Bruce Olson Construction, Inc.
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Bruce Olson Construction was formed in 1974 with Bruce working alongside his crew, building simple homes of quality for discerning clients. Over the years, his reputation grew as did his scope and scale of work. Bruce prefers to have his own tradesmen perform nearly all work on a project, avoiding the outside influence of scheduling conflicts and variances in product and quality inherent to the use of subcontractors. Most other builders only aspire to achieve the quality of his homes and the high standards he demands.

Bruce Olson is known for Old Tahoe style designs, hallmarked by an approachable feel and perception even to large structures, rustic native materials that bring texture depth and durability, repetition of detailing, prominent and well-proportioned fireplaces, deep roof overhangs, shed or gabled dormers, a nature color palette, integrated indoor/outdoor spaces, exposed detailed beams and rafters all blending the structure into its surroundings.

Services Provided
Concrete Construction, Custom Cabinets, Custom Homes, Door Installation, Foundation Construction, Home Additions, Home Remodeling, House Framing, Insulation Installation, Masonry, New Home Construction, Tile Installation, Waterproofing, Window Installation, Structural Steel, Ornamental Metal, Architectural Metal, Plumbing, Radiant Heating, HVAC, Custom Countertops, House Painting, Landscaping, Millwork, Custom Door + Window Fabrication, Boiler Maintenance + Repairs, Snowmelt Systems, Remote Home Control Systems

Areas Served
Carnelian Bay, Crystal Bay, Dollar Point, Homewood, Incline Village, Kings Beach, Olympic Valley, Sunnyside-Tahoe City, Tahoe City, Tahoe Vista, Tahoma, Truckee, Martis Camp HOA, Lahontan HOA, Verdi, Reno, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii

Certifications and Awards
2012 CLASSIC OLD TAHOE AWARD WINNER9th Annual Tahoe Quarterly Mountain Home Awards2010 RESIDENTIAL PROJECT OF THE YEARContractor's Association of Truckee Tahoe2009 BUILDER OF THE YEARContractor's Association of Truckee Tahoe
Contact: Bruce Olson Construction
Location: Post Office Box 1518
Tahoe City, CA 96145
License Number: CA 470758 - NV 23861A + 73267
Commented: Design Thank you for such positive feedback!
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Commented: Beautiful home. Can you tell me the type of stone on the fireplace? We source the stone for our clients and install with our in-house masonry team. This is not an off-the-shelf product. Stone is hand selected and chiseled to size. It's a very different process than b...
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Commented: Drawings available? The plans for this particular building were done by Dale Cox, www.dalecoxarchitects.com, who has an office in Truckee, California, and is licensed in CA, NV, MT, ID & UT. It might be possible to ...
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Commented: Lovely room! Is this fireplace original? If not where is rock from?thx Hello. This is the original full masonry custom built fireplace. It was later modified to be serviced by gas. The stone is split face granite from Donner Summit. Donner Summit is an area in the nort...
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Commented: hi. who did the interior design or the furniture for this home thanks The design of this interior was a combination of efforts between Catherine MacFee, http://www.macfeedesign.com, and Olson-Olson Architects, http://www.ooadesign.com.
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Commented: Are those flor carpets? Yes, they are. We have had mixed experience using FLOR products. While we liked the concept, we installed FLOR carpet tiles in a high traffic area and it hasn't performed as we expected. This project...
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