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All You Need To Know To Pick The Perfect Paint For Every Room In Your Home

Our Tips For Choosing The Right Color And Type Of Interior Paint

Painting is the easiest way to express your personal style in your home. But, there's more to choosing the right paint than simply picking a pretty color. Understanding what type of paint you need for each surface in your home is key. For instance, a lower-luster eggshell finish is suitable for walls and ceilings, but doors and...

18 Feb 21

Our Guide To Home Exterior Siding Material Options

Learn About The Most Popular Types And Styles of Siding

If the exterior of your home is well maintained and has great curb appeal, that makes a positive first impression and can increase the value of your property. Peeling paint, missing shingles or buckled siding makes another kind of statement entirely. 

Whether you are renovating or building new, it's important to choose exterior materials...

11 Feb 21

Moving In: 5 Ways to Expand Your Home and Share Space with Aging Parents

How To Live Together While Maintaining Privacy And Independence

Multi-generational living can be beneficial for the entire family. For instance, strong bonds can be formed amongst family members when they spend a lot of time together. Living with family can create a greater sense of safety and security for your aging parents, while at the same time, they can be trusted caretakers of their...

14 Oct 20

10 Home Office Design Ideas To Increase Productivity

Transform Your Space To Make It Work For You

The ongoing global Covid-19 pandemic has changed the way many people work, especially here in the Washington, DC area. Instead of a daily commute to an office, working from home has become the new normal. Some companies are now telling their employees that they will be working from home indefinitely or permanently. If you find yourself in this...

11 Aug 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

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 simply adding to the existing landscaping in your yard, you want the outside of your...

11 Jul 19

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