General Contractor

CJ Craftsman Home Improvement LLC is a full service general contractor that is license and bonded to serve Maryland, Virginia and DC. With 40+ years of building experience, access to array of sub constructors and competitive pricing we can handle all your construction needs. With our methodical approaching and precise planning and execution, you are guaranteed your work will finish on schedule and on budget!


Phase 1: Feasibility Study

The general purpose of our feasibility study is to determine roughly how a proposed project could look, what general features may be included and ballpark estimates. Tasks include the following:

  • Rough drawing of design vision
  • Photograph & document existing conditions
  • Floor plans and elevations
  • Cost analysis
  • Timeline review
  • Limitations
  • Expectations

Phase 2: Design Development

During the design development phase, we will work with you to developed the final design and specifications, provide guidance on material selections, and present a fixed cost budget to be incorporated into a comprehensive construction agreement. Tasks include the following:

  • Assist in selection of finishes and materials and develop allowances
  • Conduct a site walk-thru with experts and subcontractors
  • Present final design, detailed specifications, and a fixed budget with allowances
  • Prepare and finalize construction agreement

Phase 3: Ratify Construction Agreement

At this point, our team will begin the steps required to prepare your project for construction. Tasks include the following:

  • Complete plans for permit application
  • Work with structural engineer(s) as required
  • Assist with coordination of survey if required
  • Obtain require permits
  • Assist owner with selecting allowances
  • Finalize material lists
  • Coordinate with trade partners (licensed subs and suppliers)
  • Prepare construction schedule
  • Order materials, fixtures, and special order items

We offer free design consultations and estimates. Call us at 240-277-8453 today or contact us online to get started!