Starcom Design Build Corp.

4.54 |62 Verified Ratings
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Starcom Design Build Corp.

4.54 | 62 Verified Ratings
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410-997-7700

8835 M Columbia 100 Parkway
Columbia, MD 21045
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Starcom Design Build Corp.


The Starcom Design/Build Corporation was founded in 1986 by Bob Weickgenannt, and has grown one of the largest and most respected home improvement and construction companies in the area! We specialize in kitchen and bathroom remodeling, additions and in-law suites. If you live in Howard, Montgomery, Anne Arundel or Baltimore County, Maryland; there's a good chance you live near or that you even know some one for whom we have done a project! Why choose Starcom Design/ Build? We are a full service Design/ Build firm. That means your entire project will be handled by our certified, professional and friendly team of designers and project managers. Bob understands the importance of preserving a solid reputation and surrounding himself with the top talent. For almost 30 years, we've been committed to integrity, excellence, and customer satisfaction for our residential and commercial clients. Starcom is unique among remodeling companies; our philosophy is "from concept to completion."

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Service Area

  • Baltimore
  • Ellicott City
  • Columbia
  • Laurel
  • Millersville
  • Pasadena
  • Silver Spring
  • Woodstock
  • Halethorpe
  • Annapolis Junction
  • Glenelg
  • Severn
  • Fort George G Meade
  • Edgewater
  • Mount Airy
  • Linthicum Heights
  • Olney
  • Simpsonville
  • Odenton
  • Severna Park
  • Ashton
  • Clarksville
  • West Friendship
  • Gambrills
  • Davidsonville
  • Crofton
  • Woodbine
  • Lisbon
  • Savage
  • Hanover
  • Riva
  • Cooksville
  • Elkridge
  • Dayton
  • Glenwood
  • Annapolis
  • Marriottsville
  • Spencerville
  • Crownsville
  • Jessup
  • Catonsville
  • Highland
  • Fulton
  • Gibson Island
  • See All >

Services Offered

Additions & Remodeling
  • Bathroom Remodel
  • Major Renovation - Multiple Rooms
  • Build an Addition
  • Kitchen Remodel

Areas of Expertise

  • Unfinished Basement Remodel
  • Deck and Porch Build & Replace

Product Brands Used

  • AridDek
  • CertainTeed Corporation
  • GAF
  • Moisture Shield Composite Decking
  • Tamko Building Products
  • Tenax.
  • Timber Tech
  • Trex

Quick Facts

Business Hours
Monday:
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Tuesday:
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Wednesday:
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Thursday:
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Friday:
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
(Please call to confirm)
  • Free Estimates
  • Credit Cards Accepted

Credentials

In Business Since: 1986
Memberships & Affiliations
  • National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI)
  • National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA)
  • TBF Dealer , Total Basement Finish
State Licensing
Trade: Home Improvement Contractor
License #: 24247
Expiration: 12-04-2020
Awards
  • 2019 Pulse of the City for Excellence in Customer Service
  • 2017 Best of Home Advisor
  • 2016 Houzz Service Award
  • 2015 Houzz Service Award
  • 2015 MBIA Gold "Whole House" Category
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Business Overview

How We Got Started

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My Work
12 Projects
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1.5   |  
Review by in Gambrills, MD
They did not do what they said they were going to do. The original problem that I have before hiring them still exist. They supposed to have channeled the water away from the foundation but instead, they put a rain spout that ends on the foundation of the house. I called them back three times already because of poor workmanship. The tiles they laid on my patio are loose and told them that they sound hollow when you walk on them. They said it will hold and will not come off but they are already coming loose. There was no walkthrough when the project was completed.
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5.0   |  
Review by in Elkridge, MD
The company was prompt. They kept me updated on the status of my install.
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Review by in Severn, MD
I really wanted this experience to be a good one and was very hopeful after reading reviews and looking at rating on multiple sites. Unfortunately, the whole experience ended up being more of a hassle than anything else and a disappointment since the project manager and designer ended up being a lot of the problem. All very nice people and everyone tells you what you want to hear but the actions to do not follow the words. A project that was estimated to take 7.5 - 9.5 weeks ended up taking 14 weeks to complete (after almost 3 weeks of no work in the middle) and is only complete now because I had to stay on top of everyone every single day and take leave from work to babysit the workers and make sure they actually did the work. Multiple problems throughout construction because the designer didn't measure correctly, didn't know that when you put in 12 feet of windows, you need stronger headers, ordered the wrong sizes of items (3 different cabinets, 2 of which they completely destroyed and threw in the dumpster), didn't order enough of some items (hardware) , didn't order some products at all (ledger stone, back-splash) until very late in the process and almost caused even more of a delay if I hadn't intervened and worked with the companies. They bring in people to do the work that either don't know or don't care about the work they are doing (installed 9 feet of windows crooked by almost 2 inches, spilled stain on new blue stone hearth and tried to "fix" by putting paint thinner on it, dumpster placed w/o wood under the rollers, dry wall installers that covered over lights, vents, numerous wires and cables, no regulator installed on gas line). From the very beginning, I told everyone that I wanted communications, updates, status reports either by phone, text, email or in person and if they kept me in the loop, I wouldn't end up bothering them. I got nothing. I either had to call, text, and email the project manager or wait for him to show up to actually have a conversation with him. The designer responded to emails with one word responses. In the end, I would receive an email from the project manager, respond with question and receive no response. In the beginning of this project I recommended Starcom to 3 different people looking to get work done. 1 contacted the company, waited several weeks for the designer to get back to her and then went with another company because of the price and communications issues and the other two I have changed my recommendation to a NO. All very frustrating and a big disappointment.

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0.5   |  07-17-2018
Review by Karen S. in Churchton, MD
Starcom Design Build Corp developed and presented us with a contract to defraud us, that we signed in good faith! They are now trying to charge us double for scope/work that was priced and included in the original contract. It appears that they have defrauded other Maryland homeowners using similar tactics as evident by the reviews on the internet.

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5.0   |  
Review by in Randallstown, MD
great communication, wonderful work
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4.5   |  
Review by in Parkville, MD
The final product is excellent. I had been told that it was "an 8 day project," and I initially expected it to be done in 8 days. It took six weeks, which was a tad disconcerting, until I learned from other people that contractors work for one day, do other jobs for several days, then come back to continue YOUR project for a day or two, etc., until, in the end, they worked about 10 days over a 6 week period. Now that I understand this, I would plan differently were I to have another project done. The end result is WONDERFUL, and well worth the time it took.
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3.5   |  
Review by in Windsor Mill, MD
Maybe because of the time of year to install a fence around my yard but work started in Nov 2017 and still needs to be completed with a finish and stain.
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Review by in Glenelg, MD
Brian did an excellent job on repairing and power washing my deck. The only downside is that small jobs come last and the time between hiring and completing the job took longer than I had hoped. Nonetheless, the work performed was great and I would recommend hiring Starcom to others who are interested getting a good company to do home improvement projects.
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5.0   |  
Review by in Severn, MD
Brian at Starcom made my deck extension happen in a time crunch. My current deck does not suite the yard and so we opened the deck up. It required taking down a retaining wall, underground sprinkler interaction and then a 12 x 16 extension. These guys did a great job. Brian especially....Always available, won't give up, keeps his word, follows through and completes the job in style. Contact Brian and get him on your team. Happy Holidays J. Montgomery
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Review by in Ellicott City, MD
Starcom did an excellent job power washing the exterior of our house. We are very pleased with the work.
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