Meet The Owners

Andrew Nowocien

Our family has been actively involved in the real estate industry, specializing in the acquisition, renovation, and sale of properties since 2018. Andrew, who served as a CH-53E Helicopter pilot in the Marine Corps, is now a licensed Residential General Contractor in North Carolina. Andrew's extensive contracting experience predates his military service, enabling him to address any concerns you may have with utmost proficiency. With a steadfast commitment to excellence, Andrew and his dedicated crews strive to deliver exemplary results on every project. Please click here to see our previous work.

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Meet The Owners

Lauren Nowocien

Lauren got her start in insurance, qualifying out of college for a fast-track management development program in GEICO. Starting in 2013, Lauren has gained knowledge and skillsets in customer service, reading contracts, and leadership. After working in the auto industry and becoming a licensed agent for homeowners insurance with GEICO, she followed her passion to pursue real estate and became a licensed agent in 2020. She currently works with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Carolina Premier Properties and has been recognized as a top producer in the industry. Lauren has been expanding her knowledge of interior design as she has been helping in the renovations of personal and client projects.

What are you paying for?

Reliability and Project Management

This is a veteran-owned and operated business. Andrew Nowocien, the owner, was a commissioned officer and a cargo helicopter pilot in the Marine Corps. He brings the same attention to detail and efficiency that went into flight and mission planning into this business. Now Renovations ensures that your project is always done in a timely manner.

Excellence and Expertise

Now Renovations uses sub-contractors that are experts in their trades. Now Renovations has relationships with every trade including licensed plumbers, electricians, and HVAC technicians. Now Renovations has the knowledge and capabilities to walk customers through the permitting process when applicable.

Licensed and Insured

Now Renovations has $1,000,000 liability coverage so that you can sleep easy at night. Now Renovations also has a worker’s compensation policy that covers all sub-contractors used. Andrew Nowocien acquired his general contractor’s license in May of 2023, license number 100801. This business is truly licensed and insured.

“We don’t get it done later, we get it done NOW!


NOW Renovations
Based on 5 reviews
Michelle Fontanetta
Michelle Fontanetta
13:07 04 May 24
These built-ins were perfect for the space! He was very professional and the craftmanship was top notch.
Andrew and his team did a wonderful job painting my new office & studio space. They also updated the flooring & mirror in the bathroom, giving it a much needed refresh from the 90s!
Monique Boyd
Monique Boyd
18:59 27 Mar 24
I had a leak in my closet that ruined my carpet. Andrew and his team did an amazing job removing the carpet, repainting, installing new floors and even fixing my clothing rack that I paid another handyman way too much to repair. I would definitely hire him again. He’s fairly priced, communicative, punctual and an overall outstanding professional. Thanks Andrew.
Amy Gibson
Amy Gibson
16:15 27 Mar 24
Andrew is very professional and reliable. He has tiled our kitchen backsplash beautifully, as well as installed light fixtures, redone our front entry way, put in new flooring and is even helping us plan out several more projects to complete soon. I won't trust anyone else with our home renovations - big or small!
Melissa Pownall
Melissa Pownall
17:21 09 Nov 23

Our family holds unwavering dedication to the principles of Excellence, Contribution, and Service. We express our gratitude for every opportunity and are fully committed to providing you with work of the highest quality, transparent pricing, and unparalleled customer service. Our ultimate goal is to ensure your peace of mind and restful nights. Contact us today to schedule a complimentary consultation and discover how we can assist you in maximizing the potential of your home.

The Nowocien Family