Seattle 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 Seattle. 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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Dyna Contracting provides design, remodeling and home building expertise to residential and commercial clients... Read More
  • Click to Call(206) 472-1960
  • Seattle, WA, 98107, 44 projects in Seattle Metro
Your Ultimate Kitchen & Bath Remodeling Expert in Seattle
Edward has over 30 years experience as Builders & General Contractors. We specialize in Commercial restaurants...
  • Click to Call(206) 539-0506
  • 6 projects in the Seattle Metro area
Lochwood-Lozier Custom Construction LLC builds and remodels on the Greater Eastside of Seattle, including custom... Read More
  • Click to Call(425) 441-3408
  • Redmond, WA, 98052, 32 projects in Seattle Metro
Seattle's Experienced & Innovative Home Remodel & Renovations Team is the last contractor you'll ever need. We are a full-service general contractor specializing in...
  • Click to Call(206) 899-0612
  • 12 projects in the Seattle Metro area
Model Remodel (MRM) is a design-build, general contractor specializing in remodeling. Serving clients in the... Read More
  • Click to Call(206) 282-2150
  • Seattle, WA, 98119, 31 projects in Seattle Metro
Seattle's Design-Led General Contractor
Founded in 1999, METRIX Construction operates on these four principles: design-led construction, attention to...
RW Anderson Homes is the premier home builder and remodeler in the Seattle, Bellevue and greater Eastside. ... Read More
  • Click to Call(206) 472-1712
  • Seattle, WA, 98105, 27 projects in Seattle Metro
Seattle's Trusted & Experienced General Contractors
Pacific Remediation and Restoration is a locally owned and operated business that has been providing remediation...
We are a family of home improvement professionals striving to be a model of excellence in design, remodeling and... Read More
  • Click to Call(425) 483-0999
  • Woodinville, WA, 98072, 35 projects in Seattle Metro
Seattle Area Leading Contracting Firm Since 2002
Best of Houzz 2016 Winner: At Carlisle Classic Homes our mission is to transform our clients' ideas and dreams...
  • Click to Call(206) 823-1162
  • 24 projects in the Seattle Metro area
Harjo has built its reputation on being personally attentive to the unique goals and perspective of each client,... Read More
  • Click to Call(206) 539-1553
  • Seattle, WA, 98107, 27 projects in Seattle Metro
Complimentary Consultation!
King's County General Contractor Best of Houzz 2014, 15, 16, 17, 18
We were established in 1994 and was built on a foundation of experience, integrity, vision & a commitment to...
  • Click to Call(425) 451-4967
  • 11 projects in the Seattle Metro area
King County Full Service General Contractor
We can build additions from the ground up - your design or ours. We can do complete interior remodels. We do...
  • Click to Call(206) 979-1641
  • 1 project in the Seattle Metro area
Shearer Painting was started in Seattle in 1990 when I was an undergraduate at the University of Washington. For... Read More
  • Click to Call(206) 431-3606
  • Seattle, WA, 98134, 33 projects in Seattle Metro
Seattle's Family-Owned General Contracting Firm
With our combined experience, we are setting out to make a customer service and project perfection minded company...
Greater Seattle Area's Specialized Residential Construction Firm
Krown Construction is a full service general contractor, specializing in residential and commercial renovations....
  • Click to Call(425) 528-8916
  • 5 projects in the Seattle Metro area
McAdams Remodeling & Design is a full service residential remodeling general contractor with 40 years of... Read More
  • Click to Call(425) 822-6555
  • Kirkland, WA, 98033, 26 projects in Seattle Metro
Seattle's Renowned Home Remodeling and General Contractor
American Home Remodeling is a family owned bonafide and licensed contracting company. We take great pride in our...
  • Click to Call(425) 416-0017
  • 11 projects in the Seattle Metro area
Seattle's Trusted & Leading Custom Home Builder | 3x Best of Houzz
Our specialty is to create intelligent solutions that make sense in the day-to-day lives of the people who live...
