"It's about seeing a project's potential. A house has to have strong bones."
Rich Baumhofer is a contractor with over 30 years of experience. His career spans both coasts and includes projects in a wide range of building styles. While deeply influenced by craftsmen aesthetics, Rich is an expert at incorporating varied design styles, delivering classic yet modern homes. He specializes in honest, straightforward building, maintaining the integrity of carefully chosen materials and classic designs. As his track record shows, Rich approaches small and large projects alike with steady, detail-oriented diligence. He works closely with each client to bring their unique vision to light.
Rich's career began in California in the 1970s, building custom homes in La Quinta and Lake Tahoe. From there he moved to Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, where he co-owned Baumhofer Builders with his brother Mark. Rich and Mark built approximately 40 new homes together and were involved in two major historical restorations in the 8 years Rich lived on the island. In 1990 Rich moved to Folsom, California with his family. He worked as an independent contractor, completing 16 new homes throughout the foothills. He also oversaw the construction of over 25 homes as a project manager for Winncrest Homes of Sacramento.
Today Rich's projects are diversified. He is based out of Midtown Sacramento and has become one of the city's premier Arts and Crafts contractors. He accepts projects for new home construction, remodels and historical restorations. Additionally, Rich sits on the board of directors for Sacramento's Verge Center for the Arts and occasionally designs unique craftsman pieces for local businesses.