Top 10 General Contractors in McDonough, GA

Porch Pro Headshot SC Bass Constuction
General Contractors
Serves McDonough, Georgia
"SC Bass Construction has done several jobs for me. They literally rebuilt my large front porch. I also had SCBass Construction replace many architectural windows. The quality of the work is outstanding. The work was completed in a timely manner at a competitive price."
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"SC Bass Construction has done several jobs for me. They literally rebuilt my large front porch. I also had SCBass Construction replace many architectural windows. The quality of the work is outstanding. The work was completed in a timely manner at a competitive price."
Porch Pro Headshot Rowe Insulating Co.  Inc.
General Contractors
Serves McDonough, Georgia
(43)
"Rowe did a fine job for me. An upstairs bedroom adjacent to an attic space needed insulation. They installed foam board all around including behind the access door. They were neat, efficient and courteous. I am quite pleased with the result. Attention to detail was obvious. I'm glad I did not do it...Read more about Rowe Insulating Co. Inc.
"Rowe did a fine job for me. An upstairs bedroom adjacent to an attic space needed insulation. They installed foam board all around including behind the access door. They were neat, efficient and courteous. I am quite pleased with the result. Attention to detail was obvious. I'm glad I did not do it...Read more about Rowe Insulating Co. Inc.
Porch Pro Headshot K.O.R. LLC
General Contractors
Serves McDonough, Georgia
K.O.R LLC has Fast & Friendly!On Time Service Our service Includes The Following: -Mowing -Edging -Shrub/Hedge Trimming -Leaf Cleanups -Debris Removal -Mulching -Gutter Cleaning -Weed Eating -GarageCleanOuts -Pickup & delivery -HaulOffs -LandCleanUps -Foreclosure Clean Outs -Property Management -E...Read more about K.O.R. LLC
K.O.R LLC has Fast & Friendly!On Time Service Our service Includes The Following: -Mowing -Edging -Shrub/Hedge Trimming -Leaf Cleanups -Debris Removal -Mulching -Gutter Cleaning -Weed Eating -GarageCleanOuts -Pickup & delivery -HaulOffs -LandCleanUps -Foreclosure Clean Outs -Property Management -E...Read more about K.O.R. LLC
Porch Pro Headshot ronnie massey home improvements
General Contractors
Serves McDonough, Georgia
(10)
"Mr. Massey did a major remodel on my home. It consisted of converting my sun room, kitchen, dining room, and living room into an open concept area. My sun room became my kitchen and my kitchen became a butler pantry area. I purchased a stove top, double oven, and built in microwave and had a...Read more about ronnie massey home improvements
"Mr. Massey did a major remodel on my home. It consisted of converting my sun room, kitchen, dining room, and living room into an open concept area. My sun room became my kitchen and my kitchen became a butler pantry area. I purchased a stove top, double oven, and built in microwave and had a...Read more about ronnie massey home improvements
Porch Pro Headshot Sundance Outdoor Designs
General Contractors
Serves McDonough, Georgia
(7)
"I love love love my new pergola it makes my back yard so much more inviting. I can not say enough good things about the crew they were so friendly and professional I will recommending them to everyone I know."
"I love love love my new pergola it makes my back yard so much more inviting. I can not say enough good things about the crew they were so friendly and professional I will recommending them to everyone I know."
Porch Pro Headshot Hydro Tight Roofing and Restoration LLC
General Contractors
Serves McDonough, Georgia
(53)
Hydro Tight Roofing & Restoration is a local roofing and general contracting company serving clients in and around the Loganville area. With over 20 years of experience in the industry, we specialize in residential re-roofs & repairs and pride ourselves on using the best products available. From res...Read more about Hydro Tight Roofing and Restoration LLC
Hydro Tight Roofing & Restoration is a local roofing and general contracting company serving clients in and around the Loganville area. With over 20 years of experience in the industry, we specialize in residential re-roofs & repairs and pride ourselves on using the best products available. From res...Read more about Hydro Tight Roofing and Restoration LLC
Porch Pro Headshot Firstep Construction Company
General Contractors
Serves McDonough, Georgia
(3)
"Firstep is the best construction company in GA, professional workers, hard workers and great customer service. They did a big project in my house and in the backyard, everyone was amazed with their work. Definitely will recommend them to everyone"
"Firstep is the best construction company in GA, professional workers, hard workers and great customer service. They did a big project in my house and in the backyard, everyone was amazed with their work. Definitely will recommend them to everyone"
Porch Pro Headshot Vineyard Services
General Contractors
Serves McDonough, Georgia
(38)
The vinyl siding experts at Vineyard Services in Englewood have earned themselves a stellar 4-star rating from previous clients.
The vinyl siding experts at Vineyard Services in Englewood have earned themselves a stellar 4-star rating from previous clients.
Porch Pro Headshot Factory Direct Remodeling  Inc.
General Contractors
Serves McDonough, Georgia
(17)
Join over 10,000 others in making Factory Direct Remodeling of Atlanta your one-stop source for your next home project. Get your no obligation free estimate today. Beauty inside and out is what we are all about. Forget the middle man and high prices. To get an idea of the types of projects, check o...Read more about Factory Direct Remodeling Inc.
Join over 10,000 others in making Factory Direct Remodeling of Atlanta your one-stop source for your next home project. Get your no obligation free estimate today. Beauty inside and out is what we are all about. Forget the middle man and high prices. To get an idea of the types of projects, check o...Read more about Factory Direct Remodeling Inc.
Porch Pro Headshot GRP Construction
General Contractors
Serves McDonough, Georgia
(14)
Licensed and Insured General Contractor located in Fayetteville, Georgia. I started this company in 2015 after working as a Carpenter, Superintendent, Project Manager, and Estimator for medium to large Companies. I have over 35 years of experience in the consrtuction industry on projects ranging fro...Read more about GRP Construction
Licensed and Insured General Contractor located in Fayetteville, Georgia. I started this company in 2015 after working as a Carpenter, Superintendent, Project Manager, and Estimator for medium to large Companies. I have over 35 years of experience in the consrtuction industry on projects ranging fro...Read more about GRP Construction

