Top 10 General Contractors in Lancaster, TX

Porch Pro Headshot Carroll General Construction
General Contractors
Serves Lancaster, Texas
"Very professional. James was in constant communication and discussed (and delivered) every thing we agreed to. We'll definitely keep his contact information for future work. We highly recommend Carroll Restorations! "
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"Very professional. James was in constant communication and discussed (and delivered) every thing we agreed to. We'll definitely keep his contact information for future work. We highly recommend Carroll Restorations! "
Porch Pro Headshot JNT Developers, Inc
General Contractors
Serves Lancaster, Texas
(157)
"As an insurance agent, we are constantly bombarded with roofers who want us to send them business. Over the years I've met thousands of roofers and the only one I would ever refer my clients to is JNT Developers. They are fully insured and do fast, high quality work, true professionals. Roofs are ...Read more about JNT Developers, Inc
"As an insurance agent, we are constantly bombarded with roofers who want us to send them business. Over the years I've met thousands of roofers and the only one I would ever refer my clients to is JNT Developers. They are fully insured and do fast, high quality work, true professionals. Roofs are ...Read more about JNT Developers, Inc
Porch Pro Headshot Big D Garage Door
General Contractors
Serves Lancaster, Texas
(23)
"I was in need of a new motor install and came across Big D garage door online. He came out the next day and fixed the problem with no hassle. Afterwards, the owner, John, informed me that he also offers tree and fence services. I will definitely be using John for my home repair needs in the future....Read more about Big D Garage Door
"I was in need of a new motor install and came across Big D garage door online. He came out the next day and fixed the problem with no hassle. Afterwards, the owner, John, informed me that he also offers tree and fence services. I will definitely be using John for my home repair needs in the future....Read more about Big D Garage Door
Porch Pro Headshot JP PLUMBING
General Contractors
Serves Lancaster, Texas
(26)
"KEITH AND JAREN ARE THE BEST!!!! EVEN THOUGH THEY WERE SHORT ONE MAN FOR MOST OF THE PROJECT, THESE TWO ARRIVED EARLY AND STAYED LATE WHEN NEEDED TO GET THE JOB DONE IN A TIMELY FASHION. JAREN RELOCATED PLUMBING AND LIGHT FIXTURES WITH EASE AND COMPLIED WITH MY WIFE'S REQUEST. THESE GUYS JUST DON'T...Read more about JP PLUMBING
"KEITH AND JAREN ARE THE BEST!!!! EVEN THOUGH THEY WERE SHORT ONE MAN FOR MOST OF THE PROJECT, THESE TWO ARRIVED EARLY AND STAYED LATE WHEN NEEDED TO GET THE JOB DONE IN A TIMELY FASHION. JAREN RELOCATED PLUMBING AND LIGHT FIXTURES WITH EASE AND COMPLIED WITH MY WIFE'S REQUEST. THESE GUYS JUST DON'T...Read more about JP PLUMBING
Porch Pro Headshot Archipier Texas
General Contractors
Serves Lancaster, Texas
(9)
Archipier LLC is a commercial and residential construction contractor located in Texas. We build custom homes, business complexes, apartments, duplexes, skyrise buildings, and more. Archipier LLC handles everything from the slab to the roof and everywhere in between. We strive to treat our customers...Read more about Archipier Texas
Archipier LLC is a commercial and residential construction contractor located in Texas. We build custom homes, business complexes, apartments, duplexes, skyrise buildings, and more. Archipier LLC handles everything from the slab to the roof and everywhere in between. We strive to treat our customers...Read more about Archipier Texas
Porch Pro Headshot CCC Remodeling
General Contractors
Serves Lancaster, Texas
(7)
"i had a vision and Chris helped me bring it to reality. I wanted tin on my ceiling in my laundry, a shelf, rustic laundry basket built, and the light fixture changed (also wanted door but am still looking for right one to have him hang as a barn door) he did it and it looks fabulous!"
"i had a vision and Chris helped me bring it to reality. I wanted tin on my ceiling in my laundry, a shelf, rustic laundry basket built, and the light fixture changed (also wanted door but am still looking for right one to have him hang as a barn door) he did it and it looks fabulous!"
Porch Pro Headshot Earth Masonry & General Construction
General Contractors
Serves Lancaster, Texas
(2)
We are a third generation custom builder, in all areas of construction, at a very young age we have learned the magnitude of each project from just the basic to the grand of application to design and build. Our success and client's satisfaction are the staple to our philosophy. Over 30 years we've g...Read more about Earth Masonry & General Construction
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We are a third generation custom builder, in all areas of construction, at a very young age we have learned the magnitude of each project from just the basic to the grand of application to design and build. Our success and client's satisfaction are the staple to our philosophy. Over 30 years we've g...Read more about Earth Masonry & General Construction
Porch Pro Headshot Sebring Construction
General Contractors
Serves Lancaster, Texas
(5)
"We started with just a bathroom floor remodel with new vinyl,and we ended up doing a complete bathroom remodel with a tiled b shower . We had to change due to the whole bathroom floor was rotten. He was very helpful and professional through out the whole process. "
"We started with just a bathroom floor remodel with new vinyl,and we ended up doing a complete bathroom remodel with a tiled b shower . We had to change due to the whole bathroom floor was rotten. He was very helpful and professional through out the whole process. "
Porch Pro Headshot AJ Engineering Services LLC
General Contractors
Serves Lancaster, Texas
(7)
AJ Engineering Services, LLC is an Engineer company located in Dallas-Fort Worth area, TX and it servicing all of Dallas-Fort Worth and the surrounding areas. We have experiences in structural analysis and design of different kind of structures and we provide a full set of structural plans to archit...Read more about AJ Engineering Services LLC
AJ Engineering Services, LLC is an Engineer company located in Dallas-Fort Worth area, TX and it servicing all of Dallas-Fort Worth and the surrounding areas. We have experiences in structural analysis and design of different kind of structures and we provide a full set of structural plans to archit...Read more about AJ Engineering Services LLC
Porch Pro Headshot Witthuhn's Remodeling
General Contractors
Serves Lancaster, Texas
(7)
Best full service General contractor in the DFW area!! For those days, when you just wanna stay in bed a bit longer, or take the kids to school. Need a home build? We can dig the hole or lay the foundation, and stop once the roof is complete, and everything in-between.
Best full service General contractor in the DFW area!! For those days, when you just wanna stay in bed a bit longer, or take the kids to school. Need a home build? We can dig the hole or lay the foundation, and stop once the roof is complete, and everything in-between.

