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Since 1974 we've journeyed through architectural and design styles with our clients. We love taking on new challenges and value the opportunity to learn and discover.
Incoronato & Company Inc, General Contractors
BUILDER OR GENERAL CONTRACTOR? IT'S YOUR CHOICE.
WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A BUILDER AND A GENERAL CONTRACTOR?
Home builders typically handle the construction of your home. This can include setting the foundation, framing, roofing, as well as erecting the walls. Builders often don’t handle mechanical work such as heating and cooling, electrical or plumbing. A General Contractor orchestrates and manages the team of subcontractors. He’s the big-picture guy. Sometimes a builder acts as a general contractor; he’ll use his own crew to construct your home and subcontract the mechanical work. This certainly isn’t a problem— if he’s experienced. In rural areas, builders almost have to be General Contractors to maintain their business. In other areas, General Contractors can focus on the entire protect and keep builders on task.
WHAT ARE THE CRITERIA FOR CHOOSING A GENERAL CONTRACTOR?
A General Contractor's value lies in his ability to manage an entire project efficiently. This means he must have great working relationships with reliable and talented subcontractors. If you learn from the contractor’s former clients that there were long delays and a revolving door of subcontractors, keep searching! Other tips: Obtain references for at least three of the General Contractor's completed projects. Visit former clients and ask them about their experiences, including how easy the General Contractor was to work with, if he was able to maintain a schedule and how the final cost compared with the contract price.
WHAT ARE A GC'S MOST IMPORTANT RESPONSIBILITIES?
First, he provides a complete a cost estimate for the construction of your house. Second, your General Contractor will hire all subcontractors, obtain permits, schedule construction activities, monitor construction quality and pay everyone. He’ll report to you on a timetable that you both agree upon. In most projects, contact with the General Contractor is daily or several times a week.
DOES MY GENERAL CONTRACTOR DEAL WITH LOCAL PERMITS?
Yes, and this task should be a line item in his contract. Building-code requirements and the permit process create a tangle that can be time-consuming for someone not experienced in construction.
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