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 McDonough General Contractors

195167

I contracted Mr. Massey to remodel a bathroom in the home I inherited. He did a wonderful job for a respectable price. Both he and his crew were pleasant and kind, even taking the time to make sure my dogs were comfortable with them. I 100% recommend Ronn...

- Kalee Carr
89715

Mr. Massey rebuilt my with deck with an addition of a covered section. He and his crew were very professional and I was very satisfied with his workmanship of my new deck. I would recommend his services if asked.

- sheila carter
125860

Our back deck was in need of serious update. It was not up to standard codes and was just a hazard. Ronnie Massey and his team was quick to provide a quote, and had the job done in about a week. The team was polite and they stayed busy the entire time the...

- Anjelica Bernier
52166

One star is too generous. The contractor was extremely unprofessional and had the audacity to insult me via text. He evidently doesn't understand the purpose of a contract, because he thinks he has the flexibility to charge on a whim. The quality of work ...

- Bon Qui
17645

Their service and work is the best. It is hard to find this type quality & expert advise they offer. I highly recommend Strickland Contracting. Jackie Bogart Scott

- Cynthia Brown
48069

Great service and great products! Give these folks a try and you won't be disappointed.

- Randy Fears
47693

RJ arrived promptly and was very professional. SUNDANCE OUTDOOR DESIGNS completed my deck project within my budget and it looks incredible. I'm looking forward to entertaining on it Atlanta GA

- Lisa Sanford
47887

Mr. Andre and his crew were very professional, courteous and efficient. Job well done. I will be enjoying my porch for many years to come. Thank you!!

- Rose Wingham
47695

The guys came out on time and completed my deck with craftmanship and professionalism. I would recommend Sundance Outdoor Designs to any homeowner.

