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The Best General Contractors in Texas

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Texas is known for its desert landscapes, ranch-style homes, and cowboy culture. From coastal swamps to woods to low hills to plains, the land and weather of the Lone Star State are very different. Although the landscape is stunning, the environment in Texas means that buildings have to be built to withstand heat, wind, water, and anything else that comes their way. The state is known for having the most people and the fastest growth. Every year, hundreds of thousands of people move to Texas because it has a great job market and is affordable. 

This article lists ten of the best general contractors in Texas. These impressive firms were selected based on their skills, experience, expertise, and impressive portfolios. 

CG&S Design-Build

402 Corral Lane, Austin, TX 78745

Founded in 1957, Clarence and Stella Guerrero started CG&S Design-Build as a general contractor that offers exceptional services across Texas and its nearby areas. With a direct and practical approach, the firm focuses on delivering high-quality projects on schedule and within budget. Over the years, the firm has remained committed to its core values of honesty, quality, and dependability. After working on hundreds of projects, CG&S has perfected its design-build method and is known throughout Austin and the rest of the country as an award-winning design-build company. Its impressive portfolio has proven its ability to handle projects regardless of size, scope, or complexity. As a result, its streamlined processes and client-centric methods have earned the firm a long list of happy clients who testify to its quality and professionalism.  

This featured home was built in the 1930s in the French Place neighborhood of Austin, right in the middle of Cherrywood. The project’s goal was to keep the home’s original style while rearranging the space to suit better how the family lives. Molding, light fixtures, and pieces of old wallpaper now framed and used as accents in several rooms were kept and matched.

Legal Eagle Contractors

5008 Locust St. Bellaire, TX 77401

Legal Eagle Contractors has remodeled homes in Texas for 50 years and has won awards for its work. Since its inception in 1972, the firm has offered professional design and building services ranging from small changes, repairs, and maintenance to additions. Over the years, the firm has earned an impressive portfolio that showcases its experience, expertise, and ability to exceed client expectations. It has established its well-deserved reputation as an industry leader through good communication, smooth collaboration, creative design and building techniques, cost-efficient solutions, and the best materials and technology. The firm has built solid relationships with clients and other stakeholders to ensure smooth and seamless project delivery.

One of the firm’s notable projects is this stunning kitchen remodel. The owners wanted to update to an open concept while keeping some layouts in place. The firm knocked out the wall between the kitchen and dining room and added new appliances and fixtures. The result is a much larger feeling, a brighter space with uninterrupted sightlines. 

Vick Construction & Remodeling

104 Industrial Blvd. Suite X, Sugar Land, TX 77478

Vick Construction & Remodeling is a residential remodeling firm based in Sugar Land, Texas. Founded in 2010, the firm offers a one-stop-shop solution for its clients, helping with their unique construction needs. From a simple kitchen remodel to a complex, full-scale remodel, addition, or construction project, the firm has proven its capabilities to deliver high-quality projects on schedule and within budget. As a company that puts “quality first,” the firm’s integrated and personalized approach has resulted in stunning projects that guarantee satisfaction and exceed client expectations. Its impressive portfolio features whole-house renovations, period restorations, new construction, and full-service remodeling projects.

This featured project is a home in Greater Uptown, Houston that had its three bathrooms redone. These happy homeowners now have a spa-like master bathroom with a large glass-enclosed shower and a soaker tub that stands alone. Also remodeled is a shared bathroom with a shower and a bathroom with a shower on the third floor. All the features are new, and the tilework and finishes are all modern. 

Realty Restoration, LLC

8410 Anderson Mill Rd. Austin, TX 78729

Realty Restoration is an award-winning remodeling company that focuses on the design+build process. Founded in 2001, the firm has earned a long list of satisfied clients all over Central Texas who keep returning for their following projects. The firm offers a single-source solution by combining a streamlined process with an integrated and personalized approach that allows it to handle every project detail from start to finish. It prioritizes the preconstruction phase, taking the time to talk to its clients and understand their vision to turn it into a reality. The firm only does work of the highest quality and offers full renovation services that pay special attention to building in a way that saves time and money.

Before moving in, the clients for this featured home wanted to do a few things to improve this house. The firm built a covered walkway from the house to the detached garage and redesigned the kitchen with an open layout that includes a single-level island with seating for four and a space for a future wine refrigerator. The focal wall in the new kitchen is balanced and symmetrical, and it has the clean lines that the clients wanted for a transitional look.

Elite Remodeling

2930 Preston Rd. Suite #980, Frisco, TX 75034

Elite Remodeling is a full-service remodeling company that has won awards and specializes in kitchens, bathrooms, and room additions. Since its inception in 2002, the firm has proven its ability to replace almost any part of a kitchen or a bathroom when it comes to a full remodel. No matter what style or options the clients want, the firm is backed by expert designers, builders, installers, and project managers who deliver exceptional value for clients’ hard-earned investments. Its impressive portfolio is a testament to this, showcasing high-quality projects that exceeded client expectations and delivered on time and within budget.

This stunning kitchen remodel is one of the firm’s notable projects. It features a unique L-shaped layout with the island at the center, creating a functional workflow, lots of workspace, and storage. The transitional design combines a unique mix of classic and contemporary design elements. The brick walls add a rustic charm to the space. 

