1,548 Cowan, TN 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 Cowan, TN 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 Tullahoma, Winchester, Decherd, Monteagle and Huntland. More 
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Murfreesboro, TN, 37128
50 miles from Cowan
R.L. Ward Builders - Specializing in Renovations, Remodeling & Restoration of all types. Residential & Commercial: Additions, New Construction, Roof, Garages, Kitchens, Bathrooms,... Read More
Monteagle, TN, 37356
12 miles from Cowan
Flowers Construction has established a solid reputation for integrity, reliability, and attention to detail. William Flowers; hands on approach and dedication to personally know... Read More
Madison, AL, 35758
50 miles from Cowan
Our company has over 15 years of roofing and construction experience and our staff is qualified and dedicated to providing you the highest quality work for the best price; no... Read More
Hullco Exteriors (423) 899-2400
Chattanooga, TN, 37421
50 miles from Cowan
Hullco Exteriors has been proudly serving the Chattanooga, TN area for more than 35 years. Hullco Exteriors offers replacement and new construction windows, entry doors, siding,... Read More
JDM Construction (423) 774-7891
Chattanooga, TN, 37415
42 miles from Cowan
JDM Construction is a full service, residential construction company. The owner, James Milling, has been in the residential construction business for close to 22 years now. James... Read More
Athens, AL, 35613
50 miles from Cowan
Specializing in New construction, custom built garages , outdoor kitchens, first and second story additions, remodels, sunrooms, CHECK OUT OUR LIFT ,DUMB WAITER ! SEE PICTURES ! Read More
Murfreesboro, TN, TN, 37129
50 miles from Cowan
Southern Breeze Home Design Center are your trusted professionals for home remodeling, insurance restoration and custom new construction. Our experienced professionals manage... Read More
Matrix Builders (256) 679-6471
Huntsville, AL, 35748
38 miles from Cowan
Bryan Pogue, owner of Matrix Builders, has been building beautiful custom homes in the Huntsville/Madison area since 1997. Bryan’s personal attention and quality of work is the... Read More
Chattanooga, TN, 37405
41 miles from Cowan
Northshore Renovations is a general contractor located in Chattanooga, TN. and specializes in home additions, home improvements and remodeling. We are a one stop shop offering... Read More
Chattanooga, TN, 37408
41 miles from Cowan
award-winning general contractor providing services for a range of projects, from additions and renovations to custom residential and commercial construction Read More
Huntsville, AL, 35810
44 miles from Cowan
Chattanooga, TN, 37421
50 miles from Cowan
Embark is a full service General Contractor specalizing in New Home and Home Renovations. Embark helps you realize your vision through our unwavering attention to detail. Our team... Read More
Shelbyville, TN, 37160
34 miles from Cowan
Twenty-Five years ago D&R started as a small siding company and has now evolved into a full service construction company. Our quality, reputation, technology and service has made... Read More
Homescape Pros (706) 937-5488
Ringgold, GA, 30736
50 miles from Cowan
Take 25 years of Nursery and Landscaping experience, combine with 35 years in the Home Improvement industry. What you will find is we have created a very unique and exciting... Read More
Banta Builders LLC (256) 457-8013
Huntsville, AL, 35801
44 miles from Cowan
NORTH ALABAMA DESIGN BUILDERS OF FINE RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION & RENOVATING INTERIORS. 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 Cowan, TN 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 Cowan, TN 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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