JW Home Improvement
7th year as a Best Pick
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JW Home Improvement has received 4.5 out of 5 stars based on 95 customer surveys conducted through GuildQuality.
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7th year as a Best Pick Call
"Our primary goal is to work with you, the homeowner, to ensure that we meet your renovation and home repair needs in a cost-effective, timely manner. We will work with you on all of your home improvement projects and help you turn your house back into a home."

Jesse Wertjes | Owner
Company Information
Services Offered
JW Home Improvement offers a full range of handyman and remodeling services to residential customers. The company also provides interior and exterior carpentry and painting, power washing, and tile work.
Services Not Offered
The company does not perform major electrical and plumbing work, appliance repair, or carpet installation and repair.
Minimum Job
JW Home Improvement charges a one-time trip fee of $48 and a $50 estimate fee, and both are applied to the total cost of the project. The company's labor rate is $139 per man-hour with a required four-hour minimum. Materials are billed at cost.
Warranty
All work is warranted for one year from the date of the project's completion.
Company History
The locally owned-and-operated company has been serving Washington, DC, Maryland, and Northern Virginia since 2001.
Areas Served
Washington, DC
Address
849 Quince Orchard Boulevard Suite A
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Hours
Mon
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sun
Closed
Licenses
#410515000523

Compiled Score:

JW Home Improvement has received 4.5 out of 5 stars based on 95 customer surveys conducted through GuildQuality.
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Review by
12/28/2020

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Review by
12/28/2020

“Timelines. The work has been great but we?ve been knocking out projects left and right!”

Review by
11/11/2020

“Miguel Cabrera”

Review by
11/04/2020

“Professional and excellent”

Review by
11/04/2020

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Review by
11/04/2020

“I appreciated working with Jesse to determine work needs at my house. I found all the crews great to work with.”

Review by
10/19/2020

“The estimator was very good!”

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10/19/2020

“They really did a great job! I was a little concerned because I had received an estimate from another company and JW Home Improvements was less but the job turned out great!”

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10/19/2020

“Great workmanship!!”

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10/19/2020

“They did a wonderful job and I was very satisfied with their work.”

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10/19/2020

“The guy who came out was able to get a lot of different jobs done in one visit. Someone else would have taken longer if they were not skilled and knowledgeable. This guy from JW Home Improvements had good communication and did the work very well.”

Review by
10/19/2020

“I was pleased with the lead installer. He did a great job. He was a perfectionist.”

Review by
10/19/2020

“I would like to recognize Jeff Dahlgren.”

Review by
10/19/2020

“Leaky roof and some painting outside of the house.”

Review by
10/19/2020

“I was satisfied with JW Home Improvements up until the point I found out they used non-pressure treated wood to restore my deck, and now, all the wood is warping.”

Review by
10/19/2020

“While work was completed it required rework”

Review by
10/19/2020

“They were initially responsive about scheduling the job and coming out when we had the original work.”

Review by
10/11/2020

“This is the second time we've worked with JW and we've been very happy both times. We worked with Justin to re-do a half bath and he was always on time, friendly, communicative, and meticulous in his work. The bathroom looks fantastic.”

Review by
10/10/2020

“This is the 2nd time we used JW. Customer service is excellent, however part of the 2nd job was to repair work from the 1st job. Also, on the 2nd job, we had issues with the mortar work on the driveway resulting in additional time to correct and repair. Ultimately the final work was excellent. JW just needs to ensure that at the start of any job, that they have the right guys for the right needs - painting skills, mortar skills, lighting skills, etc. Not everyone is skilled at everything.”

Review by
10/10/2020

“I was very pleased with the quality of the work performed.”

Review by
10/10/2020

“Josh, the estimator. Unfortunately I didn't learn surnames but Oskar and two guys named Pedro were excellent. I wish I remembered more names because they're terrific guys.”

Review by
10/10/2020

“Justin Sellers was great. He went above and beyond to make sure all of our projects were done well.”

