Home repair involves the diagnosis and resolution of problems in a home. Repairs often mean simple replacement of worn or used components intended to be periodically renewed by a homeowner. Depending on the size of the project a contractor may need to be hired to complete special tasks in-order to get the job done right!

Such tasks include:                                                                                                                        

 – Filing for building permits in-order to secure the property

 – Providing utilities and necessary tools needed on the job site

 – Managing the progress of the job to ensure it is completed in a safe, timely, and efficient manner.

 – Monitoring schedules and cash flows


The work of a construction general contractor is not confined to usual functions like building houses, roads, workstations and bridges only. The work consists with the preparation of the site and modification of the current position of the site if needed to make it suitable for the construction of desired buildings. The regular supervision, maintenance and remodeling of the present structure is also under his responsibility.

The construction industry, in general has different segments for the engagement of different kinds of contractors. Construction general contractor looks after the construction of roads, highways, sewers, bridges and such other projects as may serve as the main arteries of the infrastructure of a nation. A contractor in this category is well experienced in one segment of construction engineering like making building of structures for residential purpose, or roads, highways and bridges, etc.

When a large project is undertaken by a construction general contractor, he is responsible for the completion of the entire project and for which he may appoint several sub-contractors to work in other segments into which the large projects are divided and awarded to different contractors according to their specialization.


The construction general contractor generally accepts only a portion of the construction responsibility of the particular segment, which matches his expertise so that it can be completed with excellent supervision and skill for satisfactory results. In most cases, however, the work of remodeling or repair is performed by sub-contractors, who are chosen by the construction general contractor on the basis of previous performance record.