Prather Construction is a family owned and run business proudly serving Massachusetts for over 50 years. Prather Construction has generations of carpenters who have a real sense of craftsmanship and timely work!
Owned and operated by Mike and Dan Prather, Prather Construction provides you with the best workmanship and the most value for your dollar of any general contractor today! We will review the site, price the job, fulfill on time, provide you weekly invoices and keep you informed of all the details every step of the way. We truly are a family business you can trust with your home!
We have 50 years of hands on experience building quality construction for the best price! We do house additions, finish basements, and renovate kitchens, family rooms, master bedrooms and more.
Design, Excavators, Form crews, Framing carpenters, Insulators, Plasterers, Plumbers, Electricians, Cement finishers, HVAC contractors, Finish carpenters, Cabinet people, Tile contractors, Hardwood floor contractors
Our Competitive Advantage
Our contractors will:
- Always pick up the phone when you call
- Answer all your questions in a detailed and timely manner
- Only take a small retainer and provide you with itemized weekly invoices until project completion
- Always keep your project running efficiently and on schedule
- Clean up the site daily and respect your home
- Communicate daily all project updates
- Provide a list of agreed work compiled in a detailed proposal for a solid baseline as project begins
- Provide all the building licenses, liability and workers compensation insurance necessary for your peace of mind
- Set up and pass all the inspections for your home
- Subcontract to the highest quality professionals in the state
- We are even available after project completion should you have any questions
Our Team & Experience
Mike C. Prather
- Current President
- Graduated from Columbia School of Engineering
- More than 30 years experience
- Current Vice President
- Attended Mass Bay Community College for business
- More than 30 years experience
- Lead Carpenter
- Job Site Supervisor
- More than 5 years experience
Elmer L. Prather
- Former President
- Attended Northeastern University for drafting
- More than 50 years experience
- Currently retired
Benefits of Hiring a Reputable General Contractor
- Insured & Licensed
- Customer References: Written and in-person
- Peace of mind, knowing your home and renovation are in safe hands
- You’ll get all of the projects necessary parameters met
- Accredited Business with the Better Business Bureau
- Competitive with similar high end remodeling companies.
- Ability to offer you valued design ideas (cost savings) based on professional knowledge of construction.
- Pass on our knowledge of local codes, current trends, quality products, feasibility and ways to save money.
- We work comfortably and respectfully with your architect.
- Provide you (if you have none) with architectural drawings to help you view the project that you have in mind BEFORE the first board is cut.
- We use mandatory building code guidelines or higher when choosing material strength, quality and longevity. For example location, like living near the ocean, will affect our choices for doors, windows, etc.
- We work well with local Building Inspectors.
- Prather Construction Company Inc. – prior to becoming a general contractor – was a framing contracting company for many years, giving us extensive technical knowledge providing you peace of mind during structural projects.