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 Lancaster General Contractors

62416

Hands down best contractor I have worked with. Came out immediately and got me an estimate. I needed a lot of work in my house and wanted it don asap to list it. Chris and his crew came out that same week and took care of it all! PS- It sold!

- connie RIMER
62415

exactly what I asked for, no complaints

- trilly shar
62419

Came in added shelving and cabinets in my livingroom for media storage. Was fast at bid, making the install appnt, and getting it built. Couldnt be happier

- molly smith
62418

CCC Remodeling gave me the perfect experience. I need roof patched, a few doors installed, lighting changed, and wanted wood wall built. He did all those plus a couple other minor things very quickly.

- lea broty
102886

Trey at S&B did a FANTASTIC job! He removed my old swing style gate and built a 24' electronic sliding gate on my rear driveway. He was punctual, professional, and reliable and made sure I was 100% satisfied before finishing the job. The sliding gate work...

- Nayeem Mohammed
152280

As a General Contractor I have lots of turnover and on my most recent project I had to replace my old plumber. Jaren and his team stepped right in place and we’re able to rough in 3 full bathroom and 1 kitchen within a week!!!! These guys work fast. The w...

- Christopher Sands
235505

If you don't want to be completely ripped off after having a horribly shoddy job done by unlicensed, unskilled workers, avoid this company at all costs. I found out that not only did Jaren Duncan scam me out of thousands of dollars, he has done the same t...

- Jessica Damico
206842

Jaren, Nathan and Keith are three wonderful people. They constantly updated us as the project was going along and they were no delays except for the tile, it took a little extra half day to dry and set. Jaren is excellent with his plumbing and electrical

- Jade Diaz
330925

Jaren Duncan, why did you scam my aunt. She worked extremely hard and saved her money to purchased a house you rip apart. Aunty Kim hired you September 17of 2020, to rewire three room. You agreed to such, your electrical work was good however you destroy...

- Camille Pollard
278458

Dishonest, liar, and a sad excuse for a human being! STAY AWAY or call the police on him. Hired Jae, Jared or whatever name he decides to go by to take care of a leaking drain pipe. He came in the next day (30min late) started work but in the process brok...

- Duncun Black
194408

Jaren took an extra 4 days to complete my project but it’s amazing. The vanity delivery was delayed, his tile crew never showed up for us but Jaren kept me assured that all would be fine and it was. He dug in himself and made sure my master bathroom got w...

- Jade Diaz
152216

The entire DRIP DRIP team was more than excellent. They like to get started early in the morning and work late so I had to adjust to their schedule slightly. We remodeled two bathrooms and Jarens leadership made sure all was complete two days before thank...

- Christopher Sands

Everything You Need to Know About Lancaster General Contractors

I’m searching for General Contractors servicing my zip code in Lancaster.

Many general contractors provide service to multiple zip codes in and around Lancaster. Browse through a sample of the General Contractors in Lancaster below to find the right professional in your area for your project. Remember to contact each of these professionals individually to ask about their prices, recent successful general contractor services jobs, how they bill, and what licenses or permits they have or will have to get for your job:

  • Merge Works:
    • Service Area Zip Code: 76155 and 76244
  • Kime Roofing & Construction, LLC:
    • Service Area Zip Code: 75238 and 76041
  • Kibler's Home Improvement:
    • Service Area Zip Code: 75380

If you weren't able to find the right general contractor company that services your Lancaster zip code, don't worry. Try contacting the company directly to ask them what surrounding areas they also service near Lancaster.

