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Homebuilding, 17-year Cicadas, and Tree Preservation

The arrival of 17-year cicadas in the Washington DC area always reminds me how important it is to consider the natural world when building or renovating a house. I have noted greater cicada density in some parts of metro Washington than in others. What accounts for the difference? Often, you can find more cicadas in…

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Classic green kitchen in historic home

Approaches to Renovating a Historic Home

I often get inquiries from clients about renovating or remodeling a historic home in the Washington metro area. I really love these kinds of projects. They require a special kind of creativity to balance modernization and lifestyle improvements while retaining the home’s historic character. However, there’s no denying that renovating a historic home can be…

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Make A Wish Treehouse with slide and rock-climbing wall

Superior Construction Builds Two Treehouses for the Make a Wish Foundation

Washington DC — Superior Construction is building treehouses for two children in Maryland through a program with the Make a Wish Foundation. Make a Wish Mid-Atlantic approached the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) looking for a contractor to take on the two treehouse projects. One will be built in Frederick, MD for a…

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The Importance of a Pre Construction Agreement

By Danny Steinkoler / September 21, 2022 /

The pre-construction phase is easily one of the most important phases of any construction project — whether you’re building a new custom home or working on a home remodel. A key component of the pre-construction phase is a pre-construction agreement. Have you ever heard of this? Are you unsure of what it is or why…

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How to Find an Architect for a Remodel

How to Find an Architect for a Remodel: The Complete Guide

By Danny Steinkoler / July 19, 2022 /

If you are planning a home remodel, working with a professional architect is an excellent way to ensure your remodel project goes according to plan. When searching for an architect, it is crucial to know what services an architect offers and what to look for in an architect. Additionally, you should always go into an…

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We Built a Tree House

By Danny Steinkoler / June 17, 2022 /

If you had the opportunity to make a huge difference in a child’s life, would you take it? This is the question our team at Superior Construction asked ourselves when we heard the story of Andrew, a 7-year-old boy fighting leukemia.   Andrew was dealing with his diagnosis in the midst of the pandemic, adding another level…

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Gray and white kitchen in Northwest DC with modern accents

Traditional Transitional Renovation in Washington, D.C.

By Danny Steinkoler / March 16, 2022 /

This renovation on Klingle St. was a pleasure to create. The home received a new kitchen, pantry, powder room, staircase, and mudroom renovation. According to the client’s design intention, we used a style called “traditional transitional” or “eclectic transitional.” Here is what we created. A Kitchen Fit for A Queen Take a look at this…

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Custom white pool and pool house with outside fireplace

And the 2021 NARI Regional COTY Grand Award Winner is Superior Construction!

By Danny Steinkoler / February 7, 2022 /

I have big news to share with you today! Superior Construction has been named the winner of both the Washington, NARI DC metro area and the Southeastern Regional COTY Grand Awards! The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) gives out these awards each year to recognize excellence in the United States construction industry. Our…

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bright and airy kitchen in newly renovated townhome in Washington D.C.

Washington, D.C. Townhome Renovation

By Danny Steinkoler / December 29, 2021 /

Superior Construction recently completed a townhome renovation project at 1809 A St. in Washington, D.C., and I think it is a perfect example of how we can transform a home. We completed this project according to the client’s design to make it come out just the way they wanted it. For five months, I lived…

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Middle aged contractor with face mask and hat caulking a bathroom

Building in the Time of COVID

By Danny Steinkoler / November 9, 2021 /

Superior Construction works hard to bring our clients’ needs and styles to life. Thousands of homeowners are noticing that their homes need improvement to make them better spaces to spend more time in. Now that more of us are working from home, a better home office is needed, and sometimes a school room. We offer…

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Superior Construction workers feeding materials into a home

Increase Your Living Space with Underpinning

By Danny Steinkoler / October 13, 2021 /

Growing your family? Just bought that almost-perfect home? Want to install a pipe organ? Whatever your reason, you want to add space to your house. But what if you don’t have much property? Local building codes mean you can’t go up or out. Have you considered going down? Many homeowners in the Washington metro area…

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Custom rustic treehouse, part of a make a wish project

Treehouses Make Kids’ Wishes Come True

By Danny Steinkoler / September 15, 2021 /

Superior Construction recently finished building one of two treehouses in partnership with the Make a Wish Foundation. Make a Wish Mid-Atlantic approached the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) looking for a contractor to take on the two treehouse projects, and Superior volunteered. The completed treehouse was built in Frederick, MD, for a 7-year-old…

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Black and white image of Hugh Newell Jacobsen House

Superior Construction to do Historic Restoration on Hugh Newell Jacobsen’s Trentman House

By Danny Steinkoler / August 27, 2021 /

Washington DC — Superior Construction has been hired to perform historic restoration on Hugh Newell Jacobsen’s iconic Trentman House in Georgetown. Built in 1969, modernist vanguard Trentman House was designed to be compatible with the architecture of its traditional Georgetown neighborhood. Constructed of red brick and gray slate, the house is notable for the abundance…

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