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Peter mcdermott

A Lifetime of Excellence.



A Lifetime of Craftsmanship

Still headquartered in Moline more than 40 years after Peter McDermott started it, the construction company that bears his name continues to serve loyal customers throughout the Quad City Metro Area.

The last forty years have seen peaks and valleys for the Quad Cities construction industry, and more than a few builders have left the scene. McDermott Construction has survived and flourished thanks to Peter's ambitious work ethic and perseverance, his sense of fairness and, above all, the ongoing support of his loyal customers. Fostering trust through competent, customized service turned out to be a pretty good business plan!

We're honored to have been entrusted to translate so many dreams into reality. Browsing this site will give you an idea of the attention to detail evident in all our work, from stunning residential projects to impressive commercial complexes. Due to the current economic situation we're also seeing an uptick in additions and renovation of existing properties. We do it all!

The choice of contractor for your project shouldn't be taken lightly. Go with the pros for a job you can live with for years to come. Go with McDermott Construction! With McDermott Construction, the "extras" are not extras. Remember: "We Pry Harder!"


Looking for a Master Carpenter to join our team.

3 days a week to start. Full time a possibility.
Contact Peter


Peter has done several small and large projects for my old Victorian home. He’s always incredibly professional and accommodating. I know I can trust him to work diligently even when I’m away on vacation.
— John Smith
People have been complimenting my bathroom nonstop since Peter remodeled it three years ago. Everything’s still got that new sheen and the tilework is just awesome.
I’ve been hiring Peter since I first moved into my house over 40 years ago. They did my kitchen cabinets, finished the basement, and even rewired the lights in my bedroom into a single switch! There’s nothing Peter can’t do.
— Kyle Bedford



I’ll only work with the best materials available and use highly skilled professional labor. I never compromise quality for time and give my clients realistic schedules that accommodate their lives and businesses. I strive for honest customer service, and the best outcomes.




About Me


Peter is a Quad City Area native, born and raised in Moline, Illinois, with over 40 years of construction experience.

McDermott Construction began in 1978 when Peter set out to establish himself, starting with decks and other modest residential projects in the Moline area. A two-man operation at first, they called themselves "McDeck" and "The Decksperts." As his skills and business acumen matured, Peter's portfolio included increasingly impressive projects in the residential and commercial