Bathrooms are one of the most active parts of a home, making them a popular choice when it comes to residential remodels. These projects are often challenging in that they often entail having to work on custom cabinetry, millwork, and other personalized finishes.
We decided to showcase ten of San Mateo’s best general contractors— the names behind some of the area’s most beautiful bathrooms. Several of these companies are the recipients of a multitude of industry accolades and work with some of the area’s leading subcontractors.
904 Industrial Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94303
Greenberg Construction extends its services throughout Palo Alto and offers its clients a comprehensive range of general contracting work. It maintains affiliations with vital industry organizations like the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI), the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), and the US Green Building Council. The firm assures clients that all of its spaces are completed with the best and latest techniques and that the work is produced in accordance with various sustainability techniques. The firm employs a comprehensive design-build process—a process it has applied to countless custom homes, room additions, and extensive residential remodels.
Featured above is one of the firm’s most impressive bathrooms. The firm’s team opted for wood-paneled flooring to match the home’s other rooms. It also made use of uniquely patterned backsplashes and granite finishes.
Gilmans Kitchen & Bath
2612 South El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA 94403
With three decades of industry experience, Gilmans Kitchen and Baths has a team of award-winning master craftsmen. The firm services the peninsula and the surrounding San Francisco Bay area. It specializes in a wide range of styles, including modern and traditional. The firm has received plenty of recognition over the years and has been featured in several publications and television broadcasts. The firm has also been presented with multiple awards from the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI). Its team takes a highly hands-on approach and emphasizes the importance of communication throughout the process, ensuring that the client’s vision is reflected in their new space.
The chosen project above is one of the firm’s most impressive bathroom projects. The Gilmans team made use of a clean and minimalistic aesthetic. It installed a neo-angled shower with a pony wall, in addition to a high-gloss vanity. Other great details include a built-in charging dock for hairdryers and plenty of storage room.
Tracery Professional Home Builders
251 East Hacienda Avenue, Unit C, Campbell, CA 95008
Tracery Professional Home Builders extends its services throughout the Peninsula and Silicon Valley; it is regarded as one of the area’s premier residential construction and remodeling firms. The firm’s work has received multiple awards from NARI. That work has also been featured in publications like Architectural Digest, South Bay Accent, and Qualified Remodeler—that last has also included the firm in its annual list of the country’s best 500 remodelers. The firm’s team is talented: each member of the firm has a foundation of formal education in the form of professional degrees, but they also practice continuing education. Together, the team carefully assesses every project that the firm takes on and then provides creative and thoughtful solutions, all without compromising quality or exceeding their agreed-upon budget. Tracery Professional is also FEMA-trained, meaning that it is qualified to take on a structure’s seismic strengthening needs, which is now a growing necessity in California.
Showcased above is an excellent showcase of the firm’s talent and expertise. The firm’s team opted for granite flooring and backsplashes. It also designed a custom his-and-hers vanity and provided great custom cabinetry.
SEA Construction Inc.
763 Polhemus Road Suite 1, San Mateo, CA 94402
SEA Construction takes a design-build approach, allowing it to keep the entire process in-house and supervise every facet of a project. The firm specializes in home additions, kitchens, bathrooms, full home renovations, and room additions. It draws inspiration from over three decades of experience and has worked on over 3,500 homes in the San Francisco Bay Area. The firm is also well-respected for its rapid delivery and smooth processes. Its portfolio includes an excellent variety of designs, ranging from modern to traditional spaces. SEA Construction has also been the recipient of several Chrysalis Awards for its excellent remodels. It is also affiliated with NARI and the US Green Building Council, assuring clients of the sustainability of its spaces. The firm has also been featured in Qualified Remodeler as one of the magazine’s Top 500 builders and remodelers.
Showcased above is one of our favorites from the company’s bathroom portfolio. It features excellent floating cabinetry and wood-paneled finishes. The firm’s team also installed custom shelving and a great his-and-hers vanity.
