Where Quality Meets Skills

You want it done, or just need it repaired, The J. E. Richards Construction Co., Inc. can do it! From commercial framing, whole house siding, to new construction, offices, rental properties, to roof replacements, and home renovation & repairs - let us do the hard work for you. You can relax and enjoy the result.

Commercial & Office Renovations & Repairs

Over the years, our company has served many local commercial and non-profit customers. We do demo and rebuild, using solid steel structural framing & doors for large commercial warehousing. Projects have been completed for local banks, medical locations and offices, providing full general contracting with your specific products or services in mind. Whether it's renovation of office space, repairs due to water or other damage, build of an ADA compliance environment or bath, restoration or repairs, we commit to a finished product that will benefit your office and building needs. We also do rubber or metal roofing, gutters and other exterior or interior repair work.

Commercial Chimney Restoration

New Construction - Additions, Garages

There are many reasons why families need to expand their living space. It could be a growing family, or recent purchase of a home where you have a vision of enlarging, or to accommodate loved ones who need a space of their own. Or you could need more storage or a garage for vehicles or a workshop. Whatever the reason, our company can make it happen for you. We can work with your design, advise & recommend, and ensure that the completed project will be what you envisioned. Additions to an existing building or renovation of an existing garage or basement are of no concern to us, since we have done it all for satisfied customers in the past.

Home Improvement, Kitchen & Bath Remodeling

Let's face it. . . We have all needed a change at one time or another, and just updating or changing out the appearance of a room, can improve our overall outlook on life. And it can be fun watching the transformation! That's what we do best, so we can makeover your room, kitchen, bathroom or sunroom, to be what you've always wanted. There are plenty of options to make your home more functional or look new again - restored wood floors, carpeting, painting, new fixtures, ADA accessories, staircases & railings, tilework, stone fireplaces. There is no limit to what we can do for you.

Full Lead Abatement

Lead paint is a priority concern, in all personal homes and rental properties built prior to 1975. Uncontained lead paint (evident in chipping or loose particles) can cause serious blood levels & health issues, especially for children & pets. Please recognize some of the obvious concerns that you could be seeing in your own home, such as shown in photos below. We are a fully licensed company for lead abatement and demolition, with the Maryland Department of Environment and Environmental Protection Agency. All our work is done in full compliance with regulatory requirements. We will work with you to do a visual inspection, obtain any necessary testing, educate you on the possible dangers of your situation, and to ensure that your living area is lead free and safe for your family or tenants.

For more information on lead paint and requirements, please visit MDE website provided.

Lead Poisoning Prevention Program

Examples of Lead Paint Concerns

Decks, Porches, Walkways & Stonework

Decks, porches, entranceways, patios & outdoor space are all meant to create a place to entertain, relax and enjoy being with friends, family, and the beauty around us. And that's where we come in. . . to help you make that a welcoming, endurable and pleasant place to be. Whether just simple repairs, power-washing & deck restoration or full demo & rebuild, our company follows code standards to ensure work is done properly to last for years to come. Our services also include retaining walls, concrete or stone walkways, driveways, and ADA ramps.

Retaining Walls & Stonework

Replacement of Retaining Wall

Siding, Roof, Gutters, Windows & Doors

Exterior work in need of repair? Need to replace that front door? Want to install new replacement windows? Not a problem for us. We are here to do that for you. We can demo and replace your entire roof, or work with you on water issues or damage, where just a portion of your roof or chimney requires repair. Gutters & downspouts improperly installed can cause water problems, so we make sure it's done right. Whole house replacement of Dutch Lap siding or installation of Hardie plank. . . we can do it. Exterior & interior doors, replacement energy efficient, maintenance free windows are not considered properly installed without the finish work, hardware, painting and trim to make the final product perfect!

Roofing, Gutters & Window Replacements

Excavation & Demo

Our company can handle any demolition or removal job you may have. Or, maybe you just have an old in-ground pool that you want to fill in, grade & seed for grassy area. Or, you have water getting in your basement. We can take a look at whatever your situation or concern is, help to determine the origin of any water problems, and then do excavation, repairs & water proofing, redirect gutters or water drainage, grading & seeding to alleviate any problems in the future.

Rental Properties-Apartment renovation, repairs, clean-out

We have a lot of experience in working with rental property owners to encompass all the services we provide, to include excavation, repairs, roof, door & window replacements, full lead abatement, apartment renovations, drywall & painting, and clean-out between tenants, to name a few. We understand the concerns and recognize that landlords have a need to often move quickly to remove debris, clean, repair, and make a rental property ready for occupancy. Our company is a member of the Carroll County Landlords Association, and we work with licensed plumbers, electricians, and HVAC companies, to provide all services needed to get your location ready.

Log home building & restoration

Log homes are beautiful, but it can often be difficult to find someone who has the knowledge and experience of building, repairing & restoring them. We are that company. Maintenance of logs, replacement, sanding, staining are all part of the ongoing needs of a log homeowner. And we are here to help you.

Our Complete List of Services Include

Additions & Renovations

Basement Renovation/Water Proofing

Chimney Repair & Restoration

Commercial & Office Renovations & Repairs

Concrete & Brick work

Decks, Porches, Walkways & Stonework

Driveways & Walkways

Drywall/Framing & Finishing

Excavation, Demolition & Removal

Full Lead Abatement

Garages & Sheds

House, Kitchen & Bath Remodeling

Log Home Building & Restoration

Home Remodeling

New Construction - Additions, Garages

Painting & Staining/Wood Finishing

Rental Properties-Apartment Renovation, Repairs & Clean-Outs

Roof & Gutter Repair & Replacement

Siding & Exterior Repairs

Steps & Patios

Window & Door Replacements