Top 10 General Contractors in Upland, CA

Porch Pro Headshot Atlas Builders & Development
General Contractors
Serves Upland, California
We're a Family owned bonded & insured company, Personalizing our meetings and services, you will be dealing directly with us, The Contractors. We work with our own Staff Designer & Engineering to create a virtual reality of your dream space, taking care of the Plans/Blueprints up code to your city. ...Read more about Atlas Builders & Development
We're a Family owned bonded & insured company, Personalizing our meetings and services, you will be dealing directly with us, The Contractors. We work with our own Staff Designer & Engineering to create a virtual reality of your dream space, taking care of the Plans/Blueprints up code to your city. ...Read more about Atlas Builders & Development
Porch Pro Headshot Inner City Skyline Inc
General Contractors
Serves Upland, California
(302)
"Quick, reliable, and extremely professional. They got the work done within a few days and everything looked clean and well taken care of. If you need a professional at a great value, then look nowhere else. Inner City Skyline is the team to go with. Highly Recommend!!!"
"Quick, reliable, and extremely professional. They got the work done within a few days and everything looked clean and well taken care of. If you need a professional at a great value, then look nowhere else. Inner City Skyline is the team to go with. Highly Recommend!!!"
Porch Pro Headshot HomePro Remodeling
General Contractors
Serves Upland, California
(146)
We are a full service company that does everything you could ever think of regarding home improvement. No job is too small for us! We love to see the smile on our customers face at the end of a job. When you are happy, we are happy! If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to us at any time...Read more about HomePro Remodeling
We are a full service company that does everything you could ever think of regarding home improvement. No job is too small for us! We love to see the smile on our customers face at the end of a job. When you are happy, we are happy! If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to us at any time...Read more about HomePro Remodeling
Porch Pro Headshot Turn Key Construction and Design
General Contractors
Serves Upland, California
(2)
We are a full service general contractor specializing in gut renovations, ground ups, remodeling for residential and commercial properties. Quality is our core business strategy and to achieve this we provide individual project management support services during all phases of building and developme...Read more about Turn Key Construction and Design
We are a full service general contractor specializing in gut renovations, ground ups, remodeling for residential and commercial properties. Quality is our core business strategy and to achieve this we provide individual project management support services during all phases of building and developme...Read more about Turn Key Construction and Design
Porch Pro Headshot BEST BOYS HOME MAINTENANCE & REPAIR
General Contractors
Serves Upland, California
(31)
Founded in 1991, Best Boys Home Maintenance & Repair is an insured and bonded general contracting company that provides the Inland Empire and the surrounding areas with all jobs from small repairs, full remodels to additions and new construction. With 26yrs in the industry you can be guaranteed kno...Read more about BEST BOYS HOME MAINTENANCE & REPAIR
Founded in 1991, Best Boys Home Maintenance & Repair is an insured and bonded general contracting company that provides the Inland Empire and the surrounding areas with all jobs from small repairs, full remodels to additions and new construction. With 26yrs in the industry you can be guaranteed kno...Read more about BEST BOYS HOME MAINTENANCE & REPAIR
Porch Pro Headshot Acoustical Ceilings
General Contractors
Serves Upland, California
(54)
Acoustical Ceilings uses the combined experience of over 40 years to provide you with unparalleled quality and service. With a central office in Rancho Cucamonga, our company is equipped to handle any custom ceiling project in the Southern California area. We provide superior service, with a very ec...Read more about Acoustical Ceilings
Acoustical Ceilings uses the combined experience of over 40 years to provide you with unparalleled quality and service. With a central office in Rancho Cucamonga, our company is equipped to handle any custom ceiling project in the Southern California area. We provide superior service, with a very ec...Read more about Acoustical Ceilings
Porch Pro Headshot Slone Construction and Remodeling
General Contractors
Serves Upland, California
We at Slone Construction and Remodeling pride ourselves on our many professional services we provide to our customers. Our good name and our 25 years in the remodeling and building industry right here in the Inland Empire shows our customers we are here to stay. That's right, we are here in this ho...Read more about Slone Construction and Remodeling
We at Slone Construction and Remodeling pride ourselves on our many professional services we provide to our customers. Our good name and our 25 years in the remodeling and building industry right here in the Inland Empire shows our customers we are here to stay. That's right, we are here in this ho...Read more about Slone Construction and Remodeling
Porch Pro Headshot Titanium Construction Development Inc.
General Contractors
Serves Upland, California
We can do it all! We have a wealth of experience and can handle any jobs big or small. From Roofing to Remodeling to Solar Installation and any improvements you may need to your home look no further than Titanium Construction! We pride ourselves on always providing quality work to every customer we ...Read more about Titanium Construction Development Inc.
We can do it all! We have a wealth of experience and can handle any jobs big or small. From Roofing to Remodeling to Solar Installation and any improvements you may need to your home look no further than Titanium Construction! We pride ourselves on always providing quality work to every customer we ...Read more about Titanium Construction Development Inc.
Porch Pro Headshot Brandt Benson Construction
General Contractors
Serves Upland, California
(12)
"I have been involved with Brant Benson for over five years. I know him to be honest and very hard working. We have collaborated on numerous projects. The last project was the installation of smart board technology for a local school. The project included mounting both boards and suspended proje...Read more about Brandt Benson Construction
"I have been involved with Brant Benson for over five years. I know him to be honest and very hard working. We have collaborated on numerous projects. The last project was the installation of smart board technology for a local school. The project included mounting both boards and suspended proje...Read more about Brandt Benson Construction
Porch Pro Headshot BCBC Construction
General Contractors
Serves Upland, California
We do all general contracting and remodeling work. We take pride in what we do, call us today!
We do all general contracting and remodeling work. We take pride in what we do, call us today!

