General Contractors

  The Benefits of Hiring a General Contractor for Your New Construction Projects

There are always projects that people feel comfortable DIYing. But some things really should be done by professional general contractors. Here are a few things you should consider before trying to DIY, especially if you're doing commercial construction for your tenants.


General Contractors Are Usually Cheaper


Consider that everything is a learning process, no matter how skilled you are, and a general contractor has spent a lot of money and time on training. You might be able to do a DIY job for $5,000 but spend an additional $5,000 redoing the things you missed. Comparatively, a general contractor can complete the job right the first time for $8,000.


Time is Money


Sometimes it's not about the money but the time and stress. After a hard day at work, do you really want to have an on-going construction project? Your contractors may be able to finish a project in a couple of days that you'd be fiddling with for months. And those projects stack up and can eventually take over your life.


Sometimes It's About Safety


In commercial construction, there's a lot of training about safety that people may not realize. A lot of construction has to do with load forces and ensuring that structures won't fall down. Consider landlords who have put up cabinets only for them to fall down on their tenants, even though they thought they were safely anchored.


There will always be projects that are best done yourself. But for everything else there's a general contractor. To find out how much a commercial construction company would cost you, contact Myriad Builders LLC.