Ranging from simple kitchen remodeling plans to custom luxury homes for coastal regions, Morro Bay offers only the best general contractors to satisfy their clients’ needs. These general contractors have what it takes to give nothing but the best, from vintage, historical-themed designs to modern styles and relaxing beach houses. In this list are the five top-ranking general contractors in Morro Bay, selected based on their design expertise, portfolio, recognitions, and experience. 

Jerry Lithwin Construction, Inc. 

P.O. Box 1804 Morro Bay, CA 93443

Jerry Lithwin Construction was established in 1999 by Jerry Litwin, who had over 15 years of experience. Today, the company has more than 30 years of experience to ensure its clients’ satisfaction. Serving in Morro Bay for decades, it has developed the ability to adapt and comply with its clients providing hands-on service with online calendars and trackers.

The firm generally focuses on a traditionalist style when it comes to redesigning their clients’ homes; however, it can also provide excellent quality if a client wants something else. Its portfolio offers a wide array of projects, from kitchen renovations to exterior designs.

Displayed here is one of the company’s notable works. It is a rich, warm kitchen perfect for any family. It features an eat-in kitchen, combining the dining area and kitchen place into one cozy space. It features dark wood floors accompanied by dark wood shaker cabinets. Pairing those with porcelain backsplashes and stainless steel appliances enhances the rich theme of a traditional house.

Schaefer Custom Homes

4251 S. Higuera Suite #800, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Erich Schaefer, a second-generation builder, established the Schaefer Custom Homes to fulfill his vision of providing an ideal custom home experience. As an affiliate member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), he is trained to serve and comply with his clients’ needs. For the past 30 years, he has continuously fulfilled his goal of providing the highest quality homes to his clients. 

In the firm’s accessible portfolio, potential clients can see the experience and range of services the company offers. From one-story houses for spacious, multi-purpose needs to multiple-story homes for those who prefer the high-rise treatment, the Schaefer Custom Homes can customize any home. The featured project is an example of Schaefer Custom Homes’ best works. It is a remodel of the Nice Avenue, Grover Beach residence. It features a beach-style design, has a light palette for a clean, neutral mood, and is balanced out by the brown furniture and flooring, offering a cozy feeling of togetherness. 

Holland & Knapp Construction

4110 Horizon Lane Unit B, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

In 2011, Holland & Knapp Construction was established by partners Zachary Knapp and Carty Holland. As a partnership between two companies, Holland & Knapp Construction has the benefit of a combined experience of almost 50 years regarding residential building and remodeling. With a specialized team of professionals and a dedicated customer-company collaboration, its work is focused on satisfying its clients from start to finish. The company is accredited by the Coalition of Labor, Agriculture, & Business and San Luis Obispo County Builders Exchange.

Its portfolio offers a diverse set of projects, each with its design and theme. Some of its specialties are the Craftsman, Irish Tudor, beach style, and modern contemporary. Featured here is a whole house remodel for a family. It was remodeled from a home with small rooms and a mismanaged living room into a contemporary Central Coast Farmhouse. It features vaulted ceilings to enhance the room volume, wooden floors to add comfort and class, and several wooden pieces of furniture to increase its overall appeal. 

Odenwald Construction Company

PO Box 1424, Templeton, CA 93465

Founded by Thomas Odenwald in 1975, Odenwald Construction Company has been in the contracting business for over 40 years and counting. With a handful of teams and meticulous attention to detail, the firm provides top-notch quality and services. 

Its portfolio provides numerous work examples of single-family homes with up to eight styles to choose from. These styles include Contemporary, French, Farmhouse, Modern Prairie, Traditional, Italian, Modern Ranch, and Craftsman, each with their corresponding moods and amenities. With several designs, clients can choose whichever styles they see fit. 

This featured project is the French Farmhouse Downtown Templeton. It is evident in the name that it is a home that takes on French Design, associated with luxury and glamour, and Farmhouse Style, which uses vintage furniture for a rustic effect. Using this French Farmhouse style, the home results in a rustic yet elegant mood. The materials used add even more of an impact. Such include limestone counters, marble, and stained cabinets for a more European feel. The colors are mainly grays, blues, creams with accents of red and gold, as the final hint to the French Farmhouse style. 

Gannage Design & Construction

1560 Santa Rita Rd., Templeton, CA 93465

Gannage Design & Construction was established in 2000 by Mikhail Gannage. At the time, he had over 19 years of experience in the business. Today, Mikhail leads the firm in providing first-class service to clients by utilizing a design-build system. Gannage Design & Construction specializes in whole-home remodeling, home additions, and ADU’s. Over the last two decades, the firm has accumulated numerous projects in a wide range of architectural styles.

In their portfolio, clients can view interior and architectural ideas for projects. Gannage Construction focuses on single-family buildings, with a traditional style as its primary approach. From kitchen and home remodeling to home additions, and even deck building, the firm offers a wide array of skills to choose from providing only one point of contact for clients, relieving stress, and making dreams into reality.

This project is a featured kitchen remodel titled Contemporary Coastal Kitchen. It is a mid-sized, eat-in kitchen for sound management of space. It has beige flooring that compliments the light-colored cabinets and furniture in the room, enhancing the area’s calming mood. It also has a drop-in sink and a blue ceramic backsplash to add a hint of depth to the room. Multicolored quartz countertops are used with stainless steel appliances as well.