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 Upland General Contractors

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Contacted Inner City Skyline to remodel my Kitchen & I am very impressed. He and his team did an excellent and beautiful job. The crew was quick to respond to my inquiries, with the estimate, and with the work itself. Will definitely be calling him first ...

- Frank D
155421

Amazing company to work with. The owner couldn't have been more helpful, he always returned my phone calls and was very accommodating with my schedule. Really excellent experience and professional craftsmanship. I would definitely use Inner City Skyline a...

- Ben Sons
151940

Inner City Skyline and his team are excellent. They were very professional and their policies are great. He is more like a friend doing what's best for you than a businessman. This team has great customer service and the company does great work. I would h...

- Vivian Francis
156925

Great experience with a professional and courteous company. Quick communication via email, phone and text. We went with his great idea and saved money. The crew showed up on time and were pros. We are very happy with the service and absolutely love th...

- Jack Patrick
160044

Inner City Skyline did a great job remodeling our kitchen. These folks really know what they are doing when it comes to redesigning homes. High level of management and guidance throughout the whole project. Everything was very smooth and quick, and the en...

- Amanda Franklin
159214

Just had a pleasure and very helpful experience with this company. Attentive to listening to my vision for my remodeling project. They fixed the foundation supports and remodeled our master bedroom. I love the customer portal with updates during the const...

- Winston v
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I had my kitchen remodel done and the whole experience was positive. They gave me a fair quote which made me hire them. I am glad I did hire Inner City Skyline to do my kitchen because all my friends are complimenting how my kitchen looks beautiful and ev...

- KYLIE SUMMERS
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We just completed a kitchen remodel with Inner City Skyline and they were fantastic. We couldn't be happier with the results! This company is Professional, Respectful, Courteous, Honest, Knowledgeable, & they Communicate very well. They find a way to make...

- Janet Watson
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Firmly exceeded my expectations and would recommend Inner City Skyline and his team for any remodeling work. They have gained my loyalty and trust 100%. They made the whole process smooth, easy and successful all at a convenient price. Super honest and ex...

- Savio Elvis
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I have been consistently very happy with Inner City Skyline. They come when they say they will and they do excellent work. They took their time doing the work and made sure everything came out perfect. The final work was spectacular. I highly recommend t...

- Alex Collins
159705

Inner City Skyline works extremely fast and does beautiful remodeling. Whatever you ask of them, it is always done. They work fast and have great skills!! Very satisfied with their professional and efficient work. I cannot wait for the next time I get the...

- Valeska Fernandes
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I was new to the process of receiving bids for a renovation. Inner City Skyline crew not only had by far the best bid, but they also made me feel so comfortable about the entire process. The Crew was great with communication, top-notch work, and they fini...

- Henry Mathew

Everything You Need to Know About Upland General Contractors

How do I know that I found the right General Contractor in Upland 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 Upland 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 Upland:

  • Are they properly licensed? Upland has 18 licensed General Contractors Pros.
  • Are they BBB accredited? 7 pros in Upland are.
  • Check if they are they BBB rated: 17 are A-rated in Upland.
  • 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.

How many general contractors does Upland have?

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

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

Who should I hire if I need General Contractor Services in Upland?

Right now there are about 50 companies in and around Upland ready to help you with your general contractor services project.

