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Top 10 general contractors in Milwaukee, WI

Homeowners agree: these Milwaukee general contractors are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
IBI REMODELING LLC

IBI REMODELING LLC

New on HomeGuide
4+ years in business
Serves Milwaukee, WI
About Us Welcome to IBI Remodeling LLC, your trusted partner in transforming spaces and constructing dreams. Established in 2020, we have swiftly emerged as a leader in the remodeling and new construction industry, delivering unparalleled craftsmanship and innovative design solutions. Our Mission: At IBI Remodeling LLC, we are driven by a passion for creating spaces that reflect the unique personality and lifestyle of our clients. Whether it's breathing new life into existing structures through remodeling or constructing dream homes from the ground up, our mission is to elevate the aesthetic and functionality of every project. Expertise: B
Marathon Services LLC

Marathon Services LLC

5.0(2)
12+ years in business
Serves Milwaukee, WI
Mary M. says, "Greg is great to have work for us. He knows the construction business. He can answer any question that you may have. I am so glad I found him I will not use anyone else. I trust him to no end. " Read more
SMT Building Systems

SMT Building Systems

New on HomeGuide
19+ years in business
Serves Milwaukee, WI
We build energy efficient homes with sustainable building methods converging with the necessity to be respectful of the environment. The integration of system based construction depends on less resources from the environment, reviewing how the building materials interact, and providing evaluations of the efficiency of the building methods and materials
Schmidts Service

Schmidts Service

New on HomeGuide
2+ years in business
Serves Milwaukee, WI
Hi my name is Josh. Have lots of experience and perform quality work for a reasonable price. Would love to help you out. I specialize in kitchen and bathrooms but do multiple jobs such as painting, flooring, ect.
Dd Flooring Co

Dd Flooring Co

New on HomeGuide
1 hire on HomeGuide
Serves Milwaukee, WI
I had D&D flooring we sell and install all types of flooring from carpet laminate vinyl vinyl plank wood floor and tile we have over 20 years experience and installation we're different because the owner is on every job and installs every job and our pricing is very competitive compared to retail
Moen Homes

Moen Homes

New on HomeGuide
26+ years in business
Serves Milwaukee, WI
State Certified Dwelling Contractor 20 years experience Creative and detailed Completing all aspects of your remodel with many examples to share with you References to share per your request
Bender & Family Restoration

Bender & Family Restoration

4.9Exceptional(18)
Offers online services
1 hire on HomeGuide
4+ years in business
Serves Milwaukee, WI
Brent M. says, "Very quick, friendly and thorough. " Read more
LOROC CONCRETE

LOROC CONCRETE

New on HomeGuide
9+ years in business
Serves Milwaukee, WI
At LOROC CONCRETE, we pride ourselves on delivering top-notch masonry construction, exterior painting, and concrete services to Milwaukee residents. With a dedicated team of three skilled professionals, we specialize in concrete installation, removal, repair, and maintenance, ensuring your projects are completed with precision and care. As experienced general contractors, we also offer comprehensive foundation repair services. Trust LOROC CONCRETE to provide exceptional craftsmanship and reliable service for all your construction needs.
Hands Gifted Construction LLC

Hands Gifted Construction LLC

New on HomeGuide
26+ years in business
Serves Milwaukee, WI
Hands Gifted Construction LLC take pride in the quality, skills, and craftsmanship it provides to it's clients. We don't just do what is asked we also give professional advice.
Miracle HomeBuilders LLC And Miracle Cabinets

Miracle HomeBuilders LLC And Miracle Cabinets

New on HomeGuide
34+ years in business
Serves Milwaukee, WI
25 years, well-established architecturally unique home design and construction. Miracle has built thousands of custom homes in sizes from their nationally recognized 1,000 square foot Mi-Pads to their popular, exotic Miracle design portfolio, to their fully-custom client-design-centric homes. They offer design services. Miracle is also an authorized dealer for Welborn Cabinetry, whose cabinets are created from scratch , starting with their own milling from forests. I am always wanting each design to do "something new" that stretches what has been done before....no matter the price range....

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 Milwaukee general contractors

Recent success stories from people in the Milwaukee area.
Diane B.
Greg is very responsive and provides an excellent quality work outcome. He’s completed 2 projects for me in the past year. Greg is easy to work with and a very nice person. When he says he will be on time, he is! He is very fair in with his cost estimates, too. There are no surprises. I like that focus on workmanship and commitment to a job right the first time.
Marathon Services LLC
Alex A.
I would recommend Family Restoration to any and everyone. These guys do top notch work and are very timely and precise in what they do. Not only was our bathroom upgraded within a week but we were able to live through the construction and not have it impact our daily routines. I'm already looking forward to hiring them again for our next project!
Bender & Family Restoration
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