My General Contractor Services project in Lancaster is really small. How much should I expect to spend?

The lowest price we could find for general contractor services work in Lancaster is about $0.00. You should expect to pay at least this much depending on the scope of your project.

General Contractor work at this level can sometimes involve several steps or phases. Cost for every project will differ depending on the quality of General Contractor you hire, the type of materials required and the timeframe that you want to finish within.

How do I know I am getting a fair price for General Contractor Services work in Lancaster?

Every General Contractor Services job has different requirements. Remember that the price will differ depending on the scope of your project. However, that doesn't mean you have to go in blind. Check out our tips for getting a fair price for Lancaster work from General Contractorsbelow:

  • Talk to a few different General Contractors and ask for quotes to compare. We have around 50 professionals and companies in Lancaster for you to compare.
  • Before contacting a company, check out the ratings and reviews from previous customers to learn what others have paid, how long the General Contractors took on the job, and how satisfied they were.

All General Contractors in Lancaster, TX

Porch Pro Headshot Texas Reconstructors, Inc.
General Contractors
Serves Lancaster, Texas
(31)
Since its inception, Texas Reconstructors, Inc. has employed people who enjoy helping other people. We take pride in everything we do. First, having the compassion for what has happened to our prospective customers, taking the time to explain the whole process of filing an insurance claim, and w...Read more about Texas Reconstructors, Inc.
Since its inception, Texas Reconstructors, Inc. has employed people who enjoy helping other people. We take pride in everything we do. First, having the compassion for what has happened to our prospective customers, taking the time to explain the whole process of filing an insurance claim, and w...Read more about Texas Reconstructors, Inc.
Porch Pro Headshot PanoSource
General Contractors
Serves Lancaster, Texas
(4)
Porch Pro Headshot U.S. Marshals Construction
General Contractors
Serves Lancaster, Texas
We pride our company in having the best contractors in the business! We provide fair honest quotes Free and go over every step of the process. To insure you stay involved with ever decision that is made for your project! The contractors you can Trust!!
We pride our company in having the best contractors in the business! We provide fair honest quotes Free and go over every step of the process. To insure you stay involved with ever decision that is made for your project! The contractors you can Trust!!
Porch Pro Headshot S&B Electrical and Construction Services
General Contractors
Serves Lancaster, Texas
(1)
We are a newly established company. We are a family owned company. My Cousin and I came together to offer customers the most resources possible. My cousin is a Master Electrician and has worked on big projects all over the DFW area in his years as an electrician. I have worked in many trades but fe...Read more about S&B Electrical and Construction Services
We are a newly established company. We are a family owned company. My Cousin and I came together to offer customers the most resources possible. My cousin is a Master Electrician and has worked on big projects all over the DFW area in his years as an electrician. I have worked in many trades but fe...Read more about S&B Electrical and Construction Services
Porch Pro Headshot A Plus General Contractors
General Contractors
Serves Lancaster, Texas
(1)
"A Plus General Contractors did a awesome job for our company. They were efficient and on time. Cody walked us through the process that it was going to take. His workers were very professional. Will continue using A Plus General Contractors for all our construction needs. "
"A Plus General Contractors did a awesome job for our company. They were efficient and on time. Cody walked us through the process that it was going to take. His workers were very professional. Will continue using A Plus General Contractors for all our construction needs. "
Porch Pro Headshot Mhayes Construction
General Contractors
Serves Lancaster, Texas
Porch Pro Headshot Watkins Rmodeling
General Contractors
Serves Lancaster, Texas
Design, build, remodel. Full kitchen and bath remodels, additions.
Design, build, remodel. Full kitchen and bath remodels, additions.
Porch Pro Headshot Kajcon Group, LLC
General Contractors
Serves Lancaster, Texas
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Porch Pro Headshot Falcon Roofing
General Contractors
Serves Lancaster, Texas
Porch Pro Headshot Jb's Home Repair & Restoration
General Contractors
Serves Lancaster, Texas
Porch Pro Headshot Garage Door Repair Lancaster TX
General Contractors
Serves Lancaster, Texas
Porch Pro Headshot Garage Door Repair DeSoto
General Contractors
Serves Lancaster, Texas
Porch Pro Headshot M Hayes Constructions
General Contractors
Serves Lancaster, Texas
Porch Pro Headshot Pinnacle Remodeling and Construction, LLC
General Contractors
Serves Lancaster, Texas

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Red Oak 75154
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Tear down and remove concrete center block enclosure, where a dumpster used to be, remove steel post (rebar) and doors and haul off to dump.