Located in the North Bay subregion of the San Francisco Bay Area, Vallejo is the largest city in Solano County. The town is known for its favorable cost of living and excellent amenities.

Homes here reflect various architectural themes and the town’s culturally diverse population. Our editorial team decided to showcase five of the best general contractors in the area—the builders behind some of the community’s most elegant and wonderful homes and spaces. They were chosen based on their backgrounds, portfolios, and unique skills. 

Golden West Renovations

4592 E. 2nd Street Benicia, CA 94510

Regarded as one of the Bay Area’s premier remodeling firms, Golden West Renovations offers clients a full and comprehensive range of services in construction and renovation. It draws inspiration from over two decades of experience and employs a design-build approach. Doing so allows the team to keep its entire process in-house and assures its clients a smooth experience in every facet of the process. Jim Pawloski leads his team of talented professionals and assists all of Golden West’s clients with the most intricate parts of the home remodeling process. The firm has been particularly noted for its excellent kitchens, bathrooms, offices, and interior spaces. Its portfolio also showcases various elegant exteriors: new siding, windows, decks, and porches. The firm offers potential clients free estimates and extends its services throughout the San Francisco Bay area as well as the counties of Contra Costa, Solano, and Napa. 

The firm begins its process with an in-home consultation to determine the scope of the project and to study the space to be transformed. The firm works closely with its clients throughout the process and will assist in the search for additional designers and professionals, should the need arise. The firm takes great pride in its excellent clientele reviews as well as its various referrals. 

Mark Scott Construction

2835 Contra Costa Blvd., Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

Founded in 1989, Mark Scott Construction is a full-service commercial and residential general building contractor. It operates out of its offices in Fairfield, Stockton, Rohnert Park, and its main office in Pleasant Hill. The firm extends its services throughout the Bay Area and has since been praised for its exceptional remodeling services. The firm is also known for its insurance reconstruction, flooring, restoration, and mitigation. It is licensed and bonded and holds a Lead-Safe certification from the EPA. The firm maintains affiliations with organizations like the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and specializes in various architectural themes.

Its best work might be the project showcased below. The firm opted for a Tuscan-inspired theme: several exposed beams and rustic touches welcome you into the space. Brick backsplashes coupled with a large kitchen island, dark granite countertops, and arched entryways complete the gorgeous effect.  

Pacific Remodeling & Design

3825 Fallbrook Court Pittsburg, CA 94565

Pacific provides its clients a full range of remodeling services and is experienced in every phase of construction. The firm is well-known for its excellent kitchens, bathrooms, and home additions. The firm uses only the latest and most innovative techniques and provides homeowners with free 3D designs and free estimates. The firm emphasizes the importance of homeowner participation and communicates with them on a regular basis via phone, emails, and text. The firm’s planning and financial budgets are consistently accurate, ensuring that all of its projects are not only finished on time but also within the agreed-upon budget. The team also works with clients on the nitty-gritty details such as material selection and obtaining permits. 

In the remodel above, the firm’s team opted for a separate walk-in shower encased in glass. It also installed granite countertops paired with custom cabinetry. Small backsplashes can also be observed as well as a luxurious large tub. 

Scott Construction

164 Robles Way #118 Vallejo, CA 94591

Scott Construction specializes in both custom home remodeling and construction services. The firm is perhaps best known for its excellent kitchens, bathrooms, and home additions. Close attention to detail makes this level of quality possible. From the most simple and clean remodels to the most lavish and excellent spaces, Scott Construction draws inspiration from nearly two decades of experience. The firm can take on projects regardless of size or scale and has created an excellent portfolio consisting of various projects rendered in numerous architectural themes. The firm has also taken on several commercial projects and provides everything from repairs to all-new floorplans. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable and more than happy to assist with anything throughout the entire process. 

The project above best showcases the firm’s work. The firm opted for warm wood-paneled flooring and an inviting color palette. Several custom finishes can also be observed. 

T&M Home Services

105 Parkhaven Dr. Vallejo, CA 94591

Operating out of its office in Vallejo, T&M offers its services throughout the area as well as Benicia and American Canyon. The firm specializes in every facet of the remodeling industry, from minor home improvements to large-scale remodels. The firm is comprised of the most talented and experienced team of professionals and provides thorough service. The firm has secured a stellar reputation for itself: it has been noted for adding value to its projects through transformed spaces. The firm is more than capable of providing work on elaborate, complex projects. That includes crafting and working on multiple fireplaces, installing stainless steel elements, and installing personalized kitchen islands. T&M provides potential clients free consultation services that can take place within 24 hours of booking. 

The firm has been praised for its ability to work within a client’s budget, ensuring that it will in no way strain a homeowner’s wallet. Additionally, it often optimized space, giving them the most spacious feel possible. The T&M portfolio depicts the firm’s expertise for a variety of modern and transitional themes.