The Best General Contractors, Matched to You

Post to Sweeten and get matched to the best, screened general contractors for your renovation, for free.

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:

  • insurance
  • 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
  • timelines
Renovate fearlessly

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.

Lisa
Loved my contractor and loved having Sweeten as a resource.
Lisa
Pallavi & Keyur
Our contractor was knowledgeable, flexible, and always available when we texted or called or emailed.
Pallavi & Keyur
Pepper
Sweeten helped me reconsider my budget and plan for a project that had been stalled for months.
Pepper
Davison
We'd definitely come back to Sweeten if we had another project.
Davison
Laura & Matthew
This was definitely a dream on a budget—our Sweeten expert and his incredible team really made that happen!
Laura & Matthew
Megan & Ryan
We were first-time renovators and our contractor had the patience to help us find materials and map out what we needed.
Megan & Ryan
Cara & Jared
Our contractor was able to come in, be a calming influence at a stressful time, and meet deadlines from our board.
Cara & Jared
Sophia & Leon
This was a great first-time renovating experience and we are so happy in our new home!
Sophia & Leon
Ketrina
Working with my general contractor was great — she took care of everything.
Ketrina
KV Harper
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.
KV Harper
Joel & Eric
Sweeten was a godsend for our renovation project…they got our large project completed on time and with quality.
Joel & Eric
Jerry & Janet
We know that by using Sweeten, the general contractors we choose are ones we can really trust.
Jerry & Janet
Jenna
From our first meeting, it was clear that our Sweeten contractor was willing to indulge my creative side.
Jenna
Meredith
I was thrilled to find Sweeten, posted my project, and selected a contractor from a list of really excellent matches.
Meredith
Maria & Eric
From initial walk-through to the end of the renovation, we’ve been very pleased with our experience.
Maria & Eric
Nikki & Chris
Sweeten introduced me to my general contractor and it was like meeting an old friend…she seemed to “get” me immediately.
Nikki & Chris
Lindsay & Matt
Sweeten was great in helping us find a contractor in a pinch.
Lindsay & Matt
Deniz & Ramon
Sweeten was easy to use and helped us find our fit easily. Our contractors were highly professional and here every day.
Deniz & Ramon
Rima
My Sweeten contractor was a perfect find for someone like me—overwhelmed and a total novice at the whole renovation process!
Rima
Deeksha & Joe
I don’t have enough words to communicate just how seamless this process was. We were thrilled to work with our contractor.
Deeksha & Joe