Durable homes begin with a good foundation. Over time the superficial elements of our homes start to feel out of style and old. While DIY projects are becoming more common, nothing beats the work done by licensed professionals.

We’ve compiled a list of the best general contractors in Closter, New Jersey. Each builder on this list was chosen for their years of service, the recognition they have received, and the home styles they have built in. Come meet the best general contractors in Closter!

Travis Robert Renovations, LLC

Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632

Travis’s profound industry experience propelled him to start Travis Robert Renovations. He is a licensed builder and one of ProRemodeler’s 40 under 40 builders. Travis gathered a team of craftsmen skilled and ready to complete complex projects. The firm’s unmatched high-quality of service has been repeatedly recognized. A few of its press appearances include Professional Remodeler Magazine, ABC’s “The Rachael Ray Show,” NBC’s “George to the Rescue,” and “Open House NYC.”

The firm has had the opportunity of working with projects from one-of-a-kind custom homes to full home luxury upgrades. Take a look at this stunning 1920s Tudor home addition & remodel. The firm successfully brought the authentic elements of the home together with its new, updated features. Its interior features a modern, timeless luxe design finished with unlacquered brass accents. The design truly brings together many modern amenities while keeping the transitional feel that the homeowners can enjoy for years to come.

K&B Home Solutions

529 Lafayette Avenue, Hawthorne, NJ 07506  

K&B Home Solutions is one of New Jersey’s best partners when it comes to prime home construction work. Since its inception in 1980, the firm has completed several projects in a range of architectural styles and complexity. K&B is under the management of a seasoned team of professionals led by Carmela Briguglio. The team comprises skilled and seasoned builders well-versed in various home improvement services. 

Its portfolio is a collection of over 20 homes varying in size and scope. A perfect illustration of this is the Chatham complete home remodel. From a blank canvas, K&B transformed it into a stellar home where comfort meets luxury. The 6,000-square-foot home features warm, inviting elements that contrast dark wood with light walls and trim. Its espresso plank floors are consistent throughout the house, including the firm’s trademark custom trim work. 

Alpha Building Services, Inc. 

375 Sylvan Avenue, Suite #22, Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632  

Jay Jethani founded Alpha Building Services banking on his unique and rich background in construction and real estate. He is joined by a team of seasoned management leaders at the helm of the firm. Alpha Building Services has become one of New Jersey’s leading home remodeling firms in the last few years. The firm’s projects are not just exquisite, they are also built to meet green energy standards. 

The firm’s portfolio is home to projects from residential to commercial clients. One of Alpha Building Services’ stunning home remodels is this home located in Closter. The team revamped the dim, outdated house into a well-lit, spacious home. The whole home remodel included restructuring both the interior and exterior parts of the home. The result is a magazine-worthy, sophisticated, modern home. 

Magnolia Home Remodeling

1640 Vauxhall Road, Union, NJ 07083 

Magnolia Home Remodeling is a Union-based remodeling company offering its clients full-service renovation work from roofing to patio construction. Founder Chris Fontana has over 20 years of field construction experience helping him develop his team and the firm’s processes. Its licensed team of builders is well-equipped to perform extensive home remodels. Magnolia Home Remodeling’s remarkable projects have been featured in House Magazine, SOMA Living, and DWM Magazine

One of the firm’s notable home renovation projects is a kitchen remodel in  Verona. The Magnolia team opened up space by removing walls and creating a space that is more traffic-friendly. A light and modern open kitchen concept was created to bring in more light and create more space for the family. Other key elements of this remodel included neutral tones, marble countertops, white and marble backsplash, and state-of-the-art appliances.   

Creative Design Construction

204 Livingston Street, Northvale, NJ 07647 

Creative Design Construction is one of New Jersey’s leading firms when it comes to award-winning general construction work. Glen Lumia founded the company in 1987 and has grown its team and services over time. But excellent work rarely goes unnoticed. The firm is a constant recipient of Chrysalis Awards proving its ability to meet not only its client’s needs but also industry standards. 

The team’s distinguished works have also been a source of abundant praise from previous clients for their consistent work quality and attention to detail. Creative Design Construction’s portfolio is a collection of remarkable projects ranging in size, style, and scope. One of its whole home remodels is this traditional modern kitchen. The firm seamlessly integrated wood and marble elements to create a harmonious kitchen with neutral tones. 


  • 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