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Act-Architectural Construction Technologies
Chris Papadopoulos helped us with several service calls. This time we had a major plumbing problem. The concrete floor had to be demolished so plumber can work on replacing pipes. Chris was very prompt and willing to put our repairs on the schedule right away. His supervision helped bringing the completion of this job in a record time. His crew is very professional and detail oriented. The cost of repairs was very fair and the quality of his work was impeccable. We will and did recommended Chris Papadopoulos to anybody that might need work done to their home.
- Brian V....
GSBuilders / Green Studio Builders Inc.
Green Studio Builders (and specifically its owners, Chris and Nicoleta Papadopoulos) helped me take a financially devastating situation with my house and turn it into an opportunity to create a home that I love. A little backstory: I bought my home in Hyattsville in 2009. It was a single family detached colonial with a three-story addition on the back-side of the house. In 2010, I was told by a county inspector that the addition was un-permitted. It wasn?t clear until 2012 just how faulty the construction of the addition was. Long story short, it became clear that the repairs needed to bring the addition up to code were going to cost 150K or more. It took me a year find a way to finance the repairs. Once I had, I hired an engineer and architect to draft rough plans to inform estimates. Enter GSBuilders. When I met with Chris for the initial walk-through of my home, he was sympathetic, attentive, and optimistic. I felt immediately at ease and could tell that he was an expert who would take great care in fixing the mess I?d inherited. He recommended a complete demolish and rebuild, adding valuable square footage and ensuring that things would be wholly right. He was the only contractor to suggest a complete rebuild. The added value was double the added cost! When his estimate came in as one of the most competitive for a rebuild, I was delighted. Chris and Nicoleta made their support clear from the start. Chris spent his own time cleaning up the messes in the plans drafted by the architect and engineer I'd previously hired. He and Nicoleta both helped me navigate a personal health crisis in the middle of the project, meeting me on site to provide reassurance and welcoming me to their offices regularly with advice and espresso. Nicoleta spent hours helping me coordinate finishes. She acted as my designer at no extra charge. even making trips to tile stores and walking me through other finished project sites (with owner's permission) for inspiration. Nicoleta has a generous heart, exquisite taste, and great strategies for creating beautiful spaces on a budget. I also owe a debt of gratitude to William Reyes, the foreman assigned to my project. When Chris and Nicoleta had to tend to a family crisis of their own, William stepped in and held my hand through every step of the project through completion. Every renovation has its hiccups and I always knew I could count on William (Mr. William as I took to calling him because he always called me Miss Pamela) to come up with a great solution that would keep the project on track. In some cases the obstacles became opportunities for improvement! I couldn?t have asked for better. I could write for pages and pages about the specific ways in which GSBuilders saved my house and my sanity. Thanks to Chris and Nicoleta, my grief over this unexpected financial blow has become delight in my beautiful home. I am forever grateful and cannot recommend their services highly enough. I can, however, offer individuals venturing into a project with GSBuilders some advice that will make everyone?s life easier. 1. Start your project with GSBuilders from the drafting stage. My only regret is that I didn?t find and work with GSBuilders and their engineers and architects from the start. They have a well-coordinated team and the quality of the work for the price can?t be beat. Save yourself the headaches and trust them with it ALL! 2. Know the specifics of your budget and start collecting photos of spaces and finishes you love. Nicoleta can work magic within your preferred style and budget, especially if you have specific price points for finishes and have a clear aesthetic. And even if you don't, Nicoleta will help you figure it out. That is tremendous added value. 3. Keep the GSBuilders team on speed dial and never hesitate to call. Chris, Nicoleta, and William all made it clear to me from the start that they were willing to help at every turn, but sometimes I didn?t reach out because I didn?t want to be a bother. MISTAKE! It became clear that transparent and regular communication made everyone?s lives easier. The team always got back to me within hours if not minutes and was happy to be in the loop. A connected team is an empowered team. 4. Stop by the office. The espresso is hot and strong and you may even come on a birthday and get a cupcake! In any case, you?ll get a warm welcome and all the support you need to navigate your renovation. Thank you to the whole GSBuilders family for your love and support in this journey. I?m eternally grateful for you all!
