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Since 1985 Swafford Construction has grown into a noted, accredited, and highly awarded remodeling and renovation company. Projects ranging from painting, stonework, kitchen remodeling, home additions, and even new home construction receive care and craftsmanship from qualified and experienced professionals. Tim Swafford, owner and head contractor with skilled subcontractors turn aging, lifeless brick and wood into beautiful, efficient, and comfortable homes for residents of the greater Chattanooga area.

Concerning Green Building


Sustainable, responsible, green building practices create comfortable living conditions for homeowners as well as lower a homes operating cost and lower maintenance expenses. Energy upgrades to existing homes can make significant cost reductions when it comes to heating and cooling and help with the overall conditioning of the home's footprint. Swafford Construction is one of a few companies in Chattanooga to have the CGP (Certified Green Professional) accreditation and the only company with a CGR (Certified Green Remodeler).

“Tim Swafford’s superior professionalism is evident in the high regard in which he is held by his clients and peers, I’m pleased to present this award to a remodeler who is a leader in customer service, craftsmanship and in all levels of our association.”

Ratings and Accreditations

Check our reviews on Angie's List


Swafford Construction has been an A-rated company on Angie's List since becoming a member three years ago. Check out our ratings and see testimonials from projects large and small.

Alma via Angie's List


"Tim and his subcontractors are skilled and professional. They were pleasant to work with and responsive to my suggestions. I plan on using Swafford Construction for future projects."

NAHB Remodelers Chairman Bill Shaw, GMR, GMB, CGP

Certified Graduate Remodeler


The CGR accreditation emphasizes five areas of study related to the remodeling process including sale, administration, design, estimation, and job cost. Knowing a contractor has studied and is paying attention to these needs ensures a quality build and precise estimation and billing.

Certified Green Professional


"A CGP is trained to integrate Green Building techniques and fundamentals into home construction without driving up the cost of [said] construction" (NAHB). Without a doubt there is a growing desire and need for renewable, efficient, and reliable construction. The best way to secure an efficient and quality green build is with a CGP accredited builder.

Certified Graduate Builder


CGB professionals have met a number of requirements set forth by the National Association of Home Builders. These requirements include two years of experience, a statement to comply with the Code of Ethics of a Graduate Builder, knowledge of Codes & Standards, Building Technology, Contracts, Law, Management, Estimating, and Project Management.

Certified Aging In Place Specialist


A CAPS accredited builder has been trained to meet the specific needs of anyone who requires home modification to provide support for aging and disabled individuals. Different necessities require different approaches to the building process and a CAPS professional is the only qualified builder for those affairs. Visit Independent Living of Tennessee to see the Swafford Construction affiliated company that specializes in home modifications that require a CAPS professional.

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