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1st Choice Painting and Carpentry

Founded 1991 • With Angi since June 2008


(53) Verified Reviews


We provide House Painting, Carpentry, Windows, siding, and remodeling services. We provide personalized attention and customized solutions for homeowners in Montgomery County Maryland, DC, and Northern Virginia. We have professional painters and carpenters on staff. We also employ outside specialties as needed. We are licensed and insured in Maryland, Virginia and DC since 1991. Additional DBAs - Home and Energy Doctor....

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Excellent. John is great to work with.

Description of Work
Exterior painting, repairing window and garage trim, deck cleaning/staining.

Category replacement windows,woodworking,house painters



Very well. John was timely, responsive, easy to work with, and professional. He was open to suggestions and also willing to make suggestions.

Description of Work
Several window sills and trim were repaired, the house trim was painted, my deck was stained, and the siding and deck were cleaned.

Category decks,woodworking,house painters



John Rabner works with one patiently to decide scope of work as well as with respect to selecting painting and staining colors and color combinations. He works with and supervises carefully his employees. The employees are hard-working, polite, clean, neat AND clean up after themselves in a thoughtful, careful way. John Rabner is considerate about scheduling and keeping you informed. He provides s...

Description of Work
Carpentry (3 sections of wood rail plus an archway entrance to a garden) plus refinishing a covered outdoor wood floor; repairing window frame damaged by wood bees; power washing of two porches, two car garage doors, archway entrance to garden; repairing ceiling of one porch; priming and painting two porches ( including columns and ceiling ), two garage doors, archway to garden, new exterior door interior and frame; installing sconce outside light fixture plus timer switch for light.

Category decks,electrician,flooring contractor,replacement windows,woodworking,house painters,interior painters



The whole process was done exceptionally well and we are extremely happy with the results. John and the workers did exceptional work and it was all done within the designated 2.5 week work frame. The workers kept everything clean and neat. The workmanship was outstanding and the workers friendly and considerate. The contractor (John Rabner) showed up every day to check on progress and to discuss w...

Description of Work
The contractor helped in designing a new kitchen. His company completely demolished the kitchen and dining room and constructed the new kitchen and dining room from the floor to the ceiling.

Category remodeling,home remodeling,interior painters

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I want you both to know how much I enjoyed working with you. You brought so much grace and ease to the project, and in creating a 'partnership' as we navigated our way towards final designs and then the work itself. I would be a great reference for you any day!


I have been using John Rabner for 5-6 years. He has provided many services for me including building a stackable washer/dryer area out of an unused closet, handicapped preventative solutions, landscaping, replacing wood soffit and fascia that had dry rot, setting up portable humidifier in my basement, and extensive painting. No job seems to be too big and the people he uses are well trained, relia...

Description of Work
This time John replaced my storm door and helped with a problem in the basement.

Category interior painters

    Services Offered

    Painting exterior and interior, Carpentry: new and repairs, Doors: entrance and patio, siding, gutter repairs and installation, new windows, basement, bathroom and kitchen remodels, .

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