Our Services

Construction Services

Available services include: 

Whole house remodeling and renovations.

Kitchens and baths. 

Room remodels and renovations.

Finish carpentry work.

Structural alterations. 

Windows and doors. 

Lighting and electric upgrades. 

Drywall and painting work.

Dry rot & termite damage repairs. 

Annual fix-it lists.

Service Area

In order to give our best service, we primarily serve the communities of:

San Clemente

Dana Point and Capistrano Beach

Niguel Shores

San Juan Capistrano

Mission Viejo

Laguna Niguel

Laguna Hills

Aliso Viejo

Laguna Beach

Laguna Woods

Pre-Construction Services

Most new projects start with a phone consultation and a visit to your home, followed by an assessment of the project and a preliminary cost estimate if the scope of the work is fairly well defined.  After understanding the budget range and the scope of the work, we ask for a retainer for pre-construction remodeling services such as design work, detailed pricing, revised cost estimates, finish selection management, etc.

Project pricing depends on your project's scope of work, design decisions, material selections, and other factors.  Our goal is a successful project and happy customers, and a clear design along with a thorough and informative estimate is a big step in the right direction.  

We will help you define or refine your design according to your budget.  When needed, we do drawings to clarify your design for pricing and building department permitting.  This may include as-built drawings, floorplans, and elevations.  3D perspectives and renderings aren't required for building departments, but they are a great tool to help visualize a project if necessary.  We use a current version of Chief Architect professional architectural software.

A great place to start your investigation of potential remodeling costs is at Remodeling Magazine's cost vs value report.


​We offer turn-key concierge service for out-of-town clients that own 2nd homes or rental property in the area.  We've completed many successful projects with just a few in-person meetings and modern technology. 

Do I need a general contractor?

Getchell & Garborg offers a multitude of services and years of construction experience under one roof.  We manage, coordinate, or provide in-house labor for all the various building trades that may be necessary to complete your project.  We are skilled at assessing the "big picture" of a remodeling or renovation project down to the smallest finish details. 

Motivated homeowners may enjoy the many challenges of a remodeling project, and are comfortable with all the questions, decisions, and jobs that will need to be done in a timely way.  Homeowners may save money acting as general contractor; but likely not time, efficiency, or frustration.

Consider a call to Getchell & Garborg to have a skilled, experienced, and trustworthy contractor with extensive local resources partner with you in the remodeling of your home.

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