Cabinets and Kitchen Designers
Abernethy Sticks. A variety of domestic and foreign hardwood and softwood lumber for custom moldings, cabinets, and architectural millwork. 3837 Plyers Mill Rd., Kensington; 301-942-2667; asticks.com.
Absolute Kitchens. This firm has been in business 20 years, designing traditional and modern kitchens. It carries Quality Custom Cabinetry, Superior Woodcraft, and Crystal Cabinets. By appointment; 161 Fort Evans Rd., NE, Suite 120, Leesburg; 703-771-3300; absolute-kitchens.com.
Aidan Design. Lead designer and co-owner Nadia Subaran has nearly two decades of custom-design experience. She and her team focus on modern, functional spaces with unusual details. 8935 Brookville Rd., Silver Spring; 301-320-8735; aidandesign.com.
Alexandria Kitchen & Bath Studio. This Old Town studio can tackle the challenges that often arise with historic renovations. It handles full installation and supplies all materials. 1502 King St., Alexandria; 703-549-1415; akbs-oldtown.com.
Boffi. The Georgetown showroom, which also carries furniture by Maxalto, is a source for high-end, contemporary Italian cabinetry. 3320 M St., NW; 202-337-7700; boffigeorgetown.com.
Bradford Design. Owner Brad Creer employs two designers who can handle all facets of a project, including lighting, fixtures, and custom cabinets. 7817 Oldchester Rd., Bethesda; 301-320-0930; bradforddesignllc.com.
Bulthaup. The German manufacturer’s Georgetown showroom has modern cabinetry as well as minimalist accessories such as cutting boards and storage containers. 3324-C Cady’s Alley, NW; 202-338-2220; washington.bulthaup.com.
Cameo Kitchens. Cameo, which has been around for 30 years and has its own installers, carries handcrafted Honey Brook Custom Cabinets in oak, maple, birch, pine, and cherry. 7297-M Lee Hwy., Falls Church; 703-532-4545; cameokitchensonline.com.
Chesapeake Kitchen Design. Offering full-service design and remodeling, the Tenleytown showroom has five brands of cabinets: Custom Wood Products, Elmwood Kitchens, Hagerstown Kitchens, Bertch, and Marketplace. 4622 Wisconsin Ave., NW, Suite 201; 202-244-3590; chesakitdes.com.
Davida’s Kitchen & Tiles. Known for creative, high-style designs, Davida Rodriguez has been remodeling kitchens for 20-plus years. Her firm carries Brookhaven cabinets by Wood-Mode. 435-A&B E. Diamond Ave., Gaithersburg; 240-361-9331; davidaskitchenandtiles.com.
Design Solutions. Joni Zimmerman’s firm of two designers creates contemporary and traditional kitchens and offers cabinetry by Signature, Touchstone, Woodland, and Waypoint Living Spaces. 1598-C Whitehall Rd., Annapolis; 410-757-6100; dsikitchens.com.
Design Space DC. Owner Daniel Prozeller studied kitchen design in Europe and now crafts kitchens with a contemporary American style. His company partners with several cabinet manufacturers, including Wood-Mode, Mouser, and Pennville. 6201 Blair Rd., NW; 202-304-8550; designspacedc.com.
Globe Bath & Kitchen Remodeling. Specializes in large projects that include knocking down walls and moving plumbing. A Certified Aging in Place Specialist company, it can remodel an existing kitchen to accommodate aging occupants. 2775-A Hartland Rd., Falls Church; 703-560-0244; gbkremodeling.com.
Ikea. A favorite of designers and homeowners on a budget, the Swedish retailer offers affordable fixtures, appliances, cabinets, and countertops. 10100 Baltimore Ave., College Park; 2901 Potomac Mills Cir., Woodbridge; 888-888-4532; ikea-usa.com.
Jack Rosen Custom Kitchens. The firm takes on both large- and small-scale projects and does traditional, contemporary, and transitional designs. Custom cabinet lines include Rutt, Elmwood, and Neff. 12223 Nebel St., Rockville; 301-363-4071; jackrosen.com.
