Our true passion is improving people’s lives by improving their homes.
We specialize in fine custom kitchen, bath, apartment and brownstone renovations.
Award-winning services since 2001.

The Nest Inc. Advantage

We are an award-winning, licensed, insured, complete kitchen/bath, apartment, brownstone remodeling and general contracting company. Since 2001, as Leave it 2 Steve, we’ve been getting the projects done on time and within budget. Don’t stress out; we help educate our clients by walking you hand-in-hand, step-by-step through the remodeling process, showing samples, 3D drawings, budgets and project timing.

Your Dream Nest, Stress-Free

Ready to make your dream kitchen or bath a reality? See how our personalized, step-by-step process can take the stress out of remodeling.

Licensed + Insured General Contracting

Our team of licensed experts specialize in the following:

Renovation + Design

  • Full gut renovation and design
  • Kitchen renovation and design
  • Bathroom renovation
  • Retail construction
  • All phases of demolition

Detail + Restoration

  • Cabinet sales
  • Painting and drywall
  • Master wallpaper hanging
  • Crown molding installation
  • Hardwood floors and tile experts
  • Floor install and repair
  • Masonry restoration
  • Wood restoration
  • Fine carpentry
  • Mill work

Licensed

  • Consumer Affairs Home Improvement Contract Licensed
  • Licenced Plumber
  • Licenced Electrician
  • Licensed Architect with speciality in zoning and NYC DOB
  • DOB filing
  • Expediter

Our Awards

Best of Houzz 2019 – Client Satisfaction
Rated at the highest level for client satisfaction by the Houzz community.

Best of Houzz 2018 – Client Satisfaction
Rated at the highest level for client satisfaction by the Houzz community.

Best of Houzz 2016 – Client Satisfaction
Rated at the highest level for client satisfaction by the Houzz community.

Recommended on Houzz
The Houzz Community recommends this professional.

Saved more than 250 times on Houzz
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Testimonials

“We’ve received nothing but compliments on our space and are extremely happy with the high quality workmanship and sheer beauty of our new rooms.”

Marie L.Harlem, NYCHouzz Review

“Steve and the Nest team undertook and excelled at a major, 8-wk renovation project in our 2bed/2bath condo in lower Manhattan.”

Sandy and Justin GoldsteinDowntown NYC

“Owner Steve Friedson and his team brought qualities that we highly prize.”

TrishUpper East Side, NYC

“I always go with Steve because of the quality, professionalism, and genuine care that he dedicates to every project.”

SeannaHarlem, NYC

“From the get-go, we had a really good feeling about Steve.”

SarahBrooklyn, NY

“Steve’s honesty was refreshing, we made no mistake in choosing Nest Inc.”

The Begelfer Family

“From beginning to end, Steve was extremely professional, personable, responsive, honest and committed to completing our project on time and within budget.”

Karen MHarlem

“Resolved with smart and efficient solutions; fraction the cost of other GC’s.”

Shaen GuangTODs International

“I love his attention to detail and could not be happier with the finished product! I think I may be cured of my PCSD (Post Contractor Stress Disorder) as long as I continue to work with Steve on future projects.”

JulietteNYC

“When are you coming back to Paris !!!!! Zut ! I can’t find a Nest Inc. over here ! Come back and I’ll have tons of clients for you here ! Or set up a French Nest Inc. Paris office s’il vous plait !!!”

IreneParis, France

“Their team of workers was always professional and communicative. Unlike other contractors they were there to get the job done.”

LexiBrooklyn

“He is extremely collaborative, helpful and dedicated to providing the highest standard of work.”

NickiRiverdale, NY

“He was quick to notify us of any potential changes in the work plan cost and always provided helpful options and suggestions as we made our decisions.”

Karen MUpper NYC

“The quality was superband we are perfectionists ourselves.”

Stacey G.New York

“He’s not happy until it’s absolutely perfect.”

Mark P.Westchester, NY

“Steve and his men literally saved my home in Long Beach after Hurricane Sandy. From my heart, thank you.”

Richard B.Deerfield Beach, Florida