About us

Mario and Lauren Merrills are the proud owners of Best Option Restoration DMV. Mario was born and raised in Howard County, Maryland. He played football and ran track at Wilde Lake High School and earned a scholarship to play football at the University of Maryland in College Park. He has had an incredibly successful career in Medical Device Sales but wanted to make a bigger impact on the community where he grew up. He is passionate about serving his neighbors and is committed to providing best-in-class work for his clients.

Mario’s wife, Lauren, hails from the Midwest — Cincinnati, Ohio. She, too, earned an athletic scholarship to play soccer at The Ohio State University and has had a successful career in Medical Device Sales. She is eager to contribute to the community that she now calls home. Her attention to detail and enthusiasm for top notch client experiences will provide a seamless service pathway for those needing Best Option Restoration’s expertise. Mario and Lauren have three beautiful children — Milan, Reese and Maverick — their motivation for opening this family-owned and local business. The Big Ten family rivalry runs thick in the fall, they love football, grilling and staying active! They are honored to be a part of the Howard County community and its surrounding areas and look forward to serving its families. 

Our commitment

We hold ourselves and our contractors to the highest of standards. Our crews receive extensive training from the best in the industry and follow all IICRC s500 standards. We require all of our technicians to be trained, certified and insured so our valuable customers can breath easy once we arrive on scene.

The Best Option Restoration of DMV and disaster situations

Best Option Restoration of DMV offers a variety of restoration services, such as water damage, fire damage, storm damage, mold remediation, contents cleaning, commercial and large loss damage. When disaster strikes, we are here to make sure any trace of damage is removed and restored back to its original condition.

Why choose Best Option Restoration of DMV

  • 24/7 Emergency Services
  • Arrive quickly to any size disaster
  • Certified IICRC & IRI Technicians
  • We work with your property insurance

WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY ABOUT Best Option Restoration of DMV



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    - by Nancy B., 2018-05-18 08:05:37

    After research, I believe this is the BEST company for the services needed. Extremely knowledgable, Very professional! Thank You So Very Much!!

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    - by Angela S., 2018-05-18 08:05:18

    Cheryl and her team are so thorough and professional. The level of service provided was outstanding!

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