Known for its gentle, rolling hills, lush scenery, and rich, fertile soil, it is no surprise that Lexington, Kentucky has experienced an increasing number of tourists and settlers in the last three years. Lexington, or Bluegrass, is home to exciting horse races; unique, handcrafted artifacts; and, most of all, beautiful, historic homes. These homes are one of the main reasons why remodeling and renovation are prevalent among general contractors in the Lexington area.

Choosing the right contractor can be confusing and time-consuming, as there are several firms who offer the same services. If you’re in the Lexington area, we’ve made it easier for you to decide by listing the top 10 general contractors in the area. These contractors are featured for their notable achievements, specialties,  and professional relationships with clients.

Whether you ’re looking to renew the beauty of your older home or looking to start fresh with a new property or addition, there is a contractor in this list for you!

10) Mulberry Builders Construction Company

824 Vermillion Peak Pass, Lexington, KY

Mulberry Builders Construction Company was founded in 2005 when Chris Mulberry discovered his passion for converting old houses into new homes. Since then, the firm has been remodeling aged spaces into areas that promote productivity and positivity.

Mulberry Builders is composed of a licensed team of professionals who handle small to large-scale renovation and remodeling projects that range from $5k to $1M. Their commitment to producing great quality work has earned them an A+ rating and accreditation from the Better Business Bureau and memberships in professional associations like the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), the Home Builders Association (HBA) of Lexington, and the HBA of Kentucky.

9) Anderson & Rodgers Construction  

170 Prosperous place suite 1, Lexington, KY 40509

Serving Lexington since 2006, Anderson & Rogers can make your remodeling dreams a reality. They specialize in custom new construction, home additions, home remodeling, and commercial projects.

Anderson & Rodgers treats each client with hands-on customer care throughout the entire remodeling process.  Their superb way of meeting and exceeding clients’ expectations has earned them memberships in several professional associations,  including the NAHB, the HBA of Lexington, the HBA of Kentucky, and the Building Industry Association (BIA) of Central Kentucky. The firm has also received an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau.

8) Distinctive Design Remodeling

1050 Enterprise Drive Suite 110, Lexington, KY 40510

With 35 years of experience in the remodeling industry,  this family business has been proudly serving Kentucky since 2007. In its remodeling projects, the firm makes sure to use high-quality materials to create breathtaking transformations. With numerous projects and flexible price listings from $5k to $250k,  the firm has been featured in Remodeling Magazine’s Top 550 and has become a member of the NAHB-Remodelers, the NAHB, the HBA of Kentucky, and the HBA of Lexington.

Lead by goal-driven professionals, Distinctive Design Remodeling has established good relationships with previous and new clients. They have also received an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau, making them a trusted and qualified remodeler/contractor. Whether you are looking to improve your home or create a new space, Distinctive Design Remodeling is ready to deliver outstanding results with unparalleled customer service.

7) M2 Construction Inc.

704 Liberty Hill Dr. Lexington, KY 40509

Fusing modern and classic styles to create a timeless remodel that perfectly describes your character and lifestyle is what sets M2 Construction apart from other firms. Michael Newton and his pool of experts are committed to only providing their clients with top-of-the-line service and homes to which clients will look forward to coming home. The firm’s top-notch works earned them numerous awards from the Home and Remodeling Pros of Kentucky from 2007 to 2017, as well as a feature on the Best of 2016 Lexington General Contractors & Remodelers.

M2 Construction Inc. has a wide array of services, from the kitchen, bath, and home remodeling to custom bathroom vanities and home additions. Transparent and accommodating, M2 Construction takes you to step by step through your home renovations.  The firm’s portfolio of projects with upscale designs and materials attests to M2 Construction’s outstanding abilities.

6) Conrad Construction Company

PO Box 911024 Lexington, KY 40591

Offering award-winning custom remodeling and construction services is what keeps Conrad Construction in demand among their loyal Central Kentucky clients. Because of their highly responsive and professional team, they have been featured in several publications,  including the Lexington Herald-Leader, and were included in the BIA’s Tour of Remodeled homes from 2014-2015  and from 2017-2018.

Philip’s attention to detail, expertise, and dedication in delivering homes of which Bluegrass homeowners will be proud is what keeps the firm’s clients coming back. Conrad Construction proudly holds an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau and is a member of prominent organizations, including the NAHB- Remodelers, the NAHB, the HBA of Lexington, and the HBA of Kentucky.

5) J & R Construction Services Inc.

633 West Main Street, Lexington, KY 40508

J & R Construction has been one of Lexington and Central Kentucky’s most trusted, residential design/build remodeling, firms for over 15 years.  J&R Construction offers home remodeling, home additions, and kitchen and bath remodeling, ranging from $25k to $500k. Believing that the customers and quality of work are top priorities, the firm has designers and project managers that hand hold their clients throughout the entire process.

