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House Superintendent's Office

House Superintendent's Office

Employees of the AOC's House Carpentry Branch make a mold of an intricate seal

The Architect of the Capitol (AOC) House Superintendent's Office, led by Bill Weidemeyer, is responsible for the day-to-day structural, mechanical and domestic care of the House Office Buildings. The AOC cares for 1,300 member office and committee rooms in four House Office Buildings (Cannon, Longworth, Rayburn and Ford) totaling more than 4.5 million square feet of space.

The House Superintendent's Office is comprised of a variety of skills and trades including the operation of the air conditioning, cleaning, electrical, elevator, fire/electronics, masonry, painting and refinishing, plumbing, sheet metal, subway, and wood crafting. These skilled tradespersons work behind the scenes providing services to the House that include: ensuring a safe and comfortable indoor environment; preserving historic structures; maintenance, repair, and construction; and care of office suites.

Find out more about the House Shops.

Services available through the House Service Center:

  • Cabinet installation
  • Keys and lock-out services
  • Heating and air conditioning
  • Cleaning and trash removal
  • Recycling
  • Plumbing and electrical
  • Office and decorative painting
  • Pest Control

Need Assistance?

Contact the House Superintendent Service Center at 202.225.4141 or submit an Online Service Request (must be connected to Capitol Hill network to access this link).


News from the House Superintendent

House Suite Selection

You can now review the suite selection rules and procedures or view the room assignment schedule of dates on the House Suite Selection Website, which will be updated and available for suite selection starting on Thursday, November 10, 2016.

AOC House Project Updates

Other projects underway across Capitol Hill.

Announcements & Reminders