By Grayson Bennett
For the guaranteed quality of your home renovation and home building, you’ll need the most reliable, responsible and responsive contractors at work. Look no further, because we’ve compiled a list of only the best general contractors in Calgary for your convenience!
For a seamless and organised project, general contractors are there to be the middlemen. They’re accountable for communication, estimation, and gathering everything you’ll need to get the job done.
Building a home needs an astounding amount of trust in people, building materials, and lots of patience. There’s no one better to give those to than the best general contractors in Calgary!
1. Reborn Renovations
|SERVICES||Interior Renovations, Exterior Renovations, Home Additions, Interior Design etc.|
|ADDRESS||2121 41 Ave NE #6, Calgary, AB T2E 6P2, Canada|
|CONTACT DETAILS||(403) 907-1078|
|OPERATING HOURS||9AM-9PM daily.|
Boasting an A+ Rating from the Better Business Bureau, Reborn Renovations is ready to take on the job from you! No matter how big or small the task, they’ll commit to building you the best home at an affordable cost.
Reborn Renovations are always up to date with current trends, certifications and new regulations. They’re amazing at what they do so you can rest assured when you take them up for the job.
- Free home estimates
Here’s a review from a Reborn Renovations client:
“Unbelievable service and quality. Without a doubt exceeded expectations. Jeff and the team at reborn were more than what I expected. I’ve seen other finished work and without question the best quality you can ask for.”
And here’s one more:
“Reborn Renovations is a great company to deal with. They make sure that you are happy with their work. In 2013 we had a big kitchen reno. We later had an issue with some of the work and they came back and repaired it 7 years later. Nice to see that there are businesses that take such pride in their work and that have such integrity. Thank you Reborn!”
2. Bond Constructing and Construction
|SERVICES||Kitchen renovations, decks, fences, etc.|
|ADDRESS||755 Lake Bonavista Dr SE Box 81141, Calgary, AB T2J 7C9, Canada|
|CONTACT DETAILS||403-271-3501 / [email protected]|
|OPERATING HOURS||7AM-5:30PM, weekdays|
Bond Contracting and Construction is proud to be a one-stop, full reservation specialist for your home renovation needs. Every step of the process is done perfectly and cleanly.
They even guarantee you a 2-year warranty for their work.
They also follow a process with three stages, (pre-construction, construction and post-construction) in which they will inform you at every stage so that you can have peace of mind.
That dedication to keeping clients informed is why they’re among the best general contractors in Calgary.
- Full 2-year warranty on all labour
- Full manufacturer’s warranty on all materials
Here’s a Bond Construction review from a client:
“Bond Construction was wonderful to work with! Their staff is very friendly and efficient. The quality of workmanship on our kitchen and bathroom is second to none. We really enjoyed working with their designers as well, they are very friendly and made us feel comfortable with our selections and excited to see our finished project.”
And here’s another one:
“Positive: Punctuality, Quality, Responsiveness, Value
Bond Construction were very knowledgeable when looking at our project, amazingly fast when replying to our questions, and a pleasure to work with. We would likely recommend.”
3. Tally Construction
|ADDRESS||Suite 112 , 612 – 500 Country Hills Blvd NE Calgary, AB | T3K 5K3|
|CONTACT DETAILS||403.797.3327 | [email protected]|
|OPERATING HOURS||Contact for details|
Tally Construction is a company that offers construction management and general contracting services. They cater their services for commercial, retail, and industrial spaces.
The company highly believes in finishing projects on time, all while being able to deliver high quality build standards. In addition, for them, maximizing their clients’ return on investment by working closely to better understand their needs is a must.
- Always finishes on time
- Commercial, retail, industrial construction
- Supports Calgary Women’s Emergency Shelter
4. Denning Enterprise
|ADDRESS||5222 130 Ave SE Suite 249 370, Calgary, AB T2Z 0G4, Canada|
|CONTACT DETAILS||+1 403 404 0025; [email protected]|
|OPERATING HOURS||Always open|
From basic fence-building to a large construction project, Denning Enterprise consistently pours passion and expertise in their craft. With meticulous planning and attention to detail, they complete your project with successful and satisfactory results!
Denning Enterprise is confident that their people can make your home renovation a positive experience for you! They’re guaranteed to give you only the highest standards in workmanship, safety, quality, and customer service.
- HomeStars’ Best of 2020
Here’s feedback from a Denning Enterprise patron:
“Working with Dallas and his team of professionals was awesome. They took the time to walk through our project with us and assisted in deciding the best course of action in regards to some re-model work we needed. The team was neat and tidy during the renovation period and I never came home to any debris or dust. The finished product was just what I pictured! We would definitely use Denning Enterprises for any future work!”
