Contractor for kitchen & bath remodel


We moved to Rockridge in May. We have a beautiful but dated Mediterranean style house and would like to remodel the kitchen and bathrooms. Does anyone have a recommendation for a reliable contractor? We're looking for someone who is willing to engage in the design process and tell us what is/what is not possible as we select and source interior elements, appliances, etc.

Thanks in advance,


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Yes, yes. I can highly recommend Andrew Gregor, architect/builder/general contractor and owner of Blue Dog Construction and Renovation. He is a full service quality professional, honest, straight-forward and has a very talented and tidy crew. I have used him as have about 15 of my friends and we all highly endorse him.   510-216-0872 You can schedule a consult by calling or digitally on his website. Talk to him before you hire anyone and see for yourself.

We recently used designer Cillesa Ullman (510)390-3176 for a kitchen remodel and a bath remodel in our Mediterranean-style house. She recommended a different contractor for each project, as they were not done at the same time and required different skills. Both were great to work with. She can draw up the design plans and is so helpful with coordinating everything. She narrowed down the choices of materials so that I did not have to run around finding things on my own. Remodeling requires lots of money, and it's well worth the cost of paying a designer so that you get a finished product you will be happy with for a long time. We are thrilled with our new kitchen and bathroom!

We used Franco Corvasce for our kitchen and my nieces bathroom. He's great! Our kitchen was old and funky. We took it down to the studs, took up the floor, added electrical to accommodate an induction cook top and raised the ceiling to it's original vaulted height. We have known Franco for many years and he's always been reliable and easy to work with. If you want I'd be happy to send you pictures. I think you can get in touch with me directly through the moderator.

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 I recently went through a major kitchen and bathroom remodeling am my house and I cannot be more pleased with the final results. After discussing with many contractors I decided to proceed with Bay Full Construction company, which stood out from the very beginning during the interviewing process , through  their professional atittude and experience in helping me make various good taste design decision for my project. Moreover ,their quote for the project was very decent, located somewhere mid-range. The kitchen remodeling was very complex, as one of the main goals was to make it more spacious without compromising on anything else ,goal that was very nicely achieved through the great design skills of this contractor and it included new cabinets,  countertop, electrical work and tiling. The bathroom remodeling was also mainly guided by this contractor's design recommendations and it included the replacement of a window, as well as the plumbing, tiling and electric work. In the end, their focused attention to details and patience in making sure that everything is done properly  has resulted in a project executed to perfection and within budget / schedule. And on top of all the above, I was very impressed by the fact that the contractor left the site completely clean at the end of each working day.

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Hi Katherine

I'd like to recommend John at Bay Full Construction (510-265-9399).  He has done a few remodels for me, large and small over the years, even before he started the company.  John is really experienced and priced reasonably.  His team is both knowledgable and experienced.  He will let you know what you can and cannot do and make recommendations on materials selected.