I have been fortunate to work with Red House on both large and small projects. They really get it. As builders, they manage to see the balance where good design, value and craftsmanship merge to create the best possible product for each client’s needs. I continue to be impressed by their attention to detail, and ownership of responsibility. They are a pleasure to work with.
— Ramsay Gourd, AIA
We work in a dynamic industry and have to move quickly to activate our properties. Red House is there for us when we need them and they deliver excellent work every time, often on short notice and a tight schedule. Over the course of three remodels we have developed a relationship built on trust. Their guidance is well-considered and in alignment with our concept, our values and our budget. We recommend their business without hesitation and look forward to engaging with them on future projects.
— Shayne Lynn, Ceres Natural Remedies and Champlain Valley Dispensaries
“Red House worked closely with us through every step of our project to make sure that the outcome was what we envisioned. It was important to us to maintain the character of both the interior and exterior of our 1932 home in Burlington while adding space and updating utilities. We were very happy with the advice we received, particularly in regard to the new heating system, insulation, and door and window choice. The craftsmanship of the work is superior and the professionalism of everyone on the crew and team of subcontractors was second to none. We’d recommend Red House to anyone looking for a first rate job.
— Miles & Stefanie Waite, Burlington, VT, clients

I’ve enjoyed working with Red House on a number of projects both large and small. They do excellent work—they’re talented, knowledgable, conscientious, budget-minded and timely. As an architect, I also particularly enjoy their collaborative spirit, enthusiasm for their work, and the ease with which they communicate. I recommend them highly.
— Elizabeth Herrmann architecture + design
Red House is the best builder that we know of in Vermont. We have successfully completed three projects with them over the past five years and we are very happy with the results. The best part is the people. Because of the employee ownership, the employees care about each project and there is very little turnover. They care about their work and are highly skilled. I know this first hand, as I worked side by side with the guys on our most recent project. The entire team is first class.
— Tom Tiller, Charlotte, VT

Red House has been a pleasure to work with. Their work is excellent, their carpenters are first rate, and they are always anxious to please the client and architect.
— TRUEXCullins, Architecture + INteerior Design
It has been a pleasure working with Red House and their crew. Everyone was professional, highly capable, responsive, informative, plus very friendly. And rugged—awful weather did not stop them. They were always able to calmly address unforeseen challenges which reduced any associated stress. We are still amazed at the craftsmanship skills of every member of the crew and the subs they recruited. And, a plus, every evening before they left, we appreciated that they cleaned up. Red House built us a beautiful, energy efficient, and durable home.
— Grateful clients in New Haven, VT

We have been working with Red House Building for many years and have the utmost respect for their crew, their leadership, and their workmanship. They have a great team of project managers and craftsmen who make renovation and new construction projects run smoothly and successfully.
— Simpson Cabinetry
As a landscape architect, I am frequently involved in complex construction projects which require close collaboration among the designers and installers. It is always with confidence and delight to work side by side with Red House Building in these situations, because of their commitment to accuracy, thorough communication and smooth coordination. They are skilled, creative and professional, and take the time necessary to explore solutions that work for the clients as well as the team of disciplines involved in the project. Whether large or small, I highly recommend Red House Building for providing a seamless and pleasant construction process.
— Knauf Landscape Architecture

Red House Building has provided construction services to us for over 5 years. Projects ranged from constructing an in-ground gunite pool with patio, outdoor kitchen facilities, and fire pit to an 80 x 80 x 24 steel framed airplane hangar plus car facility. Reflecting on all the projects completed to date, I have nothing but praise for the men and women representing Red House. And especially important, they stand behind their work. A Red House warranty guarantees satisfaction long after the original scope of work is completed. In summary: highly recommended!
— Gisela Alpert, Milton, VT

I had the pleasure of working with Red House, in 2016, after contracting them to build our dream home in Jericho, VT. From our initial concept meeting, where I described my priorities for a small energy efficient home; to the last day of construction the Red House team was fantastic to work with. They are efficient and thorough, they keep a clean and organized site and have a wonderful relationship with all their sub-contractors, they communicate often and effectively, but most importantly they approach every task as craftsmen who exercise care and attention to detail in order to build a robust and beautiful home. Their pride in workmanship is evident at every stage of building, from rough framing to finish work. Since we moved in, we have had multiple requests for home tours by people who are interested in building their own dream home. During these encounters, I can’t say enough good things about Red House and their team. In the end they finished my home ahead of schedule and under budget, but more importantly, they built my family a home that we love and want to pass down to our children and future grandchildren.
— Andrew Gilmer, Jericho, VT

