Located in the southern end of the verdant Willamette Valley, Eugene is known for outdoor recreation, bicycle and hiking trails, organic farming, a politically engaged citizenry, and a commitment to the arts. This riverside city also provides residents an urban-suburban mix feel.
Most people here own their own homes and are young professionals. The area is regarded as one of the best small cities to live in the country and is the perfect haven for homeowners looking for a place with great outdoors, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Our hardworking editorial team has showcased ten of the best general contractors in the area behind some of the country’s best homes and spaces. These contractors were chosen based on overall merit, but also on their respective backgrounds, experiences, and portfolios.
709 W Broadway, Eugene, OR 97402
Operating out of its office in Eugene, A-Ply Construction offers its clients a full and comprehensive range of construction, remodeling, and design services. The firm adheres to the highest of standards and assists its clients throughout the entire process. The firm has been particularly noted for its excellent kitchens, bathrooms, home additions, and ground-up construction work. It typically brings in its own in-house team of experts to oversee the entire project from inception to completion and makes use of custom fabricated steel products to give its spaces a more modern touch. On occasion, the firm also infuses natural and wood elements. Interested clients may avail themselves of the firm’s free consultation services.
Sam Ach founded the firm and continues to lead it to this day by using a highly hands-on approach. Under his leadership, the firm has curated an excellent portfolio, best seen in the chosen project above. For this remodel, the firm opted for a transitional theme as well as a skylight window to allow in a generous amount of ambient light.
Accurate Remodeling and Design
1298 Ocean Street Eugene, OR 97402
Accurate Remodeling and Design offers a full range of general contracting services and specializes in both the design and construction of residential and commercial projects. The firm is led by Nathan Blackley, a professional who grew up in Sheridan and first got his first glimpse into the industry at an early age handling equipment repairs and woodworking. He is experienced in every facet of the process of both custom home building and remodeling, from floor plans and designs to work on personalized custom cabinetry and trim. Accurate’s projects are noted for their functionality and excellent aesthetics: its portfolio depicting several spaces that were either planned from scratch or updated to better suit a homeowner’s new tastes. The firm has been particularly noted for its great kitchens, bathrooms, whole house remodels, and decks. It has also provided work on several home offices.
For this bathroom project, the team used an excellent contemporary theme featuring a recurring theme of straight lines to emphasize the wooden elements. Unique fixtures and lighting can also be observed.
450 Country Club Road Suite 260 Eugene, OR 97401
With nearly two decades of experience, dC Eugene has secured a solid reputation for itself as one of the area’s best and leading remodelers and custom home builders. The firm assists its clients throughout the entire process and tailor fits its methods to each of its projects to ensure that all needs and desires are met. The firm has been praised for its excellent attention to detail, its timeless designs, and its master craftsmanship. The firm provides a full spectrum of renovation services and showcases a portfolio filled with outstanding kitchens and whole home remodels. It often maximizes a current space and ensures that its updates blend seamlessly with a home’s overall design.
In the kitchen above, the firm’s team opted for a combination of brick finishes and slate backsplashes. The firm also installed several unique fixtures and provided overhead lighting. The project was completed in collaboration with Dan Cooper and finished in 2016.
John Webb Construction and Design LLC
1256 Willagillespie Rd Eugene, OR 97401
As its name suggests, John Webb offers its clients a full range of design and building services. It specializes in custom construction, remodeling, and restoration for both residential and commercial projects. The firm’s process emphasizes the importance of working closely with its clients throughout the entire process. That includes drafting, working on permits, planning, documentation, engineering, and project management. The firm is well-known for its accurate scheduling and its excellent cost control: its projects are completed on time and within the agreed-upon budget. John Webb leads the firm: he has been designing and building homes in Oregon and California since 1986. He has over three decades of experience, during the first ten he worked as a journeyman with renowned architects and artisans in the industry. All of the firm’s projects receive the benefit of his experience and take advantage of the latest innovative techniques.
The firm has its own staff of carpenters and infuses various green building practices into its projects. The firm achieves its sustainability goals through energy-efficient and earth-friendly design solutions.
1229 W. 7th Ave Eugene, OR 97402
Kimball Construction can take on projects regardless of scale or complexity. It specializes in both commercial and residential projects and is recognized for its outstanding home remodels. All of its projects come with a one-year guarantee on all work performed. The Kimball portfolio showcases several great multi-family projects and home additions. It provides new clients with professional services that include consultation, free estimates, design, a supply of materials, and installation. The firm’s methods also emphasize the importance of communicating with its clients during the entire process. The firm is led by Roman Anderson, an experienced professional who gained a broader perspective traveling abroad.
In the project above, the firm was tasked with converting a basement into a kitchen and bedroom. It features clean finishes as well as hints of wood to give it an inviting appeal. The firm’s portfolio also depicts several modern and contemporary themes.
