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Vast construction knowledge coupled with attentive leadership ensures DS Contracting, LLC consistently delivers high-quality services for new and returning customers.

Collectively, our founding leaders bring over 50 years of construction experience.  We have a solid reputation in surpassing expectations for customer projects completed near our Florida headquarters in Ocala, across the Southeast, and to other parts of the U.S.

Diversity of Services

DS Contracting’s team brings unparalleled skillsets to construction projects and a sophisticated understanding of Florida Building Codes, OSHA, LEED, as well as AHCA Inspections and ICRA Processes in healthcare construction. Our training, certifications, and diverse construction experience provide added benefits for our customers.

Our leaders combine several specialized segments of the commercial contracting industry to meet customer needs. In 2015, DS Contracting united with premier Wallcoverings+, a longstanding wallcoverings and painting company, to support a mutual goal in providing comprehensive contracting services.  Wallcoverings+ brings over a decade in serving commercial, industrial, and residential customers. The Wallcoverings+ brand adds an exceptional layer of experience, an expanded professional network of strategic alliances, and an increased capacity for DS Contracting to serve customers with an increased scope of services.




DS Contracting, LLC works to deliver exceptional service by exceeding customer expectations across the state of Florida, the Southeast, and beyond. Our vision is to provide the highest quality contracting services delivered with integrity and value. In terms of integrity, we remain loyal to and genuinely attentive to the needs of our customer. In terms of value, we assemble talented teams to deliver a cost-effective price on quality workmanship to fulfill your goals for a successful project completion.

Brett Shaffer
CEO, Founder

As a project executive, Brett has managed projects with contracts in excess of $65 Million in both interior and exterior renovations, as well as new construction.


William Douglas
COO, Founder

William Douglas brings more than 30 years of professional experience in commercial construction with value-added specialties for customers in healthcare, government, education, and commercial industries.


Martin Black

With 20 years of business experience, Martin is skilled in data analytics for creating detailed financials and reporting mechanisms.


Todd Kouns
Division President, Wallcoverings+

With nearly 20 years in facilities management, Todd Kouns oversees quality control and contractor relations as Wallcoverings+, Division President.



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