Hopkins & Porter Construction, Inc.
12944-C Travilah Rd, Suite 204Potomac, MD 20854(301) 840-9121

Hopkins & Porter Construction Inc., was started by its two principals, Guy Hopkins Semmes and Michael Porter Denker in 1977. The company was incorporated in 1982. It has grown from a two-man organization to one currently employing 28. Hopkins & Porter provides full service custom building, specializing in large additions and custom homes which enhance and harmonize with existing structures and communities, and are in keeping with sound environmental practices. A full time handyman service is maintained for the benefit of new and existing clients, allowing strong support for our extended warranty. Eight office staff currently support the field in architectural design, sales, production, and administration. (more)


Customer Feedback Summary

Of 337 customers surveyed, 215 responded (64%)
Likely to Recommend
94%
Easier Than Expected
82%
Concern For Needs
100%
Design Center & Selections
100%
Dust & Dirt Control
97%
Employees & Subcontractors
96%
Sales Communication
100%
Professional & Organized
96%
Scope Of Work
95%
Budget
91%
Expertise
96%
Communication
92%
Value
91%

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    Barbara S.
    Garret Park, MD
    Aug 25, 2014
    Hopkins & Porter Construction, Inc.

    Hopkins & Porter Construction was very professional. They were very easy to talk to in terms of any changes that needed to be made or things that I did not feel were working in the plan. They always communicated very well withme about things that may have had to be delayed or changes that had to be made. The workmanship was excellent and I would definitely use them again. I would certainly recommend them to anyone else. I know that in this area of Washington D.C. there are a wide range of prices in terms of design/build companies. Hopkins & Porter Construction is certainly not the cheapest, but they are not the most expensive. They are very professional. Also, I hate pushy salesmen, but they were very easygoing about doing things. That is a manner in which I like to work.

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    Area Of Satisfaction
    Chevy Chase, MD
    Aug 19, 2014

    We were most satisfied with the overall organization of Hopkins & Porter's Handymen Operations and especially with the professional expertise and advice of our project's coordinator, Mr. Todd McPhee. We were also very satisfied with the quality of the work performed by each member of the team Mr. McPhee put together for our job.

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    J.A.J.
    Chevy Chase, MD
    Aug 19, 2014
    Hopkins & Porter Construction, Inc.

    Modernizing our 1955 kitchen, improving a bathroom and repairing fairly substantial water damage in the basement all in one fell swoop involved the coordinated efforts of a carpenter, plumber, electrician, painter and floor installer. The Hopkins and Porter division of Handymen Operations provided a skilled team to accomplish our project. The team's extremely competent and flexible leader made our project a smoothly-run success. We are pleased to endorse this excellent firm.

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    Value
    Potomac, MD
    Aug 16, 2014

    From what I have heard from others, Hopkins and Porter is more expensive. We did not comparison shop or put out bids because we knew we wanted to use Hopkins and Porter. I do believe you get what you pay for when doing home remodeling.

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    Handyman Responsiveness
    Washington, DC
    Aug 14, 2014

    Juan was the best, kind, considerate, he even changed his ring tone on his iphone which before he changed it really made my heart skip but when I finally told him, he changed it instantly, he brought me my paper from outside every morning. He is my friend. Thank you Juan.

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    Likely To Recommend
    Washington, DC
    Aug 14, 2014

    I have and will always recommend H&P

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    Anne J.
    Washington, DC
    Aug 14, 2014
    Hopkins & Porter Construction, Inc.

    Hopkins and Porter and the two fellows I had the most contact with, Todd and Juan, are superior in their skills, timely on their work promises, clean all along the way with the job, kind in their manner and I miss having their presence with me daily. Would love to show possible clients H&P's work at my house. Anne J.

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    Communication
    Washington, DC
    Jan 06, 2014

    I would give the staff's communication a five if I could.

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    Employees & Subcontractors
    Washington, DC
    Jan 06, 2014

    I would give the employees and subcontractors a five if I could.

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    Improvement Suggestion
    Washington, DC
    Jan 06, 2014

    I don't think they could improve anything. I think they were exceptionally professional and on the ball. The necessary concerns and glitches that appear during any construction project were addressed quickly and to my satisfaction.

