Providing Distinctive
Residential Craftsmanship
for over 15 years

Burlingame • San Carlos • Palo Alto


Custom Remodeling & Additions

Local Residential Projects

New Construction

Including Green Homes

General Contractor

Projects Completed

JSD Construction has earned its reputation for quality, honesty and attention to detail through almost two decades of hard work and determination. We bring a sense of creativity and design which makes our clients feel satisfied knowing we've realized the potential of having built something special, not just what's on the plans. We are dedicated to focusing on each client and our whole team sincerely goes the extra mile to make the job run smoothly from start to finish.

Our owner and builder, Jim Schnapp, is involved in every project and spends a great deal of time with each crew. In addition, each job has its project manager charged to keep the job running smoothly. We use cloud-based project management software that allows the homeowners visibility in scheduling, product choices, budgets and direct communication with their project manager to ensure a seamless home building experience. Our employees are highly skilled and experienced carpenters. We choose to work with only quality sub-contractors, most of which we have a long-standing working relationship with. The working relationships we have created with each vendor, sub-contractor and employee ensure your job will be done right, within budget and on time.

JSD Construction prides itself on building custom homes and remodels from Burlingame to Los Altos Hills. We strive to give our customers the best service possible on the Peninsula. We realize building a home is the biggest investment, both financially and emotionally, most people will ever undertake and we want to make the experience exciting and fun while providing the highest level of quality and communication.

Our Services

Custom Remodeling
& Additions

  • Premium Kitchens and Bathrooms
  • Additional Stories and Basements
  • Multimedia Entertainment Spaces

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Custom New

  • Collaborations with Architects,
    Interior Designers and Specialists
  • In-Laws & Guest Houses

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  • Outdoor Kitchens & Entertaining
  • Decks and Shade Structures
  • Concrete Countertops & Mantels

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Southern Comfort

Our latest project exudes the utmost hospitality and charm.

We are members of Build It Green

JSD Construction is committed to building your home as green as possible. We will recycle and reuse all possible materials, as well as incorporate any green methods of building and landscaping we can. We have completed projects with solar companies using solar panels to provide electricity to homes. We are always happy to work with the homeowner and the architect to design and build a truly green home with a commitment to recycling, alternative energy and green products.

Got a project, need a bid?

We strive to maintain only a few number of simultaneous projects so we can ensure depth and attention on every commitment. If you're interested in a bid, we can review your blueprints and see if we're a good match for your project.