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About Us

WoodStone Construction is a Redding based General Contracting company specializing in REMODELING residential homes and commercial tenant improvements.

The WoodStone Construction team excels in quality, dependability, cost effectiveness and problem solving. We are licensed and fully insured. CSLB # 954880. Call our Redding office today at (530) 229-0886 to schedule a free project consultation including a free estimate.

MEET OUR TEAM

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Josh LaFrance ~ Owner

Owner Josh LaFrance has 16 years in residential and commercial construction management experience. Josh lives in Redding with his wife April and two children. When he’s not working at WoodStone, Josh enjoys fly fishing and rock climbing.

 

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April LaFrance ~ CFO

April, chief financial officer at WoodStone, has a passion for building businesses with excellence. April also co-owns WeStageIt, a Redding based house staging company where their goals are raising a home’s value and helping houses sell faster. April has a history in real estate investment and sits on the board of directors for multiple businesses and non-profits.

 

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Wendell Godard ~ Project Manager

Project Manager, Wendell Godard, relocated to Redding from Bellingham, Washington where he had 25 years of experience in construction, primarily as a construction project manager and estimator. He enjoys the outdoors and has an amazing wife Betty-Lou and four children.

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Mike Kraetsch

Mike has a broad and thorough background in construction and is excellent in the field as well as experienced in managing high end projects. He has been happily married to his wife Lisa for 26 years and they are proud of their 3 grown children.

 

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Joel Houchin

Joel is a highly knowledgeable Project Manager who excels at problem solving. He is talented in many areas of construction and brings a lot of experience to the team. When not working, Joel enjoys the outdoors and hunting.

 

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Brandon Aalberts

Brandon brings years of experience in residential painting to the WoodStone paint team. He loves hiking and is a genius when it comes to computer and web development. Brandon recently proposed to his girlfriend Kaitlin… and she said “YES!”. They are happily planning a wedding.

 

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Doug Treat

Doug brings years of experience in residential building from the state of Colorado. He is also an avid outdoorsman who loves hunting, mountain biking and backpacking. Doug is happily married to his wife Amber and they have 3 children.

 

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Paul McClure

Paul brings a wide range of construction skills to the team. He has a great reputation for excellent work ethic and some southern charm too. Paul is also a talented musician and sings alongside his beautiful wife Hannah. They just welcomed their first child into the family!

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Patrick Carroll

Patrick is a great carpenter and is super talented when it comes to installing of tile. He always has a positive attitude, and has a good eye for style. Patrick moved to Redding from the state of Georgia.

 

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Joshua Read

Josh is an excellent painter and general laborer on our team. He’s not only skilled at painting houses but also has a degree in fine arts and pursues his talents for painting on canvas. Josh just married his best friend Holly this year. He is currently interning at a ministry school in Redding as well.

 

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Shane Mannon

Shane is originally from the great state of Texas but has chosen to make his home in Redding. Shane is known for working hard and having a great attitude on every project. He is a highly valuable part of our team. Shane recently married his beautiful wife Wendee, on January 26th, 2013.

 

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Jordan Weathersbee

Jordan is an expert painter who adds a lot of strength to WoodStone’s team. His experience includes working on multi-million dollar homes. Jordan is also a skilled carpenter. He is passionate about building a strong family with his much loved wife Bethany & their young children.

 

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Whitney Huntley

Whitney is the office manager at WoodStone Construction. She brings excellence in the areas of organization, finances, and bookkeeping. Whitney has traveled to over 11 countries and loves to explore new places.

 

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Shanna Franceschini

Shanna is the design coordinator and style genius at Woodstone Construction.  With 10 years of experience in the construction and interior design fields, and education from the Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, she brings an extra measure of sophistication to the team.  She loves working closely with clients to best understand their needs and is an excellent communicator.  She is married with two daughters and lives in the quaint mountain town of Weaverville, CA.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Reviews

“My wife and I were looking to convert our home to a rental, and we needed to do it on a tight budget in a short amount of time. The high-level overview of the project was to remodel the master bathroom, convert a living room to a bedroom, and tile about 1000 square feet. In the end, we also asked them to fix many small items around the house from finishing the garage cabinets to installing new baseboards and dozens of little items in between. I found an ad for WoodStone Construction and decided to give them a call after a bid from a “friend of a friend” came in much higher than expected. WoodStone came in at 40% less than the competitor and was available to commence work almost immediately. There are several crews that work for WoodStone, so they were able to fit me in quickly with the other projects they were working on. Even though I knew it’s best to list everything I wanted done at the start, I did have several additional requests that they were able to work in quickly with the rest of the project. Although my wife and I aren’t very creative individuals, we do appreciate good design when we see it. We asked Josh’s advice on several design decisions during the remodel projects and he usually gave us several alternatives. We were very pleased with how each of them turned out – for example, where to place the new closet, how to design the closet, and where to place the new door. He even offered some suggestions, the most beneficial one was that we replace the carpeting in the hallway with tile. The reasoning was that the hallway gets a lot of traffic and it eliminates the need to try and match carpet from the hallway to the bedrooms. He also noted that some of the exterior wood structure was weathered and needed painting before it became affected by dry rot. I liked the fact that there was a broad range of workers available to work on the projects because it meant I wouldn’t have to pay general contractor rates for all the tasks. On a few occasions, I was given the choice of having apprentices do the work which I decided to do. Their rates were a little less, yet the work was still done very well and in a timely manner. I met most if not all of the workers and was very impressed by their competency, courtesy, professionalism, and non-intrusiveness. It was quickly apparent that everyone took pride in their work. The bottom line is that WoodStone Construction did an outstanding job for our family, and I highly recommend them to friends and colleagues.” ~Rick Archibald

WoodStone Construction did a great job helping us finish a large redwood deck and make some modifications to our kitchen. He is professional in his approach, takes initiative when needed, is reliable and trustworthy and the quality of his work is excellent. We are planning to ask him to do some work in our house again soon.” ~Michael V.

“WoodStone Construction has done a number of small jobs for the school that I oversee. The quality of workmanship has always been superb far beyond what I had expected or asked for. Josh, the owner has a creative flair and an eye for detail. I would highly recommend this company for any construction project.” ~Don M.

“Josh LaFrance is a true pleasure to work with! Communication and Craftsmanship are 2 key ingredients in a successful project and Josh excels at both. Josh and I worked on a magnificent project high on a ledge overlooking the ocean, his vision along with his ability to produce results in a timely manner with very high quality are unmatched. I would gladly work with him again and would recommend him for jobs large and small.” ~Aaron Sasseville

“Josh was exceptionally easy to work with, very attentive to our needs and desires, regularly on seen and in touch with us to assure things were to our satisfaction, highly flexible, and notably cost conscious without compromising quality. I’ve recommended him to our friends looking for a contractor.” ~Dr. Andre V.

“Josh LaFrance did several projects for me. I was always impressed with the quality of his work and the price he charged. I am a widow and it was very important for me to have someone I could trust. He did finish work for me, which was unbelievable, and other odd jobs. Josh not only does quality work at a reasonable price but is a High quality young man. If I could give him 10 stars I would.” ~Pam G.

 

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Contact Us

 

Contact WoodStone Construction today to schedule a free consultation and free estimate. CSLB # 954880

Office (530) 229-0886

Or email josh@WoodStoneConstruction.com

 

Our office is located at

351 Northpoint Drive Suite F

Redding, CA 96003

 

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