Top 3 General Contractors in Greensboro, NC

Porch Pro Headshot Saw Horse Construction
98.39% response rate
"The best contractor that I have EVER worked with. He was always on schedule and if there were any changes to be made he informed me of them in a VERY professional way. I am so in love with my new patio & couldn't have asked for a more professional team. Thanks Gator!"
611 Polo Rd, Winston Salem, NC
336-671-6623
Porch Pro Headshot Triad Installations
(255)
Ive dedicated my business to helping you and other consumers understand remodeling design and construction. Thats why I publish my free remodeling reports. My carpenters are highly skilled, conscientious technicians. All have at least 10 years experience and training. We do not employ any kids or s...Read more about Triad Installations
5202 W Market St, Greensboro, NC
336-854-5706
Porch Pro Headshot KC's Improvement & Construction Company, Inc.
"Keith and Staff were great! We had our kitchen and bathrooms renovated by KC's Improvement. They had a great price, completed the work in a timely manner and made sure we were very happy at the end of the job. We will definitely do work with them again. "
3118 Battleground Ave, Greensboro, NC
336-288-3865

More General Contractors in Greensboro, NC

Porch Pro Headshot Zero Point Builders
General Contractors
Serves Greensboro, North Carolina
(27)
"We had a privacy fence installed, Tink with Zero Point Builders was a excellent contractor to work with. He did an awesome job and has excellent craftsmanship. He makes sure everything is done properly and finished on time. I would recommend Zero Point Builders to anyone looking to have a project d...Read more about Zero Point Builders
"We had a privacy fence installed, Tink with Zero Point Builders was a excellent contractor to work with. He did an awesome job and has excellent craftsmanship. He makes sure everything is done properly and finished on time. I would recommend Zero Point Builders to anyone looking to have a project d...Read more about Zero Point Builders
Porch Pro Headshot Deaton Builder's, Inc.
General Contractors
Serves Greensboro, North Carolina
(15)
"Instead of buying a prefab building from the local big box store, I wanted a solid storage building built on my property. So, I decided to use David Deaton for the job. From the beginning, David was very professional and explained in detail all the costs and how he would complete the project. David...Read more about Deaton Builder's, Inc.
"Instead of buying a prefab building from the local big box store, I wanted a solid storage building built on my property. So, I decided to use David Deaton for the job. From the beginning, David was very professional and explained in detail all the costs and how he would complete the project. David...Read more about Deaton Builder's, Inc.
Porch Pro Headshot Handy-Pros Plus LLC
General Contractors
Serves Greensboro, North Carolina
(11)
"These guys were great! Came out the same day we posted the job and worked until it was done- at 8:00pm. Asked that they remove brush and logs from our property. When they discovered snakes (!) they let us know and kept us in the loop on what was going on keeping us and our dogs safe. Great at c...Read more about Handy-Pros Plus LLC
"These guys were great! Came out the same day we posted the job and worked until it was done- at 8:00pm. Asked that they remove brush and logs from our property. When they discovered snakes (!) they let us know and kept us in the loop on what was going on keeping us and our dogs safe. Great at c...Read more about Handy-Pros Plus LLC
Porch Pro Headshot Restoration of Greensboro
General Contractors
Serves Greensboro, North Carolina
(49)
We provide medication-assisted treatment of opioid use disorder for residents of Greensboro, NC in a nonjudgmental atmosphere. We partner with local counselors. The medication used is buprenorphine branded as Suboxone and Zubsolv. We obtain a complete history, lab work, urine drug screen, and an ...Read more about Restoration of Greensboro
We provide medication-assisted treatment of opioid use disorder for residents of Greensboro, NC in a nonjudgmental atmosphere. We partner with local counselors. The medication used is buprenorphine branded as Suboxone and Zubsolv. We obtain a complete history, lab work, urine drug screen, and an ...Read more about Restoration of Greensboro
Porch Pro Headshot Tanner Built Homes
General Contractors
Serves Greensboro, North Carolina
(41)
Tanner Built Homes offers exceptional value and commitment to provide the finest quality of construction services. Each and every home built or remodeled by Tanner Built Homes is done with the utmost care and dedication.
Tanner Built Homes offers exceptional value and commitment to provide the finest quality of construction services. Each and every home built or remodeled by Tanner Built Homes is done with the utmost care and dedication.
Porch Pro Headshot Your Home Builders Inc.
General Contractors
Serves Greensboro, North Carolina
Frank Kreseski has been specializing in Interior and Exterior Remodeling since 1987 and New Construction since 2005. Committed to Sales, Installation and Service. Call today for FREE Estimate on: Room Additions, Garages, Sunrooms, Screened Rooms, Patio Enclosures, Carport Enclosures, Vinyl Siding,...Read more about Your Home Builders Inc.
Frank Kreseski has been specializing in Interior and Exterior Remodeling since 1987 and New Construction since 2005. Committed to Sales, Installation and Service. Call today for FREE Estimate on: Room Additions, Garages, Sunrooms, Screened Rooms, Patio Enclosures, Carport Enclosures, Vinyl Siding,...Read more about Your Home Builders Inc.
Porch Pro Headshot Maplestone Construction, LLC
General Contractors
Serves Greensboro, North Carolina
Maplestone Construction is a full service NC General Contractor offering a wide array of services including: - complete home renovations and additions - bath or kitchen remodeling - Aging in Style modifications to bring accessibility to your home. - making repairs prior to listing your home - light...Read more about Maplestone Construction, LLC
Maplestone Construction is a full service NC General Contractor offering a wide array of services including: - complete home renovations and additions - bath or kitchen remodeling - Aging in Style modifications to bring accessibility to your home. - making repairs prior to listing your home - light...Read more about Maplestone Construction, LLC

