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DM Building INC.
License Number 939850

How to Hire a General Contractor in San Diego

Your choice of a general contractor is the most critical decision you’ll face when building a new custom-design home or planning a home remodel. But how do you evaluate a general contractor? What’s important when choosing a general contractor in San Diego?

Is the contractor licensed, insured, and bonded?

It’s important to ensure that your general contractor’s license is current and that there are no disciplinary actions on their record. General contractors in the State of California are licensed by the Contractors State Board.

DM Building is fully bonded and insured, including all employees. If an employee falls from a ladder while working on your project, our insurance will cover the employee’s medical expenses and any damages to your property. DM Building carries general liability insurance and workman’s compensation so homeowners never have to worry about an accident that happens during a project.

DM Building is licensed (License Number 939850) and a fully bonded residential general contractor in San Diego North County. We are members of the Better Business Bureau.

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Has the contractor performed similar work?

Danny Montijo, the owner of DM Building, has over 12 years of experience providing San Diego homeowners quality workmanship and on-schedule completion of projects. His completed projects include:

Does the contractor have references?

A general contractor’s website provides a wealth of information for potential clients. Our website provides a gallery of photographs of completed projects as well as testimonials from satisfied customers.

Does the contractor obtain the necessary building permits?

DM Building pulls all necessary building permits, including electrical and plumbing along with inspections and approvals needed as your project progresses. They ensure that your project conforms to local codes.

Does the contractor have a good reputation?

DM Building has earned a good online reputation, with favorable reviews from online websites including and DM Building is a member of the Better Business Bureau with a rating of A+.

How does the contractor handle communications?

One of the secrets to a successful relationship with your contractor is their commitment to good communications. DM Building’s team keeps you informed throughout your project. Phone calls and emails are answered within one business day. Owner, Danny Montijo, is responsive to his clients’ questions and concerns. His team understands a homeowner’s anxiety, and they work hard to ensure that the process is as stress-free as possible.

Why choose DM Building?

DM Building is an experienced general contractor in San Diego’s North County. Licensed, bonded and fully insured, they provide homeowners with peace of mind as they embark on a home renovation, addition or new custom-built home. DM Building’s team takes care of the details.

  • DM Building pulls all building permits. They ensure that your project conforms to local codes.
  • Resale value. DM Building works with each homeowner to help assure that their project is a sound investment for the future. They help homeowners avoid “trendy designs” that won’t hold their value.
  • DM Building warranties their workmanship for a full year.

Call DM Building at 760-644-0714 or request an estimate for your upcoming home project.

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