Ritchey Construction, Inc

Turning Your Home Into Your Dream Home

We offer a variety of services based on your home's needs

Home Remodeling

Do you want to convert your den into a breakfast nook or your carport into a garage?  We offer full remodeling services, no matter what the project is.

Residential Home Renovation

We can also complete a variety of renovation services.

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Residential Custom Builds

From planning through completion, we can build your dream house to your specifications in a timely and professional manner.

Locally Owned and Operated

Fred Ritchey has been a part of the central Ohio community for his entire professional career. We take pride in knowing that our work stays in the community we live in.

Our Company

The staff of Ritchey Construction, Inc. has been remodeling homes, building room additions and constructing quality homes & commercial buildings since 1976.  Owned, operated and licensed in central Ohio, we are a full service General Contractor that understands the needs and considerations of people in the central Ohio area.  Our main emphasis is on personal service and client satisfaction; our personnel are geared to creatively address every facet of construction and each project receives the attention to detail needed to implement your distinctive concepts.

Thanks to our history of top-notch projects, we employ a diverse pool of local craftsman and mechanical contractors who consistently provide high quality goods and service.  We also have many local suppliers and job-site facilities that manufacture everything from custom designed hardwood doors and trim components, to one-of-a-kind stone or metal fabrications.  Our organization can expedite any project quickly and economically, with top quality custom construction always our objective.

Demanding excellence and coordinating progress, we are time-proven and committed to service.  We combine the flexibility of a family business with an in-house support group that includes full time office staff, project supervisors and service personnel.

Ritchey Construction, Inc. has a time-honored philosophy of excellence and craftsmanship.  We enjoy building distinctive custom projects and pride ourselves on customer satisfaction and attention to detail.  We have many client references available to you upon request.

We look forward to discussing your specific new home, renovation or addition needs and will be glad to provide you a proposal for your project.

Our Expertise

The key to success in the building industry is knowing firsthand what is involved in every level of the business.  Fred Ritchey has this knowledge.  At the age of 18, he started in the industry honing his skills as a trim carpenter as a means of financing his college education.  He discovered a natural talent, understanding, and great interest in this line of work.  He realized he was destined for a career in the building industry.

Having established a reputation for superior craftsmanship, conscientiousness and good instincts, Fred found many doors opened for him.  In particular, he was President of Gioffre Ritchey Construction, a well respected construction company, where he presided over the additions and renovations division for eight years.  When this company decided to concentrate its efforts in the commercial market, he knew it was time to establish a full service construction company of his own.

He has built Ritchey Construction’s fine reputation on using high-quality materials and craftsmen, listening to his clients’ needs, and executing these needs with the least amount of inconvenience to the customer as possible. The company’s philosophy is a job isn’t finished until the clients are happy with the end result.  For this reason, Fred pays very close attention to input from all those involved and enjoys working with architects and decorators and knows how important this relationship is in meeting the clients’ needs.

Whether doing a small remodeling job, building an office or a new home for the client, Fred believes in treating all his customers the same – they get the best quality no matter the size of the job.  We work with clients who know quality, want quality, and expect to be treated well.

They are also respected because they complete a job on time.  One of the biggest challenges for the remodelers is the unknown.  When you start tearing out someone else’s work, you never know what you will find.  While this adds time and work to the job, the crews are prepared to deal with these problems.  In this way, remodeling is more challenging than new construction.

Why Us?

Ritchey Construction has been very successful in all facets of the building industry – from remodels and additions to new construction.  Fred brings professionalism, attention to detail, and top quality workmanship no matter how large or small the project.  If the owner wants contemporary, traditional or any other style, they can count on Ritchey Construction to carry out the design with master craftsmanship and excellent results.

The diversification and experience of this organization has proven Ritchey Construction can undertake, remodeling and new home construction with ease as well as commercial construction.  With projects all over Central Ohio and a reputation as one of the finest remodelers in the area, Ritchey Construction has been a successful construction company servicing central Ohio for over 30 years.

Unlike the larger home builders in town, where revenues and market share are a motivator, Fred Ritchey’s team is driven by quality of work. They are passionate about making your home renovation project a success from quote to clean up and beyond. When dealing with Ritchey Construction you get a much more personal touch, and we guarantee that you’ll love your completed project.

Fred’s expertise in carpentry has resulted in trim work on remodeling jobs that is so well executed, it becomes part of the original work – to the point one can not tell what is new and what is original trim.  This is done by working directly with the millwork company to custom match every moulding to pieces already in the home.  Pieces of flooring have been hand-stained to match as closely as possible to existing floorboards.

No detail is too small or unimportant to miss the attention of Fred and the people who work for Ritchey Construction.  This is only one aspect of the company that hints at the quality of work they perform.  The goal of the company is to complete a remodeling project so well it appears to be part of the original structure.

Begin Building Your Dream Home Today!

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Wedgewood Country Club Custom Build

Highlights of this home:

  • Indian multicolor slate & limestone front entry
  • Birch and cherry floors, cabinets, handrail & trim
  • Two story slate fireplace
  • Multiple sized windows spans great room walls
  • Great room bar & entertainment center
  • Skylights span the entire back of the house for a flood of natural light to the kitchen & dining room
  • Fully equipped gourmet kitchen with Black Andes granite countertops
  • Luxurious 4-room master suite: bedroom, bath, spa & walk-in closet
  • Vaulted post & beam ceilings in master suite & sun room
  • Travertine marble on master bath & spa floors
  • Gas log fireplace in master bedroom
  • Beautiful wooded ravine lot


Winner of the following Building Industry Association’s awards:

  • People’s choice for favorite house 2nd place
  • Outstanding kitchen gold award
  • Outstanding great room silver award
  • Outstanding architectural design silver award
  • Oustanding interior decor

Special features of this home:

  • Cultured limestone detailing on front elevation
  • Wrought iron rail & court yard entrance
  • Vaulted foyer
  • Powder room features a vessel sink set on a slab of granite, with a unique waterfall faucet
  • Handcrafted built-in book shelves in study
  • Natural maple flooring & cabinetry
  • Vaulted great room with skylights
  • Handcrafted custom design fireplace with Botticino Fiorito marble surround & hearth
  • Box newel posts with maple handrail & glass inserts
  • First floor master suite with clean, modern tile master bath


Winner of the Building Industry Association’s Outstanding Interior Décor 1st place award.

Hawks Nest Custom Build

Clintonville Remodel

Original 1,100 square feet 1950’s home renovated and expanded to 1,800 square feet with open floor plan that includes the kitchen, dining room and sun room; a first floor laundry; and first floor master suite with vaulted bedroom ceiling, walk through closet and a large bathroom with walk in shower and double sink
From peeling paint, original aluminum windows, and dark brick exterior to appealing siding, new windows, and an inviting covered entryway.
From a small 1950’s cramped galley kitchen with no storage or countertop work space to an open, spacious kitchen designed with pantry, plenty of storage, and multiple work surfaces for active cooks.
New master suite with vaulted ceilings and large windows overlooking large back yard; Master bath with double  vanity sinks with Silver Sea Green granite and large tiled floor plan and walk in shower with bench seat.


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