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Building Homes for Real People | Burning Tree Village, Bethesda

FEATURED HOME This beautiful first-floor master floor plan was designed for two empty-nesters who wanted a comfortable home oasis. The large rear yard features a beautiful pool with integrated spa, oriented as a vista from [...]

By |February 17th, 2018|Featured Home, Landscapes, Sandy Spring Builders|Comments Off on Building Homes for Real People | Burning Tree Village, Bethesda

The Cure for Your Winter Blues? An Outdoor Spa.

Got a bad case of the winter blues? A soak in a jacuzzi or outdoor spa is rejuvenating at any time of the year, but in the winter there’s no better remedy. Imagine the convenience of [...]

By |December 9th, 2017|Custom Homes, Friday Fabulous Home Feature, Landscapes|Comments Off on The Cure for Your Winter Blues? An Outdoor Spa.

Combining Stone and Shingle

Stone and shingle homes evoke images of Colorado mountain lodges. And while for many homes, the traditional combination of Western cedar and stone foundation/columns is the perfect mix, others like to add a different twist. [...]

By |November 24th, 2017|Custom Homes, Design Trends, Friday Fabulous Home Feature, Landscapes|Comments Off on Combining Stone and Shingle

5 Easy Ways to Add Curb Appeal to Your Home

Decluttering, painting your walls, and staging your home will definitely draw attention inside your home, but in the hasty home selling market, it takes more than that. If you really want to inspire potential buyers [...]

By |July 25th, 2017|Building Tips, Buying and Selling, Custom Homes, Design Trends, Landscapes|Comments Off on 5 Easy Ways to Add Curb Appeal to Your Home

Friday Fabulous Home Feature | Terraces and Balconies

Terraces and balconies not only provide extra outdoor living space, they are perfect for small or large gatherings. Maybe you just want a balcony off your bedroom for morning coffee, or perhaps your better suited [...]

By |June 30th, 2017|Friday Fabulous Home Feature, Home Improvement, Landscapes, Livability, Renovations|Comments Off on Friday Fabulous Home Feature | Terraces and Balconies

5 Essential Tips for Maintaining and Repairing Wood Decks

Whatever purpose your wood deck serves—a garden of potted plants, a relaxing summer paradise, or an outdoor entertainment stage—it requires some regular TLC in order to extend its mileage. Wood decks suffer from constant abuse [...]

By |June 28th, 2017|Landscapes, Sandy Spring Builders|Comments Off on 5 Essential Tips for Maintaining and Repairing Wood Decks

Outdoor Living: How to Make the Most of a Sloping Yard

Not every homeowner is blessed with an flat and open outdoor space. From rollings hills to mountainous terrain, a sloping yard can be a bit frightening to work with. However, there are many ways to [...]

By |May 1st, 2017|Custom Homes, Home Improvement, Landscapes|Comments Off on Outdoor Living: How to Make the Most of a Sloping Yard

Friday Fabulous Home Feature | Landscaping that will make you wish you had a green thumb

Is gardening your thing? If not, these gorgeous gardens and landscaped yards will make you wish you had a green thumb! The use of plantings and hardscape in a creative way can provide a formal [...]

By |April 13th, 2017|Friday Fabulous Home Feature, Home Improvement, Landscapes|Comments Off on Friday Fabulous Home Feature | Landscaping that will make you wish you had a green thumb

5 Ways to Embrace Feng Shui For Your Entryway

Whether you want to implement a few feng shui techniques yourself to improve the flow of your home, or are considering an entire home-energy makeover, the starting place is your entryway. The approach to your [...]

By |December 8th, 2016|Concepts, Custom Homes, Design Trends, Landscapes|Comments Off on 5 Ways to Embrace Feng Shui For Your Entryway

Friday Fabulous Home Feature: Halloween tips for the homeowner

Halloween is the time for costumes, trick-or-treating, candy and, of course, spooky-fun. Whether or not you participate in dressing up, or handing out candy, or both, here are a few Halloween tips for homeowners. If [...]

By |October 28th, 2016|Friday Fabulous Home Feature, Landscapes|Comments Off on Friday Fabulous Home Feature: Halloween tips for the homeowner