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100% Recommended

19 Years In Business

Company Details

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30 Thurston Drive
Hope Valley, RI 02832


  • Mon: 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Tue: 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Wed: 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Thu: 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Fri: 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sat: 6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Sun: 6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Service Details

  • Small Jobs Welcome

Areas of Expertise

  • All Construction and remodeling needs
  • Framing to finishing
  • Dust control and clean work space..
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Cost Information

  • Free Estimates
  • Warranty Offered


47 Verified Reviews
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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Highly rated for

  • Quality
  • Value
  • Customer Service
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5.0 Nicole R. Exeter, RI

James is very professional, provides quality work, and pays attention to the details. He completed my exterior stairs in 5 days, showing up to the job site every day and working hard all day. Already hired him to complete a few other projects around our home. Would highly recommend!!

5.0 Dick P. Exeter, RI

We gave Mr. Bernard a list of repair projects for our home. We are extremely satisfied with his professionalism and ability to work to complete repairs on our older home. We will absolutely call on Mr. Bernard again for small and large projects. He was a pleasure to work with him. We are very satisfied customers.

4.5 Catherine S. Ashaway, RI

Great work, no nonsense... very pleased with the work

5.0 Mark W. Mystic, CT

A hard working craftsman that has a great eye for detail, and the skill to bring it off. James successfully replaced old rotted wood soffit returns with composite materials which required a high level of improvisation and skill to make it all fit on old construction. The final result looks great! I will hire Bernard Construction again for sure. Friendly on time skillful service. What more can you ask? Thanks James!

5.0 Lauren M. Exeter, RI

I had substancial water damage to exterior clapboard siding as well as interior sheathing and studs. James was thorough, repairing, removing and replacing all damaged materials as well as adding extra flashing to prevent future damage. I booked Bernard Contruction a couple of months out from when their schedule would allow for my job. They arrived when they said they would, kept to the originally quoted price and kept me updated about what they found and what their plans were to fix it throughout the process. I have some renovation plans for the future and will 100% contact James Bernard.

5.0 Todd M. Hope Valley, RI

Very knowledgeable and professional, as they drafted up a highly detailed cost sheet with the proposed work and costs involved.


I hired James to fix what looked like rotted cedar shingles. He found major structural damage due to water seepage and repaired everything so it was water tight again and structurally sound. He was a real stand out from the usual home repair people that seem to come my way extremely professional, showed up on time, excellent communicator, and very fair price.


James was professional showed up when he said he would and finished the job when he said he would. I will hire James again for future work on my house. I would highly recommend James for any large or small jobs needed in or outside of the home.

5.0 Brenda M. West Kingston, RI

I read all reviews before I contacted anyone- James came with stellar reviews! I called after hours thinking I'd get a machine and he picked right up. I planned ahead, so I asked James for a month out and we stayed in touch. He came, set up, and repaired everything I asked him(replaced windows, corner boards, dormers, doors, and everything was done exceeding my expectations! He was personable, professional, and cleaned up as he went along. His estimate from the month before stood a month later! He does everything with care.I will certainly be calling James and Bernard Construction again. Construction again!!

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Failed Roof/ Snow load
Narragansett Remodel
Addition aquidneck island
Goddard park 20x20 deck
Bath Remodel
Stair job
Rail Change
Exterior stairs
Narragansett window/side
Bath remodel
3 season room
4 season room
Stair upgrades
1500 hudred sq ft new basment install
foyer stair remodel
Carpentry trim
front deck and back deck
stairs and trim work

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