- Pamela T....
Custom Craft Building
Uwe worked with us to design our dream kitchen. His extensive knowledge of home remodeling and cabinet making allowed for a custom solution at a comparable cost to Lowe's or Home Depot but with the features I wanted and no filler. Uwe worked with us on design, walked us through the inspection process, demolished the old kitchen, facilitated coordination with a gas contractor, stone mason, and flooring installer, provided a trusted electrician and plumber, and using appliances, fixtures, etc. that we provided, gave us a beautiful new kitchen. Specific tasks accomplished included: Design assistance and consulting Project management Demolition and removal Cabinet construction (35 pieces incl. and island) Additional lighting Fan Hood and make-up air installation Plumbing and Electrical Painting Tile Backsplash Appliance installation
- Amanda B....
TW Herren Construction
Wade and his crew are great to work with. The work was performed on schedule and on budget, and as I continued to add projects they were willing to be flexible. Also, the subcontractors Wade uses are top-notch. This was the second project he has done for me and I highly recommend T.W. Herren Construction.
- Catherine F....
Remodel America Inc
After purchasing a house that needed quite a bit of updating, we were on the quest for the perfect contractor. After interviewing several companies, we came across Remodel America. The owner, Javier, came out himself and met with us. We were extremely impressed with his professionalism, vast knowledge, and ability to communicate to us exactly what needed to be done. The same day we met with Javier, he sent us drawings of possible configurations for our dream bathroom. He sat on the phone with us and really listened to what we wanted and did whatever he could do accommodate us. He also drew our attention to things/issues we otherwise wouldn't have thought of. We changed the layout several times, but they never seemed to get frustrated. They were genuinely concerned that we were getting exactly what we wanted. His entire team was courteous and respectful the entire time they were working in our house. We have two small children, which often complicates construction, but they worked with us and everything went very smoothly. Any questions or concerns we ever had were promptly answered and addressed. Our new master bathroom is amazing! Exactly what we wanted. I would definitely hire Remodel America again and can't wait to have them update our kitchen!
- Erin S....
Moss Building & Design
We just wrapped up the design phase of a whole bunch of renovations, including two bathrooms, a sunroom and garage-turned-guest room for our 1885 house here in Herndon, VA. The team has been fun, thorough, available and just plain smart since day 1. We went through a lot of design iteration--ranging from wildly ambitious to purely pragmatic. Moss worked with us every step of the way and were transparent about the trade-offs and timelines. We've finally settled on a plan and are excited to see it come to life. Demolition work just started a couple of weeks ago, but the team has been meticulously clean and very thoughtful. Thanks Sean, Liz and Emily--we can't wait for next steps!
- Jonathan S....
Marvin General Contracting, LLC
We are very satisfied with the basement renovation work performed by Marvin General Contracting LLC. We took 4 bids on the project. Marvin General Contracting was selected based upon Marvin’s overall knowledge of what needed to be done, his ability to meet our completion date, and affordable price. His team arrived with mask and worked with mask throughout the project. Demolition started as scheduled and the debris was removed timely. An on-site supervisor was always present and Marvin regularly stopped by to check the work and touch base with us. The work was on schedule and within budget. The quality of his work is excellent, and we highly recommend Marvin for your next home improvement project. We would hire him again.
- Jacqueline J....
Wall to Wall Construction, Inc
Perfection! From the estimate to the scheduling to advice on the material selection to cleanliness to quality of work--I can't say enough about these guys. Fantastic. They were not the cheapest estimate I received but I was familiar with the quality of their work through friends and they did not disappoint. A few things I particularly appreciated: 1) We have small kids. They went to GREAT lengths, without being asked, to keep the house safe and clean while they worked. They did a lead test to make sure there was no lead paint (there wasn't) and sealed up everything just in case. Then they completely cleaned up every day when they were done. 2)Angel told me at the beginning when they planned to start, but he was able to do the demolition a little early to coincide with our vacation. 3) Angel gave me advice on what tiles were appropriate for the job without being pushy.
- Holly F....
DW Dively Construction
