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15 New Trends In Kitchen Tile Design

How To Use Tile To Personalize Your Kitchen

Whether you're remodeling or planning for a custom home, your new kitchen should reflect your taste and fit your lifestyle. Do you prefer a sleek, contemporary aesthetic or a more traditional, homey feel? Selecting the right materials will help you to customize your new space and achieve the look you want.

Tile has long been a staple found in almost...

28 Apr 21

How To Evaluate Cost Versus Value In Home Construction

It's True - You Get What You Pay For

Your home is most likely the biggest financial investment that you will make, especially in the Washington, DC area. If you are planning to build a new custom home or remodel your existing home, getting the most for your money is foremost in your mind. But, hiring a builder based on cost alone can be a big mistake. The cliche "you get what you pay for" is...

18 Sep 20

How Long Will My Home Remodeling Project Take?

Careful Planning Will Keep Your Project On Track

As home remodeling specialists, we hear this question all of the time: how long will my home remodeling project take? Here is the answer: the scope of every renovation is unique and therefore the time each project takes to design and build varies. However, there are certain steps that must be taken with every renovation, so understanding what...

20 Feb 20

An Overview Of The Various Types Of Insulation For Your Home

How Insulation Can Make Your Home More Energy Efficient And Comfortable

Proper insulation is critical to ensuring that your home is comfortable all year long. The right types of insulation in the right places will also make your home more energy efficient, and that can save you on heating and cooling costs. Sealing your home's envelope - the outer walls, windows, doors and other openings -...

26 Jun 19

2019 Gold Award Winning Whole-Home Renovation In Rockville

2019 Maryland Building Industry Association – Montgomery County Custom Builder Awards Gold Medal Winner: Renovation Over 2,000 Square Feet

Our clients fell in love with the tranquil lake and charming gazebo on this incredible property, but they knew that the old house that stood there needed significant updating and expansion to accommodate their young family. In order to meet their needs, we...

07 Jun 19

How Much Does It Cost To Remodel Your Bathroom?

How Much Does It Cost To Remodel Your 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...

21 Feb 19

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