1,488 South Strafford, VT 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 South Strafford, VT 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 Lebanon, Hartford, Hanover, White River Junction and Randolph. More 
Burlington, VT, 05402
50 miles from South Strafford
Red House is a full-service, employee-owned building company located in Vermont's Champlain Valley. We specialize in custom residential construction, renovation, and historic... Read More
Ashland, NH, 03217
39 miles from South Strafford
You know what works for you. We listen to our clients and get to know what you want. We build relationships and homes. We’re diligent, accountable and exceed expectations. We... Read More
Waterbury Center, VT, 05677
42 miles from South Strafford
Gristmill Builders is a Waterbury Center, Vermont builder. A design/build company, Gristmill Builders specializes in exceptional renovations and new construction. Long before the... Read More
Stowe, VT, 06572
47 miles from South Strafford
Alec Genung Construction Inc. was founded in 1999 with the goal of providing high quality construction services to Stowe and the surrounding areas. These services include general... Read More
Jericho, VT, 05465
50 miles from South Strafford
We specialize in renovating older homes. The goal for all our renovation projects is to update the systems and functionality of an existing home while retaining its character,... Read More
Charlotte, VT, 05445
50 miles from South Strafford
We are a small to mid size construction company focusing on quality baths and kitchens, interior and exterior renovations, additions and remodeling. All with a fine eye to detail. Read More
Littleton, NH, 03561
45 miles from South Strafford
Custom Builders with 30 years experience in all aspects of construction. We are known for our Innovative and elegant solutions to the many challenges associated with custom work. ... Read More
Gilford, NH, 03247
50 miles from South Strafford
We have been in business for more than ten years, developing and building new structures, additions and making alterations and repairs to homes on the islands and shorefront of... Read More
NV TRADESMAN,LLC (802) 370-4597
Plainfield, VT, 05667
31 miles from South Strafford
Focusing on baths and kitchens, interior and exterior renovations and remodeling including universal design. Building Contractor, Carpenter, Building Restoration & Preservation,... Read More
Pangburn & Company (603) 630-7290
Laconia, NH, 03246
48 miles from South Strafford
General contractor specializing in the building and remodeling of fine homes in the lakes region of NH Read More
Wilder, VT, 05088
12 miles from South Strafford
Hitchcock Construction LLC is a custom design-build contractor located in Wilder, VT, specializing in Design-Build services, Structural Consulting, and Site/Land work. Owned and... Read More
Bristol, VT, 05443
42 miles from South Strafford
Located in Bristol Vermont Silver Maple Construction was founded by life long friends Sean Flynn and Mike Steele. Through the years we have brought our personal values to bear at... Read More
Campton, NH, 03223
36 miles from South Strafford
Alan Mann Construction LLC is a full-service contracting company serving the White Mountains & Lakes Region. Whether you are building a new home, adding an addition, remodeling... Read More
Brandon, VT, 05733
36 miles from South Strafford
Hi, I’m Cliff Audet, owner of Three Oaks Construction. I’ve been a carpenter for over 25 years now. My father was a carpenter who taught me the trade, and it’s all I’ve ever done.... Read More
ADF Flooring LLC (603) 753-9391
Boscawen, NH, 03303
50 miles from South Strafford
Central NH flooring and home-improvement experts with a personal touch 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 South Strafford, VT 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 South Strafford, VT 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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