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K9 Aquatic Center Now Officially Opened

K9 Aquatic Center Now Officially Opened
​The K9 Aquatic Center has just recently opened in the Travilah Oak Shopping Center in Potomac, MD. The aquatic center is designed for older dogs who might not get as much daily exercise as they used to. Dogs using the aquatic center will be introduced to the aquatic treatment known as hydrotherapy ...
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Something To Bark About

Something To Bark About
Dear Clients & Friends,   Hopkins & Porter was recently involved in the construction of the new K9 Aquatic and Wellness Center at the Travilah Oak Shopping Center in Potomac, Maryland. The concept of a rehabilitation center, where dogs can swim to help them recover from injury, and to promote fitness as they ag...
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Spring Clean for the Hopkins & Porter Team

Spring Clean for the Hopkins & Porter Team
In effort of keeping the community beautiful, the Hopkins & Porter team along with some fantastic sub-contractors, began our spring cleaning by visiting Democracy Boulevard and picking up litter as part of the Adopt-A-Road program.  Some of you have probably also started your spring cleaning or perhaps, your just e...
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Roof Spring Cleaning Tips

Roof Spring Cleaning Tips
This past winter has brought snow storms, rain and ice; all of which can take a major toll on your roof. With spring right around the corner, it is the perfect time to ensure that your roof is secure in protecting your home. By following these tips, your roof will be ready and prepared for the spring to come. 1. Mold or Mil...
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Residential Remodeling Contractors in Maryland Discuss The Best Home Improvements

Residential Remodeling Contractors in Maryland Discuss The Best Home Improvements
Want to increase your home's value with the help of residential remodeling contractors in Maryland ? Have you had enough of your home's vintage style and lackluster amenities? You've come to the right place. A home is where we hang our hat, where we enjoy our family and pets, and is a place to relax whenever we have time. S...
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3 Ideas For Remodeling Your Maryland Basement

3 Ideas For Remodeling Your Maryland Basement
For a lot of people, the basement is a part of the home that isn't given much thought. Usually, it's the place that ends up just being used as a storage space for old clothes or Christmas decorations - which is unfortunate, considering all of the options that are available for people who decide to remodel their basements. I...
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Rely on Handymen Services in Maryland for Maintaining Your Rental Home

Rely on Handymen Services in Maryland for Maintaining Your Rental Home
Investing in a rental home is a small gamble, mainly because you do not know exactly what kind of problems you might run into when it comes to your tenants and with maintaining the home. For instance, you might think that the property is in excellent condition and should not have any major problems, but unexpected things ca...
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Adding a Second Floor to Your Maryland Single-story Home: Benefits and Considerations

Adding a Second Floor to Your Maryland Single-story Home: Benefits and Considerations
Does your home suddenly seems smaller simply because your family is growing or you've taken in elderly parents or rebounding adult children that may even include grandchildren? If your house has only one level, you may be able to add more living space by converting your ranch style home into a two-story structure. Here are ...
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Residential Contractors in Maryland Know the Value of Maintaining and Remodeling Historic Homes

Residential Contractors in Maryland Know the Value of Maintaining and Remodeling Historic Homes
When they are well-maintained, historic residences can be a truly delightful asset to a community. These great, stately homes possess a certain charm and elegance that only the passage of time can bring about. However, the passage of time can also be an older home's downfall. If not properly kept up, a historic property can...
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Winter Home Remodeling In Maryland

Winter Home Remodeling In Maryland
When you are able to have any type of work done to your home, it can most certainly be a fun and exciting time. Everyone wants to be able to add something new to their home, but many people have worries about the cost of home remodeling in Maryland , as well as the amount of time it will take to be completed. Spring and sum...
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Hopkins & Porter Construction, Inc. Recognized as a 2015 Guildmaster!

Hopkins & Porter Construction, Inc. Recognized as a 2015 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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Custom Homes: An Exterior for Your Personality | Potomac, MD

Custom Homes: An Exterior for Your Personality | Potomac, MD
​When it comes to choosing the exterior of their dream home in Maryland, Virginia or D.C., some people "just know." Custom homes give you the option to play around with your personal identity and expression. The exterior of a home is what you present to the rest of the neighborhood. It can be exciting to explore how the dif...
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How to Design a Home

​If you're like many homeowners in the United States, then chances are you want to make some new home additions, have enough money to start remodeling a house, but lack a whole lot of home remodeling ideas. After all, studies on the home improvement industry have shown that 71% of American home owners plan to make home addi...
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H&P's Ray Hornsby Judges 2015 Skills USA Regional Competition

H&P's Ray Hornsby Judges 2015 Skills USA Regional Competition
Ray Hornsby was a judge in the Carpentry competition in the 2015 Skills USA Regional Competition held at Thomas Edison High School of Technology in Silver Spring on Feb. 11.  More than 130 students competed in categories that included carpentry, plumbing, culinary arts, and computer maintenance. Students from Montgomer...
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Three Cheap Ways You Can Upgrade Your Kitchen

Three Cheap Ways You Can Upgrade Your Kitchen
​If you're planning a custom home remodeling project, then chances are you're also planning to invest a good bit of money into it. Scarborough research not only reveals that about 53% of U.S. homeowners have made some sort of home improvement in the past 12 months, but that 56% of them spent $1,000 or more, which makes sens...
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Three Home Improvements With Amazing Returns on Investment

Three Home Improvements With Amazing Returns on Investment
​There's a pretty good, statistical chance that you're thinking about improving your home. According to research from Scarborough, more than half (53%) of U.S. homeowners have made some sort of home improvement in the past 12 months, with about 71% planning to make one this year. Of those who did improve their homes, 56% sp...
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Three Things You Didn’t Know You Needed to Do Before Hiring a Contractor

Three Things You Didn’t Know You Needed to Do Before Hiring a Contractor
​To say that the home improvement industry is huge would be an understatement. Scarborough research has found that more than half (53%) have made home additions or improvements some time in the past 12 months, and that 56% of them have spent at least $1,000 on these projects.  And it's only going to get bigger. About 7...
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The Best and Worst Home Additions and Improvements You Can Make

The Best and Worst Home Additions and Improvements You Can Make
​Improving your home can be a smart way to increase its value. Research from Scarborough reveals that 53% of U.S. homeowners have made some type of home improvement in the past 12 months, 56% of whom spent more than $1,000 on the projects. Similar research from Houzz shows 83% of home additions and improvements made in 2012...
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3 Common Mistakes That Decrease the Value of Custom Homes

3 Common Mistakes That Decrease the Value of Custom Homes
​Over 70% of homeowners in the U.S. will do remodeling and home improvement projects this year. And with the housing market rebounding, people aren't just doing these projects for their own taste. According to research conducted by Houzz, American homeowners are making 47% more improvements than last year with the specific ...
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Is American Interest in Green Homes Enough to Prop Up a Green Product Retailer?

Is American Interest in Green Homes Enough to Prop Up a Green Product Retailer?
​Even as consumer interest in green home construction and green home improvement has shot through the roof over the last decade, options for homeowners, both in the products they use to make their homes more eco-friendly and for the design and build services they use to implement those changes, have remained markedly slim. ...
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