A destination of its own, Norwalk is alive with community places and activities such as baseball centers, fairs, street markets, and more. Its safe neighborhoods also boast a strong public education system and vibrant civic culture vouched for by its residents. Norwalk’s residential areas are predominantly occupied by single-family and multi-family homes designed and built by the Orange County and Los Angeles County’s most prestigious residential general contractors. Their building expertise, craftsmanship, and command over the newest building technology turn architectural concepts into reality and contribute greatly to making Norwalk an ideal place to raise a family. 

Finding the right general contractor to build a home that will be able to complement the city’s wooded and rolling topography can be challenging. Our team has curated a list of the best general contractors in Norwalk and the surrounding area, selected based on their accreditations, certifications, professional affiliations, and the recognition each firm has received in the form of industry awards, client reviews, and features in the press. We have also laid out the range of services the firms offer, their specializations, and the length of time they have been in the industry.

Harding Design & Construction

4040 E. Vermont St., Long Beach, CA 90814

Harding Design & Construction is unique in offering concept-to-completion building, including development, design, and construction. The Build It Green certified business has been committed to providing home remodeling, planning, accessory dwelling units, and room addition services since 2007. It is fully bonded and licensed with the state of California as a General Building Contractor with a specialty Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning License. The firm carries Worker’s Compensation insurance as well as General Liability insurance and is certified by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as Lead-safe.

President of Harding Design and Construction, Wes Harding, helps support his community as a Long Beach Rotarian and Belmont Heights Community Association Board Member. He has led his team of builders in producing dynamic homes such as the Harco Retro and Contemporary Whole House Remodel. The whole house remodel includes a remodeled kitchen, two remodeled bathrooms, refinishing floors, removing non-permitted overhangs and carport, and removing a sunroom that was used as a laundry and water heater storage. Its kitchen was designed around the blue corner dinette, which was originally owned by the homeowner’s grandfather. A wall was removed and a flush beam was installed to create an open floor plan and bar area.

APlus Contracting Inc.

401 E. La Palma, Anaheim, CA 92801

APlus has been a family-owned business for over 31 years. It has made a name for itself by fabricating its own products locally with its team of professionals, consisting of a licensed contractor, a certified kitchen designer, skilled engineers, draftsmen, and craftsmen to accommodate its clients’ most discerning preferences. The praise for its quality workmanship is reflected by its APlus rating by the Better Business Bureau (BBB) and most recently by the designation as the only company to be awarded the Best of Orange County for Kitchen/Bath Remodeling and Window Replacement in 2010 and 2012.

Abraham Tabrizi started APlus Contracting Inc. in his Orange County Garage building cabinets while his young son Alex handed him tools. The company moved from a garage into a small Irvine shop that grew into the Anaheim factory it is today. Now under the leadership of Alex, the firm is recognized by the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) and American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) for its exemplary home remodels including this design-build complete house remodel. Done in the modern contemporary style it features an eat-in kitchen with a farmhouse sink, shaker cabinets, laminated countertops, marble backsplash, stainless steel appliances, and an island.

All Pro Builders Inc.

1400 W. Commonwealth Ave., Fullerton, CA 92833

All Pro Builders Inc.’s expertise in design-build and home remodeling has held the attention of the finest neighborhoods in Orange County and Los Angeles County for over 31 years. Family-owned & operated since 1989, the firm is built on the principles of honesty and integrity. With an in-house designer and draftsman, the BBB-accredited company is able to accurately translate ideas into blueprints through its state-of-the-art technology for drawing and 3-D rendering. 

Founder Paul Paniagua started learning to build at the age of 14. He then worked as a master mold-maker under a renowned sculptor for 18 years before he worked for his father’s construction firm and a few other remodeling companies. In 1989, Paul obtained his Contractor’s License and began building All Pro Builders Inc. Since then, the firm has claimed a spot in Qualified Remodeler Magazine’s Top 500 and 550 List for eight consecutive years. One of its most notable works is the Irvine Whole Home Remodel. This 5000 square-foot home features an engineered 26-foot multi-slide door that allows the indoor living area to open directly to their backyard with a breathtaking view of the city. Every room was transformed: flooring was replaced throughout and new modern stair rails installed.

Horizon Construction & Remodeling

614 South Euclid St., Fullerton, CA 92832

Horizon Construction & Remodeling has been in the construction and remodeling industry for 17 years serving customers in Los Angeles, Orange County, and San Bernardino. With its extensive experience within the construction industry, the firm is able to undertake all remodeling and new construction projects including whole home remodeling, kitchen remodeling, bathroom renovation, home additions, garage conversions, new building, and smaller tasks such as roofing, plastering, carpentry, flooring, plumbing, electrical, interior design, decks, sunrooms, kitchen installation and extensions, and much more. The firm provides the highest-quality workmanship possible as a business accredited by the NKBA, BBB, and the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI). The EPA Lead-Safe Certified firm stays current with the newest innovations of the industry, with consideration for the environment. It is a family-owned company that is committed to pursuing excellence through quality, passion, and timeliness.

To date, Horizon has completed more than 80 projects such as this home remodel characterized by a high ceiling, light wood flooring, white walls, and an overall neutral and earthy color palette. These are complemented by incredible details like a modern fireplace with stone detailing and large glass windows that allow an abundance of natural light to enter.

Builder Boy

1819 Redondo Ave, Signal Hill, CA 90755

Builder Boy is a full-service general contractor with in-house technicians that specialize in additions, kitchen and bath remodels, complete stucco services, cabinet refinishing, custom concrete work, epoxy floors, custom painting, complete drywall and texture service, electrical, plumbing, color and design selection, and historical renovations for over 26 years. The LEED-certified practice is fully insured and is in good standing with the Contractors State License Board (CSLB), possessing active general contracting, painting and decorating, and hardscape licenses.

Builder Boy’s founder, Jereme James, grew up in a historical 18th century home, where he learned the difficult arts of building, painting, maintaining, and upgrading houses while keeping their classic styles and personalities intact. Jereme only employs skilled technicians who specialize in their trade with a minimum of five years of experience so that each job is done to Builder Boy’s high standard.

Prominent among the firm’s works is the 27th Street Remodel. The project resulted in a California Beach house full of light after installing larger windows and matching the ceiling and walls to the cabinets with white paint for a clean, classic look. A porch and fireplace were also added, as well as a patio cover that features a white look with a modern style to follow the clean lines of the interior design and highlight the fountain.