33 London 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 London 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. More 
Homejoy +44 20 3095 5847
London, Greater London, WC1E 7DP, United Kingdom
At Homejoy we are starting a movement to make cleaning services available to a broad audience, rather than a luxury for the rich. Additionally, we’re providing thousands of work... Read More
handyman +44 7984 580573
London, Greater London, e49lh, United Kingdom
ADIBA 917464634
dhaka, Bangladesh
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Forest Healthcare +44 844 472 5252
London, Greater London, NW5 1TL, United Kingdom
Forest Healthcare Ltd is based in the South East of England. Forest Healthcare believes its success and strength lie in empowering its managers to promote the independence of... Read More
Forest Healthcare +44 844 472 5175
Islington, Greater London, N1 7RY, United Kingdom
Bridgeside Lodge is a modern purpose built Home located by the beautiful Regent’s Canal and provides a ‘home for life’. Read More
Moorecontracts +44 7957 345666
London, Greater London, W7 2AN, United Kingdom
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London, Greater London, CR0 3LB, United Kingdom
GOLDCREST was formed to provide plumbing, heating, mechanical installations and servicing locally within South London. Since then Goldcrest has developed into a multi-trade... Read More
SI and CG Ltd +44 20 7836 4116
London, Greater London, NW3 2PD, United Kingdom
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Fede +44 20 8682 7776
London, Greater London, SW12 8HD, United Kingdom
la Perfeccion +44 7850 184661
DAGENHAM, Greater London, rm 10 8uf, United Kingdom
SPV Building Solutions +44 7971 040518
London, Greater London, TW10, United Kingdom
Romford, Greater London, RM3 8QJ, United Kingdom
prg general building +44 7583 592463
london, ha03sf, United Kingdom
Simply London Handyman +44 20 3677 0007
London, Greater London, W3 6SY, United Kingdom
Simply London Handyman is a well-established handyman company, based in West London. We have 12 years’ experience in sorting all of property problems. We are proud of our... Read More
Forest Healthcare99 +44 844 472 5181
Camden, Greater London, NW5 2PD, United Kingdom
Welcome to Ash Court Care Centre which is located in the heart of a residential area of Kentish Town. We pride ourselves on providing high quality care to our residents nestled in... 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.

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 London 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 London 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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