Located in Sacramento County, Elk Grove is a suburban community regarded as one of the best places to live in California. Residents typically own their own homes and are composed of young, growing families and professionals. The craftsman style and other traditional styles are extremely popular.
Our editorial team carefully compiled 15 of the best general contractors in the area, the contractors behind some of Elk Grove’s most beautiful new homes and remodels. Each firm offers unique services, including expert designs and its own in-house products. They were chosen based on merit, experience, and background. Some have had the honor of being featured in various publications, and many have garnered numerous awards over the years.
41060 High St. Unit H, Fremont, CA 94538
Regarded as one of the Bay Area’s leading general contractors, A. Tamam Construction offers a full, comprehensive range of custom home building and renovation services. The firm takes genuine pride in its stellar client reviews and the solid reputation it has secured for itself. The firm specializes in kitchen and bathroom remodels, room additions, and backyard and landscaping services. It has been in business since 1996 and is manned by a talented team of over 40 professionals. It commits itself to delivering quality results and providing a high level of service. Interested clients may avail themselves of the firm’s free consultations where its team takes the time to listen to whatever need or challenge a project may present. Check out the firm’s portfolio online—an impressive gallery of modern, traditional, and contemporary spaces.
The project above is a fine example of the firm’s work. It showcases one of its transitional outdoor spaces. The team opted for brick-like finishes, stucco touches, and a clean color palette.
America’s Dream HomeWorks
7115 Watt Ave., N Highlands, CA 95660
Extending its services throughout Sacramento and Nothern California, America’s Dream HomeWorks is a family-owned remodeling company that was founded in 2001. In the succeeding two decades, the firm has worked on nearly nine thousand projects and has secured an excellent reputation for its outstanding top-tier products, in-house installations, and five-star customer care. It specializes in bathroom remodeling, kitchen remodeling, and outdoor living spaces and can take on a variety of exterior remodeling projects. It has one of the largest showrooms in Northern California spanning over 20,000-square-feet and offers one-stop shopping for remodeling needs, from the kitchen to the bath to the backyard. It provides interested homeowners with special discounts and a complete range of options, including the largest selection of natural quartz slabs, hand-selected cabinetry, countertops, vanities, and in-house fabrication equipment.
Unlike most companies, America’s Dream HomeWorks retains in-house professionals for every step of the renovation process, enabling it to keep the entire process in-house. The firm maintains affiliations with vital industry organizations like the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) and the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA). It is also a licensed and certified general contractor in the State of California.
Built Right Renovation
2255 Labrador St., Concord, CA 94520
Headquartered in Concord, Built Right Renovation specializes in home improvements and handyman services. It extends its services throughout the Bay Area and uses a highly hands-on approach. It listens and communicates with its clients throughout the process, ensuring that their needs are met and their visions realized in the new space. It completes all of its projects on-time and within the agreed-upon budget, and the firm’s methods are highly reliable. Built Right’s interior and exterior renovations include painting, flooring, drywall, electrical, and plumbing services. The firm also takes on shower installations and texture work. The company’s portfolio is a gallery of splendid and well-regarded spaces from the most classic and traditional themes to the latest contemporary and modern designs.
The project above demonstrates the firm’s craftsmanship and skill. This house renovation was completed in 2018 and entails traditional and Tuscan elements. For this home, the firm’s team made excellent use of rustic features coupled with wooden accents.
Cameron Habel Construction
3693 Lily St., Oakland, CA 94619
In business since 1993, Cameron Habel Construction is an award-winning company that infuses green building practices into its work. It commits itself to outstanding solutions for its clients via collaborative efforts. Its worksite communications are designed to encourage successful collaboration among everyone involved on a project. That emphasis on communication is further bolstered by the firm’s periodic schedule updates, regular site meetings with designers, and various walk-through meetings with professionals and clients during a project’s duration. The firm also employs different project management systems to ensure an efficient construction process and track its progress. Namesake and owner Cameron C. Habel personally leads the firm. He has been working in the Bay Area since 1987 and first learned the trade of the craft from his father, an interior designer, and his mother, who worked in real estate.
Under his leadership and watchful eye, the firm has developed professional relationships with a team of reliable architects, engineers, subcontractors, and suppliers throughout the area. The firm has also been repeatedly noticed for its excellent designs and finishes.
1068 44th Ave., Oakland, CA 94601
DC Construction is a full-service construction company specializing in ground-up building construction, building renovation and historical restoration, and seismic upgrading. The firm was established in 1986 and is attracted attention for its exceptional project management services. The firm has decades of experience in the industry and provides prospective clients with a highly personalized approach, tailoring spaces for every homeowner. From the design inception to the finishing touches, DC Construction assists throughout the entire process and ensures that a client’s needs and ideas are incorporated and infused in its projects. Its excellent teamwork skills and hands-on approach are further enhanced by using a design-build and value engineering method. The firm also holds an annual permit from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration that further shows its commitment to maintaining strict and healthy guidelines for its team and its subcontractors during the renovation process.
