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Princeton Guide to Home Improvement

Home Improvement This helpful feature is just what your home needs - articles, links, and a complete list of local businesses and services to assist you with your projects! Princeton area contractors, painters, appliance stores, roofers, architects, builders, plumbers, electricians, and more. Let POL assist you in protecting and improving your most valuable asset. Remember, home is where the heart is!

Michael Emro Painting Contractors, Inc.

461 Scotch Road Titusville NJ 08560
Michael Emro Contractors, Inc is an owner operated company serving the Princeton area and Bucks County for more than 20 years. Michael Emro, the founder and President of the company has worked with many of the area's most talented architects and interior designers.

Unlike other painting contractors, Michael will work with you in developing your design goals and recommend innovative ideas for your project. His free consultation includes discussing all the goals and details of the project as well as making recommendations for color and finish.

He works on interior and exterior surfaces, commercial and residential projects and historic renovations. On May 17, 2009 the Historic Society of Princeton awarded the "Historical Preservation Award" to a home on Layfayette Street which was one of Michael's projects.

    Historic Preservation    Painters  

Action Lawn and Landscape

P.O. Box 147 Pennington NJ 08534
Action Lawn & Landscape offers full lawn service, garden maintenance, landscape and hardscape design and installation. Since 1989, we have been providing lawn, garden, landscape and hardscape solutions for New Jersey homeowners and businesses alike in the Mercer County area. Our primary objective is to interpret our customers’ visions in order to create their ideal outdoor living environment. Working with our customers, we develop tailored plans to transform their properties and construct the outdoor architecture of their dreams. Whether it’s implementing a landscape design to installing a patio, Action Lawn & Landscape prides itself on the ability to meet the challenge of providing sensible and reasonable outdoor lawn and garden services to suit lifestyle needs. Call us to schedule a free consultation.

    Hardscaping    Landscapers    Lawn Maintenance  

Julius H. Gross Inc.

220 Alexander Street Princeton NJ 08540

"Professional Painting Pays! many ways"

A Princeton Business for over 40 years. Julius Gross specializes in professional painting, exterior and interior. But, that's not all... Power Washing, Carpentry on staff for repairs, Wallpapering." Residential homes are what we specialize in" All work is site supervised by the owner.. Julius Gross

    Painters    Power Washing    Wallpapering  

Baxter Construction

31 West Broad Street Hopewell NJ 08525
Baxter Construction has worked with Central New Jersey home owners and architects to build and renovate homes for over 30 years. Our focus is dedicated to listening to the client. Beyond the extraordinary trust and mutual respect we strive to establish and maintain with our loyal client base, is an unyielding commitment to craftsmanship and quality. Baxter Construction has generously supported community organizations through it's volunteer efforts with the Historical Society of Princeton, Morven Museum & Garden, Hopewell Borough, and The Sourland Mountain Preserve. Jim Baxter has recently earned three new designations – Certified Green Professional (CGP), Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS) and Certified Graduate Remodeler (CGR) by the National Association of Home Builders. Baxter Construction's commercial construction includes the Michael Graves Design Studio and the Whole Earth Center store, a LEED Certified green construction project. 

    Builders    Contractors    Kitchen & Bath    Renovations  

Greenleaf Painters, LLC

9C Princess Road Lawrenceville NJ 08648
Greenleaf Painters, LLC, provides high-quality professional painting and personalized customer service. We are experts at historic renovation and color-matching. If you are looking for a house painter or a commercial painting contractor, please call us for a free estimate at 609-750-0030. We offer and recommend environmentally-friendly or "green" painting options as well as traditional options.  Greenleaf Painters has served as a painting contractor in the Princeton, New Jersey, region since 2006.  Additional home improvement services include: power washing, deck staining, wallpaper removal and hanging, faux painting, drywall repair, and light carpentry. The company serves central New Jersey as well as the Newtown and New Hope regions of Lower Bucks County, PA. A percentage of each sale benefits the Trenton, NJ, chapter of Habitat for Humanity. Please visit us at

    Historic Preservation    Painters    Power Washing    Wallpapering  

Beco, Inc.

222 E. Bridge St. Morrisville PA 19067
Established in 1956, Beco Kitchens and Baths is a family owned, custom design-build remodeling resource, offering inspirational design, beautiful cabinetry, a huge selection of countertops, flooring and hardware, along with exemplary installation services. Our design staff has over 65 years experience in designing kitchens, bathrooms, home offices, libraries and entertainment centers. We work with you step by step to make sure you have the room of your dreams – one that you’ll love to come home to and that fits your lifestyle, and your budget. Most importantly, all of our carpenters are Beco employees and have 75+ years experience with Beco alone! We're so proud of our work that we offer a 5 year warranty on our carpentry. So whether you are building a new home or remodeling your existing home, Beco is your one-stop shop. Come visit our 4000+ sq ft showroom and take your home from ordinary to extra-ordinary. Builders, Contractors, Do-It-Yourselfers and Interior Designers are welcome.

