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Hammerhouse Construction, Inc. is a full-service general building contractor serving homeowners and businesses in San Francisco, Marin and San Mateo Counties. The company has more than 30 years of combined experience in remodeling kitchens, bathrooms and complete interiors; building additions; converting garages and more. As a Certified Green Builder, it’s committed to building resourceefficient living environments while minimizing its impact on the environment.
Owner Thom Buchanan says Hammerhouse Construction’s biggest asset is its customers. “Half of our business comes from referrals or satisfied customers who want to use us again for their next building projects. When we leave a jobsite, we want to feel confident we’re leaving behind a quality product and a satisfied customer.”
Hammerhouse Construction emphasizes consistent communication throughout every step of its clients’ projects. “Good communication is the basis for every healthy relationship, including the ones we have with our customers,” says Thom Buchanan. “Our goal is the same as that of our customers: to create something aesthetic and functional while finishing on time and on budget.”
“We’re committed to providing exceptional service, reliability, quality work at a competitive rate, dedication and good communication. We work closely with our clients to turn their building dreams into reality.”
Serving San Francisco, Marin and San Mateo Counties
Kitchens & Bathrooms
Remodels & Additions
Before starting a remodeling project, it’s preferable to have proper building plans.
It can be beneficial if the architect and contractor have previous experience working together, but it’s not necessary—building professionals should be able to work with any designer, regardless of their familiarity. “Having solid plans in place...
"Hammerhouse will do it for you the way you want it, as if you are doing it yourself.""They stayed on budget and did the job on time, which is very important to me. I was a really satisfied customer."
"They are professional, timely, and cost efficient.""Tom is a great guy. He is knowledgeable, friendly, easy to talk to and easy to get along with. He is honest."
"That they are an excellent home renovation service""They have very reasonable pricing and they do thorough, excellent work."
"That he keeps his promises""That he is very easy to work with, did an excellent job, was very communicative, and very proactive. I have used him twice and been very happy with his service."
"I have used Thom several times. He is reliable. He did the work well. The work was quality and there were no worries.""Thom worked really well with me in terms of scheduling. I trusted him with my keys. Whatever it is I wanted to have done, he was able to do it. I had foundation work done."
"They get things done on time and on budget.""The quality of their carpentry work"
"They are honest, timely, and just really easy to work with.""Their honesty, and I have been using them for years."
"The work is very good and clean.""They are very courteous. They are always there for me. They get back to me as soon as they can when I call."
"They did an excellent job. The job costs less than the original quote. They are very professional and got everything done on schedule.""They knew exactly what they're doing. They did it for a great price with a great attitude."
"He was very down to earth, very prompt, and he did a good job.""I thought he was a very good listener and easy to work with."
"I have dealt with a lot of contractors in the past. Hammerhouse Construction were honest about the price, they showed up on time, and the job was completed when they said it would be.""I was happy with the job they did. They did it within the budget and the timeframe they said."
"Tom is straightforward and easy to deal with.""That Tom is flexible, and if something is not right, he will fix whatever the problem is. He shows up on time."
"They are reliable. I can leave my house and know that everything is okay with them working.""The quality of their work, their personnel are always nice."
"They are really professional to work with and they deliver what they say they will deliver.""Generally, they basically came in, understood what had to be done, laid it out, committed to a schedule, and did the work. The work was very well done."
"They are trustworthy, reliable, and quick workers.""The quality of their work and Thom Buchanan's professionalism and willingness to work with me."
"Prompt, and he stands by his work. If there are any problems, he is quick to come back and make an adjustment. His estimates are pretty much on target and he is competitively priced.""He was able to work with me in terms of ideas and coming out with an end product that was suitable. He was able to give me ideas for design and keep it at a reasonable cost. I am very happy with Thom's work."
"I would like to say that they define what they're going to do very clearly, and they execute on that.""The fact that they keep to the schedule that was originally planned, I am happy with the services I've received from them."
"Thom is a good guy and a really trustworthy. He is a loyal guy. He is reliable and he does good work. He is a good communicator. He probably should pay attention to the micro details of the job.""That he doesn't subcontract jobs, he does everything himself. His crew is very polite and reliable. He did what I asked him to do and his prices were incredibly fair."
"I am not sure. I have recommended him for another project.""Thom was pretty easy to work with and he did good work. He was pretty responsive."
"They are very responsive and he shows up when he says he will. I think he was flexible to my needs.""That he shows up when he says he will and he was reliable. He did quality work. I was satisfied with the work."
"That Thom was efficient, careful, and responsive. I would tell them he is a little more expensive but worth it.""I felt like he really knew what he was doing."