Throughout the entire home architecture and design-build process, the top priorities of the Wentworth team are to provide the highest quality work while adhering to clients’ needs, lifestyles, budgets, and schedules.

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Wentworth creates home interiors based on our founding principle: To achieve livable luxury within a whole environment of comfort and beauty. Specializing in transitionally styled interiors, our interior designs bring harmony to your home while blending old and new.

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The Wentworth team ensures high quality results by including remodeling construction as a component of our design-build services. We have experience remodeling all types of spaces—from kitchens to bathrooms to basements—and building beautiful home additions.

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Architecture

Interiors

Remodeling

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A 1960s split-level home in Silver Spring, Maryland gets a new porch addition, as well as stone, stucco, and cedar siding. The new façade helps modernize the home.

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A great room in a NW Washington, DC home is transformed into an elegant space. The remodeled room features a fireplace clad in silver travertine, arched top windows with custom drapery, an iron chandelier, new base cabinets at the bar, and more.

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A galley kitchen in a Washington, DC home is opened up and transformed into a modern, airy space. The remodeled kitchen features a curved dropped ceiling, custom island with a marble countertop, open shelving, and custom tile backsplash.

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A contemporary Bethesda, Maryland home gets a new breakfast room addition. The addition—which has floor-to-ceiling windows and a modern butterfly roof—offers expansive views and seamlessly complements the home.

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A Washington, DC home gets a master bathroom remodel. The new space features a freestanding tub, wave-like wall panel, bow-front vanity, and curbless shower stall with a custom wall niche for storage.

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A Chevy Chase, Maryland home gets a much-needed kitchen remodel. The new space is bright and airy, featuring an island with a granite countertop, a butler’s pantry with ample storage space, and more.

What Sets Wentworth Apart?

WE’RE UNIQUE

Wentworth, Inc., a fine home remodeling company in Chevy Chase, MD, is a unique collaboration of architects, designers and craftsmen who integrate architecture, interiors and construction to create award-winning homes with timeless livability. Based on 25 years of design-build experience, Bruce Wentworth, AIA, a noted architect with a passion for residential remodeling and historical architectural styles, founded Wentworth, Inc. in 2004. Wentworth, Inc. believes that livability and beauty is essential to every design endeavor. This belief has been instrumental in some of the Washington, DC Metro area’s most recognized home renovations.

The Design-Build Advantage

Experienced architects, designers and skilled craftsmen are the essence of our award-winning design-build firm. Throughout the design-build process, we are committed to precision, quality aesthetic sense and an adherence to your needs and budget. From rough framing to finish work, appliance selection to paint colors, the Washington, DC architects and home designers at Wentworth will guide you through every step of the process and manage every detail.

As a design-build firm, Wentworth Inc.’s expert home builders offer architecture, interior design and construction under one roof. Simply put, we are your single point of contact. We believe in accountability and responsibility every step of the way. Our effective and time-tested process avoids the common pitfall of many home remodeling projects, such as substandard design, poor communication, inaccurate drawings, schedule delays, and cost overruns. Our experienced Production Manager and Lead Carpenters oversee every Wentworth, Inc. jobsite and monitor construction progress on a daily basis. This onsite presence means our Production Manager is able to anticipate problems in the field and communicate them to our in-office team in a timely and efficient manner. When you remodel with Wentworth, Inc., you will never have to serve as mediator between the people you’ve entrusted with your home.

Strategic Design Choices to Fit Every Project

Wentworth, Inc.’s extensive home remodeling experience enables us to make strategic design choices that intelligently allocate a client’s budget for the best results. By taking into account the placement of varied building materials, whether it’ll be used on a prominent architectural feature such as a front porch or in a less noticeable area such as a garage, Wentworth, Inc. can make intelligent use of an expensive product. For example, the use of expensive stucco on a home’s façade may only be needed in the most prominent areas, thus reducing the client’s cost while maintaining the design vision and budget.

The Wentworth Process

Embarking upon a remodeling project can be daunting and overwhelming. That’s why Wentworth, Inc. takes care of the details, from design all the way through construction. Our proven ten-step process ensures our clients remain informed throughout the course of their projects. The Wentworth process begins with an introduction. We meet with you in your home to view the space and understand your goals and desires for the project. During this meeting, we’ll discuss design concepts and establish a conceptual construction budget. With an agreed upon conceptual budget, the design phase begins. Our team will measure and photograph your house and begin to develop design solutions. At the design presentation, we present plans, elevations, product samples and more. Based on your feedback and design preferences, we establish a more accurate budget for the remodeling project and with your approval, commence final construction drawings. At this point, our interior design staff will guide you through the final selection of various products, finishes and appliances. With all of the final plans and specifications in place, we prepare a fixed-price construction contract. Finally, we procure all necessary approvals and permits and begin construction as scheduled.

Staying in Character with a Sensitive Design

Our commitment to remodeling older homes for contemporary lifestyles is evident in our desire to make fine design, skilled craftsmanship, and livable luxuries accessible to our clients. As premier home builders in the Washington, DC Metro area, where modern lifestyles can conflict with the charm of older urban homes, we value a holistic approach to remodeling. Every Wentworth, Inc. project is sensitive to the history and design of a home, as well as its surrounding neighborhood. Wentworth knows how to appropriately modernize an older home while remaining sympathetic to its historical character. Our seamless integration of the old with the new and an unparalleled attention to detail contribute to a successful home remodeling that matches the client’s desires and budget.

Remodel with Wentworth

Remodeling your home should be an exciting and rewarding experience. Wentworth, Inc. knows that collaboration, sensitivity and creativity are the keys to successful home remodeling. From interior design services to façade enhancements to home renovation in Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia, our architects have done it all.

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240.383.1226

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Our Process

    01

    WENTWORTH MEETS CLIENT

    • Discuss Your Goals for Project
    • Discuss Preliminary Design Concept
    • Establish Conceptual Budget Range
    02

    DESIGN PHASE

    • Photo-Measure
    • Design
    • Design Presentation
    • Design Pricing Cost Estimate
    03

    CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTS PHASE

    • Final Drawings & Specifications

    INTERIOR DESIGN

    • Selection of Products & Finishes
    • Final Cost Estimate
    04

    FIXED-PRICE CONTRACT

    • Prepared from Final Plans

    BUILDING PERMITS

    • Permit Drawings
    • Building Permit Application

    CONSTRUCTION

    • Begins As Scheduled

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