A Cut Above Carpentry

4.89 |20 Verified Ratings
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A Cut Above Carpentry

4.89 | 20 Verified Ratings
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101 Irene Way
Smithsburg, MD 21783
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A Cut Above Carpentry

When it's YOUR home, Quality Counts!

A Cut Above Carpentry is a full service home improvement, remodeling, and repair company built on 25+ years experience. Founded on the basic principles of honesty, integrity, and professionalism, we take great pride in our work from conception to completion. A Cut Above Carpentry provides unmatched attention to detail and customer service that is second to none. We are dedicated to providing professional results, of the highest quality, at truly competitive prices. We offer convenient, prompt appointments, and guarantee our work to meet your complete satisfaction. We welcome you to visit our website at www.ACutAboveCarpentry.com. When it comes to your largest, and most valuable asset, we believe YOUR needs should come first. A home is often a customer's largest investment, therefore it is imperative that it is serviced well, by detailed professionals, who will not only maintain that investment, but will also help to improve upon it. We look forward to having you as our customer!


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Service Area

  • Hagerstown
  • Frederick
  • Saint James
  • Knoxville
  • Cavetown
  • Boonsboro
  • Chewsville
  • Funkstown
  • Williamsport
  • Brownsville
  • New Market
  • Sharpsburg
  • Rocky Ridge
  • Jefferson
  • Fairplay
  • Woodsboro
  • Monrovia
  • Smithsburg
  • Clear Spring
  • Rohrersville
  • Middletown
  • Cascade
  • Keedysville
  • Point of Rocks
  • Big Pool
  • Walkersville
  • Tuscarora
  • Maugansville
  • See All >

Services Offered

  • Major Electric Appliance Install
  • Small Appliance Install
  • Microwave Oven Install
Architects & Engineers
  • Construction Manager
  • Gazebo Repair - For Business
Cleaning & Maid Services
  • Clean Gutters & Downspouts
Designers & Decorators
  • Bathroom Designer
  • Interior Lighting Plan Designer
  • Kitchen Designer
  • Interior Space Designer
  • Exterior Doors Install - For Business
  • Interior Door Install - For Business
Handyman Services
  • Child-proofing Install
  • Holiday Lighting - Add or Remove
  • Paint or Stain Small Projects - For Business
Power Washing
  • Clean Roof
  • Asphalt Shingle Roof Install- For Business
  • Asphalt Shingle Roof Repair- For Business
Window Coverings
  • Electronic Drapes, Shades or Blinds Install
  • Indoor Shutters Repair

Areas of Expertise

  • Remodeling
  • Custom built-ins or cabinetry
  • Carpentry
  • Decks
  • Hardwood flooring

Product Brands Used

  • American Standard
  • Delta - Cosella-D�rken Products, Inc.
  • Insinkerator
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kohler
  • Moen
  • Kraftmaid
  • Yorketown, Inc.
  • CertainTeed Corporation
  • ChoiceDek (iLevel - Weyerhauser)
  • Tamko Building Products
  • Timber Tech
  • Trex
  • Andersen Windows
  • Jeld Wen Windows and Doors
  • Pella Corporation
  • Therma Tru Doors
  • Allied
  • Broan
  • Cutler Hammer
  • General Electric
  • Kohler
  • Leviton
  • Lutron
  • Siemens
  • Square D
  • Armstrong
  • Bruce
  • Congoleum Corporation
  • Hartco
  • Lumber Liquidators
  • Milliken Floor Covering
  • Mohawk
  • Mohawk
  • Pergo
  • Alcoa
  • CertainTeed
  • James Hardie
  • Owens Corning
  • Hunter Douglas
  • Kathy Ireland
  • Timber Blinds & Shutters
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Quick Facts

Business Hours
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  • Warranty Description: We're proud to offer a 12-month labor warranty and a customer satisfaction guarantee.
  • Small Jobs Welcome
  • Warranty Offered
  • Free Estimates
  • Materials
  • Credit Cards Accepted


In Business Since: 1994
Memberships & Affiliations
  • Member of JD Power and Associates
  • EPA Certified Lead Safe Firm NAT# 93376-1
State Licensing
Trade: Home Improvement Contractor
License #: PA073540
Expiration: 11-04-2020
Green Certifications
  • GreenPeople.Org
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Business Overview

Community Involvement

Smithsburg Orchestra Supporters

Smithsburg Youth Athletics

Smithsburg PTSA

Quality of Life Foundation / Wounded Warriors Program

How We Got Started

I chose to work in this industry because I enjoy the opportunity to work outdoors and to work with many different people. I enjoy the challenge of providing creative solutions for others..

I love working in The mid-Atlantic area because it allows me to be close to my family and I truly enjoy the change of seasons..