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The firm has been recognized as a member of notable organizations and won multiple awards from,  the NAHB, the NAHB-Remodelers, the HBA of Lexington, the HBA of Kentucky, the BIA of Central Kentucky, and the Central Lexington Chamber of Commerce Inc. Moreover, J&R has been certified as an EPA Lead-Safe Firm, has been recognized as an NAHB Certified Graduate Remodeler and Aging-in-place Specialist, and has earned an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau.

4) Andover Construction LLC

2101 Patchen Lake Lane, Lexington, KY 40505

Andover Construction, led by Mike Hall with a team of purpose-driven professionals, believes that people’s physical environments can greatly affect their well-being. Thus, creating homes that will improve and inspire people’s lives is their priority. Because of Hall’s extensive knowledge and experience in architecture and construction, you can be sure you’re getting the service you deserve.

Due to their excellence in remodeling and delivering remarkable homes, Andover Construction was featured in the HBA’s Tour of Homes in 2014 and 2015 and the Grand Tour of Homes in 2018. They take pride in creating and remodeling homes that are not only aesthetically pleasing but also durably built with the finest materials.

3) Jimmy Nash Homes

276 Blue Sky Parkway Lexington, KY 40509

Since the establishment of Jimmy Nash Homes 26 years ago, the firm has become one of the lead home remodelers and custom home builders in Lexington, Kentucky. Jimmy Nash is a third-generation builder with a keen eye for detail and a high sense of commitment to only producing top-quality work. The firm’s passion for building clients’ dream homes has earned them recognition in the 2018 Grand Tour of Homes and has won them the  Guild Master Award in 2007, 2009-2015, and 2018.


Jimmy Nash Homes understand that along with lifestyle changes comes the need for a better home. Working on projects ranging from $500k to $4M, the firm creates picturesque transformations of each client’s homes and living spaces. Jimmy and his team are known for creating home additions and renovations that blend seamlessly with existing structures.

2) Crawford Builders

110 Ferndale Pass Lexington, KY 40511

Mac Crawford started his journey as a plumbing apprentice not knowing that Crawford Builders would become one of Bluegrass’ most elite custom homebuilders and remodeling firms four decades later. Winning over 17 awards for their remodeling and historic preservation work, Crawford Builders continue to improve the quality and lifestyle of homeowners throughout Lexington. Their award-winning works are continuously being recognized and praised by various organizations and publications.

Believing that learning to listen is the key to customer and project success, the firm not only serves as remodelers and contractors but also guides clients through creative options for further enhancing their homes.

The firm prides themselves on being a member of the NAHB, the HBA of Lexington, the HBA of Kentucky, and the BIA of Central Kentucky. Crawford Builders’ success stems from their integrity and the way they deliver on clients’ expectations.

Moreover, Crawford Builders has always been committed to providing environmental-friendly construction and remodeling techniques that will not only benefit the homeowners but also the environment for the years to come.

1) Back Construction

965 Contract street Lexington, KY 40505

With over 50 awards from the NAHB, the HBA of Lexington, and the HBA of Kentucky over the past 19 years, Back Construction continues to serve Lexington with high-quality remodeling services. With experiences in custom home building to remodeling dating back to 1981, Kyle Whalen and Rob Hundley understand the extensive process of restoring a home’s beauty while ensuring its durability.

Featured in Qualified Remodeler Magazine’s Top 500 from 1999 to 2016, Back Construction proves each year that they deserve to be considered one of Central Kentucky’s premier remodelers. Their commitment to exceed customer satisfaction and desire to raise the bar of the remodeling industry in Lexington has earned them countless recognitions and over a hundred happy clients.

As a LEED Green Associate and a member of the NAHB, the HBA of Lexington, and the HBA of Kentucky, Back Construction offers home building, whole-house remodeling, room additions, kitchen and bath remodeling, and even residential roofing and repairs. Whether it’s a major project or a minor one, Back Construction promises to serve every client with professionalism and unparalleled service.

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  • Jake Gustafson

    Jake has served as Senior Editor at General Contractors and brings a wealth of experience rooted in his passion for building. Holding a degree in Construction Engineering Management from Oregon State University, he actively engaged in industry-related activities, including membership in the Associated General Contractors of America student chapter and participation in the Associated Schools in Construction student competition. Previously, Jake served as a project engineer for a prominent general contractor in Portland, where he played a pivotal role in various aspects of construction projects, from pre-construction to subcontractor management. His expertise extends to working on innovative projects, such as North America's largest CLT commercial building. Expertise: Commercial Construction, Commercial Remodeling, Home Design and Build Key Highlights: Editor at General Contractors, Project Engineer for Portland-based general contractor, Field Engineer for the largest CLT commercial building in North America Education: Oregon State University, Degree in Construction Engineering Management