- Russ Farr
102948

SC Bass Construction gave my home a new look with complete Hardiplank Siding replacement, new gutters and paint. I was very pleased with the new look and received complements from my neighbors and from visitors. My concerns were addressed with professiona...

- Esther Peters
301117

Bass Construction remodeled my bathroom and did an outstanding job. I was impressed with the professionalism and quality of work.

- Darryl Browne
102748

Steve Bass has done many updates for us! He updated our kitchen counters, backsplash and had an island put in. He also updated bathroom counters and completely took out pre-fan shower and made a beautiful shower spa with bench, tlle and expansion by tak...

- Janet Pogue

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    Porch Pro Headshot Cisse Contractors
    General Contractors
    Serves McDonough, Georgia
    Cisse Contracting has over 25 years of experience in commercial and residential experience, our expertise ranges from Construction Superintendent, Project Management, Finance Management, Estimator and skilled tradesman. We specialize in renovations, new construction, complete interior service, carpe...Read more about Cisse Contractors
    Cisse Contracting has over 25 years of experience in commercial and residential experience, our expertise ranges from Construction Superintendent, Project Management, Finance Management, Estimator and skilled tradesman. We specialize in renovations, new construction, complete interior service, carpe...Read more about Cisse Contractors
    Porch Pro Headshot Keyman Service LLC.
    General Contractors
    Serves McDonough, Georgia
    Here at Keyman Service, LLC., we specialize in all locksmithing needs since 1988, which includes: Automotive, Commercial, and Residential services. We are a fully bonded and licensed locksmithing company. Customer service is a 100% Guaranteed because we're the most trusted and affordable locksmith c...Read more about Keyman Service LLC.
    Here at Keyman Service, LLC., we specialize in all locksmithing needs since 1988, which includes: Automotive, Commercial, and Residential services. We are a fully bonded and licensed locksmithing company. Customer service is a 100% Guaranteed because we're the most trusted and affordable locksmith c...Read more about Keyman Service LLC.
    Porch Pro Headshot Cablik Enterprises
    General Contractors
    Serves McDonough, Georgia
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    Cablik Enterprises was founded by local Atlantan Alan Cablik, and our firm has strong roots in the Atlanta metro community and the professional community. Alan has personally witnessed the changes in the construction and real estate landscape over the past generation, and understands the city’s past...Read more about Cablik Enterprises
    Cablik Enterprises was founded by local Atlantan Alan Cablik, and our firm has strong roots in the Atlanta metro community and the professional community. Alan has personally witnessed the changes in the construction and real estate landscape over the past generation, and understands the city’s past...Read more about Cablik Enterprises
    Porch Pro Headshot Service Pro Plus LLC
    General Contractors
    Serves McDonough, Georgia
    Combining years of experience with a dedication to client satisfaction, Service Pro Plus LLC has established itself as the local leader in Kitchen Remodeling, Pressure Washing and Bathroom Remodeling.
    Combining years of experience with a dedication to client satisfaction, Service Pro Plus LLC has established itself as the local leader in Kitchen Remodeling, Pressure Washing and Bathroom Remodeling.
    Porch Pro Headshot Simmons Restoration LLC
    General Contractors
    Serves McDonough, Georgia
    (15)
    Free quotes! Fully licensed and insured
    Free quotes! Fully licensed and insured
    Porch Pro Headshot Georgia Associated Refurbisher
    General Contractors
    Serves McDonough, Georgia
    (1)
    "GAR, Inc. and I have a 25 year long history through Fannie Mae Foreclosure property sales. From the smallest repair to complete rehab I have never had anyone come back complaining about quality of repairs made. Having seen the quality of material and workmanship I have had GAR, Inc. do work on my o...Read more about Georgia Associated Refurbisher
    "GAR, Inc. and I have a 25 year long history through Fannie Mae Foreclosure property sales. From the smallest repair to complete rehab I have never had anyone come back complaining about quality of repairs made. Having seen the quality of material and workmanship I have had GAR, Inc. do work on my o...Read more about Georgia Associated Refurbisher