Jennifer Gilmer Kitchen & Bath. Gilmer, coauthor of The Kitchen Bible, heads a staff of four designers who don’t shy away from edgy designs and materials. The firm has won numerous National Kitchen & Bath Association awards. 6935 Wisconsin Ave., Chevy Chase; 301-657-2500; gilmerkitchens.com.
KBR Kitchen & Bath. The design and remodeling firm has in-house installers plus two showrooms offering cabinets, hardware, countertops, tile, and flooring. 7008 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda, 301-718-2800; 11055 Lee Hwy., Fairfax, 703-591-6757; kbrkitchenandbath.com.
Kitchen & Bath Factory. Tackles projects of all sizes and budgets, though designers Bob Kay and David Doughton have developed a niche in designing small spaces. The company uses a custom cabinetry line from Pennsylvania’s Amish country called K&H Cabinet. 4624 Lee Hwy., Arlington; 703-522-7337; kitchenandbathfactory.com.
Kitchen and Bath Studios. This firm has been designing kitchens since 1993. Among its cabinetry offerings are eco-friendly lines by Christiana and Crystal. 7001 Wisconsin Ave., Chevy Chase; 301-657-1636; kitchenbathstudios.com.
The Kitchen Guild. In-house designers, craftspeople, and installation crews create kitchens in a number of styles, including modern, traditional, and European-inspired. 5027 Connecticut Ave., NW, 202-362-7111; 3739 Pickett Rd., Fairfax, 703-323-3900; kitchenguild.com.
Konst SieMatic. This company specializes in sleek kitchens with a European feel and is Washington’s exclusive retailer of German-made SieMatic cabinetry. 7550 Wisconsin Ave., Suite 130, Bethesda; 301-657-3800; konstsiematic.com.
Lobkovich Kitchen Designs. The firm designs transitional, modern, and traditional kitchens that incorporate high-end lines such as Signature Custom Cabinetry and Premier Custom-Built Cabinetry. By appointment; 8000 Towers Crescent Dr., Suite 150, Vienna; 703-847-0601; lobkovich.com.
Master’s Woodshop. Owner Eben Connor III has been designing custom cabinetry and millwork since 1972. 743 Bowman Ave., Hagerstown; 301-797-1100; themasterswoodshop.com.
Mersoa Woodwork and Design. Owner Ivan Radojicic and his staff do custom millwork and cabinetry with a focus on modern European style. 18775-H N. Frederick Ave., Gaithersburg; 240-994-9192; mersoa.com.
NVS Kitchen & Bath. The firm handles projects in Northern Virginia only and sells Dura Supreme Cabinetry, Designers Choice Cabinetry, Elmwood Fine Custom Cabinetry, and Legacy Cabinets. 8982 Hornbaker Rd., Manassas; 703-378-2600; nvskb.com.
Pedini DC. An Italian firm specializing in sleek, minimalist kitchens and carrying appliances from brands such as Miele, Bosch, and Gaggenau. 2213 14th St., NW; 202-640-1976; pedinidc.com.
Poggenpohl Georgetown. This outpost of the German firm founded in 1892 does full-service kitchen design and installation, with an array of modern cabinet styles. 3327 M St., NW; 202-342-9111; poggenpohl.com.
Reico Kitchen & Bath. In business since 1952 and one of the largest kitchen and bath distributors in the country, Reico offers cabinets from Merillat, Ultracraft, Green Forest Cabinetry, and Woodharbor. Multiple Maryland and Virginia locations; reico.com.
Select Kitchen & Bath. The company offers complete design and remodeling in Northern Virginia and DC, taking on projects big and small. Clients can take advantage of its partner vendors or supply their own materials. By appointment; 7307-D Highland St., Springfield; 703-866-4224; selectkitchenandbath.com.
Southern Kitchens. The firm designs kitchens; sells custom cabinetry from brands including Mouser, Corsi, and Greenfield; and makes contractor referrals. 2350-A Duke St., Alexandria; 703-548-4459; southernkitchens.net.
Stuart Kitchens. Full kitchen remodeling, from design to installation, with cabinet lines in a variety of styles. 8203 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda, 240-223-0875; 1359 Beverly Rd., Suite 100, McLean, 703-734-6102; 10440 Furnace Rd., Suite 107, Lorton, 703-690-4045; stuartkitchens.com.
