Approximately an hour away from San Francisco, Dublin is a city that’s perfect for people who enjoy relaxing in the outdoors. Aside from being an area that sits near wineries and accommodates hiking enthusiasts, this city also sits near golf courses and is a great place for individuals or families that prefer the quiet hum of a mixed urban and suburban life.

On this list are the best general contractors in Dublin, California, professionals who boast years of experience working with clients in the area. They are the most reliable contractors when it comes to completing projects with a process that includes familiarity with the area and its building guidelines. Many of these firms are also members of industry organizations such as the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) and the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI). These professionals are experienced enough to complete projects that range from simple additions all the way to entire home remodels. 

DeBernardi Development

5776 Sonoma Dr., Pleasanton, CA 94566

For 25 years DeBernardi Development has specialized in crafting custom homes, kitchens, bathrooms, and room additions. Aside from these home projects, the firm has extended its practice to commercial work as well.

Regardless of the project, DeBernardi Development sticks with its clients from design through development and is known for providing its clients with a three-year warranty that includes repairs on appliances but also for standard wear and tear.


Coda Construction

8095 Aldea St., Dublin, CA 94568

Coda Construction has over 15 years of experience in construction. After working with a number of homeowners to create various types of projects including face-lifts and kitchen and bath remodels, Coda Construction has become one of the greater East Bay area’s most reputable residential home remodelers.

Over time, it has been recognized not just for producing quality projects but also for completing projects on time and on budget.

JLH Construction and Design

5041 Golden Rd., Pleasanton, CA 94566

Established in 2003, JLH Construction and Design is founded on the principle of ‘perfectionism in construction.’ Over the years, the firm has worked on residential and commercial construction which includes home construction, remodeling and additions, and restorations and repair work that come usually in the traditional style. As a firm that uses the best modern technology, JLH Construction and Design is able to highlight true craftsmanship in its projects while emphasizing project management that ensures smooth and efficient project processes.

Among its many projects, its most notable one is the Dublin whole house remodel and renovation. Alongside electrical and plumbing upgrades, the firm renovated the kitchen, upgrading its flooring, cabinets, and appliances. The firm also completely renovated the three bathrooms. Hardwood flooring can be seen throughout. The exterior, meanwhile, had its siding and trim repaired and the entry stairs and door were replaced.

Cano Eixo Construction

4562 Contractors Pl., Livermore, CA 94551

A 14-year old firm that services clients in the East Bay area and the surrounding areas, Cano Eixo Construction provides various residential remodeling and home improvement services. These services mostly include remodeling kitchens and bathrooms, home additions, indoor and outdoor fireplace installation, waterfall installation, and fabricating and installing granite and marble countertops with the use of old-world, European construction techniques.

In all these different project types, the team of professionals combines skilled craftsmanship, technical knowledge, and years of industry experience. As a Diamond Certified firm, Cano Eixo Construction provides top-notch customer satisfaction that is emphasized through quality communication during every project.

Via Builders

4600 El Camino Real #209, Los Altos, CA 94022

Via Builders’ first client arrived during the early 1980s. In the greater Bay area, this firm is considered one of the few contractors known for having crafted a large number of custom projects. Over time, this number has steadily increased thanks to the team’s combined experience. So far, Via Builders’ portfolio amounts to over 400 commercial and residential projects that usually carry the traditional and modern styles, some of which have been featured in Builder/Architect Magazine. Via Builders employs a highly client-centric design-build process that highlights post-construction care.

As a courtesy practice, the firm typically returns to a client’s finished home after a year or two just for a courtesy freshening up of paint and adjustments for free. Even clients who are 30 years from the finished project are prioritized and given their warranty’s worth of service, whether big or small.

California Design Build

696 San Ramon Valley Blvd. #508, Danville, CA 94526

A business with a reputation for guaranteeing quality hands-on collaboration, California Design Build has worked with enough clients to become a firm that relies on word of mouth and referrals. Since 1990, these clients have helped it build up a portfolio filled with large high-end homes that come in either the traditional or modern styles. With all kinds of projects, the firm assures its clients quality workmanship and service through the accommodation of a two-year cosmetic guarantee alongside a ten-year structural guarantee.

Currently, the firm is managed by owner Rob Clifford who is considered a pioneer in green building and is a member of the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners & Renovation, Repair and Painting. As the professional who published the book “Remodeling Stress: How to Avoid It and Save Time and Money,” Clifford has successfully remodeled over 350 homes in the Bay area.

Eagle Peak Builders

PO Box 2108, Danville, CA 94526

A full-service general contractor that has been serving clients in the greater Bay area since 1991, Eagle Peak Builders specializes in several home contracting services. So far, its portfolio includes finished new homes, whole house remodels, room additions, Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs), commercial tenant improvements, and various other remodeling services.

Among its many projects, its most notable one is the open gourmet kitchen in Dublin. Previously a closed-off kitchen isolated from the living room, the new kitchen was leveled with the living room and now has a huge kitchen island as the main feature. The kitchen also has dual dishwashers and lighted cabinets to further add to the luxury.

Benchmark Construction

134 E. Prospect, Danville, CA 94526 

Benchmark Construction has been in the industry for over 12 years. During this short time, it has built up a reputation for being knowledgeable in complex construction methods and has become known for being a service-driven organization responsive to its clients.

So far, the firm has provided interior and exterior projects for both the residential and commercial sectors. These projects include remodeling, ADUs, granny flats, or additions that usually carry the modern or traditional styles. The firm is also skilled enough to be identified as an aging-in-place remodeler.

Amarant Design and Build Center

6495 Sierra Lane, Dublin, CA 94568

A result of over 40 years of hands-on culmination, Amarant Design and Build Center has worked with clients in the Tri-Valley for four generations and has a reputation for its quality craftsmanship and efficiency. So far, the firm’s portfolio has been built on full home remodels, kitchen and bathroom remodels, landscape projects, home additions, and even custom flooring and lighting. To complete such a wide array of projects, the firm has a team of highly experienced designers who employ advanced and streamlined management techniques.

They also select materials that have been sourced from all over the country. Because of the firm’s reliable design-build process, it has received a Diamond certification from an independent rating company and has an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau (BBB). This reputation has also been recognized by
The Talk of The Town News which awarded the firm with the 2015 award for Excellence in Customer Satisfaction.