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Customer Corner: Housewright, Inc.

Category: Spotlights

Bruce Guss, owner of Housewright, Inc. in Crozet, has been a familiar face around Blue Ridge Builders Supply for 24 years. Not only is he a faithful customer to us, but he also helps us operate our stair shop where we offer our customers special order, custom-built stair parts such as posts, railings, balusters, and more. (Looking for this service? Contact us here for more information about our stair shop.) We talked to Bruce to get a feel for what his contracting work with Housewright, Inc. is all about as well as what it’s like to be a customer of BRBS.


  1. How long have you been a customer of BRBS? “About 24 years.”


  1. What makes you decide to stick with us as a regular customer? “Blue Ridge Builders Supply has always given me great customer service.”


  1. How does BRBS help you in your day-to-day business or life? “They help with specifying and procuring materials I need.”


  1. What do you like the most about BRBS? “The owners and employees and the proximity to my business.”


  1. What type of business do you run? “Housewright is a home building and renovation company. We also do millwork and stair-building.”


 (Pictured above: Custom handrail installed in a home at Lake Anna)


  1. What type of jobs do you do, and what are your favorite jobs to work on? “I like to do unique renovations, one-of-a-kind millwork and woodwork, and historic replications the most.”


  1. What are some of your favorite hobbies? “I enjoy motorcycle racing, bee-keeping, and maple syrup production.”


  1. What is something unique that most people don’t know about you or your business? “I own my own sawmill and produce a lot of the wood we use in our projects.”
(Pictured above: Bruce’s work-space and works in progress including a custom stairway that was eventually installed in a home in Crimora)


  1. If you could choose 3 of your favorite materials we sell, what would they be? “Benjamin Moore paint, Marvin windows and doors, and lumber that is stored under roof at Blue Ridge.”


  1. If someone asked you to explain what BRBS is all about, what would you tell them? “Blue Ridge is all about selecting and selling most any materials you need for your home and property.”


  1. What is one thing you really want others to know about you or your business? “If you want something one-of-a-kind, we can make it for you!”


Check out some more of Bruce’s custom work with Housewright below.
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