Review by
10/13/2019

“?esar”

Review by
10/12/2019

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Review by
09/25/2019

“I would like to recognize the technician Chris for his exceptional service!”

Review by
09/12/2019

“Jessie the estimator came out and was very responsive and offered great suggestions and I really enjoyed working with him.”

Review by
09/12/2019

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Review by
08/29/2019

“The work is holding up and looks great still.”

Review by
08/26/2019

“I would like to recognize Chris Brown for his exceptional service.”

Review by
08/26/2019

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Review by
08/26/2019

“The workers are positive and friendly.”

Review by
08/21/2019

“The Salesman, Josh is very very good and knows how to sale in a nice way.”

Review by
08/21/2019

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Review by
08/19/2019

“My Mother specifically asked for Alfredo again because of the excellent job he did for her last year. Both Alfredo and Pedro completed another outstanding job for her this year.”

Review by
08/19/2019

“Bob Brown oversaw the project and was excellent but so were the crew”

Review by
08/19/2019

“The work was of high quality by a skilled worker.”

Review by
08/18/2019

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Review by
08/16/2019

“The skill of the man they sent out was very good. He understood how to overcome problems when things were not going right and that is a refreshing experience.”

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08/16/2019

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Review by
08/16/2019

“They were helpful in making a decision to help correct the problems that I had.”

Review by
08/16/2019

“I've had them do a few things. Every time they've done something they've done a great job.”

Review by
08/16/2019

“The technicians were excellent representatives of the company. They behaved in a professional fashion, were very competent, and were able to explain the work very well as they went along. They were also tolerant of my many questions.”

Review by
08/16/2019

“The crew that came out was really good.”

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08/16/2019

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08/16/2019

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08/16/2019

“They met or exceeded my expectations in their clean up.”

Review by
08/15/2019

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08/14/2019

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Review by
08/14/2019

“Excellent customer service and quality work, their employees seem to care about my outcomes Will use them for future needs”

Review by
08/14/2019

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Review by
08/14/2019

“Excellent workmanship.”

Review by
08/14/2019

“My tech justin was amazing! Michelle Olson was also amazing!”

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08/14/2019

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08/14/2019

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08/14/2019

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Review by
08/14/2019

“Great work, done very efficiently. And the crews never make a mess!”

Review by
08/14/2019

“An excellent, reliable and high quality company.”

Review by
08/14/2019

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Review by
11/14/2018

“I would not recommend JW Home Improvements to a friend. When they came out to do the work, they left an electrical box in the middle of the room like they were supposed to so that we could use it for future use. When we went to use it, it wasn't working so we called JW Home Improvements back out to take a look at it. They said that the wires were damaged and we would have to pay to have it fixed when it was their mistake when installing it the first time. I don't think we should have to pay again to fix their mistake.”

Review by
11/09/2018

“The area in which JW Home Improvements met my expectations is that they did the paint job, but I just felt like more painting needed to be done.”

Review by
11/05/2018

“They did not exceed my expectations in any areas. For the amount that I paid, the job was just ok.”

Review by
11/04/2018

“We were really happy with the amount of work our handyman was able to get through in 8 hours.”

Review by
11/02/2018

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Review by
11/02/2018

“JW Home Improvements did the work.”

Review by
11/01/2018

“They met my expectations in whatever services they did for me.”

Review by
10/31/2018

“two brothers (twins) they were excellent. they were efficient, explained what they were doing, I would want them to do the work in any future project. Outstanding”

Review by
10/27/2018

“The contractor that performed bathroom caulking did a great job. Not only did he call up ahead and tell us what materials he would be purchasing but he did an excellent job and spotted some other areas of concern in the bathroom.”

Review by
10/25/2018

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Review by
10/24/2018

“Got my new front door from JW. They were quick, courteous, and when I had a problem, they were at my house the next day. They fixed the problem, and no recurrence.”

