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Alexa Lerner

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What Is Residential Infill Building And Is It Right For You?

What Is Residential Infill Building And Is It Right For You?

You want to live close-in. Areas such as Bethesda, Chevy Chase, Potomac, Cabin John, McLean, Great Falls or Northwest DC are attractive for a variety of reasons. Established neighborhoods like these can offer a sense of a tight-knit community. Your commute to work will be much shorter. And, the public schools are second-to-none in...

26 Jul 18

5 Tips For Choosing The Perfect Lot For Your New Custom Home in the Washington, DC Area

5 TIPS FOR CHOOSING A LOT FOR YOUR NEW CUSTOM HOME IN THE WASHINGTON, DC AREA

You are dreaming about building a new custom home on the perfect lot. In some suburban neighborhoods in the Washington, DC area, you can find a lot where there is no existing structure. In more established neighborhoods in Bethesda, Chevy Chase, Potomac and Northwest Washington DC, finding a lot can be very...

23 Jul 18

Landscaping Your Yard: 7 Tips You Need To Know

Landscaping Your Yard: 7 Tips You Need To Know

First impressions are lasting. Beautiful landscaping is a smart investment because it elevates the overall appearance of your home, and increases the value of your property. Whether you are building a brand-new custom home and starting from scratch, or remodeling your home and working with some existing landscaping, you want the outside of your...

14 Jul 18

Taking Care Of Your Lawn In The Summer Heat

Taking Care Of Your Lawn In The Summer Heat

During the summer months, the hot weather and blazing sun can take a toll on your lawn. Keeping your grass healthy and looking great can be challenging. 

Here are some tips to help you protect your lawn all summer long.

09 Jul 18

14 Easy Ways To Make Your Home Summer Ready

14 Easy Ways To Make Your Home Summer Ready

The long winter months are over and summer is here. The inside and the outside of your home need freshening up for the new season. Here are 14 easy ways to make your home summer ready.
07 Jun 18

Beautiful New Indoor And Outdoor Living Space

Beautiful New Indoor And Outdoor Living Space

Turning Lemons Into Lemonade

The story begins with a huge tree crashing through the back of a home during a storm. The homeowners called us for help and we got to work right away. We repaired the family room ceiling, which had a big hole in it. Then, out of this misfortune came an opportunity for our new clients to finally have the kitchen of their...

24 May 18

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