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Rob and his team did an amazing job redesigning my garden. When I bought the house, the garden was overgrown and a disaster. Rob redesigned it, turning it into my oasis. He delivered amazing customer service, delivered on time, within budget and understood my requirements. I highly recommend Anderson Design and Build.Read More

Rob was fabulous to work with and has excellent carpentry, electrical, painting, and handywork skills. From the proposal process through to the finish product, he paid close attention to detail, ensured the design was exactly what I wanted, and completed the finished product to perfection. I get so many compliments on the work he completed in my home office. He spent as much time as he needed to get everything done and didn't seem like he was just rushing to work against the clock or move on to his next client. He was also reasonably priced, but did not sell himself short in terms of the value you get for the cost of his supreme craftsmanship. I would hire Rob again in a heartbeat to do additional carpentry work and beyond, and hope that I have the opportunity to do so again!Read More

I have been a client of Rob Anderson and Anderson Design + Build for over a decade. Our first project together was a bump out of the patio space in front of our DC rowhouse. Rob helped us to navigate the difficult process of permitting, and testifying before the Office of Public Space as well as the Kalorama Historical Society. His design made the most out of our precious outdoor space, and the garden out front continues to be a source of pride, and enjoyment. Best of all, the the irrigation provided makes it almost completely self-sufficient. The second project we worked on together was a complete gut job of the first floor of our duplex. He ripped out existing wall to wall carpet, installed hardwood on the second floors, and suggested a cost effective porcelain tile for the first floor. He completely redesigned the kitchen and living room areas and created a fabulous open plan space out of what had been three very small rooms. Most recently, Rob has provided a delicious refresh to the first floor: wallpapering; painting walls, and creating a brand new look to our very old doors out front. Having just wrapped up my refresh, I'm looking forward to working with Rob again to update our 90s era bathrooms. Rob is honest, patient, creative, collaborative and an absolute pleasure even when things go wrong. His ability to troubleshoot and creatively solve problems with a clear head is impressive.Read More

We have worked with Anderson Design + Build on several projects, including a recent full kitchen renovation. Rob does high quality work, has great attention to detail, is a good communicator, and is very responsive (rare among home improvement service providers). From planning to execution he’s a pleasure to work with.Read More

I cannot say enough great things about Rob and his company. He has done indoor (basement renovation) and landscaping projects for us. He has a great sense of design and the quality of his work is excellent. He is responsible, responsive and finishes the job on time. I highly recommend Rob!Read More

We strongly recommend Rob! Rob did an amazing job building an entertainment center, an entry-way storage unit and a desk/shelving unit in our house. We were constantly impressed with Rob's attention to the most minute details of the work so that it would match perfectly with the room (e.g. matching paint, building seamless lines with the existing space, setting up electronics, etc). Rob was extremely communicative throughout the process; this was particularly helpful since it was our first time doing any work like this in our home. In the earliest stages, we enjoyed exchanging ideas with Rob about what we wanted to do - he struck the perfect balance between capturing our vision for the space and inserting his own great ideas for the project based on his deep experience with what works best. These projects were all built in our main living space, and Rob was super professional about keeping the area clean and tidy so that it wouldn't interfere with our day-to-day lives. We were also expecting our first baby at the time and we were so grateful that Rob kept up a steady pace of work to finish the projects well in advance of our due date - one less thing for us to worry about! Overall, we are absolutely thrilled with the quality of the work and how these pieces turned out. They add significant value to our home and we love receiving compliments from our guests. We would strongly recommend Rob to anyone considering similar projects in their home.Read More

Rob completely transformed my backyard into a gorgeous, functional oasis that I never want to leave. He was extremely easy to work with and his team completed the entire job very quickly. I could not have found a more professional, easy to work with, and high-quality company for a great price. Thanks again Rob!!!!Read More

We have contracted with Rob Anderson for three separate jobs in DC -- 1. outdoor patio and garage roof deck of our Adams Morgan home, 2. renovation of the English basement apartment that same property, and 3. renovation of our Dupont Circle investment property condo -- and have had a unequivocally positive experience. Not only did Rob and his team do beautiful, high-quality work, but Rob took the time to understand exactly what we wanted, and he then delivered on time and on budget. Highly competent, professional, transparent, and supremely patient, Rob is hands-down the best in the business. I cannot recommend someone more highly.Read More

