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Energy Guzzlers: Your Home’s Big Three

It may feel like a lifetime ago, but there was a time when the electric bill was referred to as the light bill. Those were the days when electricity was used mainly for lighting because there were few other appliances … Continue reading

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Tips to Winterize Your Home

Winter rolls around like clock work, and it always seems to get here all of the sudden. Get ready for it. Be proactive. You’ll be happy you did. Here’s a list of items that you should check: Prevent freezing Garden … Continue reading

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Pros and Cons of Different Cooking Technologies for Your Next Kitchen Remodel

When remodeling a kitchen, homeowners must make what seems like an endless number of decisions.  Some of those decisions will often include choosing new appliances.  In the old days it was pretty simple to choose your cooking appliances – electric … Continue reading

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Bringing Light into Your Remodeling Project

With summer coming to an end and fall fast approaching, we are often asked by clients how to bring more light into a home.  The easiest solution would be to add recessed lights or sconces, or even paint the interior … Continue reading

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Design Tip – Hiding Cords & Cables with an AV Cabinet

When you are planning your next remodeling project, it’s a great time to look at your existing space and decide what can be done to have more organization and a cleaner, neater look. One of our recent clients in Reston, … Continue reading

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Olney, MD Students Repair Homes in Appalachia

Olney, MD — High school students recently packed their bags and headed to a once-bustling coal town, Chavies, Kentucky, for a week of community service, mending homes and lifting hearts. The forty students and thirteen adults from Oakdale Emory United Methodist … Continue reading

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Types of Countertops – Pros & Cons

As a home remodeling designer, I am frequently asked about the pros and cons of various types of countertop materials.  Each type has its pluses and minuses and which one is right for you depends usually on the overall look … Continue reading

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