1,162 Lockport, IL Home Builders

What’s the most important step in building a new house from the ground up? Many people would say it’s choosing the right home builder. Constructing a new house is a huge and multifaceted undertaking, so it’s important to find custom home builders you can trust to bring your vision to life, as well as keep the process under control from start to finish. Although a construction job is never without surprises and challenges, a Lockport, IL home builder who’s a good fit for your specific project will make these far easier to handle. More 
Burr Ridge, IL, 60527
14 miles from Lockport
A custom homebuilder in Chicago’s Western Suburbs, Summit Signature Homes ushers in a new era of residential construction. With an eye on design and value, industry-leading... Read More
Design by Century (847) 910-6421
We are a full service home builder and remodeler. Whether you need help with minor updating, large-scale renovations or new construction, we'll help you achieve the look you want.
Gander Builders (815) 693-9288
Frankfort, IL, 60423
14 miles from Lockport
Gander Builders is a custom home builder in the Chicago area specializing in luxury custom homes and remodeling. It could be said that Steve Lecas was born to build homes. He... Read More
Stature Custom Homes (630) 514-4774
At Stature Custom Homes, our mission is to build quality, custom homes designed to your specifications and fit any budget.
Saint Charles, IL, 60175
31 miles from Lockport
Stonebreaker is a builder and remodeler in the Chicagoland and Lake Geneva Wisconsin area. We're passionate about creating beautiful homes and spaces that reflect our clients... Read More
Overstreet Builders is family owned and operated full service home builder with a commitment to quality, integrity and superior craftsmanship. At Overstreet Builders no detail is too big or too small.
Mark Hickman Homes (630) 654-3133
Hinsdale, IL, 60521
17 miles from Lockport
Mark Hickman Homes is the modern home builder in the Chicagoland area. MHH specializes in building homes with green features. Mark Hickman Homes provides services for new... Read More
Providing our clients the highest levels of quality, service, and value, we build them the best custom dream homes in the best communities in Chicago. Please contact us for your next design project.
St. Charles, IL, 60174
27 miles from Lockport
Northern Illinois Luxury Custom Home Builder and Remodeler. Serving the Western Chicago Suburbs & Lake Geneva WI for Over 25 Years! Read More
RL Builders (708) 301-0700
RL Builders is a generational High End Custom Home Builder that pioneered many of today's modern methods for quality construction.
Highgate Builders (847) 835-7133
Glencoe, IL, 60022
41 miles from Lockport
Highgate Builders offers specialized design and construction services for schedule-conscious clients who appreciate quality and attention to detail. We have experience with... Read More
DJK Custom Homes (630) 369-1953
We have been building and remodeling quality custom homes since 1988 and have earned a well known reputation for our attention to even the finest of details.
Countryside, IL, 60525
17 miles from Lockport
Greenside Design Build is one of the premier custom builders in the suburbs of Chicago. Our owners have been crafting fine homes, renovations, and developments for discerning... Read More
Oakley Home Builders is a custom home builder and remodeling company in the Chicago suburbs that has integrated distinctive home designs into surrounding communities.
Wilmette, IL, 60091
38 miles from Lockport
Signature Properties of Illinois, Ltd prides itself on building distinctive luxury homes on Chicago's North Shore. Our award-winning team shares a passion for fine-quality... Read More
Discerning buyers know RS&P Property Group. We design and build custom and spec homes in the finest school districts in Chicago’s North Shore and Western suburbs.
Craig Ross (630) 253-5177
Hinsdale, IL, 60521
17 miles from Lockport
Ross Builders is an award winning third generation of family builders providing luxury custom built homes in Chicago's Western Suburbs. We specialize in single family homes built... Read More
Glenview, IL, 60025
36 miles from Lockport
Since 1998, Danko Group Corp. has specialized in quality customer service and excellent craftsmanship. We take pride in our work and build to last. You future is our... Read More
Glencoe, IL, 60022
41 miles from Lockport
We at Newgard are committed to creating a new type of luxury residential construction company. We listen and transform your vision into the home that you will cherish for years to... Read More
INVERNESS, IL, 60010
40 miles from Lockport
Skycrest Homes LLC, is a full service construction company experienced in creating semi-custom and custom home designs that reflect your unique lifestyle and interests throughout... Read More
Naperville, IL, 60564
11 miles from Lockport
We are a family owned and operated business that specializes in building residences to meet your family’s needs by delivering a house that you can call home. Our company has been... Read More
Frankfort, IL, 60423
14 miles from Lockport
Sublime Custom Homes strives to be the most thoughtful and quality custom home builder in the Chicago Southland. We do this by building every home like we are building our own. ... Read More
Crown Point, IN, 46307
39 miles from Lockport
Commercial and Residential General Contractor / Home Builder - Northwest Indiana and Chicagoland. We specialize in high-end projects. We are a highly motivated team with proven... Read More
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What do new home builders do?


For builders who also act as developers, the job starts well before the first nail is driven. They perform Lockport, IL market research to determine whether the prospective homesites make sense in the Lockport, IL market, as well as survey the land on which the house will be built to make sure it is suitable for construction. They also obtain the necessary permits.

A good builder has skills that go far beyond construction — he or she must supervise subcontractors and artisans; keep tabs on Lockport, IL zoning regulations, building codes and other legalities; inspect work for problems along the way; and perform dozens of other roles that are essential in building a quality house. Here are some related professionals and vendors to complement the work of home builders: Interior Designers & Decorators, Landscape Architects & Landscape Designers, Architects & Building Designers, Kitchen & Bath Designers, Specialty Contractors.

Builders are responsible for ensuring that the home-building project sticks as closely as possible to the specified timetable, particularly in the event of change orders. Custom and luxury home builders also need interpersonal skills to deal with clients of all types, soothe frazzled nerves, negotiate conflicts and resolve problems.

Questions to ask a prospective custom home builder:


  • How long have you been in the business?
  • How many projects like mine have you completed?
  • Who will be working on the project?
  • Are the workers employees or subcontractors?
  • Can you provide me with references?
  • May I see a current jobsite?
  • Can you give me the addresses of some houses you have built?
  • Are you and your employees licensed and insured?
  • What license(s) do you have?
  • What other training and affiliations do you have?
  • How do you charge, and what does that include?
  • Can you give me a written estimate?
  • What do your services include?
  • How will I be charged for parts and materials?
  • When can your job get done?
  • What is your policy for change orders?
  • What happens when the cost exceeds the budget? What about changes to materials or labor pricing?
  • What will I need to provide?
  • Are there any important considerations or concerns you foresee with this project?

Find custom home builders and luxury home builders on Houzz. Narrow your search in the Professionals section of the website to Lockport, IL new home builders. You can also look through Lockport, IL photos to find a house you like, then contact the builder who worked on it. You can find more home builders in Chicago, Aurora, Naperville, Joliet and Bolingbrook.
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