Need to Find Remodeling
Contractors in Chicago?
Finding a local Chicago general contractor you can trust is hard. Our free service matches you to a shortlist of the best, and we monitor the renovation until it is done.
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.
The Sweeten Contractor Difference
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.
Clear Cost Comparison & Secure Payments
We check in to make sure the project is progressing as planned.
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 understand what makes a renovation go smoothly, whether you're gut-renovating an older home or updating a modern high-rise.
Founded by Industry Experts
How to Start Your Renovation
Tell us about the renovation you’re planning and we’ll match you with the right general contractors for your project.
Post Your Project
Meet Your Matches
We’ll send you a shortlist of the best general contractors in Chicago; you can browse portfolios of past work, read reviews, and get introduced to your favorites.
After meeting your matches and receiving estimates, hire your favorite and get started. Sweeten is here to help throughout the process.
Above: A dream kitchen comes to life with Sweeten.
Listen to What our Customers Say
“We know that by using Sweeten, the general contractors we choose are ones we can really trust.”
- Jerry & Janet
“Sweeten was a godsend for our renovation project...they got our large project completed on time and with quality.”
- Joel and Eric
"My favorite part of the renovation was seeing the space transform day to day....We are in love with our home and would go through it all again."
Read verified reviews and real-life renovation stories on Sweeten.
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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