricano Construction Company provides General Contracting and complete Architectural Woodwork services for residential, commercial, hospitality, and institutional building... Read More
DJK Custom Homes (630) 369-1953
Plainfield, IL, 60585
31 miles from Cortland
DJK Custom Homes is Chicagoland's premier ENERGY STAR custom home builder and remodeler. DJK Homes builds new custom homes and remodels in the Naperville area including... Read More
West Chicago, IL, 60185
26 miles from Cortland
Synergy Builders is a design-build home remodeling company servicing the Chicagoland area. We have been privileged enough to help hundreds of families with their kitchens,... Read More
Naperville, IL, 60567
32 miles from Cortland
Let "The Confidence Builder" help you build your new home in Naperville, Plainfield, Elgin or the surrounding areas! Since Pete Stefani began King’s Court in 1986, King’s Court... Read More
Chicago, IL, 60630
48 miles from Cortland
Bathrooms, kitchens, basements, garages - 123 Remodeling can build it, fix it, or update any home or condo. Browse 123Remodeling.com for the latest information about construction,... Read More
Northbrook, IL, 60062
46 miles from Cortland
Providers of Custom Cabinetry, Fine Carpentry and Interior Remodeling Read More
P&M Renovations (630) 212-5549
Naperville, IL, 60563
29 miles from Cortland
P&M Renovations is truly unique. While we are a complete home renovating company specializing in home additions and kitchen, basement, and bathroom remodeling, we are so much more... Read More
Naperville, IL, 60540
31 miles from Cortland
Redstart Construction, Inc. is an award winning, full service home remodeling contractor specializing in room additions, kitchens, bathrooms, basements and custom homes. Our... Read More
Niles, IL, 60714
46 miles from Cortland
Delta Star Group Inc. is a remodeling contractor serving the Chicago area. We build unique kitchens and bathrooms, while still keeping them affordable. We keep up with the latest... Read More
Northbrook, IL, 60062
46 miles from Cortland
We are builders who love what we do. We specialize in new construction, historic renovation, and green building. Founded in 1994, Scott Simpson Builders has built nearly 100... Read More
RL Builders (708) 301-0700
Channahon, IL, 60410
42 miles from Cortland
Sometimes its just in the blood to want to see the fruits of ones labors. RL Builders is a generational High End Custom Home Builder that pioneered many of today's modern methods... Read More
Ottawa, IL, 61350
40 miles from Cortland
The best long-term solution to sustainability is creating designs that will endure. Our projects have a common goal of building beautiful, timeless outcomes. Every job is a... Read More
Skokie, IL, 60077
49 miles from Cortland
-History- Chi Renovation & Design's founder and head project manager Lior founded the business upon seeing a desperate need in the industry for honest, hardworking contractors... 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 Cortland, IL 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 Cortland, IL 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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