Bathroom remodels are often challenging and complex projects, given that they are one of the most active parts of a home. The primary challenge homeowners face often involves finding the perfect contractor able to handle their specific needs and visions. This list is a showcase of 15 of Austin’s best and leading general contractors behind some of its most noteworthy bathrooms. Several of these firms are certified aging-in-place specialists and each showcases its own diverse portfolios. They were chosen based for their extensive experience, unique backgrounds, and countless industry awards.


Katz Builders

7901 Southwest Parkway, #12, Austin, TX 78735

In business since 1982, Katz Builders is a full-service general contracting and remodeling firm. The firm takes a comprehensive design-build approach, reducing the challenge for homeowners having to look for subcontractors and professionals. Its team adheres to the highest standards as they continue to create luxurious, practical and livable spaces. The firm’s portfolio showcases an excellent gallery of luxury custom homes, extensive home renovations, home additions, kitchens, and bathrooms.

The firm maintains affiliations and holds leadership positions with various vital organizations like the National Association of Remodelers Industry (NARI), the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and the National Kitchen & Bath Association of Texas Hill Country (NKBA). Since its inception, the firm has created a stellar portfolio and it is the proud recipient of numerous awards such as: the National Chrysalis and STAR Awards. Katz Builders has also been featured in publications like Qualified Remodeler. Pro Remodeler and the Austin American Statesman. Continuing education is paramount for all the Team Members and they hold numerous accredited credentials as the industry continues to evolve and improve.


CG&S Design-Build

402 Corral Lane, Austin, TX 78745

As its name proclaims, CG&S takes a design-build approach because allows it to keep the entire process in-house. It operates out of its headquarters in Austin and offers its clients a complete range of home renovation services. Its team is composed of a talented team of architects and interior design specialists. The firm has been in business since 1957, and it remains a family endeavor. The firm is personally led and overseen by its owners, Dolores Davis and Stewart Davis. Dolores manages the firm’s day-to-day activities and serves as its general manager; Stewart is the firm’s principal architect.

Showcased above is an excellent example of the firm’s talent and expertise. Labeled in its portfolio as the “Sapphire Bath,” this project can be found in one of South Austin’s most vibrant neighborhoods. The project won the firm a Contractor of the Year Award from the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) in the Residential Bath $50,001 to $75,000 category. The firm’s team replaced the existing tub and shower with a contemporary, minimal frameless shower enclosure with a striking Clé tile accent wall. Some other great elements include the floating vanity and powder-coated drawers.


Realty Restoration

8410 Anderson Mill Road, Austin, TX 78729

Headquartered in Austin, Realty Restoration has been in business since 2001 and offers its clients exceptional architecture and general contracting services. The firm is respected in the industry for its extensive remodels, great design-build packages, and new construction projects. It extends its services throughout the greater central Texas region and is the product of the vision of its founder and owner, David Davison. He is a Master Electrician and Master Certified Remodeler with over three decades of experience in the construction and remodeling industry. He specializes in residential renovations and additions as well as new construction. His experience also includes serving as the 2012 president of Austin NARI, and he was on the Board of Directors Liaison and Chairman for the 2013 Tour of Remodeled Homes.

Depicted here is one of the firm’s most impressive projects. The homeowners approached the firm’s team in hopes of upgrading their weekend lake house. It has since developed into a retirement home project. The firm used an elliptical arch to frame the bathtub and installed a new frameless glass walk-in shower with pebble flooring, arabesque wall tile accents, and brushed bronze fixtures. The firm’s team also added universal elements such as grab handlebars and a handheld showerhead.


Capitol Design

6001 W Parmer Lane, Suite 370170, Austin, TX 78727

Capitol Design is an award-winning kitchen and bathroom design firm that operates out of its office in the heart of Austin. The firm draws inspiration from nearly four decades of industry experience and is the proud recipient of numerous design awards. It has also had the opportunity to be featured in a variety of both national and local magazines, including Kitchen & Bath Design News, Home & Design, Trends, and Remodeling Today. In terms of designs, the firm’s portfolio divides its bathrooms into two categories: traditional and contemporary.

Showcased is one of the firm’s best contemporary baths. Like most of Capitol Design’s contemporary work, this project showcases clean lines and the use of man-made materials, including concrete, chrome, frosted glass, and linoleum. The firm’s team also opted for large granite tiled flooring and a warm color palette. Some other excellent features include its custom chandelier, separate walk-in shower, and framed tub.


