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Benchmark Painting & Carpentry of Kensington, LLC

Founded 1995 • With Angi since April 2005


(430) Verified Reviews

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COVID-19 Update
We are actively performing full services. We are taking additional precautions to protect our customers.

We are able to do interior virtual estimates by Facetime, Zoom, Whatsapp or pictures. Exterior estimate can be done while you are inside and speaking to us on the phone.

Health & Safety Measures

We will wear masks and gloves when we visit your home
We will sanitize the workspace and all areas touched
We offer estimates and quotes using video calling
We accept remote payment
All statements concerning COVID‑19 business operations and essential services are informational only, and are self‑reported and not verified by Angi.


With over to 400 “A" reviews, the winner of the prestigious Angie's List Super Service Award for ten years in a row, Washingtonian Magazine's Best Contractor List and 25 years in business, you can rest assured that our experience and excellent reputation will result in an experience that no other contractor can give you. We pride ourselves on being the standard by which other contractors are measured, hence the name Benchmark. Give us a call. You won't be disappointed!...

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The work was done exceptionally well. The estimator was great at working with us to produce a scope of work, lining up most of the same painting crew that had done a previous job for me, and coordinating the start date. The painting crew was quite simply terrific; very professional, always pleasant, incredibly hard working, very exacting and meticulous in their work, and flexible with changes. A t...

Description of Work
Painting and minor carpentry work which included exterior window trim and door trim painting; interior painting including over wallpaper, and wallboard patchwork in numerous rooms. Our home is a restored Victorian so it involved a somewhat complicated and exacting paint job.

Category wallpaper removal,house painters,interior painters



The estimate process was excellent. They were on-time professional and responsive.

Description of Work
Would like upper section of house painted which includes 5 rooms, 2 bathrooms and hallway. 2 rooms have wallpaper that needs to be removed. Most rooms are lightly furnished. Schedule is flexible.

Category interior painters

Service Provider Response

Thank you for the review. We appreciate the time you took to provide it and look forward to working with you in the future.


We had a contract with Benchmark Painting after we got a decent quote. We paid them 1/3 of the cost of the project up front. When they were close to start the work they let us know that the contractor who had given us the quote was 'not with the company anymore'. Another contractor came out to take a look and said they would start the next week. We then received a call from a supervisor stating th...

Description of Work
Painting, tiling, and some hardware installation in a small half bath

Category ceramic tile,interior painters

Service Provider Response

We are very sorry to have disappointed you. We were transparent, honest and professional with all of our communication. NO work was performed.


After submitting an inquiry for a quote, they responded that they don't do deck painting, even though it's advertised on their website: "After picking out your choice paint and or stain from a wide range of colors, sit back and let our expert painters do the hard work."

Description of Work
Repainting deck

Category decks,deck cleaning,house painters

Service Provider Response

We are sorry for the confusion. We did not perform any work. We hope you can find someone for your project.


Andres, the manager, lined me up with Eric, one of his long-time subcontractors who gave me the original bid on the job. Eric's young workers were extremely efficient and professional, despite temperatures that on a couple of days surpassed the 90 degree mark. And although the job turned out to be more labor intensive and ran a good deal beyond the few days anticipated, the Benchmark professionals...

Description of Work
Painting my house

Category house painters,cabinet refacing

Service Provider Response

Thank you for the review. We appreciate the time you took to provide it and look forward to working with you in the future.

    Services Offered

    Residential renovations, interior and exterior painting, pressure cleaning, rough & finish carpentry, moldings & cabinetry, door replacements, tile.

    Services Not Offered

    Custom cabinets, Roofing/skylights, window replacement, hard wood flooring installation.

    General Information
    Free Estimates
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    Payment Options
    Check, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover
    Senior Discount
    Emergency Service