"We have used Jim Thompson of Artisan Builders for over 20 years. Starting with a job of raising our ceilings in the living room and dining room. What a difference, work was excellent. Then we did an extensive remodel of enlarging our master bedroom, bath, and changes in other two bedrooms. Jim's design ideas for certain layouts and plans were a big help. Again the work of Jim and his crew was well done. Our next job was remodeling the kitchen and family room. Jim, his crew and any subcontractors were always very considerate of our thoughts and ideas on all of our projects. We would recommend Artisan Builders to anyone who is remodeling, new construction, etc." - Janice C.
"I have been using Artisan builders for 20 years now, they have always exceeded my expectations! I have and would highly recommend them to friends and family. Jim the owner is easy to work with, honest and is truly an Artist in his field! He has helped me to bring out the best in each property that I have used him on. He has given me great ideas and keeps in mind the budget that I have to work with. His attention to detail and keeping me informed is a part of who he is, using his subs is important, his subs work with him to keep the Job moving forward is something that is very important to me. I highly recommend having him look at your project, you will be very happy you did!!!" -Bruce H.
"Jim Thompson designed and remodeled my kitchen. He came up with some great ideas to make it bigger and more functional from what we had. We love it now! They came in and worked on it till it was done. Craftsmen-ship is excellent. He also replaced the bay window and slider and trimmed them out. It looked so good we had to have him do our living room windows to match. What a difference from what we had. It's like a new house. Thank you Jim!" -Tom T.
"I have hired Jim Thompson and his crew at Artisan Builders Design and Build for several projects over the last ten years. Jim is an excellent designer in his own right, and he's also an enthusiastic collaborator. I've always been extremely pleased with his work and call him first when I need new construction or repairs. He returns calls promptly and handles the entire project with competence and complete professionalism. Working with Jim's crew is also a great experience. They always show up when they say they will, they are never less than polite and respectful, and the quality of their work is excellent. It's no surprise that Jim's clients return to him again and again. It is my pleasure to highly recommend Artisan Builders Design and Build for your next project." -Deb W.
"Jim was recommended to me by a friend who was a general contractor who retired to repair water damage in our kitchen due to a burst pipe. The project was somewhat complicated as we were involved with adjusters from the insurance company. Bottom line was everything was completed by Jim's staff or high quality subs Jim selected. We were pleased with the work and happy to recommend him." -Ronald P.
"I wanted an addition added onto to my small home and a friend told me to give Artisan Builders a try. Jim Thompson the owner immediately contacted me and set up an initial consultation. After going over what I had in mind he came back the next day with the entire projects drawings on his laptop and a full picture rendition of what it would look like once completed. After discussing his price quote with my wife we gave Jim the go ahead on the project. He then told us exactly how it would unfold and how long it would take and when it would be completed by. The next day his workers showed up and began setting the groundwork and started in on the framing. That would be the first day of a smooth 3 month process to add an additional 700 square feet to my home please completely redesign my backyard. Jim worked tirelessly with me and my wife on every fine detail. From the special cabinets she wanted to the top of the line surround system I wanted to be built into the wall. He even recommended a remote control skylight for the room when my wife mentioned we needed so more ways to get fresh air into the room. The project was completed right on time and the finish work was immaculate. Jim was in full communication with us the entire way and explained what each and every worker and subcontractor would be doing and when they would be done by. I have recommended Jim to a bunch of family and friends and my cousin in Morgan Hill had him put on an addition as well. Jim had a great relationship with the city inspectors and got all necessary permits for us without a hassle. I can't recommend Artisan Builders enough. Honest, reliable, punctual, transparent, detailed contractor that until now I thought was impossible to find in this modern time." - Eric M.
"My wife and I worked with Jim and his crew to do a significant addition/remodel to our house about a year and a half ago and we could not have been happier with the project. Jim was absolutely great to work with! The quality of work was excellent, he was a great communicator, and very responsive every time I had a question or concern. The project stayed on schedule, with minimal delays...which is no small feat when it comes to managing subcontractors and building inspections. And, at the end of the day, he held true to his cost estimate. As a city planner by trade, I deal with a lot of contractors and have seen my share of horror stories when it comes to construction projects. So, I was very selective when it came to choosing a contractor for my job, and I interviewed a lot of contractors before hiring Artisan Builders. Jim came very highly recommended, both from past clients as well as professional colleges who had inspected his jobs. And he did not disappoint. I would absolutely recommend him to anyone who is looking for a top-notch professional for their job. And on top of that, he's a great guy!" - Z.D.
"Jim Thompson and his staff were phenomenal! Not only was the quality of build to perfection, but he was extremely accommodating when it came to last minute changes on my part. If you are building from scratch, or just remodeling I would recommend Artisan Builders to do the job - without exception." -Peter S.
"I have used Artisan Builders for the past 8 years, most recently remodeling my condo in Capitola. Jim designed and reconstructed our weekend getaway far beyond our expectations. Jim is easy to do business with, he's creative and cost-effective. Jim has been the designer and general contractor on three houses and five remodels for me. I look forward to many more projects with Jim and his crew. " -Gary R.
"Jim was prompt and did what he said he would. He helped me repair extensive water damage on my barn and advised me how to waterproof it so it wouldn't happen again. Good overall experience." - Brian C.