Photo by Jenny Ham Studio

Celebrating nearly a decade as a family owned and operated home renovation and restoration business, Fritz Carpentry & Contracting has been serving the Main Line and greater Philadelphia region since 2010.

Owner Steven Fritz began as a wood craftsman building custom furniture, crown molding and other house finishes while working for other contractors. As demand for Steven’s artistry and attention to quality grew, his wife and designer Gretchen joined him to launch the design/build company, Fritz Carpentry & Contracting. 

With work featured in House Beautiful and Main Line Today magazine, together Steven and Gretchen partner with clients to create and execute renovation projects that bring the clients’ vision for their home to life—from true historic restorations that reveal and enhance original character to modern updates the celebrate and enhance their clients’ personal taste. This includes:

- Working with the client to identify their aesthetic, provide options in their budget and mechanical drawings and/or partner with the architect and interior designer of the client’s choosing  

- Selecting all finishes including hardware, tile, plumbing fixtures, lighting, paint colors/wallpaper and décor 

- Vendor and budget management, as well as all scheduling

- Custom woodwork (cabinetry, doors, windows, moldings) and stone (sinks, counters, trim), furniture and finishes 

With every project—from whole home re-builds to bathroom and kitchen renovations to custom cabinetry, customer satisfaction is of utmost importance and building strong, lifelong relationships with our clients and partners is the goal. 

The success of this philosophy has allowed Fritz Carpentry & Contracting to grow and expand its operations to a new custom wood and stone workshop, Fritz Studios, opened in 2019 in the heart of Philadelphia’s upper mainline, Frazer, Pennsylvania.

Steven, Gretchen and their four children also reside in Devon, Pa and are working on a period renovation of their 1929 brick center-hall colonial home. 

Fritz Carpentry & Contracting is fully licensed and insured: PA068650