Overview

Tex-Mex. Barbecue. Pecan pie. Texas is famous for its cuisine, from hearty and spicy, meaty and juicy, to sweet and savory. Austin, Texas, is among the fastest growing large cities in the country, and an increasing number of businesses, restaurants, and new houses are cropping up there each year. As more people begin to make Austin home, more general contractors are rising to the challenge of creating residential spaces that meet the demands of the bustling and tech-savvy 21st century. They are also creating houses that reflect the lifestyle of each homeowner and that celebrate the Texas way of life.

The kitchen is where some of Texas’s most traditional and beloved meals are shared with loved ones, and most people remodeling a kitchen seek a design that defines who they are. Below is a list of home improvement contractors specializing in kitchen remodeling in Austin. Selected for their high-quality projects, experience, and accolades, these contractors can help you with all of your kitchen remodeling ideas.

Top Kitchen Remodelers

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Modus Design Build

Featured Professionals:
Dylan Martin

Address:
3625 Pond Springs Road #103, Austin, TX 78729

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About Modus Design Build

Modus Design Build, formerly 512 Home Solutions, offers new construction, renovations, and kitchen and bathroom remodeling services. The team is made up of native Texans with decades of experience catering to many kitchen designs and style preferences, from “Austin Weird” to “Hill Country Traditional.” Owner Dylan Martin is a third-generation builder from the Austin area who ran his own company as a handyman in high school and later served in the US Army. He is a National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) Certified Remodeler. Killian Ivy, the company’s office manager, has lived everywhere from Texas to Kenya and the United Kingdom. She holds multiple degrees in subjects like education and fine arts, and she has worked as a theater performer, a private aircraft flight attendant, and even a school teacher. Modus Design Build believes the kitchen is the center of the home. Their kitchen remodels range from traditional and classic — with white finishes and intricately decorated custom cabinets, to sleek and modern — with steel appliances and artistic light fixtures. Many include luxurious kitchen islands with swirling marble kitchen counters and charming tile backsplashes in tasteful colors.

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Statewide Remodeling

Featured Professionals:
Robert Levin

Awards:
Consumers’ Choice Awards

Address:
2209 Rutland Drive, Suite 100, Austin, TX 78758

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About Statewide Remodeling

Started in 1994, Statewide Remodeling has completed over 40,000 building projects in their 20 years serving Texas. The company earns more than $50M annually and was ranked the 18th largest US remodeling company by Qualified Magazine. (In Texas, it is the largest.) The team has received a Consumers’ Choice Award for the past 10 years consecutively, and they have been named Service Provider of the Year by multiple publications. With offices in Austin, Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio, the company offers all kinds of building and remodeling services for houses of any age and style. The company has worked on countless new kitchen and kitchen remodeling projects in and around Austin. They aim to create comfortable spaces while keeping kitchen remodeling costs affordable. Their kitchens feature elements like wood beam ceilings, large kitchen islands with plenty of seating, marble kitchen countertops, and decorative tile backsplash over traditional ovens. Many include intricately decorated wood cabinets with a great deal of kitchen storage, modern lighting fixtures, and the latest steel appliances.

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Austin Impressions

Featured Professionals:
John Gehlken

Awards:
NARI Contractor of the Year Awards

Address:
7000 North Mopac Expressway, Suite 200, Austin, TX 78731

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About Austin Impressions

This full-service design-build contractor offers whole-house renovations, additions, kitchen and bathroom remodels, and outdoor living areas in Austin homes. John Gehlken, owner, has over 20 years of business and leadership experience, and he was previously a board member of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) Austin Chapter. A practitioner of yoga and meditation, Gehlken puts energy and care into each building project, prioritizing customer service. Austin Impressions has earned multiple NARI Contractor of the Year awards, including those for a Residential Addition $100k to $250k and for an Entire House project $500k to $750k.

Kitchens are an important part of their work on high-end Austin homes. In an Austin residence in Rockledge Cove, homeowners sought a new look and some much-needed kitchen updates. Working with Minguell-McQuary Architects, Austin Impressions “completely gutted” the cooking and dining areas, as well as the stone fireplace and guest bath. In its place, they created a European-style kitchen and family room with a contemporary fireplace, a cutting edge entertainment center, and a breakfast bar with the latest appliances. They also lowered the ceiling, added modern kitchen lighting, and installed new windows that opened up views of the backyard.

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Soledad Builders

Featured Professionals:
Marc and Kelly Molak

Awards:
NARI Contractor of the Year Award

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

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About Soledad Builders

Soledad is a family-run Austin contractor that has completed over 100 whole-house remodels and building projects. Operated by Marc and Kelly Molak, the company is dedicated to sustainable building practices and holds affiliations with Texas Association of Builders (TAB), Custom Builders USA, the National Home Builders Association of Austin (NHBA), and the Austin Area Conservation Council.

