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How to Find the Best General Contractors in Riverside County CA

General contractors in Riverside County can provide everything from custom home building to commercial construction. If you're in need of a builder, it's time to find good construction companies in Riverside County. The following independent research by The Prime Buyer's Report lists the best general contractors in Riverside County CA and issues related to hiring them and that affect cost.

Updated April 11, 2014

 The TOP 10 General Contractors in Riverside County CA

Eastmont Construction Inc
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(951) 246-7377
27250 Heim Road
Menifee, CA 92584

Areas Served: Southern CA incl. Riverside County, Riverside CA, Menifee CA
Services: general contractors, new home builders, custom home builders, new construction

Elements in Design
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(650) 400-4900
54259 Southern Hills
La Quinta, CA 92253
State Contractor's License #713882
   Prime Buyer's Report TOP 10 CCIDC (California Council for Interior Design Certification) NCIDQ (National Council for Interior Design Qualification) RRP Certified (Lead-Safe Renovator)

Areas Served: Riverside County incl. Banning CA, Beaumont CA, Blythe CA, Calimesa CA, Canyon Lake ...
Services: general contractor & design/builder

Park West
(909) 605-6891
1215 Graphite Dr
Corona, CA 92881

Areas Served: Corona CA, Palm Springs CA, Riverside CA, Temecula CA, Murrieta CA, La Quinta CA

SFM Constructors Inc
(951) 693-0265
PO Box 890485
Temecula, CA 92589

Areas Served: Riverside CA, Palm Springs CA, Menifee CA, Corona CA, Temecula CA, Coachella Valley CA

FPL Construction Co
(760) 360-3500
42335 Washington St #F Pmb 395
Palm Desert, CA 92211

Areas Served: Hemet CA, Palm Springs CA, Riverside CA, Corona CA, Coachella Valley, Menifee CA

JR Filanc Construction Co Inc
(951) 214-6466
17140 Kitching St
Moreno Valley, CA 92551

Areas Served: Riverside CA, Perris CA, Corona CA, Palm Springs CA, Murrieta CA, Temecula CA, Perris CA

How to Find the Best General Contractors in Riverside County CA 



General contractors in Riverside County must possess the "B" license for general contractors or the "A" license for general engineering contractors that allows them to perform work in any industry specialty or construction project whether residential or commercial building.

If the licensed general contractor has employees, they are required to have workers' compensation insurance for your protection. If an employee of theirs were to be injured on your property and the construction company doesn't have that coverage, the injured employee could file suit against your property insurance resulting in higher premiums for you or even policy cancellation, or a suit against you if your own insurance won't cover it.


General contractors and general engineering contractors in Riverside County are not legally required to have general liability insurance, however all contractors bearing The Prime Buyer's Report—TOP 10 symbol have general liability insurance coverage which reimburses you in the event of any damages. In addition, such a contractor has passed all other requirements for Prime Buyer's Report—TOP 10 status such as our phone calls to previous clients verifying high satisfaction, using only documented labor, verified license and workers' comp insurance, clean complaint record, and more.


Understandably, not all general contractors in Riverside County can be equally experienced in every specialized area of construction. So find general contractors in Riverside County based on the specific type of work you need done. Some general contractors specialize as custom home builders, as commercial contractors or for municipal construction. Regardless of the particular construction services you need, there are general contractors in Riverside County who can perform the kind of construction you want done.

Some General Contractors in Riverside County Are Better Than Others
We've identified some of the best general contractors based on customer satisfaction, efficiency, and affordability. The Prime Buyer's Report lists these general building contractors in Riverside County: Eastmont Construction Inc, Elements in Design, Park West, JR Filanc Construction Co Inc, FPL Construction Co, SFM Constructors Inc, Davis Co, Dateland Construction Co, BK Nelson Construction, CA Construction. Other construction firms, home builders and general contractors in Corona, Moreno Valley, Palm Springs, Riverside and Temecula CA that might still be in business include: .

 

 

Questions To Ask General Contractors in Riverside County 


Step 1: Describe The Construction Work to the General Building Contractors in Riverside County

When you talk with builders in Riverside County, explain what type of construction you need. Be consistent so each of the construction companies can submit an estimate based on the same information.

Step 2: Ask Questions and Take Notes
Before you create a list of possible general contractors for your construction project, ask them some important questions about their technical abilities, history, and the specifications of your construction job. When the general contractors ask you questions, take notes on their concerns. They may reveal some aspects of the construction that are new to you.  

Ask the general contractors the following questions about their experience, abilities, and methods:

• How long have they been builders in Riverside County specifically?

