Tony Trapp founded Tony Trapp Remodeling in 2002 with a single power tool, a 1993 Toyota Corolla sedan, and a lot of ingenuity. His goal was to provide home improvement services so reliably that he would develop long-term relationships with his customers. The business was built on large and small jobs, one project at a time, and Tony Trapp Remodeling now has seven professionals on staff, four dedicated vehicles, over 50 power tools, and most important, a satisfied customer list of over 1100 homeowners.
Tony is a NARI Certified Remodeler and the firm provides education and training for all field staff. They’ve earned Lead-Safe Certification from the EPA, trained in OSHA workplace safety for construction, maintained an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau, and A from Angie’s List. Turn to Tony Trapp Remodeling for: kitchen remodeling, bathroom remodeling, additions, basement finishing, whole house remodeling, structural issues, and more.
Your satisfaction guides every phase of your project, whether it’s a simple repair or a whole house remodel. You can be sure we will respond to your inquiry promptly, help you determine the feasibility and overall plan, keep you informed as the work progresses, complete the work and tidy up, then check back in with you to make sure you’re satisfied. We describe our process in more detail here.
Tony Trapp, CR, Owner
Tony founded the company in 2002, after changing careers from the world of information technology and computer science to home repair and remodeling. Since then, the company has grown significantly and become an award-winning repair and remodeling company with Tony at the helm. Clients regularly rely on Tony to provide them with honest, creative and high-quality service and to walk them through each project. Tony is a Certified Remodeler and served as both President of NARI Madison and Chairman of the Board of NARI Madison.
Paul Zoske, Project Manager and Estimator
Paul Zoske joined the team at Tony Trapp Remodeling in 2013. Paul has over 15 years of experience in the residential remodeling industry, including 10 years as a licensed remodeling contractor and finish carpenter. Paul is dedicated to providing high quality customer service by listening and identifying client’s wants and needs and helping them determine the scope and budget on their projects. In his free time Paul enjoys spending time with his family and cross-country skiing.
Paul Davenport, Residential Construction Sales Manager
Paul managed Madison-area restaurants before taking his efforts to the remodeling industry. He attended Madison College before joining our team in June 2017. His customer service background reinforces the Tony Trapp Remodeling client-focused approach, ensuring no problem goes unsolved. He often volunteers in the community with Habitat for Humanity of Dane County. Off the job, Paul can be found enjoying the outdoors with his wife and daughter, and listening to his vinyl record collection.
Chris Kehl, Lead Carpenter
Chris Kehl joined the team in early 2011, and brings more than 30 years of experience in residential remodeling to the table. He holds several certifications and licenses for both safety and industry standards, and believes strongly in a holistic approach to providing services, which allows for the clients to see and be involved with the entire project. Chris is a music fan, car collector, and animal lover.
Tom Majewski, Lead Carpenter
Tom has been working in the trades for nearly 30 years, joining the Tony Trap Remodeling team in March 2018. After working for Milwaukee County for a number of years, Tom turned his passion for hobby projects into a career in carpentry, and has been working in the Madison area since 1990. In his spare time, Tom enjoys gardening, furniture building, and improving his own home under the supervision of his Australian Shepherd, Eby.
Dave Aure, Carpenter
Dave became a member of the Tony Trapp Remodeling team in May of 2019. His enthusiasm for do-it-yourself projects led him to move out from behind the desk as an estimator into the field where he can enjoy the hands-on carpentry experience. In his spare time, Dave enjoys the outdoors, playing ultimate frisbee, snowboarding, and backpacking with his wife and three kids.
Alaina Dedo, Support Carpenter
Alaina joined our team in January 2021 as a support carpenter. Prior to beginning her career in remodeling, Alaina built and maintained hiking trails throughout the country and explored organic farming. Her love for hands-on work led her to remodeling, where she is eager to take on unique challenges and transform living spaces. In her free time, Alaina enjoys hiking and gardening with her husband and dog.
Bill Forrer, Retired Professional Carpenter
Bill retired in early April 2019 after more than 40 years as a professional carpenter, including 10 years with Tony Trapp Remodeling. Bill always provided a high level of craftsmanship, attention to detail, and creativity to each project. In his retirement, Bill is spending time with his family and pursuing his hobbies of woodcrafts, gardening, fishing and golfing.
Tony Trapp Remodeling is committed to giving back to the community. We donate time and materials to Hammer with a Heart, donate used and surplus materials to Habitat ReStore, and provide support for organizations such as SAIL which work to keep seniors in their homes. We value our involvement in community organizations such as the Latino Chamber of Commerce and the Middleton Chamber of Commerce.
In addition, Tony volunteers with Hammer with a Heart, and individual team members actively support various community groups and give back to their neighborhoods.