2817 Oak Street Eugene, OR 97405
Neil Kelly extends its services throughout Portland, Eugene, Bend, and Seattle. The firm employs a design-build approach for all of its projects, primarily its remodels to keep its entire process in-house. The firm has been serving the Northwest since 1947 and has devoted itself to working on homes that perfectly fit clients’ lifestyles and needs. The firm is multi-faceted and assists throughout the duration of a project, paying close attention to the smallest of details. The firm is capable of taking on anything that a client may need, from basement remodeling to a complete re-roof or solar system. The firm is a certified B-Corp, for its contributions to the green building and design movement. The firm’s work has graced the pages of various publications, including the Portland Business Journal, the Kitchen & Bath Design News, as well as Qualified Remodeler.
The firm’s designers, craftsmen, and project managers are seasoned, skilled, and are no stranger to acclaim. Together, they have worked on curating an excellent portfolio for the firm filled with functional, personal, and outstanding spaces. That said, they can take on any particular architectural theme a client might have in mind.
Rainbow Valley Design and Construction
785 Grant Street Eugene, OR 97402
The loft showcased below was first remodeled in Portland’s Pearl District in 2011. It was taken on again by Rainbow Valley after its owners bought the unit situated next to it. The firm began its process by creating an arched opening leading into the new unit and just inside it. It then proceeded to add a wine room complete with a wet bar and a double wine refrigerator. The more active areas of the space—the living and dining spaces—were transformed into a master bedroom complete with a sitting area and an office. The entirely remodeled bathroom features a new vanity built around an old-style wall as well as a walk-in shower. This is only one of the firm’s numerous impressive and outstanding projects. The firm has been the recipient of numerous industry awards and press features.
Rainbow Valley is made up of a team of over 50 talented professionals. It has been in business since 1971 and strives to provide family-wage jobs with health insurance benefits as a way of giving back to its community. It also adheres to various sustainability practices, assuring the high efficiency of its work. .
Six Degrees Construction
980 Van Buren St Eugene, OR 97402
Operating out of its office in Eugene, Six Degrees Construction is a Certified Passive House Builder and LEED Platinum Builder. The firm specializes in new home construction, remodels, and additions and infuses energy-efficient building techniques into all of its work. The firm uses only the latest industry techniques as well as various innovative processes. It also showcases a particular penchant for the craft of traditional and classic architecture. The firm works closely with its clients and their architects and designers to ensure smooth and seamless communication. The firm’s packages are complete and comprehensive, encompassing project management and every aspect of working out a financial plan or strategy. The firm has had the honor of being featured in many publications, including Oregon Home Magazine and Fine Home Building.
Pictured above is the McKenzie View House. It sits on the banks of the McKenzie River and features a transitional theme coupled with various rustic elements. The firm’s team opted to recycle materials from the legacy farmhouse on site. Some other interesting features include radiant heat with finished concrete floors and a custom fireplace.
Stonewood Construction Inc.
935 Oak Street Eugene, OR 97401
Stonewood Construction specializes in both the commercial and residential markets and credits its success to the hard work of its talented professionals and craftsmen. Each of its supervisors brings his or her own individual approach to all of the firm’s projects, ensuring homeowners will enjoy personalized touches. The firm is led by its owner and lead estimator Steve Frichette, who first moved to Eugene to attend the University of Oregon. For a time, he pursued a career in the legal profession. Eventually, he delved into the construction industry: he got a glimpse of the building process working as the property manager of an old building. He partnered with a friend currently operating a construction company and went on to take on several other projects. He would eventually purchase all of the interest in Stonewood and become its owner.
The photo above best depicts the firm’s expertise in bathroom remodels. From simple replacements to innovative complete redesigns, the firm can take on anything a client may want or need. The firm works with homeowners throughout budgeting, design, and installation and can handle any specific design a client may have in mind.
Castile Kitchen and Bath
1350 Chambers St, Eugene, OR 97402
Drawing inspiration from over two decades of industry experience, Castile Kitchen and Bath specializes in every facet of the remodeling business. It is regarded as one of the area’s leading companies and as its name suggests, it has secured a stellar reputation for its one-of-a-kind kitchens and bathrooms. The firm is owned and operated by Forrest and Jen Castile, both experienced professionals with a passion for quality construction and high-end craftsmanship. They are regarded for their hands-on processes and exquisite attention to detail. Under their leadership, the firm has also been recognized for its outdoor living spaces and wonderful universal designs.
The kitchen remodel above is a prime example of the firm’s work. For this project, the firm opted for an open concept floor plan and expanded the kitchen to the living room to create more space and togetherness. The firm had to remove existing partition walls and closets and install a large beam to transfer the load the wall once carried and support the roof. The space now includes an Alexa Smart Home System.