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O'Donnell Construction - 2545 Bayshore Avenue - Ventura, California 93001 - 805.798.0155 - michael@odonnell-construction.com   O'Donnell Construction Services California

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O'Donnell Construction - residential, commercial, retrofit services

  "Building sound structures you can depend on."
O'Donnell Construction Services Southern California

O'Donnell Construction - Residential, Commercial, Retrofit Services

O'Donnell Construction

Michael O'Donnell - Owner
O'Donnell Construction Company California

O'Donnell Construction Services

Our Residential & Commercial Construction Services


Services Offered

We offer a wide variety of residential and commercial construction services available to serve your various needs within a project scope. From simple repairs to all out full building constructions, we offer convenience and cost-effective solutions.

Whether you are starting a new project, adding to an existing project, or are in the process of a project, we are ready to work with you. We are glad to customize our services to meet your needs. Working on multiple tasks is our speciality and getting satisfying results is our pride!

We manage all of the processes required to complete… -

your construction project from demolition and hauling to material delivery, installation, and building. We conduct regular project meetings to ensure that the highest standards are being maintained from project start to project finish. And, as management leaders, we consult and work with client architects and engineers closely to ensure quality finished projects.

We work with many types of materials including eco-friendly materials and we will guide you in selecting the most suitable materials for your project needs. We are committed to making sure that only the most quality materials are used from leading manufacturers along with enforcing safety structural buildings codes. Your structure, your comfort, your safety, and your satisfaction are the most important to us.


Construction projects for consideration start with an on-site examination of proposed project work area to assess new space or existing spaces for planning. All of our finished projects entail complete walk through project follow-ups to make sure all aspects of construction have been met to your expectations and assess any items that may need further addressing.

Our services include Interior & Exterior construction work along with Custom Design options for many services offered.


New Construction Services
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Whether you are planning new construction, increasing your energy service needs or converting existing home or business spaces, we can help you in all aspects of your building stages. Our new construction building services will help you customize your ideas into practical building solutions.

We understand the importance of eco-friendly choices to implement and improve in building your home or business for your "go green" design efforts. We can suggest energy efficiency ideas that can maximize new energy savings utilizing top industry renewable energy technologies. We can also provide you with a list of financial incentives available to help in these efforts.

We can help you design and build for energy efficiency along with hardware and equipment installations. We will help you select renewable energy solutions that can reduce energy use and maintenance costs. We will work with you to find solutions to customize your existing spaces along with providing assistance for inspecting and assessing energy efficiency improvements.

Our services can help you select, design, and build or improve many energy maximizing areas such as:

- Roofs
- Fireplaces
- Windows
- Lightening Schemes
- Walls & Insulation
- Construction Materials

Remodeling Services
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We understand that remodeling your home can be a nervous and stressful time. The approach we take is simple! We work closely with our clients upfront to understand all the requirements and overall objectives. Once those are all determined, we then provide you with a detailed project plan including a project schedule. At that point, we begin the remodeling "Project Plan".

We continue to work closely with you throughout every stage of the project to ensure we are meeting all expectations. O'Donnell Construction strives to be flexible throughout the project in the event plans change, ensuring 100% satisfaction.

O'Donnell Construction remodel services comprise of complete home remodels to a single room transformations. Our experienced staff will plan and design all of your home improvements from demolition to final inspection. We turn your dreams into reality.

We service your structural remodeling through beginning and finished stages including:

  • Rough Stage
    - Demo
    - Framing
    - Electrical
    - Plumbing
    - Insulation
    - Drywall

  • Finish Stage
    - Finish Carpentry
    - Cabinets
    - Countertops
    - Tile / Stone
    - Flooring
    - Painting
    - Fixtures
    - Appliances


Retrofit Services
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We take pride in offering our retrofit services knowing that we are helping building owners reinforce their structures for safe occupancy while enduring seismic and earthquake damages that naturally occur in California. Specializing in retrofit services is very important to us in providing you a secure, safe, and sturdy structure for protecting and insuring your home or business.

We understand the risks that you structure endures from unfortunate earthquake and seismic activities and how important it is to take security measures to keep your building standing and insured. We meet or exceed building safety codes and insurance requirements and will gladly explain state requirements needed for retrofitting your structures properly.

We offer basic and advanced structural upgrades along with incorporating new construction retrofit requirements. We also conduct building inspections and evaluate your earthquake risk factors whereby we provide you with a summarized plan of action. All action plans comply with insurance approvals for earthquake coverage and state safety codes.

