Top 10 General Contractors in Oxford, OH

Porch Pro Headshot Dave's Handyman
General Contractors
Serves Oxford, Ohio
(281)
Hi my name is Dave. I'm very talented when it comes to working with my hands. I can accomplish about any job thrown my way. I'm very detail oriented and take pride in the work I do. I do a lot of work for my families and there friends. So I have references if needed. Here is just a few of the things...Read more about Dave's Handyman
Hi my name is Dave. I'm very talented when it comes to working with my hands. I can accomplish about any job thrown my way. I'm very detail oriented and take pride in the work I do. I do a lot of work for my families and there friends. So I have references if needed. Here is just a few of the things...Read more about Dave's Handyman
Porch Pro Headshot Dependable Construction & Remodeling
General Contractors
Serves Oxford, Ohio
(56)
"Dependable Construction remodeled my kitchen!!! In my eyes I thought I was going to be out a kitchen for a month, but Dependable came in and turned it around in a week!!! The results are ASTOUNDING!!! My kitchen is more than I could have ever asked for and for a really reasonable price!!!! I would...Read more about Dependable Construction & Remodeling
"Dependable Construction remodeled my kitchen!!! In my eyes I thought I was going to be out a kitchen for a month, but Dependable came in and turned it around in a week!!! The results are ASTOUNDING!!! My kitchen is more than I could have ever asked for and for a really reasonable price!!!! I would...Read more about Dependable Construction & Remodeling
Porch Pro Headshot Patio Enclosures
General Contractors
Serves Oxford, Ohio
(133)
The professionals at Patio Enclosures in Oakbrook, KY are ready and willing to tackle your difficult vinyl siding projects.
The professionals at Patio Enclosures in Oakbrook, KY are ready and willing to tackle your difficult vinyl siding projects.
Porch Pro Headshot Cummins Construction & Hardwood Flooring, LLC
General Contractors
Serves Oxford, Ohio
(8)
We specialize in General Contracting as well as Decks, Basement Finishing, Interior Trim (Woodwork), Custom Cabinet Building, Kitchen & Bath Remodeling and Flooring (Wood & Tile). We are fully insured. We are solely owned by Jason Cummins and have been in business for over sixteen years. We have ove...Read more about Cummins Construction & Hardwood Flooring, LLC
We specialize in General Contracting as well as Decks, Basement Finishing, Interior Trim (Woodwork), Custom Cabinet Building, Kitchen & Bath Remodeling and Flooring (Wood & Tile). We are fully insured. We are solely owned by Jason Cummins and have been in business for over sixteen years. We have ove...Read more about Cummins Construction & Hardwood Flooring, LLC
Porch Pro Headshot Triforce L.L.C.
General Contractors
Serves Oxford, Ohio
(16)
"They stopped by my house one day and told me they could get my roof paid for through insurance... THEY SURE DID ... all i did was pay my deductible and i got a brand new roof and looks great .. been a year so far and no issues !!!! i also had them paint my living room and kitchen and they did great...Read more about Triforce L.L.C.
"They stopped by my house one day and told me they could get my roof paid for through insurance... THEY SURE DID ... all i did was pay my deductible and i got a brand new roof and looks great .. been a year so far and no issues !!!! i also had them paint my living room and kitchen and they did great...Read more about Triforce L.L.C.
Porch Pro Headshot David Bauer Custom Homes  Inc.
General Contractors
Serves Oxford, Ohio
(23)
When you choose David Bauer Custom Homes, Inc. you work directly with David Bauer. He gives each project personal attention. He has assembled a quality team of professionals with whom he trusts to provide the best services to the homeowner. David enjoys working with each client to design and constru...Read more about David Bauer Custom Homes Inc.
When you choose David Bauer Custom Homes, Inc. you work directly with David Bauer. He gives each project personal attention. He has assembled a quality team of professionals with whom he trusts to provide the best services to the homeowner. David enjoys working with each client to design and constru...Read more about David Bauer Custom Homes Inc.
Porch Pro Headshot P&S 24 Hour Towing
General Contractors
Serves Oxford, Ohio
(20)
A top notch Towing service in Hamilton, OH is one phone call away. Reach P&S 24 Hour Towing and we will exceed your expectations. Local Truck Towing Service Provider, Professional Towing Expert, Winch Out Service, Lockout Services, Flatbed Service, Tire Changing, Battery Changing, Jump Starts, Locko...Read more about P&S 24 Hour Towing
A top notch Towing service in Hamilton, OH is one phone call away. Reach P&S 24 Hour Towing and we will exceed your expectations. Local Truck Towing Service Provider, Professional Towing Expert, Winch Out Service, Lockout Services, Flatbed Service, Tire Changing, Battery Changing, Jump Starts, Locko...Read more about P&S 24 Hour Towing
Porch Pro Headshot True Cost Remodeling
General Contractors
Serves Oxford, Ohio
(12)
Everything that we have is on sale right now! We only deal with premium products that will last the homeowner a lifetime. We cut out the middleman so that are prices, paired with our superior products are rarely matched. We give a FREE estimate good for a year. We are licensed, state certified, and ...Read more about True Cost Remodeling
Everything that we have is on sale right now! We only deal with premium products that will last the homeowner a lifetime. We cut out the middleman so that are prices, paired with our superior products are rarely matched. We give a FREE estimate good for a year. We are licensed, state certified, and ...Read more about True Cost Remodeling
Porch Pro Headshot Blakes Unlimited llc
General Contractors
Serves Oxford, Ohio
(2)
Blakes Unlimited in Greenup has a positive 5-star rating, making them a great match for your next window replacement project.
Blakes Unlimited in Greenup has a positive 5-star rating, making them a great match for your next window replacement project.
Porch Pro Headshot Branham by Design
General Contractors
Serves Oxford, Ohio
Tim & Jacquie started their business in 1975 . Tim has been building in the greater Cincinnati area the pass 40 years designing and creating homes to meet their Clients desires. Coming from generation after generation of home builders and carpenters Tim has captured the pride and experience of ...Read more about Branham by Design
Tim & Jacquie started their business in 1975 . Tim has been building in the greater Cincinnati area the pass 40 years designing and creating homes to meet their Clients desires. Coming from generation after generation of home builders and carpenters Tim has captured the pride and experience of ...Read more about Branham by Design

