6,382 Elm, PA 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 Elm, PA 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 
Wilmington, DE, 19805
50 miles from Elm
Dewson Construction Company, a General Contractor/Construction Management firm based in Wilmington, Delaware since 1993, specializes in high-end custom homes, renovations,... Read More
In business since 1953, Metzler Home Builders is among the most experienced home builders Lancaster PA has to offer.
West Chester, PA, 19382
44 miles from Elm
RUDLOFF Custom Builders is a Best of Houzz 2014 selection for Service, which only 2% of professionals receive. We are a full service certified remodeling company that will cater... Read More
Malvern, PA, 19355
45 miles from Elm
J. Schwartz LLC is a performance based Remodeler/Fine Custom Home Builder. We partner with you throughout the planning and construction process. We strive to lead in the high-end... Read More
Smithouse (410) 329-1262
Cockeysville, MD, 21030
50 miles from Elm
We are a group of professionals who, through fair and honest business practices, build finely crafted homes and renovations. We believe in the importance of forming a close... Read More
Coatesville, PA, 19320
32 miles from Elm
Building is Fun with Rittenhouse Builders. While our team shares a combined one hundred years of experience serving our clients, I get excited by the unrolling of the plans for... Read More
Ephrata, PA, 17522
9 miles from Elm
Renovations by Garman is passionate about remodeling your home! We are an award-winning design-build firm that is known throughout Lancaster, Lebanon, Dauphin, Berks, Chester &... Read More
Collier Builders (484) 947-3797
West Chester, PA, 19382
44 miles from Elm
Full service home improvement and remodeling. Read More
Lititz, PA, 17543
3 miles from Elm
Eppinette Construction LLC is committed to providing personalized service through every phase of the design home building process. Whether you need a custom home builder to... Read More
Littlestown, PA, 17340
50 miles from Elm
Mark Austin Building & Remodeling INC. has been around since 1985. We have been building homes additions and just about everything else, we do it all. We are constantly focused on... Read More
RJ Maillie Jr LLC (484) 887-0008
West Chester, PA, 19382
44 miles from Elm
RJ Maillie Jr LLC is a General Contracting company based in West Chester, Pennsylvania. The company specializes in Interior remodeling and renovations, custom tile and stone,... Read More
Downingtown, 19335
36 miles from Elm
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PRO-Builders (717) 846-1455
York, PA, 17403
27 miles from Elm
PRO-Builders guides homeowners through the remodeling process from start to finish, keeping in mind the specific and unique needs of each customer. From initial design to planning... Read More
Cochranville, PA, 19330
32 miles from Elm
Welcome to Cedar Knoll Builders... building you and your loved ones LifeTime™ Homes. A LifeTime™ Home is a home built to last, in neighborhoods that are designed to meet your... Read More
West Chester, PA, 19380
43 miles from Elm
Our family owned and operated business is proud to serve the remodeling needs of residents in Chester County and surrounding areas. Read More
West Chester, PA, 19382
44 miles from Elm
I.M. Contracting, Ltd. (IMC) is Chester County’s elite residential and commercial design/build remodeling company. As long time West Chester residents, we take pride in providing... 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 Elm, PA 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 Elm, PA 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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