348 Wilmington 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 Wilmington 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 
Wilmington, DE, 19805
Dewson Construction Company, a General Contractor/Construction Management firm based in Wilmington, Delaware since 1993, specializes in high-end custom homes, renovations,... Read More
Wilmington, DE, 19801
Cushing Custom Homes is a full service general contracting company capable of completing projects ranging from remodeling and renovation, to additions, to complete custom homes. Read More
Wilmington, DE, 19804
Ferris Home Improvements and savvy home improvement customers are a great match! We love to serve our customers with a simplified approach to amazing home transformations. ... Read More
PanGro Development (302) 351-3575
Wilmington, DE, 19802
Specializing in high-quality renovations, PanGro Development is a full service design construction company focused on the renovation of older country and city homes. The company... Read More
Ferreiro Construction (302) 992-0300
Newport, DE, 19804
Ferreiro Construction is a new user of Houzz, we will have pictures of our projects up shortly! Read More
Nepi Contracting Inc (302) 691-5023
Wilmington, DE, 19803
We are a full service Design/Build Renovation Contractor. Read More
Paul's Woodshop (302) 764-8612
wilmington, DE, 19803
SMS General Contracting (610) 717-2229
Wilmington, DE
SMS General Contracting works with our clients to turn their remodeling dreams into reality. We have 25 year experience and we look forward to working with you! Read More
Builder By The Sea (910) 330-2085
maysville, NC, 28555
The FixxerUpper (302) 507-6882
Wilmington, DE, 19805
General contractor, quality service specializing in old home modernizing and problem solving for those on a budget. Read More
Smith Custom Homes Inc. (252) 723-3351
Swansboro, NC, 28584
A fully licensed and insured builder specializing in custom homes. Read More
AFO-ABSPECC (302) 740-4350
Wilmington, DE, 19804
family owned enterprise Read More
White Remodel (302) 494-2312
Wilmington, DE, 19808
We are a small and flexible company with the ability to address remodeling & upgrading projects as well as maintenance & repair issues. The company strives for great customer... Read More
Carl Wahlig (302) 762-8000
Wilmington, DE, 19809
Wilmington, DE, 19802
We at Smith Superior offer a wide range of services,as well as our creative home solutions service,that helps make your home more efficient comfortable and grinds out the most... 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 Wilmington 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 Wilmington 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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