Redesigning and building an existing home so that it answers the functional and lifestyle needs of every member of the household can be one way of  living in a “dream home.” For these highly specific types of remodeling, renovation, and home improvement demands, the extensive and one-stop-shop nature of general contractors makes them an ideal, turn-key professional for this sort of job. It’s important to hire a company that fits your needs and shares your concerns about the project, budget, and timeframe goals. In Whittier,

14 general contractors stood out to our editorial team as the leading firms that provide efficiency, quality, and affordability to its residential clients, in the city and its surrounding communities. The firms below qualified for this list based on their service and geographic scope, their years of experience, the quality of their principals, the strength of client testimonials, and the overall appeal of their general contracting portfolio.


Ace Kitchen & Bath Remodeling

635 E Whittier Blvd. La Habra, CA 90631

Ace Kitchen & Bath Remodeling has been serving commercial and residential markets for almost two decades. Isam M. runs the company as a full-service remodeling and home improvement professional that caters to homeowners and business owners throughout Southern California. 

Aside from its specializations in kitchen remodeling and bathroom remodeling, the firm provides cabinet installation services either as an independent service or an added service to its home improvement package. Its showroom in La Habra showcases a rich inventory of products and designs, providing homeowners with a clear understanding of the potential of their project. The firm’s free in-home estimate, design consultation, and a complimentary stainless sink for every kitchen remodel work, exemplify its customer-centric approach to every project.

BMV Construction

11606 E Washington Blvd. #D, Whittier, CA 90606

For over 15 years, BMV Construction has been delivering a comprehensive general contracting practice that has produced many high-value and custom-designed residential and commercial spaces. The company provides new construction, repair, restoration, and remodeling projects but it is also capable of planning, managing, and constructing multi-phase developments. 

Bud Villabos heads the firm’s everyday operations and provides a hands-on approach to every build. The company is locally operated and family-owned. Its extensive approach to home improvement and custom home building can be attributed to its solid network of architects, designers, and builders. Architecturally-stunning and structurally-sound homes represent its successful collaborations with local professionals and its inclusive client partnerships. 

Built-Right Construction

11900 La Mirada Blvd. #2, La Mirada, CA 90638

As a general contractor that has been catering to the region’s residential and commercial clients for 30 years, Built-Right Construction offers extensive construction, remodeling, and design capability. Joe Biesiada heads the locally-owned and operated company. Its consistent reviews from past clients and collaborative relationships with industry experts have helped it establish a solid network. It is an active member of the Whittier Chamber of Commerce and has worked with local traders and subcontractors in the past.

The firm’s portfolio showcases works of varying values, size, and levels of complexity. Its design-build delivery method includes commercial remodeling, whole house remodeling, interior and exterior home remodeling, home additions, kitchen design and remodeling, as well as patio cover installation. 

Kimber Company

7930 Chatfield Ave. Suite B, Whittier, CA 90606

Led by principal builder Devon Brown, Kimber Company incorporates green construction methods into every build. Its new construction and remodeling works include build-outs that follow sustainable practices and make use of recycled and energy-efficient materials. The company was founded over 10 years ago. Its impressive service has been recognized by the Better Business Bureau (BBB).

The company offers room addition services to construct custom residential spaces, including kitchens, great rooms, bathrooms, and bedrooms. The firm’s team also caters to residential clients in need of repairs and specific home improvement works, including plumbing, roofing, drywall installation, electrical work, woodwork, and masonry. The firm’s remodeling services cover installations of lighting, flooring, windows, and doors, as well as natural stone and granite. 

Martinez Construction

15615 Condesa Dr. Whittier, CA 90603

Martinez Construction is a locally-owned and operated company known for its detail-oriented and cost-effective residential and commercial construction approach. The company caters to private homeowners but also serves developers, property owners, and investors in updating, maintaining, and constructing real estate in the Whittier area and the surrounding area. 

The firm’s over 12 years of experience has helped it develop a comprehensive general contracting service list. That includes water heater replacement, hardwood, stone, tile, and synthetic flooring installations, solar power system installation, waterproofing, electrical and plumbing services, hardscapes, room additions, as well as kitchen and bathroom remodeling. 

Modern Homes and Investments

13002 Philadelphia St. Suite #605, Whittier CA 90601 

Modern Homes and Investments is a licensed general contractor that has established a trusted network in the industry. The firm actively coordinates with local, regional, and national government agencies to make sure that every project—regardless of size or type—adheres to the industry’s building standards, and follows the different codes and permitting requirements of the cities that it serves.]

The firm’s portfolio is composed of projects with varying levels of complexity,  from small home renovations to large-scale developments. Since its establishment in 2010, the company has focused on designing and constructing single-family residences in Whittier and its surrounding communities. As an “all-in-one” real estate developer in the city, the firm also acts as a developer and offers a comprehensive approach to project planning, investment, and property acquisition.

MPG Construction

15811 Rio Florida Dr. Whittier, CA 90603

With its specialization in luxury custom home construction, MPG Construction is one of the leading general contractors in Whittier. That experience in handling complex and structurally-unique work is reflected in the range of services that it offers. The firm’s expertise and manpower in designing and building custom residential spaces extend to its kitchen and bathroom remodeling and its addition projects.

