536 Dc Metro Design-Build Firms

When building a new house, people often turn to architects to kick off the project. However, a different model is becoming quite popular: design-build. Instead of dividing tasks between separate architecture and construction companies, you can hire a full-service firm to design and build your entire Dc Metro project, from initial sketches through final construction. Learn more about how to choose the right design-build professionals for your home project below: More 
Four Brothers LLC (202) 423-8703
Washington, DC, 20011
Four Brothers LLC is a full service Design/Build firm serving the Washington, DC metropolitan area. Our skilled team of architects, designers and craftsmen share a commitment to... Read More
Over 33 years, we have redesigned and remodeled luxury homes throughout the Washington DC area. We will work closely with you to develop a design that reflects your vision, needs, desires and budget.
Reston, VA, 20190
As an award-winning architectural design-build and remodeling firm, we are passionate about helping our clients improve their home, whether with an addition, interior or exterior... Read More
We have been providing homeowners with quality remodeling services for more than 20 years, and strive to infuse each and every project with luxury, class, and timeless beauty.
Cabin John, MD, 20818
Anthony Wilder Design/Build, Inc. is an award-winning Design/build firm serving residents in Maryland, Washington D.C. and Virginia (Metro DC area). AWDB is a full-service... Read More
Classic Cottages, LLC is a Virginia based residential development firm that specializes in purchasing, renovating and selling houses.
BOWA (703) 734-9050
McLean, VA, 22102
BOWA transforms houses into homes through the design and construction of luxury renovations and additions. As your guide from the earliest stages of remodeling planning, we... Read More
Wentworth, Inc. (240) 383-1226
We are a unique collaboration of architects, designers and craftsmen who integrate architecture, interiors, and construction to create award-winning homes with timeless livability.
CARNEMARK (301) 657-5000
Bethesda, MD, 20814
From whole house remodels to condo, kitchen, addition, bath, and specialty renovations, CARNEMARK creates design/build solutions that flow—meeting practical needs in contemporary... Read More
Since 1978, we've been providing superior workmanship, unparalleled customer service, timely project completion, and competitive pricing.
Fairfax Station, VA, 22039
We are Northern Virginia's premier boutique home remodeling firm. We are dedicated to providing customers with the renovation they have always dreamed of. Read More
Plumb Square Builders has over 35 years of design/build experience in additions and renovations. We focus on five aspects of your projects: cost, quality, cycle time, communication & customer service.
Arlington, VA, 22046
We provide an integrated solution for homeowners seeking high level Architectural Design, Interior Design, and today's best building science & technologies. Read More
Contractor specializing in large scale additions and whole house renovations. Design build services offered, as well as work on historic properties.
Fairfax, VA, 22031
Above all, Michael Nash is community of residential building professionals. For more than 25 years, our unique high-performance work culture has been shaped by the personal... Read More
Fredericksburg Custom Homes Ltd. is a design-build company serving Virginia since 1994. FCH specializes in luxury custom homes built on owner’s lots and high end remodeling.
Tradition Homes (703) 987-3444
McLean, VA, 22101
Tradition Homes was founded in 2006 by brothers George and Steve DeFalco with clear goals: focus on homeowners’ needs, build attractive designs with quality materials, and respect... Read More
Terranova is a family owned design/build firm that has pioneered new approaches to residential remodeling and client relationships for over 10 years.
Fairfax Station, VA, 22039
Fine Design and Remodeling in the Washington DC Metro Area Since 1981 For more than thirty years, Kingston has been making homes in the Washington DC metropolitan area more... Read More
With more than three decades in the business the team at Foley Construction will help you realize your dreams with a new home, a classy remodel, or an upgrade to your commercial space.
Washington, DC, 20012
As one of the top Washington, DC remodeling contractor firms, Landis Construction Corporation has been in business since 1990 specializing in residential remodeling, design &... Read More
For 35 years, the clients of Courthouse Contractors have been getting style for their homes with our gorgeous kitchen & bathroom designs and entire home remodeling expertise.
Fairfax, VA, 22030
RJK Construction Inc. is a custom design/build firm that will design, plan, and budget your kitchen, bathroom, basement, addition, or other home remodeling project. We focus on... Read More
We are an award winning a remodeling company, focusing on complete kitchen, bathroom, basement & sun room remodeling, with home additions & renovations services. Contact us for your next project!
Silver Spring, MD, 20910
Gilday Renovations practices an integrated design approach to residential renovation. That brings all the key players together for a design and planning process that is... Read More
Beyond Design, Inc. is a full service design and remodeling firm serving the Greater Metropolitan Washington area.
Kensington, MD, 20895
At Merrick Design and Build, carefully planned projects are performed for all of our customers. From kitchen design & remodeling, bathroom designing & makeover, custom basement... Read More
Green Diva Designs (301) 653-7302
Green Diva Designs incorporates sustainable business practices, quality craftsmanship, and original custom designs while developing personal client relationships throughout the construction process.
Kensington, MD, 20895
We provide complete Design Build Home Remodeling and Custom Cabinetry Services throughout the Greater DC, Maryland and Northern Virginia suburbs. Trained in Italy for over 10... Read More
Sustainable Design Group is small firm with 30 years experience designing and building highly energy-efficient custom homes.
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What is a design-build firm?


Design-build firms take on the responsibilities of architects, contractors and construction companies, all under one roof. These full-service firms focus on a streamlined process — from the initial design to the estimating phase to physical construction — in the hope of creating an efficient experience for both the client and the company. Because the entire project is happening within one company, design-build firms are able to overlap the design and construction phases of the project, which oftens speeds up the project significantly. In addition, these firms work to minimize risks for the project owner through single-point responsibility contracts. However, depending on the firm, you may still want to contact an interior designer or architect to help create the exact look you want.

Before deciding on a design-and-build firm, think about what you want from your new home. Do you want a large kitchen for entertaining? Do you need several bedrooms for children and guests? Do you want a finished basement for extra space or storage? Look for design-build firms that specialize in the areas you're looking for. Budget is obviously a determining factor in the outcome of your project. To make sure you stay within your means, consider making a must-have list and a wish list. Gauge where the estimates are falling to determine which design-and-build contract can realistically strike the balance between the two.

Questions to ask a prospective design-builder:


  • How long have you been in the business?
  • How many projects like mine have you completed?
  • Who will be working on the project?
  • Are the workers employees or subcontractors?
  • Can you provide me with references?
  • Who is your designer, and what are his or her qualifications?
  • Are your employees licensed and insured?
  • How do you charge, and what does that include?
  • Can you give me a written estimate?
  • What do your services include?
  • When can this job get done?
  • What happens when cost exceeds the budget? What about changes to materials or labor pricing?
  • What will I need to provide?
  • Are there any important considerations or concerns you foresee with this project?

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