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    Client For Life
    Washington, DC
    Jan 06, 2014

    For projects of this scale I would consider myself a client for life.

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    Likely To Recommend
    Washington, DC
    Jan 06, 2014

    I would absolutely recommend them and I have already recommended them many times.

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    Richard M.
    Washington, DC
    Jan 06, 2014
    Hopkins & Porter Construction, Inc.

    We had a marvelous experience with Hopkins & Porter Handymen. They provide high quality workmanship, they are professional, and they are just generally pleasant people to work with. In particular, what we valued was the customer service aspect. Ours was not an overly complex build; we probably could have gotten similar work done at a similar price by another company. However, the customer service we received from our foreman, our architect, the subcontractors, and everyone we worked with throughout the process was outstanding. We would highly recommend them.

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    Area Of Satisfaction
    Garret Park, MD
    Nov 02, 2013

    They did the work carefully, cleanly and completely

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    Area Of Satisfaction
    Cabin John, MD
    Sep 25, 2013

    The guys doing the work were fantastic. They communicated well, they were clean and courteous and knew what they were doing. They even made suggestions when we ran into problems in an attempt to keep the overall cost down.

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    Area Of Satisfaction
    Washington, DC
    Sep 18, 2013

    I was most satisfied with the workmen and the quality of the work.

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    Handyman Responsiveness
    Bethesda, MD
    Sep 12, 2013

    I would rate the handyman even higher than a four if I could. He was outstanding and his name was Elvis. He was great.

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    Daniel T.
    Bethesda, MD
    Sep 12, 2013
    Hopkins & Porter Construction, Inc.

    We called Hopkins & Porter because we saw a serious problem in the deterioration of a porch. It took engineering and design skills to fix the porch because it holds up a roof. They came out within a day and within three days they did the work. We feel very comfortable about the work that they did for us.

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    Handyman Responsiveness
    Potomac, MD
    Sep 11, 2013

    I would give them a 4+.

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    Jane F.
    Kensington, MD
    Sep 11, 2013
    Hopkins & Porter Construction, Inc.

    I am extremely satisfied with the work performed by the handymen. I had painting and carpentry work done. The work was done in a timely fashion, and all of my questions were answered. I would recommend this company to others.

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GuildQuality Partner Affiliations

  • Remodeling's Big50

Affiliations

  • GuildQuality
  • 2005 CotY Award
  • 2007 CotY Award
  • 2008 CotY Awards
  • American Institute of Architects
  • Better Business Bureau
  • Chrysalis Award
  • Green Advantage Certified
  • National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI)
  • Rotary International
GuildQuality Member
Guildmember
Since 2008
GuildQuality Master Award Winner
Guildmaster Award Winner
2010, 2011, 2014

Types of Work

  • Design build remodel (304)
  • Handyman (304)
  • Kitchen remodel (6)
  • Bathroom remodel (2)
  • Screen porch (2)
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Recent Activity

  • 8/25/14 Hopkins & Porter Construction, Inc. received feedback from a customer in Gaithersburg, MD.
  • 8/25/14 Hopkins & Porter Construction, Inc. received feedback from a customer in Garret Park, MD.
  • 8/19/14 Hopkins & Porter Construction, Inc. received feedback from a customer in Chevy Chase, MD.
  • 8/16/14 Hopkins & Porter Construction, Inc. received feedback from a customer in Potomac, MD.
  • 8/14/14 Hopkins & Porter Construction, Inc. received feedback from 2 customers.

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As a GuildQuality Guildmember, Hopkins & Porter Construction, Inc. relies on our customer surveying to help them deliver an exceptional customer experience.

We have surveyed customers on behalf of Hopkins & Porter Construction, Inc. in Potomac, MD; Bethesda, MD; Washington, DC; Rockville, MD; Chevy Chase, MD; Nw, DC; Gaithersburg, MD; Washington Dc, DC; Silver Spring, MD; Germantown, MD; and 30 other cities in Maryland, District of Columbia, Georgia, Tennessee and Virginia..

In this report, Hopkins & Porter Construction, Inc. has published a summary of the customer feedback they've received since they joined GuildQuality in July 2008. In that time, 215 out of 337 customers (64%) responded to a GuildQuality satisfaction survey, with the most recent response in August 2014.

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