The simultaneously broad and detail-oriented nature of general contracting makes its practitioners an integral force in the construction industry, especially in serving the highly-diverse and mixed urban-suburban residential market of Winnetka. In order to deal with a full spectrum of needs across a broad range of designs, functions, sizes, and complexities, these building professionals equip themselves with the experience, training, and technologies that allow them to cater to modern homeowners.

Below are general contracting firms that have served the city for years. These firms qualified for the list based on the quality of their work, their principal’s background, their industry accreditations and affiliations, and the quality of the client reviews they have received.


180 Construction Group

19923 Baltar St. Winnetka, CA 91306

180 Construction Group offers one of the most extensive general contracting service lists in Winnetka. The firm is licensed to work on kitchen and bathroom remodeling, room additions, painting, roofing, flooring, retrofitting, plumbing, cement work, and garage door and outbuildings installations. What makes the company stand out is its eco-conscious building practice: they incorporate green construction methods into a build whenever possible as well as upon request. 

Michael Imani, the firm’s CEO and founder, has led the firm’s everyday operations since its inception in 2013. Imani’s expertise in flooring and other general contracting work renders him the preferred choice for leading designers and clients in the area. The firm has been commended in numerous customer testimonials for competitive prices that come without compromising quality. 

American Home Improvement (AHI)

20335 Ventura Blvd. Unit #422, Woodland Hills, CA 91364

Offering its services throughout Southern California, American Home Improvement (AHI) is a Better Business Bureau (BBB) accredited company that is recognized annually by leading online review platforms. Its work in kitchen expansion, bathroom remodeling, whole house remodeling, home additions, backyard renovation, and garage conversion has catered to the region’s residential market since 2004. The firm is also an advocate of green construction. Aside from using eco-friendly materials, it is also licensed to offer solar system installation for commercial and residential use.

Luxury and mid-range projects for interior and exterior work can be found in the company’s diverse portfolio. The firm’s knowledge in modern general contracting work is incorporated into its custom designs. The results are modern, contemporary, traditional, and transitional spaces that celebrate minimalist, functional, and timeless details. For this featured project, for instance, the firm highlighted the elegant contrast between neutral, bright palette and the dark, clean lines of its trims, fixtures, and custom detailing. Modern showers, tubs, and soft textiles create a welcoming atmosphere. 

Anaya Builder’s Group

6936 Jumilla Ave. Winnetka, CA 91306

Anaya Builder’s Group is an emerging professional that opened its doors in 2018. It serves a large portion of California, most especially in Los Angeles and Ventura counties. From its Winnetka office, the firm offers the region’s residential market full-service remodeling contracting work, additions, accessory dwelling units (ADU), conversions, landscape, floor installation, and masonry work. The firm transforms spaces and then upgrades them through updated fixtures and appliances to answer the demands of present-day lifestyles. 

Carlos Alberto, the firm’s founder, leads its fully-insured and licensed general contracting practice. Under his leadership is a certified and trained crew that can handle residential work, regardless of size or complexity. The team is also knowledgeable in traditional, contemporary, modern, and transitional interior design. The firm, in other words, is more than capable of providing highly personalized construction service to homeowners. 

BW Construction

110 Russell Ave. Portola Valley, CA 94028

From BW Construction’s Portola Valley office, it operates across over 20 surrounding cities, including Winnetka, Woodland Hills, West Lake Village, West Hills, Thousand Oaks, and Tarzana. The firm has been with the industry for over three decades, catering to residential clients in need of kitchen remodeling, custom woodwork, electrical, plumbing, painting, drywall, and other home improvement services. 

Craftsmanship stands out as one of the firm’s strengths. The firm’s kitchen work, for instance, often features custom woodwork and cabinetry that reintroduces the charms of traditional, farmhouse and craftsman designs. Its bathroom remodeling portfolio adds another dimension to the firm’s practice, as it highlights modern and contemporary elements and finishes. This depth of experience can be attributed to the extensive background of its principal builder, Bruce Willard.

