1,071 Lester, AL General Contractors

If you're on the brink of a large home improvement project, remodel, or even building a home from scratch, you'll likely want to hire a general contractor. These professionals manage all aspects of the job to ensure it's being completed on schedule and to your satisfaction, so be sure to check local contractors for reviews, ratings and recommendations to find the right one for your project or new home construction. More 
Athens, AL, 35613
19 miles from Lester
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
With over 15 years of roofing & construction experience, our staff is qualified & dedicated to providing you the highest quality work for the best price; no matter how small or large the job.
HUNTSVILLE, AL, 35801
38 miles from Lester
New Home Sales Agent for Custom Builders in Huntsville/Madison County AL Read More
Twickenham Homes & Remodeling builds and remodels single family residences in Huntsville and the surrounding North Alabama area. We work hand in hand with our clients to handcraft quality homes.
Madison, AL, 35758
31 miles from Lester
covered porches stone work outside kitchens additions high end custom homes renovations Read More
Shelbyville, TN, 37160
50 miles from Lester
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
Huntsville, AL, 35803
43 miles from Lester
We are a premier source for custom home building and residential remodeling. We also specialize in decking and outdoor living structures. Read More
Huntsville, AL, 35806
33 miles from Lester
Residential contractor servicing North Alabama Read More
Banta Builders LLC (256) 457-8013
Huntsville, AL, 35801
38 miles from Lester
NORTH ALABAMA DESIGN BUILDERS OF FINE RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION & RENOVATING INTERIORS. Read More
Davidson Homes LLC (256) 350-1322
Decatur, AL, 35603
32 miles from Lester
At Davidson Homes, we believe homes should be built to last and offer the amenities you want in a price range you can afford. As a North Alabama builder, we build quality brick... Read More
Open Gate Homes LLC (256) 414-4535
Madison, AL, 35758
31 miles from Lester
Whether it's getting a new custom home, adding an addition or remodeling your existing home, we're here to help you every step of the way. Open Gate Homes LLC is your custom... Read More
Jimmy Bryan Construction (256) 777-6490
Athens, AL, 35613
19 miles from Lester
Custom home builder serving Madison, Athens, and Huntsville AL Read More
Hagen Homes (256) 606-6028
Hartselle, AL, 35640
40 miles from Lester
Custom home builders in North Alabama. Read More
Huntsville, AL, 35804
37 miles from Lester
Whole house remodeling, outside living spaces, kitchen and bath remodels Read More
Huntsville, AL, .
37 miles from Lester
Serving the Madison County area for 35 years. Based in Huntsville, Alabama, David Stone, President of Stone and Stone Construction, LLC. Specializing in high-end residential... Read More
Huntsville, AL, 35803
43 miles from Lester
Professional home remolding service Read More
Williamsport, TN, 38487
46 miles from Lester
General Contractor specializing in restoration of historic homes and structures, timber frame and beam installation, custom remodeling, new home construction, vintage materials... Read More
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What Is a General Contractor?


General 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 local 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 onsite regularly to inspect the progress and resolve issues.

A quality home contractor is a must for successful completion of a renovation or new construction. Because of this, it's essential that you do your homework before deciding on the right Lester, AL general contractor as you 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, review contractor reviews and visit Lester, AL 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 local 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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