The firm’s work has graced the pages of publications like the San Francisco Chronicle, Alameda Magazine, and Oakland Magazine. It has also been awarded the ‘Best of Bay Area’ by the Alameda Times-Star during the years 1999, 2000, 2001, and 2003.
PO Box 477, Lafayette, CA 94549
Diamond Construction can handle it all, from the smallest space facelift to an entire home renovation. The firm does not limit itself to any particular designs and showcases expertise in a variety of architectural themes, some of which include the most intricate Mediterranean styles and contemporary craftsman designs. The firm offers its clients detailed budgeting, billing, and timelines analysis and maintains a highly hands-on approach. Now in its second generation of builders, Diamond Construction specializes in building custom homes and estates. Since the firm’s inception, it has worked on over 500 residential and commercial projects. With more than three decades of industry experience to offer, the firm is led by its founder Keith Stone. He and his team continue to serve new and returning clients with these excellent services guaranteed to last for years to come. Their expertise is best embodied by the project below.
This home was first built nearly eight decades ago. It is a beautiful Mediterranean Orinda estate: the firm was challenged with revamping it while remaining true to its historic nature. The result includes hand-hewn beams, hand-scraped floors, tile work, and custom-made windows and doors.
5429 Telegraph Ave., Oakland, CA 94609
FMS Projects is an award-winning remodeling firm that uses a highly hands-on approach and is known for its realistic pricing and personal attention to detail. It services the Bay Area’s entirety and offers its clients over three decades of industry experience. From kitchens and bathrooms to home additions and basement conversions, FMS can take on any sort of home improvement project regardless of scale and complexity. It is an active member of various vital organizations like NARI and the Association of Bay Area Governments. It has also been featured in Best of Oakland Magazine 2020 and assists in every phase of a project. The firm maintains strong ties to its community; the owners, Frank and his wife Paula are longtime Bay Area residents known for giving back to the area through volunteer work.
The firm has gained an excellent reputation and has won numerous awards. Its distinguished bathroom remodels, its entire house renovations, and its kitchens and home additions have all been recognized with several awards. It works in tandem with only the best architects, engineers, and designers. The firm is always amenable to working with any design idea a client may have in mind. The FMS portfolio is a diverse blend of contemporary and traditional spaces.
PO Box 3508, Oakland, CA 94609
Delivering projects both large and small, Integrity Remodeling has been servicing the Elk Grove area since 2001. At its helm is Eli Israel, a builder who grew up on the East Coast, where he became experienced in a number of construction techniques and processes. He holds a degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of Rhode Island, with an additional community planning background. Being a Boston native, Israel is also well-versed in classic architecture and New England designs, with colonial details that still reflect the firm’s latest projects. Under his watchful eye, the firm has become known for its premier services and has secured a solid clientele list for itself. He oversees each of the company’s projects to ensure that they receive the benefit of his experience.
All of Integrity’s leads and projects come from referrals from design professionals or previous clients. Its full range of services includes home additions, accessory dwelling units, new home construction, and large-scale renovation work. The firm is often noted for its excellent custom kitchens and bathrooms. The firm has been distinguished many times with awards and press recognition. It has had the honor of being featured in Sunset magazine.
8698 Elk Grove Blvd. #1-277, Elk Grove, CA 95624
Drawing inspiration from over three decades of experience, LNL Construction extends its services throughout Sacramento Valley and Placer County. With the aid of its principal’s experience, it offers a complete range of remodeling and new home construction. The firm is noted for its excellent kitchen remodels, bathroom remodels, and new room additions. Principal Landon Linville is an experienced builder with years of experience working in and around the area; his team has become experienced in a wide range of home styles and architecture under his tutelage. Their work has often been noted for their unique fixtures and finishes and their smooth and seamless process.
Their craftsmanship is best seen in the project above. Our editorial team loved this kitchen’s granite countertops, island, and custom cabinetry. We also enjoyed their choice of white brick backsplashes and color palette.
4120 Douglas Blvd. #306-215, Granite Bay, CA 95746
Located in East Sacramento, the gorgeous project below is an award-winning chic vintage restoration. It features rustic elements coupled with classic farmhouse themes, as you will see in its woodwork and brick finishes. Its open floorplan gives it a modern touch while its warm color palette is inviting and homey. The firm behind this renovation, Landmark Builders, is no stranger to distinction. The firm is proud to have been recognized for excellence by the Building Industry Association (BIA) and NARI multiple times since its inception in 1997, including over 21 Contractor of the Year Awards from the latter organization. The firm employs a streamlined workflow that enables it to oversee and handle each of its projects smoothly. John P. Caulfield, Jr. leads the firm. His building passion has created a strong foundation for Landmark Builders and has influenced its ideals and designs.
