Building With the Future in Mind Since 1955

References From Some of Our Former Clients

Every former client listed below has approved their inclusion here and welcomes a call from you to discuss our performance on their project.

An asterisk next to the client’s name indicates that Adaptations Design Studio did the design work and A-1 Builders did the actual construction.

Tony and Tina Bon*

P.O. Box 112, Maple Falls, WA  98266
(360) 599-2135
Sunroom addition; kitchen remodel; convert existing 2-car garage into master suite 

Julene Sodt    

1414 Mckenzie Avenue, Bellingham, WA 98225
(360) 734-3976
‘Pre-Remodel Condition Evaluation’ (PRCE) performed by us, followed by substantial  exterior work to remedy issues discovered during this inspection

 Christine Gibbs and Duane Jager*

2401 E Street, Bellingham, WA  98225
(360) 647-3323
Bathroom remodel, including expanding the bathroom into a small, new twenty four square foot addition

 Damian and Suzanne Carlson-Prandini*

1112 W. Oregon Street, Bellingham, WA 98225
(360) 527-8628
Major repairs to their master bedroom that had been poorly built into the former garage

Jack & Judy Shaughnessy*

1611 Connecticut St., Bellingham, WA 98225
(951) 943-4492
Whole-house remodel including: weatherization upgrades; kitchen remodel; convert garage into music studio; new front porch; all new windows; repaint inside and out

Give it up, Rick. At some point you do need to rely on an internal combustion engine!

Give it up, Rick. At some point you do need to rely on an internal combustion engine!

Joyce Pacher

3218 Cottonwood Avenue, Bellingham, WA 98225
(360) 647-3504
‘Pre-Remodel Condition Evaluation’ (PRCE) performed by us, followed by substantial  exterior work to remedy issues discovered during this inspection

PJ McGuire and Leslie Boswell*

1364 Chuckanut Drive, Bellingham, WA 98229
(360) 671-4887
Kitchen remodel expanding into new addition; all new windows; deck replacement; laundry room alterations

 Mickey and Patrick Simonds*

887 Saint Andrews Way, Bellingham, WA 98229
(360) 734-7224
Kitchen remodel & weatherization upgrades

 Graham and Donna Hunter*

9745 W. 31st Place, Blaine, WA 98230
(360) 332-5526
Kitchen remodel in an existing log home

Caryl Hinckley

950 Chesley Park Dr., Sedro Woolley, WA 98284
(360) 595-2773                                     
Stone exterior cladding failure; major time-and- material repair project

Lee & Ronalee Kincaid*

2920 Eldridge Ave., Bellingham, WA 98225
(360) 671-2612
Add a partial second story to their existing home

 Wayne and Margot Terry*

2719 Vining Street, Bellingham, WA 98225
(360) 734-6087
Major kitchen, dining room & laundry room remodel

 Lars and Carolyn Crabo*

724 – 14th Street, Bellingham, WA  98225
(360) 738-8577                                         
2 additions; finish their basement; kitchen remodel

Bob and Marilyn Monahan     

417 N. Garden St., Bellingham, WA  98225
(360) 733-3947                                        
New concrete flatwork; replace an old deck; repairs to front porch

Roger and Blythe McConchie*

3829 Squalicum Lk. Rd., B’ham, WA  98226
(360) 592-7208
New custom home for repeat clients for whom we had previously done a significant remodeling project for

Rick and client Bill Ouweneel celebrating A-1's 50 anniversary in 2005.

Rick Dubrow and Bill Ouweneel celebrating our company’s 50th anniversary in 2005. Dear friends now, their relationship began when we inspected a home that Bill wanted to purchase. He bought the home and then had us perform many a remodel over the ensuing years.

 Dick and Judy Schmitt*

524 Briar Road, Bellingham, WA 98225
(360) 733-1917
Kitchen remodel; add some new skylights;  add some additional sidewalks and paving

Patrick and Cheryl Lord*

1502 – 38th St., Bellingham, WA  98225
(360) 733-4620                                      
Complete an unfinished basement; reroof; replace large deck; replace windows; reside entire home

Tim Watters & Brad Denning*

3033 W. Alpine Drive, Bellingham, WA 98226
(360) 325-8070     
Complex, multi-tiered deck to take advantage of an unusable rear yard with a steep slope

John and Shari Harris*

1708 McKenzie, Bellingham, WA  98225
(360) 671-8434                                   
Add a new bathroom to an existing upstairs

 Erick and Susan Laine*                           

211 S. Forest, Bellingham, WA 98225
(360) 733-8696                                      
Total kitchen remodel and porch repair

 Merrill and Paule Kelly*                     

 1505 – 38th St., Bellingham, WA  98225
(360) 734-3038                                         
Complete kitchen remodel

Ken Carpenter & Teresa Thornberg*

247 S. Forest St., Bellingham, WA 98225
(360) 733-9203                                         
Complete an unfinished basement

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