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Spotlight Q&A: 

Gold Seal Services

Gold Seal Services was established in 2007 as an affiliate to a high-end residential and commercial construction company to provide maintenance services to former construction clients.  Fast forward 16 years and we find Gold Seal’s award-winning property maintenance, home repair and improvement, and handyman services under such broad demand that the company is expanding their service offerings and territory. Brandon Jones, CEO, answered the following questions regarding Gold Seal and his team being turn-key home service providers:


What three words best describe the Gold Seal experience?  

Deeply personalized care.  Our services are custom tailored to each person or family’s wants and needs.  Our mission is to stay small as we grow, meaning the voice on the phone will always be recognized and the team member entering a home will be familiar with that home.  We build relationships with our clients and understand how they live in their homes.  Where we park or the family pet is kept during the day and which door we use to enter – these details matter. We are your family’s “primary care doctor” for the home whether it is for occasional or planned maintenance or for the many specialized projects that come up. We are a resource for our clients for projects as small as fixing a squeaking door or replacing a roof or all the windows. We hang art, paint rooms, replace shutters, install cabinets, trim, and finish floors. We also perform home checks while you are traveling. If you want your air conditioning set and your fridge stocked when you come home, we take care of that. You name it, from roof to foundation, we do it.


What different service plans do you offer?

Our ad hoc services are considered unplanned to include calls for roof, leak repair, siding, drywall and plaster, masonry, plumbing repairs, and many, many other services.  We also get single calls for home improvement or handyman services such as painting, refurbishing a powder room, refacing a kitchen, or working with a Real Estate buyer or selling agent on a new home purchase or preparing a home to be listed for sale.  


To provide the personalized property care and services for which we’re renowned, we offer proactive and customized home maintenance plans with our Gold Seal Protection Plan program.  From comprehensive, robust, custom plans to our high-value Home Essentials Plan, including quarterly visits managing a whole host of home care needs, we can tailor a maintenance program to the uniqueness of a home or family’s needs.  

Tell us what Gold Seal offers specifically to Maryland waterfront property owners.

We understand each area we service presents unique needs based on many conditions, and shore living certainly calls for a particular type of home care. We developed a plan specifically for certain homes we service throughout the greater Annapolis and the Eastern Shore areas. This plan comes with many of the common needs appealing to our clients anywhere, such as gutter cleaning and electrical maintenance. However, living near the water is a lifestyle choice that has us paying special attention to protecting the joys sought in living on or near the water. This plan provides more specific seasonal care, such as dock maintenance, cleaning of terraces and decks, handling of patio furniture, and so forth in the Spring. We also know these homes need plenty of recurrent maintenance such as leaf and property cleanup, maintaining dock hoses, and preparing items for periodic storage, which typically take place in the Fall timeframe.  Many of our clients adopt the “shore plan” as designed, using it as a great starting point to add or remove tasks to suit the unique needs of the home. Our business is really built to treat each home as our only focus, and I believe our clients would attest to that. 


For additional information, please visit or call 410.583.1010.  A gold standard home care team member will answer your call.

GADD Monthly Networking Breakfast (Members Only)

Date: Third Thursday - Upcoming Dates: March 21, April 18, May 16

Location: Market House, 25 Market Space, Annapolis, MD 21401

Time: 7:30a.m. - 8:30a.m.

Cost: Free

Members are invited to an early morning networking hour the third Thursday of each month from 7:30a.m.-8:30a.m. at the Market House. Arrive a few minutes early to purchase a coffee and breakfast bite at Rise Up, located inside the Market House. Be ready at 7:30a.m. to connect and collaborate.

GADD Monthly Networking Happy Hour

Date: First Thursday - Upcoming Dates: March 7, April 4, May 2

Location: Julep Southern Kitchen & Bar, 2207 Forest Dr., Annapolis, MD 21401

Time: 5:30p.m. - 7:30p.m.

Cost: Free - Members | $10 Non-Members

Let’s get together and get to know each other better! Members and guests are invited to join us the first Thursday of every month for a causal Happy Hour and Networking opportunity. NOTICE we've changed locations for this event for March thru May. On March 7th, we'll gather at Julep's Southern Kitchen & Bar. To RSVP, click HERE and specify which date(s) you would like to attend.

