Below are recommendations from homeowners in the community, not endorsements by the HOA Board.  If you have names and descriptions of work done in your home that you would like to add, please let us know.

Pressure Washing and Sealing of Decks

Tim O’Brien of O’Brien’s Restoration & Storage has been the contractor for many of the decks that have been pressure washed and sealed at HSC.  He charges $350 to pressure wash and seal the decks.  He uses a brush to apply the sealant, which is more time consuming, but much more controlled.  Many contractors use a sprayer to apply the sealant and the residue from the overspray ends up all over the siding, your neighbor’s siding, and any vehicles parked nearby.  The mess is a chore to clean up when the sealant is applied with a sprayer.  By applying the sealant with a brush, Tim will ensure that your neighbor’s property is not damaged and that there is no mess to clean up when the work is complete.  He will also pressure wash the outside of your home for an additional $150 if you would like that service. – April 2009

O’Brien’s Restoration & Storage Buildings, Inc.
3901 Ronson Drive
Alexandria, VA 22310
703-869-2891 or

Principal Contact Mr Timothy P O’Brien    (President)

This company or its agent is licensed, registered or certified by the Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation. The license number is 2705075809.

Electrical Work or Repairs

Felix Hernandez works for MP Electrical.  He can be reached at 703-338-4866.  He is an excellent electrician and has good references.  He comes highly recommended.  He is extremely reliable and shows up when he says he will.  He is very reasonably priced.

– April 2009

Siding Replacement

For siding repairs, call Jenkins Restorations, Inc.  You can ask for Bob Flint.  Bob’s contact information is: Jenkins Restorations, Inc., Project Manager,

45681 Oakbrook Court, #113
Sterling, VA  20166
Phone: 703-450-6580 Ext. 30


If Bob is not available, you can also try John Herr.  John’s contact information is: Jenkins Restorations, Inc., Estimator / Project Manager,, 703-450-6580 ext. 18.

General Contracting

For home construction or renovation (bathrooms, kitchens, crown molding, closet build-outs, etc.), Kais Adassi does great work.  He lives at 2615 Windbreak Drive, Alexandria, VA  22306.  You can call him on his cell phone at 571-212-3316.  Kais works evenings and weekends because he has a full-time job with one of the big home-builders in the area.  – April 2009

General Contracting

Ed Clarke is a general contractor who does all types of home repairs–specializing in kitchen renovations.  He is also licensed and insured.  He completed inside and outside painting, painted my garage floor, and stained and sealed my deck.  All of the above services were at very reasonable prices.  He will hand wash the vinyl siding of our houses (since pressure washing can void the warranty and cause damage).  I called at least seven contractors, and he was the ONLY one willing to order/replace a custom made transom window this past July.  I highly recommend Ed for reliability, honesty, reasonable prices and excellent quality control. –, August 2009

Ed Clark
E.S.C. Construction
8226 Keeler Street
Alexandria, VA 22309
Phone : 703-855-7683

Handyman Services

Enrique and Jacinto have worked on several homes at HSC.  They can be reached at 703-926-4372.  They are very responsive and they show up when they say they will.  They repaired the roof/siding on at least five homes at HSC after wind damage.  They also put in a downstairs bathroom and then built out the space under the stairs for other residents.

Carpet Cleaning

For carpet cleaning, Kenny Judy of Leon’s Carpet Cleaning, Inc. (5883 Harvest Sun Road, Woodbridge, VA  22193) is a good recommendation.  The carpets looked great when he is finished and he is very professional.  Leon’s Carpet Cleaning can be reached at 703-505-5467.

Window Cleaning (Outside)

For window cleaning, David from Tip Top Window Cleaning & Pressure Washing (7823 Solomon Seal Drive, Springfield, VA  22152) has cleaned windows for several owners at HSC.  David can be reached at 703-451-6496.  He charges about $250 to clean the outsides of all the windows (even those on the 3rd floor).  That price includes all the screens and the window tracks as well.  You have to remove the screens before he arrives and he will wash them outside, but he will replace them all when he is done and he will clean out all the window sills when he’s replacing the screens.  He brings his own ladder.  – April 2009

Landscaping/Irrigation/Snow Plowing

Complete Landscaping Service provides lawn care, irrigation system maintenance, and snow removal services.  The point of contact at Complete is Roger Morris.  Please call 301-218-1800 to reach Complete.  Their mailing address is P.O. Box 1584, Bowie, MD 20717-1584.

HVAC Repair/Maintenance for newly built HSC homes in 2003

William H. Metcalfe & Sons, Inc.,

9007 Clinton Street, Clinton, MD 20735

Phone: 301-868-6330

Roofing Contractor for newly built HSC homes in 2003

Noble Roofing.  Phone: 703-404-0505

Appliance Contractor for newly built HSC homes in 2003

General Electric.  Phone: 800-523-7277

Fireplace Contractor for newly built HSC homes in 2003

Today’s Fireplace.  Phone: 800-787-0633

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