Surrounded by fields verdant with crops, in one of the great breadbaskets of the world, Stockton is in the center of agricultural industry. As the seat of San Joaquin County, it is a hub of community life as well. These factors, and its relative proximity to the Bay Area, along with its lower housing cost in comparison, all lead to a thriving residential housing market for existing homes, remodels, and new construction.

There are several vibrant residential areas in the city and plenty of contractors available to attend to every construction need. We narrowed them down to the best of the best. In the firms below, you will find glowing reviews, solid experience, impressive portfolios, fine artistry, high-end design, and excellent customer service.

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.

14) Rose Hill Construction  

555 Marigny Way Manteca, CA 95336

Rose Hill Construction is a contractor that specializes in kitchen and bathroom remodels with over 27 years of experience from their managers and builders. Their well-experienced team is also capable of architectural molding and design-build projects. Every project Rose Hill Construction undertakes always exhibits a balance in form, function, and design.

The firm is well-connected to the leading suppliers in the state, which is why it can offer the most affordable prices possible for the homeowner.  Since they have a steady stream of suppliers, expect them to finish the project without any delays.

13) B.G. McGuire Construction

1900 S. Mills Lodi, California 95252

One of the newest firms in the Stockton area, McGuire Construction was established in 2017. Its founder,  Brian McGuire, has over 20 years of experience in the building industry. All of the firm’s services like remodeling, renovation, and additions are overseen by McGuire, so its reputation of integrity and honesty is consistently upheld. The firm is based in Lodi and serves the areas of Stockton, Manteca, Isleton, Rio Vista, and Elk Grove.

12) Hoag Construction Inc

10930 N Micke Grove Rd Lodi, California

Hoag Construction is a full-service general contractor providing affordable remodeling services to Northern and Southern California. The firm specializes in kitchen, bathroom and whole house remodels. They pride themselves on their high craftsmanship, quality materials, punctuality, and thorough design process. Hard work, loyalty, and dedication are core values, and clients can expect to see evidence of this throughout their construction relationship.

11) RejuvaHome Remodeling

Cherokee Rd Stockton, CA 95215

RejuvaHome Remodeling is a one-stop shop for renovation needs in Stockton and San Joaquin County. They have a wide range of specialties, including kitchen and bathroom remodeling, cabinet and countertop installation, flooring, fencing, and home additions. The firm guarantees homeowners that their property values will increase with every Rejuva Home Remodeling service.


All of RejuvaHome Remodeling’s services are customizable, and their goal in every project is to find the perfect balance of beauty and functionality. The firm knows that every small detail of the renovation matters and they assure each of their clients that every project they finish will be simple, elegant, and affordable.

10) EG Custom Construction

2819 W March Lane B8, Stockton, CA 95219

Central Valley-based firm, EG Custom Construction, is a company of skilled craftsmen who are all dedicated to providing clients with the highest quality renovations. Servicing Tri-Valley and Central Valley California, the firm aims to give the best quality renovation no matter the size or budget of the project.

EG Custom Construction specializes in kitchen and bathroom remodeling but also offers general construction, home addition, and home improvement services such as roofing, siding, and painting. The firm’s designs are simple and polished – perfect for a modest home that is practical and elegant.

9) Bob Leonard and Associates

845 S. Commerce Street Stockton, CA 95206

Bob Leonard and Associates was established in 1977 to serve the home remodeling needs of Central California. It has been crafting quality buildings ever since, and often uses skilled, trusted craftsmen with long-standing relationships to the firm.

 The company specializes in commercial and residential remodeling, fire damage and casualty repairs, tenant improvements, and design-build projects. It is a full-service contractor, and works closely with clients through the design and construction stages, to ensure high-quality and a fit to budget.

8) Brazil Construction Inc.

3761 Hatchers Circle, Stockton, California 95219

For over 10 years, Brazil Construction has been specializing in residential and commercial remodeling and repair, including kitchen and bath, remodels, decks, additions, and new construction. They offer high-quality craftsmanship, an attention to detail, and an experienced staff.

The firm emphasizes integrity in its relations with clients and treats them like family – getting to know each customer and his/her needs individually. This ensures that what clients dream, will become a reality. Brazil Construction is a BBB accredited business with an A+ rating.

7) Bauer Home Services

2132 N El Dorado St. Stockton CA, 95204

A family-owned business, Bauer Home Services has been renovating and remodeling homes since 2006, crafting over 200 homes in the Stockton area and beyond in that period. Founder Joshua Bauer took an early interest in building and woodwork, learning wood carving at the age of 9.

His passion for building inspired him to establish a firm that is capable of offering complete services to homeowners, from the architectural design and blueprints through finished remodeled homes. They also perform most if not all trades in-house including interior, exterior, and structural design. The firm promises each client a solid estimate and helpful guidance through every step of the project. Their stellar customer service has garnered them recognition from numerous home builder websites.

