Kitchen maintenance is an important part of home care. As with any part of the household, time and constant use weaken the quality of kitchen surfaces, furniture, and fixtures. Updating the kitchen area can increase the overall value of the home, making it a popular home remodeling project.

The following is a list of North Dakota’s finest kitchen remodeling contractors. This index was compiled using comprehensive criteria, which include workmanship, awards, project portfolios, accreditations, field expertise, and quality of client reviews. Many of these firms are members of professional associations such as NARI (National Association of the Remodeling Industry) and NKBA (National Kitchen and Bath Association).

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15) KP Builders, LLC

160 2nd St. NE, Hillsboro, ND 58045

KP Builders is a construction firm that specializes in commercial and residential projects. The Hillsboro-based business is owned by Kurt Petrowske and while it’s only been in the business for four years, it already has a respectable list of projects in its portfolio.

The featured project combines an outdoor kitchen aesthetic with a contemporary interior kitchen. The unorthodox indoor placement of a wooden picnic table and bench works well with the standard indoor kitchen set-up. It evokes an earthy vibe that complements the metallic appearance of the whole kitchen.


14) Fargo Modern Homes

3566 55th St. S., Fargo, ND 58104

As a construction firm that promotes time- and cost-efficient services, Fargo Modern Homes always delivers on its promise of a quality project set within a client’s budget. The company’s list of accreditations includes the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and the Home Builders Association of Fargo-Moorhead (HBAFM). In addition to home construction, Fargo Modern Homes also offers landscaping, audio/theater construction, and tile and stone installation.

A clean and serene atmosphere is distinct in this Contemporary Prairie Home project’s kitchen. It has a minimalist layout and cool, neutral colors that evoke a cozy vibe. A large corner window allows daytime sunlight to brighten up the space.


13) Belmont Builders LLC.

924 Oak St., Grand Forks, ND 58201

Based in the Greater Grand Forks area, Belmont Builders is a family-owned company that has become a famous local brand due to its exceptional work and reliable reputation. Led by Ben Grzadzieleski, the construction firm has been in the field for almost a decade and specializes in home remodeling and restoration. Belmont’s portfolio of projects shows specialization in contemporary design.

The featured kitchen project by Belmont Builders shows excellent lumber use, as its ceilings, counters, and floors are all made of wood. It has a minimalist design with a single color scheme. The dominant white color of the whole kitchen evokes a simple and clean ambiance.


12) Brekke Custom Homes, Inc.

2515 58th Ave. S., Fargo, ND 58104

Mike Brekke, the owner of Brekke Custom Homes (BCH), knows the importance of client input and creates every project uniquely to match the design in each homeowner’s minds. The firm’s list of services includes residential construction and remodeling, as well as light commercial construction. BCH is a partner of Wildstone Development and has constructed projects in Fargo-Moorhead, Wahpeton, and the lakes area.

Tranquil and sleek, this kitchen from a Maple Leaf Loop South home is a modern kitchen wonder. It has a standard kitchen layout with an island counter and side cabinetry. A singular hue covers the entire space with brown accents and metallic glimmer. The kitchen area is constructed with maximizing space in mind.


11) Nill Construction, Inc.

2602 3rd Ave. SW, Jamestown, ND 58401

Nill Construction, Inc. was founded by its president and CEO Tim Nill in 1986. The brand has become the go-to construction firm in Jamestown and has many positive testimonials to show for its great work. The firm boasts an extensive portfolio of projects and offers residential, commercial, and design services to its clients. As an authorized builder for American Steel Building, Nill Construction, Inc. is among the best when it comes to metal work in the area.

This custom kitchen built by Nill Construction, Inc. highlights its high level of craftsmanship. The exquisite workmanship with the wood is apparent in its simple but striking appearance. The whole kitchen aesthetic is given a contemporary boost with the methodical placement of lighting decor.


10) TR Remodeling and Construction

107 Elm St., Horace, ND 58047

TR Remodeling and Construction operates in Fargo-Moorhead and serves its base city as well as the surrounding areas. Tyler Rupp serves as the firm’s principle and has over 20 years of experience to offer his clients. The company specializes in kitchen and bathroom remodeling, but also offers basement remodeling, home building, and home additions.

This kitchen project utilizes mostly wood construction and exhibits a pure white palette. The use of wood materials exudes a contemporary vibe, and its smooth island counter surface is illuminated by hanging lights. This layout is ideal for residential households with compact kitchen space.


9) Redford Signature Homes

724 Cody Dr., Bismarck, ND 58503

Redford Signature Homes was established in 2007 and is the brainchild of Deborah Luptak, principal of the company. Luptak branched out on her own after two decades working alongside her husband, using her design and contracting skills to oversee projects efficiently from start to finish. The firm carries many badges in its resume; including accreditation from the (NAHB), a designation as a RESNET Energy Smart Builder, an Equal Housing Opportunity member, and a member of the Bismarck-Mandan Home Builders Association (BMHBA).

Neutral colors make any space look organized, and this kitchen set-up by Redford Signature Homes utilizes greys and whites effectively. Expertly crafted cabinetry surrounds the area and its minimal decor adds depth to the kitchen without being too distracting.


8) Gietzen Construction

215 Airport Rd, Bismarck, ND 58504

Woodworking may be one of Gietzen Construction’s strongest suits, but its list of expertise goes further than that. The business is led by Sam Gietzen, who carries 18 years worth of construction knowledge for home repairs, remodels, and renovations. Among the firm’s accreditations are NAHB, BMHBA, North Dakota Association of Builders (NDAB), and the Bismarck-Mandan Developers Association. Gietzen has also been named an honorable mention in Bismarck Tribune’s Best of the Best 2018.

