3,257 Portland 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 Portland, Salem, Gresham, Beaverton and Hillsboro. More 
Portland, OR, US 97239
TTM Development Company is a licensed & bonded residential contractor in the State of Oregon that specializes in renovating older homes & building new houses throughout the... Read More 
Founded in 2007 by General Contractor Joshua Salinger, Birdsmouth Construction is a residential and small commercial construction services firm with headquarters in southeast Portland.
The Works (503) 331-0103
Portland, OR, US 97214
THE WORKS has been remodeling Portland since 1996. Our success is founded on providing you with the absolute best in service and project management at an exceptional value.... Read More 
Custom Home Builder and Remodel professional, specializing in one of a kind collaborations. Emphasis is focused on personalized attention with limitless customization throughout the creative process.
Hammer & Hand (503) 232-2447
Portland, OR, US 97214
Portland remodeling & building contractor specializing in fine renovation, green residential & commercial construction, and high performance structures: from historic restoration... Read More 
The Works (503) 331-0103
Our success is founded on providing you with the absolute best in service and product management at an exceptional value. Attention to all the details is what separates us from the rest.
Portland, OR, US 97202
Oregon's unique, award winning design-build company. With offices in Portland and Eugene, we help clients all over Oregon with their new home, remodeling, and handyman projects. Read More 
Right Arm Construction's mission is Quality Craftsmanship. Clients of Right Arm Construction will have peace of mind that the job will be done on time as well as an end result of the highest quality.
Lake Oswego, OR, US 97035
High quality new homes and remodeling with an emphasis on artful execution and the best in customer service. In business since 1988 Read More 
Award winning remodeling and design firm. Our design team works closely with you to create the home you've always wanted.
Rebuild LLC (503) 329-0937
Portland, OR, US 97213
From design and signed contracts, to excavation and glowing finish work, we are asked to perform what a client wants or needs. We come across many terrific people who ask us for... Read More 
Mosaik Design & Remodeling beautifully updates Portland homes, kitchen and baths. Our nationally published, top tier design team will collaborate with you throughout the entire remodeling process.
Oak Grove, OR, US 97267
Right Arm Construction's mission is Quality Craftsmanship. Simple. Clients of Right Arm Construction will have peace of mind that the job will be done on time as well as an end... Read More 
On The Level Remodeling Company is committed to building healthy, efficient, sustainable remodeling projects. We've been exceeding Customer expectations for over 20 years.
Portland, OR, US 97214
Residential Remodeling, New Construction, Custom Homes, Commercial Tenant Improvements Read More 
Remodeling and renovation general contractor serving Portland since 1956. Building our business for more than 50 years is due to the thousands of satisfied customers who have entrusted us.
Vancouver, WA, US 98660
Family owned, local, custom design build small business. Comprised of a father son ownership team and supported by their crew of accomplished carpenters. Read More 
We are a licensed General Contractor, specializing in custom construction, remodeling, additions, and restoration for residential and commercial properties.
Oregon City, OR, US 97045
Excavation and Renovation professionals specializing in residential remodeling and dirt work such as kitchen, bathrooms, additions, room renovation, drainage, sidewalks, driveways... Read More 
Mac-Bo (503) 282-1841
At Mac-Bo Homes & Remodels, we understand change. With sixty combined years of experience in the custom home remodeling and renovation business, we know how to plan, build, and complete a project.
Portland, OR, US 97280
Real estate professionals since 1994, we revitalize and realize dreams...from design or concept development to quiet enjoyment. We design-build, renovate/remodel and improve... Read More 
Master Builder Design and Construction, LLC is a one stop shop for all your remodeling needs. We can help you design, build, and finish your dream space.
Hillsboro, OR, US 97123
Shelter Solutions LLC is a homebuilder and remodeler in the Portland metro area specializing in custom homes, accessory dwellings, and large addtions and remodeling projects.... Read More 
Ridgecrest Homes (503) 246-8808
We’re a family-owned-and-operated custom home contractor that has been building & remodeling homes in the Portland Metro area since 1983.
West Linn, OR, US 97068
General Contracting -Custom Home Builder, Remodeling specializing in kitchens and bathrooms. Light Commercial Read More 
Curtis Homes (541) 490-6339
Hood River, OR, US 97031
Home Building, Home Remodeling & Home Repair in the Columbia Gorge! Building a Legacy You Can Live in. Read More 
Wood Village, OR, US 97060
Beisa's Legacy Construction is dedicated to its customers by providing quality and professional work that is on schedule. We take pride in our mission which is to revolutionize... 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 Portland Metro Area 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 Portland Metro Area 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?


Find a general contractor on Houzz. Narrow your search in the Professionals section of the website to Portland Metro Area home contractors. You can also search for Portland Metro Area photos and contact the general contractor who worked on the project.
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