OUR HISTORY

Our professional building contractor team brings over 125 years of construction and project management experience to your project.

After serving the industry since 1974 in different capacities, Ralph Pagnucco decided it was time to put his skills to use. He ventured forth on his own and originally founded IHS Building Co. in Michigan in 2001. He knew that joining time-tested procedures with quality products and craftsmanship, would be a winning combination.

After moving from Michigan to Central Florida in 2015, IHS Building Corporation continues to offer free initial consultations to prospective clients in the Polk County area. Whatever your project entails, our team will bring over 125 years of combined construction experience, professionally managing every aspect of construction for a hassle-free experience.

We offer full building contractor services from start to finish and are licensed through the state of Florida and carry the required insurance and worker’s comp for all our employees. From kitchen and bath remodels to additions and new homes, we can meet all your project needs and look forward to working with you!

OUR TEAM

Ralph Pagnucco
Ralph PagnuccoPresident
Ralph Pagnucco began his construction career in 1974 working as an apartment maintenance man in Ann Arbor, MI while going to school. He moved back to Florida in 2010 and opened IHS in 2016. Remodeling and building homes throughout SW and central Florida, Ralph oversees the day to day business operations, meets with clients and estimates client projects. Having almost 20 years of running his own company, Ralph has always tailored his company around exceeding client’s expectations, proper planning with a good understanding of budget and prioritizing needs with desires, creating the best job.
Nicholas Pagnucco
Nicholas PagnuccoVice President
Nick officially started his career in the construction industry in 2016 but has grown up around it almost his whole life.

He handles day to day office management as well as kitchen and bath estimates and design work, and specializes in cabinetry.

Mark Sagan
Mark SaganProject Manager
Mark worked as a union carpenter for over 20 years in Illinois, gaining experience in commercial work on stores, restaurants, schools, and power plants. He then worked for 17 years in the residential field for a family-run company doing all types of projects. Mark retired early to Florida, but found IHS Building Corporation and joined the team as a project manager.
Bill Byrnes
Bill ByrnesLead Carpenter
After beginning his construction career in 1982 in New York, Bill gained experienced in all phases of carpentry & construction. His first carpentry project was a big dog house and years later, finished with a 14,950 square foot custom home in Lattingtown, NY. Bill moved to Florida in 2017 and joined IHS Building Corporation as the Lead Carpenter.

OUR UNIQUE PROCESS

Get the individualized attention you deserve. 

We listen. We build. We care.

PLANNING

From your initial consultation to the finishing touches, we will stay in communication with you every step of the way.

CONSTRUCTION

During every phase of the construction process, we show up on time, we clean up when we leave, and we always call you back.

COMPLETION

Once we complete the finishing touches, your space is ready for you to make memories with your loved ones.

WHAT WE DO

Licenses & Certifications

  • CBC 1261284

  • CGR – Certified Graduate Remodeler
  • CGP – Certified Green Professional
  • CGB – Certified Graduate Builder
  • CAPS – Certified Aging in Place Specialist
  • CSP – Certified Sales Professional
  • EPA Certified Renovator & Firm (Lead Based Paint)
  • 10 Hour OSHA Safety Training

Memberships

  • National Association of Home Builders
  • Florida Home Builders Association
  • Polk County Home Builders Association
  • NAHB Remodeler’s Council