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Located just along the western banks of the Mississippi River, the Gateway City is known for its various museums and cultural landmarks. With towering and magnificent skylines, St. Louis is the home of the Gateway Arch, which was built to commemorate Thomas Jefferson and his instrumental role in the western expansion of America. The city hosts a wide variety of commercial, residential, and monumental architecture, with influences ranging from French Colonial, German, Traditional American, and contemporary styles. Its wide variety of architectural styles can be attributed to the early European settlements and explorations around the area, which date as far back as the 17th century.

This article is a showcase of some of the best residential general contractors in the St. Louis area responsible for remodeling and building the Gateway City’s most beautiful homes.

If you are thinking about doing a construction project, we recommend checking each builder’s license with the local licensing board, speaking to past clients, and using our bidding system to get competitive quotes from at least 3 contractors. Getting multiple bids is the best way to ensure you get a fair price and that bids include the complete scope of work.

15) Pleasant View Construction

5 Rutherford Lane St. Louis, MO 63131

Known for their unparalleled landscaping and outdoor work, Pleasant View Construction was founded in 2003 by Peter and Cushie Switzer. They pride themselves in their portfolio, which includes stunning pools, custom remodels, and one-of-a-kind interiors.

They often build and remodel classic townhouses,  country farmhouses, and beach houses. They also specialize in making beautiful stone and stucco exteriors. Projects with the firm typically cost around $100k to $9M depending on the scale of the home and the client’s particular wants and needs.

14) Terra Nova Construction

121 Caravel Court Ballwin, MO 63021

Founded in 2000, Terra Nova Construction is a family-owned custom home builder and remodeler that emphasizes the design-build process. Their services include historic renovations, kitchen and bathroom remodeling, and outdoor landscaping. Led by Mike White, the firm builds in both traditional and contemporary styles and accents its projects with beautifully detailed custom finishes.

Prior to his establishment of Terra Nova, White worked for large general contractors in Texas and Missouri. He would later cultivate a reputation for remodeling quality homes throughout the region.  Terra Nova Construction would grow into a design-build company through White’s employment of architects and certified interior designers.

13) More for Less Remodeling

4109 Lois Lane St. Louis, MO 63125

More for Less Remodeling prides itself on its quality services at affordable prices. With an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau, the firm specializes in kitchen, bathroom, historical remodels, room additions, and basement remodeling. Projects with them typically cost over $2k to $250k. Their team makes it a point to ensure that their new spaces reflect each client’s particular lifestyle. In their kitchen remodeling, they provide traditional, contemporary, and traditional designs. As for their bathrooms, they handle every aspect of the space, from countertops and fixtures to lighting and cabinetry. The firm’s slogan is “More quality Less Headache”, with a competitive pricing they pride themselves with affordable pricing.

The firm’s bedroom remodeling also provides an array of options, with their expansions, fireplace additions, and full suite renovations being popular choices. Their portfolio also showcases basements that have been turned into luxurious dens and man caves. They have also won the Better Business Bureau Torch Award 2018. 

12) Grand Home Solutions, Inc.

500 Rudder Road Fenton, MO 63026

Grand Home Solutions is a design-build firm that utilizes the old-world craftsmanship approach. Their stunning work earned them a Home Bath of the Year Award from St. Louis Magazine in 2015, along with another nomination for the same award in 2016. Additionally, they were recently honored for their commercial rehabilitation work in the Landmarks Association of St. Louis’ Most Enhanced list.

With projects typically costing around $2k to $400k, Grand Home Solutions specializes in historical renovations, fine carpentry, kitchen and bathroom remodeling, and home additions.

11) Liston Design Build

1106 First Capitol Drive St. Charles, MO 63301

With over 30 years of experience in the remodeling industry, Liston Design Build is an award-winning firm that specializes in kitchen and bathroom remodeling, basement transformations, outdoor construction, and home additions. Their kitchen projects typically cost $60k to $100k, while their master baths are usually priced at $40k to $100k, and their guest baths are priced at $20k to $35k.