Review by
10/24/2018

“The contractor that did the project was great!”

Review by
10/24/2018

“JW Home Improvement repaired a leak in a bathtub pipe and drywalled and painted hole in ceiling.”

Review by
10/24/2018

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10/24/2018

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Review by
10/24/2018

“Justin did a phenomenal job.”

Review by
10/24/2018

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Review by
10/23/2018

“JW Home Improvements removed and replaced some rotting wood at an exterior door frame and painted to match existing color. They also cleaned gutters and installed light fixtures. I found JW staff very good to work with. They were prompt for both estimation and the actual work, very professional in work habits, and the work was done right. I would definitely recommend and plan to use their services again.”

Review by
10/23/2018

“We have had three different technicians not successfully do it. Leslie is challenging to get in contact with. Bob said he would have someone else come out because it is still not working. They told me that someone would reach out, but I never heard back. It is just poor quality and poor communication.”

Review by
10/22/2018

“I would like to recognize Ed and Fransisco for their exceptional service.”

Review by
10/22/2018

“I would like to recognize the lead guy who actually did the work, he was awesome.”

Review by
10/22/2018

“The two guys who came out and did the work did a good job of telling me what was happening and when it was happening. The salesperson who came out was thoroughly professional as well. I could not have been happier.”

Review by
10/22/2018

“They took into consideration what needed to be done and were about to scale back from the estimate. Their work saved me time and money. I like this type of customer service.”

Review by
10/22/2018

“The work quality and timeliness exceeded my expectations.”

Review by
10/22/2018

“They did pretty much what we expected them to do.”

Review by
10/22/2018

“The person who completed the work exceeded my expectations.”

Review by
10/22/2018

No review comments provided

Review by
10/21/2018

“Kitchen build out for microwave and cabinets”

Review by
10/19/2018

“JW Home Improvement worked on a rotten area around my backdoor and did a wonderful job replacing the old wood, making it look new.”

Review by
10/19/2018

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Review by
10/19/2018

“I don't remember the name of the young man that worked on my project, but he was courteous and made sure I was satisfied with his work before he left.”

Review by
10/19/2018

“Everyone from the guys giving estimates to the workers were amazing and professional. I was very impressed.”

Review by
08/21/2018

“They did a good job.”

Review by
08/06/2018

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Review by
08/06/2018

“I would use them again. They were fabulous.”

Review by
07/26/2018

“We had a water damage to our home so they re-did the walls and the floors.”

Review by
07/26/2018

“They did a very bad job with our very simple task.”

Review by
12/19/2017

“We've been dealing with them now for about four years, and have probably had them to our house at least eight or ten times. Sometimes for relatively small things, sometimes for $10,000 worth of work—once $20,000. We've had the same people come every time at our request for who we like, unless there's a particular skill we need that that person doesn't have. For instance, we have another person come who's a master painter. We have a highly dependable, highly efficient crew who we're comfortable having in our house. I'd give them an A+ on quality and performance. They're expensive.”

Review by
12/19/2017

“I liked that they were able to do a number of different things so we only had to have them come in once, and one person took care of all our requests. We don't even own the place anymore. We did a lot of—I wouldn't call them little things, because if they were little things we could do them—but they did a wide variety of handyman types of things. Hanging some light fixtures, electrical work. They deserve an A.”

Review by
12/19/2017

“They did a great job. The work was really good. They did some work on our house. Everything turned out really well. They were nice guys. They showed up on time for the most part, and the price turned out to be pretty decent, less than I thought. I'd give them an A.”

Review by
12/19/2017

“I had them come and do some caulking in my shower in my bathroom. The person that came in and did the caulking in the bathroom and around my kitchen sink counter area—I'd give them an A+.”

Review by
12/19/2017

“This was my second visit with them, and they did very awesome. They're very responsive, very clean, and very prompt. Very thorough. They get an A.”

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