Whether major or minor in scope, remodeling a home is as good as breathing new life into a structure. The good thing about this process is that it preserves the character of a home while at the same time adding new spaces to structures and allowing homeowners to experience their beloved home in novel ways. If you are looking to rejuvenate your home, here is a list of the best general contractors in Town and Country, Missouri.

These contractors are more than qualified to meet your remodeling needs. These firms were chosen based on their background, their experience, and their ability to respond to the different design and construction needs of clients for any project scope.

Liston Design Build

1106 First Capitol Dr, St. Charles, MO 63301

As its name suggests, Liston Design Build is a design, building, and remodeling firm serving clients throughout St. Louis, St. Charles, and the surrounding areas. The firm began as a remodeling company but over the years it has expanded its services to larger renovation projects and custom home builds. Today, the firm is led and co-owned by founder Mike Liston’s son Keith and Keith’s wife Jeanne.

Pictured below is an example of the firm’s work on a residential project. The Burlewood Drive project was a whole house remodel that included the kitchen, the bathroom, an entertainment area, and the living room. Now, the home features an open concept kitchen and a dining and living room which facilitates ease of movement from one space to another. Tasteful accents such as a stone fireplace and the owners’ personal collection of artwork and trinkets line the walls, adding a touch of personality and character to the home. 

R.E.A. Homes, LLC

St. Louis, MO

R.E.A. Homes, led by Jeff Bogard, is composed of a team that creates luxury homes and living spaces with a focus on better energy efficiency, indoor air quality, and overall comfort. As part of the building process, the firm works with some of  the best craftsmen, trade partners, and suppliers in St. Louis, and has several trades that have been with them for many years.

Pictured below is an example of the firm’s work on a residential project. This bathroom features high ceilings and a unique light fixture. The room also includes two bathroom sinks, a spacious steam shower, and a freestanding bathtub. Overall, the room is wide, luminous, sharp, and clean. Learn more about them at www.reahomesllc.com

Lakeside Renovation & Design

139 Chesterfield Industrial Blvd., Chesterfield, MO 63005

Founded in 1997, Lakeside Renovation & Design is a home improvement firm that offers kitchen and bathroom remodeling, basement build-outs, room additions, and basic interior needs. The firm is led by Matthew Merrifield, who has been president of the firm since its establishment. 

This open concept kitchen is one example of the firm’s work on interior remodeling. The kitchen features an island, island seating, and white painted cabinetry. The area flows to the dining area, which offers a nice six-person table. Aside from the ease in movement afforded by the open concept, the combined rooms also make the area more spacious and wide, creating more room for guests to be entertained.

Roeser Construction Company

301 Sante Ave. St. Louis, MO 63122

Joe and Cindy Roeser founded Roeser Construction Company after Joe worked as a kitchen remodeler for Glen Alspaugh and Company. Joe left the firm after some fruitful years of renovation to start his own remodeling practice with his wife Cindy. Together, the pair leads this highly sought-after firm creating the homes and spaces that clients can imagine.

Pictured below is an example of the firm’s work on a residential project. This kitchen remodel for a Town and Country-based Ranch style home involved opening the space up to one large “L-shape.” Although a challenge, the firm was able to accomplish this while also installing a Marvin outswing French door leading to the patio. The old bay window in the breakfast area was replaced, and lighting, sink, and tile fixtures were also installed. The kitchen’s new design is perfect for both cooking and entertaining. 

Benchmark Custom Home Builders Inc.

13281 Spindle Ln, St. Louis, MO 63122

In 1993, Mark Rasch was in the process of completing his home when the contractor he was working with suddenly abandoned the project and left town. Mark took it upon himself to complete the build, and—after successfully finishing his own home—he discovered a passion for building. He founded a home building company, and Mark hasn’t looked back. 

Mark’s firm has been building in all of the prime St. Louis County neighborhoods for the past 24 years. One example of the firm’s work on a residential project is this home in Des Peres. This featured room is laid out in an open concept plan, with the kitchen and dining area in view of the living room. The living area features a stone fireplace, a wall-mounted television, and a cozy couch. To the side are floor-to-ceiling windows and a door that leads to the outdoor lounging areas. The home is able to accommodate an easy flow of movement from one space to another. Learn more about them at www.benchmarkhomesstl.com

Stockell Homes

201 Beverly, Suite A, Eureka, MO 63025

With over thirty years of home building experience, Stockell Homes, led by its namesake Don Stockell, specializes in luxury home building, green building, and renovations. The firm serves both residential and commercial markets, offering clients new construction and remodeling work. In its practice, Stockell Homes adheres to the single principle of building better than anybody else — a practice which is evident in the homes it builds.

Pictured below is an example of the firm’s work on a residential project. This kitchen remodel features a snug and cozy open concept kitchen and dining area. The room also includes an island and island seating, as well as classic white-painted cabinetry and wooden accents. Overall, the kitchen is bright and warm and it creates a relaxing atmosphere for both cooking and dining.

Hamtil Construction LLC

11155 S Towne Sq, Suite E, St. Louis, MO 63123

For David and Paul Hamtil, owners and principals of Hamtil Construction LLC, remodeling a home means preserving everything a client has already created. The principal pair has over 45 years of experience combined—experience they use to lead the firm as it specializes in design-build, home remodeling, residential construction, historical renovation, and construction management. 

Pictured below is an example of the firm’s work on a residential project. The scope of this home remodel included work provided for every square inch of the first floor of the two-story home in Creve Coeur. The kitchen, in particular, is clean and sharp-looking, with a combination of steel, wood, and granite materials. The room also features an island with seating for five, as well as a wall-mounted television to entertain the residents and guests while they cook.

