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Mark IV Builders

5161 River Rd
Bethesda, MD 20816240-395-0400

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Consumer from WASHINGTON, DC
Aug 28, 2013
Recommended
Mark & Andy were a pleasure to deal with - the workers did the job well and were professional. Excellent workmanship.
Consumer from SILVER SPRING, MD
May 30, 2011
Recommended
Doing major remodeling is quite stressful under the best of circumstances, but Mark IV did their best to make it as painless as possible. They performed a major renovation including building a master bedroom suite and media room in our basement, expanding and redoing the kitchen, adding a side entrance and mudroom, constructing a screen porch, replacing all of the windows and most of the floors, and reconfiguring our dining room (among other things). They put a lot of thought into constructing a feasible construction schedule and did a good job of holding to it. We stayed in the house in order to save money, and while that was not a whole lot of fun they did their best to make it comfortable from the standpoint of keeping the kitchen operable, keeping the house warm enough during the winter months and in general causing as little disruption as possible. We ended up doing a number of upgrades/change orders, but they were not in the least pushy about that and it was in order to accommodate a number of upgrades that we wanted. Other than the upgrades – which again were entirely at our direction – they hit their price. On top of that, all of their workers were highly skilled and courteous, their foreman and project manager accessible, customer-friendly and responsive. It also cannot hurt that the owner, Mark Scott is actively engaged in projects such as ours. While we were very impressed with the overall quality of their work, they really went beyond the norm, for example in “rescuing” a closet in the master bedroom suite that had been compromised by a faulty HVAC design (not their fault). Finally, we enjoyed working with the designer, Mike Cavanaugh, who did a very good job helping us realize in a concrete fashion our general ideas.

The bottom line is that after all of the “horror stories” we have heard about contractors, we feel like we “hit the jackpot” with Mark IV Builders. It is possible that you will find a less expensive firm, but I think you can count on Mark IV to get the work done right, treat you fairly, be respectful and professional in their relationship with you and bring you in at your originally quoted price plus any upgrades you decide upon (and they are not working on “upselling” you). If we have further renovation needs we would look no further.
Consumer from BETHESDA, MD
Jul 26, 2010
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