• How many other projects have they done that are like yours? (Custom home building versus commercial, etc.)

• Can the general contractor give you names and numbers of clients that you can call as references? (All general contractors bearing the Prime Buyer's Report—TOP 10 symbol have already had client references called  by our research staff so you don't have to.)

• How long will it take them to prepare a written bid?

• Do they carry workers' compensation and liability insurance? (All general contractors in Riverside County bearing the Prime Buyer's Report—TOP 10 symbol have already had proof of insurance verified by our research staff so you don't have to.)

• Can the general contractor prove that all their workers sent to your property are legally allowed to work in the U.S.? (All builders in Riverside County bearing The Prime Buyer's Report—TOP 10 symbol have already signed an agreement to only hire documented workers.)


• How do they determine pricing?

• Will they provide you a written contract that details the exact brands of products, model numbers, and materials to be used? Failure to include those in writing is one way that cheap contractors falsely underbid others to get your project. Either you're getting inferior materials or you request better materials once the job is ongoing and the cost goes up accordingly.

• What type of warranty does each of the construction companies provide and what are the terms?

• Will construction permits be needed? If so, will the general contractors be responsible for getting those permits? Failure to pull permits is another way cheap contractors in Riverside County are able to underbid legitimate ones. Unfortunately unpermitted work can prevent you from selling the property and even subject you to hefty fines and repair fees to get it to code.

• Will they be hiring subcontractors for your project and if so, what are those company names?

• How often and when will they clean up the construction site? 

 

When you've chosen the best contractors in Riverside County for your specific needs and priorities, make sure they are licensed in good standing with an A license for general engineering contractors or B license for general contractors. (All construction companies in Riverside County bearing the Prime Buyer's Report—TOP 10 symbol have already had their license verified by our research staff so you don't have to.)

 

 

 

Tips About General Contractors and Construction Companies in Riverside County 

Take Care Choosing Among Builders
There are many good builders in Riverside County. Have more than one conversation before jumping in. When you make the time to properly outline your job and carefully match a builder to your needs, you'll be happier with the end result.

Write a Description of the Job for the Builders
Write up a paragraph or two (depending on the intricacy of the job) about the job specifics prior to contacting construction companies in Riverside County. Since each general contractor will see the same description, you can be sure that you are comparing responses on a fair and equal basis. Then you can better judge which construction company gave you the best responses to your consistent description.

Get Three Separate Contracting Estimates
It's okay to get a few separate estimates for comparison. But remember, price should not be your only determining factor. The cheap contractors in Riverside County are usually not the best ones, and a cheap bid often turns out to be the most costly due to unforeseen cost overruns, or poor work that has to be repaired or done over by someone else.

Get it in Writing
It is always better to be safe than sorry. Ask builders to give you everything in writing to prevent confusion down the line. For the purposes of documentation, ask the general contractors to provide you with a written description of the construction work, pricing and a time frame for completion.

Do Your Homework Before You Sign an Agreement
Before you officially agree to any work, be sure to check for contractors license, workers' compensation and liability insurances, as well as any other relevant credentials.


Maintain Great Communication During Construction.
This is an often overlooked skill with general contractors. But in order to maintain a successful partnership, both parties must make a concerted effort to keep one another informed. Don't jump to conclusions, and call and ask the builder if you have doubt about how the construction job is going. There may be a reasonable explanation for changes or delays. There may be decisions that you can make that will help the construction go more smoothly.

Agree in Advance to do a Walk-Through Upon Completion
After the job is completed, return to the agreement you signed before the construction work started. Walk through your project area with the most senior staff member available at the construction company and compare the results to the details stipulated in the agreement. Bring up any work that differentiates from what has been agreed upon.

Know Your Rights
Consumers do have some special rights  depending on where they live. You're dealing with general contractors in Riverside County, so you can learn about applicable laws at the California Department of Consumer Affairs Web site.