David Wilkes Builders

5450 Bee Caves, Suite 4B, Austin, TX 78746

David Wilkes Builders is the product of the vision of its owners and namesakes, David and Catherine Wilkes. David is a graduate of Wolverhampton University’s School of Engineering and the Built Environment, one of England’s most respected engineering and construction programs. He is a green building professional and a member of the Austin chapter of NARI. Currently, he is on the Building Committee for the Paramount Theatre. Catherin, on the other hand, has LEED AP credentials and was a former board member for the Austin chapter of NARI. She is currently serving on the Central Texas Home Builders Association (HBA) Custom Builders and Remodelers Council Steering Committee and on the Education and Outreach Committee for the Paramount Theatre.

The project above best embodies the firm’s bathroom remodels. The firm’s owners wanted to update their master bathroom to make it more open and functional, so the firm’s team opted for a small bathtub, large floor tiles, and light grey paint on the walls.


Statewide Remodeling

2209 Rutland Drive, Suite 100, Austin, TX 78758

Statewide Remodeling is a leading indoor and outdoor remodeling firm that has been providing services since 1994. It is locally owned and operated with headquarters in Austin. The firm takes great pride in the stellar reviews it has received through the years, as well as its pristine reputation. The firm has consistently been deemed one of the country’s Top 500 Remodelers. The firm now also serves the states of Oklahoma and Arkansas. The firm’s bathrooms, kitchens, and exteriors have all earned the firm recognition within the industry.

The firm begins its process with an initial appointment coupled with accurate in-home estimates. It then follows this up with an in-home design consultation, where its very own design consultant will bring samples and take measurements. Homeowners can expect a highly hands-on approach from the firm’s team of experienced professionals, as well as close communication throughout the entire process.


Adams Company

13740 Research Boulevard Apt. N-8, Austin, TX 78750

Adams Company is an award-winning general contracting firm that is the recipient of countless local, regional, and national awards from NARI and the HBA of Greater Austin. It describes itself as a one-stop-shop for residential construction and remodeling services. The firm is an experienced team of designers, decorators, architects, engineers, carpenters, and other contractors. At the firm’s lead is owner Debbie Adams. She is an accredited Green Building Professional as well as a Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist and a Certified Graduate Builder. She personally ensures that each of the firm’s projects receives the benefit of her extensive experience.

Some of the firm’s most recent accolades include two 2022 Regional CoTY Awards from NARI for two recent kitchen remodels. Showcased here is one of the firm’s best. Labeled in its portfolio as the “Windridge,” this project has a strong contemporary feel. Our favorite elements include the granite backsplashes, custom vanity, and glass shower enclosure.


Soledad Builders

1004 Mo-Pac Circle, #201, Austin, TX 78746

Soledad Builders extends its services throughout Austin. It is well-known for its excellent luxury custom home and remodeling work and has had the opportunity to work in some of the most sought-after neighborhoods in the area. The firm takes a highly hands-on approach and makes use of Co-Construct, a management portal software that allows homeowners to view everything going on in their project throughout the entire process. Through this application, residents can select materials and upload the colors they love, as well as view important construction documents. Showcased above is one of the firm’s best projects.

Labeled in its portfolio as the “Maryanna,” this home has an excellent contemporary feel. The firm’s team modernized the entirety of this 80s-inspired space. As a result, it was able to come up with custom floating vanities and sleek finishes framed by strong, straight lines.


Revent Builds

702 W Mary Street, Austin, TX 78704

Revent Builds extends its services throughout Austin and is well-known for its excellent remodels, home additions, and ground-up construction work. The firm has received countless industry awards and is composed of a talented team of craftsmen. The firm is personally led by its owner and head of operations, John Gioffre. He first got into the real estate industry after starting Go Investments in Houston, a real estate investment company focused on purchasing distressed properties and rehabilitating them. He then moved to flipping houses before eventually working on custom homes. Depicted above is one of the firm’s best projects.

Completed in collaboration with the professionals over at Richard Hamer Designs and SLIC Design, this project entailed having to overhaul an out-of-style 1986 build. The home’s exterior is a mix of stucco, wood, and masonry accents. The bathroom suite features a his-and-hers vanity, several custom finishes, and large glass-paned windows.


Silverton Custom Homes

18592 Ranch Road 1431, Jonestown, TX 78645

With over three decades of experience, Silverton Custom Homes’ best projects can be found in the most sought-after neighborhoods of Austin, Lake Travis, and Hill Country. The firm is a pioneer in the Texas luxury custom home market and provides its clients with a complete and comprehensive range of services. It is proud to be a member of the Southern Living Custom Builder Program and is one of just over 100 builders selected from across the nation for this exclusive program. The firm also has its own design studio called Home Front Design. It serves as its in-house design firm and sample and selection center. Since its establishment, this studio has won countless awards from the Greater Austin HBA and the Southern Living Custom Builders Program.

