Salt Lake City is known as a cultural melting pot with a wide variety of outdoor recreational activities for nature lovers. On top of the stunning hiking, biking, and skiing trails, the city also offers numerous work and educational opportunities. Some of Salt Lake City’s most active industries include retail, technology, and healthcare. Families with children or graduates interested in earning an advanced degree also have a wide range of schools to choose from. 

For those who are interested in moving to Salt Lake City or updating their existing homes there, we have created a list of the best residential remodelers in the area. These firms function under the operation of veteran professionals who are skilled in different facets of the construction industry. By leveraging their expertise, these leaders have guided their teams in completing a range of impressive and stunning projects.

Stevens General Contractor

9418 S Sunset Ridge Dr. Sandy, UT 84092

Stevens General Contractor (SGC) was founded in 1981 to help homeowners figure out the best way to remodel their homes. The firm specializes in understanding what every home needs and how to bring the most out of it. It has worked on a wide variety of project types throughout Utah, including additions, basement finishes, ground-up custom home construction, and kitchen and bathroom remodeling. SGC also offers its expertise in custom design and layout. 

Leading SGC’s operations are co-owners Brett Stevens, Ryan Mattice, and Michael North, all of whom have a background in management, allowing them to efficiently guide the firm. While Stevens and Mattice primarily focus on business management, North works as an operations manager. Under their leadership, SGC has become a member of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and the Salt Lake City Home Builders Association.

DFS Construction

4807 Wallace Ln. Salt Lake City, UT 84117

DFS Construction is a fully licensed and insured remodeling and home improvement firm that serves clients across Utah, mostly in the Greater Salt Lake Valley and Park City areas. Most of the firm’s projects feature luxury remodeling work for kitchens, bathrooms, and entire homes. Several client testimonials have commended DFS Construction for providing fair prices for quality work, while other testimonials have expressed their intentions to recommend the firm to their family and friends.

This Draper Bathroom project features a traditional-style bathroom of a Salt Lake City home. DFS Construction provided its remodeling services at the homeowner’s request to update the “builder-grade” space. The scope of the work included increasing the shower size to maximize usable space while maintaining the existing layout, as well as using floor-to-ceiling Carrara marble tiles to create a spa-like atmosphere.

Built By Design

8 E Broadway, Suite 420, Salt Lake City, UT 84111

Though it is a relatively young firm, Built By Design has earned the confidence and trust of its clients by providing a wide range of dependable construction services. Specializing in custom home renovation, custom home construction, and accessory dwelling units (ADU), the firm’s portfolio features a mix of large and small-scale projects, each designed with a focus on adaptability, reliability, and quality. Built By Design uses efficient and conscientious building techniques to ensure it completes all of its projects on time and within budget.

Industry veterans Jason Coulam and Jeremy Higginson founded Built By Design in 2018. Coulam works as the firm’s primary general contractor, using his experience from working on various homebuilding, renovations, and commercial projects to exceed client expectations. Higginson, on the other hand, has worked in the construction and real estate industries as a broker, flipper, and property manager for nearly 20 years. His skills and knowledge are utilized to create client and home-specific plans and designs.

Smart Specialty Remodeling

10100 S Petunia Way Sandy, UT 84092

Smart Specialty Remodeling is made up of skilled professionals and subcontractors who have a combined 46 years of experience in the industry. This team uses its expertise to complete projects on time while making sure to follow through on its promises to clients. As it works on projects, the firm balances respecting client individuality, observing industry standards, and experimenting with creativity. 

Owner Rob Smart has been remodeling homes in Salt Lake Valley since 1982, the year he founded Smart Specialty Remodeling. Smart uses his passion for and skill in improving residential spaces to create value, comfort, and beauty for the community. He focuses on what the client wants for and needs from their home, helping him achieve success with every project.


  • Shahe Demirdjian

    Shahe is an Editor at General Contractors with around four years of experience as a writer and editor in the construction space. Shahe has always had a huge interest in commercial/residential construction and real estate. On top of his experience at General Contractors, he has two years of experience as a Construction Partner Specialist at BuildZoom and six years of experience as a licensed real estate agent. In his work, he takes advantage of his expertise to take complex technical jargon from those realms and transform them into accessible, engaging content, blending his business administration expertise with a degree from Arizona State University with his experiential insights. Expertise: Architecture, Home Design and Build, Home Remodeling Key Highlights: Arizona Real Estate - Licensed Salesperson Education: Arizona State University - Bachelors in Business Administration