Did you know that 90% of general contractors use their own subcontractors?



Love the idea of saving 20-30% on your home building or remodeling costs? Most general contractors add up to a third of the cost of materials and services. By opting to take the job in your own hands, you can save thousands before the project even begins.

But don't worry - you won't be alone. Our team at You Be The GC are here to guide you through the entire process, giving you the power to be the general contractor for your project. This includes guiding you through the permit processes, hiring subcontractors, timing out tasks, planning budgets, and ordering materials.

We proudly provide services throughout New England.


Source: NAHB Survey


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We use aerial imagery (satellite imagery) to more accurately measure and capture elements necessary to provide you with an accurate estimate. This helps save you time (no need for manual measurements) and allows us to move to the next step quickly. Aerial imagery also allows us to provide you visual details so you can be part of the process. Here we can discuss property layout and optimal selection of materials for your natural environment. From a contractor perspective, this details gives us the information we need to calculate labor costs, material demand, and make informed decisions moving forward. This includes providing you with estimates for roofing, siding, and windows.

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We help you cut out the middleman - no we aren't your general contractor. Instead, we guide you in the necessary steps to be your own general contractor. This includes advising and helping with hiring crews. In the roofing industry, building subcontract roughly 93% of jobs. In the windows and siding, that value is approximately 80%. By selecting subcontractors yourself, you can help to save up to 30%. Explore our huge network of industry partners to find the right subcontractor for your job.

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Need help with permitting? We guide you through the process of applying for necessary permits. This includes knowing who to talk to, when to talk to them, and how to get in touch. Our team is your one-stop resource for all aspects of the permit process, such as permit applications, development applications, zoning applications, scheduling inspections, and finding records.

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Not sure which materials best suit your project? Our team of experts has over 20 years of experience in the home improvement industry. We have a network of suppliers who offer high quality materials at a reasonable price. This includes natural materials such as wood and stone, as well as highly durable composite or synthetic roof shingles or siding. As well, we help you find beautiful windows to fit your home improvement project.

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When the project has been completed, you'll need to do a final inspection before paying all final fees to subcontractors. With over two decades experience in home improvement, we guide you through the entire final inspection process - including examining all points most relevant to the durability and quality of results.

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Being your own GC gives you the flexibility to be involved in each decision - and save around 30% on costs. We provide the necessary guidance so you can feel confident throughout each step of the process.


Would you like to learn more about our comprehensive services? With our expert team, you can be on your way to being your own general contractor today!

Get in touch with us using the form to the right for a free, no obligation quote on your upcoming project.