    Porch Pro Headshot Strickland Contracting
    General Contractors
    Serves McDonough, Georgia
    (1)
    We offer full service ,from minor repairs to a complete home build out,with over 30 years experience with a current Ga.State License, in New Home Const.,as well as Light Commercial Projects. Free estimates on all projects,including Loader work,Bob Cat,water lines,trenching ,Decks.Basement build ...Read more about Strickland Contracting
    We offer full service ,from minor repairs to a complete home build out,with over 30 years experience with a current Ga.State License, in New Home Const.,as well as Light Commercial Projects. Free estimates on all projects,including Loader work,Bob Cat,water lines,trenching ,Decks.Basement build ...Read more about Strickland Contracting
    Porch Pro Headshot Pro Contractor Services
    General Contractors
    Serves McDonough, Georgia
    For nearly 30 years, our owners and managers have been building high quality structures. Founded in 2004 by a team of ambitious professionals consisting of Remodeling Contractors, Kitchen Remodeler, home additions experts, kitchen renovation experts, bathroom and kitchen remodeling experts. Pro Cont...Read more about Pro Contractor Services
    For nearly 30 years, our owners and managers have been building high quality structures. Founded in 2004 by a team of ambitious professionals consisting of Remodeling Contractors, Kitchen Remodeler, home additions experts, kitchen renovation experts, bathroom and kitchen remodeling experts. Pro Cont...Read more about Pro Contractor Services
    Porch Pro Headshot The R-Factor
    General Contractors
    Serves McDonough, Georgia
    Before the oil embargo of 1974, when oil and other forms of energy were relatively inexpensive, energy efficiency wasn't a major concern. But, those days of cheap energy are gone. Today, our cars are designed to give many more miles per gallon and our homes should be insulated to be more energy-eff...Read more about The R-Factor
    Before the oil embargo of 1974, when oil and other forms of energy were relatively inexpensive, energy efficiency wasn't a major concern. But, those days of cheap energy are gone. Today, our cars are designed to give many more miles per gallon and our homes should be insulated to be more energy-eff...Read more about The R-Factor
    Porch Pro Headshot Cunningham Construction
    General Contractors
    Serves McDonough, Georgia
    Hi, Welcome to Cunningham Construction! We are a local company that strives on customer satisfaction. We are a licensed contractor that provides reliable prompt and professional services. No job is to small or to big, from changing light bulbs to complete remodels we have you covered. We have went...Read more about Cunningham Construction
    Hi, Welcome to Cunningham Construction! We are a local company that strives on customer satisfaction. We are a licensed contractor that provides reliable prompt and professional services. No job is to small or to big, from changing light bulbs to complete remodels we have you covered. We have went...Read more about Cunningham Construction
    Porch Pro Headshot Platinum Pro Construction LLC
    General Contractors
    Serves McDonough, Georgia
    Porch Pro Headshot Professional Adjusting & Consulting Service, LLC
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    Serves McDonough, Georgia
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    Porch Pro Headshot Jason Home Improvement
    General Contractors
    Serves McDonough, Georgia
    Jason Home Improvement is a professional home improvement service company that offers home improvement, handyman, home remodeling, painting, kitchen bathroom remodeling, home repair, roofing, repair and replacement, drywall, siding, flooring, decks (build and repair), plumbing in McDonough, Georgia....Read more about Jason Home Improvement
    Jason Home Improvement is a professional home improvement service company that offers home improvement, handyman, home remodeling, painting, kitchen bathroom remodeling, home repair, roofing, repair and replacement, drywall, siding, flooring, decks (build and repair), plumbing in McDonough, Georgia....Read more about Jason Home Improvement
    Porch Pro Headshot Faux Affections
    General Contractors
    Serves McDonough, Georgia

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