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For a kitchen that’s a true reflection of your tastes and lifestyle, have one of Ohio’s best kitchen remodeling contractors handle your project. We have gathered hundreds of accomplished kitchen specialists and general contractors and evaluated them based on their mastery of the trade and quality of work.

We also considered their years of industry experience, accreditation and certifications, and recognition in the form of press and awards. Each of these firms is capable of bringing together innovative designs and efficient practices to create comfortable and attractive kitchens for Ohio homeowners.


15) The JAE Company

6295 Maxtown Rd., Westerville, OH 43082

The JAE Company has been developing appealing and practical living spaces for homeowners, contractors, and builders throughout Columbus and Central Ohio for over 65 years. This broad experience has honed the firm’s expertise in various remodeling work, particularly of kitchens and bathrooms. The company also offers outstanding customer service, the finest quality products—like kitchen appliances, cabinets, hardware, countertops, and custom woodwork—and interior design knowledge tailored to any budget.

The JAE Company founded the Appliance Company in 2009 to better address the growing demands for appliance selection and installation. Located at JAE’s Westerville showroom, the Appliance Company exhibits the latest in appliance hardware and technology such as refrigerators, ovens, dishwashers, microwaves, and cooktops. Additionally, it offers a wide cabinet selection to suit any budget or style. The company’s fundamental understanding of the installation process ensures that the appliances will fit and function within the overall kitchen design.


14) Keselman Construction Group

15500 Pearl Rd. Suite #361271, Strongsville, OH 44136

Keselman Construction Group has completed over 2,000 construction projects in Northeast Ohio since its establishment in 2004. The team has received multiple awards for its creation and implementation of efficient systems to simplify complex processes for projects such as additions, new constructions, and interior and exterior renovations. By handling permits, schedules, materials, and labor, the Keselman team removes the hassle normally associated with renovation projects.

One of the firm’s most notable projects is an interior renovation project in West Lakeside, Cleveland. The kitchen features a trendy dark wood floor that provides contrast to the gray flat-panel cabinets and a stone slab backsplash. The kitchen also features a large island with seating. This project won the 2017 Best of Ohio Homes Award, presented by the Ohio Home Builders Association (OHBA). These awards recognize excellence among builders, remodelers, developers, and associates throughout the state of Ohio.


13) Griffey Remodeling

5730 Westbourne Ave., Columbus, OH 43213

Central Ohio homeowners have been looking to Griffey Remodeling for reputable, skilled, and visionary residential remodeling services since 1991. Owner Charlie Griffey personally handles all of the sales and designs of the firm’s projects, touting extensive expertise in architecture and design combined with unwavering hard work and dedication.

Despite being a small company, Griffer Remodeling does not have a hard time keeping up with larger, more experienced contractors thanks to its innovative designs and admirable workmanship. Its projects have been featured in trade magazines such as CityScene Magazine, and the firm has won a variety of prestigious awards. These include four Central Ohio Contractor of the Year (CotY) awards and four Achievement in Consumer Excellence (ACE) awards from the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI).


12) Scott Hall Remodeling

1201 Dublin Rd. Suite #112, Columbus, OH 43215

With its state-of-the-art tools and artisans well-versed in the latest design trends, products, and materials, Scott Hall Remodeling has taken its place among the top firms for Columbus kitchen and bath design. Since 1999, the firm has performed exemplary custom remodels, primarily designing and building kitchens, bathrooms, and basements as well as offering multiple room renovations.

The firm is known for its established project management system. In the beginning, the team creates and files all required paperwork, orders products, discusses logistics, and coordinates all aspects of the construction schedule. The crew then prepares the area, installs high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filters, and performs the construction while regularly facilitating the day-to-day activities. Once the work is done, the firm conducts a pre-completion orientation to familiarize homeowners with the space and make sure that the work has been completed to satisfaction.


11) Anthony Slabaugh Remodeling & Design

4724 Darrow Rd., Stow, OH 44224

Anthony Slabaugh Remodeling & Design (ASRD) is a full-service design-build remodeling firm, delivering distinguished service since 1997. From upgrading kitchens to adding unique features such as custom mantles, built-ins, and fireplaces to an already enjoyable space, ASRD is capable of handling various types of construction projects. It has even tackled a few custom homes. However, it concentrates its efforts primarily on kitchens and bathrooms.