We met with Doug Dively to discuss what we wanted for our bathrooms. He took the appropriate measurements and returned in about a week to review the plans with us and provided a budget worksheet. Prior to the job start, Doug walked through the plans with his crew so everyone knew what was expected. The job started on time. We were kept informed of the schedule. Doug met with us to assist us in selecting the fixtures needed for the bathrooms. All of our items (tile, countertop etc) were selected prior to the demolition, delivered to our home so they were readily available for the crew to proceed with the job. We decided to have both bathrooms done at the same time, which saved us time and money. Doug's crew was very good at keeping us informed of the progress. We only had one issue - we selected a larger tub than was previously in the room. We decided we did not like the original layout for the new tub - but Doug and his crew were very good at quickly working a new solution. We have been very pleased with the quality of the workmanship, the attention to detail and the concern that our home was protected during the job.
- Donna H....
Michael Nash Design Build & Homes
The overall project went over the estimated timeline, but we are happy with the final result. We initially asked for quotes from 3 other companies, and none would provide the amount of work (with extras like the additional HVAC) and the quality of materials for the price Michael Nash quoted us. Most of the others offered us builder-grade materials at that price range, and one even quoted a higher price than Michael Nash and did not include the work to build a new foundation. There were no cost overruns or additional charges during construction, and every time there was an issue, they were flexible and worked with us to come to a solution. In one situation, we requested a change to a key part of the floorplan while work was being done on that part of the house, and they were quickly able to make the change and it turned out great!
- John S....
US Builders Inc
The construction project went a lot better and smoother than expected. The principle at US Builders, Cyrus, is a German licensed architect with deep knowledge of the latest and greatest construction methodologies and best practices. As such, our worries about such humongous project was put to rest at an early stage. Cyrus provided various options for both quality and cost in a timely manner and made the correct recommendations when we needed help. The project consisted of exterior and interior architectural elements and build outs. The project was completed in a timely manner ahead of schedule and slightly over budget. At about 5% above budget we were happy campers! We would do business with Cyrus again and again if the choice was given.
- Mani V....
GSBuilders / Green Studio Builders Inc.
In the fall of 2014 we set out to hire a general contractor to perform a complete gut and remodel of our cooperative apartment kitchen. The space was original to this 1966 structure and was in dire need of some TLC. We had been planning for well over a year before we even started looking for a contractor, so we had a very good idea on the design and didn't need any help in that arena. We opted to go with Green Studio Builders (GSB) for a couple of reasons. The first is that we saw their work first hand in another apartment within our building and we were very impressed with the craftsmanship especially considering the complexities of that project. Our project was similarly complex and it was reassuring to know that they had experience to tackle more than the run of the mill project. It's also nice to work with a contractor that already knows the building, the management staff, the rules and regulations, etc. The second reason was the result of our interaction with the owner of the company during his onsite visit to our apartment during the assessment phase. One could describe Chris as passionate. During the walkthrough he was a terrific listener and clearly was able to grasp the intensity of the project. The project consisted of gutting a 20' x 12' kitchen right down to the studs and concrete sub floor, removing walls between the kitchen and living room, walls between the kitchen and dining room as well as a wall between the living room and dining room. We were going for an open concept and amidst that there was re-routing of trunk phone lines for apartments above and below us as well as a thermostat relocation. Work began in February and completed 4 months later in June. We were assigned an operations manager and supervisor to the project. Between them they were to coordinate all of the onsite activities. Despite the assigned leadership, I assure you that I was keeping a strict eye on the project at all times. We were not about to part with this kind of money with no personal oversite regardless of GSB?s reputation. While the project was a huge success, I assure you that there were several conversations throughout the project to have minor elements corrected or to re-educate the crew members on the expectations of the project elements. This type of open communication was vital and GSB?s entire crew was excellent