Frequently asked questions about general contractors

A general contractor oversees building and remodeling projects from start to finish. Their main priority is making sure that a project progresses according to the schedule, is on budget, and that all work is done properly. All other contractors and workers answer to the general contractor and they answer to the client who hired them.

Start by getting bids from different contractors. Bids lay out your expected cost and the extent of the project, including materials, labor, and when the project will be done. If you have a local contractor in mind, feel free to work with them in negotiating the terms of a bid, rather than putting out a competitive bid request. Terms typically outline payment installments, an expected timeline for milestones, and the expected outcome at each phase of the project.

Once you've signed the contract with the general contractor, they bring in the workers and begin on the project. Throughout the course of the project, the general contractor manages all workers and subcontractors. General contractors generally own or work for a company that handles one or two aspects of building and remodeling. Very few do framing, finishing, electrical, concrete, plumbing, and landscaping on their own. So, it's quite common for general contractors to outsource work from other companies. The general contractor handles the hiring of these subcontractors, as well as paying them and their own workers. You only have to worry about paying the general contractor.

Hiring multiple subcontractors for a job might seem more economical, but it would put much of the decision-making on you. What you might save in money may be offset by the amount of time and mental energy you'd have to put into the project. An experienced general contractor knows the ins and outs of the construction business. They understand how to structure a project and work with subcontractors to get projects completed safely, and on schedule. This leaves the day-to-day decisions to someone with more experience.

The licensing rules in some states require hiring a general contractor for certain projects. If the state doesn't require a general contractor in your case, it makes good sense to hire a licensed and insured local contractor.

General contractors live by their reputation. They work hard to build trust with their clients and honor that trust through their management of construction projects. Even if they never lift a hammer during the course of a job, they feel a great sense of ownership of the whole operation.

General contractors usually have a vast knowledge of local building codes. Their understanding of construction and people management helps all subcontractors to work together. They see how each piece fits together to make a completed project. Subcontractors may take a narrow view of their role, which could cause problems for other subcontractors working on the next step. General contractors work closely with their crews, subcontractors, and you to prevent costly miscommunication.

Whether you're hiring a home contractor to build your dream house or searching "general contractors in my area" to oversee a remodel project, you'll be working closely with whomever you choose.

When you get underway with your contractor, you'll begin by sorting out every possible detail. Before work begins, the contractor will work out a project plan with you. The project plan may include determining fixtures, finishes, and furnishings — to avoid any cost gaps in the initial bid. The more specific you are, the more realistic and accurate the bid will be.

Make sure it’s OK to call or text your contractor throughout the day. Even if they aren't always available, they should provide you with contact information for a lead person or someone else you can discuss the project with. When possible, visit the job site. This gives the contractor or lead the opportunity to bring up any issues and ask any questions about specifics that weren't covered in the project plan.

It's also helpful to keep a project journal. Write down product order numbers. Jot down questions and ideas, and note delivery dates. This can make it easier to sort out any disputes that may arise later. Track any changes to the initial project plan in writing. If unforeseen changes occur, make sure to get a bid change in writing.

