Hiring general contractors eases the burden of the construction process. Contractors provide the labor and materials needed to perform a broad range of demands from homeowners. These construction professionals also provide remodeling services useful for home improvement projects and updating the features and technologies of the residential space.

This list features the best general contractors in Hinsdale. To come up with this list, our editorial team made a shortlist of local contractors and assessed each based on a set of criteria taking into account each firm’s work history, capacity, and overall quality of work. 

The DiCosola Group

637 W 58th St., Hinsdale, IL 60521

A name prominently featured in residential and commercial construction as well as real estate development, The DiCosola Group is a versatile general contractor that handles each project from start to finish. The DiCosola roster includes contractors and construction professionals that are fluent in varying home styles and the demands that come with them.

The team understands the local culture and the way of living that enables the firm to produce top-tier products such as this enchanting Bungalow named the Hinsdale home. Yellow stonework and brown roof shingles provide the perfect combination for this home’s exterior, which perfectly complements the ageless silhouette of a Bungalow home. The home has a timeless appeal thanks to the use of classical design elements paired with modern-day intricacies.

Silver Leaf Construction & Renovation

241 S Frontage Rd., Ste. #45, Burr Ridge, IL 60527

Silver Leaf Construction & Renovation is a well-regarded local contractor that specializes in turn-key design-build projects and remodeling projects provided in a cost-effective and environmentally-efficient manner. Silver Leaf offers a technologically-driven process that includes comprehensive knowledge of construction and its nuances. 

The Silver Leaf portfolio is filled with chic projects such as the Craftsman home we decided to showcase here. The most striking element of the estate is its unique shape formed by a patio, shingle, and a large triangular segment. The result is a home with quintessential small home appeal prevalent in countryside living, and now gaining popularity in major cities. The home has a petite build with a neutral color scheme and a clean look that welcomes both homeowners and guests into its laid-back, unguarded feeling.

Oakley Home Builders

5216 Main St., Unit A, Downers Grove, IL 60515

With over 150 projects built in the Western Chicago suburbs, Oakley Home Builders is a trusted construction firm that handles complex construction projects with ease thanks to its team of experts that has extensive industry experience and a thorough knowledge of the needs and demands of the locals. The Oakley team is equipped with the best industry practices and puts heavy emphasis on craftsmanship. The firm’s portfolio of residential build-outs gives a sense of the firm’s dedication to the craft.

Projects such as the contemporary kitchen remodel in the photo are a testament to the firm’s persistent pursuit of quality. For Oakley, the kitchen is the central hub of any home’s activities: it’s where family members interact organically, often with a hearty meal. That understanding informs Oakley’s approach to remodeling. 

Tate Enterprises

5523 Garfield, Hinsdale, IL 60521

Established in 1992, Tate Enterprises was established by Karen Tate and her husband Bob Tate. The husband-and-wife duo built the foundation and instilled the core values the firm still adheres to. Later on, Jim Sullivan and Lisa, daughter of Karen and Bob joined the firm. Tate Enterprises still focuses on the core principles of vision, value for money, trust, and build quality. As a result, Tate has won major awards including NARI Remodeling Excellence Awards for additions and kitchen remodeling.

Tate’s project catalog includes top-caliber projects that fit the homeowners’ lifestyle in a bespoke manner. Remodels such as this Hinsdale home give prospective clients a good idea of the firm’s capacity and their capacity for good design. 

Clairmont, Ltd.

770 Brush Hill Road, #103c, Burr Ridge, IL 60527  

Luxury custom homes have been the bread and butter of Clairmont for over three decades, thanks to its reputation for quality construction, outstanding design, and praiseworthy customer service. Decades into the business, Claremont provides DuPage and southern Cook counties with up-to-date knowledge of the construction processes. Company principal Patrick Franz has brought experience and expertise to the table with his training from Northern Illinois University and his tenure as a board member at the National Association of Home Builders and Southwest Suburban Home Builders Association.

The Clairmont portfolio includes custom home and remodeling projects completed in classical and progressive styles. The firm is experienced in a wide variety of projects, ranging from Tudor homes to the Federal Colonial home featured in the photo. This home follows quintessential Federal design standards, including the strict symmetry and use of French windows. As a twist, the home has a porch that enhances the lifestyle of the homeowners.

Bradford & Kent Home Remodeling

807 Ogden Ave.,  Downers Grove, IL 60515

Bradford & Kent Home Remodeling has been a distinguished name in interior and exterior remodeling projects for over 30 years. Over the years, the firm has made many clients’ visions into a reality thanks to their knowledge and their experience working in the Chicagoland Area.

The firm has a thorough understanding of the Illinois way of life allowing them to produce quality projects that cater to Chicago’s discerning client base. Projects such as the posh Contemporary kitchen remodel displayed show us the firm’s ability to synthesize design elements into a cohesive visual treat that is this home. This kitchen is a good example of color coordination and balance. Neutral colors help the space feel less cluttered and less intimidating and the simple shapes give the kitchen a welcoming feel.

LaMantia Design and Remodeling

20 E. Ogden Ave., Hinsdale, Chicago, IL 60521

In business since 1973, LaMantia Design and Remodeling is a respected name in the local contracting and remodeling industry due to its high-caliber design and attentive customer service. LaMantia is frequently recognized for its fine workmanship and polished design work. 

As seen in the pages of
Hinsdale Living Magazine and The Chicago Tribune, the firm provides top-quality projects including this home remodeling project in the photo. The team transformed this massive Craftsman home by bringing the features in line with modern times without compromising the historic authenticity of the home.

Liv Companies LLC Design + Build

7700 Brush Hill Rd. Ste. #103C, Burr Ridge, IL 60527

Liv Companies is a boutique architectural firm that specializes in constructing modern living spaces and residential remodels. In their own words, the firm makes spaces that inspire the people that live within these facilities. Winner of multiple NARI remodeling awards, the firm has become a considerable name in the industry. Liv has plenty of remodeling projects in its portfolio including the jaw-dropping kitchen expansion and remodel featured in the photo. The design of the kitchen was required by a growing family and their changing lifestyle.

The kitchen has a cozy atmosphere that doubles as a space of relaxation for the members beyond the usual function of the kitchen. This kitchen has a warm and inviting feeling that is channeled through the heavy use of wood and metal. The world map is the finishing touch, giving the space a cosmopolitan feel.

Normandy Remodeling

440 E Ogden Ave., Hinsdale, IL 60521

Normandy Remodeling is a general contractor that has been serving the Chicago area since 1979. The firm’s award-winning operation is led by Andy Wells, an alumnus of the Gies College of Business at the University of Illinois. Wells built a strong foundation that still serves as the cornerstones of the firm’s respected way of doing business. 

The Normandy portfolio features residential remodels that are equally cozy and posh. The home features a Mid-century modern home with design elements and sophisticated details. The home sports light tones that help maintain an atmosphere of serenity and stillness. The intricate selection of furniture, artwork, and fixtures completes this unmatched style.