at following through on my every concern without ever making us feel like we were overbearing. The demolition was completed in two phases; the first was an early prep to remove the old cabinetry and appliances to prepare the space for the asbestos abatement company (with whom we were expected to contract independently with). Once the asbestos abatement was complete, GSB returned immediately to resume with phase two of the demolition where they removed the walls. During this process our apartment was thoroughly draped to try and contain the dust and protection was laid on our hard wood floors to protect them from damage. The debris was removed from the apartment in a timely manner. With demolition complete, the new walls were framed and GSB coordinated for the electrical and plumbing sub-contractors to complete the necessary work. The walls were then drywalled, mudded, sanded and primed. GSB then installed the floor tile absolutely perfectly. They followed through on my pattern flawlessly and the installer took great care to insure a proper installation. We opted for long and narrow tiles and if the thinset underneath is not perfect it can cause future cracking , the installer took his time to ensure our complete satisfaction. GSB did a great job of coordinating the timeliness of the subcontractor for cabinet delivery and installation. One of our longest delays followed cabinet installation. We opted to go through GSB and their subcontractor for countertop installation and had already selected out stone, but there were several breakdowns in communication which resulted in a couple week delay. While this was a sore subject for a few days, I assure you that GSB took complete ownership of the issue and made the situation right in a way that was agreeable to both us and them. We never expected the project to be easy, but when snags do occur you need an organization that will own up to their promises and GSB did exactly that. Backsplash tile installation followed the countertop install. Good news is that GSB sent the same crew back and like the floor work, the tile was installed exactly to specifications. Once this was complete, GSB coordinated the final electrical and plumbing work as well as painting. The operations manager came onsite for a physical assessment and the creation of a punch list of final to do?s and those tasks were completed expeditiously. We have enjoyed out new kitchen now for just shy of two months and every day we are appreciative of the fine work that was done to bring us to this point. We recommend GSB and their crew.
- John K....
QEI Construction
First I can not fault the contractor for his mannerism. Although I did not find him to be professional at all times he is a very mannerly individual. The problem with the service provided was that he made several changes to original plans w/o consulting us and the changes did not meet our requirements. On top of that he ran over cost which I would not have minded if our needs were actually met. Everything that he actually subcontracted out was done wonderfully. The heating/cooling system is amazing and the people who put it in were wonderful. The plumbing was actually subcontracted out to one of our family members who is a plumber and that was done well. The brick mason that did the work on the side of the house did a wonderful job. The things that the contractor did himself were not done well. The kitchen cabinets placed were not my approved and signed off design. I asked for a particular size appliances and I only got one of them. The kitchen space is super small so I wanted slim line appliances, The only one I got was the 24 inch stove. Yet I still ended up paying over estimated cost for appliances and cabinetry that did not meet my requirements. I needed a tall toilet for the bathroom. When we moved in and started using the bathroom we realized the toilet was a nice height. He switched it out claiming the new toilet was the same height yet the new toilet is not only shorter than the old but it is cheaper material then the old toilet. He left marks on the new toilet from grinding down nails and when told to him he told me to use a scrub pad on it. The bathroom sink was suppose to be taller than the normal sink this was totally over looked and not done. I found the contractor to be cheap in the work he did himself. And sneakly put things in place before we were able to disapprove or comment on suitability. While I appreciate watching cost in the end we still ended up paying more for services that were not satisfactory. Most of all work that was suppose to be done in 14-21 days extended into a four month period. When asked about all of these problems he does a good job of trying to calm you without taking blame for his below par performance. I would opt for maybe a more experience contractor the next time or to just do it myself. If I had to use him again I would make sure he hired all subcontractors to do all of the work. I would be willing to pay the higher price than have him do the work himself.
- Lynice B....
Willis Builders Inc
