Russ Glickman is a master builder with a heart of gold and a passion that produces exquisite results for his clients. Almost born with a hammer in his hand, Russ helps his clients to articulate their dreams for their homes and translate them into reality. Simply put, he and his team of experts create beautiful living spaces that clients can enjoy every day.
Russ Glickman was recently named one of the Top 50 Remodelers in the nation by Remodeling Magazine. Each year since 1986, the Remodeling Big50 inducts 50 owners of remodeling companies that have set exceptionally high standards for professionalism and integrity through exemplary business practices, craftsmanship, and impact in their community or the industry at large. With 40 National and Local Awards under his belt including 5 accolades since 2012 for creative accessible modifications, Russ Glickman draws upon his lifelong passion for building to create innovative living spaces that improve the quality of life for all of his clients.
As the father of a child with Cerebral Palsy, and having been a caretaker for an aging parent, he is well-versed in the unique needs and sensitivities of families where physical disability is part of their day-to-day life. That knowledge benefits you because Russ can design your home to have better resale value – to meet the needs of the ever growing number of baby boomers who will eventually need houses which will work better.
Russ was recently featured on WUSA-9 news regarding modifications for a family with a young adult child with multiple disabilities. Russ has been endorsed and featured in over 80 national and local publications for creative solutions, including Better Homes & Gardens, The Washington Post, and Washingtonian Magazine. Russ was also named “Wizard of Inner Space” by Luxury Homes Magazine. Among his other accolades are “National Remodeler of the Year” by the National Association of the Remodeling Industry and a Washingtonian Magazine ‘Top Remodeler’. Russ received the ‘2015 Best of Houzz Award’ for Remodeling and Home Design. And recently won the 2015 Chrysalis National Award for Residential Universal Design.
In addition to home design and remodeling, Russ Glickman is called upon regularly by some of the most prestigious law firms in the area to assist attorneys and their client’s in litigation involving personal injury cases. He serves as an expert witness for wheelchair accessible home assessments, modifications, conversions, and home redesigns. He also prepares detailed cost reports, assists with case reviews and depositions, and provides courtroom testimony for attorney’s clients.
Russ holds a variety of certifications including:
- Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS)
- Master Certified Remodeler (MCR)**
- Certified Remodeler (CR)
- Certified Green Professional (CGP)
- Universal Design Certified Professional (UDCP)
- Green Advantage Certified Professional (GACP)
- Certified Lead Safety (EPA)
- Certified Environmental Access Consultant (CEAC; ADA Specialist)
**There are only 3 MCR (Master Certified Remodeler) qualified design/build firms within 25 miles of Potomac, MD