Every detail matters

We support clients through every step of the process, making sure each aspect works together to create your dream home.

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Who we are

It starts with a strong foundation.

We are Joe and Lori McGraw. We’ve been building houses together for three decades and it’s our life's work to deliver custom homes that stand the test of time.  At every stage of the process we will listen to you and support you, working closely together to craft your dream home. We pay attention to every little detail and work tirelessly to make sure you're not just satisfied, but thrilled with the result. Our long-standing relationships with trusted tradespeople ensure the finest quality in every aspect of your build or renovation. Each project is a testament to our commitment to quality and client satisfaction. Our homes aren't just buildings—they're legacies, to be enjoyed by you and your family for generations.

Joe and Lori McGraw owners of Albemarle Contractors, Inc.

The values that we stand behind.


We’re dedicated to the highest standard of craftsmanship in every aspect of construction. We deliver exceptional homes that endure the passage of time.


With expertise that spans 30 years, we will bring your vision to reality. Our reputation earns repeat clients who value our commitment to excellence.


We build lasting relationships with our clients. We work hand-in-hand with you to ensure the process of building your home runs smoothly.

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Let's build something special.
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