Remodeling a home is becoming increasingly popular among homeowners. In addition to being a more cost-effective option than moving or building, remodeling also allows for the longevity of an existing house, which is both good for the environment and the homeowners. There’s no need to upend their entire lives and belongings to move into a new place. Often, the process of remodeling is easy, as long as homeowners have the right builder working with them.

We’ve compiled a list of the best general contractors in Sea Cliff, New York. These builders were chosen for their background, experience, and ability to make the building and remodeling process enjoyable and smooth.

Center Island Contracting Inc. 

95 Florida Street, Farmingdale, NY 11735

Center Island Contracting is a construction company that specializes in designing and building homes with a thoughtful process that involves balancing form, function, and longevity. The firm has been serving Long Island for almost three decades and is known throughout the area as a committed and enthusiastic builder of quality homes. 

Pictured above is an example of the firm’s work on a kitchen remodel. This Wantagh kitchen, with its dominant white shades, is the perfect example of how to brighten up a room through the use of color. The intensity of the white paint and cabinetry is tempered by the warm tones of the wooden accents and counter seating. This kitchen is classic in appearance, yet warm and inviting at the same time.

Stokkers & Company 

70 Main Street, Suite 202, Huntington NY 11743

For Stokkers & Company, collaboration is at the center of its practice. Working with some of the finest architects in the country and having served Long Island for over three decades have helped solidify the firm’s reputation as an industry leader in the field of building. And because of the firm’s specialty in custom home building, it continues to cultivate a reputation for quality, luxury homes while earning respect and recognition from clients and industry organizations alike.

Pictured above is an example of the firm’s work on a restoration project. The project scope of this Victoria Queen Anne-style home, which was designed by Smiros & Smiros Architects, involved returning the home that had been divided into a three-family dwelling to its original splendor. As a result of the firm’s intervention, Stokkers & Company earned the coveted Chrysalis Award for the ‘Best Whole House Remodel’ in the nation.

Gentile Custom Builders

329 Glen Cove Avenue, Sea Cliff, NY 11579

For more than three decades, Gentile Custom Builders has been setting the standard for quality building in Long Island’s North Shore. The firm’s services cover everything from building luxury homes to overseeing major renovations and large-scale home improvements. The company is also a firm practitioner of collaboration, working closely with leading architects and sub-contractors who share its dedication to detail and commitment to quality.

Pictured above is an example of the firm’s work on a residential remodel. Completed in collaboration with Sergio Tedesco of Core Group Architects, the remodel involved updating a fairly old ranch into an elegant, modern space.  The home now features dark wood floors and soaring coffered ceilings that create a dramatic entry.  Clean lines and modern amenities in the kitchen and baths offer the family a home they can enjoy for years to come. The home is perfect for the family-friendly lifestyle of the owners.

Peter Fleishman General Contracting Corp.

307 Eighth Avenue, Sea Cliff, NY 11579

Peter Fleishman General Contracting’s practice is based on combining a respect for old-world materials and craftsmanship with new technologies and current building practices. Led by its namesake, Peter Fleishman, the firm offers a wide range of services, from land development to home renovation. Its availability for consultation covers every aspect of the construction process, including concept, design, construction, landscape design, and project management. 

Pictured above is an example of the firm’s work on a residential remodel. The renovations for this historic cottage that overlooks Hempstead Harbor and LI Sound were completed in collaboration with Carballal-Wheeler Architectural Design. Some notable rooms and features include a sitting room with a gorgeous view of the harbor, a quaint but classic kitchen with some pops of color in the furnishings, and seashell detailing on the bathroom tiles.

Sterling Construction

100 Centershore Road, Centerport, NY 11721

For third-generation builder Sterling Construction, craftsmanship is part of its heritage. Since its establishment, the firm has been offering outstanding services and giving its clients a unique and enjoyable construction experience. The firm is currently led by Joseph and Stephen Martinico who oversee the firm’s construction projects and day-to-day operations.

This Muttontown kitchen is a great example of the firm’s work when it comes to remodeling. The kitchen was completed in 2017 and features a charming farmhouse style. The kitchen is complete with a farmhouse sink, gray cabinets, concrete countertops, a brick backsplash, stainless steel appliances, and flat-panel cabinets. The feel of the kitchen is aged and rugged, but only in the most polished way. Overall, the kitchen is gracefully-aged and perfect for a relaxed kind of homeowner who enjoys taking it easy in the kitchen.