177 Fairfield, ID 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 Fairfield, ID 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 Hailey, Corral, Hill City, Sun Valley and Ketchum. More 
Ketchum, ID, 83340
28 miles from Fairfield
Since 1980, Kearns, McGinnis & Vandenberg, Inc. has had the privilege of building some of the most distinctive residences in the Hailey, Ketchum and Sun Valley area. Read More
Ketchum, ID, 83340
28 miles from Fairfield
Bishop Builders specializes in custom homes and remodels, from the very first step to beyond the last. Read More
Ketchum, ID, 83340
28 miles from Fairfield
During the past 26 years Dennis Kavanagh Construction, LLC has built more than one hundred houses, in and around the Wood River Valley. Our goal has always been to produce the... Read More
LEE GILMAN BUILDERS INC (208) 726-3300
Ketchum, ID, 83340
28 miles from Fairfield
At Lee Gilman Builders, we understand that our job goes beyond building and renovating. Our job is to expertly craft a space that will become your home. We are a company that... Read More
Brett Deuter Construction (208) 720-0952
Ketchum, ID, 83340
28 miles from Fairfield
Custom Home building Read More
Lloyd Construction, Inc. (208) 726-4263
Ketchum, ID, 83340
28 miles from Fairfield
Custom Home Builder, Remodeler and Public Works Contractor. Read More
Ketchum, ID, 83340
28 miles from Fairfield
Founded in 1982, Bashista Construction Corporation is a well-established contractor with an excellent history of homes throughout the Wood River Valley. Bashista has earned a... Read More
Dembergh Brown Builders (208) 726-2440
Ketchum, ID, 83340
28 miles from Fairfield
Custom home builder Read More
David Knauf Construction (208) 764-2070
Fairfield, ID, 83327
Earth & Structure Inc (208) 764-2181
Fairfield, ID, 83327
Earth & Structure Inc (208) 764-2181
Fairfield, ID, 83327
Ramsay Solutions, Inc. (208) 928-6223
Ketchum, ID, 83340
28 miles from Fairfield
Ramsay Solutions is the Sun Valley Area's only general contractor providing full-service design, construction and project management. Rooted in award-winning design and four... Read More
Wendell, ID, 83355
41 miles from Fairfield
Thad Farnham Construction (208) 720-1104
Ketchum, ID, 83340
28 miles from Fairfield
residential construction Read More
Herich & Associates, Inc. (208) 726-3777
Ketchum, ID, 83340
28 miles from Fairfield
Builders of fine homes and remodels. We also build commercial spaces of all kinds. 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 Fairfield, ID 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 Fairfield, ID 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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