From start to finish, the work was excellent. The workers were experienced, knowledgeable, and professional and they worked diligently to please us. There are no "don'ts" to this review. Do go with Willis Builders.
- Irene H....
Sycamore Design Build Inc
Matt Webb is easy to work with, listens and communicates well, always has constructive and creative ideas, and is very sensitive and responsive to the owners preferences. Matt Webb and crew always did excellent quality work. When he subcontracted areas of work he would shop for best price from known subcontractors he had worked with previously. He always gave the owner options of doing more and making timely changes. He always was very conscious of energy savings and used materials and insulation which allowed a very efficient energy use house with many convenient features like a hot water circulation system which allows hot water to be readily available around the entire house. After living in the house for 2 months the energy used was about 20 % less than the old house used at the same time of year. This was a reduction of about 60% energy use since the old house was half the size of the new house.
- Michael H....
Sycamore Design Build Inc
Our experience working with Matt was extremely positive and couldn't have been any better. After a series of costly and frustrating encounters with unlicensed/fraudulent contractors, we conducted extensive research into more than half-a-dozen contractors, before we finally found Matt at Sycamore Homes. Time and time again, we were very impressed with Matt's integrity, technical competence, resourcefulness, and timeliness during each phase of this year-long project. His design advice was superb. His complete focus on our project, and his great attention to detail was unsurpassed. He showed a genuine willingness to listen to our concerns and took our suggestions on specific material and design choices on board, often after conducting his own research and discussing pros and cons with us. He stayed on schedule and within budget throughout the entire project. His core crew became almost part of our family. The final result has far exceeded our expectations in terms of craftsmanship, stylistic points, and finish. Equally important, we are sure that we are living in a house so well constructed that it will last the test of time. Judging by the frequent compliments of neighbors and passers-by, the house that Matt built for us is a much-welcomed improvement to our community, both a joy to look at and to live in.
- Klaus T....
We signed a contract on 6/12/12 for the work that was to be done. The work was started in the second week of July. When the job was initally started he contacted the county and was advised that he would have to split the job into 2 parts. He could build the garage and then when that was completed he would then be able to start on the addition to the back of the home. We were not notified of this until after he started the demolition on the previous add ons. He never got a final approval for the garage until January of 2013. At that point we were asked to pay for the additional work up front and the work was not done until April. The project is still not finished. It has been almost a year at this point and we were told that it would take 3 months to complete. The foundation in the rear of the house has been set and that is all. He has been paid for 83% of the job at this point and he is no longer returning phone calls or emails. The punch list items for the garage have not yet been addressed and included in his proposal he was to clean up after any work that was done and we have had to do that as well.
- Michael H....
Ultimate Remodel LLC
I had a great experience with Tunch and his remodeling crew from Ultimate Remodel. I interviewed 10 contractors for this job until I found the right one. I have done lots of remodeling and have previously built a house and have lots of experience with contractors. This was by far my best experience. From the beginning, Tunch provided me with the most detailed proposal and the best price. After reading their excellent Angie's List reviews, I knew that I could trust them to do a good job. I also checked up on their license with Fairfax County which is in good standing. (Not the case with some of the other contractors I checked out.) The remodeling crew arrived every day to do work and worked hard the entire time they were at my home. We agreed to some Covid-19 protocols which everyone respected. The entire house, including floors, was protected from demolition and renovation dust throughout the entire renovation. The crew is skilled and does the job right without being asked. In our master bathroom we had lots of plumbing and electrical changes and re-routing of our hydronic baseboard heating system. Most other contractors that I spoke with didn't want to work with the heating system or simply didn't know how. Not the case with the Ultimate Remodel crew. They did a fantastic job overall. I have already recommended them to many of my neighbors and I would definitely hire them again.
- Andrea D....
California Builders
