Bradleigh Applications, Inc.

What is the biggest misconception about the industry?

That the construction industry is not sophisticated enough.


What keeps you up at night?


What is your biggest current challenge at work?

Managing the growth we have experienced due to our great reputation, expanded product offerings and geographic expansion into central Florida.

What project is your company most proud of?

The National Museum of the US Army.


How does your ABC membership help your company?

Our ABC membership keeps us current with safety issues, government issues, and any other construction related issue that matters.


What do you look forward to each day?
Cooking dinner and having an hour or two to unwind with my beautiful wife of 40 years.

What are you like to work for?

I'm a reasonable boss who tries to keep a cool head in times of adversity and conflict.

What is your favorite metro Washington hangout/restaurant? 

Mike's Crab House in Annapolis, MD

What did you want to be when you grew up? 

A designer and builder of bridges.

Tell us something no one in the industry knows about you.

I'm a pretty good skier.

What is your favorite movie or TV show?


Braveheart with Mel Gibson.


What do you do for fun?


Ballroom Dancing


What book are you currently reading? 


Hell is Empty by Craig Johnson


What was your first job?


Cleaning corn waste at a corn processing plant in Central NY.  My hours were four to midnight.




Bradleigh Applications was started in 1980 installing Dryvit in Potomac, MD with two employees. Today with more than 60 employees, we provide extensive trowel related services from the Mid-Atlantic to South Florida including EIFS, Stucco, Air Barrier, Interior Plaster, Acoustical Plaster (BASWAphon, Star Silent, Pyrok, Fellert, USG Ensemble, Armstrong AcoustiBuilt and others). We are ABAA certified for our air barrier work and hold several certifications with many manufacturers. We have solid client relationships that have lasted for decades. With our current high caliber reputation we continue to build new relationships with new clients everyday. We are bondable up to several million dollars and have a track record of 100% completed projects over our 40 year history. Our offices are in Crofton, MD and Orlando, FL.



William Dick