BBB Business Review for Carpentry by Chris in Iowa City, Iowa.

Carpentry by Chris in Iowa City has earned an A+ rating from the Iowa Better Business Bureau.

Carpentry by Chris is a residential remodeling design-build company established in Iowa City in 2001 by Chris Weckmann. Chris hired his first employee in 2002 and the company now employs nine full-time craftsmen and now operates out of a 3,400-sq.ft. shop and office.

Carpentry by Chris is a full service remodeling company that has established a reputation for providing quality work. The company has had an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau since 2007 and is also a member of the Iowa City Home Builders Association. Carpentry by Chris has had Guild Quality survey its clients upon project completion and the outstanding results can be found on our Testimonial page.

Owner Chris Weckmann brings a lot of talent and expertise to the design-build process. In addition to more than 25 years experience in the design-build business, Chris has earned these certifications and industry recognition:

  • A+Rating with the Iowa Better Business Bureau (zero complaints)
  • Awarded Guildmaster with Distinction for exemplary customer service by Guild Quality
  • Recognized by Qualified Remodeler magazine May 2010: 55 Quality Leaders
  • Earned Graduate Remodeler Certification in 2011
  • Earned Green Building Certification in 2009
  • Earned Aging-In-Place Certification in 2009
Guild Survey Customer Satisfaction of Carpentry by Chris in Iowa City, Iowa.

The Guild Quality survey of customer satisfaction among clients of Carpentry by Chris indicate outstanding satisfaction, with the company earning high marks for getting projects done on time and on budget.

Fully Licensed & Insured

Carpentry by Chris carries a 2 million dollar liability insurance policy with full Workman’s Compensation for its employees and we verify the liability insurance coverage for all our subcontractors. Carpentry by Chris is a registered General Contractor within the State of Iowa, License #C112254.


National Association of Home Builders
Iowa Better Business Bureau
NAHB – Certified Aging In-Place Specialist
NAHB Certified Green Professional
NAHB Remodelers