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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

Landscaping Your Yard: 7 Tips You Need To Know

Learn How To Elevate The Appearance Of Your Home

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 you are remodeling your home, or you are simply freshening up the existing landscaping in your...

13 May 22

An Overview Of The Various Types Of Insulation For Your Home

How To 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 - coupled with...

01 Dec 21

10 New Trends In Bathroom Tile Design

Elevate The Look Of Your Bathroom

Bathroom tile has a utilitarian purpose - it needs to be moisture-resistant, easy to maintain and durable. At the same time, the tile you choose should be visually pleasing and reflect your personal style. With so many colors, styles and materials to choose from, you are no longer stuck with plain white squares. The newest trends are all about mixing color, size,...

26 May 21

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

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