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Moving vs. Remodeling – what is right for you?

January 15, 2013 5:24 pm

Moving vs. Remodeling – what’s right for you? You LOVE the neighborhood; can’t bear the idea of up-rooting your family, but you are BUSTING at the seams! Sound familiar? If you are like millions of other Americans facing this classic housing dilemma: remodel or move? Here are some things you should consider about this all... View Article


Marion McGrath to be featured speaker at International Builder’s Show 2013

January 4, 2013 5:01 pm

Marion McGrath, co-owner of Jonathan McGrath Construction and CEO of REMODology, has been selected as a speaker at the National Association of Home Builder’s (NAHB) International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas January 22 – 24, 2013. McGrath will be conducting the workshop ‘Getting Paid for Your Time Even During Estimating, Building & Pre-Construction’ on behalf... View Article


Need Solutions? Ask Jack!

December 19, 2012 6:02 pm

A Home for the Holidays! Dear Jack – Every year around this time my husband and I start discussing the possibility of remodeling our kitchen. We do a lot of entertaining during the holidays, and our kitchen has always been an issue. The space is not efficient any longer and it is very dated. Any... View Article


Orlando Home & Leisure honors JMC with ‘Bathroom of the Year’ award

October 9, 2012 5:29 pm

Jonathan McGrath Construction was honored to be voted this year’s 2012 Bathroom of the Year recipient by Orlando Home & Leisure magazine. “With the economy slowly improving and people less skittish about investing in their homes, builders and remodelers are cautiously optimistic that better days are at hand. That somewhat less gloomy mood was reflected... View Article


The Seven Principles of a Healthy Home

August 29, 2012 2:51 pm

Is your home healthy? What does it mean to have a Healthy Home?   Jonathan McGrath Construction is an expert in healthy home remodeling. Green building, aging in place building/remodeling, RRP lead removal and using best practices is all part of a healthy home.


Jonathan McGrath Construction Named Orlando’s Best Remodeler by OHL Magazine

May 6, 2012 10:56 pm

Have you read this month’s Orlando Home and Leisure Magazine? This month features their annual salute to the coolest people and places in Orlando titled, “Simply The Best”. Jonathan McGrath Construction is honored to be chosen as one of the “Remodelers” for this year’s 2012 Simply The Best! Click here to read OHL magazine’s review... View Article


An Invitation to our Parade of Homes Entry

March 28, 2012 10:30 pm

  April 14-15, 2012  10am to 6pm 309 Stonebridge Drive – Longwood, Florida Have you ever found a house in the most perfect neighborhood but wished it had all of today’s modern features? Well that is exactly what happened to our client and they now have the best of both worlds…perfect neighborhood and a custom... View Article


1960’s Ranch House Gets a Face-Lift

December 27, 2011 10:20 pm

Upfront Style: A Charming New Face for a 1960’s Ranch Home Problem: The owners had strong roots in their neighborhood with friends, schools and church. However, they longed for an updated look and a friendly front porch. How were they going to get a new attractive look… without leaving the neighborhood? Solution: The solution was... View Article


Suite Retreat Master Bathroom Renovation

November 30, 2011 11:19 pm

Suite Retreat: Smart Solutions Help Homeowners Sleep Tight! Problem: With the best of intentions, the homeowners bravely began the renovation on their new master retreat by themselves. It was not long after beginning that they felt totally overwhelmed. Plus, they had purchased many of the building products from the local home supply store. Now what?... View Article


Breathe Life Into An Outdated Home

November 22, 2011 11:39 pm

Perfect Vision: Breathe Life into an Outdated Home Problem: Can personality and livability replace a drab, small, closed-in, dated home interior? Solution:Yes, if it starts on a solid foundation of expertise. With over 25 years of design/build experience, Jack McGrath had the eye to breathe life into the dated dwelling, creating a charming Key West... View Article

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Jonathan McGrath Construction Named a Best Of Houzz 2016 Winners

Annual Survey and Analysis of Community of Over 35 Million Monthly Users Reveals the Top-Rated Home Remodeling Professionals and Most... View Article

Greater Orlando Builders Association Major Achievement Awards Ceremony – JMC receives Top website honors

ORLANDO, FL (September 19, 2015) – The Greater Orlando Builders Association held its annual Sales, Marketing and Design Awards Ceremony... View Article

JMC wins Whole House Renovation Award at Greater Orlando Builders Association Parade of Homes™

Jonathan McGrath Construction was recognized as the first place winner in the Remodel Showcase for a Whole House Renovation under... View Article