  • Click to Call(206) 823-1404
  • 7 projects in the Seattle Metro area
A "Best of Houzz 2013", "Best of Houzz 2014" and "Best of Houzz 2015" Award winner for design. Simply... Read More
  • Click to Call(253) 263-1774
  • Gig Harbor, WA, 98335, 35 projects in Seattle Metro
Seattle's Dedicated Residential Contracting Firm
Whether building new or renovating an existing home, MDK Builders has earned its reputation as one of the Seattle...
  • Click to Call(206) 929-4991
  • 5 projects in the Seattle Metro area
The Elite Remodeling and Design Firm in Seattle | Best of Houzz 2018
We have longstanding relationships across the industry with architects, subcontractors, and tradesmen of every...
  • Click to Call(206) 539-1553
  • 27 projects in the Seattle Metro area
General Contractor with nearly three decades serving homeowners throughout the Puget Sound. We partner with... Read More
  • Click to Call(206) 472-1624
  • Seattle, WA, 98108, 21 projects in Seattle Metro
Seattle's Professional General Contractors | 4x Best of Houzz
At 4R Builders we focus on extraordinary service and work hard to create satisfied customers. Our goal is for...
  • Click to Call(425) 230-6965
  • 17 projects in the Seattle Metro area
John Buchan Homes is uniquely Northwest, with roots planted here in the early 1960’s. Our first community of... Read More
  • Click to Call(425) 970-9082
  • Bellevue, WA, 98004, 13 projects in Seattle Metro
Greater Seattle & East Side Dedicated Residential Remodelers
Seattle Style Remodel offers an array of services varying in size and scope. Our talented, dedicated team of...
  • Click to Call(425) 440-3759
  • 11 projects in the Seattle Metro area
Schock Construction was formed in 1997. We specialize in kitchen and bathroom remodels, and whole house... Read More
  • Click to Call(425) 766-0479
  • Sammamish, WA, 98075, 21 projects in Seattle Metro
Seattle's Experienced General Contractor Best of Houzz 2015
lewis + smith llc. is a full service design / build firm located in Seattle, WA. All cabinetry and millwork is...
  • Click to Call(206) 472-1871
  • 11 projects in the Seattle Metro area
Proform Construction is a general contracting company specializing in new construction, remodeling and... Read More
  • Click to Call(206) 279-6770
  • Seattle, WA, 98117, 10 projects in Seattle Metro
Seattle's Experienced & Skilled General Contractor | 4x Best of Houzz!
Bill and Cameron Weaver are expert builders with over 40 years of experience. They strive to create a good...
  • Click to Call(253) 201-0608
  • 4 projects in the Seattle Metro area
Blue Sound Construction is a fine remodeling company with a passion for hospitality-based construction... Read More
  • Click to Call(206) 854-6042
  • Seattle, WA, 98125, 20 projects in Seattle Metro
Award Winning Repair & Remodeling Contractors in Seattle
Home Care Contractors recognizes the importance of Communication, integrating it into all aspects of our services...
Noble Ridge is lead by Jason Wojtacha who has over 27 years of experience in custom construction services and... Read More
  • Click to Call(425) 582-5146
  • Kirkland, WA, 98033, 17 projects in Seattle Metro
Seattle's Premier, Innovative & Functional Remodeling Firm
Bakstad Construction, a premier remodeling firm, operates from a client-centered approach. This is accomplished...
  • Click to Call(206) 355-0277
  • 10 projects in the Seattle Metro area
Featured Reviews for General Contractors in Seattle
Dyna Contracting
General Contractors in Seattle
"Dyna was fantastic all the way through the process (and beyond). They were very thoughtful about what should happen on our project. They always brought us suggestions on materials. Timing was great, I think we were even back in our house a week or 2 early."
- Sue Schoolcraft
Lochwood-Lozier Custom Homes
General Contractors in Seattle
"Our company has supplied custom wood doors to Lochwood Lozier for a number of projects in the greater Seattle area. This company builds a beautiful home and is dedicated to exceeding the expectations of the homeowner."