And here’s another:
“Insulated Cantilever bay window- Extremely impressed with the quality of work and professionalism of Denning Enterprise. Dallas (owner) came out and provided a quote even though it was a small job. Most other companies would have either turned down the work or charged a lot due to the small size of the project. However, Denning enterprise was more than willing to take on a small project. Super happy now that our room is warmer thanks to Denning Enterprise. My family would recommend them to anyone.”
5. Handyman Connection Calgary
|SERVICES||Handyman Connection services|
|ADDRESS||2915 21 St NE #206, Calgary, AB T2E 7T1, Canada|
|CONTACT DETAILS||+1 403-735-3257|
|OPERATING HOURS||8AM-4:30PM, weekdays|
One call, one connection; that’s the goal of Handyman Connection Calgary. Home renovation should be simple and hassle-free as possible, and that’s the experience they want to give you.
With friendly dispositions, stellar customer service, and solid craftsmanship, Handyman Connection is widely recognised as one of the best general contractors in Calgary. Your home needs some expert touches, and these guys are the best for those.
- HomeStars’ Best of 2012, 2013, and 2014.
Here’s a review from a Handyman Connection client:
“Positive: Punctuality, Quality, Responsiveness, Value
“Using Handyman Connection was such a pleasant experience. They contacted me within an hour after I submitted my online request. I had to reschedule my booking which was super easy to do. The electrician arrived on time and after giving me the quote, he was able to do the work immediately. I will recommend their service and will use them again in future!”
And here’s more feedback:
“The work done on our basement ceiling room was a WONDERFUL job done by David. He was professional, hardworking, and everything from start up to finish was done very well! I would have no hesitation recommending David for any project in the future!
Thank you David and Handyman Connection”
6. Alta Home Garages and More
|PRODUCTS||Alta Home services|
|ADDRESS||70 Shawville Blvd SE #240, Calgary, AB, CA T2Y 2Z3|
|OPERATING HOURS||8AM-8PM, Mon-Sat|
With 15 years of experience under their belt, Alta Home is here to make the best garages (and more) for you! HomeStars has already awarded them Best of 2020 multiple times, and this shows why they are one of the best general contractors in Calgary!
Not only do they specialise in garages, but they can also make functional and quality basements, decks and concrete pads. Their team is confident that they can do the job right, and they’ll do it right the first time.
- HomeStars’ Best of 2018, 2019 & 2020
- Trusted Pros Best of 2017,2018, & 2019
Here’s a review from an Alta Home review:
“We are so happy with our Alta Home garage build. From sales to construction process to finish they exceeded our expectations. The communication about each phase of construction was great and everything was done in a timely manner. All trades kept their workspace and our yard clean. The City of Calgary inspector said that the electrical was exceptional. Our construction materials and finishing materials are of excellent quality and match our home perfectly. We would recommend this company to anyone. Thanks Alta Home!!!”
And here’s more:
“It was a great decision to move forward with Alta Home upon final review of several other contractor offerings. The decision based on the quality feedback from customer review and recommendation, not so much on price point. A constant communication with project in-charge from ocular visit, raising offer, clarification, permit application, ground work, building completion and acceptance. All scope delivered within the contract period. My experience with Alta Home was fantastic. The team were great, competent, professional and experienced. I’m pleased with my garage and highly recommend Alta Home.”
7. IVP Construction
|SERVICES||Residential Renovations, Commercial Renovations, Multi Family Renovations|
|CONTACT DETAILS||(403) 408-7525/(306) 930-5458 | [email protected]|
IVP Constructions has been in the industry for over 20 years now and ever since their inception they have never failed their clients in providing top quality home and commercial renovation services all over Calgary.
They provide a full spectrum of renovation services from small scale home rooms and bathrooms to full blown commercial spaces, all with guaranteed durable and premium quality materials. Their unique craftsmanship is highly appreciated by their clients, hence the continuous patronage of their service.
- Multi-phase planning and reconstruction
- Full range renovation services
- Well-experienced and knowledgeable workers
“Fantastic experience and we thank you for that. It was the first time my family doing major renovation and everything went really smooth. Guys have completed a full renovation of our main floor. I’m in love with the stretch ceiling and stone fire place they have installed. Thanks, again!”
8. Finstad Contracting
|SERVICES||Kitchen and bath renovations, Ceiling and drywall repair or replacement, Residential painting|
|CONTACT DETAILS||587-700-5214 | [email protected]|
Finstad Contracting is an expert in refurnishing homes that have long been damaged or the designs have already been outdated. They offer a wide scope of home improvement services, from repainting, installation of drywall, and repairing broken sinks to total house overhaul and remodeling.
