A&B Construction Services

Published 8:51 am Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Name of person featured: Winston “Andy” Johnson

Name of Business: A&B Construction Services

Phone number: 757-634-9111

Operating hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, Sunday by appointment

E-mail address: abconstructionsvcs@gmail.com

Nature of business: Building, electrical, plumbing, and heating, ventilation and air conditioning

Title: Co-owner with Robert Barnett

Year founded: 2010

Number of employees: Two

How’s business: Pretty good considering we’re just starting out

One thing you wish everyone knew about your business: We offer personalized affordable services in all the construction trades including interior design services, home inspections and third party construction inspections.

Something you offer that a customer won’t find elsewhere: We offer very affordable, competitive pricing with extreme attention to detail and quality.

Advice to aspiring or new entrepreneurs: Take your time and research your business, talk to other professionals and follow the rules and laws regarding certification, licensing and insuring of your business, work hard and everything will fall into place.

Your first job: Farmhand

Your role model (in business or in life generally): My parents

The key to a successful business is: Be patient, work hard, give kind and courteous service to all of your customers

What do you like about Franklin? The hometown, small-business atmosphere that everyone works and strives very hard to succeed.