As New Jersey’s 7th most populous county, Union County has a wide range of housing options that highlight the area’s urban life. Despite its dozens of residential neighborhoods, its township has been actively pursuing mixed-development projects, increasing its population even more. In addition, Union County is filled with excellent school districts, parks, and golf courses that give young couples, singles and families alike a homey environment. 

For anyone interested in settling down in the area or wanting to update a current home, our editorial team has compiled a list of the best general contractors to help. Each firm is familiar with how to combine the practicality of construction with the homeowners’ personal decisions to create the best home for you. 

SEI Construction, Inc.

110 Myrtle Ave., Westfield, NJ 07090

SEI Construction, Inc. focuses on providing remodeling services that are exceptional, cost-effective, and efficient. The firm’s process ensures that clients understand what happens throughout the project without becoming overwhelmed. It provides clients with a comprehensive and collaborative approach, a team of professionals to work with, construction services, dust migration prevention, and quality inspection at the end of construction.

The firm serves Westfield, Scotch Plains, Fanwood, Short Hills, Chatham, Summit, Cranford, New Providence, and the surrounding communities. Its services include kitchen and bathroom remodeling, interior and exterior renovation, home additions and custom builds, and historic restoration. SEI Construction is most experienced with traditional, modern contemporary, ranch, and farmhouse styles. One example of its completed work is featured below.

JMC Home Improvement Specialists

12 Ludlow Rd., Parsippany, NJ 07054

JMC Home Improvement Specialists has been providing New Jersey with renovation and remodeling services since 1977. Founder John MacDougall has gathered a team of reliable professionals and skilled craftsmen to provide clients with a wide range of services. These services include bathroom, kitchen, basement, office remodeling, as well as home additions, design-build, and aging-in-place remodeling. The firm is most experienced in the traditional, modern contemporary, ranch, and farmhouse styles.

Client testimonials state the firm is prompt, professional, and easy to work with. Several of these clients provide either repeat or referral work.

Joe Percario General Contractors

1259 E St. Georges Ave., Roselle, NJ 07203

Joe Percario General Contractors has been serving Roselle and the area surrounding Union County for the past 68 years. As an experienced firm, it provides clients with accurate estimates for home remodeling solutions and needs. Its team is made up of carpenters, masons, and stonecutters that provide roofing, siding, windows, home remodeling for basements, decks, additions, kitchens, bathrooms, and emergency response services. A firm of many talents, it specializes in the European, stone house, stucco, modern contemporary, ranch, and farmhouse styles.

Client testimonials express the firm is reliable and prompt. Several of its clients praised the firm’s attention to detail, quality, and professionalism.

Magnolia Home Remodeling Group

1640 Vauxhall Rd., Union, NJ 07083

Magnolia Home Remodeling Group is a family-owned and operated firm based in New Jersey. It specializes in doing affordable interior and exterior renovation projects. Its services include siding, kitchen remodeling, bathroom remodeling, masonry and paving contracting, windows, basement remodeling, patios and walkways, porches and steps, additions and dormers, home remodeling, interior remodeling and trim, and roofing services. 

The firm is led by Vic Fiore and Chris Fontana who ensure each phase of a project is handled with professionalism and care. It has received outstanding reviews on Google, HomeAdvisor, Facebook, and Houzz. The styles it most often designs are traditional, modern contemporary, ranch, and farmhouse. Learn more about their work at

 Classic Construction Services, Inc.

2 Hickory Rd., Summit, NJ 07901

Classic Construction Services was founded nearly 30 years ago by Ian Woodcock. The firm specializes in a wide range of home improvements and commercial renovations. It provides remodeling, residential work, commercial work, green building, historic restoration, home office design and renovation, and fire, water, and mold restoration.

Woodcock is a master builder and carpenter with experience in architecture, engineering, and design-build. He leads the firm in designing and milling its moldings, flooring, and cabinets. As a testament to the firm’s quality work and customer service, most of the firm’s work comes from repeat clients or referrals.

Schoss Construction

1000 Locust Ave., Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

Schoss Construction specializes in interior and exterior home remodeling. Its services include home additions and renovations, kitchen remodeling, bathroom remodeling, custom cabinetry, interior and exterior renovation, and basement and wine cellar construction. Schoss Construction serves Scotch Plains and areas around Union County.

The firm’s clients expressed satisfaction with its restructuring and renovation capabilities. Its team has capabilities in creating cohesion and flow from baseboards to backsplashes. The firm also collaborates with local craftsmen and tradesmen to achieve quality design and service.

