JLC Residential Construction Show


Residential construction professionals at JLC LIVE

At Wentworth, Inc., learning, growing, and educating our staff is how we continue to provide top services and products to our clients. That is why each March, our production manager, Steven Barnard, takes our lead carpenters to the Journal of Light Construction (JLC) convention in Providence, Rhode Island—called JLC LIVE. Where residential construction and remodeling is concerned, JLC is a leader in serving the residential building industry. The conference focuses on education and exhibitors.


JLC LIVE is the leading construction industry event exclusively serving the residential building industry. It is a four-day conference that includes sessions on:

  • Business
  • Construction techniques
  • Sales and marketing
  • Technology
  • Production

Construction professionals and manufacturers from all over the country come to JLC LIVE to “take their business to the next level.” The convention attracts thousands of residential construction professionals to perfect their skills and build their businesses by:

  • Networking with exhibiting companies
  • Getting up-to-date practical information in conference sessions
  • Attending hands-on training (design software workshops and exhibitor demonstrations)
  • Going to events that are taught by top experts in the industry

A variety of residential design and construction professionals attend JLC LIVE, including architects/designers, remodelers, builders, general contractors, and more.

Learn more about JLC LIVE »

Continuing Education to Provide the Highest-Quality Service


Mike and Victor at the shear wall
and critical load path class

At the JLC convention, our construction team learned about new products and also attended classes on time management and framing techniques for shear wall and load paths—a smart investment for residential remodeling experts.

The Wentworth team always strives to stay at the top of our industry and stay up-to-date with the latest techniques and methods so we can continually provide the highest quality service to our clients. With continuing education and training, we can achieve this.

Feel free to look through our online portfolio and contact us to learn more about our home design and remodeling services or if you’re ready to start your project in Maryland, DC, or Northern Virginia!

“ Dear Bruce, We are so pleased with our new room addition, designed and constructed by Wentworth, Inc. Mr. Lach gave us a design that elevates our spirits each day and brings praise from friends and neighbors who have seen the room in actuality or iPhone photos. Steve Barnard has our highest praise for triumph over single-digit temps, record snows, and personal changes to oversee and manage the on-site Wentworth team. His craftsmanship with built-in bookcases both in the new room and dining room will continue to give us pleasure for years to come. Carpenter Juan is a valuable asset to your company and its client-homeowners. Consistently punctual at 7 a.m., skilled in workmanship and explanations to homeowners, good team leader and good team player. With our gratitude for all the meetings here and at your office, for you and your team who worked with us every step of the way, and our warmest regards, ”

C.J., Arlington, VA