Marc is from Texas and has been working on construction projects since 1989. His degree is in construction management from UTSA, and he is a National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Certified Green Professional. He is also Green Boots certified through Austin Energy. Since his start in the industry, he has built more than 1,000 houses in and around Austin. Kelly, a second-generation builder, has been educating peers and students in Green Boots principles for many years. They have earned several recognitions for their outstanding remodeling projects, such as a NARI Contractor of the Year Award for a Residential Kitchen $100k to $150k.

Soledad kitchens are modern and purposeful, with high-end appliances and sustainable methods and materials used in the building process. For a kitchen remodel in Finley, Soledad restructured the ceiling and roofline to create a more spacious kitchen with clerestory windows, bamboo flooring, and rich new cabinets.

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RRS Design Build

Featured Professionals:
Randy and Cara Stringer

Awards:
NARI Contractor of the Year Award,
NARI Award for Best Kitchen Remodel,
Max Award for Best Kitchen Remodel

Address:
10107 Janet Loop, Dripping Springs, TX 78620

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About RRS Design Build

RRS Design Build is an Austin contractor providing services in new custom home building, whole-house remodeling projects, and kitchen and bath remodels. Qualified Remodeler Magazine has featured their work several times, and their building projects have been honored with more than 10 awards and recognitions. Among these awards are a NARI Contractor of the Year Award for Best Residential Kitchen Remodel Under $30,000, a NARI Award for Best Kitchen Remodel $60,000 to $100k, and a Max Award for Best Kitchen Remodel Under $75,000.

RRS Design Build is run by Randy and Cara Stringer. Randy gained experience in the building industry by working for his father, who was a well-known builder in Texas. For years, he worked on multimillion-dollar construction projects in San Francisco. He later relocated back to Austin, where he got to know Cara, the daughter of an architect from New England. As a child, Cara trained herself to sketch her dream houses by presenting her sketches to her father, who offered constructive criticism. She went on to gain an MBA and a Texas Realtor license.

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Kitchens by Bell

Featured Professionals:
Bert Bell

Awards:
NARI Contractor of the Year Awards

Address:
11251 Pinehurst Drive, Austin, TX 78747

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About Kitchens by Bell

Kitchens by Bell is a kitchen remodeler originally founded in the state of Missouri. They relocated to Texas in 2010, where they currently serve the community with design-build projects like kitchens, baths, and outdoor living areas. They have received NARI Contractor of the Year awards in 2014, 2015, and 2016 for their building and remodeling work on residential properties in Austin, including kitchens. They are affiliated with the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA). Founder Bert Bell has experience with management, sales, operations, human resources, and leadership in the building industry. Kitchens and bathrooms are their area of focus, and they have completed high-end remodeling projects in upscale areas, like Westlake and Circle C.
In a large-scale kitchen remodel in Circle C, Kitchens by Bell added new kitchen cabinets and rich wood floors, replaced harsh overhead fluorescent lighting with lit recesses between the cabinets and counters, and replaced outdated appliances with brand-new steel appliances. In a renovation project in Georgetown, Kitchens by Bell created an elegant and modern kitchen with double ovens, a beige tile backsplash, and marble counters.

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Capitol Design

Featured Professionals:
Joe Currie

Awards:
NARI Contractor of the Year Awards,
Sub Zero/Wolf 3rd Place Regional Winner
NKBA Awards of Distinction

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

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About Capitol Design

Capitol Design is made up of a team of experts in kitchen design, kitchen remodeling, and kitchen renovation, specifically within Austin. The team is led by Joe Currie, an award-winning kitchen and bath designer who has created designs for the CEOs of Fortune 500 companies and for famous celebrities and chefs.

Capitol Design received a Kitchen of Distinction honor through Home & Design for two years in a row, and they were named Trends Magazine’s Kitchen of the Year in 2013. They have received multiple Awards of Distinction from the NKBA, and they were a 2010 Sub Zero/Wolf 3rd Place Regional Winner. Capitol Design holds two NARI Contractor of the Year Awards for 2010.

Their kitchens range from traditional to contemporary. Many feature accoutrements like crown molding, natural color tones, double ovens, and antique fixtures and appliances. Others feature elements such as stainless steel, frosted glass, and clean, geometric lines and patterns. Their transitional kitchens are a blend of both, with antique features, modern appliances, and styles highly customized for your specific home.

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Adams Company

Featured Professionals:
Debbie Adams

Awards:
NARI Contractor of the Year Awards,
HBA Max Award,
Chrysalis Award

Address:
13740 Research Blvd, Building L, Suite 4, Austin, Texas 78750

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About Adams Company

Adams Company is led by Debbie Adams, who started her career in 1987 when she worked for high-end custom home builder Ray Tonjes. Adams Company specializes in high-end kitchen and bath remodels in north and central Austin and surrounding areas. Debbie is a Certified Graduate Builder, Certified Green Building Professional, and Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist through the National Association of Builders (NAHB). Adams Company is also a member of the Home Builders Association of Greater Austin (HBA), Texas Association of Builders (TAB), and The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NAR).

