Although perhaps best known for Johnny Cash’s famous hit “Folsom Prison Blues,” Folsom is actually among the safest and best places to live in California. Located in Sacramento County, the area provides its clients a dense suburban feel with a large percentage of its population owning their own homes.

This list showcases five of the area’s best and leading general contractors. They were chosen based on their variety of experiences and impressive portfolios.

Mohr Construction

111 Oak Rim Way, Folsom, CA 95630

Mohr Construction operates out of its office in Folsom and offers its clients a full and comprehensive range of services. It showcases a comprehensive list of general contracting work and has curated a stellar portfolio consisting of kitchens, bathrooms, and home additions, as well more focused projects such as doors, windows, flooring, and decks. As for its designs, the company is talented in a wide range of architectural themes such as modern, transitional, and traditional designs. The company is also regarded for its seamless communication and intricate handiwork.

The photo above is an excellent example of the firm’s talent and expertise. This recently completed kitchen features an all-white palette with wood and color accents. A farmhouse sink, herringbone-patterned backsplash, and a large kitchen island are just some of the notable features of this warm and inviting kitchen space.

Barudoni Construction

2260 E. Bidwell St. #1233, Folsom, CA 95630

Barudoni Construction specializes in every phase and aspect of the commercial and residential construction and renovation process. The firm has created an impressive list of decks, patios, outdoor kitchens, and home improvement projects. Its portfolio also depicts a wide range of great home renovations, extensive remodels, and tenant improvements. The firm has been in business since 1988 and takes great pride in the stellar reviews it has received through the years. It has also been featured in a variety of impressive publications. These include the Sacramento Bee’s Cal Life Magazine and Sacramento Magazine

The home pictured above is an excellent example of the firm’s talent and expertise. It features an open floor plan with various traditional elements. It features large windows finished with wood with warm touches and unique features scattered throughout the inviting space. 

Higgs Construction

133 Teceira Way, Folsom, CA 95630

With over a decade of industry experience, Higgs Construction operates out of its office in Folsom and extends its services throughout the entire surrounding area. The firm is led by its namesake, Jim Higgs, a hands-on leader who assists each client throughout the entire process. He draws inspiration from over four decades of experience in the residential design and construction market, with some experience in the commercial market as well.  Under his leadership, the company has worked in some of the best areas in Sacramento and El Dorado Counties.

The firm takes great pride in its outstanding reviews clients have given through the years. Its adherence to the highest standards also shows in its vast portfolio of kitchens, bathrooms, and room conversions. 

Dave Rambo Home Service

129 Goodell Road, Folsom, CA 95630

With over two decades of industry experience, Dave Rambo Home Service specializes in every aspect of home improvement and general construction. It provides a variety of interior work, including painting, wallpaper, wood flooring, and various repairs. The firm also provides carpentry, which includes base boards, molding, tile work, and entertainment centers. Composed of a talented and experienced team of professionals and subcontractors, the firm is able to provide their services at highly competitive prices. 

The firm is personally led by its founder and namesake, David L. Rambo. He is experienced in every aspect of the process and has over 20 years of experience in home improvement product sales, home improvement training, and general construction. Under his leadership, the company has teamed up with some of the area’s best and leading subcontractors and handymen. 

Jensen Construction

2702 Ferry Circle, Folsom, CA 95630

Jensen Construction specializes in home renovations and remodels. It showcases an excellent portfolio of kitchens, bathrooms, and home additions. The firm has also worked on several great decks and patios. With around four decades of industry experience, the company has built a solid network for itself since its establishment and finds a way to give back to its communities through its own scholarship fund. Jensen takes great pride in the excellent reputation it has established for itself through the years, in addition to its growth record. It also employs sustainable practices into its work while still assuring homeowners of high efficiency in its spaces.

The project above is one of the company’s most notable bathroom projects. It features a unique backsplash and fixtures. For this project, the firm provided custom cabinetry, vanity, and glass sinks. 


  • 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