4,889 Rutherford, CA 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 Rutherford, CA 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 Santa Rosa, Napa, Petaluma, Rohnert Park and Sonoma. More 
San Francisco-Berkeley, CA, 94710
42 miles from Rutherford
We have discovered that good projects are created by bringing together a team of individuals who together, and individually, are driven by a deep passion and desire to produce the... Read More
San Francisco, CA, 94103
48 miles from Rutherford
Matarozzi Pelsinger Builders constructs some of the most beautiful and architecturally complex residences in the Bay Area. Read More
Santa Rosa, CA, 95405
14 miles from Rutherford
At Nunley Custom Homes, we specialize in helping you make the right decision for YOU and your home. Whether it is a small remodel or a whole house remodel, we have the experience... Read More
San Francisco, CA, 94114
49 miles from Rutherford
Cardea Building Co. is a design-oriented, general contracting firm specializing in high-end residential projects in the San Francisco Bay Area. We strive to build quality homes... Read More
San Francisco, CA, 94118
47 miles from Rutherford
Jeff King & Company provides award winning green building and remodeling services. We combine painstaking craftsmanship, aesthetic understanding and sustainable building practices... Read More
San Rafael, CA, 94901
35 miles from Rutherford
Fair pricing, open communication, excellent service and unparalleled workmanship inform the mission of Kerr Construction. A leader in residential remodel and new construction our... Read More
Oakland, 94607
46 miles from Rutherford
Mueller Nicholls is a well-established builder and solar-powered cabinet shop. Our location in West Oakland gives us the ability to manage construction projects all over the Bay... Read More
Saint Helena, CA, 94574
5 miles from Rutherford
General Contractor, kitchen and bath designer, custom cabinet and furniture construction Read More
San Francisco, CA, 94103
48 miles from Rutherford
Our company is focused and energetic, with a process distinguished by open communications and a nimble approach to problem solving. We offer complete support for construction... Read More
Lafayette, CA, 94549
43 miles from Rutherford
Diamond Construction Inc. is a Bay Area residential and commercial construction company with over 28 years of building and consulting experience. Founded in 1985 by Keith Stone,... Read More
Petaluma, CA, 94952
21 miles from Rutherford
Custom Homes Remodel Renovate Additions Read More
Fairfield, CA, 94533
25 miles from Rutherford
Some folks say we're obsessive, compulsive. Maybe even a little fanatical. Honestly, we don't know how to do the job any other way...You only remodel your kitchen or bathroom,... Read More
San Ramon, CA, 94583
50 miles from Rutherford
Young & Burton specializes in high-end, custom homes from the ground up. We provide a full service team to complete your home from preliminary pricing, through construction, to... Read More
San Francisco, CA, 94107
49 miles from Rutherford
Podesta Construction Inc is an award-winning design/build remodeling contractor specializing in major residential remodeling in San Francisco and San Mateo County. Our process is... Read More
JP Builders, Inc (510) 763-0411
Oakland, CA, 94607
46 miles from Rutherford
JP Builders is an innovative general contracting firm providing services to clients throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. We specialize in custom fine homes, residential new... 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 Rutherford, CA 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 Rutherford, CA 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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