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12 Home Office Design Ideas That Will Inspire You

Transform Your Space To Make It Work For You

In the past few years, many people have changed the way they work, especially here in the Washington, DC area. Advancements in technology have made it easier and more cost effective for some professionals to work full-time or part-time from their home offices.

There are a variety of reasons why working from home can be beneficial for both employees and...

01 Dec 22

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

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 Choose The Right Carpet For Your Home

What You Need To Know About Quality, Durability, And Styles Of Carpet 

Carpet is a staple in most homes; it provides beauty, warmth, comfort, and sound insulation. Since carpet is available in such a wide array of colors, textures, and styles, it can complement any type of decor and enhance many rooms in your home. Before you go shopping for new carpet, there is some basic information that you...

09 Jun 22

What You Need To Know When Choosing Interior Doors For Your Home

Interior Doors Are An Integral Part Of A Room's Decor

Interior doors seem utilitarian and uninteresting, but they can be an integral part of a room's decor. There are many styles and types of interior doors available today, so make sure you put some thought into what you are buying when building your new custom home or remodeling your existing one. Here's what you need to know when choosing...

01 Feb 22

A Guide To Choosing The Best Warming Drawer For You

How To Keep Food Warm Without Drying It Out

What is a warming drawer and why should you have one in your kitchen? A warming drawer is a household appliance that is designed to maintain a steady temperature without overcooking or drying out the food you place inside.  You can prepare an entire meal in advance and keep it warm when dinnertime is still an hour away. Or, keep a single plate of food...

23 Nov 21

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