Palo Alto Design Build Home Remodeling Services

The highly skilled and dedicated team at Acton Construction offers creative, collaborative solutions that bring new life to your home. We’ve been designing and building remodeling projects in the area around Palo Alto, CA for over 25 years, specializing in the revitalization of aging homes.

About the City of Palo Alto


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Located 35 miles south of San Francisco and 14 miles north of San Jose, Palo Alto is a community of approximately 66,478 residents. Part of the San Francisco Metropolitan Bay Area and the Silicon Valley, Palo Alto is located within Santa Clara County and borders San Mateo County. The City’s boundaries extend from San Francisco Bay on the east to the Skyline Ridge of the coastal mountains on the west, with Menlo Park to the north and Mountain View to the south and encompasses an area of approximately 26 square miles, of which one-third is open space.

Historically, Palo Alto is more than 100 years old and named after a majestic 1,000-year-old coastal redwood tree, El Palo Alto. The tree still grows along San Francisco Creek, where early Spanish explorers once settled and is a namesake for the community. The city is a blend of both business and residential areas, anchored by an active downtown. A charming mixture of old and new, Palo Alto’s tree-lined streets and historic buildings reflect its California heritage and create a perfect place to raise a family or live out your retirement.

Palo Alto offers a wide range of activities and events, abundant open space and neighborhood parks, a thriving business community, as well as plenty of cultural opportunities which makes Palo Alto a perfect place to call home.

It’s also recognized as a worldwide leader in cutting-edge technology development—headquarters to a number of high technology companies like Hewlett-Packard, Tesla Motors, Skype and more.

And, with a shortage of housing in Palo Alto, CA, remodeling an older home is a fabulous alternative—designed and built to fit your unique style and functional needs.

Design Build Remodeling Services in Palo Alto

So, how do you start your remodeling process? Who do you call first—an architect, designer, contractor? What if you had the best of all three, combining the skills of design and construction under one roof, working within your budget?  You can! It’s called DESIGN/BUILD.

Acton Construction’s design build remodeling process begins with the exciting first step of helping you bridge the gap between all of your “wants and must-haves” and the reality of a timeless space that fits your personal style and functional needs.

From custom bathrooms to new room additions or whole house remodels, our design team, in collaboration with our field team, work with you to make informed decisions on all phases of your remodel. Because we are continuously and concurrently estimating your project during the development of the design, you are essentially given accurate construction costs and a realistic timeline right from the beginning. You also benefit from an accurate depiction of your completed project early on.

Each home remodeling project is met with our trademark care and reliability, delivered on time and on schedule. As a full-service design build remodeling firm, our design and construction team works together bringing both design and construction expertise to bear on all aspects of your home remodeling project. Acton Construction is your single point of contact. We ensure consistency throughout your project, managing every detail on your behalf. With that kind of responsibility, quality is built into every detail. Just ask our clients.  

Acton Construction recently transformed a dated Palo Alto home to reflect the homeowner’s east coast design preferences.  This major renovation included incorporating universal design elements into the kitchen, laundry room, five bedrooms and four bathrooms, so the homeowners would be comfortable well into retirement.




For more images of this dramatic renovation visit our Design Portfolio.

For the latest information on ADU Zoning which is helping alleviate the Palo Alto housing crisis, visit our Blog.


Acton Construction not only stands behind the quality of our work, we live to bring genuine smiles to the Palo Alto homeowners we serve. When you are ready to explore what remodeling can do for you, to fit your lifestyle, give us a call at 408.369.1103. We look forward to helping you Revitalize Your Aging Home TM

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