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Optima Designs

10319 Westlake Dr # 137
Bethesda, MD 20817301-984-2322



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Consumer from SILVER SPRING, MD
Nov 26, 2017
We had a lot of exterior trim added to a large enclosed unheated rear porch (12 feet x 40 feet). We also had a wall of aluminum siding (the original exterior of the house) replaced with smooth cement-board panels. The craftsmanship and attention to detail of the carpenter (Edgar) was exemplary. Late one afternoon, he discovered that one of the panels did not fit as well as he would like because of the out-of-square roof above it. First thing the next morning, he replaced the panel with a better fitting one - he obviously takes pride in his work. He notched-in long lengths of lumber and used small-headed screws and nails to give us the nicest appearance possible of his finished work, even though he knew that in two days time, painters would be spackling and caulking before they applied paint over the trim and panels.
Consumer from BETHESDA, MD
May 12, 2010
Gordon Franks of Optima Designs recently completed a major renovation of my house, transforming it from a dumpy 50 year old split level into a stunning, modern home. Over the course of five months, his crews rebuilt my master bedroom and second story deck, which had been destroyed by a fallen tree; completely renovated my kitchen and two bathrooms; put on a new roof and gutters; installed 20 new windows, 9 skylights and 2 large sliding glass doors; rebuilt a flight of stairs; installed new wiring and light fixtures throughout the house; refinished the wood floors; and painted the house inside and out. All of his employees were pleasant and respectful, and they worked hard to keep the project moving forward. His carpentry crew, headed by Roger Guevara, deserves special mention for their skill, hard work and kindness. Throughout the process, Gordon and Roger were extremely diligent and went to great lengths to satisfy my very high expectations. Gordon is honest, hard-working, moderately priced, eager to please and very good about staying in close touch. Perhaps his best quality is that he does what he says he is going to do; when he says he'll take care of something, you can be absolutely confident that he will follow through. I enthusiastically recommend Gordon Franks and Optima Designs for any home improvement or repair project.