Jersey City, a cultural melting pot, was the initial stop for many immigrants entering the United States through neighboring Ellis Island. Today, Jersey City still showcases the flavors and influences of the city’s international communities. To experience just a handful of Jersey City’s diverse influences, experience its diverse cuisine, activities and other attractions.

There are a lot of reasons that make this charming city a well-loved place. If you’re a local looking to remodel your home, we prepared a list of the top remodeling contractors serving the area. Our team handpicked each for their portfolio, affiliations, and press features.

Hudson Home Improvement

50 Harrison St. Suite PH 455, Hoboken, NJ 07030

Hudson Home Improvement LLC understands the frustrations of renovating and remodeling a home. With the services it has been providing since 2008, it is on a mission to eliminate that pain. Its highly skilled team of contractors, designers, and project managers streamline every project to provide a worry-free experience and give each home the quality craftsmanship and look it deserves.

Founder Joseph Shoback provides a decade of skills in home remodeling with excellent communication, organization, and budgeting. Under his watch, Hudson Home Improvement specializes in architectural design, countertop selection and installation, interior door replacement, hardwood flooring, electrical work, demolition, plumbing, and painting. The company is proud to be a Certified Remodeler under the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) and a Certified Kitchen and Bath Remodeler.

Houseplay Renovations

121 Newark Ave. Suite 5105, Jersey City, NJ 07302

Houseplay Renovations, LLC is a registered and fully insured general contracting company serving Bergen County, Hudson County, Essex County, and Rockland County. The firm offers complete project management services to homeowners and business owners looking to build, renovate, or alter their space. It specializes in homebuyer support, full home, apartment, kitchen, and bathroom remodeling, as well as home additions.

Houseplay Renovations has been in the business since 2007 and is led by co-founders Niall and Tamara Templeman. Niall founded Houseplay Renovations in 2007 after moving to the U.S. from England, where he worked as a tradesman for many years. As a general contractor based in northeastern New Jersey, Niall’s hands-on experience and knowledge of the construction trade informs his oversight work daily. Tamara works alongside her husband and serves as the company’s creative director.

Under Niall and Tamara’s leadership, some of the firm’s works have piqued the interest of the press and were featured by HGTV and The Digest Online.

LA Design and Construction

1300 Grand St. Unit C2, Hoboken, NJ 07030

LA Design and Construction is a family-owned and operated full-service company based out of New Jersey. Founded in 2008, the firm prides itself on delivering unmatched quality artistry at the most competitive pricing. It specializes in basement remodeling, bathroom and kitchen remodeling, home additions, outdoor living spaces, remediation, commercial construction, and restoration.

The company now runs under the leadership of Lawrence Steimel as president. It only uses the highest quality materials, applying an “old-school” approach to customer service and attention to detail. The LA Design and Construction team consists of expert tradespeople who have extensive knowledge of the trade and are also fully licensed and insured. It has worked on hundreds of projects in the past, from basic home repairs to roofing replacements, shopping center construction, commercial property management, and flood and fire restorations.

Thompson Fine Home Renovations

527 10th St., Union City, NJ 07087

Thompson Fine Home Renovations is a family-owned, full-service residential renovation firm. It specializes in brownstone and row house remodeling, with special attention to historical and period-correct restorations. The studio works in and around Hudson County and has expanded to include Essex County.

Formerly an equity trader in Manhattan, Andrew Thompson left the corporate world in 2012 to join his father, Jon, and create Thompson Fine Home Renovations. With a profound appreciation for historical restoration, extensive construction knowledge, and mechanical engineering background, Andrew believes the structural and system details behind the walls should be just as well executed as the finishes clients see. He believes in the “doing it the first time” school of thought and has established a team of talented, professional craftsmen to execute the company’s projects precisely and promptly.

Imperial Kitchen & Bath

898 River Rd. 2nd Floor, Edgewater, NJ 07020

Imperial Kitchen & Bath is a full-service design, product supply, and management firm offering some of the most efficient and cost-effective bathroom and kitchen remodeling services in Hudson and Bergen County, New Jersey. Beginning with a detailed site survey, one of the firm’s designers and project managers will outline the client’s project and continue to work by their side every step. The studio’s flexible hours and showroom also make it accessible for those with busy schedules to still complete a successful project and bring the beauty of modern kitchen design into their home at a time convenient to them.

Imperial Kitchen & Bath runs under the leadership of founder and CEO Timothy Roman, who has been in the business for over a decade. Under his watch, the firm is affiliated with the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) and NARI. Some of its projects have also appeared on the pages of NJ Home Magazine, Vue, and The Digest.

