Orbit Building And Remodeling

About Us

Who is Orbit Building & Remodeling?

Orbit Building & Remodeling is a premier residential contractor expertly guiding our customers through the renovation process.

Professional and Expert Builder

We are registered in Lake County and are registered, insured and bonded in all municipalities that require it.

We are a member of the Cleveland Home Builders Association (HBA) and a member of the Cleveland HBA Remodelers Council.

Parent company, Wood Tech Construction, founded and operating since

Our Core Values

Orbit Building & Remodeling values the relationship with our customer first and foremost. In gaining the trust of our customer, we focus on the following:

Communication – Clear, honest collaboration. We do our best to keep the surprises out of the building process. Keeping our customers informed is key.

Respect – We are honored that you have chosen us to enter into your home and disrupt your life for a period of time. Remodeling can be tough for clients; we understand this and treat this process with dignity.

Education– Our commitment to continued education and utilization of properly trained and certified trade partners ensures a properly completed project.

Our Mission

Skilled – Safe – Efficient – Knowledgeable
“Orbit Building & Remodeling is a premier residential contractor; expertly guiding customers through the renovation process. We are experienced, knowledgeable and experts in planning, designing and constructing to your lifestyle. We unceasingly earn our customer’s trust through honesty, integrity and results. We are craftsman first and foremost – we are skilled, capable, efficient. Providing peace of mind to our customers while beautifying their home.”

Our Vision

Inspire – Inform – Design – Implement
“It is the vision of Orbit Building & Remodeling to be your premier contractor expertly guiding customers through the renovation process exceeding their expectations.”

Our Team

David Franz, Sr – CEO & Sales Manager

As the creator of Wood Tech Construction, parent company of ORBIT Building & Remodeling, David’s building career started with the very bones of your home. Wood Tech has been a prominent framing contractor and general contractor in Northeast Ohio since 1990. 

With his specialties being structural design and project management, David is confidently able to identify, troubleshoot and correct any structural issues pertaining to construction.

His design services are not only used in house, but are outsourced to other local builders. Management is second nature as David has personally built over 30? homes, countless additions and remodels, and has served as Superintendent for two local builders. David prides himself on upstanding relationships with his customers, trade partners, venders and local municipalities.

In 2020, the addition of David Jr. to the company fostered some growth and change to the family business.


 ORBIT Building & Remodeling was formed to hone in on building outdoor living spaces, basement finishes and whole house remodels.

“We bring quality home transformations to our customers here in Northeast Ohio. I’m an extremely lucky man to do what I love every day, and now I’m doing it in tandem with my son”.

When David isn’t working, he enjoys riding his motorcycle,
volunteering in his community and spending time with his grand-children.

David is strong in his faith in God, active at his church, enjoys spending time with his family and loves the outdoors.

David Franz, Jr – COO & Project Manager

Husband to Elizabeth, father of 3, Concord resident, Eagle Scout, has grown up in construction family and has 20+ years of professional construction experience. David has
an Associate of Science Degree from Lakeland Community College and continues to learn every day. Experience in landscape construction, framing, finish carpentry, residential and commercial construction management and
Project Manager of home remodels since 2020.

“Deep down I am a craftsman with a passion for finish carpentry. I do have a keen sense for problem solving. That mixed with my attention to detail makes for a good combination for any home project.”

Dale Knaus – Sales Associate & Handyman

Dale is a father of 4, married to Kelli and are Painesville Twp residents for the last 25Years. Dale’s professional background consists of Human Resource and Project Management. Dale holds a BSBA from The Ohio State University, an MBA from Baldwin-Wallace College and is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR). Most recently Dale completed the Professional Real Estate Inspection Certification Program.

Previously Dale worked as a maintenance/handyman, for a variety of residential and apartment complexes. Duties included a good mix of carpentry, electrical, plumbing and landscaping.

Dale’s focus is on the customer and the job at hand, utilizing problem solving skills and good communications.  
Anyone who knows Dale is aware that “he loves a challenge”, as indicated by his favorite sport, Golf.

Ashley Fauver – Legacy Bookkeeping

Ashley graduated in 2016 from Baldwin Wallace University with her MBA in Accounting and Finance. She has spent the last few years in the corporate sector, but her true interest is in helping the small business community feel empowered through solid bookkeeping and accounting practices.

Theresa Fauver – Legacy Bookkeeping

With over 30 years of accounting and bookkeeping experience, Theresa has extensive knowledge of QuickBooks Online software, accounting principles, and maintaining efficient workflows. She has diverse experience helping
small business clients on the accounting side, enabling them to focus on their business.

Our Process

ORBIT Building & Remodeling excels at transforming your home. Whether it’s a new outdoor living space, utilizing that basement space or an entire house transformation.

ORBIT has made the customer experience the focal point of its existence. Starting with the sales process, we make sure that ORBIT is the right fit for your project.

Our personal approach helps us figure out all of your wants and needs to make your home suit your lifestyle. In house design brings your ideas to fruition.

A systemized production process and technical mastery give you the confidence of knowing there is a defined process with the expertise to troubleshoot any anomaly during the build or remodel.

Our focus on guiding you through the construction process is paramount and is the reason ORBIT “Revolves around you.”