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The 3 Types Of New Home Construction

What Type Of Brand-New Home Is Right For You?

As experienced homebuilders in the Washington DC area, we are often asked what the differences are between custom homes, semi-custom homes, and other new homes that may be available on the market. If you wish to own a brand-new home, it's important to understand the characteristics, the advantages, and the disadvantages of each type of new home...

08 Nov 22

How To Make Your Home Safe For Halloween

10 Tips For A Spooky, Safe, And Fun Holiday!

Halloween is almost here! Pirates, witches, superheroes, and more will be roaming your neighborhood looking for treats! Use our 10 tips as a checklist to ensure that Trick-Or-Treaters will be safe when they visit your home.

25 Oct 22

How To Plan For A Home Addition

10 Steps To Follow When Increasing The Square Footage Of Your Home

Your family is outgrowing your home and you need more space. If you love your neighborhood and don't want to move, it's time to plan for an addition to your home. Increasing the square footage of your home can be a sound decision, but it is also a major investment. Check out our expert advice that will guide you through the...

12 Oct 22

12 Tips For Fall Home Maintenance

How To Prepare Your Home For Cooler Weather

Fall is here and it is time to prepare your home for the approaching cooler weather. Getting your home into tip-top condition now can save you money and lots of headaches later. Read our 12 Tips For Fall Home Maintenance and then start a checklist of items that you need to tackle right away.

27 Sep 22

8 Steps To Finding The Right Homebuilder For You

How To Choose A Homebuilder Who Will Honor Your Vision, Time, And Budget

Building a new custom home or remodeling your current home is a huge investment in money, time, and energy on your part. You need to find a homebuilder who will be your partner and trusted advisor throughout the planning, design, and construction phases of your project. The following steps will help you identify a...

16 Sep 22

How To Prepare For A Kitchen Remodel

Navigating The Process, Step-By-Step

You're excited because you've decided to remodel your kitchen. How will you navigate the reality of not having a useable kitchen for an extended period of time during the construction phase of your project? It will be inconvenient, but with proper planning your household does not have to be in complete chaos. Here's how to prepare for a kitchen remodel, step...

30 Aug 22

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