- Great Northwest Door Company
Model Remodel
General Contractors in Seattle
"I am an Architect and Model Remodel was the general contractor for a complicated restoration and addition to a historic older home which my firm, Board and Vellum, designed. The home was being turned into a retail and office project while still maintaining the character of the original home. Their on-site team was outstanding and managed the very aggressive schedule with grace and passion. The project came out beautiful and they were always great to work with. I look forward to working with them in the future and I think you would as well."
- Board & Vellum
RW Anderson Homes
General Contractors in Seattle
"We have used RW Anderson over the years for several small projects and have always been pleased with their work so we hired them for a major remodel. Ryan Anderson and the RW Anderson team did a really wonderful job. The 70 year old kitchen and dining room in our large home presented some significant remodeling challenges but we were thrilled with the workmanship, management and outcome. Not only was RW Anderson transparent on costs with regular reports on costs versus budget, they greatly assisted us in understanding the trade-offs inherent in the myriad of decisions to be made in a major remodel. We are thrilled with the outcome and strongly recommend Ryan and his team.."
- scotthardman
Westhill Inc
General Contractors in Seattle
"Westhill is awesome! They have great attention to detail, strong follow-through, and are highly professional. They have been in business for a long time and we are proud to be one of their subcontractors!"
- Cottage Electric, Inc.
Harjo Construction
General Contractors in Seattle
"Kurt and his team did a great job on our downstairs remodel. Very professional and were able to adapt to difficult challenges unique to our property. Communicated any issues in real time and kept us up to date on progress via weekly meetings. Extremely organized and would recommend for any type of construction."
- Brad Slatton
Shearer Painting
General Contractors in Seattle
"Shearer Painting is my preferred painting contractor in Seattle. Top quality professionals maintained a clean setting and handled all aspects of a recent project in the luxury Escala Condo building. The team is responsive, knowledgeable and respectful. Top notch!"
- Faith Sheridan
McAdams Remodeling & Design
General Contractors in Seattle
"McAdams Remodeling completed two projects for us over the past 15 years and our experience, from initial conception and design through final clean-up, was always very positive. Len McAdams' years of experience and high integrity insured that both projects were completed within budget and by a very professional and capable crew of craftsmen and subcontractors. Any necessary after-completion fixes or alterations were always handled promptly and without question or added cost."
- gunth
Hill Custom Homes
General Contractors in Seattle
"As an architectural/interior photographer, I have worked with Jeff and Hill Custom Homes for 20 plus years and have had the pleasure of photographing many of their beautiful homes. Since I work with many builders and have photographed 1000's of homes, I know quality when I see it. Hill Custom Homes are well thought out from floor plan to appliances. Whether it's a new home or remodeled all of their projects represent true craftsmanship and design. Jeff and his team at Hill Custom Homes are true professionals and always a pleasure to work with! Roger Turk Northlight Photography"
- Roger Turk/Northlight Photography
Charter Construction
General Contractors in Seattle
"It’s been almost 4 years since we remodeled our kitchen and powder room and added a deck and we continue to love the result! Working with Charter made the remodel a fun and gratifying experience. We were – still are – delighted with their quality work, commitment to staying on time and within budget, and personable service. The project involved the complete demolition of our existing kitchen and powder room, bumping out two external walls and one internal wall, completely rebuilding the kitchen, and adding a deck. We also had them rebuild a set of exterior cement stairs that connect the house to the street. We found the Charter team to be highly professional, personable, and very easy to work with. They were on time, followed through on what they offered, developed a time line and cost estimate and stayed on schedule and on budget. They went above and beyond on a number of occasions – negotiating the best price and finding resources for us. Our project was incredibly well managed and appeared seamless. We were amazed and delighted with the coordination and timely execution of our project. I can’t rave enough about working with Charter. Whenever the topic of construction or remodeling comes up, I sing Charter’s praises. Dependability, reliability, caring, dedication to the job, quality work, on task, on schedule, on budget are all words I use to describe their work. We are delighted with our project. Margy and Gerry Bresslour"
- margybr
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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 Seattle 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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