A rapidly developing city in Los Angeles County, West Covina is a promising area perfect for families who want to maintain close proximity to Los Angeles without having to endure the hustle and bustle. West Covina is positioned near the Downtown Los Angeles area where the central business district is located. This strategic position ensures that the real estate market will be attractive for a long time. West Covina residents looking for contractors to increase their property value should consider this list of the best general contractors in the city.

To come up with this list, our editorial team has compiled a shortlist of contractors serving the area. These firms were assessed based on a set of criteria that considers each firm’s work history, capacity, and overall quality.  

AMAX Contractors

527 N Azusa Ave., Ste. #329 Covina, CA 91722

Armando Morales is a veteran general contracting professional serving Covina and the surrounding communities. Morales and the AMAX team have completed residential, commercial, and industrial projects over the years. AMAX has built a reputation for its handy workmanship and niche services including ironwork and landscape design. The firm has turnkey construction solutions that provide quality workmanship in renovation and remodeling.

AMAX includes a construction process that covers everything from consultation to completion. The firm is experienced in a wide range of construction projects from full-scale remodeling to smaller repair jobs. The AMAX portfolio includes projects such as the Craftsman home featured in the photo.

Golden Age Construction

15855 Alwood St., La Puente, CA 91744

San Gabriel Valley’s Golden Age Construction is a local general contractor that has been on the scene since 1993. The firm has offices in La Puente. Joe Pham, the founder of the company, took inspiration from the California way of living. Pham and his family make up the leadership of the firm and set the tone through dynamic building concepts joined to a careful adherence to local building codes.

The firm has experience doing residential and commercial services, which you’ll see in its project portfolio.  Golden Age’s portfolio includes a number of residential projects. The Spanish Colonial home in the photo is one of the firm’s most notable: simple silhouette and modest exterior design add up to something both visually striking and inviting.

JURM Construction

216 Hillcrest Dr., La Puente, CA 91744

JURM Construction is a professional construction company that understands the merit and gravity of building residential and commercial projects. The firm provides end-to-end client services that cover the budgeting, organization, and handling of each project. Jesson Uriel Rivera and his family take charge of the company operations. The Rivera family instilled the values of artistry and craftsmanship in the firm’s core operations. Through these considerations, the firm has gained a reputation in the local community.  JURM has a substantial number of positive feedbacks from previous clients and trade partners. 

The firm has a portfolio of small to full-scale remodeling projects that reflect the firm’s thoroughness and skillful execution. JURM has significantly improved the condition of homes all over California through its remodeling and contracting services.

Mauricio Construction

947 E Merced Ave., W Covina, CA 91790

Since 1990, Mauricio Construction has provided reliable and high-quality general contracting services all over the Greater Los Angeles area. Company principal Jose Mauricio is equipped with over 30 years of industry experience. The firm is known for its thoroughness and persistence, a consistency that sees every job through to completion. Mauricio operates as a family business, banking on Jose’s treatment of construction not as an industry but as a form of art. This meticulous handling of the projects earned the praises and adoration of Greater LA locals. 

Ollendorff Construction

2233 Calle Jalapa, W Covina, CA 91792

At a young age, Martin Ollendorff had already begun helping his father’s investment properties. He studied Biology when he went to the University of California Los Angeles, but he redirected his career to construction when he founded Ollendorff Construction with his father. The father-and-son tandem provides a thorough construction service equipped with meticulous attention to detail and skillful execution. Ollendorff has a reputation for its seamless operations and professionalism. Previous clients point out how easy it is to do business with the firm. This streamlined service can be seen in the firm’s portfolio of residential projects.

The full home remodel in West Covina featured in the photo is a testament to the craftsmanship and business acumen of the firm. The firm has completely redesigned the space to suit the needs of homeowners in the present-day setup. 

Scott Woodland, General Contractor

20426 Rancho Los Cerritos Rd., Covina, CA 91724

For over 45 years, Scott Woodland has provided top-tier commercial and residential contracting projects. Scott Woodland is a second-generation construction professional with extensive experience in Southern and Northern California along with the Western States. He continued his father’s ventures as a painting contractor and expanded the business to the scale where it operates today. The Scott Woodland team is known for accommodating customer relations management and its ability to accomplish build-outs on-time and on-budget.

The firm’s portfolio consists of any number of striking projects, including the Midcentury home displayed in the photo. Scott Woodland employed a clean and simple aesthetic that is functional and practical. As a result, the home has a warm atmosphere that is not short on style. 


  • 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