Renovations and Additions

Renovations and Additions in Hawaii

Do you live in Honolulu or Kailua and are looking for a remodeling contractor to renovate your kitchen, bathroom or other part of your home or office?

Is your family growing and you need to extend your Hawaii residence to create more bedroom and storage space?

Or perhaps you are looking to work from home and want to create an office addition or convert your garage into usable living space?

No matter what type of renovation, remodel or addition you have in mind, Barker Kappelle Construction LLC of Kailua will be more than happy to assist.

Telephone 808-664-9212: Fax 808 254-9212: E-mail to Barker Kappelle Construction LLC’s addition, remodeling and renovation experts.

Who is Barker Kappelle Construction LLC?

We are a small, tightly-run building design and general contracting company with more than 40 years’ experience in renovations, additions and general construction in Hawaii.

We have successfully renovated, remodeled and extended residences and commercial properties throughout the Honolulu and Kailua area, including:

  • Bathroom renovations and additions
  • Kitchen renovations and additions
  • Build-outs
  • Rehabilitating pools and patios
  • Re-landscaping front and back yards
  • Replacing doors and windows
  • Plumbing and Electrical Maintenance and Re-fits
  • Roof repairs and installation
  • Dry wall divisions and installation
  • Painting
  • Decorating

We have worked both within shoestring budgets and on multi-million dollar projects – and always offer the same fine craftsmanship and sharp focus on timely and efficient delivery of services.

Renovations, Remodeling and Additions in Kailua and Honolulu

Whether you are just looking to spruce up your kitchen and bathroom cabinetry or if you want to tear out all your fittings and install totally new woodwork, drywall and appliances from scratch, Barker Kappelle Construction LLC will be able to assist.

Our founders, Brett Kappelle of California and Phillip Barker from  New Zealand, are both carpenters by trade and have brought their finely-tuned skills to bear on many properties close to home in Kailua and Honolulu, as well as further afield in the Cook Islands, the Maldives and London.

We know all there is to know about site selection, design and landscaping, and all elements of construction from digging foundations right through framing to the finished carpentry.

As a small business here in Hawaii we know that our reputation is paramount so we stay very involved in every aspect of all of our renovation, remodeling and general construction projects and play close attention to the smallest of details.

We always achieve a beautiful finish on all of our projects and focus on completing within budget and on time.

We believe in transparency, clear communication and quality of service – starting from the bidding phase right through to the final completion.  We will sit down and talk to you in great detail about your plans and can help you to:

  • Understand the whole building process
  • Get a clear idea of construction costs
  • Get to know what is involved in remodeling or renovating a home or workspace
  • Introduce you to eco-friendly building concepts so that you can achieve a ‘green’ build.
  • Establish a realistic construction budget
  • Maximize your budget by eliminating “overdesign”
  • Guide you towards achieving the finish you want at a price you can afford.

For more guidance and information about environmentally-friendly remodeling, renovating and additions to your Kailua, Honolulu or other property in Hawaii, telephone Barker Kappelle Construction LLC  on 808-664-9212: Fax 808 254-9212: or e-mail

We adhere to the Design Build Institute of America’s definition of Design-Build and advantages of its use:

What is Design-Build?

Design-build is a method of project delivery in which one entity – the design-build team – works under a single contract with the project owner to provide design and construction services. One entity, one contract, one unified flow of work from initial concept through completion. Design-build is also known as design/construct and single-source responsibility. Across the country and around the world, design-build successfully delivers office buildings, schools, stadiums, transportation and water infrastructure projects with superior results.

Design-build is an alternative to design-bid-build. Under the latter approach, design and construction are split – separate entities, separate contracts, separate work.

Design-build, design-bid-build and construction management are the three project delivery systems most commonly employed in North America. Over the past 15 years, use of design-build has greatly accelerated in the United States, making this delivery method one of the most significant trends in design and construction today.

One Contract, One Integrated Team

Design-build streamlines project delivery through a single contract between the owner and the design-build team. This simple but fundamental difference saves money and time by transforming the relationship between designers and builders into an alliance which fosters collaboration and teamwork. United from the outset of every project, an integrated team readily incorporates BIM and LEED certification goals.

The Design-Build Advantage:

Owner/Agency Benefits

Faster Delivery — collaborative project management means work is completed faster with fewer problems.
Cost Savings — an integrated team is geared toward efficiency and innovation.
Better Quality — design-builders meet performance needs, not minimum design requirements, often developing innovations to deliver a better project than initially imagined.

Singular Responsibility — one entity is held accountable for cost, schedule and performance.

Decreased Administrative Burden — owners can focus on the project rather than managing disparate contracts.

Reduced Risk — the design-build team assumes additional risk.

Reduced Litigation Claims — by closing warranty gaps owners virtually eliminate litigation claims.

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