Other helpful tips:

  • Check on work as it progresses
  • Pay only for completed work
  • Be a fair customer by paying bills on time, responding quickly to questions, and treating your contractor and their workers fairly
  • Know the workers’ names, and make sure they have what they need
  • Establishing a good working relationship with your contractor from the beginning will lead to a more successful project

Some general contractors charge a flat fee. Most charge a markup, which is a percentage of the overall completed project cost. The markup amount covers their overhead, including advertising, insurance, office expenses, and their own salary. The contractor should outline all payments and expenses in the contract at the outset.

Contractors typically ask for a percentage of the total project cost upfront. This initial fee covers the cost of getting the project started, provides workers with their wages for the first phase of the construction, and helps serve as a deposit for the needed materials and supplies. Fifteen percent is a fair and decent initial payment for getting a project started. Most states cap this initial fee at 33%, and a good contractor should have good enough credit to cover remaining up-front costs.

After each phase or "milestone" gets completed, your contract will likely require you to pay more money toward the project. These installments are an expected part of the construction process to cover wages, additional supplies, and materials the contractor may need to continue. Even the most well-off contractor would quickly run out of money to move forward if they didn't include installment payments into their contracts.

A big project is a costly endeavor and a long-term investment. When choosing a general contractor, it makes sense to look beyond just the contractor’s fee. Be sure to hire someone that can provide proof of licensing, insurance, and references. Take the time to look into their track record. A good general contractor will leave a trail of stellar online reviews, and when you talk to former clients, they'll have only good things to say. When you enter a project with a contractor, you need a pro you trust with your home, so it’s wise to do your homework ahead of time to ensure a successful outcome.

Begin with a plan that lays out the scope of the remodeling work you want done. By the time you hire a contractor, you should have decided on materials, fixtures, appliances, and other items. If you've decided on any changes to the floor plan, be sure to add the specifics to your plan. The more details, the better. Add everything you can think of, down to the brass pulls for the kitchen cupboards.

Once you have this plan, start talking to contractors to get estimates and formal bids. Ask around for local contractor recommendations at your local hardware store, or go online and read client reviews. Good contractors tend to be very busy, so expect a waiting period from the time you contact them to the time they can start on the project. Be sure to seek out a contractor with experience in the job you need done. If you need a patio installed, scroll past them if they specialize in kitchens and baths.

When speaking to the contractor, make sure you're clear on which parts of the project the contractor will handle and which will go to a subcontractor. Ask for proof of licensing, insurance, and any relevant subcontractors' licenses. Check contractor credentials with your local Better Business Bureau.

Only sign a detailed contract, and be sure you understand every detail of the contract before signing. Be sure to get the proper permits for your project. A good contractor will be able to talk you through getting permits. In some places, contractors are able to get the permits themselves. Check in with the contractor regularly during the course of the project to avoid errors and miscommunication.

Searching online for "good general contractors near me" or getting referrals from a hardware or home improvement store is a first step to hiring a contractor. Take certain precautions before hiring a contractor to prevent costly headaches later on.

Begin by working with a professional architect or designer who's able to provide all the information a contractor will need. A designer or architect can also create the necessary drawings to submit for obtaining a permit. Include details like finishes, fixtures, plumbing work, electrical installations, and possible millwork.

Come up with a specifications list in advance. Write down the details of every element you want placed into the project, from the front door to the floor tiles that you want. Calculate to make sure all your selections fall within your budget and meet your personal requirements.

Make sure your contractor has the proper licensing and insurance. Check out a potential contractor’s previous work. They should be able to offer examples. When you interview contractors, remember that you'll spend a lot of time working with this person. You need to feel you can trust them because unexpected situations are bound to come up. Perhaps you didn't consider what style of door handle you want for the master bathroom, or the carpet you selected for the living room is no longer available. These types of situations happen with any project, so do your best to remain patient throughout the construction process.

See to it that your contractor provides a timeline that they can stick to and that works with your needs. Get a list of subcontractors they use, and look into their history. Use careful consideration when choosing your contractor for the most successful outcome.

Be sure your general contractor is licensed and insured. They should have both contractor’s liability insurance and worker’s compensation insurance. An insured contractor will take responsibility for the project and for anything that happens at the worksite. Make sure their insurance covers any subcontractors or that they only work with insured third parties.

Ask for proof of insurance right away. Hiring an uninsured contractor may seem less expensive, but it could cost you down the road. In the event of a job-site injury or property damage, a properly insured contractor will shield you from potentially catastrophic costs. Depending on the state you live in, if a worker is injured on your property and their general contractor didn't carry the proper insurance, you might be liable for the cost of treating their injuries.

