A residential general contractor is more than a home improvement expert. General contractors are home remodeling professionals who organize and lead larger projects that involve complex designs and architecture specified by the homeowner.
So, when is it appropriate to hire general contracting services? Here are a few good rules of thumb to keep in mind. Hire a general contractor if:
- The job will take longer than one week
- The job requires a number of different professionals (i.e. electrician, plumber, painter, etc.)
- The job requires permits
Hiring a general contractor is beneficial when there are many different parts of a proj