Dawg Construction

20224 Sherman Way, #72, Winnetka, CA 91306

Dawg Construction is a general contracting company composed of journeymen and master craftsmen that have been with the company for years. The firm was founded by principal builder Shermann D. Webb in 2004. Since then, the firm has provided an extensive service list, including remodeling services for kitchens and bathrooms, installation work for tile and granite countertops, windows, doors, cabinets, and moldings. The firm is also licensed to provide electrical and plumbing services, interior and exterior paints, and other handyman services.

These skills and project offerings allow the company to complete its extensive portfolio of work found across Winnetka and surrounding residential communities. Aside from its projects for the hospitality and public works sectors, the firm’s remodeling and home renovation works have constantly earned commendations from project owners.  

Golden Hands Builders

6658 Kosturas Pl. Winnetka, CA 91306

Golden Hands Builders’s design-build approach provides homeowners a fully developed and visualized concept before interior remodeling even begins. Clients first meet the firm’s design expert to brainstorm a floor plan and then select the right materials based on the design and the financial requirements of the build. Upon approval, a project manager directly collaborates with the client from start through to completion. For over 10 years since principal Ohad Keter founded the firm, this streamlined process has helped the company win a network of repeat customers and steady client referrals. 

The firm specializes in remodeling kitchens and baths, but it also has a robust portfolio of room additions, pools, and windows installation work. Much of its work can be found across Orange County, Los Angeles County, and the San Gabriel Valley. These projects feature a range of design inspirations, from the warm palettes of classic design, the wood-dominated styles of traditional and farmhouse designs, the textures and textiles of transitional styles, to the hybrid materials of metal, wood, and natural stone of contemporary designs. 

H&A My Design

6700 Fallbrook Ave. Suite #235, West Hills, CA 91307

H&A My Design is a BBB A-plus certified company that serves the Southern Los Angeles residential market. The firm offers home remodeling, residential building, and home renovation services and a majority of its projects come from client referrals. It is also one of the highest-rated contractors in the area, based on the testimonials from the leading online review platforms. Licensed contractor Golan Azran established the company and leads its everyday practice.

The firm’s construction approach combines traditional craftsmanship with innovative design techniques. This integration can be seen in its kitchen and bathroom remodeling projects, Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU), room additions, and converted spaces. A wide spectrum of styles is emphasized in the firm’s portfolio: combined elements of modern design, classic contemporary accents, as well as the timeless elegance of traditional designs.

ITM Construction

20329 Cantara St. Winnetka, CA 91306

Specializing in kitchen remodeling, custom kitchen design, and building, and kitchen additions, ITM Construction regularly transforms these beloved home areas into functional and aesthetically unforgettable spaces. Since its kitchen projects are often provided within an existing and occupied home, the firm has developed a construction process that ensures a minimal impact on the homeowner’s everyday affairs while construction is on-going. The firm also provides 24/7 emergency services. This efficient and practical approach is a product of the firm’s 20 years of experience as a general contractor under the leadership of Tomer Malki.

The firm’s custom and highly detailed kitchen remodeling and construction portfolio showcases an exquisite collection of mid-range and luxury spaces that embody the clients’ design aspirations. Decorative moldings and metalwork, artisan fixtures and craftsman furniture and cabinetry, sculptural lighting, and backsplashes tapestry: every project is unique and carries its own style. To respond to the homeowner’s present-day needs, these kitchens are equipped with the latest in modern appliances.

Kanna Construction

8335 Winnetka Ave. #152, Winnetka, CA 91306

Since Kanna Construction launched its general contracting services more than a decade ago, it has served over 500 project owners across California. The family-owned and operated company specializes in remodeling for kitchen and baths, room additions, interior and exterior painting, garage conversion, landscaping, and hardscaping. The firm, a design-build company, has an in-house team of designers and architects that helps clients fully customize their projects.

Traditional, contemporary, industrial, and transitional interiors and exteriors are found in the firm’s extensive portfolio. Every project emphasizes the firm’s detail-oriented approach to design and construction, selecting the materials that are not only designed to last for generations but are also curated to represent the homeowner’s unique taste. From its use of modern and old-world style craftsmanship to its choice of cabinetry, countertops, fixtures, finishes, and flooring, the company’s work displays an in-depth understanding of the design and construction process. 

