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Scouting day at our Mt. Pleasant renovation with

Scouting day at our Mt. Pleasant renovation with #allenrussphotography. We love what our clients have done with their interiors to complete the vision. The house feels like home. . . . Scouting day at our Mt. Pleasant renovation with #allenrussphotography. We love what our clients have done with their interiors to complete the vision. The […]

I wish AllenBuilt was in my neighborhood when

I wish AllenBuilt was in my neighborhood when I was growing up… I wish AllenBuilt was in my neighborhood when I was growing up… #keepitfresh #kidagain #keepcraftalive A post shared by john allen (@allenbuilt) on Apr 11, 2018 at 3:17pm PDT

Step one: four days later and now complete.

Step one: four days later and now complete. Up next, the 20 hour exam. Passive certification is by far more rigorous than getting my contractor’s licences in DC, MD, and VA combined. Step one: four days later and now complete. Up next, the 20 hour exam. Passive certification is by far more rigorous than getting […]

Not all projects need to be large to

Not all projects need to be large to be challenging. Rigo and Manuel killing it on our treehouse project. Not all projects need to be large to be challenging. Rigo and Manuel killing it on our treehouse project. #treehouse #roomwithaview #noteveryday #thisisfun A post shared by john allen (@allenbuilt) on Mar 29, 2018 at 3:26pm […]

Graham's attempt at company branding. I *think* I'm

Graham’s attempt at company branding. I *think* I’m proud. I’ve got conflicting feelings going on here. Graham's attempt at company branding. I *think* I'm proud. I've got conflicting feelings going on here. #pleasewashme #companyman #worktruck A post shared by john allen (@allenbuilt) on Feb 4, 2018 at 2:53pm PST

So we called an audible and decided to

So we called an audible and decided to take the chimney and gable wall down to the first floor by hand. We couldn’t get an excavator large enough to reach from the front and back. This is too risky if it got away from us. That neighbor is sooo close. Crunch time is only delayed […]

Be sure to check out the upcoming exhibit

Be sure to check out the upcoming exhibit from Hoachlander Davis: Photographing Spaces at the District Architecture Center. Our Kingman project is included. Be sure to check out the upcoming exhibit from Hoachlander Davis: Photographing Spaces at the District Architecture Center. Our Kingman project is included. #allenrussphotography #hoachlanderdavisphotography @studiohdp #jon_hensley_architect #designedindc A post shared by […]

You can never be too careful when dropping

You can never be too careful when dropping a house in a tight urban lot. Project managers Graham and Greg discussing every possible scenario that could go wrong You can never be too careful when dropping a house in a tight urban lot. Project managers Graham and Greg discussing every possible scenario that could go […]

AllenBuilt rear additions intramural competition: first team to

AllenBuilt rear additions intramural competition: first team to get close-in wins what? Gas cards? Steak dinner? We don’t have a clear leader yet… AllenBuilt rear additions intramural competition: first team to get close-in wins what? Gas cards? Steak dinner? We don't have a clear leader yet… #jon_hensley_architect #vincentgreenearchitects #finehomebuilding #dmvremodeling #contractorsofinsta #marvinwindows A post shared […]

Finally….. a calendar spread that my mom can

Finally….. a calendar spread that my mom can be proud of….. . . . Finally….. a calendar spread that my mom can be proud of….. . . . #marvinwindows #integritywindows #jon_hensley_architect #reddiamondachieverawards #arlingtonmodern #cedar #porch #craftsmanship #dmvremodeling A post shared by john allen (@allenbuilt) on Dec 23, 2017 at 2:12pm PST