Kitchens are the most active rooms of a home and are often the subject of home renovations and gut-outs. This list showcases fourteen of Ventura’s leading general contractors—the craftspeople behind some of the area’s best kitchen remodels and renovations. Our editorial team chose these firms for their experience, backgrounds, and excellent portfolios. These companies are also proud recipients of a multitude of accolades. From the sleekest and modern kitchens to timeless and classic architecture, these firms can take on any project regardless of size or scale.
Meridian Design Construction
364 N Dos Caminos Ave, Ventura, CA 93003
Meridian Design Construction is a full-service general contractor that specializes in both residential and commercial work. It is experienced in every aspect of the design and construction process and has received numerous stellar reviews through the years. The company is known for its excellent attention to detail, especially its great whole home remodels and additions. It is also an EPA Certified RRP Lead Safe Contractor, which is a legal requirement for all general contractors working on any home built pre-1978. Since its establishment, the firm has secured relationships with some of the area’s best and leading subcontractors and professionals in the area, assuring its clients of the quality of its projects.
Featured below is one of the company’s most impressive kitchens. For this, its team employed sleek wood floors and a clean color palette. It also opted for great overhead fixtures and custom cabinetry.
1500 Callens Rd, Ventura, CA 93003
As its name suggests, Kitchen Places specializes in everything that has to do with kitchen work. It operates out of its office in the heart of Ventura and describes itself as a “one-stop-shop” because aside from its kitchens, it is also highly regarded for its bathrooms and large-scale residential remodels. The company has been in business since 1993 and ensures each project it manages has its own personal group of designers and project managers. Featured below is one of the firm’s best kitchen projects.
Labeled in its portfolio as the Cucina Nera, this project features cabinetry from Nickels Perdeco Velour Touch. For its accents, the firm’s team opted for Horizontal grain, rift-cut White Oak, and Ecru Stain, all topped with matte finishes. Some other details include its clean backsplashes and custom overhead lighting and breakfast bar.
Eagle Pride Construction Inc.
2175 Goodyear Ave Ste 101, Ventura, CA 93003
With three decades of industry experience, Eagle Pride is proud to be a veteran-owned practice. It offers its clients expertise in every aspect of the general contracting process and can take on projects regardless of size or scale. It works in both the residential and commercial markets and ensures each of its projects receives the benefit of its experience throughout the entire process. It specializes in kitchens, bathrooms, and indoor-outdoor spaces.
At the firm’s helm is Gary Kuppenbender. Under his leadership, the company has established long-term relationships with its clients, allowing it to curate a solid list of repeat clientele. The firm has been in business since 2005 and is known for its streamlined services.
1200 Callens Rd, Ventura, CA 93003
Founded in 2009, GenHawk Construction is the product of the vision of its leader and owner, Michael Hawkins. He draws inspiration from two decades of industry experience. Under his leadership, the company extends its services throughout Ventura, Oxnard, Camarillo, Thousand Oaks, Port Hueneme, and its surrounding cities. It specializes in kitchen and bathroom remodels, carpentry, flooring, painting, and maintenance needs.
Showcased below is one of the firm’s best bathroom projects. Located in the East End, this kitchen features the use of excellent materials. It has nice polished flooring, custom fixtures, and tiled backsplashes.
California Kitchen Creations
3367 Telegraph Rd, Ventura, CA 93003
California Kitchen Creations operates out of its office in Ventura. It is a family-owned and operated practice that has been in business since 1994. At its helm are its owners, William and Peggy Howard, who maintain a highly hands-on approach throughout the entire process. They ensure all of the firm’s projects are manned by its best team members. Uniquely, the company has its very own kitchen and bath showroom, which showcases the craftsmanship of its sister-company, William Howard Construction.
Featured below is one of the firm’s best kitchens. For this, its team employed a classic Tuscan theme, as reflected in its intricate details and custom cabinetry. Our editorial team was also impressed by its backsplashes, large kitchen island, and granite touches.