 

 

Resources About General Contractors in Riverside County 

Associations & Licensing for General Contractors in Riverside County CA
ABC Associated Builders and Contractors (http://www.abc.org/)
AGC of America Associated General Contractors of America (http://www.agc.org/)
ASA American Subcontractors Association (http://www.assaonline.com/)
BBB Better Business Bureau (www.bbb.com)
CBIA California Building Industry Association (http://www.cbia.org/)
CSLB Contractors State License Board (http://www.cslb.ca.gov/)
DCA California Department of Consumer Affairs (www.dca.ca.gov)
HBANC Home Builders Association of Northern California (http://www.hbanc.org/)
NAHB National Association of Home Builders (http://www.nahb.org/)


General Building Contractors Media &Web Resources
Blueprint Magazine
Building Design and Construction
California Home & Design
CONTRACTOR Magazine
Dwell
Environmental Design and Construction Magazine
Fine Homebuilding
Home
Homebuilding & Renovating Magazine
Home & Design
HOUSE Magazine
Luxury Home
New Old House
Old House Journal
Smart Homeowner
This Old House
Western Interiors and Design


The Prime Buyer's Report provides information for the TOP 10 General Contractors in Riverside County within the following zip codes:

92509, 92564, 92562, 92531, 92282, 92230, 92545, 92881, 92203, 92292, 92552, 92518, 92234, 92517, 92536, 92515, 92220, 92514, 92223, 92585, 92557, 92530, 92320, 92235, 92589, 92248, 92586, 92264, 92506, 92263, 92587, 92563, 92879, 92593, 92880, 92878, 92551, 92516, 92570, 92549, 92211, 92210, 92253, 91752, 92519, 92201, 92258, 92543, 92554, 92521, 92513, 92555, 92595, 92571, 92260, 92567, 92274, 92544, 92590, 92236, 92599, 92860, 92556, 92596, 92241, 92548, 92202, 92507, 92503, 92254, 92270, 92226, 92581, 92276, 92505, 92316, 92240, 92582, 92583, 92225, 92591, 92592, 92261, 92502, 92877, 92883, 92239, 92262, 92539, 92522, 92584, 92553, 92532, 92501, 92572, 92546, 92504, 92561, 92255, 92508, 92247 and 92882

 

 


Construction Companies - General Contractors Aguanga CA

Staten Construction Co Aguanga CA 92536


Construction Companies - General Contractors Banning CA

Thornton Development LLC Banning CA 92220

 

Construction Companies - General Contractors Beaumont CA

Baldi Brothers Construction Co Beaumont CA 92223
K F Construction Beaumont CA 92223

 

Construction Companies - General Contractors Calimesa CA

County Line Framing Inc Calimesa CA 92320
Built Right Construction Inc Calimesa CA 92320

 

Construction Companies - General Contractors Canyon Lake CA

Advanced Construction Service Canyon Lake CA 92587
Robert Boermans Construction Canyon Lake CA 92587


Construction Companies - General Contractors Cathedral City CA

Cimarron Cove Construction Cathedral City CA 92234
Ruttman Construction Cathedral City CA 92234
Solarez Construction Cathedral City CA 92234

 

Construction Companies - General Contractors Cherry Valley CA

Fago Construction Cherry Valley CA 92223

 

Construction Companies - General Contractors Coachella CA

Pineda Construction Coachella CA 92236

 

Construction Companies - General Contractors Corona CA

Able Construction Corona CA 92882
Ameripacific Construction Service Corona CA 92882
B & E Construction Corona CA 92880
Cordoba Construction Corona CA 92879
Corona Constructors Corona CA 92880
Creative Construction Corona CA 92879
Davis Co Corona CA 92881
Embassy Construction Inc Corona CA 92880
F Rodgers Corp Corona CA 92880
Framing By Superior Inc Corona CA 92880
H & J Builders Corona CA 92882
Know Body Construction Corona CA 92883
M H General Contractor Corona CA 92881
McCarthy Brothers Co Corona CA 92880
Olmos Development Inc Corona CA 92880
Pacific Commercial Construction Inc Corona CA 92882
Palmaris Construction Inc Corona CA 92880
Park West Corona CA 92881
Pba Construction Corona CA 92883
Protime Construction Inc Corona CA 92881
Quest Construction Service Inc Corona CA 92881
R A Holland Construction Corona CA 92882
Richard Lopez Construction Corona CA 92879
Roche Constructors Corona CA 92881
Schaper Construction Inc Corona CA 92879
Ssc Construction Inc Corona CA 92880
Tomka Construction Inc Corona CA 92877

 

Construction Companies - General Contractors Desert Hot Springs CA

Jna Framing Desert Hot Springs CA 92241
Powell Framing Desert Hot Springs CA 92240

 

Construction Companies - General Contractors Hemet CA

A Cut Above Construction Hemet CA 92545
Boernsen Construction Co Hemet CA 92545
Robert Elliott Bullard Construction Hemet CA 92544


Construction Companies - General Contractors Homeland CA

All The Best Construction Homeland CA 92548
Astorga Construction Homeland CA 92548

 

