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We offer professional craftsmanship for all phases of construction.

Our services begin with a free consultation and a detailed estimate. The end result will be a turn-key package, ready for your enjoyment. 


We are a fully insured general contracting firm for all phases of residential and commercial construction.

Established in 2004 HNI Builders prides itself on helping home owners and local businesses in New York’s Ulster and Northern Dutchess Counties realize their project vision from start to finish.

We begin with an initial evaluation of the project and the needs of the owners. After we assess the job we will send the client a detailed estimate to review.

We know that choosing the right contractor can be a difficult process and we are always happy to answer any questions or concerns you might have.  Our client relationships are important to us and we are committed to being as transparent and communicative  as possible.  

We are grateful to have had so many clients return to us for new projects as well as recommend our services to others. We love what we do and take pride in our work. A satisfied customer is as rewarding as it gets as we continue to strive to improve and expand our services. 

HNI Builders services includes everything from smaller scale renovations to ground up new builds. We have a talented team of carpenters with multifaceted skill sets to meet any of your project needs. 

Our clients include Home owners, architects, interior designers and  business owners.  


Other services: Project Managing- Our GC and project management service is tailored to your needs. If you have outside contractors on a job and need us to manage your project we are there to help keep everything in order.  Please contact us for details and we will be happy to discuss your project.

Architects and Designers: We welcome the opportunity to work with architects and designers on projects. We have and continue to work with a number of architects and designers on various projects.



        Please feel free to contact us for inquiries.

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Interior Remodeling
  • Kitchens and Baths

  • Basements and Attics

  • Wood Flooring Installation

  • Tile Installation

  • Drywall, Taping, and Painting

  • Tubs, Sinks, and Lavatories

  • Structural Changes

Exterior Packages
  • Window and Door Replacement

  • Roofing and Siding

  • Decks and Patios

  • Sidewalks and Pavers

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New Construction
  • From the Ground Up New Homes

  • Modular Home Kits Finished

  • Log Home Kits Finished

  • Additions- Large and Small

  • Garages

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About Owner
Hugh Cummings

Since 2004 Hugh Cummings has been providing homeowners with a restored sense of pride by improving their quality of life through improvements in their environment. The entire team at HNI Builders is aware that you live in your home and takes extreme care to improve it with minimal impact and a level of respect that is a rarity in the field. Native to the Hudson Valley, Hugh has a great understanding of the kind of issues that can arise in the local terrain and keeps his customers educated and aware of these. Hugh is always looking to recycle materials when possible and minimize any environmental impact with his building techniques. EPA Certified and fully insured with both liability and workers compensation insurance, you can rest assured that HNI Builders can provide you with a peace of mind during all phases of construction.

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