He is also involved in various associations, charities, and organizations, and gives back to the community under the firm’s name. The firm’s methods emphasize the importance of close communication with clients during the building process. To do so, the firm makes use of its own interactive software that allows homeowners to track the construction process, view the build schedule, see work in progress photos, view and approve change orders, and communicate additional concerns.
124 Haight Ave., Alameda, CA 94501
Servicing the entire East Bay area, P.K. Remodeling specializes in kitchen and bathroom remodeling, foundation work, room expansions, and general construction. The firm is also known for its excellent custom furniture. The firm is owned and operated by Piotr Krasnowski, responsible for P.K.’s reputation for excellence in the luxury home remodeling scene. He assists his team and clients throughout a project’s duration, including planning, scheduling, estimating, and management. The firm uses only the newest, safest, and most efficient solutions for all of its spaces, as well as the latest, most innovative building and design techniques. The result is highly efficient homes. The firm’s portfolio depicts a variety of luxurious modern spaces.
P.K. Remodeling’s excellent work can be seen in the project we’ve decided to feature here.. For this modern bathroom, the firm opted for granite tiles coupled with clean finishes. Minimalist details may also be observed, as well as an open floor plan.
Pacific Crest Builders
2109 E St., Concord, CA 94520
Pacific Crest Builders provides comprehensive building and development services. The firm has the experience and capacity to take on any project from basic kitchen and bathroom remodels to large-scale renovations and custom homes. The firm provides detailed budget analyses, ensuring that none of its projects exceed the budget. The firm’s work has also been noted for its efficiency, which the firm archives through various green building techniques. These sustainable solutions are paired with the firm’s complete turn-key methods, covering everything from site development to construction. It is licensed, insured, and bonded and is also a Certified Green Building Professional. It has been in business since 1998 and was founded by Jeff Randolph, a Build It Green Certified Green Building Professional and Green Point Rater-Advisor, a member of the US Green Building Council.
For the project above, the firm’s team opted for a neutral color palette. This is coupled with clean finishes, large windows, and classic touches, as will see in the fireplace and custom moldings.
2705 Webster St. #5755, Berkeley, CA 9470
The vibrant project featured here includes a unique and wonderful palette of color throughout all of its rooms. The home features multiple custom finishes and elements like the built-in shelves depicted in the photos. Completed earlier this year, the project cost approximately $750k. Each of its rooms comes with its very own lively feature: its bathrooms are tiled in quirky green patterns, its kitchen has eye-catching backsplashes, and several of the bedroom rooms with uniquely patterned walls. This home, of course, is only one out of PROYECTO’s numerous exciting projects. Its portfolio is a gallery of unique designs, including various art deco inspired spaces as well as the latest contemporary kitchens and bathrooms.
Extending its services throughout the Bay Area, PROYECTO is an expert in every building and remodeling process phase. It is well-versed in project management and has a full in-house staff of skilled technicians and project managers. Additionally, PROYECTO maintains affiliations with organizations like NARI. It also adheres to strict standards that have resulted in excellent outcomes.
South Fork Construction
Placerville, CA 95667
Specializing in home, kitchen, and bathroom remodels, South Fork Construction offers all aspects of general construction, remodeling, and design. The firm has secured relationships with some of the area’s best professionals and also has several specialized service craftsmen on its team. The firm is capable of taking on challenges involving decking, roofing, maintenance, and repair. South Fork Construction is local, family-owned, and operated and provides free initial consultations for interested clients. It has worked on the large-scale transformation of various homes in the area: new kitchens, new bathrooms, new floors, new doors, and new windows. The firm can provide clients with entirely new floorplans for their projects. South Fork’s home additions are also as excellent as its large-scale renovations and new builds. Often, these are more cost-effective solutions.
The project above features a classic transitional theme. For this space, the team opted for paneled wood floors and custom cabinetry. The room can also be seen connecting to the home’s outdoor living area.
2347 Gold River Rd. Unit C, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
Tankersley Construction is the brainchild of its founder and namesake Steve Tankersley, a third-generation contractor with years of experience in the home building industry. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management from Sacramento State University and earned his degree while simultaneously working as a carpenter for one of Sacramento’s largest residential remodeling companies. After his time in school, Mr. Tankersley was an estimator and project engineer managing multi-million dollar projects that included churches, schools, and hospitals to power plants, train stations, and apartment complexes. He makes sure that all of the firm’s projects benefit from this extensive experience through his highly hands-on approach. Under his leadership, the firm has had the opportunity to work on large and small projects and luxurious homes worth millions.
The firm is a member of the US Green Building Council as well as NARI. It services the entirety of the greater Sacramento area and does not limit itself to a particular design set. The firm’s portfolio attests to this eclecticism, showcasing a rich gallery of contemporary and traditionally inspired homes.