With Sweeten you get better general contractors, smarter planning and real, personalized support
meet the best general contractors
We only select general contractors we’d recommend to our friends, family, and neighbors, and who have:
- excellent quality of work
- professional communication skills
- local licenses
- great references
- plenty of experience
Read more about our in-depth screening process here
start your planning on the right foot
Getting started and staying organized has never been easier. On our platform you’ll find:
- helpful online planning tools
- educational content and cost guides
- inspiration photos and stories
we’re here to help from planning to punch list
A project advisor can guide you throughout the process, offering expert advice on:
- scope and budget
- contractor communication
Sweeten was founded in 2011 by trained architects with 20 years of experience in architecture + construction, with the sole purpose of taking the intimidation out of renovation.
Our service is absolutely free to homeowners, small business owners, architects and interior designers looking to do renovation projects. Whether you're remodeling a room or taking a structure down to the studs, we're here to help from the start until the job is done.
People Love Renovating With Us
Loved my contractor and loved having Sweeten as a resource.
Our contractor was knowledgeable, flexible, and always available when we texted or called or emailed.
Sweeten helped me reconsider my budget and plan for a project that had been stalled for months.
We'd definitely come back to Sweeten if we had another project.
This was definitely a dream on a budget—our Sweeten expert and his incredible team really made that happen!
We were first-time renovators and our contractor had the patience to help us find materials and map out what we needed.
Our contractor was able to come in, be a calming influence at a stressful time, and meet deadlines from our board.
This was a great first-time renovating experience and we are so happy in our new home!
Working with my general contractor was great — she took care of everything.
My contractor was always on time and cleaned up every day—which if you've ever done a renovation, you know that’s a rarity.
Sweeten was a godsend for our renovation project…they got our large project completed on time and with quality.
We know that by using Sweeten, the general contractors we choose are ones we can really trust.
From our first meeting, it was clear that our Sweeten contractor was willing to indulge my creative side.
I was thrilled to find Sweeten, posted my project, and selected a contractor from a list of really excellent matches.
From initial walk-through to the end of the renovation, we’ve been very pleased with our experience.
Sweeten introduced me to my general contractor and it was like meeting an old friend…she seemed to “get” me immediately.
Sweeten was great in helping us find a contractor in a pinch.
Sweeten was easy to use and helped us find our fit easily. Our contractors were highly professional and here every day.
My Sweeten contractor was a perfect find for someone like me—overwhelmed and a total novice at the whole renovation process!
I don’t have enough words to communicate just how seamless this process was. We were thrilled to work with our contractor.
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