J.T. McDermott Remodeling Contractors, LLC

222 S Meramec Ave, Suite 202, St. Louis, MO 63105

J.T. McDermott Remodeling Contractors, LLC in 1993 is a company dedicated to serving the community and showing deep respect for clients’ homes. Led by Josh McDermott, the firm has been designing and remodeling for over twenty years, building lifelong relationships with clients in the process. 

Pictured below is an example of the firm’s work on a residential project. This Holly Hills kitchen remodel features a bright, colorful, and spacious kitchen. In order to create more useful storage near the refrigerator, the dishwasher was relocated. Floating shelves were installed in place of a cabinet-mounted microwave. Splashes of cool ocean blue dominate the kitchen. Meanwhile, the subway tiles add a classic and clean texture to contrast the painted cabinets. 

NJL Custom Homes

556 Leffingwell Ave, Kirkwood, MO 63122

Nick Liuzza, founder of NJL Custom Homes, has built a prolific practice, with over 700 homes in the St. Louis area alone filling his portfolio. Prior to the establishment of his firm, Nick worked for over 10 years as a project manager for the largest homebuilder in Missouri. Nick gained valuable experience in every aspect of the industry, including construction management, customer service, estimating and purchasing, plan design, and sales and marketing. 

Pictured below is an example of the firm’s work on a residential new construction. This 3,284-square-foot home on Warwick Lane includes five beds and four and a half baths. The kitchen, in particular, is warm and inviting, with its cerulean-painted cabinets and island and a classic white tile backsplash. The wooden chairs for the island add a pleasant accent to the kitchen. The massive refrigerator to the side highlights the spaciousness.

DH Custom Homes

2055 Craigshire Rd, Suite 100, St. Louis, Missouri 63146

Denny Hayden, principal of DH Custom Homes, is part of a long lineage of entrepreneurs and builders in the St. Louis area. The Hayden name has had a major impact on local home building for forty years and counting. Today, the firm is committed to working one-on-one with clients in the design process as they maintain their standard of affordable, energy-efficient homes.

Pictured below is an example of the firm’s work on a residential project. This living room in Meadow Creek Lane is a cozy room, with two couches and an armchair where the residents can lounge and recline. The room also features a fireplace and a wall-mounted television. A wide mirror also sits atop one of the couches, reflecting the dining table located across the living room. The presence of the mirror makes the area more spacious, while simultaneously maintaining its coziness.

LU Design Build

5634 Morganford Rd, St. Louis, MO 63116

LU Design Build values relationships in its practice, whether it is with clients, vendors, or craftsmen. The firm does its best to partner only with co-collaborators who share the same values as the company. The result of working with craftsmen and builders it trusts is the firm’s streamlined process. That process begins at design conception; it ends, hassle-free, at project completion.

Pictured below is an example of the firm’s work on a residential project. The firm changed the layout and chose white cabinets, a large-scale white porcelain tile with bold marble-like veining, and gray quartz countertops as the room’s finishes. The firm also installed a 12 x 24 gray porcelain floor tile with a linen texture for the main flooring and complemented it with white penny tile with gray grout for the zero entry shower floor. Matte black plumbing fixtures provide a touch of contrast. The walls were painted aqua to create the feeling of a spa retreat.

Dana King Design Build Remodeling

10405 Baur Blvd. Suite H, St. Louis, MO 63132

For Dana King Design Build Remodeling, the end goal of remodeling is to make living in homes better. That belief drives the firm’s practice, and in order to meet this goal in every project, the firm’s craftsmen and designers are involved in the careful study of emerging trends in technology, lighting, styles, and materials. In 2019, the company was renamed from “Next Project Studio” to its current form as a reflection of its principal and founder Dana King’s commitment to all aspects of design service.

Pictured below is an example of the firm’s work on a residential project. This living room was remodeled into a modern-style room, complete with two classic white couches with plush pillows, a low coffee table, and a modern fireplace. Off to the side are tasteful orange seats — adding more space for entertaining guests. 

RCP Builders

7750 Maryland Ave. #50204 St. Louis, MO 63105

RCP Builders specializes in a varied scope of project types, everything from new custom construction to historic renovations. The firm was established as a builder of high-quality custom homes and renovations and is composed of dedicated construction professionals committed to and passionate about building. 

The firm has successfully built and renovated award-winning residences and restored homes on the National Historic Register. Pictured below is an example of the firm’s work on a residential project. For the Lynnbrook home, the goal was to add more space to the owner’s eight-year-old home. The remodel included an enlarged and updated kitchen and butler’s pantry, a new mudroom and first-floor laundry, a new master bathroom suite, and much larger closets. The home also features an exercise room and second-floor laundry as well as an outdoor living area, new terraces, and more.

R.J. Mayer Development Corporation

P.O. Box 7592, Chesterfield, MO 63006

R.J. Mayer Development Corporation is a Chesterfield-based custom home builder and land developer which also provides renovations and room addition services. The firm offers interior design services at no extra cost to its clients. Led by owner and president Randy Mayer, the firm approaches each project as a reflection of the tastes and desires of each individual client, which is why the team works to employ specially selected architects and designers to assist with the process.

Pictured below is an example of the firm’s work on a residential project. Though not yet furnished, the room, located behind the kitchen, is a great location for the dining area: ease of movement demands it. This room is a great space for entertaining, thanks to its spacious nature and its connection to all the other rooms in the house.