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General contractor versus specialized contractor

There are fundamental differences between a general contractor and specialized contractors. A general contractor acts as a project manager to coordinate your construction work. They have the connections to specialty construction companies and subcontractors. This type of construction management service means that expert contractors will work on each aspect of your home upgrade or renovation project. If you hire a general contractor to oversee project management in this manner, you can be more confident about meeting deadlines and avoiding delays due to logistics issues (i.e. building permits).

The skills of Specialized contractors are more tailored to their specific discipline. A specialized contractor is a contractor who uses a skill in a more efficient and proficient manner, often taking years to attain such a level of proficiency. They sometimes work directly for general contractors or on a contract basis for a home owner or property owner.

What to do when you want to contact a general contractor?

As the property owner, it is your responsibility to research the contractor. The first step when interested in contacting anyone in the construction industry is to:

  1. check that they have the required licenses. You should not believe that they are an award-winning contractor just because they tell you.
  2. Check reviews from their previous clients and don’t hesitate to compare their prices with other bids.
  3. Finally, you should be certain to sign an agreement setting the project details and price.

Examples of projects for which a general contractor can help you

A general contractor can oversee a variety of different residential construction projects. For example, they could:

  • organize a kitchen or bathroom renovation,
  • upgrade your roofing, or
  • finish your basement.

Other real estate improvements, such as:

  • new doors or windows, or even a
  • home expansion project could also be possible.

Again, a general contractor can oversee everything in the construction process. To find the best general contractor in your area, post your construction project on Smart Reno Express - ­to compare quotes.

Recent general contractor projects

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Renovate an old apartment

I am looking to renovate the kitchen and living area (living/dining) of an old apartment im considering to purchase. Also there is an additional big living room that I want to turn into a master bedro... read more →

Montreal
2 interested businesses
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Small kitchen reno

I would like a quote on a small kitchen reno. I need some new cupboards, but I have a very small kitchen. I would also like to lay luxury vinyl plank over existing hardwood floor. Approx 200 - 300 s... read more →

Toronto
3 interested businesses
Cracks in foundation - Photo #1

Cracks in foundation

cracks in foundation on steps (exterior)

Brampton
2 interested businesses
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Move fireplace

wanna move fireplace from upstairs to basement same location on wall want gas insert downstairs gas and wood currently upstairs

Calgary
1 interested business
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Small but multiple projects

We small but multiple projects:
1. Kitchen cabinets
2. Closet build and install
3. Garage repairs

Bradford
2 interested businesses
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Deck

I need a deck for my backyard.

Oakville
7 interested businesses
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Bathroom reno in a condo

Apparently my bathroom toilet is leaking, my shower drain is all leaking to the unit below as over the years there is mould growth as the occupant below me had their ceiling cut so pictures could be t... read more →

Toronto
10 interested businesses
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Vent fan in upstairs bathroom

Recently sold my home but have to vent fan in upstairs bathroom to outside. Currently vented to attic

Oshawa
2 interested businesses
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Mold cleaning in a basement & Renovation

Mold cleaning in a basement (3 bedrooms+bathroom). Then basement renovation project (recovering after mold cleaning). Please see attachment for full description. read more →

Saint-Basile-le-Grand
5 interested businesses
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Wood-burning fireplace

Existing wood-burning fireplace, to keep, but want to comply with the city of Montreal new standards

Budget: $1,000 to $5,000

Verdun
0 interested business
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Basement Renovation

Need to install an inline fan for my dryer

Montréal-Nord
2 interested businesses
2 smalls projects - Photo #1

2 smalls projects

1. replace the body motion sensor light in locker room;
2. repair crack at corner wall (see attached photo)

Montreal
1 interested business
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Handyman

I am looking to hire a handyman to service our business office in Kitchener. This is ongoing/permanent position.

Kitchener
1 interested business
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General Contractor

2 APT.S TO REPAIR, PLASTER AND PAINT LARGE APT.S 2200 SQ.FT. EACH 2 FLOORS, 9 ROOMS(KITCHEN, DINING, LIVING AND DEN. 5 BEDRMS.

Mont-Royal
9 interested businesses
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Removal of wall

Removal of wall in living room.
Not load bearing wall

Toronto
5 interested businesses

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