3,141 Rockford, 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 Rockford, 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 Belvidere, Loves Park, Machesney Park, Roscoe and Rockton. More 
DJK Custom Homes (630) 369-1953
Plainfield, IL, 60585
50 miles from Rockford
DJK Custom Homes leads the way in Illinois Chicago suburban region building energy efficient and sustainable homes that are beautiful, comfortable and healthy for your family to... Read More
West Chicago, IL, 60185
50 miles from Rockford
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
East Troy, WI, 53120
50 miles from Rockford
A premier custom Home Builder of Luxury homes,Timber Frame homes,Lake homes, Log homes,Mountain homes,Rustic homes and custom remodeling since 1949 and Three generations of true... Read More
Elkhorn, WI, 53121
41 miles from Rockford
Building beautiful custom homes in the most beautiful parts of Southeastern Wisconsin including Lake Geneva, Delavan Lake, Lauderdale Lakes, and the surrounding areas is our... Read More
Elkhorn, WI, 53121
41 miles from Rockford
In business for four decades, we are a custom home design / build company - specializing in lakefront and country estate home construction around Lake Geneva, Delavan Lake,... Read More
P&M Renovations (630) 212-5549
Naperville, IL, 60563
50 miles from Rockford
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
50 miles from Rockford
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
McHenry, IL, 60051
45 miles from Rockford
I pride myself on being a reliable, meticulous professional and craftsman. I have a passion for my work and hope you give me the opportunity to discuss your next project. Read More
Waterford, WI, 53185
50 miles from Rockford
We are a full service general contractor of residential remodeling projects with in-house architectural and interior design services. At One Room at a Time, Inc., we use... Read More
Barrington, IL, 60010
50 miles from Rockford
At Prestigious Homes, we build more than just homes – we build relationships. Our blueprint for success starts with a strong understanding of your vision, your goals and your... Read More
Loves Park, IL, 61111
6 miles from Rockford
J.A. Erber Remodeling & Construction LLC specializes in residential kitchen, bath, and basement projects throughout northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin. Call us old... Read More
McHenry, IL, 60050
42 miles from Rockford
We are a custom builder, remodeler with over 40 years of experience. Unlike most contractors, we ACTUALLY build your home. Read More
NCH Co. (630) 244-4160
Aurora, IL, 60504
50 miles from Rockford
Residential and Commercial Contractor Read More
Barrington, IL, 60010
50 miles from Rockford
Over 24 years in business as General Contractors, Carpenter Contractors, New Construction, Additions, Renovations, Kitchen and Bath Design and Remodeling. Read More
bartlett, IL, 60103
50 miles from Rockford
Lee Price Contractors is a family owned contractor specializing in home improvements and remodeling. 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 Rockford, 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 Rockford, 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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