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9 Tips For Outdoor Living Design

 9 Tips For Outdoor Living Design

Trees and flowers are blooming! That's a sign that spring has finally arrived in the Washington, DC area! As the weather turns warmer, we will all be spending more time outdoors. Barbecues, swimming and gardening are all on the not-too-distant horizon. As you look out your window, you realize that your backyard could really use some work. So, how do you go...

08 Apr 18

How To Choose The Right Kitchen Faucet

How To Choose The Right Kitchen Faucet

From washing hands to cleaning dishes, a kitchen faucet gets a workout every single day. So, you need a faucet that is functional and built to last. But, you want a faucet that is well designed and fits the style and look of your kitchen. Selecting the perfect combination of features is important. Here are some factors to consider when choosing your new...

16 Feb 18

10 New Trends In Bathroom Tile Design

10 New Trends In Bathroom Tile Design

Choosing bathroom tile that reflects your personality and style is easier than ever. No longer are you stuck with plain white squares. The newest trends are all about mixing color, size, pattern and texture to create a look that is uniquely YOU! If you're planning to remodel your bathroom, or if you are designing a bathroom for your new custom home, check...

03 Feb 18

Our Guide To Selecting A Material For Your New Kitchen Sink

OUR GUIDE TO SELECTING A MATERIAL FOR YOUR NEW KITCHEN SINK

Choosing the right kitchen sink is very important when designing your new kitchen. Sinks are available in such a wide array of materials these days, how do you choose what is right for you? First, determine the overall look you are trying to achieve in your new kitchen. Is your style more traditional or very contemporary? Then,...

13 Jan 18

6 Most Popular Sink Styles To Consider For Your New Kitchen

6 Most Popular Sink Styles To Consider For Your New Kitchen

There are many decisions to make when you are designing a kitchen for your new custom home, or when you are renovating your existing kitchen. Researching all of your options and deciding what style is most "you" before you start the actual design phase will make the whole process less stressful.

You've heard the expression "everything...

13 Jan 18

5 Tips For Designing A Highly Functional Kitchen

5 Tips For Designing A Highly Functional Kitchen

When planning for your kitchen remodel, or a kitchen in your new custom home, it is most important to consider the functionality of the space. How do you use your kitchen? Will you require gourmet prep areas or a simpler layout in your kitchen? Here are some tips for designing a highly functional kitchen.

09 Jan 18

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