Knock On Wood Construction, Inc.

4.66 |45 Verified Ratings
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Knock On Wood Construction, Inc.

4.66 | 45 Verified Ratings
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125 East Santa Clara Street, Suite 18
Arcadia, CA 91006
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Knock On Wood Construction, Inc.

Knock On Wood Construction

Knock On Wood Construction has been in business for over 20 years, and we take pride in being very knowledgeable in so many aspects of home repair and maintenance. The owner, Chris, enjoys and does many types of work, including and not limited to general repairs all around the house. The company is licensed in multiple classifications, including general contractor, but most importantly, a craftsman with attention to detail. They have years of experience with plumbing, electrical, appliance installation, custom cabinetry construction and installation, complete kitchen and bath remodeling, mouldings, custom woodwork, window & door repair and installation, locks, fencing, and all the pieces that go with the above tasks. Regarding home repairs and maintenance, Chris will provide a thorough assessment of the issue, and provide a written estimate, with the work typically being complete within a week, to mesh with your busy life!


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Service Area

  • Pasadena
  • Glendale
  • Arcadia
  • Altadena
  • Monrovia
  • South Pasadena
  • Sierra Madre
  • Duarte
  • San Marino
  • La Canada Flintridge
  • San Gabriel
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Services Offered

  • Pre-Made Cabinets - Install
  • Cabinet Install
  • Cabinet Repair
  • Custom Cabinets
  • Built-In Furniture
  • Gazebo Repair
  • Exterior Shutters Repair
  • Wood Stairs & Railings Repair
  • Interior Trim & Moldings Repair
  • Carpentry Framing Repair
  • Interior Trim & Moldings Install
  • Deck or Porch Repair
Disability Services
  • Disability Retrofit
  • Disability Ramp Repair
  • Disability Ramp Build
  • Storm Door Repair
  • Sliding Door or Tracks Repair
  • Interior Door Install
  • Door Hardware Repair
  • Exterior Doors Install
  • Door Repair
Furniture Repair & Refinish
  • Furniture Repair
Handyman Services
  • Handyman for Multiple Small Projects
  • Weatherstripping Install
Sheds & Enclosures
  • Sunroom or Patio Enclosure Repair
  • Greenhouse Repair
  • Shed, Barn or Playhouse Repair
Window Coverings
  • Indoor Shutters Repair
  • Window Hardware Repair

Areas of Expertise

  • Home Repairs
  • Cabinet Installation
  • Handyman, Plumbing, Electrical
  • Small jobs welcome
  • Custom Cabinetry, Built-in Bookshelves, etc.

Product Brands Used

  • We use products that will withstand the test of time.

Quick Facts

Business Hours
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  • Small Jobs Welcome
  • Free Estimates
  • Residential
  • Materials
  • Credit Cards Accepted


In Business Since: 1989
Memberships & Affiliations
  • National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA)
State Licensing
Trade: B-General Building Contractor
License #: 714486
Expiration: 12-31-2020
Trade: C-06 Cabinet, Millwork and Finish Carpentry
License #: 714486
Expiration: 12-31-2020
Green Certifications
  • We care about the environment and work hard to use sustainable products.
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Business Overview

Community Involvement

Boy Scouts of America

Saint Marks Episcopal Church

Pasadena Educational Foundation

How We Got Started

I chose to work in this industry because I have a passion for creating solutions, and am a professional in all aspects of home repair and remodeling. .

We started in this industry in 1993.

We describe our business as Well established


Knock On Wood Construction, Inc.

