Transforming a house into your dream home sounds great until you begin to sink under all the work required to make this happen. While people on TV often make DIY renovations look easy, the reality is it takes a lot of patience and expertise to do it properly. Luckily, the city of New Hyde Park is surrounded by licensed and seasoned builders.

To help you pick the right builder, we’ve compiled a list of the best general contractors in New Hyde Park. Each contractor on this list was chosen based on the quality of their projects, the years they’ve been in service, and the awards that they have received. For a home remodeling project facilitated by the best professionals in the city, take a look at our list below.

Universal Services of LI

1013 Merrick Road, Unit B, Baldwin, NY 11510 

Universal Service of LI has been one of Long Island’s partners in reliable and durable remodeling needs for some time. The full-service general contractor is headed by Russ Marsala and Dave Howe. Both leaders have profound expertise in residential construction which they used to build the team and develop the firm’s services. The firm’s team includes skilled builders equipped to deliver high-end homes built with durable materials, smart designs, and stress-free processes. 

Its portfolio is a collection of diverse home renovation projects that include modern and transitional styles. Universal Services of LI’s remodeling services include basement renovations, garage conversions, molding installations,  painting, and complete build-outs. Its previous clients have praised the team’s professionalism, attention to detail, and overall efficient work. Take, for example, this featured kitchen renovation displaying a spacious, light-filled interior that combines warm wood and elegant white marble countertops.   

Heartwood Corporation

2958 Merrick Road, Bellmore, NY 11710 

With over 49 years in business, Heartwood Corporation has established its reputation as one of New York’s leading general contractors. Sal Amato is a construction veteran with years of profound construction expertise. He is joined by his son, Tory Amato in leading its team across the variety of services it offers. Heartwood Corporation provides expertise on residential construction and commercial build-outs. 

Looking through its portfolio, the firm’s experience with modern design is easy to see. This kitchen, pictured above is just one of the firm’s striking home construction projects. It features a spacious dining area and white cabinets partnered with steel appliances for a transitional look. Adjacent to the kitchen area is a neat and small dining area perfect for entertaining guests. 

Tim White Home Improvement

3839 Merrick Road, Seaford, NY 11783 

Tim White Home Improvement is a family-owned general contractor serving Nassau and Suffolk County with timeless and durable homes. Tim White founded the company and remains the hands-on leader overseeing the firm’s services. Its team comprises certified and licensed builders acclaimed for their excellent workmanship. Proving that its work meets the highest quality standards, most of the firm’s projects come from repeat clients. The firm’s past clients have praised the team’s great customer service, management, and top-notch work.  

Tim White Home Improvement’s portfolio features projects that strike the balance between affordability and luxury. Its remodeling projects are designed and built with the best materials on the market. A few of the brands the firm proudly works with include Cambria, American Standard, Kohler, KitchenCraft, and Decora. One of the firm’s most expansive renovation projects is this modern home located in New York. It features a rustic design complete with exposed wooden trusses coupled with elegant pieces filling its spacious home with light and warmth.  

Alure Home Improvements

1999 Hempstead Turnpike, East Meadow, NY 11554 

With over 70 years in the industry, Alure Home Improvements has proven its professionalism and grit as a leading general contractor in  New York. Sal Ferro is the seasoned builder leading the firm’s team of licensed builders. He oversees Alure’s services and ensures each project the firm completes is built in accordance with the highest quality industry standards. 

The firm’s notable work has been recognized with awards, including the National Association of the Remodeling Industry’s Contractor of the Year Award and the Forbes Business Enterprise Award. Alure Home Improvements’ portfolio showcases the firm’s flexibility in design and project range. A perfect example is the Woodmere residence, a fun and modern space. This home received a full gut remodel from Alure as well as an open floor layout. The firm seamlessly blended materials like wood, marble, quartz, and steel to create a modern, yet pleasing interior.  


  • Jake Gustafson

    Jake has served as Senior Editor at General Contractors and brings a wealth of experience rooted in his passion for building. Holding a degree in Construction Engineering Management from Oregon State University, he actively engaged in industry-related activities, including membership in the Associated General Contractors of America student chapter and participation in the Associated Schools in Construction student competition. Previously, Jake served as a project engineer for a prominent general contractor in Portland, where he played a pivotal role in various aspects of construction projects, from pre-construction to subcontractor management. His expertise extends to working on innovative projects, such as North America's largest CLT commercial building. Expertise: Commercial Construction, Commercial Remodeling, Home Design and Build Key Highlights: Editor at General Contractors, Project Engineer for Portland-based general contractor, Field Engineer for the largest CLT commercial building in North America Education: Oregon State University, Degree in Construction Engineering Management