Kitchen remodeling is one of the company’s strengths. In 2016 Adams Company won National, Regional and Local Contractor of the Year Awards through NARI and a MAX award from the local HBA chapter for a $30,000 – $60,000 kitchen. Adams Company has earned more than a dozen awards in the building industry, including one (1) Regional and five (5) Austin NARI awards for Contractor of the Year and a Chrysalis Award in 2017 alone.

Featured on the Adams Company website includes both traditional and modern spaces along with their numerous award-winning projects. The website illustrates their creative and skillful use of materials such as a clear glass backsplash over fabric that can be changed out anytime and their ability to a match a 40-year-old brick façade seamlessly.

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Avenue B Development

Featured Professionals:
Jeff Bullard

Awards:
NARI Contractor of the Year Awards

Address:
904 West Avenue, Suite 102, Austin, TX 78701

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About Avenue B Development

Avenue B Development specializes in remodeling and interior design, with an emphasis on traditional Texas styles. Their award-winning projects have appeared in publications like Professional Remodeler Magazine, Urban Home Magazine, and the Austin Business Journal. They have also been featured on KEYE Channel 42’s We Are Austin and on KXAN News.

Since 2011, organizations like Chrysalis and NARI have recognized more than 20 of Avenue B Development’s work with awards and honors. Their work on kitchens have received NARI Contractor of the Year awards for a Kitchen Remodel $60,000 to $100k and a Best Kitchen $30,000 to $60,000. In a $100k to $250k kitchen remodeling project in Hancock, Avenue B set out to create a new kitchen design suited to meet the needs of a professional chef. Avenue B added granite and quartz kitchen counters, cutting-edge Wolf appliances, and a marble backsplash that occupies the full wall. Jeff Bullard, owner, is president of NARI’s Austin Chapter, a NARI Certified Remodeler, and a member of Preservation Austin.

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RisherMartin Fine Homes

Featured Professionals:
Chris Risher
Jeremy Martin

Awards:
NARI Contractor of the Year Awards,
TAB Star Awards

Address:
4524 Burnet Road, Austin, TX 78756

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About RisherMartin Fine Homes

RisherMartin is an Austin contractor that provides new custom homes, additions, outdoor living spaces, and large-scale kitchen and bath remodels. During their years of service, this team has earned more than 50 awards for building projects, with several recognizing excellence in kitchen design. They have received TAB Awards for a Best Kitchen Renovation $100k or Less and a Best Kitchen Under $600k, as well as a NAHB Award for Best in American Living for a Remodeled Kitchen up to $100k.

The company is operated by Principals Chris Risher and Jeremy Martin. Risher, who grew up in the building industry, graduated from the University of Texas and is a board member of the Real Estate Council of Austin. The immediate past president of NARI’s Austin Chapter, he also earned prestigious NARI Certified Remodeler credentials and was chosen among Professional Builder Magazine’s 40 Under 40 Builders. Jeremy Martin, a third-generation builder who studied engineering at the University of Texas, was called a “Rising Star” by the NAHB. His many credentials include Graduate Master Builder status, the highest certificate NAHB offers.

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Realty Restoration

Featured Professionals:
David Davison

Awards:
NARI Contractor of the Year Awards,
Chrysalis Awards

Address:
P.O. Box 10001, Austin, TX 78766

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About Realty Restoration

David Davison, founder of Realty Restoration, is a Master Electrician. He is also a Certified Remodeler and a Certified Kitchen and Bath Remodeler with over 30 years of experience in building. He started the company in 2001 and was joined in 2009 by Christopher Davison, who holds a Master of Architecture from Texas Tech University. Their specialty is residential renovations, where kitchen upgrades play a central role.

Realty Restoration has received more than 50 awards from organizations like Chrysalis, NARI, and Qualified Remodeler, including NARI Contractor of the Year awards for a 2013 Residential Kitchen Remodel Over $120k, a 2015 Kitchen $100k to $150k, and a 2016 Residential Kitchen $100k to $150k.

In one kitchen renovation on Sandcastle Drive, Realty Restoration united the first-floor areas and enabled access to the views of the scenic Texas Hill Country from the kitchen. They installed an arc-shaped kitchen island surrounded by porcelain tile, as well as a professional range top and hood for optimal cooking. They also added glass doors, lit cabinet interiors, and Calcutta blue marble backsplash with a chrysanthemum tile pattern.

