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How It Works

Streamline Your Renovation

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.

Get a free consultation


Receive contractor matches and quotes

Finding a contractor can be intimidating and time-intensive, but Block makes it easy. Block will match you with up to 3 contractors based on your project needs, budget, and timeline. Easily compare multiple quotes and discuss with your renovation consultant.

Receive contractor matches and quotes


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 our design services.

Add on Renovation Solutions


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.

Successfully manage your project

Build with the top contractors

Learn more about our vetting process

Thoroughly researching and vetting contractors can take a lot of time. Block makes it easy by matching you with up to 3 contractors from our elite network. Our multi-step vetting process ensures that only the most reputable and skilled contractors join the network—with a highly selective 7% acceptance rate.

Build with the best

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

Verified licenses

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
  • Price assurance

    Protect yourself from unwarranted price increases.

  • Milestone-based payments

    Feel confident paying your contractor at specific project milestones.

  • Escalation support

    Get support resolving issues promptly and fairly.

  • Workmanship warranty

    Trust in the quality of your completed renovation.

Choose the service and support upgrades you need

Design Services

Partner with a professional designer to achieve your dream space, visualize your design, and save time spent making material selections.

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 questions

Visit 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.

How does contractor matching work?

Block will match you with up to 3 contractors based on criteria like budget, timeline, location, and scope. In your dashboard you will be able to easily compare multiple contractor quotes.

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.

Renovate confidently with Block. Easily compare quotes from top quality contractors, and get peace of mind with warranty & price protections.

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