Westwood Lakes General Contractor

Renovated living room with fireplace, impact windows & doors

Rausa Builders Corp, owned and operated by Certified General Contractor Nelson Hernandez, has been serving property owners in Westwood Lakes and throughout Miami-Dade County since 2005.

In that time, he has also become a Certified Roofing Contractor and a Certified Plumbing Contractor, allowing more savings to clients on larger projects that require roof replacement, bathroom remodeling and/or kitchen remodeling.

Past Projects near Westwood Lakes

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Services Offered in Westwood Lakes

New Construction
Additions (Residential & Commercial)
Home Remodeling
Roof Replacement & Repairs
Code Violations
Certificate of Use Inspections
Distressed Property Rehab
Investment Property Rehab
Asset Maintenance
Community Maintenance & Repairs

Mr. Hernandez has almost thirty years of experience in the construction industry, remodeling projects for homeowners, as well as property maintenance and rehabilitation for investment property owners and asset managers with real estate assets in South Florida.

As general contractors, we are familiar with Miami-Dade County’s Building Department, along with the procedures and documentation required to obtain permits and pass inspections for your project.

New Construction & Remodeling

We can handle the entire construction process from the structure, foundation and framing for new construction or an addition; to cabinetry, flooring, interior paint and all the finishing touches for an interior remodel.

We offer quality craftsmanship, competitive pricing, a safe worksite and timely completion of your next construction or remodeling project. Our commitment to customers is proven by the returning clients accounting for more than half of our business.

Licensed & Insured

Rausa Builders Corp. is licensed and insured to work throughout South Florida and can provide the necessary insurance certificates required by Westwood Lakes and/or the H.O.A. of your community. You can also review our online permitting history as general contractors on the Miami-Dade County Building Department’s permit portal, which shows a track-record or our active and closed permits.

In addition to the Certified General Contractor license, Rausa Builders Corp. also holds a Certified Roofer and a Certified Plumber license with the State of Florida.

Westwood Lakes Roofer

After photo of roof replacement

Since 2011 Rausa Builders Corp. has also been a certified roofer, serving the roofing needs of property owners in Westwood Lakes and all of Miami-Dade County. Our roofing crews are experienced with new construction roof installation, roof replacement and roof repairs. They are experts installing common roofing materials such as shingle, tile, flat roofs/B.U.R. and metal roofs.

Our roofing permit history on the Building Department’s permit portal is available to review our active & closed roof permits in Unincorporated Miami-Dade.

Galleries of Past Roofing Projects

Shingle Roof Photos
Tile Roof Photos
Metal Roof Photos

Westwood Lakes Plumber

Master bathroom with freestanding tub, glass shower enclosure and double floating vanities

Almost every interior remodeling project involving a kitchen or bathroom renovation will require a certified plumber. Rausa Builders Corp. acquired its Certified Plumbing Contractor license in 2017, allowing them to offer lower rates to their clients while also giving the company more control over scheduling on larger renovation projects where collaboration amongst multiple trades is crucial.

Our plumbers have extensive experience in kitchen and bath remodeling with modern features such as open concept kitchens, floating bathroom vanities and freestanding tubs. Our plumbing permit history with Miami-Dade County is available for review at the Building Department’s permit portal.

Galleries of Past Plumbing Projects

Remodeled Kitchen Photos
Remodeled Bathroom Photos

Distressed Property Rehab in Westwood Lakes

Before photo of kitchen cabinets

Our R.E.O. Team is familiar with procedures involving a distressed property rehabilitation and its preservation. Lenders with R.E.O. & foreclosed properties in Westwood Lakes need their assets in presentable conditions and free of violations before they can be placed back on the market.

Common issues found with these assets range from missing appliances and vandalized HVAC units, making the property unsalable to financing buyers; to building and code compliance violations resulting in liens and restrictions on transferring ownership. These issues can be accompanied by an all-around outdated or run-down property that is already difficult to sell.

We can handle the rehab from start to finish or anything in between, including interior paint, flooring replacement, kitchen/ bathroom upgrades, roof replacement and violation compliance.

Code Compliance & Building Violations

Before and after code violation fixed

R.E.O. properties in Westwood Lakes are often acquired with code compliance violations or building violations and sometimes both. This can create a scary situation for property owners with threatening notices in the mail and fees that accrue daily.

We have the knowledge and resources to cure violations with the Miami-Dade County Building Department, resulting in a clean lien search and a smoother transfer of ownership.

Certificate of Use

Foreclosed properties in Westwood Lakes (an unincorporated neighborhood in Miami-Dade County) require a Certificate of Use by the title holder of the property, prior to sale. Rausa Builders Corp. has a dedicated team of licensed architects and engineers as well as a processing department ready to handle your Certificate of Use needs, including Miami-Dade County Ordinance # 08-133.

Galleries of Past R.E.O. Projects

R.E.O. Property Rehab Projects

The goal of Mr. Hernandez and his staff is to have clients satisfied with their projects from plans to completion. They have accomplished this by building long-term relationships with subcontractors and other industry partners allowing for the best quality, service, and prices to be passed along to you.

Call us today at 305-554-5711 or contact us via our online form for more information and a free estimate.

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