Our standards are high. We live in a world where a premium is placed on speed, and things are made to be disposable. DeStefano Design and Construction chooses not to sacrifice real craftsmanship in order to achieve expediency. We strive to create precision that earns us reputations as great craftsman. 

Lic. No. 621252.

When you're dealing with custom projects, your tools and preparation can be the difference between moving forward and spinning your wheels. At DeStefano Design and Construction, we've set a standard of excellence and a commitment to quality to be among the leaders in our industry. 


When you have a project that needs to be done, look no further than DeStefano Design and Construction, creativity and reliability  in residential construction. We innovate. We fabricate. We deliver. 


DeStefano Design and Construction is a full service design and construction company that is dedicated to working hard and treating our customers with their best interests in mind. Since the company was established in 1991, we have been committed to insure your project will be managed with the utmost detail and pay close attention to our client's needs every step of the way. As a result, a high percentage of our business comes from referrals.

Owner, Robert DeStefano is second generation general building contractor and 3rd generation carpenter. He offers a lifetime of hands-on experience, fine craftsmanship, and business practices passed on by his mentor and father,  Angelo, who started building homes on the Monterey Peninsula in 1957.  Born and raised in Monterey, Robert has a local advantage to a network of suppliers as well as resources for providing innovative solutions for today's building needs. In the last 29 years a lot has changed – design, technology, engineering, and  the materials we use in building as well as in our daily lives. But, one thing remains unchanged – our dedication to doing the best work for a fair and honest price. We keep an old fashioned attitude about work, and we looking forward to building with you. 

"It's old fashioned now, but I do what I say we're going to do. Honesty is plain and simple. That's what I learned from my father, Angelo. My word is bond, and that applies to our commitments, as well. No one ever complained that I had too much integrity."--Robert




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My father taught me that a required commitment to yourself and practice was the most important part of developing the qualities of a true craftsman. The hands-on education I received from him and his experiences could not have been learned out of any text book.