Seeking drink sponsors ($350). Sponsors will have an opportunity to discuss their business for a few minutes at the start of the event.  Email to sign up to be a sponsor.

Next-Level Photography Seminar (Members Only)

Date: March 7

Location: Michael E. Busch Annapolis Library, 1410 West St, Annapolis, MD 21401

Time: 4:00p.m.-5:00p.m.

Cost: Free

Members are invited to attend the Next-Level Photography Seminar and listen to insiders discuss do's and don'ts in staging, styling and taking photographs that get published. There is no charge but you must register in advance. To register, please email

GADD Book Study (Members Only)

Date: March 12

Location: Michael E. Busch Annapolis Library, 1410 West St, Annapolis, MD 21401

Time: 7:00p.m.

Cost: Free

Members are invited to join us to discuss our second book pick, In Praise of Shadows by Junichiro Tanizaki. . To purchase the book, click HERE. If you prefer, free pdf versions are available on the internet. If you have any questions, email

Annual Member Appreciation Luncheon (Members Only)

Date: March 13

Location: Yellowfin Steak and Fish House, 2840 Solomons Island Rd., Edgewater, MD 21037

Time: 11:30a.m.-1:30p.m.

Cost: One Complimentary Ticket Per Member, Additional $75/each

All active members who have renewed for 2024 are invited to attend our annual Member Appreciation Luncheon. Members will have an opportunity to mingle while enjoying a beverage and delicious lunch (cash bar will be available). Guest speaker, Lance Bowen, Dean of the School of Science, Technology and Education at AACC will discuss Unlocking the Future: The Impact of AI Agents on Design and Construction . To RSVP, click HERE.

We are seeking sponsors. If you are interested in being a sponsor for this special event, please email

April Showers CEU (Members Only)

Date: April 10

Location: Reico Kitchen & Bath, 150-T Jennifer Rd., Annapolis, MD 21401

Time: 7:30a.m.-9:00a.m.

Cost: Free

Attend a one-hour CEU on the latest in shower design and technology. To register, please email

Engel & Volkers Happy Hour (Members Only)

Date: April 23

Location: 138 West St., Annapolis, MD 21401

Time: 75:30p.m.-7:30p.m.

Cost: Free

Save the Date! Members are invited to attend a fun Happy Hour and Networking event at Engel & Volkers. RSVP and more details to follow.

Hosting (or cohosting) an event is a great way to promote your company's brand, services, or products. If you are interested in holding an Open House, Seminar, Product Learning Event or CEU at your business location/showroom or cohosting an event with another Design District Member, please go to or contact us at

Visual Comfort

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Maddox Audio Video Design

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You've Got Maids of Annapolis

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February Monthly Networking Breakfast 

Several members attended the February 15th Monthly Networking Breakfast. Danielle Buckley of Waterworks was the speaker.

Attendees can sign-up to speak at a future breakfast meeting which is a great opportunity to discuss your business, newest project, foster collaboration, etc. We hope you'll join us each month!

Flip Flops in February

On February 22, Greater Annapolis Design District (GADD) members gathered at Summer Classics for their Flips Flops in February event hosted by GADD member TM Designs & Associates.

Attendees enjoyed light fare and refreshing beverages while exploring the carefully curated range of outdoor furnishings.

The evening was a celebration of creativity, community, and the joy of outdoor living.

Greater Annapolis Design District (GADD) Members Lynbrook of Annapolis and In Home Stone were featured in the January issue of Annapolis Home Magazine. 

Click HERE to read the article.

Greater Annapolis Design District (GADD) Members Fichtner Home Exteriors, Nielsen Development Group, Mueller Homes, and Design Solutions, Inc., received editorial inclusion in the 2nd Annual Home Excellence Awards feature in the February issues of What’s Up? Annapolis, What’s Up? Eastern Shore and What’s Up? Central Maryland.

Click HERE to view the feature.

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