Dalton Construction, Inc. is an established highly skilled general contracting firm specializing in quality construction of custom residential, commercial and site excavation.  With over 33 years of experience in the construction of complex projects to typical remodeling makes us uniquely qualified to manage your project in the mountains of Western North Carolina.

General contractor, Terry Dalton, was born and raised in Franklin and has been involved in the construction trade for over 40 years.  It was his grandfather who first introduced him to the carpentry trade and instilled a strong work ethic and a desire to produce the superior level of workmanship.   After a few years in retail construction sales, Terry decided that he wanted to use his knowledge and skills and to invest in his own company. 

Terry’s wife, Wendy, has always been involved in the company from the beginning but after leaving the retail business, she joined Dalton Construction, Inc. full time about 16 years ago.  With a background in the insurance industry, Wendy serves as office manager and assists clients in the design phase of projects.  


Our Values

  • Teamwork – We believe that our greatest strengths are our employees and our sub-contractors and our goal is to create an atmosphere of cooperation in tackling challenges of construction in the mountains of western North Carolina.
  • Safety – Safety is our highest priority.  All personnel and customers who enter our job sites can expect that we are committed to creating a safe working environment.
  • Service – Lasting relationships with our customers are of great importance and it is our goal to provide the highest level of service during and after the construction process. 
  • Stewardship – It is our belief that we should support our local community, not only with our purchases but with our time and resources.  



  • Licensing – Unlimited Classification, Builder.
  • Bonded
  • General Liability and Workers’ Compensation