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Charleston General Contractors

W D Johnson

W D Johnson

5.0 (5)
We are a local company that has a passion for the craftsmanship of our trade and providing a great service at affordable price point. 
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Southern Appearance

Southern Appearance

5.0 (4)
By having great craftsmanship. The knowledge to provide a quality service at a competitive price
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Carolina Coastal Handyman Services

Carolina Coastal Handyman Services

5.0 (2)
"For over 20 years CCHS LLC has been providing Quailty top Notch services to the Carolinas. We are insured & bonded in the SC , NC , GA, FL , we can handle any job , small or big
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Certified Roofing & Restoration

Certified Roofing & Restoration

5.0 (2)
With over 20 years experience we believe in treating every home as our own. We bring the highest quality workmanship and integrity to the job everyday. We also enjoy making our customers not acquaintances but our friends. Call Justin @9123147179 for your free estimate today
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All Around Home Improvements

All Around Home Improvements

4.0 (1)
We We have 15 years experience in home improvements pressure washing and gutter cleaning. We provide free quotes. Over the phone in most cases. We Do Home Improvement repairs and build decks / fences. We also do pressure washing. Where we use a mold mildew resistant chemical to remove all the mold and grime and mildew from your home. We wash the outside of the gutters the windows the home And a painted porch all included in our quotes. We pressure wash any surface. So be sure to give us a call. No job is too big or small. We also have a crew that cleans gutters with a backback blower on the roof. They blow out all debris then do an air tight ... View Profile
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Northern Charm General Contractor LLC

Northern Charm General Contractor LLC

Northern charm is a family run and operated business. We take Pride in every project we start in complete. We aim for putting a smile on every customers face. We do not rush through projects and don't hide problems from the customers. Whatever it takes to make our customers feel stress-free through every project. Unlike some other contractors we show up on time and give a full days work. We also do not schedule any other jobs during your job so you know we are on site every day from start to completion. ... View Profile
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King Construction Of Charleston, LLC

King Construction Of Charleston, LLC

I'm a full-service Residential builder based on James Island.    I've been in construction for 25 years 20 of those self-employed as the President of my company King Construction of Charleston, LLC.    My company focuses on new custom construction, speculative construction and development if you're an investor, home additions, and major renovations.    I do not have a website but more importantly, you can look me up at www.llr.sc.gov and Charlestoncounty.org using my license number 19916 where you can find all relevant business history and license information.   Of course I'm happy to provide project hi ... View Profile
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FHS Constructors,LLC

FHS Constructors,LLC

FHS Constructors is a full service general contractor serving the greater Charleston, Kiawah and Seabrook Island market areas. We are a woman owned business that was established in 2014. Our specialty is the remodeling of kitchens and bathrooms. Here are a few of the comments from our happy customers; FHS did a remarkable job on our complete kitchen renovation. My wife and I are so happy with the final results. We are looking forward to our next project the man cave! Trey S Awsome work and professionalism. Very attentive to my budget and needs to ensure the project is completed according to standards and codes. I will return in the future to ... View Profile
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Overton’s Grading, LLC

Overton’s Grading, LLC

OVERTON’S GRADING, LLC SOUTH CAROLINA’S PREMIER SITEPREPARATION & LAND CLEARING CONTRACTOR Excellence is Our Standard! Overton’s Grading, LLC is locally owned and operated by Keith Overton, a United States Navy Veteran, along with his family. As a child, growing up a member of the Pringletown community in Ridgeville, SC my grandfather, Jerry Pringle, sparked my interest in land grading. Jerry Pringle was a 30-year employee of Westvaco who passed down the true value of hard work. As an adult, I spent 26 years in the military where they instilled in me honesty, integrity, discipline, and attention to detail. Through the ... View Profile
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HVAC The Right Way!

HVAC The Right Way!

I take the time to explain to the customer what is wrong and what their options are or can be. I have patience with all customers and always work with them on the price unless I am low to begin with.. 
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Carolina Custom Electric

Carolina Custom Electric

Carolina Custom Security & Sound has been in business for over 25 years and continue to hear from our customers that they need an electrical company that will be there when they say that they can, as well as, do what needs to be done professionally and efficiently. In August of 2018, we decided it was time to make a difference, so we opened Carolina Custom Electric after much recruitment and vetting of the people we wanted in place.  We haven’t looked back since.  We can help you with Security, Sound Systems, Home entertainment systems, Central Vacuums, to take care of all your electrical needs for your new home.  ... View Profile
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Frequently asked questions

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, Google, and the Better Business Bureau (BBB).
  • 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?

  • 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.


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