The team is very familiar with the challenges of designing a kitchen and knows how to maximize space. This is exemplified in its transformation of a home in Hudson, which involved the expansion and remodel of the kitchen. The client wanted an open floor plan as well as a larger, more functional kitchen with ample storage and an island with seating. The firm addressed these by creating a beam placement plan that allowed multiple walls to be modified or removed. Aside from incorporating state-of-the-art appliances, slide-out tray storage, and a new kitchen island, the firm added a dining area with multiple full-height windows, which allow in plenty of natural light and provide a maximized view of the outdoors.


10) Kitchen Kraft

871 S High St., Columbus, OH 43206

Since 1995, Kitchen Kraft has built hundreds of designer kitchens across Columbus. The firm offers a convenient one-stop shop for kitchen design and bathroom remodeling needs, handling everything from plumbing and electrical work to framing and demolition to carpentry, drywall, and flooring, thus eliminating the need for multiple contractors. The team combines high-quality materials, exacting methods, and fine craftsmanship to build architecturally-sound and visually-appealing spaces.

The firm has worked on numerous high-end homes in the area, creating luxurious kitchens as the focal points of these properties. In one project, Kitchen Kraft remodeled an Ohio kitchen and decorated the room with an elegant neutral palette of browns and beiges. The firm installed a ceramic backsplash and cream cabinets with a chocolate glaze to further enhance the traditional feel of the space.


9) J.S. Brown & Company

1522 Hess St., Columbus, OH 43212

Over the last four decades, J.S. Brown and Company’s team of professionals has revamped thousands of homes in the Central Ohio area. The full-service remodeling company has built a solid reputation for exceptional workmanship in developing kitchens, bathrooms, master suites, additions, basement finishes, whole house renovations, and more. The firm uses its craft to improve spaces of all shapes and sizes, transforming these into showpieces that enhance the owners’ lives and increase the value of their homes.

J.S. Brown and Company employs a highly experienced staff of 27 experts with a wide range of industry certifications, including Certified and Master Certified Remodeler (CR and MCR), Certified Lead Carpenter (CLC), Certified Kitchen Designer (CKD), Associate and Master Certified Kitchen and Bath Designer (AKBD and CMKBD), and Universal Design Certified Professional (UDCP). All of them offer complete dedication to a project, ensuring that all of the client’s needs are met.


8) Odell Construction, Inc.

871 Canterbury Rd. Suite F, Westlake, OH 44145

Odell Construction is a family-owned business that helps Greater Cleveland homeowners accurately pursue their various remodeling and home improvement visions. In each project, the team manages all aspects from concept to design through construction and completion, offering a seamless turnkey experience. Odell touts expertise in kitchen and bathroom remodeling, basement finishing, whole house renovations, and home additions.

The team is comprised of well-trained artisans who are used to working in a collaborative environment. Each brings to the table extensive knowledge and skills in different trades, coming together to deliver remarkable project management and construction services. In addition, Odell professionals regularly keep up with the latest remodeling technology and techniques that highlight both beauty and functionality.


7) Legacy Builders Group

7789 Cooper Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45242

Decades of combined building experience enables Legacy Builders Group to deliver well-planned, smooth, and successful building experiences. Over the years, the firm has provided Cincinnati and surrounding communities with reputable custom home remodeling and design-build solutions.

Whether the project entails updating a kitchen or overhauling an entire room, the professionals at Legacy Builders effectively use their years of training, experience, and resources to produce magnificent outcomes. The team assists clients in everything from thinking through design to counseling them on the best way to remedy an issue, whether it takes place before, during, or even years after the construction of their project.


6) Collamore Built

2015 W Fifth Ave. Suite #210, Columbus, OH 43212

Collamore Built brings together highly skilled and dependable craftspeople who share a zeal for building spaces that increase the comfort and value of Central Ohio homes. Since 2002, the family-owned company has provided design services, remodels, and additions that reflect the Collamore Built commitment of fine craftsmanship and visionary architecture.

