Welcome to Gilbert Construction


Gilbert Construction is a company committed to providing exceptional quality residential and light commercial remodeling and renovation.

Our emphasis is upon creating attractive and compelling solutions, while at the same time, appreciating the inherent style and character of the building. Let us show you how we leave a job “invisible but improved” both through design, and a careful attention to every detail.

About Us

Founded in 1994, Gilbert Construction works in and around the Bloomington, Indiana area. We are a family owned and operated business located in Solsberry, Indiana. We have kept our company small to remain highly focused on delivering the best in craftsmanship and customer satisfaction. We are fully insured in both liability and workman’s compensation and are a ceritified Lead Renovator.

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Gilbert Construction, Inc. : Who we are.

Bert Gilbert


Bert Gilbert has been a resident of the Bloomington area since 1979, arriving as a student at Indiana University. Since 1987 he and his wife, Amy, have lived lived in Eastern Greene county in an 1860’s farmhouse which they have lovingly restored from the ground up.

Growing up in a 1907 craftsman style home in northern Indiana, Bert learned about home upkeep and repair early on from his father and mother who themselves renovated that home. By the age of 12, Bert had a business in the neighborhood cutting lawns and doing odd jobs. After wandering through several majors including pre-dentistry and Russian history, he ended up graduating from IU with a associate’s in Business Administration and an bachelor’s in Sculpture and Painting. Continue reading