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Oak Alley Design Build Remodeling

Oak Alley Design Build Remodeling provides top-notch residential design build remodeling services, along with great customer support - a combination that can't be beat! Founded in 1983, McKay General Contractors changed its name to Oak Alley, Inc. in 2002. With 30 years of industry experience, we are a residential design-build leader in Jefferson and Shelby Counties, Alabama.

Our work as a full-service professional remodeling firm includes large additions and whole-house renovation, plus designer kitchens and baths. An experienced full-time lead carpenter on each project has the responsibility of monitoring quality, keeping the job on schedule, and taking care of the customer's need for order and information.

Company President Mike McKay is a Certified Graduate Remodeler, a Certified Aging in Place Specialist, and has the Master Remodeler designation from Birmingham's award-winning Master Builder/Master Remodeler program. He serves as a board member of the Greater Birmingham Association of Home Builders and the GBAHB Remodelers. Oak Alley, Inc. is a member of the Birmingham and Shelby County Chambers of Commerce, as well as a long-standing member of the Better Business Bureau with an A+ rating.

Through our commitment, experience, and expertise Oak Alley Design Build Remodeling helps you achieve your perfect lifestyle by designing your ideal living space with state of the art imaging, and then building it with a polished, professional construction team. Our process is designed to maximize the impact of each dollar you invest in your home to Enhance Your Life!

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GuildQuality Partner Affiliations

  • Wellborn Authorized Contractor

Other Affilations

  • Master Builder/Master Remodeler Program of the Greater Birmingham Association of Home Builders
  • National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)
  • The Greater Birmingham Association of Home Builders

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I would like to paint the inside of my front door. It is already stained with a semi glossy dark stain. Can I effectively use latex paint with primer in it?
Jul 28, 2014
Karen, I'm not a painting specialist, but from my experience you would be better off with a good coat of oil based primer. First, sand thoroughly, including the details, then wipe clean with a tack cl ... read more
Water is coming in through new overhead sewer

Rob Owens of VTS Homes, Inc. PRO answered:

Jun 1, 2014
You definitely should not have any leaking.  I suggest you call a plumber to come look at the issue.

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