Homeowners’ insurance policies cover property damage. Some also cover limited injury liability, but these policies have limitations. Even in the unlikely event that your policy covers 100 percent of liability, your premiums would most certainly go up. Contractors insurance ensures that you don't have to cover any costs unrelated to the project completion itself.

If a contractor is reliable, they'll be licensed and carry insurance, and if they don't have a license, no company will insure them. Proof of proper licensing and insurance is a sure sign of a reliable contractor.

Recent reviews for Greensboro General Contractors

14862

We could not be happier with our bathroom remodels. From the initial meeting, design, and construction David and his trades were excellent. I would not hesitate to use them again if the need arises and I would highly recommend them.

- Steve Green
13630

DLM Builders remodeled our master bathroom and the planning, execution and final product was excellent. Mike Pyle, the supervisor, was on the job most days and the crew of each of the subcontractors were skillful and conscientious. We were thrilled with o...

- Dick Swanson
19016

I can't say enough about the wonderful job that DLM did on our kitchen remodel. From the beginning stages to the final day, David and Leslie listened to our dreams for a new kitchen and made it happen. Great quality at a good price.

- Beth Burns
13700

I had a leak in my roof, so I called DLM. David came by and gave me two quotes, one for the problem area and one for the entire roof. I decided to do the entire roof, as soon as the weather permitted they came in and in two days completed the job. It l...

13750

Superior work. They likely will not give the lowest bid, but the old adage is true: "You get what you pay for!".

- Stella Hung
13593

Over the years we moved many, many times and have dealt with contractors for all kinds of needs all over the U.S. Without any hesitation I can say that DLM Builders are the very best. The level of professionalism from the office and all the people they ha...

- Maureen Flak
54965

These guys were great with communicaton and response. They came out the same day and took care of fixing my door. They also took some time and repaired an issue with my kitchen tile while they were here. Very polite and professional. I would recommend the...

- shannon williams
55872

These guys recently been did some remodeling for me. They remodeled my bathroom, installed new cabinets in my kitchen, installed all new pluming throughout my house, resurfaced my basement floor, and even touched up my landscaping. Throughout the whole pr...

- Bryant Smith
234081

I would NOT hire Darius again. He did a sloppy job on my project. Then he demanded to get paid even though I told him I was not happy with the work he did. There are others that take pride in their work and not do sloppy work and demand to get paid.

- Mike Anderson
172716

I hired Darius in November of last year and let him go December due to inconsistency in coming to work and work quality. Now many court problems getting my money back for work he didn’t do due to being let go. My advise no matter how bad he makes you feel...

- Randee Miller
153977

Darius did multiple projects at my home from painting the basement patching the roof to building a new deck he was excellent to work with very friendly and affordable nice to know you can trust someone to work on my home for a great price and outstanding ...

- Britany Reynolds

Everything You Need to Know About Greensboro General Contractors

How do I know that I found the right General Contractor in Greensboro for my general contractor services project?

Finding the right general contractor for your project can be stressful.... when you don't search with Porch. We've pulled together everything you need to know about General Contractor Services in Greensboro so you can have some peace of mind before starting your project.

Here’s what you need to know to choose the right general contractor in Greensboro:

  • Are they BBB accredited? 2 pros in Greensboro are.
  • Check if they are they BBB rated: 4 are A-rated in Greensboro.
  • Is the quality worth the price? Make sure to find the general contractor that can deliver the quality you're looking for, without going way over your budget. Don't forget that every job is going to be different.
  • Speak with them over the phone: Contact multiple general contractors pros to see if you’re on the same page when it comes to your project.

What zip codes in Greensboro have the best General Contractors?

Below we've listed Greensboro zip codes that have great selections of general contractors:

  • 27408: 1 General Contractors.
  • 27265: 2 General Contractors.
  • 27282: 2 General Contractors.
  • What Greensboro zip codes are served by General Contractors?

    Greensboro has 50 total General Contractor companies that service multiple zip codes. We've put together a list of areas in and around Greensboro with the most General Contractors:

    • 1 General Contractors in 27408.
        • 2 General Contractors in 27265.
        • 2 General Contractors in 27282.

