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We are a local contracting company specializing in all aspects of finish carpentry.   As a licensed contractor, Zachary Knox brings all of the expertise of a large construction firm to a personal level. When you call us, you will talk to Zachary, and when the work is done, it is done by Zachary or a trusted colleague.

Zachary Knox was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area.. Zachary was hired part-time in his first construction job at the age of 16 as an apprentice on a small crew. He has more than 17 years of construction and carpentry experience.

In 1997, Zachary joined the U.S. Navy and ended up stationed in San Diego on the U.S.S. Harpers Ferry, LSD 49. Zachary served in the Gulf War in “Operation Desert Fox” as an Electronics Warfare Technician.

After being discharged from the military, he returned to working construction. Zachary got his contractor’s license and started Z.A. Knox Construction in 2005. In 2014, Z.A. Knox Construction became San Diego Custom Carpentry.

Zachary Knox
(760) 716-3134
524 Moa Dr Vista, CA
CA license CA857822


What People are saying about Zachary Knox:

Mr. Knox made an appointment to come and give us an estimate. He was here right on time. He looked over the project which was very small, but beyond our capabilities. He gave us a reasonable estimate and came back the next day and fixed it in no time at all.

Paul L. in Carlsbad, CA


Best experience with a handyman. Courteous,  reliable and most responsive.

Wole C. in Oceanside, CA


Zachary did an excellent job replacing my door. He was a complete professional.

Barry D. in Vista, CA


Zach did an excellent job of installing my room air conditioner. He cleaned up after doing his job and was both pleasant and informative while doing the job.

Eleanor B. in Carlsbad, CA


Zack is very professional and pleasant to work with. He called me immediately in response to my inquiry, he arrived the next morning at exactly the time we had set up, had an estimate to me the same day and the prices were reasonable.

Lynda K. in Vista, CA


Zachary was quick to respond and quote the job. We are very happy with the quality of work performed. He did more than we originally contracted for.

Bob M. in Oceanside, CA


Started the job on time, was very thorough and completed the job on time. His workmanship was more than satisfactory.

Margot T. in San Marcos, CA


Zach came right on time was friendly and professional and very reasonable rates! I will definitely be calling him again.

Mary K. in Oceanside, CA


Showed up on time. Was knowledgeable and extremely helpful. Left the work site clean and finished within the time frame he estimated. Did great work and made me a happy customer.

Bill A. in Oceanside, CA


Did a great job restoring our front door. Zach kept us informed the whole way and was very knowledgeable and reasonably priced. We will choose him for any future projects.

Homeowner in Cardiff by the Sea, CA


Contacted me promptly, he's price was great and no hidden charges.

David H. in San Diego, CA


Zachary called within the first 24 hours of my…..  request to reseal my deck. He set up a time that was convenient for me and let me explain my problem and answered all of the questions I had. He was very efficient and extremely professional. I would gladly call him again and highly recommend him.

Tracy M. in Carlsbad, CA


Zack provided a wealth of knowledge regarding all facets of home repair. He was detail oriented and listened to our concerns. Zack was on time and very courteous. He approached the many projects I tasked him with in a professional manner including explanations and options. We are very satisfied.

Ken N. in Vista, CA

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