My husband and I purchased a 1941 beach cottage and worked with an architect for over a year to update the home. It was then that we met Pat Scofield of California Home Builders. We were immediately impressed with his knowledge of construction and ability to bring our dream home to fruition. Throughout the project he constantly reviewed our existing plans and made thoughtful and cost saving suggestion wherever possible. His team was wonderful to work with and kept us well informed during the entire process – from initial permitting to final CO. We have built numerous homes in the past and there are always some hiccups. In my opinion, the best judge of an excellent contractor is how they respond to issues as they arise. Pat, Caitlin, and the team addressed any issues immediately, kept us well informed of their status, and most importantly stood behind their product. If/When we build again, I would definitely use California Home Builders.
I would highly recommend California Home Builders as a general contractor for your project, whether it be new construction or remodeling. They provided a competitive bid and generally worked within our budget to construct a beautiful home through great workmanship. They go above and beyond simply building and finishing the house by looking for the “little things” that need attention that the owner might not recognize. You will also enjoy the personal experience of working with their team.
Vicki and I wanted to thank California Home Builders for our new kitchen and entryway. We absolutely love it! Working with you, Pat and Sean was a very different and positive experience as compared to other contractors we’ve used. You were very hands on throughout the two month long project. There were site visits and walkthroughs just about every day. Vicki and I always felt as though you were very engaged. Speaking about the two months, that was Pat’s original estimate and except for some paint touch up, California Home Builders delivered on their estimate. We feel that one of the main reasons the project stayed on time was that your subs arrived on time, on the correct day, every day of the project. The subs were very pleasant and accommodating to work with. They hung temporary, plastic walls to keep the dust down and cleaned up at the end of each day. Because of this level of service and attention, we were able to remain living in the house even though walls were removed, cabinets were installed, drywall work was done and ceilings were raised. We also really appreciated the timely, effective and informative communication. I don’t remember one phone call that you or Pat did not answer. Emails from us to you with questions were answered within an hour or two (if they weren’t, we could count on a visit at the end of that day). Thanks again and we look forward to partnering with California Home Builders in the future for our master bath remodel!
“In June 2016, we decided to do a complete remodel of our home. The remodel involved knocking out walls, adding a bathroom, updating 3 additional bathrooms, completely redesigning the configuration of the kitchen, new staircase, flooring, crown molding, etc. This was a big project. Sean went above and beyond to make sure our project ran smoothly and was completed on time and within our budget. It was a pleasure working with Sean and his crew who work for CAHB. Sean has an eye for details, is very easy going and pays attention to the needs of the homeowner. All of CAHB’s employees are friendly and polite. At the end of each day, the house was clean and orderly. Sean was always available throughout the remodel and was at our home daily. Sean uses the highest quality products available and operates on a high ethical standard. I would recommend Sean and CAHB to anyone who is looking to do a high-end remodel or new construction build.”
“Sean – words cannot express the gratitude we have for you and everything you do for us! You always go above and way beyond to help us in everything – no request is too big or too small for you! We are so blessed to have found you!”
“Sean – California Home Builders was great to work with. The quality of your work is exceptional and we highly recommend you guys! Thank you for your patience during the last nine months. We love our home and plan to grow old in it.
“We lost our home in the 2007 wildfires in San Diego. We reluctantly had the honor of building a new home for ourselves thrust upon us. Choosing a builder that we could trust and feel comfortable with seemed like the biggest decision of our lives. We chose California Home Builders, Inc. after talking with 5 other home builders from this area. We drove to Bakersfield to view their workmanship and after seeing what they do first hand the decision was an easy one. California Home Builders, Inc. is a family owned business. Pat Scofield made us feel like we were valuable clients and we always felt like they had our best interests at heart. They helped ease us through the myriad of details involved with new home construction. Pat exuded an aura of honesty and trust that was very compelling in our decision making process. After moving in, any time we have a problem or question of any kind, he is right there for us. Even minor items get his immediate attention. We would highly recommend California Home Builders, Inc. to anyone with construction needs for high quality workmanship and standing behind the job they do. I can truthfully say that after our building experience Pat and his family are our friends.”
