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Here at Farnsworth Builders, we want to provide you with educational content that will help you navigate your projects and to be aware of the warning signs of dishonest contractors. We also want to provide content that will help you make the right decisions based on your individual needs for your project. We are a family-owned and operated business and we care about you and every project that we are a part of. 

Santa Monica luxury home build
Custom Built Staircase

Why do construction jobs end up costing double?

We pride ourselves on being clear with our clients of what to expect before we begin. Have you experienced this problem? If so, ask us to learn more about how to avoid this from happening. 

Custom wood slat entryway

Want to know what a real bid should look like? 

Los Angeles Custom Built Home

What a real bid is supposed to look like

custom built patio
Los Angeles Custom Built Home

How to hire an honest contractor

One of the most important aspects of your build journey. Ask us how!

custom built modern bathroom

Want to know how to see the red flags? Ask us how!

Santa Monica Custom Built Home

Dangers of a so-called "Open Book" contract or fluctuating price.

Beverly Glenn Custom Built Home
luxury living space

How to check a license

Visit this site to check a Contractor's license: CSLB

custom built heating system

Reach out to us and we will walk you through everything that you need to ask. 

custom built heating system

How to prepare for your initial meeting with your contractor. What to ask and why. 

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