Find a general contractor in Lakeland, FL

Find general contractors in Lakeland, FL

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Top 10 general contractors in Lakeland, FL

Homeowners agree: these Lakeland general contractors are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Signature Permitting, Inc.

Signature Permitting, Inc.

New on HomeGuide
1 hire on HomeGuide
11+ years in business
Serves Lakeland, FL
We are a full service permitting and expediting service company. We are women owned and operated, military and legal service background. How effectively we can help anyone from a home owner to the multi-million dollar rated company out of state.
C&c Specialized Services Llc

C&c Specialized Services Llc

4.9Exceptional(9)
12 hires on HomeGuide
9+ years in business
Serves Lakeland, FL
Virginia R. says, "On time, straightforward and professional. There was a minor issue that was fixed quickly. Communication of details could be a little better." Read more
Carreras's Remodeling

Carreras's Remodeling

New on HomeGuide
5+ years in business
Serves Lakeland, FL
Excellent customer services and very responsible and professional with any job small or big as well resource management skills and excellent quality and prices as well
Planandpermitstampa

Planandpermitstampa

New on HomeGuide
30+ years in business
Serves Lakeland, FL
Construction mánager of swimming pool construction by owners, pools remodelations, tiles, decks, engineering permits, negociate with cities regulations violations to comply with cities requirements, prepare drawings and plans. Meet with homeowner associations Meet with customers, proud of customerrs satisfaction in term of quality and price. Work hand to hand with customers to complete projects on time, quality and budget. I have 35 years construction and engineering experience in residential, commercial and industrial fracilities. Multiple task experience.
AMERICORE CONSTRUCTION & SERVICES LLC

AMERICORE CONSTRUCTION & SERVICES LLC

New on HomeGuide
2 hires on HomeGuide
17+ years in business
Serves Lakeland, FL
We are not your average contractors, phenomenal customer service. Branding that stands out above the rest. Our company offers wholesale products for the consumer as well as new construction to remodeling. We can beat any competiors. Americore have everything you need to put in your home or construction project from flooring, cabinets, granites, shingles, windows, doors, appliances, shower body dryers to even outdoor products for your family gatherings We at Americore Construction & Services make it so easy for you to pay for your services with our financing programs....
Interior Renovation Group

Interior Renovation Group

5.0Exceptional(11)
Offers online services
10 hires on HomeGuide
14+ years in business
Serves Lakeland, FL
Cindy G. says, "Thank you for great work and great customer service. I appreciate it. Definitely recommending you to everyone." Read more

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 Lakeland general contractors

Recent success stories from people in the Lakeland area.
Cheryl H.
My house flooded and part of the main flooring buckled. Cid was able to start work right away. Great work! I'm happy with the outcome. Hi highly recommend Cid.
c&c specialized services llc
Liz M.
My bathroom looks amazing! So refreshing to see how it all came out. I am happy I went with this company.
Interior Renovation Group
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