3,618 White Bear Lake, MN 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. You can find more general contractors in Minneapolis, Saint Paul, Woodbury, Coon Rapids and Blaine. More 
Edina, MN, US 55436
22 miles from White Bear Lake
John Kraemer & Sons, Inc. is a luxury residential builder and remodeler, based out of Edina, Minnesota. Founded in 1978 by Gary Kraemer & his late father John, the firm... Read More 
Stonewood, LLC (952) 697-5590
Minneapolis, MN, US 55426
21 miles from White Bear Lake
We're a 40 year old family-run business - a boutique builder - building only 10 - 12 upper bracket homes each year. While we're based in Minneapolis MN, we're willing and... Read More 
North Oaks, MN, US 55127
4 miles from White Bear Lake
Bob Michels Construction is a 4th generation, family owned and operated residential new homes and remodeling company. Bob Michels Construction, Inc. is owned and operated by... Read More 
St Louis Park, MN, US 55416
19 miles from White Bear Lake
Welcome to Sicora Design/Build, one of the premier residential design/build firms in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. Founded in 2000, our firm specializes in providing timeless,... Read More 
REFINED LLC (612) 961-9101
Edina, MN, US 55436
22 miles from White Bear Lake
REFINED is a custom home building/remodeling company specializing in well located, established, urban and suburban neighborhoods in the Twin Cities metro area. The experienced... Read More 
Hartman Homes (715) 377-1555
Hudson, WI, US 54016
16 miles from White Bear Lake
Hartman Homes is an award winning, custom home builder, since 1985, specializing in single-family new home construction. We also provide multi-family, commercial, and remodeling... Read More 
Excelsior, MN, US 55331
31 miles from White Bear Lake
Erotas Building Corporation is a totally custom, architectural home builder of superior quality housing. We focus on exceptional craftsmanship, technological expertise, team work,... Read More 
Minneapolis, MN, US 55419
19 miles from White Bear Lake
Home Restoration Services, Incorporated is a nationally published, award-winning Builder based in South Minneapolis. We are a General Contractor specializing in Architect-designed... Read More 
Minneapolis, MN, US 55409
18 miles from White Bear Lake
Full service remodeling and building. Transforming dated and dysfunctional into beautiful and efficient. Read More 
Minnetonka, MN, US 55345
27 miles from White Bear Lake
Boyer Building Corporation has been a premier home builder and full service remodeler in the Minneapolis area for over 60 years. Our company is steeped in a tradition of superior... Read More 
Minneapolis, MN, US 55419
19 miles from White Bear Lake
Welch Forsman Associates is a Minnesota residential building contracting firm located in south Minneapolis. The company was formed in 1985 when owners Pete Welch and Don Forsman... Read More 
Arden Hills, MN, US 55112
8 miles from White Bear Lake
Constructive Builders specializes in personalized service and quality green building for new home construction, home renovations, additions, general contracting, basement... Read More 
Shakopee, MN, US 55379
33 miles from White Bear Lake
Full-service remodeling firm, specializing in residential remodeling. We seek to build relationships with architects, designers and other industry professionals. Read More 
Chaska, MN, US 55318
36 miles from White Bear Lake
Durst & Gans is a building and remodeling company committed to providing you with an enjoyable, personal and rewarding experience as you navigate the process of taking on a home... Read More 
St. Louis Park, MN, US 55146
11 miles from White Bear Lake
Woodstone Renovation has over 25 years experience custom building and remodeling homes that perfectly reflect your personal taste, maximize efficiency of all living spaces and... 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. Here are some related professionals and vendors to complement the work of general contractors: Architects & Designers, Interior Designers & Decorators, Landscape Architects & Landscape Designers, Kitchen & Bath Designers, Specialty Contractors.

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 White Bear Lake, MN 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 White Bear Lake, MN 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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