The company has been in the industry for 3 decades and over the course of 30 years they have earned the trust of the people in Calgary through their promising and cost-efficient work.
- High standard materials and services
- Well-experienced and professional workers
- Transparent and competitive rates
9. Azimuth Builders
|SERVICES||Azimuth Builders services|
|ADDRESS||160 Quarry Park Blvd SE Suite 300, Calgary, Alberta, T2C 3G3|
|CONTACT DETAILS||403 801 4612|
Through their commercial and industrial construction services, Azimuth Builders is dedicated to producing the best results while ensuring that your project is completed without any issues.
They have a team of excellent and experienced trades, designers, general contractors, and project managers who work with the latest technology and trends to create innovative solutions. Trust that their experts are committed to providing quality craftsmanship and honest service at a fair price.
- Excellent project delivery
- Also a design-build and construction management company
Here is a review for Azimuth Builders:
“I felt comfortable and had piece of mind that Azimuth Builders were handling the construction of my first owned building. They gave me ways on how to save money when my ideas were just to extravagant.
I was satisfied that Azimuth Builders was in charge of the construction and would recommend them anytime.”
Here’s another one:
“Auto-Quip has worked with Gary and the team at Azimuth Builders for the past two years on numerous job sites and will continue to do so in the future. It is always a pleasure to work with the team at Azimuth due to their reliability and utmost professionalism. They produce great quality work, in an efficient and timely manner which is always appreciated. One of the key things that makes Azimuth different from other companies is their attention to detail and forward-thinking attitude. We highly recommend their services to those in the local area.”
10. Two Studs Basement Development
Legal Basement Suites
|ADDRESS||118 Tuscany Vista Rd NW, Calgary, AB T3L 3B3, Canada|
|CONTACT DETAILS||403 542 6910 | [email protected]|
|OPERATING HOURS||Monday – Saturday 7:00am – 6:00pm|
Two Studs Basements sprouted through a friendship as long-lasting as their renovation and repair works. The company has now more than 22 years of experience in home renovations and they take pride in their contemporary, elegant, and minimalistic approach in design.
The company is committed to helping you achieve your ideal kitchen, bathroom, or bedroom while working on your limited space, budget, and resources.
Should you decide to expand your home space and add a basement, they can also help you with that.
- Licensed, registered and insured company
- Personalized work
“Two Studs Basements has finished numerous projects for friends and myself including two complete bare wall basement developments that turned out amazing. We have recommended their company to other friends and have had comments back with rave reviews. I highly recommend that you ask them out for an estimate on any size job and rest easy knowing the work they will do is top notch and very reasonably priced.”
11. Great Owl Renovations Inc.
|SERVICES||Remodeling, Renovations, and Property Maintenance Services.|
|ADDRESS||231 Mount Assiniboine Circle SE Calgary, Alberta T2Z2N5|
|CONTACT DETAILS||(403)-875-4516 | [email protected]|
|OPERATING HOURS||Contact for more information|
At Great Owl Renovations, they will help you to weed out the less effective renovation ideas while focusing on the ones that really pay off to bring up the value of your investment. Their desire is to assist you in identifying areas of the property you might want to consider repairs and improvements before or after you purchase your property!
They will also assist you by providing estimates and consulting services for the insurance repairs, mortgages/credit lines for home renovations as well as decorating and staging services for your property resale. The point is that proper renovation pays big dividends and you will see the results immediately– generally within days after finishing your home improvement project: kitchen or bathroom, basement or home office, new storage space or updated plumbing and electrical work, new cozy fireplace or home theater system or great addition room.
- Quick to respond
- Experienced and Reliable
- Professional and timely services
Here’s a review from one of Great Owl Renovations Inc.’s clients:
“Alex was quick to respond to our initial inquiry, showed up on-site for [a] quote on time, provided an expedient quote that was reasonable, had excellent, professional and timely communication on progress, provided professional documentation and receipts, did an excellent installment that met our expectations and left the site clean and tidy. No concerns and would recommend [it] to others.”
Here’s another one:
“Great Owl has done numerous jobs for our condominium building for over the past 5 years. Alex and his team have been reliable and the work has always been completed to our satisfaction. They have done odd jobs here and there, and have also done major renovations and restoration projects for both the building, and individual units. Always willing to work with us in finding solutions to leaks, installations and other things that come up throughout the year. More than willing to recommend him to anyone for any project!”
