What Do General Contractors Do?
If you need a general contractor, there’s a good chance you already know the basics of what they do. But, if you aren’t sure if a general contractor is the right type of construction professional your job is looking for, here’s a pretty basic rundown of what they do and why you might need one.
General Contractor Responsibilities
A general contractor is responsible for basically everything that goes into a construction project, from permits to acquisition to oversight to the physical construction work. To put it simply, a general contractor makes construction happen.
Since this is such a big responsibility with a lot of different areas of expertise involved, a general contractor will not be specialized enough for some types of work, though. When there are certain responsibilities involved in a construction project that need very specific expertise, a general contractor will hire a subcontractor just to handle it – but even finding the right subcontractor is an important skill. Read More