Support black-owned general contractors and contracting firms with Sweeten
At Sweeten, we value every clients’ vision for their home. And we value our shared vision for a better, more just and inclusive world.
Many Americans are now wondering how they can best instigate change. One way is to hire professionals from groups who have historically been overlooked, and provide opportunities to those who have had to work harder to succeed.
Sweeten matches home renovation projects with vetted general contractors, offering advice, support, and financial protection—at no cost to the homeowner.
Please consider supporting the following black-owned general contractors on Sweeten’s platform. We heartily stand behind these contractors’ work. They all have the expertise and dedication to build the home of your dreams.
Sweeten General Contractor Saladin | NYC
General contractor Saladin co-owns her contracting firm. She joined Sweeten back in 2018. Servicing all of New York City, Saladin can complete full-service gut renovations, additions, basements, and decks. Additionally, they also specialize in kitchen and bathroom remodels. At Sweeten’s annual awards ceremony for their contractors, the firm earned the 2019 Breakout Performance Award. Sweeten Stories featured two of their renovations. They completed Kyli and Luke’s 1920 house (top image). They also updated brownstone of actor Danielle Brooks of Netflix’s Orange is the New Black (bottom image). Click here to see more of Saladin’s work.
Sweeten General Contractor Daren | New Jersey
General contractor Daren runs his family-owned design-build firm out of Montclair, New Jersey. He has been part of Sweeten since the beginning of 2018. Daren’s renovations are primarily in the Bergen and Essex County areas providing all aspects of residential design, interior architecture, renovation, custom millwork, and construction project management. Yael L, a past client of Daren’s said: “They do not cut corners and they follow their proposed budget. They spend as much time as needed to truly understand what you are looking for and deliver it with smiles. I was happy to see them everyday and my kids even missed them when they were gone.” Click here to see more of Daren’s work.
Sweeten General Contractor Dexter | Atlanta
Covering remodeling projects in the Atlanta area, general contractor Dexter joined Sweeten in 2020. In addition to interior renovations, his services include storm, fire, and water damage restorations, roofing, and deck building. Dexter shared his expertise in Sweeten’s Atlanta home cost guide and our blog post on navigating hidden renovation costs in the area. His past client Shannon S. shared a review of Dexter’s work: “All of my questions were answered along the way and he made great suggestions based on his expertise.” Click here for more about Dexter.
Sweeten General Contractor Wayne | NYC
New York City-based general contractor Wayne started with Sweeten in 2019. His firm offers full-service construction management with capabilities in design-build, interior renovations, building additions, basement remodeling, and custom millwork. A review from past client Natalya N: “Simply the best! Project has been completed on time and within the budget, what else could anyone ask for? They listened to all my concerns and really went above and beyond of satisfying a picky client.” Click here to read reviews and see more of Wayne’s work.
Sweeten General Contractor George | NYC
With 30 years of general contracting under his belt, contractor George has been with Sweeten since 2017. He services New York City including the Bronx. He offers light creative support to general renovations, kitchen and bathroom remodels, and customized millwork. Leila G. who worked with George on a project noted: “Any unexpected challenges—and there were a few—were handled patiently. George was tenacious in overcoming any obstacles that presented itself.” An ADA-compliant bathroom remodel (top photo) for Debbie’s father was featured on Sweeten Stories. Click here to read more reviews for George.
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