Construction Companies - General Contractors Idyllwild CA

Birbeck Enterprises Idyllwild CA 92549
North Storm Construction Idyllwild CA 92549

 

Construction Companies - General Contractors Indio CA

Bell Construction Indio CA 92203
Crew Equipment Inc Indio CA 92201
Dateland Construction Co Indio CA 92201
Strange Construction Indio CA 92201

 

Construction Companies - General Contractors La Quinta CA

Eag Development La Quinta CA 92253
Hartman Construction La Quinta CA 92247
Jerome Soba Construction La Quinta CA 92253
Keith Reese Construction La Quinta CA 92253
M L Construction La Quinta CA 92247
R G Construction La Quinta CA 92253

 

Construction Companies - General Contractors Lake Elsinore CA

Inland Mechanical Construction Lake Elsinore CA 92530
Lehr Construction Lake Elsinore CA 92532
Quality Pacific Construction Lake Elsinore CA 92530
Tim Rhodes Construction Lake Elsinore CA 92532
Whitehorn Construction Co Lake Elsinore CA 92530
Wjb Construction Co Inc Lake Elsinore CA 92530

 

Construction Companies - General Contractors March ARB CA

Stevco Framers Inc March ARB CA 92518

 

Construction Companies - General Contractors Menifee CA

Construction Spider Creek Menifee CA 92584
Into Construction Inc Menifee CA 92584
J L Construction Menifee CA 92584
Us Modular Inc Menifee CA 92584

 

Construction Companies - General Contractors Mira Loma CA

D S Construction Inc Mira Loma CA 91752

 

Construction Companies - General Contractors Moreno Valley CA

Tfi Construction Moreno Valley CA 92553
Cac Construction Moreno Valley CA 92555
J R Filanc Construction Co Inc Moreno Valley CA 92551
Kls Construction Moreno Valley CA 92557
Stephen Johnson Construction Moreno Valley CA 92555
Sunwood Construction Corp Moreno Valley CA 92555
Trends West Construction Moreno Valley CA 92555
United Contractors Co Inc Moreno Valley CA 92553

 

Construction Companies - General Contractors Murrieta CA

Abatti Construction Murrieta CA 92563
Copper Ridge Development Inc Murrieta CA 92562
D & D Schumacher Construction Murrieta CA 92562
Dmd Construction Murrieta CA 92563
Eberhardt Construction Murrieta CA 92563
Forthright Construction Inc Murrieta CA 92563
Hillcrest Framing Inc Murrieta CA 92562
Jardine Construction Corp Murrieta CA 92562
Kratka Construction Murrieta CA 92562
L & S Turnkey Construction Murrieta CA 92563
Pyramid Network Contractors Murrieta CA 92562
R McGee Construction Murrieta CA 92563
Redstone Construction Murrieta CA 92562
Safety Rails Of California Murrieta CA 92563
Superior Quality Corp Murrieta CA 92563
Trm Construction Murrieta CA 92562

 

Construction Companies - General Contractors Norco CA

Boss Builders Norco CA 92860
Chapman Construction Co Norco CA 92860
Custom Coatings & Construction Norco CA 92860
Darmor Construction Inc Norco CA 92860
George R Baca Construction Norco CA 92860
Kantor Gary Construction Norco CA 92860
Lindseth Construction Inc Norco CA 92860
Myers Construction Norco CA 92860

 

Construction Companies - General Contractors Palm Desert CA

Bob Edwards Construction Inc Palm Desert CA 92211
Canamera Construction Palm Desert CA 92211
Champion Framers Palm Desert CA 92260
Craig Blecka General Contractor Palm Desert CA 92211
Desert Commercial Construction Corp Palm Desert CA 92261
Fpl Construction Co Palm Desert CA 92211
G L Scrivens Construction Palm Desert CA 92255
J M Head Construction Inc Palm Desert CA 92261
Parker Construction Palm Desert CA 92260
Principal Construction Co Palm Desert CA 92260
Sipovac Construction Inc Palm Desert CA 92260
Sipovac Construction Palm Desert CA 92211
Stark Construction Co Inc Palm Desert CA 92211
Tw Construction Palm Desert CA 92211
Vip Finish Construction Palm Desert CA 92260

 

Construction Companies - General Contractors Palm Springs CA

Gee Ar Gee Construction Co Inc Palm Springs CA 92262
Homeco Hbc Inc Palm Springs CA 92264
Jerris Construction Inc Palm Springs CA 92264
Layton Development Inc Palm Springs CA 92262
Michael's Customer Framing Palm Springs CA 92262

 