Retrofitting is the process of strengthening and securing resistant structural areas of your building to endure sideways shaking from earthquake activities including reinforcing and securing structural constructions and repairs such as:

- Roofs & Chimneys
- Cripple Walls
- Foundations
- Support Beams
- Piping & Connections
- Bolts & Fasteners
- Masonary Structures
- Floor-to-Floor Connections
- Water Heater Strap & Stud
- Staircases & Balconies
- Garage & Storage Areas
- Mobile Units Tie-Downs - ERBS
  (earthquake resistant bracing system)

Water Proofing & Testing Services
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Water intrusion troubleshooting is a specialty at O'Donnell Construction. We will perform a water test to identify and isolate the area(s) causing the leak(s). Once we have determined the cause, we will provide a written report on the found leak(s) and detailed plan to repair them and any damage pertaining to them. A signed proposal is required prior to performing the water test to ensure quality testing.

What is the Water test procedure?

  1. Contractor will inspect the proposed job site to determine the source of the water intrusion.

  2. Two technicians will be present with equipment and radios.

  3. Different areas, beginning with at the lowest point, will be isolated to pinpoint the entry location.

  4. Areas that will be tested will be determined depending on the location of the leak.

  5. After leak is found contractor will discuss repair options with the owner.


Finish Carpentry Services
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We understand the significance of the fine details of home. We take pride in our finish carpentry services as they are the final touch of the overall presence of the design. O'Donnell Construction provides quality detailed services including:

- Fireplaces & Mantels
- Stair Systems
- Doors & Windows
- Custom Cabinetry
- Base Casing & Crown Molding
- Decks
- Fencing
- Hardware

We Welcome Your Thoughts!
O'Donnell Construction is always open to new ideas and suggestions for innovative building. We enjoy and challenge new innovations and "out of the ordinary" building concepts. We encourage you to share your thoughts for developing unique custom projects that serve your needs!

O'Donnell Construction Company Southern California

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Licensed Real Estate Agent

We are a licensed Real Estate Agent in the State of California allowing us to provide our customers with valuable information when acquiring residential or commercial property.

We can address concerns of new property buyers for certain regulations that may exist in certain areas. We can inform you about certain building codes that may apply along with area locale concerns for building such as earthquake seismic zones.

We can also help you find property that may be suitable for your building needs. Please contact us with your inquiries.

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KISCL & Web Vest

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O'Donnell Construction brings property investors the advantage tool use of WebVest, an investment analysis software to assist you in qualifying property for multiple financing options.

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The WebVest Calculator will help you analyze your property to see the Return on Equity as a investment with the basic current financing options.

In association with KISCL you are invited to try out the calculator, utilize website info, training materials, and much more! Visit the KISCL and WebVest website to learn more.

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Retrofit Services & California Earthquake Insurance

Increasing awareness of structural concerns across California Earthquake Seismic Zones has prompted O'Donnell Construction to offer Retrofit Services for structural reinforcements. We understand the importance of "Building sound structures you can depend on"!

California Earthquake Map
View California Earthquake Info
View California Real-Time Fault Map

California Earthquake Authority (CEA) homeowners insurance policies are issued through CEA Participating Insurers and can help rebuild your home if it suffers extensive damage from an earthquake. CEA also offers a Premium Calculator to help you determine insurance rates for your area.

All companies that sell residential property insurance in California are required by law to offer earthquake insurance to homeowners when the policy is first sold and then every two years thereafter.

There are many advantages to securing your home or business for Retrofit:

  • providing safety measures for persons and assets

  • obtain a lower deductible and better pricing on your earthquake insurance

  • completed retrofit work saves on earthquake insurance to pay for itself in 3-4 years

  • reduced risk factors increase granting of new or additional bank loans

  • older buildings are more likely to secure earthquake insurance

  • property value increases

Commercial earthquake insurance known as Difference in Conditions (DIC) policies are provided to industrial and commercial companies. Earthquake coverage can either be purchased as a separate policy or as an endorsement to the standard business owners policy. Ask your insurance provider about the various provisions and customizing of this policy available.

The California Department of Insurance has resourceful public info for residential and commercial insurance coverage such as information guides, news, study reports, and much more!

Retrofit & Energy Incentives, Credits, Assistance Programs

In recognition of world wide "Go Green Efforts Initiative", there are several organizations providing incentives and assistance available for home and business owners. Eligibility exists for owners who install energy efficient equipment and building materials, adopt renewable energy measures, or improve the overall efficiency of a home or business building with eco-friendly structures and equipment.

Please refer to our resource list of websites we have compiled to help you explore the advantages of the greening up initiative. View Retrofit & Energy Incentive Resources PDF.


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