Streamline Your Renovation
Get peace of mind throughout your renovation
- Top quality contractors
- Warranty & price protections
- Expert resources
Renovate with confidence every step of the way
Get a free consultation
Whether you’re ready to begin or just starting to explore renovation options, a Block renovation consultant can discuss your project goals and help you prepare your dream remodel.
Receive an estimate and contractor match
Finding a contractor can be intimidating and time-intensive, but Block makes it easy. Block will match you with a contractor based on your project needs, budget, and timeline, and you’ll review your estimate with your renovation consultant.
Add on Renovation Solutions
Renovating involves a lot of decisions and coordination, but you don’t have to go it alone. Upgrade to support from seasoned experts, including design services, building approval advisors, and more.
Successfully manage your project
Communicate with your contractor, make secure payments, and approve change orders all within the dashboard, enhanced with Block Protections to safeguard your investment.
Build with the top contractorsLearn more about our vetting process
Thoroughly researching and vetting contractors can take a lot of time—so we do it for you. Block’s multi-step vetting process ensures that only the most reputable and skilled contractors join the network—with a highly selective 7% acceptance rate.
You can trust that your contractor will have:
Industry Leading Build Quality
Exceptional construction quality & knowledge
Glowing customer references
Stellar online reviews with a 4.0 rating or higher
Proof of many successfully completed projects
Excellent management & communication skills
Impeccable Business Standing
A minimum of $2MM insurance coverage
Clean background checks
0 DOB violations or civil lawsuits
Passed a rigorous four-week vetting process
Have peace of mind with Block Protections
Renovating can be risky when you go it alone. Feel confident with safeguards to protect your financial investment and help with the unexpected.Learn more about Block Protections
Protect yourself from unwarranted price increases.
Feel confident paying your contractor at specific project milestones.
Get support resolving issues promptly and fairly.
Trust in the quality of your completed renovation.
Choose the service and support upgrades you need
Partner with a professional designer to achieve your dream space, visualize your design, and save time spent making material selections.
Building Approval Advisor
Navigate your approvals phase with efficiency. A building approval advisor will work with you, your contractor, and your building to get your project approved and ready for construction.
Virtual Project Advisor
Set your renovation up for success with a dedicated customer service team member who can offer you and your contractor support throughout your renovation journey.
Frequently asked questionsVisit FAQs
Where does Block operate?
Block currently operates in the following areas: Greater New York (including New Jersey), Greater Boston, San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, San Diego, and Greater Washington DC, including parts of Maryland and Virginia.
What types of projects does Block do?
Block focuses on major home renovations, including kitchen, bathroom, attic, basement, bedroom, garage, laundry room, living space, and whole house remodels. Additionally, contractors in our network are skilled at many different types of renovation projects, including flooring, paint, windows & doors, HVAC, exteriors & roofing, and yard & deck projects.
How does contractor vetting work?
Our contractor vetting process is highly rigorous, involving a four-week assessment. It includes an application phase to verify business credentials, licenses, insurance, background checks, and a clean legal record. Contractors undergo thorough phone evaluations to assess their communication, project management skills, and expertise. Our team then conducts site visits to recently completed projects to ensure top-notch build quality and craftsmanship. We also collect documents to confirm positive customer references, excellent online reviews, and a history of successful projects. Learn more about our contractor vetting process and criteria here.
Does Block charge homeowners a fee?
Block does not charge a fee to homeowners, unless you choose to add-on one of our optional Renovation Solutions, such as Design Services.
Homeowners can get matched with contractors, have site visits, receive personalized project estimates, and meet with Block’s renovation consultants—all free of charge. Throughout your project with Block, you will also have free access to Block’s dashboard, where you can communicate with your contractor, make secure payments, approve change orders, and more.
How does Block make money?
Block helps contractors connect with homeowners who are ready to renovate, allowing them to focus more on doing what they love—building! In exchange, contractors pay Block a commission for every project they win. The consistent pipeline of work from Block helps them grow their businesses and keeps them motivated to do great work for homeowners like you.
Block also earns money from homeowners who choose to purchase our optional Renovation Solutions to simplify their remodels, such as our Design Services.