Renovate with the Best General Contractors in Chicago
Get a curated list of licensed general contractors local to you
Trust in our expert support and $50,000 in financial protection
There is no fee for our services
Sweeten is a unique all-in-one platform that empowers homeowners to renovate fearlessly. We match 3-5 rigorously vetted general contractors to each project. We offer support and advice from start to finish, along with intuitive online tools and up to $50,000 in renovation financial protection - at no cost to you.
Sweeten was founded in 2011 by trained architects with decades of construction experience. We’ve performed thousands of successful renovations in the Northeast, and have now built a network of the most skilled and reliable contractors in the Chicagoland area.
Sweeten is free and simple to use
1. Post your project
2. Meet your matches
3. Start renovating
Tell us about the home renovation you’re planning and we’ll match you with the right general contractors for your project.
We’ll send you a personalized shortlist of contractors matched with your project; you can browse past work, read reviews, and get introduced to your favorites.
After meeting contractors and receiving estimates, hire your favorite and get started. Sweeten will be there to help throughout the process.
What To Know When Remodeling in Chicago
The Sweeten Contractor Difference
Founded by Industry Experts
Clear Cost Comparison & Secure Payments
We understand what makes a renovation go smoothly, whether you're gut-renovating an older home or updating a modern high-rise.
We review your bids with you in a line-by-line comparison. Ready to hire a Sweeten contractor? You can use our safe and reliable contracting and payment platform to complete the transaction.
Project Support From Start to Finish
Personalized Contractor Matches
We've scouted thousands of options to find a selection of vetted, insured, talented contractors who fit—and want—your project.
We check in to make sure the project is progressing as planned.
Our Chicago Renovation Expertise Includes
Chicago Home Renovation
Chicago House Remodeling
Chicago Apartment Remodeling
Chicago Condo Remodeling
Chicago Co-op Remodeling
Chicago Duplex Remodeling
Mobile Home Remodeling
Chicago Bungalow Renovations
Chicago Landmark Building Restoration
Chicago Loft Remodeling
Chicago New Construction
Chicago Townhouse Remodeling
Chicago Kitchen Remodeling
Remodeled Bathrooms in Chicago
Chicago Living Room Renovations
Chicago Bedrooms Remodeling
Chicago Nursery Renovations
Chicago Home Addition Construction
Chicago Wood Flooring Refinishing
Chicago Basement Renovations
Chicago Outdoor Living Spaces
Chicago Exterior Renovations
Chicago Gut Renovations
Chicago Exterior Home Renovations
Chicago Historic Restoration
Chicago Sustainable Building
"Sweeten takes direct aim at the universally infuriating process of finding a great contractor."
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