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 Oxford General Contractors

520

Would recommend.

- Dawn Scheessele
39443

well it didn't go. mike came over and I signed a contract with him and he was to start the job in 9-10 days. well I told him after several conversations that he needed ins on him and his crew. that didn't go over so well. he didn't have it. I said well yo...

- david berry
11033

We couldn't be more pleased with Dependable's workmanship and their customer service...we definitely recommend this company to our friends and family with confidence that they will be satisfied!

- Martie Crabtree
11273

The crew was friendly and helpful the whole time they were here. We are very pleased with the job they did. When they were finished, they cleaned up everything. They were able to complete my job in just one day. Working with Leigh was a pleasure....He de...

- Darden Fishell
10969

Dependable Construction had done many different projects for me, from big to small and their work is always 1st class. It's nice having a family owned company you can trust.

- Bryan Woods
13444

outstanding service!

- Joel Antonio
11009

They did an excellent job (new roof) in a professional manner.I feel they went "the extra mile"to make sure we were happy with the work. I wouldn't hesitate to highly recommend them.

- Homer Crabtree
68061

I had a great experience with Dependable construction they we honest ,very professional and the the crew was friendly I was very pleased with the job they did on my roof I would recommend this company anytime if I every need any thing else done I would th...

- Nancy McCloud

Everything You Need to Know About Oxford General Contractors

I have General Contractor Services work that I need done in Oxford. What should my budget be?

Our data on recent general contractor projects in Oxford shows that larger general contractor services projects in city are often upwards of $0.00. However, this price depends on a number of factors. Cost can increase or decrease based on any/all of the following:

  • Location: general contractors travel time may factor into the budget.
  • Cost of materials. This is an important factor of your general contractor services project budget. You can purchase materials yourself, but remember that your general contractor professional maybe be able to leverage relationships with other companies to save on material costs.
  • Company ratings: Highly-rated general contractors tend to be more expensive. Decide what balance between ratings and cost is right for you.

As always, every project is different and you should contact multiple general contractors throughout Oxford to ensure your project is done right.

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

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 Oxford 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 Oxford 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.

How many general contractors does Oxford have?

There are around 50 companies throughout Oxford to help you with your next general contractor services job.

  • 4 of them have an A or A+ rating from Better Business Bureau.

