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How To Choose The Perfect Paint Color For Every Room In Your Home

Use Color To Change The Way A Space Looks And Feels

Color is a powerful design tool. Use cool tones of blue and green to create a tranquil, calm feeling in a room. If you want an energized and cheerful vibe, choose warm, vibrant shades of red, yellow, or orange. Different paint colors can also make rooms seem larger, smaller, wider, or taller than they actually are. Before you start painting,...

17 Jan 23

Our Guide To Selecting A Material For Your New Kitchen Sink

Making Your Sink A Focal Point In Your Kitchen Design

As you plan for your new kitchen, whether you are remodeling or building a custom home, weigh how each selection you make will fit within your overall design and your budget. Your kitchen sink should be a key element in your design, so it shouldn't be boring and simply utilitarian. Of course, your sink must be durable enough to withstand daily...

09 Aug 22

6 Most Popular Kitchen Sink Styles

How To Select A Sink That Suits Your Needs And Complements Your Decor

Few fixtures in a home are as hardworking as the kitchen sink. It must be durable and functional, while also serving as a design element in a kitchen. You will make many decisions while planning for your remodeling or custom home project, but not many are as fundamental and important as choosing the right style of kitchen sink.

09 Aug 22

5 Tips On Choosing The Right Kitchen Cabinet Hardware

How To Pick The Finishing Touches For Your Kitchen

It’s easy to get caught up in selecting the larger items, such as cabinetry, countertops or flooring for your new kitchen when building a custom home or renovating your existing home. However, a project isn't truly complete until you've selected hardware for your kitchen cabinetry that strikes the perfect balance between form and function. This...

09 Jun 21

15 Popular Kitchen Countertop Materials

Learn About The Pros And Cons For Each Option

There are so many materials available for countertops these days - from natural stone to engineered products - it's hard to know what to choose for your kitchen. Whether you are remodeling your kitchen or building a new custom home, your countertops need to complement your decor, work with your lifestyle, fit your budget and be functional. Need some...

30 Mar 21

How To Design And Build A Custom Home That Truly Suits Your Needs

Remarkably Personal Custom Residences In The Washington, DC Area

These days, families are spending much more time at home together. All that togetherness may highlight the fact that your space just doesn't function the way you need it to anymore.

If you're working from home or your kids are learning remotely, maybe you need a dedicated home office. Maybe you want a bigger backyard with room for a...

03 Sep 20

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