Cerletti & Kennedy Design-Build

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Cerletti & Kennedy Design-Build

4.46 | 46 Verified Ratings
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2950 Buskirk Avenue, Suit 300
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
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Cerletti & Kennedy Design-Build

Quality by design - we build your dreams

SPECIALIZING IN HAPPY CUSTOMERS! Cerletti & Kennedy Design-Build is a full service contractor, family owned and operated for three generations. We specialize in room additions, kitchens and all your remodeling needs. We offer comprehensive design services utilizing the latest 3D CAD technology so you can see your design choices before you build. We're prompt and cost effective, our workers are clean and courteous and our customers are satisfied and happy.


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Service Area

  • Concord
  • Vallejo
  • Walnut Creek
  • Richmond
  • Moraga
  • Fairfield
  • San Pablo
  • American Canyon
  • Rodeo
  • El Sobrante
  • Suisun City
  • Napa
  • Danville
  • Alamo
  • Pittsburg
  • Martinez
  • Benicia
  • Pleasant Hill
  • Hercules
  • Crockett
  • Lafayette
  • Orinda
  • Travis AFB
  • Canyon
  • Port Costa
  • El Cerrito
  • Pinole
  • Diablo
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Services Offered

Additions & Remodeling
  • Kitchen Remodel
  • Build an Addition

Areas of Expertise

  • Kitchen and Bathroom. Remodel to redesign, give us a call we do it all!
  • Room additions and remodels, dust free and family friendly, no need to move
  • Whole house rehabs, inside and out, top to bottom, we can fast track your job
  • Second story additions, no job to big for our in house design and engineering team
  • Design, engineering and permit drawings. Anything you can imagine we can design

Product Brands Used

  • Schrock, AristoKraft, Gallery & AllWood cabinets,
  • Milgard, Jeldwen, International, CR and Viking windows

Quick Facts

Business Hours
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  • Warranty Description: 5 Years for all projects
  • Warranty Offered
  • Free Estimates
  • Credit Cards Accepted


In Business Since: 1987
State Licensing
Trade: B-General Building Contractor
License #: 942024
Expiration: 01-31-2020
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Business Overview

Community Involvement

Member and Vice Chair, City of Vallejo Arhcitectural Heritage and Landmarks Comission

How We Got Started

I chose to work in this industry because we grew up in the industry, working with our fathers from an early age.

I love working in the Bay Area because we're well established with local building departments and this is a great place to live.

We started in this industry in 1979.

We describe our business as Family owned and operated

What sets us apart

Full service; Design, engineering AND construction. Prompt, personal service, clean and courteous workers and on time and on budget construction.


Cerletti & Kennedy Design-Build

My Work
10 Projects
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Review by in American Canyon, CA
Fixed things that needed fixing. Used subcontractors even though they said they didn't. Responded rapidly to requests or questions. Quality of work on some things excellent, one thing was poor.
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Review by in Concord, CA
Warning! Cerletti & Kennedy Design-Build was contracted to build a small half bath in our home. Install a toilet and a sink. Measurements were It took 20 days in a row to construct a lopsided bathroom in our home. How do you get a lopsided bathroom when all you had to build was 2 walls? It went in a pre-existing corner of our master bedroom. There is a pocket door that has no handles or latch so it is just a big heavy board in the bathroom that we can not use. The 2 walls they built are uneven. SMH. Because they never provided us with a correct plan we were just wondering if they may have done other awful stuff. It passed inspection because the inspectors only checked for electric and plumbing issues. The first guy they sent over (showed up an hour and a half late), was a recovering addict and that is why we stayed in our house the full 20 days without the freedom to leave. Couldn't trust these guys with anything. They came and went when they wanted. Sometimes not at all. For 20 days I could go on about other issues with these guys, but we'll just leave it here and hope you never have to go thru this.
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Review by in Fairfield, CA
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Review by in Fairfield, CA
We had an extraordinary experience with Cerletti & Kennedy. On time, under budget, excellent workmanship, prompt and professional crew (thank you, Anthony, Pedro, Leo, and Will.) Excellent selection and service from vendors referred by Robert and Matt. We're extremely happy with our new kitchen, and friends are envious, wanting to know what materials and furnishings we used. Highest recommendations for Robert and Matt. Will use them when we have another rehab project. Thanks, guys!
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4.5   |  
Review by in El Sobrante, CA
We made it to the finish line and we are very, very thankful we selected Cerletti and Kennedy to remodel our kitchen, dining, family and living rooms into an open floor plan. It's STUNNING! We absolutely love it! Cerletti and Kennedy Design-Build is a fine group of professionals (Robert, Matt and Crew) with outstanding integrity. I highly recommend them. They are the best.
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Review by in Fairfield, CA
Friendly, professionals. I plan to use them again for a bathroom remodel.
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Review by in Pinole, CA
I hired them based on prior reviews and their estimated cost to complete the work. I had 8 different estimated and they were in the middle range of the estimated. They do a decent job of remodeling the kitchen and it looks good. The workers can be sloppy at times which caused delays which had to be fixed. They were no help in picking out materials or in giving suggestions on material or colors. Everything was left to my wife and myself. All they did was asked it if we chosen materials yet. They will give you a general estimate on the work but not a detailed estimated on the cost when they want an installment payment. When ask about a detail breakdown, they response is always why do you need it since the payment matches the estimated cost of the job. My thinking is what if the actual cost is less than the estimate but I will never know it. I didn't want to haggle with them so I paid it. My experience with several other contractors is that they will breakdown the cost of material as well as labor and present a bill for the installment. I believe that is a better method for clients to see what they are paying. Also beware they will push their clients to buy prefab counter tops instead of slabs. It is easier for they to work on and cuts down time.By doing so I ran into a problem with my counter top. Not only did I end up paying more for the counter top, labor cost was much high than if I hire someone on my own. They use a specific company and their labor cost is high. You should shop for a counter top independently and get estimate before going with their guy. I did get an estimate and could have saved hundreds of dollars but stayed with their guy, my mistake. I have to say if there are problems, they will fix them and try to make the customer happy. Also, my job was suppose to last 3 to 4 weeks and ended up taking 7 weeks. There were three weeks out of the 7 when a worker only came out one day. At most, their workers may have came out 2 days a week, so don't expect workers on the job most of the week.

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4.5   |  
Review by in Fairfield, CA
I absolutely love my new kitchen. It's more luxurious than I thought it would be thanks to Robert and Matt. They really have an eye for beauty and I really appreciate what they've done for me.

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Review by in Concord, CA
They did a really nice and clean job!

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Review by in Fairfield, CA
Cerletti & Kennedy worked with us to design and completely remodel our kitchen. They provided value-added recommendations and really improved the appearance and functionality of our kitchen space. It is now the showpiece of our home. They managed the project and delivered on time and on budget. We are very happy with the end results.

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