Tag: Custom Remodeling

Spa-Style Bathrooms: Luxury that Lasts

Luxury is about more than just style; it’s also about value. After all, many of the most luxurious materials on the planet–diamonds, gold and marble–are also extremely durable and timeless. Because consumers are looking at their homes in new ways–often refocusing on a longer-term commitment—an increasing number are planning spaces that will continue to deliver… Read more »

The High Cost of the Low Price

Most licensed contractors are competent, honest, hardworking, and financially responsible. And yet almost everyone knows someone who has a nightmare story to tell about a remodeling job: the length of time it took; the inconvenience of the noise and dust; or the cost overruns associated with even the smallest project. Choosing the lowest bid comes… Read more »

8 Ways to Convert Empty Spaces

You’ve done it. You’ve raised your kids and they’re ready to be on their own. Maybe they’re leaving for college or maybe moving out for good (fingers crossed), and you’ll be left with an empty nest. What should you do with all the extra empty rooms? Here are a few ideas… Craft Space Space means… Read more »

Sunrooms…Enjoy the seasons all year long

In the dog days of summer, spending time outdoors is often best left to the brave and hearty. Northern Virginia summers combine oppressive heat with high humidity and routine thunderstorms. One way to continue to enjoy the beautiful scenery of your home and have a safer outdoor experience this summer is with a sunroom. A… Read more »

9 Kitchen Design Trends That Can’t Go Wrong

Remodeling your kitchen is a huge commitment. Make sure you’re getting the best return by making choices that’ll last. Here are 9 trends with staying power.       Your kitchen is the one place where you want to be really careful about trendy choices. The last thing you want is a kitchen that’s out… Read more »

Bathroom Makeover Ideas for Every Season

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As seasons change, your bathroom designs should too. It’s not enough to just have one look throughout the entire year. It can get boring and you will most likely lose interest in your bathroom that way. Here are some tips on how to make your bathroom presentable for all seasons: Spring Floral is a staple… Read more »

What is your Cabinet Style?

Whether you’re installing brand new kitchen cabinets or looking to refurbish existing ones, the range of available kitchen cabinet styles can seem overwhelming at first. Exploring the most common options and keeping a few helpful pointers in mind will help you choose the style that’s right for your home. Contemporary Contemporary design is sleek and… Read more »

Cabinet Styles 101

When it comes to cabinet construction, there are 3 types. Inset cabinets have doors that recess into the face frame so that doors and cabinet fronts are flush. This is how cabinets were constructed up until the mid-twentieth century and it’s a popular choice for traditional style and historic homes. One thing to keep in… Read more »

7 Mistakes NOT to make in your Bathroom Remodel

Whether you are just replacing an outdated vanity or renovating the entire space, bathroom remodeling can be an expensive proposition. Read on to find out the 7 most common mistakes made during a bathroom renovation and how you can avoid them in your own home. 1. Don’t Ignore the Bathroom Fan Don’t forget about this… Read more »

Why YOU should hire a NARI Contractor

NARI is the National Association of the Remodeling Industry. Each member of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry is pledged to observe high standards of honesty, integrity and responsibility in the conduct of business by: Promoting in good faith only those products and services which are known to be functionally and economically sound, and… Read more »