Jesse Ososki Art
446 Highland Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94401
The Jesse Ososki Art team offers its clients decades of industry experience. The firm’s creative abilities are highly diverse, and the firm has secured partnerships with some of the area’s leading craftsmen and professionals. The firm takes great pride in the numerous industry distinctions it has received over the years. The firm has also been featured in publications such as Dezeen, Dwell, ArchDaily, and Elle Decor. The firm is a small design-build company that extends its services throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, where it is well-respected for both its interiors and exteriors.
The company’s projects are recognizable by the use of contemporary and modern finishes. It also often employs custom cabinetry and tile work. Its portfolio features a great range of art-deco-inspired spaces.
Future Vision Remodeling
495 East Brokaw Road, San Jose, CA 95112
Future Vision Remodeling is the product of the vision of its founders, Shawn Dadon and Roy Bendor. The firm operates out of its office in San Jose and has worked in some of the community’s most sought-after neighborhoods. The firm offers its clients a complete and comprehensive range of services, including some free consultation work. The Future team assists its clients throughout the entire process, allowing it to keep the entire project in-house.
The chosen project was completed within a two-month timeframe and is located in the heart of San Mateo. The firm’s team revamped this formerly outdated bathroom to provide more space and to install modern finishes. The firm also came up with an excellent functional design that would best suit its owners.
2189 Palm Avenue San Mateo, CA 94403
D’Elia Construction draws inspiration from over three decades of industry experience and operates out of its headquarters in San Mateo. The firm has committed itself to the highest standards. Since its inception, the firm has secured relationships with some of the area’s best subcontractors. It also prides itself on the repeat clientele list it has generated via its hard work. The firm extends its services throughout the San Francisco Peninsula and offers a complete range of residential construction services.
Depicted above is one of the company’s best pieces of work. The firm’s team employed beautiful rustic touches and unique fixtures. It also installed large tile backsplashes to give it a more modern feel. Some other great details include its large vanity and granite countertops.
1670 S Amphlett Boulevard Suite #214-04, San Mateo, CA 94402
Founded in San Mateo, Om’s Remodeling is regarded as one of the area’s best and premier renovation firms. The firm is known for its extensive home remodels, kitchens, bathrooms, home additions, and decks. The firm also takes on occasional commercial work. Om’s works with only the area’s best professionals and craftsmen. It has collaborated with numerous experienced plumbers, electricians, architects, designers, and builders; the consistent result is beautiful, timeless work. The firm’s process includes close communication with its clients throughout the process and strict adherence to budget and schedule. The firm’s portfolio demonstrates the firm’s considerable expertise in modern work.
The chosen project is one of the firm’s most impressive spaces. It features large dark tiles for its flooring, which complements its light granite backsplashes. The firm also put in a large floor-to-ceiling wall made of glass, then framed it all with a clean color palette.
Gehrels Custom Homes
1377 B Old County Road, San Carlos, CA 94070
Gehrels Custom Homes is a family-owned and operated practice that extends its work throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. Since its inception, the firm has secured partnerships with some of San Mateo’s best and leading subcontractors and suppliers. It can take on any project regardless of size or scale: everything from in-law suites to second-floor additions. The firm is also highly regarded in the industry for its stellar and expensive interior and exterior renovations.
When it comes to bathroom work, however, the firm offers whatever a client might want or need. That includes everything from simple updates of fixtures and finishes to entire reconfigurations. The firm completes all of its projects on time and within the agreed-upon budget.
Aguilar Building Company
326 Monte Diablo Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94401
Aguilar Building Company specializes in both residential and commercial construction and remodeling services. The firm offers its clients free consultations and quotations and is well-known for its excellent smart building solutions. It has an in-house budgeting team, which provides homeowners with accurate and comprehensive budget plans. They simply will not exceed the agreed-upon budget once a project begins. The firm can take on a range of projects regardless of scale or complexity and commits itself to the highest standards. Aguilar takes great pride in the awards it has won throughout its years in business, as well as the portfolio it has created.
The project above shows off the firm’s impressive skill set. For this project, the firm’s team was tasked with having to work on a couple’s vanity. It also installed a separate tub and custom cabinetry. Our editorial team loved its unique brick-inspired backsplashes.