All General Contractors in Oxford, OH

Porch Pro Headshot SANDMANN WELDING AND FABRICATION LLC
General Contractors
Serves Oxford, Ohio
(20)
Sandman Welding and Fabrication is a welding company for residential and Commercial. We are veteran-owned and very excited to help the community.
Sandman Welding and Fabrication is a welding company for residential and Commercial. We are veteran-owned and very excited to help the community.
Porch Pro Headshot Bluegrass Remodeling & Design
General Contractors
Serves Oxford, Ohio
Located in Silver Grove, KY, Bluegrass Remodeling & Design offers professional vinyl siding services that will keep your home well-protected and pleasing to the eye.
Located in Silver Grove, KY, Bluegrass Remodeling & Design offers professional vinyl siding services that will keep your home well-protected and pleasing to the eye.
Porch Pro Headshot Treehouse Construction LLC
General Contractors
Serves Oxford, Ohio
(1)
WELCOME to Treehouse Construction DBA Eazy Dry. We are a full service general contractor located in Middletown, OH, Serving the Greater Dayton, Cincinnati, and the surrounding areas. Whether you are looking to remodel one room, two rooms, or rehab the entire house, Treehouse Construction DBA Eazy Dr...Read more about Treehouse Construction LLC
WELCOME to Treehouse Construction DBA Eazy Dry. We are a full service general contractor located in Middletown, OH, Serving the Greater Dayton, Cincinnati, and the surrounding areas. Whether you are looking to remodel one room, two rooms, or rehab the entire house, Treehouse Construction DBA Eazy Dr...Read more about Treehouse Construction LLC
Porch Pro Headshot J and Jay Critter Gitters
General Contractors
Serves Oxford, Ohio
Our goal is to make sure your home is your happy place. No matter if its a pesky raccoon or a hole in the wall and everything in between, we want to make you happy. With over 30yrs of combined experience, we can handle all critters and jobs big and small.
Our goal is to make sure your home is your happy place. No matter if its a pesky raccoon or a hole in the wall and everything in between, we want to make you happy. With over 30yrs of combined experience, we can handle all critters and jobs big and small.
Porch Pro Headshot Basement Boost / Bath Boost
General Contractors
Serves Oxford, Ohio
Basement Boost: We Finish Basements! A-to-Z basement finishing and remodeling services. Basement Boost Waterproofing: We waterproof basements and crawlspaces, fixing water leaks permanently, while also offering foundation repair services. We do it right with a lifetime warranty! We offer basement a...Read more about Basement Boost / Bath Boost
Basement Boost: We Finish Basements! A-to-Z basement finishing and remodeling services. Basement Boost Waterproofing: We waterproof basements and crawlspaces, fixing water leaks permanently, while also offering foundation repair services. We do it right with a lifetime warranty! We offer basement a...Read more about Basement Boost / Bath Boost
Porch Pro Headshot MG Services
General Contractors
Serves Oxford, Ohio
(1)
MG Services is a painting company in Milford. They offer custom painting finish, wood staining and other services.
MG Services is a painting company in Milford. They offer custom painting finish, wood staining and other services.
Porch Pro Headshot Partnership Property Services
General Contractors
Serves Oxford, Ohio
Partnership Property Services is a complete restoration and general contracting firm with 25 years of combined experience in the private and insurance restoration . We will do a wide range of work in house from small plumbing/electrical repairs to complete rebuilds of a distressed home. Fully Insure...Read more about Partnership Property Services
Partnership Property Services is a complete restoration and general contracting firm with 25 years of combined experience in the private and insurance restoration . We will do a wide range of work in house from small plumbing/electrical repairs to complete rebuilds of a distressed home. Fully Insure...Read more about Partnership Property Services
Porch Pro Headshot HQ Home Improvement
General Contractors
Serves Oxford, Ohio
Hibbard's Quality Home Improvements is a general contracting business in Ohio since 1990. Our staff and crew brings years of experience to bear in residential and light commercial building and high-end renovations and additions. Currently the company is involved in heating and cooling, complete remo...Read more about HQ Home Improvement
Hibbard's Quality Home Improvements is a general contracting business in Ohio since 1990. Our staff and crew brings years of experience to bear in residential and light commercial building and high-end renovations and additions. Currently the company is involved in heating and cooling, complete remo...Read more about HQ Home Improvement
Porch Pro Headshot Great American Exteriors
General Contractors
Serves Oxford, Ohio
Task the skilled professionals at Great American Exteriors in the Dover, KY area with your next vinyl siding project.
Task the skilled professionals at Great American Exteriors in the Dover, KY area with your next vinyl siding project.
Porch Pro Headshot Pro Built Properties
General Contractors
Serves Oxford, Ohio
Turn to the skilled experts at Pro Built Properties in Bellevue, KY when you need professional vinyl siding services.
Turn to the skilled experts at Pro Built Properties in Bellevue, KY when you need professional vinyl siding services.
Porch Pro Headshot Creekside Construction
General Contractors
Serves Oxford, Ohio
Creekside Construction offers remodeling and general contracting services to the Hamilton area. Call us today!
Creekside Construction offers remodeling and general contracting services to the Hamilton area. Call us today!
Porch Pro Headshot Allure Residential & Commercial, Inc.
General Contractors
Serves Oxford, Ohio
(29)
Porch Pro Headshot Gibson's siding/home improvement
General Contractors
Serves Oxford, Ohio
We do all home improvements including land scaping
We do all home improvements including land scaping
Porch Pro Headshot KBC DESIGN/BUILD REMODELING
General Contractors
Serves Oxford, Ohio

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