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Design-Build Process | Potomac, MD

Design-Build Process | Potomac, MD
​Hopkins & Porter takes joy in what we do because we have a love for the design-build process, which leads to excellence, creativity, and elegance.  Our emphasis on integrity and honesty for all parties makes for a business that creates and cherishes long-term relationships, loyal customers, and hard-working employ...
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Home Remodeling and Home Renovation | Bethesda, MD

Home Remodeling and Home Renovation | Bethesda, MD
​There isn't a soul in this world who hasn't looked at the four walls that surrounds them and thought, "I could use more space". Adding more space to your home is a home renovation project that is fully attainable with Hopkins & Porter.  Home Additions  We've got decades of experience delivering fantastic desi...
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Handyman Services | Potomac, MD

Handyman Services | Potomac, MD
​When a job needs to be done right the first time, the Hopkins & Porter Handymen are available at the drop of a hat to assess, schedule, and complete all of those troublesome home repairs that need to be done, but are too much of a pain to deal with.  Frankly, with our handyman services, there's no one else that yo...
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Top Designs of 2013

Top Designs of 2013
Local builders look back on their most impressive spaces in an article in the Connection Newspapers. Guy Semmes, of named a whole house renovation that resulted in a clean, modern space as one of Hopkins & Porter's top jobs. The remodel included a white kitchen with stainless steel appliances. Read more...
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Green Home Building Tips That Can Help You Reach Your Green Home Goals

Green Home Building Tips That Can Help You Reach Your Green Home Goals
​Green Home Building has become a staple type of construction for the efficiency and environmentally friendly conscious across the U.S. When deciding to build your new home there are many considerations you and your contractor must make to not only keep it green, but make it comfortable as well. With careful planning and th...
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Hopkins & Porter Construction, Inc. Recognized as a 2013 Guildmaster!

Hopkins & Porter Construction, Inc. Recognized as a 2013 Guildmaster!
The Guildmaster Awards celebrate service excellence in the building, remodeling, contracting, and real estate professions. Each year, GuildQuality gives special recognition to the companies that demonstrate an ability to deliver a consistently superior customer experience.  In granting awards, GuildQuality considers tw...
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Happy New Year – John Brawner award

​We are proud to announce that our General Manager Mike Denker has been awarded the John Brawner Award from the Montgomery County Builders Association.
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A Finishing Touch

​Local designers share tips for choosing finishes when remodeling a kitchen. Hopkins & Porter's Lea Allen, chimes in. Read more....
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A Primer on Roofs

A Primer on Roofs
​At least we still have a roof over our heads." This old saying causes me to muse about roofs. When the dark English philosopher Thomas Hobbes said, "Life is nasty, brutish, and short," he might have also added "damp." One of the miracles of contemporary life which we usually do not appreciate is our dry homes.  Some m...
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Rot Never Sleeps

Rot Never Sleeps
​Although it may be an unappealing subject to address, we Marylanders must acknowledge our mid-Atlantic location to be a perfect setting for fungus, mold, mildew, and rot, not to mention insect infestation. This is one aspect of the natural world we live in. On the other hand, we live in a increasingly synthetic world of ou...
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Getting into Hot

Getting into Hot
​I received a call the other day about hot water. It seems that my friend wanted more from her hot water heater. She had recently installed a new one, and her problem was that it took a long time for the water at her bathroom sink and shower to get hot.  "Didn't you have the same problem with your old water heater," I ...
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When the Lights Go Out

​What's best for you, a look at generators and back-up electrical systems for your home.  Here in Potomac, permanently installed Hgenerators or other back-up systems have become the new must-have for high end suburban life. This may be because during the last few years we have experienced more weather-related power out...
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Man against Moisture: The battle continues.

​By Mike Denker A thousand years of building technology, designed to take advantage of the effects of gravity comprise our basic bulwark against water inserting itself unpleasantly into our lives. Added tools include sealants, pipes and pumps. Gravity will inevitably keep rain, snow, and sleet falling upon our roofs which t...
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Water, Water: Learning the ins and outs of gutters and downspouts can keep things dry

​If there ever were a double-edged sword, it would be water. Water is essential and integral to life, but it also has the power to make our lives miserable. Here in the DC Metro area it has been raining for three weeks, and folks are getting weary of this much H2O. For centuries mankind has worked to keep water outside thei...
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Improvements that lowered our customer’s home insurance cost

Improvements that lowered our customer’s home insurance cost
In this case the client was being hounded by their insurance company to remove a dilapidated carport and concrete steps or face possibly being dropped from the policy. Hopkins and Porter was able to come in and remove the carport, maintain the parking pad and construct a new set of steps leading down from the kitchen. With ...
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Hopkins & Porter Featured in the Washington Examiner

Hopkins & Porter Featured in the Washington Examiner
​The March 25, 2010 issue of the Washington Examiner featured a Hopkins & Porter project in their Home & Garden section in an article entitled "temporary addition unifies indoors with out in Damascus" .view more of this project in our Portfolio.
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Hopkins & Porter Wins 2010 NARI "Grand Prize in Creative Design"

Hopkins & Porter Wins 2010 NARI "Grand Prize in Creative Design"
The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) Metro DC Chapter awarded Hopkins & Porter Construction, Inc. of Potomac, Maryland Contractor of the Year (CotY) Grand Award for their design and construction of a sweeping rear addition to a local home. This coveted recognition was celebrated during NARI's 2009 ...
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Habitat for Humanity Receives Big Check from Hopkins & Porter

Habitat for Humanity Receives Big Check from Hopkins & Porter
​Hopkins & Porter partnered with its associates, sub-contractors, and suppliers and the Rotary Club of Potomac for the 7th year to raise funds for Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County (HFH-MC). H&P staff, Habitat volunteers and families, and Rotary Club members gathered at the Big Train Baseball in Cabin John P...
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Adopt-A-Road Clean-up Day

Adopt-A-Road Clean-up Day
​Hopkins & Porter is part of the MC Adopt-a-road program. We maintain the section of Democracy between 7-Locks and Newbridge. This is a volunteer commitment with the county to schedule 4 clean ups of your section of the road each year, and to notify them of any major trash violations or dumping. We usually take care of ...
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Washington Spaces Cover and Feature Article

​Hopkins & Porter has been published in the January/February 2009 Issue Washington Spaces Magazine for a renovation done on 100 year old cabin. ( See photos and job progress ). The concept and design of the renovation was by Hopkins & Porter's resident architect, Kai Tong, AIA, and built by Hopkins and Porter's craf...
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