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Design ~ Build Remodel Experts of Wake Forest

At Closer Look General Contracting, we recognize that your home is more than just a structure; it’s the center of your life’s most meaningful experiences. Our mission is to create spaces that enhance your lifestyle and bring your vision to life through expert home remodeling, renovation, and improvement services.

About Us

With almost twenty years of experience in the Triangle area, Closer Look General Contracting has established itself as a leader in quality and reliability for home remodeling and custom home improvement. Our team of skilled home remodeling contractors is dedicated to transforming your house in Wake Forest, NC into the home of your dreams with exceptional craftsmanship and meticulous attention to detail.

Our Approach

At Closer Look, we believe that home renovations should be a collaborative and transparent process. We prioritize clear communication and partner with you at every stage. From the initial consultation to project completion, our aim is to make the home remodeling experience enjoyable and stress-free. We specialize in comprehensive home remodels, custom remodeling, home additions, and new-build construction in Wake Forest, NC, and the surrounding areas.

Exterior Remodel: Before

Photo of house exterior remodel - BEFORE

Exterior Remodel: After

Photo of house exterior remodel - AFTER
Why Choose Closer Look?
  • Local Expertise – As a locally owned and operated business, we have an in-depth understanding of the Wake Forest, NC community. We are well-versed in local building codes, climate considerations, and style preferences, ensuring that your home improvement project is perfectly tailored to your needs.
  • Reliable Service – Our commitment to excellence ensures we adhere to strict timelines and deliver superior workmanship. Our process is designed to be efficient and minimize disruptions to your daily life, ensuring your home renovations are completed on time and within budget.
  • Thoughtful Design – Our design philosophy focuses on creating beautiful, functional spaces that reflect your personal style. Whether you want to remodel your kitchen, add a new room, or undertake a complete home renovation, our designs enhance your home’s aesthetics and usability.
What Our Past Clients Have To Say

Our reputation for excellence is mirrored in the glowing reviews from our satisfied clients. Here’s what some of them have to say about their experience with Closer Look General Contracting:

Mike EricksonMike Erickson
01:07 27 Apr 24
Phil and everyone at Closer Look were great to deal with. Very responsive and held my hand through everything.
Robert GettingsRobert Gettings
19:43 12 Feb 24
We have lived through 3 additions in past houses and found Closer Look General Contracting to be one of the best from start to finish. They understood our vision for our all seasons addition and improved our initial concepts to give us the exceptional family space we dreamed of having. We would not hesitate to recommend them for any project one may be considering.
Marcia HobeMarcia Hobe
18:06 07 Dec 23
Closer Look gave us 2 beautiful bathrooms. They gave us exactly what we wanted. Always kept us in the loop. Any question we had they promptly replied. Would have no problem in recommending them.
Sam PennicaSam Pennica
10:03 24 Mar 23
Closer Look removed a gas fireplace from my livingroom which then required, flooring, electrical, sheetrock and paint. From the begining of the process, which was the onsite visit, to the very end I was completely satisfied with the service and quality of work. I highly recommend Closer Look.
Brayton LeonhardtBrayton Leonhardt
19:06 14 Mar 23
We had a great experience with Phil and his company. They recently put in a screened in back porch for our home and we couldn’t have been more pleased with the work they have done. From the beginning of the project the communication and workmanship was top notch. They have done a number of different projects for us over the years and we will turn to them for projects in the future.
Kristen ReillyKristen Reilly
23:17 31 Dec 22
We are very satisfied with Closer Look. They finished our attic and we absolutely love it! All of the staff who came to do work were friendly, respectful of our space and absolutely wonderfully tolerant of our two large dogs (one of which barks A LOT at people because she loves and always wants attention and the other which is a bit shy and intimidated by people in general). This meant a great deal to me and was one of my big concerns with contemplating the project. While we were able to put them outside or in a room to allow for some movement of materials in and out, it would have been terribly stressful for both us and our dogs to have to keep them contained for long periods of time. Work was usually done on schedule with occasional changes. We were pretty adaptable to that since we work at home. Responsiveness to any communications/questions was super quick which was greatly appreciated. David was here often to check on work and update us on progress. He is knowledgeable, professional and quite personable. Very easy to work with. We would absolutely use Closer Look again for future projects.
anita wrightanita wright
14:59 14 Dec 21
A Closer Look General Contracting recently completed our Master Bathroom remodel which included demolition and replacement of existing tile and cabinets as well as removal of a garden tub. We highly recommend this company based on their quality of work, excellent communications from start to finish, and willingness to work with us to stay within our budget. The updated bathroom is exactly what we had envisioned and we couldn't be more pleased with how things turned out. These guys go above and beyond to do the job right!
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Our Home Remodeling Gallery

Browse our Home Remodeling Gallery to see examples of our work. From stunning kitchen remodels to expansive home additions, our portfolio highlights the scope of our expertise and the high standards we apply to every project. Whether you’re planning a minor update or a major renovation, Closer Look General Contracting is your trusted source for home remodeling in Wake Forest, NC.

Take a closer look at our previous projects to understand why we are the preferred choice for home improvement in Wake Forest. Visit our Home Remodeling Gallery to get inspired for your next project.

All Remodeling Services

Our residential services include a full array of distinguished custom home renovations.

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