On Point Custom Homes

940 Corbindale Rd. Suite #100, Houston, TX 77024

On Point Custom Homes is a Houston, Texas-based custom home builder, and remodeler. Founded in 2004, the firm is backed by an award-winning, full-service Design + Build team well-known in the area for its quality. The firm offers its expert design skills, inventive building methods, and cost-efficient solutions to transform and bring its clients’ visions to life. From the beginning to the end of the project, the firm takes an integrated, personalized, and hands-on approach to manage every detail and ensure its timely completion. Its unique design + builds consider the needs of each client, whether they want a modern multistory home with clean lines and large, multifunctional living space or a more traditionally styled high-end product with advanced technology set within a richly finished, well-defined layout.

This River Oaks Kitchen in Houston, Texas is a perfect example of the firm’s impressive portfolio. It features a sleek design with its all-white cabinetry and stainless steel appliances. The warm hardwood floors add a rustic charm to the space. 

Blackline Renovations

5210 McKinney Ave Ste 200, Dallas, TX 75205

Blackline Renovations is a high-end residential design-build firm in the heart of the Dallas area. The firm has a team of experts who work on the project from the beginning to the end, meticulously handling everything with a keen eye for detail. The firm makes the renovation process more accessible, ensuring a smooth and streamlined experience for its clients. Blackline Renovations’ excellent planning and interior design and building skills keep projects on track and within budget. Whether adding a master suite or remodeling the kitchen, its dedication to best service and customer satisfaction has consistently led to exceptional, award-winning projects.

These Preston Hollow residents wanted to update their old main bathroom and the closet, bedroom, and office next to it. The firm replaced the old travertine and granite with new, strong materials. Quartzite countertops with a large laminated edge, a custom floating shower bench seat, a mix of smooth and textured glass tiles, heated marble tile floors, finish rift-cut frameless cabinetry, high-end plumbing fixtures, and custom trim are some of the luxurious and modern features of this main bathroom remodel.

Signature Home Services

1201 Hillview Dr. Keller, TX 76248

Signature Home Services is a general construction firm that does home remodeling, interior design, and handyman work. They are owned and run by the only husband-and-wife team in Tarrant County, who are both Certified Remodelers by NARI and Registered Interior Designers by Texas. Rob and Robin founded the firm in 1995 to deliver the best possible services to its clients across Texas. The firm approaches each project with a direct, hands-on style that allows it to stay on top of every project detail. From the first meeting to the final walk-through, the firm guides each client through every step. As a result, the firm has earned a long list of satisfied clients.

This stunning remodel of several rooms in Southlake, Texas is one of the firm’s notable projects. One of the best parts of this project was that it included pieces made just for these homeowners. This comes with a track lighting system and a wood bar and mantle that go together. When this kitchen’s satin countertop, two-toned cabinets, and backsplash were added, they became the focal point of the whole house.

Greymark Construction Co.

1207 Bingham St. Houston, TX 77007

Greymark Construction Company was founded in 1992 to set itself apart from the average design-build company for remodeling through its exceptional services. The firm is a family-run business run by women and owned by women. It understands that the home is one of its client’s biggest investments, so it takes the time to understand its clients’ wants and needs and turn them into a reality. It is backed by a team of expert designers and builders dedicated to delivering high-quality projects on schedule and within budget. The firm’s impressive portfolio is a testament to this, allowing it to establish a well-deserved reputation as one of the best in the industry.

Greymark worked with Lynn Hollander, an interior designer, to make this stunning remodel. The owners wanted the unique terrazzo flooring to go all the way through the kitchen, so they chose Taj Mahal countertops to go with it. The kitchen has a soft color scheme, with pale pink and robin’s egg blue cabinets on the large center island. The copper vent hood, which has been in the family for a long time, is the kitchen’s most interesting piece.

USI Design & Remodeling

2100 N. Highway 360, Suite #1603, Grand Prairie, TX 75050

USI Design & Remodeling has redesigned and remodeled kitchens, family rooms, and bathrooms in Texas and its neighboring areas since 1996. The firm’s exceptional services include updating the architecture, floor plan, and space plan. Since its inception, the firm has been backed by award-winning in-house designers and dedicated artisans who ensure that the remodeling results will be striking, timeless, and in line with today’s way of life. The firm’s integrated, hands-on, and personalized approach allows it to guide its clients throughout the construction process, equipping them with the information they need to make sound decisions. As a full-service residential design partner, the firm delivers great value, high performance, and on-time service without any stress.

One of the firm’s notable projects is this stunning kitchen, which features a unique mix of contemporary and rustic design elements. The black and white color scheme of the cabinetry, countertops, appliances, and hardware creates a sleek and sophisticated look to the space. The warm hardwood floors balance the monochromatic tones, adding a welcoming atmosphere.


  • Jake Gustafson

    Jake has served as a brings a wealth of experience rooted in his passion for building. Holding a degree in Construction Engineering Management from Oregon State University, he actively engaged in industry-related activities, including membership in the Associated General Contractors of America student chapter and participation in the Associated Schools in Construction student competition. Previously, Jake served as a project engineer for a prominent general contractor in Portland, where he played a pivotal role in various aspects of construction projects, from pre-construction to subcontractor management. His expertise extends to working on innovative projects, such as North America's largest CLT commercial building. Expertise: Commercial Construction, Commercial Remodeling, Home Design and Build Key Highlights: Editor at HomeBuilderDigest, Project Engineer for Portland-based general contractor, Field Engineer for the largest CLT commercial building in North America Education: Oregon State University - Degree in Construction Engineering Management