“Building a new house is always a major and complex undertaking. Rebuilding a home lost to fire is further complicated by emotion and stress coupled with added layers of financial reporting, influence and prevention issues. Everyone at California Home Builders, Inc., from the general contractor to each of his assistants, starting before having landed my construction contract and throughout the building process, have taken extraordinary care and devoted their time tirelessly with a singular goal of assuring that I receive the house that I want. Combine this with their considerable experience, painstaking attention to detail and quality, conscientious controlling of costs, diligent follow through, marked integrity and you have an unbeatable construction team.”
“A dream come true! California Home Builders, Inc. worked with us and our architect to design our custom ‘dream’ home and built it exactly to our specifications and expectations. The price was right; CHB, without objection, made minor changes during construction; and the quality was tops. Finished on time too!”
“Congratulations Sean on the completion of your first home! We wanted to show our appreciation for all the hard work and detail you have put into making our house a home for us. We wish you continued success and we know you will do well and go far no matter what you do! Please promise to stop by and keep in touch with us. Know you are always welcome to ‘your house.’ Thanks again for everything!”
“My wife and I had waited and planned for several years to do some home improvements, and as the time approached we talked with several contractors about what we wanted. Most failed to listen to us and simply told us what we should be doing. California Home Builders, Inc. listened to us and worked within our budget to help us realize our vision. CHB walked us through the design process and brought us design options that added to the warmth and beauty of the house without breaking the bank. During the construction phase deadlines were met, our questions were answered, and all the work was done by trusted professionals. The CHB staff were wonderful to work with, were very patient with us and made us feel like a true valued customer. The nightmares people hear about construction never occurred with CHB and we would recommend them to anyone.”
“I just wanted to send you a quick note to thank you for your exceptional service. I’d like to think we were special but I am sure all your homeowners have the same experience as we do. But I know not all contractors provide the same exceptional service that you do…I thought this morning as I was leaving the house how very lucky we were and not with this just one instance. You provide above and beyond great service and now-a-days that is not something that happens too often. Thanks again.”
“We waited over 10 years to remodel both our kitchen and bathrooms due to the horror stories we had heard regarding the remodel process. We finally decided to bite the bullet this year. CHB was selected after interviewing many of the “big named” remodel companies. Our decision was made so much easier after meeting with the two of you and seeing that your vision for the remodel matched ours. This differed significantly from every other contractor we interviewed. Sean made sure that our project was completed not only on time but well ahead of schedule, while maintaining high quality work and exquisite attention to detail. The final outcome far exceeded our expectations. Throughout the project, Sean and his sub-contractors were all very friendly, polite and very professional and the house was cleaned up every night. Perhaps most impressive was Sean’s very apparent sense of pride in the workmanship and his responsiveness to questions and concerns that inevitably arise during construction. By the end of the project we felt he was a member of our family. Pat and Sean we appreciate that you both made sure that by the end of our remodel we had the house of our dreams. It is without hesitation, that we provide the highest possible recommendation of CHB.”
“We have used California Home Builders, Inc. twice (2012 & 2015) for two major projects in our home and both have turned out incredible! It has been a true pleasure to work with Pat & Sean Scofield. Their insight and knowledge have paved the way to our two successful projects. They listen to our ideas and input and miraculously make them come to fruition. We have yet another project in our near future and will absolutely be using California Home Builders, Inc. again due to our trusted relationship with them and high quality of work! We highly recommend them to anyone in the market for a remodel or other construction needs.”
“We had California Home Builders, Inc. do a complete renovation of our master bathroom. Sean was very attentive and responsive throughout the process. At the beginning of the project, he helped us choose materials and fixtures and iterate through design ideas. He gave us a very clear overview of the schedule and a carefully planned estimate of costs. I was especially happy with the way that costs were communicated before, during, and after the project. Materials allowances were not low-balled and everything was included, so there were no surprise bills. Even when we made a last minute switch to our floor tile, it was handled without any headaches or extra charges. While any renovation has an expected amount of mess and disarray, Sean made sure to try to minimize the disruption to our daily lives. We are really enjoying the new bathroom. The custom cabinets are beautiful and exceptionally well made. All of the tiling, plumbing, painting, and lighting were meticulously done and the attention to detail really shows. We are very happy with our experience on this project and would definitely recommend California Home Builders, Inc. to anyone planning renovations in the future.”