The firm works on only a limited number of projects so that the team can focus on the details and precisely address client needs and expectations. The firm’s founder, Justin Collamore, takes personal charge of every project, helping clients understand the process, overseeing site activities, and maintaining communications among the involved parties.


5) Organized Home Remodeling

2045 Builders Pl., Columbus, OH 43204

With its own design center and custom wood and cabinet shop, Organized Home Remodeling is able to efficiently meet the remodeling needs of Columbus homeowners. The team is composed of a kitchen, bath, and custom storage designer, custom cabinet makers, trim finishers, and CLCs, all well-versed in creating custom kitchens, baths, and storage spaces, remodeling basements, and building room additions. Projects by Organized Home Remodeling hone in on functional living and design, highlighting space planning to maximize practical storage.

The firm manufactures its own cabinetry with its full-service woodworking shop Buckeye Custom Cabinets. It designs, builds, and installs custom wood pieces tailored to the needs of customers. With over 20 years of experience, the company has the tools and competence to complete any wood project.


4) Nicholson Builders

6525 Busch Blvd., Columbus, OH 43229

Nicholson Builders has witnessed astonishing growth since 2003. The full-service remodeling and design-build firm offers superb construction solutions, innovative design, and outstanding service and craftsmanship.  The company is built on long-lasting relationships and pursues excellence in all areas of the design-build process.  The team offers a unique perspective to remodeling and renovations which includes architecture, interior design, small projects, and tenant improvements.

 Serving Central Ohio and outlying areas, Nicholson Builders has completed hundreds of remodeling projects and has won local and national awards for excellence in design and construction; including numerous Contractor of the Year and NARI awards, under categories such as historic restoration and interior and exterior renovations.


3) Dave Fox Design | Build Remodelers

3505 W Dublin Granville Rd., Columbus, OH 43235

Dave Fox Design Build Remodelers has provided home design and renovation services for almost four decades. The home remodeling company offers full-service design-build solutions, working mostly on kitchen, bathroom, and basement remodels, whole house renovations, and room additions. It serves homeowners throughout Columbus, Dublin, Powell, Upper Arlington, Worthington, New Albany, Westerville, Bexley, German Village and more.

A client sought Dave Fox’s help in repairing and remodeling a kitchen after discovering that the hardwood flooring suffered from water damage. The homeowner initially found that the space did not function well for her needs. She also wanted to remove the hardwood flooring to prevent any further. Since the hardwood flowed throughout the home, the firm created an inlay pattern to add tiles to the space while keeping the existing hardwood everywhere else. The team and the owner also decided on a reverse L-shaped island to avoid an angle and keep extra seating and storage available in the space.


2) Duncan’s Bath and Kitchen Center

108 S Main St., Poland, OH 44514

For over 50 years, Duncan’s Bath and Kitchen Center’s skilled interior remodeling services have reinvigorated the beauty and value of Youngstown homes. With just a few minor changes—like relocating a doorway or updating lighting—or through complex undertakings—such as opening up a wall or installing new cabinets—the Duncan team has turned many kitchens and bathrooms into exceptional spaces.

The firm’s field staff consists of some of the best craftspeople in the area, many of them with the company for a decade or more. These seasoned design specialists are among the best at turning visions into realities, keeping in mind the clients’ budgets and structural requirements. Several national trade and consumer publications have recognized the firm’s design veterans for maintaining standards of excellence.


1) Neal’s Design Remodel

7770 E Kemper Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45249

Neal’s Design Remodel has been teaming together professional designers with construction experts since 1972, providing the greater Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky, and Western Indiana communities with remarkable design-build remodeling solutions. The team creates value for clients through innovative designs and superior craftsmanship, addressing, designing, and producing kitchens, baths, lower levels, and home additions.

One of the firm’s most notable projects is a stylish Farmhouse kitchen in Middletown. The main goal of the remodel was to add functionality and storage while retaining the character of the unique open-beam space. The new kitchen features cabinetry with interior fittings for even more organization, a large working island, an eye-catching backsplash, and a wall of storage that combines two refrigerators and a pantry.


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