Sunday Kitchen & Bath. A full-service remodeling firm specializing in American-made cabinetry and countertops. Showroom hours are longer than at many other local design/build firms—Monday and Wednesday 11 to 8, Thursday through Saturday 11 to 9, Sunday noon to 6. 156 Gibbs St., Rockville; 240-314-7011; sundaykitchenandbath.com.
Appliance Builders Wholesalers. Sells lines such as Miele, Gaggenau, Viking, and Wolf. Visit the Arlington and Silver Spring locations to test appliances, and find bargains at the Silver Spring clearance outlet. 8951 Brookville Rd., Silver Spring, 301-589-1445; 5214 Nicholson La., Rockville, 301-770-8579; 4748 Lee Hwy., Arlington, 703-879-7966; 21750 Red Rum Dr., Suite 167, Ashburn, 703-726-8805; 2656 Pittman Dr., Silver Spring (outlet); abwappliances.com.
Appliance Connection. Open since 1985, this family-owned business has a 20,000-square-foot showroom with appliances by brands such as Bertazzoni, Bosch, GE, Viking, and Sub-Zero. 13851 Telegraph Rd., Woodbridge; 703-492-7283; applianceconnection.net.
Appliance Distributors Unlimited. Do-it-yourself remodelers and kitchen designers alike turn to this company for popular brands including KitchenAid, Whirlpool, and GE. 729 Erie Ave., Takoma Park, 301-608-2600; 8501 Grovemont Cir., Gaithersburg, 240-650-6000; 14911 Bogle Dr., Chantilly, 703-263-2300; adu.com.
Appliance Land. The family-owned discount store sells brands such as GE, Electrolux, Maytag, and Frigidaire. 866 Rockville Pike, Rockville, 301-762-5544; 10801 Baltimore Ave., Beltsville, 301-595-7360; 2045 West St., Annapolis, 410-897-1000; applianceland.com.
The Appliance Source. Carries more than 30 manufacturers, including Amana, KitchenAid, and Sub-Zero, and specializes in outdoor kitchens. 1823 George Ave., Annapolis; 410-267-7110; theappliancesource.com.
Bray & Scarff. The chain sells appliances, cabinetry, and countertops and also offers remodeling services. Multiple Maryland and Virginia locations; brayandscarff.com.
Dad’s Discount Appliance Distributors. Family-owned since 1979, Dad’s sells 30-plus brands, from Sub-Zero and Frigidaire to Wolf and Viking. By appointment; 6636 Virginia Manor Rd., Beltsville; 301-937-0222; dadsappliance.com.
Ferguson. This chain can help with appliances, plumbing, and lighting needs. It stocks dozens of brands, including American Standard, Kohler, and Moen. Multiple area locations.
M&M Appliance. Also a service and repair shop, the company has been selling, delivering, and installing appliances for 18 years. It carries dozens of brands and is a factory-authorized servicer of many of them. 6201 Blair Rd., NW, 202-882-7100 ext. 903; 817 S. Washington St., Alexandria, 703-299-0092; mandmappliance.com.
Miele. This showroom offers sleek, contemporary appliances including ranges, ovens, refrigerators, and dishwashers. You can sign up for free classes and demonstrations to learn how to use the products. 8065 Leesburg Pike, Suite 110, Vienna; 800-843-7231 ext. 7719; mieleusa.com.
Counters, Floors, Tile, and Other Features
Ann Sacks. The Logan Circle showroom’s selection of high-end tile, including brightly patterned concrete options, makes it a destination for homeowners who want to make a statement. 1629 14th St., NW; 202-299-0014; annsacks.com.
Architectural Ceramics. An array of ceramic, glass, porcelain, and natural-stone tiles from dozens of vendors. A showroom in Vienna is slated to open in December. Rockville, 301-251-3555; Bethesda, 301-718-8343; Alexandria, 703-299-6200; Falls Church, 703-714-0161; Chantilly, 703-348-7107; architecturalceramics.com.
Atlas Stone Fabricators. Designs, fabricates, and installs a wide selection of countertops, including Caesarstone, Silestone, Zodiaq, granite, and marble. 8274 Lokus Rd., Suite 109, Odenton; 410-672-4111; atlasstonefabricators.com.
