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Billdr helps homeowners in Des Plaines find quality general contractors

Our pool of highly vetted contractors are ready to bring your renovation dreams to life

How To Find Quality General Contractors For Your Project

In order to simplify this process, Billdr has developed a network of vetted general contractors so homeowners can find a contractor that is the perfect fit for their home renovation project. Working with a Billdr general contractor will allow you to confidently move forward with your project knowing that you will:

  • Receive high-quality workmanship
  • Obtain two to three comparable quotes during the the bidding phase
  • Have a clear line of communication with your contractor

Finding the right general contractor for your project is an important part of the renovation process, but it is no easy task. With factors such as scheduling, communication, and costs to consider, homeowners often share that their search for a contractor can take up to weeks or even months.

Learn more about working with a Billdr general contractor here.

How it Works


Tell Us About Your Project

Answer our online questionnaire to tell us about your renovation project

Tell us about your project
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Schedule A Visit With A Project Manager

One of our expert project managers will visit your home, measure your space, and within a week provide you an estimate for how much your renovations will cost

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Receive quotes from our vetted contractors

We’ll get you three quotes from our vetted pool of general contractors who will be able to make your renovation dreams come to life

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Start renovating!

Once you’re happy with a quote, we’ll get started with the renovation and be there to guide you through the renovation process

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Why should I choose Billdr for my home renovation?

Billdr helps you create a detailed scope of work to facilitate the quote bidding process, which allows you to choose from qualified and reliable contractors with valid licenses and insurance that covers personal injury and property damage. 

We know how stressful it can be to undertake a home renovation project. That's why Billdr supports you at every stage of the project, starting with the design phase and the careful selection of architects, engineers, and interior designers.

Our Renovation Services

We offer services for a variety of renovation projects

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Basement Renovation

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Kitchen Renovation

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Bathroom Renovation

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Home Extension

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Exterior Renovation

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Condo Renovation

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Full-Home Renovation

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How much does a home renovation in Des Plaines cost?

Although the cost will vary depending on the type of renovation and the materials being used, home renovation projects in Des Plaines can range from $20,000 for smaller scale renovations to $150,000 for more complex projects. 

To provide you with a clearer idea of how much your project will cost, we’ve broken it down by some common renovation projects:

Renovation types

The average cost of a full-home renovation is generally between $465 and $555 per square foot for demolishing non-load bearing walls for an open layout plan.

The price can vary though depending on the size of the home, the number and types of rooms, and the exact renovations that you will be doing. If you plan on demolishing a load bearing wall, which will require structural engineering planning, the price can range from $2,385 to $2,865 per square foot. 

The price of your renovation will also depend on the scope of the project. Our project managers will help you define your project scope and send you a detailed budget estimate before you meet with general contractors.

The average cost of a basement renovation can range from $110 to $275 per square foot. Depending on if you are looking for a finished or unfinished basement will also impact the overall price of your project.

In Des Plaines, the price of a bathroom renovation is between $165 and $275 per square foot. Materials generally represent 50 percent of the total amount. 

The cost of a kitchen renovation in Des Plaines is generally between $255 and $515 per square foot and can take between two to four weeks.

Use our bathroom and kitchen renovation estimation tools to get a free estimate for your project.

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No, our goal is to get you the best value for your project, balancing price and construction quality. One of the most important financial benefits of working with us is that our project managers can provide you with renovation insights that you may not have known before. Our team also helps you adjust architectural and engineering plans, which can save you thousands of dollars down the road.

Visit Billdr's website and click the ‘Tell us about your project’ button. After following the steps listed above, you will receive two to three quotes from our network of certified general contractors.

A building permit is required if you plan to change the function of a room (e.g. add a bathroom, convert a bedroom into a kitchen, add an extension, etc.) or the exterior appearance of your property (façade, windows, etc.). To find out if you need to apply for a permit, check with your municipality.

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