Magnolia Home Remodeling Group

1640 Vauxhall Rd., Union, NJ 07083

Magnolia Home Remodeling Group is a family-owned and operated home remodeling company offering interior and exterior renovations throughout New Jersey. The firm’s goal is to build a strong and lasting relationship with its customers, bringing quality artistry, materials, and a commitment to success to each project it is awarded. 

With a proud reputation of successfully managing thousands of projects, the Magnolia team of planners, project managers, installers, and owners pledge to provide high communication and customer service to every home it remodels. They are headed by Vic Fiore, who has extensive knowledge in the home remodeling industry and is well-versed in many phases of construction. He works alongside Chris Fontana, who has over 25 years of experience and valuable knowledge from his Dad Frank, an operations specialist at Con Edison. 

Under Vic and Chris’s watch, Magnolia Home Remodeling Group is proud to be recognized by the Better Business Bureau and NARI. The firm has also appeared on the pages of House & Home Magazine for its works.

Innovative Home Designs

30 Prescott St., Jersey City, NJ 07304

Whether a homeowner is starting from an idea or needs assistance somewhere in the middle, Innovative Home Designs has the resources to serve their project from start to finish or at any point in between. The firm’s team of licensed experts helps make sure everything is done efficiently and up to code. From the beginning stages to the final outcome, the studio works closely with clients to guide them through every step of the process.

Innovative Home Designs has been specializing in design-build, improvement, and renovation since its founding in 2016. It has been serving homeowners located in Jersey City, Tenafly, Englewood, Hamilton, Fort Lee, Morristown, Red Bank, Spotswood, River Edge, Ridgefield, and Freehold. It is currently led by Jason Bonura as president. The company also takes pride in its affiliations with the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) and has some of its works featured by publications like NJ Home Summer.

Platinum Construction

6111 Park Ave. #2C, West New York, NJ 07093

Platinum Construction LLC has over 25 years of industry experience specializing in renovations, restoration, historic row houses, brownstone, high-rise buildings, home additions, remodeling, kitchens, bathrooms, stairs, carpentry, and plaster molding. Serving the Weehawken, Hoboken, Jersey City, New Jersey area, it is a fully licensed and insured full-service building and remodeling company. 

Platinum Construction is proud to be acknowledged by NARI since 2008. It runs under the ownership of Marcello D’Aureli, and its reputation is built into every home it remodels. Marcello is a Certified Kitchen and Bath Remodeler with over 24 years of experience in the business.

Blacktop Construction

368 Sip Ave. Suite 3, Jersey City, NJ 07306

Established in 2015 and with several spaces successfully built and renovated, Blacktop Construction has progressed significantly. The company is based in Jersey City, New Jersey, and offers professional solutions to new building projects, kitchen and bathroom remodeling, home additions, masonry work, and more. After being in the industry for nearly a decade, the firm remains honest, works hard, and offers a cost-friendly construction service. The team behind the studio measures the success of the construction business by the ever-growing number of happy clients it has served.

Under the supervision of Imran Khan, Blacktop Construction’s pool of season experts has over 15 years of combined experience and stays up-to-date with new and efficient ways to handle any building and remodeling tasks that its clients desire. These are all done while maintaining easy access to top-shelf materials and equipment. When homeowners choose to work with Blacktop, they can guarantee that the studio will pay close attention to every detail, from the first on-site inspection to the finishing touches.

On Time Construction

930 Newark Ave., Jersey City, NJ 07306

For over 20 years, On Time Construction has specialized in turning its customer’s dreams into reality. Whether homeowners want a new bathroom or major home improvement, the firm is equipped to help clients build it. Over the past years, the studio has cultivated an outstanding reputation, with most of its business being word of mouth and referral based. This is a testimony to its experience, consistency, attention to detail, and quality of artistry. 

The company’s services include kitchens, bathrooms, major renovations, roofing, sliding, and all exterior for its clients based in Jersey City and River Edge. With David Solomon’s leadership and often getting recognition and praise from local magazines and newspapers, On Time Construction’s exceptional workmanship is apparent in its completed projects.

Artisan Design & Construction

118 Leonard St, Unit 3, Jersey City, NJ 07306

Artisan Design & Construction is a general contractor, designer, and overall project partner to each of its clients. The company is based out of the Hudson County area, allowing the team to service all Central and Northern New Jersey. Its specializations include a full range of services, from interior home renovations to the design and building of brand-new construction. The studio also prides itself on its proven ability to help clients turn plans into reality.  

Whether homeowners already have a drawing or plan in place or need the firm to take the idea from concept to reality, they can guarantee that its in-house design team will communicate and collaborate on the project at every step. With Prince Narang’s leadership and guidance as president, Artisan Design & Construction believes no project is too small or too large and the firm will always do what it takes to get the job done right.