Find a general contractor in Longmont, CO

Find general contractors in Longmont, CO

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Top 10 general contractors in Longmont, CO

Homeowners agree: these Longmont general contractors are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Mother Nature’s Granite

Mother Nature’s Granite

3 hires on HomeGuide
14+ years in business
Serves Longmont, CO
Karen J. says, "Very flexible. My granite was some that my son removed from his home and gave to me. They did a very nice job fitting the areas and making backsplashes with the remnants. Prices were very reasonable." Read more
Terrel Construction

Terrel Construction

New on HomeGuide
2 hires on HomeGuide
Serves Longmont, CO
Knowledge and experience are the keys to the successful construction of most client's largest investment. Our company and founder, Dale Terrel, have 40 years experience building custom homes and small commercial buildings. Even after 40 years, Dale still enjoys personally supervising every new build project. Each project is a one-of-a-kind masterpiece, and deserves constant attention to detail.
Tuscany Custom Homes

Tuscany Custom Homes

New on HomeGuide
Offers online services
28+ years in business
Serves Longmont, CO
We are a design build company with an in house interior designer and building designer we also have framing and siding crews. We work closely with our clients to make sure their project accedes their expectations.
LuxStone Of Colorado

LuxStone Of Colorado

New on HomeGuide
7+ years in business
Serves Longmont, CO
Established in 2017, LuxStone of Colorado, also known as Home Pride, LLC, is a trusted name in the home improvement industry. Located in Castle Rock, Brighton, and Centennial, Colorado, they are reputable bathroom remodeling contractors. They specialize in installing elite KOHLER® LuxStone™ Showers, Walk-In Baths, and other premium bathroom products. Their commitment to integrity, knowledge, and customer satisfaction is evident in their one-of-a-kind service. Trust LuxStone of Colorado for your project needs and experience their innovative, world-class products.

Your General Contracting questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on HomeGuide.

How much do local general contractors charge?

General contractors charge 10% to 20% of the total construction cost, known as "cost-plus." Some building contractors charge a flat fee based on the project but rarely charge an hourly rate. Home improvement contractors pay on your behalf for all materials, subcontractors, services, and permits.

What does a residential general contractor do?

Licensed general contractors manage and coordinate the entire building process. A general contractor estimates the job, provides the materials and tools, and hires specialized subcontractors for the construction work. Remodeling contractors can perform electrical work, plumbing, HVAC, roofing, or build a house

Why use a general building contractor?

A general contractor saves you time, resolves any problems, and ensures the construction follows code requirements. General contractors have a network of experienced, licensed, and insured subcontractors to properly build any project. Home contractors also source all the materials, tools, and permits and pay for them on your behalf.

Common projects to hire a licensed general contractor are home, bathroom, kitchen, and basement remodeling.

How do I find a good general contractor?

Start by searching our list of construction companies near you. After finding contractors in your area:

  • Get at least three estimates from building contractors to compare.
  • Ask for references and to see a portfolio of their past work.
  • Verify their insurance, worker’s compensation, and bond guarantees.
  • Call references, read their reviews, and check out their previous work on HomeGuide and Google.
  • Ask about their warranties and guarantees.
  • Ask for a full itemized contract in writing in case of a dispute.
  • Avoid making large payments upfront. Come up with a payment schedule for work completed.

What questions to ask a general contractor before hiring?

Ask these questions upfront before hiring:

  • How long have you been a general contractor?
  • How many similar projects have you built?
  • Can you provide me with a list of references?
  • Can I see your portfolio?
  • Are you licensed, insured, and bonded?
  • Have there been any lawsuits against your company?
  • How do you handle damages that happen on the job?
  • Who's the project manager?
  • What qualities do you look for in subcontractors?
  • What hours do you and your crew work?
  • How long will the project take?
  • What permits do I need, and will you obtain them?
  • What does your warranty policy include?
  • Can you provide me a written estimate or contract with a breakdown of all costs?
  • What is the structure of the payment agreements?
  • Do you offer in-house financing?
  • What do I need to provide to get started?

Do general contractors need insurance?

A general contractor assumes responsibility for the project and should be licensed and insured. Ask for a potential contractor's license number and proof of insurance before hiring. Ask your local building department for licensing requirements, then verify the licensing on the state's licensing board website.

Reviews for Longmont general contractors

Recent success stories from people in the Longmont area.
Phyllis M.
Mother Nature's Granite had the most choices, the best prices and the fastest installation date. Their attitude and quality of work could not have been better.
Mother Nature’s Granite
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