About

Joel Truitt started his design-build and custom woodworking business on Capitol Hill in 1972. A year later he got his real estate license and started a property management company, too. More than 40 years later, Joel Truitt Builders, Inc, and Joel Truitt Management, Inc, can be found in their original location at 734 7th St SE, a few blocks south of historic Eastern Market.

Over the years and decades, Joel Truitt Builders has earned a reputation as one of the best design-build firms in the Washington DC metro region. Joel Truitt Management is esteemed among property owners, coop members, condo associations, and renters throughout Washington, DC.“…Joel has a fine appreciation and respect for our older building and is aware of its quirks….”DC is full of old houses and properties. Old buildings need a special kind of care and someone who understands their construction and architectural history from the inside out. Properties pass from owner to owner, often leaving a trail of “improvements.” structural and design modifications, and DIY mishaps. Joel Truitt and his team are expert at helping today’s homeowners make smart and informed decisions about home improvements, additions, or full-scale restorations, as well as realistic and affordable plans for carrying through.“…working within the confines of the historic district…the Joel Truitt team carried out the work expertly, giving us options along the way….”Joel Truitt Builders continues to provide top quality residential, government, and commercial design – build services to owners who desire results that reflect “the way work used to be done.”Many DC customers start with a small project, then another, and go on to make Joel Truitt Builders their full-service source for all home repairs and odd jobs, custom wood working projects, painting (including color consultation), kitchen and bath planning, basement conversions, outdoor living spaces, and more.Wondering if Joel Truitt Builders might be a good solution for your large or small project? Give us a call, today, or contact us online and we’ll follow up with you.