Whole heartedly and without reservation I recommend Rob as having the best skills in design interior and exterior landscaping and materials, complete integrity in every aspect of follow thru, seamless in the people he is general contractor over - the best decision we ever made was going with him. He can render drawings, select materials, can take one to design supply places to aid in selection, pull permits from dc, he even ran the forklift as a favor to me interior renovation (during - the gutting) Rob facilitiated over 8 months of protracted negotiations with DC with us for a public space permit for our patio outdoor renovation, it was relentless and extensive effort just for the permits and the hearings, as DC treated our patio renovation with the same scrutiny as a business getting a fire pit on a public sidewalk would - he did drawings that were not only renderings for this, they were build drawings signed off by engineers as req'd by DC government for formal filing, though he also does full color conceptual renderings. This effort also involved historical society DC govt people so Rob graciously championed this effort long before the build that occurred quick. Rob always works with one to point out areas of concern so one always makes informed decisions before the fact and Rob ensures jobs are fully characterized with costs laid out and signed on by him and you so cost escalation is controlled. As we did the exterior renovation, I changed mid build to expand it after the demolition revealed we could do more to enhance our outdoor space so Rob and us discussed it and we formalized changes and costs. On our indoor renovation, Rob also pointed out as the effort proceeded as he found issues that were inherent in the condo design that needed rectifying that were only discover-able after the work started (sub walls studs not plumb for cabinet hanging) He pointed out needed solutions and scope changes and again formalized the job deltas so we knew the cost delta.Read More

As the owner of a small, awkwardly shaped condo in NW DC, I know my options for redesign were limited by space and the facetthat our front yard is considered Public Space. I hired Rob to first do a patio makeover. His work speaks for itself: design is innovative and materials first rate, maximizing available space while appeasing the Historical Preservation board. A year later, based on the success of the first project, I again hired Rob to design and implement a complete gutting of my first floor, installing a brand new GORGEOUS kitchen, and tearing up existing carpet and flooring. I am THRILLED with the result. Rob has a great working relationship with subcontractors and suppliers. He his honest, reliable and so creative.Read More

My husband and I contracted with Anderson Design + Build to totally refurbish the ceiling, balustrade and roof of the front porch at our 1939 historical colonial revival home in NW Washington, DC. In addition to the carpentry work, Rob and company installed electricity, pendant lights and a ceiling fan for a grand effect in September of 2014. Rob was a pleasure to work with — he came in at budget (which was an extremely fair price), on time and was very responsive. Thank you, Rob, for our beautiful new porch!Read More

Rob and his crew were respectful, reliable and and most importantly communicated well, giving status updates continuously throughout construction. From grading my flood prone backyard, to hand cutting stone pavers building and installing a custom fence, and dry stacking flower planters, the backyard has now transformed into a 3 season outdoor living space. This winter we're putting in a fireplace. Boom! 4 Seasons. Excited.Read More

We were extremely pleased with the work of Anderson Design +Build. They built a front walkway for us this summer. Rob met with us, listened to what we wanted and answered all of our questions. He created a detailed proposal including 3 different options with estimates as well as photos. Once we decided on one of the options, we agreed on a time when the work would be done. Rob's crew arrived on time on the day they were scheduled to begin. They were extremely professional, highly skilled and worked efficiently. They destroyed and hauled away the remains of the old walkway (parts of which had already been torn up due to some plumbing work we had done) and then began work on the new walkway. I was home for part of the time they were working and my daughter and I watched them work. I was amazed to see the level of skill and precision that went into the work. The finished product was a beautiful walkway that exceeded our expectations. It was exactly what we wanted and I am not sure that would have been the case had we gone with another company. Rob really listened to what we wanted and understood our tastes. After the work was done, he followed up with us to make sure everything was completed to our satisfaction. We are constantly receiving compliments about our walkway. If we have ever have the need for more work, we will definitely used Anderson Design+Build. I would highly recommend this company.Read More

Rob Anderson, owner of Anderson Design + Build, did a fantastic job designing and implementing a plan for our front and back garden, which included an irrigation system and lighting. He was great to work with and met deadlines. He did such a good job that many people in our neighborhood have also hired him. I highly recommend him.Read More

I would like to provide a 5-star recommendation for Anderson Design+Build. The quality and the professionalism of their service was outstanding. Our project required both demolition and construction to provide a covered walkway to an existing structure. This was a job with a very tight turnaround that was deadline specific, not only was it done well and on budget it was finished a week in advance. Anderson Design+Build was accommodating to our requests and creative in their solutions. We were so pleased with the outcome that we are engaging Anderson Design+Build to work with us on a much larger more complex redevelopment project.Read More

We've used Anderson Design + Build twice now and plan to use them again. They completed a custom flagstone patio for us 2 years ago complete with matching bench seating, lighting and fire pit. We liked it so much, we hired them again to build a matching built-in bbq. All of which continues to receive glowing compliments. The owner Rob is honest, his prices fair, and his crews work hard. Only complaint is it can take a while to get estimates during busy times of year - so plan accordingly (If I could have given 4.5 stars I would have). We recommend them to friends and neighbors and feel good about doing so on here again.Read More