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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

How Much Does It Cost To Remodel A Bathroom?

How Much Does It Cost To Remodel A Bathroom?

Remodeling a bathroom is a big undertaking, so before you begin it is important to understand some of the factors that can dramatically impact the cost of your project. Whether you need a complete overhaul of your bathroom or just a simple update, variables such as the age of your home, the materials you select and even where you live can affect the...

02 Jan 18

5 Principles To Achieve Excellence

Why Should You Choose Meridian Homes As Your Builder?

Meridian Homes is a luxury remodeling and custom homebuilding firm. We are proud to have designed and constructed some of the most exceptional residences in the Washington, DC area. Why should you choose us for your remodeling or custom home project?

Each day, we strive to always exceed our clients’ expectations by achieving excellence in...

12 Dec 17

14 Gorgeous Fireplace Design Ideas


A beautiful fireplace can be a striking focal point in a room year-round. During the chilly Fall and Winter months a roaring fire can warm your home and be a cozy gathering place for your family. But, is your fireplace an eyesore and in need of a makeover? Or, have you always wanted a fireplace and know just where you would put one in your home if you could?


30 Nov 17

5 Of The Hottest New Trends In Bathroom Fixtures

Planning to update your bathroom? Choosing the right bathroom fixtures to fit your style is key. In addition to being functional, faucets, bathtubs, sinks, showering systems and even toilets can help to create the look you are trying to achieve. We've been researching the newest trends, and here is what we predict will be big in the new year in the Washington, DC area.

16 Nov 17

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