My Work
8 Projects
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5.0   |  
Review by in Los Angeles, CA
Knock on Wood Construction installed seven heavy solid-core interior doors for us and they did a fantastic job. The prices are fair, given the high level of quality and craftsmanship. Chris McMann is a clear communicator, very methodical, and arrived on time each day. Overall, it was an excellent experience and I would highly recommend their services. We are planning to replace our front door and we will definitely be hiring Chris again soon.
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Review by in Pasadena, CA
Chris was a professional. Courteous, respectful and great attention to detail.
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Review by in Altadena, CA
Chris is a very skilled carpenter. He removed old sun and weather damaged window sills, replaced damage wood in the area of the sill, shaped from bulk material new sills to the original profile, installed them, repaired exterior stucco and interior plaster, painted and left a fully repaired window. In a few cases he had to remove and rebuild the window itself. All was done expertly. From conversation with him I know he also does custom kitchen and other carpentry. If I should need that sort of work, I will approach him for it. I did find him through personal contacts, Home Advisor was useless for this job.
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5.0   |  
good customer service and flexibility to customize the job. very happy with the final project.
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Review by in Pasadena, CA
Chris did a great job replacing our two sets of outside doors. He is organized, clean and thorough. His work is impeccable. And his follow up is great. We saw the old doors left behind and assumed we would take care of disposal. Something I didn t clarify at time of project. But I was wrong he came back and picked them up. This is the second job he has done for me and I was impressed again. For All future home repairs or projects, I am glad to have someone I can rely on! He is one of the best and reasonable in pricing!
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5.0   |  
Review by in Altadena, CA
Project: Hire a Handyman
Chris s work is really high quality. I just left him a key and he came and went as he needed to untill he got the jobs completed. This made him very easy to work with because I could go to my office I didn t have to be at home every time he was there
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5.0   |  
Review by in Los Angeles, CA
Chris was the dream contractor. Was able to work within our budget and extremely responsible in following through on the job. We completely gutted our kitchen for a remodel and Chris was present for every phase of it. All the work was done to code. 1) The demolition of old cabinets, floor tile, ceiling lighting, and appliances 2) Scrape acoustic ceiling 3) Debris haul away 4) Electrical rerouting and wiring 5) Plumbing: rerouting pipes etc. 6) New drywall where needed and patch-up 7) Replaced floor surface with all new plywood 8) Installed new walnut cabinets and custom fitted all the trims 9) Supervised the installation of new quartz countertop 10) Installed new stainless steel double sink 11) Supervised installation of LVT flooring 12) Oversaw installation of backsplash wall tile 13) Painted walls, doors and ceiling: four different colors 14) Installed all new dimmable lighting: recessed, pendant, chandelier, and countertop 15) Installed all major appliances: combo oven, induction cooktop, dishwasher, and refrigerator 16) Custom cut and varnished walnut moulding: baseboard trim, door casing, window casing Chris was friendly and personable, funny, and took pride in his work. There were several times we threw him last minute curveballs (i.e. deciding in a latter stage that the chandelier light position needed to be moved over several inches) but he never batted an eye and gracefully rolled with the punches. In the end our kitchen turned out absolutely beautiful and we couldnâ t be happier. I would highly recommend him for any construction project.
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0.5   |  05-26-2020
Review by Sandy T. in Fontana, CA
Very disappointed. Did not honor price of project that they quoted. Poor communication. Very unprofessional. Did not keep scheduled appointments. Met with owner, Chris, to restart project, as he stated to us, with a clean slate and he scheduled to meet with us and never showed up or called us. Very dissatisfied. Would NOT recommend or refer this company to anyone.
Response by Knock On Wood Construction, Inc.: Hi Sandy, I believe this project was in 2015, and I am trying to find the records pertaining to the specifics, but am unable to find our contract. If you could please contact me directly, I would welcome the opportunity to follow up with you. Please call me at 626-376-2516
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4.0   |  
Thank you, Chris, I am happy with the result.
Response by Knock On Wood Construction, Inc.: Hi Karl,Thank you for meeting with me again recently. I am looking forward to resolving any issues.
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5.0   |  
Review by in Pasadena, CA
He was able to repair our frame on part of our sectional. He took care some minor electrical outlets all on one visit . He understands what needs to be done and does a great job. His work is clean and thorough. Highly recommend
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