Best Tile. This 60-year-old company is the largest importer of stone and tile on the East Coast. 11601 Boiling Brook Pl., Rockville, 301-984-3399; 6822 Oak Hall La., Columbia, 410-381-1169; 8196-E Terminal Rd., Lorton, 703-550-2352; besttile.com.
Classic Floor Designs. The company that supplied flooring in the Oval Office and the Vice President’s residence offers hardwood, stone, cork, and other choices for more typical residences, too. 2120 L St., NW; 202-872-9860; classicfloordesigns.info.
Classic Granite & Marble. An importer, fabricator, and installer of both engineered and natural countertops. Its slab yard carries about 70 colors of stone at a time. 8246 Sandy Ct., Suite A-B, Jessup; 301-776-8220; classicgranitemarble.com.
Cochran’s Lumber & Millwork. Brothers Larry and Mark Cochran turn out custom wood floors and millwork. 523 Jack Enders Blvd., Berryville, Va.; 540-955-4142; cochranslumber.com.
Color Flooring. Hundreds of hardwood, vinyl, and ceramic options. 5739 Telegraph Rd., Alexandria; 703-960-0220; colorflooring.com.
Concrete Jungle. Custom-makes concrete countertops, floor tiles, and even walls and sinks. 4510-J Metropolitan Ct., Frederick; 301-874-1001; concretejungleonline.com.
Daltile. Alongside typical tile and flooring choices such as hardwood, stone, and porcelain, Daltile specializes in eco-friendly options. 14790 Flint Lee Rd., Suite 200, Chantilly; 703-961-8425; daltile.com.
Design Tile. Staff are certified interior designers who guide customers through a large collection of porcelain, metal, stone, and glass. 8455-B Tyco Rd., Vienna; 703-734-8211; design-tile.com.
Fairfax Marble & Granite. With thousands of stone slabs in 400 colors, the selection is one of the largest in the area. 2720 Dorr Ave., Fairfax, 703-204-2222; 4080-F Walney Rd., Chantilly, 703-378-1080; 44810 Old Ox Rd., Sterling, 703-910-3550; fairfaxmarble.com.
Fernando’s Marble Shop. A family-owned fabricator and installer of countertops made from granite, limestone, marble, soapstone, and quartz. 15910 Indianola Dr., Rockville; 301-670-2794; fernandosmarbleshop.com.
5th Avenue Floors. Sells and installs new hardwood floors, plus refinishes and restores existing flooring. 519 Culler Ave., Frederick; 301-698-7250; 5thavenuefloors.com.
The Floor Gallery. The 45-year-old company outfits kitchens with cork, linoleum, wood, and tile and can assist in creating custom floors. 12108 Wilkins Ave., Rockville; 301-770-3366; thefloorgallery.com.
Franco’s Marble Shop. Fabricates and installs natural countertops in materials such as granite, marble, and limestone. 328-G N. Stonestreet Ave., Rockville; 301-424-2322; francosmarble.com.
GLB Tile and Marble. The company began in the 1980s handling commercial spaces but has shifted focus to work exclusively on residential projects. It offers natural-stone and quartz countertops and tile. 6314-K Gravel Ave., Alexandria; 703-971-4104; glbtileandmarble.com.
In Home Stone. The company does stone restoration and sells marble, granite, and tile for flooring, countertops, fireplaces, and backsplashes. 1800 Virginia St., Annapolis, 410-626-2025 (location specializing in marble and granite); 100 Edgewood St., Annapolis, 410-626-2725 (specializing in tile); inhomestone.com.
Marble Systems. Natural stone for counters, floors, and backsplashes, plus porcelain and glass tile options. Some collections, designed and made in Chantilly, are customizable. 2737 Dorr Ave., Fairfax, 703-204-1818; 25383 Pleasant Valley Rd., Chantilly, 703-337-1500; 6931 Arlington Rd., Suite C2, Bethesda, 301-913-9113; marblesystems.com.
Marblex. Fabricates and installs natural stone such as granite, marble, limestone, and onyx. 2926 Prosperity Ave., Fairfax, 703-698-5595; marblexinc.com.