6) Paradise Designs of California

858 Begonia Place Manteca, California 95336

North California-based builder, Paradise Designs of California is a full-service home remodeler, landscape, and design-build firm. It was founded on 2012 by Larry Diggs with the hopes of bringing 100% customer satisfaction to each and every homeowner. Their impeccable designs have become popular all over  Northern California because their elegant interiors are always matched with the creative landscapes they design. Many of Paradise Designs of California’s designs have graced the pages of San Joaquin Magazine.

The firm guarantees a streamlined building process that is effective and efficient, with a dedicated contact to each client, ensuring a clear path of communication between builder and homeowner. Besides remodeling and landscaping services, they also do interior design services. Paradise Designs of California is a National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI), certified member.

5) HT Vision Incorporated

3202 W March Lane A Stockton, CA 95219

Beauty and function are the design principles of HT Vision Incorporated. The firm is in partnership with HT Home Design because together they provide creative solutions and superior craftsmanship to take every client’s dream home to the next level. The builders encourage all of their clients to visit the HT Home Design showroom so they can find inspiration and see the quality materials that the firm has to offer. The firm also works with C.R. Porter Home Collection so their excellent designs will be complemented by elegant fine interiors.

Together, this partnership produces designs that are known throughout Central California, and for these, they have received industry recognition such as the 2017 and 2018 Best Bathroom Remodeling award from San Joaquin Magazine.

4) Mazzera’s

1925 El Pinal Drive Stockton, CA 95205

Mazzera’s is one of the oldest firms in Stockton, with over 80 years of experience under their belt. Their long staying power has attracted the most experienced workers in the industry to the firm. One such is the company president, David Mazzer, who has 50 years of experience in the field.

The firm is full-service and does not hire subcontractors, helping ensure that they retain full control of each project’s budget and completion date. Clients speak highly of them because they always bring excellence and professionalism to their projects, particularly by bringing life back to outdated homes through their modern renovations. Mazzera’s has won many awards throughout the years including The Record Publication’s Best of San Joaquin from 2018, 2014, and 2015.

3) Phillips Construction

8130 Lorraine Ave, STE 326 Stockton CA 95210

Residential and commercial full-service firm Phillips Construction is one of the most diverse builders in the Stockton area. The firm employs workers experienced in every field of construction.  The company has over 30 years of construction experience. The firm’s CEO, Joe Phillips, is an accomplished builder himself and also has another firm that has been operating for over 30 years. Part of their staying power is their hands-on approach and customer focus. These have led to an excellent reputation in the Stockton area, and an impressive roster of clientele. The firm has won many awards including the Central Valley Building and Marketing Awards Best in New and Remodeled Homes, the Best of Award of Merit for Kitchen/Bath Remodel California, and the 2009 Builder of the Year for Stockton.

Phillips Construction is affiliated with the  Building Industry Association of California (CBIA) and the U.S. Green Building Council.

2) Silver Fern Construction and Remodeling

4283 N. Wilson Way #3,Stockton, Ca. 95205

Established in 1986, Silver Fern Construction and Remodeling is a Stockton-based full-service design-build contractor. The firm is very accomplished, with over 1000 completed remodeling projects.

This design-build contractor has in-house architects, builders, and interior designers, each certified by the National Association of Remodeling Industry (NARI). They offer advanced design technology for clients, with 3D imaging concept drawings in their estimates, and floor plans accessible from smartphones. The firm has won 11 Contractor of the Year Awards from NARI for their kitchen and bathroom remodels.

1) Classic Design Interiors

2303 S Stockton St, Lodi, CA 95240

Founded by Tiffany Gomes, Classic Design Interiors is a multi-award-winning firm that prides itself on offering clients “effortless home improvement.”

Classic Design Interiors aims to elevate the quality and value of each home, beyond a simple renovation. They do this partly through offering the best technology for every renovation project. One of their most innovative products is an under-floor heating system. The firm is accredited by the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) and the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).

Their superior services have received a handful of awards like the 2015 Business of the Year award from the Lodi Chamber of Commerce and the 2015 Excellence in Customer Satisfaction award from the Pulse of the City News. They’ve also won every category for Best of Lodi’s home remodeling awards from 2012 to 2017 and The Record Magazine’s Best of San Joaquin: Kitchen and Bathroom Remodel award from 2011 to 2015.

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This list takes a range of ranking criteria into consideration, including but not limited to: work history, customer satisfaction, awards and recognition, geographic area of work, cost, building permits, and clientele. We spent over 40 hours researching local contractors before calculating the final ranking for this post. If there is additional information about your business that could affect these rankings, please fill out this form and we will take it into consideration.

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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.