    Below we've listed a few of the top General Contractors on Porch:

    All General Contractors in Upland, CA

    Porch Pro Headshot Wrf Construction
    General Contractors
    Serves Upland, California
    Wrf Construction is a general contractor based in Upland. Residential and Commercial Remodeling
    Wrf Construction is a general contractor based in Upland. Residential and Commercial Remodeling
    Porch Pro Headshot G & S Reasonable Plumbing&Drains
    General Contractors
    Serves Upland, California
    DONE RIGHT THE FIRST TIME :(909)917-9707 G&S REASONABLE PLUMBING:Since 1998 Full Line Of new work and Complete plumbing and Drains services. Commercial, Residential, Mobile Homes. Service Repair,Drain cleaning,slab leaks,Sewer Repair and Replacement, All Water Heaters,All Fixtures, Drain Repairs,Ga...Read more about G & S Reasonable Plumbing&Drains
    DONE RIGHT THE FIRST TIME :(909)917-9707 G&S REASONABLE PLUMBING:Since 1998 Full Line Of new work and Complete plumbing and Drains services. Commercial, Residential, Mobile Homes. Service Repair,Drain cleaning,slab leaks,Sewer Repair and Replacement, All Water Heaters,All Fixtures, Drain Repairs,Ga...Read more about G & S Reasonable Plumbing&Drains
    Porch Pro Headshot Best Garage Door Repair Ontario
    General Contractors
    Serves Upland, California
    Best Garage Door Repair Ontario is proud to be operated garage Door Company that services all of Ontario, CA offering quality products and services. We are your one-stop shop for your problem. Call us for free estimate and get our technicians with best experience to work for you.
    Best Garage Door Repair Ontario is proud to be operated garage Door Company that services all of Ontario, CA offering quality products and services. We are your one-stop shop for your problem. Call us for free estimate and get our technicians with best experience to work for you.
    Porch Pro Headshot Danube Design Build
    General Contractors
    Serves Upland, California
    Danube Design Build is a US Small Business based out of San Diego, California. We are a group of creative designers and marketing managers and engineers that believe in delivering high quality service in a new way. We are scattered throughout the nation and we have highly qualified resources and con...Read more about Danube Design Build
    Danube Design Build is a US Small Business based out of San Diego, California. We are a group of creative designers and marketing managers and engineers that believe in delivering high quality service in a new way. We are scattered throughout the nation and we have highly qualified resources and con...Read more about Danube Design Build
    Porch Pro Headshot Exacto Builders
    General Contractors
    Serves Upland, California
    ExactoBuilders a General Building Contractor based out of the Inland Empire since 2009. Licensed and Bonded in good standing with the Contractor state licensing board of California. Dedicated to ensuring professional, high quality and safe construction practice. New construction, remodels, rehab o...Read more about Exacto Builders
    ExactoBuilders a General Building Contractor based out of the Inland Empire since 2009. Licensed and Bonded in good standing with the Contractor state licensing board of California. Dedicated to ensuring professional, high quality and safe construction practice. New construction, remodels, rehab o...Read more about Exacto Builders
    Porch Pro Headshot Assemble Construction , Inc
    General Contractors
    Serves Upland, California
    At Assemble construction, our goal is to make the project of the customer a great experience. This experience is achieved with thorough communication and understanding.
    At Assemble construction, our goal is to make the project of the customer a great experience. This experience is achieved with thorough communication and understanding.
    Porch Pro Headshot Taranto Construction  Inc.
    General Contractors
    Serves Upland, California
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    Porch Pro Headshot Carley Construction Handyman Services
    General Contractors
    Serves Upland, California
    Porch Pro Headshot SRS GENERAL CONTRACTOR INC
    General Contractors
    Serves Upland, California
    SRS General Contractor is a bonded and insured general contractor located in Claremont. They offer new home construction, framing, patio construction and more. The state of California has licensed SRS General Contractor.
    SRS General Contractor is a bonded and insured general contractor located in Claremont. They offer new home construction, framing, patio construction and more. The state of California has licensed SRS General Contractor.
    Porch Pro Headshot Advanced Concrete Grinding
    General Contractors
    Serves Upland, California
    Concrete Grinding.. Trip and Fall Hazards removed from.. Sidewalks, Driveways Patios, Pool Decks, Garage Floors, Interior Slabs, Ect We also provide tile and grout removal, ans concrete staining.
    Concrete Grinding.. Trip and Fall Hazards removed from.. Sidewalks, Driveways Patios, Pool Decks, Garage Floors, Interior Slabs, Ect We also provide tile and grout removal, ans concrete staining.
    Porch Pro Headshot Zelnis  Construction
    General Contractors
    Serves Upland, California
    Remodel, deck, patios, handyman,
    Remodel, deck, patios, handyman,
    Porch Pro Headshot Elijah General Construction Inc
    General Contractors
    Serves Upland, California
    Porch Pro Headshot Rawle Premium Service and Installations
    General Contractors
    Serves Upland, California