Rye is a place where spacious condominiums and aesthetically pleasing homes populate lots in the most coveted city in the state. While the city is known to be young and family-friendly, most of the locals are mature, established folks. Young singles comprising approximately 18% of the population. Many residents require the services of remodeling experts, and our editorial team decided to find out which firms are the best to call on when you have a space that needs refreshing or updating.
The firms on this list have been highly praised for their quality customer service. That focus on customers’ needs has led to great clientele lists and ever-expanding portfolios. Aside from collaborating well with their clients, these firms are also managed by highly experienced principals and a team of diverse professionals with expertise in various construction fields.
Bella Casa Contractor
56 Orchard Ave., Rye, NY 10580
Since 1990, Bella Casa Contractor has built hundreds of projects across a range of sizes and scope. That includes residential projects like the construction of kitchen and bathroom remodels, outdoor living spaces, masonry construction, roofing, and siding projects.
As a firm that has been providing these services for over 25 years, Bella Casa Contractor has been recognized as one of New York’s premier home improvement contractors. This reputation is further highlighted by the firm’s experienced, efficient team whose impressive work ethic is centered around collaborative work with the client.
36 Linda Ave., White Plains, NY
Back in 1991, Case Construct was a company that specialized in fine carpentry. Today, it is known for providing a full range of residential general construction services for clients in different areas including Rye, White Plains, and Darien. For over 30 years, the firm has been providing home renovations, home remodeling, and additions. The firm provides that work in a variety of different styles including transitional, colonial revival, and modern.
Among its projects, its most notable might be this home addition in Rye where a spacious and well-shaded back deck was installed alongside custom window framing and columns. The firm and its founder Joseph Pollio are known to respond quickly to clients’ needs and questions, and the quality of customer service is generally quite high.
Waccabuc, NY 10597
Keen attention to detail is what Chris Craftsman is most famous for. Throughout Westchester County and Greenwich, this 30-year old firm has provided custom kitchens, luxury bathroom suites, fine home additions, and renovations. The firm has built these projects in the contemporary, modern, and farmhouse styles. As a veteran firm, Chris Craftsman has a well-practiced design-build process that closely involves the clients.
This process not only focuses on creativity and context but also on sustainability. During this process, Mr. Craftsman is known to be quite hands-on and makes himself available to clients throughout the entire day to make sure the process continues with minimal problems.
Dawkins Development Group
206 Ferris Avenue., White Plains, NY 10603
A design-build custom home builder, Dawkins Development Group has been in the industry for over 18 years as a design-build custom home builder. During this time, the firm has created a reputation for itself as a firm that promotes ethical, sound business practices. Currently, these practices are focused on a wide variety of project types including new construction, restoration, remodeling, and handyman services for commercial and private clients. So far, Dawkins Development Group’s experience has helped it create homes in various styles: Victorian, traditional, rustic, eclectic, and contemporary, among others.
The firm’s quality projects and high ethical standards are currently guided by company CEO Daniel Salem Dawkins III. Dawkins started his career in 1997. During the last two decades, he has worked various jobs and fostered relationships with suppliers, sub-contractors, and other building companies as well as over 300 clients.
140 Highland St., Port Chester, NY 10573
Efreitas Construction is a firm known for its flexibility when it comes to all kinds of home remodeling services. Over time, it has become the preferred firm to go to for projects like the installation of multiple fireplaces, stainless steel kitchen remodeling, and elegant kitchen islands.
Aside from the classy and high-end projects carrying styles like the industrial, transitional, and modern styles, Efreitas Construction has become known for its impressive customer care service. After deciding to work with the firm, clients can count on an immediate conversation with one of the firm’s employees who can book a free consultation within 24 hours.
Westchester, NY 10570
This firm’s name perfectly encases the team’s approach to its services. A full-service remodeling firm, Evolve Remodeling focuses on helping create dream homes that are not only beautiful but also minimize the disruptive impact on the homeowners’ lives. Guided by founder John Vesuvio and his more than 40 years of experience as a contractor, the firm has worked on a plethora of home improvement services that include building custom homes, home additions or extensions, wine cellar installation, and wainscoting.
This multitude of services is possible thanks to the broad experience of the firm’s leader as well as its diverse team. Thanks to its dedicated specialists, Evolve Remodeling has completed projects with designs ranging from sleek and modern minimalism to fine-wrought country romanticism.
416 Waverly Ave., Mamaroneck, NY 10543
Like many award-winning firms, Murphy Brothers has been built from passionate dedication to the work of construction. That enthusiasm for the work has carried Murphy Brothers through the industry for over 40 years—during which the firm was able to create projects of different scale and styles like the Sound Shore Contemporary home. A Westchester renovation, the project involved the furnishing of finely crafted materials that harmonize with the new light-filled space and to fully use the home’s new energy-efficient properties.
This home won architectural awards such as the HOBI Award for Best Out of State Custom Home for the Westchester Hudson Valley AIA Chapter and At Home’s annual A-list award for master bedroom. This beautiful home joins 400 other projects in the firm’s portfolio that involve the building of custom homes, renovations, and various special projects. Regardless of the project type, Murphy Brothers is famous throughout the greater Westchester, lower Hudson, and southern Fairfield region for its high-quality professionalism and high attention to detail.
Premier HD Construction
487 East Main St., Suite #155, Mount Kisco, NY 10549
Premier HD Construction is a construction firm specializing in bathroom and kitchen remodeling and renovation for clients in Westchester and Fairfield county. With 15 years of experience in the industry, the firm has been known to build its quality projects through a finely-tuned process.
It involves an interview with the clients to better understand their requests, followed by a design planning process where ideas and plans are duly aligned with the customer’s vision while still staying within budget. Aside from kitchen and bathroom remodeling, Premier HD Construction also specializes in the customization of different home spaces. The firm has provided custom libraries, offices, study rooms, playrooms, and man-caves.