Precision Construction

7321 Casaba Ave. Winnetka, CA 91306

Since Precision Construction first opened its doors in Winnetka 15 years ago, the firm has completed new residential building, remodeling, additions, framing, and foundation projects across Los Angeles County and San Fernando Valley. The family-owned and operated company holds a Home Improvement Certification (HIC) and was established by principal builder Ron Bahat. Under his leadership, it has completed over 250 projects of varying sizes and values. 

True to the firm’s name, the firm highlights reviews and testimonials from clients that emphasize its attention to detail and precise, on-time, and within-budget construction work. Homeowners have also underlined how the firm guides clients to informed decisions when it comes to selecting materials and practical layouts for every build. The results are craftsman, traditional, transitional, and modern spaces that stay functionally and aesthetically relevant for years.

Preferred Home Builders

21204 Vanowen St., Canoga Park, CA 91303

Preferred Home Builders was established in 1996 and is one of the most productive general contractors throughout Los Angeles. Since its inception, the firm has completed over three thousand projects in kitchen and bathroom remodeling, room additions, garage conversions, interior remodeling, and other home improvement work. Its principal builder, Tamir Pinhas, applies a hands-on approach to building. For over 20 years, he has developed a client-centered design and construction methodology.

In order to deliver this level of expertise and range of services, the firm relies on its in-house team of builders, project managers, designers, and local craftsmen, all of whom have developed a familiarity with the functional and style demands of California homeowners. The firm also makes use of the latest in 3-D rendering technology to give homeowners a glimpse of their future home spaces. These projects often feature modern, contemporary, and transitional designs. It’s not surprising that the company is a leading professional in terms of client ratings, as seen in testimonials from online building industry review platforms. 

Quality 1st Builders

5530 Corbin Ave. Los Angeles, CA 91356

Eliezer Ezra and his wife Donna Ezra established the family-owned and operated company in 2014 as an answer to the growing demand for a design-build approach to construction and remodeling, especially for Los Angeles’s growing residential homeowner population. Ezra is a second-generation builder and a licensed general contractor. He has an extensive background in masonry, carpentry, flooring, plumbing, electrical work, and other relevant home improvement services. Donna is the company’s in-house interior designer.

Aside from the firm principal’s rich background, the firm’s in-house designer allows it to offer a highly-customized service in kitchen and bathroom remodeling and room additions. Much of the firm’s work combines the hybrid elements of traditional-modern styles, especially in its contemporary and transitional-inspired interiors. The firm’s ability to balance function and style through its clean, minimalist designs and contrasting palettes make these projects stand out. Aside from its interiors portfolio, the firm also completes roofing installation projects, patios, and sunroom construction, as well as driveways and walkways. 

Safari Builders

7500 Mason Ave. # 216, Winnetka, CA 91306

Safari Builders is an emerging general contracting company that was founded in 2018. The firm’s services include the design and construction of remodeling projects and garage conversion work for residential projects. The firm is also licensed to build Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU) for the market’s secondary housing needs. Additionally, the company’s crew is trained and industry-certified to install AC and heating systems, solar systems, roofing, and windows. 

The firm’s in-house design team provides clients with the opportunity to create and curate residential spaces that appeal to their style aspirations. Interior layouts are also planned to be functional and to also address changing lifestyle demands for years to come. The firm’s remodeling projects, for instance, vary in complexity, value, and aesthetics. Modern, eclectic, and contemporary palettes, textures, and materials complete many of the interiors featured in its growing portfolio.

Zulay Construction & Design, Inc.

18341 Sherman Way, Suite #209B, Reseda, CA 91335

Zulay Construction & Design, Inc.’s general contracting scope covers exterior and interior works, as well as new construction services for the residential market. For over 15 years, it has completed renovations, additions, electrical, plumbing, painting, framing, drywall, concrete projects, among others. From its Reseda office, it operates throughout several residential communities in California. 

The firm’s renovations and construction projects are dominated by interiors and exteriors inspired by the transitional and contemporary styles. These designs combine the best of traditional elements and modern materials while adding comforting textiles and soft furnishings to make spaces more welcoming. These designs are complemented by bright, warm palettes that visually expand the spaces and serve as a blank canvas for more detailed styling and custom, sculptural fixtures.