The total value of the contract was $99,000. Paul Chretien demanded 38% prior to work starting, although Maryland law states that no more than 30% can be paid as a deposit. After paying this money, Mr. Chretien s team built the second story addition and partially framed out the interior, but not to the architectural specifications. Mr. Chretien demanded the second draw of $35,000 before continuing. After paying this money, Mr. Chretien only added roofing, and installed windows. The windows were not to specification, and neither was the roof shingles. Mr. Chretien demanded another $21,500 before continuing, which would constitute 95% of the total. Mr. Chretien would not answer any of my phone calls or answer any of my e-mails in response to the deficiencies noted. He stopped work and walked off the job site leaving debris and building materials all over my property. I have paid Mr. Chretien $70,000 and he has only performed $45,000 worth of work, at best. Mr. Chretien owes me $25,000. Because of California Builder s inferior workmanship, I do not wish them to finish the job. However, My house is partially complete. The second story is build and none of the supporting structure to carry the load has been installed on the first floor. I continue to inhabit the residence, but feel it is unsafe. In addition, When Mr. Chretien removed the roof, he did not re-vent the gas water heater or gas furnace. I lived in danger of explosion or carbon monoxide poisoning for two months before a HVAC person pointed out the dangerous situation and ran a temporary vent for me. Overall, the entire process has been miserable. Mr. Chretien has been unresponsive, very non-proactive, deceptive, and misleading. His contractors broke the glass in every window they replaced and left the broken glass strewn across my property. His treats me as if I am his walking bank account, with customer service the lowest of priorities.
- Robin D....
Act-Architectural Construction Technologies
I hope you never have the misfortune of doing business with them. They were recommended by our architect for a $400K+ job and working with them has been a nightmare. They had complete disregard for us and our house and the workers. There were many delays and many excuses and many corrections of poor building practices. Finally we learned the delays were caused because ACT was not paying their subcontractors and not paying their suppliers. I had to take over as GC in January to get the roof and windows on our house because water had been leaking into the structure. We learned ACT was not paying its suppliers and now the lumberyards are placing liens on our house. The dumpster company is placing a lien on the house. The port-a-let company took away the toilet while the workers were there. Then we learned ACT had not been paying its subcontractors and owed them a lot of money. At least one sub contractor reportedly lost his house because he was not paid by the GC. The only good thing is that we learned this before our house was finished. We learned that other homeowner/victims had moved into their houses only to find out that the work was substandard and subcontractors and suppliers were not paid, so they are faced with having to pay large sums of money to have the liens removed. I recently learned they formed a new company called GSA (Green Solutions Architects) under the name of Nicoleta Papadopoulos. I have no experience with that company but based on the owners you should be very careful and do your homework before you sign anything with them. Be sure to run a credit check and check extensive recent references on any contractor you hire!!!
- William G....

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Humans always remodel. Demolition companies can take down everything from a single room to an entire house. 

What is Demolition?

Contrary to myth, demolition is not the wholesale destruction of a building. It's a controlled deconstruction, often with a touch of finesse. Many demolition companies salvage building parts, wood, furnishings and appliances before using heavy equipment to tear apart roofs, walls, and foundations. 

More modest demolition services may be needed to tear out old kitchen cabinets and counter tops. This work might be done entirely by hand, with sledgehammers and crowbars. 

What are the Costs of Demolition Near Me?

The price to demolish an entire house is $4 to $15 per square foot.

The Two Biggest Factors:

  • Site location and ease of access — In rural areas or with a lot of property, big equipment can move around easily
  • Home material — Brick and concrete are far harder to demolish than wood 

Expect to pay more for deconstruction, in which the demolition company takes the house or room apart for salvage or reuse. 

How Do I Hire A Demolition Company?

Select a demolition company near you that handles the type of job you have: garage, whole house, swimming pool, etc. Get several price quotes with specifics for deconstruction, carting, and cleanup. For some jobs, commercial haulers or general contractors handle demolition. Use local companies to increase trust. Clarify who will obtain the necessary permits. 

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