    Cabinets    Kitchen & Bath  

Blue Lotus Kitchen and Bath Design LLC

The Shoppes at Pennington 21 Route 31 North Pennington NJ 08534
From concept to completion, Blue Lotus Kitchen and Bath Design offers personalized kitchen and bathroom design services, as well as custom products and installation. Our unique approach ensures your best ideas make it to the finished room within budget. The result is a truly distinctive and functional space that will inspire you for years to come.

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    Kitchen & Bath  

Andrew Sheldon Architect

315 Cranbury Road Princeton Junction NJ 08550
I just love to design houses… Making you happy in your house is what I do. I listen carefully first. I design second. The result is that each of my projects is highly individual and a true reflection of you. I feel blessed that so many of my clients come back to me for their second and third houses. Please take a look at my work, which spans the country and abroad, and be in touch.


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    Home Improvement Consultants  

Lasley Brahaney Architecture + Construction

860 State Road Princeton NJ 08540
Marc Brahaney and his team have a mission – to improve your quality of life and design living spaces you love. From the instant the pencil touches the paper to the moment the paint is dry, we’re more than your architect and your builder, we are the creators of a place that is, in every way possible, yours. Whether it is a new home, a large renovation or a small addition, we want to design and construct spaces that will satisfy and delight you – every day.

    Architects    Builders    Contractors    Renovations  

N.C. Jefferson Plumbing, Heating, & Air Conditioning

43 Princeton Hightstown Road Princeton Junction NJ 08550
For 60 years N.C. Jefferson Plumbing and Heating, Inc. ( SL#7084) has served the Princeton area as the premier residential plumbing, heating and air conditioning company. Our highly trained technicians are available 24 hours a day for those unforeseen emergencies. Our services include installation of gas-fired hot water and steam heat, under-floor radiant heat, air conditioning new installation and replacement, hot water heater installation. We have a backhoe in our fleet allowing us to provide timely and affordable water and sewer service installations and repairs. We specialize in bathroom remodels which we contract through our showroom Jefferson Bath and Kitchen. Our showroom displays a wide selection of upscale bathroom fixtures and our sales consultants and designers are here six days a week. We are the only Princeton-area showroom with in-house journeymen plumbers who can install the products you buy from us- this provides the customer with a product and labor guarantee.

    AC, Plumbing & Heating    Kitchen & Bath    Plumbing  

Innovation Home Improvement & Repair, LLC

NJ License #13VH03992700

P.O.Box 802 Princeton Junction NJ 08550
Innovation Home Improvement & Repair, LLC is a family owned and operated business. We specialize in kitchen, bathroom and basement remodels, as well as handyman services.

    Basement Services    Contractors    Handyman    Home Improvement Consultants    Kitchen & Bath  


20 Nassau Street Suite 25 Princeton NJ 08542
JZA+D is a full-service multidisciplinary architecture and design firm with more than 75 years of collective experience in a wide variety of project types, including residential, hospitality, corporate, tenant fit-out, institutional, and municipal. We pride ourselves on our client relationships; we strive to be cooperative partners, good listeners, and creative problem solvers. Through a collaborative process, we are able to develop effective and tailored solutions for each client’s particular needs that are modern, cost-effective, and state-of-the-art. JZA+D also offers comprehensive interior design services that lend artistic vision to each client’s unique sense of style, and our custom furniture design services enable us to offer unique pieces to accompany our interior spaces. Following a strong belief that good design should incorporate sustainable and green principles, over half our talented professional staff are LEED accredited.


Knight Architects

P.O. Box 1352 Princeton NJ 08540
Knight Architects, LLC is an award winning architecture firm in Princeton, New Jersey, specializing in residential renovations, additions and new construction. The firm offers beautiful, functional, well designed homes to many clients in many locales. Our new homes are Energy Star rated for optimal performance and reduced fuel costs. Projects include a French provincial style home on a prime corner in Princeton, NJ, a stunning Nantucket style estate on a picturesque lake in New Hampshire and a historical renovation of a neoclassical home also in Princeton. As a small business, led by its principal Catherine Knight, AIA and Project Architect Louisa Clayton, AIA the firm is highly regarded for outstanding projects and service. Knight Architects is licensed to practice in NJ, PA and NH. Please contact us at 609.252.0474, visit our website at: and follow us on Facebook and Houzz: Knight Architects LLC


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Michael Emro Painting Contractors, Inc.
N.C. Jefferson Plumbing, Heating, & Air Conditioning
Action Lawn and Landscape
Andrew Sheldon Architect
Lasley Brahaney Architecture + Construction<br>

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