Construction Companies - General Contractors Perris CA

Bartels Construction Perris CA 92570
Roy's General Contractor Perris CA 92570
T 3 Contractors Perris CA 92570
Western Construction Perris CA 92570

 

Construction Companies - General Contractors Rancho Mirage CA

Ledcor Petty Construction Rancho Mirage CA 92270
Palm Springs Construction Rancho Mirage CA 92270
R C Construction Rancho Mirage CA 92270
Tefft Construction Inc Rancho Mirage CA 92270
Wilson Ragland Co Rancho Mirage CA 92270

 

Construction Companies - General Contractors Riverside CA

Alliance Development & Construction Riverside CA 92503
Arturo R Medina Construction Riverside CA 92505
Bk Nelson Construction Riverside CA 92501
Black Marlin Construction Riverside CA 92505
Building Comfort Service Inc Riverside CA 92505
C & C Construction Riverside CA 92509
C A Construction Riverside CA 92507
Ca Qual Construction Inc Riverside CA 92507
California Showcase Construction Riverside CA 92506
Castle Framing Riverside CA 92505
Castlerock Construction Riverside CA 92505
Corbin De Lapp Builders Riverside CA 92506
Creative Design Builders Inc Riverside CA 92504
David Aguilar Riverside CA 92506
Dimanno Construction Co Inc Riverside CA 92517
Djd Group Riverside CA 92501
Doug Nielsen Construction Inc Riverside CA 92506
Douglas E Barnhart Inc Riverside CA 92501
Eddie's Bug Builders Riverside CA 92503
Eric Vaughn General Contractor Riverside CA 92508
Ero Construction Inc Riverside CA 92506
Ess Construction Inc Riverside CA 92508
Exact Build Inc Riverside CA 92506
Fortress Construction Riverside CA 92504
G Hurtado Construction Inc Riverside CA 92504
G P Customs Inc Riverside CA 92503
H R Contractors Inc Riverside CA 92504
Inland Construction Riverside CA 92509
J & M Construction Service Group Riverside CA 92509
J B Construction Riverside CA 92506
J R Hoesman Construction Riverside CA 92504
Joe Ramz Construction Co Riverside CA 92509
Larco Services Inc Riverside CA 92509
Nestbuilders Riverside CA 92507
Palace Construction Riverside CA 92509
R & R General Contractor Group Riverside CA 92509
R Quad Construction Riverside CA 92509
Rancho Framing Inc Riverside CA 92503
Rich Construction Riverside CA 92504
Riverside Construction Co Inc Riverside CA 92503
Robert E Berney Construction Riverside CA 92503
Sherwood Construction Riverside CA 92508
Sprint Construction Riverside CA 92505
Steven H Bong Co Inc Riverside CA 92506
Superior Services Riverside CA 92506
Tazco Construction Inc Riverside CA 92504
Tower Construction Riverside CA 92509
William H Gunn Construction Riverside CA 92513
Yeager El Construction Riverside CA 92509

 

Construction Companies - General Contractors San Jacinto CA

Ayers Construction San Jacinto CA 92583
Dim Construction San Jacinto CA 92582
Medina General Housing San Jacinto CA 92583

 

Construction Companies - General Contractors Sun City CA

First Class General Contractor Inc Sun City CA 92585
Hometown Construction Sun City CA 92586
Hotline Construction Sun City CA 92585
One Shot Construction Inc Sun City CA 92587
Rick Jonsson Construction Sun City CA 92586

 

 

Construction Companies - General Contractors Temecula CA

Blackstone Construction Temecula CA 92592
Bouse Construction Temecula CA 92591
Buckles Construction Temecula CA 92590
Green Bee Construction Service Temecula CA 92590
Greenbee Construction Temecula CA 92592
Irriscape Construction Inc Temecula CA 92590
J C Framing Construction Inc Temecula CA 92590
Nimmo Construction Temecula CA 92592
Sand Dollar Construction Inc Temecula CA 92590
Sfm Constructors Inc Temecula CA 92589
West America Contractors Inc Temecula CA 92590

 

Construction Companies - General Contractors Thermal CA

Idc4 Hawks Thermal CA 92274

 

Construction Companies - General Contractors Thousand Palms CA

Hey Dude Construction Inc Thousand Palms CA 92276

 

Construction Companies - General Contractors Wildomar CA

Bishop Construction Wildomar CA 92595
E M Mills Construction Wildomar CA 92595

 

Construction Companies - General Contractors Winchester CA

Hill Construction Ra Winchester CA 92596
Vizions W Inc Winchester CA 92596