231 elmer street
westfield, new jersey 07090

(908) 233-2225

FAQs

your professional hometown builder

Anthony James Construction has developed a reputation as “your professional hometown builder.” We concentrate our projects in local neighborhoods (Westfield, Scotch Plains, Fanwood, Cranford, Berkley Height, Warren), enabling us to maintain our dependable service, competitive prices, and knowledge of your town's building codes.

common questions from our homeowners:

Q. What about blueprints and permits?
A. Anthony James Construction is a knowledgeable, full-service company. We provide everything necessary for all our construction projects.

Q. How long will the job take?
A. Under normal circumstances a finished room addition takes six to eight weeks, a kitchen renovation takes 2 weeks, and our new home construction takes approximately four months. We provide accurate start and finish dates for every project.

Q. Will we need a variance?
A. In most cases... No. If you’re concerned, our local representative will be familiar with your local codes, and will provide an answer before we start.

Q. Is there a way to save money?
A. We will be transparent about cost-saving options throughout the entire process. Additionally, do-it-yourselfers can save money with Anthony James’ “Shell Package.” We will provide complete exterior construction with all major alterations and interior partitions.

Q. What about matching new additions to the existing house?
A. One of Anthony James’ main concerns is to match your home architecturally and structurally. So, when the job is finished, your addition or alteration isn’t completely obvious to your neighbors.

Q. Do you provide any references?
A. Please read our testimonials page to see how our customers feel about our work. We would be happy to provide as many local This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. as requested. We also encourage you to go and see examples of our uncompromising workmanship.

Q. Do you offer architectural services?
A. Yes, we have a great reputation for exceptional designs and can provide the Blueprints necessary for construction.

Q. In what areas of New Jersey will you accept jobs?
A. We service the following areas in NJ: Westfield, Summit, Millburn, Short hills, Scotch Plains, Cranford, Berkeley Heights, New Providence, Mountainside, Basking Ridge.

Q. Can you support green building?
A. Yes, green building and Energy Star project are one of our specialties.

Q. Are you fully licensed?
A. Yes, we are fully licensed with the State of NJ. Building Inspector RCS # 006457, New Home Builder # 023260, Home Improvement Contractor #12VH00633600

Q. What kind of warranty do you offer on your work?
A. Exclusive to the area, a 5 year limited warranty.

Q. How will you keep me updated on my project?
A. We offer all of our customers access to a great tool called BuilderTrend which helps provide our customers with up to date information on their project. Communication is the key to our success!

Q. Are you fully insured?
A. Yes, we have workers compensation and general liability coverage that exceeds requirements. A current copy of any and all of our insurance certificates are available upon request.

Q. What is "The Anthony James Difference?"
A. Anthony James brings extra-ordinary architectural details to life on all of our projects, that what makes our work the most beautiful and helps differentiate us from the competition.

Q. What is your current financial status?
A. We have been in business since 1989 with great financial status. A Dun & Bradstreet report is available upon request along with any and all credit references needed.

Q. How do I schedule an appointment for a quote?
A. To schedule an appointment for a free no obligation quote,
please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. us or call us at (908) 233-2225