Showcased above is one of the firm’s most impressive projects. For this bathroom, the firm’s team opted for a sleek modern design. The firm’s team installed great fixtures, clean finishes, and a custom pod for the shower.


New Creations Custom Kitchen and Bath

11716 Big Trail, Austin, TX 78759

As its name suggests, New Creations specializes in kitchens and bathrooms. Since its inception, it has remodeled over 250 homes. Its services also include whole house renovations and updates. The firm has been in business since 2006 when its founder, Roy Faust, decided to delve into the home remodeling industry. Since then, the company has created a stellar reputation for itself as is quite evident in the strong reviews it has received through the years. The firm’s team upcycles old cabinets, counters, plumbing, and appliances to third-party vendors after each remodel and prefers making use of eco-friendly products.

The featured project is one of the firm’s best. The firm’s team designed and installed a custom floating vanity. It also opted for wood elements and touches.


Tier1 Group

400 Broade Way, Leander, TX 78641

Tier1 Group is respected for its stellar construction services that cater to a wide variety of markets. It has been extending its services throughout the Austin area since 1996 and provides exceptional and comprehensive packages. Its work includes new construction, remodeling, and additions to outdoor kitchens. The firm is led by Bill McHugh, a fourth-generation builder who got his first glimpse into the industry by working with his father building homes from the ground up. He is a Certified Graduate Remodeler, a Master Certified Green Professional, and a Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist. Featured above is one of the firm’s best.

The firm’s team made use of an excellent modern theme with traditional touches. Some of its best elements include its paneled flooring and overhead lighting. The firm’s team also designed a beautiful custom vanity and clean backsplashes to frame the tub.


Skelly Build

4361 S Congress Avenue, #104, Austin, TX 78745

Skelly Build provides its clients with high-quality home addition and renovation services. It operates out of its headquarters in Austin and has had the opportunity to work in some of its best communities. Aside from its residential work, the firm can also take on commercial projects. The firm always assists its clients throughout the entire process. The firm is the product of the vision of its CEO and founder, Diana Skellenger. She holds a degree from the University of Texas and is experienced in every aspect of the home renovation process. The depicted project is an excellent example of the firm’s talent and expertise.

This contemporary bathroom features patterned tile flooring. The firm’s team also installed a great tile backsplash and a his-and-hers vanity. Some other great features include its transitional and minimalist finishes.


Audino Construction

7701 Grovedale Trail, Austin, TX 78729

One of Austin’s award-winning residential general contractors, Audino Construction draws inspiration from over three decades of industry experience. It has been recognized locally, statewide, and nationally, and it has had the opportunity to work with some of the area’s best and leading architects and interior designers. The firm can take on projects regardless of size or scale, which has allowed it to build a pristine reputation for itself. Audino maintains affiliations with vital organizations like the Texas Association of Builders, the HBA of Greater Austin, the NARI, and the NAHB. These memberships have kept the firm up-to-date with the best and latest industry techniques.

The firm credits its success to the talent and experience of its principal and namesake, Mark Audino. He is a second-generation builder who has been practicing in and around the industry for over 30 years. Under his leadership, the firm has been recognized among the Top 50 Remodelers in the Nation. In 2004 the NARI Austin Chapter voted Audino Construction “Contractor of the Year.”


Renov8 Design + Build

3809 Run of The Oaks Street, Apt. H, Austin, TX 78704

As its name suggests, Renov8 offers its clients excellent design-build packages. Doing so allows the firm to keep the entire process in-house and lessen the challenge for homeowners in terms of having to look for additional subcontractors. The firm specializes in kitchens, bathrooms, whole-home remodels, open floor concepts, additions, and new home construction projects. It has also designed and constructed several impressive tiny homes and tree houses. The firm makes use of excellent project management software, which allows clients to oversee the entire process and every relevant document from their phones. All of the firm’s spaces also come with extensive warranties.

The featured project is a good example of the firm’s talent and expertise. For this bathroom, the firm’s team designed a glass-encased shower complete with seating. Some other great elements include the custom vanity and patterned backsplashes.

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  • Brooke Adams

    Brooke is a Deputy Editor at Austin Architects with around five years of professional experience as a writer and editor in the construction and home improvement space. Her expertise covers a wide range of topics including addition construction, home remodeling, and landscape design. Brooke has a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, and she also brings extensive experience as a project manager for a top construction firm, overseeing multi-million dollar projects. Additionally, she is certified in LEED and OSHA safety standards. Expertise: Addition Construction, Home Remodeling, Landscape Design Key Highlights: Over 5 years of experience writing and editing in the construction space, Deputy Editor at Austin Architects Education: Syracuse University, Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Certificates in Public Relations and Social Media