1,589 Providence 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 Providence 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 
KNM Construction (508) 954-2802
Rehoboth, MA, 02769
Home Improvement Contractor. We specialize in kitchen / bath / basement remodeling. Hardwood flooring and tile applications. Custom deck and three seasons rooms. Read More
Beasley Woodworks LLC (401) 529-5099
We are a full service general contracting firm with an emphasis on custom woodwork and cabinetry. We provide services such as new construction, renovations, outdoor living, custom woodwork and more.
THINKPAINTING (508) 740-7001
Taunton, MA, 02780
Full service Painting Contractor: We handle all painting and restoration of residential properties interior and exterior. Read More
We are a family owned, home improvement & construction company. For 35 years we have specialized in roofing, siding, windows, decks, porches, additions, sunrooms, remodeling & custom home building.
Middletown, RI, 02842
At JPS Construction and Design, LLC, we take a unique approach to the client-contractor relationship. We believe the genuine interest we take in our client's needs is unmatched in... Read More
42 North Builders (888) 301-0076
Sean Burke and his team of professional associates provide a rare combination of skill sets that allow them to deliver enthusiasm, passion, craftsmanship, integrity and sensibility to each project.
Tammy Niemeyer (401) 932-0721
Hope Valley, RI, 02832
Love it, Don't list it. Ground up or remodel Read More
We have been building Southeast New England's finest homes for 25 years. Our commitment to quality, detail & integrity can be seen in everything we do.
Middletown, RI, 02842
Downes Building Company is a family run business, as 4th generation of builders, it is in our roots. We specialize in custom home building and renovations for both residential &... Read More
Legacy’s unique blend of professionals, including our carpenters, trades people, and management team, ensure your job is finished on time, on budget, and with enduring quality.
NORTON, MA, 02766
Award Winning Remodeling. Providing stress free project experiences through good communication & professional, courteous service Read More
Fairhaven, MA, 02719
Care Free Homes, Inc. is a family-owned home improvement & construction company located in Fairhaven, Massachusetts. An A+ member of the Better Business Bureau for over 20... Read More
Warwick, RI, 02886
Legacy employs a group of professionals that have spent most of their adult lives helping people realize their housing needs. Our team has completed countless custom homes,... Read More
JA Gallagher Inc (508) 226-8077
Attleboro, MA, 02703
JA Gallagher Inc is a full-service general contracting firm in Attleboro, MA. Focused on service and quality craftsmanship, we serve Metro West MA, Southeastern MA and RI. Visit... Read More
Pawtucket, RI, 02862
We are a General Contracting agency who services residential, and commercial properties. We offer a wide arrange of services for all of your home repair or remodeling needs and... Read More
Calyx Builds (401) 334-9110
Lincoln, RI, 02865
Calyx specializes in all types of home remodeling including kitchens, bathrooms, additions and whole house renovations. Read More
Warwick, RI, 02886
Flooring specializing in hardwoods Read More
Berkley Custom Tile (508) 823-9264
Fall River, MA, 02723
General Contractor and Custom tile installation for home owners and commercial work. Read More
Bristol, RI, 02809
Cordeiro's Construction, Inc. is a general contracting company specializing in fine finish carpentry. Read More
Oldport Homes (401) 619-5055
Middletown, RI, 02842
Oldport Homes is a custom home builder specializing in New England style homes and remodeling in and around Rhode Island and Coastal Massachusetts. Formed in 1995 by Eric Johnson,... 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 Providence 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 Providence 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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