Johnathan Brewer

Johnathan Brewer

Johnathan C. Brewer II is a licensed general contractor specializing in kitchen, bath remodels, and general construction with two decades of professional experience.


  • Member of The Spruce Home Improvement Review Board
  • 20 years of experience in the construction industry
  • Licensed General Contractor in the state of California CSLB 914726
  • Construction instructor for Rising Sun Energy (2 years) Berkeley, CA
  • Member of the National Association of Remodeling Industry


Johnathan C. Brewer II is a licensed General Contractor specializing in kitchen, bath remodels and general construction. At the age of 15, Johnathan started his journey in construction as a laborer during summer break. This journey would eventually lead to Johnathan starting his own general contracting firm, Brewer Builds, in 2008. In 2009, Johnathan began his TV career as an on air carpenter and has been  featured on HGTV’s “Super Scapes”,“Curb Appeal the Block”, “Elbow Room”, DIY Network's “House Crashers”, "This Old House", and OWN Network's Emmy award winning show “Home Made Simple”. Johnathan taught building construction for Rising Sun Energy in Berkeley California.



Johnathan received a certification from the Turner Construction School of Construction Management and Interior Architecture training from the Academy of Art.

Awards and Publications

  • Business of Home (March, 2018)
  • (January 2018)
  • Hip Hollywood (January 2018)
  • Emmy Magazine (May 2018)
Expertise: Kitchen and bath remodeling, General construction, Construction management and project consultation
Location: Oakland, California
Title: Licensed contractor

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