12. Kay2 Contracting Ltd
|ADDRESS||5475 53 Ave SE Calgary AB T2C4N2|
|CONTACT DETAILS||[email protected]|
|OPERATING HOURS||Monday – Saturday, 9AM – 5PM|
Moe Saghir is the founder and managing director of Kay2 Contracting. With over 17 years of experience, they bring a great variety of skills to the table.
They are committed to ensuring customer satisfaction in every project. They assure quality of work, integrity, and punctuality no matter what type of work is brought upon them.
- Best Renovation with Addition winner in Calgary
- Best Basement development in Canada
- Best Home Renovation over $1M Finalist in Canada
Here’s a review from one of Kay2 Contracting Ltd’s clients:
“We read about Kay2 and liked the fact they won awards. We decided to give them a try after meeting with the owner Moe, right from the beginning we were impressed with the professionalism, work breakdown, and organizational skills. Trevor (Project Manager) was always available to meet and discuss any comments or revisions and additions we wanted. Long story short, please give Kay2 a try, you will be impressed with the quality of work and how efficient they are. Lots of communication and transparency from the beginning, and the outcome was really nice. Thanks Moe, Trevor and team for all your hard work” – Amir A.
Here’s another one:
“I highly recommend Kay 2 for all renovation and house extension work.
It was very nice working with Moe. He extended our house and renovated our basement.
The quality, the time, the personnel, and the process was exceptional.
Thnx Moe for the work, quality and value! And for the gift card and the baklava!” – Murad El-Din Zaamout
13. Calgary Contracting
|CONTACT DETAILS||Visit their website to send an email|
Calgary Contracting has been operating in the Calgary area for over 15 years. Ever since 2005, they have been specializing in high-quality custom home renovations.
Their team prides themselves in helping clients with any type of home or office renovation. The company can guarantee you that your renovations are done professionally within your budget.
- Two year warranty
- Expert interior and exterior renovations
- No project is too small for them
- Gives attention to details
14. The Make Group
|ADDRESS||Unit 235, 4850 Westwinds DR NE Calgary AB|
|CONTACT DETAILS||4037038040 | 4039035157|
The Make Group has a team of professional and talented workers. This enables them to offer a wide range of construction and renovation solutions to their clientele.
From project planning to design, management and execution, you can count on these commercial contractor and renovation experts.
- Multi-faceted construction company
- Creative, professional, and reliable
15. Groon Construction
|OPERATING HOURS||Contact for more information|
Groon is a Calgary-based construction company with 25 years experience serving homeowners, businesses and realtors. Their founder, Benjamin Heninger is a professional engineer that operates with integrity, efficiency, practicality, and ingenuity.
Aside from performing assessments and repairs on cracks and penetrations in concrete foundations, Groon also reviews Permanent Wood Foundations (PWF), provides second opinions on foundation issues brought forth by home inspections and other foundation contractors, and completes on-site water management assessments on the site. Groon Construction will come up with a solution to your foundation issue that is safe, suitable, cost effective and backed by a 10 year warranty.
As a general contractor, they are engaged on a variety of interior and exterior home and business renovation projects. In comparison to other companies, they work with a team of professional tradespeople to complete the work right on time and within the budget.
Benjamin being a professional engineer and a general contractor, he is often asked to join design teams. He helps assess the feasibility of a design plan and lead the implementation of the project.
His designs are incomparable and unique. A previous client also complimented him since he always took his time to explain the process in a detailed manner using simple words.
- Work carried out by a Professional Civil Engineer
- Alberta based company servicing the community since 2003
- High-quality service
Here’s what some people have to say about them:
“We purchased a new home and upon inspection of the foundation walls after demo we noticed some cracks that were immediately concerning and a few smaller ones that we wanted to address before they became a bigger issue. After consulting with Groon a cost effective, time sensitive plan was proposed and acted on to mitigate all of our concerns that we presented. We are extremely happy with the service that we received, the response time both for communication and the work performed exceeded our expectations and we would be happy to recommend Groon to anyone who is faced with foundational concerns. Thanks to Benjamin & Groon for helping our new house become a worry-free home!” -Tyler B, Calgary AB
Renovating your home is a big step, and you definitely need a reliable contractor to ease your worries. Whether they have the required services in-home or would need to outsource it, a good general contractor provides the best of the best.
These companies have their own charm as the best general contractors in Calgary. What they do have in common are professional skills, great customer service, and the determination to do the job perfectly.
They value your home as it were theirs, so don’t hesitate to give them that call.
By the way, if you feel overwhelmed by contractors, you can also check out the best home builders in Calgary for their services!
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