Uno Group Home Improvements

78 New England Ave. #37, Summit, NJ 07901

Uno Group Home Improvements has been serving New Jersey for over 20 years. Owner Joe Gagliano collaborates with clients over both small and large-scale projects. He walks clients through the construction process from start to finish. Both Gagliano and his team have been noted to be neat, professional, and respectful by clients. 

The firm offers services for kitchen remodeling and renovation, basement remodeling, fine interior and exterior painting, bathroom renovations, decking, rendering and design. Its expertise lies in modern, contemporary, ranch, and farmhouse styles.

Rappa Construction

23 Dorset Dr., Kenilworth, NJ 07033

Rappa Construction is owned by a family with more than a hundred years in the construction industry. Owner Vincent Rappa Jr. has over 25 years of experience in providing remodeling and new construction services to clients in New Jersey. Client testimonials express satisfaction with the firm’s smooth process and prompt response. Several clients have also shown interest in working with the firm again for future projects.

The firm’s expertise includes styles in the modern, contemporary, ranch, and farmhouse genres. It offers services for custom kitchen and bath remodeling, additions, add-a-level and alterations, basement finishing, and all types of custom woodworking.

MC Home Improvements & Construction 


MC Home Improvements & Construction, LLC focuses on providing value-added construction services to clients through successful partnerships. Owner Eric Couper collaborates with clients from consultation to job completion to guarantee competence and professionalism. Client testimonials have noted the firm’s respect for partners, clients, and employees.

The firm works on general home improvements and major renovations and remodeling. Its services include custom new builds, additions, home improvements, home renovations, multiple rooms, remodeling, kitchens, bathrooms, basements, garages, overhangs and sunporches, outdoor spaces, and custom sheds. The firm has expertise in modern contemporary, ranch, and farmhouse styles.

Schumm Remodelers, LLC.

67 Clinton Ave., New Providence, NJ 07974

Schumm Remodelers, LCC is a family-owned firm that provides clients with quality craftsmanship and customer service. It has been serving the Chatham and New Providence areas for the past 26 years. Schumm Remodelers collaborates with clients to create a plan that takes into account budgetary constraints and project end-goals. It provides services for additions, kitchens, bathrooms, and custom woodwork. 

The firm is owned by Carl Schumm, a specialty carpenter. His work has received praise from past clients, stating that Carl is professional, organized, and efficient. 

Kanstrukt Group

5 Janie Ln., Clark, NJ 07066

Kanstrukt Group specializes in custom home builds, residential additions, and major and minor home renovations/remodeling. Its team of project managers and in-house carpenters works on projects efficiently to complete them on time and within budget. As an experienced firm, it is most experienced in the European, farmhouse, and contemporary styles.

At Kanstrukt Group, clients are offered services for home construction, additions, kitchens, bathrooms, finish work, and roofing and siding. The firm manages all phases of construction, from start to finish. It follows the process of consultation, planning, permit acquisition, construction, and completion.

Marek Wyrzuc Construction, LLC.

56 Edgewood Rd., Linden, NJ 07036

Marek Wyrzuc Construction, LLC collaborates with architects, engineers, subcontractors, inspectors, and designers to complete projects. Firm owner Marek Wyrzuc has over 25 years in the construction industry as a carpenter, chief estimator, project coordinator, and project manager. Wyrzuc also has experience in custom residential and ground-up construction, improvement projects, and building in the traditional, ranch, and farmhouse styles.

The firm’s services include additions, interior and exterior remodeling, and masonry. Numerous happy clients reported that Marek Wyrzuc is experienced and knowledgeable, conscious of project costs, and punctual with each stage of scheduling. 

First Class Building & Remodeling

94 Rutgers Ave., Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922

Owners Anna and Glenn Hickman founded First Class Building & Remodeling over 30 years ago to bring clients complete satisfaction with their projects and the experience. Client testimonials state that the Hickmans are professional, flexible, and easy to work with. 

The firm’s services include home remodeling, basement remodeling, and decks. As a firm that’s easy to work with, the firm’s process for home remodeling includes initial contact with the client, project evaluation, project recommendations, free estimations, and final approval. The firm transforms old and unused spaces into new living areas—from playrooms to home offices to basements to entertainment rooms. The firm also offers a free in-home estimate based on a client’s budget and design ideas.