Milwaukee 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 in Milwaukee. These professionals manage all aspects of the job to ensure it's completed on schedule and to your satisfaction. Whether you’re trying to find building contractors for a new construction, or home improvement contractors to spruce up your existing place, it’s important know exactly what role they will play in the project. Read more below for a list of must-ask questions. More
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Our quality service starts with an in-home consultation. GMH Construction Inc. has had the pleasure of working... Read More
Ozaukee County's Top Performing Whole Home Remodelers
Whether it's remodeling your whole home or just a kitchen or bathroom, we're here to help you every step of the...
Property ReVision was created to help you find and remodel a house for you and your family. Let us help you turn... Read More
Milwaukee & Waukesha County Design-Build Firm | Best of Houzz 2018
With over 20 years of remodeling & design experience, our philosophy is simple – treat our clients like family...
We are a full service general contractor of residential remodeling projects with in-house architectural and... Read More
Milwaukee's Quality General Contracting Specialist
Brian Terranova Construction LLC is built on quality, integrity, and excellence in customer service. We have over...
We are a small design build remodeling firm with the resources and experience of the larger firms. Our focus is... Read More
Milwaukee's Home Addition | Kitchen | Bath Expert Design-Build Firm
Using intuitive techniques, METRO R3 applies creative, modern design concepts to create your ideal spatial flow...
J & J Construction is a family owned and operated Wisconsin Remodeling company backed by over 25 years of... Read More
Milwaukee Roofing & Renovation Experts
At Bulldogs Builders LLC, we've built our livelihoods on remodeling people's homes. From the simple to the...
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Building With Integrity in Racine WI Since 1928
Here at Scherrer Construction, we are committed to building long lasting relationships and customized building...
At Auchter Construction we provide quality service in construction, remodeling, and residential consulting. You... Read More
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Southeast Wisconsin’s Premier, Family-Owned Remodeling Firm Since 1984
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Ozaukee/Washington Counties Innovative Renovation & Construction Firm
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*Authorized StarMark Cabinetry Dealer* Callen is a family-owned, award-winning home remodeling company. Since... Read More
Ozaukee County's Experienced General Contractors
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Milwaukee's Award-Winning Custom Builder
After building hundreds of homes over the years I have come to realize the best part of being a builder is...
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Scherrer Construction is your builder of choice! Since 1928, we have been widely recognized as one of the elite... Read More
Renz Construction is family owned and operated by Greg & Wendy Renz. We specialize in all aspects of home... Read More
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Featured Reviews for General Contractors in Milwaukee
GMH Construction
General Contractors in Milwaukee
"I provide building design services to many remodeling companies and GMH Construction in Waukesha is one of my favorites. They make the process easier on the customer by spelling it all out in the beginning. This is very beneficial and not common throughout the industry. They are very honest and trustworthy and I enjoy working with them and their clients. John Baugnet Baugnet Design Studio"
- John Baugnet
Property Revision
General Contractors in Milwaukee
"We really enjoyed working with the team at Property Revision. They were responsive and very accommodating. We could not be happier with the vision and functionality they saw for our basement and the final product."
- HU-326468
One Room at a Time, Inc.
General Contractors in Milwaukee
"Stephanie and Steve did such a great job. They took our ideas and added to them to create our perfect basement. Stephanie had great insight into what we would like and helped us make the right decisions. Her background is definitely an asset. Steve's expert craftsmanship really shows through throughout the basement. His ideas on how to make our dreams into walls, arches, rooms and fantastic spaces was perfect. They took the extra step to identify a pre-existing problem that required a structural engineer to eval our home and then they took the additional steps to implement the solution. I felt that many others would have missed the subtle signs that he and his crew found. Post remodel, we had them come out to rebuild our chimney that became leaky and they worked on the roof in the hottest day of the entire summer. The entire team at One Room at a Time, Inc was fabulous. They all work well together, were respectful of our privacy and our home and really took pride in their work. We have plans to have them continue with other remodel projects in our home to include a master bathroom remodel and an attic. We give them our highest recommendations and have recommended them to family and friends. We look forward to working with them in the future."
- otnnmd
Dimension Design, Build, Remodel Inc
General Contractors in Milwaukee
"I was so happy with these guys. Work was good, nice people to work with and most of all...if you had a problem with anything, they were ready to deal with it and resolve it. My friend hired a different designing firm and was so UNHAPPY! I WAS NOT with Dimension's."
- Sharon Libert
J&J Construction
General Contractors in Milwaukee
"Fantastic job remodeled my kitchen. Used only professional workers to do the complete job. Jim even went with us to pick out the marble tops, also all the cabinets as well. Everyone was polite and professional. Cleaned up every day after work was done. No job too big or too small for them. I would hire them back for future remodeling, possibly the bathrooms. At our first meeting, he sat with us for hours with ideas to consider before giving us his proposal. A lot of other companies never showed up, even to give us a quote. Worked well within our budget, no surprise added expenses. Even allowed me to help in some work to do by myself to save money (take stuff to the dump, so some easy painting, etc.). Great company to do business with!!!!"
- bergner2
Thelen Total Construction
General Contractors in Milwaukee
"Cherry WoodMode Custom cabinets and Cambria Quartz countertops were used in this Tuscan style home built by Thelen Total construction. This is a very professional and detailed builder who is a joy to work with."
- Geneva Cabinet Company, LLC
Auchter Construction Incorporated
General Contractors in Milwaukee
"We are using Auchter Construction for our home remodel and couldn't be happier. While we haven't finished the entire project, Steve has clearly lead us to and through each step to date; being patient with our questions and concerns. His communication - in person and electronically - has been above board and the professionals he works with exhibit the same quality. We would highly recommend using Auchter Construction to our family, friends and houzz users."
- Michelle S
Reality Construction LLC
General Contractors in Milwaukee
"We hired Reality Construction to finish about 1000 sq ft of our basement in Fall of 2016. Mike was absolutely true to his word in delivering on-time and on-budget. Both the timeframe and the budget he quoted us at our first meeting was what we paid. We couldn't be happier with our finished space, it truly completes our home. Mike and his team were easy to work with from start to finish. Mike checked in on the project almost daily and was incredibly responsive to our questions and concerns. He was able to take some of the ideas that we had and make them even better. The finishes the Reality team suggested and implemented were of the highest quality. Most of what we have in our lower level is nicer than what the builder put in upstairs! Reality gave us a beautiful, comfortable space that our family will enjoy for years to come. We'd absolutely recommend them to anyone and they'll be the first folks we call whenever our next home remodeling project comes up."
- Alli Pappathopoulos
Callen Construction, Inc.
General Contractors in Milwaukee
"We purchased 2 replacement windows and 2 replacement patio doors from Callen Construction. They were completely professional, beginning with the sales person who visited our home, through the gentlemen who actually installed the products we purchased. We've been very pleased with the quality of the windows and doors we purchased from Callen, and as soon as we can afford to do so, we will contract with Callen once again to replace the remaining windows in our home."
- marka1958
Selkey Homes, LLC
General Contractors in Milwaukee
"Selkey has done 3 different jobs for us. Bathrooms, Basement and Siding/Windows. The price was not the lowest but very fair. The reason I had them back was their attention to the details. I feel I can trust them when they tell me the right way to do something. The work is done well and looks great."
- Jeff Oleson
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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. Here are some related professionals and vendors to complement the work of general contractors: Architects & Building Designers, Interior Designers & Decorators, Landscape Architects & Landscape Designers, Kitchen & Bath Designers, Specialty Contractors.

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 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 completed projects in Milwaukee 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?

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