The featured project utilizes a good mix of granite and wood. Its standard layout is given an extra flair thanks to its colorful counter decor and glass lighting fixtures. The blend of white and earthy color schemes give the kitchen a modern-rustic aesthetic.


7) Accent Kitchen and Bath

3151 Main Ave., Fargo, ND 58103

For more than 30 years, Accent Kitchen and Bath has been a highly-reputable contracting company in the Fargo-Moorhead area. Mike Arnold and Tom Spaeth serve as co-owners of the business, and both bring three decades worth of experience to the firm. The firm’s list of services includes designing and building, as well as residential and commercial remodeling. It is a member of the NAHB, HBAFM, National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI), and National Kitchen and Bath Association.

This residential kitchen project features materials made mostly of wood. It displays a minimalist modern style that gives the area a spacious appearance. Black colors emanating from the refrigerator and overhead lamps add a sleek contemporary touch to the kitchen space.


6) Kitchen Tune-Up

2308 11th Ave. W, Williston, ND 58801

The husband and wife team of Dave and Cindy Haglund started Kitchen Tune-Up in 1988. As its name implies, the firm specializes in remodeling and refinishing wood surfaces, kitchens, and bathrooms to keep the spaces looking as good as new. Kitchen Tune-Up’s services include cabinet redooring, custom cabinets, and granite tune-ups. The North Dakota-based company is a member of the International Franchise Association, an organization that helps local businesses expand. The co-founders’ daughter, Heidi Morrisey, currently serves as the president of the firm.

An almost-regal ambiance emanates from this kitchen project, stemming from its luxurious furnishings and high-end decor. Antique-like lighting ornaments hang above the center and side counters, and the island itself has an old European aesthetic.


5) Imagine Home Center

4710 19th St. SE, # 2, Mandan, ND 58554

Imagine Home Center has been in the industry for more than a decade, consistently delivering remarkable work and quality construction service. The company is owned by Logan Unterseher and James Massen, and largely operates in the Bismark-Mandan region. Its flooring and remodeling work rank among the top tier in the field and the firm has received positive reviews for its projects. Imagine Home Center was voted Best Flooring Company in 2019 by the Top Rated Local website.

The featured kitchen highlights the superb woodwork constructed by Imagine Home Center. The minute details of the island counter’s facade are expertly made, as is the cabinetry’s smooth surfaces.


4) Souris River Designs

405 Railway Ave. NE, Minot, ND 58703

Souris River Designs is a local business that provides kitchen and bathroom remodeling services. Among its list of accreditations are memberships with NARI, NKBA, and NAHB. The firm’s principal, David Lebrun, has worked in the industry for over 20 years. Lebrun’s skill set includes woodwork, design, and additions, and his extensive connections make Souris River Designs one of the most sought-out kitchen remodeling firms in Minot.

This Souris River project evokes a traditional American vibe, bringing to mind feelings of a warm family reunion. The wood island countertop, drawers, and floors have an old school feel, amplified by pops of color from the surface decor.


3) Stoneshire Builders, Inc.

3208 Daytona Dr., Bismarck, ND 58503

Award-winning firm Stoneshire Builders was founded by Brian Eisemen, a construction veteran with over 20 years experience in the industry. Eiseman had a previous stint as a board member of the BMHBA, and served as Chairman of the Bismarck Vision Fund. Stoneshire Builders’ list of accolades includes Judge’s Choice Awards and People’s Choice Awards from the BMHBA Fall Parade of Homes, both in 2013 and 2015, and a Judge’s Choice Award from the BMHBA Spring Parade of Homes in 2014. The firm is also a member of the NAHB and the BMHBA.

Black and white is the palette theme of the featured kitchen. The cabinetry, counters, and ceiling are predominantly white, while the surface tops and seats are black. The darker colors break the monotony of the light, giving the kitchen a captivating modern look. Alternative decor accentuates the space’s appearance.


2) Kochmann Brothers Homes, Inc.

3209 Fiechtner Dr. # 3, Fargo, ND 58103

One of the most respected general contractors in the Fargo-Moorhead area, Kochmann Brothers Homes was spearheaded by brothers Bob and Paul Kochmann. Bob and Paul’s resume includes former stints as president of the NDAB, as well as Fargo-Moorhead “Builder of the Year” awards. A plethora of honors have been awarded to the firm including Design and Living Magazine’s Best Contractor award in 2016, FMHBA’s FM Beam Award in 2014, and NDAB’s Beam Award in 2014. Kochmann Brothers is a member of the NAHB, NDAB, HBAFM, and National Federation of Independent Business.

A synthesis of materials is noticeable in the featured kitchen. The granite countertops are complemented by the detailed wooden furnishing of the cabinetry and island, and the kitchen’s busy space is accentuated by the warm glow of a contemporary lighting piece over the island.


1) Vance Vetter Homes

2427 Railroad Ave, Bismarck, ND 58501

Vance Vetter Homes is a top kitchen remodeling contractor in North Dakota. The brand’s eponymous owner carries over two decades worth of experience in the construction industry and takes pride in his firm’s great work. Vance Vetter ensures that every project goes smoothly from planning to construction, and as former president and board member of the BMHBA, his credentials and project portfolio are guaranteed to back up these claims.

The firm is a member of the BMHBA, the NAHB, and the NDAB. Recognitions received by the firm include the Spring Parade of Homes – People’s Choice Award and the Fall Parade of Homes – Judges’ Choice Award in 2011 and 2015, Builder of the Year in 2014, and People’s Choice Award in 2011.