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About Us

Calvin English is a licensed California State General Contractor. I have 43 years of home improvement and construction experience. I am experienced from the top of the roof on down to the construction of all phases of building envelope.

General Contracting & managing experience comes from generations back. Property development to end of build, Calvin has a wealth of knowledge and experience in all facets of the building industry. Calvin has also taken many courses on the subject of energy efficiency. I stay up to date with current energy saving home improvement trends.

Calvin works in the field with many trades & professionals. We have a large assortment of professional equipment available including, On-site manufactured metal roofing machines, and continuous gutter machines manufactured on-site right in the driveway if needed.

Calvin has experience in all types construction and roofing, Composition / Asphalt, Tile of all types / cement,  clay, metal, single ply, stone coated metal roofs / standing seam metal roofs, coatings, peel and sticks, TPO, PVC flat roofs and torch downs, Sidings, Windows, Doors, Painting, Solar/PV and solar hot water.

The Home Improvement Industry now has moved towards an Energy Efficiency Outlook like it or not (Refer to Ca.Title 24,) and in certain high fire zone areas for fire proofing (Refer to Cal Fire Chapter 7A.) When a contractor does an estimate on any home improvement project these days, he/she must review the building envelopes existing make up for energy savings and fire proofing to offset the costs of renewable home improvement components to be possibly installed. Our government has established rules to follow while in the course of any possibility of an energy savings, water savings, fire prevention connection within the wanted improvement.

Calvin English is licensed with the California State Licensing Board - #998704 Insured & Bonded.  Check and see at


Hear what our clients have to say about us!

"We have always heard of Calvin English's great reputation. We decided to give them a try, and boy was I glad that we did! I have never had to worry about the structural integrity of our premises since, even during snow season!"
- Ted Smith

"I thought our building would be too large for a reasonable priced roofing company. Calvin English proved me wrong. Our building looks amazing. Thanks Calvin English/General Contractor!"
- Mel Barnes

"When we moved into our new home, we learned that we needed a new roof. The last thing we needed was the cost involved in building a new roof. We were pleasantly surprised with how easy and affordable Calvin English made it! They even hauled away all of their debris! We are glad we found and worked with Calvin!"
- Mary and Bill