        All General Contractors in Greensboro, NC

        Porch Pro Headshot Michael's Cleaning Solution
        General Contractors
        Serves Greensboro, North Carolina
        We are Janitorial Company called Michael's Cleaning Solution located in Greensboro, NC, 27409. We offer stripping and waxing, carpet cleaning, commercial cleaning, residential cleaning, pressure washing and more. Call us at:(336) 988-2736 Stripping and Waxing, Carpet Cleaning, Commercial Cleaning, R...Read more about Michael's Cleaning Solution
        We are Janitorial Company called Michael's Cleaning Solution located in Greensboro, NC, 27409. We offer stripping and waxing, carpet cleaning, commercial cleaning, residential cleaning, pressure washing and more. Call us at:(336) 988-2736 Stripping and Waxing, Carpet Cleaning, Commercial Cleaning, R...Read more about Michael's Cleaning Solution
        Porch Pro Headshot DLM Builders Incorporated
        General Contractors
        Serves Greensboro, North Carolina
        (8)
        "I could not be more pleased with a contractor than I was with DLM Builders. They were very professional, timely and courteous. They went out of their way to be respectful of me and my home. I was always kept informed of what was to be done and when it was to be done. I was always told upfront i...Read more about DLM Builders Incorporated
        "I could not be more pleased with a contractor than I was with DLM Builders. They were very professional, timely and courteous. They went out of their way to be respectful of me and my home. I was always kept informed of what was to be done and when it was to be done. I was always told upfront i...Read more about DLM Builders Incorporated
        Porch Pro Headshot American Renovation
        General Contractors
        Serves Greensboro, North Carolina
        "Building American Dreams!" 100% Financing Available All Major Credit Cards Accepted https://americanrenovationsus.com
        "Building American Dreams!" 100% Financing Available All Major Credit Cards Accepted https://americanrenovationsus.com
        Porch Pro Headshot Cheap Car Insurance Greensboro NC
        General Contractors
        Serves Greensboro, North Carolina
        Cheap Car Insurance Greensboro NC stands at number 99 in the list of cities with most expensive car insurance rates in NC State. Car owners in Greensboro NC pay 30% less or say 0.30 times less in car insurance premium than the state car insurance average and 0.8 times less than the national average....Read more about Cheap Car Insurance Greensboro NC
        Cheap Car Insurance Greensboro NC stands at number 99 in the list of cities with most expensive car insurance rates in NC State. Car owners in Greensboro NC pay 30% less or say 0.30 times less in car insurance premium than the state car insurance average and 0.8 times less than the national average....Read more about Cheap Car Insurance Greensboro NC
        Porch Pro Headshot Thomas-James Construction LLC
        General Contractors
        Serves Greensboro, North Carolina
        (4)
        Thomas-James Construction is owned and operated by a third generation general contractor. We take pride in providing master craftsmanship through generations of combined experience. We provide results than can only be obtained from dealing with practically every imaginable situation that can be en...Read more about Thomas-James Construction LLC
        Thomas-James Construction is owned and operated by a third generation general contractor. We take pride in providing master craftsmanship through generations of combined experience. We provide results than can only be obtained from dealing with practically every imaginable situation that can be en...Read more about Thomas-James Construction LLC
        Porch Pro Headshot Everything Considered Construction
        General Contractors
        Serves Greensboro, North Carolina
        Formerly known as S. L. Stone Construction, we have over 30 years of highly esteemed experience in the world of building. Steve Stone has been creating architectural masterpieces most of his adult life, with much of his work based on the shores of Badin Lake, NC. There and elsewhere, Steve has overs...Read more about Everything Considered Construction
        Formerly known as S. L. Stone Construction, we have over 30 years of highly esteemed experience in the world of building. Steve Stone has been creating architectural masterpieces most of his adult life, with much of his work based on the shores of Badin Lake, NC. There and elsewhere, Steve has overs...Read more about Everything Considered Construction
        Porch Pro Headshot Daren Hill
        General Contractors
        Serves Greensboro, North Carolina
        I am a licensed general contractor who has serviced Forsyth and the surrounding counties for over 20 years. I am fully insured and have plenty of references upon request. Feel free to contact me for all your home improvement needs.
        I am a licensed general contractor who has serviced Forsyth and the surrounding counties for over 20 years. I am fully insured and have plenty of references upon request. Feel free to contact me for all your home improvement needs.
        Porch Pro Headshot SOUTHERN Painting and Renovations LLC
        General Contractors
        Serves Greensboro, North Carolina
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        Serves Greensboro, North Carolina
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        Serves Greensboro, North Carolina
        Porch Pro Headshot RML PAINTING PA
        General Contractors
        Serves Greensboro, North Carolina
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        Serves Greensboro, North Carolina
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        Serves Greensboro, North Carolina