Owned and led by  Keith and Jeanne Liston, the firm’s work has been recognized by several award-giving bodies and magazines. They were recently awarded the prestigious national Chrysalis Award, which recognizes the nation’s best residential and commercial remodelers. They have also been featured in Remodeling Magazine after receiving the magazine’s Big 50 Award and making it onto the Remodeling 550 list in 2012.  Liston Design Build was also hailed with the 2014 Bath of the Year Winner by St. Louis Homes & Lifestyles Magazine.

10) Schneider Construction Services

429 N. Main, O’Fallon MO 63366

With over six decades in the industry, Schneider Construction is an award-winning and family-owned contracting firm that provides expert services in the custom home building, residential remodeling, and historic renovations. Their designs are often an infusion of modern and contemporary themes with timber frames and finishes. A typical job with the firm usually costs $175k to $2M for whole-house renovations, $100k to $900k for historic renovations, and $75k to $600k for kitchen remodels.

The firm’s excellent work has been recognized various times in the industry. In 2007, Schneider Construction Services appeared on Professional Remodeler’s 40 Under 40 list, while in 2016 the firm received the St. Louis At Home Architect & Designers Award.

9) Shea Construction And Design

1107 Gravois Industrial Court Suite “B” Sunset Hills, MO 63128

Led by John Shea and known as “Mr. Fix It” on radio station KTRS’ “Inside Outside Show,” Shea Construction and Design provides a variety of services from kitchen and bathroom remodeling to home additions and deck construction. With over 40 years of experience and a Certified Graduate Remodeler’s license, Shea led his team to earn a Big 50 Award from Remodeler Magazine and to build a home for ABC’s hit reality TV series Extreme Makeover Home Edition.

Shea Construction and Design’s classic and traditional styles typically cost $10k to $1M, depending on the scale and difficulty of the project at hand.

8) Landmark Builders

6731 Manchester Ave St. Louis, MO 63139

Landmark Builders is a premier remodeler founded in 1977 by Roger Kepner, who also serves as chairman of the HBA Remodelers Council. Under his leadership, the firm was awarded a 2004 Thomas F. Aleto Award for excellence in remodeling and a Hope and Homes Award in 2005. A proud Certified Graduate Remodeler and Green Building Specialist, Landmark Builders’ work caught the eye of ABC’s Extreme Makeover Home Edition, and the firm rebuilt a home on one of the show’s episodes. Their work has also graced the pages of St. Louis Homes & Lifestyles Magazine.

From historic renovations to contemporary remodels, Landmark Builders provides an extensive range of services, such as hardscaping, window installation, structural work, garages, custom carpentry, kitchen and bathroom remodeling, deck construction, and whole-house remodeling.

7) Jeffrey Homes LLC

PO Box 410056 St. Louis, Missouri 63141

Jeffrey Homes is an award-winning custom home builder and remodeler that specializes in high-end additions, bathroom remodels, kitchen remodels, and lower-level transformations. Run by Jeffrey Bernstein, an experienced homebuilder who has worked for some of St. Louis’ leading firms prior to the establishment of his company, Jeffrey Homes has been recognized with several accolades, including the Home of the Year Award in 2008 and 2010.

Bernstein is also a proud Certified Green Professional, making the firm equipped to handle green building projects. Jobs with Jeffrey Homes typically cost around $1M to $3M.

6) S.W. Scheipeter Construction Inc

8045 Big Bend Blvd. Suite 104 St. Louis, MO 63119

S.W. Scheipeter Construction is a design-build, custom remodeling firm best known for its award-winning kitchen, bathroom, and basement remodeling projects. Founded in 2000, the firm has been recognized both locally and nationally. Throughout their years in operation, S.W. Scheipeter Construction has won seven local Homer Awards and has appeared on Remodeling Magazine’s Top 500 for the years 2006, 2007, and 2008.

The firm also won a prestigious Chrysalis Award under the Best Whole House Remodel category, for which they featured in Qualified Remodeler magazine. The firm is led by Steve Scheipeter, a proud Certified Graduate Remodeler, and Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist.

