J.M. Ball Construction

Home Building, Maintenance & Remodeling

PA Licensed Contractor #013587

J.M. Ball Construction has been providing general contracting, design-build, renovation, home maintenance and disaster recovery services in Berks and surrounding counties since 1987.  We leverage our decades of experience in the building trade to help our clients move from dreaming about getting their project done to actually seeing it completed.


  • Custom Home Construction
  • Project Design Service
  • Home Additions
  • Remodeling
  • Deck & Porch Construction & Repair
  • Kitchen & Bath Renovations
  • Electrical & Plumbing
  • Heating & Cooling
  • Roofing & Siding
  • Flooring & Tile Services
  • Door & Window Replacement
  • Brick, Concrete & Stone Work
  • Routine Home & Estate Maintenance
  • Structural & Framing Issues
  • Disaster Recovery & Repair
  • Home & Property Security
  • Winterization

We have been providing single source, general contracting solutions from new construction to renovations to ongoing maintenance needs or for unique construction challenges for over 30 years in Reading and surrounding communities, We can promise that your job will get done right the first time and on budget.

Throughout the process, Jim was dependable, thorough ... and made sure that all our needs were met. It is very reassuring to know that we have a trusted and talented resource. Jim makes the process -- and fix -- easy!

Calling J.M. Ball Construction was the best decision we made in our whole project.

Jim is is prompt, clean, and he listens to his customers problems, questions and ideas. He is very knowledagble in all areas of home building and repair.

Jim provided us with ideas that we had not considered. He was considerate of our needs and our wallet. The quality of work is excellent.

Jim did a great job keeping my projects schedules on track. I had Jim do a number of challenging projects. He is very professional, gave us some excellent cost saving suggestions and his skill level was outstanding.

Custom Home Construction

Starting from scratch with your own design or using our expertise, we can make sure that your dream home exceeds your expectations.

Home Additions

Make the most of the space you have by taking advantage of our experience in adding on, building up, or just dividing and improving what’s already there.

Kitchen & Bath

Let us show you how to enjoy the rooms you use the most by adding new fixtures, running new plumbing, or installing new appliances.

Roofing & Siding

We can provide installation for all roofing and exterior sheathing and siding options to make sure you’re well covered.

Doors & Windows

Upgrade the security and comfort of your home by installing windows and doors to keep comfort in and the elements out.


Make it look better than new!  From simple improvements to complete overhauls we make sure it’s done right the first time.

Structural & Framing

Whether you need a new structure or just a few walls to separate the space you have, we can help.

Electrical & Plumbing

We can update your existing electrical and plumbing or supply sub-contracting support for your new home or building projects.

Heating & Cooling

Don’t be left out in the cold this winter – or swelter this coming summer.  Let us install or maintain your furnace or air conditioning units.

Brick & Concrete & Stone

We can help you find the perfect structural material or textured facade that will look great, last a long time, and be easy to maintain.

Flooring & Tile

Installation options include wall to wall carpeting, tongue-in-groove wood, as well as a wide range of ceramic tile.