rafael-framersIn 1991, Rafael Medina, Jr. started Rafael Construction, Inc, a general contracting company. Several months later, he saw great need for a quality commercial framer in the Las Vegas valley. Media seized the opportunity and begun a framing division. Due to its noteworthy success, Rafael framers is now its own entity, with an unlimited C-3 carpentry license.

Originally working in the Las Vegas area exclusively, the company has expanded into other regions as well, including Northern California. Chiefly involved in the residential aspect in
this locale, the company has archived incredible success in this venture.

Rafael Framers is equipped to handle all types all types of framing jobs. Whether it is commercial buildings, office space, strip malls, restaurants or even banks, the company has excelled. Examples of the company’s diversity include jobs such as:


  • The Cannery Hotel and Casino
  • Red Rock Country Club
  • In-and-Out Burger
  • McDonalds
  • Starbucks
  • Cheesecake Factory
  • Vons
  • Food 4 Less
  • Albertson’s
  • Walgreen’s
  • CVS
  • Nevada State Bank
  • Northern Trust Bank
  • Home Depot.

The company has also completed several million square feet of panelized roof structures. On the higher end, The company has worked on multimillion dollar projects including Samsone- phases I & II.



I’ve been continually impressed with Rafael’s structure and integrity in an industry that doesn’t encourage either. The quality and management has allowed out firm to maintain our tight timeliness. – Amador Benochea, Owner Bentar Development, Inc.

Rafael Framers has been committed to providing us with complete and accurate estimates, project quality, adherence to project schedules, and project safety on all of our projects. – Wade Pope, Vice Pres of Construction, Roche Constructors, Inc.

The quality of work pricing, performance and overall responsiveness has always met or exceeded our expectations. –  G. Nick Stark, Vice Pres. of Construction, B.H. Miller Contractors, Inc.

Rafael Framers is a professional and dependable company. Past projects have always been completed on time and in a safe, professional manner. – Denny Bousema, Vice Pres. of Construction, Crown Development

Jobs with Rafael Framers have fewer problems, take less time to complete, and stay on schedule. – Mike Huizinga, Technical Represenative, Trus Joist – A Weyerhaeusesr Business

Rafael Frames has an excellent reputation in the industry and we are proud to be their supplier of choice for building materials and construction supplies. – Kathleen Roulet, Director of Marketing ORCO Construction Supply