Great service and team; we have used them for everything from minor repairs to major renovations. Excellent eye for detail. Red House keeps to the timeline and budget very well. Highly recommend!
— The Sugar's, Burlington, VT

You and your team are top shelf. We so thoroughly enjoyed working with you and your company, every aspect about our project. Every employee and subcontractor was professional and personable. You have delivered a spectacular and beautiful product, our home, and our project was not easy as it was a modification of the entire house with nearly every wall and space being touched. We have a big family, we have entertained a lot for many years and now our home is even more inviting and warm for entertaining, yet at the same time is so very comfortable for just me and my wife. It is difficult to describe in words the thoroughness of the work and the attention to detail. There were many issues to deal with big and small and it was always an open and collaborative process working with Red House, which is so key. Communication took place daily or more frequently if needed. Also Chris Quinn has the creative ability, combined with his experience, to handle problems, make suggestions and develop solutions to every situation, while always being cognizant of costs. We truly love our home, thank you.
— The Campbell's, Warren, VT

We just completed our second project with Red House Building and we are just as pleased as we were after the first. Our project manager for both projects was Jed Emerson. He was always extremely professional, attentive, responsive, and easy to get along with. He did a great job of involving us in the important decision-making while insulating us from the day-to-day noise that accompanies any construction project. As we took apart our house, we uncovered a number of structural and other problems left behind by the original builder, and the Red House crew had permanent solutions at the ready. They worked seamlessly with our architect and drew upon internal expertise as needed throughout the project. The finished product is beautiful, and built to last. We already have and will continue to recommend Red House to our friends, and already have some more work lined up for them to do for us.
— Jay Lyon, Client

After interviewing several companies, we selected Red House to work with us and our architect to build our new home. The process was transparent, all employees and their subs were incredibly professional, and the work and craftsmanship of the finished product are impeccable. We couldn’t be happier with our choice of builder.
— Sarah Farley, Stowe, VT

My favorite thing about building our home with Red House is that they always remain professional and positive. Every step of the way they’ve prioritized our needs above everything else, and communicated clearly. I can’t recommend Chris and the Red House team highly enough.
— Appreciative Client, Shelburne, VT

Red House did a terrific job remodeling our home in Colchester, VT. The Red House team was professional, knowledgeable, friendly and worked easily with the architect and us to solve a number of remodeling puzzles. The cost of the project was tracked with great care: we were given a detailed cost estimate before the project began and detailed updates whenever changes occurred. Work proceeded on schedule, apart from a couple of weather delays, and we always knew where we stood from the weekly schedule updates we were provided. When questions arose, we found the Red House team to be good listeners and thoughtful problem-solvers, and we were pleased that (unlike some contractors we have worked with), they remained on task until the last item on the punch list was completed. Best of all, in our view, was the quality of the workmanship, which was generally superb and in some cases (particularly the carpentry) truly exquisite. We are very happy in our home and would recommend Red House without any hesitation, particularly to owners who care about craftsmanship and detail.
— The Staton's, Colchester, VT

The Red House group is a team of highly skilled, hard working, respectful and caring professionals. They were efficient in their planning and execution, they gave valuable insights to help with decision making, and the quality of workmanship was superb, It is always a pleasure to have Red House around. In fact, we keep having them back to work on new projects! I can’t imagine hiring anyone else!
— Andrea Bergstein, Client

Being a successful architect means partnering with a good construction team. That said, I’ve been lucky to work with Chris and Dunbar of Red House. We shared a complex project with a large number of unusual factors, the success of which was dependent on their daily and diligent shepherding of each work phase. Both the clients and myself were greatly pleased in all aspects of the process: money management, acquisition, fabrication, installation, option provision, even landscaping and cleanliness! Highly recommended.
— Craig Wickersham, Architect

I hired Red House for a new construction in Charlotte, VT. They provided extraordinarily valuable input into the design of the house that improved both the aesthetics along with the robustness of the home. Further, their design recommendation typically resulted in a lower overall cost of implementation. They were a pleasure for both me and my wife (who was the primary decision maker on the home detail, and primary contact between architect and Red House. There implementation was very well thought out always looking for efficiencies of execution and the proper sequencing of material and trades people. We are delighted with the final product, the craftsmanship of the home and the workings of all the electro- mechanical systems in the house. We have lived in the house for 3.5 years and the minor issues that have come up have been quickly resolved by Red House at no charge. I would highly recommend Red House for high quality medium to higher end home.
— Grateful Client, Charlotte, VT


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