A general contractor (GC) plays an extremely important role in a home project. In short, a GC oversees the project from start to finish, ensuring that each portion of the project is done well. Working with a general contractor takes out a lot of the logistical stress of a home project and is highly recommended. Wondering what specifically falls into the parameters of a GC’s job? We’re here to explain what a general contractor does and to offer some tips when hiring a GC.