Marmara Corporation Marble & Granite. Sells granite, marble, limestone, onyx, and travertine flooring and countertops. Employs its own craftspeople and installers. 1125 Okie St., NE; 202-635-4292; marmarausa.com.
Marva Marble & Granite. Products include marble, limestone, onyx, granite, travertine, and engineered surfaces. 12225 Distribution Way, Beltsville; 301-595-1882; marvamarble.com.
Mosaic Tile. Design consultants help navigate a wide selection of stone, metal, ceramic, and porcelain. 11724 Parklawn Dr., Rockville, 301-881-2520; 8400-E Hilltop Rd., Fairfax, 703-280-4300; 821 S. Pickett St., Alexandria, 703-310-6852; 3935 Stonecroft Blvd., Chantilly, 703-631-4848; mosaictileco.com.
Porcelanosa. The Spanish company sells ceramic, natural stone, and mosaic tile. 1000 Connecticut Ave., NW, 202-204-1655; 11500 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda, 240-290-1120; 701-B Dover Rd., Rockville, 301-294-8193 (outlet); porcelanosa-usa.com.
R. Bratti Associates. Specializes in natural- and engineered-stone countertops and custom-stone sinks. Though it handles small-scale projects, clients also include the Watergate Hotel and the Kennedy Center. 401 E. Glebe Rd., Alexandria; 703-549-1135; rbratti.com.
Renaissance Tile & Bath. A national chain carrying glass and stone tile as well as fixtures, including an in-house line. 816 N. Fairfax St., Alexandria; 703-549-7806; renaissancetileandbath.com.
Stone & Tile World. The family-owned and -operated business sells natural stone and quartz. Appointments encouraged on Saturdays. 12260 Wilkins Ave., Rockville; 301-231-7777; stoneandtileworld.com.
Stone Source. The 4,300-square-foot showroom displays more than 100 natural stones as well as porcelain, ceramic, and glass tiles. 1129 20th St., NW, Suite 501; 202-265-5900; stonesource.com.
Thos. Somerville Co. The 155-year-old company supplies plumbing fixtures by brands including Kallista, Blanco, and Stone Forest. Multiple Maryland and Virginia locations; tsomerville.com.
Union Hardware. Appliances, hardware, faucets, and vanities, with a focus on designer products from Europe. 7800 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda; 301-654-7810; unionhardware.com.
United States Marble and Granite. Specializes in custom granite, marble, and tile, crafted in-house. 10501 Tucker St., Beltsville; 301-595-7400; unitedstatesmarbleandgranite.com.
Universal Floors. Installs new wood flooring, plus restores, repairs, and refinishes existing floors. 4625 41st St., NW; 202-537-8900; universalfloors.com.
Washington Marble & Granite Co. A third-generation, family-owned company, it carries cabinetry plus a wide selection of countertops in materials such as marble, granite, Caesarstone, and Silestone. 10088 Tyler Ct., Ijamsville, Md.; 301-831-1323; washingtonmarble.com.
Waterworks. The high-end national chain specializes in luxe faucets, sinks, and tile. 3314 M St., NW; 202-333-7180; waterworks.com.
W.T. Weaver & Sons. This firm has supplied kitchen hardware, sinks, and small appliances for more than a century. 1208 Wisconsin Ave., NW; 202-333-4200; weaverhardware.com.
A referral service can save time by connecting homeowners with prescreened contractors and remodelers.
Delbe Home Services charges an annual membership fee of $175. Members are assigned personal representatives who suggest contractors and manage home projects. A contractor can be sent to a member’s home 24 hours a day for emergencies. delbehomeservices.com.
National Association of the Remodeling Industry. The DC chapter offers a comprehensive guide for remodeling resources in the Washington area. Homeowners can find professionals equipped for specific projects and can ask questions. narimetrodc.org.
Urban Referrals (urbanreferrals.com), Home-Advisor (homeadvisor.com), and HomeWise Referrals (homewisereferrals.com) provide free referrals and match clients with businesses in DC, Northern Virginia, and Maryland.
Fretz. You can try appliances by manufacturers such as Sub-Zero and Wolf at this test-kitchen showroom. Consultants connect customers with local dealers that carry the products. Appointments suggested; 9204-H Berger Rd., Columbia; 866-987-2123; fretz.com.