We started in this industry in 1989.

We describe our business as Family owned and operated


A Cut Above Carpentry

My Work
6 Projects
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Review by in Boonsboro, MD
Excellent company and people!
Response by A Cut Above Carpentry: . Thank you for your kind words! It was a pleasure working with you and we look forward to the next opportunity to do so
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Review by in Frederick, MD
He was very professional and he does a wide variety of things.
Response by A Cut Above Carpentry: Thank you for your kind words. We look forward to working with you again soon. We sincerely appreciate your business!

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This company is great to work with! A Cut Above Carpentry is responsive, treats us like were their only customer, and I have yet to have a repair or project they couldn't help with. They've helped us on at least 1/2 dozen different service calls for repairing our rental property and our home. We have had indoor repairs completed [from painting, to tile work, to replacing electrical fixtures] and outdoor repairs [they repaired rotten wood at the windows, replaced roof shingles and trim, repaired my deck, and fixed a water leak]. If they had not discovered the leak and located the source of it we would have had major damage in the Living Room. They repaired a problematic door that my home had for years which may seem like a small issue but I had previously paid other licensed handymen and professional carpenters who had "tried" to fix it on at least 4 different occasions. After having those others come back again and again I had given up. Marty offered to give it a shot and I told him that I did not want to pay to repair it again since I had already paid others hundreds of dollars to fix it in the past. A Cut Above Carpentry was able to fix it when they were there for another repair and did so at no charge! It has now been more than 5 years without a re-occurrence. [In the past the problem popped back up within 2 - 3 months]. My only regret is that in hindsight I wish I had paid them something for that repair since they were the only ones who could fix it right, the first time. These guys are great, there is no detail overlooked from the initial phone call to the repairs to the final billing and the follow up. They even gave me the tax form, and the paperwork to support it, to apply for a energy credit when we had our insulation upgraded - another thing we didn't know we needed. When fixing the water leak from a roof vent they discovered that we had little to no insulation in the attic! The fact that they let me know without pressuring me to fix it immediately gave me the feeling that they had genuine concern for my home, rather than just how much money they could make off of me and my old house. As usual they gave me a reasonable estimate and we had the work done within two weeks (not because they couldn't do it right away but because we had to save for the unexpected repairs). They explained that they took credit cards which was a lifesaver because we determined with winter coming it was very important to do ASAP. So glad we did since it turned out to be one of the coldest winters in years and we made it through with a lower heating bill than the year before. They completed the job in no time - under budget - and left my hallway cleaner than before they began. They are always on time, communicate well, have fair prices, and excellent customer service. Everyone I have worked with is pleasant, professional, and always seem to enjoy their work. I appreciate the accurate estimates so that there are no surprises when the final bi
Response by A Cut Above Carpentry: Thank you for your extensive review and your kind words. We have truly appreciated your business over the years and look forward to the next opportunity to work with you.
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Review by in Frederick, MD
Cut Above Carpentry framed and installed an exhaust fan (minus the electrical work) above my garage. They worked with me to fit me into their schedule. They arrived on time for the estimate, and to complete the project. They called ahead-of-time to confirm their arrival time. The carpenters were polite and professional. They completed the job quickly, explained the work that was done, and cleaned up afterwards. Overall, a top-notch company. I can't highly recommend them enough!
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Review by in Frederick, MD
They built a deck for me and did outstanding work! I love my new, composite deck, it's beautiful and allows me to enjoy my peaceful view of the woods again! I can't say enough about this company, the office and the quality of customer service is outstanding, great communication. The work is top notch quality, even the little things weren't overlooked. Keep up the good work, and if you need a deck, or anything, call A Cut Above Carpentry!
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Review by in Myersville, MD
Project: Repair or Partially Replace Vinyl Siding
Quick, timely and reasonable pricing.
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Review by in Frederick, MD
work was well done and the price was fair
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Review by in Middletown, MD
It was a pleasure to work with A Cut Above Carpentry when they built my shed. They were very patient with me while we designed the shed. I asked a lot of questions and they worked with me to get the shed I wanted. They met their commitments and timelines. They kept the work site very clean. Everyone on the job site was friendly and polite. There were no surprises on the bills as they kept me informed of any changes. If fact, I think the shed completed under budget. The quaility of the work was great. I highly recommend A Cut Above Carpentry.
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Review by in Frederick, MD
Project: Hire a Handyman
Great service. Did multiple projects for me, with excellent results. Always quick response and I would hire Marty for any project in the future.
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Review by in Frederick, MD
Marty was very professional, understanding to my needs, and did an excellent job with my window screens! I am very pleased with him and will recommend to anyone who is looking to have something done within his field! Thanks, Virginia
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