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David Wilkes Builders

Featured Professionals:
David Wilkes

Awards:
NARI Contractor of the Year Awards,
Texas Star Award
Home Builders Association Remodeler of the Year Award

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

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About David Wilkes Builders

David Wilkes, Austin general contractor, has been featured in publications like Western Art & Architecture, Texas Home Builder, and Urban Home. They prioritize close attention to detail in order to produce elegant homes. The company is led by David Wilkes, a member of NARI and a Green Building Professional who was educated in engineering and the built environment at England’s Wolverhampton University.

The company’s work has received nearly 30 awards for its work on custom homes and large-scale residential remodeling projects, including kitchens. These include three NARI Contractor of the Year awards for Residential Kitchens around $40,000 and a 2012 HBA of Greater Austin Award for Best Kitchen Remodel Over $75,000. One project at a Westlake residence was centered around creating a traditional yet modern and exciting kitchen. David Wilkes Builders removed a wall to form an open-concept layout, installed custom-made maple cabinets with Hafele stainless steel pulls, and added a ribbed tile backsplash. They punctuated the room with Victoria white shimmer porcelain to reflect the light, and added steel appliances.

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Corias Homes

Featured Professionals:
Keith, Debbie and Aria Schoenfelt

Awards:
TAB Star Awards

Address:
11701 Bee Caves Road, Suite 230, Austin, TX 78738

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About Corias Homes

Corias Homes, a family-run business, was founded in 1982 by Keith and Debi Schoenfelt. Today, they run the company with their daughter, Aria. Debbie, the company’s president, has a degree in microbiology and for years worked as a virologist. Keith, one of Texas’s first environmental engineers, brings 30 years of experience in green building projects into each home they work on. Aria grew up building and is now a real estate consultant and has her own brokerage firm, Aria Realty, Inc.

The team works with top architects in Texas to produce high-quality custom homes and remodeling projects, and they have gained several awards for their projects, including multiple TAB Star Awards for custom houses around $3M. Their kitchens are luxurious, with a 2013 Star Award for Best Kitchen in a Home Priced at $3 to $4M, a 2007 Star Award Finalist for Best Kitchen in a Home Over $1M, and a 2009 Star Award for Best Kitchen for a Home Priced $2M and up.

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CG&S Design-Build

Featured Professionals:
Billy Guerrero
Stewart Davis

Awards:
NARI Contractor of the Year Awards

Address:
402 Corral Lane, Austin, TX 78745

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About CG&S Design-Build

CG & S Design Build is a family business founded in 1957 by Clarence and Stella Guerrero. The company’s name stands for “Clarence Guerrero and Sons.” Over the years, the Guerreros have completed hundreds of building projects in and around Austin, and they are affiliated with the HBA, American Institute of Architects (AIA), National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA), and NARI. After teaching their children the ins and outs of the building industry, they eventually sold the company to their children in the 1990s.

Billy Guerrero is the current president and co-owner, and Dolores Guerrero Davis is the company’s general manager. Her husband, Stewart Davis, joined the team as an architect, which enabled CG&S to evolve into a design-build company, offering services in both design and construction. Stewart now also serves as co-owner and the head of sales and estimation.

Their kitchens have been recognized with several awards, such as a NARI Contractor of the Year Award for a Residential Kitchen $100k to $150k, a Residential Kitchen Over $150k, and multiple NARI Awards for Kitchens $30,000 to $60,000. In a Lost Creek neighborhood kitchen remodel project featured in Urban Home, CG & S created a new layout and added a coffee bar, a fold-out pantry, and a granite kitchen island with a prep sink built in.

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Audino Construction

Featured Professionals:
Mark Audino

Awards:
TAB Central Texas Remodeler of the Year,
Lone Star Awards,
NARI Owards

Address:
7701 Grovedale Trail, Austin, TX 78729

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About Audino Construction

Audino Construction is a family-run contractor with over 30 years of experience in Austin and more than 20 awards recognizing their building and remodeling projects, especially kitchen remodels. Debbie Audino is the company’s president, and Mark Audino, principal, is a second-generation builder who learned about the construction industry from an early age.

Of their awards, six recognize kitchen remodels in particular, such as a 2010 HBA Max Silver Award for Best Kitchen Remodel, a 2009 TAB Star Award for the Best Kitchen Over $100k, a 2006 Lone Star Award for Best Kitchen Over $75,000, and a 2008 NARI Contractor of the Year Award for a Residential Kitchen $60,000 to $100k.

They were named a Top 50 Remodeler in the country by Remodeling Magazine and selected by TAB as the 2001 Central Texas Remodeler of the Year. Their work has been featured in Texas Builder Magazine, Qualified Remodeler Magazine, and Austin Home & Living. They are affiliated with NAHB, HBA, NARI, and TAB, and they offer green building design and construction services, as well as aging-in-place designs.

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