5) Morganco Design Build

2025 Zumbehl Rd, Ste 280, St. Charles, MO 63303

Morganco Design Build is a design-build firm known for its unique and exquisite remodeling work. They are led by Luke Morgan, who was recently recognized by Professional Remodeler Magazine’s 2017 40 Under 40 list for his excellent work. A third-generation builder, Morgan learned the trade of the craft from his father Terry, a remodeling veteran with over 40 years of industry experience.

Morganco Design Build specializes in kitchen, bathroom, and exterior remodeling, as well as home additions and custom remodeling. Their projects are often notable for their intricate tile and backsplash installations and beautiful hardwood floors. They also build custom decks,  basements, and special home additions.

4) Roeser Home Remodeling

301 Sante Ave. St. Louis, MO 63122

Roeser Home Remodeling is a locally owned and operated firm based in St. Louis that prides itself for using only local, top-quality products and for the long-lasting relationships, they have built with both clients and colleagues in the industry. Their fine work has been recognized by award-winning bodies such as the HBA, which recently granted them the Remodeling Project of the Year in Overall Design Award in the “Over $400,000” category earlier this year.

The firm provides a wide array of services,  including kitchen and bathroom remodeling, master suite and basement remodeling, and whole-house remodeling. They also provide special services such as closet transformations.

3) Mosby Building Arts

645 Leffingwell Ave. St. Louis, MO 63122

Established in 1947, Mosby Building Arts is an award-winning design-build firm that has been serving the St. Louis area with its excellent remodeling services for over 70 years. Led by Scott Mosby, the firm has grown tremendously since its establishment in the wake of World War II. Mosby Building Arts prides itself on its team of in-house architects, designers, and builders. The firm provides clients with efficient, high-quality services by adopting a unified design-build approach.

Their excellent work has earned them various awards and media attention. The firm was recently ranked 21st on Remodeling Magazine’s Top 550 List.

2) Aleto Construction Group

3801 Connecticut St. St. Louis, MO 63116

Founded in 1955 by Thomas F. Aleto, Aleto Construction Group is now operated by its second generation of builders. Having renovated over 1,000 homes in the past 63 years, the firm is a proud Certified Graduate Remodeler and recipient of the Top 50 Builder Award from Remodeling Magazine. The firm also received the Gaslight Square Best Design Award. Significantly, the HBA named an award after  Aleto Construction Group’s founder, The Thomas F. Aleto Award for Excellence.

The firm is best known for its sleek and modern designs and luxurious custom home renovations. Aleto Construction Group has also worked on multiple whole-house renovations of vintage homes and have constructed beautiful, custom cabinetry, woodwork, and staircases.

1) Hamtil Construction, LLC

11155 S Towne Sq Suite E St. Louis, MO 63123

Led by David and Paul Hamtil, Hamtil Construction is a well-established remodeling firm known for its outstanding work. Together,  the firm’s founders have a combined experience of over 40 years. Their work has been featured on several media outlets, such as Fox News, The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, ProSales, and various remodeling magazines. One of the firm’s leaders, Paul, also serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the National Association of the Remodeling (NARI) Industry of Greater St. Louis. He was also featured on Professional Remodeler’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2014 and received the prestigious John Quaregna Achievement Award from NARI  in 2018.

The firm primarily specializes in whole-house renovations, kitchen and bathroom remodeling,  and historic restorations. Projects with Hamtil Construction typically cost from $50k to $750k.

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  • Blaine Comeione

    Blaine has served as Editor at General Contractors Magazine for six years, drawing from over ten years of experience in construction and real estate. His comprehensive understanding spans commercial construction, architecture, and home builds, cultivated through diverse roles in the industry. With four years at BuildZoom and a background as a licensed real estate agent, Blaine possesses a unique perspective that enriches his editorial work. His dedication to delivering informative content is underscored by his extensive tenure in the field, ensuring that readers receive valuable insights into the dynamic world of construction and home design. Expertise: Commercial Construction, Commercial Remodeling, Home Design and Build Key Highlights: Over 6 years of experience writing and editing in the construction space, Editor at General Contractors Magazine, Previous experience at BuildZoom and Keller Williams Realty Education: Ohio University, Bachelor of Science in Human and Consumer Science - Minor in Business, 120+ Hours of New Jersey Real Estate Education, 120+ Hours of Arizona Real Estate Education