The company has been serving Southern California since its establishment in 1974. Its portfolio as a custom home builder and remodeler showcases architectures of traditional and contemporary influences. Works inspired by the Mediterranean, Tuscan, craftsman, and modern homes exemplify its depth as a building and a home improvement expert.


14408 Whittier Blvd. Suite B9, Whittier, CA 90605

ProBuilds highlights one of the most detailed and comprehensive general contracting approaches in the industry. Every project undergoes an organization stage where clients are provided with a ten-page construction specification, blueprints, materials lists, and quotes. Upon approval, the contractor joins the client in a pre-job walk, followed by a complete timeframe of the entire work, from start to finish. Regardless of size or project value, clients also enjoy the services of project managers, 24/7 phone support, and weekly online project status reports.

These comprehensive services, including a 100% financing option, are provided to the firm’s ADU, remodeling, and home improvement clients. This process has been fine-tuned and improved by owner and principal Robert Leon since he founded the BBB-accredited firm over two decades ago. The ProBuilds portfolio showcases traditional, transitional, and modern architecture and interior styles.

R Remodeling

6745 Washington Ave. #175 Whittier, CA 90601

R Remodeling offers a unique set of services that helps homeowners build spaces that not only answer the functional needs of households but also provide technology-based solutions for every project. The company is one of the few contractors that offers roofing and solar panel installations in Whittier. For over ten years, it has been growing its kitchen and bathroom remodeling portfolio.

The firm has established a reliable network of professionals and processes that address the modern needs of its clients. A product of this reliable reputation is its ability to offer flexible financial options to clients, regardless of project size or complexity. Other services include patio and deck installation, garage conversion, roofing, ADU construction, and room additions, among others. 

RC Builders, Inc.

10250 Beverly Blvd. Whittier, CA 90601

RC Builders, Inc. is a locally-owned and operated company that has been providing Whittier communities with a wide range of residential home improvements services. Home remodeling for interior and exterior spaces, room additions, and new home construction projects represent its decades of experience as a general contractor.

The firm started over 25 years ago as a carpentry and remodeling business. Over the next few years, principal Roger Romero acquired his license in general contracting and soon after expanded the company to focus on larger projects. In 2008 the firm opened its doors as a full-service general contractor. Today, the firm’s portfolio features a number of beautiful modern, contemporary, and classic-inspired spaces.   

RSR Construction

10242 Parkinson Ave. Whittier, CA 90605

RSR Construction offers residential remodeling and commercial damage repair. The firm also has the experience and workforce to take on architectural services that include full home design, remodeling plans, and additions design. Its current portfolio for both design and general contractor work includes hundreds of kitchens, bathrooms, additions, and custom homes. 

The company’s comprehensive building and design practice can be attributed to the experience of its principal, Rafael Salas. Mr. Salas is a licensed architect and general contractor who established the company in 1988. From its Whittier office, the family-owned and operated design/build firm extends its services throughout Southern California.

Smart Homes, Inc.

22287 Mulholland Hwy. # 176, Calabasas, CA 91302

From kitchen renovations, remodeling, home additions, to garage conversions, Smart Homes Inc. provides a multitude of home improvement services to the residential market. The firm extends its reach throughout six locations: La Habra, Hacienda Heights, Downey, Montebello, Norwalk, and Whittier. The company also has an extensive inventory of granite, marble, and quartz kitchen countertops and custom cabinets. 

These services and products—along with free consultation services—allow clients to choose the right materials for any size and value of building projects. The firm is also knowledgeable when it comes to providing interiors in traditional and European styles. Since its founding in 2015, the firm has established a solid reputation as a client-centered company and it carries the A+ Better Business Bureau accreditation to show for it. The company is owned and operated by Eden Rush. 

Thomas Murray Construction

10417 McAtee Dr. Whittier, CA 90603

Since Thomas Murray Construction first opened its doors in 2002, it has answered the city and its nearby community’s call for a general contracting professional that offers an extensive range of residential improvement services. Under Thomas Murray’s leadership, the firm completes remodeling, refinishing, decks, and patio installations, as well as home additions projects for the high-end and mid-range market. The company also helps homeowners recover from fire damage, water damage, and other natural disasters through its home restoration services. 

The firm’s high-value portfolio highlights projects for interior spaces, including basement, bathroom, kitchen, and living room projects. These projects emphasize the firm’s ability to deliver interior and exterior spaces that are inspired by the contemporary, transitional, traditional, rustic, and modern-industrial styles. 

VEA Builders, Inc.

9627 Mills Ave. Whittier, CA 90604

Thanks to its design-build background VEA Builders is able to provide a one-source service approach to general contracting and cater to Whittier’s residential and commercial markets. The company’s in-house team is licensed and trained to provide architectural design services. Commercial construction makes up a good majority of its projects, specifically for tenant improvement works for establishments and building owners.

Juan Ramirez, the firm’s principal, established the company in 2016. Since then, it has become an emerging talent that easily dominated the residential building scene. As a home building and home improvement professional, the firm offers a wide range of services that focuses on interior and exterior construction. The firm’s list of projects includes modern, contemporary, and classical bathroom remodels, kitchen remodels, additions, as well as landscape design and renovations.